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"All you zombies--" 5 classic stories by Heinlein, Robert A. (Robert Anson), 1907-1988, author.

"All you zombies--" 5 classic stories

Featuring "All You Zombies-," the basis for the movie Predestination||This collection from Grand Master Robert A. Heinlein includes five short stories sure to please science fiction fans everywhere. The title story tells the tale of a young man who meets a time-traveling bartender whose origins-and relation to the young man-are more complex and stranger than the Ouroboros ring on the barkeep's finger. In The Man Who Traveled in Elephants-one of both Heinlein and Spider Robinson's all-time favori

Sep 26, 2014
"Mr. President" George Washington and the making of the nation's highest office by Unger, Harlow G., 1931-, author.

"Mr. President" George Washington and the making of the nation's highest office

Although the framers gave the president little authority, Washington knew whatever he did would set precedents for generations of his successors. To ensure their ability to defend the nation, he simply ignored the Constitution when he thought it necessary and reshaped the presidency into what James Madison called a "monarchical presidency." Modern scholars call it the "imperial presidency."||A revealing new look at the birth of American government, "Mr. President" describes George Washington's a

Sep 26, 2014
"Shoot Minnie shoot!" [the story of the 1904 Fort Shaw Indian girls, basketball's first world champions] by Feder, Happy Jack.

"Shoot Minnie shoot!" [the story of the 1904 Fort Shaw Indian girls, basketball's first world champions]

In 1903, among the three hundred Indian children living at a boarding school in a remote valley in Montana were a handful of teenage girls. They quickly learned to play basketball and resoundingly crushed all opponents, including men's and women's university teams. In less than one year after first seeing a basketball, they were crowned the First World Champions of Basketball at St. Louis' World's Fair. This is the story of that team, seen through the eyes of star player, Minnie Burton.

Sep 26, 2014
"Surely you're joking, Mr. Feynman!" by Feynman, Richard P. (Richard Phillips), 1918-1988.

"Surely you're joking, Mr. Feynman!"

Richard Feynman, one of the world's greatest theoretical physicists, thrived on adventure. His outrageous exploits once shocked a Princeton dean's wife to exclaim: "Surely you're joking, Mr. Feynman!" In this phenomenal national bestseller, Feynman recounts in his inimitable voice his experiences trading ideas on atomic physics with Einstein and Bohr and ideas on gambling with Nick the Greek, painting a naked female toreador, accompanying a ballet on his bongo drums and much else of an eyebrow-r

Sep 26, 2014
"The president has been shot!" the assassination of John F. Kennedy by Swanson, James L., 1959-, author.

"The president has been shot!" the assassination of John F. Kennedy

A breathtaking and dramatic account of the JFK assassination by the New York Times bestselling author. Swanson transports listeners back to one of the most shocking, sad, and terrifying events in American history. As he did in his bestselling Chasing Lincoln's Killer, he deploys his signature "you are there" style to tell the story of the JFK assassination as it has never been told before.

Sep 26, 2014
"What do you care what other people think?" by Feynman, Richard P. (Richard Phillips), 1918-1988.

"What do you care what other people think?"

One of the greatest physicists of the twentieth century, Richard Feynman possessed an unquenchable thirst for adventure and an unparalleled ability to tell the stories of his life. Here, he offers the last installment of his literary legacy.

Sep 26, 2014
'Night, mother by Norman, Marsha.

'Night, mother

This Pulitzer Prize winner tells the powerful story of an epileptic woman in her early 40's systematically preparing her own death - and the frantic and touching efforts of her mother to stop her. This searing drama is guaranteed to keep any listener on the edge of their seat. An L.A. Theatre Works performance featuring Sharon Gless and Katherine Helmond.

Sep 26, 2014
'Til death [a novel] by Miasha, 1981-

'Til death [a novel]

After being shot and nearly killed, Celess imagined she'd put her habit of courting danger behind her. But a chance meeting with fellow daredevil Sienna quickly changes Celess's plans. She jumps back into the fire of risky enterprise, putting her life on the line in pursuit of big bucks and high-style living, but Celess can't help but wonder how much longer she can elude the dire consequences. Picking up where Never Enough left off, Celess is thrust back into the sex trade, guided by her friend

Sep 26, 2014
'Tis the season by Martin, Ann M., 1955-

'Tis the season

Christmas is coming to Camden Falls, and Flora and Ruby don't k now how to feel about it. It's their first Christmas without their parents, and the memories are both happy and sad. Luckily, Flora and Ruby are surrounded by people who care about them- from their grandmother Min to their friends Olivia and Nikki, who are dealing with problems of their own. There's also an unexpected visitor: Flora and Ruby's aunt, whose big arrival promises to shake things up. | It's sure to be a Christmas tha

Sep 26, 2014
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--and cauldron bubble

During rehearsals for a college production of Macbeth, a series of increasingly serious accidents involving the cast and crew has people worried about its reputation as a jinxed play. Only the strange school janitor seems to have a clue as to the mysterious events.

Sep 26, 2014
10 books every conservative must read [plus four not to miss and one imposter] by Wiker, Benjamin, 1960-

10 books every conservative must read [plus four not to miss and one imposter]

Following up his 10 Books That Screwed Up the World, author Benjamin Wiker brings us another must read for conservatives and booklovers everywhere. Offering a "CliffsNotes guide" to some of the most important literary works of our time, Benjamin Wiker, author of 10 Books That Screwed Up the World, turns his discerning eye from the great texts that have done damage to Western civilization to the great texts that could help rebuild it. This book features a range of works, from classics such as Dem

Sep 26, 2014
10 books that screwed up the world and 5 others that didn't help by Wiker, Benjamin, 1960-

10 books that screwed up the world and 5 others that didn't help

You've heard of the "Great Books"? These are their evil opposites. From Machiavelli's The Prince to Karl Marx's Communist Manifesto to Alfred Kinsey's Sexual Behavior in the Human Male, these "influential" books have led to war, genocide, totalitarian oppression, family breakdown, and disastrous social experiments. And yet these authors' bad ideas are still popular and pervasive-in fact, they might influence your own thinking without your realizing it. Here with the antidote is Professor Benjam

Sep 26, 2014
10 things I think I know for sure about-- getting your writing published by Lehman, John, 1941-

10 things I think I know for sure about-- getting your writing published

10 Things I Think I Know For Sure About...Getting Your Writing Published is presented by John Lehman, founder of Rosebud magazine. John suggests writers stop thinking in terms of books, articles, poems and stories, and instead start thinking in terms of what benefits readers will receive from reading and buying them. Literary agent Georgia Hughes, formerly an editor from Harper San Francisco, has complemented that this program is, "entertaining, inspiring and extremely helpful for writers of a

Sep 26, 2014
10 things your minister wants to tell you (but can't, because he needs the job) by Thomas, Oliver S., 1955-

10 things your minister wants to tell you (but can't, because he needs the job)

In this liberal Christian answer to The Purpose Driven Life, Reverend Thomas writes about the reason we were put on this earth and how one pleases God. Answering difficult contemporary questions like "What about homosexuality?" and "What about other faiths?" he weaves a sensible Christian theology for today.

Sep 26, 2014
100 simple things you can do to prevent Alzheimer's by Carper, Jean.

100 simple things you can do to prevent Alzheimer's

When bestselling author Jean Carper discovered she had the Alzheimer's gene, she was determined to find out if there was anything she could do to help herself. As it turns out, there was quite a lot. In 100 Simple Things You Can Do To Prevent Alzheimer's, Jean Carper teaches readers how to take simple and effective steps to battle age-related memory loss and prevent Alzheimer's Disease. Based on the latest scientific findings and distilled into 100 short-form essays, 100 Simple Things You Can

Sep 26, 2014
1000 years of laughter an anthology of classic comic prose by Timson, David.

1000 years of laughter an anthology of classic comic prose

Laughter is unique to man. This delightful anthology presents some of the funniest extracts in English literature. David Timson starts with Anglo-Saxon riddles and continues with medieval memories, Tudor comic turns and Restoration buffoonery. The rise of the novel in the eighteenth century brought classic humour from Swift, Sterne and Smollet, passing the mantle to Charles Dickens in the nineteenth century. Included here are rarities as well, from the antiquarian's cupboard. There are also exce

Sep 26, 2014
101 secrets of highly effective speakers by Krannich, Caryl Rae.

101 secrets of highly effective speakers

People fear public speaking more than any other situation. The reluctance to get up in front of an audience is often a major impediment to career advancement and personal development. However, this fear can be overcome.||Caryl Rae Krannich Ph.D, author of over 40 business and personal development books, reveals the 101 secrets to become an effective speaker, including how to:||? Check the speaking environment|? Prepare a dynamite introduction|? Establish instant credibility|? Project the p

Sep 26, 2014
101 theory drive a neuroscientist's quest for memory by McDermott, Terry.

101 theory drive a neuroscientist's quest for memory

It's not fiction: Gary Lynch is the real thing, the epitome of the rebel scientist-malnourished, contentious, inspiring, explosive, remarkably ambitious, consistently brilliant. He is one of the foremost figures of contemporary neuroscience, and his decades-long quest to understand the inner workings of the brain's memory machine has begun to pay off.Award-winning journalist Terry McDermott spent nearly two years observing Lynch at work and now gives us a fascinating and dramatic account of dail

Sep 26, 2014
11 birthdays by Mass, Wendy, 1967-

11 birthdays

Amanda is reliving her 11th birthday over and over again--even the fight with her best friend Leo...How can she fix everything and put the day behind her? Only time, friendship, and luck will tell.

Sep 26, 2014
13 bankers the Wall Street takeover and the next financial meltdown by Johnson, Simon, 1963-

13 bankers the Wall Street takeover and the next financial meltdown

Even after the ruinous financial crisis of 2008, America is still beset by the depredations of an oligarchy that is now bigger, more profitable, and more resistant to regulation than ever. Anchored by six megabanks, which together control assets amounting to more than 60 percent of the country's gross domestic product, these financial institutions (now more emphatically "too big to fail") continue to hold the global economy hostage, threatening yet another financial meltdown with their excessive

Sep 26, 2014