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South toward home - travels in Southern literature by Eby, Margaret.

South toward home - travels in Southern literature

"A literary travelogue that ventures deep into the heart of classic Southern literature. As the writer Elif Batuman did for Russian literature in The Possessed, Margaret Eby does for Southern literature in this charming book of literary exploration. From Mississippi (William Faulkner, Eudora Welty, Richard Wright, Barry Hannah) to Alabama (Harper Lee, Truman Capote) to Georgia (Flannery O'Connor, Harry Crews) and beyond, Eby--herself a Southerner--travels through the Deep South to the places tha

Sep 3, 2015
Shyness - the ultimate teen guide by Carducci, Bernardo J., author.

Shyness - the ultimate teen guide

"Although shyness is a very common trait and almost everyone experiences it at some level, it’s often misunderstood. That’s because few of us ask about the frustration, anxiety, pain, and triumphs in the life of a shy person. These experiences remain hidden, and shy people may feel that nobody wants to know what’s going on in their hearts, minds, and souls. Their silence often isolates them. In Shyness: The Ultimate Teen Guide, Bernardo J. Carducci and Lisa Kaiser help young adults address a con

Sep 3, 2015
Clementine - the life of Mrs Winston Churchill by Purnell, Sonia, author.

Clementine - the life of Mrs Winston Churchill

A portrait of Winston Churchill's extraordinary wife and her lesser-known role in World War II discusses her relationship with political mentor Eleanor Roosevelt, her role in safeguarding Churchill's health throughout key historical events, and her controversial family priorities.

Sep 3, 2015
Taste of Home Frosty Treats & More - 201 Easy Ideas for Icy Sweets by Taste of Home (COR)

Taste of Home Frosty Treats & More - 201 Easy Ideas for Icy Sweets

Sep 3, 2015
The Hot Bread Kitchen cookbook - artisanal baking from around the world by Rodriguez, Jessamyn Waldman.

The Hot Bread Kitchen cookbook - artisanal baking from around the world

Sep 3, 2015
The horse - the epic history of our noble companion by Williams, Wendy, 1950-

The horse - the epic history of our noble companion

Sep 3, 2015
Steering the craft - a twenty-first century guide to sailing the sea of story by Le Guin, Ursula K., 1929-

Steering the craft - a twenty-first century guide to sailing the sea of story

Presents advice on the basic elements of narrative prose, covering point of view, sentence length and complex syntax, indirect narration, grammar, punctuation, and the sound of writing.

Sep 3, 2015
Sisters in law - how Sandra Day O'Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg went to the Supreme Court and changed the world by Hirshman, Linda R., author.

Sisters in law - how Sandra Day O'Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg went to the Supreme Court and changed the world

An account of the intertwined lives of the first two women to be appointed to the Supreme Court examines their respective religious and political beliefs while sharing insights into how they have influenced interpretations of the Constitution to promote equal rights for women.

Sep 3, 2015
The making of Asian America - a history by Lee, Erika, author.

The making of Asian America - a history

"The definitive history of Asian Americans by one of the nation's preeminent scholars on the subject. In the past fifty years, Asian Americans have helped change the face of America and are now the fastest growing group in the United States. But as award-winning historian Erika Lee reminds us, Asian Americans also have deep roots in the country. The Making of Asian America tells the little-known history of Asian Americans and their role in American life, from the arrival of the first Asians in t

Sep 3, 2015
F*ck feelings - one shrink's practical advice for managing all life's impossible problems by Bennett, Michael, 1945-

F*ck feelings - one shrink's practical advice for managing all life's impossible problems

"The only self-help book you'll ever need, from a psychiatrist who will help you put aside your unrealistic wishes, stop trying to change things you can't change, and do the best with what you can control--the first steps to solving all of life's impossible problems"--

Sep 3, 2015
Exceptional - why the world needs a powerful America by Cheney, Richard B., author.

Exceptional - why the world needs a powerful America

"Former vice president Dick Cheney, a #1 New York Times bestselling author, and his daughter Liz Cheney, former deputy assistant secretary of state, explain the unique and indispensable nature of American power, reveal the damage done by President Obama's abandonment of this principle, and show how America can and must lead again."--

Sep 3, 2015
The little foxes - play in three acts by Hellman, Lillian, 1905-1984.

The little foxes - play in three acts

An acting edition of the 1939 drama in which brothers Oscar and Ben Hubbard steal money from their ailing brother-in-law in order to fund a cotton mill, only to be caught by their sister Regina who demands they give her a 75 per cent share of the business in exchange for keeping them out of prison.

Sep 3, 2015
Girls in justice by

Girls in justice

"...reveals the world of incarceration of America's young girls in detention. A rare, multi-dimensional look at these girls' vulnerable lives, ... speaks to the unique issues they face with ... essays, ... images, and the life stories shared by girls in custody"--Back cover.

Sep 3, 2015
Daily Readings from You Can, You Will - 90 Devotions to Becoming a Winner by Osteen, Joel

Daily Readings from You Can, You Will - 90 Devotions to Becoming a Winner

Sep 3, 2015
The consolations of philosophy by De Botton, Alain.

The consolations of philosophy

The author attempts to make philosophy useful by using the great philosophers to heal a variety of psychic ailments.

Sep 3, 2015
A house in St John's Wood - in search of my parents by Spender, Matthew, author.

A house in St John's Wood - in search of my parents

"A son's personal exploration of one of the most influential--and troubled--artistic couples of the twentieth century, Stephen Spender and Natasha Litvin"--

Sep 3, 2015
Gilliamesque - A Pre-posthumous Memoir by Gilliam, Terry

Gilliamesque - A Pre-posthumous Memoir

Sep 3, 2015
The forest garden greenhouse - how to design and manage an indoor permaculture oasis by Osentowski, Jerome, 1941- author.

The forest garden greenhouse - how to design and manage an indoor permaculture oasis

Sep 3, 2015
Giants among men - Y.A., L.T., Big Tuna, and other New York Giants stories by Berkow, Ira.

Giants among men - Y.A., L.T., Big Tuna, and other New York Giants stories

Sep 3, 2015
The Complete Guide to North American Fishing by Schultz, Ken

The Complete Guide to North American Fishing

Sep 3, 2015