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One to Five - One Shortcut Recipe Transformed into Five Easy Dishes by Scott, Ryan/ Ray, Rachael (FRW)

One to Five - One Shortcut Recipe Transformed into Five Easy Dishes

Aug 29, 2016
Open - get ready for the adventure of a lifetime by Gregory, David, 1959- author.

Open - get ready for the adventure of a lifetime

Aug 29, 2016
Origami bridges - poems of psychoanalysis and fire by Ackerman, Diane, 1948-

Origami bridges - poems of psychoanalysis and fire

From the Publisher: At the heart of Origami Bridges is the delicate relationship of trust between analyst and patient, a relationship that grows out of the emotional give-and-take of the psychoanalytic process. In this collection, Diane Ackerman, with astonishing candor, lays bare her desires, anger, jealousy, fears, and anxiety, as she probes not only her present emotional landscape but also her past. And what gradually rises to the surface is an understanding of how the poet uses verse to purg

Aug 29, 2016
Other-wordly - words both strange and lovely from around the world by Mak, Yee-Lum.

Other-wordly - words both strange and lovely from around the world

Shares definitions of words from many languages that describe very specific phenomena, including the sunlight that filters through the leaves of trees, the urge to look into other people's windows, and flirtatious talk that leads nowhere.

Aug 29, 2016
Out at the movies - a history of gay cinema by Davies, Stephen Paul, author.

Out at the movies - a history of gay cinema

Over the decades, gay cinema has reflected the community's journey from persecution to emancipation to acceptance. Politicised dramas like Victim in the 60s, The Naked Civil Servant in the 70s, and the AIDS cinema of the 80s have given way in recent years to films which celebrate a vast array of gay life-styles. Gay films have undergone a major shift, from the fringe to the mainstream and 2005s Academy Awards were dubbed the Gay Oscars with gongs going to Brokeback Mountain, Capote and Transamer

Aug 29, 2016
Out of the wreck I rise - a literary companion to recovery by Steinberg, Neil, compiler.

Out of the wreck I rise - a literary companion to recovery

Aug 25, 2016
Out West - travels through the American West--past and present by Slessor, Tim, author.

Out West - travels through the American West--past and present

Aug 29, 2016
Outside the lines - lost photographs of punk and new wave's most iconic albums by Torcinovich, Matteo, author.

Outside the lines - lost photographs of punk and new wave's most iconic albums

Photographs of famous punk and new wave album covers are paired with the shots that didn't make the cut, depicting some of music's most famous personalities in candid pictures.

Aug 25, 2016
Outside the lines - lost photographs of punk and New Wave's most iconic albums by Torcinovich, Matteo, author.

Outside the lines - lost photographs of punk and New Wave's most iconic albums

"Everyone recognizes the iconic photo from the cover of the Ramones' self-titled album of 1976. But how many have seen the image, taken with the same roll of film, of Dee Dee excitedly chasing his bandmates out of shot with a stick? This compilation of stunning images from punk and new wave's most iconic albums uncovers these lost photographs, along with the stories behind them. With hundreds of photographs, accompanied by anecdotes, interviews and first-hand accounts from the photographers them

Aug 29, 2016
Pablo Escobar, my father by Marroquín, Sebastián, author.

Pablo Escobar, my father

"THE INTERNATIONAL BEST SELLER! When Pablo Escobar died in 1993, his seventeen-year-old son initially vowed revenge. But Juan Pablo quickly recognized that reaction entailed following in his father's footsteps--something neither he nor his father ever wanted. Their lives in immense danger, Juan Pablo, his mother, and his sister assumed new identities and fled to Argentina, where he would spend the next two decades grappling with his father's legacy. Now an architect and advocate of drug policy r

Aug 29, 2016
Palace of subatomic bliss by Dennigan, Darcie, author.

Palace of subatomic bliss

Aug 29, 2016
Pan's Labyrinth - Inside the Creation of a Modern Fairy Tale by Toro, Guillermo del/ Nunziata, Nick/ Vaz, Mark Cotta

Pan's Labyrinth - Inside the Creation of a Modern Fairy Tale

Aug 25, 2016
Pancakes in Paris - living the American dream in France by Carlson, Craig, author.

Pancakes in Paris - living the American dream in France

"The heartwarming story of how one hungry American with a hankering for pancakes founded the first American-style diner in Paris"--

Aug 29, 2016
Paper Collage Chinese Style - To Explore the New Ways of Paper Crafts by Zhu Liqun Paper Arts Museum (COR)

Paper Collage Chinese Style - To Explore the New Ways of Paper Crafts

Aug 25, 2016
Paramount - City of Dreams by Bingen, Steven

Paramount - City of Dreams

Aug 29, 2016
Parental incarceration and the family - psychological and social effects of imprisonment on children, parents, and caregivers by Arditti, Joyce A.

Parental incarceration and the family - psychological and social effects of imprisonment on children, parents, and caregivers

Over 2% of U.S. children under the age of 18--more than 1,700,000 children--have a parent in prison. These children experience very real disadvantages when compared to their peers: they tend to experience lower levels of educational success, social exclusion, and even a higher likelihood of their own future incarceration. Meanwhile, their new caregivers have to adjust to their new responsibilities as their lives change overnight, and the incarcerated parents are cut off from their children's dev

Aug 25, 2016
Paris nights - my year at the Moulin Rouge by Simon, Cliff, 1962- author.

Paris nights - my year at the Moulin Rouge

"Leaving Johannesburg, South Africa for the City of Lights, Cliff Simon rises through the ranks from swing dancer to principal in the review, 'Formidable,' on the stage of the iconic Parisian cabaret, the Moulin Rouge. We follow him through his rigorous paces and out onto the streets of Pigalle. After a year, he returns to south Africa to pursue a career in television. Eight years later, Cliff honeymoons in Paris and thanks the City of Lights for the best year of his life."--Back cover.

Aug 29, 2016
Partly - new and selected poems, 2001-2015 by Armantrout, Rae, 1947-

Partly - new and selected poems, 2001-2015

Aug 29, 2016
Patchwork quilted bags - totes, purses & accessories by Washizawa, Reiko, author.

Patchwork quilted bags - totes, purses & accessories

"Patchwork Quilted Bags helps you create unique bags that put a little charm into carrying your stuff around or storing the things you don't need every day. Full-sized quilting patterns and step-by-step instructions for 19 different projects, along with techniques for assembling the perfect patch, make this quilting book ideal for novice and practiced crafters alike. Projects range in size from large totes to small pouches in a zakka vein. With Patchwork Quilted Bags you can make: A bird-themed

Aug 29, 2016
Patchwork Quilted Bags - Totes, Purses and Accessories by Washizawa, Reiko

Patchwork Quilted Bags - Totes, Purses and Accessories

Aug 25, 2016