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Magnolia Kitchen: Inspired Baking with Personality by Bernadette Gee, ISBN: 9781760524784
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Well-known for her artistic cake designs, Bets of Magnolia Kitchen is a force to be reckoned with. From humble beginnings, she now runs a sweet cafe, wholesale distribution business and online shop delivering her retail products worldwide, while maintaining a strong following on Instagram. As well as her amazingly creative custom cakes, Bets is celebrated for her macarons, doughnuts, gourmet s'mores and many more mouth-watering treats. In her first cookbook she shares her journey and her widely-sought-after recipes so that you can enjoy the deliciousness at home. With step-by-step instructions for cake decorating and making macarons, and a full range of allergy-friendly recipes, this is a must-have book for anyone interested in baking and eating.
Creative Confidence: Unleashing the Creative Potential within Us All by David Kelley, ISBN: 9780008139384
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Too often, companies and individuals assume that creativity and innovation are the domain of the 'creative types'. But two of the foremost experts in innovation, design and creativity on the planet show us that each and every one of us is creative. In an entertaining and inspiring narrative that draws on countless stories from their work at IDEO, and with many of the world's top companies and design firms, David and Tom Kelley identify the principles and strategies that will allow us to tap into our creative potential in our work lives, and in our personal lives, allow us to think outside the box in terms of how we approach and solve problems. 'Creative Confidence' is a book that will help each of us be more productive and successful in our lives and in our careers.
Ruling the World: The Story of the 1992 Cricket World Cup by Jonathan Northall, ISBN: 9781785314865
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Ruling the World tells the enthralling story of the 1992 Cricket World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. From the early exchanges in the warm-up matches, up to the final at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, tales of classic stature and previously untold gems regularly arise. Each match is explored along with its unique backstory, with many key players contributing memories after more than a quarter of a century. Interviews with stars such as Derek Pringle, Phillip DeFreitas, Gladstone Small, Brian McMillan and Gavin Larsen help bring to life the greatest ever Cricket World Cup. Contributions from fans offer a unique insight into the high emotions in the stands as the tournament was played out. And exclusive behind-the-scenes access is granted by documents from the tournament's organising committee, including minutes from meetings and reports presented to the International Cricket Council. Ruling the World brings all the drama and excitement of 1992 to a new generation of cricket fans, and offers contemporary onlookers the chance to fondly reminisce.
Influenza: The Quest to Cure the Deadliest Disease in History by Jeremy Brown, ISBN: 9781911231219
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Dr Jeremy Brown, a veteran ER doctor, explores the troubling, terrifying, and complex history of the flu virus, from the surprising origins of the 1918 flu that killed millions, to vexing questions such as- are we prepared for the next epidemic, should you get a flu shot, and how close are we to finding a cure?While influenza is now often thought of as a mild disease, it kills thousands of Australians each year. Dr Jeremy Brown, currently Director of Emergency Care Research at the National Institutes of Health, expounds on the flu's deadly past to solve the mysteries that could protect us from the next outbreak.In Influenza, he talks with leading epidemiologists, policy makers, and the researcher who first sequenced the genetic building blocks of the virus to offer both a comprehensive history and a roadmap for understanding what?s to come. Dr Brown digs into the discovery and resurrection of the flu virus in the victims of the 1918 epidemic exhumed from the tundra, as well as the bizarre remedies that once treated the disease, such as fatal doses of aspirin and blood-letting. Influenza also breaks down the current dialogue surrounding the disease, explaining the controversy over vaccinations, antiviral drugs such as Tamiflu, and the federal government?s role in preparing for a pandemic. Dr Brown warns that many of the most vital questions about the flu virus continue to confound even the leading experts.Influenza is an enlightening and unnerving look at a shapeshifting deadly virus that has been around since long before people and will most likely be with us for a long time to come.
Tate: Colour: A Visual History by Alexandra Loske, ISBN: 9781781573990
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Discover the story of colour through the significant scientific discoveries and key artist's works over 400 years. From Isaac Newton's investigations through to Olafur Eliasson's experiential creations, this stunning book documents the fascinating story of colour with an extraordinary collection of original colour material that includes charts, wheels, artists' palettes, swatches and schemes. "In 1704, the scientist Isaac Newton published OPTICKS, the result of many years of researching light and colour. By splitting white light, Newton identified the visible range of colours, or the rainbow spectrum. In OPTICKS, he built a colour system around his findings, and he visualised this system in a circular shape, making it one of the first printed colour wheels. The influence of Newton and his followers, combined with the invention of many new pigments as well as watercolours in moist cake form, had made painting with colour an exciting occupation not just for serious artists but also for a much wider audience. The colour revolution had begun." Contents: Introduction 1. Unravelling the Rainbow: The Eighteenth-Century Colour Revolution 2. Romantic Ideas & New Technologies: The Early Nineteenth Century 3. Industrialism to Impressionism: The Later Nineteenth Century 4. Colour for Colour's Sake: Colour into the Future: Glossary Bibliography Index
Newborn Mothers: When a Baby is Born, so is a Mother. by Julia Jones, ISBN: 9780648343141
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The last thing Newborn Mothers need is another book. Endless experts and advice undermine your intuition and confidence. Information overload doesn't help when you feel isolated, exhausted and overwhelmed. What you really need is a hot cup of tea, a good night's sleep and a laundry fairy. (Sadly, these things can't fit inside a book!) But Newborn Mothers is about doing less, not more. It answers your real questions about the transformation to motherhood including... - Is baby brain real? Are you actually losing your mind? - You heard it takes a village to raise a child, but what does that look like in the 21st century? And how do you build yours? - You were told these are the best days of your life. Are you the only one finding it this hard? You planned for the birth, then realised those books and classes did nothing to prepare you for the rest of your life as a mother. Whether you are pregnant for the first time or your babies are growing up too fast, this book is your invitation to join a gentle, internal revolution in your heart and in your home. This book is a sanctuary for your birth as a mother. Free audiobook edition included!
When the Dogs Don't Bark: A Forensic Scientist s Search for the Truth by Angela Gallop, ISBN: 9781473678842

When the Dogs Don't Bark: A Forensic Scientist s Search for the Truth

A Forensic Scientist's Search for the Truth


by ( Feb, 2019 )
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The compelling memoir from the UK's most eminent forensic scientist and some of the most fascinating criminal investigations she has worked on. 'The dead keep many secrets. Sometimes they are the only witness to a crime. But ask the right questions, and they will eventually reveal everything.' Never before has criminal justice rested so heavily on scientific evidence. With ever more sophisticated and powerful techniques at their disposal, forensic scientists have the ability to make or break a case. Angela Gallop has been a forensic scientist for over 40 years. After a brief spell studying sea slugs on the Isle of Wight, she joined the Forensic Science Service. Her first case was the Yorkshire Ripper. She is now the most sought after forensic scientist in the UK and has been involved in numerous high profile cases, including the Cardiff Three, the coastal path murders and the trail of Stephen Lawrence. From the crime scene to the courtroom, WHEN THE DOGS DON'T BARK is the remarkable story of a life spent searching for the truth.
The War on Normal People: The Truth About America's Disappearing Jobs and Why Universal Basic Income Is Our Future by Andrew Yang, ISBN: 9780316414210

The War on Normal People: The Truth About America's Disappearing Jobs and Why Universal Basic Income Is Our Future

The Truth About America's Disappearing Jobs and Why Universal Basic Income Is Our Future


by ( Apr, 2019 )
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The shift toward automation is about to create a tsunami of unemployment. Not in the distant future--now. One recent estimate predicts 13 million American workers will lose their jobs within the next seven years-jobs that won't be replaced. In a future marked by restlessness and chronic unemployment, what will happen to American society? In The War on Normal People, Andrew Yang paints a dire portrait of the American economy. Rapidly advancing technologies like artificial intelligence, robotics and automation software are making millions of Americans' livelihoods irrelevant. The consequences are these trends are already being felt across our communities in the form of political unrest, drug use, and other social ills. The future looks dire-but is it unavoidable? In The War on Normal People, Yang imagines a different future -- one in which having a job is distinct from the capacity to prosper and seek fulfillment. At this vision's core is Universal Basic Income, the concept of providing all citizens with a guaranteed income-and one that is rapidly gaining popularity among forward-thinking politicians and economists. Yang proposes that UBI is an essential step toward a new, more durable kind of economy, one he calls "human capitalism."
Pattern Design by Elizabeth Wilhide, ISBN: 9780500021484

Pattern Design


by ( Oct, 2018 )
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Throughout history, patterns have come in countless permutations of motif, colour-way and scale. Yet what all have in common is the regularity of repetition, that insistent rhythm that animates a flat surface with a sense of movement and vitality and gives it depth. Evident in the arrangement of petals on a flower head, the branching growth of stems and vines, the spirals of a seashell - pattern is inherent in the natural world that surrounds us. Powerful and transformative, pattern has an irrepressible joie de vivre. With more than 1,500 illustrations of patterns from all ages and cultures, Pattern Design is a visual feast. This comprehensive compendium is arranged thematically according to type, with chapters on Flora, Fauna, Pictorial, Geometric and Abstract designs. These broad categories are supplemented by in-depth features highlighting the work of key designers from the rich history of pattern-making - such as William Morris, Sonia Delaunay, Charles and Ray Eames, Lucienne Day and Orla Kiely - along with sections detailing the characteristic motifs of key period styles from Baroque to Art Deco.
Delicate Edible Birds: And Other Stories by Lauren Groff, ISBN: 9780316317771
From Lauren Groff, author of the critically acclaimed and bestselling novel Fates and Furies , comes Delicate Edible Birds , one of the most striking short fiction debuts in years. Here are nine stories of astonishing insight and variety, each revealing a resonant drama within the life of a twentieth-century American woman. In "Sir Fleeting," a Midwestern farm girl on her honeymoon in Argentina falls into lifelong lust for a French playboy. In "Blythe," an attorney who has become a stay-at-home mother takes a night class in poetry and meets another full-time mother, one whose charismatic brilliance changes everything. In "The Wife of the Dictator," that eponymous wife ("brought back . . . from [the dictator's] last visit to America") grows more desperately, menacingly isolated every day. In "Delicate Edible Birds," a group of war correspondents-a lone, high-spirited woman among them-falls sudden prey to a brutal farmer while fleeing Nazis in the French countryside. In "Lucky Chow Fun," Groff returns us to Templeton, the setting of her first book, for revelations about the darkness within even that idyllic small town. In some of these stories, enormous changes happen in an instant. In others, transformations occur across a lifetime--or several lifetimes. Throughout the collection, Groff displays particular and vivid preoccupations. Crime is a motif--sex crimes, a possible murder, crimes of the heart. Love troubles recur; they're in every story--love in alcoholism, in adultery,
Why Can't We Sleep? by Darian Leader, ISBN: 9780241984437

Why Can't We Sleep?


by ( Mar, 2019 )
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One in four adults sleeps badly. Sleeping pill prescriptions have increased dramatically over the last three decades, as have the incidence of sleep clinics. Once considered a natural state, sleep is increasingly an insecure commodity. But is this crisis really so new? Our troubled relationship to sleep - as individuals and as a society - surfaces and resurfaces throughout history, each time telling us something new about collective psychology, social patterns, and the human condition.Here Darian Leader delves into the history and pathology of sleep. From the industrial revolution to blue-light on our phones, he explores the shifting norms and expectations, the interplay of sleep and dreams, the cultural and commercial imperatives underlying this universal human experience.
The Wisdom of Wolves by Elli H. Radinger, ISBN: 9780241346723
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Love your family, care for your those around you, never give up and always find time to have fun - these are the golden rules of wolves. These remarkably intelligent animals take empathetic care of their old and injured, bring up their young lovingly and are able to forget everything when playing. They think, dream, make plans, communicate intelligently with one another - and behave more like humans than any other animal.Elli H. Radinger, a world-leading expert on wolves, tells readers of astonishing and hitherto unknown facts about the lives of wolves and demonstrates the many ways in which we can improve our own lives by learning from them.
Batman: The Complete Animated Series (Blu-ray w/ Digital Copy) by , ISBN: 0883929609710
Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman, ISBN: 9780141033570
Why is there more chance we'll believe something if it's in a bold type face? Why are judges more likely to deny parole before lunch? Why do we assume a good-looking person will be more competent?
Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up by Claire Wilcox, ISBN: 9781851779604
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In 1954, following her death, Frida Kahlo's possessions were locked away in the Casa Azul in Mexico City, her lifelong home. Half a century later, her collection of clothing, jewellery, cosmetics and other personal items was rediscovered. Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up offers a fresh perspective on the life story of this extraordinary artist, whose charisma and entirely individual way of dressing made her one of the most photographed women of her time. Specially-commissioned photographs show her distinctive Mexican outfits alongside her self-portraits, an unprecedented pairing that is enriched by iconic images taken in her lifetime. Frida Kahlo: Making Herself Up is published to coincide with the V & A exhibition of the same name which runs until Sunday 4 November 2018. The exhibition presents an extraordinary collection of personal artefacts and clothing belonging to the iconic Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. Locked away for 50 years after her death, this collection has never before been exhibited outside Mexico.
Arcadia by Lauren Groff, ISBN: 9780316434706



by ( Jul, 2016 )
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "Timeless and vast... The raw beauty of Ms. Groff's prose is one of the best things about Arcadia . But it is by no means this book's only kind of splendor." ---Janet Maslin, The New York Times "Even the most incidental details vibrate with life Arcadia wends a harrowing path back to a fragile, lovely place you can believe in." ---Ron Charles, The Washington Post In the fields of western New York State in the 1970s, a few dozen idealists set out to live off the land, founding a commune centered on the grounds of a decaying mansion called Arcadia House. Arcadia follows this romantic utopian dream from its hopeful start through its heyday. Arcadia's inhabitants include Handy, the charismatic leader; his wife, Astrid, a midwife; Abe, a master carpenter; Hannah, a baker and historian; and Abe and Hannah's only child, Bit. While Arcadia rises and falls, Bit, too, ages and changes. He falls in love with Helle, Handy's lovely, troubled daughter. And eventually he must face the world beyond Arcadia. In Arcadia , Groff displays her literary gifts to stunning effect. "Fascinating."- -- People (****) "It's not possible to write any better without showing off." ---Richard Russo, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel Empire Falls "Dazzling." --- Vogue
Port Kembla: A Memoir by Pam Menzies, ISBN: 9781925801590

Port Kembla: A Memoir


by ( Feb, 2019 )
The Kodansha Kanji Learner's Course by Andrew Scott Conning, ISBN: 9781568365268
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This is an innovative and highly effective system for learning and remembering kanji, or Sino-Japanese character. It contains all 2,136 common 'joyo' kanji, and 164 useful non-joyo kanji. They are specially arranged to maximise efficiency of acquisition. One of the title's key features is mnemonic devices - orginal stories for each kanji that teaches learners to associate graphical components with images linked to the character's meaning.
Ethics for Everyday with Free Ethics PowerWeb by David Benatar, ISBN: 9780072840766
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Telling lies, gossiping, practicing adultery, gambling, smoking, using offensive language, corporal punishment of one's children, copying copyrighted material - these are moral issues that affect, and often deeply affect, our daily lives. Everyday Ethics is a collection of readings devoted to ethical problems like these that confront ordinary people in everyday life. The anthology covers the areas of communication, sex, parents and children, animals, money matters, and body and environment. Nearly all selections are from the late 1980s and the 1990s.
Civilization: The Way We Live Now by William A. Ewing, ISBN: 9780500021705
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We hurtle together into the future at ever-increasing speed - or so it seems to the collective psyche. Every day and every hour, human civilization expands, evolves and mutates. While we frequently lapse into celebrating the individual at the expense of the group, in science and art, at work and at play, at home and in transit, we increasingly live the collective life. Civilization shows how contemporary photography, notably art photography, is fascinated by, and attempts to decode and communicate, the way we live today. This landmark publication is accompanied by an internationally touring exhibition produced by the Foundation for the Exhibition of Photography - a global cultural event for a global subject. Civilization is presented through eight thematic chapters, each led by breathtaking imagery and accompanied by essays, quotes, commentaries and captions to provide a deeper understanding of its theme. Visually epic and ambitiously popular in approach, it will reach out beyond the boundaries of the photography world to connect with audiences worldwide.
Humble Pi by Matt Parker, ISBN: 9780241360231

Humble Pi

A Comedy of Maths Errors


by ( Mar, 2019 )
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We would all be better off if everyone saw mathematics as a practical ally. Sadly, most of us fear maths and seek to avoid it. This is because mathematics doesn't have good 'people skills' - it never hesitates to bluntly point out when we are wrong. But it is only trying to help! Mathematics is a friend which can fill the gaps in what our brains can do naturally.Luckily, even though we don't like sharing our own mistakes, we love to read about what happens when maths errors make the everyday go horribly wrong. Matt Parker explores and explains near misses and mishaps with planes, bridges, the internet and big data as a way of showing us not only how important maths is, but how we can use it to our advantage. This comedy of errors is a brilliantly told series of disaster stories with a happy ending.
The Ultimate Hero's Journey: 195 Essential Plot Stages Found in the Best Novels & Movies by Neal Soloponte, ISBN: 9781548628246
Principles of Animal Behavior, 4th Edition by Lee Alan Dugatkin, ISBN: 9780226448381
Punisher by Hachette Australia, ISBN: 9780785144205



by ( Jul, 2010 )
Hundreds have tried, but only Daken succeeds in killing Frank Castle...but even in the face of death, the Punisher won't stay down With his remains stitched back together into a heap of scarred flesh and machinery, the Punisher is reborn as the terrifying monster Franken-castle
The Faculty of Dreams: Longlisted for the Man Booker International Prize 2019 by Sara Stridsberg, ISBN: 9780857054722
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Longlisted for the Man Booker International Prize 2019. In April 1988, Valerie Solanas - the writer, radical feminist and would-be assassin of Andy Warhol - was discovered dead in her hotel room, in a grimy corner of San Francisco. She was only 52; alone, penniless and surrounded by the typed pages of her last writings.In The Faculty of Dreams, Sara Stridsberg revisits the hotel room where Solanas died, the courtroom where she was tried and convicted of attempting to murder Andy Warhol, the Georgia wastelands where she spent her childhood, where she was repeatedly raped by her father and beaten by her alcoholic grandfather, and the mental hospitals where she was interned.Through imagined conversations and monologues, reminisces and rantings, Stridsberg reconstructs this most intriguing and enigmatic of women, articulating the thoughts and fears that she struggled to express in life and giving a powerful, heartbreaking voice to the writer of the infamous SCUM Manifesto.
Dark Emu : Aboriginal Australia and the Birth of Agriculture by Bruce Pascoe, ISBN: 9781947534087
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History has portrayed Australia's First Peoples, the Aboriginals, as hunter-gatherers who lived on an empty, uncultivated land. History is wrong. In this seminal book, Bruce Pascoe uncovers evidence that long before the arrival of white men, Aboriginal people across the continent were building dams and wells; planting, irrigating, and harvesting seeds, and then preserving the surplus and storing it in houses, sheds, or secure vessels; and creating elaborate cemeteries and manipulating the landscape. All of these behaviors were inconsistent with the hunter-gatherer tag, which turns out have been a convenient lie that worked to justify dispossession. Using compelling evidence from the records and diaries of early Australian explorers and colonists, he reveals that Aboriginal systems of food production and land management have been blatantly understated in modern retellings of early Aboriginal history, and that a new look at Australia's past is required -- for the benefit of all Australians. Dark Emu, a bestseller in Australia, won both the Book of the Year Award and the Indigenous Writer's Prize in the 2016 New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards.
Miles Morales: Ultimate Spider-Man Ultimate Collection Book 1 by Brian Michael Bendis, ISBN: 9780785197782
Chronicles the exploits of Miles as he takes up the mantle from Peter Parker, worrying about his new life, grappling with Parker's legacy, and fighting off the Scorpion.
The Complete Mystical Records of Dr. John Dee: Transcribed from the 16th-Century Manuscripts Documenting Dee's Conversations with Angels by Kevin Klein, ISBN: 9780738752587
In Search of Lost Time by Marcel Proust, ISBN: 9780812969641
For this authoritative English-language edition, D. J. Enright has revised the late Terence Kilmartin’s acclaimed reworking of C. K. Scott Moncrieff’s translation to take into account the new definitive French editions of À la recherche du temps perdu (the final volume of these new editions was published by the Bibliothèque de la Pléiade in 1989).
Software Architecture in Practice by Len Bass, ISBN: 9780321815736
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The award-winning and highly influential Software Architecture in Practice, Third Edition, has been substantially revised to reflect the latest developments in the field. In a real-world setting, the book once again introduces the concepts and best practices of software architecture—how a software system is structured and how that system’s elements are meant to interact. Distinct from the details of implementation, algorithm, and data representation, an architecture holds the key to achieving system quality, is a reusable asset that can be applied to subsequent systems, and is crucial to a software organization’s business strategy.   The authors have structured this edition around the concept of architecture influence cycles. Each cycle shows how architecture influences, and is influenced by, a particular context in which architecture plays a critical role. Contexts include technical environment, the life cycle of a project, an organization’s business profile, and the architect’s professional practices. The authors also have greatly expanded their treatment of quality attributes, which remain central to their architecture philosophy—with an entire chapter devoted to each attribute—and broadened their treatment of architectural patterns.   If you design, develop, or manage large software systems (or plan to do so), you
Macquarie Dictionary Seventh Edition by Macquarie Dictionary, ISBN: 9781742619811
Since the Macquarie Dictionary was first published in 1981, its reputation as Australia's national dictionary has gone from strength to strength. It is now nationally and internationally regarded as the standard reference on Australian English. A comprehensive and up-to-date account of our variety of English, it not only includes all those words and senses peculiar to Australian English, but also those common to the whole English-speaking world. The Seventh Edition features: · a comprehensive record of English as it is used in Australia, with evidence from corpus data, including Macquarie's own corpus of Australian English, Ozcorp · thousands of new words and senses, such as grandcare, rumbler alarm, fitspiration, modest wear, cool burn, freecycle, grolar bear, digital tattoo, listicle, captain's call, robopoll, vamping, spiraliser and slackpacking · illustrative phrases, many from Australian literature, which clearly show how a word is used in context · words and phrases from regional Australia, such as boondie, prickly jack, bungarra, dragon's teeth and goose club · words, both formal and informal, that date back to the Australian military experience of WW1, such as gezumpher, bullring and green envelope · extensive usage notes · etymologies of words and phrases · foreword by Kate Grenville, international award-winning Australian author
Le Morte D'ArthurKing Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table by Sir Thomas Malory, ISBN: 9781626864634
Central figures in the Matter of Britain, King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table still inspire many books and films today. Drawing on the legends of Camelot from French and English sources, Sir Thomas Malory compiled the drama of illicit love, the magic of sorcery, and the quest for the Holy Grail into a sordid and chivalrous tale that's been recounted for centuries. This beautiful leather-bound volume, with gilded edges and a ribbon bookmark so you never lose your place, makes a treasured edition of classic Arthurian folklore in any home library.
Drone Threat : A Troy Pearce Novel by Mike Maden, ISBN: 9780399173998
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Troy Pearce and his team of Drone Experts are called to action when ISIS launches a series of attacks on US soil. On the eve of President Lane's historic Asian Security Summit, a drone lands on the White House lawn carrying a package and an ominous threat: fly the enclosed black flag of ISIS over the White House or suffer the consequences. President Lane refuses to comply with the outrageous demand. With few options available and even fewer clues, the President unleashes Troy Pearce and his Drone Command team to find and stop the untraceable source.
Maya and the Lost Cat by Caroline Magerl, ISBN: 9781536204230
The Great Cholesterol Myth + 100 Recipes for Preventing and Reversing Heart Disease: Why Lowering Your Cholesterol Won't Prevent Heart Disease and the Statin Free Plan and Diet that Will by Jonny Bowden, ISBN: 9781592337125
In The Great Cholesterol Myth, nutrition and health experts lay out detailed plans and recipes to help you prevent and reverse heart disease. Get proven, evidence-based strategies from the experts with The Great Cholesterol Myth Now Includes 100 Recipes for Preventing and Reversing Heart Disease. Heart disease is the #1 killer. However, traditional heart disease protocols--with their emphasis on lowering cholesterol--have it all wrong. Emerging science is showing that cholesterol levels are a poor predictor of heart disease and that standard prescriptions for lowering it, such as ineffective low-fat/high-carb diets and serious, side- effect-causing statin drugs, obscure the real causes of heart disease. Even doctors at leading institutions have been misled for years based on creative reporting of research results from pharmaceutical companies intent on supporting the $31-billion-a-year cholesterol-lowering drug industry. The Great Cholesterol Myth Now Includes 100 Recipes for Preventing and Reversing Heart Disease reveals the real culprits of heart disease, including: Inflammation, Fibrinogen, Triglycerides, Homocysteine, Belly fat, Triglyceride to HCL ratios, High glycemic levels, and offers 100 recipies that will help reduce the risk of heart disease. Bestselling health authors Jonny Bowden, Ph.D. and Stephen Sinatra, M.D. give readers a 4-part strategy based on the latest studies and clinical findings for effectively preventing, managing, and reversing heart disease, focusing on diet, exercise, supplements, and stress and anger management. Then enjoy delicious, heart-healthy meals from nutritionist Deirdre Rawlings, Ph.D., N.D. Get proven, evidence-based strategies from the experts with The Great Cholesterol Myth Now Includes 100 Recipes for Preventing and Reversing Heart Disease.
Practical Watch Repairing by Donald De Carle, ISBN: 9780719800306
Here is a unique book. It describes the theories and processes of repairing and adjusting the modern watch in precise and meticulous detail: a thing which has never been done so completely before in the many books on the same subject. As a text book it is a revelation., Taking nothing for granted, except the ability to read and comprehend a simple description of mechanical processes, de Carle takes his reader through every stage and every operation of watch repairing ...and to deal with them thoroughly is quite a programme - it takes 300 pages containing 24 chapters, two appendices and 553 illustrations. The fine draughtsmanship and accurate technical detail of the illustrations set a new standard. "Practical Watch Repairing" can justifiably claim to be the best illustrated book on practical horology yet issued, and one of the best of its kind on any subject., The publication of the book marks the beginning of a new epoch in the study of the mechanics of horology.
The Invention of the Modern Dog: Breed and Blood in Victorian Britain (Animals, History, Culture) by Michael Worboys, ISBN: 9781421426587
Nourishing Newborn Mothers by Julia Jones, ISBN: 9780648343103

Nourishing Newborn Mothers

Ayurvedic recipes to heal your mind, body and soul after childbirth


by ( May, 2018 )
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Congratulations! You are embarking on a great journey with a new soul. As a Newborn Mother your heart is wide open, you are sensitive, you are brand new. You are being invited to re-invent yourself because when a baby is born so is a mother. And you are one of the lucky few. You have in your hands a tool that will help you seize this rare opportunity, this golden month, and avoid feeling exhausted and overwhelmed. Food is more than fuel for our bodies - it nourishes us on an emotional and spiritual level. These Ayurvedic recipes are designed to be cooked for you, not by you. These are foods that will heal your mind, body and soul after childbirth. I’m Julia. I’m a postpartum doula and I started working with exhausted and overwhelmed Newborn Mothers when I was only 24 years old, before I was a mother myself. Early on in my career I completed many postpartum trainings, and while they were all excellent in their own ways, none of them really addressed how to support Newborn Mothers through this major life transition, as a rite of passage. I am fascinated with Ayurveda, anthropology, hormones and brain science and this unusual combination has led me to a radically new paradigm for postpartum transformation. If you are pregnant or a Newborn Mother I’ll teach you how to build your village, embrace baby brain and get in touch with your confidence and intuition. If you are a professional, I’ll teach you how to create an abundant career and step into your life’s work supporting Newborn Mothers.
Tracing the Essay by G.Douglas Atkins, ISBN: 9780820327617
The essay, as a notably hard form of writing to pin down, has inspired some unflattering descriptions: It is a ?greased pig,? for example, or a ?pair of baggy pants into which nearly anything and everything can fit.' In Tracing the Essay , G. Douglas Atkins embraces the very qualities that have moved others to accord the essay second-class citizenship in the world of letters. Drawing from the work of Montaigne and Bacon and recent practitioners such as E. B. White and Cynthia Ozick, Atkins shows what the essay means--and how it comes to mean. The essay, related to assaying (attempting), mines experience for meaning, which it then carefully weighs. It is a via media creature, says Atkins, born of and embracing tension. It exists in places between experience and meaning, literature and philosophy, self and other, process and product, form and formlessness. Moreover, as a literary form the essay is inseparable from a way of life requiring wisdom, modesty, and honesty. ?The essay was, historically,? notes Atkins, ?the first form to take the experience of the individual and make it the stuff of literature.' Atkins also considers the essay's basis in Renaissance (and Reformation) thinking and its participation in voyages of exploration and discovery of that age. Its concern is ?home-cosmography,? to use a term from seventeenth-century writer William Habington. Responding to influential critiques of the essay's supposed self-indulgence, lack of irony, and absence of form, Atkins arg
Watchmen The Deluxe Edition by Alan Moore, ISBN: 9781401238964
In an alternate world where the mere presence of American superheroes changed history, the US won the Vietnam War, Nixon is still president, and the cold war is in full effect. WATCHMEN begins as a murder-mystery, but soon unfolds into a planet-altering conspiracy. As the resolution comes to a head, the unlikely group of reunited heroes--Rorschach, Nite Owl, Silk Spectre, Dr. Manhattan and Ozymandias--have to test the limits of their convictions and ask themselves where the true line is between good and evil. In the mid-eighties, Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons created WATCHMEN, changing the course of comics' history and essentially remaking how popular culture perceived the genre. Popularly cited as the point where comics came of age, WATCHMEN's sophisticated take on superheroes has been universally acclaimed for its psychological depth and realism.WATCHMEN is collected here in deluxe hardcover, with sketches, extra bonus material and a new introduction by series artist Dave Gibbons.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2019 by Lawrence Booth, ISBN: 9781472964045
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*Standard format paperback* The 156th edition of the most famous sports book in the world--published every year since 1864--contains some of the finest sports writing of the year and covers every first-class game in every cricket nation, making it the cricketers' bible worldwide. @WisdenAlmanack
Killman Creek (Stillhouse Lake Series) by Rachel Caine, ISBN: 9781542046411
Nourishing Destiny by Lonny S. Jarrett, ISBN: 9780966991604
The Barbell Prescription: Strength Training for Life After 40 by Jonathon M Sullivan, ISBN: 9780982522776
Here by Richard McGuire, ISBN: 9780375406508



by ( Oct, 2014 )
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An innovative graphic novel presents the story of a corner of a room and of the events that have occurred in that space over the course of hundreds of thousands of years. 75,000 first printing.
Judaism Discovered: A Study of the Anti-Biblical Religion of Racism, Self-Worship, Superstition and Deceit by Hoffman, Michael, ISBN: 9780970378453
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This is a description of the hardcover editionJudaism Discovered represents painstaking research based on rigorous examination of all available exegetical sources. Deconstructing the rabbinic texts line by line, Michael Hoffman has discovered a terra incognita: Orthodox Judaism as the ideological survival of the most ossified traditions of Babylonian paganism, concealed beneath a complex system of dissimulation and misdirection. His unsparing thesis is a radical challenge to Judaism's claims to Biblical provenance and probity. Hoffman brings to this difficult task...a commitment to long years of personal study and research that will commend this work to all serious readers...I have found his scholarship to be a highly accurate reflection of both the spirit and the content of Talmudic writings... Robert Countess, PhD., Professor Emeritus of New Testament, Tennessee State University PARTIAL LIST OF CONTENTS: Rabbinic hatred for the am ha-aretz - 29 Hatred for heretics - 49 Censorship - 74 Judaism and America - 86 Decoy texts - 124 The Principal Sources of the Divine Law of the Religion of Orthodox Judaism - 126 The Rabbinic Eras - 134 Deceit Mechanism - 136 Hermeneutic of Concealment - 149 Power Over the Court System - 153 Non-negotiable Rabbinic Dogma - 161 The Tarnish on Hillel's Golden Rule - 163 Self-Perpetuating Legal and Textual Arcana - 168 Falsifying Scripture with Gezara Shava - 169 A Hedge Around the Law - 172 Permissible Dissimulation throug
The Employment of African Americans in Law Enforcement, 1803-1865 by Lievin Kambamba Mboma, ISBN: 9780998971636
"The EMPLOYMENT OF AFRICAN AMERICANS IN LAW ENFORCEMENT, 1803 - 1865," examines pertinent primary source and secondary data on police, justices of the peace, and militia duties entrusted to African Americans in Louisiana and in selected Northern states before the Civil War and during the Civil War. In addition, the book discusses African American's little known criminal justice appointments in the plantation regimes, their military police work, and spying missions. The book adeptly challenges the misconception that African Americans were not employed as lawmen prior to the Civil War. Through the discussion of major African American lawmen, Wentworth Cheswell, Captain William Ledesdorff, Macon Bolling Allen, and Robert Morris, the integrality of African Americans to the antebellum legal system is thoroughly examined. This work has major implications for understanding the historical role of the race in the American legal system.
Computer Concepts and Microsoft Office 365 & Office 2016 + Lms Integrated Sam 365 & 2016 Assessments, Trainings, and Projects With 1 Mindtap Reader Access Card by June Jamrich Parsons,David W. Beskeen,Carol M. Cram,Jennifer Duffy,Lisa Friedrichsen, ISBN: 9781337354141
Notre-Dame de Paris by Alain Erlande-Brandenburg, ISBN: 9780810913943
The cathedral of Notre-Dame de Paris is one of the jewels of the French capital and one of Europe's masterpieces of Gothic architecture. This book describes how the structure derives from a series of progressive building projects begun in the 12th century and erected over the foundations of an ancient cathedral. It recounts in detail the history of the present building's construction and its restoration in the 19th century, paying particular attention to the abundant sculpture, especially the remnants of the 12th and 13th centuries which are now preserved in the Musee de Cluny, and the spectacular stained-glass windows.
Mission Critical by Mark Greaney, ISBN: 9780751569988

Mission Critical

Trade Paperback

by ( Feb, 2019 )
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From Mark Greaney, the New York Times bestselling author of GUNMETAL GRAY and a co-author of Tom Clancy's JACK RYAN novels, comes a high-stakes thriller featuring the world's most dangerous assassin: the Gray Man. Court Gentry's flight on a CIA transport plane is interrupted when a security team brings a hooded man aboard. They want to kick Gentry off the flight but are overruled by CIA headquarters. The mystery man is being transported to England where a joint CIA/MI6 team will interrogate him about a mole in Langley. When they land in an isolated airbase in the UK, they are attacked by a hostile force and the prisoner is kidnapped. Only Gentry escapes. His handlers send him after the attackers, but what can one operative do against a trained team of assassins? A lot, when that operative is the Gray Man.
The Little Book of Big Penises by Dian Hanson, ISBN: 9783836532150
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"Sirs" begins the missive from our imaginary correspondent. "It's not that I don't love your original "Big Penis Book", but that, perhaps, I love it too much. I now become anxious leaving the house without it, and long business trips are simply torture. Couldn't you make a smaller, less obtrusive edition, still packed with men whose generative members measure over 8 inches, that doesn't form a suspiciously large bulge in my carry-on luggage? And while you're at it, could you make it highly affordable, since my pockets are as shallow as this premise?" Done! The Little Book of Big Penis features over 150 massively endowed models from the 1940s through the '90s, including photos by Bob Mizer of AMG, David Hurles of Old Reliable, Rip Colt of Colt Studio, Craig Calvin Anderson of Sierra Domino, Hal Roth of Filmco, Jim Jaeger of Third World Studios, Falcon Studios, Mike Arlen, Fred Bisonnes, Carlos Quiroz, and Charles Hovland in a compact and inexpensive soft cover format. Photos come not just from the original over-stuffed 384-page edition, but from subsequent "Big Penis Calendars", meaning that 30 per cent of the content is unique to this edition. Add a reduced text to make more room for the stunning black and white and color photos and how could anyone - big, small, or just right - ask for a better deal? More bang for your buck!
Ripple Effect by L.T. Ryan, ISBN: 9781720049593

Ripple Effect


by ( Sep, 2018 )
Dayspring Illustrating Bible by DaySpring Inc, ISBN: 9781684081042
Storey's Guide to Raising Rabbits, 5th Edition: Breeds, Care, Housing by Bob Bennett, ISBN: 9781612129761
Ripple Effect by L. T. Ryan, ISBN: 9781721365180
Queenie by Candice Carty-Williams, ISBN: 9781409180050



by ( Apr, 2019 )
'Inspirational, funny and wise' - Kit de Waal, author of My Name is Leon. Queenie Jenkins can't cut a break. Well, apart from one from her long term boyfriend, Tom. That's definitely just a break though. Definitely not a break up. Stuck between a boss who doesn't seem to see her, a family who don't seem to listen (if it's not Jesus or water rates, they're not interested), and trying to fit in two worlds that don't really understand her, it's no wonder she's struggling. She was named to be queen of everything. So why is she finding it so hard to rule her own life? A darkly comic and bitingly subversive take on modern life, QUEENIE will have you nodding in recognition, crying in solidarity, and rooting for this unforgettable character every step of the way. Perfect for fans of Dolly Alderton, Bryony Gordon and Dawn O'Porter, and anyone who loved Fleabag and Dear White People.
Enemies and Neighbours: Arabs and Jews in Palestine and Israel, 1917-2017 by Ian Black, ISBN: 9780141979144
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Ever since the Ottoman Empire was defeated and British colonial rule began in 1917, Jews and Arabs have struggled for control of the Holy Land. Israel's independence in 1948 in the wake of the Holocaust was a triumph for the Zionist movement but a catastrophe -'nakba' in Arabic - for the native Palestinian majority. In Enemies and Neighbours, Ian Black has written a gripping, lucid and timely account of what was doomed to be an irreconcilably hostile relationship from the beginning. It traces how, half a century after the watershed of the 1967 war, hopes for a two-state solution and an end to occupation have all but disappeared. The author, a veteran Guardian journalist, draws on deep knowledge of the region and decades of his own reporting to create a uniquely vivid and valuable book.
The Affect-Based Language Curriculum (ABLC), Second Edition by Stanley I. Greenspan; Diane Lewis, ISBN: 9780972892599
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The purpose of the Affect-Language Curriculum (ABLC) is to provide families, therapists and teachers a systematic, intensivee program based on both new insights and tradional knowledge of the development of communication and language. The curriculum utilizes affect and engagement with pleasurable back-and-forth reciprocal interactions as the foundation for the development of imitation, pragmatics, and receptive and expressive language.
Kingdom Through Covenant by Peter J. Gentry, ISBN: 9781433514647
Introduces an alternative to covenant theology and dispensationalism that positions covenant as the key to understanding Scripture's narrative plot structure.
The Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings: Deluxe Pocket Boxed Set by J. R. R. Tolkien, ISBN: 9780544445789
This four-volume, deluxe pocket boxed set contains J.R.R. Tolkien's epic masterworks "The Hobbit "and the three volumes of "The Lord of the Rings "("The Fellowship of the Ring," "The Two Towers," and "The Return of the King"). Each book features a leatherette cover with stamped title and all four books are held in a leatherette bound box with gold foil stamping. Shrinkwrapped. In"The Hobbit," Bilbo Baggins is whisked away from his comfortable, unambitious life in Hobbiton by the wizard Gandalf and a company of dwarves. He finds himself caught up in a plot to raid the treasure hoard of Smaug the Magnificent, a large and very dangerous dragon. "The Lord of the Rings "tells of the great quest undertaken by Frodo Baggins and the Fellowship of the Ring: Gandalf the wizard; the hobbits Merry, Pippin, and Sam; Gimli the dwarf; Legolas the elf; Boromir of Gondor; and a tall, mysterious stranger called Strider. J.R.R. Tolkien's three volume masterpiece is at once a classic myth and a modern fairy tale a story of high and heroic adventure set in the unforgettable landscape of Middle-earth."
Insert Complicated Title Here by Virgil Abloh, ISBN: 9783956793813
An Inquiry into the Human Prospect by Robert L. Heilbroner, ISBN: 9780393961850
Is there hope for man? That "terrible question" was posed by Robert L. Heilbroner in the original version of An Inquiry into the Human Prospect.In this third edition of a book that has become a classic, Professor Heilbroner leaves the question in place on the first page, believing some twenty years later that that interrogative sounds the themes of the 1990s as well. The main components of the global predicament he described in the first edition are still with us today: runaway populations, obliterative weaponry, and a closing environmental vise.Writing now, in the aftermath of the extraordinary events that caused communism as a challenger to capitalism to vanish "like a puff of smoke," Professor Heilbroner traces out the difficulties that beset those attempting centrally planned economics. He shows how Soviet-style systems became mired in bureaucratic swamps. But he warns that the triumph of profit-driven, market-directed economies will not delay the looming encounter with the ecological barrier. "The absorption capacities of the environment," writes Professor Heilbroner, "whether in terms of the greenhouse effect or the overrunning of other physico-chemical capabilities of the planet" still determine the limits of the economic expansion.Trenchant and unflinching, Professor Heilbroner's look at the sum and substance of our prospects for the remaining years of this century is provocative and indispensable reading for
Listen to Your Gut by Jini Patel Thompson, ISBN: 9780973633245
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Listen to Your Gut: The Complete Natural Healing Program for IBS & IBD, Revised Edition
The Neo-Soul Guitar Book: A Complete Guide to Neo-Soul Guitar Style with Mark Lettieri by Mr Simon Pratt, ISBN: 9781789330175
Sewing 911: Practical and Creative Rescues for Sewing Emergencies by Barbara Deckert, ISBN: 9781561584444
This indispensable manual will be your guide to solving the most common sewing problems. From fixing clipped-through seams to correcting fitting flaws, master sewer Barbara Deckert offers 280 ways to repair more than 65 sewing mishaps. Clear step-by-step instructions and detailed photos make this guide accessible, humorous, and highly informative. Sewing 911 lends a helping hand when things go wrong. Book jacket.
Making Love Great Again!: The New Road to Reviving Romance and Winning at Relationships by DeAnna Lorraine, ISBN: 9780692066300
Mob Psycho 100: The Complete Series (Limited Edition Blu-ray/DVD Combo) by Unknown, ISBN: 0704400014666
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Kageyama Shigeo (a. k. a. "Mob")is a 8th grader with psychic abilities. He could bend spoon and lift each objects with his mind from young age, but he slowly begin to withhold from using his ability on public due to the negative attention he keep receiving. Now, the only thing he wants is to become a friend with a girl in his class, Tsubomi. With his psychic"mentor"(who has no psychic power), he continues his daily lifes, attempting to realize his purpose on life. Region A: Region A titles are s
Resourcing Theological AnthropologyA Constructive Account of Humanity in the Light... by Marc Cortez, ISBN: 9780310516439
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Theologians working in theological anthropology often claim that Jesus reveals what it means to be "truly human," but this often has little impact in their actual account of anthropology. ReSourcing Theological Anthropology addresses that lack by offering an account of why theological anthropology must begin with Christology. Building off his earlier study on how key theologians in church history have understood the relationship between Christology and theological anthropology, Cortez now develops a new proposal for theological anthropology and applies it to the theological situation today.ReSourcing Theological Anthropology is divided into four sections., The first section explores the relevant Christological/anthropological biblical passages and unpacks how they inform our understanding of theological anthropology. The second section discusses the theological issues raised in the course of surveying the biblical texts. The third section lays out a methodological framework for how to construct a uniquely Christological anthropology., The final section builds on the first three sections and demonstrates the significance of Christology for understanding theological anthropology by applying the methodological framework to several pressing anthropological issues: gender and sexuality, race and ethnicity, and death and suffering.
Louise Bourgeois: Stitches in Time. by Frances Morris, ISBN: 9781902854243
Christological Anthropology in Historical Perspective: Ancient and Contemporary Approaches to Theological Anthropology by Marc Cortez, ISBN: 9780310516415
In Christological Anthropology in Historical Perspective, Marc Cortez looks at the ways several key theologians have used Christology to inform their understanding of the human person. Based on this historical study, he concludes with a constructive proposal for how Christology and anthropology should work together to inform our view of what it means to be human. Many theologians begin their discussion of the human person by claiming that in some way Jesus Christ reveals what it means to be "truly human," but this often has little impact in the material presentation of their anthropology. Although modern theologians often fail to reflect robustly on the relationship between Christology and anthropology, though this has not necessarily been the case throughout church history. In Christological Anthropology in Historical Perspective, Marc Cortez looks at the ways several key theologians-Gregory of Nyssa, Julian of Norwich, Martin Luther, Friedrich Schleiermacher, Karl Barth, John Zizioulas, and James Cone-have used Christology to inform their understanding of the human person. Based on this historical study, he concludes with a constructive proposal for how Christology and anthropology should work together to inform our view of what it means to be human.
Once There Were Dreams by Art Dickerson, ISBN: 9781466994713
FOREX Perfection In Manual Automated And Predictive Trading by Mostafa Afshari, ISBN: 9780464898870
Rollo the Viking: The Life and Legacy of the Viking Ruler Who Conquered Normandy by Charles River Editors, ISBN: 9781986387361
Making Things Right by Ole Thorstensen, ISBN: 9780143130949

Making Things Right

The Simple Philosophy of a Working Life


by ( Apr, 2018 )
A celebration of good craftsmanship by a Norwegian master carpenter - the anatomy of a job well done."An enriching and poetic tribute to manual labour" Karl Ove Knausgård"In Thorstensen's skilled hands, the everyday story of a suburban loft conversion is turned into an urgent study on the value of doing good work. It should be widely read." Robert Penn - author of The Man Who Made Things Out of TreesThis is, quite simply, the story of a loft conversion. It is also a book about work and identity, about collaboration and pride in skilled craftsmanship, and about what it means to make things with your hands in a consumerism-driven world. A master carpenter and builder with thirty years' experience, Thorstensen gives a matter-of-fact, reflective voice to the workers who construct our living spaces and our urban environment. He looks upon his tools as an important part of himself and as a reflection of his respect for his trade, and he addresses the gulf in understanding and communication between skilled craftsmen and "academic" workers. From the moment of a client's phone call to their occupation of a newly constructed living space, Making Things Right tracks the project as it takes shape: the delicate negotiation to establish an optimum plan; the collaboration with a trusted team of specialist painters, plasterers, plumbers, electricians; the handling of materials; the blood, sweat and frustration involved in doing a job well. Why is it that manual skills are underestimated? After all, working with your hands gives you time to think. With all its practical detail, Making Things Right is the simple philosophy of a working life.Will interest readers of The Craftsman by Richard Sennett: Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain; The Man Who Made Things Out of Trees by Robert Penn; Do No Harm by James Marsh and A Shepherd's Life by James RebanksTranslated from the Norwegian by Sean Kinsella
The Ultimate Guide to Art Quilt Techniques by Linda Seward, ISBN: 9781936096718
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Accessible, beautiful, and lavishly illustrated, this ultimate guide goes step-by-step through every creative option needed to create an art quilt. From the essentials, like enlarging and transferring patterns, to surface design techniques that add texture and color, to piecing, machine stitching, appliqué, finishing, and embellishing, this has it all. Galleries of stunning art quilts from around the world provide extra inspiration.  More than 1,000 illustrations! 
Let's Kill Johnny Badhair by David Slade, ISBN: 9781613779279
Professor Brownstone's Mythical CollectionThe Urn of Uruk by Joe Todd Stanton, ISBN: 9781909263543
Trillion Dollar Coach: The Leadership Playbook of Silicon Valley's Bill Campbell by Eric Schmidt, ISBN: 9780062839268
DiscipleShift by Jim Putman, ISBN: 9780310492627



by ( Apr, 2013 )
Over the last thirty years, many influential church leaders and church planters in America have adopted various models for reaching unchurched people. An "attractional" model will seek to attract people to a local church. Younger leaders may advocate a more "missional" approach, in which believers live and work among unchurched people and intentionally seek to serve like Christ. While each of these approaches have merit, something is still missing, something even more fundamental to the mission of the church: discipleship. Making disciples—helping people to trust and follow Jesus—is the church’s God-given mandate. Devoted disciples attract people outside the church because of the change others see in their Christ-like lives. And discipleship empowers Christians to be more like Christ as they intentionally develop relationship with non-believers. DiscipleShift walks you through five key "shifts" that churches must make to refocus on the biblical mission of discipleship. These intentional changes will attract the world and empower your church members to be salt and light in their communities.
Alaia by Azzedine Alaia, ISBN: 9780847863754



by ( May, 2018 )
A new edition of the only major monograph published on Alaouml;a, which has been out of print for over a decade. Alatuml;a was renowned for highly intricate form fitting couture with a sculptural quality. More than a decade in the making, this book is a celebration of Alaeuml;a's world, a collection of images of his haute couture creations worn by his muses and photographed by icons of twentieth century fashion. With archival photographs chronicling Alafuml;a's early years in Tunisia; excerpts from literary texts and other sources of inspiration for the couturier; and contributions from his closest friends, the reader is invited to discover an intimate world where creation was allowed to flourish. Ala uml;a features more than 200 photographs by Paolo Roversi, Annie Leibovitz, Steven Meisel, Helmut Newton, Patrick Demarchelier, Arthur Elgort, Ellen von Unwerth, Gilles Bensimon, and numerous other master photographers. With a new introduction by Carla Sozzani and Christoph von Weyhe from the Association Alanuml;a this book is a testament to a designer whose tremendous skill, unique vision, and independent spirit colored the fabric of the fashion industry forever.
Another Name for Everything: Why Christ Is More Than Jesus's Last Name by Richard Rohr, ISBN: 9781524762094
In his decades as a globally recognized teacher, Richard Rohr has helped hundreds of thousands realize what is at stake in matters of faith--and it is not religion as usual. Yet Fr. Rohr has never written on the most perennially talked about topic in Christianity- Jesus Christ. Most know who Jesus was, but who was Christ? Is the word simply Jesus' last name? Too often, declares Rohr, our understandings have been held captive by culture, nationalism, and Christianity itself. Drawing on history, theology, and psychology, Rohr articulates an exhilarating and ultimately more sensible view of Jesus Christ as a portrait, so to speak, of how God works. "The whole of creation is the beloved community--the child of God--not just Jesus," he writes. In a world where religion too often divides, Rohr's understanding of the Incarnation changes not just the significance of Christmas, but how we read history, relate to nature and each other, and find our highest purpose each day. Fans of Rohr's earlier works will find here a synthesis that reveals the broadest, most hopeful vision for humanity imaginable. Newcomers will be drawn to a science-friendly spirituality that feels both modern and timeless. All will value Rohr's practical insights on mindfulness, prayer, and enlightened social action.
Gunyah, Goondie & Wurley: The Aboriginal Architecture of Australia by Paul Memmott, ISBN: 9780702232459
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When Europeans first reached Australian shores, an expedient and long-held belief developed that Australian Aboriginal people did not have houses or towns. Instead it was believed that they occupied temporary camps, sheltering in makeshift huts or lean-tos of grass and bark.
Corpus Draculianum. Dokumente Und Chroniken Zum Walachischen Fursten Vlad Dem Pfahler 1448-1650: Band 1: Briefe Und Urkunden. Teil 1: Die Uberlieferung Aus Der Walachei by Thomas Bohn (editor), ISBN: 9783447102124
Social Engineering by Christopher Hadnagy, ISBN: 9780470639535
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The first book to reveal and dissect the technical aspect of many social engineering maneuvers From elicitation, pretexting, influence and manipulation all aspects of social engineering are picked apart, discussed and explained by using real world examples, personal experience and the science behind them to unraveled the mystery in social engineering. Kevin Mitnick one of the most famous social engineers in the world popularized the term social engineering. He explained that it is much easier to trick someone into revealing a password for a system than to exert the effort of hacking into the system., Mitnick claims that this social engineering tactic was the single-most effective method in his arsenal. This indispensable book examines a variety of maneuvers that are aimed at deceiving unsuspecting victims, while it also addresses ways to prevent social engineering threats. * Examines social engineering, the science of influencing a target to perform a desired task or divulge information * Arms you with invaluable information about the many methods of trickery that hackers use in order to gather information with the intent of executing identity theft, fraud, or gaining computer system access * Reveals vital steps for preventing social engineering threats Social Engineering: The Art of Human Hacking does its part to prepare you against nefarious hackers now you can do your part by putting to good use the critical information within its pages.
The Discovery of Insulin by Michael Bliss, ISBN: 9780802083449
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The discovery of insulin at the University of Toronto in 1921-22 was one of the most dramatic events in the history of the treatment of disease. Insulin was a wonder-drug with ability to bring patients back from the very brink of death, and it was no surprise that in 1923 the Nobel Prize for Medicine was awarded to its discoverers, the Canadian research team of Banting, Best, Collip, and Macleod. In this engaging and award-winning account, historian Michael Bliss recounts the fascinating story behind the discovery of insulin a story as much filled with fiery confrontation and intense competition as medical dedication and scientific genius. Originally published in 1982 and updated in 1996, The Discovery of Insulin has won the City of Toronto Book Award, the Jason Hannah Medal of the Royal Society of Canada, and the William H. Welch Medal of the American Association for the History of Medicine.
To Build a Castle: My Life as a Dissenter by Vladimir Konstantinovich Bukovskii, ISBN: 9780670716401
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To Build a Castle : My Life As a Dissenter
Sojourn: Fire and Steel: Volume XII by Fidus Jungsturm, ISBN: 9781092944762
The Girls by Emma Cline, ISBN: 9780812998603

The Girls


by ( Jun, 2016 )
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * An indelible portrait of girls, the women they become, and that moment in life when everything can go horribly wrong--this stunning first novel is perfect for readers of Jeffrey Eugenides's The Virgin Suicides and Jennifer Egan's A Visit from the Goon Squad . Northern California, during the violent end of the 1960s. At the start of summer, a lonely and thoughtful teenager, Evie Boyd, sees a group of girls in the park, and is immediately caught by their freedom, their careless dress, their dangerous aura of abandon. Soon, Evie is in thrall to Suzanne, a mesmerizing older girl, and is drawn into the circle of a soon-to-be infamous cult and the man who is its charismatic leader. Hidden in the hills, their sprawling ranch is eerie and run down, but to Evie, it is exotic, thrilling, charged--a place where she feels desperate to be accepted. As she spends more time away from her mother and the rhythms of her daily life, and as her obsession with Suzanne intensifies, Evie does not realize she is coming closer and closer to unthinkable violence. Emma Cline's remarkable debut novel is gorgeously written and spellbinding, with razor-sharp precision and startling psychological insight. The Girls is a brilliant work of fiction. Praise for The Girls "Spellbinding . . . A seductive and arresting coming-of-age story hinged on Charles Manson, told in sentences at times so finely wrought they could almost be worn as jewelry . . . [Emma] Cline gorgeously maps the to
Salt, Fat, Acid, HeatMastering the Elements of Good Cooking by Samin Nosrat, ISBN: 9781476753836
A visionary new master class in cooking that distills decades of professional experience into just four simple elements, from the woman declared "America's next great cooking teacher" by Alice Waters. In the tradition of The Joy of Cooking and How to Cook Everything comes Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat , an ambitious new approach to cooking by a major new culinary voice. Chef and writer Samin Nosrat has taught everyone from professional chefs to middle school kids to author Michael Pollan to cook using her revolutionary, yet simple, philosophy. Master the use of just four elementsSalt, which enhances flav? Fat, which delivers flavor and generates texture; Acid, which balances flav? and Heat, which ultimately determines the texture of foodand anything you cook will be delicious. By explaining the hows and whys of good cooking, Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat will teach and inspire a new generation of cooks how to confidently make better decisions in the kitchen and cook delicious meals with any ingredients, anywhere, at any time. Echoing Samin's own journey from culinary novice to award-winning chef, Salt, Fat Acid, Heat immediately bridges the gap between home and professional kitchens. With charming narrative, illustrated walkthroughs, and a lighthearted approach to kitchen science, Samin demystifies the four elements of good cooking for everyone. Refer to the canon of 100 essential recipesand dozens of variationsto put the lessons into practice and make bright, balanced vinaigrettes, perfectl
Economics by Paul A. Samuelson, ISBN: 9780073511290



by ( May, 2009 )
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Samuelson's text was first published in 1948, and it immediately became the authority for the principles of economics courses. The book continues to be the standard-bearer for principles courses, and this revision continues to be a clear, accurate, and interesting introduction to modern economics principles. Bill Nordhaus is now the primary author of this text, and he has revised the book to be as current and relevant as ever.
The Bucket List1000 Adventures Big & Small by Kath Stathers, ISBN: 9780789332691
We all have things we d like to do one day but work, family, school, money, and responsibilities get in the way. This invaluable guide to fun, fantastic, and life-affirming activities features an eclectic range of ideas such as self-improvement, sports-related endeavors, natural wonders, cultural experiences, culinary delights, and more. From glassblowing in the Czech Republic to swimming with dolphins in New Zealand, The Bucket List is the perfect gift for the passionate traveler an around-the-world, continent-by-continent listing of beaches, museums, monuments, islands, inns, restaurants, mountains, and more. Each activity is location-specific and as geographically unique as bird-watching in Kenya or driving through clouds in Sri Lanka, as well as other to-dos that can be done anywhere, such as sketching a sunset behind an architectural monument. In addition to classic outdoor pursuits, the book contains advice on how to achieve some of the most popular goals for people of all ages: direct a movie, learn to play an instrument, make pottery, protect an endangered species, name a star, try a new cuisine, or learn a new language. Whether you are more active or laid-back, serious-minded or lighthearted, you are bound to discover new, stimulating activities.
Chromatopia: An Illustrated History of Colour by David Coles, ISBN: 9780500501351
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Did you know that the Egyptians created the first synthetic colour; or that the noblest purple comes from a predatory sea snail? Throughout history, artist pigments have been made from deadly metals, poisonous minerals, urine, cow dung, and even crushed insects. From grinding down beetles and burning animal bones to alchemy and pure luck, Chromatopia reveals the origin stories behind over fifty of history's most vivid colour pigments. Spanning the ancient world to modern leaps in technology, this is the book for the artist, the history buff, the science lover and the design fanatic.
The Complete Peanuts Boxed Set 1975-1978 by Charles M Schulz, ISBN: 9781606993767
A gift set of the 13th and 14th Complete Peanuts volumes comes in a handsome and durable slipcase and includes comic strips that focus on the introduction Snoopy's cousin, Spike, and Linus and Lucy's little brother Rerun, as well as Snoopy's tennis matches and Charlie Brown's battle with the kite-eating tree. (This title is being relisted in Forecast.)
Rethinking the Good: Moral Ideals and the Nature of Practical Reasoning (Oxford Ethics Series) by Larry S. Temkin, ISBN: 9780190233716
In choosing between moral alternatives -- choosing between various forms of ethical action -- we typically make calculations of the following kind: A is better than B; B is better than C; therefore A is better than C. These inferences use the principle of transitivity and are fundamental to many forms of practical and theoretical theorizing, not just in moral and ethical theory but in economics. Indeed they are so common as to be almost invisible. What Larry Temkin's book shows is that, shockingly, if we want to continue making plausible judgments, we cannot continue to make these assumptions. Temkin shows that we are committed to various moral ideals that are, surprisingly, fundamentally incompatible with the idea that "better than" can be transitive. His book develops many examples where value judgments that we accept and find attractive, are incompatible with transitivity. While this might seem to leave two options -- reject transitivity, or reject some of our normative commitments in order to keep it -- Temkin is neutral on which path to follow, only making the case that a choice is necessary, and that the cost either way will be high. Temkin's book is a very original and deeply unsettling work of skeptical philosophy that mounts an important new challenge to contemporary ethics.
Heartland by Charles Wysocki, ISBN: 9780867130201



by ( Mar, 2004 )
Dekalog and Other TV Works Dual-Format Blu-ray & DVD by Arrow Films, ISBN: 5027035015453
The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde, ISBN: 9781986879149
The Lady’s Stratagem: A Repository of 1820s Directions for the Toilet, Mantua-Making, Stay-Making, Millinery & Etiquette by Frances Grimble, ISBN: 9780963651778
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The Lady's Stratagem is a comprehensive, step-by-step, illustrated guide to early 19th-century dress....