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West, Geoffrey B.

Summary: "From one of the most influential scientists of our time, a dazzling exploration of the hidden laws that govern the life cycle of everything from plants and animals to the cities we live in. The former head of the Sante Fe Institute, visionary physicist Geoffrey West is a pioneer in the field of complexity science, the science of emergent systems and networks. The term "complexity" can be...

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2018

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Summary: "Jonathan Lethem and Kevin Dettmar's Shake It Up invites the reader into the tumult and excitement of the rock revolution through fifty landmark pieces by a supergroup of writers on rock in all its variety, from heavy metal to disco, punk to hip-hop. Stanley Booth describes a recording session with Otis Redding; Ellen Willis traces the meteoric career of Janis Joplin; Ellen Sander recalls the...

Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2017

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Summary: What's more appealing than a hearty meal prepared using just one cooking vessel? Yet too often, results are mushy and bland. To rethink one-pan cooking, America's Test Kitchen reimagined classics, streamlined techniques, and honed in on high-flavor ingredients. From hands-off pastas that cook in their sauce to skillet suppers that produce a main and sides, these recipes minimize effort while...

Publisher / Publication Date: America's Test Kitchen 2017

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Bauerschmidt, Tim

Summary: "When Miss Norma was diagnosed with uterine cancer, she was advised to undergo surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy. But instead of confining herself to a hospital bed for what could be her last stay, Norma--newly widowed after nearly seven decades of marriage--rose to her full height of five feet and told her doctor, 'I'm ninety years old. I'm hitting the road.' Packing what she needed, Norma...

Publisher / Publication Date: Harperone, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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Robbins, Mel

Summary: "Throughout your life, you've had parents, coaches, teachers, friends and mentors who have pushed you to be better than your excuses and bigger than your fears. What if the secret to having the confidence and courage to enrich your life and work is simply knowing how to push yourself? Using the science of habits, riveting stories and surprising facts from some of the most famous moments in...

Publisher / Publication Date: Savio Republic 2017

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Stone, Robyn

Summary: Your mother may have had all day to prepare dinner, but cooks now look for convenient, fast recipes using fresh ingredients. Stone has updated a variety of Southern recipes for the way we cook today.

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarkson Potter/Publishers 2017

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Hemming, Henry

Summary: Maxwell Knight was perhaps the greatest spymaster in history, rumored to be the real-life inspiration for the James Bond character "M." He did more than anyone in his era to combat the rising threat of fascism in Britain during World War II, in spite of his own history inside this movement. He was also truly eccentric--a thrice-married jazz aficionado who kept a menagerie of exotic pets--and...

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2017

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Bilton, Nick

Summary: From New York Times-bestselling author Nick Bilton comes a true-life thriller about the rise and fall of Ross Ulbricht, aka the Dread Pirate Roberts, the founder of the online black market Silk Road.

Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio/Penguin 2017

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Orzel, Kelly

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Summary: The "garden to table" movement is inspiring another generation of gardeners but many of them have questions. How important is composting? Is seed saving really worth it? Focusing on sustainable, organic growing practices and plants, The Backyard Gardener is a comprehensive handbook that will help get them started. Kelly Orzel covers everything from soil selection to growing and harvesting....

Publisher / Publication Date: Lyons Press 2017

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Hoefflinger, Mike

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Summary: "Facebook's founding is legend. In a Harvard dorm, Mark Zuckerberg invented a new way to connect with friends and the rest is history. But for the people who actually molded this great idea into a game-changing $300 billion company, the experience was far more tumultuous and uncertain than we might expect. Mike Hoefflinger was one of those Facebook insiders. As a computer engineer turned...

Publisher / Publication Date: AMACOM 2017

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Klosterman, Chuck

Summary: Klosterman has written nine previous books, helped found and establish Grantland, served as the New York Times MagazineEthicist, worked on film and television productions, and contributed profiles and essays to outlets such asGQ, Esquire, Billboard, The A.V. Club, andThe Guardian. Chuck Klosterman's tenth book (akaChuck Klosterman X) collects his most intriguing of those pieces, accompanied by...

Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Rider Press 2017

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Hammersley, Toni

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Summary: "The follow-up to the bestselling Complete Book of Home Organization, the Complete Book of Clean is a foolproof, eco-friendly guide to cleaning your home... Learn the best seasons to tackle home projects, storage solutions to simplify the process and teach even the messiest kids to clean up after themselves. This book will help you tackle every mess, stain and dust-magnet, and keep things from...

Publisher / Publication Date: Weldon Owen 2017

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Summary: You don't need a science degree or a shed full of sophisticated equipment to make quality compost. What you need to get started is the know-how provided in this basic how-to book along a little elbow grease and the pile of organic materials you regularly throw away. Nature does the rest. Whether you live in the suburbs, country, or city, whether you have a garden or not, you can recycle...

Publisher / Publication Date: Stackpole Books 2017

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Verducci, Tom

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Summary: It took 108 years, but it really happened. The Chicago Cubs are once again World Series champions. How did a team of untested young players and carefully selected veterans come together to break the longest championship drought in professional sports? Beginning with Theo Epstein's first season as team president in 2012, sportswriter Tom Verducci shows how Epstein went beyond "Moneyball"...

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown's Archetype 2017

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Clark, Melissa

Summary: Each recipe in Dinner is meant to be dinner—one fantastic dish that is so satisfying and flavor-forward it can stand alone—or be paired with a simple salad or fresh bread on the side. This is what Melissa Clark means by changing the game. Dinner is all about options: inventive, unfussy food with unexpected flavor. Clark's mission is to help anyone—whether a novice with just a single pan or the...

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarkson Potter 2017

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Fuhrman, Joel

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Summary: "Discover What Millions of People Have Already Experienced-- Dr. Fuhrman's Extraordinary and Life-Changing Recipes Too busy to shop? Too tired to cook? Not sure what's healthy? From the #1 New York Times best-selling author of Eat to Live and the instant New York Times bestseller Eat to Live Cookbook comes Eat to Live Quick and Easy Cookbook, 131 super delicious, easy-to-prepare, incredibly...

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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Tanumihardja, Patricia

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Summary: "In this delightful Asian cookbook, you'll learn the secrets of vegetarian and vegan Asian cooking--how to blend flavors, textures, aromas and colors--to create full-flavored vegetarian dishes that are missing none of the umami normally associated only with meat and dairy,"--Amazon.com.

Publisher / Publication Date: Tuttle Publishing 2017

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Filipovic, Jill.

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Summary: "What do women want? It's a time-old question, but if you head out into America and talk to women one-on-one, as Jill Filipovic has done, you discover that what they want is happiness. Despite what recent books, articles, or TV shows would have you believe, real women are less concerned about "having it all," "leaning in," or "settling for 'Mr. Good Enough.'" Unsurprisingly, the way to achieve...

Publisher / Publication Date: Nation Books 2017

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Rees, Laurence

Summary: This landmark work answers two of the most fundamental questions in history - how, and why, did the Holocaust happen? Laurence Rees has spent twenty-five years meeting survivors and perpetrators of the Holocaust. Now, in his magnum opus, he combines their enthralling eyewitness testimony, a large amount of which has never been published before, with the latest academic research to create the...

Publisher / Publication Date: Public Affairs 2017

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Steinacher, Gerald

Summary: How the International Committee of the Red Cross emerged triumphant from the dark days of World War II - to forge a new identity and a new role in the post-1945 world. The intriguing and remarkable story of one of the world's oldest, most prominent, and most revered aid institutions - and how it survived its ambiguous relationship with the Nazis. From the brink of dissolution in 1945 to the...

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Madison, Deborah

Summary: "From the foremost authority on vegetarian cooking and one of the most trusted voices in food comes a carefully curated and updated collection of 100 favorite and most inspired recipes, reflecting how Deborah Madison loves to cook now, "--Amazon.com. Madison has been bringing vegetarian food into the mainstream, and championing the farmers who grow our foods, especially new and forgotten...

Publisher / Publication Date: Ten Speed Press 2017

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Summary: This completely new edition from the editors of Fine Homebuilding will provide all the advice you need to remodel a kitchen of any size or shape, on any budget. Our pros will take you through every step of the process with practical, up-to-date information on choosing and installing kitchen cabinets, countertops, flooring, lighting, and appliances. With the site-tested tips and techniques that...

Publisher / Publication Date: The Taunton Press, Inc. 2017

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Walsh, Peter

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Summary: "Sorting through a lifetime's worth of accumulated possessions can be a daunting and stressful process that millions of Americans confront every year. The need to downsize often arises at a momentous life change, whether you're an empty nester or retireeselling your family home, a newlywed blending your households, or you're cleaning out your parents' property after they've moved into assisted...

Publisher / Publication Date: Rodale 2017

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Khong, Rachel

Summary: Presents a collection of foolproof egg recipes, including such dishes as Taiwanese oyster omelet, eggs Benedict, egg curry, and soft-boiled egg, along with anecdotes and techniques

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarkson Potter/Publishers 2017

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