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    Taylor Branch, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award, portrays the Civil Rights Movement at its zenith, recounting the climactic struggles as they commanded the national stage. Trade paperback
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    The Coaching Habit by Michael Bungay Stanier

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    The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way You Lead Forever. This book distills the essentials of coaching to seven core questions and offers the tools to make them an everyday was to work less hard and have more impact. Full of practical ideas that will guide any leader trying to be better. Trade paperback.
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    The Agile Gene: How Nature Turns on Nature. Acclaimed science writer Matt Ridley turns his attention to the nature-versus-nurture debate in a thoughtful book about the roots of human behavior. With the decoding of the human genome, we now know that genes not only predetermine the broad structure of the brain, they also absorb formative experiences, react to social cues, and even run memory. They are consequences as well as causes of the will. Trade paperback. $8
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    Courage for the Earth edited by Peter Matthiessen

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    Rachel Carson set a standard for nature writing for all time to come. By the late 1950’s, she was the most respected science writer in America. In this volume, today’s foremost scientists and writers give compelling evidence that Carson’s transformative insights – her courage for the earth – are giving a new generation of activists the inspiration they need to move consumers, industry, and government to action. Trade paperback.
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    A Treasury of Royal Scandals by Michael Farquhar

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    A Treasury of Royal Scandals: The Shocking True Stories of History’s Wickedest, Weirdest, Most Wanton Kings, Queens, Tsars, Popes, and Emperors by Michael Farquhar. From Nero’s nagging mother (who also became his lover) to Catherine’s stable of studs, here is a wickedly delightful look at the most scandalous doings you never learned about in history class. Trade paperback
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    Sticky Fingers by Joe Hagan

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    Sticky Fingers: The Life and Times of Jann Wenner and Rolling Stone Magazine by Joe Hagan. This is the story of how one man’s ego and ambition captured the 1960’s youth culture of rock and roll and turned it into a hothouse of fame, power, politics, and riches that would last for 50 years. Wenner gave Joe Hagan exclusive access to his vast archive of correspondence, rare documents, recordings, and never-before-seen images. Hagan stunningly renders the lives behind a magazine that began as a scrappy rebellion and became a locus of influence. Featuring interviews with Mick Jagger, Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney, Elton John, Pete Townshend, Yoko Ono, David Geffen and dozens of others, this is an unforgettable biography of one of the most significant cultural forces of our time. Hardcover with dust jacket
  • In these pages you’ll find the much requested recipes for the bakery’s famous Vanilla Cupcakes with Buttercream Frosting, Magnolia’s Famous Banana Pudding, and Red Velvet Cake with Creamy Vanilla Frosting. You’ll also find breakfast treats like the Dried-Cherry Crumb Buns and Blueberry Coffee Cake with Vanilla Glaze – and afternoon snacks like Peanut Butter Fudge Brownies. Illustrated with 16 pages of color photographs, the book also contains black-and-white photos that capture the daily life of the bakery. Oversize paperback
  • Nine Parts of Desire: The Hidden World of Islamic Women by Geraldine Brooks. Anchor Doubleday, 1995. First American Edition. Good Hardcover in Very Good dust jacket in archival mylar. Not price clipped. Flat signed on title page. Prior to her career as a novelist, Geraldine Brooks spent years as a news correspondent in the Middle East. In this provocative book, she offers a look at the lives of Islamic women. The result is an intimate narrative about the forces in their lives – the contradictions and constraints.  A little more than a decade later, she was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for her novel, March. This is Brooks’ first book.
  • April Twilights: Poems by Willa Sibert Cather. Boston: Richard G. Badger, The Gorham Press, 1903. First Edition. Hardcover issued without dust jacket. Good/Fair. Chipping to backstrip and bi-color paper label on front board. Previous owner’s bookplate on verso of front board. Mild foxing. Pages clean and unmarked. SIGNED by Cather. A scarce signed edition of this beloved Nebraska author’s first book. Although Mark Twain appreciated her poem, The Palatine, reviews were mixed. According to Cather scholar Bernice Slote, Cather purchased the remaining copies of the book and destroyed them.
  • The Tower by W.B. Yeats. 1st Am ed.

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    The Tower by W.B. Yeats. NY: Macmillan, 1928. First American Edition. Fine Hardcover bound in original green cloth with elaborate gilt designs on front board and spine. Rare dust jacket shows significant chipping and is protected in archival mylar. Binding is tight. Pages clean and unmarked. Front free endpaper is slightly marred where a sticker may have been removed, otherwise Fine. A nice copy of Yeats’ first collection of poetry after being awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1923. This book contains some of his finest work.
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    The Complete Works of Thomas Dick, Eleven Volumes in Two. 1856.

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    The Complete Works of Thomas Dick, Eleven Volumes in Two. Cincinnati: Applegate & Co, 1856. Two large tomes. Brown leather corners and backstrip. Raised bands. Marbeled boards, endpapers, all edges. Illustrated with engravings and a portrait of the author. Thomas Dick (1774-1857) was a Scottish church minister, scientist, astronomer and philosopher. He became a member of the Royal Astronomical Society in 1852 and was awarded an honorary degree by Union College in New York. Many believe his work made an important contribution toward the idea that science and spirituality need not be mutually exclusive - but could coexist well in the modern world. Heavy items may necessitate extra shipping charges.
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