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The raftsmen by Barnett, Ryan, 1982- author. The raftsmen

"A dramatic retelling of four adventurers who crossed the North Atlantic on a raft, featuring archival photography, film stills taken aboard the raft, news reports, contemporary interviews and original illustrations."--

Nov 18, 2017
The readers' advisory guide to graphic novels by Goldsmith, Francisca, author. The readers' advisory guide to graphic novels

"The first edition of this readers' advisory represented a pioneering effort to provide help and encouragement to librarians diving into this exciting format, and since then the popularity of graphic novels has continued apace. Goldsmith has updated her guide to encompass a bounty of new titles, authors, and styles, ensuring its continued usefulness as a tool for both RA and collection development. Suitable for newbies and hardcore fans alike, this book: sketches in the history of graphic novels

Nov 17, 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
The typography idea book - inspiration from 50 masters by Heller, Steven, author. The typography idea book - inspiration from 50 masters

Nov 17, 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
The Vanity fair diaries - 1983-1992 by Brown, Tina, author. The Vanity fair diaries - 1983-1992

Provided by amazon.com.

Nov 14, 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
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
This is the place - women writing about home by This is the place - women writing about home

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
Traditional Swedish knitting patterns - 40 motifs and 20 projects by Karlsson, Maja, author. Traditional Swedish knitting patterns - 40 motifs and 20 projects

"Knitting designer Maja Karlsson delved into the fascinating history of Swedish fibercrafts, and discovered a rich tradition of multi-color patterning-- the perfect source of inspiration for this lovely collection of 40 uniquely Swedish motifs, applied and combined into 22 projects. Flowers, borders, geometric figures, landscapes, people, and animals, on their own or together, form the backbone of traditional Swedish stranded patterns. With the help of clear diagrams and full-color knitted swa

Nov 17, 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
Voices of Medieval England, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales - Contemporary Accounts of Daily Life by Voices of Medieval England, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales - Contemporary Accounts of Daily Life

Nov 16, 2017
What does this button do? - an autobiography by Dickinson, Bruce, 1958- author. What does this button do? - an autobiography

Pioneers of Britain's nascent Rock & Metal scene back in the late 1970s, Iron Maiden smashed its way to the top, thanks in no small part to the high-octane performances, operatic singing style, and stage presence of its second, but twice-longest-serving, lead singer, Bruce Dickinson. But Iron Maiden's front man -- first from 1981 to 1993, and then from 1999 to the present -- is just one of the many hats Bruce wears. In addition to being a singer and songwriter, he is an airline captain, aviation

Nov 17, 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
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
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
You don't own me - how Mattel v. MGA entertainment exposed Barbie's dark side by Lobel, Orly, author. You don't own me - how Mattel v. MGA entertainment exposed Barbie's dark side

"The battle between Mattel, the makers of the iconic Barbie doll, and MGA, the company that created the Bratz dolls, was not just a war over best-selling toys, but a war over who owns ideas. When Carter Bryant began designing what would become the billion-dollar line of Bratz dolls, he was taking time off from his job at Mattel, where he designed outfits for Barbie. Later, back at Mattel, he sold his concept for Bratz to rival company MGA. Law professor Orly Lobel reveals the colorful story behi

Nov 14, 2017
Your creative work space - the sweet spot style guide to home office + studio decor by Peacock, Desha, author. Your creative work space - the sweet spot style guide to home office + studio decor

"Known for her eclectic style and helping others see the possibility within themselves, their homes, and personal style, Desha Peacock offers you tips on designing a creative work space that will also inspire you to do the work you are meant to do. Peacock's design tips cover how to use your work space to inspire your best work; choose the right color to enhance your mood; create a cozy virtual office no matter where you live; work with a tiny space in a closet or other nook; mix vintage, modern

Nov 17, 2017

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