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Louis D. Brandeis - American prophet by Rosen, Jeffrey, 1964- author.

Louis D. Brandeis - American prophet

Jun 20, 2016
Wake up to hope - devotionals by Osteen, Joel, author.

Wake up to hope - devotionals

Jun 20, 2016
Invisible man, got the whole world watching - a young black man's education by Smith, Mychal Denzel, 1986- author.

Invisible man, got the whole world watching - a young black man's education

"A prominent journalist and contributing writer to The Nation magazine describes his education and the experiences of black masculinity against a backdrop of the Obama administration, the death of Trayvon Martin, the career of LeBron James and other pivotal influences that have shaped race relations in today's America,"--NoveList.

Jun 20, 2016
Live fast die hot by Mollen, Jenny, 1979- author.

Live fast die hot

"A collection of comedic essays about the author's life as a reluctant adult"--

Jun 20, 2016
The latter days - a memoir by Freeman, Judith, 1946- author.

The latter days - a memoir

"When Judith Freeman was 22, she was working in the cookware department of the Mormon church-owned department store in the town in Utah where she grew up. She was living in her parents' house with her four year old son, who had already endured two heart surgeries, and she was in the process of divorcing her husband, whom she married at the age of 17. She had abandoned Mormonism, the faith into which she was born, and she was having an affair with her son's surgeon, who was married with three chi

Jun 20, 2016
Life moves pretty fast - the lessons we learned from eighties movies (and why we don't learn them from movies anymore) by Freeman, Hadley, author.

Life moves pretty fast - the lessons we learned from eighties movies (and why we don't learn them from movies anymore)

"From Vogue contributor and Guardian columnist Hadley Freeman, a personalized guide to eighties movies that describes why they changed movie-making forever--featuring exclusive interviews with the producers, directors, writers and stars of the best cult classics"--

Jun 20, 2016
Open net - a professional amateur in the world of big-time hockey by Plimpton, George. author.

Open net - a professional amateur in the world of big-time hockey

Jun 20, 2016
Nearer the heart's desire - poets of the Rubaiyat - a dual biography of Omar Khayyam and Edward FitzGerald by Richardson, Robert D., 1934- author.

Nearer the heart's desire - poets of the Rubaiyat - a dual biography of Omar Khayyam and Edward FitzGerald

"Weaving together the biographies of two poets separated by some eight-hundred years, Robert Richardson brings to life one of the most famous-- and ancient works of poetry in all existence"--Front jacket flap.

Jun 20, 2016
My handmade wedding by Mercer, Marrianne, author.

My handmade wedding

Ideal for creative, budget-savvy brides and grooms to be, this practical, friendly guide will help couples plan and personalize their big day. It begins with a chapter on organization: assessing your needs and your budget, selecting a theme and a style and working out what to do when. It then covers every element you might want to consider making, buying or renting, providing money-saving tips throughout.

Jun 20, 2016
The way to the spring - life and death in Palestine by Ehrenreich, Ben, author.

The way to the spring - life and death in Palestine

A brave and necessary immersion into the lives and struggles of a group of everyday Palestinians. In cities and small villages alike, men and women, young and old, a group of unforgettable characters share their lives with Ehrenreich and make their own case for resistance and resilience in the face of life under occupation. Ruled by the Israeli military, set upon and harassed constantly by Israeli settlers who admit unapologetically to wanting to drive them from the land, forced to negotiate an

Jun 20, 2016
Why you love music - from Mozart to Metallica - the emotional power of beautiful sounds by Powell, John, 1955- author.

Why you love music - from Mozart to Metallica - the emotional power of beautiful sounds

"Why does music affect us so profoundly? The songs we love do far more than bring back happy memories. They impact the way we think, talk, feel, behave, and even spend money. With his conversational style, humor, and endless knowledge, scientist and musician John Powell explores the fascinating science of music, showing that shoppers spend more money in stores that play classical music and that music can even change the flavor of wine! With chapters on music and our emotions (why do we listen to

Jun 20, 2016
You don't lose 'til you quit trying - lessons on adversity and victory from a Vietnam veteran and Medal of Honor recipient by Davis, Sammy Lee.

You don't lose 'til you quit trying - lessons on adversity and victory from a Vietnam veteran and Medal of Honor recipient

Jun 20, 2016
The last days of Stalin by Rubenstein, Joshua, author.

The last days of Stalin

Jun 20, 2016
Make a break for it! - unleashing the power of personal and spiritual growth by Purvis, Bill (Pastor), author.

Make a break for it! - unleashing the power of personal and spiritual growth

Jun 20, 2016
Invisible influence - the hidden forces that shape behavior by Berger, Jonah, author.

Invisible influence - the hidden forces that shape behavior

Explores the subtle, secret influences that affect the decisions we make--from what we buy, to the careers we choose, to what we eat.

Jun 20, 2016
Living with a dead language - my romance with Latin by Patty, Ann, author.

Living with a dead language - my romance with Latin

adapted from book jacket.

Jun 20, 2016
Islam evolving - radicalism, reformation, and the uneasy relationship with the secular West by Edis, Taner, 1967- author.

Islam evolving - radicalism, reformation, and the uneasy relationship with the secular West

"An American physicist with a secular orientation who was raised in Turkey critiques attempts to import Western secularism into Muslim societies and offers an appreciation of Muslim forms of adapting to the modern world"--

Jun 20, 2016
Mad ducks and bears - Footboall revisited by Plimpton, George.

Mad ducks and bears - Footboall revisited

Jun 20, 2016
The mistresses of Cliveden - three centuries of scandal, power, and intrigue in an English stately home by Livingstone, Natalie, author.

The mistresses of Cliveden - three centuries of scandal, power, and intrigue in an English stately home

Jun 20, 2016
Ordinary miracles - awakening to the holy work of parenting by Gerber, Rachel S., 1978-

Ordinary miracles - awakening to the holy work of parenting

Jun 20, 2016