by Aiken, Chris, 616.895 AIKEN

Bipolar, Not So Much : Understanding Your Mood Swings and Depression

"Approaching depression as a complex disorder with many different facets rather than all-or-nothing,"--Amazon.com.…

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by Cory, Steve 644.6 CORY

Stanley Plumbing : a Homeowner's Guide

Sooner or later, every homeowner will need to repair, replace, or upgrade a plumbing fixture. With today's materials and installation methods, almost any project is DIY-doable with a modest set of tools and some basic skills. All the projects in this comprehensive visual handbook are explained thoroughly and accompanie…

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by Lott, John R., 363.3309 LOTT

The War on Guns : Arming Yourself Against Gun Control Lies

The Second Amendment defender John R. Lott Jr., Ph.D., economist and gun rights advocate, goes beyond philosophical arguments to confront opponents of gun ownership with the facts. Through rigorous research and analysis of data, he has been able to show that increased gun possession can actually make people safer and r…

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Bathroom Upgrades

"Bathroom upgrades, from the editors of Fine Homebuilding, provides all the advice you need to remodel a bathroom of any size or shape, on any budget"--Back cover.…

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by Hamblin, James 613 HAMBLIN

If Our Bodies Could Talk : a Guide to Operating and Maintaining a Human Body

"If you want to understand the strange workings of the human body, and the future of medicine, you must read this illuminating, engaging book." --Siddhartha Mukherjee, author of the Gene In 2014, James Hamblin launched a series of videos for The Atlantic called "If Our Bodies Could Talk." With it, the doctor-turned-jou…

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by Ohler, Norman, 362.2995 OHLER

Blitzed : Drugs in the Third Reich

"The Nazi regime preached an ideology of physical, mental, and moral purity. But as Norman Ohler reveals in this gripping new history, the Third Reich was saturated with drugs. On the eve of World War II, Germany was a pharmaceutical powerhouse, and companies such as Merck and Bayer cooked up cocaine, opiates, and, mos…

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by Larsen, Stephanie S., 131 LARSEN

Discover Your Master Chakra : Reveal the Source of Your Spiritual Gifts

"You were born on a ray of light, born into a life purpose that lets you manage one chakra more than the rest, to create a dominant vibration within and without yourself. That is your master chakra, and it defines who you are and how you interact with others. Discover Your Master Chakra guides you in using your main ch…

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by Katz, Rebecca 641.5631 KATZ

The Cancer-fighting Kitchen, Second Edition : Nourishing, Big-flavor Recipes for

"This new and revised edition of the IACP award-winning cookbook brings the healing power of delicious, nutritious foods to those whose hearts and bodies crave a revitalizing meal, through 150 new and updated recipes. Featuring science-based, nutrient-rich recipes that are easy to prepare and designed to give patients …

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by Conroy, James B. 973.7 CONROY

Lincoln's White House : the People's House in Wartime

Lincoln's White House is the first book devoted to capturing the look, feel, and smell of the executive mansion from Lincoln's inauguration in 1861 to his assassination in 1865. We see the constant stream of visitors, from ordinary citizens to visiting dignitaries and diplomats. Relying on fresh research and a characte…

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by Zoroya, Gregg 958.1047 ZOROYA

The Chosen Few : a Company of Paratroopers and Its Heroic Struggle to Survive in

"A single company of US paratroopers-calling themselves the "Chosen Few"-arrived in eastern Afghanistan in late 2007 hoping to win the hearts and minds of the remote mountain people and extend the Afghan government's reach into this wilderness. Instead, they spent the next fifteen months in a desperate struggle, living…

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by Bassett, Clifford W., 616.973 BASSETT

The New Allergy Solution : Supercharge Resistance, Slash Medication, Stop Suffer

"One of America's top allergy doctors offers a revolutionary, full-body approach to diagnosing, preventing, and treating allergies--in many cases, for good. Millions of Americans currently suffer from allergies, and the rate is growing. Climate change, globalization, air pollution, and oversanitization of the environme…

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by Ladner, Mark 641.5945 LADNER

The Del Posto Cookbook

A collection of recipes that focus on regional Italian ingredients and traditions from the chef at Mario Batali's and Lidia Bastianich's New York City restaurant, including such dishes as fried calamari, mushroom risotto, and veal braciole.…

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by Redmond, Wen, 745.5 REDMOND

Wen Redmond's Digital Fiber Art : Combine Photos & Fabric--create Your Own Mixed

"Compose, create, and print innovative art quilts starting from your own digital photographs! Well-known fiber artist Wen Redmond starts with the tools and equipment you'll need&#x;any image editing software and a standard inkjet printer&#x;and teaches you to alter images, print them on a variety of fibers, and accentu…

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by Tychonievich, Joseph 635.9672 TYCHONI

Rock Gardening : Reimagining a Classic Style

"In this fresh take on an iconic gardening style, Joseph Tychonievich, one of America's foremost young horticulturists, shows how stones and plants can work together in exciting new ways. Besides providing a low-maintenance solution to chronic drought and time constraints, the rock garden is also remarkably versatile. …

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by Ekirch, A. Roger, 973.44 EKIRCH

American Sanctuary : Mutiny, Martyrdom, And National Identity In The Age of Revo

"The book is a triptych, beginning with the mutiny on the Hermione and the ensuing manhunt for members of her crew. The second section recounts the arrival of a handful of mutineers in the United States, including Jonathan Robbins, before examining in depth the political crisis that engulfed John Adams and the Federali…

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by Blackburn, Elizabeth H. 572.87 BLACKBU

The Telomere Effect : a Revolutionary Approach to Living Younger, Healthier, Lon

"Have you wondered why some 60-year olds look and feel like 40-year-olds and why some 40-year-olds look and feel like 60-year-olds? While many factors contribute to aging and illness, Nobel Prize-winning Doctor Elizabeth Blackburn discovered biological markers, called telomerase, the enzyme that replenishes telomeres, …

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by Schwalbe, Will 028.9 SCHWALB

Books for Living

"For Will Schwalbe, reading is a way to entertain himself but also to make sense of the world, to become a better person, and to find the answers to the big (and small) questions about how to live his life. In this delightful celebration of reading, Schwalbe invites us along on his quest for books that speak to the spe…

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by McElhinney, Ann. 364.1523 MCELHIN

Gosnell : the Untold Story of America's Most Prolific Serial Killer

In 2013 Dr Kermit Gosnell was convicted of killing four people, including three babies, but is thought to have killed hundreds, perhaps thousands more in a 30-year killing spree. Gosnell is currently serving three life sentences (without the possibility of parole) for murdering babies and patients at his "House of Horr…

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by Northrup, Christiane 204.4 NORTHRU

Making Life Easy : a Simple Guide to a Divinely Inspired Life

"You know Dr. Christiane Northrup as the best-selling author of books such as Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom and The Wisdom of Menopause--a beloved and trusted expert on everything that can go right with the female body. Now she brings her wisdom and insight to illuminate the mind, soul, and spirit as well. In this joy…

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by Buck, Joan Juliet, B BUCK BUCK

The Price of Illusion : a Memoir

"From Joan Juliet Buck, former editor-in-chief of Paris Vogue comes her dazzling, compulsively readable memoir: a fabulous account of four decades spent in the creative heart of London, New York, Los Angeles, and Paris, chronicling her quest to discover the difference between glitter and gold, illusion and reality, and…

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by Nicolay, Franz. 781.6609 NICOLAY

The Humorless Ladies of Border Control : Touring the Punk Underground from Belgr

In 2009, musician Franz Nicolay left his job and over the next five years, he crossed the world with a guitar in one hand, a banjo in the other, and an accordion on his back, playing the anarcho-leftist squats and DIY spaces of the punk rock diaspora. While engaging with the works of literary predecessors from Rebecca …

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by Fuller, Gary, 394.12 FULLER

Delicious Geography : from Place to Plate

Fuller and Reddekopp take us on a fascinating exploration of the world of food. They travel around the globe to trace the enduring links of geography and food, showing how the preparation and enjoyment of dishes define the major cultural regions of the world. Though these regions have changed over time, the sharing of …

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by Esselstyn, Rip 613.25 ESSELST

The Engine 2 Seven-day Rescue Diet : Eat Plants, Lose Weight, Save Your Health

A follow-up to "The Engine 2 Diet" outlines a seven-day vegetarian program designed for rapid weight loss and lower cholesterol, triglyceride, and blood-pressure counts.…

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by Everitt, Anthony 938.5 EVERITT

The Rise of Athens : the Story of the World's Greatest Civilization

"A magisterial account of how a tiny city-state in ancient Greece became history's most influential civilization, from the bestselling author of acclaimed biographies of Cicero, Augustus, and Hadrian"--…

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by Climo, Liz 741.5697 CLIMO

Lobster is the Best Medicine : a Collection of Comics About Friendship

A celebration of friendship returns readers to a quirky animal kingdom where a menagerie of grizzlies, bunny rabbits, and other critters humorously explore relationship issues.…

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by Burdick, Alan 529.2 BURDICK

Why Time Flies : a Mostly Scientific Investigation

""Time" is the most commonly used noun in the English language; it's always on our minds and it advances through every living moment. But what is time, exactly? Do children experience it the same way adults do? Why does it seem to slow down when we're bored and speed by as we get older? How and why does time fly? In th…

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by Gorel, Samantha, 743.4 GOREL

Manga : the Mega Guide

A guide to drawing manga figures includes tips on depicting such aspects as clothes, faces, and proportion.…

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New Small Garden : Contemporary Principles, Planting and Practice

Small gardens are a challenge to design and to keep looking good. This title aims to inspire and inform gardeners to make the most of their small spaces by looking at more than 50 contemporary and inspirational gardens, at how their designers have created them and how their owners use and develop them. In this serious …

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by Lehrhaupt, Linda Myoki, 155.9042 LEHRHAU

Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction : the Mbsr Program for Enhancing Health and V

"The originator of the much studied - and much proven - eight-week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) course, Jon Kabat-Zinn, outlined a simple yet powerful approach to help anyone coping with the stress of a variety of psychological and physiological challenges. The authors, two of the leading MBSR teacher trai…

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by Rovelli, Carlo, 530.143 ROVELLI

Reality is Not What It Seems : the Journey to Quantum Gravity

Traces how the human image of the world has changed throughout history, demonstrating the evolution of the idea of reality while touching on subjects ranging from the Higgs boson to quantum gravity.…

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by Huff, Tessa, 641.8653 HUFF

Layered : Baking, Building, and Styling Spectacular Cakes

It's time to venture beyond vanilla and chocolate and take your baking skills up a notch. We're talking layers--two, three, four, or more! Create sky-high, bakery-quality treats at home with Tessa Huff's 150 innovative recipes, which combine new and exciting flavors of cake, fillings and frostings-- everything from pin…

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by Saltz, Gail 305.9084 SALTZ

The Power of Different : the Link Between Disorder and Genius

"A powerful and inspiring examination of the connection between potential for great talent and conditions commonly thought to be "disabilities""--…

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by Reynolds, Nicholas E, 813.52 REYNOLD

Writer, Sailor, Soldier, Spy : Ernest Hemingway's Secret Adventures, 1935-1961

A former CIA officer and curator of the CIA Museum reveals the untold story of Ernest Hemingway's secret life as a spy for both the Americans and Soviets before and during World War II, and explores how his espionage activities influenced his literary work.…

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by Esolen, Anthony M., 306.0973 ESOLEN

Out of the Ashes : Rebuilding American Culture

"Blunt and prophetic, [the author] makes the case that the decay of Western civilization is alarmingly advanced. Our sickly, sub-pagan state resembles a bombed-out city. We have to assess the damage, but merely lamenting it does no good. There is work to be done."--Jacket flap.…

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by Andersen, Sarah 741.5679 ANDERSO

Big Mushy Happy Lump : a "sarah's Scribbles" Collection

Containing illustrated personal essays on the author's real-life experiences with anxiety, career, relationships and other adulthood challenges, this collection of the hugely popular, world-famous Sarah's Scribbles comics are perfect for those of us who boast bookstore-ready bodies and Netflix-ready hair.…

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by Didion, Joan 818.54 DIDION

South and West : from a Notebook

Two excerpts from never-before-seen notebooks offer insights into the author's literary mind and process and includes notes on her Sacramento upbringing, her life in the Gulf states, her views on prominent locals and her experiences during a formative "Rolling Stone" assignment.…

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by Collins, Chuck, 303.484 COLLINS

Born on Third Base : a One Percenter Makes the Case for Tackling Inequality, Bri

"With the heart of an agitator and the soul of a storyteller, inequality expert Chuck Collins upends our assumptions about America's deep wealth divide - one that, for the first time in recent history, locks the nation's youth into a future defined by their class and wealth at birth; limits our ability to address crise…

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by Dickinson, Amy B DICKINSO DICKINS

Strangers Tend to Tell Me Things : a Memoir of Love, Loss, and Coming Home

"The voice behind America's most popular advice column "Ask Amy" and the New York Times best-selling author of The Mighty Queens of Freeville--returns with her follow-up memoir of family, second chances and finding love,"--NoveList.…

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by Kirkpatrick, Kristin, 616.362 KIRKPAT

Skinny Liver : a Proven Program to Prevent and Reverse the New Silent Epidemic--

Looks at the silent health crisis of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, whose symptoms often don't manifest themselves until the liver is seriously compromised, and how to prevent or reverse it through a combination of healthy eating and exercise.…

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by Sullivan, Amanda 648 SULLIVA

Organized Enough : the Anti-perfectionist's Guide to Getting--and Staying--organ

"If you're looking to clean up but not clean out, if you want to declutter but don't want to throw out eighty percent of your stuff, if you want to be able to find matching socks in the morning but don't want a color-coded sock drawer, you've come to the right place. Organized Enough offers a groundbreaking, science-dr…

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by Lloyd, Christopher, 576.8 LLOYD

The Story of the World in 100 Species

In the retitled paperback edition of his book What on Earth Evolved?, Christopher Lloyd leads us on an extraordinary journey, from the birth of life to the present day, as he explains, in a jargon-free way, the phenomenon we call life on Earth. Lloyd starts with the Earth before humans, when loose strands of geneti…

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by Connealy, Leigh Erin. 616.994 CONNEAL

The Cancer Revolution : a Groundbreaking Program to Rerverse and Prevent Cancer

"Discover some of the newest cancer treatments available today-and a plan for prevention and healing At the Cancer Center for Healing, Dr. Leigh Erin Connealy offers her groundbreaking integrative approach to both treating and preventing cancer. Now, inThe Cancer Revolution, Dr. Connealy shares her program, offering th…

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Drawing for the Beginning Artist : Practical Techniques for Mastering Light and

Step-by-step techniques for the process of drawing light and shadow using graphite pencils and charcoal.…

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by Loving, Jerome, 813.54 LOVING

Jack and Norman : a State-raised Convict and the Legacy of Norman Mailer's "the

"This is the story of an author and his apprentice. It is the story of literary influence and tragedy. It is also the story of incarceration in America. Norman Mailer was writing The Executioner's Song, his novel about condemned killer Gary Gilmore, when he struck up a correspondence with Jack Henry Abbott, Federal Pri…

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by MacDonald, Cecily Glowik. 746.432 MACDONA

Weekend Wraps : 18 Quick Knit Cowls, Scarves & Shawls

"Looking for knits that take only a little time but are big on style? Weekend Wraps features 18 designs that make short work of knitting gorgeous accessories. Cecily Glowik MacDonald and Melissa LaBarre, along with some of today's top design stars, have created a chic and cozy collection of cowls, shawls, shrugs, and p…

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by Parer, Robin, 635.9337 PARER

The Plant Lover's Guide to Hardy Geraniums

"Hardy geraniums are a mainstay of the garden, treasured as much for their handsome foliage and easy-going nature as for their charming flowers, which range fro pure white to pink, rose, magenta, lilac, violet, and blue. Whether you're looking for a groundcover, a shade-lover, a rock-garden specimen, or a border beauty…

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by Heydt, Stephen, 618.9285 HEYDT

A Parents' Abc of the Autism Spectrum

Covering everything from Anxiety to Fragile-X Syndrome, author Stephen Heydt, an experienced clinical psychologist, provides an alphabetical categorization of the possible issues a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) may encounter.…

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by Hyman, Mark, 641.5638 HYMAN

The Eat Fat, Get Thin Cookbook : More Than 175 Delicious Recipes for Sustained W

Hyman believes that the key to losing weight and achieving ultimate health is to eat more fat, not less. He shares gluten-free recipes that support this lifestyle, yet will satisfy even the pickiest eaters in your family. You'll also get meal plans, tips and tricks, and helpful guides to stocking your fridge and pantry…

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by Feek, Rory Lee B FEEK FEEK

This Life I Live : One Man's Extraordinary, Ordinary Life and the Woman Who Chan

"Joey Martin and her husband Rory Feek were enjoying a steadily growing fan base in country music when Joey was diagnosed with a rapidly spreading cancer. By inviting so many into the final months of Joey's life as she battled cancer, they captured hearts around the world. In this vulnerable book, Rory takes us into hi…

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by Fitzgerald, Matt 613.7 FITZGER

The Endurance Diet : Discover the 5 Core Habits of the World's Greatest Athletes

"Sports nutritionist Matt Fitzgerald has spent nearly twenty years studying the diets of top professional endurance athletes, who are among the fittest and healthiest people in the world. As a result, he has identified five core habits--most of which are contrary to what popular diets advise--that are essential to maxi…

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by Turner, Natasha 613.25 TURNER

The Hormone Boost : How to Power Up Your 6 Essential Hormones for Strength, Ener

"New York Times bestselling author Dr. Natasha Turner returns with a simple and effective weight-loss plan that harnesses the power of the six hormones linked to strength, energy, and weight loss. When it comes to metabolism, energy, immunity, memory, mood, and strength, who doesn't need a boost now and then? The Hormo…

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by Livingston, James, 331.1204 LIVINGS

No More Work : Why Full Employment is a Bad Idea

For centuries we've believed that work was where you learned discipline, initiative, honesty, self-reliance--in a word, character. A job was also, and not incidentally, the source of your income: if you didn't work, you didn't eat, or else you were stealing from someone. If only you worked hard, you could earn your way…

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by Crowe, Kelsey, 155.93 CROWE

There is No Good Card for This : What to Say and Do when Life is Scary, Awful, a

"The creator of the viral hit "Empathy Cards" teams up with a compassion expert to produce a visually stunning and groundbreaking illustrated guide to help you increase your emotional intelligence and learn how to offer comfort and support when someone you know is in pain. When someone you know is hurting, you want to …

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by Porath, Christine Lynne, 650.13 PORATH

Mastering Civility : a Manifesto for the Workplace

A full-length guide based on the author's New York Times article, "No Time to Be Nice at Work," demonstrates how to enhance workplace effectiveness by mastering the skills of professional civility.…

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by Taibbi, Matt 324.973 TAIBBI

Insane Clown President : Dispatches from the 2016 Circus

"Dispatches from the 2016 election that provide an eerily prescient take on our democracy's uncertain future, by the country's most perceptive and fearless political journalist. The 2016 presidential contest as told by Matt Taibbi, from its tragicomic beginnings to its apocalyptic conclusion, is in fact the story of We…

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by Scaramucci, Anthony. 658.421 HOPPING

Hopping over the Rabbit Hole : How Entrepreneurs Turn Failure into Success

In Hopping Over the Rabbit Hole, Anthony Scaramucci provides firsthand, introspective and candid accounts to help you strategically take control of your future by embracing your inevitable failures and turning them into potential successes…

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by Swanson, J. D. 796.8153 SWANSON

Karate Science : Dynamic Movement

Dynamics, motion, and sensation are karate's connective tissue--and they are the heart of this book. "Karate Science" will help you understand the mechanics of the human body. Swanson describes these principles in incredible detail, drawing on examples from several styles of karate, as well as aikido, teikwondo, and ju…

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by Bailey, Clare, 641.5638 BAILEY

The 8-week Blood Sugar Diet Cookbook

"Combat diabetes with this essential companion to New York Times bestselling Dr. Michael Mosley's groundbreaking The 8-Week Blood Sugar Diet, featuring over a hundred delicious and healthy recipes. The 8-Week Blood Sugar Diet revealed new, staggering scientific studies on diabetes and demonstrated a revolutionary 8-wee…

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by Wade, Lisa 306.7097 WADE

American Hookup : the New Culture of Sex on Campus

The hookup is now part of college life. Yet the drunken encounter we always hear about tells only a fraction of the story. Rising above misinformation and moralizing, Lisa Wade offers the definitive account of this new sexual culture and demonstrates that the truth is both more heartening and more harrowing than we tho…

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by Greif, Mark, 814.6 GREIF

Against Everything : Essays

Over the past eleven years, Greif has been publishing superb, and in some cases already famous, essays in n+1, the high-profile little magazine that he co-founded. These essays address such key topics in the cultural, political, and intellectual life of our time as the tyranny of exercise, the tyranny of nutrition and …

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by Bornstein, Michael, 940.5318 BORNSTE

Survivors Club : the True Story of a Very Young Prisoner of Auschwitz

"The incredible true story of Michael Bornstein--who at age 4 was one of the youngest children to be liberated from Auschwitz--and of his family"--…

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by Mueller, Jennifer, 658.4094 MUELLER

Creative Change : Why We Resist It-- How We Can Embrace It

Business leaders say they want creativity and need real innovation in order to thrive in a competitive world, yet chronically reject creative solutions and often embrace the familiar. Could it be that people love but also hate creative ideas? Could the "best practices" that organizations employ to manage innovation ina…

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by Warraich, Haider, 179.7 WARRAIC

Modern Death : How Medicine Changed the End of Life

"There is no more universal truth in life than death. No matter who you are, it is certain that one day you will die, but the mechanics and understanding of that experience will differ greatly in today's modern age. Dr. Haider Warraich is a young and brilliant new voice in the conversation about death and dying started…

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by Monk, Devon. MONK

Devils and Details

Caught between the devil and the deep blue sea ... Police Chief Delaney Reed is good at keeping secrets for the beach town of Ordinary Oregon--just ask the vacationing gods or supernatural creatures who live there. But with the first annual Cake and Skate fundraiser coming up, the only secret Delaney really wants to kn…

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by Rader, Dean, 811.6 RADER

Self-portrait As a Wikipedia Entry

""By writing honestly about the difficulties of self-representation, Rader represents himself as a writer who cares deeply about his audience and his craft." -ZYZZYVA "Rader's poetry asks how to be an artist in a nation founded on and still struggling with the demand for representation and what poetry as a medium means…

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by Bahrami, Beebe 569.986 BAHRAMI

Cafe Neandertal : Excavating Our Past in One of Europe's Most Ancient Places

"Centered in the Dordogne region of southwestern France, one of Europe's most concentrated regions for Neandertal and early modern human occupations, writer Beebe Bahrami follows and participates in the work of archaeologists who are doing some of the most comprehensive and global work to date on the research, explorat…

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by Avlon, John P. 973.4109 AVLON

Washington's Farewell : the Founding Father's Warning to Future Generations

"The Farewell was published at the end of Washington's second term. It was reprinted in newspapers across the country. The President began the letter during his first term intending to retire but was persuaded by Hamilton and Jefferson to run for a second. By the end of that term he was the object of scurrilous press a…

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by Smith, Patricia, 811.54 SMITH

Incendiary Art : Poems

"One of the most magnetic and esteemed poets in today's literary landscape, Patricia Smith fearlessly confronts the tyranny against the black male body and the tenacious grief of mothers in her compelling new collection, Incendiary Art. She writes an exhaustive lament for mothers of the "dark magicians," and revisits t…

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by Paniz, Neela. 641.5954 PANIZ

The New Indian Slow Cooker : Recipes for Curries, Dals, Chutneys, Masalas, Birya

Discover how to create authentic Indian recipes in just a few simple steps. Paniz rethinks traditional recipes for the slow cooker, showcasing the best regional curries and accompaniments. These full-flavor, no-fuss dishes are perfect for busy cooks any day of the week.…

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by Didion, Joan 818.54 DIDION

South and West : from a Notebook

"Joan Didion has always kept notebooks of overheard dialogue, observations, interviews, drafts of essays, and copies of articles. "Notes on the South" traces a road trip she took with her husband John Gregory Dunne, in June 1970, through Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama. Her acute observations about the small towns …

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by Reeder, Lydia, 796.3236 REEDER

Dust Bowl Girls : the Inspiring Story of the Team That Barnstormed Its Way to Ba

"At the height of the Great Depression, Sam Babb, the charismatic basketball coach of tiny Oklahoma Presbyterian College, began dreaming. Like so many others, he wanted a reason to have hope. Traveling from farm to farm, he recruited talented, hardworking young women and offered them a chance at a better life: a free c…

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by Rosenthal, A. M. 301.246 ROSENTH

Thirty-eight Witnesses : the Kitty Genovese Case

In a decade scarred by some of the worst tragedies in this country's history, March 13, 1964, stands apart from the other atrocities, not because of the identity of the victim - whose name was not Kennedy, King, or Malcolm - but because of the circumstances. Kitty Genovese was a 28-year-old middle-class woman from Kew …

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by Jones, Brian Jay B-LUCAS JONES

George Lucas : a Life

"The best-selling author of Jim Henson: The Biography traces the story of the man behind such blockbuster franchises as Star Wars and Indiana Jones, offering insight into the challenges he overcame and his influential legacy,"--NoveList.…

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by Connealy, Leigh Erin. 616.994 CONNEAL

The Cancer Revolution : a Groundbreaking Program to Rerverse and Prevent Cancer

"Though the medical community has been focused on eliminating cancer for more than 40 years, we are no closer to finding a cure. Death rates have remained the same since 1970--and one in two men and one in three women alive today will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetimes. However, there is hope: new strategies a…

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by Sachs, Wendy 650.1082 SACHS

Fearless and Free : How Smart Women Pivot and Re-launch Their Careers

Offers guidance for women looking to succeed in the rapidly changing job market intended to help them overcome cautiousness and embrace opportunities with confidence by taking cues from the agile business culture of Silicon Valley.…

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by Smith, Emily Esfahani, 128 SMITH

The Power of Meaning : Crafting a Life That Matters

"This wise, stirring book argues that the search for meaning can immeasurably deepen our lives and is far more fulfilling than the pursuit of personal happiness. There is a myth in our culture that the search for meaning is some esoteric pursuit--that you have to travel to a distant monastery or page through dusty volu…

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by Sweet-McNamara, Amee K. 745.5942 SWEET

Elegant Soutache

"Create stunningly intricate jewelry using soutache--a form of ornate braid or tassel. Providing plenty of photographed step-by-step instructions as a guide, Amee K. Sweet-McNamara shows intermediate-to-advanced jewelers the various techniques needed to make bracelets, pins, necklaces, and earrings. From a richly hued …

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Mastering Civility : a Manifesto for the Workplace

"From the leading authority on workplace incivility, Christine Porath, shows why it pays to be civil, and reveals just how to enhance effectiveness in the workplace and beyond by mastering civility. Incivility is silently chipping away at people, organizations, and our economy. Slights, insensitivities, and rude behavi…

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