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The William H. Gass reader. by Gass, William H., 1924-2017, author. The William H. Gass reader.

"A literary delight--a reading feast; a Gassian celebration--the best of the best (in more than fifty selections) from an American master of prose, chosen by Gass himself from his essays, criticism, commentary, short stories, and novels. It begins with his essays, in which Gass looks back at varying points in his writing life at those writers (from Plato, Hobbes and James, to Joyce, Beckett, Stein, and Gaddis) whose work he found inspiring ... and at those whose work he explores and embraces (La

Nov 13, 2018
The Wondering Years - How Pop Culture Helped Me Answer Life's Biggest Questions by Mccoy, Knox The Wondering Years - How Pop Culture Helped Me Answer Life's Biggest Questions

Nov 14, 2018
The writer's map - an atlas of imaginary lands by The writer's map - an atlas of imaginary lands

Nov 14, 2018
This Is Going to Hurt - Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor by Kay, Adam This Is Going to Hurt - Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor

Nov 14, 2018
Thomas Cromwell - a revolutionary life by MacCulloch, Diarmaid, author. Thomas Cromwell - a revolutionary life

Examines the life of King Henry VIII's right-hand man, who did everything he could to secure the future of a son he loved dearly, but who ultimately could not control the unpredictable monarch.

Nov 13, 2018
Time to get tough - how cookies, coffee, and a crash led to success in business and life by Coles, Michael Joseph, 1944- author. Time to get tough - how cookies, coffee, and a crash led to success in business and life

Michael J. Coles, the cofounder of the Great American Cookie Company and the former CEO of Caribou Coffee, did not follow a conventional path into business. He does not have an Ivy League pedigree or an MBA from a top-ten business school. He grew up poor, starting work at the age of thirteen. He had many false starts and painful defeats, but Coles has a habit of defying expectations. His life and career have been about turning obstacles into opportunities, tragedies into triumphs and poverty int

Nov 13, 2018
Toddler Discipline for Every Age and Stage - Effective Strategies to Tame Tantrums, Overcome Challenges, and Help Your Child Grow by Hargis, Aubrey/ Sylvester, Breana, Ph.D. (FRW) Toddler Discipline for Every Age and Stage - Effective Strategies to Tame Tantrums, Overcome Challenges, and Help Your Child Grow

Nov 16, 2018
Tracing your nonconformist ancestors - a guide for family and local historians by Raymond, Stuart A., 1945- author. Tracing your nonconformist ancestors - a guide for family and local historians

"We all have Nonconformist ancestors. In the mid-nineteenth century almost half of the English population were Nonconformists. And there were very few villages where there was not at least one Nonconformist chapel. Local and family historians need to be aware of the diversity of Nonconformity, and of the many sources which will enable them to trace the activities of Nonconformist forebears. Stuart Raymond's handbook provides an overview of those sources. He identifies the numerous websites, libr

Nov 14, 2018
True inclusion - creating communities of radical embrace by Robertson, Brandan, 1992- author. True inclusion - creating communities of radical embrace

"Discover how to move your church beyond mere welcome to radical embrace. So your church website says you're welcoming, a rainbow flag flies out front, worship uses gender-inclusive language, and you make sure you greet the stranger next to you on Sunday mornings. But is all of that really enough? And what if those welcoming gestures actually keep visitors from returning and exclude dozens of other groups or people in your community? In True Inclusion, public theologian and pastor Brandan Robert

Nov 13, 2018
Under a darkening sky - the American experience in Nazi Europe- 1939-1941 by Lyman, Robert, author. Under a darkening sky - the American experience in Nazi Europe- 1939-1941

A social history of the American experience in Europe between 1939 and 1941 focuses on a group of individuals, from Josephine Baker to young Americans who volunteered to join the RAF, who were caught up in the events of the war before Pearl Harbor.

Nov 13, 2018
University of Nike - how corporate cash bought American higher education by Hunt, Joshua, author. University of Nike - how corporate cash bought American higher education

"In the world of college sports, winning means big dollars. But that money often comes at a cost. University of Nike explores the University of Oregon's complex relationship with its corporate partner, Nike, and how the arrangement has undermined the school's academic integrity, transparency, and campus culture. Through tenacious reporting and riveting storytelling, The University of Nike investigates how learning in Oregon, and America more generally, has come so thoroughly and openly under the

Nov 15, 2018
Victorinox Swiss Army Knives - a collector's companion by Jackson, Derek, author. Victorinox Swiss Army Knives - a collector's companion

Nov 13, 2018
Walking in wonder - eternal wisdom for a modern world by O'Donohue, John, 1956-2008, author. Walking in wonder - eternal wisdom for a modern world

[A] collection of conversations and presentation from John O'Donohue's work with close friend and former radio broadcaster John Quinn. These timeless exchanges, collated and introduced by Quinn, span a number of years and explore themes such as imagination, landscape, the medieval mystic Meister Eckhart, aging, and death. Presented in O'Donohue's inimitable lyrical style, and filled with rich insights that will feed the "unprecedented spiritual hunger" he observed in modern society.

Nov 13, 2018
War matters - material culture in the Civil War era by Cashin, Joan E. (EDT) War matters - material culture in the Civil War era

Nov 14, 2018
Waverly Gallery by Lonergan, Kenneth Waverly Gallery

Nov 14, 2018
We say #Never again / Reporting by the Parkland Student Journalists by Falkowski, Melissa (EDT)/ Garner, Eric (EDT)/ Parkland Student Journalists (COR) We say #Never again / Reporting by the Parkland Student Journalists

Student reporters from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, recall the attack on their school, describe recovery efforts and their classmates' part in the struggle for gun control, and discuss their roles as journalists.

Nov 14, 2018
Well-read black girl - finding our stories, discovering ourselves - an anthology by Well-read black girl - finding our stories, discovering ourselves - an anthology

"An inspiring collection of essays by black women writers, curated by the founder of the popular book club Well-Read Black Girl, on the importance of recognizing ourselves in literature. Remember that moment when you first encountered a character who seemed to be written just for you? That feeling of belonging remains with readers the rest of their lives--but not everyone regularly sees themselves on the pages of a book. In this timely anthology, Glory Edim brings together original essays by som

Nov 13, 2018
Wet hot American summer - the annotated screenplay by Showalter, Michael, author. Wet hot American summer - the annotated screenplay

At long last, this is the definitive Wet Hot American Summer book fans have been clamoring for! Screenwriters David Wain and Michael Showalter take pen to page and create a hilarious, behind-the-scenes annotated version of the original screenplay that launched a thousand Halloween costumes. They provide commentary on and insight into how and why they made the artistic decisions they did while writing and filming the movie that went on to become a true cult classic, as well as an ongoing Netflix

Nov 15, 2018
When rap spoke straight to God by Dawson, Erica, 1979- author. When rap spoke straight to God

"A book-length poem navigating belief, black lives, the tragedies of Trump, and the boundaries of being a woman. A mix of traditional forms where sonnets mash up with sestinas morphing to heroic couplets, When Rap Spoke Straight to God insists that whileyou may recognize parts of the poem's world, you can't anticipate how it will evolve"--

Nov 14, 2018
Whose boat is this boat? - comments that don't help in the aftermath of a hurricane by Trump, Donald, 1946- author. Whose boat is this boat? - comments that don't help in the aftermath of a hurricane

After Hurricane Florence hit, Donald Trump spotted a boat that had washed ashore...

Nov 13, 2018

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