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Love and Ruin - Tales of Obsession, Danger, and Heartbreak from the Atavist Magazine by Ratliff, Evan (EDT)/ Orlean, Susan (INT)

Love and Ruin - Tales of Obsession, Danger, and Heartbreak from the Atavist Magazine

May 21, 2016
Love unites us - winning the freedom to marry in America by Cathcart, Kevin (EDT)/ Gabel-brett, Leslie (EDT)/ Holder, Eric (INT)

Love unites us - winning the freedom to marry in America

"Victory may sometimes look like a sudden revolution when, in truth, it rests on years of struggle. The June 2015 decision in Obergefell v. Hodges is a sweeping victory for the freedom to marry, but it was one step in a long process. Love Unites Us is the history of activists' passion and persistence in the struggle for marriage rights for same-sex couples in the United States, told in the words of those who waged the battle. Launching the fight for the freedom to marry was neither an obvious n

May 21, 2016
Lovely knitted lace - a geometric approach to gorgeous wearables by Nico, Brooke.

Lovely knitted lace - a geometric approach to gorgeous wearables

Lace knitting gets a makeover in 'Lovely Knitted Lace'! Author Brooke Nico offers up 16 garments and accessories based on four basic shapes: triangles, circles, squares, and rectangles. Start with these simple shapes, then create a light-as-air Angle Shawl knit from the center out; a luxuriously soft Japanese Leaf Scarf that looks pretty on both sides of the fabric thanks to stockinette and twisted rib stitches; a pretty Aster Shirt with great drape and flow; and an ethereal Flutter Shawl featur

May 23, 2016
Loving the little years - motherhood in the trenches by Jankovic, Rachel.

Loving the little years - motherhood in the trenches

"I didn't write this book because mothering little ones is easy for me. I wrote it because it isn't. I know that this is a hard job, because I am right here in the middle of it. I know you need encouragement because I do too. This is not a tender reminiscence from someone who had children so long ago that she only remembers the sweet parts. At the time of writing this, I have three children in diapers, and I can recognize the sound of hundreds of toothpicks being dumped out in the hall. This is

May 24, 2016
Magic in Islam by Knight, Michael Muhammad, author.

Magic in Islam

"Magic in Islam offers a look at magical and occult technologies throughout Muslim history, starting with Islam's earliest and most canonical sources. In addition to providing a highly accessible introduction to magic as it is defined, practiced, condemned, and defended within Muslim traditions, Magic in Islam challenges common assumptions about organized religion"--

May 24, 2016
Makers and takers - the rise of finance and the fall of American business by Foroohar, Rana, author.

Makers and takers - the rise of finance and the fall of American business

"Award-winning business journalist Rana Foroohar shows how the shortsighted and misguided financial practices that nearly toppled the global economy in 2008 have come to infiltrate all corners of American business--putting us on a dangerous collision course to another economic meltdown that will make 2008 look like a mere blip in the business cycle"--

May 19, 2016
Meathead - the science of great barbecue and grilling by Goldwyn, Meathead, author.

Meathead - the science of great barbecue and grilling

"For succulent results every time, nothing is more crucial in barbecuing and grilling than understanding the science behind the interaction of fire and food. In this book, "Meathead" Goldwyn, pitmaster, national barbecue cookoff judge, and curator of the world's most popular barbecue website amazingribs.com, debunks the myths that stand in the way of perfect outcomes. Along the way, he reveals all the secrets every successful griller needs to know, from which wood chips to use to which equipment

May 19, 2016
Meditations on intention and being - daily reflections on the path of yoga, mindfulness, and compassion by Gates, Rolf.

Meditations on intention and being - daily reflections on the path of yoga, mindfulness, and compassion

"Yoga has never been more popular. Throughout the United States, people are turning to this ancient practice as a response to the pressures of today's hectic world. In Meditations on Intention and Being, acclaimed yoga teacher Rolf Gates draws on twentyyears of teaching experience to explore and explain how to take the mindfulness of yoga off the mat and integrate it into every aspect of life. Presented in the form of 365 inspirational daily reflections, Gates helps readers--from experienced y

May 21, 2016
Melba's American comfort - 100 recipes from my heart to your kitchen by Wilson, Melba (Chef), author.

Melba's American comfort - 100 recipes from my heart to your kitchen

A collection of recipes from the popular chef and founder of the famed Harlem restaurant, Melba's, for her signature dishes, including fried chicken with waffles, sweet potato pie, wine-braised short ribs, BBQ turkey meatloaf, and deviled eggs.

May 21, 2016
Memoirs of the Second World War - an abridgement of the six volumes of The Second World War with an epilogue by the author on the postwar years written for this volume by Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965.

Memoirs of the Second World War - an abridgement of the six volumes of The Second World War with an epilogue by the author on the postwar years written for this volume

Surveys the war and its politics.

May 24, 2016
Memoirs of the Second World War - an abridgement of the six volumes of The Second World War with an epilogue by the author on the postwar years written for this volume by Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965.

Memoirs of the Second World War - an abridgement of the six volumes of The Second World War with an epilogue by the author on the postwar years written for this volume

Surveys the war and its politics

May 21, 2016
Men with cats - intimate portraits of feline friendship by Williams, David (Photographer)

Men with cats - intimate portraits of feline friendship

A photographer for "Cat Fancy" and "Time Out New York" celebrates cat-owning men and the kitties who have stolen their hearts via photographs and complementary text.--

May 20, 2016
Mental health information for teens - health tips about mental wellness and mental illness, including facts about recognizing and treating mood, anxiety, personality, psychotic, behavioral, impulse control, and addiction disorders by

Mental health information for teens - health tips about mental wellness and mental illness, including facts about recognizing and treating mood, anxiety, personality, psychotic, behavioral, impulse control, and addiction disorders

"Provides basic consumer health information about the causes, warning signs, and symptoms of mental health disorders, along with facts about treatment approaches and tips for teens on coping with stress, building self-esteem, and maintaining mental wellness. Includes a further reading list, a directory of crisis helplines and related organizations, and an index"--

May 23, 2016
Missing man - the American spy who vanished in Iran by Meier, Barry.

Missing man - the American spy who vanished in Iran

May 20, 2016
Mixing quilt elements - a modern look at color, style & design by Doughty, Kathy, author.

Mixing quilt elements - a modern look at color, style & design

May 21, 2016
Money changes everything - how finance made civilization possible by Goetzmann, William N., author.

Money changes everything - how finance made civilization possible

May 24, 2016
Money Changes Everything - How Finance Made Civilization Possible by William, William N.

Money Changes Everything - How Finance Made Civilization Possible

May 21, 2016
More lovely knitted lace - contemporary patterns in geometric shapes by Nico, Brooke.

More lovely knitted lace - contemporary patterns in geometric shapes

"Brooke Nico, author of Lovely Knitted Lace and a nationally known lace teacher and designer, presents 16 new projects that offer a fresh and original take on lace knitting. Think sweaters, capelets, tunics and cowls, knit in yarns both thick and thin--contemporary designs that give knitters a wealth of new possibilities. Organized by overall shape--circle, square, triangle, and rectangle--these lovely garments will change the way you look at lace knitting. Step-by-step illustrations clearly exp

May 20, 2016
Morgue - a life in death by Di Maio, Vincent J. M., 1941- author.

Morgue - a life in death

"In this clear-eyed, gritty, and enthralling narrative, Dr. Vincent Di Maio and veteran crime writer Ron Franscell guide us behind the morgue doors to tell a fascinating life story through the cases that have made Di Maio famous-from the exhumation of assassin Lee Harvey Oswald to the complex issues in the shooting of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin. Beginning with his street-smart Italian origins in Brooklyn, the book spans 40 years of work and more than 9,000 autopsies, and Di Maio's eventual

May 19, 2016
Mortal trash - poems by Addonizio, Kim, 1954- author.

Mortal trash - poems

May 21, 2016