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Are prisons obsolete? by Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne), 1944-

Are prisons obsolete?

From the Publisher: Amid rising public concern about the proliferation and privatization of prisons, and their promise of enormous profits, world-renowned author and activist Angela Y. Davis argues for the abolition of the prison system as the dominant way of responding to America's social ills. "In thinking about the possible obsolescence of the prison," Davis writes, "we should ask how it is that so many people could end up in prison without major debates regarding the efficacy of incarceratio

Aug 29, 2015
Paid for - my journey through prostitution by Moran, Rachel.

Paid for - my journey through prostitution

Aug 29, 2015
Bosworth 1485 - the battle that transformed England by Jones, Michael, author.

Bosworth 1485 - the battle that transformed England

In 1485 the Battle of Bosworth marked an epoch in the lives of two great houses: the house of York fell to the ground when Richard III died on the field of battle; and the house of Tudor rose from the massacre to reign for the next hundred years. Michael Jones, co-author of The King's Grave: The Search for Richard III, rewrites this landmark event in English history. He shifts our perspective of its heroes and villains and puts Richard firmly back into the context of his family and his times.

Aug 29, 2015
The annotated Alice, - Alice's adventures in Wonderland & Through the looking-glass by Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898.

The annotated Alice, - Alice's adventures in Wonderland & Through the looking-glass

"Celebrating the 150th anniversary of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland comes this richly illustrated and expanded collector's edition of Martin Gardner's The Annotated Alice. First appearing in 1960, The Annotated Alice became an instant classic by, among other things, decoding the wordplay and mathematical riddles embedded within Lewis Carroll's masterpiece. As a result, Martin Gardner's groundbreaking work went on to sell over a million copies, establishing the modest math genius as one of our

Aug 29, 2015
The Anti-Inflammation Diet and Recipe Book - Protect Yourself and Your Family from Heart Disease, Arthritis, Diabetes, Allergies, and More by Black, Jessica K.

The Anti-Inflammation Diet and Recipe Book - Protect Yourself and Your Family from Heart Disease, Arthritis, Diabetes, Allergies, and More

Aug 29, 2015
3 things successful people do - the road map that will change your life by Maxwell, John C., 1947- author.

3 things successful people do - the road map that will change your life

Aug 29, 2015
All about dog daycare ... a blueprint for success by Bennett, Robin K. (Robin Knepp), author.

All about dog daycare ... a blueprint for success

Aug 29, 2015
Caravaggio - the complete works by Schütze, Sebastian, author.

Caravaggio - the complete works

Aug 29, 2015
Coming to our senses - healing ourselves and the world through mindfulness by Kabat-Zinn, Jon, author.

Coming to our senses - healing ourselves and the world through mindfulness

As stress continues to exact a toll on everyday life, people are increasingly turning to meditative methods, tested by science, to relieve its ill effects and become more focused, healthy, and proactive. Kabat-Zinn is a leader of the mind/body revolution in medicine and health care, demystifying it and bringing it into the mainstream. This book offers insight into how to use the five senses -- touch, hearing, sight, taste, and smell, plus awareness itself -- as a path to a healthier, saner, and

Aug 29, 2015
The complete idiot's guide to alchemy by Hauck, Dennis William, author.

The complete idiot's guide to alchemy

Where else can one combine chemistry and philosophy to turn base metal into gold while discovering a magical elixir to prolong life? Here's a simple and straightforward guide to alchemy that explains its basic principles. Written by one of the world's few practicing alchemists, it's a concise reference guide that provides easy-to-follow information so that anybody can be a wizard-in-training.

Aug 29, 2015
Contraband - smuggling and the birth of the American century by Cohen, Andrew Wender, 1968-

Contraband - smuggling and the birth of the American century

Aug 29, 2015
Co-parenting 101 - helping your kids thrive in two households after divorce by Philyaw, Deesha, author.

Co-parenting 101 - helping your kids thrive in two households after divorce

A successful co-parenting relationship with your ex is as vital to your child's well-being and health as nutritious food or proper exercise. The authors share their own experiences to provide advice, practical tips, and powerful co-parenting strategies.

Aug 29, 2015
Creative lettering and beyond by Kirkendall, Gabri Joy, author.

Creative lettering and beyond

Learn to create beautiful, hand-lettered arts and crafts with this interactive book full of creative prompts, exercises, and step-by-step projects.

Aug 29, 2015
Diana - in pursuit of love by Morton, Andrew, 1953-, author.

Diana - in pursuit of love

Aug 29, 2015
Drought-Adapted Vine - poems by Revell, Donald, 1954-

Drought-Adapted Vine - poems

"Revell pushes boundaries between words and music, transcending our current notion of beauty and innocence. Personal memory, the visionary, the eccentric, and the divine intertwine between networks of stories that connect past and present through paint strokes, composition and pastoral lyric. Pure of heart poems lie down in a vibrant field of paradox, basking gratefully in the sun of unknowing"--

Aug 29, 2015
The earth-sheltered house - an architect's sketchbook by Wells, Malcolm, 1926-2009, author.

The earth-sheltered house - an architect's sketchbook

Aug 29, 2015
Points of inspiration - an artist's journey with painting and photography by Brook, LeeAnn.

Points of inspiration - an artist's journey with painting and photography

"What source does an artist use for inspiration? What inspires the idea for a painting? Is it a mood, a setting or a feeling? And how does the interplay of photography and painting relate to the artistic process as a whole? A book about the creative process, Points of Inspiration is a personal story about an artist's journey. Steeped in the art world for more than 40 years, acclaimed contemporary landscape painter/photographer LeeAnn Brook explores the process of creating her vivid work. How did

Aug 29, 2015
Dirty Blvd. - The Life and Music of Lou Reed by Levy, Aidan

Dirty Blvd. - The Life and Music of Lou Reed

Aug 29, 2015
Dark days - a memoir by Blythe, Randy, author.

Dark days - a memoir

The author recounts the story of his 2012 arrest in Prague for manslaughter over the death of a teenage fan who died from injuries sustained at a Lamb Of God concert two years earlier, and his subsequent incarceration, trial, and acquittal.

Aug 29, 2015
Dk Eyewitness Travel Top 10 Corfu & the Ionian Islands by French, Carole

Dk Eyewitness Travel Top 10 Corfu & the Ionian Islands

Aug 29, 2015