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A fourth treasury of knitting patterns by Walker, Barbara G.

A fourth treasury of knitting patterns

Sep 15, 2014
The big ratchet - how humanity thrives in the face of natural crisis - a biography of an ingenious species by DeFries, Ruth S., author.

The big ratchet - how humanity thrives in the face of natural crisis - a biography of an ingenious species

"Our species' pervasive presence on the planet is the combined result of two powerful forces: earth's rich natural endowments and humanity's ability to manipulate nature. From our ability to control fire to our expertise in breeding palatable plants, from our capacity to ship fertilizer across the Atlantic to our skill in selectively tinkering with plant genomes, DeFries describes the ingenious manipulations of nature that have enabled humankind to nourish and flourish"--

Sep 15, 2014
The half has never been told - slavery and the making of American capitalism by Baptist, Edward E.

The half has never been told - slavery and the making of American capitalism

Historian Edward Baptist reveals how the expansion of slavery in the first eight decades after American independence drove the evolution and modernization of the United States.

Sep 15, 2014
First aid manual by

First aid manual

Sep 15, 2014
The everything gluten-free breakfast and brunch cookbook by Shane, Jo-Lynne.

The everything gluten-free breakfast and brunch cookbook

Sep 15, 2014
Deeply divided - racial politics and social movements in Post-War America by McAdam, Doug.

Deeply divided - racial politics and social movements in Post-War America

Sep 15, 2014
David - the divided heart by Wolpe, David.

David - the divided heart

Sep 15, 2014
Berlin - a cultural guide by Schürer, Norbert.

Berlin - a cultural guide

Sep 15, 2014
Beauty rules - fabulous looks, beauty essentials, and life lessons for loving your teens and twenties by Brown, Bobbi, author.

Beauty rules - fabulous looks, beauty essentials, and life lessons for loving your teens and twenties

Brimming with hundreds of photos of real girls, stunning makeovers, step-by-step techniques, tips from stylists, and much more.

Sep 15, 2014
Death of a King - the real story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s final year by Smiley, Tavis, 1964-

Death of a King - the real story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s final year

Presents a revealing and dramatic chronicle of the 12 months leading up to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination.

Sep 15, 2014
Dataclysm - who we are when we think no one's looking by Rudder, Christian.

Dataclysm - who we are when we think no one's looking

An irreverent, provocative, and visually fascinating look at what our online lives reveal about who we really are--and how this deluge of data will transform the science of human behavior. Big Data is used to spy on us, hire and fire us, and sell us things we don't need. In Dataclysm, Christian Rudder puts this flood of information to an entirely different use: understanding human nature. Drawing on terabytes of data from Twitter, Facebook, Reddit, OkCupid, and many other sites, Rudder examines

Sep 15, 2014
Blue ribbon baking from a redneck kitchen by Bryson, Francine.

Blue ribbon baking from a redneck kitchen

Sep 15, 2014
Hormones - a very short introduction by Luck, Martin, 1952- author.

Hormones - a very short introduction

Sep 15, 2014
Buckland's complete book of witchcraft by Buckland, Raymond.

Buckland's complete book of witchcraft

Here is the most complete self-study course in modern Wicca available, written by the person who first went public with "The Old Religion" in the United States. For group or solitary use, it includes rituals; exercises for developing psychic talents; information on all major "sects" of the Craft; sections on tools, beliefs, dreams, meditations, divination, herbal lore, healing, ritual clothing; and much, much more. Even those who have practiced Wicca for years find useful information in "Bucklan

Sep 15, 2014
A cup of water under my bed - a memoir by Hernández, Daisy.

A cup of water under my bed - a memoir

Sep 15, 2014
Cultured foods for your kitchen - 100 recipes featuring the bold flavors of fermentation by Scheintaub, Leda.

Cultured foods for your kitchen - 100 recipes featuring the bold flavors of fermentation

Sep 15, 2014
The devil's butcher shop - the New Mexico prison uprising by Morris, Roger, 1938-

The devil's butcher shop - the New Mexico prison uprising

Sep 15, 2014
Death Punch'd - surviving Five Finger Death Punch's metal mayhem by Spencer, Jeremy, 1973- author.

Death Punch'd - surviving Five Finger Death Punch's metal mayhem

In this ... memoir, Jeremy Spencer, the band's cofounder and drummer, takes us onstage and behind the scenes, on tour and into the studio, to tell the band's story and his own.

Sep 15, 2014
Di Palo's guide to the essential foods of Italy - 100 years of wisdom and stories from behind the counter by Di Palo, Lou, 1951- author.

Di Palo's guide to the essential foods of Italy - 100 years of wisdom and stories from behind the counter

The ultimate guide to the finest foods of Italy from the oldest, most celebrated Italian market in New York City.

Sep 15, 2014
Endless feasts - sixty years of writing from Gourmet by

Endless feasts - sixty years of writing from Gourmet

Sep 15, 2014