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Night moves by Hopper, Jessica, author. Night moves

"Written in taut, mesmerizing, often hilarious scenes, Night Moves captures the fierce friendships and small moments that form us all. Drawing on her personal journals from the aughts, Jessica Hopper chronicles her time as a DJ, living in decrepit punk houses, biking to bad loft parties with her friends, exploring Chicago deep into the night. And, along the way, she creates a homage to vibrant corners of the city that have been muted by sleek development. A book birthed in the amber glow of Chic

Oct 15, 2018
Music law - how to run your band's business by Stim, Richard, author. Music law - how to run your band's business

Oct 15, 2018
Mexico City. by Mexico City.

"Quesadillas sizzling on street corners outside cosy coffee shops; mariachi in sequined sombreros serenading late-night revellers; tower blocks casting long shadows over baroque churches and Aztec ruins studded with cacti. Mexico City simultaneously conforms to every stereotype and challenges every preconception with shameless self-assurance. We push past the colourful chaos and Frida Kahlo merchandise (although, naturally, we drop by her cobalt-blue home) to find the city's tastiest tacos and t

Oct 15, 2018
Make ink - a forager's guide to natural inkmaking by Logan, Jason (Artist), author. Make ink - a forager's guide to natural inkmaking

Oct 15, 2018
Let's start a riot - how a young drunk punk became a Hollywood dad by McCulloch, Bruce, author. Let's start a riot - how a young drunk punk became a Hollywood dad

Comedian, writer, director and legendary Kid in the Hall Bruce McCulloch chronicles his journey from wild early days as a "young punk" in 1980s Alberta, to his flannel plaid days and futon nights in 1990s Toronto, to becoming a "pajama-clad dad" living in the Hollywood Hills. Taking us from scowling teenager to father of two, this biting, funny collection of personal stories, peppered with moments of surprising poignancy, proves that although this infamous Kid may be all grown up, his singular b

Oct 15, 2018
Led Zeppelin by Led Zeppelin by Led Zeppelin by Led Zeppelin

Oct 15, 2018
Interior states - essays by O'Gieblyn, Meghan, 1982- author. Interior states - essays

"What does it mean to be a believing Christian and a Midwesterner in an increasingly secular America where the cultural capital is retreating to both coasts? The critic and essayist Meghan O'Gieblyn was born into an evangelical family, attended the famed Moody Bible Institute in Chicago for a time before she had a crisis of belief, and still lives in the Midwest, aka "Flyover Country." She writes of her "existential dizziness, a sense that the rest of the world is moving while you remain still,"

Oct 15, 2018
I too sing America - the Harlem Renaissance at 100 by Haygood, Wil, author. I too sing America - the Harlem Renaissance at 100

Oct 15, 2018
How to get dressed - a costume designer's secrets for making your clothes look, fit, and feel amazing by Freer, Alison. How to get dressed - a costume designer's secrets for making your clothes look, fit, and feel amazing

"An ingenious book of simple wardrobe solutions, clever tools, and straightforward advice from a Hollywood costume designer. A costume designer's styling kit is a magical bag of tricks, built to solve every single wardrobe malfunction on earth. TV and film productions wait for nothing, so a costume designer's solutions have to work--and work fast. How to Get Dressed is a fun, empowering style guide for women that focuses on making the most of your wardrobe. Costume designer and XOJane fashion co

Oct 15, 2018
Hearth - a global conversation on community, identity, and place by Hearth - a global conversation on community, identity, and place

"Essays and poems from authors worldwide about their definition of "hearth" and where the concept of Hearth fits in our modern world"--

Oct 15, 2018
The great Minnesota cookie book - award-winning recipes from the Star Tribune's holiday cookie contest by Dean, Lee Svitak, 1953- author. The great Minnesota cookie book - award-winning recipes from the Star Tribune's holiday cookie contest

"A celebration of the rich traditions, creativity, and taste of the region, The Great Minnesota Cookie Book collects the best-loved recipes and baking lore from fifteen years of the Star Tribune's popular holiday cookie contest. These are winning cookies in every sense, the best of the best chosen by the contest's judges, accompanied by beautiful photographs as instructive as they are enticing"--

Oct 15, 2018
The girls' guide to conquering middle school - do this, not that advice every girl needs by Catherman, Erica, 1975- author. The girls' guide to conquering middle school - do this, not that advice every girl needs

Oct 15, 2018
Ghosts in the schoolyard - racism and school closings on Chicago's South side by Ewing, Eve L., author. Ghosts in the schoolyard - racism and school closings on Chicago's South side

Oct 15, 2018
The German cookbook by Schuhbeck, Alfons, 1949- author. The German cookbook

"Germany is made up of a series of distinct regional culinary cultures. From Hamburg on the north coast to Munich in the Alpine south, and from Frankfurt in the west to Berlin in the east, Germany's cities and farmland yield a remarkable variety of ingredients and influences. This authoritative book showcases this diversity, with 500 recipes including both beloved traditional cuisine and contemporary dishes representing the new direction of German cooking - from snacks to desserts, meat, poultry

Oct 15, 2018
The game - Harvard, Yale, and America in 1968 by Colt, George Howe, author. The game - Harvard, Yale, and America in 1968

On November 23, 1968, near the end of a turbulent and memorable year, there was a football game that would also prove turbulent and memorable: the season-ending clash between Harvard and Yale. Both teams entered undefeated and, technically at least, came out undefeated. The final score was 29-29. To some of the players on the field, it was a triumph; to others a tragedy. And to many, the reasons had as much to do with one side's miraculous comeback in the game's final 42 seconds as it did with t

Oct 15, 2018
The forgotten creed - Christianity's original struggle against bigotry, slavery, and sexism by Patterson, Stephen J., 1957- author. The forgotten creed - Christianity's original struggle against bigotry, slavery, and sexism

Oct 15, 2018
Food from the radical center - healing our land and communities by Nabhan, Gary Paul, author. Food from the radical center - healing our land and communities

Oct 15, 2018
Fight like a girl by Ford, Clementine, author. Fight like a girl

Through a mixture of memoir, opinion and investigative journalism, Clementine Ford exposes just how unequal the world continues to be for women. But above all, it will open your eyes to a way forward, a brighter future, and a society where both men and women can flourish equally - and that's something worth fighting for.

Oct 15, 2018
A few thousand dollars - sparking prosperity for everyone by Friedman, Robert (Robert E.), author. A few thousand dollars - sparking prosperity for everyone

Oct 15, 2018
Doll dress boutique - sew 40+ projects for 18" dolls - a dress for every occasion by Hentzel, Erin, 1966- author. Doll dress boutique - sew 40+ projects for 18" dolls - a dress for every occasion

Oct 15, 2018

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