The Myth Of Progress
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An analysis of economic ideals (such as continuous growth) in light of ecological principles (like the law of entropy) which demonstrates that all systems ultimately function within the boundaries of physical laws.
Traplines
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Warm, sometimes funny reminiscences of a childhood spent hunting and fishing in the Sawtooth Valley.
American gun
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This book highlights the pivotal role these "Top Ten" nominated firearms played in US history. It offers vivid and exciting narratives of these weapons in action, from the American Revolutionary War, to the gangster era of Chicago, to Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Son Of Hamas
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Mosab Hassan Yousef is the son of a founding member of Hamas. This compelling book recounts how Yousef came to reject terror and violence and instead worked as an undercover agent many years in an effort to stop it. His history and perspective from all sides of the conflict make him a unique voice in the discussion of the Middle East.
Fly Fishing Made Easy
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Fly fishing is not easy. Packed with photos, illustrations and stories, this manual really delivers. I recommend it for new anglers learning the craft. (It’s also good for quick reference when you’re out in the field!)
The Story Of Spanish
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A fascinating study of the development and change in the Spanish language through the centuries.
Saving Italy
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In the middle of WWII a new army unit called the monuments men was created to save the art being looted by the Nazis.
 Proof Of Heaven
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As a highly trained neurosurgeon, Eben Alexander knew that near death experiences are simply fantasies produced by brains under extreme stress. But then his own brain was attacked by a rare disease and he had his own NDE while the part of his brain that produces consciousness was shut down. His story is compelling and inspirational.
My Beloved World
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Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor never let any limitations get in her way. Whatever she lacked, she found a way to fill the gap. Her inspiring memoir provides a blueprint for success in life.
My Ideal Bookshelf
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A swath of pop-culture personalities including authors, artists, musicians, scientists, and even skateboard legends write short essays describing their perfect book collection. It's not a collection of book lists as much a series of love letters to the written word.
Empress Of Fashion: A Life Of Diana Vreeland
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Diana Vreeland worked 50 years in fashion, first as editor at Harper’s Bazaar, then editor at Vogue and finally consultant to the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute. She championed American fashion designers at a time when French couture still ruled the fashion world. Her imagination and innovations made her a force that is still remembered.
Paris, My Sweet: A Year In The City Of Light (And Dark Chocolate)
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A light and entertaining story, it truly serves as a guide to bakeries in New York and Paris. If you are going to either city, take this book along!
The 4-Hour Chef
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In his unique and self promotional style, Tim Ferriss tackles the world of cooking. While it has its limitations, it is packed with tips, tricks, beautiful photos and random bursts of insight. Everything from the perfect cup of coffee to how to build a raging fire is covered by the frenetic and entertaining author. The book is a fun read and a great launching pad for further investigations.
Memories, Dreams, And Reflections
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The way the world looks to 1 of the century's 2 most important voices in psychology.
Reality Is Broken
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World changing ideas from a creator of alternate reality games that aim to improve people's lives.
Some Remarks
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Clear, often with humor, takes by a maverick writer.
The America's Test Kitchen Quick Family Cookbook
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Great quick and easy recipes for any night of the week.
Leadership And Self-Deception
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Electronic book. Amazingly clear setting out of common ways everyone deludes themselves.
Tao Te Ching
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Timeless, lucid advice on living life.
My Mother Was Nuts
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My Mother Was Nuts: a memoir by Penny Marshall The author recounts her life in an earthy and funny manner. The easy conversational tone gives the reader a feeling of talking to a friend over lunch.

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