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The sultan and the queen - the untold story of Elizabeth and Islam by Brotton, Jerry, author. The sultan and the queen - the untold story of Elizabeth and Islam

Sep 22, 2016
The Tao of Bill Murray - real-life stories of joy, enlightenment, and party crashing by Edwards, Gavin, 1968- author. The Tao of Bill Murray - real-life stories of joy, enlightenment, and party crashing

Bill Murray is one of the world's most beloved celebrities--but his off-screen antics rival his filmography for sheer entertainment value. Gavin Edwards traveled the country to the places where Murray has lived, worked, and partied, and interviewed everyone from rock stars to bartenders, in search of the most epic, outrageous, and hilarious Bill Murray stories from the past four decades, many of which have never before been reported.

Sep 22, 2016
The trainable cat - a practical guide to making life happier for you and your cat by Bradshaw, John, 1950- author. The trainable cat - a practical guide to making life happier for you and your cat

"The idea of training rarely crosses cat owners&#x; minds, and we often assume that cats can&#x;t and don&#x;t need to be trained. But in The Trainable Cat, bestselling anthrozoologist John Bradshaw and cat expert Sarah Ellis show that not only can cats be trained, but they absolutely must be in order to strengthen the bond between pet and owner, reduce their anxiety, and maximize their happiness,"--Amazon.com.

Sep 21, 2016
The trillion-dollar conspiracy - how the new world order, man-made diseases, and zombie banks are destroying America by Marrs, Jim. The trillion-dollar conspiracy - how the new world order, man-made diseases, and zombie banks are destroying America

Argues that a global conspiracy has enslaved Americans with poor education, a misguided mass media, and a buffet of prescription drugs, and issues a call to break free from this catatonic state and reclaim what America once stood for.

Sep 20, 2016
The true believer - thoughts on the nature of mass movements by Hoffer, Eric. The true believer - thoughts on the nature of mass movements

Sep 19, 2016
The true history of the elephant man - the definitive account of the tragic and extraordinary life of Joseph Carey Merrick by Howell, Michael. The true history of the elephant man - the definitive account of the tragic and extraordinary life of Joseph Carey Merrick

Sep 23, 2016
The unofficial guide to Walt Disney World 2017 by Sehlinger, Bob, 1945- author. The unofficial guide to Walt Disney World 2017

Hotels, attractions, and restaurants in all price categories are listed with evaluations based on reader surveys and critiques--compiled by unbiased inspectors of Orlando's most famed attraction.

Sep 25, 2016
The upside of inequality - how good intentions undermine the middle class by Conard, Edward, author. The upside of inequality - how good intentions undermine the middle class

"The scourge of America|s economy isn't the success of the 1 percent|quite the opposite. The real problem is the government|s well-meaning but misguided attempt to reduce the payoffs for success,"--Amazon.com.

Sep 20, 2016
The Vegetarian Italian Kitchen by Lavenia, Veronica The Vegetarian Italian Kitchen

Sep 25, 2016
The verging cities - poems by Scenters-Zapico, Natalie, author. The verging cities - poems

"From undocumented men named Angel, to angels falling from the sky, Natalie Scenters-Zapico's gripping debut collection, The Verging Cities, is filled with explorations of immigration and marriage, narco-violence and femicide, and angels in the domestic sphere. Deeply rooted along the US-Mexico border in the sister cities of El Paso, Texas, and Cd. Juarez, Chihuahua, these poems give a brave new voice to the ways in which international politics affect the individual. Composed in a variety of for

Sep 21, 2016
The Victorian master criminal by Hanrahan, David C. The Victorian master criminal

"On 2 August 1876, a young policeman named Constable Nicholas Cock was shot dead while walking 'the beat' at Whalley Range, Manchester. A few months later, on the evening of 29 November 1876, Arthur Dyson, an engineer, was murdered in his own backyard at Banner Cross, Sheffield. Charles Peace was Victorian Britain's most infamous cat burglar and murderer. He was a complex character: ruthless, devious, dangerous, charming, intelligent and creative. Mrs. Katherine Dyson identified him as the muder

Sep 20, 2016
The Vonnegut encyclopedia by Leeds, Marc. The Vonnegut encyclopedia

"The authorized, updated, and comprehensive catalogue of characters, themes, phrasing, and imagery found in Kurt Vonnegut's beloved work. Vonnegut's five decades of writing yielded many worlds-worth of people, places, and things. This book is an invaluable tool for looking up the marvelous facts that exist only in the pages his work. The Encyclopedia identifies every major or minor Vonnegut character, as well as recurring images and significant themes from all of Vonnegut's books and short stori

Sep 25, 2016
The way of rest - finding the courage to hold everything in love by Foster, Jeff, author. The way of rest - finding the courage to hold everything in love

Sep 21, 2016
The world's religions by Smith, Huston, author. The world's religions

This volume offers an introduction to comparative religion, exploring the essential elements and teachings of the world's predominant faiths, including Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, and the native traditions of Australia, Africa, Oceania, and the Americas. Emphasizing the inner, rather than the institutional, dimension of these religions, the author devotes special attention to Zen and Tibetan Buddhism, Sufism, and the teachings of Jesus. He conveys the

Sep 21, 2016
They call me supermensch - a backstage pass to the amazing worlds of film, food, and Rock 'n Roll by Gordon, Shep, author. They call me supermensch - a backstage pass to the amazing worlds of film, food, and Rock 'n Roll

"The legendary talent agent behind such superstars as Groucho Marx, Blondie and Raquel Welch chronicles his life and career in the entertainment industry, discussing such topics as his Jewish childhood in Long Island, his international travels at the sides of half a century of celebrities and the time he was punched by Janice Joplin,"--NoveList.

Sep 22, 2016
This chair rocks - a manifesto against ageism by Applewhite, Ashton, author. This chair rocks - a manifesto against ageism

Sep 20, 2016
Thyroid connection - why you feel tired, brain-fogged, and overweight -- and how to get your life back by Myers, Amy, author. Thyroid connection - why you feel tired, brain-fogged, and overweight -- and how to get your life back

Provides a comprehensive, accessible overview of thyroid problems and explains how to recognize the symptoms of thyroid dysfunction, work with a doctor to get the correct diagnosis, and create an appropriate plan for treatment and recovery.

Sep 25, 2016
Tippi - A Memoir by Hedren, Tippi Tippi - A Memoir

Sep 25, 2016
To the Finland station - a study in the writing and acting of history by Wilson, Edmund, 1895-1972. To the Finland station - a study in the writing and acting of history

Explores the ideas of such revolutionaries as Vico, Bakunin, and Marx that have shaped the modern world, from the French Revolution through Lenin's arrival in St. Petersburg in 1917.

Sep 25, 2016
Train like a mother - how to get across any finish line --and not lose your family, job, or sanity by McDowell, Dimity. Train like a mother - how to get across any finish line --and not lose your family, job, or sanity

At its core, Train Like a Mother will comprehensively cover how to train for a race, including training plans for four race distances (5K, 10K, half-marathon, and marathon) for both beginner and more experienced runners; the importance of recovery; pre- and post-race nutrition; strength training; injury prevention (and rehab); and everything busy women need to know to add racing to their multitasking schedules. It is all presented with the same wit, empathy, and tone the avid fans connect and id

Sep 25, 2016