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February
The Wall Street Journal Guide to Understanding Personal Finance - Kenneth M. Morris, Virginia B. Morris"The Wall Street Journal Guide to Understanding Personal Finance" gives you clear, simple explanations of the complexities you face every day in your financial life. This revised and updated edition also includes the information you'll need to make smart decisions about -- and avoid the pitfalls of -- banking, credit, home finance, financial planning, investing and taxes.
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February
They Don't Teach Corporate in College: A Twenty-Something's Guide to the Business World - Alexandra LevitBased on a mix of interviews, research and personal experience, this books upbeat advice focuses on tangible tactics that recent college grads and experienced twenty-something's can put to work immediately to enhance their employability now and in the future. Highlights include: Unorthodox but proven job-hunting techniques. Making a memorable first impression. Navigating the company's social scene. Practicing cringe-free networking. Mastering goal-setting and self-promotion. Stretching the eight plus hours a day spent at work, from effective time management and organization to making
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February
Time, Love, Memory: A Great Biologist and His Quest for the Origins of Behavior - Jonathan Weiner"A fascinating history--. Literate and authoritative--.Marvelously exciting." --The New York Times Book Review Jonathan Weiner, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for The Beak of the Finch, brings his brilliant reporting skills to the story of Seymour Benzer, the Brooklyn-born maverick scientist whose study of genetics and experiments with fruit fly genes has helped revolutionize or knowledge of the connections between DNA and behavior both animal and human. How much of our fate is decided before we are born?  Which of our characteristics is inscribed in our DNA? Weiner brings us into Benzer's Fly
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February
Father Elijah: An Apocalypse - Michael D. O'BrienMichael O'Brien presents a thrilling apocalyptic novel about the condition of the Roman Catholic Church at the end of time. It explores the state of the modern world, and the strengths and weaknesses of the contemporary religious scene, by taking his central character, Father Elijah Schafer, a Carmelite priest, on a secret mission for the Vatican which embroils him in a series of crises and subterfuges affecting the ultimate destiny of the Church. The Pope and the Cardinal Secretary of State call him out of obscurity and give him a task of the highest sensitivity: to penetrate into the inner
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February
The Economics of Public Issues (HarperCollins Series in Economics) - Roger LeRoy Miller, Daniel K. Benjamin, Douglass C. NorthServes as an interesting & entertaining supplemental reading for a principles of economics course, as well as for courses in political economy, public policy, & social issues. Paper. DLC: Economics.
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February
A History of Us: Ten-Volume Set: Ten-Volume Set - Joy HakimWhether it's standing on the podium in Seneca Falls with the Suffragettes or riding on the first subway car beneath New York City in 1907, the books in Joy Hakim's A History of US series weave together exciting stories that bring American history to life. Readers may want to start with War, Terrible War, the tragic and bloody account of the Civil War that has been hailed by critics as magnificent. Or All the People, brought fully up-to-date in this new edition with a thoughtful and engaging examination of our world after September 11th. No matter which book they read, young people will never think
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February
River Town: Two Years on the Yangtze - Peter HesslerIn the heart of China's Sichuan province lies the small city of Fuling. Surrounded by the terraced hills of the Yangtze River valley, Fuling has long been a place of continuity, far from the bustling political centers of Beijing and Shanghai. But now Fuling is heading down a new path, and gradually, along with scores of other towns in this vast and ever-evolving country, it is becoming a place of change and vitality, tension and reform, disruption and growth. As the people of Fuling hold on to the China they know, they are also opening up and struggling to adapt to a world in which their fate is
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February
Fundamental Neuroscience - Floyd E. BloomFundamental Neuroscience, 3rd Edition introduces graduate and upper-level undergraduate students to the full range of contemporary neuroscience. Addressing instructor and student feedback on the previous edition, all of the chapters are rewritten to make this book more concise and student-friendly than ever before. Each chapter is once again heavily illustrated and provides clinical boxes describing experiments, disorders, and methodological approaches and concepts. A companion web site contains test questions, and an imagebank of the figures for ready use in presentations, slides, and
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February
World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War - Max BrooksThe Zombie War came unthinkably close to eradicating humanity. Max Brooks, driven by the urgency of preserving the acid-etched first-hand experiences of the survivors from those apocalyptic years, traveled across the United States of America and throughout the world, from decimated cities that once teemed with upwards of thirty million souls to the most remote and inhospitable areas of the planet. He recorded the testimony of men, women, and sometimes children who came face-to-face with the living, or at least the undead, hell of that dreadful time. "World War Z" is the result. Never before have