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Ten windows - how great poems transform the world by Hirshfield, Jane, 1953-

Ten windows - how great poems transform the world

"A collection of ten essays by the poet Jane Hirshfield, about reading and understanding poetry, and about the power of poetry"--

Jan 30, 2015
A Tender Struggle - Story of a Marriage by Bremer, Krista

A Tender Struggle - Story of a Marriage

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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Tim Gunn- the Natty Professor - A Master Class on Mentoring, Motivating, and Making It Work! by Gunn, Tim

Tim Gunn- the Natty Professor - A Master Class on Mentoring, Motivating, and Making It Work!

Jan 30, 2015
Train your mind for peak performance - a science-based approach for achieving your goals by Bourne, Lyle Eugene, 1932-

Train your mind for peak performance - a science-based approach for achieving your goals

Jan 30, 2015
Unabrow - misadventures of a late bloomer by LaMarche, Una.

Unabrow - misadventures of a late bloomer

Jan 30, 2015
Washi style! - make it with paper tape - over 101 great projects using Japanese-style decorative tape by Edghill, Marisa.

Washi style! - make it with paper tape - over 101 great projects using Japanese-style decorative tape

"Colorful and cute washi tape is every crafter's new best friend. Easy to use and gorgeous to look at, these decorative paper tapes from Japan have taken the design world by storm. A much prettier version of masking tape, washi tape is not as delicate asyou might think. Extremely versatile and available in myriad patterns and varying widths, there's no limit to what you can create. Whether you already love washi tape or are new to the world of decorative tapes, this project-packed book is sure t

Jan 30, 2015
Waterloo by Forrest, Alan

Waterloo

Jan 30, 2015
What went wrong? - the clash between Islam and modernity in the Middle East by Lewis, Bernard, 1916-

What went wrong? - the clash between Islam and modernity in the Middle East

A leading authority on Near Eastern studies explores the decline of Islamic power in the Middle East and traces the impact of these events on the modern era.

Jan 30, 2015
What to listen for in opera - an introductory handbook by Beck, Charles R., 1941-

What to listen for in opera - an introductory handbook

"Covering famous operas from 14 Italian, French and German composers, this handbook is designed to help listeners understand and appreciate the special skills required to sing famous operatic songs. It includes a plot synopsis of each opera with information about each song. Foreign language passages are translated into English. Appendices provide information on singers, recordings and useful references"--

Jan 30, 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
Words Without Music - A Memoir by Glass, Philip

Words Without Music - A Memoir

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