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Palace of subatomic bliss by Dennigan, Darcie, author.

Palace of subatomic bliss

Aug 29, 2016
Out West - travels through the American West--past and present by Slessor, Tim, author.

Out West - travels through the American West--past and present

Aug 29, 2016
Out at the movies - a history of gay cinema by Davies, Stephen Paul, author.

Out at the movies - a history of gay cinema

Over the decades, gay cinema has reflected the community's journey from persecution to emancipation to acceptance. Politicised dramas like Victim in the 60s, The Naked Civil Servant in the 70s, and the AIDS cinema of the 80s have given way in recent years to films which celebrate a vast array of gay life-styles. Gay films have undergone a major shift, from the fringe to the mainstream and 2005s Academy Awards were dubbed the Gay Oscars with gongs going to Brokeback Mountain, Capote and Transamer

Aug 29, 2016
No man is an island by Merton, Thomas, 1915-1968.

No man is an island

The Trappist monk reflects upon important aspects of spiritual life.

Aug 29, 2016
The new pressure cooker cookbook - more than 200 modern, easy recipes for today's kitchen. by

The new pressure cooker cookbook - more than 200 modern, easy recipes for today's kitchen.

"Slow cooked taste in no time! The old-fashioned pressure cooker is now a must-have tool in the modern busy cook's kitchen. As easy as a slow cooker, but without the all-day wait, the pressure cooker makes crafting healthy and delicious meals effortless! A pressure cooker not only reduces your cooking times by 60% to 90%, but it also preserves the essential vitamins in food, so you can eat healthier without spending all day in the kitchen. Whether you're looking for exciting international flav

Aug 29, 2016
The rough guide to Canada by

The rough guide to Canada

This guide is packed with practical advice on exploring Canada's great outdoors, from hiking or skiing in the Rockies to canoeing through British Columbia's lakes, and from whale watching to looking out for grizzly bears. Whether you're camping in one of the many beautiful national parks, heli-skiing in the mountains, or going in search of the northern lights, this book will give you all the practical advice you need for an amazing adventure.

Aug 29, 2016
ReMaking history. Volume 1, Early makers by Gurstelle, William, author.

ReMaking history. Volume 1, Early makers

Aug 29, 2016
Please enjoy your happiness by Brinkley-Rogers, Paul, author.

Please enjoy your happiness

"Pulitzer Prize-winning war correspondent Paul Brinkley-Rogers has lived an adventurous life all over the world. But there is one story he cannot forget: that of his haunting love affair with a mysterious older Japanese woman in 1959. Paul was a sailor aboard the USS Shangri-La that long-ago summer when he met Kaji Yukiko in the seaport of Yokosuka. A fierce intellectual, Yukiko shared her astonishing knowledge of literature, film, and poetry with Paul and encouraged, even demanded, that he use

Aug 29, 2016
Undeniably Indiana - Hoosiers tell the story of their wacky and wonderful state by

Undeniably Indiana - Hoosiers tell the story of their wacky and wonderful state

Aug 29, 2016
Thoughts in solitude by Merton, Thomas, 1915-1968.

Thoughts in solitude

This book, written by a Trappist monk, addresses the pleasure of a solitary life, as well as the necessity for quiet reflection in an age when so little is private.

Aug 29, 2016
Supremely partisan - how raw politics tips the scales in the United States Supreme Court by Zirin, James D., author.

Supremely partisan - how raw politics tips the scales in the United States Supreme Court

"On the eve of a presidential election that may determine the makeup of Supreme Court justices for decades to come, prominent attorney James D. Zirin argues that the Court has become increasingly partisan, rapidly making policy choices right and left on bases that have nothing to do with law or the Constitution. Zirin explains how we arrived at the present situation and looks at the current divide through its leading partisans: Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor on the left and Cl

Aug 29, 2016
Sams teach yourself C++ in 24 hours by Cadenhead, Rogers, author.

Sams teach yourself C++ in 24 hours

Aug 29, 2016
Sacred America, sacred world - fulfilling our mission in service to all by Dinan, Stephen, 1970- author.

Sacred America, sacred world - fulfilling our mission in service to all

"Infused with visionary power, Sacred America, Sacred World is a manifesto for our country's evolution that is both political and deeply spiritual. It offers profound hope that America can grow beyond our current challenges and manifest our noblest destiny, which the book shows is rooted in sacred principles that transcend left or right political views. Filled with practical ideas and innovative strategies honed from the author's work with over 1000 luminaries via his company, The Shift Network,

Aug 29, 2016
The selfish gene- 40th anniversary edition by Dawkins, Richard, 1941- author.

The selfish gene- 40th anniversary edition

POPULAR SCIENCE. The million copy international bestseller, critically acclaimed and translated into over 25 languages. As influential today as when it was first published, The Selfish Gene has become a classic exposition of evolutionary thought. Professor Dawkins articulates a gene's eye view of evolution - a view giving centre stage to these persistent units of information, and in which organisms can be seen as vehicles for their replication. This imaginative, powerful, and stylistically brill

Aug 29, 2016
The Runner's world cookbook - 150 ultimate recipes for fueling up and slimming down while enjoying every bite by

The Runner's world cookbook - 150 ultimate recipes for fueling up and slimming down while enjoying every bite

A collection of one hundred fifty healthy pre-run and recovery recipes originally published in Runner's World magazine, including low-calorie, vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options.

Aug 29, 2016
Pre-K home companion - learning the importance of early childhood education and choosing the best program for your family by Kaufman, Sherelyn R., 1957-

Pre-K home companion - learning the importance of early childhood education and choosing the best program for your family

Aug 29, 2016
Play all - a bingewatcher's notebook by James, Clive, 1939- author.

Play all - a bingewatcher's notebook

Aug 29, 2016
Strala yoga - be strong, focused and ridiculously happy from the inside out by Stiles, Tara, author.

Strala yoga - be strong, focused and ridiculously happy from the inside out

Tara Stiles takes you through the revolutionary style of yoga, Strala, a powerful form of feeling-based movement that helps people drop stress from their bodies and minds, unlocking each person's limitless potential to be radiantly healthy, fit, and happy.

Aug 29, 2016
Soy candles - how to make soy wax candles by Short, Glenda.

Soy candles - how to make soy wax candles

Soy candles are produced from sustainable agricultural products, which means they're good for the environment. They have a lower burning point than traditional candles, which means they last longer, making them more economical. With step-by-step instructions, this book shows you how to make a range of candles suitable for all occasions.

Aug 29, 2016
Prepper's armed defense - life-saving firearms and alternative weapons to purchase, master and stockpile by Cobb, Jim, author.

Prepper's armed defense - life-saving firearms and alternative weapons to purchase, master and stockpile

A comprehensive guide to gun options as well as non-lethal and homemade alternatives needed for neutralizing attackers after a catastrophic collapse.

Aug 29, 2016