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Violation - collected essays by Tisdale, Sallie.

Violation - collected essays

"Sallie Tisdale is the author of seven books on such varied subjects as medical technology, her pioneer ancestors and Buddhist women teachers. Her many essays have appeared in Harper's, Conjunctions, The New Yorker, Antioch Review, Threepenny Review and many other journals. This first collection of work spans thirty years, and includes an introduction and brief epilogues to each essay. Tisdale's questing curiosity pursues subjects from the biology of flies to the experience of working in an abor

Feb 10, 2016
Wait till I'm dead - uncollected poems by Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997, author.

Wait till I'm dead - uncollected poems

Feb 4, 2016
Waiting for the past - poems by Murray, Les A., 1938-

Waiting for the past - poems

"A new collection from the preeminent Australian poet that demonstrates how we clamber up through shreds of history to exist in the momentary present"--

Feb 10, 2016
Walking the Nile by Wood, Levison, 1982- author.

Walking the Nile

His journey is 4,250 miles long.He is walking every step of the way, camping in the wild, foraging for food, fending for himself against multiple dangers.He is passing through rainforest, savannah, swamp, desert and lush delta oasis.He will cross seven, very different countries.No one has ever made this journey on foot.In this detailed, thoughtful, inspiring and dramatic book, recounting Levison Wood's walk the length of the Nile, he will uncover the history of the Nile, yet through the people h

Feb 4, 2016
Washington's monument - and the fascinating history of the obelisk by Gordon, John Steele, author.

Washington's monument - and the fascinating history of the obelisk

"Conceived soon after the American Revolution ended, the great monument to George Washington was not finally completed until almost a century later; the great obelisk was finished in 1884, and remains the tallest stone structure in the world at 555 feet. The story behind its construction is a largely untold and intriguing piece of American history, which acclaimed historian John Steele Gordon relates with verve, connecting it to the colorful saga of the ancient obelisks of Egypt. Nobody knows ho

Feb 9, 2016
Wearable waves - delightful designs for quilted jackets and vests by Eckmeier, Karen.

Wearable waves - delightful designs for quilted jackets and vests

Feb 11, 2016
Wearable waves- delightful designs for quilted jackets by Eckmeier, Karen

Wearable waves- delightful designs for quilted jackets

Feb 4, 2016
West of Eden - an American place by Stein, Jean, author.

West of Eden - an American place

Feb 11, 2016
What happened, Miss Simone? - a biography by Light, Alan, author.

What happened, Miss Simone? - a biography

"Inspired by the critically acclaimed Netflix documentary What Happened, Miss Simone?, an intimate and vivid look at the legendary life of Nina Simone, the classically trained pianist who evolved into a chart-topping chanteuse and committed civil rights activist. From music journalist and former Spin and Vibe editor-in-chief Alan Light comes a biography of incandescent soul singer and Black Power icon Nina Simone, one of the most influential, provocative, and least understood artists of our time

Feb 11, 2016
What I Told My Daughter - Lessons from Leaders on Raising the Next Generation of Empowered Women by Tassler, Nina/ Littleton, Cynthia (CON)

What I Told My Daughter - Lessons from Leaders on Raising the Next Generation of Empowered Women

Feb 10, 2016
What to feed your baby - a pediatrician's guide to the eleven essential foods to guarantee veggie-loving, no-fuss, healthy-eating kids by Remer Altmann, Tanya, author.

What to feed your baby - a pediatrician's guide to the eleven essential foods to guarantee veggie-loving, no-fuss, healthy-eating kids

"A practicing pediatrician, bestselling author, and spokesperson for the American Academy of Pediatrics offers a simple, fool-proof, no fuss plan for raising kids who love eating nutritious food.As a pediatrician and mother of three boys, Dr. Tanya Altmann knows that good nutrition is essential for healthy kids. But parents today are bombarded with confusing, and sometimes harmful, information. Nutritional guidelines are constantly changing, and parents don't know who to trust for medically soun

Feb 10, 2016
What we gain as we grow older - on Gelassenheit by Schmid, Wilhelm, 1953-

What we gain as we grow older - on Gelassenheit

Feb 11, 2016
What would Jesus craft? - 30 simple projects for making a blessed home by MacDonald, Ross, 1957-

What would Jesus craft? - 30 simple projects for making a blessed home

A humorous take on Sunday school crafts shares instructions for creating such unique items as a fedora of thorns, an Infant-of-Prague lucky lottery ticket caddy, and war-on-Christmas action figures.

Feb 10, 2016
What your financial advisor isn't telling you - the 10 essential truths you need to know about your money by Davidson, Liz (Financial advisor), author.

What your financial advisor isn't telling you - the 10 essential truths you need to know about your money

A "personal finance book that translates financial jargon and enables readers to ask the tough questions to protect their money and their financial well-being."--

Feb 9, 2016
When helping hurts - how to alleviate poverty without hurting the poor-- and yourself by Corbett, Steve.

When helping hurts - how to alleviate poverty without hurting the poor-- and yourself

Churches and individual Christians typically have faulty assumptions about the causes of poverty, resulting in the use of strategies that do considerable harm to poor people and themselves. When Helping Hurts provides foundational concepts, clearly articulated general principles and relevant applications. The result is an effective and holistic ministry to the poor, not a truncated gospel. A situation is assessed for whether relief, rehabilitation, or development is the best response to a situat

Feb 4, 2016
Where the light gets in - losing my mother only to find her again by Williams-Paisley, Kimberly, 1971- author.

Where the light gets in - losing my mother only to find her again

"Many know Kimberly Williams-Paisley as the bride in the popular Steve Martin remakes of the Father of the Bride movies, the calculating Peggy Kenter on Nashville, or the wife of country megastar Brad Paisley. But in 2014, Williams-Paisley revealed a tragic secret: Her mother had been diagnosed with a rare form of dementia called Primary Progressive Aphasia at the age of sixty-one. In Where the Light Gets In, Williams-Paisley tells the full story of her mother's illness, from diagnosis through t

Feb 10, 2016
While the city slept - a love lost to violence and a young man's descent into madness by Sanders, Eli, author.

While the city slept - a love lost to violence and a young man's descent into madness

"A Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter's gripping account of one young man's path to murder--and a wake-up call for mental health care in America On a summer night in 2009, three lives intersected in one American neighborhood. Two people newly in love--Teresa Butz and Jennifer Hopper, who spent many years trying to find themselves and who eventually found each other--and a young man on a dangerous psychological descent: Isaiah Kalebu, age twenty-three, the son of a distant, authoritarian father and

Feb 4, 2016
Why save the bankers? - and other essays on our economic and political crisis by Piketty, Thomas, 1971- author.

Why save the bankers? - and other essays on our economic and political crisis

Feb 10, 2016
Wild by nature - from Siberia to Australia, three years alone in the wilderness on foot by Marquis, Sarah, 1972- author.

Wild by nature - from Siberia to Australia, three years alone in the wilderness on foot

One woman, 10,000 miles on foot, 6 countries, 8 pairs of hiking boots, 3,000 cups of tea, 1,000 days and nights. Not since Cheryl Strayed's adventure on the Pacific Crest Trail has there been such a powerful epic by a woman alone. In Wild by Nature, National Geographic Explorer Sarah Marquis takes you on the trail of her ten-thousand-mile solo hike from Siberia to Thailand, at which point she was transported by boat to complete the hike at her favorite tree in Australia. Against nearly insurmoun

Feb 11, 2016
Wild Drinks & Cocktails - Handcrafted Squashes, Shrubs, Switchels, Tonics, and Infusions to Mix at Home by Han, Emily

Wild Drinks & Cocktails - Handcrafted Squashes, Shrubs, Switchels, Tonics, and Infusions to Mix at Home

Feb 10, 2016