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Unspeakable Things - Sex, Lies and Revolution by Penny, Laurie

Unspeakable Things - Sex, Lies and Revolution

Jul 25, 2014
Unstill life - a daughter's memoir of art and love in the age of abstraction by Selz, Gabrielle.

Unstill life - a daughter's memoir of art and love in the age of abstraction

"Weaving her family narrative into the larger story of twentieth-century art and culture, Selz paints [a] ... portrait of her charismatic father--the chief curator of painting and sculpture at the Museum of Modern Art and director of his own art museum in California]-- ... the generation of modern artists he championed, and the daughter whose life he shaped"--Dust jacket flap.

Jul 24, 2014
Until the rulers obey - voices from Latin American social movements by

Until the rulers obey - voices from Latin American social movements

Bringing together voices from the movements behind the wave of change that swept Latin America at the turn of the 21st century, this unique collection of interviews features five dozen leaders and grassroots activists from 15 countries, presenting their work and debating pressing questions of power, organizational forms, and relations with the state. These movements have galvanized long-silent--or silenced--sectors of society: indigenous people, campesinos, students, the LGBT community, the unem

Jul 24, 2014
Urban Astronomy - Stargazing from Towns and Suburbs by Scagell, Robin

Urban Astronomy - Stargazing from Towns and Suburbs

Jul 25, 2014
Valuing life - humanizing the regulatory state by Sunstein, Cass R, author.

Valuing life - humanizing the regulatory state

Jul 25, 2014
Vegan planet - more than 425 irresistible recipes with fantastic flavors from home and around the world by Robertson, Robin.

Vegan planet - more than 425 irresistible recipes with fantastic flavors from home and around the world

"When it first appeared in 2003, Vegan Planet revolutionized animal-free cooking. Robin Robertson's pioneering book played a leading role in the passage of veganism from subculture to mainstream culinary lifestyle. Its breadth and variety of fantastically flavorful food not only gave vegans what they craved, it gave them food they could serve up happily to their non-vegan family members and friends. One decade and more than 100,000 copies later, this important classic is back in a thoroughly re

Jul 25, 2014
Violins of hope - violins of the Holocaust, instruments of hope and liberation in mankind's darkest hour by Grymes, James A, author.

Violins of hope - violins of the Holocaust, instruments of hope and liberation in mankind's darkest hour

"A stirring testament to the strength of the human spirit and the power of music, Violins of Hope tells the remarkable stories of violins owned by Jewish musicians during the Holocaust (some surviving when their owners did not) through the work of internationally-recognized Israeli violin maker Amnon Weinstein, who has spent two decades bringing these neglected, severely damaged instruments back to life"--

Jul 25, 2014
Virgin Galactic - The Ultimate Experience by Dorling Kindersley, Inc. (COR)/ Branson, Richard (FRW)

Virgin Galactic - The Ultimate Experience

Jul 25, 2014
Vodka - how a colorless, odorless, flavorless spirit conquered America by Matus, Victorino.

Vodka - how a colorless, odorless, flavorless spirit conquered America

"How risk-taking entrepreneurs defied the odds and turned medieval medicine into a multibillion-dollar industry"--

Jul 25, 2014
Waking the Buddha - how the most dynamic and empowering Buddhist movement in history is changing our concept of religion by Strand, Clark, 1957- author.

Waking the Buddha - how the most dynamic and empowering Buddhist movement in history is changing our concept of religion

"Is there more to Buddhism than sitting in silent meditation? Is modern Buddhism relevant to the problems of daily life? Does it empower individuals to transform their lives? Or has Buddhism become too detached, so still and quiet that the Buddha has fallen asleep? Waking the Buddha tells the story of the Soka Gakkai International, the largest, most dynamic Buddhist movement in the world today--and one that is waking up and shaking up Buddhism so it can truly work in ordinary people's lives. Dra

Jul 25, 2014
West point '41 - the class that went to war and shaped America by Kazel-Wilcox, Anne, author.

West point '41 - the class that went to war and shaped America

Jul 24, 2014
What they didn't teach you in design school by Cleaver, Phil, author.

What they didn't teach you in design school

Jul 25, 2014
What was I thinking? - 58 bad boyfriend stories by

What was I thinking? - 58 bad boyfriend stories

A whimsical collection of first-person essays about relationships gone bad includes Amy Wruble's "Junk in the Trunk," Lynn Snowden Picket's "Norm Crosby Syndrome," and Rhonda Talbot's "Revenge Baby."

Jul 21, 2014
What women want / An Agenda for the Women's Movement by Rhode, Deborah L.

What women want / An Agenda for the Women's Movement

Jul 25, 2014
Wheat Belly Total Health - The Ultimate Grain-free Health and Weight-loss Life Plan by Davis, William, M.d.

Wheat Belly Total Health - The Ultimate Grain-free Health and Weight-loss Life Plan

Jul 25, 2014
When grief calls forth the healing - a memoir of losing a twin by Morgan, Mary R.

When grief calls forth the healing - a memoir of losing a twin

In 1961, Michael Rockefeller, son of then-governor of New York State Nelson A. Rockefeller, mysteriously disappeared off the remote coast of southern New Guinea. Amid the glare of international public interest, the governor, along with his daughter Mary, Michael's twin, set off on a futile search, only to return empty handed and empty hearted. What followed were Mary's twenty-seven-year repression of her grief and an unconscious denial of her twin's death, which haunted her relationships and con

Jul 25, 2014
White beech - the rainforest years by Greer, Germaine, 1939- author.

White beech - the rainforest years

"One bright day in December 2001, Germaine Greer found herself confronted by an irresistible challenge in the shape of sixty hectares of dairy farm, one of many in south-east Queensland that, after a century of logging, clearing and downright devastation, had been abandoned to their fate."--Dust jacket.

Jul 24, 2014
Why Is It Always About You - The Seven Deadly Sins of Narcissism by Hotchkiss, Sandy/ Masterson, James F. (FRW)

Why Is It Always About You - The Seven Deadly Sins of Narcissism

Jul 25, 2014
Wild creative - igniting your passion and potential in work, home, and life by Kent, Tami Lynn.

Wild creative - igniting your passion and potential in work, home, and life

"Realign yourself with the creative currents that flow deep within, and you'll see your work and home life transformed and inspired by this completely new understanding of creativity. At its root, creativity is the practice of engagement; it's the marriage of feminine and masculine energy. By restoring that creative energy--and thus seeking our dreams--we can realign ourselves with an ancient, limitless presence, and reawaken the wild creative within. In Wild Creative, Tami Lynn Kent shows you

Jul 25, 2014
Wildlife Photographer of the Year - 50 Years by Cox, Rosamund

Wildlife Photographer of the Year - 50 Years

Jul 25, 2014