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Netymology - from apps to zombies - a linguistic celebration of the digital world by Chatfield, Tom, 1980- author.

Netymology - from apps to zombies - a linguistic celebration of the digital world

"Composed of 100 bite-sized entries of 400 to 600 words each, Netymology weaves together stories, etymologies and analyses around digital culture's transformation and vocabulary. Chatfield presents a kaleidoscopic, thought-provoking tour through the buried roots of the symbols, speech, and mannerisms we have inherited from the digital age: from the @ and Apple symbols, to HTML and Trojan horses, to the twisted histories of new forms of slang, memes, text messages and gaming terms; how language i

Aug 31, 2016
Neuroplasticity by Costandi, Moheb.

Neuroplasticity

Aug 31, 2016
New Deal Photography - USA 1935-1943 by Walther, Peter

New Deal Photography - USA 1935-1943

Aug 31, 2016
New York exposed - the gilded age police scandal that launched the progressive era by Czitrom, Daniel J., 1951- author.

New York exposed - the gilded age police scandal that launched the progressive era

Aug 29, 2016
No God but one - Allah or Jesus? by Qureshi, Nabeel, author.

No God but one - Allah or Jesus?

An in-depth look at the critical differences between Christianity and Islam. Sharing personal stories from converts and followers of both religions, the author addresses controversial topics including jihad, the Crusades, the Trinity, and shari'a law while unveiling fundamental and enduring doctrinal distinctions.

Aug 31, 2016
No man is an island by Merton, Thomas, 1915-1968.

No man is an island

The Trappist monk reflects upon important aspects of spiritual life.

Aug 29, 2016
No patterns needed - DIY couture from simple shapes by Martin, Rosie, 1983- author.

No patterns needed - DIY couture from simple shapes

Provides step-by-step instructions for creating a variety of clothing items without the use of patterns, including a shirt dress, spot pocket shirt, and four slice sweater.

Aug 31, 2016
No-bake treats - incredible unbaked cheesecakes, icebox cakes, pies and more by Bayer, Julianne, author.

No-bake treats - incredible unbaked cheesecakes, icebox cakes, pies and more

Presents a collection of no-bake desserts, including champagne cranberry cheese cake, grasshopper pie, birthday cake lasagna, and mudslide parfaits.

Aug 31, 2016
Nostalgic Delights - A Sophisticated Trip Down Memory Lane by Curley, William

Nostalgic Delights - A Sophisticated Trip Down Memory Lane

Aug 25, 2016
Nourished Beginnings Baby Food - Nutrient-dense Recipes for Infants, Toddlers and Beyond Inspired by Ancient Wisdom and Traditional Foods by Kohley, Renee

Nourished Beginnings Baby Food - Nutrient-dense Recipes for Infants, Toddlers and Beyond Inspired by Ancient Wisdom and Traditional Foods

Aug 31, 2016
Now I sit me down - from klismos to plastic chair - a natural history by Rybczynski, Witold, author.

Now I sit me down - from klismos to plastic chair - a natural history

"In the hands of one of our best writers on architectures and design, a history of chairs becomes a revealing history of design and leisure, and ultimately of how we see ourselves"--

Aug 29, 2016
Nutrition Stripped - 100 Whole-food Recipes Made Deliciously Simple by Hill, Mckel

Nutrition Stripped - 100 Whole-food Recipes Made Deliciously Simple

Aug 25, 2016
Nutrition stripped - whole-food recipes made deliciously simple by Hill, McKel, author.

Nutrition stripped - whole-food recipes made deliciously simple

"Discover just how deliciously simple whole foods cooking can be with this essential cookbook, based on the popular Nutrition Stripped blog, featuring more than 100 exciting and good-for-you recipes and color photography throughout"--Amazon

Aug 31, 2016
Of Arms and Artists - The American Revolution Through Painters' Eyes by Staiti, Paul

Of Arms and Artists - The American Revolution Through Painters' Eyes

Aug 25, 2016
Of gods and strangers by Chang, Tina.

Of gods and strangers

A meditation on history and the imagination that bears witness to acts of genocide and to natural disasters in Ethiopia, Haiti, and Sri Lanka, Of Gods & Strangers interweaves lyrical, arresting accounts of our contemporary world with stories of "Empress Dowager" Tzu Hsi, last empress of China (1861-1908). An urgent reminder that poetry can offer us a social consciousness--"in my locked mouth an urge"--Of Gods & Strangers deftly traces the human dimensions of the "great modern machine," looking t

Aug 29, 2016
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 31, 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 31, 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 31, 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 31, 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