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1. What I Know For Sure
What I Know For Sure
by Oprah Winfrey
4.7 out of 5 stars (3 customer reviews)
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Flatiron Books
September 2, 2014
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Each essay provides a brief encouraging and thought-provoking reading moment. Gentle and supportive, while concise and sincere, these brief observations invite readers to five minutes of quiet contemplaton. Publishers Weekly... Read more

2. The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload
The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload
by Daniel J. Levitin
3.0 out of 5 stars (2 customer reviews)
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ALLEN LANE
August 19, 2014
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“There are surprising parallels between Levitin’s work and mine. Today’s environment in war, business, and just about everything else has increased in speed and complexity to the point where the essential quality required for success is adaptability. The Organized Mind provides the latest neuroscience on cognitive adaptability and how ... Read more

3. What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions
What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions
by Randall Munroe
4.8 out of 5 stars (9 customer reviews)
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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
September 2, 2014
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Praise for Randall Munroe, What If? and xkcd:   “What If? is one of my Internet must-reads, and I look forward to each new installment, and always read it with delight.” —Cory Doctorow, BoingBoing   “Randall Munroe is a national treasure.” —Phil Plait   “For scientists, the price of ... Read more

4. The Morning After: The 1995 Quebec Referendum and the Day that Almost Was
The Morning After: The 1995 Quebec Referendum and the Day that Almost Was
by Chantal Hebert
4.7 out of 5 stars (7 customer reviews)
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Knopf Canada
September 2, 2014
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"[Chantal Hébert] may be the country's most consistently insightful analyst of federal politics, especially as it plays in Quebec." --Maclean's"Hébert possesses an unparalleled aptitude for political analysis." --Hour.ca"[French Kiss] not only reads the entrails of the last federal election, but offers a sober--and sobering--assessment of the Canadian political firmament ... Read more

5. What I Learned About Politics: Inside the Rise-and Collapse-of Nova Scotia's NDP Government
What I Learned About Politics: Inside the Rise-and Collapse-of Nova Scotia's NDP Government
by Graham Steele
5.0 out of 5 stars (2 customer reviews)
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Nimbus Publishing
September 3, 2014
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On October 8, 2013, Nova Scotia’s NDP government went down to a devastating election defeat. Premier Darrell Dexter lost his own seat, and the party held the dubious distinction of being the first one-term majority government in over 100 years. In this new memoir, former NDP finance minister and ... Read more

6. unPHILtered: The Way I See It
unPHILtered: The Way I See It
by Phil Robertson

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Howard Books
September 2, 2014
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The beloved patriarch of A&E’s® Duck Dynasty® series, Phil Robertson, shares his thoughtful—and opinionated—philosophy on life.In Phil Robertson’s #1 New York Times bestseller, Happy, Happy, Happy, we learned about Phil’s colorful past and the wild road to becoming the beloved patriarch of A&E’s smash hit show, Duck Dynasty. Now, ... Read more

7. Hard Choices
Hard Choices
by Hillary Rodham Clinton
4.0 out of 5 stars (33 customer reviews)
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Simon & Schuster
June 10, 2014
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A subtle, finely calibrated work….Hard Choices is a statesmanlike document…with succinct and often shrewd appraisals of the complex web of political, economic and historical forces in play around the world, and the difficulties American leaders face in balancing strategic concerns with ‘core values.’ The tone is calm and measured, ... Read more

8. The Necessary War Volume One
The Necessary War Volume One
by Tim Cook
5.0 out of 5 stars (3 customer reviews)
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September 9, 2014
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 Tim Cook, Canada’s leading war historian, ventures deep into World War Two in this epic two-volume story of heroism and horror, of loss and longing, sacrifice and endurance. Written in Cook’s compelling narrative style, this book shows in impressive detail how soldiers, airmen, and sailors fought—the evolving tactics, weapons of ... Read more

9. Human Anatomy Definitive Visual Guide
Human Anatomy Definitive Visual Guide
by Dorling Kindersley

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Dorling Kindersley Ltd.
April 22, 2014
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Grade 6-10?Most events in chemistry take place on an atomic or molecular level, but this book succeeds in making the non-visual perceivable and easy to understand. The structure of atoms and molecules, the periodic table, and chemical bonding are difficult... Read more

10. The Total Deer Hunter Manual (Field & Stream): 301 Hunting Skills You Need
The Total Deer Hunter Manual (Field & Stream): 301 Hunting Skills You Need
by Scott Bestul
4.8 out of 5 stars (5 customer reviews)
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Weldon Owen
October 1, 2013
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From Field & Stream magazine’s deer-hunting experts, the authors of the Whitetail 365 blog on fieldandstream.com demystify everything the modern hunter needs to know. For bow-hunters, traditional rifle-shooters, shotgun and muzzleloader hunters, and more, this is the one book you need to get the buck of your dreams.Whether you ... Read more