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CERTAIN JE NE SAIS QUOI: WORDS WE PINCHED FROM OTHER LANGUAGES

Written by Rhodes, Chloe
English as we know it today is enriched with many borrowings and influences from other languages. Aficionado, chutzpah, pro bono, hoi polloi, ketchup, nous, zeitgeist--we use these foreign words every day without thinking of their origins, but what do they actually mean? And just how and why did we English speakers absorb such exotic imports?
April 1, 2017 | Paperback | Michael O'Mara Books | 176 Pages |
$9.95
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WEBSTER'S NEW WORLD ITALIAN DICTIONARY, 2ND EDITION

Written by Editors of Webster's New World College Dictionaries
Now in its second edition, this Italian-English/English-Italian dictionary has been completely revised and updated. This bilingual dictionary combines comprehensive coverage of both English and Italian with outstanding clarity, simplicity, and economy.
June 6, 2017 | Paperback | Webster's New World | 1024 Pages |
$17.99
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GOLDEN BOOK OF FORTUNE-TELLING

Written by Jones, K C
With a beautiful golden package and a broad range of fortune-telling, this brilliant little gift book is an eye-catching guide to understanding the future for anyone curious about what fate has in store for them.
March 14, 2017 | Hardcover | Chronicle Books | 368 Pages |
$14.95
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CARD CATALOG: BOOKS, CARDS, AND LITERARY TREASURES

The Library of Congress brings booklovers an enriching tribute to the power of the written word and to the history of our most beloved books.
April 4, 2017 | Hardcover | Chronicle Books | 224 Pages |
$35.00
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SECRET LANGUAGE OF ASTROLOGY: THE ILLUSTRATED KEY TO UNLOCKING THE SECRETS OF THE STARS

Written by Gillett, Roy
A beautifully illustrated practical guide to astrology - with a unique AstrolabeTM weblink that allows you to download personalised birth charts for free, in a matter of moments. What is the effect of each of the planets on your zodiac sign? What is the influence of the 12 houses? What are aspects and how do they relate to your birth chart?
March 7, 2017 | Paperback | Watkins Publishing | 160 Pages |
$19.95
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NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC COMPACT ATLAS OF THE WORLD, SECOND EDITION

Written by National Geographic
Beautiful, accurate, and up-to-the-minute, this completely updated mini atlas puts the entire world in the palm of your hand in an amazingly accessible format. National Geographic's maps and atlases are critically acclaimed and world-renowned for their accuracy, originality, authoritative content, and clean design.
July 11, 2017 | Paperback | National Geographic Society | 256 Pages |
$14.99
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TABLE MANNERS: HOW TO BEHAVE IN THE MODERN WORLD AND WHY BOTHER

Written by Tower, Jeremiah
An authoritative and witty guide to modern table manners for all occasions by one of the world's most acclaimed chefs and restaurateursWhen can you photograph your food? What do you do when you're running late? What can you eat with your hands?
October 25, 2016 | Hardcover | Farrar, Straus and Giroux | 160 Pages |
$20.00
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AND THEN YOU'RE DEAD: WHAT REALLY HAPPENS IF YOU GET SWALLOWED BY A WHALE, ARE SHOT FROM A CANNON, OR GO BARRELING OVER NIAGARA

Written by Doherty, Paul
A gleefully gruesome look at the actual science behind the most outlandish, cartoonish, and impossible deaths you can imagine What would happen if you took a swim outside a deep-sea submarine wearing only a swimsuit? How long could you last if you stood on the surface of the sun? How far could you actually get in digging a hole to China?
April 4, 2017 | Paperback | Penguin Books | 256 Pages |
$16.00
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FLYING SAUCERS ARE REAL!

Written by Womack, Jack
Flying Saucers Are Real! is a catalogue of the Jack Womack UFO library and a history of one of the 20th century's most pervasive subcultures. The collection presents an unknown wealth of images taken from mid-century flying saucer books and extensive text by the author-collector outlining the history of the UFO phenomenon and opining on the selections.
September 16, 2016 | Paperback | Anthology Editions | 288 Pages |
$40.00
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HOW TO DISAPPEAR COMPLETELY AND NEVER BE FOUND

Written by Richmond, Doug
Heavy-duty disappearing techniques for those with a need to know. This book tells you how to pull off a disappearance and how to stay free and never be found. It analyzes all the ways you could be found by whoever might be looking for you. How to plan & new I. D. for disappearance. Even Pseudocide to make your pursuers think you are dead.
January 1, 1996 | Paperback | Desert Publications | 107 Pages |
$25.02

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