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The B-side - the death of Tin Pan Alley and the rebirth of the great American song by Yagoda, Ben, author.

The B-side - the death of Tin Pan Alley and the rebirth of the great American song

"Everybody knows and loves the American Songbook. But it's a bit less widely understood that in about 1950, this stream of great songs more or less dried up. All of a sudden, what came over the radio wasn't Gershwin, Porter, and Berlin, but "Come on-a My House" and "How Much Is That Doggie in the Window?" Elvis and rock and roll arrived a few years later, and at that point the game was truly up. What happened, and why? In The B Side, acclaimed cultural historian Ben Yagoda answers those question

Jan 27, 2015
Lentil underground - renegade farmers and the future of food in America by Carlisle, Liz.

Lentil underground - renegade farmers and the future of food in America

Jan 27, 2015
When the facts change - essays, 1993-2010 by Judt, Tony.

When the facts change - essays, 1993-2010

Essays covering history and current events.

Jan 27, 2015
The art of DreamWorks Rise of the guardians by Zahed, Ramin.

The art of DreamWorks Rise of the guardians

Presents the art and animation of the motion picture, including character designs, settings, effects concepts, and storyboards.

Jan 26, 2015
Doable - the girls' guide to accomplishing just about anything by Reber, Deborah, author.

Doable - the girls' guide to accomplishing just about anything

"Got goals? This empowering guide shows how to tackle your to-dos with confidence and enthusiasm so that you can transform anxiety into accomplishment."--Provided by publisher.

Jan 26, 2015
The divine magician by Rollins, Peter.

The divine magician

Jan 26, 2015
The book of love - improvisations on a crazy little thing by Rosenblatt, Roger, author.

The book of love - improvisations on a crazy little thing

Jan 26, 2015
Best of Robert Benchley by Benchley, Robert

Best of Robert Benchley

Jan 26, 2015
A fifty-year silence - love, war, and a ruined house in France by Richmond Mouillot, Miranda.

A fifty-year silence - love, war, and a ruined house in France

Jan 26, 2015
NOOK eReaders for dummies by Sandler, Corey, 1950-

NOOK eReaders for dummies

A guide to using the NOOK eReader discusses how to borrow and lend books, extend storage space, configure security settings, clean the touchscreen, improve battery life, connect to the Internet, and personalize the device.

Jan 26, 2015
God, guns, grits, and gravy by Huckabee, Mike, 1955-

God, guns, grits, and gravy

"In Mike Huckabee's new book God, Guns, Grits and Gravy, he asks the question, "Have I been taken to a different planet than the one on which I grew up?" The New York Times bestselling author explores today's American culture, drawing from his travels as a presidential candidate to present average, small-town people and families, and their optimistic resilience in the face of hard times; their stories, says Huckabee, "will inspire readers to think about their own values and rediscover what makes

Jan 26, 2015
Murder at Camp Delta - a staff sergeant's pursuit of the truth about Guantánamo Bay by Hickman, Joseph, author.

Murder at Camp Delta - a staff sergeant's pursuit of the truth about Guantánamo Bay

Jan 26, 2015
Once upon a revolution - an Egyptian story by Cambanis, Thanassis.

Once upon a revolution - an Egyptian story

Jan 26, 2015
Letters from a nut by Nancy, Ted L.

Letters from a nut

Who is Ted L. Nancy? He's a concerned hotel guest searching for a lost tooth ... He's a superstitious Vegas high-roller who wants to gamble at a casino in his lucky shrimp outfit ... He's the genius inventor of "Six Day Underwear" ... He's a demanding dramatist seeking an audience for his play about his 26-year-old dog, Cinnamon ... He's the proud owner of Charles, a 36-year-old cat who owes his longevity to a pet food company ... He's a loyal fan of the King of Tonga ... He is, in reality, a tw

Jan 26, 2015
Getting to yes with yourself - and other worthy opponents by Ury, William.

Getting to yes with yourself - and other worthy opponents

"William Ury, coauthor of the international bestseller Getting to Yes, returns with another groundbreaking book, this time asking: how can we expect to get to yes with others if we haven't first gotten to yes with ourselves? Renowned negotiation expert William Ury has taught tens of thousands of people from all walks of life--managers, lawyers, factory workers, coal miners, schoolteachers, diplomats, and government officials--how to become better negotiators. Over the years, Ury has discovered t

Jan 26, 2015
Treasured quilt album - a collection of quilt patterns dedicated to the family by Jensen, Ruth.

Treasured quilt album - a collection of quilt patterns dedicated to the family

Jan 26, 2015
Sometimes an art - nine essays on history by Bailyn, Bernard, author.

Sometimes an art - nine essays on history

"The past has always been elusive: how can we understand people whose worlds were utterly different from our own without imposing our own standards and hindsight? What did things feel like in the moment when outcomes were uncertain? How can we recover the uncertainties of the past, before the outcomes were known? What kind of imagination goes into the writing of transformative history? Are there latent trends that distinguish the kinds of history we now write? How unique was North America among

Jan 26, 2015
The train to Crystal City - FDR's secret prisoner exchange program and America's only family internment camp during World War II by Russell, Jan Jarboe, 1951-

The train to Crystal City - FDR's secret prisoner exchange program and America's only family internment camp during World War II

Jan 26, 2015