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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
How to love the universe - a scientist's odes to the hidden beauty behind the visible world by Klein, Stefan, 1965- How to love the universe - a scientist's odes to the hidden beauty behind the visible world

Oct 10, 2018
Human movement - how the body walks, runs, jumps, and kicks by Mooney, Carla, 1970- author. Human movement - how the body walks, runs, jumps, and kicks

Introduces human anatomy and physiology, explaining how different body systems work together, while promoting overall health and fitness.

Oct 10, 2018
I can't talk about the trees without the blood by Clark, Tiana, author. I can't talk about the trees without the blood

"For poet Tiana Clark, trees will never be just trees. They will also and always be a row of gallows from which Black bodies once swung. This is an image that she cannot escape, but one that she has learned to lean into as she delves into personal and public histories, explicating memories and muses around race, elegy, family, and faith by making and breaking forms as well as probing mythology, literary history, her own ancestry, and, yes, even Rihanna. I Can't Talk About the Trees without the B

Oct 16, 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
Icons of style - a century of fashion photography by Icons of style - a century of fashion photography

"An international survey of one hundred years of fashion photography, from 1911 to 2011"--Provided by publisher.

Oct 16, 2018
If I survive - Frederick Douglass and family in the Walter O. Evans collection - a 200 year anniversary by Bernier, Celeste-Marie, author. If I survive - Frederick Douglass and family in the Walter O. Evans collection - a 200 year anniversary

Oct 16, 2018
If you ask me - essential advice from Eleanor Roosevelt by Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962. If you ask me - essential advice from Eleanor Roosevelt

"Experience the timeless wit and wisdom of Eleanor Roosevelt in this annotated collection of candid advice columns that she wrote for more than twenty years"--

Oct 11, 2018
In Paris - twenty women, on life in the City of Light by Damas, Jeanne, author. In Paris - twenty women, on life in the City of Light

"In Paris is a window on the world's most stylish city by two quintessentially Parisian women: Jeanne Damas, the it-girl, model, and actress whom GQ called 'the coolest, most beautiful French girl in France', and Lauren Bastide, former editor-in-chief of French Elle. Dispelling the myth that there is only one type of Parisian woman, In Paris is made up of profiles of twenty different Parisiennes aged from 14 to70, living in tiny studios or grand apartments, giving us a rare glimpse into their wo

Oct 16, 2018
Industry of anonymity - inside the business of cybercrime by Lusthaus, Jonathan, 1984- author. Industry of anonymity - inside the business of cybercrime

Jonathan Lusthaus lifts the veil on cybercriminals in the most extensive account yet of the lives they lead and the vast international industry they have created. Having traveled to hotspots around the world to meet with hundreds of law enforcement agents, security gurus, hackers, and criminals, he charts how this industry based on anonymity works.--

Oct 16, 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
Invitation to retreat - the gift and necessity of time away with God by Barton, R. Ruth, 1960- author. Invitation to retreat - the gift and necessity of time away with God

In these pages Transforming Center founder and seasoned spiritual director, Ruth Haley Barton, gently and eloquently leads us into an exploration of retreat as a key practice that opens us to God. Based on her own practice and her experience leading hundreds of retreats for others, she will guide you in a very personal exploration of seven specific invitations contained within the general invitation to retreat. You will discover how to say yes to God's winsome invitation to greater freedom and s

Oct 16, 2018
Joni on Joni - interviews and encounters with Joni Mitchell by Mitchell, Joni, interviewee. Joni on Joni - interviews and encounters with Joni Mitchell

Oct 10, 2018
Kathleen Turner on acting - conversations about film, television, and theater by Turner, Kathleen, 1954- author, interviewee. Kathleen Turner on acting - conversations about film, television, and theater

Over Kathleen Turner's forty-year career, she has developed an instinctual knowledge of what it takes to be a successful actor. In conversations with film professor Dustin Morrow, she shares her lessons with the world.

Oct 16, 2018
King Arthur flour whole grain baking - delicious recipes using nutritious whole grains. by King Arthur flour whole grain baking - delicious recipes using nutritious whole grains.

A guide to whole grain baking explains how to use a variety of whole grains to create flavorful, sweet, and savory breads, cakes, cookies, pastries, and other baked goods, and features more than four hundred foolproof recipes.

Oct 11, 2018
King Edward VIII - An American Life by Powell, Ted King Edward VIII - An American Life

Oct 10, 2018
King Leopold's ghost - a story of greed, terror, and heroism in Colonial Africa by Hochschild, Adam, author. King Leopold's ghost - a story of greed, terror, and heroism in Colonial Africa

In the 1880s, as the European powers were carving up Africa, King Leopold II of Belgium seized for himself the vast and mostly unexplored territory surrounding the Congo River. Carrying out a genocidal plundering of the Congo, he looted its rubber, brutalized its people, and ultimately slashed its population by ten million -- all the while shrewdly cultivating his reputation as a great humanitarian. Heroic efforts to expose these crimes eventually led to the first great human rights movement of

Oct 16, 2018
Know your value - women, money, and getting what you're worth by Brzezinski, Mika, author. Know your value - women, money, and getting what you're worth

"Prompted by her own experience as cohost of Morning Joe, Mika Brzezinski asked a wide range of successful women to share the critical lessons they learned while moving up in their fields. Power players such as Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Harvard's Victoria Budson, comedian Susie Essman, and many more shared their surprising personal stories. They spoke candidly about why women are paid less and the pitfalls women face--and play into. Now expanded to address gender dyna

Oct 16, 2018
Led Zeppelin by Led Zeppelin by Led Zeppelin by Led Zeppelin

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

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