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Ardor by Calasso, Roberto, author.

Ardor

"A meditation on the ancient wisdom of the Vedas, in which Calasso brings ritual and sacrifice to bear on the modern world"--

Sep 21, 2014
Animal stars - behind the scenes with your favorite animal actors by Ganzert, Robin.

Animal stars - behind the scenes with your favorite animal actors

""Behind-the-scenes accounts about animals who played central roles in major films and their relationships with animal trainers, actors, and directors. Celebrities described include Steven Spielberg, Ewan MacGregor, and Julia Roberts, and films include War Horse, Harry Potter, True Grit, Runaway Bride, The Jungle Book, and The Artist"--Provided by publisher"--

Sep 21, 2014
Before the first shots are fired - how America can win or lose off the battlefield by Zinni, Anthony C.

Before the first shots are fired - how America can win or lose off the battlefield

"The New York Times bestselling author of The Battle for Peace and retired Four-Star General Tony Zinni examines how America's "military first," view of foreign policy continues to embroil our troops in unwinnable wars"--

Sep 21, 2014
Biographies of the new world power - Rutherford B. Hayes, Thomas Alva Edison, Margaret Sanger, and more by Anderson, Michael (EDT)

Biographies of the new world power - Rutherford B. Hayes, Thomas Alva Edison, Margaret Sanger, and more

Profiles famous Americans from the mid-nineteenth century through the twentieth, including John D. Rockefeller, Jacob Riis, Mark Twain, and Susan B. Anthony.

Sep 21, 2014
Beyond the Mediterranean Diet - European Secrets of the Super-Healthy by Lieberman, Layne/ Gilbride, Judith A., Ph.d. (FRW)

Beyond the Mediterranean Diet - European Secrets of the Super-Healthy

Sep 21, 2014
Bitter - a taste of the world's most dangerous flavor, with recipes by McLagan, Jennifer.

Bitter - a taste of the world's most dangerous flavor, with recipes

"The champion of uncelebrated foods including fat, offal, and bones, Jennifer McLagan turns her attention to a fascinating, underappreciated, and trending topic: bitterness. What do coffee, IPA beer, dark chocolate, and radicchio all have in common? They're bitter. In this deep and fascinating exploration of bitter through science, culture, history, and 120 deliciously idiosyncratic recipes, award-winning author Jennifer McLagan makes a case for this misunderstood flavor. Biologically-speaking,

Sep 21, 2014
Brahma Dreaming by Jackson, John/ Terrazzini, Daniela Jaglenka (ILT)

Brahma Dreaming

Sep 21, 2014
Botanical Knits - 12 Designs Inspired by Trees and Foliage by Dakos, Alana/ Hudson, Neesha (ILT)

Botanical Knits - 12 Designs Inspired by Trees and Foliage

Sep 21, 2014
Blood in the fields - ten years inside California's Nuestra Familia gang by Reynolds, Julia.

Blood in the fields - ten years inside California's Nuestra Familia gang

"The city of Salinas, California, is the birthplace of John Steinbeck and the setting for his epic masterpiece, East of Eden, but it is also the home of Nuestra Familia, one of the most violent gangs in the United States. Born in the prisons of California in the late 1960s, Nuestra Familia expanded to control drug trafficking and extortion operations throughout the northern half of the state, and left a trail of bodies in its wake. Award-winning journalist Julia Reynolds tells the gang's story f

Sep 21, 2014
Cesar Chavez - autobiography of La Causa by Levy, Jacques E.

Cesar Chavez - autobiography of La Causa

Sep 21, 2014
Cell-level healing- the bridge from soul to cell by Hawkes, Joyce Whiteley

Cell-level healing- the bridge from soul to cell

Sep 21, 2014
The Carnivore Way - Coexisting with and Conserving North America's Predators by Eisenberg, Cristina

The Carnivore Way - Coexisting with and Conserving North America's Predators

Sep 21, 2014
Burnt toast makes you sing good - a memoir of food and love from an American Midwest family by Flinn, Kathleen.

Burnt toast makes you sing good - a memoir of food and love from an American Midwest family

Presents a recipe-augmented family history that traces the origins of the author's love affair with food to her Midwestern youth and her parents' San Francisco pizza parlor, where signature dishes created sumptuous memories.

Sep 21, 2014
British Gardens in Time - The Greatest Gardens and the People Who Shaped Them by Campbell, Katie/ Beardshaw, Chris (FRW)

British Gardens in Time - The Greatest Gardens and the People Who Shaped Them

Sep 21, 2014
The bright continent - breaking rules and making change in modern Africa by Olopade, Dayo, author.

The bright continent - breaking rules and making change in modern Africa

A Nigerian-American journalist attempts to dispel the warring, impoverished, and pitiful images of Africa so prevalent in the media with the joyful and innovative country she knows by highlighting the commercial opportunities and technological innovations to be found there.

Sep 21, 2014
Carolinas & Georgia by Morekis, Jim.

Carolinas & Georgia

Sep 21, 2014
The beer book by

The beer book

The Beer Book is a visual catalog of more than 800 breweries, whistle stop beer trails, and key beer facts, and is an indispensable guide to the world's favorite drink. Revised and updated to include the newest and hottest brews, The Beer Book features every significant brewery in every significant brewing nation, and showcases new and specialty beers, as well as the classics.

Sep 21, 2014
Beading all-stars - 20 jewelry projects from your favorite designers by Decoster, Marcia/ Eakin, Jamie Cloud/ Gidez, Mabeline/ Hyde, Diane/ Katz, Amy

Beading all-stars - 20 jewelry projects from your favorite designers

Profiles beaded jewelry designers, in a text with twenty projects with step-by-step instructions and photographs for necklaces, bracelets, cuffs, and earrings.

Sep 21, 2014
Cannabis pharmacy - the practical guide to medicinal marijuana by Backes, Michael, author.

Cannabis pharmacy - the practical guide to medicinal marijuana

Sep 21, 2014
Building a Better Teacher - How Teaching Works (and How to Teach it to Everyone) by Green, Elizabeth, 1984- author.

Building a Better Teacher - How Teaching Works (and How to Teach it to Everyone)

"We've all had great teachers who opened new worlds, maybe even changed our lives. What made them so great? Everyone agrees that a great teacher can have an enormous impact. Yet we still don't know what, precisely, makes a teacher great. Is it a matter of natural-born charisma? Or does exceptional teaching require something more? Building a Better Teacher introduces a new generation of educators exploring the intricate science underlying their art. A former principal studies the country's star t

Sep 21, 2014