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Rick Steves Europe through the back door - the travel skills handbook

"After 40+ years of exploring Europe, Rick considers this travel skills handbook his life's work, and with his expert introductions to the top destinations in Europe, choosing your next trip will be easy and stress-free. Using the travel skills in this book, you'll experience the culture like a local, spend less money, and have more fun"--

HBR guide to your job search. by
Date added:
Feb 14, 2024
HBR guide to your job search.

"Finding a new job can be stressful. Assessing positions and employers, meeting the requirements in a job description, competing with other job searchers, and submitting an application that will get noticed-each element comes with its own set of obstacles. And that's all before the nerve-wracking interview. The HBR Guide to Your Job Search is here to help. Whether you're fresh out of school, have been working for decades, or somewhere in between, this book offers you tips and advice for navigati

The criminal law handbook - know your rights, survive the system

Criminal law books are usually geared for lawyers. This reference book is the preeminent overview of the criminal justice system for consumers and explains how the system really works in plain English. It's for anyone interested in the criminal justice system, from those personally involved in it to those who simply want to understand it. It's a perfect gift for law students and friends who love true-crime shows and podcasts.

The copyright handbook - what every writer needs to know

If you work with words, you need this book. No writer likes to see their hard work or creativity copied by others--or to be accused of copying. Fortunately, The Copyright Handbook provides everything you need to protect yourself. Find information and forms to help you: learn what copyright law protects and doesn't; register your work with the Copyright Office; deal with infringers, online and off; transfer ownership of a copyright; get international copyright protection; understand the "fair use

Pioneer girl - a true story of growing up on the prairie

Tells about the daily life and activities of a pioneer girl growing up on the prairies of Nebraska.

Zero waste patterns - 20 projects to sew your own wardrobe

"Zero Waste Patterns offers a modern approach to sustainable sewing. Using natural fabrics and core sewing techniques, learn how to stitch without waste and make a Scandi-style collection of 20 garments. Zero waste pattern cutting is a bit like a puzzle.You use a pre-determined length of fabric end to end by strategically planning your pattern pieces so that everything is used and then draw them onto the fabric. By using this unique 'paperless' method you can eliminate both textile and paper was

The wildsea by
Date added:
Feb 12, 2024
The wildsea

Why we die - the new science of aging and the quest for immortality

"A groundbreaking exploration of the science of why and how we age and die-from Nobel Prize-winning molecular biologist Venki Ramakrishnan"--

What is life worth? - the unprecedented effort to compensate the victims of 9/11

Presents a memoir of the attorney appointed to administer the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund, detailing his encounters with victims' families and the means he used to derive the amount of compensation they received.

Watching Wildlife by Crumley, Jim
Date added:
Feb 12, 2024
Watching Wildlife

Was Jesus a socialist? - why this question is being asked again, and why the answer is almost always wrong

"Reed answers the claims of socialists and progressives who try to enlist Jesus in their causes. As he reveals, nothing in the New Testament supports their contentions. And as socialism has come back into vogue, more and more of its advocates have tried to convince us that Jesus was a socialist. This rhetoric has had an impact. According to a 2016 poll by the Barna Group, Americans think socialism aligns better with Jesus's teachings than capitalism does. When respondents were asked which of tha

The unexpected joy of being single

Having a secret single freak-out? Feeling the red, heart-shaped urgency intensify as the years roll on by? Oh hi! You're in the right place. Over half of Brits aged 25-44 are now single. It's become the norm to remain solo until much later in life, given the average marriage ages of 35 (women) and 38 (men). Many of us are choosing never to marry at all. But society, films, song lyrics and our parents are adamant that a happy ending has to be couple-shaped. That we're incomplete without an 'other

Stitch with one line - 33 easy-to-embroider minimalist designs

"With these beginner-friendly projects, turn one-line drawings-designs that capture the essence of an object-into embroidered art"--