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Remaking the john - the invention and reinvention of the toilet by DiPiazza, Francesca, 1961-

Remaking the john - the invention and reinvention of the toilet

Explores how toilets have been invented and reinvented across history, including the ancient Roman sewer system, the world's first flush toilets, and the creation of World Toilet Day.

Oct 30, 2014
Tales from the sustainable underground- a wild journey with people who care more about the planet than the law by Hren, Stephen

Tales from the sustainable underground- a wild journey with people who care more about the planet than the law

Oct 30, 2014
Practical Korean - your guide to speaking Korean quickly and effortlessly in a few hours by Martin, Samuel E. (Samuel Elmo), 1924-2009, author.

Practical Korean - your guide to speaking Korean quickly and effortlessly in a few hours

Offers lessons in speaking Korean, from pronunciation and grammar to key vocabulary and proper sentence patterns.

Oct 30, 2014
The ten golden rules of leadership - classical wisdom for modern leaders by Soupios, Michael A., 1949-

The ten golden rules of leadership - classical wisdom for modern leaders

Applies ideas from Aristotle, Heraclitus, Sophocles, Hesiod, and other classical Greek thinkers to the challenges of the modern workplace.

Oct 30, 2014
The secret history of Wonder Woman by Lepore, Jill, 1966-

The secret history of Wonder Woman

A cultural history of Wonder Woman traces the character's creation and enduring popularity, drawing on interviews and archival research to reveal the pivotal role of feminism in shaping her seven-decade story

Oct 30, 2014
Springsteen - album by album by White, Ryan, author.

Springsteen - album by album

A chronological review of Bruce Springsteen's career features dicussions of each album he recorded with contributions and quotes from those who worked on the sessions, including musicians, studio personnel, and Springsteen himself.

Oct 30, 2014
Teenagers 101 - what a top teacher wishes you knew about helping your kid succeed by Deurlein, Rebecca.

Teenagers 101 - what a top teacher wishes you knew about helping your kid succeed

Oct 30, 2014
Running past midnight - a woman's ultra-marathon adventure by Sheridan, Molly, author.

Running past midnight - a woman's ultra-marathon adventure

At the age of 50, mother of three, Molly Sheridan, puts on a pair of running shoes, soul searching for a way to transition into the second half of her life. Within a few weeks and a trip to the doctor, Molly is told she is too old, too tall, and too un-athletic to begin running. Following her own council and heart's desire, she embarks on her secret dream, to run long distances. This thought provoking, sometimes humorous account follows Molly's journey, beyond motherhood and age barriers, to nov

Oct 30, 2014
Saving Baby - how one woman's love for a racehorse led to her redemption by Normile, Jo Anne.

Saving Baby - how one woman's love for a racehorse led to her redemption

Documents the author's relationship with a racehorse who was injured in an accident on a poorly maintained track, prompting the author to found two successful rescue organizations and raise awareness about horse racing brutalities.

Oct 30, 2014
Rewilding our hearts - building pathways of compassion and coexistence by Bekoff, Marc.

Rewilding our hearts - building pathways of compassion and coexistence

""A call to reverse the loss of global biodiversity and habitat by changing human attitudes, such as our sense of connection to nature and our enchantment with the world. Author is a professor emeritus of ecology and evolutionary biology"--Provided by publisher"--

Oct 30, 2014
Rodin by Le Normand-Romain, Antoinette, author.

Rodin

"With more than 350 pictures, many never before seen, Rodin reveals in great beauty and detail the genius of the man known as the father of modern sculpture. The stories of Rodin's sculptures are told through each stage of development from plaster casts to the glorious end result"--

Oct 30, 2014
A royal experiment - the private life of King George III by Hadlow, Janice.

A royal experiment - the private life of King George III

"In the U.S., Britain's George III, the protagonist of A Royal Experiment, is known as the king from whom Americans won their independence and as "the mad king," but in Janice Hadlow's groundbreaking and entertaining new biography, he is another character altogether--compelling and relatable. He was the first of Britain's three Hanoverian kings to be born in England, the first to identify as native of the nation he ruled. But this was far from the only difference between him and his predecessors

Oct 30, 2014
Salmagundi - a celebration of salads from around the world by Butcher, Sally.

Salmagundi - a celebration of salads from around the world

Oct 30, 2014
Rozelle - a biography by Izenberg, Jerry.

Rozelle - a biography

"A biography of Pete Rozelle, the man who brought the NFL to the forefront of professional sports"--

Oct 30, 2014
Poison - sinister species with deadly consequences by Siddall, Mark Edward, 1966- author.

Poison - sinister species with deadly consequences

The curator of invertebrate zoology at the American Museum of Natural History provides a look at some of the world's most dangerous creatures, discussing their dangerous, sometimes lethal, and occasionally beneficial poisons.

Oct 30, 2014
The religious art of Pablo Picasso by Dillenberger, Jane, author.

The religious art of Pablo Picasso

"The first critical examination of Picasso's use of religious imagery and the religious import of many of his works with secular subject matter. Though Picasso was an avowed aetheist, his work employs themes of spirituality -- and, often, traditional religious iconography. In five engagingly written, accessible chapters, the authors address Picasso's cryptic 1930 painting of the Crucifixion; the artist's early life in the catholic church, trained as a religious painter; elements of transcendence

Oct 30, 2014
The real food revolution - healthy eating, green groceries, and the return of the American family farm by Ryan, Tim, 1973-

The real food revolution - healthy eating, green groceries, and the return of the American family farm

"Today a buck gets you a quick burger (or two), but what's the real cost of that meal? The rates of chronic disease--specifically diseases like diabetes, caused by our lifestyles--have grown exponentially in recent years, edging medical expenses ever higher while threatening to give America its first generation to actually live shorter lives than their parents. Unfortunately finding good nutrition is no walk in the park, with more and more Americans living in cities, far from a farmer's field. T

Oct 30, 2014
The QB - the making of modern quarterbacks by Feldman, Bruce, author.

The QB - the making of modern quarterbacks

"With unparalleled access to Heisman Trophy-winning phenom Johnny Manziel, Bruce Feldman has written a modern-day tale about the making of the next superstars in football's most important position: the quarterback. In the world of modern football, with teams worth a billion dollars or more, no position defines a franchise like quarterback. To tell the story of all that goes on to create the perfect quarterback, bestselling author Bruce Feldman gained unique access to "Johnny Football" (that's Jo

Oct 30, 2014
The perfect kill - 21 laws for assassins by Baer, Robert.

The perfect kill - 21 laws for assassins

"A book about assassinations and Baer's years in the CIA"--

Oct 30, 2014
Shrink - faithful ministry in a church-growth culture by Suttle, Tim.

Shrink - faithful ministry in a church-growth culture

Oct 30, 2014