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Donald Trump - 45th US president by Reston, Dominick, author. Donald Trump - 45th US president

May 26, 2017
The cross - history, art, and controversy by Jensen, Robin Margaret, 1952- author. The cross - history, art, and controversy

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May 26, 2017
Chasing space - an astronaut's story of grit, grace, and second chances by Melvin, Leland, 1964- author. Chasing space - an astronaut's story of grit, grace, and second chances

In this moving, inspirational memoir, a former NASA astronaut and NFL wide receiver shares his personal journey from the gridiron to the stars, examining the intersecting roles of community, perseverance and grace that align to create the opportunities for success. Leland Melvin is the only person in human history to catch a pass in the National Football League and in space. Though his path from the gridiron to the heavens was riddled with setbacks and injury, Leland persevered to reach the star

May 26, 2017
Cents and sensibility - what economics can learn from the humanities by Morson, Gary Saul, 1948- author. Cents and sensibility - what economics can learn from the humanities

Economists often act as if their methods explain all human behavior. But in Cents and Sensibility, an eminent literary critic and a leading economist make the case that the humanities, especially the study of literature, offer economists ways to make their models more realistic, their predictions more accurate, and their policies more effective and just.Gary Saul Morson and Morton Schapiro trace the connection between Adam Smith's great classic, The Wealth of Nations, and his less celebrated boo

May 26, 2017
Canada - an illustrated history by Hayes, Derek, 1947- author. Canada - an illustrated history

"From the early days of exploration and settlement through the building of a nation to Canada's contribution to the two world wars, this illustrated history of Canada conveys the drama and scope of the nation's past. Through accessible commentary and a wealth of images, readers discover well-known and lesser-known facets of Canadian history, including the story of Canada's first newspaper, the Halifax Gazette; the many railways (besides the Canadian Pacific) that connected people and places; the

May 26, 2017
Breathe the wind, drink the rain - notes on being alive by Wood, Douglas, 1951- Breathe the wind, drink the rain - notes on being alive

Artist and wilderness guide Douglas Wood here presents his personal recipe for being truly alive?for arriving at the ground beneath your feet and feeling at home in the universe. Warm, witty, and wise,with a rare knack for getting to the heart of things in two words rather than two-thousand, BREATHE THE WIND, DRINK THE RAIN is a guidebook to that most elusive destination of all. Yourself.

May 26, 2017
Breaking the good mom myth by Schafer, Alyson, author. Breaking the good mom myth

May 26, 2017
Bouncing back - skills for adaptation to injury, aging, illness, and pain by Wanlass, Richard L., author. Bouncing back - skills for adaptation to injury, aging, illness, and pain

Coping with loss of ability from injury, illness, pain, or just plain aging can be tough. This book offers practical skills and helpful knowledge to build resilience and improve functioning. Chapters cover: Self-Management Skills (how to increase motivation, overcome procrastination, and actually make positive life changes), Mood Regulation (how to deal with sadness and reduced self-worth), Stress and Anxiety Management, Anger and Frustration Management, Relationship Management (how to keep rela

May 26, 2017
Botanical Shakespeare - an illustrated compendium of all the flowers, fruits, herbs, trees, seeds, and grasses cited by the world's greatest playwright by Quealy, Gerit, author, editor. Botanical Shakespeare - an illustrated compendium of all the flowers, fruits, herbs, trees, seeds, and grasses cited by the world's greatest playwright

A captivating, beautifully illustrated, one-of-a-kind color compendium of the flowers, fruits, herbs, trees, seeds, and grasses cited in the works of the world’s greatest playwright, William Shakespeare, accompanied by their companion quotes from all of his plays and poems. With a foreword by Dame Helen Mirren—the first foreword she has ever contributed. In this striking compilation, Shakespeare historian Gerit Quealy and respected Japanese artist Sumié Hasegawa combine their knowledge and skill

May 26, 2017
The Bible for grown-ups - a new look at the good book by Loveday, Simon, 1949- author. The Bible for grown-ups - a new look at the good book

'The Bible for Grown-Ups' neither requires, nor rejects, belief. It sets out to help intelligent adults make sense of the Bible - a book that is too large to swallow whole, yet too important in our history and culture to spit out. Why do the creation stories in Genesis contradict each other? Did the Exodus really happen? Was King David a historical figure? Why is Matthew's account of the birth of Jesus so different from Luke's? Why was St Paul so rude about St Peter?

May 26, 2017
Beyond trans - does gender matter? by Davis, Heath Fogg, author. Beyond trans - does gender matter?

May 26, 2017
Beyond the plate - top food blogs from around the world by Beyond the plate - top food blogs from around the world

May 26, 2017
Best wildflower hikes Western Washington - year-round opportunities including Mount Rainier and Olympic National Parks and the North Cascades by Stekel, Peter. Best wildflower hikes Western Washington - year-round opportunities including Mount Rainier and Olympic National Parks and the North Cascades

May 26, 2017
The best short stories of Theodore Dreiser by Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945. The best short stories of Theodore Dreiser

May 26, 2017
Berlin calling - a story of anarchy, music, the Wall, and the birth of the new Berlin by Hockenos, Paul, 1963- author. Berlin calling - a story of anarchy, music, the Wall, and the birth of the new Berlin

May 26, 2017
Becoming Abraham Lincoln - the coming of age of our greatest president by Kigel, Richard, author. Becoming Abraham Lincoln - the coming of age of our greatest president

Becoming Abraham Lincoln: The Coming of Age of Our Greatest President tells the true story of how this great American hero grew up and became a man. The story begins with Lincoln’s cousin describing the murder of Abe’s grandfather in 1782 by the Wabash Indians in the Kentucky wilderness. It ends as Lincoln turns twenty-five, downcast and debt-ridden after the failure of his first business venture, as he earns his first election victory to take his seat in the Illinois State Legislature. This viv

May 26, 2017
Ballad of the Green Beret - the life and wars of Staff Sergeant Barry Sadler from the Vietnam War and pop stardom to murder and an unsolved, violent death by Leepson, Marc, 1945- author. Ballad of the Green Beret - the life and wars of Staff Sergeant Barry Sadler from the Vietnam War and pop stardom to murder and an unsolved, violent death

May 26, 2017
The badass life - 30 amazing days to a lifetime of great habits--body, mind, and spirit by Abbott, Christmas, author. The badass life - 30 amazing days to a lifetime of great habits--body, mind, and spirit

May 26, 2017
Andrew Wyeth - in retrospect by Junker, Patricia, Lewis, Audrey / authors. Andrew Wyeth - in retrospect

"Andrew Wyeth painted the landscapes and people in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, where he grew up, and in mid-coast Maine, where he spent each summer--places that would inspire him for over seven decades. This centennial exhibition is a fitting moment to trace the threads that weave through the art of Andrew Wyeth, which never failed to engage viewers and confound critics through the long twentieth century"--

May 26, 2017
Adventures in hexagons - 11 quilts, 29 blocks, unlimited possibilities by Breclaw, Emily, 1976- author. Adventures in hexagons - 11 quilts, 29 blocks, unlimited possibilities

May 26, 2017

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