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1. Hard Choices
Hard Choices
by Hillary Rodham Clinton
4.1 out of 5 stars (30 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

2. A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal
A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal
by Ben Macintyre
5.0 out of 5 stars (2 customer reviews)
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Signal
July 29, 2014
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Praise for Double Cross: • "It should be said loud and clear that Macintyre is a supremely gifted storyteller." -- Boston Globe • "Macintyre at once exalts and subverts the myths of spycraft, and has a keen eye for absurdity." -- New Yorker • "Superb. . . . the story comes alive ... Read more

3. 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

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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

4. The Grumpy Guide to Life: Observations from Grumpy Cat
The Grumpy Guide to Life: Observations from Grumpy Cat
by Grumpy Cat

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Chronicle Books
August 5, 2014
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In a world filled with inspirational know-it-alls and quotable blowhards, only one figure is indifferent enough to tell the cranky truth: Grumpy Cat. Following the success of her New York Times bestselling debut, everyone's favorite disgruntled feline is ... Read more

5. Canada in the Great Power Game 1914-2014
Canada in the Great Power Game 1914-2014
by Gwynne Dyer
4.5 out of 5 stars (2 customer reviews)
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Random House Canada
August 5, 2014
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Canada in the Great Power Game 1914-2014 is a serious contemplation of what it means to engage in major world conflicts, and the price we pay when we do. The First World War was Canada's baptism of fire, or at least the only one that people now remember. (Montrealers in ... Read more

6. Goodnight Darth Vader
Goodnight Darth Vader
by Jeffrey Brown

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Chronicle Books
July 22, 2014
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'Brown's managed an impressive feat with these books, delivering something wonderfully sweet and quirky with a genuine appeal to anyone even remotely interested in the Star Wars brand but he's also managed to do it without any real stylistic compromise.' F... Read more

7. 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

8. Science Book
Science Book
by Dorling Kindersley

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Dorling Kindersley Ltd.
July 22, 2014
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All the big ideas in science, simply explained Part of the popular Big Ideas series, The Science Book explores the history of science, how scientists have sought to explain our incredible universe and how amazing scientific discoveries have been made. Disc... Read more

9. Think Like A Freak
Think Like A Freak
by Steven D Levitt
3.5 out of 5 stars (8 customer reviews)
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HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
March 25, 2014
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PRAISE FOR FREAKONOMICS:“Genius. . . . Has you gasping in amazement.” —WALL STREET JOURNAL“Prepare to be dazzled.” —MALCOLM GLADWELL, AUTHOR OF OUTLIERS... Read more

10. Village of Secrets: Defying the Nazis in Vichy France
Village of Secrets: Defying the Nazis in Vichy France
by Caroline Moorehead

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Random House Canada
August 5, 2014
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“By turns heartbreaking and inspiring.” (New York Times Book Review on A Train in Winter)“A moving novelistic portrait. . . . An inspiring and fascinating read.” (People (3½ stars) on A Train in Winter)“Moorehead’s group portrait offers an important new perspective not only on the suffering and courage of ... Read more