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Skeletons: The Extraordinary Form & Function of Bones

Andrew Kirk · Wellfleet Press
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Everything you need to know about the framework of the body - our bones!Bone is one of the most extraordinary materials in the natural world-flexible, strong, and available in a number of types and densities. Yet we can only absorb quite how amazing it is when we look at the range of different...
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Incendiary: The Psychiatrist, the Mad Bomber, and the Invention of Criminal Profiling

Michael Cannell · Minotaur Books
Pages: 289
Format: Hardcover

Long before the specter of terrorism haunted the public imagination, a serial bomber stalked the streets of 1950s New York. The race to catch him would give birth to a new science called criminal profiling.

Grand Central, Penn Station, Radio City Music Hall -- for almost two decades,...

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Spider from Mars: My Life with Bowie

Woody Woodmansey · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

In January 2016, the unexpected death of David Bowie rocked the globe. For millions of people, he was an icon celebrated for his music, his film and theatrical roles, and his trendsetting influence on fashion and gender norms. But no one from her inner circle has told the story of how David...

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Country Scenes in Acrylic

Jerry Yarnell · North Light Books
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

Best-selling author, instructor and PBS TV show host, Jerry Yarnell delivers his latest offering with dozens of all new lessons and 8 full step-by-step landscape painting projects. Features detailed materials lists and advice on how to set up a palette. Learn the terms and techniques necessary...
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The Little Book of Lykke: Secrets of the World's Happiest People

Meik Wiking · William Morrow
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Join the happiness revolution! The author of the New York Times bestseller The Little Book of Hygge offers more inspiration and suggestions for achieving greater happiness, by practicing Lykke (LOO-ka) - pursuing and finding the good that exists in the world around us every day.

While...

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The Toxic Parents Survival Guide: Recognizing, Understanding, and Freeing Yourself from These Difficult Relationships

Bryn Collins · Health Communications Inc
Pages: 264
Format: Paperback

If you or someone you love grew up with an emotionally unavailable, narcissistic, or selfish parent, you probably struggle with residual feelings of anger, abandonment, loneliness, or shame. For anyone who endured a nightmare or a wasteland instead of a nurturing childhood, The Toxic Parents...
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Infinite Powers: How Calculus Reveals the Secrets of the Universe

Steven Strogatz · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

From preeminent math personality and author of The Joy of x, a brilliant and endlessly appealing explanation of calculus - how it works and why it makes our lives immeasurably better.

Without calculus, we wouldn't have cell phones, TV, GPS, or ultrasound. We wouldn't have...
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Way of the Reaper: My Greatest Untold Missions and the Art of Being a Sniper

Nicholas Irving · St Martin'S Press
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

From the legendary special operations sniper and bestselling author of The Reaper comes a rare and powerful book on the art of being a sniper. Way of the Reaper is a step-by-step accounting of how a sniper works, through the lens of Irving's 10 most significant kills - none...

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Boy Erased

Garrard Conley · Riverhead Books
Pages: 352
Format: Paperback

A beautiful, raw and compassionate memoir about identity, love, and understanding from a survivor of 'ex-gay' therapy, soon to be a major motion picture starring Nicole Kidman, Russell Crowe, Lucas Hedges, directed by Joel Edgerton, and produced by Anonymous Content and Focus Features.

The...
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This Is What a Librarian Looks Like: A Celebration of Libraries, Communities, and Access to Information

Kyle Cassidy · Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

In 2014, author and photographer Kyle Cassidy published a photo essay on Slate.com called "This is What A Librarian Looks Like," a montage of portraits and a tribute to librarians. Since then, Cassidy has made it his mission to remind us of how essential librarians and libraries...
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Crafting with Alcohol Inks: Creative Projects for Colorful Art, Furniture, Fashion, Gifts and Holiday Decor

Allison Murray · Ulysses Pr
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

Creative designs for one-of-a-kind, colorful projects using versatile and affordable alcohol inksFeatures over 30 step-by-step tutorials and 200 full-color photos, Crafting with Alcohol Inks offers you an incredible variety of decorative projects that add a splash of color to any surface...
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Madame Fourcade's Secret War: The Daring Young Woman Who Led France's Largest Spy Network Against Hitler

Lynne Olson · Random House
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

The little-known true story of Marie-Madeleine Fourcade, the woman who headed the largest spy network in occupied France during World War II, from the bestselling author of Citizens of London and Last Hope Island

In 1941 a thirty-one-year-old Frenchwoman, a young...
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Breaking Free: How I Escaped Polygamy, the FLDS Cult, and My Father, Warren Jeffs

RACHEL JEFFS · Harper
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

In this searing memoir of survival in the spirit of Stolen Innocence, the daughter of Warren Jeffs, the self-proclaimed Prophet of the FLDS Church, takes you deep inside the secretive polygamist Mormon fundamentalist cult run by her family and how she escaped it.

Born into the Fundamentalist...

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Sticky Fingers: The Life and Times of Jann Wenner and Rolling Stone Magazine

Joe Hagan · Knopf
Pages: 560
Format: Hardcover

The first and only biography of Jann Wenner, the iconic founder of Rolling Stone magazine, and a romp through the hothouses of rock and roll, politics, media, and Hollywood, from the Summer of Love to the Internet age.

Lennon. Dylan. Jagger. Belushi. Leibovitz. The story of Jann...
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The Lost Indictment of Robert E. Lee: The Forgotten Case against an American Icon

JOHN REEVES · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 264
Format: Hardcover

History has been kind to Robert E. Lee. Woodrow Wilson believed General Lee was a "model to men who would be morally great." Douglas Southall Freeman, who won a Pulitzer Prize for his four-volume biography of Lee, described his subject as "one of a small company of great...
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