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Stanley Kubrick and me - thirty years at his side by D'Alessandro, Emilio.

Stanley Kubrick and me - thirty years at his side

"This intimate portrait by his former personal assistant and confidante reveals the man behind the legendary filmmaker--for the first time. Stanley Kubrick, the director of a string of timeless movies from Lolita and Dr. Strangelove to A Clockwork Orange, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Full Metal Jacket, and others, has always been depicted by the media as the Howard Hughes of filmmakers, a weird artist obsessed with his work and privacy to the point of madness. But who was he really? Emilio D'Alessandr

May 4, 2016
Sibley birds west - field guide to birds of western North America by Sibley, David, 1961- author, illustrator.

Sibley birds west - field guide to birds of western North America

"Covering North American species of the Rocky Mountains and west, [offering] a wealth of improvements and updates"--Front flap.

May 4, 2016
Sibley birds East - field guide to birds of eastern North America by Sibley, David, 1961- author, illustrator.

Sibley birds East - field guide to birds of eastern North America

"Covering North American species east of the Rocky Mountains, [offering] a wealth of improvements and updates"--Front flap.

May 4, 2016
Sh*tty mom for all seasons - half-@ssing it all year long by Ybarbo, Alicia, author.

Sh*tty mom for all seasons - half-@ssing it all year long

"Told in the same tongue-in-cheek voice as the original, this sequel is full of funny parenting tips and relatable stories for contemporary moms. Sh*tty Mom for All Seasons explores the occasions throughout the year that test every mother's patience and inspire self-deprecating humor and that second glass of wine. With chapters organized by season, the book will teach you how to navigate the bumpy roads of motherhood, learn to laugh at the occasional parenting fail, and maybe even appreciate you

May 4, 2016
Serve the people - making Asian America in the long sixties by Ishizuka, Karen L., author.

Serve the people - making Asian America in the long sixties

May 4, 2016
Running from office - why young Americans are turned off to politics by Lawless, Jennifer L., 1975-

Running from office - why young Americans are turned off to politics

"Running from Office is the first analysis of young people's political ambition, based on a national poll of over 4000 high school and college students. It has been well-documented that political socialization begins early in life, but this will be the first consideration of the way that political socialization influences political ambition among youth. In it, the authors delve into how young people view political figures, what traits they see as necessary for political success, and how they vie

May 4, 2016
Rich media, poor democracy - communication politics in dubious times by McChesney, Robert Waterman, 1952- author.

Rich media, poor democracy - communication politics in dubious times

Argues that mass media has become a major anti-democratic force in the United States and worldwide.

May 4, 2016
Radical self-love - a guide to loving yourself and living your dreams by Darling, Gala, author.

Radical self-love - a guide to loving yourself and living your dreams

May 4, 2016
The quotidian mysteries - laundry, liturgy, and "women's work" by Norris, Kathleen, 1947-

The quotidian mysteries - laundry, liturgy, and "women's work"

The bestselling author of The Cloister Walk reflects on the sanctifying possibilities of everyday work and how God is present in worship and liturgy as well as in ordinary life. Definitely not "for women only."

May 4, 2016
Project Gemini by Reichl, Eugen author.

Project Gemini

"In just two-and-a-half years, beginning in 1964, two unmanned and ten manned flights took place in the Gemini program. This program was the turning point in the space race with the USSR; from then on the Americans took the lead. Flights lasting two weeks, into the Van Allen Belt, the first extravehicular activities, rendezvous maneuvers and docking with other spacecraft--all of this was achieved by Gemini, paving the way for the more demanding moon landing program. It was not all success, ho

May 4, 2016
The Presidents and the Constitution - a living history by

The Presidents and the Constitution - a living history

May 4, 2016
Penny stocks for dummies by Leeds, Peter, author.

Penny stocks for dummies

While the majority of penny stocks are very risky, choosing the right ones can be extremely lucrative. Written by penny stock expert Peter Leeds -- also known as The Penny Stock Professional -- this hands-on, friendly guide takes the guesswork out of investing in penny stocks and gives you the knowledge to make smart investment choices that can yield big returns. In no time, you'll have the confidence and know-how to properly identify and purchase winning penny stocks -- and get in on the ground

May 4, 2016
Only in Paris - a guide to unique locations, hidden corners and unusual objects by Smith, Duncan J. D., author

Only in Paris - a guide to unique locations, hidden corners and unusual objects

May 4, 2016
Nutrition for intuition by Virtue, Doreen, 1958- author.

Nutrition for intuition

"Nutrition for Intuition shows the connection between what we eat and our spiritual abilities. Previous books have spoken about how to become psychic, and how to trust your intuition, through meditation, prayer, and so on. And, of course, these methods are extremely effective. However, this book is different because it recognizes that meditation alone may not change your intuition if you continue to ingest unhealthy, low-vibration foods. Nutrition for Intuition speaks about how to enhance your n

May 4, 2016
November project, the book - inside the free, grassroots fitness movement that's taking over the world by Graham, Brogan, author.

November project, the book - inside the free, grassroots fitness movement that's taking over the world

"November Project: The Book is the story of how two irreverent, way-outside-the-box fitness fanatics are flipping the fitness industry on its head and literally making the world a better place, one city at a time. No facility. No machines. Just two dudes and a tribe of thousands. Welcome to November Project's world takeover. What started 4 years ago as a simple monthlong workout pact between two former Northeastern University oarsmen in Boston has grown into an international fitness phenomenon.

May 4, 2016
Fodor's China by Choi, Christy, author.

Fodor's China

"Fodor's correspondents highlight the best of China, including Beijing's Forbidden City, Hong Kong's harbor views, the Silk Road's walled towns, and Yunnan's forests and gorges. Our local experts vet every recommendation to ensure you make the most of your time, whether it's your first trip or your fifth,"--Amazon.com.

May 4, 2016
Fix-it and forget-it baking with your slow cooker - 150 slow cooker recipes for breads, pizza, cakes, tarts, crisps, bars, pies, cupcakes, and more! by Good, Phyllis Pellman, 1948- author.

Fix-it and forget-it baking with your slow cooker - 150 slow cooker recipes for breads, pizza, cakes, tarts, crisps, bars, pies, cupcakes, and more!

"You knew that slow cookers make delicious soups and stews, but did you know that they also make soft and chewy cookies, gooey bars, fluffy cakes, and moist breads? The beloved Fix-It and Forget-It series has sold nearly eleven million copies, giving home cooks around the world exactly what they crave -- recipes for delicious, satisfying meals that anyone can make with simple ingredients and minimal preparation time. Now, New York Times-bestselling author Phyllis Good presents a collection that

May 4, 2016
Facebook for dummies by Abram, Carolyn, author.

Facebook for dummies

Facebook is constantly changing and evolving, replacing old features and introducing new ones. This new edition of the bestselling guide quickly and easily gets you up and running on all the site has to offer. Packed with straightforward guidance that demystifies the nuts and bolts of this popular social media site, Facebook For Dummies covers everything from finding friends and planning events to uploading photos and videos--and so much more. Facebook is here to stay. For its billions of world

May 4, 2016
The estrogen window - the breakthrough guide to being healthy, energized, and hormonally balanced--through perimenopause, menopause, and beyond by Seibel, Mache, author.

The estrogen window - the breakthrough guide to being healthy, energized, and hormonally balanced--through perimenopause, menopause, and beyond

" When administered at the right time, estrogen therapy can lead to substantial improvements in a woman's quality of life. Yet, for more than a decade, women have been told about many worrisome side effects of hormone replacement therapy, including an increased risk of cancer, blood clots, and heart disease. In The Estrogen Window, Dr. Mache Seibel shows that not taking estrogen at the right time following menopause actually increases the risk of suffering one of those events. Falling estrogen l

May 4, 2016
Half truths - God helps those who help themselves and other things the Bible doesn't say by Hamilton, Adam, 1964- author.

Half truths - God helps those who help themselves and other things the Bible doesn't say

They are simple phrases. They sound Christian -- like something you might find in the Bible. We've all heard these words. Maybe we've said them. They capture some element of truth, yet they miss the point in important ways. Join Adam Hamilton in searching for the whole truth by comparing common Christian cliche´s to the message and ministry of Jesus. The cliche´s include : Everything happens for a reason ; God helps those who help themselves ; God won't give you more than you can handle ; God sa

May 4, 2016