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Blue horses - poems by Oliver, Mary, 1935-

Blue horses - poems

Oct 17, 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
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 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
Brian Jones - the making of the Rolling Stones by Trynka, Paul.

Brian Jones - the making of the Rolling Stones

For the first time, the complete story of the enigmatic founder of the Rolling Stones and the early years of the band. Brian Jones was the golden boy of the Rolling Stones, the visionary who gave the band its name and its sound. Yet he was a haunted man, and much of his brief time with the band, before his death in 1969 at the infamous age of twenty-seven, was volatile and tragic. Some of the details of how Jones was dethroned are well known, but the full story of his downfall is still largely u

Oct 15, 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
California by Jensen, Jamie, author.

California

A guide to California outlines its culture and history, offers profiles of the major cities, describes sightseeing attractions, and recommends hotels and restaurants.

Oct 17, 2014
Caribbean by

Caribbean

Presents a guide to the islands of the Caribbean, covering their culture and history and offering information on hotels, resorts, restaurants, attractions, beaches, and outdoor activities.

Oct 20, 2014
Catification - designing a happy and stylish home for your cat (and you!) by Galaxy, Jackson.

Catification - designing a happy and stylish home for your cat (and you!)

"Cat owners know the struggles of creating living spaces that are both functional and stylish for owner and cat. In Catification, Jackson Galaxy, the star of Animal Planet's My Cat from Hell, and Kate Benjamin, of the popular cat design website Hauspanther.com, walk readers through a step-by-step process of designing an attractive home that is also an optimal environment for cats"--

Oct 17, 2014
Chaucer's Tale - 1386 and the Road to Canterbury by Strohm, Paul, 1938-

Chaucer's Tale - 1386 and the Road to Canterbury

" A lively microbiography of Chaucer that tells the story of the tumultuous year that led to the creation of The Canterbury Tales. In 1386, Geoffrey Chaucer endured his worst year, but began his best poem. The father of English literature did not enjoy in his lifetime the literary celebrity that he has today-far from it. The middle-aged Chaucer was living in London, working as a midlevel bureaucrat and sometime poet, until a personal and professional crisis set him down the road leading to The C

Oct 21, 2014
China by Bedford, Donald, author.

China

Includes illustrations and floor plans of key landmarks, street-by-street guides, information on popular sights, and a traveler's guide with tips on hotels, restaurants, local customs, transportation, medical services, museums, and entertainment.

Oct 21, 2014
China by Bedford, Donald, author.

China

Includes illustrations and floor plans of key landmarks, street-by-street guides, information on popular sights, and a traveler's guide with tips on hotels, restaurants, local customs, transportation, medical services, museums, and entertainment.

Oct 17, 2014
Choosing a good life - lessons from people who have found their place in the world by Berman, Ali.

Choosing a good life - lessons from people who have found their place in the world

"Ever wonder why some people seem to be at peace despite the ups and downs daily life can bring, while others are restless even in seemingly ideal circumstances? In Choosing a Good Life, Alyson Berman explores what it means to be at peace with ourselves, our choices, and the world around us in all its glorious chaos. She takes us into the lives of people who, despite their vastly different talents, challenges, and interests, have achieved a deep sense of balance in and satisfaction with their li

Oct 20, 2014
Christmas crochet for hearth, home & tree - stockings, ornaments, garlands and more by Eckman, Edie.

Christmas crochet for hearth, home & tree - stockings, ornaments, garlands and more

Oct 17, 2014
Come here often? - 53 writers raise a glass to their favorite bar by

Come here often? - 53 writers raise a glass to their favorite bar

A collection of appreciations of bars, some closed, some still in business, that have impacted the authors' lives.

Oct 21, 2014
Conscious living, conscious aging - embrace and savor your next chapter by Pevny, Ron, author.

Conscious living, conscious aging - embrace and savor your next chapter

"As the baby boomer population begins to retire healthier than any generation before them, retirement is about to look a whole lot different. No longer are seniors satisfied with their retirement years being defined by wasting away their days on the porch or puttering around the house. In Conscious Living, Conscious Aging, Ron Pevny presents an empowering vision and practical tools that help one to age consciously for a passionate, fulfilling second half of life. This contemporary model for agin

Oct 17, 2014
Contraband of hoopoe by Chruściel, Ewa.

Contraband of hoopoe

Oct 17, 2014