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Black, white, and Jewish - autobiography of a shifting self by Walker, Rebecca, 1969 November 17-

Black, white, and Jewish - autobiography of a shifting self

The story of a child's unique struggle for identity and home when nothing in her world told her who she was or where she belonged. Poetic reflections on memory, time, and identity punctuate this gritty exploration of race and sexuality.

May 24, 2016
Bluets by Nelson, Maggie, 1973-

Bluets

May 30, 2016
Bobby Rydell- teen idol on the rocks- a tale of second chances by Rydell, Bobby

Bobby Rydell- teen idol on the rocks- a tale of second chances

May 30, 2016
Boy with thorn by Laurentiis, Rickey, author.

Boy with thorn

In a landscape at once the brutal American South as it is the brutal mind, Boy with Thorn interrogates the genesis of all poetic creation--the imagination itself, questioning what role it plays in both our fascinations with and repulsion from a national history of racial and sexual violence. The personal and political crash into one language here, gothic as it is supple, meditating on visual art and myth, to desire, the practice of lynching and Hurricane Katrina. Always at its center, though, is

May 30, 2016
Breaking Rockefeller - the incredible story of the ambitious rivals who toppled an oil empire by Doran, Peter B., author.

Breaking Rockefeller - the incredible story of the ambitious rivals who toppled an oil empire

"The author of the popular History of Oil podcast traces the early-20th-century rivalry between John D. Rockefeller's Standard Oil and Royal Dutch Shell, describing the origins of partners Marcus Samuel, Jr. and Henri Deterding and how they used respective talents to break Rockefeller's daunting monopoly"--

May 30, 2016
Building blocks by Califano, Diane, author.

Building blocks

May 30, 2016
Cagney & Lacey ... and me - an inside look at Hollywood - or, how I learned to stop worrying and love the blonde by Rosenzweig, Barney.

Cagney & Lacey ... and me - an inside look at Hollywood - or, how I learned to stop worrying and love the blonde

A fast-paced, comprehensive look at how the network dramatic series Cagney & Lacey was made. Features many of television show's producers, writers, and craftspeople, sharing their insights.

May 30, 2016
Cake - a slice of history by Levene, Alysa, 1976- author.

Cake - a slice of history

Alysa Levene looks at cakes both ancient and modern, from the Fruit Cake, to the Pound Cake, from the ubiquitous birthday cake to the Angel Food Cake, all the way up to competitive baking shows on television and our modern obsession with macaroons and cup cakes. Along the way, she shows how cakes are so much more than just a delicious sugar hit, and reflects on how and why cakes became the food to eat in times of celebration. Cake reflects cultural differences, whether it is the changing role of

May 30, 2016
Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard & Nantucket by Bartlett, Ray.

Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard & Nantucket

May 30, 2016
Cartooning for the beginner by Hart, Christopher, 1957-

Cartooning for the beginner

Covers the basic techniques beginning cartoonists need to get started drawing both comic strips and animation.

May 30, 2016
Champagne, uncorked - the house of Krug and the timeless allure of the world's most celebrated drink by Tardi, Alan, 1956- author.

Champagne, uncorked - the house of Krug and the timeless allure of the world's most celebrated drink

May 30, 2016
Charleston syllabus - readings on race, racism, and racial violence by

Charleston syllabus - readings on race, racism, and racial violence

May 30, 2016
Chosen? - reading the Bible amid the Israeli-Palestinian conflict by Brueggemann, Walter.

Chosen? - reading the Bible amid the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

May 30, 2016
Complicity and moral accountability by Mellema, Gregory, 1948- author.

Complicity and moral accountability

May 30, 2016
Cooking with chia for dummies by Rogers, Barrie, author.

Cooking with chia for dummies

Shares over one hundred recipes for every meal of the day that incorporate the nutrient-dense chia seed, and discusses its nutritional benefits, disease-fighting powers, and versatility in cooking.

May 24, 2016
Court-martial - how military justice has shaped America from the revolution to 9/11 and beyond by Bray, Chris (Historian), author.

Court-martial - how military justice has shaped America from the revolution to 9/11 and beyond

"Tells the sweeping story of military justice, from the institution of the court martial in the earliest days of the Republic to contemporary arguments over how to use military courts to try foreign terrorists or soldiers accused of sexual assault,"--NoveList.

May 30, 2016
Cracking the GMAT 2017 by

Cracking the GMAT 2017

May 30, 2016
Cracking the GRE 2017 by

Cracking the GRE 2017

May 30, 2016
Craft-a-doodle deux - 73 exercises for creative drawing by Doh, Jenny, author.

Craft-a-doodle deux - 73 exercises for creative drawing

Presents techniques, ideas, and exercises for original doodles made with materials such as paint, markers, and gel pens. Seventeen contributors share inventive prompts to jumpstart and expand your inspiration for drawing abstract designs and doodles.

May 30, 2016
Crafting the personal essay - a guide for writing and publishing creative nonfiction by Moore, Dinty W., 1955-

Crafting the personal essay - a guide for writing and publishing creative nonfiction

A guide to writing the personal essay, including the basics of essay writing, how to move past private "journaling," and instructions for revision and strategies for getting published.

May 30, 2016