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Hand to mouth - living in bootstrap America by Tirado, Linda.

Hand to mouth - living in bootstrap America

"An examination of what it means to be poor in America today"--

Aug 27, 2014
Freeing your child from anxiety - practical strategies to overcome fears, worries, and phobias and be prepared for for life--from toddlers to teens by Chansky, Tamar E. (Tamar Ellsas), 1962- author.

Freeing your child from anxiety - practical strategies to overcome fears, worries, and phobias and be prepared for for life--from toddlers to teens

An authoritative resource written by a prominent childhood-anxiety expert guides parents through a proven program that will help their children overcome their fears, worries and anxieties to lead happier, healthier lives.

Aug 27, 2014
Founders' son - a life of Abraham Lincoln by Brookhiser, Richard.

Founders' son - a life of Abraham Lincoln

Aug 27, 2014
Food - a very short introduction by Krebs, J. R. (John R.), author.

Food - a very short introduction

"In this Very Short Introduction, Prof Lord John Krebs provides a brief history of human food, from our remote ancestors 3 million years ago to the present day. By looking at the four great transitions in human food - cooking, agriculture, processing, and preservation - he considers a variety of questions, including why people like some kinds of foods and not others; how your senses contribute to flavor; the role of genetics in our likes and dislikes; and the differences in learning and culture

Aug 27, 2014
Food - a love story by Gaffigan, Jim.

Food - a love story

""What are my qualifications to write this book? None really. So why should you read it? Here's why: I'm a little fat. If a thin guy were to write about a love of food and eating I'd highly recommend that you do not read his book." Bacon. McDonalds. Cinnabon. Hot Pockets. Kale. Stand-up comedian and author Jim Gaffigan has made his career rhapsodizing over the most treasured dishes of the American diet ("choking on bacon is like getting murdered by your lover") and decrying the worst offenders

Aug 27, 2014
Food & Wine annual cookbook 2014 - an entire year of recipes. by

Food & Wine annual cookbook 2014 - an entire year of recipes.

Food & Wine Magazine's annual recipe collection is filled with simple and fabulous dishes, all perfected in our Test Kitchen. Look for the most delicious recipes from the best cooks in the world, including star chefs like Mario Batali, Nobu Matsuhisa, Michael Symon, and Marcella Hazan. Find outstanding recipes for every occasion, from weeknight dinners and holiday meals to cocktail parties and Sunday brunch. Some highlights include: Coffee-Rubbed Strip Steaks with Chimichurri Sauce, Sticky Miso

Aug 27, 2014
Flying Dinosaurs - How Fearsome Reptiles Became Birds by Pickrell, John

Flying Dinosaurs - How Fearsome Reptiles Became Birds

Aug 27, 2014
Floodlights and Touchlines - A History of Spectator Sport by Steen, Rob

Floodlights and Touchlines - A History of Spectator Sport

Aug 27, 2014
Flirting with French - how a language charmed me, seduced me, and nearly broke my heart by Alexander, William, 1953-

Flirting with French - how a language charmed me, seduced me, and nearly broke my heart

Aug 27, 2014
Flea Market Fabulous - Designing Gorgeous Rooms With Vintage Treasures by Spencer, Lara/ Ubina, Chichi (PHT)/ Adler, Jonathan (FRW)

Flea Market Fabulous - Designing Gorgeous Rooms With Vintage Treasures

Aug 27, 2014
Fermented vegetables / Creative Recipes for Fermenting 80 Vegetables & Herbs in Krauts, Kimchis, Brined Pickles, Chutneys, Relishes & Pastes by Shockey, Kirsten, author.

Fermented vegetables / Creative Recipes for Fermenting 80 Vegetables & Herbs in Krauts, Kimchis, Brined Pickles, Chutneys, Relishes & Pastes

Aug 27, 2014
Female Executions - Martyrs, Murderesses and Madwomen by Abbott, Geoffrey

Female Executions - Martyrs, Murderesses and Madwomen

Aug 27, 2014
An indomitable beast - the remarkable journey of the jaguar by Rabinowitz, Alan, 1953- author.

An indomitable beast - the remarkable journey of the jaguar

Aug 27, 2014
French comfort food by Davis, Hillary, 1960-

French comfort food

Aug 27, 2014
Learning from the giants - life and leadership lessons from the bible. by Maxwell, John C

Learning from the giants - life and leadership lessons from the bible.

Aug 27, 2014
The language of houses - how buildings speak to us by Lurie, Alison.

The language of houses - how buildings speak to us

Offers a meditation on architecture and how it speaks to human experience, looking at what buildings and the spaces they contain say about the people who inhabit them, as well as the effects that those spaces have on them.

Aug 27, 2014
Integrated forest gardening - the complete guide to polycultures and plant guilds in permaculture systems by Weiseman, Wayne.

Integrated forest gardening - the complete guide to polycultures and plant guilds in permaculture systems

"Permaculture is a movement that is coming into its own, and the concept of creating plant guilds in permaculture is at the forefront of every farmer's and gardener's practice. One of the essential practices of permaculture is to develop perennial agricultural systems that thrive over several decades without expensive and harmful inputs: perennial plant guilds, food forests, agroforestry, and mixed animal and woody species polycultures" --

Aug 27, 2014
The life of Shabkar - the autobiography of a Tibetan yogin by Źabs-dkar Tshogs-drug-raṅ-grol, 1781-1851.

The life of Shabkar - the autobiography of a Tibetan yogin

Aug 27, 2014
Grumman F-14 Tomcat - bye-bye, Baby ...! - images & reminiscences from 35 years of active service by

Grumman F-14 Tomcat - bye-bye, Baby ...!  - images & reminiscences from 35 years of active service

Aug 27, 2014
Hitler's scientists - science, war, and the devil's pact by Cornwell, John, 1940-

Hitler's scientists - science, war, and the devil's pact

In Hitler's Scientists, British historian John Cornwell explores German scientific genius in the first half of the twentieth century and shows how Germany's early lead in the new physics led to the discovery of atomic fission, which in turn led the way to the atom bomb, and how the ideas of Darwinism were hijacked to create the lethal doctrine of racial cleansing.

Aug 27, 2014