Mar 01, 2015
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Inside the Founding of Newsweek

By Thomas J.C. Martyn

Rating:  star star star star star 

Granddaughter Anne Alexander has pieced together her grandfather’s drafts and notes on his experiences as the initial founder of Newsweek magazine.

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Build Wealth and Spend it All.

By Stanley Riggs

Rating:  star star star star star 

The author suggests financial strategies involving real estate investment for those seeking to build true wealth – and then explains why you should work to spend all your wealth before you die.

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The Art of Social Media: Power Tips for Power Users.

By Guy Kawasaki and Peg Fitzpatrick

Rating:  star star star star star 

THE ART OF SOCIAL MEDIA: POWER TIPS FOR POWER USERS is a comprehensive tool for both beginners and veteran users of social media.

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Djoliba Crossing: Journeys Into West African Music And Culture

By Dave Kobrenski

Rating:  star star star star star 

A musician tells the story of his travels in Guinea, West Africa, learning about the people, history, music and rituals of the country.

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Image vs. Artifact in Contemporary Art

By Michael Dyer

Rating:  star star star star star 

To the average viewer contemporary art presents its share of challenges. How can one discern the components of a piece worth millions of dollars when it resembles the work found in most kindergarten classes?

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The Conversation

By Jeff Cannon

Rating:  star star star star star 

The author recounts a spiritual experience in the form of a dream conversation with a mysterious being.

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Cover up

By Damien Comerford

Rating:  star star star star star 

An investigative journalist discusses five cases where he believes the truth has been covered up to protect the guilty.

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The Punk Rock Las Vegas Survival Guide

By Bob Oedy

Rating:  star star star star star 

As unlikely as it sounds, every Memorial Day weekend a crowd of punk rockers arrives in Las Vegas for a long weekend of music, partying and bowling. Yes, bowling. The centerpiece of this gathering is a bowling tournament with teams, prizes and a distinctly punk attitude.

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You Don’t Get To Wear That

By John Consoli

Rating:  star star star star star 

Author John Consoli’s memoir chronicles his chaotic life under the thrall of his manipulative father.

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Avoidant: How To Love (Or Leave) A Dismissive Partner

By Jeb Kinnison

Rating:  star star star star star 

In this sequel to Bad Boyfriends, the author discusses the specific problems faced by those already attached to dismissive or anxious-avoidant partners.

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Diving for Pearls: A Thinking Journey with Hannah Arendt

By Kathleen B. Jones

Rating:  star star star star star 

DIVING FOR PEARLS is, in effect, a dual biography of Kathleen Jones and Hannah Arendt, a journey in which Jones explores Arendt’s life and works for insight into her own life and the human condition in general.

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Twisted Body: Dance Theory of Argentine Tango

By Igor Polk

Rating:  star star star star star 

TWISTED BODY: DANCE THEORY OF ARGENTINE TANGO, by Igor Polk, is not for the layman. The book contains complicated instructions for various steps and poses essential for the dance of Argentine Tango.