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When Paris sizzled - the 1920s Paris of Hemingway, Chanel, Cocteau, Cole Porter, Josephine Baker, and their friends by McAuliffe, Mary Sperling, 1943- author. When Paris sizzled - the 1920s Paris of Hemingway, Chanel, Cocteau, Cole Porter, Josephine Baker, and their friends

Sep 21, 2016
When in French - love in a second language by Collins, Lauren (Journalist) When in French - love in a second language

"A language barrier is no match for love. Lauren Collins discovered this firsthand when, in her early thirties, she moved to London and fell for a Frenchman named Olivier--a surprising turn of events for someone who didn't have a passport until she was in college. But what does it mean to love someone in a second language? Collins wonders, as her relationship with Olivier continues to grow entirely in English. Are there things she doesn't understand about Olivier, having never spoken to him in h

Sep 21, 2016
Traveling soul - the life of Curtis Mayfield by Mayfield, Todd, author. Traveling soul - the life of Curtis Mayfield

Sep 21, 2016
The trainable cat - a practical guide to making life happier for you and your cat by Bradshaw, John, 1950- author. The trainable cat - a practical guide to making life happier for you and your cat

"The idea of training rarely crosses cat owners&#x; minds, and we often assume that cats can&#x;t and don&#x;t need to be trained. But in The Trainable Cat, bestselling anthrozoologist John Bradshaw and cat expert Sarah Ellis show that not only can cats be trained, but they absolutely must be in order to strengthen the bond between pet and owner, reduce their anxiety, and maximize their happiness,"--Amazon.com.

Sep 21, 2016
Taste & technique - recipes to elevate your home cooking by Pomeroy, Naomi, author. Taste & technique - recipes to elevate your home cooking

"James Beard Award-winning and self-made chef Naomi Pomeroy's debut cookbook, featuring nearly 140 lesson-driven recipes designed to improve the home cook's understanding of professional techniques and flavor combinations in order to produce simple, but show-stopping meals,"--Amazon.com.

Sep 21, 2016
Zombies on film - the definitive story of undead cinema by Inguanzo, Ozzy. author Zombies on film - the definitive story of undead cinema

Sep 21, 2016
Worst. President. Ever. - James Buchanan, the POTUS rating game, and the legacy of the least of the lesser presidents by Strauss, Robert, 1951- author. Worst. President. Ever. - James Buchanan, the POTUS rating game, and the legacy of the least of the lesser presidents

Sep 21, 2016
The world's religions by Smith, Huston, author. The world's religions

This volume offers an introduction to comparative religion, exploring the essential elements and teachings of the world's predominant faiths, including Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, and the native traditions of Australia, Africa, Oceania, and the Americas. Emphasizing the inner, rather than the institutional, dimension of these religions, the author devotes special attention to Zen and Tibetan Buddhism, Sufism, and the teachings of Jesus. He conveys the

Sep 21, 2016
Violet energy ingots by Nguyen, Hoa, 1967- author. Violet energy ingots

Sep 21, 2016
Welcome to the universe - an astrophysical tour by Tyson, Neil deGrasse. Welcome to the universe - an astrophysical tour

Welcome to the Universe is a personal guided tour of the cosmos by three of today's leading astrophysicists. Inspired by the enormously popular introductory astronomy course that Neil deGrasse Tyson, Michael A. Strauss, and J. Richard Gott taught together at Princeton, this book covers it all--from planets, stars, and galaxies to black holes, wormholes, and time travel. Describing the latest discoveries in astrophysics, the informative and entertaining narrative propels you from our home solar s

Sep 21, 2016
Your health, your decisions - how to work with your doctor to become a knowledge-powered patient by McNutt, Robert Alan, author. Your health, your decisions - how to work with your doctor to become a knowledge-powered patient

"In nearly every medical-decision-making encounter, the physician is at the center of the discussion, with the patient the recipient of the physician's decisions. Dr. Robert Alan McNutt starts from a very different premise: the patient should be at the center. McNutt challenges the physician-directed, medical-expertise model of making decisions, presenting a practical approach augmented by formal exercises designed to give patients the tools and confidence to compare and contrast their health-ca

Sep 21, 2016
You must change your life - the story of Rainer Maria Rilke and Auguste Rodin by Corbett, Rachel, 1984- author. You must change your life - the story of Rainer Maria Rilke and Auguste Rodin

"The extraordinary story of one of the most fruitful friendships in modern arts and letters. Paris, 1902: Renowned sculptor Auguste Rodin has just completed The Thinker. Rainer Maria Rilke is a delicate young visitor from Prague, broke and suffering from a case of writer's block. When Rilke is commissioned to write a book about Rodin, everything changes. ... You Must Change Your Life reveals one of the great stories of modern art and literature: Rodin and Rilke's years together as master and dis

Sep 21, 2016
Restorative yoga - reduce stress, gain energy, and find balance by Norberg, Ulrica, author. Restorative yoga - reduce stress, gain energy, and find balance

Sep 21, 2016
My life with Earth, Wind and Fire by White, Maurice, 1941-2016, author. My life with Earth, Wind and Fire

"Earth, Wind & Fire was one of the most popular and significant bands of the past century, celebrated alongside Chicago, the Commodores, Fleetwood Mac, the Eagles, and Sly and the Family Stone. They transcended genres and fused diverse influences, from R&B to pop to jazz and beyond, earning multiple Grammy Awards--and most recently a Lifetime Achievement Award, shortly after the passing of the band's founder, Maurice White. Although many of White's contemporaries and fans, including Quincy Jones

Sep 21, 2016
The madhouse effect - how climate change denial is threatening our planet, destroying our politics, and driving us crazy by Mann, Michael E., 1965- The madhouse effect - how climate change denial is threatening our planet, destroying our politics, and driving us crazy

Sep 21, 2016
Looking for the stranger - Albert Camus and the life of a literary classic by Kaplan, Alice Yaeger, author. Looking for the stranger - Albert Camus and the life of a literary classic

"A National Book Award-finalist biographer tells the story of how a young man in his 20s who had never written a novel turned out a masterpiece that still grips readers more than 70 years later and is considered a rite of passage for readers around the world,"--NoveList.

Sep 21, 2016
The long view - career strategies to start strong, reach high, and go far by Fetherstonhaugh, Brian, author. The long view - career strategies to start strong, reach high, and go far

"The world of careers is vastly different than it was just five years ago - more choices, more competition, and relentless change in how we define work-life. It can be difficult to understand our options and plan for a prosperous future... Brian Fetherstonhaugh, CEO of OgilvyOne Worldwide, understands this dilemma and how to navigate it. He believes we need more than tactics - we need robust, road-tested strategies that combine old-school wisdom with new-school context so that we can flourish in

Sep 21, 2016
Landskipping - painters, ploughmen and places by Pavord, Anna, author. Landskipping - painters, ploughmen and places

In Landskipping, Anna Pavord explores some of Britain's most iconic landscapes in the past, in the present, and in literature. With her passionate, personal, and lyrical style, Pavord considers how different artists and agriculturists have responded to these environments. Like the author's previous book The Tulip, Landskipping is as sublime and picturesque as its subject. Landskipping features an eclectic mix of locations, both ecologically and culturally significant, such as the Highlands of Sc

Sep 21, 2016
The killer whale who changed the world by Leiren-Young, Mark, author. The killer whale who changed the world

Sep 21, 2016
Justin Trudeau - the natural heir by Young, Huguette, 1955- author. Justin Trudeau - the natural heir

Sep 21, 2016