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Stalin and the scientists - a history of triumph and tragedy 1905-1953 by Ings, Simon, author. Stalin and the scientists - a history of triumph and tragedy 1905-1953

Feb 21, 2017
The official art of Big trouble in Little China by Bennett, Tara, author. The official art of Big trouble in Little China

The 30th anniversary festivities for John Carpenter's cult classic continue with "The Official Art of Big Trouble in Little China," a companion to "The Official Making of Big Trouble in Little China." A celebration of not just the art created for the film, this book also features official artwork inspired by Jack Burton's adventure.

Feb 21, 2017
Argentina by Argentina

"DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Argentina" is your indispensable guide to this beautiful part of the world. The fully updated guide includes unique cutaways, floor plans and reconstructions of the must-see sites, plus street-by-street maps of all the fascinating cities and towns. The new-look guide is also packed with photographs and illustrations leading you straight to the best attractions on offer, whether you're planning trips to the elegant, modern capital of Buenos Aires, spectacularly scenic

Feb 21, 2017
What terrorists want - understanding the enemy, containing the threat by Richardson, Louise, 1957- What terrorists want - understanding the enemy, containing the threat

Explores the origins of terrorism, the goals of diverse terrorist groups throughout history, the impact of 9/11 and the changing face of terrorism, the future prospects of terrorist actions, and what can be done to restore global order.

Feb 22, 2017
Unwarranted - policing without permission by Friedman, Barry, 1958- author. Unwarranted - policing without permission

"As the debate about out-of-control policing heats up, an authority on constitutional law offers a provocative account of how our rights have been eroded In June 2013, documents leaked by Edward Snowden sparked widespread debate about secret government surveillance of Americans. Just over a year later, the shooting of Michael Brown, a black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, set off protests and triggered concern about militarization and discriminatory policing. In Unwarranted, Barry Friedman argue

Feb 22, 2017
Traveling with ghosts - a memoir by Fowler, Shannon Leone, author. Traveling with ghosts - a memoir

"From grief to reckoning to reflection to solace, a marine biologist shares the solo journey she took|through war-ravaged Eastern Europe, Israel, and beyond|to find peace after her fiance´ suffered a fatal attack by a box jellyfish in Thailand."--Amazon.com

Feb 22, 2017
The toxin solution - how hidden poisons in the air, water, food, and products we use are destroying our health--and what we can do to fix it by Pizzorno, Joseph E., Jr., author. The toxin solution - how hidden poisons in the air, water, food, and products we use are destroying our health--and what we can do to fix it

"A leader in his field and acclaimed natural medicine expert, Dr. Joseph Pizzorno has spent nearly fifty years exploring the connection between toxins and human health. In...The Toxic Solution, Dr. Pizzorno delivers a scientifically proven program to immediately release our toxic burden and restore the body's natural ability to heal"--Book jacket.

Feb 22, 2017
Strangers in a strange land - living the Catholic faith in a post-Christian world by Chaput, Charles J., author. Strangers in a strange land - living the Catholic faith in a post-Christian world

The archbishop of Philadelphia presents a hopeful treatise for Catholics on how to live the faith with confidence in today's post-Christian culture while evaluating the reasons behind declining Catholic numbers.

Feb 22, 2017
The soul of medicine - tales from the bedside by Nuland, Sherwin B. The soul of medicine - tales from the bedside

Describes the complexities of two relationships; the one between doctor and patient, and the other between mentor and student.

Feb 22, 2017
The skin above my knee - a memoir by Butler, Marcia. The skin above my knee - a memoir

"Music was everything to Marcia Butler. Growing up in an emotionally desolate home with an abusive father and a distant mother, she devoted herself completely to the discipline and rigor of the oboe and quickly became a young prodigy on the rise in New York City's competitive music scene. But haunted by troubling childhood memories while balancing the challenges of a busy life as a working musician, she succumbed to dangerous men, drugs, and self-destruction. In her darkest moments, Marcia asked

Feb 22, 2017
Secular Buddhism - imagining the Dharma in an uncertain world by Batchelor, Stephen. Secular Buddhism - imagining the Dharma in an uncertain world

Feb 22, 2017
Scandikitchen - Fika & Hygge - comforting cakes and bakes from Scandinavia with love by Aurell, Bronte, author. Scandikitchen - Fika & Hygge - comforting cakes and bakes from Scandinavia with love

Feb 22, 2017
Rescuing Penny Jane - one shelter volunteer, countless dogs, and the quest to find them all homes by Sutherland, Amy, author. Rescuing Penny Jane - one shelter volunteer, countless dogs, and the quest to find them all homes

"Drawing on her work at a shelter, her experiences living with her own two rescue dogs, and years of research, bestselling author and columnist Amy Sutherland takes us on an unforgettable journey into the special world of rescue and shelter dogs--and the growing number of dedicated people who are deeply invested in saving these precious lives"--

Feb 22, 2017
Protection spell - poems by Givhan, Jennifer, author. Protection spell - poems

Feb 22, 2017
Other people - takes & mistakes by Shields, David, 1956- author. Other people - takes & mistakes

"An intellectually thrilling and emotionally wrenching investigation of otherness: the need for one person to understand another person completely, the impossibility of any such absolute knowing, and the erotics of this separation. Can one person know another person? How do we live through other people? Is it possible to fill the gap between people? If not, can art fill that gap? Grappling with these questions, David Shields gives us a book that is something of a revelation: seventy-plus essays,

Feb 22, 2017
One part plant - a simple guide to eating real, one meal at a time by Murnane, Jessica, author. One part plant - a simple guide to eating real, one meal at a time

Feb 22, 2017
Miracle mindset - a mother, her son, and life's hardest lessons by Virgin, JJ, author. Miracle mindset - a mother, her son, and life's hardest lessons

"Celebrity nutrition and fitness expert and four-time New York Times bestselling author, JJ Virgin reveals how one life-altering event taught her to tap into an indomitable mindset, trust her instincts and defy the odds, ultimately saving her son's life...and her own. She'll share the lessons she learned that can help you create your own resilient mindset"--

Feb 22, 2017
A mind to stay - White plantation, Black homeland by Nathans, Sydney, author. A mind to stay - White plantation, Black homeland

A Mind to Stay is a unique and extraordinary historical narrative of generations of a Black family with roots in slavery and in the South. This family won their freedom with emancipation but, instead of fleeing the poverty and oppression of the White plantation, decided to stay on the homeland of their White masters and then to purchase it for themselves within a decade. In a true counterpoint to the predominant tale of the Black exodus north in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, t

Feb 22, 2017
Letter to a young farmer - how to live richly without wealth on the new garden farm by Logsdon, Gene, author. Letter to a young farmer - how to live richly without wealth on the new garden farm

Feb 22, 2017
The Legend of Zelda - art and artifacts by The Legend of Zelda - art and artifacts

Contains full-color illustrations from the entire thirty-year history of The Legend of Zelda series of video games, including artwork from the upcoming "The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild."

Feb 22, 2017

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