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Love for sale - pop music in America by Hajdu, David.

Love for sale - pop music in America

A personal, idiosyncratic history of pop music traces the sheet-music era at the end of the nineteenth century and the invention of records through favorite chart-topping songs and the ways his mother shaped him as an aficionado.

Aug 25, 2016
The long twentieth century - money, power, and the origins of our times by Arrighi, Giovanni.

The long twentieth century - money, power, and the origins of our times

Aug 25, 2016
Lonely Planet South America on a Shoestring by Lonely Planet Publications (COR)

Lonely Planet South America on a Shoestring

Aug 25, 2016
Zero belly smoothies by Zinczenko, David, author.

Zero belly smoothies

Provides more than one hundred recipes for fruit and vegetable smoothies designed to boost metabolism, improve digestion, and promote weight loss in a fourteen-day eating plan. --Publisher's description.

Aug 26, 2016
Yoga for grief and loss - poses, meditation, devotion, self-reflection, selfless acts, ritual by Helbert, Karla, author.

Yoga for grief and loss - poses, meditation, devotion, self-reflection, selfless acts, ritual

Just as grief is an experience that affects us physically, mentally, emotionally, cognitively, and spiritually, yoga sustains and strengthens us in all of those same areas. This book demonstrates how the principles and practices of yoga can help relieve symptoms of grief allowing those who have experienced loss to move toward wholeness, peace, and feelings of connection with loved ones who have died. Exploring the six branches of yoga, the book shows how each branch can support us through grief

Aug 26, 2016
We're still right, they're still wrong - the Democrats' case for 2016 by Carville, James.

We're still right, they're still wrong - the Democrats' case for 2016

"In We're Still Right, They're Still Wrong, Carville analyzes how the Republican party has ultimately failed to deliver on its promises and how Donald J. Trump--the party's likely nominee in the 2016 presidential election--is the embodiment of that failure--and worse..."--Dust jacket.

Aug 26, 2016
Understanding compression - data compression for modern developers by McAnlis, Colt, author.

Understanding compression - data compression for modern developers

Aug 26, 2016
Trump revealed - an American journey of ambition, ego, money, and power by Kranish, Michael, author.

Trump revealed - an American journey of ambition, ego, money, and power

Authoritative, timely, and provocative, this deeply researched biography of Donald Trump provides a complex portrait of the man who--despite broad skepticism--could be the next president of the United States. Despite decades of scrutiny, many aspects of Trump's life are not well known. Few individuals have ever roamed so widely through such diverse realms as real estate, sports, entertainment, and national politics. To discover Trump in full, The Washington Post assembled a team of reporters and

Aug 26, 2016
Undeniably Indiana - Hoosiers tell the story of their wacky and wonderful state by

Undeniably Indiana - Hoosiers tell the story of their wacky and wonderful state

Aug 26, 2016
Thoughts in solitude by Merton, Thomas, 1915-1968.

Thoughts in solitude

This book, written by a Trappist monk, addresses the pleasure of a solitary life, as well as the necessity for quiet reflection in an age when so little is private.

Aug 26, 2016
Supremely partisan - how raw politics tips the scales in the United States Supreme Court by Zirin, James D., author.

Supremely partisan - how raw politics tips the scales in the United States Supreme Court

"On the eve of a presidential election that may determine the makeup of Supreme Court justices for decades to come, prominent attorney James D. Zirin argues that the Court has become increasingly partisan, rapidly making policy choices right and left on bases that have nothing to do with law or the Constitution. Zirin explains how we arrived at the present situation and looks at the current divide through its leading partisans: Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor on the left and Cl

Aug 26, 2016
Spooked - how the CIA manipulates the media and hoodwinks Hollywood by Schou, Nick, author.

Spooked - how the CIA manipulates the media and hoodwinks Hollywood

Aug 26, 2016
Strala yoga - be strong, focused and ridiculously happy from the inside out by Stiles, Tara, author.

Strala yoga - be strong, focused and ridiculously happy from the inside out

Tara Stiles takes you through the revolutionary style of yoga, Strala, a powerful form of feeling-based movement that helps people drop stress from their bodies and minds, unlocking each person's limitless potential to be radiantly healthy, fit, and happy.

Aug 26, 2016
Soy candles - how to make soy wax candles by Short, Glenda.

Soy candles - how to make soy wax candles

Soy candles are produced from sustainable agricultural products, which means they're good for the environment. They have a lower burning point than traditional candles, which means they last longer, making them more economical. With step-by-step instructions, this book shows you how to make a range of candles suitable for all occasions.

Aug 26, 2016
What's so controversial about genetically modified food? by Lang, John T., author.

What's so controversial about genetically modified food?

Aug 26, 2016
Up and down stairs - the history of the country house servant by Musson, Jeremy.

Up and down stairs - the history of the country house servant

A history that brings to live the real country house servants. From the Middle Ages to the twentieth century, this is a fascinating history of country house servants. Brings to life this hierarchy and shows how large numbers of people lived together under strict segregation and how it was sometimes broken.

Aug 26, 2016
The ultimate winter survival handbook by MacWelch, Tim, author.

The ultimate winter survival handbook

"A guide to living through the worst of winter weather. From the 'New York Times' best selling author, Tim MacWelch, comes the life-saving 'Winter Survival Handbook.' From everyday situations to extreme winter emergencies, everything you need to survive the harsh winters is now at your frostbite-free fingers. Tim MacWelch is the go-to-guy for survival techniques and definitely someone you want next to you in your snow cave. With his fourth book, the 'Winter Survival Handbook,' he's going to help

Aug 26, 2016
Yarnitecture - a knitter's guide to spinning- building exactly the yarn you want by Moreno, Jillian, author.

Yarnitecture - a knitter's guide to spinning- building exactly the yarn you want

Aug 26, 2016
The world turned upside down - the global battle over god, truth, and power by Phillips, Melanie, 1951-

The world turned upside down - the global battle over god, truth, and power

In what we tell ourselves is an age of reason, we are behaving increasingly irrationally. An astonishing number of people subscribe to celebrity-endorsed cults, Mayan Armageddon prophecies, scientism, and other varieties of New Age, anti-enlightenment philosophies. Millions more advance popular conspiracy theories. Here, Melanie Phillips explains that the basic cause of this explosion of irrationality is the slow but steady marginalization of religion. We tell ourselves that faith and reason are

Aug 26, 2016
Trials of the earth - the true story of a pioneer woman by Hamilton, Mary, 1866-1937, author.

Trials of the earth - the true story of a pioneer woman

"Near the end of her life, Mary Mann Hamilton (1866 - c.1936) was encouraged to record her experiences as a female pioneer. The result is the only known firsthand account of a remarkable woman thrust into the center of taming the American South-surviving floods, tornadoes, and fires; facing bears, panthers, and snakes; managing a boardinghouse in Arkansas that was home to an eccentric group of settlers; and running a logging camp in Mississippi that blazed a trail for development in the Mississi

Aug 26, 2016