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The uses of the body by Landau, Deborah, Ph.D.

The uses of the body

May 23, 2015
The uses of the body by Landau, Deborah, Ph.D.

The uses of the body

May 18, 2015
The Vilna Vegetarian Cookbook - garden-fresh recipes rediscovered and adapted for today's kitchen by Lewando, Fania, approximately 1875-1941?, author.

The Vilna Vegetarian Cookbook - garden-fresh recipes rediscovered and adapted for today's kitchen

May 23, 2015
The wheel of healing with Ayurveda - an easy guide to a healthy lifestyle by Fondin, Michelle S., 1970-

The wheel of healing with Ayurveda - an easy guide to a healthy lifestyle

""An introduction to ayurveda as a holistic approach that considers diet, exercise, and genetics as well as relationships, life purpose, past experiences, environmental health, and financial stress. Addresses health issues including diabetes, high blood pressure, anxiety and depression, obesity, high cholesterol, and heart disease as well as addiction and detoxification"--

May 23, 2015
The world encyclopedia of swords and sabres - an authoritative history and visual directory of edged weapons from around the world, shown in more than 800 stunning photographs by Withers, Harvey J. S.

The world encyclopedia of swords and sabres - an authoritative history and visual directory of edged weapons from around the world, shown in more than 800 stunning photographs

May 21, 2015
The world is on fire - scrap, treasure, and songs of apocalypse by Tevis, Joni.

The world is on fire - scrap, treasure, and songs of apocalypse

"Grappling with a fear rooted in her by the end times sermons of her Southern youth, Joni Tevis seeks out apocalypse, destruction, and their aftermath in this heart-wrenching, but ultimately triumphant collection. Mining sources as disparate as the Bible and nuclear history, Tevis couples seemingly unrelated phenomena to reveal deeper meaning: reflections on Buddy Holly's last days lead to the Doom Town, where the American government tested the effects of nuclear weapons on suburban populations.

May 20, 2015
The world on a plate - 40 cuisines, 100 recipes, and the stories behind them by Holland, Mina, author.

The world on a plate - 40 cuisines, 100 recipes, and the stories behind them

"Eat your way around the world without leaving your home in this mouthwatering cultural history of 100 classic dishes "When we eat, we travel." Thus begins this irresistible tour of the cuisines of the world, revealing what people eat and why in forty cultures. What's the origin of kimchi in Korea? Why do we associate Argentina with steak? Why do people in Marseille eat bouillabaisse? What's the story behind the curries of India? Bubbling over with anecdotes, trivia, and lore-from the role of

May 23, 2015
The world's largest man - a memoir by Key, Harrison Scott, author.

The world's largest man - a memoir

A humor columnist describes his father, who was more like a remote frontiersman than a 20th-century Mississippian, and the impact he ultimately had on how he related to his own children, despite his polar opposite views and life choices.

May 19, 2015
The worm at the core - on the role of death in life by Solomon, Sheldon.

The worm at the core - on the role of death in life

Demonstrates how an unconscious fear of death motivates nearly all human goals, behaviors, and cultures, examining the role of mortality awareness in prompting social unrest and war.

May 18, 2015
The year's work at the Zombie Research Center by Comentale, Edward P. (EDT)/ Jaffe, Aaron (EDT)

The year's work at the Zombie Research Center

May 23, 2015
Things I've said, but probably shouldn't have - an unrepentant memoir by Dern, Bruce

Things I've said, but probably shouldn't have - an unrepentant memoir

May 18, 2015
Things I've said, but probably shouldn't have - an unrepentant memoir by Dern, Bruce.

Things I've said, but probably shouldn't have - an unrepentant memoir

Bruce Dern has worked with practically every iconic actor and director in the last fifty years, and he's not afraid to say what he thinks about them. In this memoir, he looks back over his career, telling one memorable story after another and giving key insights into how placing artistic challenge over career development has kept one of Hollywood's greatest actors from also being one of its most rich and famous. He writes candidly about working with Alfred Hitchcock, John Frankenheimer, Claude C

May 23, 2015
Think Outside the Sox by Rowley, Elaine (EDT)/ Xenakis, Alexis (PHT)

Think Outside the Sox

May 23, 2015
This astounding close - the road to Bennett Place by Bradley, Mark L.

This astounding close - the road to Bennett Place

May 19, 2015
Time and navigation - the untold story of getting from here to there by Johnston, Andrew K. (Andrew Kenneth), 1969- author.

Time and navigation - the untold story of getting from here to there

"If you want to know where you are, you need a good clock. This surprising connection between time and place has been true for centuries and is now being explored in Time and Navigation: The Untold Story of Getting from Here to There, the companion book to the National Air and Space Museum exhibition of the same name. This beautifully illustrated book covers five major periods of navigation history. The first period, when explorers were navigating at sea, spans from Vikings and Polynesians who f

May 22, 2015
Tomorrowland - our journey from science fiction to science fact by Kotler, Steven, 1967-

Tomorrowland - our journey from science fiction to science fact

May 19, 2015
Tone it up - 28 days to fit, fierce, and fabulous - create the beautiful body & mind of your dreams by Scott, Katrina, author.

Tone it up - 28 days to fit, fierce, and fabulous - create the beautiful body & mind of your dreams

Offers a program for achieving fitness, focus, and beauty based on an approach that emphasizes women's social bonds and self-respect.

May 18, 2015
Torn from the sun by Donovan, Gregory, 1950-

Torn from the sun

"Both daring and exacting, Torn from the Sun, journeys through the ensnarements of mortality. The poems' meditations, rendered in supple language and form, invite us to step along with the likes of Miyamoto Musashi, John Coltrane, Walter Benjamin, Jorge Luis Borges, and Vincent Van Gogh, as they fly and fall through labyrinthine paths of life. Torn from the Sun weaves mosaic steps that stir the ashes of rebirth, recognizing that these bewildering, narrow corridors are not a prison for death, bu

May 18, 2015
Triggers - creating behavior that lasts-- becoming the person you want to be by Goldsmith, Marshall, author.

Triggers - creating behavior that lasts-- becoming the person you want to be

May 22, 2015
Two moms in the raw - simple, clean, irresistible recipes for your family's health by Leidich, Shari Koolik.

Two moms in the raw - simple, clean, irresistible recipes for your family's health

"Raw, cooked, and gluten-free meals from the founder of the national award-winning healthy-snack company Two Moms in the Raw Within just a few days, Shari Leidich, a mother of three, went from working out daily and hiking in the nearby Rocky Mountains to being barely able to hold a pen. The diagnosis: MS. Gradually, thanks to a diet rich in raw foods, she returned to her former energetic self. For the long term, though, she knew she had to create meals that she would find satisfying and that h

May 23, 2015