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The good news about what's bad for you ; the bad news about what's good for you by Wilser, Jeff, author.

The good news about what's bad for you ; the bad news about what's good for you

Feb 1, 2016
The golden lad - the haunting story of Quentin and Theodore Roosevelt by Burns, Eric, author.

The golden lad - the haunting story of Quentin and Theodore Roosevelt

Explores the relationship between president Theodore Roosevelt and his youngest and favorite son Quentin, who died in an air fight during the first World War.

Feb 7, 2016
The golden condom - and other essays on love lost and found by Safer, Jeanne, author.

The golden condom - and other essays on love lost and found

"Dr. Jeanne Safer has dedicated much of her decades' long career in psychotherapy to exploring taboo subjects that we all think about in private but seldom discuss in public. From conflicted sibling relationships to the choice not to have children, Safer's work has always been unflinching in its aim to dive deep into topics that make most of us blush, but which are present in all of our lives. In The Golden Condom, Safer turns her sharp and fearless eye to a subject perhaps more universal t

Feb 7, 2016
The giving way to happiness - stories and science behind the transformative power of giving by Santi, Jenny.

The giving way to happiness - stories and science behind the transformative power of giving

"Jenny Santi overturns conventional thinking about what it takes to be happy by revealing how people find purpose and joy in giving"--

Feb 1, 2016
The French market cookbook - vegetarian recipes from my Parisian kitchen by Dusoulier, Clotilde, 1979- author.

The French market cookbook - vegetarian recipes from my Parisian kitchen

"...[I]nspired vegetarian recipes--many of which are gluten-free and dairy-free--with a French twist, all highlighting seasonal produce..."--Dust jacket flap.

Feb 7, 2016
The forest for the trees - an editor's advice to writers by Lerner, Betsy.

The forest for the trees - an editor's advice to writers

Feb 7, 2016
The First Congress - how James Madison, George Washington, and a group of extraordinary men invented the government by Bordewich, Fergus M., author.

The First Congress - how James Madison, George Washington, and a group of extraordinary men invented the government

"The First Congress was the most important in US history says prizewinning author and historian Fergus Bordewich, because it established how our government would actually function. Had it failed--as many at the time feared it would--it's possible that the United States as we know it would not exist today,"--NoveList.

Feb 7, 2016
The firebrand and the First Lady - portrait of a friendship - Pauli Murray, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the struggle for social justice by Bell-Scott, Patricia

The firebrand and the First Lady - portrait of a friendship - Pauli Murray, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the struggle for social justice

"A groundbreaking book—two decades in the works—that tells the story of how a brilliant writer-turned-activist, granddaughter of a mulatto slave, and the first lady of the United States, whose ancestry gave her membership in the Daughters of the American Revolution, forged an enduring friendship that changed each of their lives and helped to alter the course of race and racism in America."--

Feb 7, 2016
The field guide to peppers by DeWitt, Dave, author.

The field guide to peppers

Feb 1, 2016
The face of war by Gellhorn, Martha, 1908-1998.

The face of war

Feb 7, 2016
The evolution of atheism - the politics of a modern movement by LeDrew, Stephen, author.

The evolution of atheism - the politics of a modern movement

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Feb 4, 2016
The episodic career - how to thrive at work in the age of disruption by Chideya, Farai.

The episodic career - how to thrive at work in the age of disruption

"Find your most rewarding place in today's economy. Award-winning author, researcher, and analyst Farai Chideya offers a practical guide to the ways in which work in America is changing and how you can navigate today's volatile job market. Since the Great Recession of 2007-2009, America's work landscape has changed dramatically. Many people experienced long-term unemployment that eroded their savings, and the globalized economy means that not just jobs but entire career tracks are created and de

Feb 1, 2016
The Emotion Thesaurus - A Writer's Guide to Character Expression by Ackerman, Angela/ Puglisi, Becca

The Emotion Thesaurus - A Writer's Guide to Character Expression

Feb 7, 2016
The elements of power - gadgets, guns, and the struggle for a sustainable future in the rare metal age by Abraham, David S.

The elements of power - gadgets, guns, and the struggle for a sustainable future in the rare metal age

Our future hinges on a set of rare metals that few of us have even heard of. In this eye-opening book, a natural resource strategist reveals the critical importance of these transformative elements to our technological lifestyle and the consequences of our reliance upon them, including geopolitical instability and environmental degradation. To see our growing dependency, you need only look at your smartphone: cerium buffs the glass; indium allows your screen to respond to touch; terbium makes im

Feb 4, 2016
The Dog Diet Answer Book - The Complete Nutrition Guide to Help Your Dog Live a Happier, Healthier, and Longer Life by Martinez, Greg

The Dog Diet Answer Book - The Complete Nutrition Guide to Help Your Dog Live a Happier, Healthier, and Longer Life

Feb 7, 2016
The diva rules - ditch the drama, find your strength, and sparkle your way to the top by Visage, Michelle, author.

The diva rules - ditch the drama, find your strength, and sparkle your way to the top

"Michelle Visage is not your average diva. Powerful, positive, and polished, this diva's not only glamorous, she's a savvy businesswoman with serious credentials who works her tail off. From her days vogueing in the downtown Manhattan clubs in the '90s to her successful career in radio and her ultimate cult status as a judge on RuPaul's Drag Race, Michelle has achieved her dreams and then some! In The Diva Rules, Visage shares her rules and advice for living life to the fullest and finding succe

Feb 1, 2016
The dirt cure - growing healthy kids with food straight from soil by Shetreat-Klein, Maya, author.

The dirt cure - growing healthy kids with food straight from soil

In the tradition of Michael Pollan, Mark Hyman, and Andrew Weil, pioneering integrative pediatric neurologist Maya Shetreat-Klein, MD, reveals the shocking contents of children's food, how it's seriously harming their bodies and brains, and what we can do about it. And she presents the first nutritional plan for getting and keeping children healthy - a plan that any family can follow. Maya Shetreat-Klein is an integrative pediatric neurologist with a medical degree from Albert Einstein College o

Feb 1, 2016
The diary of a Napoleonic foot soldier by Walter, Jakob, 1788-1864.

The diary of a Napoleonic foot soldier

Feb 7, 2016
The diabetes comfort food diet by Cipullo, Laura, author.

The diabetes comfort food diet

Get the tools you need to manage or reverse insulin resistance-- while continuing to eat the foods you love. You'll discover how simple changes can transform your most-loved dishes into diabetes-friendly meals.

Feb 4, 2016
The culture clash by Donaldson, Jean, 1962-

The culture clash

"A revolutionary new way of understanding the relationship between humans and domestic dogs."--Cover.

Feb 1, 2016