New Arrivals · All Nonfiction

August 29, 2015
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Secondary teachers guide to free curriculum materials.

August 28, 2015
Randolph, Wis. : Educators Progress Service,
v. ; 27 cm.
For use during the school year.

Elementary teachers' guide to free curriculum materials.

August 28, 2015
Randolph, Wis. : Educators Progress Service.
v. ; 28 cm.

NIV Zondervan study Bible : New International Version

August 28, 2015
xxxi, 2880 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 25 cm
"Built on the truth of scripture and centered on the gospel message".
"[I]n addition to the notes on the biblical text, this study Bible provides an excellent collection of charts, maps, brief essays providing historical circumstances when each biblical book was written, and many photos and illustrations" -- Book jacket flap.

The home barista : how to bring out the best in every coffee bean

August 28, 2015
Egger, Simone.
New York : Experiment, 2015.
191 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 16 cm
Originally published: South Melbourne, Vic., Australia : Affirm Press, 2014.
Includes index.

The dictionary of science for gardeners : 6000 scientific terms explored and explained

August 28, 2015
Allaby, Michael, author.
Portland, Oregon : Timber Press, Inc., 2015.
554 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

The chakra bible : the definitive guide to working with chakras

August 28, 2015
Mercier, Patricia.
New York : Sterling, 2007.
399 pages : color illustrations ; 17 cm
Includes index.
What are chakras? -- The base chakra (Muladhara) -- The sacral chakra (Svadisthana) -- The solar plexus chakra (Manipura) -- The heart chakra (Anahata) -- The throat chakra (Vishuddha) -- The brow chakra (Ajna) -- The crown chakra (Sahasrara) -- The new chakras -- Chakras in other traditions -- Chakras and healing.

Paradise of the Pacific : approaching Hawaii

August 28, 2015
Moore, Susanna, author.
New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2015.
303 pages : illustrations, map, portraits ; 24 cm
This realm of chaos and old night --Awe of the night approaching -- The source of the darkness that made darkness -- The cloak of bird feathers -- One great caravanserai -- A pilgrim and a stranger -- A light to my path -- Crucified to the world -- Falling are the heavens -- The voice of landshells -- Gods and personages.
"The dramatic history of America's tropical paradise. The history of Hawaii may be said to be the story of arrivals--from the eruption of volcanoes on the ocean floor 18,000 feet below, the first hardy seeds that over millennia found their way to the islands, and the confused birds blown from their migratory routes, to the early Polynesian adventurers who sailed across the Pacific in double canoes, the Spanish galleons en route to the Philippines, and the British navigators in search of a Northwest Passage, soon followed by pious Protestant missionaries, shipwrecked sailors, and rowdy Irish poachers escaped from Botany Bay--all wanderers washed ashore, sometimes by accident. This is true of many cultures, but in Hawaii, no one seems to have left. And in Hawaii, a set of myths accompanied each of these migrants--legends that shape our understanding of this mysterious place. In Paradise of the Pacific, Susanna Moore, the award-winning author of In the Cut and The Life of Objects, pieces together the elusive, dramatic story of late-eighteenth-century Hawaii--its kings and queens, gods and goddesses, missionaries, migrants, and explorers--a not-so-distant time of abrupt transition, in which an isolated pagan world of human sacrifice and strict taboo, without a currency or a written language, was confronted with the equally ritualized world of capitalism, Western education, and Christian values"-- Provided by publisher.

The Spoonflower handbook : a DIY guide to designing fabric, wallpaper, & gift wrap

August 28, 2015
Fraser, Stephen, author.
207 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
"A Melanie Falick book."
"With The Spoonflower handbook, anyone with a computer, an internet connection, and an idea can design fabric, wallpaper, and gift wrap!"--Back cover.

The mood guide to fabric and fashion : the essential guide from the world's most famous fabric store

August 28, 2015
184 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm.
"A Melanie Falick Book"

The nerve of it : poems new and selected

August 28, 2015
Emanuel, Lynn, 1949- author.
xi, 105 pages ; 23 cm
"I have linked poems from different books and periods, and I have also arranged a series of collisions among some of them. I have ignored chronology, placing new poems beside old, mixing middle and early poems with recent work, and liberating all my poems from the restraints of their particular histories, both aesthetic and autobiographical. I hope you will read this as though I have, in fact, composed a new book"--Page xi.

Hail to the Redskins : Gibbs, Riggins, the Hogs, and the glory days of D.C.'s football dynasty

August 28, 2015
Lazarus, Adam.
New York, NY : William Morrow, [2015]
xvi, 367 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations , portraits (some color) ; 24 cm

The Rugby World Cup : the definitive photographic history

August 28, 2015
Gallagher, Brendan (Sports writer), author.
London : Bloomsbury Sport, 2015.
224 pages : chiefly illustrations (black and white, and color) ; 29 cm
Includes index.

Yoga nidra for complete relaxation and stress relief

August 28, 2015
Lusk, Julie T.
Oakland, CA : New Harbinger Publications, Inc., [2015]
ix, 205 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
"Chronic stress is a silent assassin that--if left unchecked--can lead to a number of health and mental health issues, such as anxiety, weight gain, diabetes, and heart disease. Now, for the first time, holistic health expert and yoga instructor Julie Lusk offers readers a powerful Yoga Nidra program to stop stress in its tracks. Packed with meditations, relaxation skills, and visualization techniques, the ancient practices in this book will help readers relax, reflect, and revitalize for unshakable peace and joy"-- Provided by publisher.

You need more sleep : advice from cats

August 28, 2015
Marciuliano, Francesco, author.
San Francisco : Chronicle Books, [2015]
111 pages : color illustrations ; 16 cm

The G-man and the diamond king : a true FBI crime story of the 1930's

August 28, 2015
Plunkett, William E.
Wilmington, Ohio : Orange Frazer Press, [2015]
xviii, 153 pages : illustrations, 26 cm

Thug notes : a street-smart guide to classic literature

August 28, 2015
Sweets, Sparky.
New York : Vintage Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, 2015.
xi, 288 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
"A Vintage original"--Title page verso.
"Remember your high school and college literature classes. Not really? Too boring? Well, why did literature have to be analyzed so blandly? Professors are clearly intelligent, but sometimes literature needs to be translated, especially classic works, to speak to today's audiences. Enter the one and only Sparky Sweets, PhD. Based on the hit YouTube series, Thug Notes: The Book will celebrate the most widely read (and widely assigned) works of literature, including Catcher in the Rye, To Kill a Mockingbird, Pride & Prejudice, Lord of the Flies, A Raisin in the Sun, Fahrenheit 451, Things Fall Apart, Romeo and Juliet, and more. Each title will get the classic Thug Notes treatment: razor-sharp analysis, hilarious summary, and eye-catching illustrations. In his introduction, Dr. Sweets will lay down his philosophy for why these classic works need to be revisited, and how they are relevant still today. Readers of all stripes--adults, students, and educators--will be eager to see their favorite books like never before"-- Provided by publisher.

Humans are underrated : what high achievers know that brilliant machines never will

August 28, 2015
Colvin, Geoffrey, author.
viii, 248 pages ; 24 cm
Computers are improving faster than you are -- Gauging the challenge -- The surprising value in our deepest nature -- Why the skills we need are withering -- "The critical 21st-century skill" -- Empathy lessons from combat -- What really makes teams work -- The extraordinary powers of story -- The human essence of innovation and creativity -- Is it a woman's world? -- WInning in the human domain.
"[T]he skills the economy values are changing in historic ways. The abilities that will prove most essential to our success are no longer the technical, classroom-taught left-brain skills that economic advances have demanded from workers in the past. Instead, our greatest advantage lies in what we humans are most powerfully driven to do for and with one another, arising from our deepest, most essentially human abilities--empathy, creativity, social sensitivity, storytelling, humor, building relationships, and expressing ourselves with greater power than logic can ever achieve. This is how we create durable value that is not easily replicated by technology--because we're hardwired to want it from humans. These high-value skills create tremendous competitive advantage--more devoted customers, stronger cultures, breakthrough ideas, and more effective teams. And while many of us regard these abilities as innate traits--"he's a real people person," "she's naturally creative"--it turns out they can all be developed" -- Provided by publisher.

The outdoor table : the ultimate cookbook for your next backyard BBQ, front-porch meal, tailgate, or picnic

August 28, 2015
McKinney, April, author.
Nashville, Tenn. : Nelson Books, 2015.
vi, 297 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Includes index.

The magical world of moss gardening

August 28, 2015
Martin, Annie, 1953- author.
Portland, Oregon : Timber Press, 2015.
238 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Green grandeur: a tour of moss gardens -- Bryophyte basics: botany and natural history of mosses -- Mosses for gardeners: 25 bryophytes to know and grow -- From concept to garden plan: designing with mosses -- Planting and propagation: establishing your moss garden -- Your thriving moss garden: maintenance and troubleshooting.
"Mosses are a gardener's dream. These emerald beauties thrive where nothing else grows, and they provide year-round interest in all climates. Deer-resistant and immune to typical garden insects and diseases, mosses offer erosion control and help prevent water run-off. Try placing these magical plants between rocks, along pathways, or even as lawn for a velvety green backdrop. The variations in color, texture, shape, and even size will amaze you. In this inspiring guide, Annie Martin--Mossin' Annie to her fans--covers the essentials for creating an extraordinary moss garden. With profiles of the best mosses to grow and expert tips on planting and care, you can create fascinating combinations and establish a verdant oasis to enjoy for years to come,"--page [4] of cover.

Why we work

August 28, 2015
Schwartz, Barry, 1946- author.
New York : TED Books, Simon & Schuster, 2015.
96 pages ; 19 cm
"A TED original" -- Cover.

Underground in Berlin : a young woman's extraordinary tale of survival in the heart of Nazi Germany

August 28, 2015
Simon, Marie, 1922-1998.
New York : Little, Brown, 2015.
xi, 366 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
Originally published in Germany as Untergetaucht: Eine junge Frau uberlebt in Berlin 1940-1945 by S. Fischer Verlag GmbH, Frankfurt am Main, 2014" -- page 2
"First English-language edtion published in Great Britain as Gone to ground by Profile Books, February 2015" -- page 2

Think rugby : a guide to purposeful team play

August 28, 2015
Greenwood, Jim, 1928-2010, author.
London : Bloomsbury, 2015.
224 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Previous edition: London: A. & C. Black, 2004.
Includes index.

Li Chao ming ren ci xuan

August 28, 2015
|6880-01 Xia, Bingheng.
|6880-03 Shanghai : Sao ye shan fang, Minguo 17 [1924]
6 volumes (double leaves) in case ; 21 cm
|6880-04 Originally published: Qianlong xin wei [1751].

Change happens : poems and stories from Southwestern Ohio.

August 28, 2015
[Cincinnati, Ohio] : Losantiville Press, Inc., 2014.
143 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Poetry and prose reflecting a "change happens experience" was submitted by the Monday Morning Writers Group of Cincinnati--Preface, Deanna Tobin Ashing.
Information seeps in...and leaks out / Kathy Coogan -- Rosemary climbs up / Mo Conlan -- Linda / Judi Morress -- The legacy / Walter Bunker -- Late night conversations / Noel Zeiser -- Moving in the dark / Judi Morress -- Return to Black Creek / Pamela D. Hirte -- Beauty parlors / Ted Scott -- Dark urges / Mo Conlan -- Let miracles happen / Barbara Lindsey -- Mother Goose 2014--Cincinnati legal / Harry DeMaio -- Hobo graduation / Mary Anne Sanders -- Obituary photos / Kathy Coogan -- Hannah and Will / Jennifer Brown -- Moving on / Deanna Tobin Ashing -- Worn out / Vivian Kline -- Romance? A chance! / Noel Zeiser -- Winter weather / Don Wenker -- Divertimento / Jacquelyn Shah -- History burns / Pamela D. Hirte -- Mother Goose 2014--CSI Miami (Ohio) / Harry DeMaio -- Menopause / Zohreh Zand -- June brides / Judi Morress -- Beauty / Dorothy Jeannette Martin.
"Change happens to everyone. How we react is the key to survival. The authors in this anthology--ordinary people--took a hard look at change in people's lives and wrote about their journeys in poems and short prose. Some of these pieces step back in time; others are set in the future. All remind you of a related experience in your own life, and cause you to reflect on how your whole life changed from a single, sometimes insignificant, choice that you made. Fourteen poems, interspersed throughout the anthology, enrich the collection as the poets crystallize their life-changing experiences into a few select words. Talented students from Cincinnati's AIC College of Design contributed striking illustrations for many of the works."--Back cover.

Weird Civil War : your travel guide to the ghostly legends and best-kept secrets of the American Civil War

August 28, 2015
Sceurman, Mark, author.
New York : Sterling, [2015]
206 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 24 cm

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

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

Historic restaurants of Cincinnati : the Queen City's tasty history

August 27, 2015
Woellert, Dann.
186 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

The backyard homestead book of kitchen know-how : field-to-table cooking skills

August 27, 2015
Chesman, Andrea.
North Adams, MA : Storey Publishing, [2015]
xi, 354 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Includes index.

Seeing seeds : a journey into the world of seedheads, pods, and fruit

August 27, 2015
Dunn Chace, Teri, author.
Portland, Oregon : Timber Press, 2015.
284 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Garden flowers -- Weeds and wildflowers -- Herbs, spices, fibers, and medicine -- Fruits and vegetables -- Shrubs and trees.

Date-onomics : how dating became a lopsided numbers game

August 27, 2015
Birger, Jon, author.
New York : Workman Publishing, [2015]
220 pages ; 21 cm
The man deficit -- How we got to 57:43 -- Sex ratios 101 -- Sex and the city -- The woman deficit -- Mormons and Jews -- Game theory -- Solving the man deficit.

The story of life in 25 fossils : tales of intrepid fossil hunters and the wonders of evolution

August 27, 2015
Prothero, Donald R., author.
viii, 389 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm

A little history of the United States

August 27, 2015
Davidson, James West.
New Haven, Connecticut : Yale University Press, [2015].
xiv, 325 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Includes index.

Love becomes a funeral pyre : a biography of The Doors

August 27, 2015
Wall, Mick.
Chicago, Illinois : Chicago Review Press, 2015.
vii, 408 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
"First published by The Orion Publishing Group, London, 2014."

The lost art of reading nature's signs : use outdoor clues to find your way, predict the weather, locate water, track animals--and other forgotten skills

August 27, 2015
Gooley, Tristan.
New York : Experiment, 2015.
xii, 402 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
"First published in Great Britain in 2014 as The Walker's Guide to Outdoor Clues and Signs: Their Meaning and the Art of Making Predictions and Deductions by Sceptre."

Claiborne County Tennessee obituaries

August 27, 2015
Treadway, Mark Douglas.
Tazewell (TN. ) : M. & P. Treadway, 2012-
v. : ports ; 28 cm.
Each volume is indexed separately.
v.1-2. 1889-1939 ; 1940-1949 -- v.3-4. 1950-1954 ; 1955-1959 -- v.5-6. 1960-1964 ; 1965-1967 -- v.7-8. 1968-1970 ; 1971-1973 -- v.9-10. 1974-1975 ; 1976-1977 -- v.11-12. 1978-1979 ;1980-1981 -- -- 1990-1993 -- -- 2010 -- 2012-2014.

Hamblen County, Tennessee obituaries

August 27, 2015
Treadway, Mark Douglas.
Tazewell, Tenn. : M. & P. Treadway, c2010-
v. ; 28 cm.
Includes index.
"The obituaries are in complete form as they would appear in the newspaper"--T.p. verso.
2015: Jan-Mar.

Do it yourself : 50 projects by designers and artists

August 27, 2015
Bärnthaler, Thomas, author.
224 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
"Do It Yourself collects 50 simple, beautiful projects by the world's best designers and artists. From lamps and tables to toys and chairs, all items can be constructed using basic tools and everyday items, making designer classics from the everyday. Each project is illustrated with full color photographs of the finished piece and all tools and materials required to make it, in addition to hand-drawn illustrations for the step-by-step instructions. Text for each object describes the design concept and gives a bio for the designer plus the price of materials and time to complete." --

Sisters in law : how Sandra Day O'Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg went to the Supreme Court and changed the world

August 27, 2015
Hirshman, Linda R, author.
New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2015]
xxiiii, 390 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Country girl, city kid -- The lawsuit of Ruth's dreams -- Goldwater girl and card carrying member of the ACLU -- Act one : building women's equality -- Intermission : abortion -- Act two : equality in peril -- Act three : stay at home dad to the rescue -- Finale : boys and girls together -- Sandra O'Connor raises Arizona -- Welcome Justice O'Connor -- Women work for Justice O'Connor -- Queen Sandra's court -- No queen's peace in the abortion wars -- I'm Ruth, not Sandra -- Ginsburg's feminist voice -- The importance of being O'Connor and Ginsburg -- Justice O'Connor's self-inflicted wound -- The great dissenter -- Notorious R.G.B -- Our heroines.
An account of the intertwined lives of the first two women to be appointed to the Supreme Court examines their respective religious and political beliefs while sharing insights into how they have influenced interpretations of the Constitution to promote equal rights for women.

Reconnaissance : [poems]

August 27, 2015
Phillips, Carl, 1959-
New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2015.
52 pages ; 22 cm
Subtitle from jacket.
"A powerful, inventive collection from one of America's most respected poets -- There's a trembling inside the both of us, there's a trembling, inside us both. The territory of Reconnaissance is one where morals threaten to become merely "what the light falls through," "suffering [seems] in fact for nothing," and "all we do is maybe all we can do." In the face of this, Carl Phillips, reconsidering and unraveling what we think we know, maps out the contours of a world in revision, where truth lies captured at one moment and at the next goes free, transformed. These are poems of searing beauty, lit by hope and shadowed by it, from a poet whose work "reinstates the possibility of finding meaning in a world that is forever ready to revoke the sources of meaning in our lives" (Jonathan Farmer, Slate)"-- Provided by publisher.

Painting Zaidy's dream : memoir of a searching soul

August 27, 2015
Karp, Miriam, author.
iii, 302 pages ; 22 cm

Five generations of the family of Burr Harrison of Virginia, 1650-1800

August 27, 2015
Alcock, John P.
Bowie, Md. : Heritage Books, 2008, c1991.
viii, 284 pages : map ; 22 cm
Burr Harrison (1637-1697), the immigrant, was born in Westminister, England. He came to Lancaster Co., Virginia in 1654. He had at least three children. His wife's name is not known. Later generations live in Kentucky, South Carolina, Virginia and elsewhere.

Li chao ming yuan shi ci : [12 juan]

August 27, 2015
|6880-03 Shanghai : Sao ye shan fang, [1930?]
4 volumes in 1 ; 20 cm
On double leaves, oriental style.

Si shu ji zhu

August 27, 2015
|6880-01 Zhu, Xi, 1130-1200.
|6880-04 Shanghai : Guo xue zheng li she : Shi jie shu ju fa xing, 1937.
6 volumes in 1 (double leaves) ; 19 cm
|6880-05 At head of title: Fang gu zi ban.

Wayne County, Michigan (Detroit) obituaries

August 26, 2015
[Tazewell, Tenn. : M. & P. Treadway, c2013-]
v. ; 28 cm.
Includes indexes.
Compilers' names supplied from order slip.
2015:Jan.-Feb. -- 2015:Mar.-Apr. -- 2015:May --

Monroe County, Michigan obituaries

August 26, 2015
[Tazewell, Tenn. : M. & P. Treadway, c2010-]
v. ; 28 cm.
Includes index.
"The obituaries are in complete form as they would appear in the newspaper"--T.p. verso.

European stamp issues of the second world war : images of triumph, deceit and despair

August 26, 2015
Parker, David (Historian), author.
Stround, Gloucestershire : The History Press ; 2015.
256 pages, 48 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm.
Introduction -- Germany: the Third Reich 1933-45 -- Finland -- Bohemia-Moravia -- Slovakia -- Poland -- Denmark -- Norway -- The Netherlands -- Luxembourg -- Belgium -- France and the Channel Islands -- Italy -- Albania -- Yugoslavia -- Greece -- The Soviet Union -- The Baltic States -- Hungary -- Romania -- Bulgaria -- Conclusion.
"Today, European nations still use stamps to commemorate aspects of a nation's culture, history and achievements. During the Second World War, however, stamps were considered far more important in conveying political and ideological messages about their country's change in fortunes- whether it was as triumphant occupier, willing or unwilling ally, or oppressed victim. Some issues and overprints contained obvious messages, but many others were skilfully designed and subtle in their intentions. Stamps and their accompanying postmarks offer an absorbing and surprisingly detailed insight into the hopes and fears of nations at this tumultuous time..."--Jacket.

The art of sumi-e : beautiful ink painting using Japanese brushwork

August 26, 2015
Okamoto, Naomi, 1951- author, artist.
Tunbridge Wells, Kent : Search Press, 2015.
160 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Original German edition published as Sumi-e japanische Tuschmalerei by Michael Fischer GmbH, 2013.
Introduction -- The essence of Japanese ink painting -- Painting materials and additional aids -- Working with the ink and brush -- Practising painting techniques from originals -- Themes exercises -- Colour in Japanese ink painting -- Painting flowers and animals in colour -- Coloured landscape painting -- The white space in painting -- Appendix.
In this beautiful book, Naomi Okamoto passes on her experience and knowledge of Sumi-e -- traditional Japanese ink painting that uses only ink, white space and simple brushstrokes to capture the essence of an object, person, animal or scene. With her deep understanding of both the technical and spiritual aspects of this ancient art, she guides the reader expertly through the materials required and the techniques involved, successfully conveying as she does so the cultural and historical background to this exquisite art form. There are numerous ink paintings and simple exercises throughout, making this book ideal for anyone wishing to acquire the skills associated with Sumi-e, as well as an understanding of the philosophy behind it.

The Badger : the life of Bernard Hinault and the legacy of French cycling

August 26, 2015
Fotheringham, William.
Chicago, Illinois : Chicago Review Press, 2015.
x, 370 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
Originally published in Great Britain as "Bernard Hinault and the fall and rise of French cycling" by Yellow Jersey Press, Random House, London.

How to draw manga boys in simple steps

August 26, 2015
Li, Yishan, author.
Turnbridge Wells, Kent : Search Press, 2015.
32 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
28 different characters, poses and expressions that offer a dynamic selection of Manga-style male figures. Drawing boys is a very popular subject within the manga genre and this book is perfect for anyone seeking to learn the basics of creating these delightful characters.

Become your own boss in 12 months : a month-by -month guide to a business that works

August 26, 2015
Emerson, Melinda F.
Avon, Massachusetts : Adams Media, [2015]
288 pages ; 22 cm

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