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The art and science of aging well - a physician's guide to a healthy body, mind, and spirit by Williams, Mark E.

The art and science of aging well - a physician's guide to a healthy body, mind, and spirit

A clinical professor of medicine uses his own observations as well as clinical observations to guide people into a better quality of their old age, dispelling the notion of inevitable personal, social, economic and health declines. --Publisher's description.

Aug 24, 2016
Architecting HBase applications - a guidebook for successful development and design by Spaggiari, Jean-Marc, author

Architecting HBase applications - a guidebook for successful development and design

Aug 24, 2016
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 24, 2016
Focus - the secret, sexy, sometimes sordid world of fashion photographers by Gross, Michael, 1952- author.

Focus - the secret, sexy, sometimes sordid world of fashion photographers

"In this rollicking account of fashion photography's golden age, bestselling author Michael Gross brings to life the wild genius, ego, passion, and antics of the men (and a few women) behind the camera... From the postwar covers of Vogue to the triumph of the digital image, the fashion photographer sold not only clothes but ideals of beauty and visions of perfect lives... Focus probes the lives, hang-ups, and artistic triumphs of more than a dozen of fashion photography's greatest visionaries; R

Aug 24, 2016
Kaplan GRE Graduate Record Examination premier 2017. by

Kaplan GRE Graduate Record Examination premier 2017.

Offers a comprehensive review for the Graduate Record Examination, including test-taking strategies, video tutorials, and six practice tests with answer explanations.

Aug 24, 2016
Kaffe Fassett's quilts in Italy - 20 designs from Rowan for patchwork and quilting. by Fassett, Kaffe, author.

Kaffe Fassett's quilts in Italy - 20 designs from Rowan for patchwork and quilting.

Aug 24, 2016
It's dangerous to believe - religious freedom and its enemies by Eberstadt, Mary, author.

It's dangerous to believe - religious freedom and its enemies

"Looks at a trend in a secularizing American society in which traditional religious believers are being pushed out of public life, and challenges secular liberals to apply their own standards of tolerance and diversity to traditional Christians, "--NoveList.

Aug 24, 2016
The Iran wars - spy games, bank battles, and the secret deals that reshaped the Middle East by Solomon, Jay (Reporter)

The Iran wars - spy games, bank battles, and the secret deals that reshaped the Middle East

This is the deeply reported, riveting account of a war waged on many levels--military, financial, covert--that most don't realize America has been engaged in for years. For over a decade, against the backdrop of the Middle East, Central Asia and the Far East, the United States and Iran have been engaged in a conflict as significant as it is hidden from view. Using a combination of economic sanctions, assassinations, global diplomacy and intelligence work, the United States has struggled to stabi

Aug 24, 2016
How to sell your art online - live a successful creative life on your own terms by Huff, Cory, 1980- author.

How to sell your art online - live a successful creative life on your own terms

"An essential guide for every kind of artist that teaches them how to skip the gallery system, find their niche, and connect directly with collectors to profitably sell their art. For years, galleries have acted as gatekeeper separating artists and collectors. But with the explosion of the Internet, a new generation of savvy, independent artists is connecting with buyers and making a substantial living doing what they love. How to Sell Your Art Online shows any artist how to make a successful li

Aug 24, 2016
Halloween guitar songs - 43 gravest hits deranged for 6-string axe in scary notation & tab. by

Halloween guitar songs - 43 gravest hits deranged for 6-string axe in scary notation & tab.

Aug 24, 2016
Front-end web development - the Big Nerd Ranch guide by Aquino, Chris, author.

Front-end web development - the Big Nerd Ranch guide

Aug 24, 2016
Fresh out of amazing by Thacker, Stacey, 1971- author.

Fresh out of amazing

Aug 24, 2016
The horror of it all - one moviegoer's love affair with masked maniacs, frightened virgins, and the living dead ... by Rockoff, Adam, 1974-

The horror of it all - one moviegoer's love affair with masked maniacs, frightened virgins, and the living dead ...

Horror films have simultaneously captivated and terrified audiences for generations, racking up billions of dollars at the box office and infusing our nightmares. Rockoff traces the highs and lows of the horror genre through the lens of his own obsessive fandom, born in the aisles of his local video store and nurtured with a steady diet of cable trash. He recalls a life spent watching blockbuster slasher films, cult classics, and everything in between.

Aug 24, 2016
The language of SQL by Rockoff, Larry.

The language of SQL

Aug 24, 2016
Kinesiology taping for rehab and injury prevention - an easy, at-home guide for overcoming common strains, pains and conditions by Kim, Aliana, author.

Kinesiology taping for rehab and injury prevention - an easy, at-home guide for overcoming common strains, pains and conditions

Aug 24, 2016
Lily Vanilli in-- A zombie ate my cupcake! - 25 deliciously weird cupcake recipes for Halloween and other spooky occasions by Vanilli, Lily, 1982- author.

Lily Vanilli in-- A zombie ate my cupcake! - 25 deliciously weird cupcake recipes for Halloween and other spooky occasions

Lily Vanilli, aka Lily Jones, is a baker and cake designer. Originally a graphic designer, she began baking as a hobby and then started selling her cakes at Swanfield market near Brick Lane. Her cakes are now available online and from Harrods food hall. She is known for her unusual recipes - she experiments with savoury ingredients such as avocado and bacon - and designs spectacular cakes and other edible treats, such as the marzipan insects she made for an Alexander McQueen film project, or the

Aug 24, 2016
Hieronymus Bosch - visions of genius by Bosch, Hieronymus, -1516, artist.

Hieronymus Bosch - visions of genius

Aug 24, 2016
Healing massage - an A-Z guide for more than forty medical conditions for professional and home use by Abson, Maureen, author.

Healing massage - an A-Z guide for more than forty medical conditions for professional and home use

Aug 24, 2016
Candlemaking the natural way - 31 projects made with soy, palm & beeswax by Ittner, Rebecca.

Candlemaking the natural way - 31 projects made with soy, palm & beeswax

"Go eco-friendly by creating a variety of gorgeous candles with all-natural and readily available beeswax, palm wax, and soy wax. You'll learn the fundamental techniques of the craft, including dipped, rolled, and molded methods"--Page 2 of cover.

Aug 24, 2016
Collected poems by Ponsot, Marie, author.

Collected poems

"At last, the stunning life work of this beloved, prize-winning poet will be gathered in one volume, covering sixty years of poetry, from 1956 to 2016. Born in 1921, Marie Ponsot began her career in 1956 with True Minds, one of the famous Pocket Poets pamphlets published by City Lights. After this auspicious beginning, Ponsot went on to an unconventional career, and would not publish again until 1981, when Admit Impediment was published by Knopf. Her reemergence--after raising seven children, an

Aug 24, 2016