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The life of Saul Bellow - to fame and fortune, 1915-1964 by Leader, Zachary, author.

The life of Saul Bellow - to fame and fortune, 1915-1964

"Based on much heretofore unavailable archival material and access to close relations, and extraordinary for the diligence of its scholarship, the unsparingness of its scope, and the engaging clarity of its prose, this book traces not only Bellow's rise to literary eminence--from the roots of his family in St. Petersburg, Russia, to his birth and childhood in Quebec to his years in Chicago and at the University of Chicago, to right before the breakout commercial success of his novel Herzog in 19

May 5, 2015
My generation - collected nonfiction by Styron, William, 1925-2006, author.

My generation - collected nonfiction

"Including significant previously uncollected material, My Generation is the definitive gathering of the fruits of this beloved writer's five decades of public life. Here is the William Styron unafraid to peer into the darkest corners of the 20th centuryor to take on the complex racial legacy of the United States. But here too is Styron writing about his daily walk with his dog, musing on the Modern Library's "100 Greatest Books," and offering personal insight into the extraordinary array of not

May 5, 2015
Sams teach yourself iOS 8 application development in 24 hours by Ray, John, 1971- author.

Sams teach yourself iOS 8 application development in 24 hours

May 5, 2015
Repetition by Reilly, Rebecca, 1970- author.

Repetition

"Repetition is a poetic memoir of a daughter’s grief after her father’s death, as told to a loved one. These meditative prose poems journey through Paris, New York and Berlin on bike rides “to watch the tower sparkle in the distance” and on walks “past the zoo in the dark, the animals calling.” Paul Celan and Gertrude Stein accompany the daughter through her grief until the speaker can finally say, “it’s enough—you can go now.”"--

May 5, 2015
Advanced Analytics With Spark Patterns for Learning from Data at Scale. by Ryza, Sandy, author.

Advanced Analytics With Spark Patterns for Learning from Data at Scale.

May 5, 2015
The revolution of everyday life by Vaneigem, Raoul, 1934-

The revolution of everyday life

There is a grain of truth in the simplified notion that Guy Debord and Raoul Vaneigem represented two poles of the Situationist International: the 'objective' Debord versus the 'subjective' Vaneigem; Marxism versus anarchism; icy cerebrality versus sensualism. In short, The Society of the Spectacle versus The Revolution of Everyday Life - the two programmatic books of the Situationists, written independently, both published in 1967 just months before the May 1968 upheavals in France, each servin

May 5, 2015
Essentials of classic Italian cooking by Hazan, Marcella

Essentials of classic Italian cooking

May 5, 2015
Encounter by Kundera, Milan.

Encounter

A collection of essays from the Franco-Czech novelist provides a defense for art during an era that he says no longer puts value on art or beauty and discusses works and artists that are important to him.

May 5, 2015
The empty medicine cabinet - the pharmacist's guide to the hidden danger of drugs and the healing powers of food by Rudolph, Dustin.

The empty medicine cabinet - the pharmacist's guide to the hidden danger of drugs and the healing powers of food

May 5, 2015
Brand within- the power of branding from birth to the boardroom by John, Daymond

Brand within- the power of branding from birth to the boardroom

May 5, 2015
A buzz in the meadow - the natural history of a French farm by Goulson, Dave, author.

A buzz in the meadow - the natural history of a French farm

May 5, 2015
Oklahoma Curiosities - Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities & Other Offbeat Stuff by Lassek, P. J.

Oklahoma Curiosities - Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities & Other Offbeat Stuff

May 5, 2015
Save the cat! - the last book on screenwriting you'll ever need by Snyder, Blake, 1957-2009.

Save the cat! - the last book on screenwriting you'll ever need

May 5, 2015
Rose water and orange blossoms - fresh & classic recipes from my Lebanese kitchen by Abood, Maureen, author.

Rose water and orange blossoms - fresh & classic recipes from my Lebanese kitchen

May 5, 2015
Potsdam - the end of World War II and the remaking of Europe by Neiberg, Michael S.

Potsdam - the end of World War II and the remaking of Europe

May 5, 2015
The mystical backpacker - how to discover your destiny in the modern world by Papp, Hannah.

The mystical backpacker - how to discover your destiny in the modern world

"One part memoir, one part guidebook, The Mystical Backpacker invites readers to explore their own inner terrain as they learn how to create their own unique version of a modern day walk-about or vision quest. Tired of living a life crafted in response to expectations, Hannah Papp quit her job, bought a EuroRail ticket and a map, notified her landlady, and left town. Embarking on a 3-month long journey across Europe with no plan and no direction, Hannah stumbled into becoming a modern day Mystic

May 5, 2015
Monsters, zombies and addicts - poems by Zepeda, Gwendolyn.

Monsters, zombies and addicts - poems

May 5, 2015
The life of William Apess, Pequot by Gura, Philip F., 1950-

The life of William Apess, Pequot

May 5, 2015
Lesser beasts - a snout-to-tail history of the humble pig by Essig, Mark, 1969-

Lesser beasts - a snout-to-tail history of the humble pig

May 5, 2015
Lens of war - exploring iconic photographs of the Civil War by

Lens of war - exploring iconic photographs of the Civil War

May 5, 2015