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What happened, Miss Simone? - a biography by Light, Alan, author.

What happened, Miss Simone? - a biography

"Inspired by the critically acclaimed Netflix documentary What Happened, Miss Simone?, an intimate and vivid look at the legendary life of Nina Simone, the classically trained pianist who evolved into a chart-topping chanteuse and committed civil rights activist. From music journalist and former Spin and Vibe editor-in-chief Alan Light comes a biography of incandescent soul singer and Black Power icon Nina Simone, one of the most influential, provocative, and least understood artists of our time

Feb 9, 2016
West of Eden - an American place by Stein, Jean, author.

West of Eden - an American place

Feb 9, 2016
Wild by nature - from Siberia to Australia, three years alone in the wilderness on foot by Marquis, Sarah, 1972- author.

Wild by nature - from Siberia to Australia, three years alone in the wilderness on foot

One woman, 10,000 miles on foot, 6 countries, 8 pairs of hiking boots, 3,000 cups of tea, 1,000 days and nights. Not since Cheryl Strayed's adventure on the Pacific Crest Trail has there been such a powerful epic by a woman alone. In Wild by Nature, National Geographic Explorer Sarah Marquis takes you on the trail of her ten-thousand-mile solo hike from Siberia to Thailand, at which point she was transported by boat to complete the hike at her favorite tree in Australia. Against nearly insurmoun

Feb 9, 2016
What we gain as we grow older - on Gelassenheit by Schmid, Wilhelm, 1953-

What we gain as we grow older - on Gelassenheit

Feb 9, 2016
Starcraft field manual by Barba, Rick, author.

Starcraft field manual

"A visually distinctive, in-world overview of the entire StarCraft franchise, this unique book unveils new details about the wide range of combat forces and technology employed by each of the three primary races within the game universe. A definitive field-guide, original illustrations pair with an engaging narrative that showcases all of the vital statistics, origins, lore, and other interesting facts that have emerged in each expansion,"--Amazon.com.

Feb 9, 2016
Wind sprints - shorter essays by Epstein, Joseph, 1937-

Wind sprints - shorter essays

Feb 9, 2016
Wild Drinks & Cocktails - Handcrafted Squashes, Shrubs, Switchels, Tonics, and Infusions to Mix at Home by Han, Emily

Wild Drinks & Cocktails - Handcrafted Squashes, Shrubs, Switchels, Tonics, and Infusions to Mix at Home

Feb 9, 2016
Why save the bankers? - and other essays on our economic and political crisis by Piketty, Thomas, 1971- author.

Why save the bankers? - and other essays on our economic and political crisis

Feb 9, 2016
The whole harmonium - the life of Wallace Stevens by Mariani, Paul L.

The whole harmonium - the life of Wallace Stevens

"A perceptive, insightful biography of perhaps the most important American poet of the twentieth century, Wallace Stevens, by an accomplished biographer and poet who traces Stevens's lifelong artistic quest"--

Feb 9, 2016
Where the light gets in - losing my mother only to find her again by Williams-Paisley, Kimberly, 1971- author.

Where the light gets in - losing my mother only to find her again

"Many know Kimberly Williams-Paisley as the bride in the popular Steve Martin remakes of the Father of the Bride movies, the calculating Peggy Kenter on Nashville, or the wife of country megastar Brad Paisley. But in 2014, Williams-Paisley revealed a tragic secret: Her mother had been diagnosed with a rare form of dementia called Primary Progressive Aphasia at the age of sixty-one. In Where the Light Gets In, Williams-Paisley tells the full story of her mother's illness, from diagnosis through t

Feb 9, 2016
The wheel - inventions and reinventions by Bulliet, Richard W, author.

The wheel - inventions and reinventions

Feb 9, 2016
What would Jesus craft? - 30 simple projects for making a blessed home by MacDonald, Ross, 1957-

What would Jesus craft? - 30 simple projects for making a blessed home

A humorous take on Sunday school crafts shares instructions for creating such unique items as a fedora of thorns, an Infant-of-Prague lucky lottery ticket caddy, and war-on-Christmas action figures.

Feb 9, 2016
What to feed your baby - a pediatrician's guide to the eleven essential foods to guarantee veggie-loving, no-fuss, healthy-eating kids by Remer Altmann, Tanya, author.

What to feed your baby - a pediatrician's guide to the eleven essential foods to guarantee veggie-loving, no-fuss, healthy-eating kids

"A practicing pediatrician, bestselling author, and spokesperson for the American Academy of Pediatrics offers a simple, fool-proof, no fuss plan for raising kids who love eating nutritious food.As a pediatrician and mother of three boys, Dr. Tanya Altmann knows that good nutrition is essential for healthy kids. But parents today are bombarded with confusing, and sometimes harmful, information. Nutritional guidelines are constantly changing, and parents don't know who to trust for medically soun

Feb 9, 2016
What I Told My Daughter - Lessons from Leaders on Raising the Next Generation of Empowered Women by Tassler, Nina/ Littleton, Cynthia (CON)

What I Told My Daughter - Lessons from Leaders on Raising the Next Generation of Empowered Women

Feb 9, 2016
The weight of shadows - a memoir of immigration and displacement by Orduna, Jose.

The weight of shadows - a memoir of immigration and displacement

Feb 9, 2016
Waiting for the past - poems by Murray, Les A., 1938-

Waiting for the past - poems

"A new collection from the preeminent Australian poet that demonstrates how we clamber up through shreds of history to exist in the momentary present"--

Feb 9, 2016
Violation - collected essays by Tisdale, Sallie.

Violation - collected essays

"Sallie Tisdale is the author of seven books on such varied subjects as medical technology, her pioneer ancestors and Buddhist women teachers. Her many essays have appeared in Harper's, Conjunctions, The New Yorker, Antioch Review, Threepenny Review and many other journals. This first collection of work spans thirty years, and includes an introduction and brief epilogues to each essay. Tisdale's questing curiosity pursues subjects from the biology of flies to the experience of working in an abor

Feb 9, 2016
Vegan vegetarian omnivore - dinner for everyone at the table by Thomas, Anna, author.

Vegan vegetarian omnivore - dinner for everyone at the table

Feb 9, 2016
Vargic's miscellany of curious maps - mapping the modern world by Vargic, Martin, 1998- author, artist.

Vargic's miscellany of curious maps - mapping the modern world

The artist presents sixty-four maps which focus on different aspects of contemporary life in the modern world, including such examples as the map of stereotypes, the map of the Internet, the map of disasters, the map of music, and the map of common foods.

Feb 9, 2016
The vanishing Velázquez - a 19th century bookseller's obsession with a lost masterpiece by Cumming, Laura, author.

The vanishing Velázquez - a 19th century bookseller's obsession with a lost masterpiece

Feb 9, 2016