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How to cook everything vegetarian - simple meatless recipes for great food by Bittman, Mark, author. How to cook everything vegetarian - simple meatless recipes for great food

A definitive, one-stop vegetarian cookbook showcases more than two thousand different recipes and variations for simple meatless meals, including salads, soups, eggs and dairy, vegetables and fruit, pasta, grains, legumes, tofu and other meat substitutes.

Nov 17, 2017
Homemade holiday - craft your way through more than 40 festive projects by Pester, Sophie, author. Homemade holiday - craft your way through more than 40 festive projects

"Bring the magic of a handmade Christmas into your home with 40 projects for gifts, decorations, and homemade wrapping paper. Save time and money with the festive craft projects in Homemade Holiday. Clear, step-by-step instructions guide readers to create fresh flower garlands, bake edible gift tags, make homemade bath salts, and paint authentic tree ornaments. With last-minute ideas and lots of inspiration, this book will help you wrap up gift-giving and decorating for the holiday season." --

Nov 17, 2017
Higher is waiting by Perry, Tyler, author. Higher is waiting

The cinematic innovator behind Tyler Perry Studios traces his youth in New Orleans through his successful career, in an uplifting account of his spiritual awakening that explains how his faith has enriched his life and sustained him in hard times.

Nov 17, 2017
The great jazz and pop vocal albums by Friedwald, Will, 1961- author. The great jazz and pop vocal albums

"Each of the fifty-seven albums discussed here captures the artist at a high point, if not at the expected moment, of her or his career. The individual cuts are evaluated, the sequencing explicated, the songs and songwriters heralded; anecdotes abound of how songs were born and how artists and producers collaborated. And in appraising each album, Friedwald balances his own opinions with those of musicians, listeners, and critics."--Dust jacket flap.

Nov 17, 2017
The gods never left us by Däniken, Erich von, 1935- author. The gods never left us

Nov 17, 2017
God, faith, and reason by Savage, Michael, 1942- author. God, faith, and reason

But rather than a dry, theological treatise, Savage provides something more akin to an ancient mystery text. Drawing on Christian, Jewish, Buddhist and other spiritual sources, as well as autobiographical material and highlights from his radio show, Savage shares a series of glimpses of God he has experienced over the whole of his life, before and after his groundbreaking radio career. Moving childhood stories, his dinner with an atheist and a Buddhist, an interview with a Jewish gangster and Sa

Nov 17, 2017
Franklin D. Roosevelt - a political life by Dallek, Robert, author. Franklin D. Roosevelt - a political life

"A one-volume biography of Roosevelt by the #1 New York Times bestselling biographer of JFK, focusing on his career as an incomparable politician, uniter, and dealmaker In an era of such great national divisiveness, there could be no more timely biography of one of our greatest presidents than one that focuses on his unparalleled political ability as a uniter and consensus-maker. While Robert Dallek's Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Political Life will take a fresh look at the many compelling questions

Nov 17, 2017
The Eddie Cantor story - a Jewish life in performance and politics by Weinstein, David, 1967- author. The Eddie Cantor story - a Jewish life in performance and politics

"This absorbing biography chronicles the life and work of one of the most important entertainers of the twentieth century. Eddie Cantor (1892–1964) starred in theater, film, radio, and television. His immense popularity across a variety of media, his pride in his Jewish heritage, and his engagement with pressing political issues distinguished him from other headliners of his era. Paying equal attention to Cantor’s humor and politics, Weinstein documents his significance as a performer, philanthr

Nov 17, 2017
The dawn watch - Joseph Conrad in a global world by Jasanoff, Maya, 1974- author. The dawn watch - Joseph Conrad in a global world

"A visionary exploration of the life and times of Joseph Conrad, his turbulent age of globalization and our own, from one of the most exciting young historians writing today. Migration, terrorism, the tensions between global capitalism and nationalism, and a communications revolution: these forces shaped Joseph Conrad's destiny at the dawn of the twentieth century. In this brilliant new interpretation of one of the great voices in modern literature, Maya Jasanoff reveals Conrad as a prophet of g

Nov 17, 2017
The bughouse - the poetry, politics, and madness of Ezra Pound by Swift, Daniel, 1977- author. The bughouse - the poetry, politics, and madness of Ezra Pound

Nov 17, 2017
Breaking free - how I escaped polygamy, the FLDS cult, and my father, Warren Jeffs by Jeffs, Rachel, author. Breaking free - how I escaped polygamy, the FLDS cult, and my father, Warren Jeffs

"ln this searing memoir of resilience and redemption, Rachel Jeffs--daughter of Warren Jeffs, the self-proclaimed Prophet of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints--writes about her life inside, and triumphant escape from, a dangerous cult that still holds thousands in its thrall. Rachel Jeffs grew up at her father's side as he attained power and ultimate control of the FLDS Church, a strict patriarchal culture where the women are subordinate to the men, and everyone is a

Nov 17, 2017
Bread is gold - extraordinary meals with ordinary ingredients by Bottura, Massimo, 1962- author. Bread is gold - extraordinary meals with ordinary ingredients

"Massimo Bottura, the world's best chef, prepares extraordinary meals from ordinary and sometimes 'wasted' ingredients inspiring home chefs to eat well while living well. Bread is Gold is the first book to take a holistic look at the subject of food waste, presenting recipes for three-course meals from 45 of the world's top chefs, including Daniel Humm, Mario Batali, Rene´ Redzepi, Alain Ducasse, Joan Roca, Enrique Olvera, Ferran & Albert Adria` and Virgilio Marti´nez. These recipes, which numbe

Nov 17, 2017
Bollywood kitchen - home-cooked Indian meals paired with unforgettable Bollywood films by Rao, Sri, author. Bollywood kitchen - home-cooked Indian meals paired with unforgettable Bollywood films

Pairs recipes for home-cooked Indian food with movie stills from the nation's cinema, including such dishes as shrimp curry, bhindi masala, chicken korma, baked samosas, sweet and sour pumpkin, and mango cheesecake.

Nov 17, 2017
blud by McKibbens, Rachel, author. blud

"Cultural brujeria, sacrilegious litanies, ritualized births, and letters from hearts and/or brains populate Rachel McKibben's world in blud"--

Nov 17, 2017
The best writing on mathematics. 2017 by The best writing on mathematics. 2017

"This annual anthology brings together the year’s finest mathematics writing from around the world. Featuring promising new voices alongside some of the foremost names in the field, The Best Writing on Mathematics 2017 makes available to a wide audience many articles not easily found anywhere else--and you don’t need to be a mathematician to enjoy them. These writings offer surprising insights into the nature, meaning, and practice of mathematics today. They delve into the history, philosophy, t

Nov 17, 2017
Archaeology - the essential guide to our human past by Archaeology - the essential guide to our human past

"A trip through time and around the globe to more than 100 major sites of archaeological importance"--

Nov 17, 2017
Arc of utopia - the beautiful story of the Russian Revolution by Chamberlain, Lesley, author. Arc of utopia - the beautiful story of the Russian Revolution

Nov 17, 2017
All-time favorite sheet cakes & slab pies - easy to make, easy to serve by Weinstein, Bruce, 1960- author. All-time favorite sheet cakes & slab pies - easy to make, easy to serve

Collects recipes for old-fashioned, comforting desserts suitable for every occasion, including such options as vanilla cake with confetti frosting, blueberry buckle, chocolate chip ricotta cheesecake, and lemon meringue pie.

Nov 17, 2017
25Days - a proven program to rewire your brain, stop weight gain, and finally crush the habits you hate--forever by Logan, Drew A., author. 25Days - a proven program to rewire your brain, stop weight gain, and finally crush the habits you hate--forever

"Celebrity trainer and cast member of NBC's Strong, Drew Logan shows us how to rewrite our neurological patterns and break the habits that prevent us from losing weight and living a healthy life. What if we could train our brains to stop weight gain in our quest to be lean, healthy, and fit? Well, we can. Celebrity trainer and cast member of NBC's Strong, Drew Logan knows firsthand how the brain affects our ability to perform and function at our best. After dying three times in three hours--beco

Nov 17, 2017
Who can you trust? - how technology brought us together and why it might drive us apart by Botsman, Rachel, author. Who can you trust? - how technology brought us together and why it might drive us apart

Argues that society is now built upon a distrust of institutions and government, with people instead tending to trust complete strangers, or even an Internet bot, and explains the mechanics of trust to show how to benefit from this radical shift.

Nov 18, 2017

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