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Flash boys - a Wall Street revolt by Lewis, Michael (Michael M.)

Flash boys - a Wall Street revolt

A small group of Wall Street guys who figure out that the U.S. stock market has been rigged for the benefit of insiders the big Wall Street banks expose this institutionalized injustice and go to war to fix it.

Apr 15, 2014
The essential New York Times grilling cookbook - more than 100 years of sizzling food writing and recipes by

The essential New York Times grilling cookbook - more than 100 years of sizzling food writing and recipes

"Over the past 100 years, the New York Times has published thousands of articles on barbecuing and grilling, along with mouthwatering recipes--and this unique collection gathers the very best. These essential pieces are worth savoring not only for their time-tested advice and instruction, but also for the quality of the storytelling: even non-cooks will find them a delight to read. Almost all of the newspaper's culinary "family" weighs in here, along with both renowned chefs and everyday tailgat

Apr 15, 2014
Eco-Business - A Big-Brand Takeover of Sustainability by Dauvergne, Peter.

Eco-Business - A Big-Brand Takeover of Sustainability

"McDonald's promises to use only beef, coffee, fish, chicken, and cooking oil obtained from sustainable sources. Coca-Cola promises to achieve water neutrality. Unilever has set a deadline of 2020 to reach 100 percent sustainable agricultural sourcing. Walmart has pledged to become carbon neutral. Today, big-brand companies seem to be making commitments that go beyond the usual "greenwashing" efforts undertaken largely for public relations purposes. In Eco-Business, Peter Dauvergne and Jane List

Apr 15, 2014
Death before the fall - biblical literalism and the problem of animal suffering by Osborn, Ronald E., 1975-, author.

Death before the fall - biblical literalism and the problem of animal suffering

Did animals have predatory natures before the fall? Did God punish innocent animals with a curse because of human sin? Is it possible for theistic evolution to be compatible with the Bible, even though animal death before the fall would contradict the teaching that death began after the first sin? In this eloquent and provocative "open letter" to evangelicals, Ronald Osborn wrestles with these pointed questions and with the problem of biblical literalism and animal suffering within an evolutiona

Apr 15, 2014
The crusades of Cesar Chavez - a biography by Pawel, Miriam, 1958- author.

The crusades of Cesar Chavez - a biography

Pawel draws on thousands of documents and interviews to examine the myths and achievements marking the life of the iconic Latino labor leader and civil rights activist, portraying him as a flawed but brilliant strategist who was often at odds with himself.

Apr 15, 2014
Cracking the LSAT - with DVD - 2014 ed. by Robinson, Adam, 1955-

Cracking the LSAT - with DVD - 2014 ed.

Offers access to 6 full-length practice exams and provides detailed explanations for every question, strategies for each section of the test, and comprehensive score reports.

Apr 15, 2014
Cracking the GMAT - with DVD 2014 by Martz, Geoff.

Cracking the GMAT  - with DVD 2014

Offers subject reviews, full-length practice exams with explanatory answers, sample questions and answers, and test-taking strategies to improve business school entrance examination scores.

Apr 15, 2014
Confronting chronic pain - a pain doctor's guide to relief by Richeimer, Steven, author.

Confronting chronic pain - a pain doctor's guide to relief

Apr 15, 2014
Cloth - 30 Beautiful Projects to Sew from Linen, Cotton, Silk, Wool, and Hide by Ellis, Cassandra, author.

Cloth - 30 Beautiful Projects to Sew from Linen, Cotton, Silk, Wool, and Hide

Organized into five sections - Cotton, wool, silk, linen and hide - "Cloth" provides insight into their craftsmanship and history and includes striking projects that make the most of each fabric's properties, such as using antibacterial hemp to make napkins. Projects include: Canvas Market Tote, Liberty Print Pillow, Wool Pet Bed, Wool Felt Oven Gloves, Tie-Dye Shawl, Simple Sari Curtain, Sheepskin-Covered Stool, Leather Journal, Linen Slippers, Linen Comforter Cover and Pillowcases and more.

Apr 15, 2014
Bunker archeology by Virilio, Paul.

Bunker archeology

Apr 15, 2014
Brassicas - cooking the world's healthiest vegetables - kale, cauliflower, broccoli, Brussels sprouts and more by Russell, Laura B.

Brassicas - cooking the world's healthiest vegetables - kale, cauliflower, broccoli, Brussels sprouts and more

Apr 15, 2014
Book of hours by Young, Kevin, author.

Book of hours

Presents a collection of poems with themes of bereavement and celebration, as the author deals with the unexpected death of his father and the birth of his daughter.

Apr 15, 2014
Best hikes near Albuquerque by Tanner, J. D.

Best hikes near Albuquerque

It's not necessary to travel far from home for a great hike. With these information-packed guides in hand, readers have everything they need for the adventure they seek, from an easy nature walk to a multiday backpacking trip. Each hike includes: location, length, hiking time, level of difficulty, and if dogs can come along. Other features include: Trail finder chart that categorizes each hike (e.g. for particular attractions such as scenic views and if it's suitable for families with kids)--Ful

Apr 15, 2014
Back home with the Neelys - comfort food from our Southern kitchen to yours by Neely, Patrick.

Back home with the Neelys - comfort food from our Southern kitchen to yours

Apr 15, 2014
Animal life by

Animal life

Presents a comprehensive look at all groups of the animal kingdom, examining such aspects of their behavior as hunting and feeding, defense, sex and reproduction, birth and development, communication, and intelligence.

Apr 15, 2014
Anatomy of an illness as perceived by the patient - reflections on healing and regeneration by Cousins, Norman.

Anatomy of an illness as perceived by the patient - reflections on healing and regeneration

Apr 15, 2014
American Christianity - the continuing revolution by Cox, Stephen D., 1948-

American Christianity - the continuing revolution

Apr 15, 2014
149 paintings you really need to see in Europe - (so you can ignore the others) by Porter, Julian, author.

149 paintings you really need to see in Europe - (so you can ignore the others)

Apr 15, 2014
What happened to Johnnie Jordan? - the story of a child turning violent by Toth, Jennifer.

What happened to Johnnie Jordan? - the story of a child turning violent

Apr 16, 2014
With or without God - why the way we live is more important than what we believe by Vosper, Gretta.

With or without God - why the way we live is more important than what we believe

Envisioning a future in which the Christian church plays a viable and transformative role in shaping society, Gretta Vosper argues that if the church is to survive at all, the heart of faith must undergo a radical change. Vosper, founder of the Canadian Centre for Progressive Christianity and a minister in Toronto, believes that what will save the church is an emphasis on just and compassionate living -- a new and wholly humanistic approach to religion. Without this reform, the church as we know

Apr 16, 2014