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Norway by Peyre, Marie. Norway

"This new edition of Insight Guide Norway, now with free app and eBook, is the perfect travel companion to this land of contrasts, from the world's most spectacular fjords and stunning coastal scenery to historic old towns and the best in modern architecture - Over 336 pages of insider knowledge from local experts - In-depth on history and culture, from Norway's untamed land and contemporary life, to the Norwegians' passion for the outdoor life. - Enjoy special features on Norwegian folklore, cu

Oct 16, 2018
Office 2019 in Easy Steps by Price, Michael Office 2019 in Easy Steps

Oct 19, 2018
Olivia de Havilland and the golden age of Hollywood by Amburn, Ellis, author. Olivia de Havilland and the golden age of Hollywood

"This is classic Hollywood history as told through the life and career of one of its most iconic actresses. The book benefits tremendously from the author's meeting with Olivia de Havilland after he was assigned to handle her projected memoir at the Delacorte Press in 1973. Amburn also knew many of the key figures in her life and career, a veritable pantheon of Hollywood royalty from the 30s, 40s, and 50s: Jimmy Stewart, George Cukor, and David O. Selznick, and he was an editor at William Morrow

Oct 23, 2018
On the future - prospects for humanity by Rees, Martin J., 1942- author. On the future - prospects for humanity

"Humanity has reached a critical moment. Our world is unsettled and rapidly changing, and we face existential risks over the next century. Various outcomes--good and bad--are possible. Yet our approach to the future is characterized by short-term thinking, polarizing debates, alarmist rhetoric, and pessimism. In this short, exhilarating book, renowned scientist and bestselling author Martin Rees argues that humanity's prospects depend on our taking a very different approach to planning for tomor

Oct 23, 2018
On the nature of the universe by Lucretius Carus, Titus. On the nature of the universe

Oct 18, 2018
One heart at a time by Delilah, 1960- author. One heart at a time

Delilah, the most listened-to woman on American radio, has distinguished herself as the "Queen of Sappy Love Songs" and America's ultimate romance guru. But Delilah's life off-air is all the more extraordinary--a life full of trials, forgiveness, faith, and adventure. In One Heart at a Time, Delilah's heartfelt account of her own story reveals what shaped the voice that 9 million listeners know and love. Today, Delilah is the founder of an NGO called Point Hope, the owner of a 55-acre working fa

Oct 23, 2018
Ottolenghi simple - a cookbook by Ottolenghi, Yotam, author. Ottolenghi simple - a cookbook

In Ottolenghi Simple, powerhouse author and chef Yotam Ottolenghi presents 130 streamlined recipes packed with his signature Middle Eastern-inspired flavors. Each dish can be made in 30 minutes or less, with 10 or fewer ingredients, in a single pot, using pantry staples, or prepared ahead of time for brilliantly, deliciously simple meals. Brunch gets a make-over with Braised Eggs with Leeks and Za'atar; Cauliflower, Pomegranate, and Pistachio Salad refreshes the side-dish rotation; Lamb and Feta

Oct 23, 2018
Overcomer - 8 ways to live a life of unstoppable strength, unmovable faith, and unbelievable power by Jeremiah, David, 1941- author. Overcomer - 8 ways to live a life of unstoppable strength, unmovable faith, and unbelievable power

Oct 19, 2018
Pandas to penguins - ethical encounters with animals at risk by Gaskill, Melissa, author. Pandas to penguins - ethical encounters with animals at risk

Oct 16, 2018
Pasta, pretty please - a vibrant approach to handmade noodles by Nicholson, Linda Miller, author. Pasta, pretty please - a vibrant approach to handmade noodles

Oct 19, 2018
People like us - the new wave of candidates knocking at democracy's door by Bhojwani, Sayu, author. People like us - the new wave of candidates knocking at democracy's door

Oct 23, 2018
Photoshop Elements 2019 for Dummies by Obermeier, Barbara/ Padova, Ted Photoshop Elements 2019 for Dummies

Oct 19, 2018
Poached - inside the dark world of wildlife trafficking by Nuwer, Rachel Love, author. Poached - inside the dark world of wildlife trafficking

Nuwer explores the forces currently driving demand for animals and their parts; the toll that demand is extracting on species across the planet; and the conservationists, rangers, and activists who believe it is not too late to stop the impending extinctions.

Oct 16, 2018
Porto - stories from Portugal's historic Bolhão Market by Opaz, Gabriella, author. Porto - stories from Portugal's historic Bolhão Market

"Since the nineteenth century, the Bolha¨o Market in Porto has been the culinary hub of Northern Portugal, where farmers, fishermen, and artisan food producers (think wine, cheese, and olive oil) have gathered to sell their products and swap their stories in the open air. Due to the rise of chains and supermarkets, the number of vendors has slowly dwindled, and the market's walls have crumbled into disrepair - but the space still pulses with knowledge earned over generations and the rich culinar

Oct 16, 2018
Post-truth by McIntyre, Lee C., author. Post-truth

"Are we living in a post-truth world, where "alternative facts" replace actual facts and feelings have more weight than evidence? How did we get here? In this volume in the MIT Press Essential Knowledge series, Lee McIntyre traces the development of the post-truth phenomenon from science denial through the rise of "fake news," from our psychological blind spots to the public's retreat into information silos. What, exactly, is post-truth? Is it wishful thinking, political spin, mass delusion, bol

Oct 16, 2018
Power ball - anatomy of a modern baseball game by Neyer, Rob, author. Power ball - anatomy of a modern baseball game

"The former ESPN columnist and analytics pioneer dramatically recreates an action-packed 2017 game between the Oakland A's and eventual World Series Champion Houston Astros to reveal the myriad ways in which Major League Baseball has changed over the last few decades. On September 8, 2017, the Oakland A's faced off against the Houston Astros in a game that would signal the passing of the Moneyball mantle. Though this was only one regular season game, the match-up of these two teams demonstrated

Oct 23, 2018
Prius or pickup? - how the answers to four simple questions explain America's great divide by Hetherington, Marc J., 1968- author. Prius or pickup? - how the answers to four simple questions explain America's great divide

"Two award-winning political scientists provide the psychological key to America's deadlocked politics, showing that we are divided not by ideologies but something deeper: personality differences that appear in everything from politics to parenting to the workplace to TV preferences, and which would be innocuous if only we could decouple them from our noxious political debate. What's in your garage: a Prius or a pickup? What's in your coffee cup: Starbucks or Dunkin' Donuts? What about your pet:

Oct 16, 2018
Protest kitchen - fight injustice, save the planet, and fuel your resistance one meal at a time by Adams, Carol J., author. Protest kitchen - fight injustice, save the planet, and fuel your resistance one meal at a time

"Protest Kitchen is an empowering guide to the food and lifestyle choices anyone can make for positive change in the face of the profound challenges of our time. Our food choices have much more of an impact than most people imagine. They not only affect our personal health and the environment, but are also tied to issues of justice, misogyny, national security, and human rights. Protest Kitchen is the first book to explore the ways in which a more plant-based diet challenges regressive politics

Oct 23, 2018
Python for Programmers - With Big Data and Artificial Intelligence Case Studies by Deitel, Paul/ Deitel, Harvey Python for Programmers - With Big Data and Artificial Intelligence Case Studies

Oct 19, 2018
Quite mad - an American pharma memoir by Montgomery, Sarah Fawn, author. Quite mad - an American pharma memoir

"Blends memoir with literary journalism to examine America's history of mental illness treatments to challenge contemporary narratives about mental health, questioning what it means to be a woman with highly stigmatized disorders and asking why mental illness continues to escalate in the United States despite so many 'cures'"--

Oct 16, 2018

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