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Your inner will - finding personal strength in critical times by Ferrucci, Piero, author.

Your inner will - finding personal strength in critical times

"The noted psychotherapist and bestselling author of The Power of Kindness offers a concrete, meaningful program in developing your willpower to face periods of crisis. Crisis is an inevitable fact of life. All of us experience times of despair, gloom, fear, and uncertainty. But we each possess core reserves of internal resilience that can be cultivated for overcoming and anticipating such setbacks. In this stirring and deeply practical work, Piero Ferrucci employs insights from classical mythol

Oct 24, 2014
Whole grains for a new generation - light dishes, hearty meals, sweet treats, and sundry snacks for the everyday cook by Krissoff, Liana.

Whole grains for a new generation - light dishes, hearty meals, sweet treats, and sundry snacks for the everyday cook

Presents over one hundred fifty recipes for breakfast, appetizers, entrees, and desserts that feature whole grains, including spicy soba noodle salad, shrimp and quinoa spring rolls, and browned-butter oatmeal cookies.

Oct 24, 2014
The republic of imagination - America in three books by Nafisi, Azar.

The republic of imagination - America in three books

"A passionate hymn to the power of fiction to change people's lives, by the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Reading Lolita in Tehran. Ten years ago, Azar Nafisi electrified readers with her million-copy bestseller, Reading Lolita in Tehran, which told the story of how, against the backdrop of morality squads and executions, she taught The Great Gatsby and other classics to her eager students in Iran. In this exhilarating followup, Nafisi has written the book her fans have been waiting fo

Oct 24, 2014
Robin Robertson's Vegan Without Borders - Easy Everyday Meals from Around the World by Robertson, Robin/ Remington, Sara (PHT)

Robin Robertson's Vegan Without Borders - Easy Everyday Meals from Around the World

Oct 24, 2014
The Shamanism bible - the definitive guide to shamanic thought by Matthews, John, 1948- author.

The Shamanism bible - the definitive guide to shamanic thought

Oct 24, 2014
Ukulele 101 - the fun and easy ukulele method by Rones, Kevin.

Ukulele 101 - the fun and easy ukulele method

Oct 24, 2014
Season of the witch - how the occult saved rock and roll by Bebergal, Peter, author.

Season of the witch - how the occult saved rock and roll

"From the hoodoo-inspired sounds of Elvis Presley to the Eastern odysseys of George Harrison, from the dark dalliances of Led Zeppelin to the Masonic imagery of today's hip-hop scene, the occult has long breathed life into rock and hip-hop--and, indeed, esoteric and supernatural traditions are a key ingredient behind the emergence and development of rock and roll ... [and in this book] writer and critic Peter Bebergal illuminates this web of influences"--Amazon.com.

Oct 24, 2014
Tractor-trailer truck driver training by Adams, Alice

Tractor-trailer truck driver training

Oct 24, 2014
Chaucer's Tale - 1386 and the Road to Canterbury by Strohm, Paul, 1938-

Chaucer's Tale - 1386 and the Road to Canterbury

" A lively microbiography of Chaucer that tells the story of the tumultuous year that led to the creation of The Canterbury Tales. In 1386, Geoffrey Chaucer endured his worst year, but began his best poem. The father of English literature did not enjoy in his lifetime the literary celebrity that he has today-far from it. The middle-aged Chaucer was living in London, working as a midlevel bureaucrat and sometime poet, until a personal and professional crisis set him down the road leading to The C

Oct 24, 2014
Loving Yourself to Great Health - Thoughts & Food-the Ultimate Diet by Hay, Louise/ Khadro, Ahlea/ Dane, Heather

Loving Yourself to Great Health - Thoughts & Food-the Ultimate Diet

Oct 24, 2014
A lesson plan for woodturning - step-by-step instructions for mastering woodturning fundamentals by Rodgers, James, 1941 November 16-

A lesson plan for woodturning - step-by-step instructions for mastering woodturning fundamentals

"A systematic, skill-building instruction manual for all the essential basic woodturning skills, A Lesson Plan for Woodturning allows novice woodturners to master skills without the benefit of formal training. The equivalent of three semester-length classes, the book provides a complete, self-directed course in woodturning safety, tools, and techniques that provide a foundation for mastering more complex tasks. Each lesson is focused on skill development and thoroughly documented with step-by-st

Oct 24, 2014
Intern - a doctor's initiation by Jauhar, Sandeep, 1968-

Intern - a doctor's initiation

A cardiologist offers an account of his internship and residency at a busy New York City hospital, detailing the brutal hours in a medical establishment that seems to place patients' concerns last, as well as his own experiences on the other side as a patient himself.

Oct 24, 2014
History of international fashion by Grumbach, Didier

History of international fashion

Oct 24, 2014
God's planet by Gingerich, Owen.

God's planet

Oct 24, 2014
The forbidden worlds of Haruki Murakami by Strecher, Matthew, author.

The forbidden worlds of Haruki Murakami

" In an "other world" composed of language--it could be a fathomless Martian well, a labyrinthine hotel or forest--a narrative unfolds, and with it the experiences, memories, and dreams that constitute reality for Haruki Murakami's characters and readers alike. Memories and dreams in turn conjure their magical counterparts--people without names or pasts, fantastic animals, half-animals, and talking machines that traverse the dark psychic underworld of this writer's extraordinary fiction. Fervent

Oct 24, 2014
Folds in fashion - the art of pleating in clothing design and construction by Prieto, Rosa García, author.

Folds in fashion - the art of pleating in clothing design and construction

Detailed instructions for professional dressmakers, designers, wtailors and experienced home sewers for making 24 basic projects that create sophisticated embellishments for contemporary fashion pieces. Only basic sewing tools are required.

Oct 24, 2014
Drivel - deliciously bad writing by your favorite authors by

Drivel - deliciously bad writing by your favorite authors

"Gillian Flynn, Mary Roach, Dave Eggers, Rick Moody, Chuck Palahniuk...the list goes on. They all sucked once, and they all have the guts to share some of their crappiest early work in Drivel: an uplifting bit of voyeurism, based on the sold-out "Regreturature" stage shows in San Francisco, and brought to you by Litquake and the San Francisco Writers' Grotto. Within these pages you'll find abstruse and esoteric poetry (bad); incoherent and illogical short stories (worse); bumfuzzling proto-journ

Oct 24, 2014
Doodle stitching. Embroidery Projects & Designs to Celebrate the Seasons The holiday motif collection - embroidery projects & designs to celebrate the seasons by Ray, Aimee, 1976-

Doodle stitching. Embroidery Projects & Designs to Celebrate the Seasons The holiday motif collection - embroidery projects & designs to celebrate the seasons

Provides holiday-themed motifs for embroidery, including designs for such holidays as Christmas, New Year's, Valentine's Day, Mother's Day, Halloween, Dia de los Muertos, and Hanukkah.

Oct 24, 2014
The dogs were rescued (and so was I) by Rhyne, Teresa J, author.

The dogs were rescued (and so was I)

Relates the story of the author and her beagle, Seamus, who both overcame cancer and sought to find a healthier life, changing eating habits to come to a more compassionate lifestyle.

Oct 24, 2014
The Devil's Disciples - Hitler's Inner Circle by Read, Anthony

The Devil's Disciples - Hitler's Inner Circle

Oct 24, 2014