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The essential wood fired pizza cookbook - recipes and techniques from my wood-fired oven by Tassinello, Anthony, author. The essential wood fired pizza cookbook - recipes and techniques from my wood-fired oven

COOKING WITH SPECIFIC GADGETS. From those first drawn-out moments when the blistering dough rises against the oven floor to that steamy first bite, chef Anthony Tassinello walks you through the time-tested tradition of preparing - and savoring - a perfect wood-fired oven pizza. Tassinello shares need-to-know tips and techniques for crafting palate-pleasing pizzas, calzones, hand pies, focaccia, and more, while reminding us all of the joy of gathering friends and family over a mouth-watering home

Dec 5, 2016
The epic of Gilgamesh by The epic of Gilgamesh

A great king, strong as the stars in Heaven. Enkidu, a wild and mighty hero, is created by the gods to challenge the arrogant King Gilgamesh. But instead of killing each other, the two become friends. Travelling together to the Cedar Forest, they fight and slay the evil monster Humbaba. But when Enkidu is killed, his death haunts and breaks the mighty Gilgamesh. Terrified of mortality, he resolves to find the secret of eternal life.

Dec 5, 2016
Einstein's greatest mistake - a biography by Bodanis, David, author. Einstein's greatest mistake - a biography

A portrait of Albert Einstein shares critical insights into both the genius and hubris of modern physics, linking Einstein's popular downfall through the final decades of his life to the same imagination and self-confidence that ignited his early successes.

Dec 5, 2016
Duff Bakes - think and bake like a pro at home by Goldman, Duff, author. Duff Bakes - think and bake like a pro at home

"An inviting, down-to-earth, full-color baking book filled with 130 recipes for irresistible must-bake favorites, from cakes to cookies to brownies to muffins to breads, from the New York Times bestselling star of Food Network's hit series Ace of Cakes and owner of Charm City Cakes and Duff's Cake Mix, "--Amazon.com.

Dec 5, 2016
DIY woven art - inspiration and instruction for handmade wall hangings, rugs, pillows and more! by Denbow, Rachel, author. DIY woven art - inspiration and instruction for handmade wall hangings, rugs, pillows and more!

"An alt twist on traditional wall hangings! Get crafty with DIY Woven Art! These 14 fabulous fiber art projects--from colorful pillows and rugs to dramatic wall hangings--will add a pop to any room in your house. No loom? No worries. Rachel Denbow shows you how to fabricate 3 simple, portable looms. DIY Woven Art also includes tips on customizing your designs and choosing the right fibers and embellishments for each project--basically, everything you need to know to create these gorgeous project

Dec 5, 2016
The culture of make believe by Jensen, Derrick, 1960- The culture of make believe

Dec 5, 2016
Complete plays, 1920-1931 by O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953. Complete plays, 1920-1931

The only American dramatist awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature, Eugene O'Neill wrote with poetic expressiveness, emotional intensity, and immense dramatic power. On the centenary of his birth The Library of America is publishing the first complete collection of O'Neill's plays. This volume, the second of three, contains 13 plays written between 1920 and 1931, years in which O'Neill achieved his greatest popularity while experimenting with a wide variety of subjects and styles. In Diff'rent,

Dec 5, 2016
The complete book of essential oils and aromatherapy - over 800 natural, nontoxic, and fragrant recipes to create health, beauty, and safe home and work environments by Worwood, Valerie Ann, 1945- author. The complete book of essential oils and aromatherapy - over 800 natural, nontoxic, and fragrant recipes to create health, beauty, and safe home and work environments

"A necessary resource for anyone interested in alternative approaches to healing and lifestyle, this book contains more than 800 easy-to-follow recipes for essential oil treatments. Now, completely updated, the best book on the topic available anywhere has just gotten better. No one has provided more thorough and accurate guidance to the home practitioner or professional than Valerie Ann Worwood. In her clear and positive voice, Worwood offers readers tools to address a huge variety of health is

Dec 5, 2016
Cat castles - 20 cardboard habitats you can build yourself by Oliver, Carin. Cat castles - 20 cardboard habitats you can build yourself

"This DYI construction guide includes fun and easy instructions for making cardboard trains, ships, food trucks, rockets and other hideouts. Also included are tips for climbing towers and scratching pads that they'll use to stay sharp. All twenty projects are quick to assemble and require inexpensive and easy-to-find materials. You can customize them to match your cat's wildest desires!" -- partially taken from back cover.

Dec 5, 2016
The American Revolution - a visual history. by The American Revolution - a visual history.

Provides information about the people, battles, and events of America's battle for independence, including what daily life was like for Americans caught up in the conflict, the type of arms used by both armies, and the lasting effect of the war.

Dec 5, 2016
1,000 places to see in the United States & Canada before you die by Schultz, Patricia, author. 1,000 places to see in the United States & Canada before you die

"The #1 New York Times bestseller, now more compelling, more inspiring, and more giftable than ever, 1,000 Places to See in the United States & Canada Before You Die, has been completely updated and is now in glorious full color. From the iconic series with millions and millions of books and calendars in print, this is the essential and deliciously readable guide for armchair travelers and adventurers who want to know the best places to visit in all 50 states and Canada. It's the go-to for anyon

Dec 5, 2016
The way of the writer - reflections on the art and craft of storytelling by Johnson, Charles, 1948- author. The way of the writer - reflections on the art and craft of storytelling

"Organized into six accessible, easy-to-navigate sections, The Way of the Writer is both a literary reflection on the creative impulse and a utilitarian guide to the writing process. Johnson shares his lessons and exercises from the classroom, starting with word choice, sentence structure, and narrative voice, and delving into the mechanics of scene, dialogue, plot and storytelling before exploring the larger questions at stake for the serious writer. What separates literature from industrial fi

Dec 6, 2016
Long road to hard truth - the 100 year mission to create the National Museum of African American History and Culture by Wilkins, Robert Leon, 1963- author. Long road to hard truth - the 100 year mission to create the National Museum of African American History and Culture

Dec 6, 2016
Jump - take the leap of faith to achieve your life of abundance by Harvey, Steve, 1956- author. Jump - take the leap of faith to achieve your life of abundance

"The number-one New York Times bestselling author shares the secret of his success and teaches you how to achieve the blessed full life that belongs to you,"--Amazon.com.

Dec 6, 2016
The feud - Vladimir Nabokov, Edmund Wilson, and the end of a beautiful friendship by Beam, Alex, author. The feud - Vladimir Nabokov, Edmund Wilson, and the end of a beautiful friendship

"In 1940 Edmund Wilson was the undisputed big dog of American letters. Vladimir Nabokov was a near-penniless Russian exile seeking asylum in the States. Wilson became a mentor to Nabokov, introducing him to every editor of note, assigning reviews for The New Republic, engineering a Guggenheim. Their intimate friendship blossomed over a shared interest in all things Russian, ruffled a bit by political disagreements. But then came Lolita, and suddenly Nabokov was the big (and very rich) dog. Final

Dec 6, 2016
Doctor Who psychology - a madman with a box. by Doctor Who psychology - a madman with a box.

"This compendium of nineteen essays offers a fascinating analysis of the psychology behind the long running sci-fi television show"--Back cover.

Dec 6, 2016
The Chibok Girls - The Boko Haram Kidnappings and Islamic Militancy in Nigeria by Habila, Helon, 1967- author. The Chibok Girls - The Boko Haram Kidnappings and Islamic Militancy in Nigeria

Dec 6, 2016
The basic Kafka by Kafka, Franz, 1883-1924. The basic Kafka

Dec 6, 2016
Aromatherapy for natural living - the A-Z reference of essential oils remedies for health, beauty and the home by Kennedy, Anne, author. Aromatherapy for natural living - the A-Z reference of essential oils remedies for health, beauty and the home

"Part reference manual, part recipe book, Aromatherapy for Natural Living is a comprehensive and straightforward guide to aromatherapy and essential oils. Whether you're just beginning to dip your toes in a fresh tub of lavender-tea tree bathwater, or if you are already immersed in minty rosemary-lemon mist, this brook provides over 400 recipes to try at home that will welcome you into deeper wellness and improved health in all aspects of life." -- Back cover.

Dec 6, 2016
Turkish delights - stunning regional recipes from the Bosphorus to the Black Sea by Gregory-Smith, John, author. Turkish delights - stunning regional recipes from the Bosphorus to the Black Sea

"From the sumptuous buttery pide of Samsun on the Black Sea to the fiery kebabs of the east, Turkish cuisine is regional, seasonal, and steeped in history. Opulent Ottoman dishes first eaten centuries ago in the sultans' palaces, humble peasant stews, and mouth-watering street food all come together in this collection of over 100 aromatic and alluring recipes. Turkey is home to a varied cuisine that begs to be explored, region by region; from the huge, snow-capped mountains of the East and the v

Dec 7, 2016

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