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Vogue and The Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute: Parties, Exhibitions, People
The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s annual Costume Institute exhibition is the most spectacular event of its kind. With subjects that both reflect the zeitgeist and contribute to its creation, each exhibition—from 2005’s Chanel , to 2011’s Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty and 2013’s Punk —creates a provocative and engaging narrative attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors. The show’s opening-night gala, produced in ...
Open Road Media, 2014
An American masterwork in praise of nature, self-reliance, and the simple life I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived. In 1845, the transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau moved from his home in the town of Concord, Massachusetts, to a small cabin he built by hand on the ...
Go for No
Sticks and Stones May Break My Bones but “NO” Can Never Hurt Me! That’s the lesson twenty-eight year old copier salesman Eric James Bratton is about to learn. And he’s going to learn it from the most unlikely of mentors - himself! Imagine going to bed one night, then to awaken the next morning in a strange house with no idea of how you got there. Only this house doesn’t belong to just anyone – it belongs to you… a wildly ...
Rush Revere and the Brave Pilgrims: Time-Travel Adventures with Exceptional Americans
Threshold Editions, 2013
America’s #1 radio talk-show host and multi-million-copy #1 New York Times bestselling author presents a book for young readers with a history teacher who travels back in time to have adventures with exceptional Americans. MEET RUSH LIMBAUGH’S REALLY GOOD PAL, RUSH REVERE ! Okay, okay, my name’s really Rusty—but my friends call me Rush. Rush Revere. Because I’ve always been the #1 fan of the coolest colonial dude ever, Paul ...
The Complete Persepolis
Here, in one volume: Marjane Satrapi's best-selling, internationally acclaimed memoir-in-comic-strips. Persepolis is the story of Satrapi's unforgettable childhood and coming of age within a large and loving family in Tehran during the Islamic Revolution; of the contradictions between private life and public life in a country plagued by political upheaval; of her high school years in Vienna facing the trials of adolescence far from her ...
Minecraft: Combat Handbook: An Official Mojang Book
The OFFICIAL Combat Handbook will teach you everything you need to know to defend yourself from hostile monsters and enemy players. In Minecraft, you're never alone and the threat of attack is constant. How will you survive? The Official Combat Handbook will teach you everything you need to know to defend yourself from hostile monsters and enemy players. You can learn how to build a fort, craft armor and weapons, set mob traps, defeat your ...
Paleo Slow Cooker: Simple and Healthy Gluten-Free Recipes
UPDATED 10.30.12 ~ By customer requests, this cookbook now includes recipes to make your own sauces and offers substitutions for cooking wine and wild rice! Do you want an easy way to cook grain free AND gluten-free meals? Then Amelia Simons' latest cookbook for slow cooker cooking is just what you are looking for! While a Paleolithic diet has been shown to be very effective for people wanting to lose weight and improve their health, ...
Applied Statistics for Engineers
Krieger Pub Co
Book by Volk, William
101 best jokes
Editions ASAP, 2012
One hundred of hilarious and funny jokes! Have fun and laugh!
The Paleo Approach: Reverse Autoimmune Disease and Heal Your Body
Victory Belt Publishing
An estimated 50 million Americans suffer from some form of autoimmune disease. If you're among them, you may know all too well how little modern medicine can do to alleviate your condition. But that's no reason to give up hope. In this groundbreaking book, Sarah D. Ballantyne, Ph.D., draws upon current medical research and her own battle with an autoimmune disorder to show you how you can become completely symptom-free—the natural way. The ...
Dr. Mutter's Marvels: A True Tale of Intrigue and Innovation at the Dawn of Modern Medicine
Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz
A mesmerizing biography of the brilliant and eccentric medical innovator who revolutionized American surgery and founded the country’s most famous museum of medical oddities Imagine undergoing an operation without anesthesia performed by a surgeon who refuses to sterilize his toolsor even wash his hands. This was the world of medicine when Thomas Dent Mütter began his trailblazing career as a plastic surgeon in Philadelphia during ...
The Elephant Whisperer: My Life with the Herd in the African Wild
St. Martin's Griffin
Lawrence Anthony devoted his life to animal conservation, protecting the world's endangered species. Then he was asked to accept a herd of "rogue" wild elephants on his Thula Thula game reserve in Zululand. His common sense told him to refuse, but he was the herd's last chance of survival: they would be killed if he wouldn't take them. In order to save their lives, Anthony took them in. In the years that followed he became a part of their ...
Pines (The Wayward Pines Trilogy Book 1)
Thomas & Mercer, 2012
2013 International Thriller Award Nominee Now a Major Television Event from FOX, debuting winter 2015. Secret service agent Ethan Burke arrives in Wayward Pines, Idaho, with a clear mission: locate and recover two federal agents who went missing in the bucolic town one month earlier. But within minutes of his arrival, Ethan is involved in a violent accident. He comes to in a hospital, with no ID, no cell phone, and no briefcase. The medical ...
The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation
Harvard Law Review Assn
Personal: A Jack Reacher Novel
Delacorte Press, 2014
Jack Reacher returns in the latest fast-moving, action-packed, suspenseful book from #1 New York Times bestselling author Lee Child. You can leave the army, but the army doesn’t leave you. Not always. Not completely, notes Jack Reacher—and sure enough, the retired military cop is soon pulled back into service. This time, for the State Department and the CIA. Someone has taken a shot at the president of France in the City of ...
The ACP Manual of Critical Care Medicine
Hazardous Duty: Squeaky Clean Mysteries, Book 1 (Christian mystery)
River Heights, 2014
Buying a gun to kill your wife: $3,000 Hiring Trauma Care to clean afterward: $1,500 Having that same cleaner uncover evidence that frames you: Priceless On her way to completing a degree in forensic science, Gabby St. Claire drops out of school and starts her own crime scene cleaning business. “Yeah, that’s me,” she says, “a crime scene cleaner. People waiting in line behind me who strike up conversations always regret it.” ...
G. M. A. Grube
Hackett Pub Co
Since its publication in 1974, scholars throughout the humanities have adopted G M A Grube's masterful translation of the Republic as the edition of choice for their study and teaching of Plato's most influential work. In this brilliant revision, C D C Reeve furthers Grube's success both in preserving the subtlety of Plato's philosophical argument and in rendering the dialogue in lively, fluent English, that remains faithful to the original ...
Warnings: The True Story of How Science Tamed the Weather
Greenleaf Book Group Press
Experience the most devastating storms of the last fifty years through the eyes of the scientific visionaries who took them on and tamed them. For decades, the author, a pioneering meteorologist, has dedicated himself to saving lives by combining science, experience, and instinct. The struggle to understand nature's fury provides fascinating insights into the natural forces that shape our world, and the turbulent politics that influence our ...
What to Expect When You're Expecting, 4th Edition
Workman Publishing Company
Announcing a brand new, cover-to-cover revision of America's pregnancy bible. What to Expect When You're Expecting is a perennial New York Times bestseller and one of USA Today 's 25 most influential books of the past 25 years. It's read by more than 90% of pregnant women who read a pregnancy book--the most iconic, must-have book for parents-to-be, with over 14.5 million copies in print. Now comes the Fourth Edition, a new book for a new ...
Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business
Originally published in 1985, Neil Postman’s groundbreaking polemic about the corrosive effects of television on our politics and public discourse has been hailed as a twenty-first-century book published in the twentieth century. Now, with television joined by more sophisticated electronic media—from the Internet to cell phones to DVDs—it has taken on even greater significance. Amusing Ourselves to Death is a prophetic look at what ...
The Battle of the Labyrinth (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 4)
Hyperion Books for Children
As an incoming freshman, Percy isn't expecting his high school orientation to be any fun. But when a mysterious mortal acquaintance appears, followed by demon cheerleaders, things quickly move from bad to worse. In this fourth installment of the blockbuster series, time is running out as war between the Olympians and the evil Titan lord Kronos draws near. Even the safe haven of Camp Half Blood grows more vulnerable by the minute as Kronos's ...
The 30-Day Praise Challenge
David C. Cook, 2013
Discover the Power of Praising God When Becky Harling was diagnosed with cancer over ten years ago, she begged God for healing. A friend of hers had another idea. She challenged Becky to spend twenty minutes a day in praise. Becky thought, What if I’m not feeling thankful? But as she intentionally praised God, she began to experience new joy—and her relationship with God has never been the same. Now, in The Thirty-Day Praise ...
The Color of Heaven (The Color of Heaven Series Book 1)
"A box of tissues should be included in the purchase price of this book.... I finished THE COLOR OF HEAVEN in a matter of hours, but I've no doubt the read and the lessons imparted through Sophie's story will stay with me... probably forever. THE COLOR OF HEAVEN is an incredibly poignant and unbelievably gripping novel, deserving Romance Junkies' highest rating." FIVE BLUE RIBBONS - Chris at Romance Junkies A deeply emotional ...
Harold and the Purple Crayon
Harper & Row Publishers Inc.
An adventurous night enabled by Harold's imaginative use of his purple crayon.
Acceptance: A Novel (The Southern Reach Trilogy)
The final installment of Jeff VanderMeer’s Southern Reach Trilogy It is winter in Area X. A new team embarks across the border on a mission to find a member of a previous expedition who may have been left behind. As they press deeper into the unknown—navigating new terrain and new challenges—the threat to the outside world becomes more daunting. In Acceptance, the last installment of Jeff VanderMeer’s Southern Reach Trilogy, the ...
Paranormal Traveler's Guide to Haunted Hotels and B&B's
Russell Vogels, 2014
Attention All Ghost Hunters…..Are YOU ready for a Spooky Fun Travel Adventure? Why not make your next getaway, vacation, or business trip an exciting one by staying in a REAL Haunted Hotel or B&B? OVER 350 Authentic Haunted Hotels and B&B’s listed across All 50 States!!! Whether you’re an amateur Ghost Hunter, professional paranormal investigator, adrenaline junkie, or just a curious thrill seeker looking for a unique side trip into ...
Happy Herbivore Abroad: A Travelogue and Over 135 Fat-Free and Low-Fat Vegan Recipes from Around the World
Lindsay S. Nixon
In the last 10 years, Happy Herbivore chef Lindsay S. Nixon has lived in eight states, visited 46, spent a year as an expat on a Caribbean island, and traveled to more than 35 places abroad. As a celebration of Nixon’s jet-setter lifestyle, Happy Herbivore Abroad combines traditional comfort foods from home with international inspiration and stories of her adventures. A little of everythingbasics, comfort food, international cuisine, and ...
Kindle - Amazon's New Wireless Reading Device
This is the future of book reading. I have used it and love it!
The Olympian Cars: The Great American Luxury Automobiles of the Twenties & ...
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