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Approaching the end of life - a practical and spiritual guide by Schaper, Donna.

Approaching the end of life - a practical and spiritual guide

May 27, 2015
The Buddha's wife - the path of awakening together - her story and readers companion by Surrey, Janet L.

The Buddha's wife - the path of awakening together - her story and readers companion

"What do we know of the wife and child the Buddha abandoned when he went off to seek his enlightenment? For the first time, The Buddha's Wife brings this rarely told story to the forefront, offering a nuanced portrait of this compelling and compassionatefigure while also examining the practical applications her teachings have on our modern lives. Princess Yasodhara's journey is one full of loss, grief, and suffering. But through it, she discovered her own enlightenment within the deep bonds of c

May 27, 2015
Do no harm - stories of life, death, and brain surgery by Marsh, Henry, 1950- author.

Do no harm - stories of life, death, and brain surgery

A leading neurosurgeon offers a revealing look into his life and work, discussing the triumphs, disasters, and regrets of a medical practice that carries grave risks and often requires agonizing decisions.

May 27, 2015
Everyday ambassador - make a difference by connecting in a disconnected world by Otto, Kate.

Everyday ambassador - make a difference by connecting in a disconnected world

"In a world of limitless technology, we are more connected than ever before, but our hyper-connected lifestyles threaten our ability to know ourselves and meaningfully interact with each other. Everyday Ambassador offers a solution to this disconnectivity paradox--reflections, everyday examples, and tools that anyone can use every day and everywhere to maximize technology's capacity for social change. With an emphasis on the core values of focus, empathy, humility, and patience, Everyday Ambassa

May 27, 2015
The death of punishment - searching for justice among the worst of the worst by Blecker, Robert, author.

The death of punishment - searching for justice among the worst of the worst

Based on decades of interviews with death row inmates and guards around the country, an expert on the death penalty offers a plan for making the punishment more closely fit the crime.

May 27, 2015
The debt escape plan - how to free yourself from credit card balances, boost your credit score, and live debt-free by Harzog, Beverly Blair.

The debt escape plan - how to free yourself from credit card balances, boost your credit score, and live debt-free

May 27, 2015
The Dairy Goat Handbook - For Backyard, Homestead, and Small Farm by Starbard, Ann

The Dairy Goat Handbook - For Backyard, Homestead, and Small Farm

May 27, 2015
Daily wisdom for Why does he do that? - encouragement for women involved with angry and controlling men by Bancroft, Lundy.

Daily wisdom for Why does he do that? - encouragement for women involved with angry and controlling men

"Each new day. One new meditation. One new step forward. Even if you've read Why Does He Do That?, it may be hard to see the truth of what is happening to you. You may feel overwhelmed by confusion, loss, and fear, and find yourself looking away from thetruth and falling back into traumatic patterns. What you need is something that is there for you every day--to help you make a long series of little changes that will ultimately add up to a big one. Like a constant friend, this collection of me

May 27, 2015
A Dangerous Master - How to Keep Technology from Slipping Beyond Our Control by Wallach, Wendell

A Dangerous Master - How to Keep Technology from Slipping Beyond Our Control

May 27, 2015
DDT wars - rescuing our national bird, preventing cancer, and creating the Environmental Defense Fund by Wurster, Charles F.

DDT wars - rescuing our national bird, preventing cancer, and creating the Environmental Defense Fund

May 27, 2015
Demise of Virtue in Virtual America - The Moral Origins of the Great Recession by Bosworth, David

Demise of Virtue in Virtual America - The Moral Origins of the Great Recession

May 27, 2015
Destruction was my Beatrice - Dada and the unmaking of the twentieth century by Rasula, Jed.

Destruction was my Beatrice - Dada and the unmaking of the twentieth century

"In 1916, as World War I raged around them, a group of bohemians gathered at a small nightclub in Zurich, Switzerland for a series of bizarre performances. Three readers simultaneously recited a poem in three languages; a monocle-wearing teenager performed a spell from New Zealand; another young man flung bits of papier-ma^che into the air and glued them into place where they landed. One of these artists called the sessions "both buffoonery and a requiem mass." Soon they would be known by a more

May 27, 2015
The doctor is in - Dr. Ruth on love, life, and joie de vivre by Westheimer, Ruth K. (Ruth Karola), 1928- author.

The doctor is in - Dr. Ruth on love, life, and joie de vivre

The author shares stories from her life and advice on learning to find enjoyment in life while dealing with tragedy, loss, challenges, and successes that inevitably occur.

May 27, 2015
Discovering tuberculosis - a global history, 1900 to the present by McMillen, Christian W., 1969- author.

Discovering tuberculosis - a global history, 1900 to the present

May 27, 2015
The double life of Fidel Castro - my 17 years as personal bodyguard to El Líder Máximo by Sánchez, Juan Reinaldo, 1949- author.

The double life of Fidel Castro - my 17 years as personal bodyguard to El Líder Máximo

A former member of the innermost circle of the dictator describes Castro's personal life and his huge fortune as well as the horrors and tragedies he witnessed, including his ultimate imprisonment and torture before escaping Cuba.

May 27, 2015
Dreams at the threshold - guidance, comfort, and healing at the end of life by Van Bronkhorst, Jeanne, 1962-

Dreams at the threshold - guidance, comfort, and healing at the end of life

May 27, 2015
Elizabeth I and Her Circle by Doran, Susan

Elizabeth I and Her Circle

May 27, 2015
Electronics Workshop Companion for Hobbyists by Gibilisco, Stan

Electronics Workshop Companion for Hobbyists

May 27, 2015
Enabling acts - the hidden story of how the Americans with Disabilities Act gave the largest us minority its rights by Davis, Lennard J., 1949- author.

Enabling acts - the hidden story of how the Americans with Disabilities Act gave the largest us minority its rights

"The first significant book on the history and impact of the ADA--the "eyes on the prize" moment for disability rights The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is the widest-ranging piece of civil rights legislation ever passed in the history of theUnited States, and it has become the model for most civil rights laws around the world. The untold story behind the act is anything but a dry account of bills and speeches, however. Rather, it's a fascinating story of how a group of leftist Berke

May 27, 2015
The end of plenty - the race to feed a crowded world by Bourne, Joel K., Jr.

The end of plenty - the race to feed a crowded world

May 27, 2015