New Arrivals · All Nonfiction

April 18, 2015
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

The recensio.

April 17, 2015
Miami University (Oxford, Ohio)
Columbus, Ohio : Champlin Press
v. : ill., ports. ; 28-31 cm.

Troubadour.

April 17, 2015
Roger Bacon High School (Saint Bernard, Ohio)
St. Bernard, Ohio : Roger Bacon High School,
v. : ill., ports. ; 29 cm.

Carroll's state directory.

April 17, 2015
Washington, D.C. : Carroll Publishing,
v. ; 28 cm.
"Executive, legislative, judicial."

The multifaria.

April 17, 2015
Western College for Women.
Oxford, Ohio : Western College for Women 1910-1974
v. : ill., ports. ; 28 cm.
"The year book of the Western College for Women."

A midsummer night's dream : a guide to the play

April 17, 2015
Halio, Jay L.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2003.
xiv, 168 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Textual history -- Contexts and sources -- Dramatic structure -- Themes -- Critical approaches -- The play in performance -- The play on film.

Naturally healthy Mexican cooking : authentic recipes for dieters, diabetics, & all food lovers

April 17, 2015
Peyton, James W.
Austin : University of Texas Press, [2014]
vii, 245 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm

Nonna's house : cooking and reminiscing with the Italian grandmothers of Enoteca Maria

April 17, 2015
New York, NY : Atria Books, 2015.
277 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes index.
"Featuring the nonnas' classic recipes."
"This beautiful collection of food and nostalgia features great traditions from the heart of Italy, with delicious recipes and colorful stories from the internationally celebrated grandmothers of Enoteca Maria-- a one-of-a-kind Italian restaurant where a rotating cast of nonnas are the star chefs. Enoteca Maria takes great home cooking seriously. At this intimate, hospitable restaurant on Staten Island, all the cooking is done by ten nonnas (grandmothers), drawing on their own family recipes, handed down for generations, which reflect their regional traditions. Here are their delicious homemade pastas, risottos, desserts, and more, which have foodies from all over the world taking the ferry to the forgotten borough for an authentic taste of Italy. Beautiful full-color photography captures the fresh, distinctive flavors of these surprising dishes. Nonna Cristina shares her beautiful Risotto with Strawberries, Black Pepper, and Parmesan; Nonna Margherita offers delectable Stuffed Peppers with Pine Nuts and Raisins; and Nonna Teresa shows off her prize-winning Meat and Cheese Lasagna. Nonna Elvira whips up her peerless Linguine with Cuttlefish and Ink; Adelina creates a savory Tagliatelle with Pumpkin, Sausage, and Chestnuts; and Rosaria makes handmade Spaghetti alla Chitarra with Cherry Tomatoes and Porcini Mushrooms. Nonna Carmelina shares her classic Potato Pie with Ham, Salami, and Mozzarella; Rosa confides her nonna's secret recipe for Rabbit with Sage; and Nina sautés Chicken alla Capricciosa, with prosciutto and mushrooms. Nonna Francesca launches the book with advice on the time-honored art of preserving everything from olives to soppressata. With its utterly delicious tastes of grandmother's kitchen, Nonna's House is a legacy of flavors passed down through generations, now captured here forever. Restaurant founder Jody Scaravella says it best: 'If I have a choice between a three-star Michelin chef's restaurant and Grandma's, I'm going to Grandma's. I'm going to the source.'"-- Provided by publisher.

Staten Italy : nothin' but the best Italian-American classics, from our block to yours

April 17, 2015
Garcia, Francis (Restauranteur), author.
New York : Grand Central Life & Style, 2015.
255 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
Includes index.
"Authors Fran and Sal are two regular guys from the neighborhood, cousins and best friends, whose DNA reads garlic and oil (they're fifth generation in the food business) and whose six ... restaurants, starting with the legendary Artichoke Pizza, have impressed critics, fellow chefs, and chowhounds alike. They have written a book celebrating big flavor, along with loving (and hilarious) family stories, and rooted in the great Italian-American tradition, handed down through the generations"--Amazon.com.

Democracy in the dark : the seduction of government secrecy

April 17, 2015
Schwarz, Frederick A. O. (Frederick August Otto), 1935- author.
New York, NY : New Press, The, 2015.
x, 350 pages ; 25 cm
"From Dick Cheney's man-sized safe to NSA's massive intelligence gathering, secrecy has captured the American government's modus operandi better than the ideals of the Constitution. In this important new book, Fritz Schwarz, who was chief counsel to the U.S. Church Committee on Intelligence-which uncovered CIA plots to assassinate world leaders, including Fidel Castro's exploding cigar-uses examples ranging from the dropping of the first Atomic bomb, and the Cuban Missile Crisis, to Iran Contra and 9/11 to illuminate this central question: How much secrecy does good governance require? Schwarz argues that while some control of information is necessary, governments tend to fall prey to a culture of secrecy that is ultimately not just hazardous to democracy but antithetical to it. This historical survey provides the essential context to understand recent cases from Chelsea Manning to Edward Snowden. Democracy in the Dark is a natural companion to Schwarz's Unchecked and Unbalanced, co-written with Aziz Huq, which plumbed the power of the executive branch-a power that often depends on and derives from the use of secrecy. "-- Provided by publisher.

Ten commandments: Still the best moral code

April 17, 2015
Prager, Dennis, 1948- author.
©2015
"Scripture quotations, except where otherwise noted, are author's own translation from the Hebrew." -- title page verso.
The most important words ever written are the Ten Commandments. These words changed the world when they were first presented at Mt. Sinai to Israelites, and they are changing it now. They are the foundation stones of Western Civilization. Given their staggering importance, you would think that all societies, and certainly our educational and religious institutions, would be intent on studying them closely. Sadly, this is not the case. Our schools ignore them and our churches and synagogues take them for granted. But here's a simple test: Who among us can even name all of the Ten Commandments? And even among those who can name them, how many can explain them in a way that makes sense to the modern eye and ear? If you are a person of faith, this book will strengthen it; if you are agnostic it will force you to rethink your doubts; if you're atheist, it will test your convictions. For people who have thought little about the Ten Commandments, as well as for those who have a sophisticated understanding of them, it will be a revelation. That's a lot to ask of a little book, but the only thing that's little here is the length. The ideas are very big.

The bird market of Paris : a memoir

April 17, 2015
Moustaki, Nikki, 1970-
New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2015.
242 pages ; 22 cm
"An avian expert and poet shares a true story of beloved birds, a remarkable grandfather, a bad-girl youth--and an astonishing redemption. Nikki Moustaki, author of The Bird Market of Paris, grew up in 1980s Miami, the only child of parents who worked, played, and traveled for luxury sports car dealerships. At home, her doting grandmother cooked for and fed her, but it was her grandfather--an evening-gown designer, riveting storyteller, and bird expert--who was her mentor and dearest companion. Like her grandfather, Nikki fell hard for birds. 'Birds filled my childhood,' she writes, 'as blue filled the sky.' Her grandfather showed her how to hypnotize chickens, sneak up on pigeons, and handle baby birds. He gave her a white dove to release for luck on each birthday. And he urged her to, someday, visit the bird market of Paris. But by the time Nikki graduated from college and moved to New York City, she was succumbing to alcohol and increasingly unable to care for her flock. When her grandfather died, guilt-ridden Nikki drank even more. In a last-ditch effort to honor her grandfather, she flew to France hoping to visit the bird market of Paris to release a white dove. Instead, something astonishing happened there that saved Nikki's life"-- Provided by publisher.

Men in green

April 17, 2015
Bamberger, Michael, 1960- author.
New York : Simon & Schuster : Sports Illustrated Books, 2015.
260 pages ; 24 cm
Color map on lining papers.
"Was golf better (to use one of Tiger's favorite phrases) back in the day? In [this book], Michael Bamberger, who fell for the game as a teenager in its wild Sansabelt-and-persimmon 1970s heyday, goes on a quest to try to find out. The result is a candid, nostalgic, intimate portrait of golf's greatest generation--then and now"--Dust jacket flap.

Guilt-free weeknight favorites : more than 150 new healthy and diabetes-friendly recipes

April 17, 2015
Alexandria, VA : American Diabetes Association, [2015]
xii, 204 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Includes index.
Breakfast anytime -- Simply appetizers -- Warming soups, stews & chilis -- Sensational salads -- Pleasing poultry -- Hearty beef & pork -- Seafood, pasta & more -- Endless go-alongs -- Sweets & treats.

The globalization of inequality

April 17, 2015
Bourguignon, François, author.
©2015
210 pages ; 23 cm

Lebootcamp diet : the scientifically proven French method to eat well, lose weight, and keep it off for good

April 17, 2015
Orsoni, Valerie.
New York : Berkley Books, 2015.
x, 372 pages ; 24 cm
"After a lifetime of insane regimens, weight fluctuations, and feeling utterly demoralized, Valérie Orsoni had enough of the diet scene. She wanted a way to shed pounds, become healthy, and keep to the great French tradition of enjoying food-- and enjoying life. The result? A groundbreaking diet plan that, to date, has more than one million members in 38 countries-and counting! Orsoni's plan, Le Bootcamp, is based on four simple tenets: Gourmet Nutrition; Easy Fitness; Motivation; and Stress and Sleep Management. Getting fit doesn't mean a lifetime of deprivation and misery. With the right tools, any food, activity, and lifestyle can be transformed into a healthy one- and Valérie Orsoni can show you how."-- Provided by publisher.

And the good news is-- : lessons and advice from the bright side

April 17, 2015
Perino, Dana, author.
New York : Twelve, 2015.
241 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 22 cm
From her years as a presidential press secretary to her debates with colleagues on Fox News' The Five, the author reveals the lessons she's learned that have guided her through life, including stories from behind the scenes at the White House with President George W. Bush that the cameras never captured.

Baking step by step : everything you need to know to start baking now!

April 17, 2015
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015.
376 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Includes index.
Better Homes and Gardens Baking Step by Step is the ultimate guide and idea-generator for anyone who wants to learn to bake or hone their technique. This stunning book uses clear, step-by-step photos--more than 900 of them--to illustrate essential skills from folding batter to forming a lattice pie crust. Home bakers can make 350 classic and modern treats, both sweet and savory. Learn to roll and bake the perfect flaky tart or frost and decorate a celebration worthy cake--or start simple with Peanut Butter Blondie Bars or Blueberry Crisp; Skill Level icons flag recipes easy, easier, or easiest to make. Complete with an Intro to Baking covering everything from stocking the kitchen to using a rolling pin, this colorful book makes baking fun and accessible for everyone.

Charlie Palmer's American fare : everyday recipes from my kitchens to yours

April 17, 2015
Palmer, Charlie, 1959-
New York : Grand Central Life & Style, 2015.
xvi, 252 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Includes index.
"Award-winning chef and restaurateur, Charlie Palmer, is back with a book about favorite American recipes he loves to share with family and friends. Palmer has been at the forefront of great American food since the '80s. Fresh local ingredients, bursts of flavor, and preparation with ease have been the hallmark of his cooking over the years, and this collection includes the best recipes he cooks at home and his restaurants. Included will be over 100 recipes that any cook can make with ease-from Charlie's Famous Corn Chowder with Shrimp to Cheese Strata to Prosciutto-Wrapped Zucchini to Baked Lemon Chicken; plus snacks like Crispy Chickpeas and desserts like Double-Trouble Chocolate Chip Cookies, Lemon Shortbread and Fig Crostata. Along with personal reflections on food and family from one of America's own top chefs, this cookbook will help every family with delicious, easy dinner ideas. "-- Provided by publisher.

Hey Natalie Jean : advice, musings, and inspiration on marriage, motherhood, and style

April 17, 2015
Holbrook, Natalie, author.
New York : Stewart Tabori & Chang, 2015.
175 pages : illustrations (chiefly color ) ; 21 cm
"Based on [the author's] popular blog with the same name, 'Hey Natalie Jean' identifies and describes life's lovely incidentals in the everyday routine of getting dressed, running errands, and setting up a home. Natalie explores marriage and family, personal style and nesting, and romance and friendship"--Page 4 of cover.

Hammer head : the making of a carpenter

April 17, 2015
MacLaughlin, Nina, author.
New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2015]
224 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Prologue -- Chapter 1: Tape Measure : On the distance between here and here -- Chapter 2: Hammer : On the force of the blow -- Chapter 3: Screwdriver : On screwing and screwing up -- Chapter 4: Clamp : On the necessity of pressure -- Chapter 5: Saw : On severing a part from the whole -- Chapter 6: Level : On shifting, settling, and shifting again -- Epilogue -- Acknowledgments.
"Nina MacLaughlin spent her twenties working at a Boston newspaper, sitting behind a desk and staring at a screen. Yearning for more tangible work, she applied for a job she saw on Craigslist--'Carpenter's assistant : women strongly encouraged to apply'--despite being a Classics major who couldn't tell a Phillips from a flathead screwdriver. She got the job, and in [her book] she tells the ... story of becoming a carpenter"--Dust jacket flap.

Happiness : a philosopher's guide

April 17, 2015
Lenoir, Frédéric.
Brooklyn : Melville House, 2015.
vi, 199 pages ; 22 cm
A huge bestseller in Europe, Frederic Lenoir's Happiness is an exciting journey that examines how history's greatest philosophers and religious figures have answered life's most fundamental question: What is happiness and how do I achieve it? From the ancient Greeks on--from Aristotle, Plato, and Chuang Tzu to the Buddha, Jesus, and Muhammad; from Voltaire, Spinoza, and Schopenhauer to Kant, Freud, and even modern neuroscientists--Lenoir considers the idea that true and lasting happiness is indeed possible.

Cassey Ho's hot body year-round : the pop pilates plan to get slim, eat clean, and live happy through every season

April 17, 2015
Ho, Cassey, author.
©2015
255 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Includes index.

Alive : new and selected poems

April 17, 2015
Willis, Elizabeth, author.
New York, NY : New York Review Books, [2015]
192 pages ; 18 cm.
Poems.
"Called by Susan Howe "one of the most outstanding poets of her generation," the American poet Elizabeth Willis has written some of the most luminous, electrifyingly lyrical poems of the past twenty years. This collection includes work from her five books, poems previously published only in magazines, and a section of new poems. With a poetics as attentive to the music of thought as George Oppen's and an ear that evokes the wildness of Rimbaud's Illuminations, Willis charts intricate, subterranean affinities. Her poems draw us into a range of pleasures and concerns--from the scientific pastorals of Erasmus Darwin, to the domain of painters, politicians, erstwhile saints, witches, and agitators. Within the intimate and civic address of these poems, we witness the chaos of the contemporary world as it falls, for an ecstatic moment, into place: "The word comes at me with its headlights on, so it's revelation and not death.""-- Provided by publisher.

The Duck Commander Kitchen presents Celebrating family & friends : recipes for every month of the year

April 17, 2015
Robertson, Kay, 1946- author.
New York : Howard Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc., 2015.
xiii, 255 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Includes index.
"After sharing some of her family's favorite recipes in Miss Kay's Duck Commander Kitchen, Miss Kay has gone back to her cupboard and pulled out more of her down-home ... recipes, this time grouping her recipes around reasons to get together--New Year's Eve spreads, special Mother's Day meals, Fourth of July picnics, Christmas dinners, church potlucks, and everything in-between. In addition to more than one hundred recipes, Miss Kay opens her heart to share hard-won wisdom and special memories, along with ... full-color photos and family pictures" -- Provided by publisher.

True and constant friends : love and inspiration from our grandmothers, mothers, and friends

April 17, 2015
Paul, Kelley, author.
©2015
143 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
"Kelley Paul, wife of Senator Rand Paul, celebrates lifelong friendships in a beautifully illustrated book about the female bond. When Kelley Paul arrived on the Rhodes College campus in 1981, she immediately bonded with six women. Three decades of intimate friendship later, Kelley celebrates these relationships and the women who inspired them all. She tells their stories and those of their grandmothers, mothers and sisters, providing a microcosm of women raising families and building lives in 20th- and 21st-century America. The extraordinary lives of Kelley's and her friends' role models-from the Southern matriarch to the poor Irish immigrant are honored in this lovely book which offers oral history along with classic poetry, art, and photography. Throughout, Kelley explores the universal themes of hardship, determination, commitment, family, independence, optimism, friendship and love-and illuminates the power of the female bond that enriches all our lives."-- Provided by publisher

The sell : the secrets of selling anything to anyone

April 17, 2015
Eklund, Fredrik.
©2015
xxv, 290 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
"The nation's #1 real estate broker and star of Bravo's Million Dollar Listing New York shares his secrets for superstar success and getting what you want out of life-no matter who you are or what you do. Ten years ago, Fredrik Eklund moved to New York City from his native Sweden with nothing but a pair of worn-out sneakers and a dream: to make it big in the city that never sleeps. Since then, he's become the top seller in the most competitive real estate market on the planet, brokering multimillion-dollar deals for celebrities, selling out properties all over the city, and charming audiences around the world as one of the stars of the hit Bravo series Million Dollar Listing New York. Now, for the first time, Fredrik shares his secrets so that anyone can find success doing what they love. According to Fredrik, even if you don't consider yourself a salesperson, you've been in sales your whole life because every day you are selling your most important asset: yourself. Whenever you influence, persuade or convince someone to give you something in exchange for what you've got-whether it's a luxury home, a great idea at work, or your profile on Match.com-you are selling. And if you know how to sell the right way, you can live your dream. That is what The Sell is all about. Blending personal stories, hilarious anecdotes, and the expertise he's gained from his meteoric rise, Fredrik has written the modern guide on becoming successful, a book that tells you how to recognize and cultivate your true talents and make the ultimate sell. From the importance of being your most authentic self to looking like a million bucks even if you don't have a million bucks (yet!), he shows how intangible factors like personality and charm can get you noticed and make you shine. He also shares his tips and tricks for preparing, persuading, and negotiating so that in any of life's dealings, you'll come out a winner. Whether you work on Wall Street or at Wal-Mart, aim to become the top seller at your company or want to impress a first date, The Sell will help you have more personal and professional success, lead a rich and fulfilling life, and have fun along the way. "-- Provided by publisher.

Donna Bell's Bake Shop : recipes and stories of family, friends, and food

April 17, 2015
Perrette, Pauley, 1969- author.
New York : Simon & Schuster, 2015.
178 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Includes index.
"Nestled in the heart of midtown New York is a little shop with a big story. An all-natural bake shop that specializes in Southern baked goods, Donna Bell's is owned by Pauley Perrette, the actress who plays 'Abby Scuito' on CBS's NCIS, and her two best friends, Darren Greenblatt and Matthew Sandusky ... With recipes for favorites like buttermilk biscuits, chocolate chip-almond scones, and peach streusel muffins; [and] personal photographs from Pauley, Darren, Matthew, and Donna Bell herself, this is the story how one ... bake shop brings warmth and happiness--one treat at a time--to the urban jungle that is New York City"-- Provided by publisher.

Franklin Barbecue : a meat-smoking manifesto

April 17, 2015
Franklin, Aaron, author.
Berkeley : Ten Speed Press, [2015]
ix, 213 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
Beginnings -- The smoker -- Wood -- Fire + smoke -- Meat -- The cook -- Serving + eating.
A complete meat- and brisket-cooking education from the country's most celebrated pitmaster and owner of the wildly popular Austin restaurant Franklin Barbecue - winner of Texas Monthly's coveted Best Barbecue Joint in Texas award.

Start your own event planning business : your step-by-step guide to success

April 17, 2015
Irvine, California : Entrepreneur Press, 2015.
xii, 172 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
"This up-to-date primer on one of today's hottest businesses walks readers step by step through the process of developing an event planning business, featuring more resources, new trends, new online tools and new interviews with fresh advice from successful event planners"-- Provided by publisher.

How to start a home-based senior care business

April 17, 2015
Ferry, James (James L.)
Lanham, Maryland : Taylor Trade Publishing, [2015]
xv, 163 pages ; 26 cm.
Includes index.

Follow the blue blazes : a guide to hiking Ohio's Buckeye Trail

April 17, 2015
Pond, Connie.
Athens : Ohio University Press, 2014.
xvi, 316 pages : color illustrations, maps (chiefly color) ; 22 cm
Revised edition of: Follow the blue blazes : a guide to hiking Ohio's Buckeye trail / Robert J. Pond. 2003.
Includes index.
"Many changes have taken place in the decade since Follow the Blue Blazes was first published, changes in the trails themselves and in the way we hike them. The Buckeye Trail still wends its way around the state of Ohio, following the course marked out by the characteristic blue blazes on trees, rocks, and other signposts along the way. In the intervening years, however, sections of the trail have changed their route, added amenities, or just grown more interesting. From the startling rock formations and graceful waterfalls of Old Man's Cave, to Native American mounds, battlefields, and scenic rivers, Connie and Robert J. Pond provide a captivating guide to often-overlooked treasures around the state. Each chapter features an overview of a 100-mile section of the trail and three self-guided featured hikes. The overviews and the accompanying maps may be read consecutively to acquaint the reader with the entire course of the trail. But most readers will best enjoy the trail by taking the guide along on one of the featured hikes. Each route is outlined on an easy-to-read map with GPS coordinates and waypoints to guide the hiker, as well as explicit directions from parking lot to trailhead"-- Provided by publisher.

Baby with the bathwater, and, Laughing wild : two plays

April 17, 2015
Durang, Christopher, 1949-
New York : Grove Press, 1989, ©1988.
166 pages ; 21 cm
Baby with the bathwater -- Laughing wild.

Memoirs of an American Jewish soldier : from the heartland of America to the frontline of the Third Reich

April 17, 2015
Sabetay, Robert, 1924- author.
Littleton, CO : Sabetay Publishing, Inc., 2013
vii, 163 pages : illustrations, facsimilies, portraits, maps ; 24 cm

A guide to the sequoia groves of California

April 17, 2015
Willard, Dwight.
Yosemite National Park, Calif. : Yosemite Association, ©2000.
124 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 28 cm

The Sacco-Vanzetti Affair : America on trial

April 17, 2015
Temkin, Moshik, 1971-
New Haven : Yale University Press, c2009.
xii, 316 p., [12] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
The two most famous prisoners in the world : from case to affair -- Americans divided : foreign interference and the execution of Sacco and Vanzetti -- This frightful America whose heart is made of stone : the transatlantic affair -- The mob of broadcloth-coated, heavy-jowled gentlemen : the Lowell Commission and the aftermath of the affair -- A kind of madness : the return of Sacco and Vanzetti -- Postscript : the place of Sacco and Vanzetti.
This book is the first to reveal the full national and international scope of the Sacco-Vanzetti affair, uncovering how and why the two men became the center of a global cause célèbre that shook public opinion and transformed America's relationship with the world. Drawing on extensive research on two continents, this book connects the Sacco-Vanzetti affair to the most polarizing political and social concerns of its era. Moshik Temkin contends that the worldwide attention to the case was generated not only by the conviction that innocent men were condemned for their radical politics and ethnic origins, but also as part of a reaction to U.S. global supremacy and isolationism after World War I. The author further argues that the international protest, which helped make Sacco and Vanzetti famous men, ultimately provoked their executions. The book concludes by investigating the affair's enduring repercussions and what they reveal about global political action, terrorism, jingoism, xenophobia, and the politics of our own time.

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.

Spinoza : the outcast thinker

April 17, 2015
Lehmann, Devra, author.
South Hampton, New Hampshire : Namelos, [2014]
xvii, 269 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Persecution in Spain and Portugal -- The Dutch promised land -- Jewish life in Amsterdam -- Beyond the Jewish neighborhood -- Questions and potential consequences -- Doubting the immortality of the soul -- The many forces of intolerance -- The frustrated merchant -- More attempts at Jewish answers -- Exploring the wider world -- The suspected heretic -- Excommunication -- Lenses and the new science -- The Cartesian Revolution -- Launching a written philosophy -- Radical views of nature and God -- Caution and Cartesian lessons -- Plagues of body and mind -- Political upheavals and the Ethics -- Surges of religious unreason -- The Theological-Political Treatise -- Urgent reasons to publish -- The furious public response -- True freedom's gory end -- Quiet amidst the storm -- Discouraging events -- Personal encounters -- Death and its aftermath.
"A brilliant schoolboy in Amsterdam quickly learns to keep his ideas to himself. When he is twenty-three years old, those ideas prove so shocking and scandalous to his Jewish community that he is publicly denounced and expelled from his synagogue and neighborhood. The scandal shows no sign of waning as his ideas spread throughout seventeenth-century Europe, where he is almost universally reviled as an instrument of the devil. At the center of the storm, he lives the simplest of lives, quietly devoted to his work as a lens grinder and to his steadfast search for truth--an endeavor that paves the way for all that is best in modern democracies. He does not live to see the results of his efforts, but his ideas change the world."--Provided by publisher.

American book trade directory.

April 16, 2015
New York : R.R. Bowker Co.
v. ; 26 cm.
Imprint varies: 2006-<2015/16> Medford, N.J. : Information Today, Inc.
"Including lists of publishers, booksellers and private book collectors."

1001 ways to pay for college.

April 16, 2015
Belmont, Calif. : SuperCollege, LLC, 2003-
v : ill. ; 23 cm.
Vols. for <2007-2015> by Gen and Kelly Tanabe.
"Practical strategies to make any college affordable for high school, college, graduate and adult students."--Cover.

Cincinnati Reds legends

April 16, 2015
Shannon, Mike, 1951-
Kent, Ohio : The Kent State University Press, 2015.
xi, 86 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm

The whole30 : the 30-day guide to total health and food freedom

April 16, 2015
Hartwig, Melissa.
New York : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015.
ix, 421 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
"Melissa and Dallas Hartwig's ... Whole30 program has helped hundreds of thousands of people transform how they think about their food, bodies, and lives. Their approach leads to ... weight loss and better health--along with ... improvements in sleep quality, energy levels, mood, and self-esteem. Their first book ... explained the science behind their life-changing program. Now they bring you The Whole30, a stand-alone, step-by-step plan to break unhealthy habits, reduce cravings, improve digestion, and strengthen your immune system"-- Provided by publisher.

The hungry girl diet cookbook : healthy recipes for mix-n-match meals & snacks

April 16, 2015
Lillien, Lisa, author.
New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2015.
xviii, 363 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Includes index.
"In ... The Hungry Girl Diet, Lillien served up the first-ever diet plan utilizing the ... Hungry Girl philosophy and recipe concepts. Now she's back with 200 ... new recipes that fit perfectly into the plan. ... With an emphasis on lean protein, fresh fruits 'n veggies, big portions, and craving-busting dishes, this book gives you everything you love about Hungry Girl in a weight-loss-centric cookbook-- Provided by publisher.

A second shot of coffee with Jesus

April 16, 2015
Wilkie, David J., 1963-
Downers Grove : InterVarsity Press, 2015.
126 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
"Radio Free Babylon presents . . ."
Introduction -- About radio free Babylon.

Missoula : rape and the justice system in a college town

April 16, 2015
Krakauer, Jon.
New York : Doubleday, [2015]
xiv, 367 pages ; 25 cm
Allison -- Before the law sits a gatekeeper -- Unwanted attention -- Scales of justice -- Trial by jury -- Aftershocks.
"Missoula, Montana, is a typical college town, with a highly regarded state university, bucolic surroundings, a lively social scene, and an excellent football team, the Grizzlies, with a rabid fan base. The Department of Justice investigated 350 sexual assaults reported to the Missoula police between January 2008 and May 2012. Few of these assaults were properly handled by either the university or local authorities. In this, Missoula is also typical. A DOJ report released in December of 2014 estimates 110,000 women between the ages of eighteen and twenty-four are raped each year. Krakauer’s devastating narrative of what happened in Missoula makes clear why rape is so prevalent on American campuses, and why rape victims are so reluctant to report assault. Acquaintance rape is a crime like no other. Unlike burglary or embezzlement or any other felony, the victim often comes under more suspicion than the alleged perpetrator. This is especially true if the victim is sexually active; if she had been drinking prior to the assault; and if the man she accuses plays on a popular sports team. The vanishingly small but highly publicized incidents of false accusations are often used to dismiss her claims in the press. If the case goes to trial, the woman’s entire personal life becomes fair game for defense attorneys. This brutal reality goes a long way towards explaining why acquaintance rape is the most underreported crime in America. In addition to physical trauma, its victims often suffer devastating psychological damage that leads to feelings of shame, emotional paralysis and stigmatization. PTSD rates for rape victims are estimated to be 50%, higher than soldiers returning from war. In Missoula, Krakauer chronicles the searing experiences of several women in Missoula: the nights when they were raped; their fear and self-doubt in the aftermath; the way they were treated by the police, prosecutors, defense attorneys; the public vilification and private anguish; their bravery in pushing forward and what it cost them. Some of them went to the police. Some declined to go to the police, or to press charges, but sought redress from the university, which has its own, non-criminal judicial process when a student is accused of rape. In two cases the police agreed to press charges and the district attorney agreed to prosecute. One case led to a conviction; one to an acquittal. Those women courageous enough to press charges or to speak publicly about their experiences were attacked in the media, on Grizzly football fan sites, and/or to their faces.The university expelled three of the accused rapists, but one was reinstated by state officials in a secret proceeding. One district attorney testified for an alleged rapist at his university hearing. She later left the prosecutor’s office and successfully defended the Grizzlies’ star quarterback in his rape trial. The horror of being raped, in each woman’s case, was magnified by the mechanics of the justice system and the reaction of the community. Krakauer’s dispassionate, carefully documented account of what these women endured cuts through the abstract ideological debate about campus rape. College-age women are not raped because they are promiscuous, or drunk, or send mixed signals, or feel guilty about casual sex, or seek attention. They are the victims of a terrible crime and deserving of compassion from society and fairness from a justice system that is clearly broken."--Jacket.

Say No to the devil : the life and musical genius of Rev. Gary Davis

April 16, 2015
Zack, Ian, author.
Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2015.
xviii, 323 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Prologue: you got to move -- There was a time that I was blind (1896-1916) -- Street-corner bard (1917-28) -- "I was a blues cat" (1928-34) -- Great change in me (1934-43) -- Meet you at the station (1943-49) -- Who shall deliver poor me? (1950-55) -- I'll be alright someday (1955-58) -- I can't make this journey by myself (1958-59) -- He knows how much we can bear (1960-61) -- Let the savior bless your soul: the reverend in the pulpit -- Children, go where I send thee (1961-62) -- Lord, stand by me (1962-63) -- On the road and over the ocean -- The guitar lessons: "bring your money, honey!" -- Buck dance (1965-66) -- Where you goin', old drunkard? -- There's a bright side somewhere (1967-70) -- Tired, my soul needs resting (1971-72) -- Epilogue: when I die, I'll live again.

Hell from the heavens : the epic story of the USS Laffey and World War II's greatest kamikaze attack

April 16, 2015
Wukovits, John F., 1944- author.
Boston, MA : Da Capo Press, a member of the Perseus Books Group, 2015.
xvii, 296 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Part I. The Normandy training ground -- The formation of a crew -- Off Normandy's shores -- To the Pacific -- Part II. Into Pacific combat -- Kamikazes stage a terrifying introduction -- North from the Philippines -- Part III. Hell from the heavens -- First days at Okinawa -- The triumph of Laffey's gunners -- Agony on the afterdeck -- Defying the odds -- A lasting legacy.

Unleash your BS (Best Self) : putting your executive presence to the test

April 16, 2015
Black, Jeff (Jeffrey T.), author.
New York, New York : Morgan James Publishing, ©2015.
xvi, 174 pages ; 22 cm

100 questions & answers about uterine fibroids

April 16, 2015
Greig, Lloyd B.
Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett Publishers, c2011.
vi, 114 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
The basics -- Fibroids and pregnancy -- Initial treatment -- Nonsurgical treatment -- Surgical treatment -- Uterine artery embolization -- Myomectomy -- Hysterectomy.
"What are fibroids? Do fibroids affect my ability to become pregnant and to have children? Should fibroids be treated? What is uterine artery embolization (UAE)? If the fibroids are not causing any problems, is watchful waiting a better option than surgery?" -- Cover.

Uzbekistan stories : a Jewish medic during WWII

April 16, 2015
Taube, Herman, author.
©2014
50 pages : illustrations, map ; 21 cm

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