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Dance of death - the life of John Fahey, American guitarist by Lowenthal, Steve.

Dance of death - the life of John Fahey, American guitarist

Explores the life of an iconic acoustic guitarist and delves into his successes and struggles with addiction and mental instability. John Fahey is to the solo acoustic guitar what Jimi Hendrix was to the electric: the man whom all subsequent musicians had to listen to. Fahey made more than 40 albums between 1959 and his death in 2001, most of them featuring only his solo steel-string guitar. He fused elements of folk, blues, and experimental composition, taking familiar American sounds and recon

Oct 17, 2014
Dark Girls by Duke, Bill/ Moses, Shelia

Dark Girls

Oct 17, 2014
Data mining for dummies by Brown, Meta S.

Data mining for dummies

"Learn to: understand key data mining concepts and best practices; create a data model and test its validity; interpret results and communicate your findings; make a business case for investing in data mining"--Cover.

Oct 23, 2014
Decision-making for dummies by Jones, Dawna.

Decision-making for dummies

Oct 23, 2014
Della Fattoria bread by Weber, Kathleen (Baker), author.

Della Fattoria bread

Oct 23, 2014
DMT and the soul of prophecy - a new science of spiritual revelation in the Hebrew Bible by Strassman, Rick, 1952-

DMT and the soul of prophecy - a new science of spiritual revelation in the Hebrew Bible

"Naturally occurring DMT may produce prophecy-like states of consciousness and thus represent a bridge between biology and religious experience"--

Oct 17, 2014
Do zombies dream of undead sheep? - a neuroscientific view of the zombie brain by Verstynen, Timothy, 1978- author.

Do zombies dream of undead sheep? - a neuroscientific view of the zombie brain

"Even if you've never seen a zombie movie or television show, you could identify an undead ghoul if you saw one. With their endless wandering, lumbering gait, insatiable hunger, antisocial behavior, and apparently memory-less existence, zombies are the walking nightmares of our deepest fears. What do these characteristic behaviors reveal about the inner workings of the zombie mind? Could we diagnose zombism as a neurological condition by studying their behavior? In Do Zombies Dream of Undead She

Oct 17, 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 23, 2014
Down size - 12 truths for turning pants-splitting frustration into pants-fitting success by Spiker, Ted.

Down size - 12 truths for turning pants-splitting frustration into pants-fitting success

"In Down Size, Ted Spiker takes readers on an inspiring, candid, and comical journey, exploring the art and science of weight loss through his own struggles as a pear-shaped man in a not-so-pear-shaped world, with research about food, exercise, and the psychology of losing weight"--

Oct 20, 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 23, 2014
Drivel - deliciously bad writing by your favorite authors by Scott, Julia (EDT)

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 17, 2014
Ed Sheeran - A Visual Journey by Sheeran, Ed/ Butah, Phillip (CON)

Ed Sheeran - A Visual Journey

Oct 17, 2014
Elements of eloquence - secrets of the perfect turn of phrase by Forsyth, Mark, author.

Elements of eloquence - secrets of the perfect turn of phrase

Oct 23, 2014
Elements of wit - mastering the art of being interesting by Errett, Benjamin, author.

Elements of wit - mastering the art of being interesting

"Got wit? We've all been in that situation where we need to say something clever, but innocuous; smart enough to show some intelligence, without showing off; something funny, but not a joke. What we need in that moment is wit- that sparkling combination of charm, humor, confidence, and most of all, the right words at the right time. Elements of Wit is an engaging book that brings together the greatest wits of our time, and previous ones from Oscar Wilde to Nora Ephron, Winston Churchill to Chris

Oct 17, 2014
Encyclopedia of exercise anatomy by Liebman, Hollis Lance, author.

Encyclopedia of exercise anatomy

Oct 23, 2014
Ethical vision of the Bible- learning good from knowing God by Gosnell, Peter W.

Ethical vision of the Bible- learning good from knowing God

Oct 17, 2014
Eugene O'Neill - a life in four acts by Dowling, Robert M., 1970- author.

Eugene O'Neill - a life in four acts

"A major new biography of the Nobel Prize-winning playwright whose brilliantly original plays revolutionized American theater"--

Oct 23, 2014
Even this I get to experience by Lear, Norman.

Even this I get to experience

The legendary creator of iconic television programs All in the Family, Sanford and Son, Maude, Good Times, The Jeffersons, and Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman, Norman Lear remade our television culture, while leading a life of unparalleled political, civic, and social involvement. Sharing the wealth of Lear's ninety years, this is a memoir as touching and remarkable as the life he has led.

Oct 17, 2014
Every reason to leave - & why we chose to stay together by Rose, Vicki.

Every reason to leave - & why we chose to stay together

Oct 17, 2014
Everyone's a critic - winning customers in a review-driven world by Tancer, Bill, author.

Everyone's a critic - winning customers in a review-driven world

"In Everyone's a Critic, Bill Tancer draws on case studies, field research, and never-beforepublished data to create the definitive guide for the business owner. He offers valuable insight for anyone seeking to make the most of their online consumer reviews, including the little touches that have outsized impact on positive reviews; how to deal with bad reviews; and how to spot reviewers who are trying to take advantage of you,"--Amazon.com

Oct 20, 2014