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We are not such things - the murder of a young American, a South African township, and the search for truth and reconciliation by Van der Leun, Justine, author.

We are not such things - the murder of a young American, a South African township, and the search for truth and reconciliation

Recounts the story of a young American anti-apartheid activist and Fulbright scholar who was murdered by black residents of Cape Town, who ultimately were granted amnesty and worked with the woman's parents to create an educational foundation for justice.

Jul 1, 2016
Why diets make us fat - the unintended consequences of our obsession with weight loss by Aamodt, Sandra.

Why diets make us fat - the unintended consequences of our obsession with weight loss

A neuroscientist uses her knowledge of brain science and biology to explain why dieting does not work and that a cycle of dieting and gaining is actually worse for one's health than being overweight.

Jul 1, 2016
Why write? - a master class on the art and value of writing by Edmundson, Mark, 1952- author.

Why write? - a master class on the art and value of writing

Jul 1, 2016
The world's best drinks - where to find them & how to make them by Moore, Victoria, author.

The world's best drinks - where to find them & how to make them

Jul 1, 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 froma 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 di

Jul 1, 2016
The war at home - a wife's search for peace (and other missions impossible) by Starnes, Rachel, author.

The war at home - a wife's search for peace (and other missions impossible)

"Rachel Starnes is young, an aspiring writer, and uncertain of her path when she runs into her brother's friend Ross and feels the beginnings of something new. What could have been a straightforward love story instead takes her life in a direction she never expected: an abrupt move across the country and a quick wedding squeezed in between training schools so that Ross could follow his dream to be a U.S. Navy strike fighter pilot,"--NoveList.

Jul 1, 2016
The tyrannosaur chronicles - the biology of the tyrant dinosaurs by Hone, David W. E., author.

The tyrannosaur chronicles - the biology of the tyrant dinosaurs

Jul 1, 2016
Trump and me by Singer, Mark, author.

Trump and me

"An updated portrait of the business mogul and presidential candidate, written by his long-suffering chronicler and the author of Funny Money, traces Trump's rise as an unlikely tribune of populist rage, political artifice and fantasy-based performance artistry,"--NoveList.

Jul 1, 2016
Wake up you! - the rise and fall of Nigerian rock, 1972-1977. Vol. 1. by

Wake up you! - the rise and fall of Nigerian rock, 1972-1977. Vol. 1.

"... Nigeria descended into Civil War in the 1967. The rock scene that developed during the following three years of bloodshed and destruction would come to heal the country."--Back cover of accompanying book.

Jul 1, 2016
Wasting Time on the Internet - The Art of Mindless Surfing by Goldsmith, Kenneth

Wasting Time on the Internet - The Art of Mindless Surfing

Jul 1, 2016
Welcome to culinary school - a culinary student survival guide by Traster, Daniel, author.

Welcome to culinary school - a culinary student survival guide

Jul 1, 2016
The Fly Creek Cider Mill cookbook - more than 100 delicious apple recipes by Michaels, Brenda, author.

The Fly Creek Cider Mill cookbook - more than 100 delicious apple recipes

Presents a collection of apple- and cider-based recipes, ranging from sauces and drinks to breads and soups to starters and main courses, including such options as apple butter, cider baked beans, cider chili, apple pandowdy, and apple fritters.

Jun 30, 2016
Family Photography Now by Howarth, Sophie/ Mclaren, Stephen

Family Photography Now

Jun 30, 2016
Eventually one dreams the real thing by Boruch, Marianne, 1950- author.

Eventually one dreams the real thing

Jun 30, 2016
Eldercare 101- a practical guide to later life planning, care, and wellbeing by Saavedra, Mary Jo

Eldercare 101- a practical guide to later life planning, care, and wellbeing

Jun 30, 2016
Dialogue - the art of verbal action for page, stage, screen by McKee, Robert, 1941- author.

Dialogue - the art of verbal action for page, stage, screen

Jun 30, 2016
The devil's defender - my odyssey through American criminal justice from Ted Bundy to the Kandahar massacre by Browne, John Henry, 1946- author.

The devil's defender - my odyssey through American criminal justice from Ted Bundy to the Kandahar massacre

Jun 30, 2016
Curing Medicare - a doctor's view on how our health care system is failing older Americans and how we can fix it by Lazris, Andrew, author.

Curing Medicare - a doctor's view on how our health care system is failing older Americans and how we can fix it

Maintains that the current Medicare payment structure favors aggressive care that can negatively impact quality of life over palliative and home care which often yields better results, and argues for cost-effective changes that can make Medicare more humane.

Jun 30, 2016
Crochet taxidermy - 30 quirky animal projects, from mouse to moose by Hart, Taylor, author.

Crochet taxidermy - 30 quirky animal projects, from mouse to moose

Jun 30, 2016
Crochet - learn it. love it. - techniques and projects to build a lifelong passion for beginners up by Todhunter, Tracey, author.

Crochet - learn it. love it. - techniques and projects to build a lifelong passion for beginners up

Shares advice, instructions, and inspiration with beginning crocheters, encouraging them to learn crochet at their own pace.

Jun 30, 2016