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School of fish by Pollinger, Ben.

School of fish

"From the acclaimed executive chef of a Michelin-starred seafood restaurant comes a comprehensive, beautifully designed guide to cooking fish, for home cooks of all skill levels. School of Fish is an all-encompassing culinary education in one handy--not to mention gorgeously photographed--cookbook. Ben Pollinger, executive chef of upscale Manhattan restaurant Oceana, distills years of experience working in some of the world's best restaurants in this no-nonsense book that demystifies the art of

Oct 16, 2014
Season of the witch - how the occult saved rock and roll by Bebergal, Peter, author.

Season of the witch - how the occult saved rock and roll

"From the hoodoo-inspired sounds of Elvis Presley to the Eastern odysseys of George Harrison, from the dark dalliances of Led Zeppelin to the Masonic imagery of today's hip-hop scene, the occult has long breathed life into rock and hip-hop--and, indeed, esoteric and supernatural traditions are a key ingredient behind the emergence and development of rock and roll ... [and in this book] writer and critic Peter Bebergal illuminates this web of influences"--Amazon.com.

Oct 21, 2014
Season of the witch - how the occult saved rock and roll by Bebergal, Peter, author.

Season of the witch - how the occult saved rock and roll

Oct 17, 2014
Second childhood by Howe, Fanny, author.

Second childhood

Fanny Howe's poetry is known for its lyricism, fragmentation, experimentation, religious engagement, and commitment to social justice. In Second Childhood, the observing poet is an impersonal figure who accompanies Howe in her encounters with chance and mystery. She is not one age or the other, in one time or another.

Oct 17, 2014
Selected poems, 1970-2007 / Selected Poems 1970-2007 by Violi, Paul, 1944-2011.

Selected poems, 1970-2007 / Selected Poems 1970-2007

Oct 17, 2014
Shakespeare's freedom by Greenblatt, Stephen, 1943-

Shakespeare's freedom

Shakespeare lived in a world of absolutes, of claims for the absolute authority of scripture, monarch, and God, and the authority of fathers over wives and children, the old over the young, and the gentle over the baseborn. The author shows that Shakespeare was strikingly averse to such absolutes and constantly probed the possibility of freedom from them. Again and again, Shakespeare confounds the designs and pretensions of kings, generals, and churchmen. His aversion to absolutes even leads him

Oct 15, 2014
Sherry - a modern guide to the wine world's best-kept secret, with cocktails and recipes by Baiocchi, Talia.

Sherry - a modern guide to the wine world's best-kept secret, with cocktails and recipes

Oct 17, 2014
Song of Spider-Man - the inside story of the most controversial musical in Broadway history by Berger, Glen, author.

Song of Spider-Man - the inside story of the most controversial musical in Broadway history

Playwright Glen Berger's hilarious memoir of a theatrical dream--or nightmare--come true with a cast of characters including renowned director Julie Taymor and two superstar rock legends U2's Bono and Edge.

Oct 15, 2014
Soup for two - small-batch recipes for one, two, or a few by Pruess, Joanna, author.

Soup for two - small-batch recipes for one, two, or a few

Oct 15, 2014
Spanish demystified by Petrow, Jenny.

Spanish demystified

A step-by-step guide through the key fundamentals of the Spanish language covers everyday topics and conversational expressions and includes an audio CD to provide oral practice and pronunciation basics.

Oct 20, 2014
Special deluxe - [a memoir of life & cars] by Young, Neil, 1945- author.

Special deluxe - [a memoir of life & cars]

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee traces his six-decade career through the cars he has owned, discussing how they are reflecting new understandings about the environmental impact of automobiles.

Oct 17, 2014
Spiritual law - the essence of Swedenborg's Divine Providence by Hill, Joanna V.

Spiritual law - the essence of Swedenborg's Divine Providence

Oct 20, 2014
Stonewalled - My Fight for Truth Against the Forces of Obstruction, Intimidation, and Harassment in Obama's Washington by Attkisson, Sharyl

Stonewalled - My Fight for Truth Against the Forces of Obstruction, Intimidation, and Harassment in Obama's Washington

Oct 17, 2014
Stories of my life by Paterson, Katherine, author.

Stories of my life

"From her childhood in China to the moment she won her first National Book Award, literary icon Katherine Paterson shares the personal stories that inspired her children's books"--Amazon.com.

Oct 20, 2014
Strike! - the farm workers' fight for their rights by Brimner, Larry Dane.

Strike! - the farm workers' fight for their rights

A history of Cesar Chavez and the farm workers movement.

Oct 16, 2014
Sunday suppers - recipes, gatherings by Mordechai, Karen, author.

Sunday suppers - recipes, gatherings

Oct 20, 2014
Superstorm - nine days inside Hurricane Sandy by Miles, Kathryn, 1974- author.

Superstorm - nine days inside Hurricane Sandy

" The first complete moment-by-moment account of the largest Atlantic storm system ever recorded-a hurricane like no other. The sky was lit by a full moon on October 29, 2012, but nobody on the eastern seaboard of the United States could see it. Everything had been consumed by cloud. The storm's immensity caught the attention of scientists on the International Space Station. Even from there, it seemed almost limitless: 1.8 million square feet of tightly coiled bands so huge they filled the windo

Oct 20, 2014
Surprised by joy - the shape of my early life ; The four loves by Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples), 1898-1963.

Surprised by joy - the shape of my early life ; The four loves

Oct 15, 2014
Sweet - our best cupcakes, cookies, candy, and more by

Sweet - our best cupcakes, cookies, candy, and more

This collection of recipes, taken from the pages of Food Network Magazine, includes over-the-top brownies, super fun cupcakes, show-off layer cakes, one-of-a-kind cookies, and much more. Each recipes has been triple-tested, and there are ideas for every occasion.

Oct 16, 2014
Swimming with warlords - a dozen-year journey across the Afghan War by Sites, Kevin, author.

Swimming with warlords - a dozen-year journey across the Afghan War

In this electrifying first-person account, journatist and author Kevin Sites goes deep into the geopolitical morass of Afghanistan to emerge with critical insights into both a people and a war that few truly comprehend.

Oct 20, 2014