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In gratitude by Diski, Jenny, author.

In gratitude

In July 2014, Jenny Diski was diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer and given "two or three years" to live. She didn't know how to react. All responses felt scripted, as if she were acting out her part. To find the response that felt wholly her own, she had to face the cliches and try to write about it. And there was another story to write, one she had not yet told: that of being taken in at age fifteen by the author Doris Lessing, and the subsequent fifty years of their complex relationship. In

Jun 24, 2016
In praise of forgetting - historical memory and its ironies by Rieff, David, author.

In praise of forgetting - historical memory and its ironies

Argues that the search for truth and justice can conflict with cultural reconciliation and that reopening historical wounds neither remedies injustice nor confers reconciliation.

Jun 24, 2016
In the darkroom by Faludi, Susan, author.

In the darkroom

""In the summer of 2004 I set out to investigate someone I scarcely knew, my father. The project began with a grievance, the grievance of a daughter whose parent had absconded from her life. I was in pursuit of a scofflaw, an artful dodger who had skipped out on so many things--obligation, affection, culpability, contrition. I was preparing an indictment, amassing discovery for a trial. But somewhere along the line, the prosecutor became a witness." So begins Susan Faludi's extraordinary inquiry

Jun 20, 2016
In Trump We Trust - How He Outsmarted the Politicians, the "Elites," and the Media (That Was the Easy Part) and Is Fighting for Us by Coulter, Ann H.

In Trump We Trust - How He Outsmarted the Politicians, the "Elites," and the Media (That Was the Easy Part) and Is Fighting for Us

Jun 23, 2016
Infuse - herbal teas to cleanse, nourish and heal by Grainger, Paula, author.

Infuse - herbal teas to cleanse, nourish and heal

Jun 24, 2016
Inside the investments of Warren Buffett - twenty cases by Lu, Yefei, author.

Inside the investments of Warren Buffett - twenty cases

Jun 24, 2016
Into the lion's mouth - the true story of Dusko Popov - World War II spy, patriot, and the real-life inspiration for James Bond by Loftis, Larry, author.

Into the lion's mouth - the true story of Dusko Popov - World War II spy, patriot, and the real-life inspiration for James Bond

A biography of Dusko Popov, who, as "an operative for the Abwehr, SD, MI5, MI6, and FBI during World War II ... seduced countless women--including agents on both sides--spoke five languages, and was a crack shot, all while maintaining his cover as a Yugoslav diplomat"--Amazon.com.

Jun 24, 2016
Introduction to world Christian history by Cooper, Derek, 1978- author.

Introduction to world Christian history

Jun 24, 2016
Invisible influence - the hidden forces that shape behavior by Berger, Jonah, author.

Invisible influence - the hidden forces that shape behavior

Explores the subtle, secret influences that affect the decisions we make--from what we buy, to the careers we choose, to what we eat.

Jun 20, 2016
Invisible man, got the whole world watching - a young black man's education by Smith, Mychal Denzel, 1986- author.

Invisible man, got the whole world watching - a young black man's education

"A prominent journalist and contributing writer to The Nation magazine describes his education and the experiences of black masculinity against a backdrop of the Obama administration, the death of Trayvon Martin, the career of LeBron James and other pivotal influences that have shaped race relations in today's America,"--NoveList.

Jun 20, 2016
Is you okay? by Green, GloZell, 1972-

Is you okay?

A memoir by "the Queen of YouTube" traces her rise from anonymity to a top-rated internet personality, sharing stories from her early career and her views on topics ranging from relationships and body image to empowerment and family life.

Jun 23, 2016
Islam evolving - radicalism, reformation, and the uneasy relationship with the secular West by Edis, Taner, 1967- author.

Islam evolving - radicalism, reformation, and the uneasy relationship with the secular West

"An American physicist with a secular orientation who was raised in Turkey critiques attempts to import Western secularism into Muslim societies and offers an appreciation of Muslim forms of adapting to the modern world"--

Jun 20, 2016
Islamic exceptionalism - how the struggle over Islam is reshaping the world by Hamid, Shadi, 1983-

Islamic exceptionalism - how the struggle over Islam is reshaping the world

Offers an argument for Islam being exceptional in its relationship with politics in the Middle East, looking at how Islam and Islamism shape politics and vice versa, drawn from extensive interviews with politicians and activists in the Middle East.

Jun 23, 2016
Israel by Griver, Simon.

Israel

A travel guide to Israel, providing background on the history, people, and culture of the country, maps and information about places of interest, and practical travel tips on topics including dining, transportation, accommodations, and entertainment.

Jun 24, 2016
It's not okay by Dorfman, Andi, author.

It's not okay

"Andi Dorfman, the beloved finalist of season eighteen of The Bachelor who infamously rejected Juan Pablo and went on to star on season ten of The Bachelorette, dishes about what it's like to live out a love story--and its collapse--in front of the cameras, offering hard-won advice for moving on after a break-up, public or not"--

Jun 24, 2016
It's show time. Circus tricks- learning fun for horses and rider by Czarnecki, Sylvia, author.

It's show time. Circus tricks- learning fun for horses and rider

Circus tricks don't just look impressive, but they also develop trustbetween horse and handler. In addition, they are a supplying exercise and bring variety into training. What is special about this book is that the author doesn't represent one single training system but instead combines years of practical experience and her knowledge of equine learning behaviour to show how to traintowards exercises such as bow, lying down, sitting and more.

Jun 24, 2016
Jackson, 1964 - and other dispatches from fifty years of reporting on race in America by Trillin, Calvin, author.

Jackson, 1964 - and other dispatches from fifty years of reporting on race in America

An anthology of previously uncollected essays, originally published in "The New Yorker," reflects the work of the eminent journalist's early career and traces his witness to the fledgling years of desegregation in Georgia.

Jun 24, 2016
Jeweler's enameling workshop - techniques and projects for making enameled jewelry by Warg, Pauline, 1951- author.

Jeweler's enameling workshop - techniques and projects for making enameled jewelry

"Add Vibrant Color to Your Jewelry!Enameling is the one of the best ways to add color to your jewelry--and anyone can do it! In Jeweler's Enameling Workshop, master jeweler Pauline Warg shares her easy-to-follow approach to enameling. You'll first learn the basics of kiln firing and torch firing, including equipment, tools, safety, and how to troubleshoot problems. Then, twenty projects for beautiful necklaces, pendants, earrings, bracelets, and rings walk you through various dry and wet enameli

Jun 24, 2016
Joy on demand - the art of discovering the happiness within by Tan, Chade-Meng, author.

Joy on demand - the art of discovering the happiness within

"A long-awaited follow-up to the New York Times bestselling Search Inside Yourself shows us how to cultivate joy within the context of our fast-paced lives and explains why it is critical to creativity, innovation, confidence, and ultimately success in every arena.In Joy on Demand, Chade-Meng Tan shows that you don't need to meditate for hours, days, months or years to achieve lasting joy--you can actually get consistent access to it in as little as fifteen seconds. Explaining joy and meditation

Jun 24, 2016
Keep watching the skies! Volume 1, A-K - American science fiction movies of the fifties by Warren, Bill, 1943- author.

Keep watching the skies! Volume 1, A-K - American science fiction movies of the fifties

Bill Warren's Keep Watching the Skies! was originally published in two volumes, in 1982 and 1986. It was then greatly expanded in what we called the 21st Century Edition, with new entries on several films and revisions and expansions of the commentary on every film. In addition to a detailed plot synopsis, full cast and credit listings, and an overview of the critical reception of each film, Warren delivers richly informative assessments of the films and a wealth of insights and anecdotes about

Jun 24, 2016