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The good son - JFK Jr. and the mother he loved by Andersen, Christopher P, author.

The good son - JFK Jr. and the mother he loved

Details the life of John F. Kennedy, Jr., assessing his definitive relationships with his mother and other women while chronicling the aftermath of his early death.

Sep 1, 2014
The good dog - true stories of love, loss, and loyalty by Garden and Gun (COR)/ Dibenedetto, David

The good dog - true stories of love, loss, and loyalty

Inspired by "Garden & Gun" magazine's popular "Good Dog" column, a collection of true stories celebrating the unique relationship between humans and their canine companions includes contributions by Jon Meacham, Roy Blount Jr., Dominique Browning, and P.J. O'Rourke.

Sep 1, 2014
The glass closet - why coming out is good business by Browne, John, 1948-

The glass closet - why coming out is good business

Exposing the culture of homophobia that still runs rampant in corporations around the world, the former CEO of BP draws on his own experiences to reveal why self-disclosure is best for employees despite the risk.

Aug 27, 2014
The gentle art of preserving by Caldesi, Katie, author.

The gentle art of preserving

The growing popularity of vegetable gardening and buying locally grown produce has sparked an increase in home food preservation, such as canning, freezing, and drying. Join Katie and Giancarlo Caldesi on their two year-long journey discovering different methods of conserving food, as they combine traditional tried-and-tested preserving techniques with a thoroughly modern perspective, from smoking fish in Scotland to drying chiles in Sri Lanka. Learn how to cure Italian charcuterie, make sausage

Aug 29, 2014
The further adventures of an idiot abroad by Pilkington, Karl, author.

The further adventures of an idiot abroad

HUMOUR. The nation's favourite idiot is back. Safely home from his latest travels, Karl has decided it is time to share his hard-earned wisdom of the world. Taking the Bucket List of "100 Things to Do Before You Die" as his starting point, Karl combines brilliant stories from his recent adventuresto Alaska, Siberia and beyond with entertaining, highly-opinionated views on what other people aspire to do with their lives. Why on earth would anybody want to run with the bulls in Pamplona? Go 'storm

Aug 29, 2014
The First World War in 100 objects by Hughes-Wilson, John, author.

The First World War in 100 objects

Tells the story of World War I through one hundred events and developments, each of which is visualized through an object or artifact drawn in large part from the collections of the Imperial War Museums in the United Kingdom.

Aug 29, 2014
The first lady of Olympic track - the life and times of Betty Robinson by Gergen, Joe, author.

The first lady of Olympic track - the life and times of Betty Robinson

Aug 27, 2014
The Fashion Book by Dorling Kindersley, Inc. (COR)

The Fashion Book

Sep 1, 2014
The farmer's kitchen handbook - more than 200 recipes for making cheese, curing meat, preserving, fermenting, and more by Lawrence, Marie W.

The farmer's kitchen handbook - more than 200 recipes for making cheese, curing meat, preserving, fermenting, and more

Presents traditional New England recipes organized by month using seasonal ingredients, with separate sections on household hints, substitutions, weights and measurements, and a harvest guide.

Aug 29, 2014
The fame lunches - on wounded icons, money, sex, the Brontes, and the importance of handbags by Merkin, Daphne.

The fame lunches - on wounded icons, money, sex, the Brontes, and the importance of handbags

"A collection of essays on everything from handbags to John Updike, lip gloss to Michael Jackson, and everything in between"--

Sep 1, 2014
The fall - a father's memoir in 424 steps by Mainardi, Diogo, 1962-

The fall - a father's memoir in 424 steps

Aug 29, 2014
The everything essential Russian book - all you need to learn Russian in no time by Stakhnevich, Julia, author.

The everything essential Russian book - all you need to learn Russian in no time

Sep 1, 2014
The essential guide to cultivating mushrooms - simple and advanced techniques for growing shiitake, oyster, lion's mane, and maitake mushrooms at home by Russell, Stephen (Stephen D.), 1984-

The essential guide to cultivating mushrooms - simple and advanced techniques for growing shiitake, oyster, lion's mane, and maitake mushrooms at home

Sep 1, 2014
The essential dehydrator - from dried mushroom risotto to grilled tuna with papaya chutney, more than 100 recipes bursting with fresh flavor by Palmquist, Susan, author.

The essential dehydrator - from dried mushroom risotto to grilled tuna with papaya chutney, more than 100 recipes bursting with fresh flavor

Aug 29, 2014
The Devils' Alliance - Hitler's Pact With Stalin, 1939-1941 by Moorhouse, Roger

The Devils' Alliance - Hitler's Pact With Stalin, 1939-1941

Aug 29, 2014
The devil's butcher shop - the New Mexico prison uprising by Morris, Roger, 1938-

The devil's butcher shop - the New Mexico prison uprising

Sep 1, 2014
The culinary imagination - from myth to modernity by Gilbert, Sandra M.

The culinary imagination - from myth to modernity

From the recipe novel to the celebrity chef, renowned scholar Sandra M. Gilbert traces the social, aesthetic, and political history of food from myth to modernity, from ancient sources to our current wave of food mania.

Sep 1, 2014
The Cuban table - a celebration of food, flavors, and history by Pelaez, Ana Sofia, author.

The Cuban table - a celebration of food, flavors, and history

"The Cuban Table is a comprehensive, contemporary overview of Cuban food, recipes and culture as recounted by serious home cooks and professional chefs, restaurateurs and food writers. Cuban-American food writer Ana Sofia Pelaez and award-winning photographer Ellen Silverman traveled through Cuba, Miami and New York to document and learn about traditional Cuban cooking from a wide range of authentic sources. Cuban home cooks are fiercely protective of their secrets. Content with a private kind o

Sep 1, 2014
The crossword century - 100 years of witty wordplay, ingenious puzzles, and linguistic mischief by Connor, Alan.

The crossword century - 100 years of witty wordplay, ingenious puzzles, and linguistic mischief

Explores the history of the crossword puzzle, which made its debut in 1913 and went from being considered a menace to productivity to being used to recruit codebreakers by the military.

Aug 29, 2014
The cost of cutting - a surgeon reveals the truth behind a multibillion-dollar industry by Ruggieri, Paul, 1959-

The cost of cutting - a surgeon reveals the truth behind a multibillion-dollar industry

"For a brief moment--and this is difficult to admit--I found myself tempted to schedule the surgery. A completely unnecessary surgery. The operation would have taken me twenty stress-free minutes, she would have gone home three hours later, and I would have been paid close to a thousand dollars. I was presented with every excuse to take out this woman's gallbladder. The only problem: There was no medical reason to do so. Surgeon Paul A. Ruggieri reveals little-known truths about his profession--

Sep 1, 2014