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Thousand star hotel by Phi, Bao, 1975- author. Thousand star hotel

"Thousand Star Hotel confronts the silence around racism, police brutality, and the invisibility of the Asian American urban poor. From "with thanks to Sahra Nguyen for the refugee style slogan": They give the kids candy to bet. My daughter loses the first four rounds, she's a quiet wire as they take her candy away, piece by piece. When she finally wins, I ask if she wants to play again. No! she shouts, grabbing her candy, I want to go home! True refugee style: take everything you got and run w

Aug 18, 2017
Three roads to quantum gravity by Smolin, Lee, 1955- author. Three roads to quantum gravity

Aug 19, 2017
Tiny Pantone objects by Mathew, Inka. Tiny Pantone objects

Aug 19, 2017
To the New Owners - A Martha's Vineyard Memoir by Blais, Madeleine, author. To the New Owners - A Martha's Vineyard Memoir

"In the 1970s, Madeleine Blais' in-laws purchased a vacation house on Martha's Vineyard for the exorbitant sum of $80,000. 2.2 miles down a poorly marked, one lane dirt road, the house was better termed a shack--it had no electricity, no modern plumbing, the roof leaked, and mice had invaded the walls. It was perfect. Sitting on Tisbury Great Pond--well-stocked with oysters and crab for foraged dinners--the house faced the ocean and the sky, and though it was eventually replaced by a sturdier st

Aug 19, 2017
Topdog/underdog by Parks, Suzan-Lori. Topdog/underdog

A darkly comic fable of brotherly love and family identity, tells the story of two brothers, Lincoln and Booth, names given to them as a joke by their father. Haunted by the past and their obsession with the street con game, three-card monte, the brothers come to learn the true nature of their history.

Aug 19, 2017
Toss your own salad - the meatless cookbook with burgers, bolognese, and balls by McNamara, Eddie (Food writer), author. Toss your own salad - the meatless cookbook with burgers, bolognese, and balls

"Takeout food every night is great...for leaving you broke, bloated and praying for a national healthcare plan to deal with your fat ass self. Eddie McNamara wants to show you how to stop being a takeout junkie or a Gordon Ramsay wannabe who spends years learning complex knife skills you don't need. He also wants to show you how to pump up the flavor without resorting to using meat because {u2013} really - who needs to eat more meat? As Eddie puts it, 'Any schmuck can put bacon on something to m

Aug 19, 2017
Transparent - How to See Through the Powerful Assumptions That Control You by Richardson, David W., Jr. Transparent - How to See Through the Powerful Assumptions That Control You

Aug 18, 2017
Travesties - [a play] by Stoppard, Tom. Travesties - [a play]

Aug 18, 2017
Treat yourself! - how to make 93 ridiculously fun no-bake crispy rice treats by Siskin, Jessica, author. Treat yourself! - how to make 93 ridiculously fun no-bake crispy rice treats

"It all began with a giant cheeseburger-shaped rice crispy treat, created on a whim and posted online. Since then, Misterkrisp, aka food artist Jessica Siskin, has become an Instagram sensation with her joy-inducing, pop-culture-inspired treats. Treat Yourself! is the perfect answer for any cook, crafty food lover, or creative parent looking to make crowd-pleasing and personalized treats for birthdays, holidays, school events, and virtually every other occasion. With no baking required, these pl

Aug 18, 2017
Treegirl - Intimate Encounters with Wild Nature by Arbor, Julianne Skai Treegirl - Intimate Encounters with Wild Nature

Aug 18, 2017
Trump is f*cking crazy - (this is not a joke) by Olbermann, Keith, 1959- author. Trump is f*cking crazy - (this is not a joke)

Aug 18, 2017
Ubu roi - drama in 5 acts by Jarry, Alfred, 1873-1907. Ubu roi - drama in 5 acts

A stunning, controversial work that immediately outraged audiences with its scatological references during the 1896 premiere, Ubu Roi satirizes the tendency of the successful bourgeois to abuse his authority and become irresponsibly complacent. Championed by Dadaists and Surrealists as the first absurdist drama, the play features a main character that is cruel, gluttonous, and grotesque?the author's metaphor for modern man. This drama in five acts by Alfred Jarry is translated from the French by

Aug 16, 2017
Ukulele for beginners - how to play the ukulele in easy-to-follow steps by Grove-White, Will, author Ukulele for beginners - how to play the ukulele in easy-to-follow steps

Provided by amazon.com.

Aug 19, 2017
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets - the art of the film by Salisbury, Mark, 1966- author. Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets - the art of the film

Provided by amazon.com.

Aug 19, 2017
Vanguard of the Revolution - The Global Idea of the Communist Party by McAdams, A. James Vanguard of the Revolution - The Global Idea of the Communist Party

Aug 18, 2017
Vermeer and the masters of genre painting- inspiration and rivalry by Schavemaker, Eddy Vermeer and the masters of genre painting- inspiration and rivalry

Aug 18, 2017
Vermont by Smith, Jen Rose, author. Vermont

Aug 18, 2017
Video night in Kathmandu - and other reports from the not-so-far East by Iyer, Pico. Video night in Kathmandu - and other reports from the not-so-far East

Aug 19, 2017
Warehouse home - industrial inspiration for twenty-first-century living by Bush, Sophie, author. Warehouse home - industrial inspiration for twenty-first-century living

As space for land development in cities shrinks and city dwellers tire of cookie-cutter apartment towers, a love for historical buildings has returned. The initial interest in ?lofts? began in SoHo, New York, in the 1970s, and the love of warehouse buildings?often in attractive waterside locations?has since become a global phenomenon. Drawing on her personal experience living in a Grade II listed mill, Sophie Bush has amassed a wealth of knowledge and understanding about which ingredients make a

Aug 19, 2017
Washington - a life by Chernow, Ron. Washington - a life

In "Washington : a Life" celebrated biographer Ron Chernow provides a richly nuanced portrait of the father of our nation, dashing forever the stereotype of a stolid, unemotional man, and revealing an astute and surprising portrait of a canny political genius who knew how to inspire people.

Aug 19, 2017

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