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The rival queens - Catherine De' Medici, her daughter Marguerite De Valois, and the betrayal that ignited a kingdom by Goldstone, Nancy Bazelon, author.

The rival queens - Catherine De' Medici, her daughter Marguerite De Valois, and the betrayal that ignited a kingdom

Goldstone documents the turbulent mother-daughter relationship between Catherine de' Medici and Marguerite de Valois to explore the court politics, assassinations, espionage and betrayals that shaped their time.

Jun 26, 2015
Population control - how corporate owners are killing us by Marrs, Jim.

Population control - how corporate owners are killing us

"Jim Marrs explores the conspiracies to undo America's values through the lens of guns, oil, and drugs - and offers prescriptive solutions to fix our nation"--

Jun 26, 2015
Stir - a my broken brain and the meals that brought me home by Fechtor, Jessica.

Stir - a my broken brain and the meals that brought me home

" M.F.K. Fisher meets Brain on Fire in this exquisite memoir of a 28-year-old food blogger who cooks her way back to health after a near-fatal aneurysm Jessica Fechtor was on top of the world: a Harvard graduate student, happily married, and thinking about starting a family. Then, while attending an academic conference, she went for a run and an aneurysm burst in her brain. Multiple surgeries left her skull startlingly deformed. She lost her sense of smell, the sight in her left eye, and her con

Jun 26, 2015
Patience and fortitude - power, real estate, and the fight to save a public library by Sherman, Scott (Scott G.)

Patience and fortitude - power, real estate, and the fight to save a public library

"A riveting investigation of a beloved library caught in the crosshairs of real estate, power, and the people's interests--by the reporter who broke the story. In a series of cover stories for The Nation magazine, journalist Scott Sherman uncovered the ways in which Wall Street logic almost took down one of New York City's most beloved and iconic institutions: the New York Public Library. In the years preceding the 2008 financial crisis, the library's leaders forged an audacious plan to sell off

Jun 26, 2015
We don't need roads - the making of the Back to the future trilogy by Gaines, Caseen, 1986-

We don't need roads - the making of the Back to the future trilogy

"A behind-the-scenes look at the making of the wildly successful and beloved Back to the Future trilogy, just in time for the 30th anniversary. Long before Marty McFly and Doc Brown traveled through time in a flying DeLorean, director Robert Zemeckis, and his friend and writing partner Bob Gale, worked tirelessly to break into the industry with a hit. During their journey to realize their dream, they encountered unprecedented challenges and regularly took the difficult way out. For the first tim

Jun 26, 2015
Clay, water, brick - finding inspiration from entrepreneurs who do the most with the least by Jackley, Jessica. author.

Clay, water, brick - finding inspiration from entrepreneurs who do the most with the least

Jun 26, 2015
How to catch a Russian spy - the true story of an American civilian turned double agent by Jamali, Naveed, author.

How to catch a Russian spy - the true story of an American civilian turned double agent

"In 2008, almost two decades after the Cold War was officially consigned to the history books, an average American guy in his twenties helped to bring down a top Russian spy based at the United Nations. This American had no formal espionage training. Everything he knew about spying he'd learned from books, movies, video games, and TV. And yet, with the help of an initially reluctant FBI duo, he ended up at the center of a highly successful counterintelligence operation that targeted Russian espi

Jun 26, 2015
A force for good - the Dalai Lama's vision for our world by Goleman, Daniel, author.

A force for good - the Dalai Lama's vision for our world

For more than half a century, the Dalai Lama has guided us along the path to compassion and taught us how to improve our inner lives. Here, with the help of his longtime friend Daniel Goleman, the bestselling author of Emotional Intelligence, the Dalai Lama explains how to turn our compassionate energy outward. Much more than just the most prominent exponent of Tibetan Buddhism, the Fourteenth Dalai Lama is also a futurist who possesses a profound understanding of current events and a remarkabl

Jun 26, 2015
Down the rabbit hole - curious adventures and cautionary tales of a former Playboy bunny by Madison, Holly, author.

Down the rabbit hole - curious adventures and cautionary tales of a former Playboy bunny

Jun 26, 2015
Keepers - the greatest films-and personal favorites-of a moviegoing lifetime by Schickel, Richard.

Keepers - the greatest films-and personal favorites-of a moviegoing lifetime

Jun 26, 2015
Your bones - how you can prevent osteoporosis & have strong bones for life-- naturally by Pizzorno, Lara.

Your bones - how you can prevent osteoporosis & have strong bones for life-- naturally

The author shares her story of being diagnosed with osteopenia (loss of bone density) a decade ago. Ten years after her diagnosis, she has strong bones, and she-writing with Jonathan V. Wright, a medical doctor specializing in natural medicine-here presents the reasons to avoid conventional medicine when diagnosed with bone problems and how to change your lifestyle to promote bone health.

Jun 29, 2015
Weaving without a loom by Rainey, Sarita R.

Weaving without a loom

A guide to hand weaving as an art form demonstrates textures and weaves in paper, burlap, wire, yarn, and reed.

Jun 29, 2015
Technopoly - the surrender of culture to technology by Postman, Neil.

Technopoly - the surrender of culture to technology

In this witty, often terrifying work of cultural criticism, the author of Amusing Ourselves to Death chronicles our transformation into a Technopoly: a society that no longer merely uses technology as a support system but instead is shaped by it--with radical consequences for the meanings of politics, art, education, intelligence, and truth.

Jun 29, 2015
Selected Poems by Ford, Mark, 1962 June 24-

Selected Poems

Jun 29, 2015
The new livestock farmer - the business of raising and selling ethical meat by Thistlethwaite, Rebecca, author.

The new livestock farmer - the business of raising and selling ethical meat

Jun 29, 2015
The natural - the misunderstood presidency of Bill Clinton by Klein, Joe, 1946-

The natural - the misunderstood presidency of Bill Clinton

Explores the effects of the Clinton presidency on the American military, economy, and people, and discusses the inner workings of the Clinton White House.

Jun 29, 2015
Richard Wright reader by Wright, Richard, 1908-1960.

Richard Wright reader

"A miniature panorama of the career of a writer whose immense talent was matched only by his humanity."--Cover.

Jun 29, 2015
Out of line - the art of Jules Feiffer by Fay, Martha, author.

Out of line - the art of Jules Feiffer

"Everyone knows a Feiffer illustration when they see one: His characters leap across the page, each line belying humor and psychological insight. Over Feiffer's prolific 70-year career, his nimble and singular imagination has given us new perspectives aswell as biting satires on politics, love, marriage, and religion--alternating with stories imbued with the playful anarchy of a child. Feiffer's varied output includes children's books (The Phantom Tollbooth and Bark, George), plays (Little Murde

Jun 29, 2015
On the Orient by Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936, author.

On the Orient

Rudyard Kipling spent many years abroad and his relationship with India is explored in several of his works, both fiction and non-fiction. After leaving school, Kipling was sent to Lahore to take up a job at a local newspaper. He would go on, a few years later, to take up a post at the Pioneer in Allahabad. Whilst working for the Pioneer Kipling wrote a series of sketches about life in India. This collection comprises essays from both his sketches of India and the rest of the Orient, showcasing

Jun 29, 2015
Great balls of cheese by Buffardi, Michelle, 1979-

Great balls of cheese

"The first cookbook to bring cheese balls back into style -- with contemporary flavor combinations and adorable designs too"--

Jun 29, 2015