Braided: A Journey of a Thousand Challahs


Braided: A Journey of a Thousand Challahs
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A Thousand Small Sanities by Adam Gopnik

A Thousand Small Sanities: The Moral Adventure of Liberalism by Adam Gopnik
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Overview: The New York Times-bestselling author offers a stirring defense of liberalism against the dogmatisms of our time

Not since the early twentieth century has liberalism, and liberals, been under such relentless attack, from both right and left. The crisis of democracy in our era has produced a crisis of faith in liberal institutions and, even worse, in liberal thought.

A Thousand Small Sanities is a manifesto rooted in the lives of people who invented and extended the liberal tradition. Taking us from Montaigne to Mill, and from Middlemarch to the civil rights movement, Adam Gopnik argues that liberalism is not a form of centrism, nor simply another word for free markets, nor merely a term denoting a set of rights. It is something far more ambitious: the search for radical change by humane measures. Gopnik shows us why liberalism is one of the great moral adventures in human history-and why, in an age of autocracy, our lives may depend on its continuation.
Genre: Non-Fiction > General

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Thirty Thousand Bottles of Wine and a Pig Called Helga: A not-so-perfect tree change

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Thirty Thousand Bottles of Wine … by Todd Alexander

Thirty Thousand Bottles of Wine and a Pig Called Helga: A not-so-perfect tree change by Todd Alexander
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 24.5MB
Overview: Once I was the poster boy for corporate success, but now I’m crashing through the bush in a storm in search of a missing pig. How the hell did we end up here?

Todd and Jeff have had enough of the city. Sick of the daily grind and workaday corporate shenanigans, they throw caution to the wind and buy 100 acres in the renowned Hunter Valley wine region, intent on living a golden bucolic life and building a fabulous B&B, where they can offer the joys of country life to heart-weary souls.

Todd will cook, Jeff will renovate. They have a vineyard, they can make wine. They have space, they can grow their own food. They have everything they need to make their dreams come true.

How hard can it be?
Genre: Non-fiction > Biographies & Memoirs

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Garibaldi and the Thousand (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

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Garibaldi and the Thousand by G. M. Trevelyan

Garibaldi and the Thousand by G. M. Trevelyan
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Overview: Published in 1909, this is the second volume in Trevelyan’s trilogy about Giuseppe Garibaldi (1807-1882), the Italian patriot and revolutionary, which began with Garibaldi’s Defense of the Roman Republic (1906) and ended in Garibaldi and the Making of Italy (1911). This volume focuses on Garibaldi’s famous victory over the Neopolitan troops with just his 1,000 ragged rebels.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Biographies & Memoirs

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Crusade and Jihad: The Thousand-Year War Between the Muslim World…


Crusade and Jihad: The Thousand-Year War Between the Muslim World and the Global North (The Henry L. Stimson Lectures Series)
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Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne

Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne (Captain Nemo #1)
Requirements: .MP3 reader, 475 MB
Overview: A mysterious sea monster, theorized by some to be a giant narwhal, is sighted by ships of several nations; an ocean liner is also damaged by the creature. The United States government finally assembles an expedition to track down and destroy the menace. Professor Pierre Aronnax, a noted French marine biologist and narrator of the story, master harpoonist Ned Land, and Aronnax’s faithful assistant Conseil join the expedition.

After much fruitless searching, the monster is found, and the ship charges into battle. During the fight, the ship’s steering is damaged, and the three men are thrown overboard. They find themselves stranded on the "hide" of the creature, only to discover to their surprise that it is a large metal construct. They are quickly captured and brought inside the vessel, where they meet its enigmatic creator and commander, Captain Nemo.
Genre: Audiobooks > Fiction Science Fiction, Adventure, Classics

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Two Thousand Years

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First Thousand Words in Japanese: With Easy Pronunciation Guide

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A Thousand Hills: Rwanda’s Rebirth by Stephen Kinzer

A Thousand Hills: Rwanda’s Rebirth and the Guy Who Dreamed It by way of Stephen Kinzer
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Review: A Thousand Hills: Rwanda’s Rebirth and the Guy Who Dreamed It’s the tale of Paul Kagame, a refugee who, after a technology of exile, discovered his manner house. Know about President Kagame, who strives to make Rwanda the primary middle-income nation in Africa, in one technology. On this adventurous story, find out about Kagame’s early fascination with Che Guevara and James Bond, his years as an intelligence agent, his coaching in Cuba and the USA, the way in which he constructed his secret rebellion military, his bloody riot, and his oversized ambitions for Rwanda.
Style: Non-Fiction > Historical past

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Near a Thousand Tables: A History of Food

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Death By a Thousand Sluts by John Bodi

Death By a Thousand Sluts by John Bodi
Requirements: .PDF reader, 8.8MB
Overview: Being terrible with women isn’t easy: it takes a lifetime of planning.

One day John woke up and found himself middle-aged, depressed and involuntarily celibate: with no more understanding of women than a medieval peasant had of particle physics.

What was to be done?

Sucked into the dark and secretive world of "the pickup artists" he decided to reinvent himself and approach a thousand women on the streets of London. Surely one would sleep with him?
Genre: Non-Fiction > Biographies & Memoirs

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One in a Thousand by Graham Broad

One in a Thousand : The Life and Death of Captain Eddie McKay, Royal Flying Corps by Graham Broad
Requirements: .PDF reader, 1.8 MB
Overview: This short microhistory details the life and death of Eddie McKay, a varsity athlete at Western University, who flew with the Royal Flying Corps in the First World War. Graham Broad switches creatively from telling McKay’s fascinating story to teaching valuable lessons on how to do history: why the past matters, why historians take different approaches, how to pose historical questions, how to identify relevant source materials, and the importance of thoughtful, intelligent, and respectful treatment of historical subjects.
The book includes a timeline of the subject’s life, a map of relevant combat areas in the Battle of the Somme, and nine illustrations. It concludes with four unsolved events in McKay’s life: a mysterious woman, a strange advertisement for batteries, an empty envelope, and an unknown grave-demonstrating that even a detailed history about one person’s life is never really complete.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Biographies & Memoirs

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