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Benson - the autobiography by Benson, George, 1943- author.

Benson - the autobiography

Over the course of his fifty-year career, George Benson has performed for hundreds of millions of fans around the world, received ten Grammy Awards, and recorded with some of the most revered musicians of his era. And he has finally decided to tell his story. "Benson: The Autobiography" follows the musician's remarkable rise from the ghettos of Pittsburgh to the stages of Dubai, and everywhere in between. His tales of scuffling on the road with jazz legend Brother Jack McDuff, navigating his way

Oct 23, 2014
Berlin - portrait of a city through the centuries by MacLean, Rory, 1954-

Berlin - portrait of a city through the centuries

"Why are we drawn to certain cities? Perhaps because of a story read in childhood. Or a chance teenage meeting. Or maybe simply because the place touches us, embodying in its tribes, towers and history an aspect of our understanding of what it means to be human. Paris is about romantic love. Lourdes equates with devotion. New York means energy. London is forever trendy. Berlin is all about volatility. Berlin is a city of fragments and ghosts, a laboratory of ideas, the fount of both the brightes

Oct 23, 2014
Better than perfect - 7 strategies to crush your inner critic and create a life you love by Lombardo, Elizabeth.

Better than perfect - 7 strategies to crush your inner critic and create a life you love

"Perfectionists exist in every walk of life. While outwardly they appear to be very accomplished, they are often unhappy and unfulfilled. Perfectionists strive toward unattainable goals, and their behaviors can wreak havoc on both their physical health and their psychological well-being. Timely and transformative, Better than Perfect by Dr. Elizabeth Lombardo offers step-by-step instructions for perfectionists to find balance and freedom. The book defines perfectionism in easy-to-understand term

Oct 17, 2014
Billion dollar painter - the triumph and tragedy of Thomas Kinkade, painter of light by Kuskey, G. Eric, author.

Billion dollar painter - the triumph and tragedy of Thomas Kinkade, painter of light

The unbelievable true story of artist Thomas Kinkade, self-described "Painter of light", and the dramatic rise and fall of his billion-dollar art empire.

Oct 20, 2014
Billionaires - reflections on the upper crust by West, Darrell M., 1954-

Billionaires - reflections on the upper crust

Oct 17, 2014
Bleeding Orange - Fifty Years of Blind Referees, Screaming Fans, Beasts of the East, and Syracuse Basketball by Boeheim, Jim/ McCallum, Jack

Bleeding Orange - Fifty Years of Blind Referees, Screaming Fans, Beasts of the East, and Syracuse Basketball

Oct 17, 2014
Blessing of a skinned knee- using Jewish teachings to raise self-reliant children by Mogel, Wendy

Blessing of a skinned knee- using Jewish teachings to raise self-reliant children

Oct 17, 2014
Blue horses - poems by Oliver, Mary, 1935-

Blue horses - poems

Oct 17, 2014
Body respect - what conventional health books get wrong, leave out, and just plain fail to understand about weight by Bacon, Linda.

Body respect - what conventional health books get wrong, leave out, and just plain fail to understand about weight

"Body insecurity is rampant, and it doesn't have to be. Think for a moment about your attitudes toward weight: Do you believe that people who are thinner are more healthy and attractive? Do you think dieting is an effective health strategy? Do you judge yourself or others because of weight? If you answered yes to any of those questions, you're not alone. It's much more common for people to feel bad about their bodies than to appreciate them-and to judge others by those standards as well. But peo

Oct 23, 2014
Bohemians, bootleggers, flappers, and swells - the best of early Vanity fair by Friend, David (EDT)

Bohemians, bootleggers, flappers, and swells - the best of early Vanity fair

Presents an anthology of pieces from the early golden age of Vanity Fair magazine, from 1913 to 1936, written by such luminaries as F. Scott Fitzgerald, Clarence Darrow, Dorothy Parker, D. H. Lawrence, e. e. cummings, John Maynard Keynes, and Carl Sandburg.

Oct 17, 2014
BOMB - the author interviews by Bomb Magazine (COR)

BOMB - the author interviews

"Drawing on 30 years of BOMB Magazine, this anthology of interviews brings together some of the greatest figures of world literature for a brilliant and unforgettable collection of sharp, insightful and intimate author conversations. Here we have a conversation with Jonathan Franzen, still an unkown author, on the eve of the publication of The Corrections; and one with Roberto Bolan~o, near the end of his life. Lydia Davis and Francine Prose break down the intricacies of Davis's methods; Edwid

Oct 17, 2014
Bonhoeffer as youth worker - a theological vision for discipleship and life together by Root, Andrew, 1974-

Bonhoeffer as youth worker - a theological vision for discipleship and life together

Oct 23, 2014
Books that cook - the making of a literary meal by

Books that cook - the making of a literary meal

"Organized like a cookbook, Books that Cook: The Making of a Literary Meal is a collection of American literature written on the theme of food: from an invocation to a final toast, from starters to desserts. All food literatures are indebted to the form and purpose of cookbooks, and each section begins with an excerpt from an influential American cookbook, progressing chronologically from the late 1700s through the present day, including such favorites as American Cookery, the Joy of Cooking, an

Oct 17, 2014
Botanical knits - twelve designs inspired by trees and foliage by Dakos, Alana, author.

Botanical knits - twelve designs inspired by trees and foliage

Knitting patterns for sweaters, scarves, hats, and gloves.

Oct 23, 2014
Botanical knits 2 - twelve more inspired designs to knit and love by Dakos, Alana, author.

Botanical knits 2 - twelve more inspired designs to knit and love

Oct 17, 2014
Boy on ice - the life and death of Derek Boogaard by Branch, John (Sports reporter), author.

Boy on ice - the life and death of Derek Boogaard

The "death of hockey star Derek Boogaard at twenty-eight was front-page news across the country in 2011 and helped shatter the silence about violence and concussions in professional sports. Now, in a ... work of narrative nonfiction, ... reporter John Branch tells the ... story of Boogaard's life and heartbreaking death"--Amazon.com.

Oct 20, 2014
Bread revolution - world-class baking with sprouted & whole grains, heirloom flours & fresh techniques by Reinhart, Peter.

Bread revolution - world-class baking with sprouted & whole grains, heirloom flours & fresh techniques

"An exploration of cutting-edge developments in the bread baking world from beloved author Peter Reinhart, featuring 40 recipes and formulas that use sprouted flours, whole and ancient grains, alternative grains (such as corn and grape skin flour), nut and seed flours, and allergy-friendly approaches. Renowned baking author and instructor Peter Reinhart has always been on the forefront of the bread movement--from cold fermentation (The Bread Baker's Apprentice) and whole grain breads (Peter Rein

Oct 23, 2014
Brothas be, yo like George, ain't that funkin' kinda hard on you? by Clinton, George, 1940- author.

Brothas be, yo like George, ain't that funkin' kinda hard on you?

Oct 23, 2014
Bulletproof spirit - the first responder's essential resource for protecting and healing mind and heart by Willis, Dan, 1963-

Bulletproof spirit - the first responder's essential resource for protecting and healing mind and heart

""Advice for soldiers, firefighters, police officers, EMTs, emergency room nurses, etc. about PTSD, depression, insomnia, panic attacks, alcoholism, and domestic violence, divorce, and suicide. Topics include spiritual wellness, the psychology of trauma, and finding support and motivation. Author is a police captain and former SWAT commander"--Provided by publisher"--

Oct 17, 2014
C programming for the absolute beginner by Davenport, Keith, author.

C programming for the absolute beginner

Oct 17, 2014