At first glance, Josh Hanagarne seems an improbable librarian. He stands 6'7", competes in strongman contests, and was diagnosed in high school with Tourette's syndrome. But books are his first...
Author: Hanagarne, JoshuaSummary:
Author: Straley, JohnSummary:
Cold Storage, Alaska, is a remote fishing outpost whose population is shrinking every day. Clive McCahon returns to his tiny hometown after a seven-year jail stint for dealing coke with a lot to...
Author: Stark, RichardSummary:
This novel Firebreak takes Parker to a palatial Montana "hunting lodge" where a dot-com millionaire hides a gallery of stolen old masters, which will fetch Parker a pretty penny if his team can...
Author: Berger, GlennSummary:
In 1974, at the age of seventeen, author Glenn Berger served as "schlepper" and apprentice to the legendary recording engineer Phil Ramone at New York City's A&R Studios, and was witness to...Genre: Biographies and autobiographies, Music
Cracking the cube : going slow to go fast and other unexpected turns in the world of competitive Rubik's cube solvingAuthor: Scheffler, IanSummary:
When Hungarian professor Erno Rubik invented the Rubik's Cube (or, rather, his Cube) in the 1970s out of wooden blocks, rubber bands, and paper clips, he didn't even know if it could be solved,...Genre: Puzzles and games
Author: Westlake, Donald E.Summary:
Hospitalized after a liaison with another man's wife ends in violence, Paul Cole has just one goal: to rebuild his shattered life. But with his memory damaged, the police hounding him, and no way...
Author: Shapiro, IraSummary:
While the hyper-partisanship in Washington that has stunned the world has been building for decades, Ira Shapiro argues that the U.S. Senate has suffered most acutely from the loss of its...Genre: Political science
The healthiest diet on the planet : why the foods you love-pizza, pancakes, potatoes, pasta, and more-are the solution to preventing disease and looking and feeling your bestAuthor: McDougall, JohnSummary:
The bestselling author and internationally celebrated physician and expert on nutrition offers an appealing, approachable health solution-eat the foods you love to lose weight and get healthy.
Author: Mcdougall, JohnSummary:
From Atkins to Dukan, fear of the almighty carb has taken over the diet industry for the past few decades-even the mere mention of a starch-heavy food is enough to trigger an avalanche of shame...Genre: Cookbooks
Author: Lovecraft, H. P.Summary:
H. P. Lovecraft's astonishing tales blend elements of horror, science fiction, and cosmic terror that are as powerful today as they were when first published. This tome brings together all of...Genre: Horror fiction, Short stories
Poul Anderson, a seminal figure of twentieth-century science fiction, produced an enormous body of work, the impact of which continues today. This all-original anthology stands as both a...Genre: Science fiction, Short stories