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Frankenstein - the first two hundred years by Frayling, Christopher, author. Frankenstein - the first two hundred years

On New Year's Day 1818, Mary Shelley's novel Frankenstein was first published in an anonymous three-volume edition of 500 copies. Some thought the book was too radical in implication. A few found the central theme intriguing ... no-one predicted its success. This book, celebrating the two hundredth birthday of Frankenstein, traces, in colourful and engaging ways, the journey of Shelley's Frankenstein from limited edition literature to the bloodstream of contemporary culture. It includes new rese

Dec 12, 2017
From native son to king's men - the literary landscape of 1940s America by McParland, Robert, author. From native son to king's men - the literary landscape of 1940s America

In FromNative Son to King’s Men: The Literary Landscape of 1940s America, Robert McParland examines notable works published throughout the decade. Among the authors covered are James Baldwin, Pearl S. Buck, James Gould Cozzens, William Faulkner, Ernest Hemingway, John Hersey, Norman Mailer, Ann Petry, Irwin Shaw, John Steinbeck, Robert Penn Warren, Eudora Welty, and Richard Wright. McParland explores how popular novels, literary fiction, and even short stories by these authors represented this p

Dec 12, 2017
Frommer's Easyguide to Hawaii 2018 by Foster, Jeanette Frommer's Easyguide to Hawaii 2018

Dec 14, 2017
Frommer's easyguide to Paris 2018 by Brooke, Anna E, author. Frommer's easyguide to Paris 2018

Dec 14, 2017
Full battle rattle - my story as the longest-serving special forces A-Team soldier in American history by Lahidji, Changiz, 1950- author. Full battle rattle - my story as the longest-serving special forces A-Team soldier in American history

Dec 14, 2017
Geoengineering Earth's climate - resetting the thermostat by Swanson, Jennifer. Geoengineering Earth's climate - resetting the thermostat

Explains what geoengineering is and the ethical questions surrounding its use.

Dec 14, 2017
Getting started with soldering - a hands-on guide to making electrical and mechanical connections by De Vinck, Marc, author. Getting started with soldering - a hands-on guide to making electrical and mechanical connections

Dec 14, 2017
Ghost towns of the West by Varney, Philip, author. Ghost towns of the West

Dec 14, 2017
Ghost wars - the secret history of the CIA, Afghanistan, and bin Laden, from the Soviet invasion to September 10, 2001 by Coll, Steve. Ghost wars - the secret history of the CIA, Afghanistan, and bin Laden, from the Soviet invasion to September 10, 2001

Dec 14, 2017
Global discontents - conversations on the rising threats to democracy by Chomsky, Noam, author. Global discontents - conversations on the rising threats to democracy

In wide-ranging interviews with David Barsamian, his longtime interlocutor, Noam Chomsky asks us to consider a world imperiled by climate change and the growing potential for nuclear war. These twelve interviews, conducted from 2013 to 2016, examine the latest developments around the globe: the devastation of Syria, the reach of state surveillance, growing anger over economic inequality, the place of religion in American political culture, and the bitterly contested 2016 U.S. presidential electi

Dec 12, 2017
Goddess of anarchy - the life and times of Lucy Parsons, American radical by Jones, Jacqueline, 1948- author. Goddess of anarchy - the life and times of Lucy Parsons, American radical

"From a prize-winning historian, a new portrait of an extraordinary activist and the turbulent age in which she lived Goddess of Anarchy recounts the formidable life of the militant writer, orator, and agitator Lucy Parsons. Born to an enslaved woman in Virginia in 1851 and raised in Texas-where she met her husband, the Haymarket "martyr" Albert Parsons-Lucy was a fearless advocate of First Amendment rights, a champion of the working classes, and one of the most prominent figures of African desc

Dec 12, 2017
Good sex - getting off without checking out by Graham, Jessica, 1980- author. Good sex - getting off without checking out

"Jessica Graham demonstrates that a deep spiritual life and an extraordinary sex life are not mutually exclusive in this keenly personal and unflinchingly frank guide to finding mindfulness in sex without losing the fun and adventure. Not only a tool kit for creating a rich and deeply satisfying sex life, this playful, explicit, and transformative book converys the deeper message of how combining meditation with sex can bring about profound spiritual awakenings. Graham discusses everything from

Dec 14, 2017
Gradient knits - 10 lessons and projects using ombre, stranded colorwork, slip-stitch, and texture by Gray, Tanis, author. Gradient knits - 10 lessons and projects using ombre, stranded colorwork, slip-stitch, and texture

"Knit your way through every color of the rainbow! Add a whole new dimension to your knitting projects by utilizing gradient colors with help from Gradient Knits. Go from light to dark, add two-color contrasts, work with multiple colorways, and more. Author Tanis Gray, knitting expert extraordinaire, shows you all the techniques you’ll need to add gorgeous color gradients to a wide variety of projects. Dive right in and get to work with these eye-catching yarns and 10 unique lessons on topics su

Dec 12, 2017
Great Hiking Trails of the World - 80 Trails - 75,000 Miles - 38 Countries - 6 Continents by Berger, Karen/ McKibben, Bill (FRW)/ American Hiking Society (COR) Great Hiking Trails of the World - 80 Trails - 75,000 Miles - 38 Countries - 6 Continents

Dec 14, 2017
Green mama-to-be - creating a happy, healthy, and toxin-free pregnancy by Aufochs Gillespie, Manda, author. Green mama-to-be - creating a happy, healthy, and toxin-free pregnancy

"Sweeping away the clutter of iffy parenting advice, the Green Mama speaks to scientists, researchers, and moms to give expecting and current parents the best guide to health issues affecting our children. Filled with humour, good advice, and helpful resources, Green Mama-to-Be is the essential book for today's expectant parent."--

Dec 14, 2017
Gun Digest 2018 by Gun Digest 2018

Firearm enthusiasts and shooting sportsmen everywhere recognize Gun Digest as the leading source for information on the latest guns and related gear. Entertaining articles by some of the top names in gun and outdoor writing cover all categories of rifles, handguns and shotguns. You'll find historical profiles of great guns of the past, hunting stories about the best gun for teh game, reports on the year's new models, and shotguns for women, value-priced rifles, the ultimate single-action, hand

Dec 12, 2017
Halfway - a memoir by Macher, Tom, 1977- author. Halfway - a memoir

"From a searing new literary voice, a raw, compulsively readable memoir about a young man seeking hope, community, and ultimately recovery from addiction in a series of halfway houses and boys' homes--the first book to so vividly capture this world. In his late teens Tom Macher rebelled against a world that seemed stacked against him. Raised in a broken family and estranged from an absentee father suffering with AIDS, Macher turned to alcohol to escape the painful loneliness of his reality. In

Dec 14, 2017
Hannibal's oath - the life and wars of Rome's greatest enemy by Prevas, John, author. Hannibal's oath - the life and wars of Rome's greatest enemy

"According to ancient sources, Hannibal was only nine years old when his father dipped the small boy's hand in blood and made him swear eternal hatred of Rome. Whether the story is true or not, it is just one of hundreds of legends that have appeared over the centuries about this enigmatic military genius who challenged Rome for mastery of the ancient world. In this new biography, historian John Prevas reveals the truth behind the myths of Hannibal's life, wars, and character- from his childhood

Dec 14, 2017
Happier? - the history of a cultural movement that aspired to transform America by Horowitz, Daniel, 1938- author. Happier? - the history of a cultural movement that aspired to transform America

Dec 12, 2017
Happy gut cookbook - good food for sensitive stomachs by Ågotnes, Cecile Hauge, author. Happy gut cookbook - good food for sensitive stomachs

Dec 15, 2017

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