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Title Whiskey business : how small-batch distillers are transforming American spirits

New to the Collection - Sat, 07/01/2017 - 12:02pm
Title Whiskey business :
Author Acitelli, Tom, author.
Edition: First edition.
Publication Date(s) 2017
Format: Books

Title The retreat of western liberalism

New to the Collection - Sat, 07/01/2017 - 12:02pm
Title The retreat of western liberalism
Author Luce, Edward, 1968- author.
Edition: First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition.
Publication Date(s) 2017
Format: Books

Title Investing : all-in-one

New to the Collection - Sat, 07/01/2017 - 12:02pm
Title Investing :
Author Griswold, Robert, author.
Publication Date(s) 2017
Series: For dummies
Format: Books
Summary There's no time like the present to invest in your own financial future--and this book shows you how.

Title The Alice network

New to the Collection - Sat, 07/01/2017 - 12:02pm
Title The Alice network
Author Quinn, Kate, author.
Edition: First edition.
Publication Date(s) 2017
Format: Books
Summary "It's 1947 and American college girl Charlie St. Clair is pregnant, unmarried, and on the verge of being thrown out of her very proper family. She's also nursing a fervent belief that her beloved French cousin Rose, who disappeared in Nazi-occupied France during the war, might still be alive somewhere. So when Charlie's family banishes her to Europe to have her "little problem" take care of, Charlie breaks free and heads to London determined to find out what happened to the cousin she loves like a sister. In 1915, Eve Gardiner burns to join the fight against the Germans and unexpectedly gets her chance to serve when she's recruited to work as a spy for the English. Sent into enemy-occupied France during The Great War, she's trained by the mesmerizing Lili, the "Queen of Spies", who manages a vast network of secret agents, right under the enemy's nose. Thirty years later, haunted by the betrayal that ultimately tore apart the Alice Network, Eve spends her days drunk and secluded in her crumbling London house. Until a young American barges in uttering a name Eve hasn't heard in decades, and launching them both on a mission to find the truth ... no matter where it leads"-- Provided by publisher.

Title All or Nothing at All

New to the Collection - Sat, 07/01/2017 - 12:02pm
Title All or Nothing at All
Author Probst, Jennifer
Format: Books

Title The Witches of New York

New to the Collection - Sat, 07/01/2017 - 12:02pm
Title The Witches of New York
Author McKay, Ami
Format: Books

Title [The] mathematical corporation : where machine intelligence [+] human ingenuity achieve the impossible

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Title [The] mathematical corporation :
Author Sullivan, Josh (Business writer), author.
Edition: First edition.
Publication Date(s) 2017
Format: Books
Summary "The most powerful weapon in business today is the alliance between the mathematical smarts of machines and the imaginative human intellect of great leaders. Together they make the mathematical corporation, the business model of the future. We are at a once-in-a-decade breaking point similar to the quality revolution of the 1980s and the dawn of the internet age in the 1990s: leaders must transform how they run their organizations, or competitors will bring them crashing to earth--often overnight. Mathematical corporations--the organizations that will master the future--will outcompete high-flying rivals by merging the best of human ingenuity with machine intelligence. While smart machines are weapon number one for organizations, leaders are still the drivers of breakthroughs. Only they can ask crucial questions to capitalize on business opportunities newly discovered in oceans of data. This dynamic combination will make possible the fulfillment of missions that once seemed out of reach, even impossible to attain. Josh Sullivan and Angela Zutavern's extraordinary examples include the entrepreneur who upended preventive health care, the oceanographer who transformed fisheries management, and the pharmaceutical company that used algorithm-driven optimization to boost vaccine yields. Together they offer a profoundly optimistic vision for a dazzling new phase in business, and a playbook for how smart companies can manage the essential combination of human and machine"-- Provided by publisher. "The Mathematical Corporation is the breakthrough book leaders have been waiting for, showing how the synergistic combination of human ingenuity and machine cognition takes the guesswork out of decision-making and leads to new products, services, and solutions that reshape business and society. DESCRIPTION The Mathematical Corporation breaks new and important ground by restoring the importance of people, especially those in leadership roles, in harnessing the synergistic combination of fast computing, algorithms, and big data to attain organizational and competitive advantage. The technology is powerful but it is still a tool--one used by people to apply human ingenuity, imagination, and problem-solving skills to see trends, patterns, anomalies, and relationships in what were once inscrutable or unmanageable issues. In their years spent working with hundreds of companies, governments, and non-profit organizations, Josh Sullivan and Angela Zutavern have consulted with a wide range of leaders developing new capabilities that lead to new business models, the creation of breakthrough products and services, and potential solutions to vexing global problems. Their stories include Ford developing not just smarter cars but also smarter roads and cities; an oceanographer obtaining a holistic map of the oceans, with ramifications for both the fishing industry but for humanity at large; and health care entrepreneurs developing new products that significantly reduce heart attack fatalities"-- Provided by publisher.

Title Understanding Trump

New to the Collection - Sat, 07/01/2017 - 12:02pm
Title Understanding Trump
Author Gingrich, Newt, author.
Edition: First edition.
Publication Date(s) 2017
Format: Books
Summary Understanding Trump requires a willingness to study and learn from him. His principles grow out of five decades of business and celebrity success. Trump behaves differently than traditional politicians because his entire life experience has been different than most traditional politicians. This book will explain the Trump phenomenon and help people understand the emerging movement and administration. Newt Gingrich says President Trump should begin every day by reviewing his campaign promises. Trump owes his presidency to the people who believed in him, not to the courtiers and schmoozers who had contempt for him as candidate but adore him now that he is president.

Title Lincoln and the abolitionists : John Quincy Adams, slavery, and the Civil War

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Title Lincoln and the abolitionists :
Author Kaplan, Fred, 1937- author.
Publication Date(s) 2017
Format: Books

Title Empires in the sun : the struggle for the mastery of Africa

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Title Empires in the sun :
Author James, Lawrence, 1943- author.
Edition: First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.
Publication Date(s) 2017
Format: Books
Summary Lawrence James investigates and analyses how, within a hundred years, Europeans persuaded and coerced Africa into becoming a subordinate part of the modern world. The continent was a magnet for the high-minded, the philanthropic, the unscrupulous and the insane. Visionary pro-consuls rubbed shoulders with missionaries, explorers, soldiers, adventurers, engineers, big-game hunters, entrepreneurs and physicians. Between 1830 and 1945, Britain, France, Belgium, Germany, Portugal, Italy and the United States exported their languages, laws, culture, religions, scientific and technical knowledge and economic systems to Africa. By 1945 a transformed continent was preparing to take charge of its own affairs, a process of decolonization that took a mere twenty or so years.

Title Inferior : how science got women wrong and the new research that's rewriting the story

New to the Collection - Sat, 07/01/2017 - 12:02pm
Title Inferior :
Author Saini, Angela, 1980- author.
Publication Date(s) 2017
Format: Books
Summary "For hundreds of years it was common sense: women were the inferior sex. Their bodies were weaker, their minds feebler, their role subservient. No less a scientist than Charles Darwin asserted that women were at a lower stage of evolution, and for decades, scientists--primarily men--claimed to find evidence to support this. But a huge wave of research is now revealing an alternative version. The new woman revealed by this scientific data is as strong, powerful, strategic, and smart as anyone else. Saini takes readers on a journey to uncover science's failure to understand women and to show how women's bodies and minds are finally being rediscovered."--Provided by publisher.

Title The operator : firing the shots that killed Osama bin Laden and my years as a SEAL team warrior

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Title The operator :
Author O'Neill, Robert, 1976- author.
Edition: First Scribner hardcover edition.
Publication Date(s) 2017
Format: Books
Summary "A stirringly evocative, thought-provoking, and often jaw-dropping account, The Operator ranges across SEAL Team Operator Robert O'Neill's awe-inspiring four-hundred-mission career, which included his involvement in attempts to rescue "Lone Survivor" Marcus Luttrell and abducted-by-Somali-pirates Captain Richard Phillips and which culminated in those famous three shots that dispatched the world's most wanted terrorist, Osama bin Laden."--Jacket.

Title Cardiovascular health : how conventional wisdom is failing us

New to the Collection - Sat, 07/01/2017 - 12:02pm
Title Cardiovascular health :
Author Cohn, Jay N., author.
Publication Date(s) 2017
Format: Books

Title ENLIGHTENED AGING : building resilience for a long, active life.

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Title ENLIGHTENED AGING :
Author Larson, Eric B.
Publication Date(s) 2017
Format: Books

Title The suffering tree

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Title The suffering tree
Author Cosimano, Elle, author.
Edition: First edition.
Publication Date(s) 2017
Format: Books
Summary "A troubled girl literally unearths the past after receiving a mysterious inheritance--but someone else wants it to stay buried"--Provided by publisher.

Title The martyr and the traitor : Nathan Hale, Moses Dunbar, and the American Revolution

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Title The martyr and the traitor :
Author Anderson, Virginia DeJohn, author.
Publication Date(s) 2017
Format: Books

Title Lonely Planet Pocket Kuala Lumpur

New to the Collection - Sat, 07/01/2017 - 12:02pm
Title Lonely Planet Pocket Kuala Lumpur
Author Lonely Planet Publications (COR)
Format: Books

Title Hellboy. Into the silent sea

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Title Hellboy. Into the silent sea
Author Mignola, Michael, author, artist, collection designer.
Edition: First edition.
Publication Date(s) 2017
Format: Books
Summary "Hellboy sets sail from the wreckage of a deserted island only to cross paths with a ghost ship. Taken captive by the phantom crew that plans to sell him to the circus, Hellboy is dragged along by a captain who will stop at nothing in pursuit of a powerful sea creature"-- Provided by publisher.

Title Fully connected : surviving and thriving in an age of overload

New to the Collection - Sat, 07/01/2017 - 12:02pm
Title Fully connected :
Author Hobsbawm, Julia, author.
Publication Date(s) 2017
Format: Books

Title Shooting ghosts.

New to the Collection - Sat, 07/01/2017 - 12:02pm
Title Shooting ghosts.
Author Brennan, Thomas J.
Format: Books

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