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'The world's most prestigious prize' - the inside story of the Nobel Peace Prize by Lundestad, Geir, 1945- author. 'The world's most prestigious prize' - the inside story of the Nobel Peace Prize

The World's Most Prestigious Prize: The Inside Story of the Nobel Peace Prize is a fascinating, insider account of the Nobel peace prize. Drawing on unprecedented access to the Norwegian Nobel Institute's vast archive, it offers a gripping account of the founding of the prize, as well as its highs and lows, triumphs and disasters, over the last one-hundred-and-twenty years. But more than that, the book also draws on the author's unique insight during his twenty-five years as Director of the Norw

Nov 5, 2019
1,000 places to see before you die - the world as you've never seen it before by Schultz, Patricia, author. 1,000 places to see before you die - the world as you've never seen it before

Describes essential places to see from around the world, offering information on what to find at each spot and the best time to visit.

Nov 5, 2019
117 things you should f*#king know about your world by Parsons, Paul, 1971- author. 117 things you should f*#king know about your world

Oct 24, 2019
5-ingredient vegan - 175 simple, plant-based recipes for delicious, healthy meals in minutes by Atlas, Nava, author. 5-ingredient vegan - 175 simple, plant-based recipes for delicious, healthy meals in minutes

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Oct 28, 2019
7 days of Christmas - a season of generosity by Hatmaker, Jen, author. 7 days of Christmas - a season of generosity

"Inspired by and adapted from her breakout book 7: An Experimental Mutiny Against Excess, 7 Days of Christmas takes Hatmaker's social experiments in seven key areas--food, clothes, spending, media, possessions, waste, stress--and turns them into thoughtful and practical generosity that captures the true spirit of Christmas." --

Nov 6, 2019
A Better Planet - 40 Big Ideas for a Sustainable Future by Esty, Daniel C. (EDT)/ Burke, Ingrid C. (FRW) A Better Planet - 40 Big Ideas for a Sustainable Future

Nov 12, 2019
A book lover's guide to New York by Le-Tan, Cleo, author. A book lover's guide to New York

Oct 24, 2019
A castle in wartime - one family, their missing sons, and the fight to defeat the Nazis by Bailey, Catherine, 1960- author. A castle in wartime - one family, their missing sons, and the fight to defeat the Nazis

"An enthralling story of one family's extraordinary courage and resistance amidst the horrors of war from the New York Times bestselling author of The Secret Rooms. As war swept across Europe in 1940, the idyllic life of Fey von Hassell seemed a world away from the conflict. The daughter of Ulrich von Hassell, Hitler's Ambassador to Italy, her marriage to Italian aristocrat Detalmo Pirzio-Biroli brought with it a castle and an estate in the north of Italy. Beautiful and privileged, Fey and her t

Nov 5, 2019
A garden miscellany - an illustrated guide to the elements of the garden by Staubach, Suzanne, author. A garden miscellany - an illustrated guide to the elements of the garden

An alphabetical exploration of the stuff gardens are made of. Garden historian Suzann Staubach covers everything from arbors to water features, reveling in the anecdotes that accompany each element. Filled with revelations and whimsical illustrations.

Nov 5, 2019
A long time ago in a cutting room far, far away - my fifty years editing Hollywood hits-- Star Wars, Carrie, Ferris Bueller's day off, Mission- impossible, and more by Hirsch, Paul, 1945- author. A long time ago in a cutting room far, far away - my fifty years editing Hollywood hits-- Star Wars, Carrie, Ferris Bueller's day off, Mission- impossible, and more

This book "provides a behind-the-scenes look at some of the most influential films of the last fifty years as seen through the eyes of Paul Hirsch, the Oscar-winning film editor... Hirsch breaks down his career movie by movie, offering a riveting look at the decisions that went into creating some of cinema's most iconic scenes. He also provides behind-the-scenes insight into casting, directing, and scoring and intimate portraits of directors, producers, composers, and stars."--Dust jacket flap.

Nov 6, 2019
A marvelous life - the amazing story of Stan Lee by Fingeroth, Danny, author. A marvelous life - the amazing story of Stan Lee

"The definitive biography of the beloved-often controversial-co-creator of many legendary superheroes, A Marvelous Life: The Amazing Story of Stan Lee presents the origin of "Stan the Man," who spun a storytelling web of comic book heroic adventures into a pop culture phenomenon: the Marvel Universe. Stan Lee was the most famous American comic book creator who ever lived. Thanks, especially, to his many cameos in Marvel movies and TV shows, Lee was-and even after his 2018 death, still is-the voi

Nov 6, 2019
A mile and a half of lines - the art of James Thurber by Rosen, Michael J., 1954- author, editor. A mile and a half of lines - the art of James Thurber

"Illustrated retrospective of American humorist James Thurber's art. Work. First book to assemble the range of Thurber's art, from decades of cartoons that established the New Yorker to illustrations for advertisements, children's books, and others' books. Includes previously unpublished art"--

Nov 6, 2019
A month of Sundays - thirty-one days of wrestling with Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John by Peterson, Eugene H., 1932-2018, author. A month of Sundays - thirty-one days of wrestling with Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John

"Eugene Peterson was quite concerned about the language we use between Sundays. He strived for a continuity of language between the words we use in Bible studies and the words we use when we are out hiking, at work, or eating dinner with family. He illustrated this passion in his writings and weekly sermons. A Month of Sundays is a devotional collection featuring excerpts of Eugene's Sunday sermons arranged into thoughtful readings for every day of the month, drawn from the books of Matthew, Mar

Nov 4, 2019
A pocket history of human evolution - how we became sapiens by Condemi, Silvana, author. A pocket history of human evolution - how we became sapiens

"A concise, illustrated update on our earliest ancestors (Homo erectus, ergaster, the Neanderthals, Denisovans, and other) and what accelerated Homo sapiens' evolution and left us the sole surviving species among many other ancient bipedal "humans""--

Nov 7, 2019
A stylish guide to classic sewing - explore 30 timeless garments with history, styling & tips for ready-to-wear results by Gunn, Sarah, 1956- author. A stylish guide to classic sewing - explore 30 timeless garments with history, styling & tips for ready-to-wear results

Oct 24, 2019
A Vietcong memoir by Trương, Như Tảng. A Vietcong memoir

Nov 14, 2019
A Warning by Anonymous A Warning

Oct 24, 2019
A wild and precious life - a memoir by Windsor, Edie, author. A wild and precious life - a memoir

"A lively, intimate memoir from an icon of the gay rights movement, describing gay life in 1950s and 60s New York City and her longtime activism which opened the door for marriage equality. Edie Windsor became internationally famous when she sued the US government, seeking federal recognition for her marriage to Thea Spyer, her partner of more than four decades. The Supreme Court ruled in Edie's favor, a landmark victory that set the stage for full marriage equality in the US. Beloved by the LGB

Nov 6, 2019
Accessible yoga - poses and practices for every body by Heyman, Jivana, author. Accessible yoga - poses and practices for every body

"Yoga practice has so much to offer us physically, emotionally, mentally, and spiritually. But many of us feel discouraged to practice because we see young, slim, flexible, well, and able-bodied people dominating yoga spaces. Yet, yoga is truly a practice for all--conferring enormous benefits to our overall well-being as our bodies change, age, and navigate various health challenges. Jivana Heyman, founder of Accessible Yoga, views yoga as a basic human right--saying we all deserve to practice i

Nov 4, 2019
Accused! - the trials of the Scottsboro Boys - lies, prejudice, and the Fourteenth Amendment by Brimner, Larry Dane, author. Accused! - the trials of the Scottsboro Boys - lies, prejudice, and the Fourteenth Amendment

"In 1931, nine teenagers were arrested as they traveled on a train through Scottsboro, Alabama. The youngest was thirteen, and all had been hoping to find something better at the end of their journey. But they never arrived. Instead, two white women falsely accused them of rape. The effects were catastrophic for the young men, who came to be known as the Scottsboro Boys. Being accused of raping a white woman in the Jim Crow south almost certainly meant death, either by a lynch mob or the electri

Nov 12, 2019

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