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10 steps to mastering stress - a lifestyle approach by Barlow, David H.

10 steps to mastering stress - a lifestyle approach

Apr 18, 2014
100 books every folk music fan should own by Weissman, Dick, author.

100 books every folk music fan should own

Apr 18, 2014
100 hikes in New Mexico by Martin, Craig, 1952-

100 hikes in New Mexico

Apr 17, 2014
149 paintings you really need to see in Europe - (so you can ignore the others) by Porter, Julian, author.

149 paintings you really need to see in Europe - (so you can ignore the others)

Apr 15, 2014
A bigger prize - how we can do better than the competition by Heffernan, Margaret, 1955-

A bigger prize - how we can do better than the competition

"Competition has run amok. Social Darwinism, survival of the fittest, is crudely understood as justifying a winner-takes-all culture. If you want get into the best school, land the right job, buy the cool dress, find the perfect partner, be made for life, you have tread underfoot any and all your rivals. Competition has become a simplistic zero-sum game, played without any enjoyment at all. In this book, Margaret Heffernan dispels this myth. Leading readers on a wide-ranging tour of competition

Apr 17, 2014
A broken hallelujah - rock and roll, redemption, and the life of Leonard Cohen by Leibovitz, Liel.

A broken hallelujah - rock and roll, redemption, and the life of Leonard Cohen

A meditation on the life of the Canadian singer-songwriter, musician, poet, and novelist discusses his performing career, which began despite his crippling stage fright, to his induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Apr 18, 2014
A Consumer's Guide to Psychiatric Drugs - Straight Talk for Patients and Their Families by Preston, John

A Consumer's Guide to Psychiatric Drugs - Straight Talk for Patients and Their Families

Apr 18, 2014
A Garden to Dye for - How to Use Plants from the Garden to Create Natural Colors for Fabrics & Fibers by McLaughlin, Chris

A Garden to Dye for - How to Use Plants from the Garden to Create Natural Colors for Fabrics & Fibers

Apr 18, 2014
A philosophy of walking by Gros, Frédéric.

A philosophy of walking

Apr 15, 2014
A primate's memoir by Sapolsky, Robert M.

A primate's memoir

The author offers a memoir of his two decades in the field studying Kenyan baboons as he describes the members of the baboon troop and their behavior and his interaction with the neighboring Masai tribe.

Apr 18, 2014
A simple feast - a year of stories and recipes to savor and share by Yen, Diana.

A simple feast - a year of stories and recipes to savor and share

Apr 18, 2014
A taste for intrigue - the multiple lives of François Mitterrand by Short, Philip.

A taste for intrigue - the multiple lives of François Mitterrand

Documents the life of France's first popularly elected socialist president, covering such topics as the Observatory affair, his decision to join Petain's Vichy government, and his influence on French social and political dynamics.

Apr 15, 2014
A volcano beneath the snow - John Brown's war against slavery by Marrin, Albert, author.

A volcano beneath the snow - John Brown's war against slavery

Examines the life of abolitionist John Brown and the raid he led on the United States arsenal at Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, in 1859, exploring his religious fanaticism and belief in "righteous violence,"--and committment to domestic terrorism.

Apr 18, 2014
Albert Camus - solitude and solidarity by Camus, Catherine.

Albert Camus - solitude and solidarity

Using selected texts, photographs, and previously unpublished documents, Catherine Camus takes readers through the fascinating life and work of her father, Albert Camus, who, in his defense of the individual, also saw himself as the voice of the downtrodden. Writer, journalist, philosopher, playwright, and producer, he was a shining defender of freedom, whose art and person were dedicated to serving the dignity in humanity.

Apr 17, 2014
Albuquerque by O'Neill, Zora, author.

Albuquerque

Apr 18, 2014
Alex's wake - a voyage of betrayal and a journey of remembrance by Goldsmith, Martin, 1952- author.

Alex's wake - a voyage of betrayal and a journey of remembrance

Apr 18, 2014
All fishermen are liars by Gierach, John, 1946-, author.

All fishermen are liars

Apr 18, 2014
All the presidents' bankers - the hidden alliances that drive American power by Prins, Nomi.

All the presidents' bankers - the hidden alliances that drive American power

Apr 18, 2014
Amazing American inventors of the 20th century by Jeffrey, Laura S., author.

Amazing American inventors of the 20th century

"Learn about these amazing inventors of the 20th century: William Lear, Philo Farnsworth, Beatrice Kenner, Gertrude Belle Elion, Gordon Gould, Charles Ginsburg, Robert Shurney, Jack Kilby, Stephanie Kwolek and Lonnie Johnson"--

Apr 18, 2014
American Christianity - the continuing revolution by Cox, Stephen D., 1948-

American Christianity - the continuing revolution

Apr 15, 2014