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Felines of New York - a glimpse into the lives of New York's feline inhabitants by Tews, Jim, author.

Felines of New York - a glimpse into the lives of New York's feline inhabitants

"Featuring more than 100 photos and quotes from cats in America's most glamorous city, Felines of New York exposes the furry underbelly of New York City's most glamorous, self-important residents,"--Amazon.com.

Feb 1, 2016
Fargo rock city - a heavy metal odyssey in rural Nörth Daköta by Klosterman, Chuck, 1972-

Fargo rock city - a heavy metal odyssey in rural Nörth Daköta

Empirically proving that -- no matter where you are -- kids wanna rock, this is Chuck Klosterman's hilrious memoir of growing up as a shameless metalhead in Wyndmere, North Dakotoa (population: 498). With a voice like Ace Frehley's guitar, Klosterman hacks his way through hair-band history, beginning with that fateful day in 1983 when his older brother brought home Motley Crue's Shout at the Devil. The fifth-grade Chuck wasn't quite ready to rock -- his hair was too short and his farm was too qu

Feb 1, 2016
Inventology - how we dream up things that change the world by Kennedy, Pagan, 1962- author.

Inventology - how we dream up things that change the world

"The writer of the New York Times Magazine's popular "Who Made That?" column explains how better ideas enter the world, revealing the fabled "aha" moment to be the result of a series of steps anyone can apply to solve the problems we encounter in everyday life,"--NoveList.

Feb 1, 2016
Firefly stargazing with a telescope by Scagell, Robin, author.

Firefly stargazing with a telescope

ASTRONOMY, SPACE & TIME. "Firefly Complete Guide to Stargazing" is a comprehensive introduction to an increasingly popular leisure pursuit. The book's flexi-paperback format makes it easy to use while telescope viewing, a welcome feature for the growing number of stargazers. The rapid growth in astronomy is due in large part to the opportunity amateurs have to contribute to scientific research. For example, the amateur Skywatchers in the web-based Milky Way Project have classified more than 1.5

Feb 1, 2016
Functional anatomy of the pilates core - an illustrated guide to a safe and effective core training program by Osar, Evan, 1969-

Functional anatomy of the pilates core - an illustrated guide to a safe and effective core training program

"Health & Fitness - Reference; Medical - Anatomy; Body, Mind & Spirit - Mental & Spiritual Healing"--

Feb 1, 2016
Funny! - twenty-five years of laughter from the Pixar story room by

Funny! - twenty-five years of laughter from the Pixar story room

A collection of iconic and whimsical moments from some of Pixar's most popular films includes illustrated gags that were edited from final versions and never-before-published illustrations from the Pixar archives.

Feb 1, 2016
Masters of Empire - Great Lakes Indians and the Making of America by McDonnell, Michael A., author.

Masters of Empire - Great Lakes Indians and the Making of America

"A radical reinterpretation of early American history from a native point of view, centered on the Odawa tribe of Northern Michigan"--

Feb 1, 2016
Man made - the art of male grooming by Jones, Dan, 1977- author.

Man made - the art of male grooming

Feb 1, 2016
Lapland - the Bradt Travel Guide by Proctor, James, author.

Lapland - the Bradt Travel Guide

Feb 1, 2016
The last thousand - one school's promise in a nation at war by Stern, Jeffrey E. (Reporter), author.

The last thousand - one school's promise in a nation at war

"There, a few thousand students are learning not just to read and write and add, but to question, criticize, make provocative art. To sing, poke fun at one another, to protest. The Teacher named the school "Marefat" because it means "knowledge" but also all its derivatives: "wisdom;" "education;" "intellect;" "awareness." Under the protection of foreign forces, a special place has flourished in Afghanistan. The Marefat School is an award-winning institution in the Western slums of Kabul, built b

Feb 1, 2016
The productivity project - accomplishing more by managing your time, attention, and energy better by Bailey, Chris, 1989- author.

The productivity project - accomplishing more by managing your time, attention, and energy better

"Chris Bailey has been fascinated with the subject of productivity since he was a teenager. While pursuing his business degree in college, he researched every paper and read every book available on the topic. After graduation, he embarked on a year long productivity project, interviewing many of the world's foremost gurus in the field, from Charles Duhigg to David Allen, while conducting a series of productivity experiments on himself, from getting by on little sleep, to waking up at 5:30 every

Feb 1, 2016
Mr. Food's quick & easy diabetic cooking - over 150 recipes everybody will love by Ginsburg, Art.

Mr. Food's quick & easy diabetic cooking - over 150 recipes everybody will love

This book has more than 150 no-nonsense recipes, plus helpful hints for eating lighter for people with diabetes.

Feb 1, 2016
Failures of imagination - the deadliest threats to our homeland--and how to thwart them by McCaul, Michael, author.

Failures of imagination - the deadliest threats to our homeland--and how to thwart them

"From the Chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee, a gripping look at the most dangerous and unexpected threats to our national security--and the actions needed to protect us,"--Amazon.com.

Feb 1, 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 lightless sky - a twelve-year-old refugee's harrowing escape from Afghanistan and his extraordinary journey across half the world by Passarlay, Gulwali, author.

The lightless sky - a twelve-year-old refugee's harrowing escape from Afghanistan and his extraordinary journey across half the world

"A gripping, inspiring, and eye-opening memoir of fortitude and survival--of a twelve-year-old boy's traumatic flight from Afghanistan to the West--that puts a face to one of the most shocking and devastating humanitarian crises of our time."To risk my life had to mean something. Otherwise what was it all for?"In 2006, after his father was killed, Gulwali Passarlay was caught between the Taliban who wanted to recruit him, and the Americans who wanted to use him. To protect her son, Gulwali's mot

Feb 1, 2016
Prep-ahead meals from scratch - quick & easy batch cooking techniques and recipes that save you time and money by Milham, Alea, author.

Prep-ahead meals from scratch - quick & easy batch cooking techniques and recipes that save you time and money

"Families are busier now more than ever, and nobody understands that better than busy mom and food blogger Alea Milham. With Prep-Ahead Meals from Scratch, she brings a unique batch cooking concept that will streamline weeknight family meals like never before. She shows you how to use simple prep-ahead techniques to stock your refrigerator with precooked ingredients that can be combined with fresh produce to easily create wholesome meals. Leave prepackaged foods and take-out behind as you learn

Feb 1, 2016
The pot book by De Waal, Edmund, author, editor

The pot book

The Pot Book is the first publication to document the extraordinary range and variety of ceramic vessels of all periods, in a comprehensive and accessible A to Z format. From a delicate bowl made by an unnamed artisan in China in the third millennium BC, or a jug made in eighteenth-century Dresden, to a plate made by Picasso in 1952.

Feb 1, 2016
Poor your soul by Ptacin, Mira, author.

Poor your soul

"At age twenty-eight, Mira Ptacin discovered she was pregnant. Though it was unplanned, she soon embraced the pregnancy and became engaged to Andrew, the father. Five months later, an ultrasound revealed birth defects that would give the child no chance of survival outside the womb. Mira was given three options: terminate her pregnancy, induce early delivery, or wait and inevitably miscarry. Mira's story is woven together with the story of her mother, who emigrated from Poland (also at the age o

Feb 1, 2016
Toward a more perfect university by Cole, Jonathan R.

Toward a more perfect university

"A renowned academic leader identifies the ways America's great universities should evolve in the decades ahead to maintain their global preeminence and enhance their intellectual stature and social mission as higher education confronts the twenty-first-century developments in technology, humanities, culture, and economics."--Dust jacket.

Feb 1, 2016
Racial profiling and discrimination - your legal rights by Grinapol, Corinne, author.

Racial profiling and discrimination - your legal rights

Feb 1, 2016