Scorecasting
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If you loved Moneyball, you might like this book. If you loved Freakonomics, you might like this book. If you loved Moneyball and Freakonomics, you will love this book!
Gandhi: A Manga Biography
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A simply told and nicely illustrated graphic biography of Mahatma showing the personal and poliyical decisions that helped to shape his legacy to the world. Key dates in the chronology of his life as he observed and experienced injustice and shared the idea of non-violence and civil disobedience.
Special Exits: A Graphic Memoir
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The reader becomes involved in this tender story of two elderly people living out the end of their lives in South Los Angeles. Lars has been living in this home full of mementos and memories for 41 years. Now with his second wife Rachel a talented doll maker he keeps an optimistic outlook while his daughter Laura stops by and tries to help gracefully stem the flood of the impending tide of mortality. Their Siamese cat Ching who seems unlovable and friends try to help them survive as well in this beautifully drawn tale.
The Invisible Wall
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Two sides of a single street in a Lancashire England mill town, one side Jewish the other Christian. This memoir written by a 96 year old man tells of the people who made this a community and their differences. It is a love story and a touching view into a time just before World War I.
The Comedy Of Errors
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Fans of audio books, and especially of full-cast recordings, will love the Arkangel production of one of the bard’s earliest plays. Fabulous actors (including David Tennant and Brendan Coyle!) make this two hour play a delight worth listening to over and over.
A Man Without A Country
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Written shortly before his death, Vonnegut's non-fiction critique of society today is in turns both hilarious and extremely poignant. Well worth reading whether you've been a fan for years or never taken a second glance in his direction before.
Age Of Reptiles Omnibus
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Get ready to have your eyes filled with incredible images and colors wordless dramatic conflicts and survival scenarios between different species. The images show both flaws and furious behaviors found in a variety of predators and their young. Who will win a lose in a race with death?
The Dark Crystal
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Only the creative genius of Jim Henson could bring forth this lively world of magic. In a land where evil and darkness threaten to rule, Jen—one of the last of his Gelfling race—must resist fear and foes to restore good and give hope to all other peaceful creatures, and thus fulfill the prophecy of the dark crystal.
Sugar Nation
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Jeff O' Connell has a problem. His tall and lean physique is hiding a breeding ground for the sinister and ubiquitous disease of diabetes. This book chronicles his struggles to understand both the state of diabetic research and the mounting evidence against refined carbohydrates.
Jake Goes Peanuts
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Written in rhyming verse with bold and humorous illustrations, all of Michael Wright’s Jake books are fabulous, but this is my favorite. Jake is a VERY picky eater. He wants peanut butter sandwiches for every meal. So his parents come up with a plan: put peanut butter in everything for a week. The results are hilarious. Jake Goes Peanuts is sure to become a favorite of many parents as well as children, whether they’re picky eaters or not.

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