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Summers Under the Tamarind Tree - Recipes & Memories from Pakistan by Usmani, Sumayya

Summers Under the Tamarind Tree - Recipes & Memories from Pakistan

Jun 28, 2016
Stay, Breathe With Me - The Gift of Compassionate Medicine by Allison, Helen, RN/ Allison, Irene (CON)/ Skelton, David (FRW)

Stay, Breathe With Me - The Gift of Compassionate Medicine

Jun 28, 2016
Soccer without borders - Jürgen Klinsmann, coaching the U.S. men's national soccer team and the quest for the World Cup by Kirschbau, Erik, author.

Soccer without borders - Jürgen Klinsmann, coaching the U.S. men's national soccer team and the quest for the World Cup

Profiles the head coach of the U.S. men's national soccer team, describing how his vision for making the team a world power helped lead them in the 2014 World Cup.

Jun 28, 2016
Show Posters - The Art and Practice of Making Gig Posters by Jones, Pat/ Nunery, Ben

Show Posters - The Art and Practice of Making Gig Posters

Jun 28, 2016
Scrap quilt secrets - 6 design techniques for knockout results by Knott, Diane D., 1966- author.

Scrap quilt secrets - 6 design techniques for knockout results

Offers sixteen quilting projects using six design techniques that apply the S.C.R.A.P.S. system: style, contrast, repetition, accent color, palette, and selvages.

Jun 28, 2016
Preparing to die - practical advice and spiritual wisdom from the Tibetan Buddhist tradition by Holecek, Andrew, 1955-

Preparing to die - practical advice and spiritual wisdom from the Tibetan Buddhist tradition

We all face death, but how many of us are actually ready for it? Whether our own death or that of a loved one comes first, how prepared are we, spiritually or practically? In Preparing to Die, Andrew Holecek presents a wide array of resources to help the reader address this unfinished business. Part One shows how to prepare one's mind and how to help others, before, during, and after death. The author explains how spiritual preparation for death can completely transform our relationship to the e

Jun 28, 2016
Tattoo masters by

Tattoo masters

Jun 28, 2016
The strange career of William Ellis - the Texas slave who became a Mexican millionaire by Jacoby, Karl, 1965-

The strange career of William Ellis - the Texas slave who became a Mexican millionaire

Jun 28, 2016
Rio de Janeiro by

Rio de Janeiro

In a spectacular setting between granite peaks and the South Atlantic Ocean, Rio de Janeiro is one of South America's most iconic cities. Explore Rio de Janeiro is the latest title in this popular series from Insight and is the ideal pocket companion when discovering this exciting city: a full-colour guide containing 14 easy-to-follow routes through the city's many fascinating neighbourhoods, from the Centro Hist?rico and the charming Santa Teresa district to the fabled beaches of Copacabana to

Jun 28, 2016
When pride still mattered - a life of Vince Lombardi by Maraniss, David.

When pride still mattered - a life of Vince Lombardi

A biography of the legendary football coach covers his Italian American roots, his Jesuit training, his relationships with wife and family, and his rise to prominence.

Jun 28, 2016
William Tecumseh Sherman - in the service of my country - a life by McDonough, James L., 1934- author.

William Tecumseh Sherman - in the service of my country - a life

"A major new biography of one of Americas most storied military figures. General Sherman's 1864 burning of Atlanta solidified his legacy as a ruthless leader. Yet Sherman proved far more complex than his legendary military tactics reveal. James Lee McDonough offers fresh insight into a man tormented by the fear that history would pass him by, who was plagued by personal debts, and who lived much of his life separated from his family. As a soldier, Sherman evolved from a spirited student at West

Jun 28, 2016
Water from an ancient well - Celtic spirituality for modern life by McIntosh, Kenneth, 1959-

Water from an ancient well - Celtic spirituality for modern life

"Discover the world of the ancient Celtic Christians and find practical insights for living in the twenty-first century. Using storytelling, careful research, and personal experience, the author invites you to get to know Brendan and Brigid, Columba and Patrick, as well as Myrddin (better known as Merlin) and other lesser-known figures from the great pageant of Celtic history. These stories both entertain and inspire; rooted in legend and history, they offer us here-and-now hope and insight."--P

Jun 28, 2016
Wampum - how Indian tribes, the Mafia, and an inattentive Congress invented Indian casino gaming and created a $28 billion gambling empire by Mitchell, Donald, 1947 January 23- author.

Wampum - how Indian tribes, the Mafia, and an inattentive Congress invented Indian casino gaming and created a $28 billion gambling empire

"A history of Indian casinos in America reveals the lesser-known partnership between Native American tribes and the Mafia that has been responsible for the creation of hundreds of Vegas-style casinos throughout the United States, in part by taking advantage of historical injustices and cultural protections,"--NoveList.

Jun 28, 2016
Troubling the line - trans and genderqueer poetry and poetics by

Troubling the line - trans and genderqueer poetry and poetics

"Troubling the Line: Trans and Genderqueer Poetry and Poetics, gathers together a diverse range of 55 poets with varying aesthetics and backgrounds. In addition to generous samples of poetry by each trans writer, the book also includes "poetics statements"--reflections by each poet that provide context for their work covering a range of issues from identification and embodiment to language and activism." -- Publisher's description

Jun 28, 2016
Wartime basketball - the emergence of a national sport during World War II by Stark, Douglas (Douglas Andrew), 1972- author.

Wartime basketball - the emergence of a national sport during World War II

"Wartime Basketball tells the story of basketball's survival and development during World War II and how those years profoundly affected the game's growth after the war. Prior to World War II, basketball--professional and collegiate--was largely a regional game, with different styles played throughout the country. Among its many impacts on home-front life, the war forced pro and amateur leagues to contract and combine rosters to stay competitive. At the same time, the U.S. military created base

Jun 28, 2016
The world's best street food - where to find it & how to make it by

The world's best street food - where to find it & how to make it

Jun 28, 2016
The wonder trail - true stories from Los Angeles to the end of the world by Hely, Steve, author.

The wonder trail - true stories from Los Angeles to the end of the world

Jun 28, 2016
In praise of forgetting - historical memory and its ironies by Rieff, David, author.

In praise of forgetting - historical memory and its ironies

Argues that the search for truth and justice can conflict with cultural reconciliation and that reopening historical wounds neither remedies injustice nor confers reconciliation.

Jun 28, 2016
Scalia's court - a legacy of landmark opinions and dissents by Scalia, Antonin, author.

Scalia's court - a legacy of landmark opinions and dissents

Presents speeches, rulings, and opinions that reveal the wit and intelligence of the controversial justice both on and off the bench.

Jun 28, 2016
Hot dudes reading by Hot Dudes Reading (COR)

Hot dudes reading

"Based on the viral @hotdudesreading Instagram account, a gift book featuring all-new candid photos, clever captions, and hilarious hashtags celebrating handsome and highly-literate men spotted in the wilds of New York City"--

Jun 28, 2016