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  • The Astronomy Book

    Big Ideas Simply Explained

    by DK ...
    series Big Ideas
    Since the dawn of humankind, people have looked upward to the heavens and tried to understand them. This encyclopedia takes you on an expedition through time and space to discover our place in the universe.We invite you to take a journey through the wonders of the universe. Explore the cosmos, from planets to black holes, the Big Bang, and everything in-between!Get ready to discover the story of ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Farming While Black

    Soul Fire Farm’s Practical Guide to Liberation on the Land

    by Leah Penniman ...
    James Beard Foundation Leadership Award 2019: Leah PennimanChoice Reviews**, Outstanding Academic Title**"An extraordinary book...part agricultural guide, part revolutionary manifesto"--VOGUEIn 1920, 14 percent of all land-owning US farmers were black. Today less than 2 percent of farms are controlled by black people—a loss of over 14 million acres and the result of discrimination and ... Read more

    $25.19 USD

  • Wasted

    How We Squander Time, Money, and Natural Resources-and What We Can Do About It

    **Wasted is a riveting exploration of the complicated, and often surprising, ways that waste occurs in our businesses, our communities, and our lives“A smart, unconventional book that takes readers far beyond what they think they know about a complex subject.”—Kari Byron, former cast member of MythBusters**Waste. We spend a great deal of energy trying to avoid it, but once you train your eyes to ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Creating Sounds from Scratch

    A Practical Guide to Music Synthesis for Producers and Composers

    Creating Sounds from Scratch is a practical, in-depth resource on the most common forms of music synthesis. It includes historical context, an overview of concepts in sound and hearing, and practical training examples to help sound designers and electronic music producers effectively manipulate presets and create new sounds. The book covers the all of the main synthesis techniques including analog ... Read more

    $25.69 USD

  • Inventology

    How We Dream Up Things That Change the World

    by Pagan Kennedy ...
    Find out where great ideas come from in this “delightful account of how inventors do what they do” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review).A father cleans up after his toddler and imagines a cup that won’t spill. An engineer watches people using walkie-talkies and has an idea. A doctor figures out how to deliver patients to the operating room before they die.By studying inventions like these—the sippy ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • GIS Tutorial 1

    Basic Workbook

    series GIS Tutorial
    GIS Tutorial 1: Basic Workbook is a top-selling introductory text for learning ArcGIS 10.3.x for Desktop. The workbook presents GIS tools and functionality, including querying interactive maps, collecting data, and running geoprocessing tools. Incorporating proven teaching methods in detailed exercises, "Your Turn" sections, and homework assignments, this book is suited to learning GIS in a ... Read more

    $28.79 USD

  • The Sanction

    An explosive, twisting espionage thriller

    by Mark Sennen ...
    series Holm & da Silva Thrillers #1
    A bullet in the right place can change the world…Rebecca da Silva, former crack sniper in the British Special Forces stationed in Afghanistan, is languishing in a dead-end job.Stephen Holm, an intelligence analyst, gambles his position upon the capture of the ruthless Taher, a terrorist so elusive that MI5 are not convinced he exists.But then a deadly terror attack in Tunisia changes everything, ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • Vertical Vegetable Gardening

    Discover the Many Benefits of Growing Your Vegetables and Fruit Up Instead of Out

    series A Living Free Guide
    Vertical vegetable gardening isn't intuitive. Although some vegetables, such as tomatoes and pole beans, have been grown vertically for a very long time, it is only recently that gardeners who are short on space have looked to vertical methods and structures for growing vegetables that traditionally have been thought to require a lot of horizontal space. Vertical Vegetable Gardening provides ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Handbook of Sound Studio Construction: Rooms for Recording and Listening

    Build first-class recording studios and listening spacesDesign and build your own audiophile-grade recording and playback environments using proven, cost-effective plans and techniques. Handbook of Sound Studio Construction: Rooms for Recording and Listening explains practical acoustical properties and describes how to engineer acoustically sensitive spaces, including music recording studios, ... Read more

    $27.29 USD

  • Master Handbook of Acoustics

    Practical Instruction on the Art and Science of Acoustic Design and ArchitectureBuild your own acoustic environments such as recording studios, control rooms, and home listening rooms with expert insights from two engineering professionals. Fully expanded to cover the latest methods and software tools, Master Handbook of Acoustics, Fifth Edition presents clear explanations of acoustic phenomena ... Read more

    $37.79 USD

  • How to Build a Small Budget Recording Studio from Scratch 4/E

    by Mike Shea ...
    Build a cutting-edge sound studio--at a price that's music to your earsHow to Build a Small Budget Recording Studio from Scratch, Fourth Edition gives you detailed plans (including 12 studio designs with 23 constructed, tested, and acoustically tuned rooms from renowned acoustician, F. Alton Everest), and other resources for making your own professional-grade recording studio.Start from scratch ... Read more

    $20.79 USD

  • The Challenger Launch Decision

    Risky Technology, Culture, and Deviance at NASA, Enlarged Edition

    by Diane Vaughan ...
    When the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded on January 28, 1986, millions of Americans became bound together in a single, historic moment. Many still vividly remember exactly where they were and what they were doing when they heard about the tragedy. Diane Vaughan recreates the steps leading up to that fateful decision, contradicting conventional interpretations to prove that what occurred at NASA ... Read more

    $18.79 USD

  • Miraculous Abundance

    One Quarter Acre, Two French Farmers, and Enough Food to Feed the World

    The Bec Hellouin model for growing food, sequestering carbon, creating jobs, and increasing biodiversity without using fossil fuelsWhen Charles and Perrine Hervé-Gruyer set out to create their farm in an historic Normandy village, they had no idea just how much their lives would change. Neither one had ever farmed before. Charles had been circumnavigating the globe by sail, operating a floating ... Read more

    $17.99 USD

  • Bees in America

    How the Honey Bee Shaped a Nation

    by Tammy Horn ...
    “Integrates history, technology, sociology, economics, and politics with this remarkable insect serving as the unifying concept” (Buffalo News).The tiny, industrious honey bee has become part of popular imagination—reflected in our art, our advertising, even our language itself with such terms as queen bee and busy as a bee. Honey bees—and the values associated with them—have influenced American ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The Manager's Path

    A Guide for Tech Leaders Navigating Growth and Change

    Managing people is difficult wherever you work. But in the tech industry, where management is also a technical discipline, the learning curve can be brutal—especially when there are few tools, texts, and frameworks to help you. In this practical guide, author Camille Fournier (tech lead turned CTO) takes you through each stage in the journey from engineer to technical manager.From mentoring ... Read more

    $24.49 USD

  • Getting Started in Radio Astronomy

    Beginner Projects for the Amateur

    by Steven Arnold ...
    series The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series
    Radio astronomy is a mystery to the majority of amateur astronomers, yet it is the best subject to turn to when desirous of an expanded knowledge of the sky. This guideintends to instruct complete newcomers to radio astronomy, and provides help for the first steps on the road towards the study of this fascinating subject.In addition to a history of the science behind the pursuit, directions are ... Read more

    $44.99 USD

  • How to Do Nothing

    Resisting the Attention Economy

    by Jenny Odell ...
    **** A New York Times Bestseller **"A complex, smart and ambitious book that at first reads like a self-help manual, then blossoms into a wide-ranging political manifesto."—Jonah Engel Bromwich, The New York Times Book Review**One of President Barack Obama's "Favorite Books of 2019"NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY: Time • The New Yorker • NPR • GQ • Elle • Vulture</... ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Fallout

    The Hiroshima Cover-up and the Reporter Who Revealed It to the World

    A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF 2020New York Times bestselling author Lesley M.M. Blume reveals how one courageous American reporter uncovered one of the deadliest cover-ups of the 20th century—the true effects of the atom bomb—potentially saving millions of lives.Just days after the United States decimated Hiroshima and Nagasaki with nuclear bombs, the Japanese surrendered unconditionally. But ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • Helicopter Flying Handbook

    Compiled by the Federal Aviation Administration, this handbook is the ultimate technical manual for anyone who flies or wants to learn to fly a helicopter. If you’re preparing for private, commercial, or flight instruction pilot certificates, it’s more than essential reading—it’s the best possible study guide available, and its information can be life-saving. In authoritative and easy-to ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • Airplane Flying Handbook

    FAA-H-8083-3A

    The Federal Aviation Administration’s Airplane Flying Handbook provides pilots, student pilots, aviation instructors, and aviation specialists with information on every topic needed to qualify for and excel in the field of aviation. Topics covered include:Ground operationsCockpit managementThe four fundamentals of flyingIntegrated flight controlSlow flightsStallsSpinsTakeoffGround reference ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • The Boeing 737 Technical Guide

    by Chris Brady ...
    An illustrated technical guide to the Boeing 737 aircraft. Containing extensive explanatory notes, facts, tips and points of interest on all aspects of this hugely successful airliner and showing its technical evolution from its early design in the 1960s through to the latest 737 MAX. The book provides detailed descriptions of systems, internal and external components, their locations and ... Read more

    $21.59 USD

  • The Backyard Homestead Seasonal Planner

    What to Do & When to Do It in the Garden, Orchard, Barn, Pasture & Equipment Shed

    series Backyard Homestead
    This hardworking addition to the best-selling Backyard Homestead series offers expert advice on what tasks to do around your farm and when to do them — no matter where on the planet you call home. Author Ann Larkin Hansen sets the priorities for each area of the farm, including the barn, garden, orchard, field, pasture, and woodlot. For every critical turn of the year (12 in all), Hansen provides ... Read more

    $12.29 USD

  • French Battleships, 1922–1956

    This illustrated naval history presents a comprehensive study of French battleships constructed after the Washington Naval Treaty of 1922.The French battleships of the Dunkerque and Richelieu classes were the most radical and influential battleship designs of the interwar period, and were coveted by the British, German and Italian navies following the Armistice of June 1940. Using a wealth of ... Read more

    $25.99 USD

  • What the Future Looks Like

    Scientists Predict the Next Great Discoveries and Reveal How Today's Breakthroughs Are Already Shaping Our World

    Get the science facts, not science fiction, on the cutting-edge developments that are already changing the course of our future.Every day, scientists conduct pioneering experiments with the potential to transform how we live. Yet it isn’t every day you hear from the scientists themselves! Now, award–winning author Jim Al–Khalili and his team of top-notch experts explain how today’s earthshaking ... Read more

    $11.59 USD