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The ultimate Woody Allen film companion by Bailey, Jason, 1975-

The ultimate Woody Allen film companion

"A complete look at the extensive, ageless, unparalleled filmography of Woody Allen. Writer, actor, director, comedian, author, and musician, Woody Allen is one of the most culturally and cinematically influential filmmakers of all time. His films - he has over 45 writing and directing credits to his name - range from slapstick to tragedy, farce to fantasy. As one of history's most prolific moviemakers, his style and comic sensibility have been imitated, but never replicated, by countless other

Dec 19, 2014
The tyranny of silence by Rose, Flemming, 1958-

The tyranny of silence

Dec 19, 2014
Towards collective liberation - anti-racist organizing, feminist praxis, and movement building strategy by Crass, Chris, author.

Towards collective liberation - anti-racist organizing, feminist praxis, and movement building strategy

Dec 19, 2014
Touch - the science of hand, heart, and mind by Linden, David J., 1961-

Touch - the science of hand, heart, and mind

"Johns Hopkins neuroscientist and bestselling author of The Compass of Pleasure, David J. Linden presents an engaging and fascinating examination of how the interface between our sense of touch and our emotional responses affects our social interactions as well as our general health and development. Accessible in its wit and clarity, Touch explores scientific advances in the understanding of touch that help explain our sense of self and our experience of the world. From skin to nerves to brain,

Dec 19, 2014
Top 100 meals in minutes - quick and easy meals for babies and toddlers by Karmel, Annabel.

Top 100 meals in minutes - quick and easy meals for babies and toddlers

"Cooking for the whole family doesn't have to be difficult or time-consuming, and it shouldn't feel like a chore. Top 100 Meals in Minutes features delicious, nutritionally balanced recipes that are simple to prepare. From chicken meatballs in barbecue sauce and pasta primavera, to jambalaya and sweet potato butternut squash soup, Annabel's latest collection of easy-peasy recipes will leave everyone feeling full and satisfied"--

Dec 19, 2014
Too much togetherness - surviving retirement as a couple by Goodman, Miriam (Miriam Elaine), author.

Too much togetherness - surviving retirement as a couple

Dec 19, 2014
To be a runner - how racing up mountains, running with the bulls, or just taking on a 5-K makes you a better person (and the world a better place) by Dugard, Martin.

To be a runner - how racing up mountains, running with the bulls, or just taking on a 5-K makes you a better person (and the world a better place)

With an exuberant mix of passion, insight, instruction, and humor, best-selling author--and lifelong runner--Martin Dugard takes a journey through the world of running to illustrate how the sport helps us fulfill that universal desire to be the best possible version of ourselves each and every time we lace up our shoes. Spinning colorful yarns of his running and racing adventures on six continents--from competing in the infamous Raid Gauloises to coaching his son's high school cross-country team

Dec 19, 2014
Thomas Cromwell - the untold story of Henry VIII's most faithful servant by Borman, Tracy, author.

Thomas Cromwell - the untold story of Henry VIII's most faithful servant

With new insights into Cromwell's character, his family life and his close relationships with both Cardinal Wolsey and Henry VIII, joint Chief Curator of Historic Royal Palaces Tracy Borman examines the life, loves and legacy of the man who changed the shape of England forever.

Dec 19, 2014
Things to make and do in the fourth dimension - a mathematician's journey through narcissistic numbers, optimal dating algorithms, at least two kinds of infinity, and more by Parker, Matt (Mathematician), author.

Things to make and do in the fourth dimension - a mathematician's journey through narcissistic numbers, optimal dating algorithms, at least two kinds of infinity, and more

A mathematician and comedian offers games, puzzles, and hands-on activities to help those with a fear of math understand and enjoy the logical tools and abstract concepts of the subject normally only accessible at college-level study.

Dec 19, 2014
Ted and I - a brother's memoir by Hughes, Gerald, 1920- author, illustrator.

Ted and I - a brother's memoir

"[Examines the] shared childhood between Gerald Hughes and his younger brother Ted, one of the finest and best-loved poets of modern times ... Hughes brings alive a period when the two brothers would roam the countryside, camping, making fires, pitching tents, hunting rabbits, rats, wood pigeon, and stoats ... Gerald describes watching his brother evolving into a great poet and describes them continuing their relationship, even when many miles apart"--

Dec 19, 2014
Tanked - the official companion by King, Wayde, 1966- author.

Tanked - the official companion

"As seen on Animal Planet's hit show Tanked, rowdy brothers-in-law Wayde King and Brett Raymer build outrageous, larger-than-life, one-of-a-kind tanks for some of the most striking fish--and clients--around. No job is too big, too far, or too outlandish as they and their team at Acrylic Tank Manufacturing (ATM) in Las Vegas make the dreams of fellow fish enthusiasts a reality. They've created tanks, from 50 gallons to one million, to look like cars, kegs, phone booths, treasure chests, and more

Dec 19, 2014
Taking on Theodore Roosevelt - how one senator defied the president on Brownsville and shook American politics by Lembeck, Harry, 1944-

Taking on Theodore Roosevelt - how one senator defied the president on Brownsville and shook American politics

Dec 19, 2014
Sweet things - chocolates, candies, caramels & marshmallows-- to make & give by Rigg, Annie, author.

Sweet things - chocolates, candies, caramels & marshmallows-- to make & give

Dec 19, 2014
Surrounded by Madness - A Memoir of Mental Illness and Family Secrets by Pruchno, Rachel, Ph.d.

Surrounded by Madness - A Memoir of Mental Illness and Family Secrets

Dec 19, 2014
Stitch it simple - 25 hand sewn projects to make and share by Sheard, Beth, author.

Stitch it simple - 25 hand sewn projects to make and share

"These 25 stylish projects are aimed at novice stitchers and crafters, who find the gorgeous range of quilting fabrics inspiring, but are looking for easier, smaller scale projects. Best of all, they make up fast and beautifully. Simply explained with no-fuss sewing instructions, these are projects you'll really enjoy making, including: For yourself - purse, t-shirt, slippers, jewelry ; For your home - shopping bag, chair seat, nursery quilt, cushions ; For your friends - fabric gift bags; cards

Dec 19, 2014
Stealing All Transmissions - A Secret History of the Clash by Doane, Randal/ Auguste, Barry (FRW)

Stealing All Transmissions - A Secret History of the Clash

Dec 19, 2014
Solving the procrastination puzzle - a concise guide to strategies for change by Pychyl, Timothy A.

Solving the procrastination puzzle - a concise guide to strategies for change

"Why do we sabotage our own best intentions? How can we eliminate procrastination from our lives for good? Based on current psychological research and supplemented with clear strategies for change, this concise guide will help readers finally break free from self-destructive ideas and habits, and move into freedom and accomplishment"--

Dec 19, 2014
The Smart Palate - Delicious Recipes for a Healthy Lifestyle by Abbey, Tina Landsman/ Karp, Gail Goldfarb/ Schwarcz, Joe

The Smart Palate - Delicious Recipes for a Healthy Lifestyle

Dec 19, 2014
Shroom - mind-bendingly good recipes for cultivated and wild mushrooms by Selengut, Becky, author.

Shroom - mind-bendingly good recipes for cultivated and wild mushrooms

Provides recipes that utilize different mushrooms to create dishes that compliment the flavor of each mushroom, including hedgehog and cashew chili, squid ink pasta with lobster mushrooms and squid, aromatic matsutake broth, and oysters Rockefeller.

Dec 19, 2014
The sewing machine embroiderer's Bible - get the most from your machine with embroidery designs and inbuilt decorative stitches by Keegan, Liz.

The sewing machine embroiderer's Bible - get the most from your machine with embroidery designs and inbuilt decorative stitches

Dec 19, 2014