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Physics for Rock Stars: Making the Laws of the Universe Work for You
Physics for Rock Stars: Making the Laws of the Universe Work for You
by Christine McKinley
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From the host of the History channel's Brad Meltzer's Decoded: the laws of the universe like you've never experienced them before. This approachable book explains the world of physics with clarity, humor, and a dash of adventure. Physics for Rock Stars... (read more)

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I Am America (and So Can You!)
I Am America (and So Can You!)
by Stephen Colbert
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In plain conversational language, not to mention the occasional grunt and/or whistle, the star of Comedy Central's "The Colbert Report" explains his take on the most pressing concerns of our culture: faith, family, politics--and hygiene.... (read more)

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The Quotable Hitchens: From Alcohol to Zionism: The Very Best of Christopher Hitchens
The Quotable Hitchens: From Alcohol to Zionism: The Very Best of Christopher Hitchens
by Christopher Hitchens
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Over the past few decades, the bestselling author of Hitch-22 has crisscrossed the globe debating religious scholars, Catholic clergy, rabbis, and devout Christians on the existence of God--appearances that have attracted thousands of people on both... (read more)

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Fractal 3D Magic [With 3-D Glasses]
Fractal 3D Magic [With 3-D Glasses]
by Clifford A Pickover
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The Mandala Book is a visual symphony, filled with 500 stunning mandalic images from nature and civilization. Drawing from history, science, religion, and art, Lori Bailey Cunningham leads a journey that spans from prehistoric petroglyphs to Carl Jung... (read more)

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The Cartoon Introduction to Statistics
The Cartoon Introduction to Statistics
by Grady Klein
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The Cartoon Introduction to Statistics is the most imaginative and accessible introductory statistics course youll ever take. Employing an irresistible cast of dragon-riding Vikings, lizard-throwing giants, and feuding aliens, the renowned illustrator... (read more)

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Remarkable Creatures: Epic Adventures in the Search for the Origins of Species
Remarkable Creatures: Epic Adventures in the Search for the Origins of Species
by Sean B Carroll
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Children With Prenatal Drug Exposure examines new medical approaches for predicting the developmental progress of children who have been exposed to drugs in utero. This book outlines effective methods for intervention and assessment and indicates future... (read more)

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The Book of Trees: Visualizing Branches of Knowledge
The Book of Trees: Visualizing Branches of Knowledge
by Manuel Lima
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Our critically acclaimed bestseller Visual Complexity was the first in-depth examination of the burgeoning field of information visualization. Particularly noteworthy are the numerous historical examples of past efforts to make sense of complex systems... (read more)

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The Best American Sports Writing 2013 (Best American)
The Best American Sports Writing 2013 (Best American)
by Glenn Stout
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Well established as the premier sports anthology, The Best American Sports Writing brings together the year's finest writing on sports. Chosen from more than 350 national, regional and specialty publications, the twenty five pieces here embrace the... (read more)

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Robert Hartwell Fiske's Dictionary of Unendurable English: A Compendium of Mistakes in Grammar, Usage, and Spelling with Commentary on Lexicographers
Robert Hartwell Fiske's Dictionary of Unendurable English: A Compendium of Mistakes in Grammar, Usage, and Spelling with Commentary on Lexicographers
by Robert Hartwell Fiske
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A comprehensive, authoritative, and charmingly grumpy compendium of misuses of the English language. Who doesn’t mangle the English language sooner or later? This volume can help anyone; Robert Hartwell Fiske identifies many common mistakes as well... (read more)

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Kawaii Not, Too: Cute Gets Badder
Kawaii Not, Too: Cute Gets Badder
by Meghan Murphy
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Cute Gets Badder After the success of her first book, Kawaii Not, Meghan Murphy's fans have been begging for a second volume. Here it is--where cute gets badder. Each 4-panel comic features adorable versions of everyday objects saying not-so-adorable... (read more)

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Good Boss, Bad Boss: How to Be the Best... and Learn from the Worst
Good Boss, Bad Boss: How to Be the Best... and Learn from the Worst
by Robert I Sutton
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Now with a new chapter that focuses on what great bosses really do. Dr. Sutton reveals new insights that he's learned since the writing of Good Boss, Bad Boss. Sutton adds revelatory thoughts about such legendary bosses as Ed Catmull, Steve Jobs, A.G... (read more)

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You Can't Make This Stuff Up: The Complete Guide to Writing Creative Nonfiction--From Memoir to Literary Journalism and Everything in Between
You Can't Make This Stuff Up: The Complete Guide to Writing Creative Nonfiction--From Memoir to Literary Journalism and Everything in Between
by Lee Gutkind
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From rags-to-riches-to-rags tell-alls to personal health sagas to literary journalism everyone seems to want to try their hand at creative nonfiction. Now, Lee Gutkind, the go-to expert for all things creative nonfiction, taps into one of the fastest... (read more)

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The Art of Daring: Risk, Restlessness, Imagination (Art Of...)
The Art of Daring: Risk, Restlessness, Imagination (Art Of...)
by Carl Phillips
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The award-winning poet Carl Phillips's invaluable essays on poetry, the tenth volume in the celebrated Art of series of books on the craft of writing. In seven insightful essays, Carl Phillips meditates on the craft of poetry, its capacity for making a... (read more)

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The Art of Intimacy: The Space Between (Art Of...)
The Art of Intimacy: The Space Between (Art Of...)
by Stacey Derasmo
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The first work of nonfiction by Stacey DErasmo, author of the New York Times Notable Books Tea and The Sky Below “What is the nature of intimacy, of what happens in the space between us? And how do we, as writers, catch or reflect it on the... (read more)

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An Uncommon History of Common Things
An Uncommon History of Common Things
by Bethanne Ke Patrick
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Sometime about 30,000 years ago, somebody stuck a sharp rock into a split stick—and presto! The axe was born. Our inquisitive species just loves tinkering, testing, and pushing the limits, and this delightfully different book is a freewheeling... (read more)

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No Way Down: Life and Death on K2
No Way Down: Life and Death on K2
by Graham Bowley
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“No Way Down is both a gripping read and a clear-eyed investigation of the hubris, politics, and bad luck that brought on one of the worst disasters in modern mountaineering history.” — Michael Kodas, author of High Crimes: The Fate... (read more)

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I Never Had It Made: The Autobiography of Jackie Robinson
I Never Had It Made: The Autobiography of Jackie Robinson
by Jackie Robinson
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Jackie Robinson shared the turbulent and triumphant story of his life with freelance writer Alfred Duckett, who contributed to the powerful speeches and sermons of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.Co-author of I Never Had it Made, Alfred Duckett assisted... (read more)

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Tolstoy and the Purple Chair: My Year of Magical Reading
Tolstoy and the Purple Chair: My Year of Magical Reading
by Nina Sankovitch
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Caught up in grief after the death of her sister, Nina Sankovitch decided to stop running and start reading. For once in her life she would put all other obligations on hold and devote herself to reading a book a day: one year of magical reading in which... (read more)

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Dancing with Jesus: Featuring a Host of Miraculous Moves
Dancing with Jesus: Featuring a Host of Miraculous Moves
by Sam Stall
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Singing hymns of praise is standard practiceand#151;now itand#8217;s time to set your feet a-tapping with a collection of original dance moves inspired by Jesus and the likes of Moses and John the Baptist. Dances include: the Water Walk, the Temptation... (read more)

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Windfall: The Booming Business of Global Warming
Windfall: The Booming Business of Global Warming
by McKenzie Funk
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A fascinating investigation into how people around the globe are cashing in on a warming world McKenzie Funk has spent the last six years reporting around the world on how we are preparing for a warmer planet. Funk shows us that the best way to... (read more)

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