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The last love song - a biography of Joan Didion by Daugherty, Tracy.

The last love song - a biography of Joan Didion

"In The Last Love Song, Tracy Daugherty, the critically acclaimed author of Hiding Man (a New Yorker and New York Times Notable book) and Just One Catch, delves deep into the life of distinguished American author and journalist Joan Didion in this, the first printed biography published about her life.Joan Didion lived a life in the public and private eye with her late husband, writer John Gregory Dunne, whom she met while the two were working in New York City when Didion was at Vogue and Dunne w

Jul 2, 2015
Kundalini yoga - techniques for developing strength, awareness, and character by Singh Megarisiotis, Athanasios Karta.

Kundalini yoga - techniques for developing strength, awareness, and character

Shares step-by-step instructions on the basics of Kundalini yoga, explaining how its less-straining positions and meditative focus on stress reduction renders it an accessible and beneficial discipline regardless of fitness level.

Jul 2, 2015
Knock Wood by Bergen, Candice

Knock Wood

Jul 2, 2015
Knit your own pet / Easy-to-Follow Patterns for a Cat, Mouse, Guinea Pig, Pony, and More Adorable Companions by Muir, Sally, author.

Knit your own pet / Easy-to-Follow Patterns for a Cat, Mouse, Guinea Pig, Pony, and More Adorable Companions

Presents patterns for knitting such soft toy animal pets as tortoises, rabbits, mice, and canaries.

Jul 2, 2015
Kissinger's Shadow - The Long Reach of America's Most Controversial Statesman by Grandin, Greg

Kissinger's Shadow - The Long Reach of America's Most Controversial Statesman

Jul 2, 2015
Kill the silence - a survivor's life reclaimed by Korra, Monika.

Kill the silence - a survivor's life reclaimed

"In 2009, college sophomore and track star Monika Korra was grabbed by three men on her way home from a party and brutally raped. Within hours of being released, Monika resolved that she would not be a victim--she was going to be a survivor. Monika shares how she made herself whole again after the attack, describing the combination of mental, spiritual, and physical work that helped her heal. Kill the Silence is a gripping read about one woman's journey to recover from trauma and a call to arms

Jul 2, 2015
Kendo - culture of the sword by Bennett, Alexander, author.

Kendo - culture of the sword

"Kendo is the first book in English to provide an in-depth historical, cultural, and political account of the Japanese martial art of swordsmanship, from its beginnings in military training and arcane medieval schools to its widespread practice today as a global sport. Alexander Bennett shows how kendo evolved through a recurring process of 'inventing tradition', which served the changing ideologies and needs of Japanese warriors and governments over the course of history. Kendo follows the deve

Jul 2, 2015
Kanye West - God and Monster by Beaumont, Mark

Kanye West - God and Monster

Jul 2, 2015
A journey through philosophy in 101 anecdotes by Rescher, Nicholas.

A journey through philosophy in 101 anecdotes

"The first comprehensive chronology of philosophical anecdotes, from antiquity to the current era. Rescher introduces the major thinkers, texts, and historical periods of Western philosophy, recounting many of the stories philosophers have used over timeto engage with issues of philosophical concern: questions of meaning, truth, knowledge, value, action, and ethics. Rescher's anecdotes touch on a wide range of themes--from logic to epistemology, ethics to metaphysics"--

Jul 2, 2015
The Japanese House Reinvented by Jodidio, Philip

The Japanese House Reinvented

Jul 2, 2015
Ivory Vikings- The King, the Walrus, the Artist and the Empire That Created the World's Most Famous Chessmen by Brown, Nancy Marie.

Ivory Vikings- The King, the Walrus, the Artist and the Empire That Created the World's Most Famous Chessmen

Jul 2, 2015
It's Not Always Racist| but Sometimes It Is - Reshaping How We Think About Racism by Poulton, Dionne Wright

It's Not Always Racist| but Sometimes It Is - Reshaping How We Think About Racism

Jul 2, 2015
The Israeli mind - how the Israeli national character shapes our world by Gratch, Alon, author.

The Israeli mind - how the Israeli national character shapes our world

Jul 2, 2015
The Irish Garden by Powers, Jane/ Hession, Jonathan (PHT)

The Irish Garden

Jul 2, 2015
Iraq - A Short History by Robertson, John F.

Iraq - A Short History

Jul 2, 2015
In the mind fields - exploring the new science of neuropsychoanalysis by Schwartz, Casey.

In the mind fields - exploring the new science of neuropsychoanalysis

An accessible journalistic exploration of the culture of modern psychiatry analyzes early crossover efforts between the fields of neuroscience and psychoanalysis to outline new understandings in how humans think, feel, and behave.

Jul 2, 2015
In the heart of the sea - the tragedy of the whaleship Essex by Philbrick, Nat.

In the heart of the sea - the tragedy of the whaleship Essex

Recounts the story of the 1820 wreck of the whaleship Essex, which inspired Melville's classic "Moby-Dick," and describes its doomed crew's ninety-day attempt to survive whale attacks and the elements on three tiny lifeboats.

Jul 2, 2015
Homemade sourdough - mastering the art and science of baking with starters and wild yeast by Mason, Jane, author.

Homemade sourdough - mastering the art and science of baking with starters and wild yeast

Presents a guide to creating sourdough bread, including recipes for such offerings as peasant bread, ciabatta, French bread, and rosemary bread.

Jul 2, 2015
Hidden natural histories. the secret properties of 150 species / Trees by Kingsbury, Noël, author.

Hidden natural histories. the secret properties of 150 species / Trees

Explores the traditional significance of trees and the use of various species in industry, medicine, farming, craft, and other fields, while tracing man's interaction with and dependence on trees throughout history.

Jul 2, 2015
Hemingway's Paris - A Writer's City in Words and Images by Wheeler, Robert

Hemingway's Paris - A Writer's City in Words and Images

Jul 2, 2015