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The annotated African American folktales by The annotated African American folktales

A treasury of dozens of African-American folktales discusses their role in a broader cultural heritage, sharing such classics as the Brer Rabbit stories, the African trickster Anansi, and tales from the late nineteenth-century's "Southern Workman."

Nov 18, 2017
The art of brush lettering - a stroke-by-stroke guide to the practice & techniques of creative lettering & calligraphy by Klapstein, Kelly, author. The art of brush lettering - a stroke-by-stroke guide to the practice & techniques of creative lettering & calligraphy

"Popular Instagram brush lettering artist, Kelly Klapstein, takes a simple, serene approach to teaching the art of creating beautiful letterforms with easy to use and richly colored brush pens. Kelly begins by guiding you through the tools you'll be using, and the best ways to position the arm, hand, and paper. Focusing primarily on the widely popular large brush pens while also providing instruction on using small brush pens, Kelly demonstrates a range of basic strokes and provides drill sheets

Nov 21, 2017
The Asheville Bee Charmer cookbook - sweet and savory recipes inspired by 28 honey varietals and blends by Schloss, Carrie, author. The Asheville Bee Charmer cookbook - sweet and savory recipes inspired by 28 honey varietals and blends

Nov 21, 2017
The bad food bible - how and why to eat sinfully by Carroll, Aaron E., author. The bad food bible - how and why to eat sinfully

Reveals the positive benefits of enjoying moderate portions of vilified ingredients ranging from red meat and alcohol to gluten and salt.

Nov 18, 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
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
The complete beginner's guide to drawing animals - more than 200 drawing techniques, tips & lessons for rendering lifelike animals in graphite and colored pencil. by The complete beginner's guide to drawing animals - more than 200 drawing techniques, tips & lessons for rendering lifelike animals in graphite and colored pencil.

With helpful tips and easy to follow step-by-step lessons, The Complete Beginner's Guide to Drawing Animals is the perfect resource for artists looking to hone their drawing style and technique. The Complete Beginner's Guide to Drawing Animals starts with a thorough introduction to the essential tools and materials artists need to get started, including different types of pencils, sketchbooks, papers, erasers, and more. This helpful resource features dozens of comprehensive drawing lessons desig

Nov 21, 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 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 everything guide to macronutrients - the flexible eating plan for losing fat and getting lean by Dustin, Matt, author. The everything guide to macronutrients - the flexible eating plan for losing fat and getting lean

"Learn about the basics of macronutrients--carbohydrates, fats, and protein--how to count them, and how to successfully lose weight in this new guide! Are you trying to diet but still get tempted by a slice of pizza or a juicy burger, knowing you won't be able to say no? By following a macronutrients plan, you can have your favorite foods without ruining your diet. Carbohydrates, proteins, and fats are three of the most important nutrients found in food. With this guide, you will learn the impor

Nov 18, 2017
The gods never left us by Däniken, Erich von, 1935- author. The gods never left us

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 handgun guide for women - shoot straight, shoot safe, and carry with confidence by Dixon-Engel, Tara, author. The handgun guide for women - shoot straight, shoot safe, and carry with confidence

The perfect book for any woman who is interested in purchasing, selecting, and owning a gun, from her first to her five-hundredth firearm.

Nov 18, 2017
The indispensable Bach collection - 23 famous piano pieces by Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750, composer. The indispensable Bach collection - 23 famous piano pieces

Nov 21, 2017
The last Republicans - inside the extraordinary relationship between George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush by Updegrove, Mark K., author. The last Republicans - inside the extraordinary relationship between George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush

"Drawing extensively on exclusive access and interviews with both Bush presidents, Updegrove reveals for the first time their influences and perspectives on each other’s presidencies; their views on family, public service, and America’s role in the world; and their unvarnished thoughts on Donald Trump, and the radical transformation of the Republican Party he now leads."--

Nov 17, 2017
The lean farm guide to growing vegetables - more in-depth lean techniques for efficient organic production by Hartman, Ben, 1978- author. The lean farm guide to growing vegetables - more in-depth lean techniques for efficient organic production

Nov 18, 2017
The longevity economy - unlocking the world's fastest-growing, most misunderstood market by Coughlin, Joseph F., author. The longevity economy - unlocking the world's fastest-growing, most misunderstood market

Nov 18, 2017
The Mafia's president - Nixon and the mob by Fulsom, Don, author. The Mafia's president - Nixon and the mob

Nov 21, 2017
The maker - crafting a unique space by Maynes, Tamara, author. The maker - crafting a unique space

Nov 21, 2017
The modern Jewish table - 100 kosher recipes from around the globe by Fine, Tracey, author. The modern Jewish table - 100 kosher recipes from around the globe

The Modern Jewish Table is the new, essential kosher cookbook for every Jewish home, whether you are a reluctant cook or a dedicated balabusta. Bringing their fun, upbeat, and infectious brand of energy to the kitchen, self-proclaimed Jewish Princesses Tracey Fine and Georgie Tarn don their high heels and aprons to revamp the kosher kitchen and raise the culinary bar. It's no longer just chopped liver, chicken soup, and matzo bread; instead, learn to make Mock Chopped Liver, Sephardi Saffron Chi

Nov 21, 2017

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