New Arrivals · All Nonfiction

May 4, 2016
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Plan your estate.

May 3, 2016
Berkeley, Ca. : Nolo Press,
v. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Editors: 1st ed.(1989)-2nd ed.(1992), attorney Denis Clifford ; 4th ed.(1998)-<13th ed.(2016)> attorney Denis Clifford ... [et al.].
"Nolo Press self-help law books."

Alzheimer disease sourcebook.

May 3, 2016
Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics, c1999-
v. ; 24 cm.

Fix-it and forget-it baking with your slow cooker : 150 slow cooker recipes for breads, pizza, cakes, tarts, crisps, bars, pies, cupcakes, and more!

May 3, 2016
Good, Phyllis Pellman, 1948- author.
New York, New York : Good Books, [2015]
xiii, 328 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Includes index.
Quick breads -- Muffins and cupcakes -- Cakes from scratch -- Shortcut cakes -- Bars and brownies -- Crisps and cobblers -- Puddings and custards -- Pies -- Quiches -- Yeast breads -- Pizzas -- Granolas.
"You knew that slow cookers make delicious soups and stews, but did you know that they also make soft and chewy cookies, gooey bars, fluffy cakes, and moist breads? The beloved Fix-It and Forget-It series has sold nearly eleven million copies, giving home cooks around the world exactly what they crave -- recipes for delicious, satisfying meals that anyone can make with simple ingredients and minimal preparation time. Now, New York Times-bestselling author Phyllis Good presents a collection that gives cooks an unexpected treat -- fabulous baked goods! Featuring 150 new, mouthwatering recipes -- all carefully tested -- this will be the go-to book for bake sales, last-minute guests, holiday baking, and everyday treats! Fix-It and Forget-It Baking with Your Slow Cooker is a big, full-color, useful cookbook that, in addition to recipes, offers tips and tricks for baking with your slow cooker, FAQs, suggestions for substituting common allergen ingredients, and more."--Provided by

Start making! : a guide to engaging young people in Maker activities

May 3, 2016
Martin, Danielle, (writer) author.
x, 198 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Includes index.

The way back to you

May 3, 2016
Andreani, Michelle, author.
New York, NY : Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2016]
371 pages ; 22 cm
"Six months ago, Ashlyn Montiel died in a bike accident. Her best friend, Cloudy, is keeping it together, at least on the outside. Cloudy's insides are a different story: tangled, confused, heartbroken. Kyle is falling apart, and everyone can tell. Ashlyn was his girlfriend, and when she died, a part of him went with her. Maybe the only part he cares about anymore. As the two people who loved Ashlyn best, Cloudy and Kyle should be able to lean on each other. But after a terrible mistake last year, they're barely speaking. So when Cloudy discovers that Ashlyn's organs were donated after her death and the Montiel family has been in touch with three of the recipients, she does something a little bit crazy and a lot out of character: she steals the letters and convinces Kyle to go on a winter break road trip with her, from Oregon to California to Arizona to Nevada. Maybe if they see the recipients--the people whose lives were saved by Ashlyn's death--the world will open up again." -- Provided by publisher.

The true tails of Baker and Taylor : the library cats who left their pawprints on a small town... and the world

May 3, 2016
Louch, Jan, author.
New York : Thomas Dunne Books, St. Martin's Press, 2016.
viii, 274 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 22 cm
"Thomas Dunne Books."
It all started with mice in the library.... assistant librarian Jan Louch and a coworker decided that what the library needed was a cat. Or, even better, two cats. Soon, they found a pair of Scottish Folds who were perfect for the job. Jan named them Baker and Taylor, and they took up residence in the library. But these cats were much more than mousers. Visitors to the library fell in love with Baker and Taylor and their antics just as Jan had. And then, after Jan let the cats be photographed for a poster, they became feline celebrities. Children from across the country wrote them letters, fans traveled from far and wide to meet them, and they became the most famous library cats in the world.

Love Canal : a toxic history from Colonial times to the present

May 3, 2016
Newman, Richard S., author.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2016]
xvii, 306 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm

We were feminists once : from riot grrrl to CoverGirl®, the buying and selling of a political movement

May 3, 2016
Zeisler, Andi, 1972- author.
New York : PublicAffairs, [2016]
xvi, 285 pages ; 24 cm
Introduction -- Part One: The New Embrace -- 1 The Corridors of Empower -- 2 Heroine Addicts: Feminism and Hollywood -- 3 Do These Underpants Make Me Look Feminist? -- 4 The Golden Age of (Feminist) TV -- 5 Our Beyoncés, Ourselves: Celebrity Feminism -- Part Two: The Same Old Normal -- 6 Killer Waves -- 7 Empowering Down -- 8 The Rise of Big Woman -- 9 Creeping Beauty -- Epilogue: The End of Feel-Good Feminism -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Index.
"A critical assessment of feminism today by the founding editor and creative director of Bitch magazine draws on the stories of institutions and everyday women to illuminate how feminism has been compromised by market forces, subversive politics and popular culture, sharing strategic recommendations for how to reverse marginalizing trends,"--NoveList.

The cultural revolution : a people's history, 1962-1976

May 3, 2016
Dikötter, Frank, author.
New York : Bloomsbury Press, 2016.
xxv, 396 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 25 cm

Korean food made simple

May 3, 2016
Joo, Judy, author.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016.
286 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes index.
Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Kimchi & Pickles -- Pancakes, Dumplings, & Other Small Bites -- Salads & Veggies -- Rice -- Noodles -- Soups & Stews -- Seafood -- Chicken -- Beef & Lamb -- Pork -- Sauces -- Bread -- Sweets -- Drinks -- Index.
"125 simple Korean recipes from the host of the Cooking Channel television show of the same name -- Korean Food Made Simple. Judy Joo brings Korean food to the masses, proving that it's fun and easy to prepare at home. As a Korean-American, Judy understands how to make dishes that may seem exotic and difficult accessible to the everyday cook. The book has over 100 recipes including well-loved dishes like kimchi, sweet potato noodles (japchae), beef and vegetable rice bowl (bibimbap), and Korean fried chicken, along with creative, less-traditional recipes like Spicy Pork Belly Cheese Steak, Krazy Korean Burgers, and Fried Fish with Kimchi Mayo and Sesame Mushy Peas. In addition, there are chapters devoted to sauces, desserts, and drinks as well as a detailed list for stocking a Korean pantry, making this book a comprehensive guide on Korean food and flavors."--Provided by publisher.

Detroit hustle : a memoir of love, life & home

May 3, 2016
Haimerl, Amy, author.
269 pages ; 24 cm
"Journalist Amy Haimerl and her husband had been priced out of their Brooklyn neighborhood. Seeing this as a great opportunity to start over again, they decide to cash in their savings and buy an abandoned house for $35,000 in Detroit, the largest city in the United States to declare bankruptcy. As she and her husband restore the 1914 Georgian Revival, a stately brick house with no plumbing, no heat, and no electricity, Amy finds a community of Detroiters who, like herself, aren't afraid of a little hard work or things that are a little rough around the edges. Filled with amusing and touching anecdotes about navigating a real-estate market that is rife with scams, finding a contractor who is a lover of C.S. Lewis and willing to quote him liberally, and neighbors who either get teary-eyed at the sight of newcomers or urge Amy and her husband to get out while they can, Amy writes evocatively about the charms and challenges of finding her footing in a city whose future is in question. Detroit Hustle is a memoir that is both a meditation on what it takes to make a house a home, and a love letter to a much-derided city."--provided by publisher.

The silenced child : from labels, medications, and quick-fix solutions to listening, growth, and lifelong resilience

May 3, 2016
Gold, Claudia M., author.
Boston : Da Capo Press, 2016.
xxvi, 246 pages ; 24 cm.
"Are children and adolescents being silenced, and their growth stunted in this age of labels, medication, and frantically rushed lives? Claudia Gold reveals the astonishing power of listening in parent/child and doctor/patient relationships. Through vivid and perceptive stories and new insights from neuroscience, Claudia Gold shows how being listened to relieves conflict, builds resilience and actually changes a child's brain. This happens in all kinds of relationships: parent and child, doctor and child, doctor and parent, teacher and student, in the healing of adolescent depression, and in the prevention of postpartum depression. She helps parents and caregivers resist the pressures of hasty diagnoses and make the time and space that children of all ages, and parents themselves, need in order to grow and to flourish"--Provided by publisher.

The Hunger Games trilogy

May 3, 2016
xi, 316 pages ; 24 cm.

Stanley Kubrick and me : thirty years at his side

May 3, 2016
D'Alessandro, Emilio.
New York : Arcade Publishing, 2016.
357 pages, 16 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
"This intimate portrait by his former personal assistant and confidante reveals the man behind the legendary filmmaker--for the first time. Stanley Kubrick, the director of a string of timeless movies from Lolita and Dr. Strangelove to A Clockwork Orange, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Full Metal Jacket, and others, has always been depicted by the media as the Howard Hughes of filmmakers, a weird artist obsessed with his work and privacy to the point of madness. But who was he really? Emilio D'Alessandro lets us see. A former Formula Ford driver who was a minicab chauffeur in London during the Swinging Sixties, he took a job driving a giant phallus through the city that became his introduction to the director. Honest, reliable, and ready to take on any task, Emilio found his way into Kubrick's neurotic, obsessive heart. He became his personal assistant, his right-hand man and confidant, working for him from A Clockwork Orange until Kubrick's death in 1999. Emilio was the silent guy in the room when the script for The Shining was discussed. He still has the coat Jack Nicholson used in the movie. He was an extra on the set of Eyes Wide Shut, Kubrick's last movie. He knew all the actors and producers Kubrick worked with; he observed firsthand Kubrick's working methods down to the smallest detail. Making no claim of expertise in cinematography but with plenty of anecdotes, he offers a completely fresh perspective on the artist and a warm, affecting portrait of a generous, kind, caring man who was a perfectionist in work and life. "-- Provided by publisher.

The first 1,000 days : a crucial time for mothers and children-and the world

May 3, 2016
Thurow, Roger, author.
New York : PublicAffairs, 2016.
viii, 277 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
"Based on compelling new scientific and social science research on early childhood malnutrition, a new generation of activists has been inspired to re-think old approaches to 'feeding the world.' The new target in the assault on malnutrition: the first 1,000 days of a child's life, starting from gestation. Proper nutrition during the 1,000 days can profoundly influence an entire life, particularly an individual's ability to grow, learn and work. It can also determine a society's long-term health and prosperity. The 1,000 days is where everyone starts out equal, and where the world's inequalities begin. On Sept. 21, 2010, during the United Nations General Assembly, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton joined with her counterpart in the Irish government to launch the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) initiative. It demanded national leaders across the world to commit to the 1,000 days and work together across issues and sectors to improve nutrition. "There is a unique convergence of the science and research about what works and what needs to be invested in," Clinton said. "It is now time for us to get into action." By the end of 2013, 45 countries in the developing world embraced SUN, and nearly 100 humanitarian organizations joined in partnership. In 1,000 Days, award-winning journalist and world hunger advocate Roger Thurow examines the importance of the 1,000 days and the progress of the new global movement to end early childhood malnutrition. Thurow zeroes in on particular initiatives involving a small group of mothers and children in four diverse places--a small village in northern Uganda, Uttar Pradesh in India, Quetzaltenango in the western highlands of Guatemala, and Chicago, Illinois"-- Provided by publisher.

Draw people in 15 minutes

May 3, 2016
Spicer, Jake, author.
New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2016.
128 pages ; 23 cm
"Yes, you can draw! And Draw People in 15 Minutes will show you how. By the time you finish this book you'll have all the skills and the confidence you need to sketch people on the move or on the couch. Professional art instructor Jake Spicer takes you through every aspect of drawing from life, from sketching bodies in a busy public space to drawing a model from real life or a photograph. Carefully crafted exercises break down the drawing process into easily digestible parts, while step-by-step tutorials demonstrate how you can create a full-length portrait in just 15 minutes. With advice on everything from materials to use to how to get a person's proportions right, including how to draw hands, feet, and fabric, this is the complete course for anyone who's ever wanted to draw people"-- Provided by publisher.

TED talks : the official TED guide to public speaking

May 3, 2016
Anderson, Chris, 1957 January 14-
xv, 269 pages ; 22 cm
Includes index.
Foundation. Presentation literacy: the skill you can build ; Idea building: the gift in every great talk ; Common traps: four talk styles to avoid ; The throughline: what's your point? -- Talk tools. Connection: get personal ; Narration: the irresistible allure of stories ; Explanation: how to explain tough concepts ; Persuasion: reason can change minds forever ; Revelation: take my breath away! -- Preparation process. Visuals: those slides hurt! ; Scripting: to memorize or not to memorize? ; Run-throughs: wait, I need to rehearse? ; Open and close: what kind of impression would you like to make? -- On stage. Wardrobe: what should I wear? ; Mental prep: how do I control my nerves? ; Setup: lectern, confidence monitor, note cards, or (gulp) nothing? ; Voice and presence: give your words the life they deserve ; Format innovation: the promise (and peril) of full-spectrum talks -- Reflection. Talk renaissance: the interconnectedness of knowledge ; Why this matters: the interconnectedness of people ; Your turn: the philosopher's secret.
"For anyone who has ever been inspired by a TED talk, this is an insider's guide to creating talks that are unforgettable. Since taking over TED in the early 2000s, Chris Anderson has shown how carefully crafted short talks can be the key to unlocking empathy, stirring excitement, spreading knowledge, and promoting a shared dream. Done right, a talk can electrify a room and transform an audience's worldview. Done right, a talk is more powerful than anything in written form. This book explains how the miracle of powerful public speaking is achieved, and equips you to give it your best shot. There is no set formula; no two talks should be the same. The goal is for you to give the talk that only you can give. But don't be intimidated. You may find it more natural than you think. This is the 21st-century's new manual for truly effective communication and it is a must-read for anyone who is ready to create impact with their ideas"

The mindspan diet : reduce Alzheimer's risk, minimize memory loss, and keep your brain young

May 3, 2016
Estep III, Preston, author.
xv, 286 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

Visual intelligence : sharpen your perception, change your life

May 3, 2016
Herman, Amy, author.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2016]
xx, 316 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
"An Eamon Dolan Book."
Part I: Assess -- 1. Leonardo da Vinci and Losing Your Mind -- 2. Elementary Skills -- 3. The Platypus and the Gentleman Thief -- 4. Delta Employees Do It on the Fly -- 5. What's Hiding in Plain Sight? -- Part II: Analyze -- 6. Keep Your Head on a Swivel -- 7. Seeing What's Missing -- Part III: Articulate -- 8. Making Your Unknown Known -- 9. Big (Naked, Obese) Sue and High School Principal -- Part IV: Adapt -- 10. Nothing Is Black-and-White -- 11. What to Do When You Run Out of Gurneys.
"Art historian Amy Herman has trained experts from many fields how to perceive and communicate better. By showing people how to look closely at images, she helps them hone their 'visual intelligence,y a set of skills we all possess but few of us know how to use properly. Whether you want to be more effective on the job, more empathetic toward your loved ones, or more alert to the trove of possibilities and threats all around us, this book will show you how to see what matters most to you more clearly than ever before." --

Hand-printing studio : 15 projects to color your life--a visual guide to printing on almost anything

May 3, 2016
Olmsted, Betsy, 1980-
Lafayette, California : Stash Books, [2016]
111 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
"15 colorful hand-printing projects for your home, with 12 ready-to-use patterns in Betsy Olmsted's thoughtful sophisticated style"--Provided by publisher.

Dresden carnival : 16 modern quilt projects - innovative designs

May 3, 2016
Gallian, Marian B. (Marian Barbara), 1946- author.
Lafayette, CA : C&T Publishing, [2016]
103 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm + 2 pattern sheets (73 x 48 cm, folded to 24 x 18 cm)

The long weekend : life in the English country house, 1918-1939

May 3, 2016
Tinniswood, Adrian.
New York : Basic Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group, 2016.
xi, 322 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Foreword -- The House Party -- Everyone Sang -- It Is Ours -- The King's Houses -- Reinstatement -- A New Culture -- Lutyens -- Making Plans -- Home Decorating -- The New Georgians -- The Princess Bride and her Brothers -- My New-Found-Land, My Kingdom -- A Queer Streak -- Field Sports -- In Which We Serve -- The Political House -- The Old Order Doomed.
"In The Long Weekend, acclaimed historian Adrian Tinniswood tells the story of the rise and fall of the English aristocracy through the rise and fall of the great country house. Historically, these massive houses had served as the administrative and social hubs of their communities, but the fallout from World War I had wrought seismic changes on the demographics of the English countryside. In addition to the vast loss of life among the landed class, those staffers who returned to the country estates from the European theater were often horribly maimed, or eager to pursue a life beyond their employers' grounds. New and old estateholders alike clung ever more desperately to the traditions of country living, even as the means to maintain them slipped away"-- Provided by publisher.

Five presidents : my extraordinary journey with Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Ford

May 3, 2016
Hill, Clint, author.
New York : Gallery Books, 2016.
x, 451 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Includes index.
Introduction: Walking beside history -- Part I. With President Eisenhower. The secret dead body ; The White House detail ; The eleven-nation tour ; The South American tour ; Spying on the Soviets ; The Asian trip ; The 1960 presidential campaign -- Part II. With President Kennedy. On the first lady detail ; Palm Beach ; Traveling with the Kennedys: Europe ; Hyannis Port ; Traveling with the Kennedys: South America and Mexico ; The Cuban Missile Crisis ; 1963: great expectations ; Triumph and tragedy ; The trip to Texas ; Dallas ; The funeral ; The year after -- Part III. With President Johnson. The LBJ Ranch ; Inauguration 1965 ; The civil-rights president ; A president's burdens ; Traveling with LBJ: Honolulu and Mexico City ; Traveling with LBJ: down under ; 1967 ; 1968 ; Loyalty ; Last days with LBJ -- Part IV. With Presidents Nixon and Ford. Vice President Spiro Agnew ; Beware Greeks bearing gifts ; A visit from Elvis ; 1971 ; 1972: the beginning of the end ; A White House in turmoil ; The unraveling of a presidency ; History takes its toll ; 60 minutes.
Retired Secret Service agent Clint Hill brings history to life with this rare and fascinating portrait of the American presidency. Hill delivers a stunning perspective from the eyes of an everyman who saw some of the most historic moments of the 20th century during his seventeen years protecting the most powerful office in the nation. Hill walked alongside Presidents Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Ford, seeing them through a long, tumultuous era: the Cold War; the Cuban Missile Crisis; the assassinations of John F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King Jr., and Robert F. Kennedy; the Vietnam War; Watergate and the resignations of Spiro Agnew and Richard Nixon. With a unique insider's perspective and a moving touch, Hill sheds new light on the character and personality of these five presidents, revealing their humanity in the face of grave decisions. Adapted from dust jacket.

White sands : experiences from the outside world

May 3, 2016
Dyer, Geoff, author.
New York : Pantheon Books, [2016]
x, 233 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
Where? What? Where? -- Forbidden City -- Space in Time -- Time in Space -- Northern Dark -- White Sands -- Pilgrimage -- The Ballad of Jimmy Garrison -- Beginning.
"Geoff Dyer's perennial search for tranquility, for 'something better', continues in this series of fascinating and seemingly unrelated pilgrimages--with a tour guide who is in fact not a tour guide at the Forbidden City in Beijing, with friends at the Lightning Field in New Mexico, with a hitchhiker picked up near a prison at White Sands, and with "a dream of how things should have been" at the Watts Towers in Los Angeles."-- Provided by publisher.

The Apache wars : the hunt for Geronimo, the Apache Kid, and the captive boy who started the longest war in American history

May 3, 2016
Hutton, Paul Andrew, 1949- author.
vii, 514 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 25 cm
Apacheria -- Red Sleeves -- The lost boy -- Apache Pass -- Kit Carson's way -- People of the White Mountains -- The head of Mangas Coloradas -- The custom of the country -- Camp Grant -- Massacre -- Nantan Lupan -- The Christian general -- Mickey Free -- Taglito -- San Carlos -- Geronimo -- Lozen's vision -- Victorio's War -- Tres Castillos -- Fort Apache -- Break out -- Hell's forty acres -- Sierra Madre -- Turkey Creek -- Devil's Backbone -- The wind and the darkness -- Apache Kid -- The last free Apache -- Epilogue.
"Describes the violent history between the frontiersmen and the Native Americans in the Southwestern borderlands by following Mickey Free, a mixed-blood warrior who played a pivotal role in the fighting as he pursued the Apache Kid,"--NoveList.

October 31, 1517 : Martin Luther and the day that changed the world

May 3, 2016
Marty, Martin E., 1928- author.
Brewster MA : Paraclete Press Inc., 2016.
xi, 114 pages ; 20 cm
An invitation -- Repentance here means a change of heart -- A five-hundred-years-ago argument over penance -- Justification by faith versus the penance system -- Five hundred years of conflict -- Repentance calls for dialogue, dialogue focuses on repentance -- Ecumenists repent: the change of heart -- From mere diversity to reconciled diversity -- Reconciled diversity over justification -- Sacraments and practices among repentant Christians -- Can one day change the world? -- The ninety-five theses.


May 3, 2016
Wright, C. D., 1949-2016, author.
Port Townsend, Washington : Copper Canyon Press, [2016]
xvi, 153 pages ; 24 cm

No outlet

May 3, 2016
Klayer, Ben, author.
[Place of publication not identified] : GGI Publishing, [2016]
199 pages ; 23 cm
"No Outlet recounts the true coming-of-age tale of two adolescent boys as they grow up together on an impoverished dead-end street called Francis Ave. One fateful summer evening, a new neighbor kid--named David--asks twelve-year- old Ben Klayer for a bicycle tire pump. They begin pedaling around together and quickly become best friends. Over the next six years, Ben and David share many experiences while living on Francis Avenue. Some good like winning a three-legged race, at a birthday party. Some hilarious, like pissing on a campfire to put it out, and some necessary, like working first jobs, and applying to college. The two boys also witness some horrible situations, such as rampant drug dealing, and child abuse. Together, Ben and David cope with the imbalanced conditions. They look for outlets; not only literally, but with their lives. Will they thrive beyond Francis Avenue?"--Page [4] of cover.

Symphonia Judaica : Jewish symphony and other poems

May 3, 2016
Rudinger, Joel, author.
Huron, Ohio : Bird Dog Publishing, [2015]
113 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
"Some of these poems appeared in Aurora; Cambric poetry project two; First edition: 40 poems; Lovers and celebrations; and Mixer magazine."--T.p. verso.

Total pardon : an extraordinary love story

May 3, 2016
Yazzie, Wilford, author.
[United States?] : Cowcatcher Pub., [2015]
228 pages : portraits ; 21 cm
An inmate who starts out a pen pal and ends up a husband-that's sketchy territory, but in Wil and Linda Yazzie's case, it turned out to be sacred territory. She was a devoted Christian. He was a hopeless alcoholic whose addictions robbed him of decades of his life, yet he goes from career criminal to Hollywood actor and devoted minster with a message. If it weren't for the unconditional love and faithful prayers of his wife, Linda, Wil would be dead-like most of his drinking buddies. Total Pardon is an extraordinary, true reversal-of-destiny story that offers radical hope for those struggling with addiction.

A scientific method of eating your way to health : Arnold Ehret's mucusless-diet healing system

May 3, 2016
Ehret, Arnold, 1866-1922, author.
xv, 127 pages ; 23 cm

Facebook for dummies

May 3, 2016
Abram, Carolyn, author.
Hoboken, New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons, [2016]
xii, 368 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes index.
Facebook is constantly changing and evolving, replacing old features and introducing new ones. This new edition of the bestselling guide quickly and easily gets you up and running on all the site has to offer. Packed with straightforward guidance that demystifies the nuts and bolts of this popular social media site, Facebook For Dummies covers everything from finding friends and planning events to uploading photos and videos--and so much more. Facebook is here to stay. For its billions of worldwide users, it's become a central meeting place for people from all corners of the earth to connect and share. If you're the type to share snippets of your life through photos and writing or just find joy in reading and seeing what your family and friends are up to, there's something for everyone on Facebook. Providing coverage of the latest changes to the site, this go-to guide cuts through the confusion and offers plain-English guidance on using Facebook to its fullest so you can deepen your connections, stay social, and just have fun!

The story of my life

May 3, 2016
Keller, Helen, 1880-1968, author.
New York : Signet Classics, [2010]
xviii, 232 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm
Originally published: New York : New American Library, 1988. With new afterword.
In this autobiography, initially published in 1903, Helen Keller recalls her remarkable life as a blind and deaf woman taught to communicate by Ann Sullivan. Here among other memories, Keller describes her epiphany at the water pump when she connected the physical world with its linguistic counterpart. Keller was eventually educated at Radcliffe University, where she graduated with honors.

George Hamlin, American singer, 1868-1923: a resumé of his career

December 18, 2016
Trott, Josephine, 1874-1950.
Denver : Printed by Nelson, 1925.
53 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm

Fodor's ... Thailand.

May 2, 2016
New York : Fodor's Travel Publications.
v. : ill., maps ; 22 cm.
"With Myanmar (Burma), Cambodia, and Laos."--Cover (2013).

The new international lesson annual.

May 2, 2016
Nashville : Abingdon Press,
v. ; 24-26 cm.
"Text in NRSV and NIV"--Cover (varies: 2013/14- has text in CEB and NRSV).

Nursing programs.

May 2, 2016
Lawrenceville, N.J. : Thomson/Peterson's,
v. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Publisher varies: 2014-<2017> Peterson's Publishing.
"Your comprehensive guide to more than 1,900 accredited programs at nearly 700 institutions in the U.S. and Canada"--Cover.

Nebula awards showcase.

May 2, 2016
New York : Harcourt, Inc.,
v. ; 22 cm.
Vols. for <2010>-2011 pub. by TOR ; 2012-<2016> pub. by Pyr, an imprint of Prometheus Books.
Vols for 2000-<2016> contain the "best SF and fantasy chosen by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America" and Nebula Award winners for the years 1998-<2016>.

Barron's real estate licensing exams.

May 2, 2016
Hauppauge, N.Y. : Barron's, 2005-
v. : ill. ; 28 cm.
"Salesperson, broker, appraiser."

Arizona & the Grand Canyon.

May 2, 2016
Berkeley, CA : Avalon Travel, 2014-
volumes : color illustrations, color maps ; 19 cm.

The ultimate guide to great reggae : the complete story of reggae told through its greatest songs, famous and forgotton

May 2, 2016
Garnice, Michael, 1959-
Bristol, CT : Equinox Publishing Ltd., 2014.
vi, 604 pages ; 24 cm

World War I on film : English language releases through 2014

May 2, 2016
Edwards, Paul M., author.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2016.
vii, 256 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

Cursed legacy : the tragic life of Klaus Mann

May 2, 2016
Spotts, Frederic, author.
New Haven ; London : Yale University Press, [2016]
338 pages, [12] unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Introduction -- First writings 1906-24 -- First scandals 1924-28 -- First drugs 1929-32 -- Fleeing Hitler 1933 -- Homosexualities 1934-35 -- Lecturing to Americans 1936-37 -- Stalin's agent 1938-39 -- Farewell to Germany 1940-41 -- A new identity 1942 -- 'Misplaced' 1943 -- German problem children 1944-45 -- The shadow falls 1946-47 -- Todessehnsucht 1948 -- Death in Cannes 1949 -- Epilogue.

Then come back : the lost Neruda poems

May 2, 2016
Neruda, Pablo, 1904-1973, author.
Port Townsend, Washington : Copper Canyon Press, [2016]
xx, 165 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
"Pablo Neruda's lost poems-recently discovered in his archive to the delight of readers and scholars-comprise this remarkable and essential volume. Originally composed on napkins, playbills, receipts, and notebooks, Neruda's lost poems are full of eros and heartache, complex wordplay and deep wonder. Presented with the Spanish text, full-color reproductions of handwritten poems, and dynamic English translations, Then Come Back: The Lost Neruda simultaneously completes and advances the oeuvre of the world's most beloved poet.Crossing the sky I near the red ray of your hair. Of earth and wheat I am and as I close-in your fire kindles itself inside me and the rocks and flour ignite. That's why my heart expands and rises into bread for your mouth to devour, and my blood is wine poured for you. You and I are the land with its fruit. Bread, fire, blood and wine make up the earthly love that sears us. Pablo Neruda (1904-1973) is one of the world's most beloved and best-selling poets. He received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1971. Translator Forrest Gander teaches at Brown University and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize"-- Provided by publisher.

God gave me you : the true story of love, loss, and a heaven-sent miracle

May 2, 2016
Seaman, Tricia.
New York : Howard Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc., 2016.
xiii, 240 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Room 173 -- The request -- Baby fever -- Where the road leads -- Beyond the hill -- What's left behind -- The Easter visit -- Trial run -- The waiting game -- A day to remember -- Home, sweet home -- A new direction -- One big happy family -- A circle of kindness -- No place like Walmart -- Nesting -- Time out -- Toes in the sand -- A whole new world -- A birthday kitten -- Too close for comfort -- Broadway bound -- Steps toward heaven -- The calm before the storm -- Letting go -- Heaven gains an angel -- Purple skys.
When a single mother with terminal cancer asks an oncology nurse to look after her son, neither can imagine what God has in store. This is the heartwarming story of how two very different women with two very different paths were brought together for one very special purpose.

I'm fascinated by sacrifice flies : inside the game we all love

May 2, 2016
Kurkjian, Tim, author.
New York, N.Y. : St. Martin's Press, 2016.
xvii, 232 pages ; 22 cm
"ESPN baseball commentator Tim Kurkjian is fascinated by sacrifice flies. In fact, he is fascinated by so many aspects of baseball that he's written a book to show baseball fans where this fascination comes from and how they, too, can find it. In the aftermath of the Steroid Era that stained the game, at a time when so many players are so rich and therefore have a sense of entitlement that they haven't earned, Kurkjian shows readers how to love the game more than ever, with incredible insight and stories that are hilarious, heartbreaking, and revealing. From what Pete Rose was doing in the batting cage a few minutes after getting out of prison, to why everyone strikes out these days and why no one seems to care, I'm Fascinated By Sacrifice Flies will surprise even longtime baseball fans. Tim explains the fear factor in the game, and what it feels like to get hit by a pitch; Adam LaRoche wanted to throw up in the batter's box. He examines the game's superstitions: Eliot Johnson's choice of bubble gum, a poker chip in Sean Burnett's back pocket. He unearths the unwritten rules of the game, takes readers inside ESPN, and reveals how Tony Gwynn made baseball so much more fun to watch. And, of course, Tim will explain to readers why he is fascinated by sacrifice flies"-- Provided by publisher.

Oneida : from free love Utopia to the well-set table

May 2, 2016
Wayland-Smith, Ellen.
New York : Picador, 2016.
310 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
A minister is born -- Noyes in the underworld -- New Jerusalem (in Vermont) -- Electric sex: or how to live in forever -- Marriage grows complex -- The machine in the garden -- Sticky love -- Brave new world -- Twilight of the gods -- Things fall apart -- Selling silver -- Survival of the fittest -- "The strike of a sex" -- "Back home for keeps" -- The burning.
"Amidst the religious fervor of the Second Great Awakening, John Humphrey Noyes, a spirited but socially awkward young man, attracted a group of devoted followers with his fiery sermons about creating Jesus'' millennial kingdom here on earth. Noyes and his followers built a large communal house in rural New York where they engaged in what Noyes called "complex marriage," an elaborate system of free love where sexual relations with multiple partners was encouraged. Noyes was eventually inspired to institute a program of eugenics, known as "stirpiculture," to breed a new generation of Oneidans from the best members of the Community--many fathered by him. When Noyes died in 1886, the Community disavowed Noyes' disreputable sexual theories and embraced their thriving business of flatware. Oneida Community, Limited would go on to become one of the nation's leading manufacturers of silverware, and their brand a coveted mark of middle-class respectability in pre- and post-WWII America. Told by a descendant of one of the Community's original families, Oneida is a captivating story that straddles two centuries to reveal how a radical, free-love sect, turning its back on its own ideals, transformed into a purveyor of the white picket fence American dream"--Provided by publisher.

Dinosaur destinations : finding America's best dinosaur dig sites, museums & exhibits

May 2, 2016
Kramer, Jon.
Cambridge, Minn. : Adventure Publications, c2016.
200 pages : illustrations (mostly color), maps ; 18 cm.

Building sheds

May 2, 2016
Truini, Joseph, author.
Newtown, CT : Taunton Press, Inc., 2016.
217 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Includes index.

The fire line : the story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots and one of the deadliest days in American firefighting

May 2, 2016
Santos, Fernanda, author.
New York : Flatiron Books, 2016.
viii, 273 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
The guys -- Saving a tree -- A bolt of lightning -- Calculating risk -- A sleeping fire awakens -- Promises and goodbyes -- A treacherous combination -- Trouble in the sky -- Change in the winds -- No answer -- Gone -- Two thousnad degrees -- Coming home -- "We take care of our own" -- An end, and new beginnings.
When a bolt of lightning ignited a hilltop in the sleepy town of Yarnell, Arizona, in June of 2013, setting off a blaze that would grow into one of the deadliest fires in American history, the twenty men who made up the Granite Mountain Hotshots sprang into action. An elite crew trained to combat the most challenging wildfires, the Granite Mountain Hotshots were a ragtag family, crisscrossing the American West and wherever else the fires took them. The Hotshots were loyal to one another and dedicated to the tough job they had. We see this band of brothers at work, at play and at home, until a fire that burned in their own backyards leads to a national tragedy.

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