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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
Where the wild coffee grows - the untold story of coffee from the cloud forests of Ethiopia to your cup by Koehler, Jeff, author. Where the wild coffee grows - the untold story of coffee from the cloud forests of Ethiopia to your cup

Nov 18, 2017
What future - the year's best ideas to reclaim, reanimate & reinvent our future by What future - the year's best ideas to reclaim, reanimate & reinvent our future

Nov 18, 2017
The vegan holiday cookbook - from elegant appetizers to festive mains and delicious sweets by Laforêt, Marie, 1983- The vegan holiday cookbook - from elegant appetizers to festive mains and delicious sweets

Nov 18, 2017
Unscrewed - women, sex, power, and how to stop letting the system screw us all by Friedman, Jaclyn, author. Unscrewed - women, sex, power, and how to stop letting the system screw us all

"From a leading feminist journalist, a searing investigation into the state of sexual power in America, and how to make real progress toward equality"--

Nov 18, 2017
The un-discovered islands - an archipelago of myths and mysteries, phantoms and fakes by Tallack, Malachy, author. The un-discovered islands - an archipelago of myths and mysteries, phantoms and fakes

Be prepared to be captivated by the astounding tales of two dozen islands once believed to be real but no longer on the map. These are the products of the imagination, deception, and human error: an archipelago of ex-islands and forgotten lands. From the well-known story of Atlantis and the mysteries of frozen Thule to more obscure tales from around the globe, and from ancient history right up to the present day, this is an atlas of legend and wonder, with glorious illustrations by Katie Scott.

Nov 18, 2017
Topiary, knots and parterres by Foley, Caroline (Writer on gardens), author. Topiary, knots and parterres

"Topiary, knots, and parterres come in many guises, from the grand and imposing to the humble and folksy. In this book Caroline Foley -- with the aid of diarists, writers, wits, designers, gardeners, and garden owners -- traces their story through the centuries and across the world"--Jacket flap.

Nov 18, 2017
This is the place - women writing about home by This is the place - women writing about home

Nov 18, 2017
They can't kill us until they kill us - essays by Willis-Abdurraqib, Hanif, author. They can't kill us until they kill us - essays

"In an age of confusion, fear, and loss, Hanif Abdurraqib's is a voice that matters. Whether he's attending a Bruce Springsteen concert the day after visiting Michael Brown's grave, or discussing public displays of affection at a Carly Rae Jepsen show, he writes with a poignancy and magnetism that resonates profoundly. In essays that have been published by the New York Times, MTV, and Pitchfork, among others--along with original, previously unreleased essays-- Abdurraquib uses music and culture

Nov 18, 2017
The telescope in the ice - inventing a new astronomy at the South Pole by Bowen, Mark (Mark Stander), author. The telescope in the ice - inventing a new astronomy at the South Pole

The IceCube Observatory has been called the "weirdest" of the seven wonders of modern astronomy by Scientific American. In The Telescope in the Ice, Mark Bowen tells the amazing story of the people who built the instrument and the science involved. Located near the U. S. Amundsen-Scott Research Station at the geographic South Pole, IceCube is unlike most telescopes in that it is not designed to detect light. It employs a cubic kilometer of diamond-clear ice, more than a mile beneath the surface,

Nov 18, 2017
Supernormal - childhood adversity and the amazing untold story of resilience by Jay, Meg, author. Supernormal - childhood adversity and the amazing untold story of resilience

"Whether it is the loss of a parent to death or divorce; bullying; alcoholism or drug abuse in the home; mental illness in a parent or a sibling; neglect; emotional, physical or sexual abuse; having a parent in jail; or growing up alongside domestic violence, nearly 75% of us experience adversity by the age of 20. But these experiences are often kept secret, as are our courageous battles to overcome them. Drawing on nearly two decades of work with clients and students, Jay tells the tale of ordi

Nov 18, 2017
Squeaky - the life and times of Lynette Alice Fromme by Bravin, Jess. Squeaky - the life and times of Lynette Alice Fromme

Attorney General of the United States for attempting to assassinate then-president Gerald Ford. Meticulously researched for over three and a half years, with hundreds of interviews and thousands of pages of testimony to review, in Squeaky author Jess Bravin has created a psychosocial masterpiece of one American girl who ran away, and ran too far.

Nov 18, 2017
Spyplanes - the illustrated guide to manned reconnaissance and surveillance aircraft from World War I to today by Polmar, Norman, author. Spyplanes - the illustrated guide to manned reconnaissance and surveillance aircraft from World War I to today

"Spyplanes is an illustrated history of manned spyplanes, with profiles, pictures, and technical specifications for each plane."--Provided by publisher.

Nov 18, 2017

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