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Valuing life - humanizing the regulatory state by Sunstein, Cass R., author.

Valuing life - humanizing the regulatory state

Sep 18, 2014
The vinedresser's notebook - spiritual lessons in pruning, waiting, harvesting, and abundance by Sutera, Judith.

The vinedresser's notebook - spiritual lessons in pruning, waiting, harvesting, and abundance

Sep 18, 2014
Wisdom for home preservers - 500 tips for pickling, canning, curing, smoking and more by Ripley, Robin, author.

Wisdom for home preservers - 500 tips for pickling, canning, curing, smoking and more

"This book features 500 tips and techniques; ten chapters (one for each method) provide detailed, practical information, including storing and troubleshooting, while basic recipes help novice home preservers get started"--

Sep 18, 2014
Wisdom for home brewers - 500 tips & recipes for making great beer by Bruning, Ted.

Wisdom for home brewers - 500 tips & recipes for making great beer

"This book is a collection of 500 brewing tips plus basic recipes for different kinds of beer, with practical instruction for beginners with more detailed, obscure, and even a little surprising information for those who've been at it for years"--

Sep 18, 2014
Neo-impressionist portrait, 1886-1904 (Indianapolis Museum of Art) by Block, Jane

Neo-impressionist portrait, 1886-1904 (Indianapolis Museum of Art)

Sep 18, 2014
Quilting- the basics & beyond by Simon, Jeri

Quilting- the basics & beyond

Sep 18, 2014
Murder in the stacks - Penn State, Betsy Aardsma, and the killer who got away by DeKok, David.

Murder in the stacks - Penn State, Betsy Aardsma, and the killer who got away

"The book weaves together the events, culture, and attitudes of the late 1960s, memorializing the stabbing death of Betsy Aardsma in the stacks of Pattee Library at Penn State University's main campus in State College and her time and place in history"--

Sep 18, 2014
Mourning headband for Hue - an account of the battle for Hue, Vietnam 1968 by Nhã Ca, 1939- author.

Mourning headband for Hue - an account of the battle for Hue, Vietnam 1968

Sep 18, 2014
Misdiagnosed - one woman's tour of and escape from healthcareland by Berger, Jody.

Misdiagnosed - one woman's tour of and escape from healthcareland

Sep 18, 2014
Pioneer girl- the annotated autobiography by Wilder, Laura Ingalls

Pioneer girl- the annotated autobiography

Sep 18, 2014
No illusions - the voices of Russia's future leaders by Mickiewicz, Ellen Propper

No illusions - the voices of Russia's future leaders

"What will the next generation of Russian leaders be like? How will they regard the United States, democracy, free speech, and immigration? What do they think of their current leaders? And what sorts of tactics will they bring to international negotiating tables, political and otherwise? Splinters in the Ice provides an engaging, intimate, and unprecedented window onto the mindsets of the next generation of leaders in Russian politics, business, and economics. In it, Ellen Mickiewicz, one of the

Sep 18, 2014
Seriously delish - 150 recipes for people who totally love food by Merchant, Jessica, author.

Seriously delish - 150 recipes for people who totally love food

"The eagerly awaited first cookbook from the wildly popular blog How Sweet Eats, Jessica Merchant, creator of the popular food blog How Sweet Eats, has now created her first cookbook, Seriously Delish. Her playfulness jumps off the page in her inventive and incredibly delicious recipes, such as Amaretto-Butternut Squash Soup with Cinnamon Toast Croutons, Mini Crab Cakes with Sweet Corn and Blueberry Salsa, and Fleur de Sel Caramel Bourbon Brownie Milk Shakes. Her sense of humor, which brings mil

Sep 18, 2014
Scottish history for dummies by Knox, William, 1948- author.

Scottish history for dummies

Sep 18, 2014
São Tomé & Príncipe by Becker, Kathleen, author.

São Tomé & Príncipe

Sep 18, 2014
Ripley's believe it or not! 11, Reality shock! by

Ripley's believe it or not! 11, Reality shock!

A full-color roller-coaster ride of a book combines shocking photography with unbelievable facts, amazing stories, incredible animals and bizarre humans from around the world.

Sep 18, 2014
Retronaut - the photographic time machine by Wild, Chris, 1970-

Retronaut - the photographic time machine

"An emporium of retro treasure...from shocking sculptures of the 1700s, to Kodachrome snaps of 1950s Piccadilly Circus, to biblical scenes captured by Google Earth. Rather than nostalgia or folly, the aim is enlightenment, wonder and the pleasure of weirdness." --The Guardian Based on the widely popular blog that started as a side project in a basement, Retronaut reveals strange yet enlightening photographs from the past that somehow seem to depict another version of now. Martha Stewart as a fas

Sep 18, 2014
Raising everyday heroes - parenting children to be self-reliant by Medhus, Elisa.

Raising everyday heroes - parenting children to be self-reliant

Sep 18, 2014
Social skills picture book teaching play, emotion, and communication to children with autism by Baker, Jed

Social skills picture book teaching play, emotion, and communication to children with autism

Sep 18, 2014
Queen of Thieves - The True Story of "Marm" Mandelbaum and Her Gangs of New York. by Conway, J. North, author.

Queen of Thieves - The True Story of "Marm" Mandelbaum and Her Gangs of New York.

Queen of Thieves is the gritty, fast-paced story of Fredericka "Marm" Mandelbaum, a poor Jewish woman who rose to the top of her profession in organized crime during the Gilded Age in New York City. During her more than twenty-five-year reign as the country's top receiver of stolen goods, she accumulated great wealth and power inconceivable for women engaged in business, legitimate or otherwise. The New York Times called Mandelbaum "the nucleus and center of the whole organization of crime in Ne

Sep 18, 2014
Quantum - Einstein, Bohr, and the great debate about the nature of reality by Kumar, Manjit.

Quantum - Einstein, Bohr, and the great debate about the nature of reality

Traces the development of quantum physics through the twentieth century, explaining its key concepts and exploring influential personalities such as Albert Einstein, Niels Bohr, Wolfgang Pauli, Erwin Schro¨dinger, and others.

Sep 18, 2014