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Dispatches from dystopia - histories of places not yet forgotten by Brown, Kate (Kathryn L.), author.

Dispatches from dystopia - histories of places not yet forgotten

"Dispatches from Dystopia powerfully and movingly narrates the histories of locales that have been silenced, broken, or contaminated. In telling these previously unknown stories, Brown examines the making and unmaking of place, and the lives of the people who remain in the fragile landscapes that are left behind."--

May 21, 2015
Interactive composition - strategies using Ableton Live and Max for Live by Manzo, V. J., author.

Interactive composition - strategies using Ableton Live and Max for Live

May 21, 2015
The Kitchn cookbook - recipes, kitchens & tips to inspire your cooking by Gillingham-Ryan, Sara Kate, author.

The Kitchn cookbook - recipes, kitchens & tips to inspire your cooking

From Apartment Therapy's cooking site, The Kitchn, comes 150 recipes and a cooking school with 50 essential lessons, as well as a guide to organizing your kitchen--plus storage tips, tool reviews, inspiration from real kitchens, maintenance suggestions, 200 photographs, and much more.

May 21, 2015
The last river rat - Kenny Salwey's life in the wild by Bestul, J. Scott, 1960-

The last river rat - Kenny Salwey's life in the wild

"Kenny Salwey is a modern-day American hermit who has lived most of his life in the Mississippi river bottoms, coming to know the river ecosystem with an intimacy unavailable to most. Kenny shares his love of, and knowledge about, the mighty river. Covering a year of Kenny's life on the river, The Last River Rat will give readers a greater appreciation of the natural world, living off the land, and protecting the river's ecology. Kenny Salwey is the last of a breed of men whose lifestyle has all

May 21, 2015
The negotiator - a memoir by Mitchell, George J. (George John), 1933- author.

The negotiator - a memoir

"Reflections on an American life, from Maine to the U.S. Senate, from baseball to Disney, from Northern Ireland to the Middle East"-- Jacket.

May 21, 2015
Of walking in ice - Munich-Paris, 23 November-14 December 1974 by Herzog, Werner, 1942-

Of walking in ice - Munich-Paris, 23 November-14 December 1974

In the winter of 1974, filmmaker Werner Herzog made a three week solo journey from Munich to Paris on foot. He believed it was the only way his close friend, film historian Lotte Eisner, would survive a horrible sickness that had overtaken her.

May 21, 2015
You and me forever - marriage in light of eternity by Chan, Francis, 1967- author.

You and me forever - marriage in light of eternity

Marriage is great, but it's not forever. It's until death do us part. Then come eternal rewards or regrets depending on how we spent our lives. In his latest book, Francis Chan and his wife Lisa address the question that many couples wonder at the altar: "How do I have a great marriage?" Setting aside typical topics on marriage, Francis and Lisa dive into Scripture to understand what it means to have a relationship that satisfies the deepest parts of our souls. In the same way Crazy Love changed

May 22, 2015
Yoga & Pilates for Everyone - A Complete Sourcebook of Yoga and Pilates Exercises to Tone and Strengthen the Body, With 1800 Step-by-step Photographs by

Yoga & Pilates for Everyone - A Complete Sourcebook of Yoga and Pilates Exercises to Tone and Strengthen the Body, With 1800 Step-by-step Photographs

May 22, 2015
The plots against the president - FDR, a nation in crisis, and the rise of the American right by Denton, Sally.

The plots against the president - FDR, a nation in crisis, and the rise of the American right

An assessment of the political and physical dangers faced by the newly elected President Roosevelt in 1933 profiles such adversaries as would-be assassin Giuseppe Zangara and populist demagogues Huey Long and Charles Coughlin.

May 22, 2015
The soul of the marionette - a short inquiry into human freedom by Gray, John, 1948-

The soul of the marionette - a short inquiry into human freedom

"In his brilliantly enjoyable and freewheeling new book, John Gray draws together the religious, philosophic, and fantastical traditions that question the very idea of human freedom. We flatter ourselves about the nature of free will and yet the most enormous forces-logical, physical, metaphysical-constrain our every action. Many writers and intellectuals have always understood this, but instead of embracing our condition we battle against it, with everyone from world conquerors to modern scient

May 22, 2015
Time and navigation - the untold story of getting from here to there by Johnston, Andrew K. (Andrew Kenneth), 1969- author.

Time and navigation - the untold story of getting from here to there

"If you want to know where you are, you need a good clock. This surprising connection between time and place has been true for centuries and is now being explored in Time and Navigation: The Untold Story of Getting from Here to There, the companion book to the National Air and Space Museum exhibition of the same name. This beautifully illustrated book covers five major periods of navigation history. The first period, when explorers were navigating at sea, spans from Vikings and Polynesians who f

May 22, 2015
Peru - the cookbook by Acurio, Gastón, author.

Peru - the cookbook

One of the world's most innovative and flavorful cuisines, Peruvian food has been consistently heralded by chefs and media around the world as the "next big thing." Peruvian restaurants are opening across the United States, with 20 in San Francisco alone, including Limon and La Mar.

May 22, 2015
Triggers - creating behavior that lasts-- becoming the person you want to be by Goldsmith, Marshall, author.

Triggers - creating behavior that lasts-- becoming the person you want to be

May 22, 2015
Maangchi's real Korean cooking - authentic dishes for the home cook by Maangchi.

Maangchi's real Korean cooking - authentic dishes for the home cook

May 22, 2015
Paleo desserts for dummies by Harlan, Adriana, author.

Paleo desserts for dummies

May 22, 2015
Compost city - practical composting know-how for small-space living by Louie, Rebecca.

Compost city - practical composting know-how for small-space living

May 22, 2015
Color management & quality output - working with color from camera to display to print by Ashe, Tom P.

Color management & quality output - working with color from camera to display to print

"Color Management & Quality Output tackles the most prominent problem of making a print--accurately and consistently reproducing the photographer's vision. Color management expert Tom Ashe provides in-depth, professional knowledge and thorough instructions that will enable you to create files that are color managed from input to output, properly sharpen files for a wide selection of media substrates, work with a variety of color management systems and equipment, use Photoshop for soft proofing,

May 22, 2015
The Jefferson rule - how the founding fathers became infallible and our politics inflexible by Sehat, David, author.

The Jefferson rule - how the founding fathers became infallible and our politics inflexible

May 22, 2015
A dog's gift - the inspirational story of veterans and children healed by man's best friend by Drury, Bob, author.

A dog's gift - the inspirational story of veterans and children healed by man's best friend

"A decade ago, former military counterintelligence officer Terry Henry joined his precocious young daughter, Kyria, on a trip to a nursing home in order to allow its residents to play with their family dog, a golden retriever named Riley. Terry was astounded by the transformations that unfolded before his eyes. Soon after, Terry and Kyria started their service dog organization, paws4people, with the goal of pairing dogs with human beings in need of healing, including traumatized and wounded war

May 22, 2015
The global bakery - amazing cakes from the world's kitchens by Weston, Anna (Baker), author.

The global bakery - amazing cakes from the world's kitchens

May 22, 2015