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The modified keto cookbook - quick, convenient great-tasting recipes for following a low-ratio ketogenic diet by Martenz, Dawn Marie.

The modified keto cookbook - quick, convenient great-tasting recipes for following a low-ratio ketogenic diet

Includes tips, strategies, and an abundance of great-tasting, simple to prepare recipes, The Modified Keto Cookbook makes following a low-ratio ketogenic diet easy. The high-fat, low carbohydrate modified ketogenic diet, based on a ratio of fat to non-fat (protein and carbohydrates) of 2:1 and 1:1, has been used to improve seizure control in people with epilepsy and new research suggests that the diet may promote weight loss and provide benefit to those with cancer, brain injury, forms of dement

May 20, 2016
The mushroom at the end of the world - on the possibility of life in capitalist ruins by Tsing, Anna Lowenhaupt.

The mushroom at the end of the world - on the possibility of life in capitalist ruins

"A tale of diversity within our damaged landscapes, The Mushroom at the End of the World follows one of the strangest commodity chains of our times to explore the unexpected corners of capitalism. Here, we witness the varied and peculiar worlds of matsutake commerce: the worlds of Japanese gourmets, capitalist traders, Hmong jungle fighters, industrial forests, Yi Chinese goat herders, Finnish nature guides, and more. These companions also lead us into fungal ecologies and forest histories to be

May 26, 2016
The mushroom at the end of the world - on the possibility of life in capitalist ruins by Tsing, Anna Lowenhaupt.

The mushroom at the end of the world - on the possibility of life in capitalist ruins

May 21, 2016
The naughty diet - the 10-step plan to eat and cheat your way to the body you want by Milne, Melissa, author.

The naughty diet - the 10-step plan to eat and cheat your way to the body you want

"Last year, Melissa Milne asked 10,000 women how they feel about their bodies, weight, and food. The answers were shocking: more than 80 percent feel guilty after a decadent meal; nearly 60 percent have dieted down a dress size to appease a man; almost two-thirds say they have been body-shamed by another woman- and 50 percent would rather be skinnier than happier or smarter. These women are sick and tired of feeling bad while trying to lose weight. And Milne has the solution: Don't be perfect-ju

May 21, 2016
The Nazi Titanic - the incredible untold story of a doomed ship in World War II by Watson, Robert P., 1962- author.

The Nazi Titanic - the incredible untold story of a doomed ship in World War II

May 26, 2016
The Nazi Titanic - the incredible untold story of a doomed ship in World War II by Watson, Robert P., 1962- author.

The Nazi Titanic - the incredible untold story of a doomed ship in World War II

Traces the untold story of a German luxury liner that was used as a movie prop for the Nazi propoganda film, "Titanic," before being acquired for military service as a people carrier and floating concentration camp.

May 21, 2016
The New Cocktail Hour - The Essential Guide to Hand-Crafted Drinks by Darlington, Andr/̌ Darlington, Tenaya/ Varney, Jason (PHT)

The New Cocktail Hour - The Essential Guide to Hand-Crafted Drinks

May 21, 2016
The new cocktail hour - the essential guide to hand-crafted drinks by Darlington, André.

The new cocktail hour - the essential guide to hand-crafted drinks

May 26, 2016
The new milks - 100-plus dairy-free recipes for making and cooking with soy, nut, seed, grain & coconut milks by Cheney, Dina.

The new milks - 100-plus dairy-free recipes for making and cooking with soy, nut, seed, grain & coconut milks

Collects dairy-free recipes using milk alternatives, with information on how to make and customize all types of vegan milks, tips, and guidance for choosing the right dairy-free milks for cooking and baking.

May 21, 2016
The new milks - 100-plus dairy-free recipes for making and cooking with soy, nut, seed, grain, & coconut milks by Cheney, Dina, author.

The new milks - 100-plus dairy-free recipes for making and cooking with soy, nut, seed, grain, & coconut milks

"The definitive guide to nondairy milks--the first comprehensive cookbook demystifying milk alternatives--here's how to make and customize all types of vegan milks, with one hundred delicious recipes and handy comparison charts, tips, and guidance for choosing the right dairy-free milks for cooking and baking,"--Amazon.com.

May 26, 2016
The next pandemic - on the front lines against humankind's gravest dangers by Khan, Ali, MD, author.

The next pandemic - on the front lines against humankind's gravest dangers

"A former director of the Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response (PHPR) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lays out his theories on when, where and how the next major disease outbreak will arrive,"--NoveList.

May 26, 2016
The one life we're given - finding the wisdom that waits in your heart by Nepo, Mark, author.

The one life we're given - finding the wisdom that waits in your heart

May 21, 2016
The only rule is it has to work - our wild experiment building a new kind of baseball team by Lindbergh, Ben, author.

The only rule is it has to work - our wild experiment building a new kind of baseball team

"It's the ultimate in fantasy baseball: You get to pick the roster, set the lineup, and decide on strategies -- with real players, in a real ballpark, in a real playoff race. That's what baseball analysts Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller got to do when an independent minor-league team in California, the Sonoma Stompers, offered them the chance to run its baseball operations according to the most advanced statistics. Their story in The Only Rule is it Has to Work is unlike any other baseball tale you

May 23, 2016
The oxygen revolution - hyperbaric oxygen therapy - breakthrough gene therapy for traumatic brain injury & other disorders by Harch, Paul, author.

The oxygen revolution - hyperbaric oxygen therapy - breakthrough gene therapy for traumatic brain injury & other disorders

"Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) is based on a simple idea -- that oxygen can be used therapeutically for a wide range of conditions where tissues have been damaged by oxygen deprivation. Inspiring and informative, The Oxygen Revolution, Third Edition is the comprehensive, definitive guide to the miracle of hyperbaric oxygen therapy."--provided by Amazon.com.

May 23, 2016
The politicians and the egalitarians - the hidden history of American politics by Wilentz, Sean, author.

The politicians and the egalitarians - the hidden history of American politics

May 26, 2016
The real Peter Pan - J.M. Barrie and the boy who inspired him by Dudgeon, Piers, author.

The real Peter Pan - J.M. Barrie and the boy who inspired him

"The world has long been captivated by the story of Peter Pan and the countless movies, plays, musicals, and books that retell the story of Peter, Wendy, and the Lost Boys. Now, in this revealing behind-the-scenes book, author Piers Dudgeon examines the fascinating and complex relationships among Peter Pan's creator, J.M. Barrie, and the family of boys who inspired his work. After meeting the Llewelyn Davies family in London's Kensington Garden, Barrie struck up an intense friendship with the ch

May 21, 2016
The Shelf Life of Ashes - A Memoir by Giammatteo, Hollis

The Shelf Life of Ashes - A Memoir

May 21, 2016
The shelf life of ashes - a memoir by Giammatteo, Hollis, author.

The shelf life of ashes - a memoir

When Hollis Giammatteo sought a job working with the elderly, she did so with the intention of finding models of healthy aging. And she failed. In The Shelf Life of Ashes, Giammatteo chronicles her experiences with her wards, as well as the trip she embarks upon when her mother, who is convinced she is dying, entreats her to come "home." Trips back, traumas triggered, identity in crisis, equanimity gained--this quasi-comic, concentrated journey engages the reader in the process of naming and fac

May 26, 2016
The space within - inside great Chicago buildings by Cannon, Patrick F.

The space within - inside great Chicago buildings

"Original photographs and essays on more than forty Chicago-area residences, religious institutions, and public and commercial buildings, focusing on the structures' interiors and the stories behind them"--

May 21, 2016
The St. Teresa of Avila prayer book by Wright, Vinita Hampton, 1958-

The St. Teresa of Avila prayer book

May 21, 2016