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The Manga Guide to Physiology
by Etsuro Tanaka and Keiko Koyama

Statistics Done Wrong
by Alex Reinhart

The Cartoon Introduction to Statistics
by Grady Klein and Alan Dabney

Feynman's Tips on Physics
Reflections, Advise, Insights, Practice, A Problem-Solving Supplement to the Feynman Lectures on Physics
Richard P. Feynman, Michael A. Gottlieb and Ralph Leighton

Tap Dancing to Work
Warren Buffett on Practically Everything, 1966-2012
A Fortune Magazine Book. Collected and Expanded by Carol J. Loomis

Fashioning Technology:A DIY Intro to Smart Crafting
by Syuzi Pakhchyan

Encyclopedia of Electronic Components Volume 1
By Charles Platt

Leap of Reason: Managing to Outcomes in an Era of Scarcity
By Mario Morino

Fitness for Geeks: Real Science, Great Nutrition, and Good Health
By Bruce W. Perry

#tweetsmart: 25 Twitter Projects to Help You Build Your Community
By J. S. McDougall

The Manga Guide to Physics
By Hideo Nitta

Cooking for Geeks
Real Science, Great Hacks, and Good Food
by Jeff Potter

Immigrant, Inc:
Why Immigrant Entrepreneurs Are Driving the New Economy (and how they will save the American worker)
by Richard Herman and Robert Smith

Windows 7 Up and Running: A Quick, Hands-On Introduction
by Wei-Meng Lee

The Geek Atlas: 128 Places where Science & Technology come alive
by John Graham-Cumming

Zero: The Biography of a Dangerous Idea
by Charles Seife

Don't make me think!
A common sense approach to web usability
By Steve Krug

iWoz: From Computer Geek to Cult Icon
How I Invented the Personal Computer, Co-Founded Apple, and Had Fun Doing It
By Steve Wozniak with Gina Smith

A Grammar Book for You and I (Oops, Me)
All the Grammar You Need to Succeed in Life
By C. Edward Good

The Cat Who Walks Through Walls
By Robert A. Heinlein

Beyond Booked Solid
By Michael Port

Teach Yourself Advanced Sudoku and Kakuro
By Nick Afka Thomas

How: Why How We Do Anything Means Everything...in Business (and in Life)
By Dov Seidman

Release Your Brilliance: The 4 Steps to Transforming Your Life and Revealing Your Genius to the World
By Simon T. Bailey

The Physics of Superheroes
By James Kakalios

Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking
By Malcom Gladwell

Make Money, Not Excuses: Wake Up, Take Charge, and Overcome Your Financial Fears Forever
By Jean Chatzky

Astronomy Hacks: Tips and Tools for Observing the Night Sky
By Robert Thompson and Barbara Fritchman Thompson

Truth and Justice for Fun and Profit: Collected Reporting
By Michael Heaton

The Yiddish Policemen's Union
By Michael Chabon

Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything
By Don Tapscott and Anthony D. Williams

The Small Business Bible: Everything You Need To Know To Succeed In Your Small Business
By Steven D. Strauss

Send: The Essential Guide to Email for Office and Home
By David Shipley and Will Schwalbe

What Got You Here Won't Get You There
By Marshall Goldsmith and Mark Reiter

Grant Writing for Dummies
By Bev Browning

Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die
By Chip Heath and Dan Heath

Ulysses S. Grant (The American Presidents)
by Josiah Bunting III

It's Called Work for a Reason!: Your Success Is Your Own Damn Fault
by Larry Winget

The Man behind the Microchip. Robert Noyce and the Invention of Silicon Valley
by Leslie Berlin

Invisible Giants: The Empires of Cleveland's Van Sweringen Brothers
by Herbert H. Harwood Jr.

The Golden Ratio - The Story of Phi The World's Most Astonishing Number
by Mario Livio

The Prism and the Pendulum - The Ten Most Beautiful Experiments in Science
by Robert P. Crease

Moral Courage - Taking Action when your values are put to the test
by Rushworth M. Kidder

Who Says Elephants Canít Dance? - Inside IBMís Historic Turnaround
by Louis V. Gerstner, Jr.

Swimming Across, A Memoir
by Andrew S. Grove














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