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Twenty dinners by Schori, Ithai, author.

Twenty dinners

"When he's on tour with his band Grizzly Bear, the thing Chris Taylor misses most about home is the kitchen and the company. With his friend Ithai Schori, the two are constantly cooking dinner parties for four to forty, using skills Chris learned from his mom and techniques Ithai picked up in high-end restaurants. Their food is full of smart techniques that make everything taste just a little better than you thought possible--like toasting nuts by swirling them in browned butter, or burning appl

Aug 28, 2015
Uncovered - how I left Hasidic life and finally came home - a memoir by Lax, Leah, author.

Uncovered - how I left Hasidic life and finally came home - a memoir

In Uncovered, Leah Lax tells her story--beginning as a young teen who left her liberal, secular home for life as a Hasidic Jew and ending as a forty-something woman who has to abandon the only world she's known for thirty years in order to achieve personal freedom. In understated, crystalline prose, Lax details her experiences with arranged marriage, fundamentalist faith, and motherhood during her years with the Hasidim, and explores how her creative, sexual, and spiritual longings simmer beneat

Aug 26, 2015
Walt Disney World with kids 2016 - with Universal Orlando® by Wright, Kim, 1955- author.

Walt Disney World with kids 2016 - with Universal Orlando®

Inside this new edition is all the information you need to have the family vacation of a lifetime at the Orlando theme parks. Up-to-date and written with the help of more than 500 families, this guide is packed with details on all the attractions at Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando. It's user-friendly, fun and designed for at-a-glance reference. You'll find time- and money-saving tips, insider secrets, and scare factors for every ride and venue; clear, easy-to-read maps; full restaurant a

Aug 30, 2015
Wampeters, foma & granfalloons (opinions) by Vonnegut, Kurt.

Wampeters, foma & granfalloons (opinions)

Aug 27, 2015
Washington and Hamilton - the alliance that forged America by Knott, Stephen F.

Washington and Hamilton - the alliance that forged America

Aug 30, 2015
We are Market Basket - the story of the unlikely grassroots movement that saved a beloved business by Korschun, Daniel.

We are Market Basket - the story of the unlikely grassroots movement that saved a beloved business

Recounts the history of Market Basket, a New England grocery chain whose employees and customers rallied to restore its CEO, Arthur T. Demoulas, in a book demonstrating the power of consumer loyalty in the American economy.

Aug 30, 2015
We're still here ya bastards - how the people of New Orleans rebuilt their city by Gratz, Roberta Brandes.

We're still here ya bastards - how the people of New Orleans rebuilt their city

An urbanist and author recounts her decision to help rebuild post-Katrina New Orleans, sharing panoramic perspectives based on the stories of people who returned and took personal roles in recovery efforts.

Aug 27, 2015
Wellington. [Volume 2], Waterloo and the fortunes of peace 1814-1852 by Muir, Rory, 1962- author.

Wellington. [Volume 2], Waterloo and the fortunes of peace 1814-1852

Aug 26, 2015
When I say no, I feel guilty - how to cope--using skills of systematic assertive therapy by Smith, Manuel J., 1934-

When I say no, I feel guilty - how to cope--using skills of systematic assertive therapy

Aug 30, 2015
When it was just a game - remembering the first Super Bowl by Frommer, Harvey.

When it was just a game - remembering the first Super Bowl

"Written by acclaimed sports author and oral historian Harvey Frommer and with an introduction by pro football Hall of Famer Frank Gifford, When It Was Just a Game tells the fascinating story of the ground-breaking AFL-NFL World Championship Football game played on January 15, 1967: Packers vs. Chiefs"--

Aug 27, 2015
Wherever you go, there you are - mindfulness meditation in everyday life by Kabat-Zinn, Jon, author.

Wherever you go, there you are - mindfulness meditation in everyday life

"In his follow-up to Full Catastrophe Living--a book in which he presented basic meditation techniques as a way of reducing stress and healing from illness--here Jon Kabat-Zinn goes much more deeply into the practice of meditation for its own sake"--Amazon.com.

Aug 30, 2015
While glaciers slept - being human in a time of climate change by Jackson, M. author.

While glaciers slept - being human in a time of climate change

"While Glaciers Slept weaves together the parallel stories of what happens when the climates of family and planet change. Jackson, a National Geographic Expert, reveals how these events are deeply similar and intertwined. She tells the story of her parents' struggles with cancer while describing in detail the planetary changes she's witnessed. Above all else, Jackson shows that even in the darkest of times there is clear reason for hope and light. Readers are drawn into a world where complex cli

Aug 26, 2015
Whiskey - what to drink next - craft whiskeys, classic flavors, new distilleries, future trends by Roskrow, Dominic, author.

Whiskey - what to drink next - craft whiskeys, classic flavors, new distilleries, future trends

Offers a guide to whiskeys from around the world, grouping entries according to styles of whiskey and exploring the tastes and brand names of those styles.

Aug 27, 2015
Whole body intelligence - get out of your head and into your body to achieve greater wisdom, confidence, and success by Sisgold, Steve, author.

Whole body intelligence - get out of your head and into your body to achieve greater wisdom, confidence, and success

Sisgold knows that the body-not the mind-is the most reliable, effective pathway to realizing your deepest desires. His integrative approach helps his clients activate cellular memories that you can use to deal with present-day problems. With his easy-to-follow, 30-day plan, you will become aware of subtle body sensations and learn to interpret their meanings-- linked to negative thoughts and behaviors-- and become able to change these thoughts and behaviors before they become self-sabotaging.

Aug 26, 2015
Why we work by Schwartz, Barry, 1946- author.

Why we work

"An eye-opening, groundbreaking tour of the purpose of work in our lives, showing how work operates in our culture and how you can find your own path to happiness in the workplace."--

Aug 30, 2015
Wild Hundreds by Marshall, Nate

Wild Hundreds

Aug 27, 2015
Wild in the hollow - on chasing desire and finding the broken way home by Haines, Amber C.

Wild in the hollow - on chasing desire and finding the broken way home

Aug 27, 2015
Will write for food - the complete guide to writing cookbooks, blogs, memoir, recipes, and more by Jacob, Dianne, 1955-

Will write for food - the complete guide to writing cookbooks, blogs, memoir, recipes, and more

Offers practical advice on how to achieve success in food writing, including information on self-publishing, creating and sustaining a food blog, and freelancing and reviewing.

Aug 27, 2015
Wizards - the myths, legends, & lore by Sherman, Aubrey.

Wizards - the myths, legends, & lore

Aug 30, 2015
Women Are Crazy, Men Are Stupid - The Simple Truth to a Complicated Relationship by Morris, Howard J.

Women Are Crazy, Men Are Stupid - The Simple Truth to a Complicated Relationship

Aug 30, 2015