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Tijuana book of the dead by Urrea, Luis Alberto.

Tijuana book of the dead

"From the author of Pulitzer-nominated The Devil's Highway and national bestseller The Hummingbird's Daughter comes an exquisitely composed collection of poetry on life at the border. Weaving English and Spanish languages as fluidly as he blends culturesof the southwest, Luis Urrea offers a tour of Tijuana, spanning from Skid Row, to the suburbs of East Los Angeles, to the stunning yet deadly Mojave Desert, to Mexico and the border fence itself. Mixing lyricism and colloquial voices, mysticism a

Jan 30, 2015
Three many cooks - one mom, two daughters - their shared stories of food, faith & family by Anderson, Pam, 1957-

Three many cooks - one mom, two daughters - their shared stories of food, faith & family

"When the women behind the popular blog Three Many Cooks gather in the busiest room in the house, there are never too many cooks in the kitchen. Now acclaimed cookbook author Pam Anderson and her daughters, Maggy Keet and Sharon Damelio, blend compellingreflections and well-loved recipes into one funny, candid, and irresistible book. Together, Pam, Maggy, and Sharon reveal the challenging give-and-take between mothers and daughters, the passionate belief that food nourishes both body and soul,

Jan 30, 2015
This is my body - from obesity to ironman, my journey into the true meaning of flesh, spirit, and deeper faith by Sutterfield, Ragan.

This is my body - from obesity to ironman, my journey into the true meaning of flesh, spirit, and deeper faith

Jan 30, 2015
Thirteeners - Why Only 13 Percent of Companies Successfully Execute Their Strategy--and How Yours Can Be One of Them by Prosser, Dan

Thirteeners - Why Only 13 Percent of Companies Successfully Execute Their Strategy--and How Yours Can Be One of Them

Jan 30, 2015
Thieves of state - why corruption threatens global security by Chayes, Sarah, 1962-

Thieves of state - why corruption threatens global security

A former advisor to the Joint Chiefs of Staff explains the common role of corruption in today's international uprisings, tracing corruption since the 1990s while arguing that corrupt governments have been largely responsible for extreme acts of rebellion.

Jan 30, 2015
There is simply too much to think about - collected nonfiction by Bellow, Saul.

There is simply too much to think about - collected nonfiction

"A sweeping collection and a tribute to one of the most influential, daring, and visionary minds of the twentieth century The year 2015 marks several literary milestones: the centennial of Saul Bellow's birth, the tenth anniversary of his death, and the publication of Zachary Leader's much anticipated biography. Bellow, a Nobel Laureate, Pulitzer Prize winner, and the only novelist to receive three National Book awards, has long been regarded as one of America's most cherished authors. Here, B

Jan 30, 2015
The young T.E. Lawrence by Sattin, Anthony, author.

The young T.E. Lawrence

Jan 31, 2015
The world atlas of whisky - more than 200 distilleries explored and 750 expressions tasted by Broom, Dave, author.

The world atlas of whisky - more than 200 distilleries explored and 750 expressions tasted

Award-winning author and whisky expert Dave Broom explores over 200 distilleries and examines over 400 expressions. Detailed descriptions of the Scottish distilleries can be found here, while Ireland, Japan, the USA, Canada and the rest of the world are given exhaustive coverage. There are tasting notes on single malts from Aberfeldy to Tormore, Yoichi (and coverage of the best of the blends). Six specially created 'Flavour Camp Charts' group whiskies by style, allow readers to identify new whis

Jan 31, 2015
The world atlas of whisky - more than 200 distilleries explored and 750 expressions tasted by Broom, Dave, author.

The world atlas of whisky - more than 200 distilleries explored and 750 expressions tasted

Provides a guide to over two hundred distilleries around the world, covering the offerings of each and the five different (3z(Bflavor camps(3y(B of whiskey.

Jan 29, 2015
The Way of Tenderness - Awakening Through Race, Sexuality, and Gender by Manuel, Earthlyn

The Way of Tenderness - Awakening Through Race, Sexuality, and Gender

Jan 30, 2015
The varieties of scientific experience - a personal view of the search for god by Sagan, Carl, 1934-1996.

The varieties of scientific experience - a personal view of the search for god

From the Publisher: Carl Sagan's prophetic vision of the tragic resurgence of fundamentalism and the hope-filled potential of the next great development in human spirituality. The late great astronomer and astrophysicist describes his personal search to understand the nature of the sacred in the vastness of the cosmos. Exhibiting a breadth of intellect nothing short of astounding, Sagan presents his views on a wide range of topics, including the likelihood of intelligent life on other planets,

Jan 30, 2015
The train to Crystal City - FDR's secret prisoner exchange program and America's only family internment camp during World War II by Russell, Jan Jarboe, 1951-

The train to Crystal City - FDR's secret prisoner exchange program and America's only family internment camp during World War II

Jan 26, 2015
The thirteenth turn - a history of the noose by Shuler, Jack.

The thirteenth turn - a history of the noose

"The hangman's knot is a simple thing to tie, just a rope carefully coiled around itself up to thirteen times. But in those thirteen turns lie a powerful symbol, one of the most powerful in history, and particularly in America, whose relationship to the noose is all too deep and complicated. Our history with hangings is shockingly recent. The last man to be hanged in the United States was Billy Bailey, who was executed in Delaware in 1996 for committing a double murder. Hanging has since been di

Jan 30, 2015
The Thin Green Line - The Money Secrets of the Super Wealthy by Sullivan, Paul

The Thin Green Line - The Money Secrets of the Super Wealthy

Jan 30, 2015
The story - a reporter's memoir by Miller, Judith, 1948-

The story - a reporter's memoir

Jan 31, 2015
The sprouted kitchen bowl and spoon - simple and inspired whole foods recipes to savor and share by Forte, Sara.

The sprouted kitchen bowl and spoon - simple and inspired whole foods recipes to savor and share

Jan 30, 2015
The smart palate - delicious recipes for a healthy lifestyle by

The smart palate - delicious recipes for a healthy lifestyle

Jan 29, 2015
The smart guide to the solar system by Seldon, Philip.

The smart guide to the solar system

Jan 31, 2015
The skinny jeans diet - change your thinking, change your eating, and finally fit into your pants! by Weiss, Lyssa, author.

The skinny jeans diet - change your thinking, change your eating, and finally fit into your pants!

Provides a revolutionary approach to weight loss that focuses on positive thinking and stress reduction, and includes a detox diet, eating plan, sample menus, and recipes.

Jan 30, 2015
The Simpsons handbook - secret tips from the pros by Groening, Matt.

The Simpsons handbook - secret tips from the pros

This detailed artist's manual unveils the complex secrets behind the deceptively simple and universally loved "Simpsons" characters. With creative insights, artist' sketches, helpful insider hints, and step-by-step instructions, enter the imagination of master doodler Matt Groening, creator of "The Simpsons," and receive some professional "how-to" advice from many of the animators and directors who have made the show the comedic standard, as well as the longest running animated show and situatio

Jan 28, 2015