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10,001 ways to live large on a small budget by writers of Wise Bread 10,001 ways to live large on a small budget

Jan 12, 2021
101 essays that will change the way you think by Wiest, Brianna 101 essays that will change the way you think

Jan 11, 2021
40 bird boxes, feeders & birdbaths - practical projects to turn your garden into a haven for birds by 40 bird boxes, feeders & birdbaths - practical projects to turn your garden into a haven for birds

Nesting boxes, feeding tables and birdbaths make charming additions to any terrace or garden and can be as decorative as they are practical. Even the smallest outdoor space can be enlivened by a small nesting box or feeder, while larger spaces can be home to all manner of bird dwellings. This practical book includes 15 original designs to make at home, from a neo-classical bird table and a country-style distressed house to a thatched 'cottage' or fairytale tower. Special advice on how to attract

Dec 28, 2020
44 chapters about 4 men by Easton, BB 44 chapters about 4 men

Dec 30, 2020
A beginner's guide to America - for the immigrant and the misinformed by Ḥakkākiyān, Ruʼyā, author. A beginner's guide to America - for the immigrant and the misinformed

"Into the maelstrom of unprecedented contemporary debates about immigrants in the United States, this perfectly timed book gives us a portrait of what the new immigrant experience in America is really like. Written as a "guide" for the newly arrived, andproviding "practical information and advice," Roya Hakakian, an immigrant herself, reveals what those who settle here love about the country, what they miss about their homes, the cruelty of some Americans, and the unceasing generosity of others.

Jan 18, 2021
A brief history of artificial intelligence - what it is, where we are, and where we are going by Wooldridge, Michael J., 1966- author. A brief history of artificial intelligence - what it is, where we are, and where we are going

"From Oxford's leading AI researcher comes a fun and accessible tour through the history and future of one of the most cutting edge and misunderstood field in science: Artificial Intelligence The somewhat ill-defined long-term aim of AI is to build machines that are conscious, self-aware, and sentient; machines capable of the kind of intelligent autonomous action that currently only people are capable of. As an AI researcher with 25 years of experience, professor Mike Wooldridge has learned to b

Jan 18, 2021
A World Without Email - Reimagining Work in an Age of Communication Overload by Newport, Cal A World Without Email - Reimagining Work in an Age of Communication Overload

Jan 8, 2021
About this life - journeys on the threshold of memory by Lopez, Barry About this life - journeys on the threshold of memory

Jan 14, 2021
Accidentally Wes Anderson by Koval, Wally, author. Accidentally Wes Anderson

"Accidentally Wes Anderson began as a personal travel bucket list, a catalog of visually striking and historically unique destinations that capture the imagined worlds of Wes Anderson. Now, inspired by a community of more than one million Adventurers, Accidentally Wes Anderson tells the stories behind more than 200 of the most beautiful, idiosyncratic, and interesting places on Earth.This book, authorized by Wes Anderson himself, travels to every continent and into your own backyard to identify

Dec 23, 2020
ADHD 2.0 - new science and essential strategies for thriving with distraction-from childhood through adulthood by Hallowell, Edward M., author. ADHD 2.0 - new science and essential strategies for thriving with distraction-from childhood through adulthood

"A new approach reframing ADD/ADHD as a personality trait that most people have to some degree, featuring cutting-edge research and strategies to help readers thrive, by the internationally bestselling authors of the seminal ADD books Driven to Distraction and Delivered from Distraction World-renowned authors Edward M. Hallowell, M.D. and John J. Ratey, M.D. literally "wrote the book" on ADD/ADHD more than two decades ago. Their bestselling book, Driven to Distraction, largely introduced readers

Jan 13, 2021
aEmigraes - French words that turned English by Scholar, Richard, author. aEmigraes - French words that turned English

"This is a study of French words and phrases which, untranslated, have entered the English lexicon. Historians calculate that English, since 1500, has borrowed more words from French than from any other modern foreign language. While it has naturalized many of these words, some have visibly retained their foreign roots, leading varied lives in the English-speaking world while eluding translation and resisting integration. Carrying traces of their French roots in the challenges of spelling and pr

Jan 18, 2021
After - a doctor explores what near-death experiences reveal about life and beyond by Greyson, Bruce, author. After - a doctor explores what near-death experiences reveal about life and beyond

"The world's leading expert on near-death experiences reveals his journey toward rethinking the nature of death, life, and the continuity of consciousness. Cases of remarkable experiences on the threshold of death have been reported since ancient times, and are described today by 10% of people whose hearts stop. The medical world has generally ignored these "near-death experiences," dismissing them as "tricks of the brain" or wishful thinking. But after his patients started describing events tha

Jan 18, 2021
Against civility - the hidden racism in our obsession with civility by Zamalin, Alex, 1986- author. Against civility - the hidden racism in our obsession with civility

"A sweeping political and intellectual history of the way that civility has been used to maintain racial inequality"--

Jan 18, 2021
Air Fryer Instant Pot cookbook - 100 recipes to cook with your Air Fryer & Instant Pot pressure cooker by Quessenberry, Sara author. Air Fryer Instant Pot cookbook - 100 recipes to cook with your Air Fryer & Instant Pot pressure cooker

Air Fryer Instant Pot Cookbook presents over 100 family-friendly recipes for delicious mains, appetizers, sides, breakfasts, and desserts -- complete with an introduction to the appliances' convenient features and solutions to rookie mistakes.

Jan 4, 2021
All souls day - the World War II battle and the search for a lost U.S. battalion by Pereira, Joseph M., author. All souls day - the World War II battle and the search for a lost U.S. battalion

"The reconstruction of a little-known battle during World War II, and the impact it has to this day"--

Dec 28, 2020
All the young men - a memoir of love, AIDS, and chosen family in the American South by Burks, Ruth Coker, author. All the young men - a memoir of love, AIDS, and chosen family in the American South

"In 1986, twenty-six-year-old Ruth visits a friend at the hospital when she notices a door to one of the rooms is painted red. Nurses are drawing straws to see who will tend to the patient crying for his mother on the other side, all of them unwilling to help. Ruth immediately steps into the quarantined space herself, comforting the young man in his last moments. Before she realizes what she's done, word spreads in the community that Ruth is the only person willing to help these young men afflic

Dec 28, 2020
Alt-right gangs - a hazy shade of white by Reid, Shannon E., 1981- author. Alt-right gangs - a hazy shade of white

"Alt-Right Gangs provides a timely and necessary discussion of youth-oriented groups in the white power movement. Focusing on how alt-right gangs fit into current research on street gangs, Shannon E. Reid and Matthew Valasik catalog the myths and realities around alt-right gangs and their members; illustrate how they use music, social media, space, and violence; and document the risk factors for joining an alt-right gang, as well as the mechanisms for leaving. By presenting a way to understand t

Jan 18, 2021
Always add lemon - recipes you want to cook, food you want to eat by Alvarez, Danielle, author. Always add lemon - recipes you want to cook, food you want to eat

"Always Add Lemon is the highly anticipated first book from American-born Danielle Alvarez--one of the most exciting young chefs cooking in Australia today. Taking the lessons, skills and tastes acquired working alongside some of the best chefs in America, Danielle translates formidable kitchen smarts into an inspiring collection of recipes and projects for nourishing, vegetable-forward, seasonal food. With more than 100 recipes across six chapters (salads; fruits and vegetables; pasta, grains,

Dec 22, 2020
American dinosaur abroad - a cultural history of Carnegie's plaster Diplodocus by Nieuwland, Ilja, 1970- author. American dinosaur abroad - a cultural history of Carnegie's plaster Diplodocus

In early July 1899, an excavation team of paleontologists sponsored by Andrew Carnegie discovered the fossil remains in Wyoming of what was then the longest and largest dinosaur on record. Named after its benefactor, the Diplodocus carnegii--or Dippy, as it's known today--was shipped to Pittsburgh and later mounted and unveiled at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History in 1907. Carnegie's pursuit of dinosaurs in the American West and the ensuing dinomania of the late nineteenth century coincided

Dec 28, 2020
American kompromat - how the KGB cultivated Donald Trump, and related tales of sex, greed, power, and treachery by Unger, Craig, author. American kompromat - how the KGB cultivated Donald Trump, and related tales of sex, greed, power, and treachery

"American Kompromat tells the story of the unimaginably corrupt, dissolute, and decadent subculture of the most powerful people in the world and how they have orchestrated, obtained, and used kompromat--Russian for compromising information--as leverage toachieve their political goals"--

Jan 18, 2021

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