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The great and holy war - how World War I became a religious crusade by Jenkins, Philip, 1952-

The great and holy war - how World War I became a religious crusade

Jul 9, 2014
The greatest comeback by Buchanan, Patrick J. (Patrick Joseph), 1938-

The greatest comeback

The former Nixon advisor and best-selling author of Churchill, Hitler, and "The Unnecessary War" traces the unanticipated political rise of the 37th President just six years after his gubernatorial loss, sharing insights into how he resurrected his career and reunited a divided Republican Party.

Jul 12, 2014
The Greek yogurt diet - the fresh new way to lose weight naturally by Brielyn, Jo.

The Greek yogurt diet - the fresh new way to lose weight naturally

"Lose Weight Safely And Naturally With The Greek Yogurt Diet High in densely-packed protein, calcium, and other healthful nutrients, and low in carbohydrates and calories, Greek yogurt is the diet food of this generation. Greek yogurt packs twice the nutritional benefit of regular yogurt. The Greek Yogurt Diet lets you take full advantage of this powerful weight-loss food and shows you how to combine Greek yogurt with delicious, all-natural recipes...it's like having dessert with every meal and

Jul 12, 2014
The heal your gut cookbook - nutrient-dense recipes for intestinal health using the GAPS diet by Boynton, Hilary.

The heal your gut cookbook - nutrient-dense recipes for intestinal health using the GAPS diet

Jul 12, 2014
The history of rock 'n' roll in ten songs by Marcus, Greil.

The history of rock 'n' roll in ten songs

Jul 12, 2014
The impulse society - America in the age of instant gratification by Roberts, Paul, 1961 August 2-

The impulse society - America in the age of instant gratification

Jul 12, 2014
The insider's guide to the colleges, 2015 by

The insider's guide to the colleges, 2015

A guide for prospective college students answers questions on such subjects as the academic strengths and weaknesses, the amount of student/faculty contact, and housing and food quality for more than three hundred schools in North America.

Jul 7, 2014
The invisible soldiers - how America outsourced our security by Hagedorn, Ann.

The invisible soldiers - how America outsourced our security

"The story behind the ultimate American privatization, which has taken place gradually and almost invisibly: how we privatized our national security"--

Jul 12, 2014
The laws of genetics and Gregor Mendel by Bortz, Fred, 1944- author.

The laws of genetics and Gregor Mendel

Jul 12, 2014
The Mafia court - corruption in Chicago by Hughes, John R., 1928- author.

The Mafia court - corruption in Chicago

"With the passing of the Volstead Act in 1920, the U.S. Congress opened the floodgates on a tidal wave of organized crime and corruption unprecedented in the long history of law-breaking. Through intimidation and outright mahyem, the Mob operated with near-total impunity throughout the 1920s and early '30s. Countless murders and other crimes were never prosecuted or were thrown out of court through the corruption and pay-offs endemic in Chicago and its notorious suburb of Cicero. After the repea

Jul 12, 2014
The microbiome diet - the scientifically proven way to restore your gut health and achieve permanent weight loss by Kellman, Raphael, 1960-

The microbiome diet - the scientifically proven way to restore your gut health and achieve permanent weight loss

"What is the microbiome? These trillions of tiny microbes living within our intestines help us extract the nutrients from our food in addition to exerting enormous influence over our metabolism, hormones, cravings, and even our genes. Cutting-edge science has shown that the microbiome is the secret to healthy, dramatic weight loss, as well as to significant improvements in overall health, mood, energy, and mental function. Specialist in integrative medicine and intestinal health Dr. Raphael Kel

Jul 12, 2014
The modern mercenary - private armies and what they mean for world order by McFate, Sean.

The modern mercenary - private armies and what they mean for world order

Jul 9, 2014
The musical theater of Stephen Schwartz - from Godspell to Wicked and beyond by Laird, Paul R., author.

The musical theater of Stephen Schwartz - from Godspell to Wicked and beyond

This book is a detailed consideration of the various projects composer/lyricist Stephen Schwartz has worked on throughout his career. Paul R. Laird discusses in length Schwartz's major shows, including Godspell, Pippin, and Wicked, and also considers Schwartz's other projects, including the music and lyrics for such animated features as Enchanted, The Prince of Egypt, and Pocahontas. Based upon extensive interviews with Schwartz and a number of his major collaborators, this book provides a rare

Jul 8, 2014
The myeloma survival guide - essential advice for patients and their loved ones by Tamkin, James A, author.

The myeloma survival guide - essential advice for patients and their loved ones

Jul 9, 2014
The new Arabs - how the millennial generation is changing the Middle East by Cole, Juan Ricardo.

The new Arabs - how the millennial generation is changing the Middle East

"The ... blogger and Middle East expert Juan Cole illuminates the role of today's Arab youth--who they are, what they want, and how they will affect world politics"--

Jul 7, 2014
The opportunity equation - how citizen teachers are combating the achievement gap in America's schools by Schwarz, Eric, 1960-

The opportunity equation - how citizen teachers are combating the achievement gap in America's schools

"Citizen Schools is a fresh and personal look at education and the increasingly unequal access to opportunity in America. The book gets beyond the tired debate about charter schools and unions and tests to look at what is really driving the growing opportunity gap - what Schwarz calls a chasm - between upper and lower income children. Schwarz charts the supports and experiences that marked his own childhood and that of his children and shares the story of Citizen Schools, the organization he bui

Jul 12, 2014
The other blacklist - the African American literary and cultural left of the 1950s by Washington, Mary Helen, author.

The other blacklist - the African American literary and cultural left of the 1950s

Mary Helen Washington recovers the vital role of 1950s leftist politics in the works and lives of modern African American writers and artists. While most histories of McCarthyism focus on the devastation of the blacklist and the intersection of leftist politics and American culture, few include the activities of radical writers and artists from the Black Popular Front. Washington's work incorporates these black intellectuals back into our understanding of mid-twentieth-century African American l

Jul 12, 2014
The paleo foodie cookbook - 120 food lover's recipes for healthy, gluten-free, grain-free & delicious meals by Vartanian, Arsy, author.

The paleo foodie cookbook - 120 food lover's recipes for healthy, gluten-free, grain-free & delicious meals

Collects gluten-free, gourmet paleo recipes with modern twists on traditional dishes and a wide range of ethnic influences, including chocolate chicken mole, braised goat shoulder, tabbouleh salad, and thai coconut curried mussels.

Jul 12, 2014
The paleo kitchen - finding primal joy in modern cooking by Bauer, Juli, author.

The paleo kitchen - finding primal joy in modern cooking

Jul 7, 2014
The power of no - because one little word can bring health, abundance, and happiness by Altucher, James.

The power of no - because one little word can bring health, abundance, and happiness

"Over the past three years James Altucher and Claudia Azula Altucher have answered tens of thousands of questions in their writings, retreats, talks, and online seminars. The questions cover the entire spectrum of life, from how to deal with bad relationships, to how to access your innate special uniqueness, to how to pay the rent when you're crying on the floor, broken and depressed,. Invariably, they look to one little word as the solution: No. No is not only a solution; it is a path for peopl

Jul 12, 2014