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The upside of your dark side - why being your whole self--not just your "good" self--drives success and fulfillment by Kashdan, Todd, author.

The upside of your dark side - why being your whole self--not just your "good" self--drives success and fulfillment

"In The Upside of Your Dark Side, two pioneering researchers in the field of psychology show that while mindfulness, kindness, and positivity can take us far, they cannot take us all the way. Sometimes, they can even hold us back. Emotions such as anger, anxiety, guilt, and sadness might feel uncomfortable, but it turns out that they are also incredibly useful. For instance: - Anger fuels creativity - Guilt sparks improvement - Self-doubt enhances performance - In the same vein, we can become wi

Oct 17, 2014
The ugly Renaissance - sex, greed, violence and depravity in an age of beauty by Lee, Alexander (Historian)

The ugly Renaissance - sex, greed, violence and depravity in an age of beauty

Renowned as a period of cultural rebirth and artistic innovation, the Renaissance is cloaked in a unique aura of beauty and brilliance. Its very name conjures up awe-inspiring images of an age of lofty ideals in which life imitated the fantastic artworks for which it has become famous. But behind the vast explosion of new art and culture lurked a seamy, vicious world of power politics, perversity, and corruption that has more in common with the present day than anyone dares to admit. In this liv

Oct 20, 2014
The terrorist's son - a story of choice by Ebrahim, Zak, 1983- author.

The terrorist's son - a story of choice

"What is it like to grow up with a terrorist in your home? Zak Ebrahim was only seven years old when, on November 5th, 1990, his father El-Sayed Nosair shot and killed the leader of the Jewish Defense League. While in prison, Nosair helped plan the bombing of the World Trade Center in 1993. In one of his infamous video messages, Osama bin Laden urged the world to "Remember El-Sayed Nosair." In The Terrorist's Son, Ebrahim dispels the myth that terrorism is a foregone conclusion for people traine

Oct 14, 2014
The Talmud - a biography - banned, censored and burned - the book they couldn't suppress by Freedman, H. (Harry), author.

The Talmud - a biography - banned, censored and burned - the book they couldn't suppress

Oct 20, 2014
The Sobo cookbook - recipes from the Tofino restaurant at the end of the Canadian road by Ahier, Lisa, author.

The Sobo cookbook - recipes from the Tofino restaurant at the end of the Canadian road

Sobo (Sophisticated Bohemian) started out in 2003 as a purple food truck in the parking lot behind a surf shop, way before food trucks were cool. Despite its remoteness, it attracted rave reviews from food media across North America, with the likes of "Saveur" magazine calling it: "perhaps the most exciting lunch stand in North America." The back of the staff's t-shirts read: "Quite possibly the second best thing you can do in a parking lot"--and that same fun, authentic West Coast vibe weaves t

Oct 15, 2014
The Slanted Door - modern Vietnamese food by Phan, Charles, author.

The Slanted Door - modern Vietnamese food

Award-winning chef and restaurateur Charles Phan opened The Slanted Door in San Francisco in 1995, inspired by the food of his native Vietnam. Since then, The Slanted Door has grown into a world-class dining destination, and its accessible, modern take on classic Vietnamese dishes is beloved by diners, chefs, and critics alike. The Slanted Door is a love letter to the restaurant, its people, and its food. Featuring stories in addition to its most iconic recipes, The Slanted Door both celebrates

Oct 17, 2014
The skinnytaste cookbook - light on calories, big on flavor by Homolka, Gina.

The skinnytaste cookbook - light on calories, big on flavor

A collection of 150 amazing recipes (125 all-new dishes and 25 must-have favorites ) from the Skinnytaste blogger Gina Homolka.

Oct 14, 2014
The skinny gut diet - balance your digestive system for permanent weight loss by Watson, Brenda, author.

The skinny gut diet - balance your digestive system for permanent weight loss

"A breakthrough diet book from New York Times bestselling author, PBS icon, and gut expert Brenda Watson, this will be the first weight loss program using the latest scientific information on digestive health and sustainable fitness. An easy, nutritious, and delicious diet"--

Oct 16, 2014
The sharper your knife, the less you cry - love, laughter, and tears in Paris at the world's most famous cooking school by Flinn, Kathleen.

The sharper your knife, the less you cry - love, laughter, and tears in Paris at the world's most famous cooking school

Recounts the author's decision to change careers and attend the famed Le Cordon Bleu cooking school in Paris, describing how she survived the program's intense teaching methods and competitive fellow students, in an account complemented by two dozen recipes.

Oct 17, 2014
The Shamanism bible - the definitive guide to shamanic thought by Matthews, John, 1948- author.

The Shamanism bible - the definitive guide to shamanic thought

Oct 20, 2014
The running revolution - how to run faster, farther, and injury-free for life by Romanov, Nicholas S.

The running revolution - how to run faster, farther, and injury-free for life

Oct 15, 2014
The republic of imagination - America in three books by Nafisi, Azar.

The republic of imagination - America in three books

"A passionate hymn to the power of fiction to change people's lives, by the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Reading Lolita in Tehran. Ten years ago, Azar Nafisi electrified readers with her million-copy bestseller, Reading Lolita in Tehran, which told the story of how, against the backdrop of morality squads and executions, she taught The Great Gatsby and other classics to her eager students in Iran. In this exhilarating followup, Nafisi has written the book her fans have been waiting fo

Oct 20, 2014
The Real Food Revolution - Healthy Eating, Green Groceries, and the Return of the American Family Farm by Ryan, Tim

The Real Food Revolution - Healthy Eating, Green Groceries, and the Return of the American Family Farm

Oct 20, 2014
The quantum moment - how Planck, Bohr, Einstein, and Heisenberg taught us to love uncertainty by Crease, Robert P., author.

The quantum moment - how Planck, Bohr, Einstein, and Heisenberg taught us to love uncertainty

The authors-- one a philosopher, the other a physicist-- draw on their training and six years of co-teaching to dramatize the quantum's rocky path from scientific theory to public understanding while also exploring the quantum's manifestations in everything from art and sculpture to the prose of John Updike and David Foster Wallace.

Oct 17, 2014
The prevent and reverse heart disease cookbook - over 125 delicious, life-changing, plant-based recipes by Esselstyn, Ann Crile.

The prevent and reverse heart disease cookbook - over 125 delicious, life-changing, plant-based recipes

"The long-awaited cookbook companion to the revolutionary New York Times bestseller Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease. President Bill Clinton is just one of the more than 336,000 readers who have benefited from Caldwell B. Esselstyn's bestseller, Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease. The plant-based nutrition plan that Dr. Esselstyn advocates based on his twenty-year nutritional study-the most comprehensive of its kind-is proven to stop and reverse even advanced coronary disease. Ann Crile Esselsty

Oct 16, 2014
The poet and the vampyre - the curse of Byron and the birth of literature's greatest monsters by Stott, Andrew McConnell, 1969- author.

The poet and the vampyre - the curse of Byron and the birth of literature's greatest monsters

Love affairs, literary rivalries, and the supernatural collide in an inspired journey to Lake Geneva, where Byron, the Shelleys, and John Polidori come together to create literature's greatest monsters.

Oct 14, 2014
The plantplus diet solution - personalized nutrition for life by Borysenko, Joan.

The plantplus diet solution - personalized nutrition for life

"Nutrition for the 21st century. A personalized, whole-foods solution for person and planet. Let's prevent and reverse the epidemic of obesity, diabetes, inflammation, and chronic illness ?that is bankrupting our country, our kids, and our future. Joan Borysenko, Ph.D., a Harvard-trained cell biologist, health psychologist, and New York Times best-selling author, believes that when you've got the right information, you can make powerful choices to change your life. She cuts through the thicket

Oct 20, 2014
The Penguin book of witches by

The Penguin book of witches

"Chilling real-life accounts of witches, from medieval Europe through colonial America from a manual for witch hunters written by King James himself in 1597, to court documents from the Salem witch trials of 1692, to newspaper coverage of a woman stoned to death on the streets of Philadelphia while the Continental Congress met, The Penguin Book of Witches is a treasury of historical accounts of accused witches that sheds light on the reality behind the legends. Bringing to life stories like that

Oct 17, 2014
The paleo cookbook - 90 grain-free, dairy-free recipes the whole family will love by Conrad, Anna, author.

The paleo cookbook - 90 grain-free, dairy-free recipes the whole family will love

Draws on the author's own skeptical experiments with a paleo diet to outline its basics and potential benefits, providing recipes for grain- and dairy-free options ranging from basil pesto stir-fry to stuffed portobellos.

Oct 20, 2014
The novel - a biography by Schmidt, Michael, 1947-

The novel - a biography

Source other than Library of Congress.

Oct 17, 2014