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The divide - American injustice in the age of the wealth gap by Taibbi, Matt.

The divide - American injustice in the age of the wealth gap

"Matt Taibbi's genius is in untangling complex stories and making us care about them by providing striking moral clarity and a genuine sense of outrage. He has become among the most read journalists in America, leading the dialogue with epic Rolling Stone pieces that offer an "almost startling reminder of the power of good writing" (Washington Post). In this new work, he once again takes readers into the biggest, most urgent story in America: a widening wealth gap that is not only reshaping our

Apr 16, 2014
A Consumer's Guide to Psychiatric Drugs - Straight Talk for Patients and Their Families by Preston, John

A Consumer's Guide to Psychiatric Drugs - Straight Talk for Patients and Their Families

Apr 16, 2014
Journey to the sun - Junipero Serra's dream and the founding of California by Orfalea, Gregory, 1949-

Journey to the sun - Junipero Serra's dream and the founding of California

The narrative of the remarkable life of Junipero Serra, the intrepid priest who led Spain and the Catholic Church into California in the 1700s and became a key figure in the making of the American West. In the year 1749, at the age of thirty-six, Junipero Serra left his position as a highly regarded priest in Spain for the turbulent and dangerous New World, knowing he would never return. The Spanish Crown and the Catholic Church both sought expansion in Mexico--the former in search of gold, the

Apr 16, 2014
The hunter/farmer diet solution - do you have the metabolism of a hunter or a farmer? find out--and achieve your health and weight-loss goals! by Liponis, Mark, 1958-

The hunter/farmer diet solution - do you have the metabolism of a hunter or a farmer? find out--and achieve your health and weight-loss goals!

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____ Americans are overweight, and they're getting heavier. Other than wanting to perform invasive surgical procedures, most doctors offer little help. Their advice is usually "Eat less, exercise more," which falls back on the outdated dogma of calories in/calories out. Medical research on dieting is confusing and often contradictory. Not only are physicians unsure about which weight-loss plan is best, but their patients are, too!

Apr 16, 2014
The everything backyard farming book - a guide to self-sufficient living through growing, harvesting, raising, and preserving your own food by Shelton, Neil.

The everything backyard farming book - a guide to self-sufficient living through growing, harvesting, raising, and preserving your own food

Apr 16, 2014
The Druidry handbook - spiritual practice rooted in the living Earth by Greer, John Michael.

The Druidry handbook - spiritual practice rooted in the living Earth

Apr 16, 2014
Hellfire by Tosches, Nick.

Hellfire

A portrait of singer Jerry Lee Lewis details his early life, music, controversial marriage, problems and decline, endurance, and revival in popularity

Apr 16, 2014
The great Gatsby notes - including introduction, life of Fitzgerald, brief synopsis, list of characters, chapter commentaries, notes on characters, critical review, review questions, selected bibliography by Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940

The great Gatsby notes - including introduction, life of Fitzgerald, brief synopsis, list of characters, chapter commentaries, notes on characters, critical review, review questions, selected bibliography

Apr 16, 2014
Greek islands by Davies, Paul, 1950-

Greek islands

Apr 16, 2014
If not for the perfect stranger by Boston Marathon Runners

If not for the perfect stranger

Apr 16, 2014
Inheritance - how our genes change our lives-- and our lives change our genes by Moalem, Sharon.

Inheritance - how our genes change our lives-- and our lives change our genes

Explains new concepts in human genetics and health that indicate that the fundamental nature of the human genome is much more fluid and flexible than originally thought.

Apr 16, 2014
The Compost-Powered Water Heater - How to Heat Your Greenhouse, Pool, or Buildings With Only Compost! by Brown, Gaelan

The Compost-Powered Water Heater - How to Heat Your Greenhouse, Pool, or Buildings With Only Compost!

Apr 16, 2014
Lean in - for graduates by Sandberg, Sheryl.

Lean in - for graduates

"Expanded and updated exclusively for graduates just entering the workforce, this extraordinary edition of Lean In includes a letter to graduates from Sheryl Sandberg and six additional chapters from experts offering advice on finding and getting the most out of a first job; resume writing; best interviewing practices; negotiating your salary; listening to your inner voice; owning who you are; and leaning in for millennial men. In 2013, Sheryl Sandberg's Lean In became a massive cultural phenome

Apr 16, 2014
Foot massage - simple ways to revive, soothe, pamper and feel fabulous all over by Tanner, Renée.

Foot massage - simple ways to revive, soothe, pamper and feel fabulous all over

Apr 16, 2014
DK Eyewitness Family Guide Italy by Dorling Kindersley, Inc. (COR)

DK Eyewitness Family Guide Italy

Apr 16, 2014
Dk Eyewitness Top 10 Corsica by Dorling Kindersley, Inc. (COR)

Dk Eyewitness Top 10 Corsica

Apr 16, 2014
Everything eyes - professional techniques, essential tools, gorgeous makeup looks by Brown, Bobbi.

Everything eyes - professional techniques, essential tools, gorgeous makeup looks

Starting with the essential tools and basic techniques, Bobbi simplifies eye makeup and helps women identify what works best for their eye shape and color. She offers step-by-step tutorials for ten go-to eye makeup looks, from sparkly to smokey to retro glam and more. Famous for her own signature specs, Bobbi also explains how to choose the perfect pair of frames based on face shape, personal style, and skin tone, and shares her favorite makeup tricks for those who wear glasses. --back cover.

Apr 16, 2014
Brick city - global icons to make from Lego by Elsmore, Warren.

Brick city - global icons to make from Lego

Provides photographs and scale drawings that aid in building the world's landmarks from Lego bricks, including the Golden Gate Bridge, the Louvre, the Coliseum, and the Great Wall of China.

Apr 16, 2014
The best things you can eat - for everything from aches to zzzz, the definitive guide to the nutrition-packed foods that energize, heal, and help you look great by Grotto, David W.

The best things you can eat - for everything from aches to zzzz, the definitive guide to the nutrition-packed foods that energize, heal, and help you look great

"The Best Things You Can Eat will be the first-ever book devoted to food rankings, drawing on the latest research on food and nutrition to provide readers with an irresistible compendium of food knowledge--an authoritative, informative, and enlightening go-to resource that pits one food against and another and reveals the most beneficial foods in a variety of categories. If you've always wondered what varieties of apple pack the biggest antioxidant punch or which foods you should rely on when yo

Apr 16, 2014
Black noon - the year they stopped the Indy 500 by Garner, Art.

Black noon - the year they stopped the Indy 500

"Just before high noon on May 30th, 1964, the Indy 500 stopped for the first time in history. Seven cars had crashed in a fiery accident, killing two drivers, and threatening the very future of the 500. In this tight, fast-paced narrative, Art Garner expertly reconstructs the events, circumstances, and fatal decisions leading up to the sport's blackest day. Recalling a bygone era when drivers lived hard, raced hard, and at times died hard, Black Noon takes readers back to the last race won by a

Apr 16, 2014