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A Passage to India by Forster, E. M.. A Passage to India

Just below the surface of everyday life crouches the menace of misunderstanding. A common one springs up, then explodes into a destructive affair as cultures clash in turn-of-the-century British India. Delicate crafting, delicious prose, and a biting irony help tell this classic tale, ranked among the greatest novels of the century.

May 29, 2019
Abraham Lincoln's dueling words by Bowman, Donna Janell, author. Abraham Lincoln's dueling words

As a young lawyer, Abraham Lincoln was known for his sense of humor. But in 1842, he did something so rascally--so downright mean--he was challenged to a duel. Lincoln needed his wit and a healthy dose of humility to save his life and his career. He didn't know it at the time, but the future of this great country was at stake. Ultimately, what he referred to as the meanest thing he had ever done, taught Lincoln to be a better man.

Jun 7, 2019
Accidental presidents - eight men who changed America by Cohen, Jared, 1981- author. Accidental presidents - eight men who changed America

Eight men have succeeded to the presidency when the incumbent died in office. In one way or another, each vastly changed our history. Only Theodore Roosevelt would have been elected in his own right. Only TR, Truman, and LBJ were re-elected. This book seeks to aid our understanding of the power and limits of the American presidency in critical times.

May 23, 2019
Almost home - a novel by Luesse, Valerie Fraser, author. Almost home - a novel

With America's entrance into the Second World War, the town of Blackberry Springs, Alabama, has exploded virtually overnight. Workers from all over are coming south for jobs in Uncle Sam's munitions plants--and they're bringing their pasts with them, right into Dolly Chandler's grand but fading family home turned boardinghouse.

Jun 7, 2019
American Eden - David Hosack, botany, and medicine in the garden of the early republic by Johnson, Victoria, 1969- author. American Eden - David Hosack, botany, and medicine in the garden of the early republic

In melodic prose, historian Victoria Johnson eloquently chronicles Dr. David Hosack's tireless career to reveal the breadth of his impact. The result is a lush portrait of the man who gave voice to a new, deeply American understanding of the powers and perils of nature.

Jun 3, 2019
Aunt Dimity & the heart of gold by Atherton, Nancy, author. Aunt Dimity & the heart of gold

A heart of gold found in Emma Harris's home brings together an entire Christmas party of guests as each attempt to guess its origin and how it came to be there.

Jun 14, 2019
Big Ideas from Developing the leader within you 2.0 - how to help others reach their full potential by Maxwell, John C., 1947- author. Big Ideas from Developing the leader within you 2.0 - how to help others reach their full potential

In 2018 Maxwell returned to his best-selling classic to include the leadership insights and practices he has learned in the decades since the book first appeared. Thoroughly revised and with two additional chapters, Developing the Leader Within You 2.0 has updated these foundational principles and promises to provide for both new readers as well as longtime fans of the original book the necessary wisdom to help any leader and organization succeed in forstering integrity, self-discipline, and eff

Jun 17, 2019
Big Ideas from Why we sleep -!bunlocking the power of sleep and dreams /!cMatthew Walker.Walker by Walker, Matthew P., author. Big Ideas from Why we sleep -!bunlocking the power of sleep and dreams /!cMatthew Walker.Walker

Berkeley neuroscience scholar Matthew P. Walker explains how driving the morning after a sleepless night is worse than driving drunk and on drugs simultaneously, and how dreams are almost like a science lab for our emotions. Walker is a British scientist and professor of neuroscience and psychology at the University of California, Berkeley. His research focuses on the impact of sleep on human health and disease, and he was previously a professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. Unlock th

Jun 17, 2019
Bottle of lies - the inside story of the generic drug boom by Eban, Katherine, author, narrator. Bottle of lies - the inside story of the generic drug boom

Many have hailed the widespread use of generic drugs as one of the most important public-health developments of the twenty-first century. Today, almost 90 percent of our pharmaceutical market is comprised of generics, the majority of which are manufactured overseas. We have been reassured by our doctors, our pharmacists and our regulators that generic drugs are identical to their brand-name counterparts, just less expensive. But is this really true? Katherine Eban's book exposes the deceit behin

May 30, 2019
Chasing the moon - the people, the politics, and the promise that launched America into the space age by Stone, Robert, 1958- author. Chasing the moon - the people, the politics, and the promise that launched America into the space age

An iconic young president issued the historic moon landing challenge. This book tells the stories of the visionaries who helped America win the space race with the first lunar landing fifty years ago.

Jun 7, 2019
City of girls - a novel by Gilbert, Elizabeth, 1969- author. City of girls - a novel

Beloved author Elizabeth Gilbert returns to fiction with a unique love story set in the New York City theater world during the 1940s. Told from the perspective of an older woman as she looks back on her youth with both pleasure and regret (but mostly pleasure), City of Girls explores themes of female sexuality and promiscuity, as well as the idiosyncrasies of true love. In 1940, nineteen-year-old Vivian Morris has just been kicked out of Vassar College, owing to her lackluster freshman-year perf

May 30, 2019
Classic radio spotlights- Orson Welles by Classic radio spotlights- Orson Welles

Jun 4, 2019
Classic radio's greatest science fiction shows collection, volume 1 by Classic radio's greatest science fiction shows collection, volume 1

Jun 4, 2019
Classic radio's greatest science fiction shows collection, volume 2 by Classic radio's greatest science fiction shows collection, volume 2

Jun 4, 2019
Commander in cheat - how golf explains Trump by Reilly, Rick, author, narrator. Commander in cheat - how golf explains Trump

Rick Reilly has been with Trump on the fairway, the green, and in the weeds, and has seen first-hand how the president plays, and it's not pretty. Based on his personal experiences, and interviews with dozens of golf pros, amateurs, developers, partners, opponents, and even caddies who have first-hand experience with Trump on the course, Reilly takes a deep and often hilarious look at how Trump shamelessly cheats at golf, lies about it, sues over it, bullies with it, and profits off it.

May 23, 2019
Conversations with friends - a novel by Rooney, Sally, author. Conversations with friends - a novel

"Frances is twenty-one years old, cool-headed and darkly observant. A college student in Dublin and aspiring writer, she works at a literary agency by day. At night, she performs spoken word with her best friend Bobbi, who used to be her girlfriend. When they are profiled by Melissa, a well-known journalist, they enter an exotic orbit of beautiful houses, raucous dinner parties and holidays in Provence. Initially unimpressed, Frances finds herself embroiled in a risky menage a quatre when she be

Jun 14, 2019
Conversations with friends by Rooney, Sally Conversations with friends

Jun 5, 2019
Crushing - God turns pressure into power by Jakes, T. D., author. Crushing - God turns pressure into power

T.D. Jakes reveals God's process for growth and how people can benefit from life's challenging experiences.

May 23, 2019
Dare to matter - your path to making a difference now by Kassalow, Jordan, author. Dare to matter - your path to making a difference now

In Dare to Matter, VisionSpring founder Jordan Kassalow shares his own inspiring story and a nuts-and-bolts plan to help readers who what to make a difference right now, no matter what their job, no matter what their circumstances, on their own terms, in their own time, in concert with their commitments and responsibilities. The desire to make a difference in the world, to leave the world a better place--and to enjoy life at the same time--is something we all share. But most of us struggle with

Jun 7, 2019
Dune by Herbert, Frank. Dune

On the planet Arrakis, a violent coup leaves young Paul Atredides stranded in the desert to fend for himself. Learning the ways of the indigenous people, Paul becomes known as Maud'dib, the messiah of the planet. Along with some newfound friends, Maud'dib must liberate Arrakis and avenge his family's honor.

Jun 17, 2019

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