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Ice bear - the cultural history of an Arctic icon by Engelhard, Michael, 1959- author. Ice bear - the cultural history of an Arctic icon

"Prime Arctic predator and nomad of the sea ice and tundra, the polar bear endures as a source of wonder, terror, and fascination. Humans have seen it as spirit guide and fanged enemy, as trade good and moral metaphor, as food source and symbol of ecological crisis. Eight thousand years of artifacts attest to its charisma, and to the fraught relationships between our two species. In the White Bear, we acknowledge the magic of wildness: it is both genuinely itself and a screen for our imagination

Nov 30, 2016
If our bodies could talk - a guide to operating and maintaining a human body by Hamblin, James, author. If our bodies could talk - a guide to operating and maintaining a human body

"An empirical, exhaustive, and entertaining look at the body and its functions, in the vein of the author's stories and viral video series for The Atlantic on sleep, aging, diet, and more, examining and reassessing those health concerns that never seem to go away"--

Dec 3, 2016
Imprisoned - Drawings from Nazi Concentration Camps by Benvenuti, Arturo (COM)/ Levi, Primo (FRW) Imprisoned - Drawings from Nazi Concentration Camps

Dec 3, 2016
In the great green room - the brilliant and bold life of Margaret Wise Brown by Gary, Amy, author. In the great green room - the brilliant and bold life of Margaret Wise Brown

Captures the exceptional life, imagination, and passion of the author of "Goodnight Moon," drawing on unpublished manuscripts, songs, personal letters, and diaries that the author discovered in the attic of Margaret Wise Brown's sister.

Dec 3, 2016
In the midnight hour - the life & soul of Wilson Pickett by Fletcher, Tony, author. In the midnight hour - the life & soul of Wilson Pickett

Dec 3, 2016
Inside the magic - the making of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by Nathan, Ian, author. Inside the magic - the making of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Nov 30, 2016
Inside Vasubandhu's Yogacara - a practitioner's guide by Connelly, Ben, author. Inside Vasubandhu's Yogacara - a practitioner's guide

"A practical, down-to-earth guide to Vasubandhu's classic work "Thirty Verses of Consciousness Only" that can transform modern life and change how you see the world. In this down-to-earth book, Ben Connelly sure-handedly guides us through the intricacies of Yogacara and the richness of the "Thirty Verses." Dedicating a chapter of the book to each line of the poem, he lets us thoroughly lose ourselves in its depths. His warm and wise voice unpacks and contextualizes its wisdom, showing us how we

Dec 3, 2016
Is it all in your head ? / True Stories of Imaginary Illness by O'Sullivan, Suzanne. Is it all in your head ? / True Stories of Imaginary Illness

Dec 3, 2016
Jane Austen and philosophy by Marinucci, Mimi, author. Jane Austen and philosophy

Dec 3, 2016
Joinery by Fine Woodworking (COR) Joinery

Dec 3, 2016
Journey to 50 - How to Live With Gratitude, Grace and the Effects of Gravity by Russell, Laurie Journey to 50 - How to Live With Gratitude, Grace and the Effects of Gravity

Dec 3, 2016
Kadian Journal - A Father's Memoir by Harding, Thomas Kadian Journal - A Father's Memoir

Dec 3, 2016
Kenneth Clark - life, art, and Civilisation by Stourton, James, author. Kenneth Clark - life, art, and Civilisation

Looks at the life of the prominent twentieth century art historian, art collector, social figure, and creator of the popular television series "Civilisation," delving into his important contributions to the art world as well as his complicated private life.

Dec 3, 2016
L'art De La Simplicit ̌- How to Live More With Less by Loreau, Dominique/ Lalaurie, Louise (TRN) L'art De La Simplicit ̌- How to Live More With Less

Dec 3, 2016
Lacrosse essentials by Kaley, Jack B. Lacrosse essentials

Provides instruction on the fundamentals that players need in order to start competing confidently. Coverage includes skills such as passing, catching, shooting, clearing, and goaltending; offensive and defensive plays; simple strategies; and plenty of drills and activities to speed learning and improve performance.

Nov 29, 2016
Landscapes - John Berger on art by Berger, John, author. Landscapes - John Berger on art

"With Portraits, world-renowned art writer John Berger took us on a captivating journey through centuries of art, situating each artist in the proper political and historical contexts. In Landscapes, a narrative of Berger's own journey emerges. Through his penetrating engagement with the writers and artists who shaped his own thought, Walter Benjamin, Rosa Luxembourg and Bertolt Brecht among them, Landscapes allows us to understand how Berger came to his own way of seeing. As always, Berger push

Dec 3, 2016
Language at the speed of sight - how we read, why so many can't, and what can be done about it by Seidenberg, Mark S., author. Language at the speed of sight - how we read, why so many can't, and what can be done about it

A psychology professor specializing in the cognitive and neurological bases of language and reading discusses why children and adults have been incorrectly taught how to read and offers suggestions on how to vastly improve this vital life skill.

Dec 3, 2016
Learning Kali Linux - An Introduction to Penetration Testing by Oriyano, Sean-phillip Learning Kali Linux - An Introduction to Penetration Testing

Dec 3, 2016
Learning Perl - making easy things easy and hard things possible by Schwartz, Randal L. Learning Perl - making easy things easy and hard things possible

Nov 30, 2016
Learning React - Functional Web Development With React and Flux by Banks, Alex/ Porcello, Eve Learning React - Functional Web Development With React and Flux

Dec 3, 2016

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