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Song of the plains - A family memoir by Myers, Linda Joy Song of the plains - A family memoir

Jun 22, 2017
So where are we? - poems by Joseph, Lawrence, 1948- author. So where are we? - poems

"A new collection from a poet who gives us new hope for the resourcefulness of humanity, and of poetry (John Ashbery) So where are we? Lawrence Joseph asks in the title poem of his powerful and moving sixth book. Beginning where his acclaimed collection Into It left off, amidst the worldwide violence unleashed by the World Trade Center terrorist attacks, Joseph's poems--global and historic in scope--boldly encounter the imaginative challenges of our time, issues of political economy and labor an

Jun 22, 2017
Smart yoga - apply the Alexander technique to enhance your practice, prevent injury, and increase body awareness by Moore, David, 1946- author. Smart yoga - apply the Alexander technique to enhance your practice, prevent injury, and increase body awareness

"David Moore draws on his thirty years of teaching the Alexander Technique and yoga to bring fresh and practical insights into how the Alexander Technique can contribute to a safer and more effective yoga practice. With a wealth of illustrations that support the clear, precise explanations, this book offers comprehensive advice in modifying a yoga practice to take into account the huge variability in individual ranges of movement. Moore includes techniques to accommodate limitations imposed by i

Jun 26, 2017
Simulacra by Matthews, Airea D., author. Simulacra

Winner of the 2016 Yale Series of Younger Poets prize A fresh and rebellious poetic voice, Airea D. Matthews debuts in the acclaimed series that showcases the work of exciting and innovative young American poets. Matthews's superb collection explores the topic of want and desire with power, insight, and intense emotion. Her poems cross historical boundaries and speak emphatically from a racialized America, where the trajectories of joy and exploitation, striving and thwarting, violence and celeb

Jun 21, 2017
Shooting ghosts - a U.S. Marine, a combat photographer, and their journey back from war by Brennan, Thomas J., author. Shooting ghosts - a U.S. Marine, a combat photographer, and their journey back from war

Jun 22, 2017
Shark drunk - the art of catching a large shark from a tiny rubber dinghy in a big ocean by Strøksnes, Morten Andreas, 1965- author. Shark drunk - the art of catching a large shark from a tiny rubber dinghy in a big ocean

In the great depths surrounding the Lofoten islands in Norway lives the infamous Greenland shark. At twenty-six feet in length and weighing more than a ton, it is truly a beast to behold. But the shark is not just known for its size alone: its meat contains a toxin that, when consumed, has been known to make people drunk and hallucinatory. Shark Drunk is the true story of two friends, the author and the eccentric artist Hugo Aasjord, as they embark on a wild pursuit of the famed creature--from a

Jun 21, 2017
Self-made woman - a memoir by DuBois, Denise Chanterelle, author. Self-made woman - a memoir

Jun 22, 2017
Seeing life through private eyes - secrets from America's top investigator to living safer, smarter, and saner by Martin, Thomas G., 1946- author. Seeing life through private eyes - secrets from America's top investigator to living safer, smarter, and saner

Jun 22, 2017
Secret life of the mind - how your brain thinks, feels, and decides. by Sigman, Mariano. Secret life of the mind - how your brain thinks, feels, and decides.

From a world-renowned leader in neuroscience, a provocative, enthralling journey into the depths of the human mind. Where do our thoughts come from? How do we make choices and trust our judgments? What is the role of the unconscious? Can we manipulate our dreams? In this mind-bending international bestseller, award-winning neuroscientist Mariano Sigman explores the complex answers to these and many other age-old questions. Over the course of his 20-year career investigating the inner workings of

Jun 21, 2017
Seasons of wool appliqué folk art - celebrate Americana with 12 projects to stitch by Smith, Rebekah L. (Rebekah Leigh), 1971- author. Seasons of wool appliqué folk art - celebrate Americana with 12 projects to stitch

Jun 22, 2017
Scattered seeds - in search of family and identity in the sperm donor generation by Mroz, Jacqueline, author. Scattered seeds - in search of family and identity in the sperm donor generation

"As typical as donor-conceived children have become, with at least a million such children in the US alone, their experiences are still unusual in many ways. In Scattered Seeds, journalist and writer Jacqueline Mroz looks at the growth of sperm donation and assisted reproduction and how it affects the children who are born, the women who buy and use the sperm to have kids, and the sperm donors who donate their genetic material to help others procreate. With empathy and in-depth analysis, Scatter

Jun 26, 2017
Scandinavians - in search of the soul of the north by Ferguson, Robert, 1948- author. Scandinavians - in search of the soul of the north

A journey of discovery though two millennia of Scandinavia's history, culture and society, "told with deep knowledge and an intoxicating passion" (BBC). -- Scandinavians is also a personal investigation, with award-winning author Robert Ferguson as the ideal companion as he explores wide-ranging topics such as the power and mystique of Scandinavian women, from the Valkyries to the Vikings; from Nora and Hedda to Garbo and Bergman. This digressive technique is familiar from the writings of W.G. S

Jun 20, 2017
Savory sweet - simple preserves from a Northern Kitchen by Dooley, Beth, author. Savory sweet - simple preserves from a Northern Kitchen

Jun 22, 2017
Sargent's women - four lives behind the canvas by Lucey, Donna M., 1951- author. Sargent's women - four lives behind the canvas

Jun 22, 2017
Salad for president - a cookbook inspired by artists by Sherman, Julia, author. Salad for president - a cookbook inspired by artists

Jun 20, 2017
Sacred journey of the peaceful warrior by Millman, Dan. Sacred journey of the peaceful warrior

Jun 22, 2017
Ripples in spacetime - Einstein, gravitational waves, and the future of astronomy by Schilling, Govert, author. Ripples in spacetime - Einstein, gravitational waves, and the future of astronomy

It has already been called the scientific breakthrough of the century: the detection of gravitational waves. Einstein predicted these tiny ripples in the fabric of spacetime nearly a hundred years ago, but they were never perceived directly until now. Decades in the making, this momentous discovery has given scientists a new understanding of the cataclysmic events that shape the universe and a new confirmation of Einstein's theory of general relativity. Ripples in Spacetime is an engaging accoun

Jun 22, 2017
Remnants of the gods - a visual tour of alien influence in Egypt, Spain, France, Turkey, and Italy by Däniken, Erich von, 1935- Remnants of the gods - a visual tour of alien influence in Egypt, Spain, France, Turkey, and Italy

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Jun 23, 2017
Rediscovering Americanism - and the tyranny of progressivism by Levin, Mark R. (Mark Reed), 1957- author. Rediscovering Americanism - and the tyranny of progressivism

In Rediscovering Americanism, Mark R. Levin revisits the founders’ warnings about the perils of overreach by the federal government and concludes that the men who created our country would be outraged and disappointed to see where we've ended up. Levin returns to the impassioned question he's explored in each of his bestselling books: How do we save our exceptional country? Because our values are in such a precarious state, he argues that a restoration to the essential truths on which our countr

Jun 21, 2017
Recovery from Trauma, Addiction, or Both - Strategies for Finding Your Best Self by Najavits, Lisa M. Recovery from Trauma, Addiction, or Both - Strategies for Finding Your Best Self

Jun 22, 2017

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