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10 Steps to Mastering Stress - A Lifestyle Approach by Barlow, David H., Ph.D./ Rapee, Ronald M., Ph.D./ Perini, Sarah

10 Steps to Mastering Stress - A Lifestyle Approach

Apr 11, 2014
100 books every folk music fan should own by Weissman, Dick.

100 books every folk music fan should own

Apr 11, 2014
100 hikes in New Mexico by Martin, Craig, 1952-

100 hikes in New Mexico

Apr 16, 2014
1177 B.C. - the year civilization collapsed by Cline, Eric H.

1177 B.C. - the year civilization collapsed

"In 1177 B.C., marauding groups known only as the "Sea Peoples" invaded Egypt. The pharaoh's army and navy managed to defeat them, but the victory so weakened Egypt that it soon slid into decline, as did most of the surrounding civilizations. After centuries of brilliance, the civilized world of the Bronze Age came to an abrupt and cataclysmic end. Kingdoms fell like dominoes over the course of just a few decades. No more Minoans or Mycenaeans. No more Trojans, Hittites, or Babylonians. The thri

Apr 11, 2014
149 paintings you really need to see in Europe - (so you can ignore the others) by Porter, Julian, author.

149 paintings you really need to see in Europe - (so you can ignore the others)

Apr 15, 2014
491 days - prisoner number 1323/69 by Mandela, Winnie, author.

491 days - prisoner number 1323/69

Apr 10, 2014
98% funky stuff - my life in music by Parker, Maceo.

98% funky stuff - my life in music

Parker tells the story of his journey from a Southern upbringing to a career touring the world to play for adoring fans. James Brown first discovered the Parker brothers-- Melvin, the drummer, and Maceo on sax-- in a band at a small North Carolina nightclub in 1963. Brown hired them both, but it was Maceo's signature style that helped define Brown's brand of funk.

Apr 10, 2014
A bigger prize - how we can do better than the competition by Heffernan, Margaret, 1955-

A bigger prize - how we can do better than the competition

"Competition has run amok. Social Darwinism, survival of the fittest, is crudely understood as justifying a winner-takes-all culture. If you want get into the best school, land the right job, buy the cool dress, find the perfect partner, be made for life, you have tread underfoot any and all your rivals. Competition has become a simplistic zero-sum game, played without any enjoyment at all. In this book, Margaret Heffernan dispels this myth. Leading readers on a wide-ranging tour of competition

Apr 16, 2014
A colored woman in a white world by Terrell, Mary Church, 1863-1954.

A colored woman in a white world

Apr 10, 2014
A Consumer's Guide to Psychiatric Drugs - Straight Talk for Patients and Their Families by Preston, John

A Consumer's Guide to Psychiatric Drugs - Straight Talk for Patients and Their Families

Apr 16, 2014
A field guide to American houses - the definitive guide to identifying and understanding America's domestic architecture by McAlester, Virginia, 1943-

A field guide to American houses - the definitive guide to identifying and understanding America's domestic architecture

A comprehensive guide to domestic architecture. Focusing on dwellings in urban and suburban neighborhoods and rural locations all across the continental United States, this guide provides in-depth information on the essentials, with facts and frames of reference that will enable you to look in a fresh way at the houses around you.

Apr 10, 2014
A Garden to Dye for - How to Use Plants from the Garden to Create Natural Colors for Fabrics & Fibers by McLaughlin, Chris

A Garden to Dye for - How to Use Plants from the Garden to Create Natural Colors for Fabrics & Fibers

Apr 16, 2014
A grizzly in the mail and other adventures in American history by Grove, Tim, 1967-

A grizzly in the mail and other adventures in American history

Apr 11, 2014
A mind shaped by poverty - ten things educators should know by Rawlinson, Regenia Mitchum.

A mind shaped by poverty - ten things educators should know

"Children who live in poverty want the same things other children want-to be treated with respect and given equal opportunities. Unfortunately, many students living in poverty enter school with barriers that interfere with learning and make it more difficult for them to achieve. In the essential guide 'A Mind Shaped by Poverty: Ten Things Educators Should Know,' educator Regenia Rawlinson shares a comprehensive look at how poverty affects academic success and what educators can do to solve the p

Apr 10, 2014
A philosophy of walking by Gros, Frédéric.

A philosophy of walking

Apr 15, 2014
A poet's glossary by Hirsch, Edward.

A poet's glossary

Apr 11, 2014
A primate's memoir by Sapolsky, Robert M.

A primate's memoir

The author offers a memoir of his two decades in the field studying Kenyan baboons as he describes the members of the baboon troop and their behavior and his interaction with the neighboring Masai tribe.

Apr 16, 2014
A simple feast - a year of stories and recipes to savor and share by Yen, Diana.

A simple feast - a year of stories and recipes to savor and share

Apr 16, 2014
A Sting in the Tale - My Adventures With Bumblebees by Goulson, Dave

A Sting in the Tale - My Adventures With Bumblebees

Apr 11, 2014
A taste for intrigue - the multiple lives of François Mitterrand by Short, Philip.

A taste for intrigue - the multiple lives of François Mitterrand

Documents the life of France's first popularly elected socialist president, covering such topics as the Observatory affair, his decision to join Petain's Vichy government, and his influence on French social and political dynamics.

Apr 15, 2014