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Saturday Night Live - the book by Castle, Alison, author. Saturday Night Live - the book

In that instant, television, which had long been out of touch with the young and hip, experienced the first seismic tremors of a major paradigm shift. TV comedy as we know it today owes it all to Saturday Night Live, the show that dared to take risks (not least the fact that it's broadcast live), challenge the censors, and celebrate the work of offbeat writer-performers. Hundreds of gifted and dedicated people have contributed to Saturday Night Live over the years, and this book pays homage to t

Sep 30, 2016
The saffron tales - recipes from the Persian kitchen by Khan, Yasmin, author. The saffron tales - recipes from the Persian kitchen

Sep 30, 2016
No day shall erase you - the story of 9/11 as told at the National September 11 Memorial Museum by No day shall erase you - the story of 9/11 as told at the National September 11 Memorial Museum

This companion guide to a visit to the National September 11 Memorial Museum uses exhibits to share the events of that day and includes behind-the-scenes information on how the museum went from an idea to a reality.

Sep 30, 2016
Names for the Messiah - an Advent study by Brueggemann, Walter, author. Names for the Messiah - an Advent study

In Isaiah 9:6, a divine utterance is given to us using four royal titlesWonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, and Prince of Peace. Names for the Messiah ponders each title and how the people understood it then, how Jesus did or did not fulfill the title, and how Christians interpret Jesus as representative of that title. Christians have claimed from the beginning that Jesus was the Messiah foretold in the Old Testament. In this study, best-selling author Walter Brueggemann tackles

Sep 30, 2016
My private property by Ruefle, Mary, 1952- author. My private property

Sep 30, 2016
My own words by Ginsburg, Ruth Bader, author. My own words

"The first book from Ruth Bader Ginsburg since becoming a Supreme Court Justice in 1993--a witty, engaging, serious, and playful collection of writings and speeches from the woman who has had a powerful and enduring influence on law, women's rights, and popular culture. My Own Words is a selection of writings and speeches by Justice Ginsburg on wide-ranging topics, including gender equality, the workways of the Supreme Court, on being Jewish, on law and lawyers in opera, and on the value of look

Sep 30, 2016
The moth snowstorm - nature and joy by McCarthy, Michael, approximately 1947- The moth snowstorm - nature and joy

Sep 30, 2016
Moonology - working with the magic of lunar cycles by Boland, Yasmin, author. Moonology - working with the magic of lunar cycles

Sep 30, 2016
Merchants of men - how jihadists and ISIS turned kidnapping and refugee trafficking into a multibillion-dollar business by Napoleoni, Loretta. author. Merchants of men - how jihadists and ISIS turned kidnapping and refugee trafficking into a multibillion-dollar business

Sep 30, 2016
Mary Astor's Purple diary - the great American sex scandal of 1936 by Sorel, Edward, 1929- author. Mary Astor's Purple diary - the great American sex scandal of 1936

Sep 30, 2016
Mario Batali big American cookbook - 250 favorite recipes from across the USA by Batali, Mario, author. Mario Batali big American cookbook - 250 favorite recipes from across the USA

"Over two years in the making, with Batali searching for truly delicious dishes from all corners of the US, this definitive cookbook features the best America has to offer. With over 250 simple recipes celebrating the treasures of the state fairs and the dishes of the local rotary clubs and ethnic groups. Batali has interpreted these regional gems with the same excitement and passion that he has approached traditional Italian food. Covering the Northeast/New England, the Mid-Atlantic, the Gulf

Sep 30, 2016
Mammography and early breast cancer detection - how screening saves lives by Hollingsworth, Alan B., author. Mammography and early breast cancer detection - how screening saves lives

Sep 30, 2016
The liberal redneck manifesto - draggin' Dixie outta the dark by Crowder, Trae, author. The liberal redneck manifesto - draggin' Dixie outta the dark

"The Liberal Rednecks--a three-man stand-up comedy group doing scathing political satire--celebrate all that's good about the South while leading the Redneck Revolution and standing proudly blue in a sea of red. Smart, hilarious, and incisive, the Liberal Rednecks confront outdated traditions and intolerant attitudes, tackling everything people think they know about the South--the good, the bad, the glorious, and the shameful--in a laugh-out-loud funny and lively manifesto for the rise of a New

Sep 30, 2016
Leaving the OCD circus - your big ticket out of having to control every little thing by Pagacz, Kirsten, author. Leaving the OCD circus - your big ticket out of having to control every little thing

""It's like the meanest, wildest monkey running around my head, constantly looking for ways to bite me." That was how Kirsten Pagacz described her OCD to her therapist on their first session when she was well into her 30s--she'd been following orders from this mean taskmaster for 20 years, without understanding why. Initially the tapping and counting and cleaning and ordering brought her comfort and structure, two things lacking in her family life. But it never lasted; the loathsome self-talk on

Sep 30, 2016
Landscape with Headless Mama by Givhan, Jennifer, author. Landscape with Headless Mama

Sep 30, 2016
Indian cinema by Rajadhyaksha, Ashish, author. Indian cinema

FILMS, CINEMA. One film out of every five made anywhere on earth comes from India. From its beginnings under colonial rule through to the heights of Bollywood , Indian Cinema has challenged social injustices such as caste, the oppression of Indian women, religious intolerance, rural poverty, and the pressures of life in the burgeoning cities. And yet, the Indian movie industry makes only about five percent of Hollywood's annual revenue. In this Very Short Introduction Ashish Rajadhyaksha delves

Sep 30, 2016
Making waves - my journey to winning Olympic Gold and defeating the East German doping program by Babashoff, Shirley, 1957- author. Making waves - my journey to winning Olympic Gold and defeating the East German doping program

"In her extraordinary swimming career, Shirley Babashoff set thirty-nine national records and eleven world records. Prior to the 1990s, she was the most successful U.S. female Olympian and, in her prime, was widely considered to be the greatest female swimmer in the world. Heading into the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal, Babashoff was pictured on the cover of Sports Illustrated and followed closely by the media. Hopes were high that she would become "the female Mark Spitz." All of that changed o

Sep 30, 2016
Irena's children - the extraordinary story of the woman who saved 2,500 children from the Warsaw ghetto by Mazzeo, Tilar J., author. Irena's children - the extraordinary story of the woman who saved 2,500 children from the Warsaw ghetto

The "extraordinary and gripping account of Irena Sendler--the "female Oskar Schindler"--who took staggering risks to save 2,500 children from death and deportation in Nazi-occupied Poland during World War II"--Dust jacket.

Sep 30, 2016
Fodor's essential Australia by Atkinson, Lee, author. Fodor's essential Australia

"Fodor's correspondents highlight the best of Australia, including the glamorous beaches outside Sydney, the magnificent Great Barrier Reef, and the rugged beauty of the Outback. Our local experts vet every recommendation to ensure you make the most of your time, whether it's your first trip or fifth,"--back cover.

Sep 30, 2016
Dream a world anew - the African American experience and the shaping of America by Dream a world anew - the African American experience and the shaping of America

Sep 30, 2016