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Kundalini yoga - techniques for developing strength, awareness, and character by Singh Megarisiotis, Athanasios Karta.

Kundalini yoga - techniques for developing strength, awareness, and character

Shares step-by-step instructions on the basics of Kundalini yoga, explaining how its less-straining positions and meditative focus on stress reduction renders it an accessible and beneficial discipline regardless of fitness level.

Jul 1, 2015
Knock Wood by Bergen, Candice

Knock Wood

Jul 1, 2015
Knitting in plain English by Righetti, Maggie.

Knitting in plain English

The first edition of this indispensable classic gave knitters easy-to-follow advice. Drawing on decades of experience as a knitting instructor and designer, Maggie Righetti offered step-by-step directions on avoiding common mistakes and getting out of tricky spots. In this updated and revised version, Righetti gives readers what they've asked for: advice on making various garments, working with new patterns and different kinds of yarn, and even an introduction to her own legendary history. Neith

Jul 1, 2015
Knit your own pet / Easy-to-Follow Patterns for a Cat, Mouse, Guinea Pig, Pony, and More Adorable Companions by Muir, Sally, author.

Knit your own pet / Easy-to-Follow Patterns for a Cat, Mouse, Guinea Pig, Pony, and More Adorable Companions

Presents patterns for knitting such soft toy animal pets as tortoises, rabbits, mice, and canaries.

Jul 1, 2015
Kissinger's Shadow - The Long Reach of America's Most Controversial Statesman by Grandin, Greg

Kissinger's Shadow - The Long Reach of America's Most Controversial Statesman

Jul 1, 2015
Kill the silence - a survivor's life reclaimed by Korra, Monika.

Kill the silence - a survivor's life reclaimed

"In 2009, college sophomore and track star Monika Korra was grabbed by three men on her way home from a party and brutally raped. Within hours of being released, Monika resolved that she would not be a victim--she was going to be a survivor. Monika shares how she made herself whole again after the attack, describing the combination of mental, spiritual, and physical work that helped her heal. Kill the Silence is a gripping read about one woman's journey to recover from trauma and a call to arms

Jul 1, 2015
Kendo - culture of the sword by Bennett, Alexander, author.

Kendo - culture of the sword

"Kendo is the first book in English to provide an in-depth historical, cultural, and political account of the Japanese martial art of swordsmanship, from its beginnings in military training and arcane medieval schools to its widespread practice today as a global sport. Alexander Bennett shows how kendo evolved through a recurring process of 'inventing tradition', which served the changing ideologies and needs of Japanese warriors and governments over the course of history. Kendo follows the deve

Jul 1, 2015
Kanye West - God and Monster by Beaumont, Mark

Kanye West - God and Monster

Jul 1, 2015
A journey through philosophy in 101 anecdotes by Rescher, Nicholas.

A journey through philosophy in 101 anecdotes

"The first comprehensive chronology of philosophical anecdotes, from antiquity to the current era. Rescher introduces the major thinkers, texts, and historical periods of Western philosophy, recounting many of the stories philosophers have used over timeto engage with issues of philosophical concern: questions of meaning, truth, knowledge, value, action, and ethics. Rescher's anecdotes touch on a wide range of themes--from logic to epistemology, ethics to metaphysics"--

Jul 1, 2015
A journey into Steinbeck's California by Shillinglaw, Susan.

A journey into Steinbeck's California

This part art book, part biography, and part travel guide offers insight into how landscapes and townscapes influenced John Steinbeck's creative process and how, in turn, his legacy has influenced modern California. Various types of readers will appreciate the information in this guideliterary pilgrims will learn more about the state featured so prominently in Steinbeck's work, tourists can visit the same buildings that he lived in and wrote about, and historians will appreciate the engrossing p

Jul 1, 2015
The Japanese House Reinvented by Jodidio, Philip

The Japanese House Reinvented

Jul 1, 2015
Ivory Vikings- The King, the Walrus, the Artist and the Empire That Created the World's Most Famous Chessmen by Brown, Nancy Marie.

Ivory Vikings- The King, the Walrus, the Artist and the Empire That Created the World's Most Famous Chessmen

Jul 1, 2015
It's Not Always Racist| but Sometimes It Is - Reshaping How We Think About Racism by Poulton, Dionne Wright

It's Not Always Racist| but Sometimes It Is - Reshaping How We Think About Racism

Jul 1, 2015
The Israeli mind - how the Israeli national character shapes our world by Gratch, Alon, author.

The Israeli mind - how the Israeli national character shapes our world

Jul 1, 2015
The Irish Garden by Powers, Jane/ Hession, Jonathan (PHT)

The Irish Garden

Jul 1, 2015
Iraq - A Short History by Robertson, John F.

Iraq - A Short History

Jul 1, 2015
The influence machine - the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the corporate capture of American life by Katz, Alyssa, author.

The influence machine - the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the corporate capture of American life

"The United States now has three political parties, though only two of them are elected.The newest was founded a century ago, but just came to power in the last decade: It's the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the political party of the new American oligarchy. In this groundbreaking investigation of the big business takeover of the American political process, Alyssa Katz draws upon years of research to chronicle the rise to power of the organization and the oversized, combative personalities who lead

Jul 1, 2015
In the mind fields - exploring the new science of neuropsychoanalysis by Schwartz, Casey.

In the mind fields - exploring the new science of neuropsychoanalysis

An accessible journalistic exploration of the culture of modern psychiatry analyzes early crossover efforts between the fields of neuroscience and psychoanalysis to outline new understandings in how humans think, feel, and behave.

Jul 1, 2015
In the heart of the sea - the tragedy of the whaleship Essex by Philbrick, Nat.

In the heart of the sea - the tragedy of the whaleship Essex

Recounts the story of the 1820 wreck of the whaleship Essex, which inspired Melville's classic "Moby-Dick," and describes its doomed crew's ninety-day attempt to survive whale attacks and the elements on three tiny lifeboats.

Jul 1, 2015
Homemade sourdough - mastering the art and science of baking with starters and wild yeast by Mason, Jane, author.

Homemade sourdough - mastering the art and science of baking with starters and wild yeast

Presents a guide to creating sourdough bread, including recipes for such offerings as peasant bread, ciabatta, French bread, and rosemary bread.

Jul 1, 2015