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When Paris went dark - the City of Light under German occupation, 1940-1944 by Rosbottom, Ronald C., 1942- author.

When Paris went dark - the City of Light under German occupation, 1940-1944

Describes life in Paris after June 1940, when the Nazis occupied France, juxtaposing the eerie sense of normalcy felt by many Parisians with the passion of the strong resistance movement that rose around Charles de Gaulle.

Sep 20, 2014
Wheat belly total health - the ultimate grain-free health and weight-loss life plan by Davis, William, 1957-

Wheat belly total health - the ultimate grain-free health and weight-loss life plan

Wheat Belly Total Health answers the question, "What's next in the battle against wheat?" In his follow-up to the mega bestseller, Wheat Belly, Dr. Davis helps his readers take command over their life and health in the aftermath of wheat. There are many strategies that will help heal the damage caused by years of a wheat filled diet. And many of these lessons have been learned in the years since the original Wheat Belly was released, lessons played out on the broad public stage of over one milli

Sep 19, 2014
What women want by Rhode, Deborah L., author.

What women want

Sep 15, 2014
What stays in Vegas - the world of personal data--lifeblood of big business--and the end of privacy as we know it by Tanner, Adam., author.

What stays in Vegas - the world of personal data--lifeblood of big business--and the end of privacy as we know it

"In What Stays in Vegas, journalist Adam Tanner exposes the greatest threat to privacy today. It's not the NSA, but good-old American companies. Internet giants, leading retailers and other firms are gathering data behind the scenes with little oversight from anyone. "This is the information age, and information is power!" screamed DocuSearch, "America's Premier Resource for Private Investigator Searches & Lookups" in 1996-and they were right. In Las Vegas, no company knows this mantra better th

Sep 15, 2014
Werner Herzog - A Guide for the Perplexed; Conversations With Paul Cronin by Cronin, Paul

Werner Herzog - A Guide for the Perplexed; Conversations With Paul Cronin

Sep 20, 2014
Weightless - my life as a fat man and how I escaped by McBride, Gregg

Weightless - my life as a fat man and how I escaped

"Gregg McBride was always determined to make it big--although not quite this literally. by the time he was a young adult, Gregg McBride topped the scales at over 450 pounds and wore a sixty-inch belt. Pretending airline seatbelts fit across his belly, eating out of the trash to cheat on his diets, and working as an overweight stripper are just some of the misadventures Gregg endured as he continually tried to win his battle of the bulge. It was only when Gregg took an inward journey that he was

Sep 20, 2014
We called him Rabbi Abraham- Lincoln and American Jewry, a documentary history by Zola, Gary Phillip (EDT)

We called him Rabbi Abraham- Lincoln and American Jewry, a documentary history

Sep 20, 2014
We are the bears! - the oral history of the Chicago Bears by Whittingham, Richard, 1939-2005.

We are the bears! - the oral history of the Chicago Bears

"Featuring exclusive interviews with the greatest players in team history, Richard Whittingham's We Are the Bears is the definitive story of this classic NFL franchise, told by the men who built it. This oral history of the team, which features numerous legends--including Mike Singletary, Mike Ditka, Gayle Sayers, Dan Hampton, and many others--will delight fans of all ages"--

Sep 20, 2014
We are the bears! - the oral history of the Chicago Bears by Whittingham, Richard, 1939-

We are the bears! - the oral history of the Chicago Bears

"Featuring exclusive interviews with the greatest players in team history, Richard Whittingham's We Are the Bears is the definitive story of this classic NFL franchise, told by the men who built it. This oral history of the team, which features numerous legends--including Mike Singletary, Mike Ditka, Gayle Sayers, Dan Hampton, and many others--will delight fans of all ages"--

Sep 19, 2014
Ways of curating by Obrist, Hans-Ulrich.

Ways of curating

"The world's most influential contemporary-art curator explores the history and practice of his craft"--

Sep 19, 2014
Watch me - a memoir by Huston, Anjelica.

Watch me - a memoir

"Picking up where A Story Lately Told leaves off, when Anjelica Huston is 22 years old, Watch Me is a chronicle of her glamorous and eventful Hollywood years. She writes about falling in love with Jack Nicholson and her adventurous, turbulent, high-profile, spirited 17-year relationship with him and his intoxicating circle of friends. She writes about learning how to act, about her Academy Award-winning portrayal of "Maerose Prizzi" in Prizzi's Honor, about her collaborations with many of the gr

Sep 19, 2014
Warren G. Harding by Dean, John W. (John Wesley), 1938-

Warren G. Harding

Portrays the life and political career of Warren G. Harding and his scandal-ridden presidency, detailing the Teapot Dome affair, corruption in the Veterans Bureau and Justice Department, his extramarital affair, and his policy decisions.

Sep 20, 2014
Warner Bros. - Hollywood's ultimate backlot by Bingen, Steven.

Warner Bros. - Hollywood's ultimate backlot

Sep 20, 2014
Warm little knits - classic Norwegian two-color pattern knitwear by Letting, Grete.

Warm little knits - classic Norwegian two-color pattern knitwear

Presents instructions and patterns for a variety of socks, mittens, scarves, headbands, and hats based on Norway's traditional two-color pattern knitting.

Sep 20, 2014
Walter Benjamin - a critical life by Eiland, Howard.

Walter Benjamin - a critical life

Presents the life of the German critic and philosopher, from his childhood in Berlin, his rise as an intellectual in the Weimar Republic, his life in exile after the rise of Hitler, and his death during his attempt to flee the Nazis.

Sep 20, 2014
Waking up - a guide to spirituality without religion by Harris, Sam, 1967-

Waking up - a guide to spirituality without religion

"For the millions of Americans who want spirituality without religion, Sam Harris's new book is a guide to meditation as a rational spiritual practice informed by neuroscience and psychology. Waking Up is for the 30 percent of Americans who follow no religion, but who suspect that Jesus, Buddha, Lao Tzu, Rumi, and the other saints and sages of history could not have all been epileptics, schizophrenics, or frauds. Throughout the book, Harris argues that there are important truths to be found in t

Sep 15, 2014
Vivien Leigh - an intimate portrait by Bean, Kendra, author.

Vivien Leigh - an intimate portrait

Draws on in-depth research and new interviews to present a narrative account of the actress's life that covers her early childhood in India, her celebrated love affair with Laurence Olivier, and her early death at age fifty-three.

Sep 20, 2014
Vivien Leigh - an intimate portrait by Bean, Kendra, author.

Vivien Leigh - an intimate portrait

Draws on in-depth research and new interviews to present a narrative account of the actress's life that covers her early childhood in India, her celebrated love affair with Laurence Olivier, and her early death at age fifty-three.

Sep 19, 2014
Virtually human - the promise---and the peril---of digital immortality by Rothblatt, Martine Aliana, 1954-

Virtually human - the promise---and the peril---of digital immortality

"Virtually Human explores what the not-too-distant future will look like when cyberconsciousness--simulation of the human brain via software and computer technology--becomes part of our daily lives. Meet Bina48, the world's most sentient robot, commissioned by Martine Rothblatt and created by Hanson Robotics. Bina48 is a nascent Mindclone of Martine's wife that can engage in conversation, answer questions, and even have spontaneous thoughts that are derived from multimedia data in a Mindfile cr

Sep 20, 2014
Vampira - dark goddess of horror by Poole, W. Scott, 1971-

Vampira - dark goddess of horror

"The new book from award-winning historian W. Scott Poole is a whip-smart piece of pop culture detailing the story of cult horror figure Vampira that actually tells the much wider story of 1950s America and its treatment of women and sex, as well as capturing a fascinating swath of Los Angeles history. In Vampire, Poole gives us the eclectic life of the dancer, stripper, actress, and artist Maila Nurmi, who would reinvent herself as Vampira during the backdrop of 1950s America, an era of both c

Sep 20, 2014