New Arrivals · All Nonfiction

February 27, 2015
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Pokémon adventures.

February 26, 2015
San Francisco, CA : Viz Comics, c1999-<2015>
v. : chiefly ill. ; 27 cm.
Issues 1-<47> published with story by Hidenori Kusaka ; English adaptation: v.1-<v.5> Gerard Jones, <v.15-43> Bryant Turnage <v.47-48> Annette Roman ; art: v.1-9 by Mato ; v.10-<v.48> by Satoshi Yamamoto.
"Based on the game by Tsunekazu Ishihara & Satoshi Tajiri."
A comic series based on the original Game Boy video game, not the animated TV series. Each issue contains chapters in the continuing adventures of various characters which are divided into story arcs: v.1-3, Red, Green & Blue Chapter ; v.4-7, Yellow Chapter ; v.8-15, Gold, Silver & Crystal Chapter ; v.15-22, Ruby & Sapphire Chapter ; v.22-25, FireRed and LeafGreen Chapter ; v.26-29, Emerald Chapter ; v.30-38, Diamond & Pearl Chapter ; v.38-40, Platinum Chapter ; v.41-43, HeartGold & SoulSilver Chapter ; v.43-<v.48> Black & White Chapter.

Oahu revealed.

February 26, 2015
Lihue, HI : Wizard Publications, c2005-
v. : col. ill., col. maps ; 21 cm.
"The ultimate guide to Honolulu, Waikiki & beyond."

Mid-century modern glass in America

February 26, 2015
Six, Dean. author.
©2014
272 pages : illustrations, color, black & white ; 29 cm

Yo Miss : a graphic look at high school

February 26, 2015
Wilde, Lisa, author.
©2015
159 pages : chiefly chiefly illustrations ; 23 cm
"Foreword by Kaycee Eckhardt"--Cover.
Yo, Miss - a graphic look at high school takes the reader inside John V. Lindsay Wildcat Academy, a second-chance high school in New York City, where Lisa Wilde has worked since 1997. A school where all the students are considered at risk, Wildcat offers these teens a ticket ot the middle class - a high school diploma. With humor and humanity, Yo, Miss challenges preconceptions of who these kids are and what is needed to help them graduate.

The spirit of Saint Francis : inspiring words from Pope Francis

February 26, 2015
Francis, Pope, 1936-
©2015
xi, 178 pages ; 20 cm
We are infinitely loved -- God never tires of forgiving us -- Entrust yourself to God's mercy -- Dive into prayer -- Discover true joy -- Choose simplicity and humility -- Do not forget the poor! -- Preach the gospel at all times -- Be instruments of peace and pardon -- Respect and protect creation.

The last two seconds : poems

February 26, 2015
Bang, Mary Jo, author.
Minneapolis, Minnesota : Graywolf Press, 2015.
84 pages ; 23 cm
The Last Two Seconds is an astonishing confrontation with time--our experience of it as measured out by our perceptions, our lives, and our machines. In these poems, full of vivid imagery and imaginative logic, Mary Jo Bang captures the difficulties inherent in being human in the twenty-first century, when we set our watches by nuclear disasters, species collapse, pollution, mounting inequalities, warring nations, and our own mortality. This is brilliant and profound work by an essential poet of our time.

Finding God in the verbs : crafting a fresh language of prayer

February 26, 2015
Isbell, Jennifer L.
Downers Grove : InterVarsity Press, 2015.
186 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm

Street craft : guerrilla gardening / yarnbombing / light graffiti / street sculpture / and more

February 26, 2015
Kuittinen, Riikka, author.
©2015.
223 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
One of the richest movements in street art has been the development of an alternative, crafts-based, three-dimensional movement, broadly identified as Street Craft. This new generation of artists is creating uncommissioned, site-specific works employing a range of art and craft techniques, including weaving, crocheting, sculpting, painting, gardening, light installation, and more.

Hooked! : 40 whimsical crochet motifs from weird to wonderful

February 26, 2015
Delprat, Michelle, author.
Newton Abbot, UK : David and Charles, 2015.
95 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
Includes index.

Wanderlust : 46 modern knits for bohemian style

February 26, 2015
Gray, Tanis.
Ft. Collins, CO : Interweave, a division of F+W Media, [2014]
183 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Includes index.

The biology book : from the origin of life to epigenetics, 250 milestones in the history of biology

February 26, 2015
Gerald, Michael C.
©2015
526 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 22 cm

Irritable hearts : a PTSD love story

February 26, 2015
McClelland, Mac, author.
New York, New York : Flatiron Books, 2015.
308 pages ; 25 cm
"In 2010, human rights reporter Mac McClelland left Haiti after covering the devastation of the earthquake. Back home, she finds herself imagining vivid scenes of violence and can't sleep or stop crying. It becomes clear that she is suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, triggered by her trip and seemingly exacerbated by her experiences in the other charged places she'd reported from. The bewilderment about this sudden loss of self-control is magnified by her feelings for Nico, a French soldier she met in Haiti, who despite their brief connection seems to have found a place in her confused heart. With ... fearlessness, McClelland sets out to repair her broken psyche"-- Provided by publisher.

Old Venus

February 26, 2015
New York : Bantam Books, [2015]
xvii, 586 pages ; 25 cm
"This original anthology of all-new stories harkens back to the Golden Age of SF, when science fiction was filled with tales from our own solar system, at a time when no one knew what lay on the surface of our nearest galactic neighbors and speculation ran rampant. And though that old solar system was "disproved" in the 1960s, when space probes showed that the real worlds were very different from those of our imaginations, these linked anthologies take us back to the time when it still seemed possible that Mars was home to dying civilizations, and Venus was a steamy, swampy jungle world, with strange creatures lurking amidst the lush vegetation. "-- Provided by publisher.

Upstyle your furniture : techniques and creative inspiration to style your home

February 26, 2015
Jones, Stephanie, author.
Hauppauge, New York : Barron's, 2015.
160 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm

Mothman casebook

February 26, 2015
Cook, Joedy, author.
[North Charleston, SC] : [Create Space Independent Publishing Platform], [2014]
99 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
"Cover art by Anubisdhl"--page 99.
A collection of eyewitness reports and sightings in middle America.

Trees up close : the beauty of bark, leaves, flowers, and seeds

February 26, 2015
Hugo, Nancy R., author.
Portland : Timber Press, 2014.
200 pages : color illustrations ; 18 cm
Leaves -- Flowers and cones -- Fruit and seeds -- Buds and leaf scars -- Bark and twigs.

XXL : when artists think big

February 26, 2015
Baucheron, Elea.
Munich : Prestel, 2014.
176 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm.
Includes index.

The golden lands : Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand & Vietnam ; architecture of the Buddhist world

February 26, 2015
Lall, Vikram, author.
New York, NY : Abbeville Pres Publishers ; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia : JF Publishing, 2014.
280 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 33 cm.

Shroom : mind-bendingly good recipes for cultivated and wild mushrooms

February 26, 2015
Selengut, Becky.
Kansas City, Missouri : Andrews McMeel Publishing, [2014].
xxxiv, 205 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Includes index.
Chef and cooking teacher Becky Selengut's Shroom feeds our enduring passion for foraged and wild foods by exploring 15 types of mushrooms, including detailed how-to's on everything home cooks need to know to create 75 inventive, internationally-flavored mushroom dishes.

Good cheap eats : everyday dinners and fantastic feasts for $10 or less

February 26, 2015
Fisher, Jessica (Jessica Getskow)
Boston, Massachusetts : The Harvard Common Press, [2014]
320 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes index.
Going meatless -- Stretching it -- Something meatier -- Grilling and eating outdoors -- Company dinners -- Make-ahead meals -- Breakfast for supper -- Meals on the run.
"In over 200 recipes, Jessica Fisher shows budget-conscious cooks how they can eat remarkably well without breaking the bank. Good Cheap Eats serves up 70 three-course dinners--main course, side, and dessert--all for less than ten dollars for a family of four. Chapters include "Something Meatier," on traditional meat-centered dinners, "Stretching It," which shows how to flavor and accent meat so that you are using less than usual but still getting lots of flavor, and "Company Dinners," which proves that you can entertain well on the cheap. The hard-won wisdom, creative problem-solving techniques, and culinary imagination she brings to the task have been chronicled lovingly in her widely read blog Good Cheap Eats. Now, with the publication of the book Good Cheap Eats, she shows budget-challenged, or simply penny-pinching, home cooks how they can save loads of money on food and still eat smashingly well"-- Provided by publisher.

Salmagundi : a celebration of salads from around the world

February 26, 2015
Butcher, Sally.
Northampton, Massachusetts : Interlink Books, an imprint of Interlink Publishing Group, Inc., 2015.
272 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Includes index.

Sweet things : chocolates, candies, caramels & marshmallows-- to make & give

February 26, 2015
Rigg, Annie.
[S.l.] : Kyle Books, 2014, c2013.
175 p. : col. ill. ; 25 cm.
Includes index.

How to make jewelry charms from polymer clay

February 26, 2015
Sharpe, Jessica.
Hauppauge, NY : Barron's, 2014
144 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Includes index.
"50 exquisite projects and full instructions for all skill levels"--Cover.
Projects. Food -- Nature and outdoors -- Animals -- Home and hobbies -- Beads and buttons -- Special occasions -- Materials, tools, and techniques.
Clay expert Jessica Sharpe offers the essentials for creating clay charms.

Looking for Information : a survey of research on information seeking, needs and behavior

February 26, 2015
Case, Donald Owen.
Bingley, UK : Emerald Group Pub., 2012.
xvi, 491 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Introductions and examples: Information behavior : an introduction ; Common examples of information behavior -- Concepts relevant to information behavior: Concept of information ; Information needs and information seeking ; Related concepts -- Models, paradigms, and theories in the study of information behavior: Models of information behavior ; Metatheories, paradigms, and theories -- Methods for studying information behavior: The research process ; Methods : examples by type -- Research results and reflections: Reviewing the research : its history, size, and topics ; Research by occupation ; Research by social role and demographic group ; Reviewing, critiquing, concluding -- Appendix A: Glossary -- Appendix B: Questions for discussion and application.
Now in its third edition, this book is the most comprehensive text on the topics of information seeking, information behavior and information practices. Coverage includes the nature of information, information needs and uses, sensemaking, information avoidance, communication among scientists and scholars, relevant social and psychological theories, models of information behavior, and applicable research methodologies. Interdisciplinary in the choice of examples, the book cites research in information studies, communication, education, management, medicine, sociology and psychology.

Interim : publication of the Ohio Chapter of Research, Royal Arch Masons.

July 12, 2024
[Columbus, Ohio] : Ohio Chapter of Research, Royal Arch Masons, [1963]-
volumes : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Published every other year when its Proceedings are not published; contains articles taken from other publications or other Grand Chapter proceedings.

A random walk down Wall Street : the time-tested strategy for successful investing

December 29, 2015
Malkiel, Burton Gordon.
©2015
447 pages : illustrations, charts ; 25 cm
Includes index.

Beyond the grip of craniosynostosis : an inside view of life touched by the congenital skull deformity

February 25, 2015
Johnstun, Kase D., 1975- author.
Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2015]
viii, 233 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
"This unique work explores the extensive and tragic reach of craniosynostosis, the premature fusing of the cranial sutures in infants. The author--born with craniosynostosis in 1975--documents his struggles, weaving his story into a broader view of this birth defect. The experiences of other families affected by craniosynostosis are chronicled, demonstrating the uniqueness of each case"-- Provided by publisher.

The country house

February 25, 2015
Margulies, Donald.
New York : Theatre Communications Group, 2015.
171 pages ; 21 cm
"Margulies is literate and intellectually stimulating. His ideas and language hold our attention and earn our respect."-New York"Donald Margulies has an unerring sense of language and the ability to penetrate deeply into the darkness of tangled human emotions."-VarietyGathering in their Berkshire home, a family of actors wrestles with fame, art, and (as always) each other. Brought back together for a melancholy purpose, the solemnity is quickly undercut by restless egos and inflamed temperaments. When the events of the weekend go off-script, secrets are spilled and bonds are broken. Inspired by-and often directly referencing -Chekhov's pastoral comedies, this witty and compelling new comedy unfolds in a fragile old home brimming with memories, new love, and discarded dreams.A funny and poignant comedy about a family of actors, from Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Donald Margulies.Donald Margulies has won a Lucille Lortel Award, an American Theatre Critics Award, two Los Angeles Drama Critics Awards, two Obie Awards, two Dramatists Guild Hull-Warriner Awards, one Tony Award nomination, six Drama Desk Award nominations, two Pulitzer Prize nominations, and one Pulitzer Prize. His works have been performed on and off Broadway, and at major theaters across the United States, as well as a host of international cities"-- Provided by publisher.

The blood sugar solution : 10-day detox diet cookbook : more than 150 recipes to help you lose weight and stay healthy for life

February 25, 2015
Hyman, Mark, author.
New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2015.
viii, 343 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
Includes index.
"Dr. Hyman's bestselling The Blood Sugar Solution 10-Day Detox Diet offered readers a step-by-step guide for losing weight and reversing disease. Now Dr. Hyman shares more than 150 delicious recipes that support the 10-Day Detox Diet, so you can continue on your path to good health. With easy-to-prepare, delicious recipes for every meal - including breakfast smoothies, lunches like Waldorf Salad with Smoked Paprika, and Grass-Fed Beef Bolognese for dinner -- you can achieve fast and sustained weight loss by activating your natural ability to burn fat, reducing insulin levels and inflammation, reprogramming your metabolism, shutting off your fat-storing genes, creating effortless appetite control, and soothing stress. Your health is a life-long journey. The Blood Sugar Solution 10-Day Detox diet cookbook helps make that journey both do-able and delicious,"--Amazon.com.

The perfect egg : a fresh take on recipes for morning, noon, and night

February 25, 2015
Fisher, Teri Lyn.
Berkeley : Ten Speed Press, 2015.
vi, 167 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm

Careers : the graphic guide to finding the perfect job for you

February 25, 2015
New York, NY : DK Publishing, 2015.
320 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Includes index.

The great Beanie Baby bubble : mass delusion and the dark side of cute

February 25, 2015
Bissonnette, Zac.
New York, New York : Portfolio/Penguin, 2015.
260 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Includes index.
"A bestselling journalist delivers the never-before-told story of the plush animal craze that became the tulip mania of the 1990s . In the annals of consumer crazes, nothing compares to Beanie Babies. In just three years, collectors who saw the toys as a means of speculation made creator Ty Warner, an eccentric college dropout, a billionaire-without advertising or big-box distribution. Beanie Babies were ten percent of eBay's sales in its early days, with an average selling price of $30-six times the retail price. At the peak of the bubble in 1999, Warner reported a personal income of $662 million-more than Hasbro and Mattel combined. The end of the craze was swift and devastating, with "rare" Beanie Babies deemed worthless as quickly as they'd once been deemed priceless. Bissonnette draws on hundreds of interviews (including a visit to a man who lives with his 40,000 Ty products and an in-prison interview with a guy who killed a coworker over a Beanie Baby debt) for the first book on the strangest speculative mania of all time."-- Provided by publisher.

Life from scratch : a memoir of food, family, and forgiveness

February 25, 2015
Martin, Sasha.
Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, 2015.
352 pages ; 24 cm
Includes recipe index.
"It was a culinary journey like no other: Over the course of 195 weeks, food writer and blogger Sasha Martin set out to cook--and eat--a meal from every country in the world. As cooking unlocked the memories of her rough-and-tumble childhood and the loss and heartbreak that came with it, Martin became more determined than ever to find peace and elevate her life through the prism of food and world cultures. From the tiny, makeshift kitchen of her eccentric, creative mother, to a string of foster homes, to the house from which she launches her own cooking adventure, Marin's heartfelt, brutally honest memoir reveals the power of cooking to bond, to empower, and to heal--and celebrates the simple truth that happiness is created from within"-- Provided by publisher.

Girl in the dark : a memoir

February 25, 2015
Lyndsey, Anna, author.
New York : Doubleday, [2015]
258 pages ; 19 cm
"Anna was living a normal life. She was ambitious and worked hard; she had just bought an apartment; she was falling in love. But then she started to develop worrying symptoms: her face felt like it was burning whenever she was in front of the computer. Soon this progressed to an intolerance of fluorescent light, then of sunlight itself. The reaction soon spread to her entire body. Now, when her symptoms are at their worst she must spend months on end in a blacked-out room, losing herself in audio books and elaborate word games in an attempt to ward off despair. During periods of relative remission she can venture cautiously out at dawn and dusk, into a world which, from the perspective of her normally cloistered existence, is filled with a remarkable beauty. And throughout there is her relationship with Pete. In many ways he is Anna's savior, offering her shelter from the light in his home. But she cannot enjoy a normal life with him, cannot go out in the day, even making love is uniquely awkward. Anna asks herself "by continuing to occupy this lovely man while giving him neither children, nor a public companion, nor a welcoming home - do I do wrong?" With gorgeous, lyrical prose, Anna brings us into the dark with her, a place from which we emerge to see love, and the world, anew"-- Provided by publisher.

Good housekeeping 400 healthy recipes : easy, delicious, low-calorie.

February 25, 2015
New York : Hearst Books, [2014]
480 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
Includes index.
Includes 250 recipes under 400 calories.

Winning answers to 500 interview questions

February 25, 2015
Margolin, Lavie.
©2014
520 pages ; 23 cm
"Interviewing is a high stakes game. If you are getting interviews but not the job, you have to improve your ability to interview. Prepare yourself to answer any interview question with a response that makes the reason the company should hire you. Winning Answers to 500 Interview Questions will teach you how to become a more confident interviewer. Not only will you have an answer prepared for interview questions before they are even asked, you will also truly understand why they are being asked and how to answer them best."--Back cover.

Restless ambition : Grace Hartigan, painter

February 25, 2015
Curtis, Cathy (Writer on art)
New York : Oxford University Press, 2015.
420 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm

Pretty birds : 18 simple projects to sew and love

February 25, 2015
Lindsay, Virginia Keleher, 1975-, author.
Philadelphia : Running Press, 2015.
128 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm.
Includes index.

The anxiety toolkit : strategies for fine-tuning your mind and moving past your stuck points

February 25, 2015
Boyes, Alice.
New York : Perigee, [2015]
232 pages ; 21 cm
"Drawing on extensive social psychology research, and the author's training and clinical experience in Cognitive-Behavioral therapy, The Anxiety Toolkit offers actionable strategies that anyone can use to manage their anxiety--both personal and professional"-- Provided by publisher.

The next happy : let go of the life you planned and find a new way forward

February 25, 2015
Cleantis, Tracey, 1965-
Center City, Minnesota : Hazelden, 2015.
xiv, 213 pages ; 23 cm
"When the best option is to let go of the life you planned for yourself and find a new path, a world of possibilities can surprisingly open up. Learn whether it is time to let go, and if so, how to move through your grief and find your way forward in The Next Happy. If you believe, you can do anything. Although well-meaning, these intended words of inspiration can make us feel like failures. The reality is that no matter how positive our outlook or how tenacious our approach, our dreams simply do not always come true--and there is nothing we can do about it. After multiple fertility treatments and years of hardship in her pursuit to have a child, Tracey Cleantis was forced to face this reality head-on. Yet, through this process and her work counseling hundreds of clients through the loss of their goals and aspirations, she discovered one simple truth: Sometimes there comes a time when the smartest, healthiest, and sanest thing to do is to let go of the original plan in order to find a new way forward toward happiness. And with this critical shift, a world of possibilities opens up to us. New, tangible dreams take shape. In The Next Happy, Cleantis offers a roadmap for that journey, teaching you how to face the possibility of letting go of a dream that isn't working accept and face sadness, anger, and shame understand the true reasons why you wanted what you wanted and the real-life causes for why you didn't get it ask the questions that will let you move on and set realistic goals for finding a new way forward. With down-to-earth wisdom and humor, this enlightening counterpoint to the popular self-help notion to "follow your dream, no matter what it takes" provides the guidance and support to help you make the decision of whether it is time to give up an impossible dream, and if so, move through your grief, and discover the next happy"-- Provided by publisher.

Voices of the Arab Spring : personal stories of the Arab revolutions

February 25, 2015
al-Saleh, Asaad.
New York : Columbia University Press, [2015]
xxiv, 244 pages ; 23 cm
Foreword: Understanding recent social and political developments in the Middle East and North Africa : a personal odyssey / Peter Sluglett -- Tunisia -- Egypt -- Libya -- Yemen -- Syria.
"Narrated by dozens of activists and everyday individuals involved in the Arab Spring, this book documents the unprecedented events that led to the collapse of dictatorial regimes in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, and Yemen. Arab citizens were called to join the revolt during the second half of 2011, while the revolutionary moment was still unfolding. Their stories offer unique access to the message that inspired citizens to act, their experiences during revolt, and the lessons they learned from some of the most dramatic changes and appalling events to occur in the history of the Arab world. The riveting, revealing, and at times heartbreaking stories in this volume also include voices from Syria. Featuring participants from a variety of social and educational backgrounds and political commitments, these personal stories of action represent the true phenomenon of the Arab Spring's united though broad social movements, collective identities, and youthful character. For years, these participants lived under regimes that brutally suppressed free expression and protest. Their testimony speaks to the multifaceted emotional, psychological, and cultural factors motivating citizens to join together and fight, putting a human face on events that might seem abstract or impersonal to many in the West"--Provided by publisher.

Our only world : ten essays

February 25, 2015
Berry, Wendell, 1934- author.
Berkeley : Counterpoint, [2015]
178 pages ; 22 cm
Subtitle in pre-publication: Eleven essays.
Paragraphs from a notebook -- The commerce of violence -- A forest conversation -- Local economies to save the land and the people -- Less energy, more life -- Caught in the middle -- On receiving one of the Dayton Literary Peace Prizes -- Our deserted country -- For the 50-year farm bill -- On being asked for "a narrative for the future"
"In this new collection of [ten] essays, Berry confronts head-on the necessity of clear thinking and direct action. Never one to ignore the present challenge, he understands that only clearly stated questions support the understanding their answers require. For more than fifty years we've had no better spokesman and no more eloquent advocate for the planet, for our families, and for the future of our children and ourselves"-- Provided by publisher.

Seeking serenity : the 10 new rules for health and happiness in the age of anxiety

February 25, 2015
Enayati, Amanda.
New York : NAL Hardcover, [2015]
viii, 262 pages ; 24 cm
" Achieve new levels of peace and mindfulness with this empowering and transformative look at stress. In Seeking Serenity, CNN Health columnist Amanda Enayati examines life in the modern age of anxiety and outlines ten revolutionary principles for living stress free. With more demands than ever, most of us are overwhelmed with an unending stream of communication and constant pressure to do more, creating a destructive cycle of stress. In an enlightened new approach, Seeking Serenity shines the twin searchlights of modern science and spirituality on this perennial complaint and delivers the most effective ways to beat stress-and in doing so, the best way to live. Seeking Serenity shows readers how to take control of their lives and their anxiety through ten principles: belong, be happy, be resilient, be creative, be loving, be giving, be uncluttered, be healthy, be free, and be present. These groundbreaking principles connect the dots among a variety of disciplines and cultures, providing the first big-picture view of stress beyond a medical standpoint and including essential spiritual, philosophical, cultural, and personal perspectives. Drawing on extensive research and remarkable case studies, Seeking Serenity proves to be not just a fascinating journey through stress, but a clear, accessible action plan to achieve life's most elusive prizes: balance and bliss"-- Provided by publisher.

Friends past and present : the bicentennial history of Cincinnati Friends meeting (1815-2015)

February 25, 2015
Darnowsky, Sabrina, author.
©2015
xvii, 334 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Simple beginnings: 1815-1828 -- Separation and social reform: 1828-1869 -- A less peculiar people: 1869-1930 -- Becoming semi-programmed: 1930-1963 -- Weathering the culture wars: 1963-1999 -- Friends in the twenty-first century: 1999-2015 -- Appendix A: Anthony Family Tree -- Appendix B: Ministers of Cincinnati Monthly Meeting.
"It began simply. Just a few Quaker families, settlers in a remote frontier town. As early as 1811, they began gathering in one another's homes, silently awaiting the leading of the Spirit. They could not have known that they were starting a faith community that would touch the lives of people around the world. This book provides an in-depth look at Cincinnati Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends, how it has changed over the past two centuries, and how it fits into broader trends in Quaker history, Cincinnati history, and American history. From opposing slavery, to founding such local institutions as The Children's Home, to advocating for peace and civil rights, the members of this meeting have made an impact that continues to be felt. May it be ever so."--Back cover.

Born to be king : Prince Charles on planet Windsor

February 25, 2015
Mayer, Catherine, author.
New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2015.
258 pages, 8 pages of unnumbered plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
His life in a day -- Mother load -- A prince among men -- The knave of hearts -- Wolf Hall -- Helping and hindering -- Harmonies and disharmonies -- A foreign asset -- Happy and notorious -- Kings to come.
Draws on exclusive interviews with members of Prince Charles' inner circle and on rare access to the prince himself to examine court life, Charles' struggles, his achievements as a philanthropist and activist, and his popular marriage to Princess Diana.

How about that! : Jimmy Crum, fifty years of cliffhangers and barn-burners

February 25, 2015
Crum, Jimmy.
Columbus, Ohio : Fine Line Graphics, ©1993.
x, 182 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm

List of selected maps of states and territories

February 25, 2015
Hargett, Janet L., compiler.
Washington : National Archives, National Archives and Records Service, General Services Administration, 1971.
viii, 113 pages ; 27 cm.

Preliminary inventory of the cartographic records of the Soil Conservation Service : record group 114

February 25, 2015
Heynen, William J., compiler.
Washington : National Archives & Records Service, General Services Administration, 1981.
viii, 139 pages : maps ; 27 cm.
Includes indexes.

Microfilm resources for research : a comprehensive catalog

February 25, 2015
United States. National Archives and Records Administration.
Washington, D.C. : Published for the National Archives and Records Administration by the National Archives Trust Fund Board, 1996.
xii, 115 pages ; 28 cm
Includes index.

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