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The maximum security book club - reading literature in a men's prison by Brottman, Mikita, 1966- author.

The maximum security book club - reading literature in a men's prison

"A riveting account of the two years literary scholar Mikita Brottman spent reading literature with criminals in a maximum-security men's prison outside Baltimore, and what she learned from them--Orange Is the New Black meets Reading Lolita in Tehran. Onsabbatical from teaching literature to undergraduates, and wanting to educate a different kind of student, Mikita Brottman starts a book club with a group of convicts from the Jessup Correctional Institution in Maryland. She assigns them ten dark

Jun 25, 2016
The maker's manual by Maietta, Andrea, author.

The maker's manual

A guide to transforming ideas into physical projects and working toward a sustainable business covers such topics as electronics prototyping, CAD software, 3D printing, programming with Python, project management, and business financing.

Jun 25, 2016
The magic of broths - 60 great recipes for healing broths and stocks, and how to make them by Sandler, Nick.

The magic of broths - 60 great recipes for healing broths and stocks, and how to make them

Jun 25, 2016
The long weekend - life in the English country house, 1918-1939 by Tinniswood, Adrian.

The long weekend - life in the English country house, 1918-1939

Jun 23, 2016
The Lightroom Mobile Book by Kelby, Scott

The Lightroom Mobile Book

Jun 25, 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
The last days of Stalin by Rubenstein, Joshua, author.

The last days of Stalin

Jun 20, 2016
The Language of SQL by Rockoff, Larry

The Language of SQL

Jun 25, 2016
The Kite and the String - How to Write With Spontaneity and Control and Live to Tell the Tale by Mattison, Alice

The Kite and the String - How to Write With Spontaneity and Control and Live to Tell the Tale

Jun 23, 2016
The king's bed - sex and power in the court of Charles II by Jordan, Don, 1948- author.

The king's bed - sex and power in the court of Charles II

To refer to the private life of Charles II is to abuse the adjective. His personal life was anything but private. His amorous liaisons were largely conducted in royal palaces surrounded by friends, courtiers and literally hundreds of servants and soldiers. Gossip radiated throughout the kingdom. Charles spent most of his wealth and his intellect on gaining and keeping the company of women, from the lowest sections of society such as the actress Nell Gwyn to the aristocratic Louise de Ke´rouaille

Jun 25, 2016
The joy of swimming - a celebration of our love for getting in the water by Congdon, Lisa, author.

The joy of swimming - a celebration of our love for getting in the water

Shares facts related to swimming, as well as personal anecdotes from swimmers about their love of the water.

Jun 25, 2016
The intimidation game - how the Left is silencing free speech by Strassel, Kimberley, author.

The intimidation game - how the Left is silencing free speech

For nearly forty years, Washington and much of the American public have held up "disclosure" and "campaign finance laws" as ideals, and the path to cleaner and freer elections. This narrative will show, through disturbing, first-person accounts, how both have instead been hijacked by the Left as weapons against free speech and free association, becoming the most powerful tools of those intent on silencing their political opposition. Democrats have in the past decade used them to sic the IRS, the

Jun 24, 2016
The illustrated world encyclopedia of guns - pistols, rifles, revolvers, machine and submachine firearms through history in over 1100 photographs by Fowler, Will, 1947- author.

The illustrated world encyclopedia of guns - pistols, rifles, revolvers, machine and submachine firearms through history in over 1100 photographs

An encyclopedia of military, antique, and law enforcement firearms covers the manufacturer, weight, and action of each.

Jun 23, 2016
The Illustrated Handbook of Kayaking, Canoeing & Sailing - Includes Invaluable Advice, Guidelines and Information Covering Every Aspect of Each Sport, with Over 1500 Images Including Step-by-Step Instructional by Mattos, Bill/ Evans, Jeremy

The Illustrated Handbook of Kayaking, Canoeing & Sailing - Includes Invaluable Advice, Guidelines and Information Covering Every Aspect of Each Sport, with Over 1500 Images Including Step-by-Step Instructional

Jun 23, 2016
The healing promise of Qi - creating extraordinary wellness through Qigong and Tai Chi by Jahnke, Roger.

The healing promise of Qi - creating extraordinary wellness through Qigong and Tai Chi

With the help of 125 illustrations, the author describes a number of qigong and tai chi tools, practices, and techniques for accessing and utilizing the power of qi to increase vitality, longevity, and sexual potency as well as achieve and maintain optimal health and inner peace.

Jun 25, 2016
The happiness dare - pursuing your heart's deepest, holiest, and most vulnerable desire by Lee, Jennifer Dukes, author.

The happiness dare - pursuing your heart's deepest, holiest, and most vulnerable desire

Jun 25, 2016
The handy state-by-state answer book - faces, places, and famous dates for all fifty states by Crompton, Samuel Etinde, author.

The handy state-by-state answer book - faces, places, and famous dates for all fifty states

Jun 23, 2016
The great British bake off - big book of baking by Collister, Linda, author.

The great British bake off - big book of baking

Bake along with the hit BBC series and set yourself challenges that will rival the show! Whether you're a complete novice or a well-practised home cook, Collister shows you the tricks and techniques of making baked goods for any occasion. The recipes-- some from the show, others inspired or featuring a new twist-- are suitable for any skill level.

Jun 24, 2016
The Four-dimensional Human - Ways of Being in the Digital World by Scott, Laurence

The Four-dimensional Human - Ways of Being in the Digital World

Jun 25, 2016
The food & wine of France - eating and drinking from Champagne to Provence by Behr, Edward, 1951- author.

The food & wine of France - eating and drinking from Champagne to Provence

In THE FOOD AND WINE OF FRANCE, the influential food writer Edward Behr investigates French cuisine and what it means, in encounters from Champagne to Provence. He tells the stories of French artisans and chefs who continue to work at the highest level. Many people in and out of France have noted for a long time the slow retreat of French cuisine, concerned that it is losing its important place in the country's culture and in the world culture of food. And yet, as Behr writes, good French food r

Jun 20, 2016