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100 things every homeowner must know - how to save money, solve problems, and improve your home. by

100 things every homeowner must know - how to save money, solve problems, and improve your home.

Apr 28, 2015
100 years of Who's who in baseball by

100 years of Who's who in baseball

In celebration of the 100th issue of Who's Who in Baseball--one of the game's most venerable publications--comes a century's worth of the annual's iconic covers, insightful breakdowns of the players featured on those covers, and informative accounts of the baseball history tied to each year's issue.

May 1, 2015
101 baseball places to see before you strike out by Pahigian, Josh, author.

101 baseball places to see before you strike out

A brand new edition of the finalist for the 2008 Casey Award, presented annually to the best baseball book, 101 Baseball Places to See Before You Strike Out profiles America's greatest baseball museums, shrines, sports bars, pop culture landmarks and ballpark sites. From sandlots and skyboxes to TV rooms and sports bars, America's love for baseball has inspired countless memories, discussions, and tributes. Josh Pahigian takes us across America to explore the places where the game's history, cul

Apr 30, 2015
1920 - the year that made the decade roar by Burns, Eric, author.

1920 - the year that made the decade roar

Acclaimed author Eric Burns investigates the year of 1920, which was not only a crucial twelve-month period of its own, but one that foretold the future, foreshadowing the rest of the 20th century and the early years of the 21st, whether it was Sacco and Vanzetti or the stock market crash that brought this era to a close.

May 1, 2015
40 years of fabulous Kips Bay Decorator Show House by Stolman, Steven

40 years of fabulous Kips Bay Decorator Show House

May 4, 2015
A buzz in the meadow - the natural history of a French farm by Goulson, Dave, author.

A buzz in the meadow - the natural history of a French farm

May 4, 2015
A calculus of color - the integration of baseball's American League by McGregor, Robert Kuhn, 1952- author.

A calculus of color - the integration of baseball's American League

In 1947, as the integration of Major League baseball began, the once-daring American League had grown reactionary, unwilling to confront postwar challenges. As the political climate changed and some major league teams realized the necessity of integration, the American League proved painfully reluctant. With the exception of the Cleveland Indians, integration was slow and often ineffective. This book examines the integration of baseball, widely viewed as a triumph, through the experiences of the

Apr 30, 2015
A Designer's Life - An Archive of Inspired Design and Decor by Haslam, Nicky

A Designer's Life - An Archive of Inspired Design and Decor

May 4, 2015
A Force for Good - The Dalai Lama's Vision for Our World by Goleman, Daniel/ Dalai Lama XIV (COR)

A Force for Good - The Dalai Lama's Vision for Our World

May 4, 2015
A geek in Korea - discovering Asia's new kingdom of cool by Tudor, Daniel, 1982- author.

A geek in Korea - discovering Asia's new kingdom of cool

A twenty-first century culture guide to South Korea, including cultural code words and norms, business and technology, and the stars and idols of Korean pop culture.

May 4, 2015
A girl and her greens - hearty meals from the garden by Bloomfield, April, author.

A girl and her greens - hearty meals from the garden

Apr 29, 2015
A modern way to eat - 200+ satisfying vegetarian recipes (that will make you feel amazing) by Jones, Anna (Food writer)

A modern way to eat - 200+ satisfying vegetarian recipes (that will make you feel amazing)

"A beautifully photographed and modern vegetarian cookbook packed with quick, healthy, and fresh recipes that explore the full breadth of vegetarian ingredients-- grains, nuts, seeds, and seasonal vegetables-- from Jamie Oliver's London-based food stylist and writer Anna Jones." --

Apr 29, 2015
A passion for Paris - romanticism and romance in the City of Light by Downie, David.

A passion for Paris - romanticism and romance in the City of Light

May 4, 2015
A significant life - human meaning in a silent universe by May, Todd, 1955- author.

A significant life - human meaning in a silent universe

Apr 28, 2015
A terrible beauty - the wilderness of American literature by Raskin, Jonah, 1942-

A terrible beauty - the wilderness of American literature

"Shortly before he published Walden; or Life in the Woods, Henry David Thoreau called "The library a wilderness of books." He also noted that while Americans were "clearing the forest in our westward progress, we are accumulating a forest of books in our rear, as wild and unexplored as any of nature's primitive wildernesses." In A Terrible Beauty: The Wilderness of American Literature, Jonah Raskin takes a long close look at the forest of books that poets, novelists and essayists mapped and expl

Apr 30, 2015
A war for the soul of America - a history of the culture wars by Hartman, Andrew, author.

A war for the soul of America - a history of the culture wars

Apr 28, 2015
Act like a leader, think like a leader by Ibarra, Herminia, 1961- author.

Act like a leader, think like a leader

"Today's breakneck pace of change has an immense impact on leaders-and as a result, on the organizations they run. All too often, people remain stuck in outdated mindsets and modes of operating, even after others recognize the need for change. Leaders need to learn to pivot even when there are no obvious signals guiding their way. Leadership expert Herminia Ibarra (INSEAD) upends traditional, introspective advice and says act first-and then change your way of thinking. In this unconventional boo

May 4, 2015
Afterwar - healing the moral injuries of our soldiers by Sherman, Nancy, 1951-

Afterwar - healing the moral injuries of our soldiers

May 1, 2015
Airborne - the combat story of Ed Shames of Easy Company by Gardner, Ian, author

Airborne - the combat story of Ed Shames of Easy Company

Apr 29, 2015
Alabama Studio sewing patterns - a guide to customizing a hand-stitched Alabama Chanin wardrobe by Chanin, Natalie, author.

Alabama Studio sewing patterns - a guide to customizing a hand-stitched Alabama Chanin wardrobe

This compendium takes the Alabama Chanin library to the next level, offering all the patterns from Chanin's first three books on a convenient CD, plus instructions and patterns for 12 new skirts, dresses, tops, and jackets, with illustrated guidelines for customizing the fit and style of each. Chanin teaches readers the ins and outs of refashioning shapes, raising and lowering necklines, taking in and letting out waistlines, and many more key forms of customization; she also provides guidelines

Apr 29, 2015