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Answering the call - an autobiography of the modern struggle to end racial discrimination in America by Jones, Nathaniel R., 1926- author.

Answering the call - an autobiography of the modern struggle to end racial discrimination in America

"Answering the Call is an extraordinary eyewitness account from an unsung hero of the battle for racial equality in America-a battle that, far from ending with the great victories of the civil rights era, saw some of its signal achievements in the desegregation fights of the 1970s and its most notable setbacks in the affirmative action debates that continue into the present in Ferguson, Baltimore, and beyond. Judge Nathaniel R. Jones's pathbreaking career was forged in the 1960s: as the first Af

May 18, 2016
Your favorite band is killing me - what pop music rivalries reveal about the meaning of life by Hyden, Steven, author.

Your favorite band is killing me - what pop music rivalries reveal about the meaning of life

May 19, 2016
Street of Eternal Happiness - big city dreams along a Shanghai road by Schmitz, Rob.

Street of Eternal Happiness - big city dreams along a Shanghai road

May 19, 2016
The soul of a pilgrim - eight practices for the journey within by Paintner, Christine Valters.

The soul of a pilgrim - eight practices for the journey within

May 19, 2016
Porcelain - a memoir by Moby, author.

Porcelain - a memoir

adapted from book jacket.

May 19, 2016
Joe Gould's teeth by Lepore, Jill, 1966- author.

Joe Gould's teeth

May 19, 2016
Raw, vegan, not gross - all vegan and mostly raw recipes for people who love to eat by Miller, Laura (Cook), author.

Raw, vegan, not gross - all vegan and mostly raw recipes for people who love to eat

"Whether you already love vegan food or need some convincing, YouTube star Laura Miller offers more than a hundred entirely vegan and mostly raw recipes for all people who want to eat deliciously. Raw. Vegan. Not Gross. is the debut cookbook from YouTube's Tastemade star Laura Miller. A soon to be modern classic, Raw. Vegan. Not Gross. will engage your taste buds with strengthening breakfasts (avocado grapefruit bowls; ginger maple granola), easy weeknight dinners (golden gazpacho; sweet potato

May 19, 2016
Jihadi John by Verkaik, Robert, author.

Jihadi John

The only journalist to interview 'Jihadi John' reveals how Mohammed Emwazi went from London teenager to world's most wanted terrorist. When Islamic State's black-masked executioner, 'Jihadi John', was revealed to be Mohammed Emwazi, a 26-year-old IT graduate from west London, senior security editor Robert Verkaik was shaken more than most. In 2010 he'd interviewed this man. At the time Emwazi had claimed MI5 were ruining his life. He was desperate for his story to be told, believing that going p

May 19, 2016
Unforbidden pleasures by Phillips, Adam, 1954- author.

Unforbidden pleasures

May 19, 2016
Shrill - notes from a loud woman by West, Lindy.

Shrill - notes from a loud woman

May 19, 2016
Meathead - the science of great barbecue and grilling by Goldwyn, Meathead, author.

Meathead - the science of great barbecue and grilling

"For succulent results every time, nothing is more crucial in barbecuing and grilling than understanding the science behind the interaction of fire and food. In this book, "Meathead" Goldwyn, pitmaster, national barbecue cookoff judge, and curator of the world's most popular barbecue website amazingribs.com, debunks the myths that stand in the way of perfect outcomes. Along the way, he reveals all the secrets every successful griller needs to know, from which wood chips to use to which equipment

May 19, 2016
The last innocents - the collision of the turbulent sixties and the Los Angeles Dodgers by Leahy, Michael, 1953- author.

The last innocents - the collision of the turbulent sixties and the Los Angeles Dodgers

It's rare for a team to encapsulate an era as indelibly as the Los Angeles Dodgers did the 1960s. White, black, Jewish, Christian, wealthy, working class, conservative, liberal--the Dodgers embodied the disparate cultural forces at play in an America riven by race and war. In this book, journalist Michael Leahy tells the story of this mesmerizing time and extraordinary team through seven players--Maury Wills, Sandy Koufax, Wes Parker, Jeff Torborg, Tommy Davis, Dick Tracewski, and Lou Johnson--t

May 19, 2016
Late to the ball - age. learn. fight. love. play tennis. win. by Marzorati, Gerald, author.

Late to the ball - age. learn. fight. love. play tennis. win.

"An award-winning author shares the inspiring and entertaining account of his pursuit to become a nationally competitive tennis player--at the age of sixty. Being a man or a woman in your early sixties is different than it was a generation or two ago, at least for the more fortunate of us. We aren't old

May 19, 2016
The limousine liberal - how an incendiary image united the Right and fractured America by Fraser, Steve, 1945- author.

The limousine liberal - how an incendiary image united the Right and fractured America

"A renowned historian traces the genealogy of the "limousine liberal," the enemy that has animated right-wing populism for nearly a century No political metaphor in recent American history has enjoyed the impact of the limousine liberal. Taking aim at what many consider the hypocrisy of wealthy liberals who champion the cause of the poor but who have no intention of bearing the costs of doing anything about their plight, it has mobilized an enduring politics of resentment against everything from

May 19, 2016
LinkedIn for dummies by Elad, Joel, author.

LinkedIn for dummies

May 19, 2016
Makers and takers - the rise of finance and the fall of American business by Foroohar, Rana, author.

Makers and takers - the rise of finance and the fall of American business

"Award-winning business journalist Rana Foroohar shows how the shortsighted and misguided financial practices that nearly toppled the global economy in 2008 have come to infiltrate all corners of American business--putting us on a dangerous collision course to another economic meltdown that will make 2008 look like a mere blip in the business cycle"--

May 19, 2016
The secret language of the heart - how to use music, sound, and vibration as a tool for healing and personal transformation by Goldstein, Barry, author..

The secret language of the heart - how to use music, sound, and vibration as a tool for healing and personal transformation

May 19, 2016
Leave a cheater, gain a life - the Chump Lady's survival guide by Schorn, Tracy, author, illustrator.

Leave a cheater, gain a life - the Chump Lady's survival guide

May 19, 2016
The moral economy - why good incentives are no substitute for good citizens by Bowles, Samuel, author.

The moral economy - why good incentives are no substitute for good citizens

Should the idea of economic man-the amoral and self-interested Homo economicus-determine how we expect people to respond to monetary rewards, punishments, and other incentives? Samuel Bowles answers with a resounding "no." Policies that follow from this paradigm, he shows, may "crowd out" ethical and generous motives and thus backfire. But incentives per se are not really the culprit. Bowles shows that crowding out occurs when the message conveyed by fines and rewards is that self-interest is ex

May 19, 2016
Super mind - how to boost performance and live a richer and happier life through transcendental meditation by Rosenthal, Norman E., author.

Super mind - how to boost performance and live a richer and happier life through transcendental meditation

""Super Mind is a wonderfully practical exploration of the benefits of Transcendental Meditation that reveals how the technique is not a belief or faith but a simple tool that, in my experience, can improve your life in ways you never thought possible." --Hugh Jackman The noted research psychiatrist and New York Times-bestselling author explores how Transcendental Meditation permanently alters your daily consciousness, resulting in greater productivity, emotional resilience, and aptitude for suc

May 19, 2016