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The job - true tales from the life of a New York City cop by Osborne, Steve (Stephen T), 1960- author.

The job - true tales from the life of a New York City cop

"Osborne has seen a thing or two in his twenty years in the NYPD--some harmless things, some definitely not ... From his days as a rookie cop to the time spent patrolling in the Anti-Crime Unit-- and his visceral, harrowing recollections of working during 9/11-- [his] stories capture both the absurdity of police work and the bravery of those who do it. His stories will speak to those nostalgic for the New York City of the 1980s and '90s, a bygone era of when the city was a crazier, more dangerou

Apr 29, 2015
The last asylum - a memoir of madness in our times by Taylor, Barbara, 1950 April 11- author.

The last asylum - a memoir of madness in our times

Apr 28, 2015
The laundry list - a mom's guide to running a successful business & home by Brenke, Rachel.

The laundry list - a mom's guide to running a successful business & home

May 4, 2015
The left side of history - World War II and the unfulfilled promise of communism in Eastern Europe by Ghodsee, Kristen Rogheh, 1970-

The left side of history - World War II and the unfulfilled promise of communism in Eastern Europe

May 4, 2015
The life of Saul Bellow - to fame and fortune, 1915-1964 by Leader, Zachary, author.

The life of Saul Bellow - to fame and fortune, 1915-1964

"Based on much heretofore unavailable archival material and access to close relations, and extraordinary for the diligence of its scholarship, the unsparingness of its scope, and the engaging clarity of its prose, this book traces not only Bellow's rise to literary eminence--from the roots of his family in St. Petersburg, Russia, to his birth and childhood in Quebec to his years in Chicago and at the University of Chicago, to right before the breakout commercial success of his novel Herzog in 19

May 4, 2015
The light of the world - a memoir by Alexander, Elizabeth, 1962- author.

The light of the world - a memoir

"Elizabeth Alexander--poet, mother, and wife--finds herself at an existential crossroads after the sudden death of her husband, who was just 49. Reflecting with gratitude on the exquisite beauty of her married life that was, grappling with the subsequent void, and feeling a re-energized devotion to her two teenage sons, Alexander channels her poetic sensibilities into a rich, lucid prose that describes a very personal and yet universal quest for meaning, understanding, and acceptance. She examin

Apr 29, 2015
The matrix and philosophy - welcome to the desert of the real by

The matrix and philosophy - welcome to the desert of the real

Presents essays exploring the philosophical themes of the motion picture "The Matrix," which portrays a false world created from nothing but perceptions.

May 1, 2015
The mindfulness habit - six weeks to creating the habit of being present by Sciandra, Kate, 1963-

The mindfulness habit - six weeks to creating the habit of being present

"Create a new way of living that reduces stress, increases productivity, improves mood, and enhances relationships,"--page [4] of cover.

May 4, 2015
The nearest thing to life by Wood, James, 1965-

The nearest thing to life

May 4, 2015
The needlepoint book by Christensen, Jo Ippolito, author.

The needlepoint book

May 1, 2015
The nurses - a year of secrets, drama, and miracles with the heroes of the hospital by Robbins, Alexandra, 1976- author.

The nurses - a year of secrets, drama, and miracles with the heroes of the hospital

In a gripping, behind-the-scenes look filled with drama, miracles, heartbreak, humor and unsung heroism, an award-winning journalist chronicles a year in the lives of four real-life hospital nurses, in a book that doubles as a shocking, unedited examination of our healthcare system.

Apr 28, 2015
The NYPD's first fifty years - politicians, police commissioners, and patrolmen by Whalen, Bernard.

The NYPD's first fifty years - politicians, police commissioners, and patrolmen

May 4, 2015
The Obama doctrine - American grand strategy today by Dueck, Colin, 1969-

The Obama doctrine - American grand strategy today

"An incisive evaluation of foreign policy and the meaning of power in the Obama era"--

Apr 30, 2015
The Occidental Arts and Ecology Center cookbook - fresh-from-the-garden recipes for gatherings large and small by Rathbone, Olivia.

The Occidental Arts and Ecology Center cookbook - fresh-from-the-garden recipes for gatherings large and small

"The Occidental Arts and Ecology Center Cookbook is a beautifully illustrated collection of 200 unique and delicious vegetarian recipes from the renowned California-based farm, educational retreat center, and eco-thinktank."--

Apr 29, 2015
The Oregon Trail - an American journey by Buck, Rinker, 1950-

The Oregon Trail - an American journey

May 4, 2015
The perfection of the paper clip - curious tales of invention, accidental genius, and stationery obsession by Ward, James, 1981-

The perfection of the paper clip - curious tales of invention, accidental genius, and stationery obsession

"This wonderfully quirky book will change the way you look at your desk forever with stories of accidental genius, bitter rivalries, and an appreciation for everyday objects, like the humble but perfectly designed paper clip and the utilitarian, irreplaceable pencil. How many of humanity's brightest ideas started out on a scrap of paper, a Post-It, or in the margins of a notebook? In a delightfully witty and fresh voice, James Ward--cofounder of the Boring Conference and collector of the arcane-

Apr 29, 2015
The picnic - recipes and inspiration from basket to blanket by Hanel, Marnie, author.

The picnic - recipes and inspiration from basket to blanket

"A picnic is a great escape from our day-to-day and a chance to turn a meal into something more festive and memorable ... With variations on everyone's favorite deviled eggs, 99 uses for a Mason jar (think cocktail shaker, firefly catcher, or cookie jar), rules for scoring lawn games, and refreshing drinks to mix up in crowd-friendly batches, let The Picnic take the stress out of your next party and leave only the fun"--Amazon.com.

Apr 29, 2015
The postage stamp vegetable garden - grow tons of organic vegetables in tiny spaces and containers by Newcomb, Karen.

The postage stamp vegetable garden - grow tons of organic vegetables in tiny spaces and containers

Learn how to use ecologically friendly, intensive biodynamic metho ds to produce large amounts of vegetables in very tiny spaces.

May 4, 2015
The practice of the presence of God by Lawrence, of the Resurrection, Brother, 1611-1691.

The practice of the presence of God

May 1, 2015
The prenatal bombshell - help and hope when continuing or ending a precious pregnancy after an abnormal diagnosis by Azri, Stephanie, 1977- author.

The prenatal bombshell - help and hope when continuing or ending a precious pregnancy after an abnormal diagnosis

May 4, 2015