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The Sun King - Page 170

Nancy Mitford - Biography & Autobiography - 2012 - 272 pages
Nancy Mitford. SOURCES SOURCHES, Marquis de, Mémoires Secrets et Inédits
de la Cour de France, Paris, 1882—93 SPANHEIM. Ezekiel, Relation de la Cour
de France, Paris, 1882 CHOISY, Abbé de. Mémoires pour servir à l'histoire de ...
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Angler: The Cheney Vice Presidency

Barton Gellman - History - 2008 - 512 pages
In Angler, Gellman goes far beyond that series to take on the full scope of Cheney?s work and its consequences, including his hidden role in the Bush administration?s most fateful choices in war: shifting focus from al Qaeda to Iraq, ...
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Grace: A Memoir

Grace Coddington - Design - 2012 - 416 pages
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY FINANCIAL TIMES “If Wintour is the Pope . . . Coddington is Michelangelo, trying to paint a fresh version of the Sistine Chapel twelve times a year.”—Time From the Hardcover edition.
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Full Body Burden: Growing Up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats

Kristen Iversen - Biography & Autobiography - 2012 - 432 pages
" It's the story of a childhood and adolescence in the shadow of the Cold War, in a landscape at once startlingly beautiful and--unknown to those who lived there--tainted with invisible yet deadly particles of plutonium.
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The Poisoner's Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz ...

Deborah Blum - Medical - 2011 - 336 pages
***PBS's AMERICAN EXPERIENCE released a film based on The Poisoner's Handbook in January 2014*** Equal parts true crime, twentieth-century history, and science thriller, The Poisoner's Handbook is "a vicious, page-turning story that reads ...
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Sex at Dawn: How We Mate, Why We Stray, and What It Means for Modern ...

Christopher Ryan, Cacilda Jetha - Social Science - 2012 - 432 pages
In the tradition of the best historical and scientific writing, Sex at Dawn unapologetically upends unwarranted assumptions and unfounded conclusions while offering a revolutionary understanding of why we live and love as we do.
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Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power

Rachel Maddow - Political Science - 2012 - 288 pages
Written with bracing wit and intelligence, Rachel Maddow's Drift argues that we've drifted away from America's original ideals and become a nation weirdly at peace with perpetual war.
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The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion

Jonathan Haidt - Psychology - 2012 - 384 pages
Why do people so readily assume the worst about the motives of their fellow citizens? In The Righteous Mind, social psychologist Jonathan Haidt explores the origins of our divisions and points the way forward to mutual understanding.
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From the Ruins of Empire: The Intellectuals Who Remade Asia

Pankaj Mishra - History - 2012 - 368 pages
But Pankaj Mishra shows that it was otherwise in this stereotype-shattering book.
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Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a ...

Gilbert King - History - 2012 - 464 pages
Devil in the Grove is the winner of the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction.
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A Return to Love: Reflections on the Principles of A Course in Miracles

Marianne Williamson - Psychology - 2009 - 336 pages
Back by popular demand -- and newly updated by the author -- the mega-bestselling spiritual guide in which Marianne Williamson shares her reflections on A Course in Miracles and her insights on the application of love in the search for ...
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Predator Nation: Corporate Criminals, Political Corruption, and the ...

Charles H. Ferguson - Business & Economics - 2012 - 368 pages
Charles H. Ferguson, who electrified the world with his Oscar-winning documentary Inside Job, now explains how a predator elite took over the country, step by step, and he exposes the networks of academic, financial, and political influence ...
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How to Be Black

Baratunde Thurston - Humor - 2012 - 272 pages
If You Don't Buy This Book, You're a Racist. Have you ever been called "too black" or "not black enough"? Have you ever befriended or worked with a black person? If you answered yes to any of these questions, this book is for you.
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Survival of the Sickest

Dr. Sharon Moalem, Jonathan Prince - Medical - 2009 - 304 pages
This is a book about the interconnectedness of all life on earth -- and, especially, what that means for us.
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Dreaming in Chinese: Mandarin Lessons in Life, Love, and Language

Deborah Fallows - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2010 - 208 pages
In sharing what she discovered about Mandarin, and how those discoveries helped her understand a culture that had at first seemed impenetrable, Deborah Fallows's Dreaming in Chinese opens up China to Westerners more completely, perhaps, ...
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Crossroads and Cultures, Volume A: To 1300: A History of the World's Peoples

Bonnie G. Smith, Marc Van De Mieroop, Richard von Glahn, Kris Lane - History - 2012 - 448 pages
Crossroads and Cultures: A History of the World’s Peoples incorporates the best current cultural history into a fresh and original narrative that connects global patterns of development with life on the ground.
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Paddy Whacked

T. J. English - History - 2009 - 480 pages
Here is the shocking true saga of the Irish American mob.
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Korea: The Impossible Country: The Impossible Country

Daniel Tudor - Business & Economics - 2013 - 336 pages
In Korea: The Impossible Country, Tudor examines Korea's cultural foundations; the Korean character; the public sphere in politics, business, and the workplace as well as the family, dating, and marriage.
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The Black Hole War: My Battle with Stephen Hawking to Make the World Safe ...

Leonard Susskind - Science - 2008 - 480 pages
THE BLACK HOLE WAR is the thrilling story of their united effort to reconcile Hawking's revolutionary theories of black holes with their own sense of reality-effort that would eventually result in Hawking admitting he was wrong, paying up, ...
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The Art of Urban Sketching: Drawing On Location Around The World

Gabriel Campanario - Art - 2012 - 320 pages
With profiles of leading practitioners and discussions of the benefits of working in this art form, this inspiring book shows how one can participate and experience this creative outlet through modern-day social networks and online activity ...
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Farther Away: Essays

Jonathan Franzen - Literary Collections - 2012 - 336 pages
Taken together, these essays trace the progress of unique and mature mind wrestling with itself, with literature, and with some of the most important issues of our day. Farther Away is remarkable, provocative, and necessary.
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Existentialists and Mystics: Writings on Philosophy and Literature

Iris Murdoch - Philosophy - 1999 - 576 pages
Tracing Murdoch's journey to a modern Platonism, this volume includes incisive evaluations of the thought and writings of T. S. Eliot, Jean-Paul Sartre, Albert Camus, Simone de Beauvior, and Elias Canetti, as well as key texts on the ...
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The Fall and Rise of Keynesian Economics

John Eatwell, Murray Milgate - Business & Economics - 2011 - 448 pages
This book is about the fall and rise of Keynesian economics. Eatwell and Milgate range widely across the landscape that defines their subject matter.
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Subliminal: How Your Unconscious Mind Rules Your Behavior

Leonard Mlodinow - Psychology - 2012 - 272 pages
Employing his trademark wit and lucid, accessible explanations of the most obscure scientific subjects, Leonard Mlodinow takes us on a tour of this research, unraveling the complexities of the subliminal self and increasing our ...
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The Real Mad Men: The Renegades of Madison Avenue and the Golden Age of ...

Andrew Cracknell - Business & Economics - 2012 - 224 pages
This engaging, insightful narrative reveals, for the first time, the lives and work of the real advertising men and women of that era.
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Killer Show: The Station Nightclub Fire, America's Deadliest Rock Concert

John Barylick - Performing Arts - 2012 - 304 pages
The definitive book on The Station nightclub fire on the 10th anniversary of the disaster
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Clinical Neuroanatomy: Brain Circuitry and Its Disorders

Hans J. ten Donkelaar - Medical - 2011 - 834 pages
Clinical Neuroanatomy: Brain Circuitry and Its Disorders bridges the gap between neuroanatomy and clinical neurology.
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I Suck at Girls

Justin Halpern - Biography & Autobiography - 2012 - 192 pages
Or I guess it could be a shitload scarier." Fans of the #1 bestseller Sh*t My Dad Says will recognize the always-patient voice of Justin Halpern's dad as it crackles through the pages of this hysterical new book.
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The Victims' Revolution: The Rise of Identity Studies and the Closing of the ...

Bruce Bawer - History - 2012 - 400 pages
In The Victims’ Revolution, critic and scholar Bruce Bawer provides the first true history of this radical movement and a sweeping assessment of its intellectual and cultural fruits.
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A Survey of Mathematics with Applications

Allen R. Angel, Christine D. Abbott, Dennis C. Runde - Mathematics - 2012 - 1072 pages
In a Liberal Arts Math course, a common question students ask is, “Why do I have to know this?” A Survey of Mathematics with Applications continues to be a best-seller because it shows students how we use mathematics in our daily lives ...
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