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Taming the gods - religion and democracy on three continents by Buruma, Ian. Taming the gods - religion and democracy on three continents

For eight years the president of the United States was a born-again Christian, backed by well-organized evangelicals who often seemed intent on erasing the church-state divide. In Europe, the increasing number of radicalized Muslims is creating widespread fear that Islam is undermining Western-style liberal democracy. And even in polytheistic Asia, the development of democracy has been hindered in some countries, particularly China, by a long history in which religion was tightly linked to the s

Oct 18, 2017
Suzanne's children - a daring rescue in Nazi Paris by Nelson, Anne, author. Suzanne's children - a daring rescue in Nazi Paris

"A story of courage in the face of evil. The tense drama of Suzanne Spaak who risked and gave her life to save hundreds of Jewish children from deportation from Nazi Paris to Auschwitz. This is one of the untold stories of the Holocaust. Suzanne Spaak was born into the Belgian Catholic elite and married into the country's leading political family. Her brother-in-law was the Foreign Minister and her husband Claude was a playwright and patron of the painter Rene´e Magritte. In Paris in the late 19

Oct 18, 2017
Sucking up - a brief consideration of sycophancy by Parker, Deborah, 1954- author. Sucking up - a brief consideration of sycophancy

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Oct 18, 2017
Straight talk on trade - ideas for a sane world economy by Rodrik, Dani, author. Straight talk on trade - ideas for a sane world economy

Oct 20, 2017
Storybook style- America's whimsical homes of the 1920s by Gellner, Arrol Storybook style- America's whimsical homes of the 1920s

Oct 20, 2017
Stories from the dirt - indiscretions of an adventure junkie by Long, John, 1953- Stories from the dirt - indiscretions of an adventure junkie

Oct 19, 2017
Stock the crock - 100 must-have slow-cooker recipes, 200 variations for every appetite by Good, Phyllis Pellman, 1948- author. Stock the crock - 100 must-have slow-cooker recipes, 200 variations for every appetite

Oct 19, 2017
Stir Crazy - 100 Deliciously Healthy Stir-fry Recipes by Huang, Ching-he/ Jones, Tamin (PHT) Stir Crazy - 100 Deliciously Healthy Stir-fry Recipes

Oct 19, 2017
Statistics for dummies by Rumsey, Deborah J. (Deborah Jean), 1961- Statistics for dummies

This guide shows you how to collect, graph, and critique data; decipher distributions; calculate confidence intervals and hypothesis tests; analyze data with correlation, regression, and two-way tables; and much more.

Oct 18, 2017
Southern Girl Meets Vegetarian Boy - Down-Home Classics for Vegetarians (and the Meat Eaters Who Love Them) by Phillips, Damaris Southern Girl Meets Vegetarian Boy - Down-Home Classics for Vegetarians (and the Meat Eaters Who Love Them)

Oct 19, 2017
South- the illustrated story of Shackleton's last expedition 1914-1917 by Shackleton, Ernest Henry South- the illustrated story of Shackleton's last expedition 1914-1917

Oct 20, 2017
Soonish - emerging technologies that'll improve and/or ruin everything by Weinersmith, Kelly, author. Soonish - emerging technologies that'll improve and/or ruin everything

"From a top scientist and the creator of the hugely popular web comic Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal, a hilariously illustrated investigation into future technologies--from how to fling a ship into deep space on the cheap to 3D organ printing. What will the world of tomorrow be like? How does progress happen? And why do we not have a lunar colony already? What is the holdup? In this smart and funny book, celebrated cartoonist Zach Weinersmith and noted researcher Dr. Kelly Weinersmith give us

Oct 17, 2017
Smart discipline - fast, lasting solutions for your peace of mind and your child's self-esteem by Koenig, Larry. Smart discipline - fast, lasting solutions for your peace of mind and your child's self-esteem

'Larry J. Koenig, Ph.D., creator of the hugely popular Smart Discipline® seminars, explains his simple, dramatically effective system to help children follow the rules at home and at school. It is easily tailoredto differences in age, temperament, and the needs of children with ADD/ADHD. Positive results usually are seen within a few days. Best of all: instead of nagging, parents can use Dr. Koenig's powerful esteem-building strategies to affirm their children's strengths."--

Oct 18, 2017
Slow medicine - the way to healing by Sweet, Victoria, author. Slow medicine - the way to healing

"A radical new understanding of how medicine is best practiced, from the award-winning author of God's Hotel. Over the years that Victoria Sweet has been a physician, "healthcare" has replaced medicine, "providers" look at their laptops more than at their patients, and costs keep soaring, all in the ruthless pursuit of efficiency. Yet the remedy that economists and policy makers continue to miss is also miraculously simple. Good medicine takes more than amazing technology; it takes time--time to

Oct 18, 2017
Single white monk - tales of death, failure, and bad sex (although not necessarily in that order) by Haubner, Shozan Jack, author. Single white monk - tales of death, failure, and bad sex (although not necessarily in that order)

Oct 19, 2017
Simply Stitched With Applique - Embroidery Motifs and Projects With Linen, Cotton and Felt by Higuchi, Yumiko Simply Stitched With Applique - Embroidery Motifs and Projects With Linen, Cotton and Felt

Oct 19, 2017
Simple nature - 150 new recipes for fresh, healthy dishes by Ducasse, Alain. Simple nature - 150 new recipes for fresh, healthy dishes

For anyone interested in a healthier, lighter alternative to traditional French cuisine, this collection of simple, easy French recipes focuses on organic, locally sourced, and sustainable ingredients. Alain Ducasse’s Nature series of cookbooks makes eating healthfully on a daily basis both simple and pleasurable. Ducasse dispels the idea that French food is defined by complicated techniques, time- consuming recipes, and loads of butter and cream. Along with nutritionist Paule Neyrat and chef Ch

Oct 18, 2017
Sex and gender - a reference handbook by Newton, David E., author. Sex and gender - a reference handbook

"Geared toward high school students, undergraduate students, and general readers, this reference work provides a thorough and unbiased treatment of sex, gender, and transgenderism--social issues of particular importance in today's world. Sex and Gender: A Reference Handbook is a single-volume book that introduces a variety of personal, social, political, and ethical issues of concern to every young adult in the United States today. Written in a style that is accessible and engaging for student r

Oct 20, 2017
Second sight by Orloff, Judith. Second sight

Oct 18, 2017
San Francisco noir by Lyon, Fred, author. San Francisco noir

"In this beautiful homage to San Francisco, dim headlights, blinking neon signs, and pale moonbeams illuminate foggy streets; dark shadows obscure the faces of lurking figures; and flickering candles and bright camera flashes lure us into crowded, intimate nightclubs. Legendary photographer Fred Lyon invites readers to revel in the rich character of the city he has documented for over seventy-five years. The cinematic glamour of a mysterious bygone era mingles with gritty, poignant daily moments

Oct 19, 2017

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