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Flirting with French - how a language charmed me, seduced me, and nearly broke my heart by Alexander, William, 1953-

Flirting with French - how a language charmed me, seduced me, and nearly broke my heart

Aug 29, 2014
Floodlights and Touchlines - A History of Spectator Sport by Steen, Rob

Floodlights and Touchlines - A History of Spectator Sport

Aug 29, 2014
Flying Dinosaurs - How Fearsome Reptiles Became Birds by Pickrell, John

Flying Dinosaurs - How Fearsome Reptiles Became Birds

Aug 29, 2014
Food & Wine annual cookbook 2014 - an entire year of recipes. by

Food & Wine annual cookbook 2014 - an entire year of recipes.

Food & Wine Magazine's annual recipe collection is filled with simple and fabulous dishes, all perfected in our Test Kitchen. Look for the most delicious recipes from the best cooks in the world, including star chefs like Mario Batali, Nobu Matsuhisa, Michael Symon, and Marcella Hazan. Find outstanding recipes for every occasion, from weeknight dinners and holiday meals to cocktail parties and Sunday brunch. Some highlights include: Coffee-Rubbed Strip Steaks with Chimichurri Sauce, Sticky Miso

Aug 29, 2014
Food - a love story by Gaffigan, Jim.

Food - a love story

""What are my qualifications to write this book? None really. So why should you read it? Here's why: I'm a little fat. If a thin guy were to write about a love of food and eating I'd highly recommend that you do not read his book." Bacon. McDonalds. Cinnabon. Hot Pockets. Kale. Stand-up comedian and author Jim Gaffigan has made his career rhapsodizing over the most treasured dishes of the American diet ("choking on bacon is like getting murdered by your lover") and decrying the worst offenders

Aug 29, 2014
Food - a very short introduction by Krebs, J. R. (John R.), author.

Food - a very short introduction

"In this Very Short Introduction, Prof Lord John Krebs provides a brief history of human food, from our remote ancestors 3 million years ago to the present day. By looking at the four great transitions in human food - cooking, agriculture, processing, and preservation - he considers a variety of questions, including why people like some kinds of foods and not others; how your senses contribute to flavor; the role of genetics in our likes and dislikes; and the differences in learning and culture

Aug 29, 2014
For the sleepwalkers - poems by Hirsch, Edward.

For the sleepwalkers - poems

Aug 29, 2014
For the sleepwalkers by Hirsch, Edward

For the sleepwalkers

Aug 25, 2014
Founders' son - a life of Abraham Lincoln by Brookhiser, Richard.

Founders' son - a life of Abraham Lincoln

Aug 29, 2014
Freeing your child from anxiety - practical strategies to overcome fears, worries, and phobias and be prepared for for life--from toddlers to teens by Chansky, Tamar E. (Tamar Ellsas), 1962- author.

Freeing your child from anxiety - practical strategies to overcome fears, worries, and phobias and be prepared for for life--from toddlers to teens

An authoritative resource written by a prominent childhood-anxiety expert guides parents through a proven program that will help their children overcome their fears, worries and anxieties to lead happier, healthier lives.

Aug 29, 2014
French comfort food by Davis, Hillary, 1960-

French comfort food

Aug 27, 2014
Fresh & fermented - 85 delicious ways to make fermented carrots, kraut, and kimchi part of every meal by O'Brien, Julie.

Fresh & fermented - 85 delicious ways to make fermented carrots, kraut, and kimchi part of every meal

"Eating naturally fermented, probiotic foods (such as kimchi) is one of the healthiest and most effective ways to improve digestion. Balance the digestive system and boost your immunity with healthful, simple, and delicious everyday meals using Firefly Kitchens' recipes for fermented kimchi, krauts, and carrots. Making homemade fermented foods is simple and delicious. With eighty-five recipes like Kimchi Kick-Start Breakfast, Smoked Salmon Rueben, and Flank Steak over Spicy Noodles, Fresh

Aug 29, 2014
Frida & Diego - art, love, life by Reef, Catherine, author.

Frida & Diego - art, love, life

A biography exploring the tumultuous lives, marriage, and work of the artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera is illustrated with archival photos and full-color reproductions.

Aug 29, 2014
From Bunker Hill to Baghdad - true stories of America's veterans by Mendoza, Patrick M.

From Bunker Hill to Baghdad - true stories of America's veterans

Aug 29, 2014
Front porch politics - the forgotten heyday of American activism in the 1970s and 1980s by Foley, Michael S.

Front porch politics - the forgotten heyday of American activism in the 1970s and 1980s

"An on-the-ground history of ordinary Americans who took to the streets when political issues became personal. It is widely believed that Americans of the 1970s and '80s were exhausted by the upheavals of the '60s and eager to retreat to the private realm. When they did take action, it was mainly to express their disillusionment with government by supporting the right. In fact, as Michael Stewart Foley shows, neither of these assumptions is correct. On the community level, the 1970s and '80s sa

Aug 29, 2014
Future shock by Toffler, Alvin.

Future shock

Predicts the pace of environmental change during the next thirty years and the ways in which the individual must face and learn to cope with personal and social change

Aug 29, 2014
Gabriel - a poem by Hirsch, Edward.

Gabriel - a poem

Aug 29, 2014
Gardens in Detail - 100 Contemporary Designs by Reuss, Emma

Gardens in Detail - 100 Contemporary Designs

Aug 29, 2014
Gasa gasa girl goes to camp - a Nisei youth behind a World War II fence by Havey, Lily Yuriko Nakai, 1938- author.

Gasa gasa girl goes to camp - a Nisei youth behind a World War II fence

"What should by now be a familiar, if always disturbing event in American history--the internment of Japanese American citizens and aliens during World War II--is given an original treatment in this creative memoir. Lily Havey was ten years old when her family of four was uprooted and sent first to Santa Anita Assembly Center in southern California and subsequently for the duration of the war to the Amache (or Granada) internment camp in southeastern Colorado. She experienced removal and confine

Aug 29, 2014
Generic - the unbranding of modern medicine by Greene, Jeremy A., 1974- author.

Generic - the unbranding of modern medicine

Aug 29, 2014