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Countdown to Pearl Harbor : The Twelve Days to the Attack
Countdown to Pearl Harbor : The Twelve Days to the Attack


Matter of Honor : Pearl Harbor: Betrayal, Blame, and a Family's Quest for Justice
Matter of Honor : Pearl Harbor: Betrayal, Blame, and a Family's Quest for Justice


Iron Dawn : The Monitor, the Merrimack, and the Civil War Sea Battle That Changed History
Iron Dawn : The Monitor, the Merrimack, and the Civil War Sea Battle That Changed History


Where's Warhol?
Where's Warhol?


Beautiful Country and the Middle Kingdom : America and China, 1776 to the Present
Beautiful Country and the Middle Kingdom : America and China, 1776 to the Present


Fleet at Flood Tide : America at Total War in the Pacific 1944-1945
Fleet at Flood Tide : America at Total War in the Pacific 1944-1945


Nation Without Borders : The United States and Its World in an Age of Civil Wars, 1830-1910
Nation Without Borders : The United States and Its World in an Age of Civil Wars, 1830-1910


Out of Our Minds : A History of What We Think and How We Think It


City Squares : Eighteen Writers on the Spirit and Significance of Squares Around the World
City Squares : Eighteen Writers on the Spirit and Significance of Squares Around the World


Pursuit of Power : Europe 1815-1914
Pursuit of Power : Europe 1815-1914


Valiant Gentlemen
Valiant Gentlemen


Unti Cornwell Saxon Tale #10


To Capture What We Cannot Keep
To Capture What We Cannot Keep


Orphans of the Carnival


Green Metropolis : The Extraordinary Landscapes of New York City As Nature, History, and Design
Green Metropolis : The Extraordinary Landscapes of New York City As Nature, History, and Design


Other Einstein
Other Einstein


Writing to Save a Life : The Louis Till File
Writing to Save a Life : The Louis Till File


Cleopatra's Needles : The Lost Obelisks of Egypt
Cleopatra's Needles : The Lost Obelisks of Egypt


Faithful
Faithful


Two by Two
Two by Two


Where Are the Women Architects?
Where Are the Women Architects?


Not Forgotten : The True Story of My Imprisonment in North Korea
Not Forgotten : The True Story of My Imprisonment in North Korea


Unti Nonfiction
Unti Nonfiction


Stuck-Up Suit
Stuck-Up Suit


Dirty
Dirty


The Black Lens


Becoming Wise : An Inquiry into the Mystery and Art of Living
Becoming Wise : An Inquiry into the Mystery and Art of Living


Go Big or Go Home : The Journey Toward the Dream
Go Big or Go Home : The Journey Toward the Dream


Lean in 15 : 15-Minute Meals and Workouts to Keep You Lean and Healthy
Lean in 15 : 15-Minute Meals and Workouts to Keep You Lean and Healthy


Barbra Streisand : Redefining Beauty, Femininity, and Power
Barbra Streisand : Redefining Beauty, Femininity, and Power


Garfield Chickens Out
Garfield Chickens Out


21 Great Leaders : Learn Their Lessons, Improve Your Influence
21 Great Leaders : Learn Their Lessons, Improve Your Influence


Your Song Changed My Life : From Jimmy Page to St. Vincent, Smokey Robinson to Hozier, Thirty-five Beloved Artists on Their Journey and the Music That Inspired It
Your Song Changed My Life : From Jimmy Page to St. Vincent, Smokey Robinson to Hozier, Thirty-five Beloved Artists on Their Journey and the Music That Inspired It


Houseguest
Houseguest


As the Poppies Bloomed : A Novel of Love in a Time of Fear
As the Poppies Bloomed : A Novel of Love in a Time of Fear


Churchill's Trial : Winston Churchill and the Salvation of Free Government
Churchill's Trial : Winston Churchill and the Salvation of Free Government


Coincidence of Coconut Cake
Coincidence of Coconut Cake


300 Days of Sun
300 Days of Sun


Second Atlas of Breeding Birds in Ohio
Second Atlas of Breeding Birds in Ohio


Natural Way of Things
Natural Way of Things


Bitter Woods : The Dramatic Story, Told at All Echelons- From Supreme Command to Squad Leader- Of the Crisis That Shook the Western Coalition : H
Bitter Woods : The Dramatic Story, Told at All Echelons- From Supreme Command to Squad Leader- Of the Crisis That Shook the Western Coalition : H


What's Really Happening to Our Planet?
What's Really Happening to Our Planet?


Liars : How Big-government Progressives Teach Us to Lie About Ourselves
Liars : How Big-government Progressives Teach Us to Lie About Ourselves


Filthy Rich


Natural Color : Vibrant Plant Dye Projects for Your Home and Wardrobe
Natural Color : Vibrant Plant Dye Projects for Your Home and Wardrobe


Half Yard Kids : Sew 20 Colourful Toys and Accessories from Left-over Pieces of Fabric
Half Yard Kids : Sew 20 Colourful Toys and Accessories from Left-over Pieces of Fabric


We Are Not Such Things : The Murder of a Young American, a South African Township, and the Search for Truth and Reconciliation
We Are Not Such Things : The Murder of a Young American, a South African Township, and the Search for Truth and Reconciliation


Imitation Game : Alan Turing Decoded
Imitation Game : Alan Turing Decoded


Eatingwell Vegetables : The Essential Reference
Eatingwell Vegetables : The Essential Reference


Cupboard to Table Cookbook : Satisfying Meals Made from What You Have on Hand
Cupboard to Table Cookbook : Satisfying Meals Made from What You Have on Hand


Cake : A Slice of History
Cake : A Slice of History


Worlds Elsewhere : Journeys Around Shakespeare's Globe
Worlds Elsewhere : Journeys Around Shakespeare's Globe


Enter Helen : The Invention of Helen Gurley Brown and the Rise of the Modern Single Woman
Enter Helen : The Invention of Helen Gurley Brown and the Rise of the Modern Single Woman


If You're So Smart, Why Aren't You Happy?
If You're So Smart, Why Aren't You Happy?


Genghis Khan and the Quest for God : How the World's Greatest Conqueror Gave Us Religious Freedom
Genghis Khan and the Quest for God : How the World's Greatest Conqueror Gave Us Religious Freedom


Daily Show - the Book : An Oral History


Will's Red Coat : The Story of One Old Dog Who Chose to Live Again
Will's Red Coat : The Story of One Old Dog Who Chose to Live Again


French Chef in America : Julia Child's Second Act
French Chef in America : Julia Child's Second Act


60s : The Story of a Decade
60s : The Story of a Decade


Truevine : Two Brothers, a Kidnapping, and a Mother's Quest: a True Story of the Jim Crow South
Truevine : Two Brothers, a Kidnapping, and a Mother's Quest: a True Story of the Jim Crow South


Untitled Steve Harvey Novel


Messy : The Power of Disorder to Transform Our Lives
Messy : The Power of Disorder to Transform Our Lives


Secret Service Dogs : The Heroes Who Protect the President of the United States
Secret Service Dogs : The Heroes Who Protect the President of the United States


Book of Isaias : A Child of Hispanic Immigrants Seeks His Own America
Book of Isaias : A Child of Hispanic Immigrants Seeks His Own America


Brain Power Cookbook : 175 Great Recipes To Think Fast, Keep Calm Under Stress, and Boost Your Mental Performance
Brain Power Cookbook : 175 Great Recipes To Think Fast, Keep Calm Under Stress, and Boost Your Mental Performance


We Wanted Workers : Unraveling the Immigration Narrative
We Wanted Workers : Unraveling the Immigration Narrative


Qb : An Autobiography


Gone 'til November


Ghost Songs : A Memoir
Ghost Songs : A Memoir


Nine of Us : Growing Up Kennedy
Nine of Us : Growing Up Kennedy


Back to the Kitchen : 75 Delicious, Real Recipes and True Stories from a Food-Obsessed Actor
Back to the Kitchen : 75 Delicious, Real Recipes and True Stories from a Food-Obsessed Actor


Buffering : Unshared Tales of a Life Fully Loaded
Buffering : Unshared Tales of a Life Fully Loaded


Growing Up Gourmet : 125 Healthy Meals for Everybody and Every Baby
Growing Up Gourmet : 125 Healthy Meals for Everybody and Every Baby


Clancys of Queens
Clancys of Queens


Hostage's Daughter : A Story of Family, Madness, and the Middle East
Hostage's Daughter : A Story of Family, Madness, and the Middle East


Sex, Lies, and Serious Money


Seduced
Seduced


Blood Mirror
Blood Mirror


Jackie Robinson : An Integrated Life
Jackie Robinson : An Integrated Life


Pharaoh : A Novel of Ancient Egypt
Pharaoh : A Novel of Ancient Egypt


Escape Clause
Escape Clause


18 Holes With Bing : Golf, Life, and Lessons from Dad
18 Holes With Bing : Golf, Life, and Lessons from Dad


By Gaslight
By Gaslight


Tell the Truth, Shame the Devil


Pen & Palate : Mastering the Art of Adulthood, With Recipes
Pen & Palate : Mastering the Art of Adulthood, With Recipes


Cruel Beautiful World
Cruel Beautiful World


Search and Destroy
Search and Destroy


Cuba's Baseball Defectors : The Inside Story
Cuba's Baseball Defectors : The Inside Story


Get Scrappy : Smarter Digital Marketing for Businesses Big and Small
Get Scrappy : Smarter Digital Marketing for Businesses Big and Small


IQ
IQ


Who Rules the World?
Who Rules the World?


Every Man a Menace
Every Man a Menace


Charleston Syllabus : Readings on Race, Racism, and Racial Violence
Charleston Syllabus : Readings on Race, Racism, and Racial Violence


Feedback


Speaking Freely : My Life in Publishing and Human Rights
Speaking Freely : My Life in Publishing and Human Rights


Triple Crown
Triple Crown


Voyage of the Slave Ship Hare : A Journey into Captivity from Sierra Leone to South Carolina
Voyage of the Slave Ship Hare : A Journey into Captivity from Sierra Leone to South Carolina


Heavens May Fall
Heavens May Fall


Cakewalk
Cakewalk


Mapping the Heavens : The Radical Scientific Ideas That Reveal the Cosmos
Mapping the Heavens : The Radical Scientific Ideas That Reveal the Cosmos


Lost Gods
Lost Gods


Without Mercy : A Body Farm Novel
Without Mercy : A Body Farm Novel


Otherworld Chills


Forty Autumns : A Family's Story of Courage and Survival on Both Sides of the Iron Curtain
Forty Autumns : A Family's Story of Courage and Survival on Both Sides of the Iron Curtain


Public Library and Other Stories


Fall Guy
Fall Guy


Napoleon's Last Island
Napoleon's Last Island


Angel of History
Angel of History


$10,000,000 Marriage Proposal
$10,000,000 Marriage Proposal


Murder, by George
Murder, by George


Sayonara Slam
Sayonara Slam


Trespasser
Trespasser


Apprentice in Death
Apprentice in Death


In Such Good Company : Eleven Years of Laughter, Mayhem, and Fun in the Sandbox
In Such Good Company : Eleven Years of Laughter, Mayhem, and Fun in the Sandbox


Zoomigurumi 5
Zoomigurumi 5


House Between Tides
House Between Tides


Desert Boys
Desert Boys


Not Working
Not Working


All-Time Best Soups
All-Time Best Soups


All-Time Best Appetizers
All-Time Best Appetizers


Naturally Sweet : Bake All Your Favorites With 30% to 50% Less Sugar
Naturally Sweet : Bake All Your Favorites With 30% to 50% Less Sugar


Bread Illustrated : A Step-by-step Guide to Achieving Bakery-quality Results at Home
Bread Illustrated : A Step-by-step Guide to Achieving Bakery-quality Results at Home


Shotgun : The Bleeding Ground
Shotgun : The Bleeding Ground


Captain to Captain
Captain to Captain


Under the Surface : An Alpha Ops Novel
Under the Surface : An Alpha Ops Novel


Riverbend Road
Riverbend Road


Ring of Fire
Ring of Fire


Primal Instinct
Primal Instinct


Nacho Figueras Presents : High Season
Nacho Figueras Presents : High Season


Lone Star Nights : Cowboy Trouble Bonus
Lone Star Nights : Cowboy Trouble Bonus


Sacking the Quarterback
Sacking the Quarterback


Kiss Me That Way
Kiss Me That Way


Hot Cowboy Nights
Hot Cowboy Nights


Hanging by a Thread
Hanging by a Thread


Gentleman's Guide to Scandal
Gentleman's Guide to Scandal


Daring in a Blue Dress
Daring in a Blue Dress


Hunted
Hunted


Blood Lust
Blood Lust


At Any Cost
At Any Cost


Let's Play Make-believe
Let's Play Make-believe


Addicted
Addicted


Chase
Chase


Shattering Crime
Shattering Crime


Premonition of Murder
Premonition of Murder


Mccullagh Inn in Maine
Mccullagh Inn in Maine


Murder, Handcrafted
Murder, Handcrafted


Learning to Ride
Learning to Ride


Murder at Fontainebleau
Murder at Fontainebleau


Little Black Dress
Little Black Dress


Grilled for Murder
Grilled for Murder


Grace Sees Red
Grace Sees Red


Eclair and Present Danger
Eclair and Present Danger


Diva Serves High Tea
Diva Serves High Tea


Trial
Trial


Dead End Street
Dead End Street


Caught Bread Handed
Caught Bread Handed


Calamity Cafe
Calamity Cafe


Black Cat Knocks on Wood
Black Cat Knocks on Wood


Limousine Liberal : How an Incendiary Image United the Right and Fractured America
Limousine Liberal : How an Incendiary Image United the Right and Fractured America


Best Worst President : What the Right Gets Wrong About Barack Obama
Best Worst President : What the Right Gets Wrong About Barack Obama


Barons of the Beltway : Inside the Princely World of Our Washington Elite--and How to Overthrow Them
Barons of the Beltway : Inside the Princely World of Our Washington Elite--and How to Overthrow Them


Framed : Why Michael Skakel Spent over a Decade in Prison for a Murder He Didn't Commit
Framed : Why Michael Skakel Spent over a Decade in Prison for a Murder He Didn't Commit


67 shots : Kent State and the end of American innocence / Howard Means.
67 shots : Kent State and the end of American innocence / Howard Means.
Using recently available oral histories from participants, Howard Means examines the Kent State shooting and the tumultuous era that reverberates still,--NoveList.


Miracle on Voodoo Mountain : A Young Woman's Remarkable Story of Pushing Back the Darkness for the Children of Haiti
Miracle on Voodoo Mountain : A Young Woman's Remarkable Story of Pushing Back the Darkness for the Children of Haiti


Night Watch
Night Watch


Theodore Roosevelt in the field / Michael R. Canfield.
Theodore Roosevelt in the field /  Michael R. Canfield.
Never has there been a president less content to sit still behind a desk than Theodore Roosevelt. When we picture him, he's on horseback or standing at a cliffs edge or dressed for safari. And Roosevelt was more than just an adventurer -- he was also a naturalist and campaigner for conservation. His love of the outdoor world began at an early age and was driven by a need not to simply observe nature but to be actively involved in the outdoors -- to be in the field. Throughout his life, Roosevelt consistently took to the field as a naturalist, hunter, writer, soldier, and conservationist, and it is in the field where his passion for science and nature, his belief in the manly, strenuous life, and his drive for empire all came together. Drawing extensively on Roosevelt's field notebooks, diaries, and letters, Canfield takes readers into the field on adventures alongside him. From Roosevelt's early childhood observations of ants to his notes on ornithology as a teenager, Canfield shows how Roosevelt's quest for knowledge coincided with his interest in the outdoors. We later travel to the Badlands, after the deaths of Roosevelt's wife and mother, to understand his embrace of the rugged freedom of the ranch lifestyle and the Western wilderness. Finally, Canfield takes us to Africa and South America as we consider Roosevelt's travels and writings after his presidency. Throughout, we see how the seemingly contradictory aspects of Roosevelt's biography as a hunter and a naturalist are actually complementary traits of a man eager to directly understand and experience the environment around him.


Our republican Constitution : securing the liberty and sovereignty of We the people / Randy E. Barnett
Our republican Constitution : securing the liberty and sovereignty of We the people / Randy E. Barnett


Flyover Nation


Spiral : Trapped in the Forever War
Spiral : Trapped in the Forever War


Fodor's Full-color Travel Guide the Complete Guide to the National Parks of the West
Fodor's Full-color Travel Guide the Complete Guide to the National Parks of the West


The national parks coast to coast : the 100 best hikes / Ted Alvarez.
The national parks coast to coast : the 100 best hikes / Ted Alvarez.
Explore the crystal clear waters on the Summit Lakes Trail at Lassen Volcanic National Park, take in the expansive views at Shenandoah National Park's Old Rag Mountain, or traverse the sandstone cliffs at Angel's Landing in Zion National Park. Choose your adventure from any of the forty-four national parks profiled throughout the book. This book delivers jaw-dropping photos, detailed hike descriptions and maps, ranger essays, and more, all of which combine to create an intimate look at the best our national parks have to offer. --


English for Everyone, Level 4 : Advanced Course Book, Library Edition
English for Everyone, Level 4 : Advanced Course Book, Library Edition


English for Everyone, Level 3 : Intermediate Course Book, Library Edition
English for Everyone, Level 3 : Intermediate Course Book, Library Edition


English for Everyone, Level 2 : Beginner Course Book, Library Edition
English for Everyone, Level 2 : Beginner Course Book, Library Edition


English for Everyone, Level 1 : Beginner Course Book, Library Edition
English for Everyone, Level 1 : Beginner Course Book, Library Edition


Loom knitting primer : a beginner's guide to knitting on a loom with over 35 fun projects / Isela Phelps.
Loom knitting primer : a beginner's guide to knitting on a loom with over 35 fun projects / Isela Phelps.


Summer That Melted Everything
Summer That Melted Everything


Jack


Love the home you have / Melissa Michaels.
Love the home you have /  Melissa Michaels.
You can love your home. Join Melissa Michaels, creator of the popular blog The Inspired Room, as she shares humor, lessons learned, and encouraging advice so you can: get motivated with the 31-day Love Your Home challenge; declutter, organize, and decorate your rooms with ease; and leap from dreamer to doer with confidence.


New aging : live smarter now to live better forever / by Matthias Hollwich [with Jennifer Krichels] with Bruce Mau Design.
New aging : live smarter now to live better forever / by Matthias Hollwich [with Jennifer Krichels] with Bruce Mau Design.
Aging is a gift that we receive with life--and in New Aging, the architect Matthias Hollwich outlines smart, simple ideas to help us experience it that way. New Aging invites us to take everything we associate with aging--the loss of freedom and vitality, the cold and sterile nursing homes, the boredom--and throw it out the window. As an architect, Matthias Hollwich is devoted to finding ways in which we can shape our living spaces and communities to make aging a graceful and fulfilling aspect of our lives. Now he has distilled his research into a collection of simple, visionary principles--brought to life with bright, colorful illustrations--that will inspire you to think creatively about how you can change your habits and environments to suit your evolving needs as you age. With advice ranging from practical design tips for making your home safer and more comfortable to thought-provoking ideas on how we work, relax, and interact with our neighbors, and even how we eat, New Aging will inspire you and your loved ones to live smarter today so you can live better tomorrow--


Preserving Italy : Canning, Curing, Infusing, and Bottling Italian Flavors and Traditions
Preserving Italy : Canning, Curing, Infusing, and Bottling Italian Flavors and Traditions


Answering the Call : An Autobiography of the Modern Struggle to End Racial Discrimination in America
Answering the Call : An Autobiography of the Modern Struggle to End Racial Discrimination in America


Revolutionary dissent : how the founding generation created the freedom of speech / Stephen D. Solomon.
Revolutionary dissent : how the founding generation created the freedom of speech / Stephen D. Solomon.
When the Framers of the Constitution developed what we call today the Freedom of Speech, they didn't realize they would be setting a foundation for the American political character we know today - raucous, intemperate, and often mean-spirited. This character is not limited to contemporary political discourse, as we so often assume. Revolutionary Dissent brings alive a world far more complicated than the history we're all familiar with suggests, giving a clear picture of just how imprecise the Framers were about what such freedoms actually meant. Solomon explores through a series of chronological, advancing narratives how Americans employed robust and colorful expression as they debated separation from England and creation of a new system of government. Uninhibited protest provided vital meaning to the First Amendment's guarantees of freedom of speech and presses at a time when legal doctrine offered little protection from government prosecution. Revolutionary Dissent shows that the roots of the careers of satirists like Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert and pundits like Rush Limbaugh and Keith Olbermann, and the acts of flag burning, draft card destruction, and sit-ins like Occupy Wall Street, lie in the Revolutionary period's inflammatory engravings of Paul Revere, the polemics of Thomas Paine, and the symbol-laden protests again the Stamp Act. This is truly a revelatory work on the history of free expression in America--~When members of the founding generation protested against British authority, debated separation, and then ratified the Constitution, they formed the American political character we know today-raucous, intemperate, and often mean-spirited. Revolutionary Dissent brings alive a world of colorful and stormy protests that included effigies, pamphlets, songs, sermons, cartoons, letters and liberty trees. Solomon explores through a series of chronological narratives how Americans of the Revolutionary period employed robust speech against the British and against each other. Uninhibited dissent provided a distinctly American meaning to the First Amendment's guarantees of freedom of speech and press at a time when the legal doctrine inherited from England allowed prosecutions of those who criticized government. Solomon discovers the wellspring in our revolutionary past for today's satirists like Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert, pundits like Rush Limbaugh and Keith Olbermann, and protests like flag burning and street demonstrations. From the inflammatory engravings of Paul Revere, the political theater of Alexander McDougall, the liberty tree protests of Ebenezer McIntosh and the oratory of Patrick Henry, Solomon shares the stories of the dissenters who created the American idea of the liberty of thought. This is truly a revelatory work on the history of free expression in America--


Walking Point : From the Ashes of the Vietnam War
Walking Point : From the Ashes of the Vietnam War


Invisible Influence : The Hidden Forces That Shape Behavior
Invisible Influence : The Hidden Forces That Shape Behavior


This Is Where You Belong : The Art and Science of Loving the Place You Live
This Is Where You Belong : The Art and Science of Loving the Place You Live


Turning Point
Turning Point


The trouble with temptation / Shiloh Walker.
The trouble with temptation /  Shiloh Walker.
After seven days in a coma, Hannah Parker remembers nothing about the accident that landed her in the hospitalor how she ended up pregnant with Brannon McKays baby, the man shes loved since high school. Her body and heart have burned for him for years, and when she wakes up, hes sleeping by her bedside, anxious to keep her safe at all costs. But as Hannah struggles with her amnesia, a threat looms closer--one that could have deadly consequences if she recovers her memories. She will have to trust Brannon completely if she is to keep what haunts her at bay, and their baby safe.


Hot in Hellcat Canyon
Hot in Hellcat Canyon


Sweet Little Lies
Sweet Little Lies


Lana and the Laird
Lana and the Laird


Jordan's Return
Jordan's Return


Dreams of Distant Shores
Dreams of Distant Shores


Binding
Binding


See Also Deception
See Also Deception


Service of the Dead
Service of the Dead


Trail of Echoes : A Detective Elouise Norton Novel
Trail of Echoes : A Detective Elouise Norton Novel


Spirit woman / by Debra Shiveley Welch.
Spirit Woman combines the true stories of three women who suffered from domestic abuse. Wrapped into one, heart rending story, Spirit Woman tells the tale of Nickie Bahiti Greene. Desperate for love, she grabs it when she can and finds herself in a living hell.


Walleye Junction : A Mystery
Walleye Junction : A Mystery


Missing, Presumed
Missing, Presumed


Black Maria
Black Maria


Reliance, Illinois
Reliance, Illinois


Meal in Winter : A Novel of World War II
Meal in Winter : A Novel of World War II


Robot in the Garden
Robot in the Garden


Tiny houses built with recycled materials : inspiration for constructing tiny homes using salvaged and reclaimed supplies / Ryan Mitchell.
Tiny houses built with recycled materials : inspiration for constructing tiny homes using salvaged and reclaimed supplies / Ryan Mitchell.
Describes methods of building tiny homes using recycled materials and provides examples of how different people built their own tiny homes--


Living Large in Our Little House : Thriving in 480 Square Feet With Six Dogs, a Husband, and One Remote--plus More Stories of How You Can Too
Living Large in Our Little House : Thriving in 480 Square Feet With Six Dogs, a Husband, and One Remote--plus More Stories of How You Can Too


150 Best Tiny Home Ideas
150 Best Tiny Home Ideas


Magic in Islam
Magic in Islam


Sting of the Wild
Sting of the Wild


Architecture's Odd Couple : Frank Lloyd Wright and Philip Johnson
Architecture's Odd Couple : Frank Lloyd Wright and Philip Johnson


Beauty and the Clockwork Beast
Beauty and the Clockwork Beast


The raft : a novel / Fred Strydom.
The raft : a novel / Fred Strydom.
An electrifying apocalyptic science fiction thriller, and the debut novel from a brand-new South African talent. The day every person on earth lost his and her memory was not a day at all. In people's minds there was no actual event. . . and thus it could be followed by no period of shock or mourning. There could be no catharsis. Everyone was simply reset to zero. On Day Zero, the collapse of civilization was as instantaneous as it was inevitable. A mysterious and oppressive movement rose to power in the aftermath, forcing people into isolated communes run like regimes. Kayle Jenner finds himself trapped on a remote beach, and all that remains of his life before is the vague and haunting vision of his son. . . Kayle finally escapes, only to find a broken world being put back together in strange ways. As more memories from his past life begin returning, the people he meets wandering the face of a scorched earth--some reluctant allies, others dangerous enemies--begin to paint a terrifying picture. In his relentless search for his son, Kayle will discover more than just his lost past. He will discover the truth behind Day Zero--a truth that makes both fools and gods of men--


All Good Children


Dark Side


Don't Believe a Word
Don't Believe a Word


Two for the Show
Two for the Show


Night Wanderer
Night Wanderer


Unknown Remains
Unknown Remains


Relativity / Antonia Hayes.
Relativity /  Antonia Hayes.
In the vein of Jodi Picoult's House Rules and Nick Hornby's About a Boy, a debut novel about an exceptionally gifted boy who discovers the truth about his past, his overprotective single mother who tries desperately to shield him from it, and the father he has never met who is trying to come back into his life--


The drowning girls / Paula Treick DeBoard.
The drowning girls /  Paula Treick DeBoard.
Liz McGinnis never imagined herself living in a luxurious gated community like The Palms. Ever since she and her family moved in, she's felt like an outsider amongst the Stepford-like wives and their obnoxiously spoiled children. Still, she's determined to make it work--if not for herself, then for her husband, Phil, who landed them this lavish home in the first place, and for her daughter, Danielle, who's about to enter high school. Yet underneath the glossy veneer of The Palms, life is far from idyllic. In a place where reputation is everything, Liz soon discovers that even the friendliest residents can't be trusted. So when the gorgeous girl next door befriends Danielle, Liz can't help but find sophisticated Kelsey's interest in her shy and slightly nerdy daughter a bit suspicious. But while Kelsey quickly becomes a fixture in the McGinnis home, Liz's relationships with both Danielle and Phil grow strained. Now even her own family seems to be hiding things, and it's not long before their dream of living the high life quickly spirals out of control. -- From page 4 of cover.


After the fire : a mystery / Jane Casey.
After the fire : a mystery / Jane Casey.
London police detective Maeve Kerrigan has spent plenty of time at Murchison House. One of the many cement high-rise towers comprising the Maudling Estate housing project, Murchison Tower is home to a motley mix of society. From domestic abuse victims and elderly widows with nowhere else to turn to its flourishing criminal elements, Maeve is familiar with many of its occupants by name or reputation. But when a fire breaks out at Murchison House that consumes the top floors and leaves three dead, Maeve and her colleagues are startled to learn the identity of one of the victims. Geoff Armstrong was a wealthy, notoriously right-wing London politician - the last person they'd expect to find in a place like the Maudling Estate. And things get even murkier when evidence surfaces indicating Armstrong was murdered before the fire broke out. Was his death connected to the fire? To the other deaths at Murchison Tower? And what was he doing there in the first place? Jane Casey's next riveting mystery featuring beloved detective Maeve Kerrigan will keep readers turning the pages from the opening scene to the stunning conclusion--


Not Dead Enough
Not Dead Enough


Kay's Lucky Coin Variety
Kay's Lucky Coin Variety


The seed collectors : a novel / Scarlett Thomas.
The seed collectors : a novel / Scarlett Thomas.
Great Aunt Oleander is dead. To each of her nearest and dearest she has left a seed pod. The seed pods might be deadly, but then again they might also contain the secret of enlightenment. Not that anyone has much time for enlightenment. Fleur, left behind at the crumbling Namaste House, must step into Oleander's role as guru to lost and lonely celebrities. Bryony wants to lose the weight she put on after her botanist parents disappeared, but can't stop drinking. And Charlie struggles to make sense of his life after losing the one woman he could truly love. A complex and fiercely contemporary tale of inheritance, enlightenment, life, death, desire and family trees, The Seed Collectors is the most important novel yet from one of the world's most daring and brilliant writers. As Henry James said of George Eliot's Middlemarch, The Seed Collectors is a 'treasurehouse of detail' revealing all that it means to be connected, to be part of a society, to be part of the universe and to be human. --


I Like You Just Fine When You're Not Around
I Like You Just Fine When You're Not Around


Why America misunderstands the world : national experience and roots of misperception / Paul R. Pillar.
Why America misunderstands the world : national experience and roots of misperception / Paul R. Pillar.
Being insulated by two immense oceans makes it hard for Americans to appreciate the concerns of more exposed countries. American democracy's rapid rise also fools many into thinking the same liberal system can flourish anywhere, and having populated a vast continent with relative ease impedes Americans' understanding of conflicts between different peoples over other lands. Paul R. Pillar ties the American public's misconceptions about foreign threats and behaviors to the nation's history and geography, arguing that American success in international relations is achieved often in spite of, rather than because of, the public's worldview. Drawing a fascinating line from colonial events to America's handling of modern international terrorism, Pillar shows how presumption and misperception turned Finlandization into a dirty word in American policy circles, bolstered the for us or against us attitude that characterized the policies of the George W. Bush administration, and continue to obscure the reasons behind Iraq's close relationship with Iran. Fundamental misunderstandings have created a cycle in which threats are underestimated before an attack occurs and then are overestimated after they happen. By exposing this longstanding tradition of misperception, Pillar hopes the United States can develop policies that better address international realities rather than biased beliefs. -- Publisher's description


Blood year : the unraveling of Western counterterrorism / David Kilcullen.
Blood year : the unraveling of Western counterterrorism / David Kilcullen.
2014 has the potential to go down as a crucial year in modern world history. A resurgent and bellicose Russia took over Crimea and fueled a civil war in Eastern Ukraine. Post-Saddam Iraq, in many respects a creature of the United States because of the war that began in 2003, lost a third of its territory to an army of hyper-violent millennialists. The peace process in Israel seemed to completely collapse. Finally, after coalescing in Syria as a territorial entity, the Islamic State swept into northern Iraq and through northeastern Syria, attracting legions of recruits from Europe and the Middle East. In short, the post-Cold War security order that the US had constructed after 1991 seemed to be coming apart at the seams. David Kilcullen was one of the architects of America's strategy in the late phases of the second Gulf War, and also spent time in Afghanistan and other hotspots. In Blood Year, he provides a wide-angle view of the current situation in the Middle East and analyzes how America and the West ended up in such dire circumstances. Whereas in 2008 it appeared that the U.S. might pull a modest stalemate from the jaws of defeat in Iraq, six years later the situation had reversed. After America pulled out of Iraq completely in 2011, the Shi'ite president cut Sunnis out of the power structure and allowed Iranian influence to grow. And from the debris of Assad's Syria arose an extremist Sunni organization even more radical than Al Qaeda. Unlike Al Qaeda, ISIS was intent on establishing its own state, and within a remarkably short time they did. Interestingly, Kilcullen highlights how embittered former Iraqi Ba'athist military officers were key contributors to ISIS's military successes. Kilcullen lays much of the blame on Bush's initial decision to invade Iraq (which had negative secondary effects in Afghanistan), but also takes Obama to task for simply withdrawing and adopting a leading from behind strategy. As events have proven, Kilcullen contends, withdrawal was a fundamentally misguided plan. The U.S. had uncorked the genie, and it had a responsibility to at least attempt to keep it under control. Instead, the U.S. is at a point where administration officials state that the losses of Ramadi and Palmyra are manageable setbacks. Kilcullen argues that the U.S. needs to re-engage in the region, whether it wants to or not, because it is largely responsible for the situation that is now unfolding. Blood Year is an essential read for anyone interested in understanding not only why the region that the U.S. invaded a dozen years ago has collapsed into utter chaos, but also what it can do to alleviate the grim situation.--Provided by Amazon.com.


Desperate Detroit : and stories of other dire places / Loren D. Estleman.
Desperate Detroit : and stories of other dire places / Loren D. Estleman.
A collection of 18 previously published stories about gangsters, prostitutes, hitmen, feuding families, corrupt cops, and more who are driven to commit crimes--~Loren Estleman is my hero. --Harlan Coben. Desperate Detroit and Stories of Other Dire Places represents forty years of suspense writing in the short form. Previously published in a host of magazines and anthologies, with a new Preface and introductions to the stories written especially for this collection, these eighteen tales feature gangsters, private eyes, psychotic killers, hitmen, feuding families, prostitutes, prizefighters, bodyguards, corrupt cops, the walking dead, and ordinary people driven by desperation to commit acts of violence--


Trouble boys : the true story of the Replacements / Bob Mehr.
Trouble boys : the true story of the Replacements / Bob Mehr.
Written with the participation of the Replacement's key members, including reclusive singer-songwriter Paul Westerberg, bassist Tommy Stinson, and the family of late guitarist Bob Stinson, Mehr creates a deeply intimate and nuanced portrait that exposes the primal factors and forces-- addiction, abuse, fear-- that would shape one of the most brilliant and notoriously self-destructive groups of all time. He tracks the group as they rise within the early '80s American underground, chronicles the making of their albums, and shows how their addictions first came to define them and then nearly destroyed them.


America's war for the greater Middle East : a military history / Andrew J. Bacevich.
America's war for the greater Middle East : a military history / Andrew J. Bacevich.
From the end of World War II until 1980, virtually no American soldiers were killed in action while serving in the Greater Middle East. Since 1990, virtually no American soldiers have been killed in action anywhere else. What caused this shift? Andrew J. Bacevich, one of the country's most respected voices on foreign affairs, offers an incisive critical history of this ongoing military enterprise--now more than thirty years old and with no end in sight. During the 1980s, Bacevich argues, a great transition occurred. As the Cold War wound down, the United States initiated a new conflict--a War for the Greater Middle East--that continues to the present day. The long twilight struggle with the Soviet Union had involved only occasional and sporadic fighting. But as this new war unfolded, hostilities became persistent. From the Balkans and East Africa to the Persian Gulf and Central Asia, U.S. forces embarked upon a seemingly endless series of campaigns across the Islamic world. Few achieved anything remotely like conclusive success. Instead, actions undertaken with expectations of promoting peace and stability produced just the opposite. As a consequence, phrases like permanent war and open-ended war have become part of everyday discourse. Connecting the dots in a way no other historian has done before, Bacevich weaves a compelling narrative out of episodes as varied as the Beirut bombing of 1983, the Mogadishu firefight of 1993, the invasion of Iraq in 2003, and the rise of ISIS in the present decade. Understanding what America's costly military exertions have wrought requires seeing these seemingly discrete events as parts of a single war. It also requires identifying the errors of judgment made by political leaders in both parties and by senior military officers who share responsibility for what has become a monumental march to folly. This Bacevich unflinchingly does.--From dust jacket.~A critical assessment of America's foreign policy in the Middle East throughout the past four decades evaluates and connects regional engagements since 1990 while revealing their massive costs.


Kick Kennedy : the charmed life and tragic death of the favorite Kennedy daughter / Barbara Leaming.
Kick Kennedy : the charmed life and tragic death of the favorite Kennedy daughter / Barbara Leaming.
Kathleen Kick Kennedy was the incandescent life force of the fabled Kennedy family, her father's acknowledged favorite of all the children and her brother Jack's psychological twin. She was the Kennedy of Kennedys, sure of her privilege, magnetically charming and somehow not quite like anyone else on whatever stage she happened to grace. The daughter of the American ambassador to the Court of St. James's, Kick swept into Britain's aristocracy like a fresh wind on a sweltering summer day. In a decaying world where everything was based on stultifying sameness and similarity, she was gloriously, exhilaratingly different. Kick was the girl whom all the boys fell in love with, the girl who remained painfully out of reach for most of them. To Kick, everything about this life was fun and amusing--until suddenly it was not. For this is also a story of how a girl like Kick, a girl who had everything, a girl who seemed made for happiness, confronted crushing sadness. Willing to pay the price for choosing the love she wanted, she would have to face the consequences of forsaking much that was dear to her. Bestselling and award-winning biographer Barbara Leaming draws on her unique access to firsthand accounts, extensive conversations with many of the key players, and previously unseen sources to transport us to another world, one of immense wealth, arcane rituals and rules, glamour and tragedy, that has now disappeared forever.--Provided by publisher.


Out of eden : the surprising consequences of polygamy / David P. Barash.
Out of eden : the surprising consequences of polygamy / David P. Barash.
Esteemed writer and evolutionary biologist David P. Barash tackles this uncomfortable finding: that humans are actually biologically and anthropologically inclined toward polygamy. Drawing on decades of research, Barash presents a remarkable array of scientific evidence from evolutionary biology and cross-cultural studies that guide the reader through the hidden impacts of polygamy on such crucial behavior as violence, parenting, sexual preferences, adultery and efforts at monogamy itself, along with mind-bending speculation about the possible role of our polygamous predisposition when it comes to human genius, homosexuality and even monotheism.


Catastrophic happiness : finding joy in childhood's messy years / Catherine Newman.
Catastrophic happiness : finding joy in childhood's messy years / Catherine Newman.
The author discusses the bittersweet joy of raising children as she describes her family's own journey.


American amnesia : how the war on government led us to forget what made America prosper / Jacob S. Hacker and Paul Pierson.
American amnesia : how the war on government led us to forget what made America prosper / Jacob S. Hacker and Paul Pierson.
In the past, government and business were as much partners as rivals, resulting in broad-based growth and healthy social development. But advocates of anti-government market fundamentalism are intent on scrapping the instrument of nearly a century of unprecedented economic and social progress. Hacker and Pierson examine why what's good for American business elites and what's good for Americans have become misaligned.~A spirited examination of why what's good for American business elites and what's good for Americans have become misaligned--Front jacket flap.


Death's Bright Day
Death's Bright Day


All In
All In


My Father Before Me : A Memoir
My Father Before Me : A Memoir


Charlotte
Charlotte


Forbidden Love in St. Petersburg
Forbidden Love in St. Petersburg


Dog Gone : A Lost Pet's Extraordinary Journey and the Family Who Brought Him Home
Dog Gone : A Lost Pet's Extraordinary Journey and the Family Who Brought Him Home


Eccentric Orbits : The Iridium Story
Eccentric Orbits : The Iridium Story


Panacea
Panacea


Wolf Lake
Wolf Lake


Fallout
Fallout


Trying to Float : Coming of Age in the Chelsea Hotel
Trying to Float : Coming of Age in the Chelsea Hotel


No Quarter : The Three Lives of Jimmy Page
No Quarter : The Three Lives of Jimmy Page


Killing in Amish Country : Sex, Betrayal, and a Cold-blooded Murder
Killing in Amish Country : Sex, Betrayal, and a Cold-blooded Murder


How the duke was won / Lenora Bell.
How the duke was won /  Lenora Bell.
James, the scandalously uncivilized Duke of Harland, requires a bride with a spotless reputation for a strictly business arrangement. Charlene Beckett, the unacknowledged daughter of an earl and a courtesan, has just been offered a life-altering fortune to pose as her half-sister, Lady Dorothea, and win the duke's proposal. When secrets are revealed and passion overwhelms, James must decide if the last lady he should want is really everything he needs. And Charlene must decide if the promise of a new life is worth risking everything, including her heart.


Just Can't Let Go
Just Can't Let Go


Yo antes de ti MTI /Me Before You


 

 

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