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Almost nothing- the 20th century art and life of Józef Czapski / The 20th-Century Art and Life of Jz̤ef Czapski by Karpeles, Eric, author. Almost nothing- the 20th century art and life of Józef Czapski / The 20th-Century Art and Life of Jz̤ef Czapski

"Jo´zef Czapski (1896-1993) lived many lives--as a soldier, public figure, historical witness, memoirist, essayist, and painter. His ninety-six years nearly span the twentieth century in its entirety. He was a student in St. Petersburg during the RussianRevolution and a painter in Paris in the Roaring Twenties. As a Polish reserve officer fighting against the invading Nazis in the opening weeks of the Second World War, he was taken prisoner by the Soviets and survived the Katyn Massacre. He neve

Jan 18, 2019
Am I dying?! - a complete guide to your symptoms -- and what to do next by Kelly, Christopher R., author. Am I dying?! - a complete guide to your symptoms -- and what to do next

Most new symptoms turn out to be minor issues, but if you have one, how worried should you be. The authors walk you through the most common symptoms and provide helpful, conversational guidance on what to do. Organized in a humouous, easy-to-access format and packed with practical information and expert advice, this book is an essential resource for your household. -- adapted from back cover summary.

Jan 4, 2019
America's Jewish women - a history from colonial times to today by Nadell, Pamela Susan, author. America's Jewish women - a history from colonial times to today

Jan 4, 2019
American cipher - Bowe Bergdahl and the U.S. tragedy in Afghanistan by Farwell, Matt, author. American cipher - Bowe Bergdahl and the U.S. tragedy in Afghanistan

"The explosive narrative of the life, captivity, and trial of Bowe Bergdahl, the soldier who was abducted by the Taliban and whose story has served as a symbol for America's foundering war in Afghanistan"--

Jan 9, 2019
American steam locomotives - design and development, 1880-1960 by Withuhn, William L, author. American steam locomotives - design and development, 1880-1960

Dec 26, 2018
American underdog - historic outsider upset - ethics and economics matter in Washington, DC by Brat, David Alan, 1964- author. American underdog - historic outsider upset - ethics and economics matter in Washington, DC

"America knows David Brat as the outsider who made history by defeating sitting House Majority Leader Eric Cantor and going on to win the general election. But that was only the beginning for this economics professor and student of history. In 'American Underdog,' Brat explores the philosophical roots of Western Civilization and shows how the ideas of Classical Greece, Christianity and the Enlightenment not only helped him win elections, but are vital to saving America."--Jacket.

Jan 15, 2019
American Underdog- Proof That Principles Matter by Brat, David American Underdog- Proof That Principles Matter

Jan 3, 2019
An American summer - love and death in Chicago by Kotlowitz, Alex, author. An American  summer - love and death in Chicago

Jan 4, 2019
An Arabian Journey - One Man's Quest Through the Heart of the Middle East by Wood, Levison An Arabian Journey - One Man's Quest Through the Heart of the Middle East

Jan 18, 2019
An End to Upside Down Thinking - Dispelling the Myth That the Brain Produces Consciousness, and the Implications for Everyday Life by Gober, Mark An End to Upside Down Thinking - Dispelling the Myth That the Brain Produces Consciousness, and the Implications for Everyday Life

Dec 28, 2018
An indefinite sentence - a personal history of outlawed love and sex by Dube, Siddharth, 1961- author. An indefinite sentence - a personal history of outlawed love and sex

A revelatory memoir about sex, oppression, and the universal struggle for justice. From his time as a child in 1960s India, Siddharth Dube knew that he was different. Reckoning with his femininity and sexuality—and his intellect—would send him on a lifelong journey of discovery: from Harvard classrooms to unsafe cruising sites; from ivory-tower think-tanks to shantytowns; from halls of power at the UN and World Bank to jail cells where sexual outcasts are brutalized. Coming of age in the earlies

Jan 7, 2019
And the band played on - politics, people, and the AIDS epidemic by Shilts, Randy. And the band played on - politics, people, and the AIDS epidemic

Jan 9, 2019
Animals & pets - super-quick techniques for amazing drawings by Geraths, Gary, author. Animals & pets - super-quick techniques for amazing drawings

Jan 11, 2019
Antimatter by Close, Frank Antimatter

Dec 26, 2018
Appalachian Reckoning - A Region Responds to Hillbilly Elegy by Harkins, Anthony (EDT)/ Mccarroll, Meredith (EDT) Appalachian Reckoning - A Region Responds to Hillbilly Elegy

Jan 4, 2019
Arctic dreams - imagination and desire in a northern landscape by Lopez, Barry Holstun, 1945- Arctic dreams - imagination and desire in a northern landscape

Jan 18, 2019
Aristotle's way - how ancient wisdom can change your life by Hall, Edith, 1959- author. Aristotle's way - how ancient wisdom can change your life

In expert yet vibrant modern language, Hall lays out the crux of Aristotle's thinking, mixing affecting autobiographical anecdotes with a deep wealth of classical learning. For Hall, whose own life has been greatly improved by her understanding of Aristotle, this is an intensely personal subject. She distills his ancient wisdom into ten practical and universal lessons to help us confront life's difficult and crucial moments, summarizing a lifetime of the most rarefied and brilliant scholarship.

Jan 21, 2019
Armies of Deliverance - A New History of the Civil War by Varon, Elizabeth R. Armies of Deliverance - A New History of the Civil War

Dec 28, 2018
Aromatherapy for everyone - a practical and easy-to-use guide to unlocking the powers of essential oils by Shipley, Mary, author. Aromatherapy for everyone - a practical and easy-to-use guide to unlocking the powers of essential oils

"Are you suffering from troublesome issues such as acne, anxiety, depression, muscle aches, respiratory problems, or insomnia? Or are you looking for an air freshener, antibacterial spray, or after-sun tonic without all those chemical additives? Whatever the matter at hand may be, there is a good chance that aromatherapy can offer you a noninvasive way to meet your need. Aromatherapy for Everyone provides easy-to-understand information on how to choose and use the essential oils that are right f

Jan 4, 2019
Art - a visual history by Cumming, Robert, 1945- author. Art - a visual history

A chronological book features information on the history of more than 650 artists, as well as details on the major schools and movements of the art world, from Ancient Greece to Pop Art, as well as an extended, detailed focus on 22 masterpieces. --Publisher's description.

Jan 4, 2019

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