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Vegan holiday cooking from Candle Cafe - celebratory menus and recipes from New York's premier plant-based restaurants by Pierson, Joy.

Vegan holiday cooking from Candle Cafe - celebratory menus and recipes from New York's premier plant-based restaurants

""Acclaimed vegan restaurants Candle Cafe and Candle 79 present a collection of plant-based recipes for year-round holidays including Lunar New Year, Valentine's Day, Easter, Cinco de Mayo, Fourth of July, Thanksgiving, Passover, and Christmas"--Providedby publisher"--

Aug 29, 2014
The vanishing neighbor - the transformation of American community by Dunkelman, Marc J.

The vanishing neighbor - the transformation of American community

Combining history and sociology, a public policy professor discusses the shift in American life that has disconnected neighbors from one another, limiting exposure to different types of people, ideas, and lifestyles.

Aug 29, 2014
UnPHILtered - the way I see it by Robertson, Phil, 1946-

UnPHILtered - the way I see it

Shares the author's colorful and heartfelt views on life based on the love of God and love of one's neighbor, as well as how adopting those beliefs radically changed his way of life.

Aug 29, 2014
Undocumented - how immigration became illegal by Chomsky, Aviva, 1957- author.

Undocumented - how immigration became illegal

"This book looks at the role illegality or undocumentedness plays in our society and economy. It shows how the status was created, and how and why people, especially Mexicans and Central Americans, have been assigned this status. The first three chapters look at the histories of social exclusion. One looks specifically at the Mexican and Guatemalan contexts to understand why such large numbers of people from these countries enter the United States without documents, and how those who do so under

Aug 29, 2014
The village effect - how face-to-face contact can make us healthier, happier, and smarter by Pinker, Susan, 1957-

The village effect - how face-to-face contact can make us healthier, happier, and smarter

"Resonating with our most profound life experiences, this book explains why we trust other people and form lifelong bonds, and why we ignore these connections at our peril. Pinker answers crucial questions about human relationships in a digital age, such as: How important is face-to-face interaction as children develop new skills, when adults fall in love, when they negotiate business transactions, and as they age? How did humans evolve such finely-tuned barometers of trust and betrayal--and do

Aug 29, 2014
Twelve Recipes by Peternell, Cal/ Waters, Alice (FRW)/ Pollan, Michael (FRW)

Twelve Recipes

Aug 29, 2014
Trees up close - the beauty of bark, leaves, flowers, and seeds by Hugo, Nancy R.

Trees up close - the beauty of bark, leaves, flowers, and seeds

Aug 29, 2014
Transformer - The Complete Lou Reed Story by Bockris, Victor

Transformer - The Complete Lou Reed Story

Aug 29, 2014
Within arm's length - a secret service agent's definitive inside account of protecting the president by Emmett, Dan, 1955-

Within arm's length - a secret service agent's definitive inside account of protecting the president

"Dan Emmett was just eight years old when President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. The events surrounding the President's death shaped the course of young Emmett's life as he set a goal of becoming a US Secret Service agent--one of a special group of people willing to trade their lives for that of the President, if necessary. Within Arm's Length is the essential book on the Secret Service--a revealing and compelling inside look at the Presidential Protective Division (PPD) with stories from s

Aug 29, 2014
Winewise - your completre guide to understanding, selecting, and enjoying wine by Kolpan, Steven.

Winewise - your completre guide to understanding, selecting, and enjoying wine

"Now completely revised and updated, this new edition of the essential consumer guide to wine features all the most current information for today's wine landscape. The authors, longtime wine educators at The Culinary Institute of America, have added all the latest and most relevant information to their award-winning book, including new picks for the best regional producers, off-the-beaten-path finds, and bargain bottles. With a practical, anti-snob attitude, the emphasis is always on enjoying wi

Aug 29, 2014
The wild truth / The Untold Story of Sibling Survival by McCandless, Carine.

The wild truth / The Untold Story of Sibling Survival

Aug 29, 2014
The top ten things dead people want to tell you by Dooley, Mike, 1961-

The top ten things dead people want to tell you

Aug 29, 2014
Undiluted - Rediscovering the Radical Message of Jesus by Corey, Benjamin L.

Undiluted - Rediscovering the Radical Message of Jesus

Aug 29, 2014
Under this beautiful dome - a senator, a journalist, and the politics of gay love in America by Mutchler, Terry.

Under this beautiful dome - a senator, a journalist, and the politics of gay love in America

""One of the greatest love stories I have ever heard played out right here, under this beautiful dome. But it was a secret. Penny and Terry just wanted what so many people want-to express their love through marriage." -Illinois Representative Ann Williams Under This Beautiful Dome tells the true story of journalist Terry Mutchler's secret five-year relationship with Penny Severns, an Illinois State Senator who mentored Barack Obama. Forced to engage in an elaborate ruse to keep their relationsh

Aug 29, 2014
Twelve steps and twelve traditions. by

Twelve steps and twelve traditions.

A classic recovery text, Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions outlines the core principles by which AA members recover and by which the AA fellowship functions. In addition, it clarifies each of the Twelve Steps that constitute the AA way of life and each of the Traditions by which AA maintains its unity.

Aug 29, 2014
The World Atlas of Coffee - From Beans to Brewing; Coffees Explored, Explained and Enjoyed by Hoffman, James/ Hoffmann, James

The World Atlas of Coffee - From Beans to Brewing; Coffees Explored, Explained and Enjoyed

Aug 29, 2014
Victoria - a life by Wilson, A. N., 1950-

Victoria - a life

Explores the life of Queen Victoria from her so-called "miserable childhood" to her early years of political inexperience, her publicly criticized marriage to Prince Albert, and the last decades of her rule as Empress of India.

Aug 29, 2014
Violins of hope - violins of the Holocaust, instruments of hope and liberation in mankind's darkest hour by Grymes, James A., author.

Violins of hope - violins of the Holocaust, instruments of hope and liberation in mankind's darkest hour

"A stirring testament to the strength of the human spirit and the power of music, Violins of Hope tells the remarkable stories of violins owned by Jewish musicians during the Holocaust (some surviving when their owners did not) through the work of internationally-recognized Israeli violin maker Amnon Weinstein, who has spent two decades bringing these neglected, severely damaged instruments back to life"--

Aug 29, 2014
Vodka - how a colorless, odorless, flavorless spirit conquered America by Matus, Victorino.

Vodka - how a colorless, odorless, flavorless spirit conquered America

"How risk-taking entrepreneurs defied the odds and turned medieval medicine into a multibillion-dollar industry"--

Aug 29, 2014
Who we be - the colorization of America by Chang, Jeff.

Who we be - the colorization of America

Aug 29, 2014