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The grind - inside baseball's endless season by Svrluga, Barry, author.

The grind - inside baseball's endless season

"What's it like to live through sports' longest season, the 162-game Major League Baseball schedule? THE GRIND captures the frustration, impermanence, and glory felt by the players, the staff, and their families from the start of spring training to the final game of the year; classy baseball writing in the Roger Angell or Tom Boswell tradition"--

Jul 4, 2015
The gut balance revolution - boost your metabolism, restore your inner ecology, and lose the weight for good! by Mullin, Gerard E.

The gut balance revolution - boost your metabolism, restore your inner ecology, and lose the weight for good!

"The Gut Balance Revolution by Gerard E. Mullin, MD Your gut microbiome: Those trillions of bacteria that live in your digestive tract. There are more of them than there are of you--and if they're balanced just right, with more "good" bacteria than "bad," excess pounds will melt away and you'll feel better than ever. From the top authority on the gut microbiome, here's a plan that will show you how to starve the fat-forming bacteria, reseed your gut with good fat-burning ones, and fertilize tho

Jul 4, 2015
The Hirschfeld century - portait of an artist and his age by Leopold, David, 1965-

The Hirschfeld century - portait of an artist and his age

"Al Hirschfeld redefined caricature and exemplified Broadway and Hollywood, enchanting generations with his mastery of line. His art appeared in every major publication during nine decades of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, as well as on numerous book, record, and program covers; film posters and publicity art; and on fifteen U.S. postage stamps. Now, The Hirschfeld Century brings together for the first time the artist's extraordinary eighty-two-year career, revealed in more than 360 o

Jul 4, 2015
The house of twenty thousand books by Abramsky, Sasha.

The house of twenty thousand books

"The House of Twenty Thousand Books is journalist Sasha Abramsky's elegy to the vanished intellectual world of his grandparents, Chimen and Miriam, and their vast library of socialist literature and Jewish history. A rare book dealer and self-educated polymath who would go on to teach at Oxford and consult for Sotheby's, Chimen Abramsky drew great writers and thinkers like Isaiah Berlin and Eric Hobsbawm to his north London home; his library grew from his abiding passion for books and his search

Jul 2, 2015
The imitation of Christ by Thomas, à Kempis, 1380-1471.

The imitation of Christ

Thomas ?Kempis' masterpiece, completed in 1427, shows the way by which the faithful may follow Christ's teachings.

Jul 4, 2015
The impulsive, disorganized child - solutions for parenting kids with executive functioning difficulties by Forgan, James W.

The impulsive, disorganized child - solutions for parenting kids with executive functioning difficulties

Jul 1, 2015
The influence machine - the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the corporate capture of American life by Katz, Alyssa, author.

The influence machine - the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the corporate capture of American life

"The United States now has three political parties, though only two of them are elected.The newest was founded a century ago, but just came to power in the last decade: It's the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the political party of the new American oligarchy. In this groundbreaking investigation of the big business takeover of the American political process, Alyssa Katz draws upon years of research to chronicle the rise to power of the organization and the oversized, combative personalities who lead

Jul 1, 2015
The Irish Garden by Powers, Jane/ Hession, Jonathan (PHT)

The Irish Garden

Jul 2, 2015
The Israeli mind - how the Israeli national character shapes our world by Gratch, Alon, author.

The Israeli mind - how the Israeli national character shapes our world

Jul 2, 2015
The Japanese House Reinvented by Jodidio, Philip

The Japanese House Reinvented

Jul 2, 2015
The Jewish Olympics - the history of the Maccabiah Games by Kaplan, Ron, 1957-

The Jewish Olympics - the history of the Maccabiah Games

"Having grown from 390 athletes from fourteen countries to nine thousand athletes from seventy-eight countries, the Maccabiah Games (or the “Jewish Olympics,” as it has come to be known) continue to gain popularity. The Maccabiah Games, which take place in Israel, first began in 1932, and the latest games took place in July of 2013, with the debut of participants from Cuba, Albania, and Nicaragua. Sports range from table tennis to ice hockey, basketball, chess, and much more. Past participants h

Jul 4, 2015
The last love song - a biography of Joan Didion by Daugherty, Tracy.

The last love song - a biography of Joan Didion

"In The Last Love Song, Tracy Daugherty, the critically acclaimed author of Hiding Man (a New Yorker and New York Times Notable book) and Just One Catch, delves deep into the life of distinguished American author and journalist Joan Didion in this, the first printed biography published about her life.Joan Didion lived a life in the public and private eye with her late husband, writer John Gregory Dunne, whom she met while the two were working in New York City when Didion was at Vogue and Dunne w

Jul 2, 2015
The League of Regrettable Superheroes by Morris, Jon

The League of Regrettable Superheroes

Jul 2, 2015
The little coffee know-it-all - a miscellany for growing, roasting, and brewing, uncompromising and unapologetic by Steiman, Shawn.

The little coffee know-it-all - a miscellany for growing, roasting, and brewing, uncompromising and unapologetic

"In The Little Coffee Know-It-All, Shawn Steiman, Hawaii's own "Doctor Coffee," provides and advanced degree in all things coffee in a fun, playful but scientifically rigorous manner"--

Jul 2, 2015
The Liver Healing Diet - The MD's Nutritional Plan to Eliminate Toxins, Reverse Fatty Liver Disease and Promote Good Health by Lai, Michelle, Dr., M.D./ Kasaraneni, Asha R.

The Liver Healing Diet - The MD's Nutritional Plan to Eliminate Toxins, Reverse Fatty Liver Disease and Promote Good Health

Jul 2, 2015
The local economy solution - how innovative, self-financing "pollinator" enterprises can grow jobs and prosperity by Shuman, Michael, author.

The local economy solution - how innovative, self-financing "pollinator" enterprises can grow jobs and prosperity

"Reinventing economic development as if small business mattered. In cities and towns across the nation, economic development is at a crossroads. A growing body of evidence has proven that its current cornerstone--incentives to attract and retain large, globally mobile businesses--is a dead end. Even those programs that focus on local business, through buy-local initiatives, for example, depend on ongoing support from government or philanthropy. The entire practice of economic development has bec

Jun 30, 2015
The lost art of walking - the history, science, philosophy, and literature of pedestrianism by Nicholson, Geoff, 1953- author.

The lost art of walking - the history, science, philosophy, and literature of pedestrianism

From the Publisher: A fascinating, definitive, and very personal rumination on the history, science, philosophy, art, and literature of walking, by a skilled cultural commentator. Geoff Nicholson, author of Bleeding London and Sex Collectors, turns his eye to the intellectual and cultural history of that most common of activities-walking. This simple, omnipresent activity has inspired numerous subcultures, literary and artistic legacies, sporting events, personal memories, epic journeys, mystica

Jul 1, 2015
The making of Asian America - a history by Lee, Erika.

The making of Asian America - a history

"The definitive history of Asian Americans by one of the nation's preeminent scholars on the subject. In the past fifty years, Asian Americans have helped change the face of America and are now the fastest growing group in the United States. But as award-winning historian Erika Lee reminds us, Asian Americans also have deep roots in the country. The Making of Asian America tells the little-known history of Asian Americans and their role in American life, from the arrival of the first Asians in

Jul 2, 2015
The Mayo Clinic handbook for happiness - a 4-step plan for resilient living by Sood, Amit, author.

The Mayo Clinic handbook for happiness - a 4-step plan for resilient living

"Offers a straightforward plan anyone can implement across 10 weeks. Combining groundbreaking insights from neuroscience and psychology, and wisdom from philosophy and spirituality, Dr. Sood reveals how to reduce everyday anxiety and find greater fulfillment in life."--Back cover.

Jun 30, 2015
The MD factor diet - a physician's proven diet for metabolism correction and healthy weight loss by Cederquist, Caroline J.

The MD factor diet - a physician's proven diet for metabolism correction and healthy weight loss

"Are you finding that weight is easy to gain and hard to lose? It's not your fault! Up to 50 percent of Americans suffer from a metabolism dysfunction called the MD Factor, and most don't even know it. The breakthrough concepts in The MD Factor Diet isolate metabolism dysfunction as the reason why millions of Americans cannot succeed in losing weight. Over the course of your lifetime, changes occur in your body's chemistry that can reverse your ability to lose weight. The MD Factor Action Plan

Jul 2, 2015