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My grandfather's gallery - a family memoir of art and war by Sinclair, Anne, author.

My grandfather's gallery - a family memoir of art and war

"A singular man in the history of modern art, betrayed by Vichy, is the subject of this riveting family memoir On September 20, 1940, one of the most famous European art dealers disembarked in New York, one of hundreds of Jewish refugees fleeing Vichy France. Leaving behind his beloved Paris gallery, Paul Rosenberg had managed to save his family, but his paintings--modern masterpieces by Ce;zanne, Monet, Sisley, and others--were not so fortunate. As he fled, dozens of works were seized by Nazi

Jul 24, 2014
My two Italies by Luzzi, Joseph.

My two Italies

"A charming, informative personal history that blends the anecdotal, historical, and downright unusual The child of Italian immigrants and an award-winning scholar of Italian literature, in My Two Italies Joseph Luzzi straddles these two perspectives to link his family's dramatic story to Italy's north-south divide, its quest for a unifying language, and its passion for art, food, and family. From his Calabrian father's time as a military internee in Nazi Germany--where he had a love affair with

Jul 24, 2014
Natural pregnancy - practical medical advice and holistic wisdom for a healthy pregnancy and childbirth by Feder, Lauren.

Natural pregnancy - practical medical advice and holistic wisdom for a healthy pregnancy and childbirth

"The complete guide to a healthy, natural pregnancy. Pregnancy and childbirth can be one of the most exciting times in a couple's life. With Natural Pregnancy, you can make informed, educated decisions about your pregnancy to ensure your baby is born happy and healthy--naturally. Natural Pregnancy is the perfect resource for expectant parents; whether you choose to opt for an all-natural birth, or are looking to combine conventional treatments with homeopathy and holistic medicine, Natural Pregn

Jul 24, 2014
Necessary sins - a memoir by Darling, Lynn.

Necessary sins - a memoir

When Lynn Darling met Lee Lescaze at the Washington Post, he was older, married, more "establishment," a celebrated foreign correspondent and editor, while she was a brilliant wild child of the sixties, who lived life in the present tense and viewed every affair as an adventure. Then she fell in love and everything changed. This is the story of the many lessons love can teach us, of a marriage turned upside down and inside out, and of all the tenderness, thrills, comfort, and yes, even disappoin

Jul 18, 2014
Never have I ever - my life (so far) without a date by Heaney, Katie.

Never have I ever - my life (so far) without a date

""I would like to tell you about a theory I've developed about a certain brand of people I like to call 'lighthouses.' Lighthouse people are beacons that call all the cute sailors in ships back to land, beckoning them in toward the light. Lighthouse people are magnetic and luminescent. I am not a lighthouse." So begins Katie Heaney's memoir of her years spent looking for love, but never quite finding it -- from Cody the T-ball player all the way through college and graduate school heartbreak. By

Jul 24, 2014
Nine-patch gatherings by Bongean, Lisa

Nine-patch gatherings

Jul 22, 2014
Nine-patch gatherings by Bongean, Lisa.

Nine-patch gatherings

Jul 24, 2014
No-drama discipline - the whole-brain way to calm the chaos and nurture your child's developing mind by Siegel, Daniel J., 1957-

No-drama discipline - the whole-brain way to calm the chaos and nurture your child's developing mind

"The authors of the Los Angeles Times bestselling The Whole-Brain Child team up again to offer parents of children aged 2-13 a practical roadmap to effective, productive, and more peaceful discipline, highlighting the fascinating and important connectionbetween the way a parent reacts to misbehavior and a child's neurological development"--

Jul 24, 2014
North - the new Nordic cuisine of Iceland by Gíslason, Gunnar Karl.

North - the new Nordic cuisine of Iceland

Jul 24, 2014
Nosql With Mongodb in 24 Hours by Dayley, Brad

Nosql With Mongodb in 24 Hours

Jul 24, 2014
Off the Sidelines - Raise Your Voice, Change the World by Gillibrand, Kirsten

Off the Sidelines - Raise Your Voice, Change the World

Jul 24, 2014
Office for Ipad - An Essential Guide to Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Onedrive by Negrino, Tom

Office for Ipad - An Essential Guide to Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Onedrive

Jul 24, 2014
Once a Hussar - A Memoir of Battle, Capture, and Escape in World War II by Ellis, Ray

Once a Hussar - A Memoir of Battle, Capture, and Escape in World War II

Jul 24, 2014
Once upon a playground - a celebration of classic American playgrounds, 1920-1975 by Biondo, Brenda, author.

Once upon a playground - a celebration of classic American playgrounds, 1920-1975

Before today's safety-minded structures of wood and plastic, America's playgrounds were full of tottering seesaws, dizzying merry-go-rounds, and towering metal slides. Documenting the evolution of American playgrounds between 1920 and 1975, Once Upon a Playground is a visual tribute to these iconic structures, celebrating their place in our culture and the collective memories of generations. In it, contemporary photos of vintage pieces of playground equipment are juxtaposed with images of the ve

Jul 24, 2014
Organic mushroom farming and mycoremediation - simple to advanced and experimental techniques for indoor and outdoor cultivation by Cotter, Tradd, 1973-

Organic mushroom farming and mycoremediation - simple to advanced and experimental techniques for indoor and outdoor cultivation

Jul 24, 2014
Our great big American God - a short history of our ever-growing deity by Turner, Matthew Paul, 1973-

Our great big American God - a short history of our ever-growing deity

Jul 24, 2014
Out of order - storytelling techniques for video and cinema editors by Hockrow, Ross, author.

Out of order - storytelling techniques for video and cinema editors

Jul 24, 2014
Owls of the world - a photographic guide by Mikkola, Heimo, author.

Owls of the world - a photographic guide

Jul 24, 2014
Paper dreams - writers and editors on the American literary magazine by

Paper dreams - writers and editors on the American literary magazine

Brings together a conversation that has lit a rhetorical fire under editors, writers and readers since the onset of print and the E-revolution: how the literary magazine form has stood the test of time and proven its mettle through the inventive grassroots resourcefulness of written word enthusiasts. This rich, collective history of an evolving medium--from micro-run letterpress examples to digital-only platforms--illustrates the significance of what has become a longstanding creative pillar and

Jul 23, 2014
Paper to petal - 75 whimsical paper flower ideas to craft by hand by Thuss, Rebecca.

Paper to petal - 75 whimsical paper flower ideas to craft by hand

Shares step-by-step instructions for making dozens of sophisticated paper flowers, outlining creative projects ranging from wristlets and bookmarks to wreaths and a Mary Poppins-inspired flower.

Jul 24, 2014