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The devil's defender - my odyssey through American criminal justice from Ted Bundy to the Kandahar massacre by Browne, John Henry, 1946- author.

The devil's defender - my odyssey through American criminal justice from Ted Bundy to the Kandahar massacre

Jun 24, 2016
Curing Medicare - a doctor's view on how our health care system is failing older Americans and how we can fix it by Lazris, Andrew, author.

Curing Medicare - a doctor's view on how our health care system is failing older Americans and how we can fix it

Maintains that the current Medicare payment structure favors aggressive care that can negatively impact quality of life over palliative and home care which often yields better results, and argues for cost-effective changes that can make Medicare more humane.

Jun 24, 2016
Explore Texas - a nature travel guide by Parker, Mary O., author.

Explore Texas - a nature travel guide

Jun 24, 2016
The everyday meat guide - a neighborhood butcher's advice book by Venezia, Ray, author.

The everyday meat guide - a neighborhood butcher's advice book

"When Rachael Ray wants to tell her 2.6 million viewers how to shop wisely at the meat counter, she invites veteran butcher Ray Venezia on her show. This handbook condenses Venezia's expert advice from 25 years behind the butcher block, giving every weeknight shopper and grill enthusiast the need-to-know information on meat grades, best values, and common cuts for poultry, pork, lamb, veal, and beef. The Everyday Meat Guide includes easy-to-follow illustrations and instructions for the questions

Jun 24, 2016
Eight bullets - one woman's story of surviving anti-gay violence by Brenner, Claudia, 1956-

Eight bullets - one woman's story of surviving anti-gay violence

"In May 1988 a horrific shooting attack left 28-year-old Rebecca Wight dead. Her partner, Claudia Brenner, was seriously wounded. In this profoundly personal, emotionally riveting, politically energizing account of the murder and its aftermath, the author writes about her path to recovery and activism"--Jacket.

Jun 24, 2016
EatingWell vegetables - the essential reference by

EatingWell vegetables - the essential reference

The one reference home cooks need to buy, store, prepare, cook, and savor vegetables at their peak of flavor.

Jun 24, 2016
Death by video game - danger, pleasure, and obsession on the virtual frontline by Parkin, Simon.

Death by video game - danger, pleasure, and obsession on the virtual frontline

""The finest book on video games yet. Simon Parkin thinks like a critic, conjures like a novelist, and writes like an artist at the height of his powers--which, in fact, he is."--Tom Bissell, author of Extra Lives: Why Video Games Matter On January 31, 2012, in an internet cafe on the outskirts of New Taipei City, Taiwan, 23-year-old student Chen Rong-yu was found dead at his keyboard while the video game he had been playing for three days straight continued to flash on the screen in front of hi

Jun 24, 2016
The day the president was shot - the Secret Service, the FBI, a would-be killer, and the attempted assassination of Ronald Reagan by O'Reilly, Bill, author.

The day the president was shot - the Secret Service, the FBI, a would-be killer, and the attempted assassination of Ronald Reagan

A chronicle of the events leading up to the attempted assassination of Ronald Reagan. Includes a discussion of the aftermath and provides biographical information on the former president.

Jun 24, 2016
Cured - handcrafted charcuteria & more by Wekselbaum, Charles, author.

Cured - handcrafted charcuteria & more

For lovers of all things dry cured, award-winning chef, owner of Charlito|s Cocina, and creator of charcuterie Charles Wekselbaum has written an unconventional entry-level guide to the process. Drawing on his Cuban-Jewish background and inspired by flavors from Asia to Italy, “Charlito” includes recipes for pork and beef salami, dry-cured whole muscles like prosciutto and bresaola, and more unusual seafood and vegan options made from salmon, tuna, figs, cucumbers, and more. He provides instructi

Jun 24, 2016
China [2016] by Dorling Kindersley, Inc.

China [2016]

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.

Jun 24, 2016
Bukowski in a sundress - confessions from a writing life by Addonizio, Kim, 1954- author.

Bukowski in a sundress - confessions from a writing life

"A dazzling, edgy, laugh-out-loud memoir from the award-winning poet and novelist that reflects on writing, drinking, dating, and more, Kim Addonizio is used to being exposed. As a writer of provocative poems and stories, she has encountered success along with snark: one critic dismissed her as "Charles Bukowski in a sundress." ("Why not Walt Whitman in a sparkly tutu?" she muses.) Now, in this utterly original memoir in essays, she opens up to chronicle the joys and indignities in the life of a

Jun 24, 2016
Bluets by Nelson, Maggie, 1973-

Bluets

Jun 24, 2016
Being a beast - adventures across the species divide by Foster, Charles, 1962- author.

Being a beast - adventures across the species divide

To test the limits of our ability to inhabit lives that are not our own, Charles Foster set out to know the ultimate other: the nonhumans. To do that, he chose five animals and lived alongside them, sleeping as they slept, eating what they ate, learning to sense the landscape through the senses they used. In this lyrical, intimate, and completely radical look at the lives of animals, Charles Foster mingles neuroscience and psychology, nature writing and memoir, and ultimately presents an inquiry

Jun 24, 2016
Before you judge me - the triumph and tragedy of Michael Jackson's last days by Smiley, Tavis, 1964- author.

Before you judge me - the triumph and tragedy of Michael Jackson's last days

"A powerful chronicle of the sixteen weeks leading up to King of Pop Michael Jackson's death. Michael Jackson's final months were like the rest of his short and legendary life: filled with deep lows and soaring highs, a constant hunt for privacy, and the pressure and fame that made him socially fragile and almost--ultimately--unable to live,"--NoveList.

Jun 24, 2016
Beckett Racing Collectibles price guide 2016 by

Beckett Racing Collectibles price guide 2016

Jun 24, 2016
Astronomy manual - the practical guide to the night sky by Green, Jane A., author.

Astronomy manual - the practical guide to the night sky

Jun 24, 2016
Arduino - a technical reference - a handbook for technicians, engineers, and makers by Hughes, John M. (Systems engineer), author.

Arduino - a technical reference - a handbook for technicians, engineers, and makers

Jun 24, 2016
The alternative autoimmune cookbook - eating for all phases of the paleo autoimmune protocol by Alt, Angie, author.

The alternative autoimmune cookbook - eating for all phases of the paleo autoimmune protocol

The Alternative Autoimmune Cookbook includes over 55 delicious recipes and the surprising results that come with a healing journey. The Autoimmune Protocol can feel very limiting, even if you are ready and willing. In the beginning it is easy to doubt that you can enjoy life on such a restrictive diet. But when healing takes hold you will discover something amazing - all the other things that happen when you change your food. This cookbook will show you how to restore your health with one flavor

Jun 24, 2016
All strangers are kin - adventures in Arabic and the Arab world by O'Neill, Zora, author.

All strangers are kin - adventures in Arabic and the Arab world

Jun 24, 2016
60 hikes within 60 miles, Nashville - including Clarksville, Columbia, Gallatin, and Murfreesboro by Molloy, Johnny, 1961-

60 hikes within 60 miles, Nashville - including Clarksville, Columbia, Gallatin, and Murfreesboro

Jun 24, 2016