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Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Donald R. Franceschetti
Publisher: Salem Pr Inc (2013, Feb 15th).
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More Info | Google Books | Check AvailabilityAuthor/Actors/Director/etc.: Craig P. Bauer
Publisher: Chapman and Hall/CRC (2013, Feb 20th).
Most available cryptology books primarily focus on either mathematics or history. Breaking this mold, Secret History: The Story of Cryptology gives a thorough yet accessible treatment of both the mathematics and history of cryptology. Requiring minimal mathematical prerequisites, the book presents the mathematics in sufficient detail and weaves the history throughout the chapters. In addition to the fascinating historical and political sides of cryptology, the author—a former Scholar-in-Residence at the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) Center for Cryptologic History—includes interesting instances of codes and ciphers in crime, literature, music, and art. Following a mainly chronological development of concepts, the book focuses on classical cryptology in the first part. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Jessie Oleson Moore
Publisher: Sasquatch Books (2013, May 7th).
Have you ever wondered where the ideas for baking red velvet cupcakes, brownies, birthday cake, Girl Scout cookies, and other dessert recipes came from? Discover the history behind America's most popular and nostalgic desserts with popular CakeSpy blogger and self-proclaimed "dessert detective" Jessie Oleson Moore. Moore has put her sweet-sleuthing skills to work uncovering the fascinating histories and tastiest recipes for America's favorite sweets, including whoopee pies, chocolate chip cookies, Baked Alaska, and New York cheesecake. From romantic musings on how desserts got their names to sugar-fueled scandals, these classic recipes and photographs are guaranteed to offer food for thought and leave you with plenty of room for dessert. . moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Jorge Cruise
Publisher: William Morrow (2013, May 28th).
Be a part of the diet revolution and change your relationship with calories foreverAmerica's favorite diet and fitness expert, Jorge Cruise, will change the way you think about calories. For years, conventional wisdom has continued to state the wrong and outdated research that says simply counting calories is the key to weight loss, and if you cannot follow that plan, you must lack willpower. Now Jorge Cruise's passion for dietary science has revealed the true cause of the obesity epidemic—counting the wrong calories!The 100 will free you from counting calories and points and constantly trying to eat less with the conclusive truth: all calories are not created equal. Jorge has been working to uncover the latest advances in dietary science for more than a decade, and now the newest science confirms that Sugar Calories are the only calories you'll need to keep track of on this simple, fast, and guilt-free weight-loss plan. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Nick Barisheff
Publisher: Wiley; 1 edition (2013, Apr 29th).
Learn why gold prices are sure to soar to $10,000/oz. and beyond…and how to profitAs paper currency continues to lose its purchasing power and global markets struggle in the face of economic turmoil, investors are turning to gold to stabilize their portfolios. $10,000 Gold explains why this is a smart move, arguing that the price of gold will continue climbing to $10,000/ounce and beyond in the years to come. Looking at the underlying causes of gold's rising value, the book contends that intelligent investors have no choice but to invest in this precious metal.Written by one of the world's leading authorities on gold, the book teaches readers to think independently about gold, money, and the geopolitics that affect its price. The security of gold offers peace of mind, making fears about the fluctuation of the stock market irrelevant, and $10,000 Gold shows why, just like usual, gold remains the single best asset for preserving wealth in any economy. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Roger Gibson
Publisher: McGraw-Hill; 5 edition (2013, May 24th).
The Definitive Guide to Strategic Asset Allocation Uniting theory and practice--the art and science of asset allocation Investors long to beat the market, and money managers accept that as their mandate. The sad reality is that most money managers underperform the market, and individual investors do even worse. Investors also face emotional challenges. The irrational exuberance of the 1990s, for instance, can as easily derail a sensible investment strategy as the market panic accompanying the Global Financial Crisis. Since Roger Gibson wrote the first edition of this book over 25 years ago, his multiple-assetclass investment approach has given investors a disciplined strategy for mitigating risks and realizing their financial goals through widely varying market environments. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Turner Classic Movies
Publisher: Chronicle Books (2011, Sep 21st).
This is the definitive movie trivia book, from the authority on classic film. Rediscover your favorite films and put your movie knowledge to the test with more than 4,000 questions that draw on a century of landmark cinema. Questions range from early Hollywood to the 1960s and beyond, including key genres, stars, directors, behind-the-scenes facts, famous quotes, and more all highlighted by spotlight trivia features and hundreds of images and film stills. A foreword by TCM host Robert Osborne and a challenging Experts Only section round out this ultimate volume for classic film aficionados. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: David Parkinson
Publisher: Laurence King Publishers (2012, Apr 18th).
This inspiring book chronicles the most influential ideas that have shaped film since its inception. Entertaining and intelligent, it is both a concise history and a fascinating resource. Each idea is presented through informed text and arresting visuals paying homage to the medium's great classics. We learn why and how the ideas first evolved and what their impact has been up to the present day. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Beth Hanson
Publisher: Brooklyn Botanic Garden (2012, Aug 7th).
The Brooklyn Botanic Garden has long been a leading advocate of urban greening and sustainable design--and a green roof is an exciting expression of these ideals. Vegetated roof systems prevent water pollution, cool and purify the surrounding air, extend roof life, and improve energy efficiency. Here are 13 of New York City's most remarkable examples--including the elevated lawn at Lincoln Center--along with a detailed historical overview, essays by industry experts, and practical advice readers can use to turn their own roofs green. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: David Platt
Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers (2013, Feb 5th).
What did Jesus really mean when he said, “Follow Me”? In this new book, David Platt, author of the New York Times bestselling book, Radical: Taking Back Your Faith from the American Dream, contends that multitudes of people around the world culturally think they are Christians yet biblically are not followers of Christ. Scores of men, women, and children have been told that becoming a follower of Jesus simply involves believing certain truths or saying certain words. As a result, churches today are filled with people who believe they are Christians . . . but aren’t. We want to be disciples as long as doing so does not intrude on our lifestyles, our preferences, our comforts, and even our religion. Revealing a biblical picture of what it means to truly be a Christian, Follow Me explores the gravity of what we must forsake in this world, as well as the indescribable joy and deep satisfaction to be found when we live for Christ. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability