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City of Nets - A Portrait of Hollywood in the 1940's by Friedrich, Otto

City of Nets - A Portrait of Hollywood in the 1940's

Aug 21, 2014
Churchill and empire - a portrait of an imperialist by James, Lawrence, 1943- author.

Churchill and empire - a portrait of an imperialist

Narrative historian Lawrence James has written a genuinely new biography of Winston Churchill, one focusing solely on his contradictory relationship with the British Empire. As a young army officer in the late nineteenth century serving in conflicts in India, South Africa, and the Sudan, his attitude toward the Empire was the Victorian paternalistic approach--at once responsible and superior. Conscious even then of his political career ahead, Churchill found himself reluctantly supporting Britis

Aug 21, 2014
Chromebook for Dummies by Lafay, Mark

Chromebook for Dummies

Aug 21, 2014
Children of hoarders - how to minimize conflict, reduce the clutter, and improve your relationship by Neziroglu, Fugen A., 1951-

Children of hoarders - how to minimize conflict, reduce the clutter, and improve your relationship

Discusses the psychological and practical challenges of growing up with a hoarder, including health, safety, and quality-of-life issues, and offers suggestions for effectively communicating with family and navigating available resources.

Aug 21, 2014
Chicken soup for the soul - I can't believe my dog did that! - 101 stories about the crazy antics of our canine companions by

Chicken soup for the soul - I can't believe my dog did that! - 101 stories about the crazy antics of our canine companions

A collection of 101 true stories from people about the incredible things their dogs have done, from funny to fearsome, from heartwarming to heroic.

Aug 21, 2014
Chicken soup for the soul - I can't believe my cat did that! - 101 stories about the crazy antics of our feline friends by

Chicken soup for the soul - I can't believe my cat did that! - 101 stories about the crazy antics of our feline friends

A collection of 101 true stories from people about the incredible things their cats have done, from funny to fearsome, from heartwarming to heroic.

Aug 21, 2014
Charcuterie - the craft of salting, smoking, and curing by Ruhlman, Michael, 1963-

Charcuterie - the craft of salting, smoking, and curing

Includes detailed line drawings that guide the reader through curing meats and making sausage, pa^te´s, and confits, and features new recipes and sections to reflect the best equipment available today.

Aug 21, 2014
Change your clothes, change your life - because you can't go naked by Brescia, George.

Change your clothes, change your life - because you can't go naked

A leading style expert outlines a method for "conscious dressing" that explains how to pursue daily goals by using one's wardrobe choices to promote self-confidence and reflect how one wants to be perceived.

Aug 21, 2014
Catification - designing a happy and stylish home for your cat (and you!) by Galaxy, Jackson.

Catification - designing a happy and stylish home for your cat (and you!)

"Cat owners know the struggles of creating living spaces that are both functional and stylish for owner and cat. In Catification, Jackson Galaxy, the star of Animal Planet's My Cat from Hell, and Kate Benjamin, of the popular cat design website Hauspanther.com, walk readers through a step-by-step process of designing an attractive home that is also an optimal environment for cats"--

Aug 21, 2014
Carbon shock - a tale of risk and calculus on the front lines of the disrupted global economy by Schapiro, Mark, 1955-

Carbon shock - a tale of risk and calculus on the front lines of the disrupted global economy

Aug 15, 2014
Buvette - the pleasure of good food by Williams, Jody, 1962-

Buvette - the pleasure of good food

Combining traditions from French and Italian bistro cooking, the author shows home cooks how to prepare casual but stylish and inexpensively simple dishes like ricotta fritters, carrot spoon bread, and scallops with caper brown butter.

Aug 21, 2014
Browsing nature's aisles - a year of foraging for wild food in the suburbs by Brown, Wendy, 1967- author.

Browsing nature's aisles - a year of foraging for wild food in the suburbs

Offers information on collecting, preparing, and preserving easily identifiable wild edibles found in most suburban landscapes.

Aug 21, 2014
Bright kids who can't keep up - help your child overcome slow processing speed and succeed in a fast-paced world by Braaten, Ellen.

Bright kids who can't keep up - help your child overcome slow processing speed and succeed in a fast-paced world

"Do you find yourself constantly asking your child to "pick up the pace"? Does he or she seem to take longer than others to get stuff done--whether completing homework, responding when spoken to, or getting dressed and ready in the morning? Drs. Ellen Braaten and Brian Willoughby have worked with thousands of kids and teens who struggle with an area of cognitive functioning called "processing speed," and who are often mislabeled as lazy or unmotivated. Filled with vivid stories and examples, thi

Aug 21, 2014
Brian Jones - The Making of the Rolling Stones by Trynka, Paul

Brian Jones - The Making of the Rolling Stones

Aug 15, 2014
Breaking in - the rise of Sonia Sotomayor and the politics of justice by Biskupic, Joan, author.

Breaking in - the rise of Sonia Sotomayor and the politics of justice

"From a leading judicial biographer comes the untold story of Sonia Sotomayor, the first Latina Supreme Court justice To become the first Hispanic Supreme Court justice, Sonia Sotomayor went against the odds. Her historic appointment in 2009--made by President Obama, whose own 2008 victory appeared improbable--flowed from cultural and political changes in America that helped lift up this daughter of a Puerto Rican nurse and a factory worker. Sotomayor saw opportunities and, with street smarts a

Aug 21, 2014
Breakfast at Sotheby's - An A-Z of the Art World by Hook, Philip

Breakfast at Sotheby's - An A-Z of the Art World

Aug 15, 2014
Brain Games for Puppies by Arrowsmith, Claire

Brain Games for Puppies

Aug 21, 2014
Boy on ice - the life and death of Derek Boogaard by Branch, John (Sports reporter)

Boy on ice - the life and death of Derek Boogaard

Aug 15, 2014
Blue ribbon baking from a redneck kitchen / Redneck, White Flour, and Blue Ribbon Recipes by Bryson, Francine.

Blue ribbon baking from a redneck kitchen / Redneck, White Flour, and Blue Ribbon Recipes

Aug 15, 2014
Blue horses - poems by Oliver, Mary, 1935-

Blue horses - poems

Aug 21, 2014