The Mother Tongue
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Ever wonder where the word snafu originated? Did you ever know you were swearing when you said it? The Mother Tongue is a fun look at the English language and all the weird quirks and eccentricities that make it so fun and so frustrating.
C.C. Pyle's Amazing Foot Race
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The stunts of endurance popular in the Roaring Twenties, such as flagpole sitting and dance marathons, came to a head with the staging of a footrace across America. Nearly 200 men started off from Los Angeles, but only a quarter would make it to the finish in New York. Experience the heartache and hardships, but also the triumph of such an epic journey.
Weekend Hats
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Chic, professional looking hat patterns that are easy to follow...and finish!
The Orchard
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An enchanting memoir about a city girl who falls in love with an apple farmer. Rejected by the family as an outsider, she quickly learns the difficulties and dangers of farm life even as she falls more deeply in love with her husband. An amazing story.
The Feast Nearby
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The amazing adventure (with recipes) of a recently unemployed food journalist who manages to eat well and locally on $40 a week.
Just My Type
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Where did Times New Roman come from? What does it mean if you use Futura? Can the right font help get a president elected, start a revolution or even save lives? And which types have gotten the most people angry over their use? Find out the secret lives of the typefaces we see around us every day in this blend of history, art and internet memes, rife with compelling visuals and dry wit.
How To Shoot Video That Doesn't Suck
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There's a quote on the cover that says "Like two years of film school in 248 pages". And that quote couldn't be more right. Steve Stockman explains succinctly and understandably all the aspects and basic common sense to make a video or film that someone would want to watch all the way through.
Surviving Survival
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The author of two other books on the subject of survival turns his attention to trauma’s aftermath. Read real-life accounts of how survivors of traumatic events managed to carry on with their lives.
An Exact Replica Of a Figment of My Imagination
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Incredibly moving story about the author's pregnancy and stillborn baby - she describes it as "the happiest story in the world with the saddest ending."
My Stroke Of Insight
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Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor was a 37 year old Harvard brain scientist when she suffered a life-altering stroke. Her story of remarkable recovery is inspiring and beautifully told. It will resonate with anyone who has been through a medical crisis.
Stories I Only Tell My Friends
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This wonderful autobiography by actor/writer/director Rob Lowe is funny, inspiring, and moving. In great detail, he describes his early years in rural Ohio, his days of hanging with friends like Emilio Estevez and Charlie Sheen, his uphill battle to find a place in Hollywood, and the people that inspired him on his journeys.
Naked In Baghdad
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Follows National Public Radio’s foreign correspondent, Anne Garrels, as she covers the buildup, events, and aftermath of the American invasion into Iraq from the heart of Baghdad.
The Gifts Of Imperfection
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Social researcher Brene Brown shares her insights into the emotionally loaded topics of vulnerability and shame in a book that has the power to change the way you see yourself and others.
All There Is
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True touching stories about the many wondrous kinds of love.
Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers
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Mary Roach offers up the science of human cadavers in an incredible way that not only allows you to understand it but it makes you laugh at the same time. You don’t have to be a science buff to read and enjoy this book.
Stuff: Compulsive Hoarding and the Meaning of Things
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Every wonder why some people have a tendency to hoard objects, even if it’s trash? Ever thought, “Why don’t they just throw it away or get rid of it.”? This engaging book delves into case studies of varying degrees of hoarders and explains the psychology behind their thinking.
14 Years of Loyal Service in a Fabric-Covered Box
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This wonderful collection of Dilbert comics follows Dilbert and his coworkers as they battle budget cuts, low pay, unappreciated hard work, and corrupt executives. After 14 years of loyal service, in a fabric-covered box, Dilbert knows best that the best way to get through the day is with lots of sarcasm, coffee, and subtle insubordination.
Across America By Bicycle
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Proving that it’s never too late to pursue one’s dreams, two retired grandmothers set off on a bicycle journey across the continental United States.

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