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The refashion handbook - refit, redesign, remake for every body by Huntington, Beth, 1960-

The refashion handbook - refit, redesign, remake for every body

Oct 22, 2014
The republic of imagination - America in three books by Nafisi, Azar.

The republic of imagination - America in three books

"A passionate hymn to the power of fiction to change people's lives, by the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Reading Lolita in Tehran. Ten years ago, Azar Nafisi electrified readers with her million-copy bestseller, Reading Lolita in Tehran, which told the story of how, against the backdrop of morality squads and executions, she taught The Great Gatsby and other classics to her eager students in Iran. In this exhilarating followup, Nafisi has written the book her fans have been waiting fo

Oct 22, 2014
The Shamanism bible - the definitive guide to shamanic thought by Matthews, John, 1948- author.

The Shamanism bible - the definitive guide to shamanic thought

Oct 22, 2014
The sharper your knife, the less you cry - love, laughter, and tears in Paris at the world's most famous cooking school by Flinn, Kathleen.

The sharper your knife, the less you cry - love, laughter, and tears in Paris at the world's most famous cooking school

Recounts the author's decision to change careers and attend the famed Le Cordon Bleu cooking school in Paris, describing how she survived the program's intense teaching methods and competitive fellow students, in an account complemented by two dozen recipes.

Oct 17, 2014
The skinny gut diet - balance your digestive system for permanent weight loss by Watson, Brenda, author.

The skinny gut diet - balance your digestive system for permanent weight loss

"A breakthrough diet book from New York Times bestselling author, PBS icon, and gut expert Brenda Watson, this will be the first weight loss program using the latest scientific information on digestive health and sustainable fitness. An easy, nutritious, and delicious diet"--

Oct 16, 2014
The Slanted Door - modern Vietnamese food by Phan, Charles, author.

The Slanted Door - modern Vietnamese food

Award-winning chef and restaurateur Charles Phan opened The Slanted Door in San Francisco in 1995, inspired by the food of his native Vietnam. Since then, The Slanted Door has grown into a world-class dining destination, and its accessible, modern take on classic Vietnamese dishes is beloved by diners, chefs, and critics alike. The Slanted Door is a love letter to the restaurant, its people, and its food. Featuring stories in addition to its most iconic recipes, The Slanted Door both celebrates

Oct 17, 2014
The sonic boom - how sound transforms the way we think, feel, and buy by Beckerman, Joel, author.

The sonic boom - how sound transforms the way we think, feel, and buy

"A surprising look at the hidden power of sound, revealing how people and brands can use it to inspire and persuade -- or annoy From horror movie scores to national anthems to the crunchy sound of potato chips, sound and music greatly impact how we feel about our lives and the messages and products we encounter every day. With the right tools and understanding, anyone can cut through the meaningless noise competing for our attention and learn to use sound as a rich storytelling strategy. You don

Oct 22, 2014
The Talmud - a biography - banned, censored and burned - the book they couldn't suppress by Freedman, H. (Harry), author.

The Talmud - a biography - banned, censored and burned - the book they couldn't suppress

Oct 20, 2014
The thousand-mile war - World War II in Alaska and the Aleutians by Garfield, Brian, 1939-

The thousand-mile war - World War II in Alaska and the Aleutians

Oct 22, 2014
The thyroid cure - the functional mind-body approach to reversing your autoimmune condition and reclaiming your health by Corey, Michelle, CNC author

The thyroid cure - the functional mind-body approach to reversing your autoimmune condition and reclaiming your health

Oct 22, 2014
The ugly Renaissance - sex, greed, violence and depravity in an age of beauty by Lee, Alexander (Historian)

The ugly Renaissance - sex, greed, violence and depravity in an age of beauty

Renowned as a period of cultural rebirth and artistic innovation, the Renaissance is cloaked in a unique aura of beauty and brilliance. Its very name conjures up awe-inspiring images of an age of lofty ideals in which life imitated the fantastic artworks for which it has become famous. But behind the vast explosion of new art and culture lurked a seamy, vicious world of power politics, perversity, and corruption that has more in common with the present day than anyone dares to admit. In this liv

Oct 20, 2014
The unsubstantial air - American fliers in the First World War by Hynes, Samuel, 1924-

The unsubstantial air - American fliers in the First World War

Oct 22, 2014
The upside of your dark side - why being your whole self--not just your "good" self--drives success and fulfillment by Kashdan, Todd, author.

The upside of your dark side - why being your whole self--not just your "good" self--drives success and fulfillment

"In The Upside of Your Dark Side, two pioneering researchers in the field of psychology show that while mindfulness, kindness, and positivity can take us far, they cannot take us all the way. Sometimes, they can even hold us back. Emotions such as anger, anxiety, guilt, and sadness might feel uncomfortable, but it turns out that they are also incredibly useful. For instance: - Anger fuels creativity - Guilt sparks improvement - Self-doubt enhances performance - In the same vein, we can become wi

Oct 17, 2014
The Vatican Pimpernel - the World War II exploits of the monsignor who saved over 6,500 lives by Fleming, Brian, 1946-

The Vatican Pimpernel - the World War II exploits of the monsignor who saved over 6,500 lives

Oct 22, 2014
The vegetarian flavor bible - the essential guide to culinary creativity with vegetables, fruits, grains, legumes, nuts, seeds, and more, based on the wisdom of leading American chefs by Page, Karen, author.

The vegetarian flavor bible - the essential guide to culinary creativity with vegetables, fruits, grains, legumes, nuts, seeds, and more, based on the wisdom of leading American chefs

"Throughout time, people have chosen to adopt a vegetarian or vegan diet for a variety of reasons, from ethics to economy to personal and planetary well-being. Experts now suggest a new reason for doing so: maximizing flavor - which is too often masked by meat-based stocks or butter and cream. The Vegetarian Flavor Bible is an essential guide to culinary creativity, based on insights from dozens of leading American chefs, representing such acclaimed restaurants as Crossroads and M.A.K.E. in Los

Oct 17, 2014
The view from Saturn - poems by Friman, Alice.

The view from Saturn - poems

Oct 17, 2014
The wreath recipe book - year-round wreaths, swags, and other decorations to make with seasonal branches by Harampolis, Alethea.

The wreath recipe book - year-round wreaths, swags, and other decorations to make with seasonal branches

Oct 22, 2014
This life is joy - discovering the spiritual laws to live more powerfully, lovingly, and happily by Teel, Roger.

This life is joy - discovering the spiritual laws to live more powerfully, lovingly, and happily

Oct 17, 2014
Thrown by Howley, Kerry.

Thrown

""Thrown is Kerry Howley's masterful debut. A work of rigorous nonfiction that's sure to be branded experimental, but that's as involving and page-turning as any book I've read in a while." -Gary Shteyngart "Who can explain what draws a young brilliant writer-and a woman no less-to be mesmerized by the sight of a young man being pummeled in the ring? But out of this passion-maybe obsession-comes a great American story about overlooked heroes, the nature of violence, hope, love and nearly everyth

Oct 22, 2014
Timeless - love, Morgenthau, and me by Franks, Lucinda.

Timeless - love, Morgenthau, and me

"Lucinda Franks recounts her marriage to Robert Morgenthau, Jr., a man decades her senior who subscribes to a vastly different lifestyle"--

Oct 16, 2014