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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 22, 2014
Virgin Galactic - The Ultimate Experience by Dorling Kindersley, Inc. (COR)/ Branson, Richard (FRW)

Virgin Galactic - The Ultimate Experience

Jul 22, 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 22, 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 22, 2014
Up, down, all-around stitch dictionary - more than 150 stitch patterns to knit top down, bottom up, back and forth, and in the round by Bernard, Wendy (Wendy Jo), author.

Up, down, all-around stitch dictionary - more than 150 stitch patterns to knit top down, bottom up, back and forth, and in the round

"For the first time ever, a stitch dictionary that celebrates the multi-directional nature of knitting and provides instructions for knitting in four different directions."--Back cover.

Jul 16, 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 22, 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 22, 2014
Unretirement - How Baby Boomers Are Changing the Way We Think About Work, Community, and the Good Life by Farrell, Chris

Unretirement - How Baby Boomers Are Changing the Way We Think About Work, Community, and the Good Life

Jul 22, 2014
Unexplained Mysteries of World War II - Discover the Conspiracies, Cover-ups and Coincidences That Won and Lost the War by Harwood, Jeremy

Unexplained Mysteries of World War II - Discover the Conspiracies, Cover-ups and Coincidences That Won and Lost the War

Jul 22, 2014
Undocumented - how immigration became illegal by Chomsky, Aviva, 1957-

Undocumented - how immigration became illegal

"This book looks at the role illegality or undocumentedness plays in our society and economy. It shows how the status was created, and how and why people, especially Mexicans and Central Americans, have been assigned this status. The first three chapterslook at the histories of social exclusion. One looks specifically at the Mexican and Guatemalan contexts to understand why such large numbers of people from these countries enter the United States without documents, and how those who do so unders

Jul 22, 2014
Underwater Puppies by Casteel, Seth

Underwater Puppies

Jul 22, 2014
Under Pressure - How Playing Football Almost Cost Me Everything and Why I'd Do It All Again by Lucas, Ray/ Seigerman, David/ Parcells, Bill (FRW)

Under Pressure - How Playing Football Almost Cost Me Everything and Why I'd Do It All Again

Jul 17, 2014
Ultimate guitar chord decoder - the most essential chords for all guitar styles by Charupakorn, Joe, author.

Ultimate guitar chord decoder - the most essential chords for all guitar styles

Jul 22, 2014
UFO investigations manual - UFO investigations from 1892 to the present day by Watson, Nigel, 1954-, author.

UFO investigations manual - UFO investigations from 1892 to the present day

UFOs have been a global phenomenon from the late 19th century to the present day, and this Haynes manual will examine many UFO investigations worldwide by looking at the government reports - both official and secret - that have attempted to explain the 'otherworldly'. This manual will also explain how you can identify a UFO yourself and how to classify an alien encounter - was it of the first, second, third, fourth or fifth kind? The findings of scientific research will also be explored, as will

Jul 17, 2014
Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions by Not Available (NA)

Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions

Jul 22, 2014
True Stories, Well Told - From the First 20 Years of Creative Nonfiction Magazine by Gutkind, Lee (EDT)/ Fletcher, Hattie (EDT)/ Orlean, Susan (INT)

True Stories, Well Told - From the First 20 Years of Creative Nonfiction Magazine

Jul 22, 2014
Trolls - An Unnatural History by Lindow, John

Trolls - An Unnatural History

Jul 22, 2014
Travels with Casey by Denizet-Lewis, Benoit.

Travels with Casey

Over four months, thirty-two states, and 13,000 miles in a rented motor home, Denizet-Lewis and his canine companion attempt to pay tribute to the most powerful interspecies bond there is, in the country with the highest rate of dog ownership in the world. On the way, Denizet-Lewis--known for his deeply reported dispatches from far corners of American life--meets an irresistible cast of dogs and dog-obsessed humans.

Jul 22, 2014
Tradition! - the highly improbable, ultimately triumphant Broadway-to-Hollywood story of Fiddler on the roof, the world's most beloved musical by Isenberg, Barbara (Barbara S.)

Tradition! - the highly improbable, ultimately triumphant Broadway-to-Hollywood story of Fiddler on the roof, the world's most beloved musical

Jul 22, 2014
Touching strangers by Renaldi, Richard, photographer.

Touching strangers

Since 2007, Richard Renaldi has been working on a series of photographs that involve approaching and asking complete strangers to physically interact while posing together for a portrait. Working on the street with a large format eight-by-ten-inch view camera, Renaldi encounters the subjects for his photographs in towns and cities all over the United States. He pairs them up and invites them to pose together, intimately, in ways that people are usually taught to reserve for their close friends a

Jul 16, 2014