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My year of flops - the A.V Club presents one man's journey deep into the heart of cinematic failure by Rabin, Nathan, 1976-

My year of flops - the A.V Club presents one man's journey deep into the heart of cinematic failure

Collects reviews of cinematic failure, originally published in the satirical newspaper "The Onion", complemented by bonus interviews, illustrations, and new entries on notorious failed movies.

Jul 6, 2015
The mystery traditions - secret symbols and sacred art by Wasserman, James, 1948-

The mystery traditions - secret symbols and sacred art

Jul 6, 2015
Mysteries of the mall - and other essays by Rybczynski, Witold.

Mysteries of the mall - and other essays

Jul 6, 2015
New ceramic surface design - learn to inlay, stamp, stencil, draw, and paint on clay by Hatch, Molly, 1978- author.

New ceramic surface design - learn to inlay, stamp, stencil, draw, and paint on clay

Jul 6, 2015
Negroland - a memoir by Jefferson, Margo, 1947-

Negroland - a memoir

"At once incendiary and icy, mischievous, and provocative, celebratory and elegiac, a deeply felt meditation on race, sex, and American culture through the prism of the author's rarefied upbringing and education among a black elite concerned to distance itself from whites and the black generality, while tirelessly measuring itself against both. Born in 1947 in upper-crust black Chicago--her father was for years head of pediatrics at Provident, at the time the nation's oldest black hospital; her

Jul 6, 2015
North American locomotives - a railroad-by-railroad photohistory by Solomon, Brian, 1966-

North American locomotives - a railroad-by-railroad photohistory

"An illustrated look at some of North America's most iconic locomotive models from the 19th century to the present, organized alphabetically by landmark railroads"--

Jul 6, 2015
A less perfect union - the case for states' rights by Freedman, Adam, author.

A less perfect union - the case for states' rights

"Liberals believe that "states' rights" is merely a smokescreen for racist repression. What we have forgotten is that the Constitution itself is a compromise between state and federal governments--a compromise the Federal government no longer respects. Historically, the doctrine of states' rights has been a powerful engine of prosperity and a protector of American freedoms. Conservatives need to reclaim states' rights as an honorable tradition, and a necessary component of constitutional governm

Jul 6, 2015
Getting financial aid 2016 by

Getting financial aid 2016

"Describes the financial aid opportunities at over three thousand two- and four-year colleges, universities, and technical schools, accompanied by worksheets, tables, and step-by-step directions. The ultimate goal of this book is to connect students to colleges that match both their needs and their means."

Jul 6, 2015
Confederate and neo-confederate reader- the "Great Truth" about the "Lost Cause" by Loewen, James W.

Confederate and neo-confederate reader- the "Great Truth" about the "Lost Cause"

Jul 6, 2015
Gifts from the garden - 100 gorgeous homegrown presents by Robertson, Debora.

Gifts from the garden - 100 gorgeous homegrown presents

A collection of projects--such as chamomile bubble bath and scented room spray--using plants and produce that can be easily grown in your garden.

Jul 6, 2015
The goddess within - a guide to the eternal myths that shape women's lives by Woolger, Jennifer Barker.

The goddess within - a guide to the eternal myths that shape women's lives

"Gestalt and Jungian psychologists Jennifer and Roger Woolger have written a fascinating guide to the goddess qualities that live within us all. Learn how to navigate the turning points in your life by understanding which goddess type is coming to the fore. Wonderfully affirming, profound in its implications, 'The Goddess Within' helps restore the feminine to its rightful place in the modern consciousness and offers every woman the unique opportunity to learn more about her own power to transfor

Jul 6, 2015
The flamboya tree - memories of a mother's wartime courage by Kelly, Clara Olink.

The flamboya tree - memories of a mother's wartime courage

Jul 6, 2015
Fear and the muse kept watch - the Russian masters--from Akhmatova and Pasternak to Shostakovich and Eisenstein--under Stalin by McSmith, Andy.

Fear and the muse kept watch - the Russian masters--from Akhmatova and Pasternak to Shostakovich and Eisenstein--under Stalin

Jul 6, 2015
Fashion in the Middle Ages by Scott, Margaret, 1951-

Fashion in the Middle Ages

Explore medieval fashions through illuminated manuscripts, from the luxurious attire of royalty to the modest clothes worn by the peasantry to medieval depictions of ancient and biblical garments.

Jul 6, 2015
Fantasy islands - Chinese dreams and ecological fears in an age of climate crisis by Sze, Julie, author.

Fantasy islands - Chinese dreams and ecological fears in an age of climate crisis

"The rise of China and its status as a leading global factory--combined with an increasing worldwide desire for inexpensive toys, clothes, and food--are altering the way people live and consume. At the same time, the world appears wary of the real costs of this desire: toys drenched in lead paint, dangerous medicines, and tainted pet food. Examining sites in China, including the plan for a new eco-city called Dongtan on the island of Chongming, suburbanization projects, and the Shanghai World Ex

Jul 6, 2015
Desert diplomat - inside Saudi Arabia following 9/11 by Jordan, Robert W., 1945-

Desert diplomat - inside Saudi Arabia following 9/11

Jul 6, 2015
The forest unseen - a year's watch in nature by Haskell, David George.

The forest unseen - a year's watch in nature

"In this wholly original book, biologist David Haskell uses a one-square-meter patch of old-growth Tennessee forest as a window onto the entire natural world. Visiting it almost daily for one year to trace nature's path through the seasons, he brings the forest and its inhabitants to vivid life. Each short chapter begins with a simple observation: a salamander scuttling across the leaf litter; the first blossom of spring wildflowers. From these, Haskell spins a web of biology and ecology, explai

Jul 6, 2015
Electronic dance music grooves - house, techno, hip-hop, dubstep, and more! by Bess, Josh.

Electronic dance music grooves - house, techno, hip-hop, dubstep, and more!

Jul 6, 2015
Don't get too comfortable by Rakoff, David.

Don't get too comfortable

From publisher description.

Jul 6, 2015
Digest by Pardlo, Gregory, author.

Digest

Jul 6, 2015