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Picture of Luke Skywalker Can't Read: And Other Geeky Truths.

Luke Skywalker Can't Read: And Other Geeky Truths.

Britt, Ryan.

A quick, breezy, conversational read covering a range of topics like literacy in the Star ...

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Picture of A Strange Scottish Shore.

A Strange Scottish Shore.

Gray, Juliana.

It’s 1906 and researcher Emmeline Truelove and her employer Max Hayward are called to an a...

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Picture of The Secret War: Spies, Ciphers, and Guerrillas 1939-1945.

The Secret War: Spies, Ciphers, and Guerrillas 1939-1945.

Hastings, Max.

This monumental overview is a fascinating look at the dark world of espionage and dirty tr...

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Picture of Bertie's Guide to Life and Mothers: A 44 Scotland Street Novel.

Bertie's Guide to Life and Mothers: A 44 Scotland Street Novel.

McCall Smith, Alexander.

I saw A.M.S. at the Adelaide Writers' Festival this year where he seemed much more interes...

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Picture of Numbers: Their Tales, Types, and Treasures.

Numbers: Their Tales, Types, and Treasures.

Posamentier, Alfred S. and Thaller, Bernd.

The Immense importance of numbers should make us pause for a bit and think about their nat...

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Picture of The World's Strongest Librarian: A Book Lover's Adventures.

The World's Strongest Librarian: A Book Lover's Adventures.

Hanagarne, Josh.

This is an inspirational true story of a six foot seven geekish librarian who just happene...

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Picture of Einstein At Home.

Einstein At Home.

Herneck, Friedrich.

Einstein’s well-known idiosyncrasies come to life in the post-war reminiscences of his hou...

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Picture of Revolution 1989: The Fall of the Soviet Empire.

Revolution 1989: The Fall of the Soviet Empire.

Sebestyen, Victor.

In 1989 some half-dozen corrupt and often vicious tyrannies were swept away as the Soviet ...

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Picture of The Procrastination Equation: How to Stop Putting Things Off and Start Getting Stuff Done.

The Procrastination Equation: How to Stop Putting Things Off and Start Getting Stuff Done.

Steel, Piers.

I am a great procrastinator but the funny thing is that when I put my mind to things, it’s...

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Picture of Campfire Cuisine: Gourmet Recipes for the Great Outdoors.

Campfire Cuisine: Gourmet Recipes for the Great Outdoors.

Donovan, Robin.

Outdoor cooking doesn’t need to be elaborate in order to yield results: good food simply p...

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Picture of Farmstand Favorites: Apples: Over 75 Farm Fresh Recipes.

Farmstand Favorites: Apples: Over 75 Farm Fresh Recipes.

Over seventy-five farm fresh recipes. Did you know that apples contain zero fat, cholester...

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Picture of The Silicon Eye.

The Silicon Eye.

Gilder, George.

Although little is known of him outside Silicon Valley, Carter Mead has been the leading i...

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Picture of The Shia Revival: How Conflicts within Islam Will Shape the Future.

The Shia Revival: How Conflicts within Islam Will Shape the Future.

Nasr, Vali.

Examines an age-old animosity between Islam’s two major sects, the majority Sunnis and min...

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Picture of On Machiavelli: The Search for Glory.

On Machiavelli: The Search for Glory.

Ryan, Alan.

An accessible introduction to the nature of political thought, Machiavelli's influence on ...

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Picture of A (Brief) History of Vice: How Bad Behavior Built Civilization.

A (Brief) History of Vice: How Bad Behavior Built Civilization.

Evans, Robert.

He discusses everything we pretend not to like in polite company and celebrates the brave,...

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Picture of The Crash Detectives: Investigating the World's Most Mysterious Air Disasters.

The Crash Detectives: Investigating the World's Most Mysterious Air Disasters.

Negroni, Christine.

As soon as a plane crashes, people begin to speculate about what happened. They will not ...

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Picture of Masters of Death: The SS-Einsatzgruppen and the Invention of the Holocaust.

Masters of Death: The SS-Einsatzgruppen and the Invention of the Holocaust.

Rhodes, Richard.

The Einsatzgruppen were the professional killing squads deployed in Poland and the Soviet ...

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Picture of The Telephone Gambit: Chasing Alexander Graham Bell's Secret.

The Telephone Gambit: Chasing Alexander Graham Bell's Secret.

Shulman, Seth.

A fascinating tale of what could possibly be the greatest intellectual property theft in h...

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Picture of John the Baptist and the Last Gnostics: The Secret History of the Mandaeans.

John the Baptist and the Last Gnostics: The Secret History of the Mandaeans.

Smith, Andrew Phillip.

Among the casualties of the western intervention in Iraq and the recent activities of ISIS...

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Picture of EIMI: A Journey Through Soviet Russia.

EIMI: A Journey Through Soviet Russia.

Cummings, E. E.

EIMI is a mixture of styles and tones: the prose containing many abbreviations, grammatica...

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Picture of The Honourable Schoolboy.

The Honourable Schoolboy.

Le Carre, John.

First written in the 1970s, this re-issue is a great spy novel, a fantastic tour of Indoch...

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Picture of The Princes of Ireland: The Dublin Saga.

The Princes of Ireland: The Dublin Saga.

Rutherfurd, Edward.

If you’re looking for a good page turner this giant, sprawling, cracking good yarn about D...

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Picture of Rabbit, Run.

Rabbit, Run.

Updike, John.

Updike was one of America's great authors who proved again and again the value of fine lit...

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Picture of A Numerate Life: A Mathematician Explores the Vagaries of Life, His Own and Probably Yours.

A Numerate Life: A Mathematician Explores the Vagaries of Life, His Own and Probably Yours.

Paulos, John Allen.

Bestselling mathematician Paulos has created a quirky, poignant account of the struggle to...

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