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How should we live? - great ideas from the past for everyday life by Krznaric, Roman.

How should we live? - great ideas from the past for everyday life

Presents an analysis of practical history, covering twelve universal topics, including love, family, empathy, and money, to reveal wisdom and inspiration to live one's life.

Jun 25, 2016
Hustling Hitler - the Jewish vaudevillian who fooled the Führer by Shapiro, Walter.

Hustling Hitler - the Jewish vaudevillian who fooled the Führer

A political columnist describes how his exuberant, flamboyant, and prone-to-excess great uncle, Freeman Bernstein, scammed Hitler and the Nazi regime in the 1930s by selling them rusted auto bodies and old tin cans in lieu of high-grade Canadian nickel.

Jun 25, 2016
How to render - the fundamentals of light, shadow and reflectivity by Robertson, Scott, 1966- author.

How to render - the fundamentals of light, shadow and reflectivity

Jun 25, 2016
House of nails - a memoir of life on the edge by Dykstra, Lenny, 1963- author.

House of nails - a memoir of life on the edge

The author tells all about his tumultuous career, from battling through crippling pain to steroid use and drug addiction, to a life of indulgence and excess, then, an epic plunge and the long road back to redemption.

Jun 25, 2016
Layered - baking, building, and styling spectacular cakes by Huff, Tessa, author.

Layered - baking, building, and styling spectacular cakes

Collects recipes for bakery-quality cakes to bake at home, including such options as raspberry stout, pink peppercorn cherry, Riesling rhubarb, and pumpkin vanilla chai, with contemporary baking methods and industry tips and tricks.

Jun 25, 2016
Lassoing the sun - a year in America's national parks by Woods, Mark, author.

Lassoing the sun - a year in America's national parks

On the eve of his fiftieth birthday a reporter from Florida embarks on a year-long trip to visit America's national parks, creating a story about family, the parks, and legacies.

Jun 25, 2016
The Language of SQL by Rockoff, Larry

The Language of SQL

Jun 25, 2016
Land of Enchantment by Stein, Leigh, 1984- author.

Land of Enchantment

Jun 25, 2016
Joy on demand - the art of discovering the happiness within by Tan, Chade-Meng, author.

Joy on demand - the art of discovering the happiness within

"A long-awaited follow-up to the New York Times bestselling Search Inside Yourself shows us how to cultivate joy within the context of our fast-paced lives and explains why it is critical to creativity, innovation, confidence, and ultimately success in every arena.In Joy on Demand, Chade-Meng Tan shows that you don't need to meditate for hours, days, months or years to achieve lasting joy--you can actually get consistent access to it in as little as fifteen seconds. Explaining joy and meditation

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
Jackson, 1964 - and other dispatches from fifty years of reporting on race in America by Trillin, Calvin, author.

Jackson, 1964 - and other dispatches from fifty years of reporting on race in America

An anthology of previously uncollected essays, originally published in "The New Yorker," reflects the work of the eminent journalist's early career and traces his witness to the fledgling years of desegregation in Georgia.

Jun 25, 2016
My father & Atticus Finch - a lawyer's fight for justice in 1930s Alabama by Beck, Joseph Madison, author.

My father & Atticus Finch - a lawyer's fight for justice in 1930s Alabama

"As a child, Joseph Beck heard the stories--when other lawyers came up with excuses, his father courageously defended a black man charged with raping a white woman. Now a lawyer himself, Beck reconstructs his father's role in State of Alabama vs. Charles White, Alias, a trial that was much publicized when Harper Lee was twelve years old"--Dust jacket flap.

Jun 25, 2016
Making it modern - the folk art collection of Elie and Viola Nadelman by Hofer, Margaret K., 1965- author.

Making it modern - the folk art collection of Elie and Viola Nadelman

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 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
Jeweler's enameling workshop - techniques and projects for making enameled jewelry by Warg, Pauline, 1951- author.

Jeweler's enameling workshop - techniques and projects for making enameled jewelry

"Add Vibrant Color to Your Jewelry!Enameling is the one of the best ways to add color to your jewelry--and anyone can do it! In Jeweler's Enameling Workshop, master jeweler Pauline Warg shares her easy-to-follow approach to enameling. You'll first learn the basics of kiln firing and torch firing, including equipment, tools, safety, and how to troubleshoot problems. Then, twenty projects for beautiful necklaces, pendants, earrings, bracelets, and rings walk you through various dry and wet enameli

Jun 25, 2016
Into the lion's mouth - the true story of Dusko Popov - World War II spy, patriot, and the real-life inspiration for James Bond by Loftis, Larry, author.

Into the lion's mouth - the true story of Dusko Popov - World War II spy, patriot, and the real-life inspiration for James Bond

A biography of Dusko Popov, who, as "an operative for the Abwehr, SD, MI5, MI6, and FBI during World War II ... seduced countless women--including agents on both sides--spoke five languages, and was a crack shot, all while maintaining his cover as a Yugoslav diplomat"--Amazon.com.

Jun 25, 2016
Infuse - herbal teas to cleanse, nourish and heal by Grainger, Paula, author.

Infuse - herbal teas to cleanse, nourish and heal

Jun 25, 2016
Illustration that works - professional techniques for artistic and commercial success by Houston, Greg, 1966- author.

Illustration that works - professional techniques for artistic and commercial success

Jun 25, 2016
Homespun, handknit - caps, socks, mittens & gloves by

Homespun, handknit - caps, socks, mittens & gloves

Jun 25, 2016