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Hell is a very small place - voices from solitary confinement by

Hell is a very small place - voices from solitary confinement

"The UN Special Rapporteur on Torture has denounced the use of solitary confinement beyond fifteen days as a form of cruel and degrading treatment that often rises to the level of torture. Yet the United States holds more than eighty thousand people in isolation on any given day. Now sixteen authors vividly describe the miserable realities of life in solitary. In a book that will add a startling new dimension to the debates around human rights and prison reform, former and current prisoners desc

Feb 9, 2016
Here, bullet by Turner, Brian, 1967-

Here, bullet

A collection of poems by Brian Turner that were inspired by his experiences as a soldier.

Feb 10, 2016
How to eat in the woods - a complete guide to foraging, trapping, fishing, and finding sustenance in the wild by Angier, Bradford, author.

How to eat in the woods - a complete guide to foraging, trapping, fishing, and finding sustenance in the wild

"A comprehensive, practical, and reliable guide to staying alive in the woods and living off the land, by one of the most respected wilderness survivalists. With text by wilderness survivalist, Bradford Angier, the information in How to Eat in the Woods is tried, trusted, and true. One of the most complete books written on the subject, this portable guide includes essential information on how to track, trap, kill, and prepare various types of animals; select bait, land fish, and clean and cook t

Feb 4, 2016
How to have a good day - harnessing the power of behavioral science to transform our working lives by Webb, Caroline, 1971-, author

How to have a good day - harnessing the power of behavioral science to transform our working lives

"In How to Have a Good Day, Caroline Webb, business consultant and former partner at powerhouse McKinsey and Co., brings together the findings on behavioral economics and neuroscience--subjects that have led to dozens of bestselling books over the last decade--to show us how we can use these revolutionary new findings to improve how we work. Organized around seven factors that determine whether we have a good day at work, Webb offers us specific tools that we can use based on what we now know ab

Feb 4, 2016
How to heal yourself when no one else can - a total self-healing approach for mind, body, and spirit by Scher, Amy B.

How to heal yourself when no one else can - a total self-healing approach for mind, body, and spirit

A guide to self-healing outlines such techniques as subconscious release, chakra clearing, and energy therapy.

Feb 10, 2016
How to retire with enough money - and how to know what enough is by Ghilarducci, Teresa, author.

How to retire with enough money - and how to know what enough is

Here is a single-sit read than can change the course of your retirement. Written by Dr. Teresa Ghilarducci, an economics professor, a retirement and savings specialist, and a trustee to two retiree health-care trusts worth over $54 billion, How to Retire with Enough Money cuts through the confusion, misinformation, and bad policy-making that keeps us spending or saving poorly. It begins with acknowledging what a person or household actually needs to have saved--the rule of thumb is eight to ten

Feb 4, 2016
How to See the World - An Introduction to Images, from Self-portraits to Selfies, Maps to Movies, and More by Mirzoeff, Nicholas

How to See the World - An Introduction to Images, from Self-portraits to Selfies, Maps to Movies, and More

Feb 10, 2016
I was blind (dating), but now I see - my misadventures in dating, waiting, and stumbling into love by Rische, Stephanie.

I was blind (dating), but now I see - my misadventures in dating, waiting, and stumbling into love

"Stephanie Rische was starting to feel invisible. All around her, her friends were getting married, and she found herself decidedly alone. Stephanie couldn’t help but wonder if there was something broken in her?was she not pretty enough? Not fun enough? Not dateable enough (whatever that meant)? So she started praying in earnest for God to bring the right man into her life. And instead, He brought her matchmakers. Eight of them, to be precise. Beloved blogger Stephanie Rische debuts with this ch

Feb 4, 2016
I Will Find You - A Reporter Investigates the Life of the Man Who Raped Her by Connors, Joanna

I Will Find You - A Reporter Investigates the Life of the Man Who Raped Her

Feb 4, 2016
Imac for Dummies by Chambers, Mark L.

Imac for Dummies

Feb 10, 2016
In Europe's shadow - two Cold Wars and a thirty-year journey through Romania and beyond by Kaplan, Robert D., 1952- author.

In Europe's shadow - two Cold Wars and a thirty-year journey through Romania and beyond

"A history of Romania traces the author's intellectual development throughout his extensive visits to the country, sharing his observations about its reflection of European politics, geography and key events while exploring the indelible role of Vladimir Putin."--NoveList.

Feb 10, 2016
In other words by Lahiri, Jhumpa, author.

In other words

"A series of reflections on the author's experiences learning a new language and living abroad, in a dual-language edition"--

Feb 10, 2016
In the fields and the trenches - the famous and the forgotten on the battlefields of World War I by Hollihan, Kerrie Logan, author.

In the fields and the trenches - the famous and the forgotten on the battlefields of World War I

"When it started, many thought the Great War would be a great adventure. Yet, as those who saw it up close learned, it was anything but. In the Fields and the Trenches traces the stories of eighteen young idealists swept into the brutal conflict, many of whom would go on to become well-known 20th-century figures in film, science, politics, literature, and business. Writer J. R. R. Tolkien was a signals officer with the British Expeditionary Force and fought at the Battle of the Somme. Scientist

Feb 4, 2016
Incarceration nations - a journey to justice in prisons around the world by Dreisinger, Baz, 1976- author.

Incarceration nations - a journey to justice in prisons around the world

"Beginning in Africa and ending in Europe, Incarceration Nations is a first-person odyssey through the prison systems of the world. Professor, journalist, and founder of the Prison-to-College-Pipeline, Dreisinger looks into the human stories of incarcerated men and women and those who imprison them, creating a jarring, poignant view of a world to which most are denied access, and a rethinking of one of America's most far-reaching global exports: the modern prison complex. From serving as a resto

Feb 10, 2016
Indigo quilts - 30 quilts from the Poos collection - history of indigo by Triplett, Kay, 1957-

Indigo quilts - 30 quilts from the Poos collection - history of indigo

"The beauty of Indigo quilts is undeniable. Explore the origins of the fiber and fabric presented by two members of the American Quilt Study Group. Step inside the Poos Collection of quilts, one of the largest privately held collections in the world. Featuring stunning quilts circa 1750 to 1890. Get inspired and make one of the gorgeous quilt projects using present day Indigo or reproduction fabrics."--

Feb 4, 2016
Into the heart of our world - a journey to the center of the earth - a remarkable voyage of scientific discovery by Whitehouse, David, author.

Into the heart of our world - a journey to the center of the earth - a remarkable voyage of scientific discovery

The journey to the center of the earth is a voyage like no other we can imagine. Over 6300 km below the earth's surface an extraordinary inner world the size of mars awaits us. Dive through the molten iron of the outer core and eventually you will reach a solid sphere - an iron-clad world held within a metal sea and unattached to anything above. At the earth's core is the history of our planet written in temperature and pressure, crystals and minerals. Our planet appears tranquil from outer spac

Feb 4, 2016
Into the magic shop - a neurosurgeon's quest to discover the mysteries of the brain and the secrets of the heart by Doty, James R. (James Robert), 1955- author.

Into the magic shop - a neurosurgeon's quest to discover the mysteries of the brain and the secrets of the heart

The author relates how a chance encounter in a magic shop with a woman who taught him exercises to ease his sufferings and manifest his greatest desires gave him a glimpse of the relationship between the brain and the heart, and drove him to explore the neuroscience of compassion and altruism.

Feb 9, 2016
Introductory accounting by Ringstrom, David H., author.

Introductory accounting

Feb 10, 2016
Ios 9 Application Development in 24 Hours by Ray, John

Ios 9 Application Development in 24 Hours

Feb 10, 2016
John Baeder's Road Well Taken by Williams, Jay (James H.), author.

John Baeder's Road Well Taken

Feb 10, 2016