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The Art of Character: Creating Memorable Characters for Fiction, Film, and TV
The Art of Character: Creating Memorable Characters for Fiction, Film, and TV
by David Corbett
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The ultimate guide for creating captivating characters Former private investigator and New York Times Notable author David Corbett offers a unique and indispensable toolkit for creating characters that come vividly to life on the page and linger in... (read more)

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I Love My Bike
I Love My Bike
by Matthew Finkle
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Cycling is about joy. Sure, it takes willpower, strength, and grit, but at its core, being on a bike is all about rejoicing in the greatest transportational invention in history. I Love My Bike is a photographic celebration of the grand kinship of... (read more)

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Throw the Damn Ball: Classic Poetry by Dogs
Throw the Damn Ball: Classic Poetry by Dogs
by R D Rosen
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A hilarious collection of poetry by dogsand#151;perfect for lovers of literature and pups alike and#147;Dogs seldom make passes At dogs passing gasses.and#8221; Are these the words of Dorothy Parker? Ogden Nash? Nope, the author is Sparky from Milton... (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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The Autobiography of a Boy of Summer Who Became a Man for All Seasons Before Barry Bonds, before Reggie Jackson, before Hank Aaron, baseball's stars had one undeniable trait in common: they were all white. In 1947, Jackie Robinson broke that barrier,... (read more)

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The Miniature Book of Miniature Golf [With 2 Balls & Putter]
The Miniature Book of Miniature Golf [With 2 Balls & Putter]
by Mike Vago
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The perfect golfing gift: A book that is a complete, working 9-hole miniature golf course, with miniature golf balls and putter included. The first book you can play through. The book that's a true original. Featuring nine themed courses, from pirates to... (read more)

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National Geographic Guide to Birding Hotspots of the United States
National Geographic Guide to Birding Hotspots of the United States
by Mel White
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Boasting more than 220 full-color illustrations and maps, this is the perfect practical companion to the National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America. A must-have for birders everywhere, it's as useful at home as on the road, pinpointing... (read more)

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Ascent of the A-Word: Assholism, the First Sixty Years
Ascent of the A-Word: Assholism, the First Sixty Years
by Geoffrey Nunberg
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It first surfaced in the gripes of GIs during World War II and was captured early on by the typewriter of a young Norman Mailer. Within a generation it had become a basic notion of our everyday moral life, replacing older reproaches like lout and heel... (read more)

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It Was the Best of Sentences, It Was the Worst of Sentences: A Writer's Guide to Crafting Killer Sentences
It Was the Best of Sentences, It Was the Worst of Sentences: A Writer's Guide to Crafting Killer Sentences
by June Casagrande
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Great writing isn’t born, it’s built—sentence by sentence. But too many writers—and writing guides—overlook this most important unit. The result? Manuscripts that will never be published and writing careers that will never... (read more)

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Connectome: How the Brain's Wiring Makes Us Who We Are
Connectome: How the Brain's Wiring Makes Us Who We Are
by Sebastian Seung
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“This is complicated stuff, and it is a testament to Dr. Seung’s remarkable clarity of exposition that the reader is swept along with his enthusiasm, as he moves from the basics of neuroscience out to the farthest regions of the hypothetical,... (read more)

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The Best American Sports Writing (Best American Sports Writing)
The Best American Sports Writing (Best American Sports Writing)
by Glenn Stout
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The Best American Series® First, Best, and Best-Selling The Best American series is the premier annual showcase for the country’s finest short fiction and nonfiction. Each volume’s series editor selects notable works from hundreds of... (read more)

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Baseball: An Illustrated History
Baseball: An Illustrated History
by Geoffrey C Ward
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The acclaimed nationwide best seller and companion volume to Ken Burnss grand-slam PBS documentary—updated and expanded to coincide with the broadcast of a new, two-part Tenth Inning that lokos back on the age of steroids, home-run records, the... (read more)

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The New Geography of Jobs
The New Geography of Jobs
by Enrico Moretti
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"A persuasive look at why some U.S. cities have prospered in recent decades while others have declined."—Bloomberg Businessweek We’re used to thinking of the United States in opposing terms: red versus blue, haves versus have-nots... (read more)

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The Etymologicon: A Circular Stroll Through the Hidden Connections of the English Language
The Etymologicon: A Circular Stroll Through the Hidden Connections of the English Language
by Mark Forsyth
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Do you wake up feeling rough? Then youre philogrobolized. Find yourself pretending to work? Thats fudgelling. And this could lead to rizzling, if you feel sleepy after lunch. Though you are sure to become a sparkling deipnosopbist by dinner. Just dont... (read more)

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Logodaedaly, or Sleight-Of-Words
Logodaedaly, or Sleight-Of-Words
by Erzsebet Gilbert
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What is a "balanoid"? Who carries an "ombrifuge" into a storm? How is a "filipendulous" city destroyed? These and other fabulous questions are found in Logodædaly, or, Sleight-of-Words: a dictionary of the imagination. Within its pages, young author... (read more)

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Star-Spangled Manners: In Wich Miss Manners Defends American Etiquette (For a Change)
Star-Spangled Manners: In Wich Miss Manners Defends American Etiquette (For a Change)
by Judith Martin
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American manners—a contradiction in terms? Not so,says the doyenne of etiquette, in this rendering of the revolutionary drama of our home-grown customs. Driven by our dreams of equality for all and stardom for each, we Americans have always been... (read more)

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Oxford Dictionary of Phrase, Saying, and Quotation
Oxford Dictionary of Phrase, Saying, and Quotation
by Oxford
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Fully revised and updated, the third edition of the Oxford Dictionary of Phrase, Saying & Quotation adds proverbs and sayings from across the world to memorable phrases and quotations from across the centuries. This rich collection is arranged under a... (read more)

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Byrne's Treasury of Trick Shots in Pool and Billiards
Byrne's Treasury of Trick Shots in Pool and Billiards
by Robert Byrne
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Fully illustrated with hundreds of drawings depicting nearly three hundred and fifty mind-boggling trick shots, Byrnes Treasury of Trick Shots in Pool and Billiards will teach you everything from the basic “butterfly formation” to the most... (read more)

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The Infinity Puzzle: Quantum Field Theory and the Hunt for an Orderly Universe
The Infinity Puzzle: Quantum Field Theory and the Hunt for an Orderly Universe
by Frank Close
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The second half of the twentieth century witnessed a scientific gold rush, as physicists raced to chart the inner workings of the atom. While many of its mysteries came unraveled, one remained intractable—the “Infinity Puzzle.” Although... (read more)

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The Cool Impossible: The Coach from "Born to Run" Shows How to Get the Most from Your Miles-And from Yourself
The Cool Impossible: The Coach from "Born to Run" Shows How to Get the Most from Your Miles-And from Yourself
by Eric Orton
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Featured in the bestselling book Born to Run, coach and performance guru Eric Orton has spent a lifetime learning and thinking about running and about the limitless possibilities of the human body and mind. In The Cool Impossible, Orton shares his wealth... (read more)

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Onward: How Starbucks Fought for Its Life Without Losing Its Soul
Onward: How Starbucks Fought for Its Life Without Losing Its Soul
by Howard Schultz
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In this #1 New York Times bestseller, the CEO of Starbucks recounts the story and leadership lessons behind the global coffee companys comeback  In 2008, Howard Schultz decided to return as the CEO of Starbucks to help restore its financial health... (read more)

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