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From classic to contemporary - decorating with Cullman & Kravis by Cullman, Elissa, author. From classic to contemporary - decorating with Cullman & Kravis

"Interior design firm Cullman & Kravis infuses traditional interiors with a modern perspective, embracing historicism and referencing a wide range of cultures and contemporary design motifs. In From Classic to Contemporary: Decorating with Cullman & Kravis, Ellie Cullman and Tracey Pruzan explore the lessons from modernism that add a new and welcome dynamism to the firm's most recent projects, both traditional and modern... The fourteen distinct projects in this book are collaborations between E

Oct 18, 2017
Finding my virginity - the new autobiography by Branson, Richard, author. Finding my virginity - the new autobiography

Oct 18, 2017
The fate of Rome - climate, disease, and the end of an empire by Harper, Kyle, 1979- author. The fate of Rome - climate, disease, and the end of an empire

A sweeping new history of how climate change and disease helped bring down the Roman Empire Here is the monumental retelling of one of the most consequential chapters of human history: the fall of the Roman Empire. The Fate of Rome is the first book to examine the catastrophic role that climate change and infectious diseases played in the collapse of Rome's power--a story of nature's triumph over human ambition. Interweaving a grand historical narrative with cutting-edge climate science and gene

Oct 18, 2017
Farrow & Ball® How to decorate by Studholme, Joa, author. Farrow & Ball® How to decorate

Studholme and Cosby demystify the nitty-gritty of home decoration. They share information on everything from the creative potential of floor paint to how light affects colour.

Oct 18, 2017
The farmhouse chef - recipes and stories from my Carolina farm by DeMent, Jamie, author. The farmhouse chef - recipes and stories from my Carolina farm

Oct 18, 2017
Everything I never wanted - a memoir of excess by Santarelli, Barbara, author. Everything I never wanted - a memoir of excess

"Life in a middle-class Italian American-Catholic neighborhood in the 1950s Bronx was not supposed to include divorce, Judaism, classical music, political discourse, or poverty in the social construct. So, in the absence of friends, young Barbara takes comfort in the minutiae, the small details available to her in her everyday life that seem to be overlooked by others. But that appreciation for the inanimate world leads her on a path to the acquisition of objects and a quest for identity that do

Oct 18, 2017
Edward S. Curtis chronicles - Native nations by Nardo, Don, 1947- author. Edward S. Curtis chronicles - Native nations

Edward S. Curtis Chronicles Native Nations considers the work of Edward S. Curtis as he photographed the people and cultural practices of a large number of Native nations. Using many stunning, full-page photos, it examines Curtis's role in the preservation of Native cultures, including criticism of his work and methods. Features include a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint

Oct 18, 2017
Debussy's Paris - piano portraits of the belle époque by Kautsky, Catherine, author. Debussy's Paris - piano portraits of the belle époque

Claude Debussy's exquisite piano works have captivated generations with their dreamlike atmosphere and mysterious soundscapes. Written in Paris at the height of the Belle E´poque, Debussy's works reflect not only the most appealing and innocent aspects of Paris but also the more disquieting attitudes of the time such as racism, colonial domination, and nationalistic hostility. Pianist Catherine Kautsky reveals little-known elements of Parisian culture and weaves the music, the man, the city, and

Oct 18, 2017
Dating radar - why your brain says yes to "the one" who will make your life hell by Eddy, William A., author. Dating radar - why your brain says yes to "the one" who will make your life hell

Why do so many of us commit to the wrong person - sometimes more than once? While most believe that attraction and compatibility are the keys to relationship success, in reality these are red flags in 15-20% of the population. When it comes to love, the brain is irrational and short-sighted. We make decisions based on incomplete information, biased.

Oct 18, 2017
Daring to rest - reclaim your power with Yoga Nidra rest meditation by Brody, Karen, author. Daring to rest - reclaim your power with Yoga Nidra rest meditation

"As modern women, we’re taught that we can do it all, have it all, and be it all. While this freedom is beautiful, it’s also exhausting. Being a “worn-out woman” is now so common that we think feeling tired all the time is normal. According to Karen Brody, feeling this exhausted is not normal—and it’s holding us back. In Daring to Rest, Brody comes to the rescue with a 40-day program to help you reclaim rest and access your most powerful, authentic self through yoga nidra, a meditative practice

Oct 18, 2017
Crafty little things to sew - 20 clever sewing projects using scraps and fat quarters by Fairbanks-Critchfield, Caroline, 1975- author. Crafty little things to sew - 20 clever sewing projects using scraps and fat quarters

20 quick & easy projects to sew from scraps or fat quarters.

Oct 18, 2017
Counseling through your Bible handbook by Hunt, June. Counseling through your Bible handbook

For more than 25 years, June Hunt has given sound counsel and scriptural insights to thousands of hurting people through her popular live radio call-in program Hope in the Night. In this book, June brings together 50 of the most common, urgent problems people struggle with. Each short, to-the-point chapter offers heartfelt encouragement, straight talk, and practical "how to" steps to begin the journey to victory on serious issues such as...difficult relationships, anger, depression, and guilt, t

Oct 18, 2017
Confessions of a funeral director - how the business of death saved my life by Wilde, Caleb, author. Confessions of a funeral director - how the business of death saved my life

The author recounts his experiences as a sixth generation funeral director, sharing how the practice of caring for the dead and their loved ones profoundly changed his faith and views on death.

Oct 18, 2017
Civil service exams - power practice. by Civil service exams - power practice.

Information about careers in civil service at the federal, state, and local levels accompanies test-taking strategies and eight full-length practice exams (7 in the book, 1 online) with detailed answer explanations.

Oct 18, 2017
Chip Kidd . Book two, work - 2007-2017 by Kidd, Chip, author. Chip Kidd . Book two, work - 2007-2017

CHIP KIDD: BOOK TWO: WORK 2007-2017 picks up where Book One left off showcasing his impressive body of work from the past decade as well as new works yet to be seen this year. We see not just hundreds of his recent projects, but the working processes behind them—thoughts, sketches, revisions, scrapped drafts, and triumphant final versions. The bestselling authors he has worked with include the likes of Cormac McCarthy, John Updike, David Sedaris, Augusten Burroughs, Mary Roach, Oliver Sacks, and

Oct 18, 2017
Changing your equation - moving toward your ideal future by Polczynski, Roe, author. Changing your equation - moving toward your ideal future

"In this leadership guide, [the authors] focus on how to: determine what you really want to accomplish; find others who can help you get to where you want to go; identify those who are holding you back; and arn new skills that will help you achieve your dreams. Worksheets, illustrations and tools at the end of each chapter lead you to a better awareness of how different components in your life affect your situation."--Jacket flap.

Oct 18, 2017
Caliban and the witch by Federici, Silvia. Caliban and the witch

A history of the body in the transition to capitalism. Moving from the peasant revolts of the late Middle Ages to the witch-hunts and the rise of mechanical philosophy, Federici investigates the capitalist rationalization of social reproduction. She shows how the battle against the rebel body and the conflict between body and mind are essential conditions for the development of labor power and self-ownership, two central principles of modern social organization.

Oct 18, 2017
The Burr conspiracy - uncovering the story of an early American crisis by Lewis, James E., 1964- author. The Burr conspiracy - uncovering the story of an early American crisis

Oct 18, 2017
A bridge too far by Ryan, Cornelius. A bridge too far

Here is Cornelius Ryan's masterly chronicle of the greatest armada of troop-carrying aircraft ever assembled for a single battle -- culminating in the most grandiose and devastatingly tragic struggle of World War II. Now in a new edition for the 50th anniversary of VE Day, A Bridge Too Far tells the classic story of the battle of Arnhem, one of the most dramatic battles of World War II, which cost the Allies nearly twice as many casualties as D-Day. In this compelling work of history, Cornelius

Oct 18, 2017
The breast test book - a woman's guide to mammography and beyond by Jones, Connie (Connie Phillips), 1965- author. The breast test book - a woman's guide to mammography and beyond

"Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed malignancy in women and the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in American women. Although cardiovascular-related deaths significantly outnumber breast cancer deaths, breast cancer is arguably the most feared diagnosis among American women. Great strides have been made to heighten public awareness of breast cancer, with particular emphasis on early detection with mammography. Breast radiologists regularly witness the extreme anxiety that j

Oct 18, 2017

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