New Arrivals · All Nonfiction

February 18, 2017
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

United States direct tax of 1798, York County, Pennsylvania.

February 17, 2017
Reisinger, Maryllyn M.
York, PA (P.O. Box 1824, York 17405) : South Central Pennsylvania Genealogical Society, 2008.
v. ; 28 cm.
Includes index.
"The surname index was compiled by Robert R. Reisinger"--P. vi.
v. 1. Chanceford, Fawn, & Hopewell Townships / transcribed by Maryllyn M. Reisinger & Kathryn B. Jordan ; v. 4. Hellam, Newberry & Windsor Townships / transcribed by Cynthia K. Hartman --

David Bowie : the golden years

February 17, 2017
Griffin, Roger (Writer on music), author.
463 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 32 cm
A textual and pictorial chronology of David Bowie's music career from 1970 to 1980, adapting materials the author gathered for his website,

Hit makers : the science of popularity in an age of distraction

February 17, 2017
Thompson, Derek, 1986- author.
344 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Part I: Popularity and the mind -- The power of exposure: featuring Claude Monet, Adele, and Donald Trump -- The Maya rule: featuring ESPN, Spotify, and the first NASA space station -- The music of sound: featuring John F. Kennedy, Barack Obama, and ABBA -- Interlude: The chills -- The myth-making mind I: the force of story: featuring Star Wars, Isaac Asimov, and Hollywood psychohistory -- The myth-making mind II: the dark side of hits: featuring Hungarian vampires, Disney princesses, and cable news -- The birth of fashion: featuring Taylor Swift, the printing press, and the laugh track -- Interlude: A brief history of teens -- Part II: Popularity and the market -- Rock and roll and randomness: featuring the Mona Lisa, "Rock around the clock," and chaos theory -- The viral myth: featuring Fifty Shades of Grey, John Snow, and Pokémon GO -- The audience of my audience: featuring Etsy, Bumble, and Moonies -- Interlude: Le panache -- What the people want I: the economics of prophecy: featuring Game of Thrones, Seinfeld, and Shazam -- What the people want II: a history of pixels and ink: featuring the tabloid, the television, and the news feed -- Interlude: 828 Broadway -- The futures of hits: empire and city-state: featuring Mickey Mouse, BuzzFeed, and Kid A.
"An Atlantic senior editor presents an investigation into the lucrative quality of popularity in the 21st century to share economic insights into what makes ideas, productions and products successful,"--NoveList.

The evolution underground : burrows, bunkers, and the marvelous subterranean world beneath our feet

February 17, 2017
Martin, Anthony J., 1960- author.
405 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 24 cm
The wondrous world of burrows -- Beyond "cavemen": a brief history of humans underground -- Kaleidoscopes of dug-out diversity -- Hadean dinosaurs and birds underfoot -- Bomb shelters of the phanerozoic -- Terraforming a planet, one hole at a time -- Playing hide and seek for keeps -- Rulers of the underworld -- Viva la evolución: change comes from within -- Appendix: Genera and species mentioned in The Evolution Underground.

The one-minute workout : science shows a way to get fit that's smarter, faster, shorter

February 17, 2017
Gibala, Martin, author.
New York : Avery, [2017]
263 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Fit in Just Minutes a Week? -- How Intensity Works -- How It All Got Started -- Beyond Simple Fitness -- High-Intensity Engagement -- Fun and Fast: Eight Basic Workouts -- How Low Can You Go? Four Potent Microworkouts -- High-Intensity Nutrition -- The Perfect Exercises for You.
"Everyone has one minute. A decade ago, Martin Gibala was a young researcher in the field of exercise physiology--with little time to exercise. That critical point in his career launched a passion for high-intensity interval training (HIIT), allowing him to stay in shape with just a few minutes of hard effort. It also prompted Gibala to conduct experiments that helped launch the exploding science of ultralow-volume exercise. Now that he's the worldwide guru of the science of time-efficient workouts, Gibala's first book answers the ultimate question: How low can you go?"--Provided by publisher.

The vaccine race : science, politics, and the human costs of defeating disease

February 17, 2017
Wadman, Meredith, author.
New York, New York : Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, [2017]
436 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
The cells. Beginnings ; Discovery ; The Wistar reborn ; Abnormal chromosomes and abortions ; Dying cells and dogma ; The Swedish source ; Polio vaccine "Passengers" ; Trials -- Rubella. An emerging enemy ; Plague of the pregnant ; Rabies ; Orphans and ordinary people ; The devils we know ; Politics and persuasion ; The great escape ; In the bear pit ; Cell Wars ; DBS defeated ; Breakthrough -- The WI-38 wars. Slaughtered babies and Skylab ; Cell, Inc. ; Rocky passage ; The vaccine race ; Biology, Inc. ; Hayflick's limit explained ; Boot-camp bugs and Vatican entreaties ; The afterlife of a cell -- Where they are now.
"The epic and controversial story of a major breakthrough in cell biology that led to the creation of some of the world's most important vaccines. Until the late 1960s, tens of thousands of American children suffered crippling birth defects if their mothers had been exposed to rubella, popularly known as German measles, while pregnant; there was no vaccine and little understanding of how the disease devastated fetuses. In June 1962, a young biologist in Philadelphia, using tissue extracted from an aborted fetus from Sweden, produced safe, clean cells that allowed the creation of vaccines against rubella and other common childhood diseases. Two years later, in the midst of a devastating German measles epidemic, his colleague developed the vaccine that would one day wipe out homegrown rubella. The rubella vaccine and others made with those fetal cells have protected more than 150 million people in the United States, the vast majority of them preschoolers. The new cells and the method of making them also led to vaccines that have protected billions of people around the world from polio, rabies, chicken pox, measles, hepatitis A, shingles and adenovirus. Meredith Wadman's masterful account recovers not only the science of this urgent race, but also the political roadblocks that nearly stopped the scientists. She describes the terrible dilemmas of pregnant women exposed to German measles and recounts testing on infants, prisoners, orphans, and the intellectually disabled, which was common in the era. These events take place at the dawn of the battle over using human fetal tissue in research, during the arrival of big commerce in campus labs, and as huge changes take place in the laws and practices governing who "owns" research cells and the profits made from biological inventions. It is also the story of yet one more unrecognized woman whose cells have been used to save countless lives."--Provided by publisher.

Tolerance among the virtues

February 17, 2017
Bowlin, John R., 1959-
265 pages ; 24 cm
Chapter 1: Tolerance and resentment -- Chapter 2: A natural virtue -- Chapter 3: Among the virtues -- Chapter 4: A virtue's vocabulary -- Chapter 5: Liberalism and lists -- Chapter 6: Love's endurance -- Epilogue: Nature, grace and cockfights -- Acknowledgements -- Bibliography -- Index
In a pluralistic society such as ours, tolerance is a virtue -- but it doesn't always seem so. Some suspect that it entangles us in unacceptable moral compromises and inequalities of power, while others dismiss it as mere political correctness or doubt that it can safeguard the moral and political relationships we value. Tolerance among the Virtues provides a vigorous defense of tolerance against its many critics and shows why the virtue of tolerance involves exercising judgment across a variety of different circumstances and relationships -- not simply applying a prescribed set of rules. Drawing inspiration from St. Paul, Aquinas, and Wittgenstein, John Bowlin offers a nuanced inquiry into tolerance as a virtue. He explains why the advocates and debunkers of toleration have reached an impasse, and he suggests a new way forward by distinguishing the virtue of tolerance from its false look-alikes, and from its sibling, forbearance. Some acts of toleration are right and good, while others amount to indifference, complicity, or condescension. Some persons are able to draw these distinctions well and to act in accord with their better judgment. When we praise them as tolerant, we are commending them as virtuous. Bowlin explores what that commendation means. Tolerance among the Virtues offers invaluable insights into how to live amid differences we cannot endorse -- beliefs we consider false, actions we think are unjust, institutional arrangements we consider cruel or corrupt, and persons who embody what we oppose.

Arthur and Sherlock : Conan Doyle and the creation of Holmes

February 17, 2017
Sims, Michael, 1958- author.
x, 245 pages : illustrations, 8 pages of unnumbered plates ; 25 cm
Overture: remembering. Part 1 Dr. Bell and Mr. Doyle : A super-man -- Your powers of deduction -- Art in the blood -- Seven weary steps -- Athens of the north -- No man of flesh and blood -- Ode to opium -- Drinking poison -- Intemperance -- Dr. Conan Doyle, surgeon -- A wealth of youth and pluck -- The circular tour -- The unseen world. Part 2 Prophets and police : The method of Zadig -- The footmarks of Poe -- How do you know that? -- Games of chess, played with live pieces. Part 3 Mr. Holmes and Dr. Watson : Dr. Sacker and Mr. Hope -- Bohemians in Baker Street -- A little too scientific -- The book of life -- A basilisk in the desert -- A born novelist -- The preternatural sagacity of a scientific detective -- Truth as death -- Watson's brother's watch -- Dread of madhouses -- Adventures in the Strand -- Deerstalker -- To my old teacher. Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Bibliography and further reading -- Index.
" As a young medical student, Arthur Conan Doyle studied in Edinburgh under the vigilant eye of a diagnostic genius, Dr. Joseph Bell. Doyle often observed Bell identifying a patient's occupation, hometown, and ailments from the smallest details of dress, gait, and speech. Although Doyle was training to be a surgeon, he was meanwhile cultivating essential knowledge that would feed his literary dreams and help him develop the most iconic detective in fiction. Michael Sims traces the circuitous development of Conan Doyle as the father of the modern mystery, from his early days in Edinburgh surrounded by poverty and violence, through his escape to University (where he gained terrifying firsthand knowledge of poisons), leading to his own medical practice in 1882. Five hardworking years later -- after Doyle's only modest success in both medicine and literature -- Sherlock Holmes emerged in A Study in Scarlet. Sims deftly shows Holmes to be a product of Doyle's varied adventures in his personal and professional life, as well as built out of the traditions of Edgar Allan Poe, Émile Gaboriau, Wilkie Collins, and Charles Dickens. -- not just a skillful translator of clues, but a veritable superhero of the mind in the tradition of Doyle's esteemed teacher. Filled with details that will surprise even the most knowledgeable Sherlockian, Arthur and Sherlock is a literary genesis story for detective fans everywhere."--Provided by publisher.

High notes : selected writings of Gay Talese

February 17, 2017
Talese, Gay, author.
xii, 268 pages ; 24 cm
"High Notes draws from six decades of Talese's work, from his long-form pieces for Esquire to his more autobiographical writings of the eighties and nineties to his twenty-first-century reflections on New York, New Yorkers, and the institution of which he is the longtime chronicler, the New York Times"-- Provided by publisher.

Dr. Kellyann's bone broth cookbook : more than 125 recipes to help you lose pounds, inches, and wrinkles

February 17, 2017
Petrucci, Kellyann, author.
xv, 239 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
How the bone broth diet works -- Recipes for your bone broth diet and 80/20 plan -- Appendix: Measurement tracker ; How to calculate your BMI (Body Mass Index) ; Before-and-after medical tests.
"Bone broth heals the gut, reduces inflammation, and promotes natural fat burning. Dr. Kellyann's Bone Broth Cookbook contains many delicious, health-boosting recipes. Beyond just broth, Dr. Kellyann packs the book with a full range of tasty, filling meals for you to maintain your weight loss and sustain impeccable health, like Zucchini Breakfast Cakes, Orange-Rosemary Chicken Salad, and even some sweet offerings, like a Baked Apple Shake. "--Provided by publisher.

Hitler's American model : the United States and the making of Nazi race law

February 17, 2017
Whitman, James Q., 1957- author.
Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [2017]
viii, 208 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm.
Making Nazi flags and Nazi citizens. The first Nuremberg law: of New York Jews and Nazi flags ; The second Nuremberg law: making Nazi citizens ; America: the global leader in racist immigration law ; American second-class citizenship -- The Nazis pick up the thread ; Toward the citizenship law: Nazi politics in the early 1930s ; The Nazis look to American second-class citizenship -- Protecting Nazi blood and Nazi honor. Toward the blood law: battles in the streets and the ministries ; Battles in the streets: the call for "unambiguous laws" ; Battles in the ministries: the Prussian memorandum and the America example ; Conservative juristic resistance: Gürtner and Lösener ; The meeting of June 5, 1934 ; The sources of Nazi knowledge of American law ; Evaluating American influence ; Defining "mongrels": the one-drop rule and the limits of American influence -- America through Nazi eyes. America's place in the global history of racism ; Nazism and American legal culture.

All the words I wrote or spoke, 1944-2011

February 17, 2017
Gaffney, Gary G., artist.
Cincinnati, Ohio : Gary G. Gaffney, 2011.
1 altered book : black & white illustrations ; 29 cm
Title and date handwritten in black marker on inside front binding and signed by the artist.
On preliminary page, inscribed in blue ink: "To Emily, Graduation, 1970, Mother & Dad".
An altered book using The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, New York : American Heritage Publishing Co., 1969. The artist has underlined, in colored highlighter, all the words in the dictionary that he ever wrote or spoke, presumably between the years 1944-2011.

Big book of home cooking : favorite family recipes, tips & ideas for delicious comforting food at its best

February 17, 2017
Columbus, Ohio : Oxmoor House, ©2011.
367 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Includes index.
Munchies & more -- Breakfast anytime -- Weeknight favorites -- Casseroles galore -- Slowcooker sensations -- Scrumptious soups & sandwiches -- Savory sides & salads -- Blue-ribbon cakes & pies -- Cookies & candies -- Bountiful breads -- Potluck pleasers -- Gifts from the kitchen -- Menus for all occasions.
There's nothing better than sharing a home-cooked meal with family and friends. Take a peek inside this cookbook, and discover new favorites you'll hand down for years to come!

You are the universe : discovering your cosmic self and why it matters

February 16, 2017
Chopra, Deepak, author.
New York : Harmony Books, 2017.
x, 276 pages ; 25 cm
Includes index.
You and the universe are one --The dawn of a human universe -- The ultimate mysteries: What came before the big bang? ; Why does the universe fit together so perfectly? ; Where did time come from? ; What is the universe made of? ; Is there design in the universe? ; Is the quantum world linked to everyday life? ; Do we live in a conscious universe? ; How did life first begin? ; Does the brain create the mind? -- The power of personal reality ; Where you really came from ; Home free.
"New York Times bestselling author Deepak Chopra joins forces with leading physicist Menas Kafatos to explore some of the most important and baffling questions about our place in the world,"

The book thieves : the Nazi looting of Europe's libraries and the race to return a literary inheritance

February 16, 2017
Rydell, Anders, 1982- author.
New York, New York : Viking, [2017]
xiii, 352 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
A fire that consumes the world: Berlin -- Ghosts at Berliner Stadtbibliothek: Berlin -- Goethe's oak: Weimar -- Himmler's library: Munich -- A warrior against Jerusalem: Chiemsee -- Consolation for the tribulations of Israel: Amsterdam -- The hunt for the secrets of the Freemasons: The Hague -- Lenin worked here: Paris -- The lost library: Rome -- Fragments of a people: Thessaloniki -- The mass grave Is a paper mill: Vilnius -- The Talmud unit: Theresienstadt -- "Jewish studies without Jews": Ratibor--Frankfurt -- A wagon of shoes: Prague -- A book ends its way home: Berlin--Cannock.
"While the Nazi party was being condemned by much of the world for burning books, they were already hard at work perpetrating an even greater literary crime. Through extensive new research that included records saved by the Monuments Men themselves--Anders Rydell tells the untold story of Nazi book theft, as he himself joins the effort to return the stolen books. When the Nazi soldiers ransacked Europe's libraries and bookshops, large and small, the books they stole were not burned. Instead, the Nazis began to compile a library of their own that they could use to wage an intellectual war on literature and history. In this secret war, the libraries of Jews, Communists, Liberal politicians, LGBT activists, Catholics, Freemasons, and many other opposition groups were appropriated for Nazi research, and used as an intellectual weapon against their owners. But when the war was over, most of the books were never returned. Instead many found their way into the public library system, where they remain to this day. Now, Rydell finds himself entrusted with one of these stolen volumes, setting out to return it to its rightful owner. It was passed to him by the small team of heroic librarians who have begun the monumental task of combing through Berlin's public libraries to identify the looted books and reunite them with the families of their original owners. For those who lost relatives in the Holocaust, these books are often the only remaining possession of their relatives they have ever held. And as Rydell travels to return the volume he was given, he shows just how much a single book can mean to those who own it,"

Cesar Millan's lessons from the pack : stories of the dogs who changed my life

February 16, 2017
Millan, Cesar, author.
Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2017]
234 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Lesson 1: Respect -- Lesson 2: Freedom -- Lesson 3: Confidence -- Lesson 4: Authenticity -- Lesson 5: Forgiveness -- Lesson 6: Wisdom -- Lesson 7: Resilience -- Lesson 8: Acceptance.
Looks at the positive effects that having and training dogs have on their owners, and shares personal stories of how the dogs in his life have given him important lessons in respect, confidence, resilience, and authenticity.

Norse mythology

February 16, 2017
Gaiman, Neil, author.
299 pages ; 22 cm
Neil Gaiman has long been inspired by ancient mythology in creating the fantastical realms of his fiction. Now he presents his fashioning of the primeval Norse myths, which begins with the genesis of the legendary nine worlds, delves into the exploits of the deities, dwarves, and giants, and culminates in Ragnarok, the twilight of the gods and the rebirth of a new time and people. Gaiman stays true to the myths while vividly recreating the characters--the gods with their fiercely competitive natures, their susceptibility to being duped and to dupe others, and their tendencey to let passion ignite their actions--and making these long-ago myths breathe pungent life again.-- adapted from author website.

The veto power : its nature and history ; the danger to the country from its exercise, and the true position of parties and presidential candidates in relation to it

February 16, 2017
Drake, Charles D. (Charles Daniel), 1811-1892.
[Washington, D.C.] : [C.W. Fenton, Print.], [1848?]
16 pages ; 24 cm
Copy in Genealogy & Local History Dept., Cincinnati Collection, bound in original paper wrappers.
Caption title.

The art of invisibility : the world's most famous hacker teaches you how to be safe in the age of Big Brother and big data

February 16, 2017
Mitnick, Kevin D. (Kevin David), 1963- author.
x, 309 pages : illustration ; 25 cm
Time to disappear -- Your password can be cracked! -- Who else is reading your e-mail? -- Wiretapping 101 -- If you don't encrypt, you're unequipped -- Now you see me, now you don't -- Every mouse click you make, I'll be watching you -- Pay up or else! -- Believe everything, trust nothing -- You have no privacy? Get over it! -- You can run but not hide -- Hey, KITT, don't share my location -- The internet of surveillance -- Things your boss doesn't want you to know -- Obtaining anonymity is hard work -- The FBI always gets its man -- Mastering the art of invisibility.
"Your every step online is being tracked and stored, and your identity literally stolen. Big companies and big governments want to know and exploit what you do, and privacy is a luxury few can afford or understand...Kevin Mitnick uses true-life stories to show exactly what is happening without your knowledge, teaching you "the art of invisibility"--online and real-world tactics to protect you and your family, using easy step-by-step instructions. Reading this book, you will learn everything from password protection and smart Wi-Fi usage to advanced techniques designed to maximize your anonymity. Kevin Mitnick knows exactly how vulnerabilities can be exploited and just what to do to prevent that from happening."--Dust jacket.

Caught in the revolution : Petrograd, Russia, 1917-- a world on the edge

February 16, 2017
Rappaport, Helen, author.
xxvi, 430 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Prologue: 'The air is thick with talk of catastrophe' -- Part 1: The February Revolution. 'Women are beginning to rebel at standing in bread lines' ; 'No place for an innocent boy from Kansas' ; 'Like a bank holiday with thunder in the air' ; 'A revolution carried on by chance' ; Easy access to vodka 'would have precipitated a reign of terror' ; 'Good to be alive these marvelous days' ; 'People still blinking in the light of the sudden deliverance' ; The Field of Mars ; Bolsheviki! It sounds 'like all that the world fears' -- Part 2: The July days. 'The greatest thing in history since Joan of Arc' ; 'What would the colony say if we ran away?' ; 'This pest-hole of a capital' -- Part 3: The October Revolution. 'For color and terror and grandeur this makes Mexico look pale' ; 'We woke up to find the town in the hands of the Bolsheviks' ; 'Crazy people killing each other just like we swat flies at home' -- Postscript: The forgotten voices of Petrograd.
"Caught in the Revolution is Helen Rappaport's masterful telling of the outbreak of the Russian Revolution through eye-witness accounts left by foreign nationals who saw the drama unfold. Between the first revolution in February 1917 and Lenin's Bolshevik coup in October, Petrograd (the former St. Petersburg) was in turmoil--felt nowhere more keenly than on the fashionable Nevsky Prospekt. There, the foreign visitors who filled hotels, clubs, bars and embassies were acutely aware of the chaos breaking out on their doorsteps and beneath their windows. Among this disparate group were journalists, diplomats, businessmen, bankers, governesses, volunteer nurses and expatriate socialites. Many kept diaries and wrote letters home: from an English nurse who had already survived the sinking of the Titanic; to the black valet of the US Ambassador, far from his native Deep South; to suffragette leader Emmeline Pankhurst, who had come to Petrograd to inspect the indomitable Women's Death Battalion led by Maria Bochkareva. Helen Rappaport draws upon this rich trove of material, much of it previously unpublished, to carry us right up to the action--to see, feel and hear the Revolution as it happened to an assortment of individuals who suddenly felt themselves trapped in a 'red madhouse'"-- Provided by publisher.

Harvest : unexpected projects using 47 extraordinary garden plants

February 16, 2017
Bittner, Stefani, 1969- author.
Berkeley : Ten Speed Press, [2017]
vii, 215 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm

The hungry brain : outsmarting the instincts that make us overeat

February 16, 2017
Guyenet, Stephan J., author.
291 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
The fattest man on the island -- The selection problem -- The chemistry of seduction -- The United States of food reward -- The economics of eating -- The satiety factor -- The hunger neuron -- Rhythms -- Life in the fast lane -- The human computer -- Outsmarting the hungry brain.
"Even though we know better, we often eat too much. Why does our behavior betray our own intentions to be lean and healthy? No one wants to overeat. And certainly no one wants to overeat for years, become overweight, and end up with a high risk of diabetes or heart disease--yet two-thirds of Americans do precisely that. The problem, argues obesity and neuroscience researcher Stephan J. Guyenet, is not necessarily a lack of willpower or an incorrect understanding of what to eat. Rather, our appetites and food choices are led astray by ancient, instinctive brain circuits that play by the rules of a survival game that no longer exists. And these circuits don't care about how you look in a bathing suit next summer...The Hungry Brain delivers profound insights into why the brain undermines our weight goals and transforms these insights into practical guidelines for eating well and staying slim..."--Dust jacket.

The perpetual now : a story of amnesia, memory, and love

February 16, 2017
Lemonick, Michael D., 1953- author.
xvi, 282 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, color, black & white ; 25 cm
A textbook case -- "Would like to meet Charlemagne" -- Where does memory live? -- Princeton -- How cells remember -- Artist -- Flight to Cooperstown -- Buzz the cowboy -- First turning point -- Second and third turning points -- Pictures of Lonni Sue's brain -- False memory -- Challenging the conventional wisdom -- Maggi's memorial -- The opposite of amnesia -- Other amnesics -- The saga of Henry's brain -- What does the hippocampus do? -- Lonni Sue's world.
"The story of Lonni Sue Johnson, a talented artist, musician and amateur pilot who lost all capacity for short term memory when she suffered encephalitis and the amazing scientific discoveries her condition has inspired"-- Provided by publisher.

The pho cookbook : easy to adventurous recipes for Vietnam's favorite soup and noodles

February 16, 2017
Nguyen, Andrea Quynhgiao, author.
Berkeley : Ten Speed Press, [2017]
160 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes index.
What is Pho? -- The Pho manual -- Master Pho -- Pho add-ons -- Adventurous Pho -- Stir-fried, panfried, and deep-fried Pho -- Pho sidekicks.
"Author Andrea Nguyen first tasted pho in Vietnam as a child, sitting at a Saigon street stall with her parents. That experience sparked a lifelong love of the iconic noodle soup, long before it became a cult food item in the United States. Here Andrea dives deep into pho's lively past, visiting its birthplace and then teaching you how to successfully make it at home. Options range from quick weeknight cheats to impressive weekend feasts with broth and condiments from scratch, as well as other pho rice noodle favorites. Over fifty versatile recipes, including snacks, salads, companion dishes, and vegetarian and gluten-free options, welcome everyone to the pho table. With a thoughtful guide on ingredients and techniques, plus evocative location photography and deep historical knowledge, The Pho Cookbook enables you to make this comforting classic your own,"

This close to happy : a reckoning with depression

February 16, 2017
Merkin, Daphne, author.
288 pages : portrait ; 22 cm
"This Close to Happy is the first account to endeavor to tell the story of what it feels to suffer a lifetime's worth of clinical depression from the inside out and from a woman's point of view"--Provided by publisher.

Age of anger : a history of the present

February 16, 2017
Mishra, Pankaj, author.
ix, 406 pages ; 22 cm
Prologue: Forgotten Conjunctures -- Clearing a Space : History's Winners and their Illusions -- Loving Oneself Through Others : Progress and its Contradictions -- Losing My Religion : Islam, Secularism and Revolution -- Regaining My Religion : I. Nationalism Unbound; I I. Messianic Visions -- Finding True Freedom and Equality : The Heritage of Nihilism -- Epilogue: Finding Reality.
"One of our most important public intellectuals reveals the hidden history of our current global crisis. How can we explain the origins of the great wave of paranoid hatreds that seem inescapable in our close-knit world--from American 'shooters' and ISIS to Trump, from a rise in vengeful nationalism across the world to racism and misogyny on social media? In Age of Anger, Pankaj Mishra answers our bewilderment by casting his gaze back to the eighteenth century, before leading us to the present. He shows that as the world became modern those who were unable to fulfill its promises--freedom, stability and prosperity--were increasingly susceptible to demagogues. The many who came late to this new world or were left, or pushed, behind, reacted in horrifyingly similar ways: intense hatred of invented enemies, attempts to re-create an imaginary golden age, and self-empowerment through spectacular violence. It was from among the ranks of the disaffected that the militants of the 19th century arose--angry young men who became cultural nationalists in Germany, messianic revolutionaries in Russia, bellicose chauvinists in Italy, and anarchist terrorists internationally. Today, just as then, the wider embrace of mass politics, technology, and the pursuit of wealth and individualism has cast many more billions adrift in a literally demoralized world, uprooted from tradition but still far from modernity--with the same terrible results. Making startling connections and comparisons, Age of Anger is a book of immense urgency and profound argument. It is a history of our present predicament unlike any other"-- Provided by publisher.


February 16, 2017
[Cincinnati, Ohio] : YWCA Greater Cincinnati
volumes : portraits ; 28 cm
Copies in Genealogy & Local History Dept., Cincinnati Room (2015 and 2016) have original black printed wrappers.

The alienated photographer

February 16, 2017
Kalisher, Simpson.
New York : Two Penny Press, 2011.
62 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm

Remembrances : those were the days : class of 1947 diamond jubilee reunion, 1947-2007, 60 years.

February 16, 2017
Walnut Hills High School (Cincinnati, Ohio). Class of 1947.
Cincinnati, Ohio : Walnut Hills High School Alumni Foundation, 2007.
1 volume (unpaged) ; 29 cm
Cover title.

Public library of Cincinnati, 1802-1808-1908.

February 16, 2017
Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.
[Cincinnati?] [1908]
15 pages 20 cm
Cover title.

Reflections : class of 1947, 60th reunion.

February 16, 2017
Walnut Hills High School (Cincinnati, Ohio). Class of 1947.
[Cincinnati, Ohio] : [Walnut Hills High School Alumni Foundation], 2007.
1 volume (unpaged) ; 28 cm
Cover title.

A brief history of Fort Leavenworth, 1827-1983

February 15, 2017
Fort Leavenworth, Kan. : Combat Studies Institute, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, 1983.
v, 66 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Reprint for 2003 distributed to depository libraries, shipping list no.: 2003-0219-P.

Air Force roles and missions : a history

February 15, 2017
Trest, Warren A.
Washington, D.C. : Air Force History and Museums Program : [Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., distributor], 1998.
xii, 330 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Shipping list no.: 99-0018-S.

The age of Caesar : five Roman lives

February 15, 2017
Plutarch, author.
xxviii, 393 pages : maps ; 25 cm
Plutarch: five Roman lives -- Pompey -- Caesar -- Cicero -- Brutus -- Antony -- Appendix: the Roman Constitution / by J. E. Lendon.
"An outstanding new edition of Plutarch, the inventor of biography, focused on five lives that remade the Roman world. Pompey, Caesar, Cicero, Brutus, Antony: the names still resonate across thousands of years. Major figures in the civil wars that brutally ended the Roman republic, they haunt us with questions of character and authority: how to safeguard a republic from the flaws of its leaders. Plutarch's rich, vivid profiles show character shaping history through grand scale events and intimate details. The creator and master of the biographical form, Plutarch brilliantly locates character in small gestures such as the selfless Brutus's punctilious use of money, or Caesar's embrace of the plainspoken discourse of the soldier rather than the eloquence of Cicero. This is a true reader's edition of Plutarch. The translation lends a straightforward clarity to Plutarch's prose, and the notes helpfully identify people, places, and events named in the text. The substantial introduction and foreword explore both Plutarch himself as a historical figure and the basic history of the republic's fall."--Provided by publisher.

Beastly brains : exploring how animals think, talk, and feel

February 15, 2017
Castaldo, Nancy F. (Nancy Fusco), 1962- author.
© 2017
152 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
From machine to thinking animal -- Entering the lab -- Making decisions -- Emotions and empathy -- Fairness -- Communication -- Self-awareness -- Mental time travel -- Problem solving -- From thinking animals to protected animals.
"This fascinating nonfiction account reveals just what's going on inside the minds of animals, and through understanding animal intelligence we discover more about ourselves, including far more similarities than one might expect. Humans may have the biggest brains, but intelligence is not a quality exclusive to only us!"--Provided by publisher.

Cannibalism : a perfectly natural history

February 15, 2017
Schutt, Bill, author.
xviii, 332 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Animal the cannibal -- Go on, eat the kids -- Sexual cannibalism, or size matters -- Quit crowding me -- Bear down -- Dinosaur cannibals? -- File under: weird -- Neanderthals and the guys in the other valley -- Columbus, caribs and cannibalism -- Bones of contention -- Cannibalism and the Bible -- The worst party ever -- Eating people is bad -- Eating people is good -- Chia skulls and mummy powder -- Placenta helper -- Cannibalism in the Pacific Islands -- Mad cows and Englishmen -- Acceptable risk.
"Eating one's own kind is completely natural behavior in thousands of species, including humans. Throughout history we have engaged in cannibalism for reasons relating to famine, burial rites, and medicinal remedies. Cannibalism has been used as a form of terrorism but also as the ultimate expression of filial piety. --Provided by publisher.

How to toilet-train your cat : 21 days to a litter-free home

February 15, 2017
Kunkel, Paul, 1953- author.
New York : Workman Publishing, 2017.
137 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm
"Published simultaneously in Canada by Thomas Allen & Son Limited."
"Here in a 25th anniversary edition is the book that the two-billion-dollar-a-year kitty litter industry doesn't want you to read! Why? Because they know what would happen if 86 million cat owners realized they could put down their scoops, retire their sifters, stop ferrying backbreaking sacks, enjoy a fresh-smelling home, and save some of that $2 billion. Because there is a better way. Paul Kunkel, who toilet-trained his first cat while in college and who has continued to train cats ever since, presents a foolproof 21-Day Program for teaching any litter-trained cat between the ages of 6 months and 10 years how to use a toilet instead of a litter box (you can teach an older cat new tricks . . . the process will probably just take longer). The requirements are simple: magazines or newspapers, masking tape, heavy-duty plastic wrap, and one last bag of cat litter. Then, 21 days later, the transition from litter box to toilet will be complete, and the cat will be just like any other civilized member of the family. For life. This isn't just for the owner's convenience. As the author demonstrates, litter is actually not good for cats--they equate the smell with danger, causing constant stress, and the fragrances, dyes, and disinfectants found in most litters are detrimental to well-being"-- Provided by publisher.

One pan & done : hassle-free meals from the oven to your table

February 15, 2017
Gilbert, Molly, author.
256 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Includes index.
Breakfast & brunch -- Starters, snacks & sides -- Veggie mains -- Poultry -- Fish -- Meat -- Sweets.
"One Pan & Done shows you how to use your oven to your advantage, letting it do most of the work to turn out juicy, crispy roasts, succulent vegetables, rich stews, flaky fish, and, of course, sweet treats."

The brand new catastrophe : a memoir

February 15, 2017
Scalise, Mike, author.
Louisville, KY : Sarabande Books, [2017]
303 pages ; 20 cm
A fraction of a fraction of a fraction -- The drowning lifeguard -- More recent unfinished business -- Q&A -- The big whatever -- In the event of something unholy -- A few simple repairs -- Box-o'-man -- Posse -- Another one -- Bait -- What else can she give me but her milk? -- Gamma knife -- A certain kind of busy -- The most literal possible understanding of the world -- Game -- What okay feels like now -- Best man -- Wedding -- Jewelry -- Yacht people -- A history in caricature -- Perhaps nothing, perhaps everything -- Crazy lady -- Practice -- A universe of no accidents.
Mike Scalise hits his stride in this page-turner of a memoir featuring a sudden and strange sequence of medical disasters. From its gripping ruptured-brain-tumor emergency room opening, through a series of medical procedures and oddball doctors, Scalise creates a sharply observed, uproariously funny, and deeply moving account of acromegaly, the hormone disorder best known for causing gigantism."-- Provided by publisher.

Through the eyes of hope

February 15, 2017
Buchanan, Lacey, author.
xvi, 216 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
When life takes a turn -- Trusting God when things go wrong -- For better or for worse -- Tests, trials, and tears -- Strength in weakness -- A long stretch of night -- Searching for answers -- Public outcry -- A community of special kids -- Hatred from behind the keyboard -- The viral video -- Gifts from strangers -- Media frenzy -- Another Buchanan baby! -- Growing up.

Gardening with foliage first : 127 dazzling combinations that pair the beauty of leaves with flowers, bark, berries, and more

February 15, 2017
Chapman, Karen (Landscape designer), author.
Portland, Oregon : Timber Press, 2017
340 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm

Natural beauty with coconut oil : 50 homemade beauty recipes using nature's perfect ingredient

February 15, 2017
Bee, Lucy, author.
London : Quadrille, 2016.
95 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm.
Includes index.
It's all about the glow -- Beauty ingredients -- For the face -- For the body -- For the hands & feet -- For the hair.

Chasing slow : courage to journey off the beaten path

February 15, 2017
Loechner, Erin, author.
Grand Rapids, Michigan : Zondervan, [2016]
293 pages : colour illustrations ; 21 cm
Viral sensation and star Erin Loechner knows about the chase. Before turning 30, she'd built a fan base of one million women worldwide and earned the title "The Nicest Girl Online" as she was praised for her authentic voice and effortless style. The New York Times applauded her, her friends and church admired her, and her husband and baby adored her. She had arrived at the ultimate destination. So why did she feel so lost? In Chasing Slow, Erin turns away from fast and fame and frenzy. Follow along as she blazes the trail toward a new-fashioned lifestyle-one that will refresh your perspective, renew your priorities and shift your focus to the journey that matters most. Through a series of steep climbs-her husband's brain tumor, bankruptcy, family loss, and public criticism-Erin learns just how much strength it takes to surrender it all, and to veer right into grace

The London cookbook : recipes from the restaurants, cafes, and hole-in-the-wall gems of a modern city

February 15, 2017
Crapanzano, Aleksandra, author.
Berkeley : Ten Speed Press, [2016]
xxvii, 289 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Includes index.
Light fare -- Soups -- Pasta, rice, and grains -- Vegetarian -- Seafood -- Fowl -- Meat -- Desserts -- Chilled desserts -- Cocktails.
Collects more than one hundred eclectic recipes from some of London's best restaurants, dessert shops, coffee houses, cocktail lounges, and hole-in-the-wall gems--all adapted for the home kitchen.

Once we were sisters : a memoir

February 15, 2017
Kohler, Sheila, author.
New York, New York : Penguin Books, [2017]
244 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
"A heartrending literary memoir of the tragic death of Kohler's older sister describes how in the aftermath of a fatal car accident, the author investigated their unusual shared childhood and her brother-in-law's violent history,"--NoveList.

History of Jennings County, Indiana : development of libraries and library facilities, development of education

February 15, 2017
Evansville, Ind. : Unigraphic, 1979.
324, 13 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Reprint of the 1956 edition.

Renew yourself : a six-step plan for more meaningful work

February 14, 2017
Hakala-Ausperk, Catherine, author.
xx, 129 pages ; 23 cm
Preface. Why did I write this book? ; Why are you reading it? -- Introduction. How does this book work? -- 5W1H -- Who are you? -- What do you want to do? -- When is the time right? -- Where should you be? -- Why bother? -- How do you do it? -- My renewal plan.
You're filled with passion, skills, experience-- but you're lacking something. You need a significant change. Hakala-Ausperk shows how to renew yourself and your future by thinking about what you love the most, and going for it. Her six-step plan poses the questions that will help you find the meaning you're searching for. Once our path is clear, we can achieve.

Ernst Kantorowicz : a life

February 14, 2017
Lerner, Robert E., author.
xv, 400 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
List of figures -- Acknowledgments -- Abbreviations. Introduction -- Old Posen and young Ernst -- "With rifle and gun" -- Fine fever -- Heidelberg -- St. George -- The Castle Hill -- Frederick II -- Center of attention -- Becoming a professional -- Frankfurt -- Year of drama -- Oxford -- "Leisure with dignity" -- Flight -- "Displaced foreign scholar" -- "Without any desire for Europe" -- Laudes regiae -- Fight for employment -- "Hyperborean fields" -- "Scarcely wants to go to Germany" -- "Land of lotus-eaters" -- The fundamental issue -- Advanced study -- The king's two bodies -- "EKa is sick of EKa" -- Last years -- Afterword. Index.
This is the first complete biography of Ernst Kantorowicz (1895--1963), an influential and controversial German-American intellectual whose colorful and dramatic life intersected with many of the great events and thinkers of his time. A medieval historian whose ideas exerted an influence far beyond his field, he is most famous for two books, a notoriously nationalistic 1927 biography of the Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II and The King's Two Bodies (1957), a classic study of medieval politics. Born into a wealthy Prussian-Jewish family, Kantorowicz fought on the Western Front in World War I, was wounded at Verdun, and earned an Iron Cross; later, he earned an Iron Crescent for service in Anatolia before an affair with a general's mistress led to Kantorowicz being sent home. After the war, he fought against Poles in his native Posen, Spartacists in Berlin, and communists in Munich. An ardent German nationalist during the Weimar period, Kantorowicz became a member of the elitist Stefan George circle, which nurtured a cult of the "Secret Germany." Yet as a professor in Frankfurt after the Nazis came to power, Kantorowicz bravely spoke out against the regime before an overflowing crowd. Narrowly avoiding arrest after Kristallnacht, he fled to England and then the United States, where he joined the faculty at Berkeley, only to be fired in 1950 for refusing to sign an anticommunist "loyalty oath." From there, he "fell up the ladder" to Princeton's Institute for Advanced Study, where he stayed until his death. Drawing on many new sources, including numerous interviews and unpublished letters, Robert E. Lerner tells the story of a major intellectual whose life and times were as fascinating as his work.

50 states, 5,000 ideas : where to go, when to go, what to see, what to do

February 14, 2017
Yogerst, Joseph R., author.
Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2017]
287 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes index.
"Includes 10 Canadian provinces!"--Cover.
Introduction -- United States -- Canada -- Illustrations Credits -- Index.
"Organized state-by-state then province-by-province, 50 States, 5,000 Ideas showcases the best travel experiences in every state and province, from the obvious to the unexpected. Sights include national parks, beaches, hotels, Civil War battlefields, dude ranches, out-of-the-way museums, and the list goes on and on."--Provided by publisher.

Blue on blue : an insider's story of good cops catching bad cops

February 14, 2017
Campisi, Charles, author.
New York : Scribner, 2017.
xiii, 348 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Prologue: We're watching -- The kind of cop I didn't want to be -- Shield no. 791 -- There's a new IAB in town -- To catch a crooked cop -- Testing, testing, testing . . . -- Officer involved -- Excessive force -- If they've got the blonde, we've got a problem -- Wait a minute--Those guys aren't cops! -- Other agencies -- Cannibals in the ether -- It's not a courtesy, it's a crime -- Politics.
From 1996 through 2014 Charles Campisi headed NYPD's Internal Affairs Bureau, working under four police commissioners and gaining a reputation as hard-nosed and incorruptible. When he retired, only one man on the 36,000-member force had served longer. During Campisi's IAB tenure, the number of New Yorkers shot, wounded, or killed by cops every year declined by ninety percent, and the number of cops failing integrity tests shrank to an equally startling low. But to achieve those exemplary results, Campisi had to triple IAB's staff, hire the very best detectives, and put the word out that bad apples wouldn't be tolerated. While early pages of Campisi's absorbing account bring us into the real world of cops, showing, for example, the agony that every cop suffers when he fires his gun, later pages spotlight a harrowing series of investigations that tested IAB's capacities, forcing detectives to go undercover against cops who were themselves undercover, to hunt down criminals posing as cops, and to break through the "blue wall of silence" to verify rare--but sometimes very real--cases of police brutality.

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