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America after the fall - painting in the 1930s by

America after the fall - painting in the 1930s

"Through 50 masterpieces of American painting, this catalogue chronicles the turbulent economic, political, and aesthetic climate of the 1930s. This decade was a supremely creative period in the United States, as the nation's artists, novelists, and critics struggled through the Great Depression in search of "Americanness." Seeking to define modern American art, many painters challenged and reworked the meanings and forms of modernism, reaching no simple consensus. This period was also marked by

Aug 28, 2016
A (brief) history of vice - how bad behavior built civilization by Evans, Robert, 1988- author.

A (brief) history of vice - how bad behavior built civilization

A part history, part how-to guide explores some of humanity's most prominent vices and provides an explanation for how each of them helped humans achieve modern civilization.

Aug 28, 2016
Alternative Baker - Reinventing Dessert With Gluten-free Grains and Flours by Taylor-tobin, Alanna

Alternative Baker - Reinventing Dessert With Gluten-free Grains and Flours

Aug 28, 2016
@NatGeo - the most popular Instagram photos by National Geographic Society (U. S.)

@NatGeo - the most popular Instagram photos

Aug 28, 2016
1001 things everyone should know about African American history by Stewart, Jeffrey C., 1950-

1001 things everyone should know about African American history

A comprehensive and entertaining account of the most significant events, individuals, and social movements in African American history is presented in a concise, easy-to-read format

Aug 28, 2016
100 Days of Real Food Fast & Fabulous - The Easy and Delicious Way to Cut Out Processed Food by Leake, Lisa

100 Days of Real Food Fast & Fabulous - The Easy and Delicious Way to Cut Out Processed Food

Aug 28, 2016
All under heaven - recipes from the 35 cuisines of China by Phillips, Carolyn J., author.

All under heaven - recipes from the 35 cuisines of China

Aug 28, 2016
All things made new - the Reformation and its legacy by MacCulloch, Diarmaid, author.

All things made new - the Reformation and its legacy

Aug 28, 2016
All These Worlds Are Yours - The Scientific Search for Alien Life by Willis, Jon

All These Worlds Are Yours - The Scientific Search for Alien Life

Aug 28, 2016
Algren - a life by Wisniewski, Mary, author.

Algren - a life

"Algren: A Life is a new biography of Chicago writer Nelson Algren, author of The Man with the Golden Arm, A Walk on the Wild Side, Never Come Morning, multiple short stories, and travel essays" --

Aug 28, 2016
The Age of Daredevils by Clarkson, Michael

The Age of Daredevils

Aug 28, 2016
The after party - poems by Prikryl, Jana, author.

The after party - poems

"A debut collection from a major new voice in contemporary poetry"--

Aug 28, 2016
After a stroke - 500 tips for living well by Hutton, Cleo, 1949- author.

After a stroke - 500 tips for living well

Aug 28, 2016
150 best meals in a jar - salads, soups, rice bowls & more by Linton, Tanya, author.

150 best meals in a jar - salads, soups, rice bowls & more

Once you start using mason jars, you'll be delighted by just how versatile they can be - especially when they're combined with these tempting and innovative recipes. Enjoy a wide variety of absolutely delicious meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner, including hearty meals, pastas, rice bowls and even desserts, all of which are prepared and transported in a mason jar - and some can even be eated out of it. They are truly the ultimate grab-and-go meals.

Aug 28, 2016
101 Tips for Parents of Kids with Diabetes - Wisdom for Families Living with Type 1 by Hitchcock, Jeff

101 Tips for Parents of Kids with Diabetes - Wisdom for Families Living with Type 1

Aug 28, 2016
3 skeins or less - modern baby knits - 23 knitted baby garments, blankets, toys, and more! by Gray, Tanis, author.

3 skeins or less - modern baby knits - 23 knitted baby garments, blankets, toys, and more!

"When it comes to baby knits, only the cutest garments will do! It's even better when they use only 1, 2, or 3 skeins of yarn. Whether you're whipping up something special for your own little one or need an easy gift for a baby shower, you'll find lots of adorable options in 3 Skeins or Less: Modern Baby Knits. Create a chic, kimono-style sweater for a budding fashionista, or an adorable striped romper for a bouncing baby boy. A cozy colorwork beanie will keep little one|s head warm through the

Aug 28, 2016
The ABCs of socialism by

The ABCs of socialism

"Slim, accessible, inexpensive, irreverent introduction to socialism by the writers of Jacobin magazine The remarkable run of self-proclaimed "democratic socialist" Bernie Sanders for president of the United States has prompted--for the first time in decades and to the shock of many--a national conversation about socialism. A New York Times poll in late November found that a majority of Democrats had a favorable view of socialism, and in New Hampshire in February, more than half of Democratic vo

Aug 28, 2016
American prophets - seven religious radicals and their struggle for social and political justice by Raboteau, Albert J, author.

American prophets - seven religious radicals and their struggle for social and political justice

Aug 28, 2016
American treasures - the secret efforts to save the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Gettysburg Address by Puleo, Stephen, author.

American treasures - the secret efforts to save the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Gettysburg Address

Aug 28, 2016
America's most haunted hotels - checking in with uninvited guests by Whitmer, Jamie Davis, author.

America's most haunted hotels - checking in with uninvited guests

Aug 28, 2016