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Envisioning freedom - cinema and the building of modern Black life by Caddoo, Cara, 1978-

Envisioning freedom - cinema and the building of modern Black life

Dec 19, 2014
Empire of cotton - a global history by Beckert, Sven.

Empire of cotton - a global history

"The epic story of the rise and fall of the empire of cotton, its centrality in the world economy, and its making and remaking of global capitalism. Sven Beckert's rich, fascinating book tells the story of how, in a remarkably brief period, European entrepreneurs and powerful statesmen recast the world's most significant manufacturing industry combining imperial expansion and slave labor with new machines and wage workers to change the world. Here is the story of how, beginning well before the a

Dec 19, 2014
Eleanor - the years alone by Lash, Joseph P., 1909-1987, author.

Eleanor - the years alone

Recounts Eleanor Roosevelt's efforts on behalf of world peace and social betterment following Franklin Roosevelt's death in 1945.

Dec 19, 2014
Einstein - the life of a genius by Isaacson, Walter.

Einstein - the life of a genius

Dec 19, 2014
Eat Yourself Pregnant - Essential Recipes to Boosting Your Fertility Naturally by West, Zita/ Bailey, Christine (CON)

Eat Yourself Pregnant - Essential Recipes to Boosting Your Fertility Naturally

Dec 19, 2014
Eat Smart in Denmark - How to Decipher the Menu, Know the Market Foods & Embark on a Tasting Adventure by Schroeder, Carol L./ Schroeder, Katrina A.

Eat Smart in Denmark - How to Decipher the Menu, Know the Market Foods & Embark on a Tasting Adventure

Dec 19, 2014
Driven to distraction at work - how to focus and be more productive by Hallowell, Edward M.

Driven to distraction at work - how to focus and be more productive

"From the bestselling author of Driven to Distraction, the world's leading expert on ADD and ADHD tackles attention deficit inside today's workplaces. Ned Hallowell, known for his work with children and adults, now identifies the underlying reasons why people really lose their ability to focus at work--where many of today's adults feel distracted and unproductive. He explains why commonly offered solutions like "learn to manage your time better" or "make a to-do list" just don't work because th

Dec 19, 2014
Drink time! - in the company of Patrick Leigh Fermoir - a memoir by Payás, Dolores, author.

Drink time! - in the company of Patrick Leigh Fermoir - a memoir

In 2009, Patrick Leigh Fermor's Spanish-language translator, Dolores Paya´s, visited her subject for the first time in his house in Greece. Out of this first encounter came a friendship that lasted until the writer's death two years later. This charming account was born of those hours spent in his company, a highly personal and moving depiction of the legendary adventurer and man of letters during his final years, surrounded by his drinks, his guests and, above all, his books.

Dec 19, 2014
Dreaming in Indian - contemporary Native American voices by Charleyboy, Lisa (EDT)/ Leatherdale, Mary Beth (EDT)

Dreaming in Indian - contemporary Native American voices

Profiles over fifty emerging and established contemporary Native American artists and provides samples of their work.

Dec 19, 2014
The divine magician / The Disappearance of Religion and the Discovery of Faith by Rollins, Peter.

The divine magician / The Disappearance of Religion and the Discovery of Faith

Dec 19, 2014
Direction & quality of light - your key to better portrait photography anywhere by Van Niekerk, Neil.

Direction & quality of light - your key to better portrait photography anywhere

Offers lessons on lighting portraits, including positioning hard light sources and soft light sources, choosing light modifiers to adjust the light quality, and gelling lights for color balance effects.

Dec 19, 2014
Designing great beers - the ultimate guide to brewing classic beer styles by Daniels, Ray, 1958-

Designing great beers - the ultimate guide to brewing classic beer styles

Dec 19, 2014
Design in the Hamptons by Iannacci, Anthony.

Design in the Hamptons

Dec 19, 2014
Dear white people - a guide to inter-racial harmony in "post-racial" America by Simien, Justin, author.

Dear white people - a guide to inter-racial harmony in "post-racial" America

"Right out of college, Justin Simien wrote a screenplay about the nuanced experiences of four black students on a predominantly white college campus ... Channeling the sensibility of the film into this book, Simien will keep you laughing with his humorous observations if you haven't seen the satiric film, [including quizzes to determine whether you've become the Token Black Friend]"--Amazon.com.

Dec 19, 2014
David Lynch - the unified field by

David Lynch - the unified field

"David Lynch is internationally renowned as a filmmaker, but it is less known that he began his creative life as a visual artist and has maintained a devoted studio practice, developing an extensive body of painting, prints, photography, and drawing. Featuring work from all periods of Lynch's career, this book documents Lynch's first major museum exhibition in the United States, bringing together works held in American and European collections and from the artist's studio"--

Dec 19, 2014
The cultural lives of whales and dolphins by Whitehead, Hal, author.

The cultural lives of whales and dolphins

Dec 19, 2014
Crucible of Command - Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee- The War They Fought, the Peace They Forged by Davis, William C.

Crucible of Command - Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee- The War They Fought, the Peace They Forged

Dec 19, 2014
Creative scarves - 20+ stylish projects to craft and stitch by Windsor, Tiffany, author.

Creative scarves - 20+ stylish projects to craft and stitch

Dec 19, 2014
The court-martial of Paul Revere - a son of liberty and America's forgotten military disaster by Greenburg, Michael M, author.

The court-martial of Paul Revere - a son of liberty and America's forgotten military disaster

Discusses the Penobscot Expedition, the worst American naval disaster before Pearl Harbor, and how Lieutenant Colonel Paul Revere was charged with neglect of duty, disobeying orders, and cowardice.

Dec 19, 2014
Converts to Judaism - stories from biblical times to today by Epstein, Lawrence J. (Lawrence Jeffrey)

Converts to Judaism - stories from biblical times to today

"From the biblical story of Ruth to the star conversion of Elizabeth Taylor, Converts to Judaism tells the stories of people who have converted to Judaism throughout history. The book introduces readers to origins of Judaism and shares the first conversion stories of the people who helped the early Jewish faith grow. Subsequent chapters trace the trajectory of Judaism through the ages while highlighting the stories of converts--both well-known and lesser-known--and how they shaped the tradition.

Dec 19, 2014