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The turnip princess - and other newly discovered fairy tales by Schönwerth, Franz Xaver von, 1809-1886, author.

The turnip princess - and other newly discovered fairy tales

Mar 27, 2015
The urban cycling survival guide - need-to-know skills and strategies for biking in the city by Bambrick, Yvonne, author.

The urban cycling survival guide - need-to-know skills and strategies for biking in the city

"North America’s cities have long been the domain of the car, but thanks to the undeniable benefits of active transport, bicycles have an increasing presence in the urban landscape. Yet our cities weren’t designed for bicycles, making for intimidating, and sometimes dangerous, environments for cyclists. The Urban Cycling Survival Guide is an accessible, straight-forward pocket guide that helps cyclists new to the urban environment negotiate all the challenges, obstacles, and rules — spoken and u

Mar 31, 2015
The veteran's money book - a step-by-step program to help military veterans build a personal financial action plan and map their futures by Glass, Mechel Lashawn.

The veteran's money book - a step-by-step program to help military veterans build a personal financial action plan and map their futures

Mar 31, 2015
The wandering mind - what the brain does when you're not looking by Corballis, Michael C, author.

The wandering mind - what the brain does when you're not looking

Mar 31, 2015
The way of the Wesleys - a short introduction by Tyson, John R.

The way of the Wesleys - a short introduction

The Wesley brothers -- John (1703-1791) and Charles (1707-1788) -- are famous as the cofounders of the Wesleyan tradition and the Methodist family of churches. Their impact and legacy have been huge : what began as the excited outpouring of their conversion experiences grew into a transatlantic revival and became a vibrant and significant theological tradition. But what exactly did they believe and teach? In this book John Tyson, an acknowledged authority on Methodist studies, offers a helpful i

Mar 31, 2015
The Wild Oats project - one woman's midlife quest for passion at any cost by Rinaldi, Robin, author.

The Wild Oats project - one woman's midlife quest for passion at any cost

"A memoir of one woman's year of an open marriage, during which she explored everything she'd ever wondered about sex but hadn't tried"--

Mar 27, 2015
The world beyond your head - on becoming an individual in an age of distraction by Crawford, Matthew B., author.

The world beyond your head - on becoming an individual in an age of distraction

"A groundbreaking new book from the bestselling author of Shop Class as Soulcraft In his bestselling book Shop Class as Soulcraft, Matthew B. Crawford explored the ethical and practical importance of manual competence, as expressed through mastery of our physical environment. In his brilliant follow-up, The World Beyond Your Head, Crawford investigates the challenge of mastering one's own mind. We often complain about our fractured mental lives and feel beset by outside forces that destroy our f

Mar 31, 2015
The world's cheapest destinations - 21 countries where your money is worth a fortune by Leffel, Tim.

The world's cheapest destinations - 21 countries where your money is worth a fortune

Mar 26, 2015
The year my mother came back by Cohen, Alice Eve, author.

The year my mother came back

"Thirty years after her death, Alice Eve Cohen's mother appears to her, seemingly in the flesh, and continues to do so during the hardest year Alice has had to face: the year her youngest daughter needs a harrowing surgery, her eldest daughter decides to reunite with her birth mother, and Alice herself receives a daunting diagnosis. As it turns out, it's entirely possible for the people we've lost to come back to us when we need them the most"--Dust jacket flap.

Mar 31, 2015
There is simply too much to think about - collected nonfiction by Bellow, Saul.

There is simply too much to think about - collected nonfiction

"A sweeping collection and a tribute to one of the most influential, daring, and visionary minds of the twentieth century The year 2015 marks several literary milestones: the centennial of Saul Bellow's birth, the tenth anniversary of his death, and the publication of Zachary Leader's much anticipated biography. Bellow, a Nobel Laureate, Pulitzer Prize winner, and the only novelist to receive three National Book awards, has long been regarded as one of America's most cherished authors. Here, Ben

Mar 31, 2015
These are the voyages. TOS, season two by Cushman, Marc, 1954- author.

These are the voyages. TOS, season two

Mar 27, 2015
Think like a baby - 33 simple research experiments you can do at home to better understand your child's developing mind by Ankowski, Amber.

Think like a baby - 33 simple research experiments you can do at home to better understand your child's developing mind

"This book gives parents tremendous insight into their children's physical, cognitive, language, and social development Think Like a Baby features 33 lab-tested research experiments parents can easily re-create at home to give them tremendous insight into their children's physical, cognitive, language, and social development. Presented in a lighthearted, entertaining, yet authoritative manner, each experiment is followed by a discussion of its practical implications for parents--why to bring mor

Mar 31, 2015
This is Orson Welles by Welles, Orson, 1915-1985.

This is Orson Welles

Innovative film and theater director, radio producer, actor, writer, painter, narrator, and magician, Orson Welles was the last true Renaissance man of the twentieth century. Welles was a master storyteller, as expansive as he was enigmatic. This collection of penetrating and witty conversations between Welles and Peter Bogdanovich includes insights into Welles's radio, theater, film, and television work; Hollywood producers, directors, and stars; and almost everything else, from acting to magic

Mar 31, 2015
This is Orson Welles by Welles, Orson, 1915-1985.

This is Orson Welles

Conversations reveal Welles's feelings about films, theater, the radio and television industries, and various other directors and stars

Mar 27, 2015
This present moment - new poems by Snyder, Gary, 1930-

This present moment - new poems

"This present moment That lives on To become Long ago." For his first collection of new poems since his celebrated Danger on Peaks, published in 2004, Gary Snyder finds himself ranging over the planet. Journeys to the Dolomites, to the north shore of Lake Tahoe, from Paris and Tuscany to the shrine at Delphi, from Santa Fe to Sella Pass, Snyder lays out these poems as a map of the last decade. Placed side-by-side, they become a path and a trail of complexity and lyrical regard, a sort of r

Mar 31, 2015
Tim Gunn - the natty professor - a master class on mentoring, motivating, and making it work! by Gunn, Tim, author.

Tim Gunn - the natty professor - a master class on mentoring, motivating, and making it work!

"A timeless book of lessons on mentorship, teaching, and learning from New York Times bestselling author Tim Gunn, host of the Emmy Award-nominated Project Runway and the reality show Under the Gunn. Tim Gunn, America's favorite reality TV cohost, is known for his kind but firm approach in providing wisdom, guidance, and support to the scores of design hopefuls on Project Runway. Having begun his fashion career as a teacher at Parsons The New School for Design, Tim knows more than a thing or two

Mar 27, 2015
Time on two crosses - the collected writings of Bayard Rustin by Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987, author.

Time on two crosses - the collected writings of Bayard Rustin

In 1956 Bayard Rustin taught Martin Luther King Jr. strategies of nonviolence during the Montgomery Bus Boycott, thereby launching the civil rights movement. Widely acclaimed as a founding father of modern black protest, Rustin reached international notoriety in 1963 as the openly gay organizer of the March on Washington. Long before the March on Washington, Rustin's leadership placed him at the vanguard of social protest. His gay identity, however, became a point of contention with the movement

Mar 31, 2015
Top 40 democracy - the rival mainstreams of American music by Weisbard, Eric, author.

Top 40 democracy - the rival mainstreams of American music

Mar 31, 2015
Top 40 democracy - the rival mainstreams of American music by Weisbard, Eric, author.

Top 40 democracy - the rival mainstreams of American music

Mar 27, 2015
Toronto - biography of a city by Levine, Allan Gerald, 1956- author.

Toronto - biography of a city

Mar 31, 2015