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In defence of dogs by Bradshaw, John, 1950-

In defence of dogs

What would dogs ask for, if they knew how? John Bradshaw, who has been at the center of the latest research into what makes dogs tick, gives us the answers.

Mar 25, 2015
In a dark wood - what Dante taught me about grief, healing, and the mysteries of love by Luzzi, Joseph.

In a dark wood - what Dante taught me about grief, healing, and the mysteries of love

"In the aftermath of a heartbreaking tragedy, a scholar and writer uses Dante's Divine Comedy to shepherd him through the dark wood of grief and mourning--a rich and emotionally resonant memoir of suffering, hope, love, and the power of literature to inspire and heal the most devastating loss.Where do we turn when we lose everything? Joseph Luzzi found the answer in the opening of The Divine Comedy: "In the middle of our life's journey, I found myself in a dark wood. "When Luzzi's pregnant wife

Mar 28, 2015
If we can win here - the new front lines of the labor movement by Quigley, Fran, 1962- author.

If we can win here - the new front lines of the labor movement

Mar 28, 2015
I hate myselfie / A Collection of Essays by Shane Dawson by Dawson, Shane, author.

I hate myselfie / A Collection of Essays by Shane Dawson

A collection of twenty essays by the young YouTube vlogger and creator of "Not Cool" shares intimate insights into his personal life, highlighting moments from his childhood, his rise on YouTube, and his experiences as a filmmaker.

Mar 27, 2015
Html5 & Css3 for the Real World by Goldstein, Alexis/ Lazaris, Louis/ Weyl, Estelle

Html5 & Css3 for the Real World

Mar 27, 2015
How to travel the world on $50 a day - travel cheaper, longer, smarter by Kepnes, Matt, author.

How to travel the world on $50 a day - travel cheaper, longer, smarter

A budget-conscious traveler who toured the world for eight years offers tips for saving thousands of dollars on the road, featuring advice on such topics as avoiding currency conversion fees and acquiring free frequent flyer points.

Mar 28, 2015
How to speak Brit - the quintessential guide to the King's English, Cockney slang, and other flummoxing British phrases by Moore, C. J. (Christopher J.) author.

How to speak Brit - the quintessential guide to the King's English, Cockney slang, and other flummoxing British phrases

" The quintessential A to Z guide to British English-perfect for every egghead and bluestocking looking to conquer the language barrier Oscar Wilde once said the Brits have "everything in common with America nowadays except, of course, language." Any visitor to Old Blighty can sympathize with Mr. Wilde. After all, even fluent English speakers can be at sixes and sevens when told to pick up the "dog and bone" or "head to the loo," so they can "spend a penny." Wherever did these peculiar express

Mar 28, 2015
How to read the Bible by Cox, Harvey, 1929-

How to read the Bible

"Renowned religion expert and Harvard Divinity School professor Harvey Cox deepens our experience of the Bible, revealing the three primary ways we read it, why each is important, and how we can integrate these approaches for a richer understanding and appreciation of key texts throughout the Old and New Testaments.The Bible is the heart of devotional practice, a source of guidance and inspiration rich with insightful life lessons. On the other side of the spectrum, academics have studied the Bi

Mar 28, 2015
How to read the Bible and still be a Christian - struggling with divine violence from Genesis through Revelation by Crossan, John Dominic.

How to read the Bible and still be a Christian - struggling with divine violence from Genesis through Revelation

Explains how to reconcile inconsistencies between scriptural depictions of a loving and vengeful God, sharing insights into the contrasting personalities of respective biblical writers.

Mar 28, 2015
How to raise a wild child - the art and science of falling in love with nature by Sampson, Scott D., author.

How to raise a wild child - the art and science of falling in love with nature

"An easy-to-use guide for parents, teachers, and others looking to foster a strong connection between children and nature, complete with engaging activities, troubleshooting advice, and much more"--

Mar 27, 2015
How to have a 48-hour day by Aslett, Don

How to have a 48-hour day

Mar 28, 2015
How to Do Everything Microsoft Office Online by Matthews, Marty/ Matthews, Carole

How to Do Everything Microsoft Office Online

Mar 27, 2015
Hope and other luxuries - a mother's life with a daughter's anorexia by Dunkle, Clare B.

Hope and other luxuries - a mother's life with a daughter's anorexia

Mar 28, 2015
Homemade for sale - how to set up and market a food business from your home kitchen by Kivirist, Lisa, author.

Homemade for sale - how to set up and market a food business from your home kitchen

"Homemade for Sale is the first authoritative guide to conceiving and launching your own home-based food start-up. Packed with profiles of successful cottage food entrepreneurs, this comprehensive and accessible resource covers everything you need to get cooking for your customers, creating items that by their very nature are specialized and unique."--

Mar 23, 2015
Hexagon happenings - 15 quilts & projects by Forster, Carolyn, author.

Hexagon happenings - 15 quilts & projects

"Complete step-by-step photo guide to hexagon techniques with 15 quilts & projects"--Front cover.

Mar 23, 2015
Heretic - why Islam needs a reformation now by Hirsi Ali, Ayaan, 1969-

Heretic - why Islam needs a reformation now

"Ayaan Ali Hirsi makes a powerful case that a religious Reformation is the only way to end the terrorism, sectarian warfare and the repression of women and minorities that each year claim thousands of lives throughout the Muslim world"--Publisher.

Mar 27, 2015
Heliopause by Christle, Heather, 1980-

Heliopause

"Heather Christle’s stunning fourth collection blends disarming honesty with keen leaps of the imagination. Like the boundary between our sun’s sphere of influence and interstellar space, from which the book takes its name, the poems in Heliopause locate themselves along the border of the known and unknown, moving with breathtaking assurance from the page to the beyond. Christle finds striking parallels between subjects as varied as the fate of Voyager 1, the uncertain conception of new life, th

Mar 28, 2015
Healing the western soul - a spiritual homecoming for today's seeker by Miller, Judith S.

Healing the western soul - a spiritual homecoming for today's seeker

"The West has lost its traditional spiritual anchors following the rise of science and the social revolution of the sixties. Healing and wholeness begins with reclaiming the spiritual forms that gave rise to Western culture to provide grounding to meet the challenges of meaning in the era global cultural interchange"--

Mar 28, 2015
Heading Home With Your Newborn - From Birth to Reality by Jana, Laura A./ Shu, Jennifer

Heading Home With Your Newborn - From Birth to Reality

Mar 28, 2015
Handmade pottery at home - simple ceramics to make on your kitchen table by Anthin Broberg, Frida, 1975- author.

Handmade pottery at home - simple ceramics to make on your kitchen table

Everything you need to know to make basic pottery by hand. Create beautiful pots, plates, mugs, candle holders, trays, jugs and much more - all without a potter's wheel. Use cutters, balloons, serving plates and moulds to create unique designs. Embellish your projects with transfers, stamps, paints and imprints. Discover clever tips for a perfect finish and how to use broken pieces of pottery.

Mar 27, 2015