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The French market cookbook - vegetarian recipes from my Parisian kitchen by Dusoulier, Clotilde, 1979- author.

The French market cookbook - vegetarian recipes from my Parisian kitchen

"...[I]nspired vegetarian recipes--many of which are gluten-free and dairy-free--with a French twist, all highlighting seasonal produce..."--Dust jacket flap.

Feb 8, 2016
The giving way to happiness - stories and science behind the transformative power of giving by Santi, Jenny.

The giving way to happiness - stories and science behind the transformative power of giving

"Jenny Santi overturns conventional thinking about what it takes to be happy by revealing how people find purpose and joy in giving"--

Feb 1, 2016
The golden condom - and other essays on love lost and found by Safer, Jeanne, author.

The golden condom - and other essays on love lost and found

"Dr. Jeanne Safer has dedicated much of her decades' long career in psychotherapy to exploring taboo subjects that we all think about in private but seldom discuss in public. From conflicted sibling relationships to the choice not to have children, Safer's work has always been unflinching in its aim to dive deep into topics that make most of us blush, but which are present in all of our lives. In The Golden Condom, Safer turns her sharp and fearless eye to a subject perhaps more universal t

Feb 8, 2016
The golden lad - the haunting story of Quentin and Theodore Roosevelt by Burns, Eric, author.

The golden lad - the haunting story of Quentin and Theodore Roosevelt

Explores the relationship between president Theodore Roosevelt and his youngest and favorite son Quentin, who died in an air fight during the first World War.

Feb 8, 2016
The good news about what's bad for you ; the bad news about what's good for you by Wilser, Jeff, author.

The good news about what's bad for you ; the bad news about what's good for you

Feb 1, 2016
The great surge - the ascent of the developing world by Radelet, Steven C., 1957- author.

The great surge - the ascent of the developing world

"The Great Surge tells the remarkable story of this unprecedented economic, social, and political transformation. It shows how the end of the Cold War, the development of new technologies, globalization, courageous local leadership, and in some cases, good fortune, have combined to dramatically improve the fate of hundreds of millions of people in poor countries around the world. Most importantly, The Great Surge reveals how we can fight the changing tides of climate change, resource demand, eco

Feb 1, 2016
The greatest miracle in the world by Mandino, Og.

The greatest miracle in the world

A publisher encounters a wise old man and, as a result of their mystical relationship, receives from him his laws for finding happiness and success.

Feb 1, 2016
The greatest salesman in the world by Mandino, Og.

The greatest salesman in the world

What you are today is not important ... for in this runaway bestseller you will learn how to change your life by applying the secrets you are about to discover in the ancient scrolls.

Feb 1, 2016
The handy technology answer book by Balaban, Naomi E., author.

The handy technology answer book

Technology pervades our society, and is constantly evolving. Balaban and Bobick shows how our lives have been remade by technology, and how the quest to solve problems, control the environment, and improve life is never-ending. They answer common questions on technology and the personalities behind the inventions.

Feb 2, 2016
The happiness track - how to apply the science of happiness to accelerate your success by Seppala, Emma, author.

The happiness track - how to apply the science of happiness to accelerate your success

"Drawing on the latest findings from the fields of cognitive psychology and neuroscience--research on happiness, resilience, willpower, compassion, positive stress, creativity, mindfulness--Seppala shows that finding happiness and fulfillment may, in fact, be the most productive thing we can do to thrive professionally. Filled with practical advice on how to apply these scientific findings to our daily lives, The Happiness Track is a life-changing guide to fast tracking our success and creating

Feb 1, 2016
The health gap - the challenge of an unequal world by Marmot, Michael, 1945- author.

The health gap - the challenge of an unequal world

In a Baltimore inner-city neighborhood, a man's life expectancy is 63; in another neighborhood not far away, it's 83. The same 20-year avoidable disparity exists in nearby neighborhoods of cities around the world. In Sierra Leone, one in 21 fifteen-year-old women will die in her fertile years of a maternal-related cause; in Italy, the figure is one in 17,100; but in the United States, which spends more on healthcare than any other country in the world, it is one in 1,800. Why? Dramatic differenc

Feb 1, 2016
The iceberg by Coutts, Marion, author.

The iceberg

The author recounts the painful time in her life when her husband was dying of a brain tumor while her young son was just developing language.

Feb 4, 2016
The industries of the future by Ross, Alec, 1971- author.

The industries of the future

"Leading innovation expert Alec Ross explains what's next for the world, mapping out the advances and stumbling blocks that will emerge in the next ten years--for businesses, governments, and the global community--and how we can navigate them. Ross highlights the best opportunities for progress and explains why countries thrive or sputter. He examines the specific fields that will most shape our economic future over the next ten years, including cybercrime and cybersecurity, the commercializatio

Feb 4, 2016
The Jazz harmony book - a course in adding chords to melodies by Berkman, David, author.

The Jazz harmony book - a course in adding chords to melodies

This book teaches the ideas behind adding chords to melodies. It begins with basic chords and progressions, and moves to more complex ideas. With an introduction and two appendices. Two CDs of additional material.

Feb 8, 2016
The Jemima code - two centuries of African American cookbooks by Tipton-Martin, Toni, author.

The Jemima code - two centuries of African American cookbooks

Women of African descent have contributed to America's food culture for centuries, but their rich and varied involvement is still overshadowed by the demeaning stereotype of an illiterate "Aunt Jemima" who cooked mostly by natural instinct. Tipton-Martin looks at black cookbooks that range from a rare 1827 house servant's manual, the first book published by an African American in the trade, to modern classics. These cookbooks offer firsthand evidence that African Americans cooked creative master

Feb 8, 2016
The Joy of Discipleship - Reflections from Pope Francis on Walking With Christ by Francis, Pope/ Campbell, James P. (EDT)

The Joy of Discipleship - Reflections from Pope Francis on Walking With Christ

Feb 8, 2016
The Knitter's Book of Knowledge - A Complete Guide to Essential Knitting Techniques by Bliss, Debbie/ Brear, Cathy (ILT)/ Lightbody, Kim (PHT)

The Knitter's Book of Knowledge - A Complete Guide to Essential Knitting Techniques

Feb 8, 2016
The lady with the Borzoi - Blanche Knopf, literary tastemaker extraordinaire by Claridge, Laura P, author.

The lady with the Borzoi - Blanche Knopf, literary tastemaker extraordinaire

"Based on exclusive access to papers amassed by Susan Sheehan and Peter Prescott over the course of a quarter-century, this will be the definitive life of the legendary publisher"--

Feb 8, 2016
The last thousand - one school's promise in a nation at war by Stern, Jeffrey E. (Reporter), author.

The last thousand - one school's promise in a nation at war

"There, a few thousand students are learning not just to read and write and add, but to question, criticize, make provocative art. To sing, poke fun at one another, to protest. The Teacher named the school "Marefat" because it means "knowledge" but also all its derivatives: "wisdom;" "education;" "intellect;" "awareness." Under the protection of foreign forces, a special place has flourished in Afghanistan. The Marefat School is an award-winning institution in the Western slums of Kabul, built b

Feb 1, 2016
The life and the adventures of a haunted convict by Reed, Austin, 1823?- author.

The life and the adventures of a haunted convict

"The Life and the Adventures of a Haunted Convict is a rare and original autobiography, a first-person account of a young black man's life as an indentured servant, a juvenile delinquent, and a prisoner in New York State in the mid-nineteenth century. Austin Reed was born a free man near Rochester, NY in the 1820s. As a young adult, he was sent to a juvenile reform school in Manhattan, where he learned to read and write. In the decades that followed, Reed would be repeatedly incarcerated for the

Feb 1, 2016