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Your bones - how you can prevent osteoporosis & have strong bones for life-- naturally by Pizzorno, Lara.

Your bones - how you can prevent osteoporosis & have strong bones for life-- naturally

The author shares her story of being diagnosed with osteopenia (loss of bone density) a decade ago. Ten years after her diagnosis, she has strong bones, and she-writing with Jonathan V. Wright, a medical doctor specializing in natural medicine-here presents the reasons to avoid conventional medicine when diagnosed with bone problems and how to change your lifestyle to promote bone health.

Jun 29, 2015
Weaving without a loom by Rainey, Sarita R.

Weaving without a loom

A guide to hand weaving as an art form demonstrates textures and weaves in paper, burlap, wire, yarn, and reed.

Jun 29, 2015
Technopoly - the surrender of culture to technology by Postman, Neil.

Technopoly - the surrender of culture to technology

In this witty, often terrifying work of cultural criticism, the author of Amusing Ourselves to Death chronicles our transformation into a Technopoly: a society that no longer merely uses technology as a support system but instead is shaped by it--with radical consequences for the meanings of politics, art, education, intelligence, and truth.

Jun 29, 2015
Selected Poems by Ford, Mark, 1962 June 24-

Selected Poems

Jun 29, 2015
The new livestock farmer - the business of raising and selling ethical meat by Thistlethwaite, Rebecca, author.

The new livestock farmer - the business of raising and selling ethical meat

Jun 29, 2015
The natural - the misunderstood presidency of Bill Clinton by Klein, Joe, 1946-

The natural - the misunderstood presidency of Bill Clinton

Explores the effects of the Clinton presidency on the American military, economy, and people, and discusses the inner workings of the Clinton White House.

Jun 29, 2015
Richard Wright reader by Wright, Richard, 1908-1960.

Richard Wright reader

"A miniature panorama of the career of a writer whose immense talent was matched only by his humanity."--Cover.

Jun 29, 2015
Out of line - the art of Jules Feiffer by Fay, Martha, author.

Out of line - the art of Jules Feiffer

"Everyone knows a Feiffer illustration when they see one: His characters leap across the page, each line belying humor and psychological insight. Over Feiffer's prolific 70-year career, his nimble and singular imagination has given us new perspectives aswell as biting satires on politics, love, marriage, and religion--alternating with stories imbued with the playful anarchy of a child. Feiffer's varied output includes children's books (The Phantom Tollbooth and Bark, George), plays (Little Murde

Jun 29, 2015
On the Orient by Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936, author.

On the Orient

Rudyard Kipling spent many years abroad and his relationship with India is explored in several of his works, both fiction and non-fiction. After leaving school, Kipling was sent to Lahore to take up a job at a local newspaper. He would go on, a few years later, to take up a post at the Pioneer in Allahabad. Whilst working for the Pioneer Kipling wrote a series of sketches about life in India. This collection comprises essays from both his sketches of India and the rest of the Orient, showcasing

Jun 29, 2015
Great balls of cheese by Buffardi, Michelle, 1979-

Great balls of cheese

"The first cookbook to bring cheese balls back into style -- with contemporary flavor combinations and adorable designs too"--

Jun 29, 2015
A Court divided - the Rehnquist court and the future of constitutional law by Tushnet, Mark V., 1945-

A Court divided - the Rehnquist court and the future of constitutional law

Jun 29, 2015
iBrain - surviving the technological alteration of the modern mind by Small, Gary, 1951-

iBrain - surviving the technological alteration of the modern mind

Neuroscientist and expert on brain function and behavior Dr. Gary Small explores how technology's march forward has altered the way young minds develop, function, and interpret information. iBrain reveals a new evolution catalyzed by technological advancement and its future implications: Where do you fit in on the evolutionary chain? What are the professional, social, and political impacts of this new brain evolution? How must you adapt and at what price? While high-tech immersion can accelerate

Jun 29, 2015
In defense of food - an eater's manifesto by Pollan, Michael.

In defense of food - an eater's manifesto

"Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants." These simple words go to the heart of food journalist Pollan's thesis. Humans used to know how to eat well, he argues, but the balanced dietary lessons that were once passed down through generations have been confused and distorted by food industry marketers, nutritional scientists, and journalists. As a result, we face today a complex culinary landscape dense with bad advice and foods that are not "real." Indeed, plain old eating is being replaced by an

Jun 29, 2015
Art installations by Wood, Alix, author.

Art installations

Jun 29, 2015
Will Bonsall's essential guide to radical, self-reliant gardening - innovative techniques for growing vegetables, grains, and perennial food crops with minimal fossil fuel and animal inputs by Bonsall, Will, 1949- author.

Will Bonsall's essential guide to radical, self-reliant gardening - innovative techniques for growing vegetables, grains, and perennial food crops with minimal fossil fuel and animal inputs

Jun 30, 2015
Whitney & Bobbi Kristina - the deadly price of fame by Halperin, Ian, author.

Whitney & Bobbi Kristina - the deadly price of fame

Investigative journalist Ian Halperin tells the tragic story of Whitney Houston, exploring the devastating , self-destructive secrets that plagued the singer and led Whitney--and later her daughter--down a dark and dangerous road.

Jun 30, 2015
Understanding mental disorders - your guide to DSM-5 by

Understanding mental disorders - your guide to DSM-5

Jun 30, 2015
The time Mom met Hitler, Frost came to dinner, and I heard the greatest story ever told - a memoir by Eberhart, Dikkon.

The time Mom met Hitler, Frost came to dinner, and I heard the greatest story ever told - a memoir

Jun 30, 2015
This book is gay by Dawson, James (Young adult fiction writer), author.

This book is gay

"Lesbian. Bisexual. Queer. Transgender. Striaght. Curious. This book is for everyone, regardless of gender or sexual preference. This book is for anyone who's ever dared to wonder"--Back cover.

Jun 30, 2015
There's a woman in the pulpit - Christian clergywomen share their hard days, holy moments & the healing power of humor by

There's a woman in the pulpit - Christian clergywomen share their hard days, holy moments & the healing power of humor

Jun 30, 2015