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Typewriters - iconic machines from the golden age of mechanical writing by Casillo, Anthony, author, photographer. Typewriters - iconic machines from the golden age of mechanical writing

"From the creation of the QWERTY keyboard to the world's first portable typing machine, this handsome collection is a visual homage to the golden age of the typewriter. From the world's first commercially successful typewriter{u2014}the Sholes & Glidden Type Writer of 1874{u2014}to the iconic electric models of the 1960s, eighty vintage devices are profiled in elegant photographs and fascinating text that highlights the design modifications, intricate details, and peculiar quirks that make each

Jan 23, 2018
Tying the knot - a world history of marriage by Keyser, Amber, author. Tying the knot - a world history of marriage

Jan 18, 2018
Trumpocracy - the corruption of the American republic by Frum, David, 1960- author. Trumpocracy - the corruption of the American republic

"Bestselling author, former White House speechwriter, and Atlantic columnist and media commentator David Frum explains why President Trump has undermined our most important institutions in ways even the most critical media has missed, in this thoughtful and hard-hitting book that is a warning for democracy and America's future,"--Amazon.com.

Jan 17, 2018
Too busy to die by Reiner, Carl, 1922- author. Too busy to die

The author shares ninety-five years of reminiscences from his private life and from his life as a comedian, actor, director, TV writer and author. Includes seventeen short stories.

Jan 24, 2018
Together we rise - behind the scenes at the protest heard round the world by Together we rise - behind the scenes at the protest heard round the world

A celebration of the one-year anniversary of the Women's March presents exclusive interviews with Women's March organizers, never-before-seen photographs, and essays by feminist activists.

Jan 17, 2018
To fight against this age - on fascism and humanism by Riemen, Rob, 1962- author. To fight against this age - on fascism and humanism

Jan 19, 2018
This idea is brilliant - lost, overlooked, and underappreciated scientific concepts everyone should know by Brockman, John (EDT) This idea is brilliant - lost, overlooked, and underappreciated scientific concepts everyone should know

Jan 18, 2018
Thinking without banisters - essays in understanding, 1954-1975 by Arendt, Hannah, 1906-1975. Thinking without banisters - essays in understanding, 1954-1975

Jan 18, 2018
The World Only Spins Forward - The Ascent of Angels in America by Butler, Isaac/ Kois, Dan The World Only Spins Forward - The Ascent of Angels in America

Jan 18, 2018
The woodcuts of Harlan Hubbard - from the collection of Bill Caddell by Hubbard, Harlan. The woodcuts of Harlan Hubbard - from the collection of Bill Caddell

Jan 24, 2018
The wizard and the prophet - two remarkable scientists and their dueling visions to shape tomorrow's world by Mann, Charles C., author. The wizard and the prophet - two remarkable scientists and their dueling visions to shape tomorrow's world

Presents two influential scientists, William Vogt (1902-1968), and Norman Borlaug (1914-2009), whose diametrically opposed views shaped modern understandings about the environment and related public policies.

Jan 19, 2018
The wall and the gate - Israel, Palestine, and the legal battle for human rights by Sefarad, Mikhaʼel, author. The wall and the gate - Israel, Palestine, and the legal battle for human rights

From renowned human rights lawyer Michael Sfard, an unprecedented exploration of the struggle for human rights in Israel's courts.

Jan 19, 2018
The value of weeds by Cliff, Ann, author. The value of weeds

Weeds are wild plants that have survived in the face of centuries of hostility. Many gardeners who are unfamiliar with the versatility of weeds think of them as a nuisance. They can be good, bad, dangerous or beautiful. Above all, they are tough. This essential guide explores the virtues of good weeds, including how they can protect soil and add to soil fertility; act as companion plants in gardens; provide food for farm livestock; support wild life; provide herbal remedies for minor ailments; y

Jan 17, 2018
The Thai massage manual - natural therapy for flexibility, relaxation, and energy balance by Mercati, Maria, author. The Thai massage manual - natural therapy for flexibility, relaxation, and energy balance

"One of the most ancient of healing arts, Thai massage harmonizes the energies of body and mind. By pressing, stretching and manipulating the body, powerful healing forced are released to ease pain and stress, and correct postural alignment. Through increasing flexibility, Thai massage helps maintain health and youthful vitality, and improves sports performance. The exquisite yoga-like techniques outlined in this book also incorporate work on acupressure points, bringing additional therapeutic e

Jan 23, 2018
The Tao of Pooh by Hoff, Benjamin, 1946- author. The Tao of Pooh

Explains the basic concepts of the Chinese philosophy of Taoism through a discussion of how Winnie-the-Pooh lives by its principles.

Jan 17, 2018
The Sunset Limited - a novel in dramatic form by McCarthy, Cormac, 1933- The Sunset Limited - a novel in dramatic form

Jan 23, 2018
The stories we tell - classic true tales by America's greatest women journalists by The stories we tell - classic true tales by America's greatest women journalists

"The Stories We Tell celebrates the work of twenty women who have made major contributions to the cannon of American magazine writing. While each has her own style, the women in these pages share the attributes of all good writers: meticulous research and reporting, attention to detail, a talent for choosing the perfect word. Above all, they are astute observers and sticklers for accuracy. Over the years, they have been both prolific and versatile, writing about a wide range of topics, including

Jan 23, 2018
The solo travel handbook - practical tips and inspiration for a safe, fun and fearless trip by Reid, Sarah, author. The solo travel handbook - practical tips and inspiration for a safe, fun and fearless trip

Don't let the idea of travelling alone stop you from living out your dreams. Packed with tips and advice for before and during your travels, The Solo Travel Handbook gives you the confidence and know-how to explore the world on your own, whether you're planning a once-in-a-lifetime adventure or short city break. Developed with Lonely Planet's expert travel writers, it explains how and why individual travel is such a valuable and rewarding experience. Covered topics include: Confront and overcome

Jan 18, 2018
The self-discipline handbook - simple ways to cultivate self-discipline, build confidence, and obtain your goals by Wise, Natalie, author. The self-discipline handbook - simple ways to cultivate self-discipline, build confidence, and obtain your goals

"Do you struggle with finishing projects? Need to lose weight? Can't get to bed at a reasonable hour? We all know we need more self-discipline, yet most of us are a bit foggy on what it actually is and have no idea where to find it. This handbook will teach you how to milk your momentum, how passion powers progress, why persistence is a virtue, and that patience is imperative."--Back cover.

Jan 17, 2018
The rough patch - marriage, midlife, and the art of living together by De Marneffe, Daphne, 1959- author. The rough patch - marriage, midlife, and the art of living together

Jan 19, 2018

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