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The chain - farm, factory, and the fate of our food by Genoways, Ted.

The chain - farm, factory, and the fate of our food

Oct 20, 2014
The copyright wars - three centuries of trans-Atlantic battle by Baldwin, Peter, 1956- author.

The copyright wars - three centuries of trans-Atlantic battle

Oct 17, 2014
The crossword century - 100 years of witty wordplay, ingenious puzzles, and linguistic mischief by Connor, Alan.

The crossword century - 100 years of witty wordplay, ingenious puzzles, and linguistic mischief

A British comic writer at The Guardian explores the history of the crossword puzzle, which made its debut in 1913 and went from being considered a menace to productivity to being used to recruit codebreakers by the military.

Oct 16, 2014
The days between - blessings, poems, and directions of the heart for the Jewish High Holiday season = Yamim she-ben le-ven - berakhot shiriim, ṿe-khavanot ha-lev la-ʻAśeret yeme teshuvah by Falk, Marcia, author.

The days between - blessings, poems, and directions of the heart for the Jewish High Holiday season = Yamim she-ben le-ven - berakhot shiriim, ṿe-khavanot ha-lev la-ʻAśeret yeme teshuvah

Oct 17, 2014
The Devil's Disciples - Hitler's Inner Circle by Read, Anthony

The Devil's Disciples - Hitler's Inner Circle

Oct 21, 2014
The devils' alliance - Hitler's pact with Stalin, 1939-1941 by Moorhouse, Roger, author.

The devils' alliance - Hitler's pact with Stalin, 1939-1941

Oct 20, 2014
The diabetes breakthrough - based on a scientifically proven plan to lose weight and cut medications by Hamdy, Osama.

The diabetes breakthrough - based on a scientifically proven plan to lose weight and cut medications

"A senior Harvard Medical School diabetologist and top exercise physiologist share a proven and effective 12-week plan to reverse diabetes, lose weight and ditch the medication for good. "--

Oct 20, 2014
The dirt by Mötley Crüe (Musical group)

The dirt

Celebrate thirty years of the world's most notorious rock band with the deluxe collectors' edition of The Dirt-the outrageous, legendary, no-holds-barred autobiography of Mötley Crüe. Fans have gotten glimpses into the band's crazy world of backstage scandals, celebrity love affairs, rollercoaster drug addictions, and immortal music in Mötley Crüe books like Tommyland and The Heroin Diaries, but now the full spectrum of sin and success by Tommy Lee, Nikki Sixx, Vince Neil, and Mick Mars is an op

Oct 21, 2014
The divine art of dying - how to live well while dying by Speerstra, Karen.

The divine art of dying - how to live well while dying

A guide to end-of-life decisions combines personal stories with research on palliative and hospice care.

Oct 17, 2014
The dogs were rescued (and so was I) by Rhyne, Teresa J, author.

The dogs were rescued (and so was I)

Relates the story of the author and her beagle, Seamus, who both overcame cancer and sought to find a healthier life, changing eating habits to come to a more compassionate lifestyle.

Oct 21, 2014
The elements of eloquence - secrets of the perfect turn of phrase by Forsyth, Mark, author.

The elements of eloquence - secrets of the perfect turn of phrase

Oct 17, 2014
The end of normal - the great crisis and the future of growth by Galbraith, James K.

The end of normal - the great crisis and the future of growth

"The years since the Great Crisis of 2008 have seen slow growth, high unemployment, falling home values, chronic deficits, a deepening disaster in Europe--and a stale argument between two false solutions, "austerity" on one side and "stimulus" on the other. Both sides and practically all analyses of the crisis so far take for granted that the economic growth from the early 1950s until 2000--interrupted only by the troubled 1970s--represented a normal performance. From this perspective the crisi

Oct 17, 2014
The ethical vision of the Bible - learning good from knowing God by Gosnell, Peter W., 1956-

The ethical vision of the Bible - learning good from knowing God

The Ethical Vision of the Bible equips students and others with an interest in deepening their understanding of biblical ethics to listen carefully to the variety of ethical emphases found within the Bible itself. Focusing especially on Torah (the Law), Proverbs, the Prophets, the Gospels and Paul, this book enables the reader to trace key ethical patterns as they develop from the flow of thought of these biblical texts in their own contexts. -- from back cover.

Oct 21, 2014
The fall - a father's memoir in 424 steps by Mainardi, Diogo, 1962-

The fall - a father's memoir in 424 steps

Oct 16, 2014
The forbidden worlds of Haruki Murakami by Strecher, Matthew, author.

The forbidden worlds of Haruki Murakami

" In an "other world" composed of language--it could be a fathomless Martian well, a labyrinthine hotel or forest--a narrative unfolds, and with it the experiences, memories, and dreams that constitute reality for Haruki Murakami's characters and readers alike. Memories and dreams in turn conjure their magical counterparts--people without names or pasts, fantastic animals, half-animals, and talking machines that traverse the dark psychic underworld of this writer's extraordinary fiction. Fervent

Oct 21, 2014
The forbidden worlds of Haruki Murakami by Strecher, Matthew, author.

The forbidden worlds of Haruki Murakami

" In an "other world" composed of language--it could be a fathomless Martian well, a labyrinthine hotel or forest--a narrative unfolds, and with it the experiences, memories, and dreams that constitute reality for Haruki Murakami's characters and readersalike. Memories and dreams in turn conjure their magical counterparts--people without names or pasts, fantastic animals, half-animals, and talking machines that traverse the dark psychic underworld of this writer's extraordinary fiction. Ferventl

Oct 17, 2014
The fortunes of Africa - a 5000-year history of wealth, greed, and endeavour by Meredith, Martin, author.

The fortunes of Africa - a 5000-year history of wealth, greed, and endeavour

Oct 20, 2014
The glass cage - automation and us by Carr, Nicholas G., 1959-

The glass cage - automation and us

In The Glass Cage, best-selling author Nicholas Carr digs behind the headlines about factory robots and self-driving cars, wearable computers and digitized medicine, as he explores the hidden costs of granting software dominion over our work and our leisure and reveals something we already suspect: shifting our attention to computer screens can leave us disengaged and discontented.

Oct 15, 2014
The great Grisby - two thousand years of literary, royal, philosophical, and artistic dog lovers and their exceptional animals by Brottman, Mikita, 1966- author.

The great Grisby - two thousand years of literary, royal, philosophical, and artistic dog lovers and their exceptional animals

Oct 15, 2014
The great reformer - Francis and the making of a radical pope by Ivereigh, Austen.

The great reformer - Francis and the making of a radical pope

Oct 17, 2014