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The doctor is in - Dr. Ruth on love, life, and joie de vivre by Westheimer, Ruth K. (Ruth Karola), 1928- author.

The doctor is in - Dr. Ruth on love, life, and joie de vivre

The author shares stories from her life and advice on learning to find enjoyment in life while dealing with tragedy, loss, challenges, and successes that inevitably occur.

May 29, 2015
The double life of Fidel Castro - my 17 years as personal bodyguard to El Líder Máximo by Sánchez, Juan Reinaldo, 1949- author.

The double life of Fidel Castro - my 17 years as personal bodyguard to El Líder Máximo

A former member of the innermost circle of the dictator describes Castro's personal life and his huge fortune as well as the horrors and tragedies he witnessed, including his ultimate imprisonment and torture before escaping Cuba.

May 29, 2015
The end of plenty - the race to feed a crowded world by Bourne, Joel K., Jr.

The end of plenty - the race to feed a crowded world

May 29, 2015
The Engineering Book - From the Catapult to the Curiosity Rover- 250 Milestones in the History of Engineering by Brain, Marshall

The Engineering Book - From the Catapult to the Curiosity Rover- 250 Milestones in the History of Engineering

May 29, 2015
The essential Ginsberg by Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997, author.

The essential Ginsberg

"A collection of essential poems, essays, letters, songs, and photographs which aims to introduce new readers to the scope of Allen Ginsberg's work in its prolific and profound diversity"--

May 29, 2015
The essential guide to game audio - the theory and practice of sound for games by Horowitz, Steve, 1964-

The essential guide to game audio - the theory and practice of sound for games

"The Essential Guide to Game Audio: The Theory and Practice of Sound for Games is a first of its kind textbook and must-have reference guide for everything you ever wanted to know about sound for games. This book provides a basic overview of game audio, how it has developed over time, and how you can make a career in this industry. Each chapter gives you the background and context you will need to understand the unique workflow associated with interactive media. The practical, easy to understand

May 29, 2015
The evolution of Washington, DC - historical selections from the Albert H. Small Washingtoniana Collection at the George Washington University by Goode, James M.

The evolution of Washington, DC - historical selections from the Albert H. Small Washingtoniana Collection at the George Washington University

"The Evolution of Washington, DC is a striking volume featuring select pieces of the extraordinary collection of Washingtoniana donated by Albert H. Small to the George Washington University in 2011. It showcases treasures such as an 1860 lithograph of the equestrian statue of Andrew Jackson in front of the White House and a contemporary print of old Potomac River steamboats. Other unique pieces include early designs for the White House, the Capitol, and the Washington Monument as well as presid

May 29, 2015
The family calendar cookbook - from birthdays to bake sales, good food to carry you through the year by Banfield, Kelsey, author.

The family calendar cookbook - from birthdays to bake sales, good food to carry you through the year

Offers no-fuss recipes for every occasion throughout the year, including bake sales, weeknight dinners, holiday meals, school events, potlucks, and celebrations, with presentation ideas and family craft projects.

May 27, 2015
The First Collection of Criticism by a Living Female Rock Critic by Hopper, Jessica

The First Collection of Criticism by a Living Female Rock Critic

May 29, 2015
The fly trap by Sjöberg, Fredrik, author.

The fly trap

May 29, 2015
The French beauty solution - time-tested secrets to look and feel beautiful inside and out by Cathiard-Thomas, Mathilde.

The French beauty solution - time-tested secrets to look and feel beautiful inside and out

"Cofounder of the international beauty company Caudali´e shares the simple, natural, time-tested beauty secrets she learned growing up in France that any woman can use to look younger, healthier, and more radiant without harsh products or drastic procedures. When Mathilde Thomas moved from her native France to the United States to expand her skin-care company, Caudali´e, she wanted to find out what American women wanted from their beauty routines. She interviewed thousands of women and was stru

May 29, 2015
The general and the genius - Groves and Oppenheimer - the unlikely partnership that built the atom bomb by Kunetka, James W., 1944-

The general and the genius - Groves and Oppenheimer - the unlikely partnership that built the atom bomb

May 29, 2015
The gift of failure - how the best parents learn to let go so their children can succeed by Lahey, Jessica.

The gift of failure - how the best parents learn to let go so their children can succeed

May 29, 2015
The good karma diet - eat gently, feel amazing, age in slow motion by Moran, Victoria, 1950-

The good karma diet - eat gently, feel amazing, age in slow motion

May 27, 2015
The great cook - essential techniques and inspried flavors to make every dish better by Briscione, James, 1980- author.

The great cook - essential techniques and inspried flavors to make every dish better

Offers recipes for over one hundred classic dishes, including beef stew, shrimp scampi, and fudge-walnut brownies.

May 29, 2015
The grind - inside baseball's endless season by Svrluga, Barry.

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"--

May 29, 2015
The Hands of Peace - A Holocaust Survivor?s Fight for Civil Rights in the American South by Ingram, Marione

The Hands of Peace - A Holocaust Survivor?s Fight for Civil Rights in the American South

May 29, 2015
The happy Christian - ten ways to be a joyful believer in a gloomy world by Murray, David P.

The happy Christian - ten ways to be a joyful believer in a gloomy world

"A unique combination of biblical teaching, scientific research, and personal biography shows those who follow Jesus how to live joyful, purposeful lives.Hopelessness has invaded much of our culture, even reaching deep into the church. But while the world is awash in negativity, Christians have resources to live differently. In The Happy Christian, professor and pastor David Murray blends the best of modern science and psychology with the timeless truths of Scripture to create a solid, credible

May 29, 2015
The heart of yoga - developing a personal practice by Desikachar, T. K. V.

The heart of yoga - developing a personal practice

May 29, 2015
The house tells the story - homes of the American presidents by Van Doren, Adam, 1962-

The house tells the story - homes of the American presidents

May 29, 2015