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A forever family - fostering change one child at a time by Scheer, Rob, author. A forever family - fostering change one child at a time

"In the tradition of The Promise of a Pencil and Kisses from Katie comes an inspirational memoir by the founder of Comfort Cases about his turbulent childhood in the foster care system and the countless obstacles and discrimination he endured in adopting his four children"--

Nov 16, 2018
A little tea book - all the essentials from leaf to cup by Beckwith, Sebastian, author. A little tea book - all the essentials from leaf to cup

"Tea, the most popular beverage in the world after water, has brought nations to war, defined cultures, bankrupted coffers, and toppled kings. And yet in many ways this fragrantly comforting and storied brew remains elusive, even to its devotees. As down-to-earth yet stylishly refined as the drink itself, A Little Tea Book submerges readers into tea, exploring its varieties, subtleties, and pleasures right down to the process of selecting and brewing the perfect cup. From orange pekoe to pu-erh,

Nov 16, 2018
A Rosenberg by any other name - a history of Jewish name changing in America by Fermaglich, Kirsten Lise, author. A Rosenberg by any other name - a history of Jewish name changing in America

Our thinking about Jewish name changing tends to focus on cliche´s: ambitious movie stars who adopted glamorous new names or insensitive Ellis Island officials who changed immigrants' names for them. But as Kirsten Fermaglich elegantly reveals, the real story is much more profound. Scratching below the surface, Fermaglich examines previously unexplored name change petitions to upend the cliche´s, revealing that in twentieth-century New York City, Jewish name changing was actually a broad-based a

Nov 15, 2018
A tale of two murders - guilt, innocence, and the execution of Edith Thompson by Thompson, Laura, 1964- author. A tale of two murders - guilt, innocence, and the execution of Edith Thompson

A Tale of Two Murders is an engrossing examination of the Ilford murder, which became a legal cause ceþle`bre in the 1920s, and led to the hanging of Edith Thompson and her lover, Freddy Bywaters. On the night of October 3, 1922, as Edith and her husband, Percy, were walking home from the theatre, a man sprang out of the darkness and stabbed Percy to death. The assailant was none other than Bywaters. When the police discovered his relationship with Edith, she--who had denied knowledge of the att

Nov 15, 2018
Aftermath, Inc.- Cleaning Up After CSI Goes Home by Reavill, Gil Aftermath, Inc.- Cleaning Up After CSI Goes Home

Nov 16, 2018
Almost a woman by Santiago, Esmeralda. Almost a woman

The acclaimed author of When I Was Puerto Rican continues the enchanting chronicle of her life. Emigrating from rural Puerto Rico to live in a tenement with seven (eventually ten) siblings, an inquisitive grandmother, and a strict mother who won't allow her to date, "Negi", 13, is ready to spread her wings. She yearns for her own bed, for privacy, and for her father, who stayed in Puerto Rica. When she starts to defy her mother, she discovers the dangers and fears, as well as the heady pleasures

Nov 13, 2018
An almost perfect Christmas by Stibbe, Nina, author. An almost perfect Christmas

"My mother is not a foodie. But for as long as I can remember, once a year, she becomes possessed of a profound and desperate need to serve up a perfect roast turkey. Faced with a walk into the village though, she might think 'oh, f*** it' and decide to get a frozen one from Bejams on the 23rd and leave it to defrost in the downstairs toilet for not quite 48 hours." From perennially dry turkeys to Christmas pudding fires, from the round robin code of conduct to the risks and rewards of re-giftin

Nov 16, 2018
Anne Sexton - a biography by Middlebrook, Diane Wood. Anne Sexton - a biography

Explores the relationship between the emotional disturbances of poet Anne Sexton and her works.

Nov 14, 2018
Apollo to the moon- a history in 50 objects by Muir-Harmony, Teasel E., author. Apollo to the moon- a history in 50 objects

"A celebration of the 50th anniversary of NASA's Apollo missions to the moon, this narrative uses 50 key artifacts from the Smithsonian archives to tell the story of the groundbreaking space exploration program. Bold photographs, fascinating graphics, and engaging stories commemorate the 20th century's most important space endeavor: NASA's Apollo program to reach the moon. From the lunar rover and an emergency oxygen mask to space food and moon rocks, it's a carefully curated array of objects--c

Nov 13, 2018
Are they rich because they're smart? - class, privilege and learning under capitalism by Barnes, Jack, 1940- author. Are they rich because they're smart? - class, privilege and learning under capitalism

"'Are They Rich Because They're Smart' explains the sharpening class inequalities in the United States and the resulting conflicts accelerated by today's slow-burning world depression. It takes apart the self-serving rationalizations of a growing layer of well-paid professionals that their schooling and 'brightness' equip them to 'regulate' the lives of working people, who can't be trusted to know what's in our own interests."--

Nov 13, 2018
Art Deco Chicago - designing modern America by Art Deco Chicago - designing modern America

Amazon.com.

Nov 13, 2018
Art of Native America - the Charles and Valerie Diker collection by Torrence, Gaylord, author. Art of Native America - the Charles and Valerie Diker collection

Nov 13, 2018
Atlas of World War II - history's greatest conflict revealed through rare wartime maps and new cartography by Hyslop, Stephen G. (Stephen Garrison), 1950- author. Atlas of World War II - history's greatest conflict revealed through rare wartime maps and new cartography

Explores the cartographic history of WWII through 114 maps charting naval, land, and aerial attacks from the invasion of Poland to Pearl Harbor and the Battle of the Bulge. Rare maps include a detailed Germany & Approaches map used by Allied forces in the final stages of the war, full large-scale wartime maps of the world used by President Roosevelt, and Pacific theater maps used by B-17 pilots. Also includes wartime stories from the fields of battle, photographs, sketches, and confidential docu

Nov 13, 2018
Attucks! - Oscar Robertson and the basketball team that awakened a city by Hoose, Phillip M., 1947- author. Attucks! - Oscar Robertson and the basketball team that awakened a city

"By winning the state high school basketball championship in 1955, ten black teens from an Indianapolis school meant to be the centerpiece of racially segregated education in Indiana shattered the myth of their inferiority. Their brilliant coach had fashioned an unbeatable team from a group of boys born in the South and raised in poverty. Anchored by the astonishing Oscar Robertson, a future college and NBA star, the Crispus Attucks Tigers went down in history as the first state champions from I

Nov 16, 2018
Baby's First Year Milestones - Promote & Celebrate Your Baby's Development With Monthly Games & Activities by Hargis, Aubrey/ Hill, David L., M.D. (FRW)/ Tran, Turine (ILT) Baby's First Year Milestones - Promote & Celebrate Your Baby's Development With Monthly Games & Activities

Nov 16, 2018
Bare minimum parenting - the ultimate guide to not quite ruining your child by Breakwell, James, author. Bare minimum parenting - the ultimate guide to not quite ruining your child

"In Bare Minimum Parenting, amateur parenting expert James Breakwell will teach you to stop worrying and embrace your child's destiny as devastatingly average. To get there, you'll have to overcome your kid, other parents, and yourself, all of whom will push you to do more than is absolutely necessary. Honestly, by reading this far, you're already trying too hard. But don't stop now. You're exactly the kind of person who needs this book" --

Nov 13, 2018
Becoming by Obama, Michelle, 1964- author. Becoming

"An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States. When she was a little girl, Michelle Robinson's world was the South Side of Chicago, where she and her brother, Craig, shared a bedroom in their family's upstairs apartment and played catch in the park, and where her parents, Fraser and Marian Robinson, raised her to be outspoken and unafraid. But life soon look her much further afield, from the halls of Princeton, where she learned for the first time wha

Nov 15, 2018
Becoming the narcissist's nightmare - how to devalue and discard the narcissist while supplying yourself by Arabi, Shahida, author. Becoming the narcissist's nightmare - how to devalue and discard the narcissist while supplying yourself

Individuals with Narcissistic Personality Disorder engage in chronic devaluation and manipulation of their partners, a psychological and emotional phenomenon known as "narcissistic abuse". In this book, survivors will learn: the red flags of narcissistic behavior and covert manipulation tactics; the motives behind narcissistic abuse and techniques to resist a narcissist's manipulation; why abuse survivors usually stay with a narcissist ; how our own brain chemistry locks us into an addiction wit

Nov 14, 2018
Best hikes Columbus - the greatest views, wildlife,and forest strolls by Molloy, Johnny, 1961- author. Best hikes Columbus - the greatest views, wildlife,and forest strolls

"Who says you have to travel far from home to go on a great hike? In Best Hikes Columbus veteran hiker Johnny Molloy offers the absolute best hikes in the greater Columbus area. Each featured trail is perfect for the urban and suburbanite hard-pressed to find outdoor activities close to home. This guide leads you up hills, over creeks, and through forests to the best outdoor adventures around Columbus."--Provided by publisher.

Nov 13, 2018
Bestia - Italian recipes created in the Heart of L.A. by Menashe, Ori, author. Bestia - Italian recipes created in the Heart of L.A.

Provided by publisher.

Nov 13, 2018
Between worlds - the art of Bill Traylor by Umberger, Leslie, author. Between worlds - the art of Bill Traylor

"Bill Traylor (ca. 1853-1949) is regarded today as one of the most important American artists of the twentieth century. A black man born into slavery in Alabama, he was an eyewitness to history--the Civil War, Emancipation, Reconstruction, Jim Crow segregation, the Great Migration, and the steady rise of African American urban culture in the South. Traylor would not live to see the civil rights movement, but he was among those who laid its foundation. Starting around 1939, Traylor--by then in hi

Nov 13, 2018
Beyond the call - three women on the front lines in Afghanistan by Rivers, Eileen, author. Beyond the call - three women on the front lines in Afghanistan

Follows the experiences of four women who fought in active combat duty in Afghanistan and also worked to gather intelligence about the Taliban from local Afghani women, with whom they were able to cultivate relationships, unlike their male counterparts.

Nov 13, 2018
Big data, big dupe - a little book about a big bunch of nonsense by Few, Stephen, author. Big data, big dupe - a little book about a big bunch of nonsense

Nov 16, 2018
Big week - the biggest air battle of World War II by Holland, James, 1970- author. Big week - the biggest air battle of World War II

"During the third week of February 1944, the combined Allied air forces based in Britain and Italy launched their first round-the-clock bomber offensive against Germany. Their goal: to smash the main factories and production centers of the Luftwaffe while also drawing German planes into an aerial battle of attrition to neutralize the Luftwaffe as a fighting force prior to the cross-channel invasion, planned for a few months later. Officially called Operation ARGUMENT, this aerial offensive quick

Nov 13, 2018
Bruges and Ghent by Lee, Phil, 1951- author. Bruges and Ghent

Nov 13, 2018
Chile & Easter Island by McCarthy, Carolyn (Carolyn Marie), author. Chile & Easter Island

Lonely Planet's Chile & Easter Island is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Strap on your pack and hike through winding forests to behold the granite mountain spires of Las Torres; watch sunset turn the Valle de la Luna intense purple, gold, pink and yellow; and puzzle over the giant statues of Easter Island. All with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Chile & Easter Island and begin your journey n

Nov 13, 2018
Christmas cookies, 2018. by Christmas cookies, 2018.

Nov 13, 2018
Christmas ideas, 2018 by Christmas ideas, 2018

Festive and easy decorating tips, plus how to wrap georgeous packages.

Nov 13, 2018
Churchill - walking with destiny by Roberts, Andrew, 1963- author. Churchill - walking with destiny

"When we seek an example of great leaders with unalloyed courage, the person who comes to mind is Winston Churchill: the iconic, visionary war leader immune from the consensus of the day, who stood firmly for his beliefs when everyone doubted him. But how did young Winston become Churchill? What gave him the strength to take on the superior force of Nazi Germany when bombs rained on London and so many others had caved? In Churchill, Andrew Roberts gives readers the full and definitive Winston Ch

Nov 13, 2018
Cooking with scraps - turn your peels, cores, rinds, and stems into delicious meals by Hard, Lindsay-Jean, author. Cooking with scraps - turn your peels, cores, rinds, and stems into delicious meals

"Stop throwing away your food scraps and start enjoying them on your table! A collection of 80 surprising, creative, delicious recipes for anyone who wants to cook smart, sustainable, and impressive meals out of unused bits of produce, cheese rinds, stale bread, and other oft-discarded foods"--Provided by publisher.

Nov 15, 2018
Curse of Strahd- A Dungeons & Dragons Sourcebook by Wizards RPG Team Curse of Strahd- A Dungeons & Dragons Sourcebook

Nov 16, 2018
Daniel Boone's days in Indiana by Dutcher, Michele, author Daniel Boone's days in Indiana

Daniel Boone explored vast areas of this beautiful country, including Indiana! Find out how and why in this fun and fascinating look back at the late 1700's adventure waits inside.

Nov 14, 2018
Debussy - a painter in sound by Walsh, Stephen, 1942- author. Debussy - a painter in sound

Claude Debussy was that rare creature, a composer who reinvented the language of music without alienating the majority of music lovers. He is the modernist everyone loves. How did he manage this? Was it through the association of his music with visual images, or was it simply that, by throwing out the rule book of the Paris Conservatoire where he studied, his music put beauty of sound above the spiritual ambitions of the German tradition from which those rules derived. Stephen Walsh's thought-pr

Nov 15, 2018
Decolonizing wealth - indigenous wisdom to heal divides and restore balance by Villanueva, Edgar, author. Decolonizing wealth - indigenous wisdom to heal divides and restore balance

Nov 16, 2018
Deep Roots - How Slavery Still Shapes Southern Politics by Acharya, Avidit/ Blackwell, Matthew/ Sen, Maya Deep Roots - How Slavery Still Shapes Southern Politics

Nov 14, 2018
Did you just eat that? - two scientists explore double-dipping, the five-second rule, and other food myths in the lab by Dawson, Paul L., 1954- author. Did you just eat that? - two scientists explore double-dipping, the five-second rule, and other food myths in the lab

"When it comes to food safety and germs, there are as many common questions as there are misconceptions. And yet there has never been a book that clearly examines the science behind these important issues until now. In Did You Just Eat That? food scientists Paul Dawson and Brian Sheldon take readers into the lab to show, for example, how they determine the amount of bacteria that gets transferred by sharing utensils or how many microbes live on restaurant menus. The authors list their materials

Nov 13, 2018
Down girl - the logic of misogyny by Manne, Kate, author. Down girl - the logic of misogyny

"Down Girl is an exploration of misogyny in public life and politics. Kate Manne argues that misogyny should not be understood primarily in terms of the hatred or hostility some men feel toward all or most women. Rather, it's primarily about controlling, policing, punishing, and exiling the "bad" women who challenge male dominance. And it's compatible with rewarding "the good ones," and singling out other women to serve as warnings to those who are out of order. She applies her powerful theory t

Nov 16, 2018
Elizabeth Zimmermann's Knitter's almanac - the commemorative edition. by Zimmermann, Elizabeth, 1910-1999. Elizabeth Zimmermann's Knitter's almanac - the commemorative edition.

Nov 14, 2018
Empire's workshop - Latin America, the United States, and the rise of the new imperialism by Grandin, Greg, 1962- Empire's workshop - Latin America, the United States, and the rise of the new imperialism

Nov 14, 2018
End of the megafauna - the fate of the world's hugest, fiercest, and strangest animals by MacPhee, R. D. E., author. End of the megafauna - the fate of the world's hugest, fiercest, and strangest animals

"The fascinating lives and puzzling demise of some of the largest animals on earth. Until a few thousand years ago, creatures that could have been from a sci-fi thriller--including gorilla-sized lemurs, 800-pound birds, crocodiles that weighed a ton or more--roamed the earth. These great beasts, or "megafauna," lived on every habitable continent and on many islands. With a handful of exceptions, all are now gone. What caused the disappearance of these prehistoric behemoths? Paleomammologist Ross

Nov 15, 2018
Equality for women = prosperity for all - the disastrous global crisis of gender inequality by López-Claros, Augusto, author. Equality for women = prosperity for all - the disastrous global crisis of gender inequality

Examines the "direct relationship between a woman's rights and freedoms and the economic prosperity of her country"--Dust jacket flap.

Nov 13, 2018
Every day easy air fryer - 100 recipes bursting with flavor by Pitre, Urvashi, author. Every day easy air fryer - 100 recipes bursting with flavor

So you've bought an air fryer, and you're using it to make fries and packaged foods, but don't see what the fuss was about. Pitre shows you how to start with fresh ingredients to make delicious, healthy dishes which mostly require about ten minutes of prep, a little time to marinate, and approximately fifteen-minutes of cooking time. She encourages readers to experiment with new ingredients, especially spices from multiple cultures, as you get comfortable with your air fryer. -- adapted from int

Nov 13, 2018
Excel® 2019 all-in-one for dummies by Harvey, Greg, author. Excel® 2019 all-in-one for dummies

"From basic Excel functions, such as creating and editing worksheets, to sharing and reviewing worksheets, to editing macros with Visual Basic, it provides you with a broad scope of the most common Excel applications and functions--including formatting worksheets, setting up formulas, protecting worksheets, importing data, charting data, and performing statistical functions. The book covers importing data, building and editing worksheets, creating formulas, generating pivot tables, and performin

Nov 15, 2018
Fantastic beasts - the crimes of Grindelwald - the original screenplay by Rowling, J. K., author. Fantastic beasts - the crimes of Grindelwald - the original screenplay

This screenplay in book form describes the dialogue and action of the film. After Newt Scamander helps to capture Gellert Grindelwald, the criminal soon escapes custody and begins gathering followers under his ideology of keeping magic for pure-blood wizards only. Albus Dumbledore, Grindelwald's truest friend, has no choice but to resist the charismatic leader and ask Newt to help thwart the plans for (wizarding) world domination.

Nov 14, 2018
Fast & fun watercolor - painting techniques, no drawing required by Kim, Gina Lee, author. Fast & fun watercolor - painting techniques, no drawing required

Nov 13, 2018
Feel better fast and make it last - unlock your brain's healing potential to overcome negativity, anxiety, anger, stress, and trauma by Amen, Daniel G., author. Feel better fast and make it last - unlock your brain's healing potential to overcome negativity, anxiety, anger, stress, and trauma

"We've all felt anxious, sad, traumatized, grief-stricken, stressed, angry, or hopeless at some point in life. It's perfectly normal to go through emotional crises or have periods when you feel panicked or out of sorts. It is how you respond to these challenges that will make all the difference in how you feel--not just immediately, but also in the long run. Unfortunately, many people turn to self-medicating behaviors, such as overeating, drugs, alcohol, risky sexual behavior, anger, or wasting

Nov 16, 2018
Fodor's 2019 essential Italy by Andrews, Robert, 1957- author. Fodor's 2019 essential Italy

Nov 14, 2018
Fodor's essential Vietnam by Fodor's essential Vietnam

Nov 13, 2018
Future sounds - the story of electronic music from Stockhausen to Skrillex by Stubbs, David, 1962- author. Future sounds - the story of electronic music from Stockhausen to Skrillex

Amazon.com.

Nov 13, 2018
Gene machine - the race to decipher the secrets of the ribosome by Ramakrishnan, Venki, 1952- author. Gene machine - the race to decipher the secrets of the ribosome

"Everyone has heard of DNA--the molecule that seems to hold the secrets to all life. But by itself, DNA is little more than a blueprint for life, resting inertly within our cells. Hardly anyone, however, has heard of a ribosome. Ribosomes are enormous molecular machines, even more ancient than DNA, that translate the information in our genes into proteins. Those proteins in turn make up much of our bodies and catalyze thousands of processes within our cells. A ribosome, in short, is a machine no

Nov 13, 2018
Getting started with Adafruit Circuit Playground Express - the multipurpose learning and development board with built-in LEDs, sensors, and accelerometer by Barela, Mike, author. Getting started with Adafruit Circuit Playground Express - the multipurpose learning and development board with built-in LEDs, sensors, and accelerometer

"Discover the most powerful, low-cost creative development platform available"--Back cover.

Nov 13, 2018
Girl talk - what science can tell us about female friendship by Mroz, Jacqueline, author. Girl talk - what science can tell us about female friendship

Nov 14, 2018
Glimmer of hope - how tragedy sparked a movement by Glimmer of hope - how tragedy sparked a movement

After the shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, many teenagers channeled their rage and sorrow into action, and went on to create one of the largest youth-led movements in global history. This collection of essays address the events of February 14, 2018, and continues the ongoing fight to end gun violence in the United States. -- adapted from back cover

Nov 15, 2018
Heirs of the founders - the epic rivalry of Henry Clay, John Calhoun and Daniel Webster, the second generation of American giants by Brands, H. W., author. Heirs of the founders - the epic rivalry of Henry Clay, John Calhoun and Daniel Webster, the second generation of American giants

"From ... bestselling historian H. W. Brands comes the riveting story of how, in nineteenth-century America, a new set of political giants battled to complete the unfinished work of the Founding Fathers and to decide the future of our democracy. In the early 1800s, three young men strode onto the national stage, elected to Congress at a moment when the Founding Fathers were beginning to retire to their farms. Daniel Webster of Massachusetts, a champion orator known for his eloquence, spoke for t

Nov 16, 2018
Hinterland - America's New Landscape of Class and Conflict by Neel, Phil A. Hinterland - America's New Landscape of Class and Conflict

Nov 14, 2018
Holiday crafts - 87 festive projects by Holiday crafts - 87 festive projects

Whether creating last minute Halloween touches or decorating for Christmas, this volume is packed with many exciting projects.

Nov 13, 2018
Home cooking with Kate McDermott by McDermott, Kate, 1953- author. Home cooking with Kate McDermott

"When she isn't making pie, Kate McDermott has people to feed. From roasted chicken and veggies for Sunday supper to batches of hearty soup to reheat when there's no time to cook, this practical cookbook focuses on staple recipes for people who aren't looking for a part-time job in the kitchen. Using ingredients that can be found in any supermarket and techniques that every home cook needs, McDermott shares tasty and repeatable meals for friends and family. Her healthy, affordable, and delicious

Nov 15, 2018
Hope and other superpowers - a life affirming, love-defending, butt-kicking, world-saving manifesto by Pavlovitz, John, author. Hope and other superpowers - a life affirming, love-defending, butt-kicking, world-saving manifesto

Amazon.com.

Nov 13, 2018
House of vinegar - the power of sour with recipes by Sawyer, Jonathon, author. House of vinegar - the power of sour with recipes

"From owning a Bon Appétit Best New Restaurant to being a Food & Wine Best New Chef to winning a James Beard award, Jonathon Sawyer has earned almost every food world accolade. In House of Vinegar, his fascinating and compelling chef's take on using vinegar, he utilizes acid to revolutionize dishes by enhancing and balancing flavor. Starting with the history of vinegar, he describes how to make your own vinegars at home, followed by preparations for use in vinaigrettes, sauces, marinades, braise

Nov 13, 2018
How to be alone - if you want to, and even if you don't by Moore, Lane, author. How to be alone - if you want to, and even if you don't

"Lane Moore is a fool for love. From her addiction to romantic comedies to her tendency to form instant soulmate connections with strangers, Lane has a way of romanticizing everything and everyone. But her romantic nature belies a decidedly unromantic childhood, one that sent her down a long and difficult road. Lane considers herself an orphan, though she has two living parents. Her estrangement from her family was a catalyst for her to build a new one with a community of friends, comedians, and

Nov 13, 2018
How to be successful without hurting men's feelings - non-threatening leadership strategies for women by Cooper, Sarah, author. How to be successful without hurting men's feelings - non-threatening leadership strategies for women

"Ambitious women are so scary. In this fast-paced business world, female leaders need to make sure they're not perceived as pushy, aggressive, or competent. In How to Be Successful Without Hurting Men's Feelings, Sarah Cooper, author of the bestselling 100 Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings, illustrates how women can achieve their dreams, succeed in their careers, and become leaders, without harming the fragile male ego"--

Nov 13, 2018
Human movement - how the body walks, runs, jumps, and kicks by Mooney, Carla, 1970- author. Human movement - how the body walks, runs, jumps, and kicks

Discusses the basic anatomy and physiology of the human body and how bones, muscles, organs, and nerves work together to make movement possible.

Nov 15, 2018
I am dynamite! - a life of Nietzsche by Prideaux, Sue, author. I am dynamite! - a life of Nietzsche

"A groundbreaking new biography of philosophy's greatest iconoclast. Friedrich Nietzsche is one of the most enigmatic figures in philosophy, and his concepts--the U¨bermensch, the will to power, slave morality--have fundamentally reshaped our understanding of the human condition. But what do most people really know of Nietzsche--beyond the mustache, the scowl, and the lingering association with nihilism and fascism? Where do we place a thinker who was equally beloved by Albert Camus, Ayn Rand, M

Nov 13, 2018
I might regret this - essays, drawings, vulnerabilities, and other stuff by Jacobson, Abbi, author, illustrator. I might regret this - essays, drawings, vulnerabilities, and other stuff

Anecdotes, observations, and reflections collected during a solo cross-country drive.

Nov 13, 2018
I think, therefore I draw - understanding philosophy through cartoons by Cathcart, Thomas, 1940- author. I think, therefore I draw - understanding philosophy through cartoons

Nov 14, 2018
Inventing American tradition - from the Mayflower to Cinco de Mayo by Eller, Jack David, 1959- author. Inventing American tradition - from the Mayflower to Cinco de Mayo

"What really happened on the first Thanksgiving? How did a British drinking song become the national anthem of the United States? And what makes Superman so darned American? Every tradition, even the noblest and most cherished, has a history, nowhere more so than in the USA, which was born with a relative indifference, if not hostility, to the past. Most Americans would be surprised to learn just how recent and controversial the origins of their traditions are, as well as how those origins are o

Nov 13, 2018
Is it still good to ya? - fifty years of rock criticism, 1967-2017 by Christgau, Robert, author. Is it still good to ya? - fifty years of rock criticism, 1967-2017

Nov 13, 2018
Katamari Damacy by Hall, L. E., author. Katamari Damacy

Nov 15, 2018
Kawaii doodle cuties - sketching super-cute stuff from around the world by Khan, Zainab, author. Kawaii doodle cuties - sketching super-cute stuff from around the world

Provides step-by-step instructions for drawing doodles.

Nov 13, 2018
Keeping at it - the quest for sound money and good government by Volcker, Paul A, author. Keeping at it - the quest for sound money and good government

Nov 14, 2018
Landing on the edge of eternity - twenty-four hours at Omaha Beach by Kershaw, Robert J., 1950- author. Landing on the edge of eternity - twenty-four hours at Omaha Beach

Drawn from eyewitness accounts, memories, letters, and post-combat reports, examines the first twenty-four hours of the Allied landing on Omaha Beach.

Nov 15, 2018
Learn to stitch beaded jewelry - 50+ projects you'll love to make! by Salezze, Marla, author. Learn to stitch beaded jewelry - 50+ projects you'll love to make!

"With a solid knowledge of the most common bead stitches, any jewelry maker can make beautiful jewelry they'll love to wear. In Learn to Stitch Beaded Jewelry, designer and teacher Marla Salezze teaches the basics of the most popular bead stitches in a fun and accessible way. Readers will learn spiral stitch, peyote stitch, ladder stitch, herringbone stitch, netting, square stitch, brick stitch, right-angle weave, and bead embroidery through clear instructions and illustrations. Salezze offers a

Nov 16, 2018
Let her fly - a father's journey by Yousafzai, Ziauddin, author. Let her fly - a father's journey

"A moving and inspirational story with a deeply personal look into the Yousafzai family, "Let her fly" traces Ziauddin Yousafzai's life journey. From an unconfident, stammering little boy living in a mud house in a mountainous region of Pakistan to a man who has broken with regressive social norms, Yousafzai has proven that there are many faces of feminism. As an educator, a family man, and an activist, Yousafzai has championed positive changes in all aspects of his life, be it empowering his da

Nov 16, 2018
Let's go (so we can get back) - a memoir of recording and discording with Wilco, etc. by Tweedy, Jeff, 1967- author. Let's go (so we can get back) - a memoir of recording and discording with Wilco, etc.

Few bands have inspired as much devotion as the Chicago rock band Wilco, and it's thanks, in large part, to the band's singer, songwriter, and guiding light: Jeff Tweedy. But while his songs and music have been endlessly discussed and analyzed, Jeff has rarely talked so directly about himself, his life, and his artistic process. Until now. In his long-awaited memoir, Jeff will tell stories about his childhood in Belleville, Illinois; the St. Louis record store, rock clubs, and live-music circuit

Nov 15, 2018
Lit - a memoir by Karr, Mary, author. Lit - a memoir

The author reveals how, shortly after giving birth to a child she adored, she drank herself into the same numbness that nearly devoured her charismatic but troubled mother, reaching the brink of suicide before a spiritual awakening led her to sobriety.

Nov 16, 2018
Literary landscapes - charting the worlds of classic literature by Literary landscapes - charting the worlds of classic literature

"LITERARY LANDSCAPES delves deep into the geography, location, and terrain of our best-loved literary works and looks at how setting and environmental attributes influence storytelling, character, and our emotional response as readers. Fully illustrated with hundreds of full-color images throughout. Some stories couldn't happen just anywhere. As is the case with all great literature, the setting, scenery, and landscape are as central to the tale as any character, and just as easily recognized. L

Nov 15, 2018
Marooned - Jamestown, shipwreck, and a new history of America's origin by Kelly, Joseph, 1962- author. Marooned - Jamestown, shipwreck, and a new history of America's origin

"For readers of Nathaniel Philbrick's Mayflower, a groundbreaking history that makes the case for replacing Plymouth Rock with Jamestown as America's founding myth. We all know the great American origin story. It begins with an exodus. Fleeing religious persecution, the hardworking, pious Pilgrims thrived in the wilds of New England, where they built their fabled city on a hill. Legend goes that the colony in Jamestown was a false start, offering a cautionary tale. Lazy louts hunted gold till th

Nov 13, 2018
Martina's kitchen mix - my recipe playlist for real life by McBride, Martina, author. Martina's kitchen mix - my recipe playlist for real life

The country music star shares recipes from her kitchen for meals, beverages, appetizers, and desserts, that feature fresh seasonal ingredients.

Nov 13, 2018
Micro living - 40 innovative tiny houses equipped for full-time living, in 400 square feet or less by Diedricksen, Derek, author. Micro living - 40 innovative tiny houses equipped for full-time living, in 400 square feet or less

Diedricksen designs and builds tiny houses. This time he focuses mainly on the "true tinies" but points out that striving toward simplicity is more than "going small." The act of scaling back, even a bit, can have time- and money-saving results. -- adapted from introduction.

Nov 13, 2018
Microsoft Office 365 for dummies by Withee, Rosemarie, author. Microsoft Office 365 for dummies

Nov 13, 2018
My life in a cat house - true tales of love, laughter, and living with five felines by Cooper, Gwen, 1971- author. My life in a cat house - true tales of love, laughter, and living with five felines

"This collection of eight purr-fect cat stories is filled with all the humor and heart Gwen's devoted readership has come to know and love" --

Nov 13, 2018
Natural histories. Innumerable insects - the story of the most diverse and myriad animals on earth by Engel, Michael S., author. Natural histories. Innumerable insects - the story of the most diverse and myriad animals on earth

INSECTS (ENTOMOLOGY). A fascinating look at the world's most numerous inhabitants, illustrated with stunning images from the American Museum of Natural History's Rare Book Collection. To date, we have discovered and described or named around 1.1 million insect species, and thousands of new species are added to the ranks every year. It is estimated that there are around five million insect species on Earth, making them the most diverse lineage of all life by far. This magnificent volume from the

Nov 13, 2018
Never home alone - from microbes to millipedes, camel crickets, and honeybees, the natural history of where we live by Dunn, Rob R., author. Never home alone - from microbes to millipedes, camel crickets, and honeybees, the natural history of where we live

Nov 13, 2018
Not all dead white men - classics and misogyny in the digital age by Zuckerberg, Donna, 1987- author. Not all dead white men - classics and misogyny in the digital age

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Nov 14, 2018
Nourish & glow - naturally beautifying foods & elixirs by Aron, Jules, author. Nourish & glow - naturally beautifying foods & elixirs

Nov 16, 2018
Office 2019 for seniors for dummies by Wempen, Faithe, author. Office 2019 for seniors for dummies

"Just like using a computer for the first time, learning Microsoft Office applications can be confusing and intimidating at any age. Office 2019 For Seniors For Dummies helps seniors get up to speed quickly with clear-cut, easy-to-read-and-understand steps on how to get the most out of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. The book assumes no prior information and starts with showing how to start each application, how to navigate the interface, dress up documents in Word, create spread

Nov 16, 2018
On haiku by Sato, Hiroaki, 1942- author. On haiku

"Who doesn't love haiku? It is not only America's most popular cultural import from Japan but also our most popular poetic form: instantly recognizable, more mobile than a sonnet, and loved for its simplicity and compression, as well as for its ease of composition. Haiku is an ancient literary form seemingly made for the Twittersphere--Jack Kerouac and Langston Hughes wrote them, Ezra Pound and the Imagists were inspired by them, first-grade students across the country still learn to write them.

Nov 14, 2018
Out of the maze - an a-mazing way to get unstuck by Johnson, Spencer, author. Out of the maze - an a-mazing way to get unstuck

"The posthumous sequel to Who Moved My Cheese?, the classic parable that became a worldwide sensation. Who Moved My Cheese? offered millions of readers relief for an evergreen problem: unanticipated and unwelcome change. Now its long-awaited sequel digs deeper, to show how readers can adapt their beliefs and achieve better results in any field. Johnson's theme is that all of our accomplishments are due to our beliefs: whether we're confident or insecure, cynical or positive, open-minded or infle

Nov 15, 2018
Out there - a scientific guide to alien life, antimatter, and human space travel (for the cosmically curious) by Wall, Michael (Biologist), author. Out there - a scientific guide to alien life, antimatter, and human space travel (for the cosmically curious)

"We've all asked ourselves the question. Looking up at the night sky, it's almost impossible NOT to wonder: Are we alone in the universe? In [this book], Space.com senior writer Dr. Michael Wall treats that question as merely a jumping-off point. He considers, for instance, the myriad of questions that would arise once we do discover life beyond Earth (an eventuality which, top NASA officials told Dr. Wall, is only drawing closer). From the unexpected--do aliens have sex?--to the practical--what

Nov 15, 2018
Paperback crush - the totally radical history of '80s and '90s teen fiction by Moss, Gabrielle, author. Paperback crush - the totally radical history of '80s and '90s teen fiction

"Every twenty- or thirty-something woman knows these books. The pink covers, the flimsy paper, the zillion volumes in the series that kept you reading for your entire adolescence. Spurred by the commercial success of Sweet Valley High and The Babysitters Club, these were not the serious-issue YA novels of the 1970s, nor were they the blockbuster books of the Harry Potter and Twilight ilk. They were cheap, short, and utterly beloved. Paperback crush dives in deep to this golden age with affection

Nov 13, 2018
Pastry School - 101 Step-by-Step Recipes by Le Cordon Bleu (COR)/ Ploton, Olivier (PHT) Pastry School - 101 Step-by-Step Recipes

Nov 14, 2018
Pen turning - a foundation course by Christensen, Kip, author. Pen turning - a foundation course

Nov 16, 2018
Prisoners of the American dream - politics and economy in the history of the US working class by Davis, Mike, 1946- author Prisoners of the American dream - politics and economy in the history of the US working class

Nov 14, 2018
Real life - an installation by Carr, Julie, 1966- author. Real life - an installation

"In a book rich with formal variety and lyric intensity, Carr takes up economic inequality, gendered violence, losses both personal and national, and the crisis of the body within all of these forces. Standing at the crossroads between the real and the supernatural, the actual and the imaginary, Real Life: An Installation is a terrifying book, but one that keeps us close as it moves through the disruptions and eruptions of the real."--

Nov 16, 2018
Reluctant Apostate- Leaving Jehovah's Witnesses Comes at a Price by Evans, LLoyd Reluctant Apostate- Leaving Jehovah's Witnesses Comes at a Price

Nov 14, 2018
Rick Steves' Ireland 2019 by Steves, Rick, 1955- author. Rick Steves' Ireland 2019

"You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling in Ireland. With this guide, you can explore lively Dublin, quaint Kilkenny, and the moss-draped ruins of the Ring of Kerry. Navigate meandering back roads that lead to windswept crags on the dramatic Dingle Peninsula. Explore Ireland's revered past by following St. Patrick's footsteps to the Rock of Cashel. Marvel at Newgrange, the mysterious mound older than the pyramids; then connect with today's Irish cult

Nov 13, 2018
Risen from the ashes - the history of the West Baden Springs Hotel by O'Brian, Patrick J. Risen from the ashes - the history of the West Baden Springs Hotel

Nov 16, 2018
Routing - a woodworker's guide by Lawson, Stuart. Routing - a woodworker's guide

The router is no ordinary power tool. With the right accessories, jigs and work aids, this versatile machine can be used for virtually any woodworking task, from smoothing surfaces and trimming edges to making joints and cutting grooves. Used correctly, it can transform the way you work and improve your enjoyment of the making process as a whole. Whether you are interested in bench woodworking and are thinking of buying a router, or simply want to get the most from an existing machine, Routing:

Nov 13, 2018
Sausage making - the definitive guide with recipes by Farr, Ryan. Sausage making - the definitive guide with recipes

Butcher Ryan Farr takes the craft of sausage making to a whole new level with his fiery chorizo, maple-bacon breakfast links, smoky bratwurst, creamy boudin blanc, and best-ever all-natural hot dogs. Sausage Making is Farr's master course for all skill levels, featuring an overview of tools and ingredients, step-by-step sausage-making instructions, more than 175 full-color technique photos, and 50 recipes for his favorite classic and contemporary links.

Nov 13, 2018
Saving Bravo - the greatest rescue mission in Navy SEAL history by Talty, Stephan, author. Saving Bravo - the greatest rescue mission in Navy SEAL history

"The untold story of the most important rescue mission not just of the Vietnam War, but the entire Cold War: one American aviator, who knew our most important secrets, crashed behind enemy lines and was sought by the entire North Vietnamese and Russian military machines. One Navy SEAL and his Vietnamese partner had to sneak past them all to save him"--

Nov 13, 2018
Shotguns and stagecoaches - the brave men who rode for Wells Fargo in the Wild West by Boessenecker, John, 1953- author. Shotguns and stagecoaches - the brave men who rode for Wells Fargo in the Wild West

Nov 15, 2018
Slowhand - the life and music of Eric Clapton by Norman, Philip, 1943- author. Slowhand - the life and music of Eric Clapton

For half a century Eric Clapton has been acknowledged to be one of music's greatest virtuosos, the unrivalled master of an indispensable tool, the solid-body electric guitar. His career has spanned the history of rock, and often shaped it via the seminal bands with whom he's played: the Yardbirds, John Mavall's Bluesbreakers, Cream, Blind Faith, Derek and the Dominoes. Winner of 17 Grammys, the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame's only three-time inductee, he is an enduring influence on every other star

Nov 13, 2018
Smart ass - how a donkey challenged me to accept his true nature and rediscover my own by Winslow, Margaret (Geologist), author. Smart ass - how a donkey challenged me to accept his true nature and rediscover my own

"A humorous firsthand account of a college professor's attempts to train a rebellious, 700-pound Andalusian donkey. Includes vignettes about the place of donkeys in history, mythology, and literature"--

Nov 16, 2018
Space stations - the art, science, and reality of working in space by Kitmacher, Gary, author. Space stations - the art, science, and reality of working in space

"A rich visual history of real and fictional space stations, illustrating pop culture's influence on the development of actual space stations and vice versa."--

Nov 13, 2018
Star wars - women of the galaxy by Ratcliffe, Amy, author. Star wars - women of the galaxy

"The women of the Star Wars galaxy drive its stories and saga forward at every level. This beautifully illustrated, fully authorized book profiles 75 fascinating female characters from across films, fiction, comics, animation, and games. Featuring Leia Organa, Rey, Ahsoka Tano, Iden Versio, Jyn Erso, Rose Tico, Maz Kanata, and many more, each character is explored through key story beats, fresh insights, and behind-the-scenes details by author Amy Ratcliffe. Also showcasing more than 100 all-new

Nov 15, 2018
Stranger things - worlds turned upside down by McIntyre, Gina, author. Stranger things - worlds turned upside down

When the first season of Stranger Things debuted on Netflix in the summer of 2016, the show struck a nerve with millions of viewers worldwide and received broad critical acclaim. The series has gone on to win six Emmy Awards, but its success was driven more than anything by word of mouth, resonating across generations. Viewers feel personal connections to the characters. Now fans can immerse themselves in the world--or worlds--of Hawkins, Indiana, like never before.

Nov 15, 2018
Superfuel - ketogenic keys to unlock the secrets of good fats, bad fats, and great health by DiNicolantonio, James, author. Superfuel - ketogenic keys to unlock the secrets of good fats, bad fats, and great health

"Drawing on Dr. DiNicolantonio's firsthand research at Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute, as well as hundreds of groundbreaking studies from the medical literature, Superfuel will give you the skinny on dietary fats such as coconut oil, butter, cream, olive oil, fish oil, and vegetable oils to show you which fats are beneficial for weight loss and which ones actually cause you to gain weight. You'll also learn which foods you should eat for lifelong health and slimness, and how you should

Nov 16, 2018
Synesthesia by Cytowic, Richard E., author. Synesthesia

"An accessible, concise primer on the neurological trait of synesthesia-vividly felt sensory couplings-by a founder of the field. One in twenty-three people carry the genes for the synesthesia. Not a disorder but a neurological trait, like perfect pitch, synesthesia creates vividly felt cross-sensory couplings. A synesthete might hear a voice and at the same time see it as a color or shape, taste its distinctive flavor, or feel it as a physical touch. In this volume in the MIT Press Essential K

Nov 13, 2018
Tamed - Ten Species That Changed Our World by Roberts, Alice Tamed - Ten Species That Changed Our World

Nov 14, 2018
The adoptee's guide to DNA testing - how to use genetic genealogy to discover your long-lost family by Weinberg, Tamar, author. The adoptee's guide to DNA testing - how to use genetic genealogy to discover your long-lost family

"Reconnect with your roots! Adoptees, foundlings, and others with unknown parentage face unique challenges in researching their ancestors. Enter this book: a comprehensive guide to adoption genealogy that has the resources you need to find your family through genetic testing. Inside, you'll find: strategies for connecting your genealogy to previous genealogists, detailed guides for using DNA tests and tools, plus how to analyze your test results and apply them to research, and real-life success

Nov 14, 2018
The art of Hearthstone by The art of Hearthstone

The art of Hearthstone offers an in-depth glimpse into the creativity that made the wildly popular collectible card game into a global phenomenon. From the unseen concepts built early in Hearthstone's development ot the hundreds of beautiful fantasy illustrations that have captured players' imaginations, this volume will show readers the art of the game in breathtaking detail. The book also tells the story of how Hearthstone came to be, growing from a small-team project to the worldwide success

Nov 13, 2018
The ascension mysteries - revealing the cosmic battle between good and evil by Wilcock, David, 1973- author. The ascension mysteries - revealing the cosmic battle between good and evil

"New York Times bestselling author David Wilcock has become one of the leading writers exploring ancient mysteries and new science. With his latest book, The Ascension Mysteries, David will take readers on a surprising and enthralling journey through the history of the universe, exploring the great Cosmic Battle surrounding our own Ascension, "--Amazon.com.

Nov 14, 2018
The back pain relief diet - the undiscovered key to reducing inflammation and eliminating pain by Sinett, Todd, author. The back pain relief diet - the undiscovered key to reducing inflammation and eliminating pain

Nov 13, 2018
The Case for Impeaching Trump by Holtzman, Elizabeth The Case for Impeaching Trump

Nov 14, 2018
The cheesecake bible - 300 sweet & savory recipes for cakes and more by Geary, George, author. The cheesecake bible - 300 sweet & savory recipes for cakes and more

The definitive bible for cheesecake lovers is back and better than ever! Beloved for over a decade this comprehensive cheesecake resource offers more than 300 recipes that range from iconic to inspired. Fall back in love with the Deep Dark Chocolate Fudge and White Chocolate Velvet cheesecakes or try a delicious new savory option like Black Olive and Herb or Blue Cheese Cheesecake with pecans. You'll also find recipes for nut, citrus, no-bake, vegan, gluten-free, fruit, chocolate and holiday che

Nov 13, 2018
The Christmas season in Scandinavia. by The Christmas season in Scandinavia.

"Describes the celebration of the Christmas season, past and present, in the Scandinavian countries of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden. Also includes craft projects, recipes, songs, and a list of supporting resources and reading recommendations"--

Nov 13, 2018
The comfort food mash-up cookbook - 80 delicious recipes for reimagining your favorite dishes by Whalen, Dan, author. The comfort food mash-up cookbook - 80 delicious recipes for reimagining your favorite dishes

This exciting cookbook features 80 recipes that merge two classic recipes into a unique mouthwatering dish. Kick off your day with Breakfast Ramen or a Crispy Rice Sticky Bun. Snack on Breadstick Calzones, Corn Dog Jalapen~o Poppers, or Reuben Tots. Devour Buffalo Chicken Pad Thai or Chili Risotto. Then treat yourself to a Blueberry Pie Milkshake or White Russian Cheesecake. The intro reveals the surprising history of mash-ups and gives you the blueprint, which explains the deceptively simple ph

Nov 13, 2018
The complete guide to fasting - heal your body through intermittent, alternate-day, and extended fasting by Fung, Jason, author. The complete guide to fasting - heal your body through intermittent, alternate-day, and extended fasting

"Thousands of books have been written about the latest and greatest diets that will help people lose weight and improve health. But a key element in any successful nutritional health program is a tried-and-true method that most people haven't thought about--yet it could be revolutionary for taking health to the next level. This ancient secret is fasting. Fasting is not about starving oneself. When done right, it's an incredibly effective therapeutic approach that produces amazing results regardl

Nov 13, 2018
The day that went missing - a family's story by Beard, Richard, 1967- author. The day that went missing - a family's story

"Life changes in an instant. On a family summer holiday in Cornwall in 1978, Richard and his younger brother Nicholas are jumping in the waves. Suddenly, Nicholas is out of his depth. One moment he's there, the next he's gone. Richard and his other brothers don't attend the funeral, and incredibly the family returns immediately to the same cottage - to complete the holiday, to carry on, in the best British tradition. They soon stop speaking of the catastrophe. Their epic act of collective denia

Nov 13, 2018
The Dead Rabbit mixology & mayhem - the story of John Morrissey and the world's best cocktail menu by Muldoon, Sean, author. The Dead Rabbit mixology & mayhem - the story of John Morrissey and the world's best cocktail menu

"The Dead Rabbit Grocery & Grog in lower Manhattan has won every cocktail award there is to win, including being named "Best Bar in the World" in 2016. Since their award-winning cocktail book The Dead Rabbit Drinks Manual was published in 2015, founders Sean Muldoon and Jack McGarry, along with bar manager Jillian Vose, have completely revamped the bar's menus in a bold, graphic novel style, now featured in their newest collection The Dead Rabbit Mixology & Mayhem. Based on "Gangs of New York"-e

Nov 13, 2018
The family tree toolkit - a comprehensive guide to uncovering your ancestry and researching genealogy by Berry, Kenyatta D., author. The family tree toolkit - a comprehensive guide to uncovering your ancestry and researching genealogy

"In the last five years, thanks to programs like Genealogy Roadshow and services like Ancestry.com, there has been an explosion of interest in discovering family history. However, for many novice genealogists, the journey to mapping your family's past can be daunting and the available resources are often overly complicated. Family Tree Toolkit is the perfect solution that acts as an all-purpose, easy-to-follow guide for the beginner genealogist. Modern technology has opened up the one-time hobby

Nov 14, 2018
The Female Gaze - Essential Movies Made by Women by Malone, Alicia The Female Gaze - Essential Movies Made by Women

Nov 16, 2018
The flash book - how to fall hopelessly in love with your flash, and finally start taking the type of images you bought it for in the first place by Kelby, Scott, author. The flash book - how to fall hopelessly in love with your flash, and finally start taking the type of images you bought it for in the first place

Nov 14, 2018
The game console - a photographic history from Atari to Xbox. by Amos, Evan, author. The game console - a photographic history from Atari to Xbox.

"A photographic history of video game consoles and the hardware inside them"--

Nov 16, 2018
The global age-friendly community movement - a critical appraisal by Stafford, Philip B. The global age-friendly community movement - a critical appraisal

Nov 16, 2018
The indispensable composers - a personal guide by Tommasini, Anthony, 1948- author. The indispensable composers - a personal guide

"When he began to listen to the great works of classical music as a child, Anthony Tommasini had many questions. Why did a particular piece move him? How did the music work? Over time, he realized that his passion for this music was not enough. He needed to understand it. Take Bach, for starters. Who was he? How does one account for his music and its unshakeable hold on us today? As a critic, Tommasini has devoted particular attention to living composers and overlooked repertory. But, like all c

Nov 13, 2018
The Instant Pot ultimate sous vide cookbook - 100 no-pressure recipes for perfect meals every time by Logsdon, Jason, author. The Instant Pot ultimate sous vide cookbook - 100 no-pressure recipes for perfect meals every time

As affordable sous vide machines become widely available, a cooking technique once used only in fine-dining restaurants or on competitive cooking shows has entered home cooks' kitchens. Using a vacuum-sealed bag and temperature-controlled, circulating water, sous vide cooks food gradually, making it easy and convenient for weeknight cooking. Logsdon shares recipes with easy-to-follow instructions along with suggestions, variations, and recommended cooking times and temperatures for delicious res

Nov 13, 2018
The Kids in the Hall - one dumb guy by Myers, Paul, 1960- author. The Kids in the Hall - one dumb guy

"The definitive, authorized story of legendary sketch comedy troupe The Kids in the Hall, by critically acclaimed biographer and comedy aficionado Paul Myers. Meticulously researched and written with the full cooperation of the troupe, The Kids in the Hall: One Dumb Guy features exclusive interview with Dave Foley, Bruce McCulloch, Kevin McDonald, Mark McKinney, and Scott Thompson, as well as key players from their inner circle, including producer Lorne Michaels, the "man in the towel" Paul Bel

Nov 13, 2018
The life of Saul Bellow - love and strife, 1965-2005 by Leader, Zachary, author. The life of Saul Bellow - love and strife, 1965-2005

"When this second volume of The Life of Saul Bellow opens, Bellow, at forty-nine, is at the pinnacle of American letters--rich, famous, critically acclaimed. The expected trajectory is one of decline: volume 1, rise; volume 2, fall. Bellow never fell, producing some of his greatest fiction (Mr. Sammler's Planet, Humboldt's Gift, all his best stories) and winning two more National Book Awards, a Pulitzer Prize, and the Nobel Prize. At eighty, he wrote his last story; at eighty-five, he wrote Rave

Nov 15, 2018
The Microbiome Breakthrough - Harness the Power of Your Gut Bacteria to Boost Your Mood and Heal Your Body by Kellman, Raphael, M.D. The Microbiome Breakthrough - Harness the Power of Your Gut Bacteria to Boost Your Mood and Heal Your Body

Nov 14, 2018
The new soul food cookbook for people with diabetes by Gaines, Fabiola, 1952- author. The new soul food cookbook for people with diabetes

Looking for healthy versions of your favorite soul food dishes? Gaines and Weaver deliver flavor-packed recipes that are perfect for any occasion-- and care accompanied by information on meal planning, healthy cooking, and living well with diabetes. They show that eating healthy doesn't have to mean sacrificing the comfort foods and classic family favorites you love! -- adapted from back cover

Nov 16, 2018
The Noma guide to fermentation - foundations of flavor by Redzepi, René, author. The Noma guide to fermentation - foundations of flavor

At Noma--four times named the world's best restaurant--every dish includes some form of fermentation, whether it's a bright hit of vinegar, a deeply savory miso, an electrifying drop of garum, or the sweet intensity of black garlic. Fermentation is one of the foundations behind Noma's extraordinary flavor profiles. Now Rene´ Redzepi, chef and co-owner of Noma, and David Zilber, the chef who runs the restaurant's acclaimed fermentation lab, share never-before-revealed techniques to creating Noma'

Nov 13, 2018
The once and future worker - a vision for the renewal of work in America by Cass, Oren, 1983- author. The once and future worker - a vision for the renewal of work in America

Nov 14, 2018
The road to Ann Arbor - incredible twists and improbable turns along the Michigan recruiting trail by VanHaaren, Tom, author. The road to Ann Arbor - incredible twists and improbable turns along the Michigan recruiting trail

"This book gives recruiting stories of Michigan football greats"--

Nov 14, 2018
The secret life of the human body - uncover the hidden workings of your body by Clancy, John, author. The secret life of the human body - uncover the hidden workings of your body

Nov 13, 2018
The travel atlas - the ultimate atlas for globetrotters. by The travel atlas - the ultimate atlas for globetrotters.

It's the ultimate cartographic companion for armchair globetrotters! The staff at Lonely Planet combine their destination knowledge and mapping expertise to help readers locate the highlights locations around the world. You'll find places of interest, itineraries, and city maps to help you explore the top sights and activities for each location, whether your stay is three days or three weeks.

Nov 16, 2018
The truth about Aaron - my journey to understand my brother by Hernandez, Jonathan, author. The truth about Aaron - my journey to understand my brother

The football fans, Aaron Hernandez was a superstar. A standout at the University of Florida, he helped the Gators win the national title in 2008. He was drafted by the New England Patriots, and in his second season with the team, he and Rob Gronkowski set records for combined touchdowns and yardage. In 2012, along with Tom Brady, they led New England to Super Bowl XLVI. But Aaron's NFL career ended as quickly as it began. On June 26, 2013, he was arrested at his home, charged with the murde

Nov 13, 2018
The truth about food - why pandas eat bamboo and people get bamboozled by Katz, David L., author. The truth about food - why pandas eat bamboo and people get bamboozled

"In The Truth about Food, one of the world's leading authorities on lifestyle medicine, health promotion, and the prevention of chronic disease lays out not just what he knows about diet and health, but how and why he knows it. This book uniquely empowers readers to benefit from what's fundamentally and reliably true - while setting us all free from fads, false claims, and distractions by showing how to differentiate truth from the exploitative “lies” that abound. This book would be much shorter

Nov 13, 2018
The ultimate practical guide to scrapbooking - creating fabulous lasting memory journals to cherish by The ultimate practical guide to scrapbooking - creating fabulous lasting memory journals to cherish

"This beautifully presented practical book is a complete guide to the art of scrapbooking. An inspiring sourcebook for all scrapbookers, it is crammed with over 150 fantastic ideas for a myriad of designs to create unique and personal scrapbook albums, using simple craft materials. Hundreds of step-by-step photographs make the techniques easy to master."--

Nov 13, 2018
The universe explained - a cosmic Q&A by Couper, Heather, author. The universe explained - a cosmic Q&A

"The Universe Explained gives scientific answers to 185 of the most popular questions about astronomy in a lightly humorous question-and-answer format. The Universe Explained answers questions about space travel; telescopes; the solar system; comets, asteroids and meteors; stars; black holes; the Milky Way and other galaxies; the Big Bang and space and time. As well, the possibility of life beyond our planet is explored with up-to-date space discoveries; as well as debunking persistent myths and

Nov 13, 2018
The William H. Gass reader. by Gass, William H., 1924-2017, author. The William H. Gass reader.

"A literary delight--a reading feast; a Gassian celebration--the best of the best (in more than fifty selections) from an American master of prose, chosen by Gass himself from his essays, criticism, commentary, short stories, and novels. It begins with his essays, in which Gass looks back at varying points in his writing life at those writers (from Plato, Hobbes and James, to Joyce, Beckett, Stein, and Gaddis) whose work he found inspiring ... and at those whose work he explores and embraces (La

Nov 13, 2018
The Wondering Years - How Pop Culture Helped Me Answer Life's Biggest Questions by Mccoy, Knox The Wondering Years - How Pop Culture Helped Me Answer Life's Biggest Questions

Nov 14, 2018
The writer's map - an atlas of imaginary lands by The writer's map - an atlas of imaginary lands

Nov 14, 2018
This Is Going to Hurt - Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor by Kay, Adam This Is Going to Hurt - Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor

Nov 14, 2018
Thomas Cromwell - a revolutionary life by MacCulloch, Diarmaid, author. Thomas Cromwell - a revolutionary life

Examines the life of King Henry VIII's right-hand man, who did everything he could to secure the future of a son he loved dearly, but who ultimately could not control the unpredictable monarch.

Nov 13, 2018
Time to get tough - how cookies, coffee, and a crash led to success in business and life by Coles, Michael Joseph, 1944- author. Time to get tough - how cookies, coffee, and a crash led to success in business and life

Michael J. Coles, the cofounder of the Great American Cookie Company and the former CEO of Caribou Coffee, did not follow a conventional path into business. He does not have an Ivy League pedigree or an MBA from a top-ten business school. He grew up poor, starting work at the age of thirteen. He had many false starts and painful defeats, but Coles has a habit of defying expectations. His life and career have been about turning obstacles into opportunities, tragedies into triumphs and poverty int

Nov 13, 2018
Toddler Discipline for Every Age and Stage - Effective Strategies to Tame Tantrums, Overcome Challenges, and Help Your Child Grow by Hargis, Aubrey/ Sylvester, Breana, Ph.D. (FRW) Toddler Discipline for Every Age and Stage - Effective Strategies to Tame Tantrums, Overcome Challenges, and Help Your Child Grow

Nov 16, 2018
Tracing your nonconformist ancestors - a guide for family and local historians by Raymond, Stuart A., 1945- author. Tracing your nonconformist ancestors - a guide for family and local historians

"We all have Nonconformist ancestors. In the mid-nineteenth century almost half of the English population were Nonconformists. And there were very few villages where there was not at least one Nonconformist chapel. Local and family historians need to be aware of the diversity of Nonconformity, and of the many sources which will enable them to trace the activities of Nonconformist forebears. Stuart Raymond's handbook provides an overview of those sources. He identifies the numerous websites, libr

Nov 14, 2018
True inclusion - creating communities of radical embrace by Robertson, Brandan, 1992- author. True inclusion - creating communities of radical embrace

"Discover how to move your church beyond mere welcome to radical embrace. So your church website says you're welcoming, a rainbow flag flies out front, worship uses gender-inclusive language, and you make sure you greet the stranger next to you on Sunday mornings. But is all of that really enough? And what if those welcoming gestures actually keep visitors from returning and exclude dozens of other groups or people in your community? In True Inclusion, public theologian and pastor Brandan Robert

Nov 13, 2018
Under a darkening sky - the American experience in Nazi Europe- 1939-1941 by Lyman, Robert, author. Under a darkening sky - the American experience in Nazi Europe- 1939-1941

A social history of the American experience in Europe between 1939 and 1941 focuses on a group of individuals, from Josephine Baker to young Americans who volunteered to join the RAF, who were caught up in the events of the war before Pearl Harbor.

Nov 13, 2018
University of Nike - how corporate cash bought American higher education by Hunt, Joshua, author. University of Nike - how corporate cash bought American higher education

"In the world of college sports, winning means big dollars. But that money often comes at a cost. University of Nike explores the University of Oregon's complex relationship with its corporate partner, Nike, and how the arrangement has undermined the school's academic integrity, transparency, and campus culture. Through tenacious reporting and riveting storytelling, The University of Nike investigates how learning in Oregon, and America more generally, has come so thoroughly and openly under the

Nov 15, 2018
Victorinox Swiss Army Knives - a collector's companion by Jackson, Derek, author. Victorinox Swiss Army Knives - a collector's companion

Nov 13, 2018
Walking in wonder - eternal wisdom for a modern world by O'Donohue, John, 1956-2008, author. Walking in wonder - eternal wisdom for a modern world

[A] collection of conversations and presentation from John O'Donohue's work with close friend and former radio broadcaster John Quinn. These timeless exchanges, collated and introduced by Quinn, span a number of years and explore themes such as imagination, landscape, the medieval mystic Meister Eckhart, aging, and death. Presented in O'Donohue's inimitable lyrical style, and filled with rich insights that will feed the "unprecedented spiritual hunger" he observed in modern society.

Nov 13, 2018
War matters - material culture in the Civil War era by Cashin, Joan E. (EDT) War matters - material culture in the Civil War era

Nov 14, 2018
Waverly Gallery by Lonergan, Kenneth Waverly Gallery

Nov 14, 2018
We say #Never again / Reporting by the Parkland Student Journalists by Falkowski, Melissa (EDT)/ Garner, Eric (EDT)/ Parkland Student Journalists (COR) We say #Never again / Reporting by the Parkland Student Journalists

Student reporters from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, recall the attack on their school, describe recovery efforts and their classmates' part in the struggle for gun control, and discuss their roles as journalists.

Nov 14, 2018
Well-read black girl - finding our stories, discovering ourselves - an anthology by Well-read black girl - finding our stories, discovering ourselves - an anthology

"An inspiring collection of essays by black women writers, curated by the founder of the popular book club Well-Read Black Girl, on the importance of recognizing ourselves in literature. Remember that moment when you first encountered a character who seemed to be written just for you? That feeling of belonging remains with readers the rest of their lives--but not everyone regularly sees themselves on the pages of a book. In this timely anthology, Glory Edim brings together original essays by som

Nov 13, 2018
Wet hot American summer - the annotated screenplay by Showalter, Michael, author. Wet hot American summer - the annotated screenplay

At long last, this is the definitive Wet Hot American Summer book fans have been clamoring for! Screenwriters David Wain and Michael Showalter take pen to page and create a hilarious, behind-the-scenes annotated version of the original screenplay that launched a thousand Halloween costumes. They provide commentary on and insight into how and why they made the artistic decisions they did while writing and filming the movie that went on to become a true cult classic, as well as an ongoing Netflix

Nov 15, 2018
When rap spoke straight to God by Dawson, Erica, 1979- author. When rap spoke straight to God

"A book-length poem navigating belief, black lives, the tragedies of Trump, and the boundaries of being a woman. A mix of traditional forms where sonnets mash up with sestinas morphing to heroic couplets, When Rap Spoke Straight to God insists that whileyou may recognize parts of the poem's world, you can't anticipate how it will evolve"--

Nov 14, 2018
Whose boat is this boat? - comments that don't help in the aftermath of a hurricane by Trump, Donald, 1946- author. Whose boat is this boat? - comments that don't help in the aftermath of a hurricane

After Hurricane Florence hit, Donald Trump spotted a boat that had washed ashore...

Nov 13, 2018
Working in the gig economy - how to thrive and succeed when you choose to work for yourself by Oppong, Thomas, author. Working in the gig economy - how to thrive and succeed when you choose to work for yourself

"There are new flexible and independent working opportunities available in the gig economy for those brave enough to seize them. It is estimated that the number people involved with the gig economy will double in the next four years. New generation workers are realising that they can break the chains of corporate work and go at it alone. With flexible working hours, fluid work arrangements and technology that they can leverage to their advantage, people are creating purposeful careers that fit i

Nov 13, 2018
You've been so lucky already - a memoir by Black, Alethea, author. You've been so lucky already - a memoir

Nov 14, 2018