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Studio Olafur Eliasson - The Kitchen by Eliasson, Olafur/ Waters, Alice (FRW)

Studio Olafur Eliasson - The Kitchen

May 21, 2016
Stranger in the mirror - the scientific search for the self by Levine, Robert, 1945- author.

Stranger in the mirror - the scientific search for the self

"In Stranger in the Mirror, Robert Levine offers a provocative and entertaining scientific exploration of the most personal and important of all landscapes: the physical and psychological entity we call our self. Who are we? Where is the boundary between us and everything else? Are we all multiple personalities? And how can we control who we become? Levine tackles these and other questions with a combination of surprising stories, case studies, and cutting-edge research--from psychology, biology

May 20, 2016
State of the world 2016 - Can a city be sustainable? by

State of the world 2016 - Can a city be sustainable?

Cities are the world's future. Today, more than half of the global population lives in urban areas, and that number is expected to double by 2050. There is no question that cities are growing; the only debate is over how they will grow. Will we invest in the physical and social infrastructure necessary for livable, equitable, and sustainable cities? In the latest edition of State of the World, the flagship publication of the Worldwatch Institute, experts from around the globe examine the core pr

May 26, 2016
South of the Etowah - the view from the wrong side of the river by Atkins, Raymond L., author.

South of the Etowah - the view from the wrong side of the river

Atkins offers a lighthearted change of pace in this collection of humorous essays. He explores a diverse range of topics as seen from the porch of his home on the southern bank of the mighty Etowah River in northern Georgia.

May 26, 2016
South of the Etowah - The View from the Wrong Side of the River by Atkins, Raymond L.

South of the Etowah - The View from the Wrong Side of the River

May 21, 2016
Some enchanted evenings - the glittering life and times of Mary Martin by Kaufman, David, 1951-

Some enchanted evenings - the glittering life and times of Mary Martin

A biography of the American actress and singer describes her childhood in Texas, her early marriage and subsequently quick divorce, and her arrival in New York City, where she became a huge star of Broadway.

May 21, 2016
Socks - the rule book - 10 essential rules for the wearing and appreciation of men's hosiery. by

Socks - the rule book - 10 essential rules for the wearing and appreciation of men's hosiery.

May 20, 2016
So much synth by Shaughnessy, Brenda, 1970- author.

So much synth

""Shaughnessy's particular genius. is utterly poetic, but essayistic in scope."-The New Yorker"Brenda Shaughnessy's work is a good place to start for any passionate woman feeling daunted by poetry." -Cosmopolitan"Shaughnessy's voice is smart, sexy, self-aware, hip. consistently wry, and ever savvy."-Harvard ReviewSubversions of idiom and cliche; punctuate Shaughnessy's fourth collection as she approaches middle age and revisits the memories, romances, and music of adolescence. So Much Synth is a

May 26, 2016
Sketching people - an urban sketcher's manual to drawing figures and faces by Chapman, Lynne, 1960- author, illustrator.

Sketching people - an urban sketcher's manual to drawing figures and faces

Offers practical help to beginning artists by teaching them how to draw different types of people in many different settings.

May 21, 2016
Shoe dog - a memoir by the creator of Nike by Knight, Philip H., 1938- author.

Shoe dog - a memoir by the creator of Nike

Nike founder and CEO Phil Knight shares the inside story of the company's early days as an intrepid start-up and its evolution into one of the world's most iconic, game-changing, and profitable brands. In 1962, fresh out of business school, Phil Knight borrowed $50 from his father and created a company with a simple mission: import high-quality, low-cost athletic shoes from Japan. Selling the shoes from the trunk of his lime green Plymouth Valiant, Knight grossed $8,000 his first year. Today, Ni

May 20, 2016
Shallcross by Wright, C. D., 1949-2016, author.

Shallcross

May 20, 2016
Shakespeare's Gardens by Bennett, Jackie/ Lawson, Andrew (PHT)

Shakespeare's Gardens

May 21, 2016
Shakespeare's gardens by Bennett, Jackie, author.

Shakespeare's gardens

Shakespeare's Gardens is a highly illustrated, informative book about the gardens that William Shakespeare knew as a boy and tended as a man, published to coincide with the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death in April 2016. This anniversary will be the focus of literary celebration of the man's life and work throughout the English speaking world and beyond. The book will focus on the gardens that Shakespeare knew, including the five gardens in Stratford upon Avon in which he gardened and ex

May 26, 2016
Sew Happy - Stitch Yourself Stylish With 25 Step-by-step Projects, Incudes Pull-out Patterns by Ziegler, Karin

Sew Happy - Stitch Yourself Stylish With 25 Step-by-step Projects, Incudes Pull-out Patterns

May 21, 2016
Self made - becoming empowered, self-reliant, and rich in every way by Galan, Nely, 1963- author.

Self made - becoming empowered, self-reliant, and rich in every way

"For readers of #GIRLBOSS and viewers of Shark Tank--a global revolution in entrepreneurship is underway, inspiring women to blaze a trail of financial self-reliance and become self-made. What does it mean to be self-made? It's not just about having money, but financial empowerment is where it begins. It means getting out of survival mode, in which you are one problem away from catastrophe. It means changing your mind-set from instant gratification to goal orientation. It means being able to sle

May 26, 2016
Secondhand time - the last of the Soviets by Aleksievich, Svetlana, 1948- author.

Secondhand time - the last of the Soviets

May 26, 2016
Seagan eating - the lure of a healthy, sustainable seafood + vegan diet by Cramer, Amy, author.

Seagan eating - the lure of a healthy, sustainable seafood + vegan diet

"People choose to become vegan for different reasons, but for some it's tough to stick to such a strict diet. Seagan Eating offers a healthy alternative by motivating you to adopt a "seagan" diet--largely plant-based but including seafood. At the same time, the book discourages 'evil' ingredients and addresses many of today's food conundrums (GMOs, organic versus nonorganic, etc.). A recipe section features easy-to-make fish dishes, plus some of Amy's most decadent vegan recipes. As with the aut

May 21, 2016
Saving my assassin by Prodan, Virginia, author.

Saving my assassin

May 26, 2016
Salt & Silver Latin America - Travel, Surf, Cook by Riffelmacher, Johannes/ Kosikowski, Thomas

Salt & Silver Latin America - Travel, Surf, Cook

May 21, 2016
Salmon - everything you need to know + 45 recipes by Morgan, Diane, 1955- author.

Salmon - everything you need to know + 45 recipes

"Salmon is the third-most consumed seafood in North America, not only for its exceptional flavor and versatility, but for its undeniable health benefits. Rich in Omega-3s, it's a rich protein source for those looking to eat healthier, consume less meat, or transitioning to a paleo or pescatarian diet. Salmon features 45 recipes showcasing the best ways to prepare this luscious, accessible fish. Acclaimed author Diane Morgan has crafted a go-to reference for home cooks who want to add more creati

May 20, 2016