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The new milks - 100-plus dairy-free recipes for making and cooking with soy, nut, seed, grain, & coconut milks by Cheney, Dina, author.

The new milks - 100-plus dairy-free recipes for making and cooking with soy, nut, seed, grain, & coconut milks

"The definitive guide to nondairy milks--the first comprehensive cookbook demystifying milk alternatives--here's how to make and customize all types of vegan milks, with one hundred delicious recipes and handy comparison charts, tips, and guidance for choosing the right dairy-free milks for cooking and baking,"--Amazon.com.

May 29, 2016
The next pandemic - on the front lines against humankind's gravest dangers by Khan, Ali, MD, author.

The next pandemic - on the front lines against humankind's gravest dangers

"A former director of the Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response (PHPR) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lays out his theories on when, where and how the next major disease outbreak will arrive,"--NoveList.

May 29, 2016
The only rule is it has to work - our wild experiment building a new kind of baseball team by Lindbergh, Ben, author.

The only rule is it has to work - our wild experiment building a new kind of baseball team

"It's the ultimate in fantasy baseball: You get to pick the roster, set the lineup, and decide on strategies -- with real players, in a real ballpark, in a real playoff race. That's what baseball analysts Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller got to do when an independent minor-league team in California, the Sonoma Stompers, offered them the chance to run its baseball operations according to the most advanced statistics. Their story in The Only Rule is it Has to Work is unlike any other baseball tale you

May 23, 2016
The oxygen revolution - hyperbaric oxygen therapy - breakthrough gene therapy for traumatic brain injury & other disorders by Harch, Paul, author.

The oxygen revolution - hyperbaric oxygen therapy - breakthrough gene therapy for traumatic brain injury & other disorders

"Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) is based on a simple idea -- that oxygen can be used therapeutically for a wide range of conditions where tissues have been damaged by oxygen deprivation. Inspiring and informative, The Oxygen Revolution, Third Edition is the comprehensive, definitive guide to the miracle of hyperbaric oxygen therapy."--provided by Amazon.com.

May 23, 2016
The politicians and the egalitarians - the hidden history of American politics by Wilentz, Sean, author.

The politicians and the egalitarians - the hidden history of American politics

May 29, 2016
The shelf life of ashes - a memoir by Giammatteo, Hollis, author.

The shelf life of ashes - a memoir

When Hollis Giammatteo sought a job working with the elderly, she did so with the intention of finding models of healthy aging. And she failed. In The Shelf Life of Ashes, Giammatteo chronicles her experiences with her wards, as well as the trip she embarks upon when her mother, who is convinced she is dying, entreats her to come "home." Trips back, traumas triggered, identity in crisis, equanimity gained--this quasi-comic, concentrated journey engages the reader in the process of naming and fac

May 29, 2016
The St. Teresa of Avila prayer book by Wright, Vinita Hampton, 1958-

The St. Teresa of Avila prayer book

May 29, 2016
The suit - form, function and style by Breward, Christopher, 1965- author.

The suit - form, function and style

May 29, 2016
The sun and the moon and the Rolling Stones by Cohen, Rich, author.

The sun and the moon and the Rolling Stones

Rich Cohen enters the Stones epic as a young journalist on the road with the band and quickly falls under their sway, privy to the jokes, the camaraderie, the bitchiness, the hard living. Inspired by a lifelong appreciation of the music that borders on obsession, Cohen's chronicle of the band is informed by the rigorous views of a kid who grew up on the music and for whom the Stones will always be the greatest rock 'n' roll band of all time.

May 29, 2016
The unwritten rules of social relationships by Grandin, Temple.

The unwritten rules of social relationships

The authors share what they have learned about social relationships over the course of years struggling with the effects of autism, identifying Ten Unwritten Rules as general guidelines for handling social situations.

May 29, 2016
The Waldorf Astoria bar book by Caiafa, Frank, author.

The Waldorf Astoria bar book

May 29, 2016
The war that forged a nation - why the Civil War still matters by McPherson, James M.

The war that forged a nation - why the Civil War still matters

"In The Long Shadow of War, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian James M. McPherson considers why the Civil War retains such a hold on our national psyche and identity. Though the drama and tragedy of the subject, from the war's scope and size--an estimated death toll of 750,000, far more than all the rest of the country's wars combined--to the nearly mythical individuals involved--Abraham Lincoln, Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson--help explain why the Civil War remains so popular among historians,

May 29, 2016
The Williams-Sonoma baking book by

The Williams-Sonoma baking book

Nothing evokes the comforts of home better than freshly baked treats straight from the oven. Here you'll find recipes that both fit into your busy schedule and suit nearly every occasion, from quick desserts for weeknight suppers to fancy cakes for holiday tables.

May 29, 2016
The year of living biblically - one man's humble quest to follow the Bible as literally as possible [with Reading Group guide] by Jacobs, A. J., 1968-, author

The year of living biblically - one man's humble quest to follow the Bible as literally as possible [with Reading Group guide]

Raised in a secular family but interested in the relevance of faith in our modern world, A.J. Jacobs decides to attempt to obey the Bible as literally as possible for one full year. He vows to follow the Ten Commandments. To be fruitful and multiply. To love his neighbor. But also to obey the hundreds of less publicized rules: to avoid wearing clothes made of mixed fibers; to stone adulterers. The resulting spiritual journey is at once funny and profound, reverent and irreverent, personal and un

May 29, 2016
Thief in the interior by Williams, Phillip B., author.

Thief in the interior

May 23, 2016
This road I ride - sometimes it takes losing everything to find yourself by Buhring, Juliana, 1981- author.

This road I ride - sometimes it takes losing everything to find yourself

"This Road I Ride is the remarkable story of one woman|s solo journey around the world by bicycle,"--Amazon.com.

May 29, 2016
Thy neighbor's wife by Talese, Gay.

Thy neighbor's wife

"When first published, Gay Talese's 1981 groundbreaking work, Thy Neighbor's Wife, shocked a nation with its powerful, eye-opening revelations about the sexual activities and proclivities of the American public in the era before AIDS. A marvel of journalistic courage and craft, the book opened a window into a new world built on a new moral foundation, carrying the reader on a remarkable journey from the Playboy Mansion to the Supreme Court, to the backyards and bedrooms of -- the development of

May 29, 2016
Trash talks - revelations in the rubbish by Spelman, Elizabeth V., author.

Trash talks - revelations in the rubbish

May 29, 2016
Tribe - on homecoming and belonging by Junger, Sebastian, author.

Tribe - on homecoming and belonging

"Draws on history, psychology, and anthropology to discuss how the tribal connection--the instinct to belong to small groups with a clear purpose and common understanding--can satisfy the human quest for meaning and belonging,"--NoveList.

May 25, 2016
Uncontrolled - the surprising payoff of trial-and-error for business, politics, and society by Manzi, Jim.

Uncontrolled - the surprising payoff of trial-and-error for business, politics, and society

How do we know which social and economic policies work, which should be continued, and which should be changed? Jim Manzi argues that throughout history, various methods have been attempted--except for controlled experimentation. Experiments provide the feedback loop that allows us, in certain limited ways, to identify error in our beliefs as a first step to correcting them. Over the course of the first half of the twentieth century, scientists invented a methodology for executing controlled exp

May 29, 2016