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Elegy for Iris by Bayley, John, 1925-2015.

Elegy for Iris

Elegy for Iris is a luminous memoir about the beauty of youth and of aging and a clebration of a brilliant life and an undying love. So John Bayley descibes his life with his wife, Iris Mudoch who has Alzheimer's.

Apr 28, 2015
Embracing the body - finding God in our flesh and bone by Owens, Tara M., 1976-

Embracing the body - finding God in our flesh and bone

Apr 28, 2015
Embroidery - techniques, projects, patterns, motifs by Elder, Karen.

Embroidery - techniques, projects, patterns, motifs

May 1, 2015
Emergence - seven steps for radical life change by Rydall, Derek, 1968-

Emergence - seven steps for radical life change

"Are you struggling to improve something about yourself--your health, your mindset, your relationships? Throw aside the self-help books and recognize this one simple, radical truth: the answer is already in you. The harder we try to change, the deeper in the hole we get. We find a new partner but have the same old fights. We strive for an ever bigger paycheck but end up broke at a higher income bracket. This is what happens when the basic principle of life--the Law of Emergence--is disrupted, st

May 4, 2015
Encounter by Kundera, Milan.

Encounter

A collection of essays from the Franco-Czech novelist provides a defense for art during an era that he says no longer puts value on art or beauty and discusses works and artists that are important to him.

May 4, 2015
Essentials of classic Italian cooking by Hazan, Marcella

Essentials of classic Italian cooking

May 4, 2015
Every father's daughter - twenty-four women writers remember their fathers by

Every father's daughter - twenty-four women writers remember their fathers

May 4, 2015
Everything you ever wanted - a memoir by Lauren, Jillian.

Everything you ever wanted - a memoir

"'A punk rock Scheherazade' (Margaret Cho) shares the zigzagging path that took her from harem member to PTA member. In her younger years, Jillian Lauren was a college dropout, a drug addict, and an international concubine in the Prince of Brunei's harem, an experience she immortalized in in her bestselling memoir, SOME GIRLS. In her thirties, Jillian's most radical act was learning the steadying power of love when she and her rock star husband adopt an Ethiopian child with special needs. After

May 4, 2015
Excerpts from a secret prophecy by Klink, Joanna, 1969-

Excerpts from a secret prophecy

"New work from an awardwinning poet Joanna Klink has won acclaim for poetry of bracing emotional intensity. Of her most recent book, Raptus, Carolyn Forche; has written that she is "a genuine poet, a born poet, and I am in awe of her achievement." The poems in Klink's new collection offer a closely keyed meditation on being alone-on a self fighting its way out of isolation, toward connection with other people and a vanishing world"--

May 4, 2015
Fanny says - poems by Brown, Nickole, author.

Fanny says - poems

An "unleashed love song" to her late grandmother, Nickole Brown's collection brings her brassy, bawdy, tough-as-new-rope grandmother to life. With hair teased to Jesus, mile-long false eyelashes, and a white Cadillac Eldorado with atomic-red leather seats, Fanny is not your typical granny rocking in a chair. Instead, think of a character that looks a lot like Eva Gabor in Green Acres, but darkened with a shadow of Flannery O'Connor. A cross-genre collection that reads like a novel, this book is

May 4, 2015
Far-fetched by Johnston, Devin, author.

Far-fetched

"A new collection from one of contemporary American poetry's finest craftsmen Through birdcalls and ancient songs, rain patter and a child's scribble, the poems in Far-Fetched "sound the empty space / to test how long / how far." They follow the contours of Appalachian hillsides, Missouri river bends, and remote Australian coastlines, tuning language to landscape. They register emotional life with great care; this is a work of fierce and delicate attention to the world. It is also poetry meant t

Apr 28, 2015
Fat quarters - small fabrics, more than 50 big ideas. by

Fat quarters - small fabrics, more than 50 big ideas.

May 4, 2015
Field guide to Hadoop by Sitto, Kevin, author.

Field guide to Hadoop

"If your organization is about to enter the world of big data, you not only need to decide whether Apache Hadoop is the right platform to use, but also which of its many components are best suited to your task. This field guide makes the exercise manageable by breaking down the Hadoop ecosystem into short, digestible sections. You'll quickly understand how Hadoop's projects, subprojects, and related technologies work together"--Back cover.

Apr 28, 2015
Film studies for dummies by Cateridge, James, author.

Film studies for dummies

Film Studies For Dummies will open your mind to how the film industry works and help you to discover the impact of film on popular culture. You'll get easy-to-read information on analyzing and critiquing film from a range of theoretical, historical and critical perspectives, and learn how people communicate ideas in film. You'll also be able to shine a light on how stories are developed in movies, understand how a storyline is related to broader issues in society and become a well-versed and ins

May 4, 2015
First ladies of gardening - pioneers, designers and dreamers by Howcroft, Heidi, author.

First ladies of gardening - pioneers, designers and dreamers

May 4, 2015
First wilderness - my quest in the territory of Alaska by Keith, Sam.

First wilderness - my quest in the territory of Alaska

Apr 29, 2015
Fitness - steps to success by Naternicola, Nancy L., 1952-

Fitness - steps to success

May 4, 2015
Fodor's Japan by DeBito, Arudou, author.

Fodor's Japan

Provides information on accommodations, restaurants, shopping, outdoor activities, nightlife, and local attractions throughout the country.

May 4, 2015
Fodor's Tokyo by Bull, Brett, author.

Fodor's Tokyo

Describes points of interest in Tokyo, recommends hotels and restaurants, and suggests day trips outside the city.

May 4, 2015
Follow your gut - the enormous impact of tiny microbes by Knight, Rob.

Follow your gut - the enormous impact of tiny microbes

"Allergies, asthma, obesity, acne: these are just a few of the conditions that may be caused—and someday cured—by the microscopic life inside us. The key is to understand how this groundbreaking science influences your health, mood, and more."--

Apr 30, 2015