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Wonderland - how play made the modern world by Johnson, Steven, 1968- author. Wonderland - how play made the modern world

"From the New York Times-bestselling author of How We Got to Now and Where Good Ideas Come From, a look at he world-changing innovations we made while keeping ourselves entertained. This lushly illustrated history of popular entertainment takes along-zoom approach, contending that the pursuit of novelty and wonder is a powerful driver of world-shaping technological change. Steven Johnson argues that, throughout history, the cutting edge of innovation lies wherever people are working the hardest

Sep 26, 2016
World of the Teton Sioux Indians - their music, life & culture by Densmore, Frances, 1867-1957, author. World of the Teton Sioux Indians - their music, life & culture

Sep 21, 2016
Worst. President. Ever. - James Buchanan, the POTUS rating game, and the legacy of the least of the lesser presidents by Strauss, Robert, 1951- author. Worst. President. Ever. - James Buchanan, the POTUS rating game, and the legacy of the least of the lesser presidents

Sep 21, 2016
Woven shibori by Ellis, Catharine, 1951- author. Woven shibori

Sep 20, 2016
Yoga and Parkinson's disease - a journey to health and healing by Van Hulsteyn, Peggy. Yoga and Parkinson's disease - a journey to health and healing

Encourages the use of yoga as a complimentary therapy for Parkinson's disease, including step-by-step instructions and seated and assisted postures for those with limited mobility.

Sep 26, 2016
You can knit that - foolproof instructions for fabulous sweaters by Herzog, Amy, 1975- author. You can knit that - foolproof instructions for fabulous sweaters

Intends to provide knitters of all skill levels with the sweater-making confidence they need through instructions for six sweater styles--vests, all-in-one construction, drop shoulders, raglans, yokes, and set-in sleeves.

Sep 26, 2016
You gotta get bigger dreams - my life in stories and pictures by Cumming, Alan, 1965- author, photographer. You gotta get bigger dreams - my life in stories and pictures

"A magical concoction of the mischievous, tender, whimsical, and debauched real-life adventures of Alan Cumming, told in his own words and pictures... In these forty-five picture essays, Cumming recounts his real-life adventures (and often, misadventures), illustrated by his own equally entertaining photographs. From an awkward bonding session with Elizabeth Taylor to poignant stories about his family and friends to some harsh words of widsom imparted by Oprah that make up the title of this coll

Sep 20, 2016
You have the right to remain innocent by Duane, James J., author. You have the right to remain innocent

Using actual case histories of innocent men and women exonerated after decades in prison because of information they voluntarily gave to police, Professor Duane demonstrates the critical importance of a constitutional right not well or widely understood by the average American.

Sep 22, 2016
You must change your life - the story of Rainer Maria Rilke and Auguste Rodin by Corbett, Rachel, 1984- author. You must change your life - the story of Rainer Maria Rilke and Auguste Rodin

"The extraordinary story of one of the most fruitful friendships in modern arts and letters. Paris, 1902: Renowned sculptor Auguste Rodin has just completed The Thinker. Rainer Maria Rilke is a delicate young visitor from Prague, broke and suffering from a case of writer's block. When Rilke is commissioned to write a book about Rodin, everything changes. ... You Must Change Your Life reveals one of the great stories of modern art and literature: Rodin and Rilke's years together as master and dis

Sep 21, 2016
Your best health care now - get doctor discounts, save with better health insurance, find affordable prescriptions by Lalli, Frank, author. Your best health care now - get doctor discounts, save with better health insurance, find affordable prescriptions

"Inspired by his viral New York Times article, prize-winning investigative journalist Frank Lalli details how he mastered the ins and outs of health care--and how you, too, can get the best care for your money. Frank Lalli, the former editor of Money and George magazines, has devoted his career to getting to the bottom of a good story. When he was diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma, a rare but potentially deadly blood cancer, he put his reporter's instincts to work and got the wonder drug he needed

Sep 26, 2016
Your body and the stars - the zodiac as your wellness guide by Marango, Stephanie P., author. Your body and the stars - the zodiac as your wellness guide

A revolutionary approach to wellness through astrology and the zodiac includes practical tips and exercises based on sun signs and body regions to prevent illness and illuminate one's connection to the cosmos.

Sep 26, 2016
Your cabin in the woods by Meinecke, Conrad, 1883-1971, author. Your cabin in the woods

"If you've ever imagined a cozy home far from the bustle of a hyperconnected life, you have found a soul mate in Conrad Meinecke. His two classic handbooks, Your Cabin in the Woods and Cabin Craft and Outdoor Living, filled with timeless practical advice and thoughtful philosophy, are combined here for the first time in an heirloom edition. From simple shelters to complex dwellings, from expert guidance on location, materials, and tools to hearty meals to cook in your handcrafted fireplace, Your

Sep 20, 2016
Your health, your decisions - how to work with your doctor to become a knowledge-powered patient by McNutt, Robert Alan, author. Your health, your decisions - how to work with your doctor to become a knowledge-powered patient

"In nearly every medical-decision-making encounter, the physician is at the center of the discussion, with the patient the recipient of the physician's decisions. Dr. Robert Alan McNutt starts from a very different premise: the patient should be at the center. McNutt challenges the physician-directed, medical-expertise model of making decisions, presenting a practical approach augmented by formal exercises designed to give patients the tools and confidence to compare and contrast their health-ca

Sep 21, 2016
Zodiac Signs by Collins Zodiac Signs

Sep 26, 2016
Zombies on film - the definitive story of undead cinema by Inguanzo, Ozzy. author Zombies on film - the definitive story of undead cinema

Sep 21, 2016
¡Cuba! - recipes and stories from the Cuban kitchen by Goldberg, Dan, author, photographer. ¡Cuba! - recipes and stories from the Cuban kitchen

Sep 22, 2016