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Introduction to Permaculture
by Bill Mollison Publisher Comments
Written to introduce readers to Permaculture concepts and design strategies.
Topics include: energy efficient site analysis, planning and design methods, house placement, design for temperate, dry-land and tropical regions, urban Permaculture garden... (read more)
The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying
by Sogyal Rinpoche Publisher Comments
"What is it I hope for from this book? To inspire a quiet revolution in the whole way we look at health and care for the dying, and the whole way we look at life and care for the living." This acclaimed spiritual masterpiece is widely regarded as... (read more)
Godel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid
by Douglas R. Hofstadter Publisher Comments
This groundbreaking Pulitzer Prize-winning book sets the standard for interdisciplinary writing, exploring the patterns and symbols in the thinking of mathematician Kurt Godel, artist M.C. Escher, and composer Johann Sebastian Bach.... (read more)
Series of Unfortunate Events #09: The Carnivorous Carnival
by Lemony Snicket Publisher Comments
Everybody loves a carnival! Who can fail to delight in the colourful people, the unworldly spectacle, the fabulous freaks? A carnival is a place for good family fun - as long as one has a family, that is. For the Baudelaire orphans,... (read more)
The Sibley Guide to Bird Life & Behavior
by National Audubon Society Publisher Comments
“Once in a great while, a natural history book changes the way people look at the world. In 1838, John ames Audubons Birds of America was one...In 1934, Roger Tory Peterson produced Field Guide to the Birds...Now comes The Sibley Guide to Birds... (read more)
Moleskine Ruled Notebook Soft Cover Large
by Chron Synopsis
The Soft Cover Large Ruled Moleskine notebook has a flexible, yet sturdy cover that adapts to the movements of the body and fits comfortably in any pocket. This is a reliable travel companion, perfect for writings, thoughts and passing notes. Every... (read more)
Flashman and the Angel of the Lord
by George Macdonald Fraser Publisher Comments
The tenth installment in The Flashman Papers finds Captain Harry Flashman of Her Majesty's Secret Service in the antebellum South, where the irrepressible, globe-trotting Victorian becomes the target of blackmailing beauties.... (read more)
Munchkin Kill The Monsters Steal The Treasure Card Game
by Steve Jackson Games Review
Go down in the dungeon. Kill everything you meet. Backstab your friends and steal their stuff. Grab the treasure and run.
Admit it. You love it.
Munchkin is the mega-hit card game about dungeon adventure . . . with none of that stupid roleplaying... (read more)
by Matteo Pericoli and Paul Goldberger Publisher Comments
Matteo Pericoli trained as an architect in Milan and then came to work in New York in 1995. His arrival preceded by just a few days the arrival of the biggest snowstorm of the decade, and the sense of the city in its wake–especially its silence... (read more)
The Secret History
by Donna Tartt Publisher Comments
Richard Papen arrived at Hampden College in New England and was quickly seduced by an elite group of five students, all Greek scholars, all worldly, self-assured, and, at first glance, all highly unapproachable. As Richard is drawn into their inner... (read more)
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