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The New Case for Gold by Rickards, James

The New Case for Gold

Feb 10, 2016
The naturalist - Theodore Roosevelt and the rise of American natural history by Lunde, Darrin P.

The naturalist - Theodore Roosevelt and the rise of American natural history

"A biography of Theodore Roosevelt focusing on his career as a naturalist, his role as a pioneer for wilderness engagement, and an early advocate for museum building"--

Feb 10, 2016
The most wanted man in China - my journey from scientist to enemy of the state by Fang, Lizhi, author.

The most wanted man in China - my journey from scientist to enemy of the state

"A long-awaited memoir by the celebrated physicist whose clashes with the Chinese regime helped inspired the Tiananmen Square protests describes how in spite of his scientific contributions he was sentenced to hard labor for decades and eventually sought asylum from the U.S.,"--NoveList.

Feb 10, 2016
The Most Perfect Thing - The Most Perfect Thing by Birkhead, Tim

The Most Perfect Thing - The Most Perfect Thing

Feb 10, 2016
The mind illuminated - a complete meditation guide integrating buddhist wisdom and brain science by Yates, Culadasa John, author.

The mind illuminated - a complete meditation guide integrating buddhist wisdom and brain science

Feb 10, 2016
The midnight assassin - panic, scandal, and the hunt for America's first serial killer by Hollandsworth, Skip.

The midnight assassin - panic, scandal, and the hunt for America's first serial killer

"In the late 1800s, the city of Austin, Texas was on the cusp of emerging from an isolated western outpost into a truly cosmopolitan metropolis. But beginning in December 1884, Austin was terrorized by someone equally as vicious and, in some ways, far more diabolical than London's infamous Jack the Ripper. For almost exactly one year, the Midnight Assassin crisscrossed the entire city, striking on moonlit nights, using axes, knives and long steel rods to rip apart women from every race and class

Feb 10, 2016
The man's guide to women - scientifically proven secrets from the "love lab" about what women really want by Gottman, John Mordechai, author.

The man's guide to women - scientifically proven secrets from the "love lab" about what women really want

Feb 4, 2016
The man who invented fiction - how Cervantes ushered in the modern world by Egginton, William, 1969-

The man who invented fiction - how Cervantes ushered in the modern world

"In the early seventeenth century, a crippled, graying, almost toothless veteran of Spain's wars against the Ottoman Empire published a book. It was the story of a poor nobleman, his brain addled from reading too many books of chivalry, who deludes himself that he is a knight errant and sets off on hilarious adventures. That book, Don Quixote, went on to sell more copies than any other book beside the Bible, making its author, Miguel de Cervantes, the single most-read author in human history. Ce

Feb 9, 2016
The Mafia Hit Man's Daughter by Scarpa, Linda/ Rosencrance, Linda/ Songini, Marc (FRW)

The Mafia Hit Man's Daughter

Feb 4, 2016
The Mafia hit man's daughter by Scarpa, Linda, author.

The Mafia hit man's daughter

"Gregory Scarpa, Sr. was a stone-cold killer in the Colombo crime family, but to Linda, he was also a loving, devoted father. She reveals what it was like to grow up in the violent world of the mob and to come to grips with the truth about her father and the devastation he wrought"--

Feb 10, 2016
The Love of Strangers - what six Muslim students learned in Jane Austen's London by Green, Nile, author.

The Love of Strangers - what six Muslim students learned in Jane Austen's London

Feb 10, 2016
The lost book of Moses - the hunt for the world's oldest bible by Tigay, Chanan, author.

The lost book of Moses - the hunt for the world's oldest bible

Recounts the story of the Hebrew scrolls claimed to have been discovered by nineteenth-century antiquities dealer Moses Wilhelm Shapira, as well as the author's attempts to track them down and uncover the truth about them and Shapira.

Feb 10, 2016
The Longevity Book - The Science of Aging, the Biology of Strength, and the Privilege of Time by Diaz, Cameron/ Bark, Sandra

The Longevity Book - The Science of Aging, the Biology of Strength, and the Privilege of Time

Feb 10, 2016
The Long Shadow of Small Ghosts - Murder and Memory in an American City by Tillman, Laura

The Long Shadow of Small Ghosts - Murder and Memory in an American City

Feb 10, 2016
The living bird - 100 years of listening to nature by Cornell Lab of Ornithology (COR)/ Vyn, Gerrit (PHT)/ Kingsolver, Barbara (FRW)/ Weidensaul, Scott (CON)/ Haupt, Lyanda Lynn (CON)

The living bird - 100 years of listening to nature

Feb 10, 2016
The lady with the Borzoi - Blanche Knopf, literary tastemaker extraordinaire by Claridge, Laura P, author.

The lady with the Borzoi - Blanche Knopf, literary tastemaker extraordinaire

"Based on exclusive access to papers amassed by Susan Sheehan and Peter Prescott over the course of a quarter-century, this will be the definitive life of the legendary publisher"--

Feb 10, 2016
The Knitter's Book of Knowledge - A Complete Guide to Essential Knitting Techniques by Bliss, Debbie/ Brear, Cathy (ILT)/ Lightbody, Kim (PHT)

The Knitter's Book of Knowledge - A Complete Guide to Essential Knitting Techniques

Feb 10, 2016
The Joy of Discipleship - Reflections from Pope Francis on Walking With Christ by Francis, Pope/ Campbell, James P. (EDT)

The Joy of Discipleship - Reflections from Pope Francis on Walking With Christ

Feb 10, 2016
The Jemima code - two centuries of African American cookbooks by Tipton-Martin, Toni, author.

The Jemima code - two centuries of African American cookbooks

Women of African descent have contributed to America's food culture for centuries, but their rich and varied involvement is still overshadowed by the demeaning stereotype of an illiterate "Aunt Jemima" who cooked mostly by natural instinct. Tipton-Martin looks at black cookbooks that range from a rare 1827 house servant's manual, the first book published by an African American in the trade, to modern classics. These cookbooks offer firsthand evidence that African Americans cooked creative master

Feb 9, 2016
The Jazz harmony book - a course in adding chords to melodies by Berkman, David, author.

The Jazz harmony book - a course in adding chords to melodies

This book teaches the ideas behind adding chords to melodies. It begins with basic chords and progressions, and moves to more complex ideas. With an introduction and two appendices. Two CDs of additional material.

Feb 9, 2016