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This bridge called my back - writings by radical women of color by

This bridge called my back - writings by radical women of color

"Through personal essays, criticism, interviews, testimonials, poetry, and visual art, this collection explores, as coeditor Cherrie Moraga writes, 'the complex confluence of identities--race, class, gender, sexuality--systemic to women of color oppression and liberation'"--Back cover.

Jul 18, 2016
Then and now - a memoir by Cook, Barbara, author.

Then and now - a memoir

A legend of the American theater, Barbara Cook burst onto the scene in the 1950s to become Broadway's leading inge´nue in roles such as Cunegonde in Candide, Amalia Balash in She Loves Me, and her career-defining, Tony Award-winning role as the original Marian the librarian in The Music Man. But in the late 1960s, Barbara's extraordinary talent onstage was threatened by debilitating depression and alcoholism, forcing her to step away from the limelight. Emerging from the shadows in the early 197

Jul 21, 2016
The Year of Voting Dangerously - The Derangement of American Politics by Dowd, Maureen

The Year of Voting Dangerously - The Derangement of American Politics

Jul 23, 2016
The wired soul - finding spiritual balance in a hyperconnected age by Rhodes, Tricia McCary, author.

The wired soul - finding spiritual balance in a hyperconnected age

Jul 23, 2016
The wicked boy - the mystery of a Victorian child murderer by Summerscale, Kate, 1965- author.

The wicked boy - the mystery of a Victorian child murderer

adapted from book jacket.

Jul 18, 2016
The way back - restoring the promise of America by Buckley, F. H. (Francis H.), 1948- author.

The way back - restoring the promise of America

Explores the socioeconomic divide in the United States by discussing possible causes and suggesting ways to close the gap between the wealthy and the poor by pursuing socialists ends through capitalist means.

Jul 19, 2016
The war on science - who's waging it, why it matters, what we can do about it by Otto, Shawn Lawrence.

The war on science - who's waging it, why it matters, what we can do about it

Jul 19, 2016
The war on cops - how the new attack on law and order makes everyone less safe by Mac Donald, Heather, author.

The war on cops - how the new attack on law and order makes everyone less safe

Jul 19, 2016
The Walt Disney Studios - a lot to remember by Clark, Steven, 1973-

The Walt Disney Studios - a lot to remember

Jul 19, 2016
The voyeur's motel by Talese, Gay, author.

The voyeur's motel

Reveals the story of a man who bought a motel and secretly observed his guests to satisfy his voyeuristic desires, and kept extensive journals capturing the changing sexual mores of the country.

Jul 21, 2016
The triathlon training book by Beckinsale, James, author.

The triathlon training book

Jul 23, 2016
The trainable cat - a practical guide to making life happier for you and your cat by Bradshaw, John, 1950- author.

The trainable cat - a practical guide to making life happier for you and your cat

Jul 19, 2016
The toughest show on earth - my rise and reign at the Metropolitan Opera by Volpe, Joseph.

The toughest show on earth - my rise and reign at the Metropolitan Opera

Behind-the-scenes look at more than forty years of the highlights, successes, and day-to-day inner workings of New York's Metropolitan Opera House by Joseph Volpe, the only general manager to have risen through the ranks. Volpe looks at the Met today as well as its glittering past. He writes about the general managers he worked under, his own embattled rise to the top, the maneuverings of its blue-chip board, and his masterful approach to making a family of highly charged artist-stars and vision

Jul 18, 2016
The String Book by Hart-Davis, Adam

The String Book

Jul 19, 2016
The storyteller - tales out of loneliness by Benjamin, Walter, 1892-1940, author.

The storyteller - tales out of loneliness

"A beautiful collection of the legendary thinker's short stories. This is the first major collection of short stories from the legendary German-Jewish critic and philosopher Walter Benjamin (1892-1940). Benjamin is best known for his groundbreaking studies on culture and literature, including the collections Illuminations, One-Way Street and The Arcades Project, but here for the first time are gathered his experiments in fiction, with forms including novellas, fables, histories, aphorisms, parab

Jul 23, 2016
The Star Trek book by Ruditis, Paul, author.

The Star Trek book

A guide to the Star Trek universe contains explanations of key events and technological advances, along with profiles of Starfleet personal, their allies and enemies, and other memorable characters.

Jul 23, 2016
The simple beauty of the unexpected - a natural philosopher's quest for trout and the meaning of everything by Gleiser, Marcelo, author.

The simple beauty of the unexpected - a natural philosopher's quest for trout and the meaning of everything

Jul 21, 2016
The Self-Esteem Team's guide to sex, drugs and WTFs!? by Devon, Natasha, author.

The Self-Esteem Team's guide to sex, drugs and WTFs!?

"Being a teenager can seem [like] nothing but people telling you what you should do, and how spectacularly you are effing it all up. The Self-Esteem Team know this, because they were teenagers once, enduring bullying, chronic skin issues, 'puppy fat,' and angst. Later, they battled self-harm, depression, and an eating disorder. That's why The Self-Esteem Team offers real answers"--Amazon.com.

Jul 21, 2016
The sea hunters - true adventures with famous shipwrecks by Cussler, Clive.

The sea hunters - true adventures with famous shipwrecks

In the Sea Hunters, his first nonfiction book, Cussler explorers the special world of undersea adventure that inspired and has its fictional parallel in the Dirk Pitt novels. He describes his lifelong love for the sea and ships, and how his involvement with the search for John Paul Jones's famous Revolutionary War ship, the Bonhome Richard, led to his establishing the NUMA (National Underwater and Marine Agency) Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the discovery and preservation of

Jul 19, 2016
The science of enlightenment - how meditation works by Young, Shinzen, author.

The science of enlightenment - how meditation works

Jul 19, 2016