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Rutherford B. Hayes by Trefousse, Hans

Rutherford B. Hayes

Sep 22, 2014
Romany and Tom - a memoir by Watt, Ben, 1962- author.

Romany and Tom - a memoir

The author traces his parents' lives, marriage, and decline into old age, recounting his father's achievements as a Glaswegian jazz musician and his mother's work as a Shakespearean actress.

Sep 22, 2014
Rob Delaney - mother, wife, sister, human, warrior, falcon, yardstick, turban, cabbage by Delaney, Rob, 1977-

Rob Delaney - mother, wife, sister, human, warrior, falcon, yardstick, turban, cabbage

"Rob Delaney is the raunchiest feminist you'll ever meet. But if you're one of the 788,000 people who follow him on Twitter, you already know that. Delaney has made the 140 character tweet into a comic art form and that talent--along with the hilarious and painful sharing he does in his stand-up--has made him a white-hot comedy superstar. Tackling subjects from his youthful obssession (and pen pal relationship) with heavy metal band Danzig to drunken bungee jumping off the Brooklyn Bridge, from

Sep 22, 2014
Riveted - the science of why jokes make us laugh, movies make us cry, and religion makes us feel one with the universe by Davies, Jim.

Riveted - the science of why jokes make us laugh, movies make us cry, and religion makes us feel one with the universe

"A sweeping look at what grabs our attentions that pulls back the curtain on the psychological and evolutionary reasons that everyone is drawn to religion, conspiracy theories, and the news"--

Sep 22, 2014
Ripley's believe it or not! 11, Reality shock! by

Ripley's believe it or not! 11, Reality shock!

A full-color roller-coaster ride of a book combines shocking photography with unbelievable facts, amazing stories, incredible animals and bizarre humans from around the world.

Sep 18, 2014
Rickey & Robinson - the true, untold story of the integration of baseball by Kahn, Roger.

Rickey & Robinson - the true, untold story of the integration of baseball

"In Rickey & Robinson, legendary sportswriter Roger Kahn at last reveals the true, unsanitized account of the integration of baseball, a story that for decades has relied on inaccurate secondhand reports. This story contains exclusive reporting and personal reminiscences that no other writer can produce, including revelatory material he'd buried in his notebooks in the '40s and '50s, back when sportswriters were still known to "protect" players and baseball executives. That starts first and fore

Sep 19, 2014
Rick Steves' Mediterranean cruise ports. by Steves, Rick, 1955- , author.

Rick Steves' Mediterranean cruise ports.

Sep 22, 2014
Rick Steves' London 2015 by Steves, Rick, 1955- author.

Rick Steves' London 2015

Presents recommendations for lodgings, restaurants, shopping, transportation, and sightseeing highlights, along with travel tips and cultural information.

Sep 22, 2014
Rick Steves' Europe through the back door 2015. by Steves, Rick, 1955-

Rick Steves' Europe through the back door 2015.

You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you "really" need to know when traveling through Europe, including how to: Plan your itinerary and maximize your time Pack light--and right Find good-value hotels and restaurants Travel smoothly by train, bus, car, and plane Avoid crowds and tourist scams Hurdle the language barrier Understand cultural differences and connect with locals Save money while enjoying the trip of a lifetime After 30 years of exploring Europe, Rick considers this travel sk

Sep 16, 2014
Richard Estes' realism by Sims, Patterson, author.

Richard Estes' realism

Sep 22, 2014
Retronaut - the photographic time machine by Wild, Chris, 1970-

Retronaut - the photographic time machine

"An emporium of retro treasure...from shocking sculptures of the 1700s, to Kodachrome snaps of 1950s Piccadilly Circus, to biblical scenes captured by Google Earth. Rather than nostalgia or folly, the aim is enlightenment, wonder and the pleasure of weirdness." --The Guardian Based on the widely popular blog that started as a side project in a basement, Retronaut reveals strange yet enlightening photographs from the past that somehow seem to depict another version of now. Martha Stewart as a fas

Sep 18, 2014
Remote people by Waugh, Evelyn

Remote people

Sep 22, 2014
Remembrance of things Paris - sixty years of writing from Gourmet by

Remembrance of things Paris - sixty years of writing from Gourmet

Sep 22, 2014
Reclaimed textiles - techniques for paper, stitch, plastic and mixed media by Thittichai, Kim.

Reclaimed textiles - techniques for paper, stitch, plastic and mixed media

Whether you want to be thrifty and green, or to add a sense of heritage to your work, incorporating old bits of paper, fabric, plastic, and packaging can lead to stunning textile art. Kim Thittichai takes crafters through a range of innovative techniques for reclaiming and recycling, from collage to rag-rugging, giving each style a unique twist. Every chapter includes a step-by-step project for beginners along with new ideas for experienced textilers, and showcases the work of the best textile a

Sep 22, 2014
Rebel Souls - Walt Whitman and America's First Bohemians by Martin, Justin.

Rebel Souls - Walt Whitman and America's First Bohemians

"Certain moments and settings in literary history are so dense and rich as to require a group biography. Bloomsbury, Berlin in the 20's, or the periods in Paris that inspired The Banquet Years or A Charmed Circle are among these.The birth of Bohemia in New York on the eve of the Civil War is such a moment. The brilliant, rowdy circle included Walt Whitman, Edwin Booth, the comic Artemus Ward, and reached out to involve Emerson, Albert Bierstadt, and Mark Twain. Whitman towered over this circle w

Sep 16, 2014
Reading Dante - From Here to Eternity by Shaw, Prue, author.

Reading Dante - From Here to Eternity

Helps readers through the literary experience of "The Divine Comedy," explaining the melding of poetry and mythology in the context of fourteenth century Florence and what it still means for modern day readers.

Sep 22, 2014
Ray Bradbury unbound by Eller, Jonathan R., 1952-

Ray Bradbury unbound

Sep 22, 2014
Rare bird - a memoir of loss and love by Whiston-Donaldson, Anna.

Rare bird - a memoir of loss and love

The author shares the story of the loss of her twelve-year-old son to a flash flood, and how she and her family made their way through profound grief toward peace with the help of the presence of God.

Sep 22, 2014
Raising everyday heroes - parenting children to be self-reliant by Medhus, Elisa.

Raising everyday heroes - parenting children to be self-reliant

Sep 18, 2014
Quilting- the basics & beyond by Simon, Jeri

Quilting- the basics & beyond

Sep 18, 2014