New Arrivals · All Nonfiction

March 6, 2015
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

The sourcebook to public record information.

March 5, 2015
Tempe, AZ : BRB Publications,
v. ; 28 cm.
"The comprehensive guide to county, state, & federal public records sources."

Meet me in Atlantis : my obsessive quest to find the sunken city

March 5, 2015
Adams, Mark, 1967-
New York, New York : Dutton, [2015]
307 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Lost and found? -- That sinking feeling -- Philosophy 101 : intro to Plato -- "Disappeared in the depths of the sea" -- Mr. O'Connell's Atlantipedia -- Amateur hour -- Lost city meets twin cities -- Secrets of the wine-dark sea -- As seen on TV -- A second opinion -- Washed away -- the truth is out there -- Dr. Kühne, I presume -- The fundamentalist -- The Pillars of Hercules -- The mysterious island -- The Minoans return -- The front-runner -- Scientific Americans -- Kalimera! -- Triangulating Pythagoras -- The cradle of Atlantology -- Well, that explains everything -- "You don't buy it" -- The power of myth -- Maps and legends -- Statistically speaking -- The sky is falling -- The Plato Code -- True of false --
"The New York Times bestselling author of Turn Right at Machu Picchu sets out to uncover the truth behind the legendary lost city of Atlantis. A few years ago, Mark Adams made a strange discovery: Everything we know about the lost city of Atlantis comes from the work of one man, the Greek philosopher Plato. Then he made a second, stranger discovery: Amateur explorers are still actively searching for this sunken city all around the world, based entirely on the clues Plato left behind. Exposed to the Atlantis obsession, Adams decides to track down these people and determine why they believe it's possible to find the world's most famous lost city and whether any of their theories could prove or disprove its existence. He visits scientists who use cutting-edge technology to find legendary civilizations once thought to be fictional. He examines the numerical and musical codes hidden in Plato's writings, and with the help of some charismatic sleuths traces their roots back to Pythagoras, the sixth-century BC mathematician. He learns how ancient societies transmitted accounts of cataclysmic events--and how one might dig out the 'kernel of truth' in Plato's original tale. Meet Me in Atlantis is Adams's enthralling account of his quest to solve one of history's greatest mysteries; a travelogue that takes readers to fascinating locations to meet irresistible characters; and a deep, often humorous look at the human longing to rediscover a lost world"-- Provided by publisher.

Please excuse this poem : 100 new poets for the next generation

March 5, 2015
New York : Viking, 2015.
xiv, 290 pages ; 22 cm

The future of the Catholic Church with Pope Francis

March 5, 2015
Wills, Garry, 1934-
New York, New York : Viking, 2015.
xxi, 263 pages ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Garry Wills, the prizewinning historian, argues that changes have been the evidence of life in the Catholic Church. It has often changed, sometimes with bad consequences, more often with good, good enough to make it endure. In this brilliant and incisive study, he gives seven examples of deep and serious changes that have taken place (or are taking place) within the last century. None of them was effected by the pope all by himself. As Wills contends, it is only by examining the history of the Church that we can understand Pope Francis's and the Church's challenges, and, as history shows, any changes that meet those challenges will have impact only if the Church, the people of God, support them. In reading the Church's history, Wills considers the lessons Pope Francis seems to have learned. The challenge that Pope Francis offers the Church is its ability to undertake new spiritual adventures, making it a poor church for the poor, after the example of Jesus.

American ghost : a family's haunted past in the desert southwest

March 5, 2015
Nordhaus, Hannah, author.
New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarpercollinsPublishers, [2015]
320 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
"The dark-eyed woman in the long black gown was first seen in the 1970s, standing near a fireplace. She was sad and translucent, present and absent at once. Strange things began to happen in the Santa Fe hotel where she was seen. Gas fireplaces turned off and on without anyone touching a switch. Glasses flew off shelves. And in one second-floor suite with a canopy bed and arched windows looking out to the mountains, guests reported alarming events: blankets ripped off while they slept, the room temperature plummeting, disembodied breathing, and dancing balls of light. La Posada--"place of rest"--had been a grand Santa Fe home before it was converted to a hotel. The room with the canopy bed had belonged to Julia Schuster Staab, the wife of the home's original owner. She died in 1896, nearly a century before the hauntings were first reported. In American Ghost, Hannah Nordhaus traces the life, death, and unsettled afterlife of her great-great-grandmother Julia, from her childhood in Germany to her years in the American West with her Jewish merchant husband. As she traces the strands of Julia's life, Nordhaus uncovers a larger tale of how a true-life story becomes a ghost story and how difficult it can sometimes be to separate history and myth" -- provided by publisher.

Canadian spacewalkers : Hadfield, MacLean and Williams remember the ultimate high adventure

March 5, 2015
McDonald, Bob, 1951-, author.
Madiera Park, British Columbia : Douglas & McIntyre, 2014.
202 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Includes index.

The annotated Importance of being earnest

March 5, 2015
Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900.
Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2015.
xii, 268 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm

Machiavelli : a portrait

March 5, 2015
Celenza, Christopher S., 1967-
Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2015.
240 pages ; 22 cm
Renaissance, conspiracies, bonfires: Machiavelli's little-known youth -- Highs and lows : Machiavelli emerges -- Interlude : Machavelli's letter -- The prince -- Conversing with the ancients : The discourses -- The comedy of life : letters and plays, wives and lovers -- History -- Ghosts.

Paleo meal planning on a budget

March 5, 2015
McGaw, Elizabeth, author.
©2014
viii, 151 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Includes index.

Home automation for dummies

March 5, 2015
Spivey, Dwight, author.
Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2015]
xii, 338 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Includes index.

The Senate Intelligence Committee report on torture : committee study of the Central Intelligence Agency's Detention and Interrogation Program

March 5, 2015
United States. Congress. Senate. Select Committee on Intelligence, author.
Brooklyn, NY : Melville House Publishing, [2014]
xiv, 549 pages ; 21 cm
Redacted.
Also known as the Torture report or the CIA torture report.
Background on the committee study -- Overall history and operation of the CIA's Detention and Interrogation Program -- Intelligence acquired and CIA representations on the effectiveness of the CIA's enhanced interrogation techniques to multiple constituencies -- Overview of CIA representations to the media while the Program was classified -- Review of CIA representations to the Department of Justice -- Review of CIA representations to the Congress -- CIA destruction of interrogation videotapes leads to Committee investigation, Committee votes 14-1 for expansive terms of reference to study the CIA's Detention and Interrogation Program -- Appendix 1: Terms of reference -- Appendix 2: CIA detainees from 2002-2008 -- Appendix 3: Example of inaccurate CIA testimony to the Committee, April 12, 2007.
The complete official summary report of the Senate Intelligence Committee Investigation of the Central Intelligence Agency's interrogation and detention program launched in the wake of the 9/11 attacks. Based on more than six million internal CIA documents, the report details secret prisons, prisoner deaths, interrogation practices, and cooperation with other foreign and domestic agencies. It also examines charges that the CIA deceived elected officials and governmental overseers about the extent and legality of its operations.

The doll collection

March 5, 2015
New York : Tor, 2015.
351 pages ; illustrations ; 25 cm
"Seventeen brand-new tales of dolls from Jeffrey Ford, Seanan McGuire, Joyce Carol Oats, Carrie Vaughn, and many others"--Cover.
Skin and bone / by Tim Lebbon -- Heroes and villians / by Stephen Gallager -- The doll-master / by Joyce Carol Oates -- Gaze / by Gemma Files -- In case of zebras / by Pat Cadigan -- There is no place for sorrow in the kingdom of the cold / by Seanan McGuire -- Goodness and kindness / by Carrie Vaughn -- Daniel's theory about dolls / by Stephen Graham Jones -- After and back before / by Miranda Siemienowicz -- Doctor Faustus / by Mary Robinette Kowal -- Doll court / by Richard Bowes -- Visit lovely Cornwall on the Western Railway Line / by Genevieve Valentine -- Ambitious boys like you / by Richard Kadrey -- Miss Sibyl-Cassandra / by Lucy Sussex -- The permanent collection / by Veronica Schanoes -- Homemade monsters / by John Langan -- Word doll / by Jeffrey Ford.
Dolls, puppets, and other human simulacra are objects of fear and wonder in this eclectic anthology of 17 original stories that Ellen Datlow selected for their ability to "mine the uncanniness of dolls for all its worth." Accompanying photos of dolls and their parts intensify the eeriness of these works, which easily transcend their familiar theme.

The end of college : creating the future of learning and the university of everywhere

March 5, 2015
Carey, Kevin, 1970- author.
New York : Riverhead Hardcover, 2015.
277 pages ; 24 cm
In The End of College, Kevin Carey, an education researcher and writer, draws on years of in-depth reporting and cutting-edge research to paint a vivid and surprising portrait of the future of education. Carey explains how two trends-the skyrocketing cost of college and the revolution in information technology-are converging in ways that will radically alter the college experience, upend the traditional meritocracy, and emancipate hundreds of millions of people around the world.

Do your om thing : bending yoga tradition to fit your modern life

March 5, 2015
Pacheco, Rebecca.
New York City : HarperWave, 2015.
264 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
The making of a modern yogi -- The eight limbs: walking an ancient path in modern life -- What do you want to embody? -- The chakras: feeling light from the inside out -- The koshas -- Why meditate? -- How to meditate: 5 essential elements -- Make it your om: finding your meditation style -- OMG, is yoga religious? -- Suggestions for spiritual sustenance -- Love.

American made : why making things will return us to greatness

March 5, 2015
DiMicco, Dan.
New York City : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
246 pages maps, charts ; 24 cm
Machine generated contents note: -- INTRODUCTION: Never Say Never -- CHAPTER 1: The Economic Crisis and Missed Opportunities -- CHAPTER 2: No More Moonshots (Or: How the United States Won the Space Race and Stopped Racing) -- CHAPTER 3: Distorted Trade and the Rise of the False Economy -- CHAPTER 4: Against Irrational Defeatism -- CHAPTER 5: The Myth of Free Trade -- CHAPTER 6: The Myth of the Innovation Economy and the "Skills Gap" -- CHAPTER 7: More Myths That Distract US-And What to Do About Them -- CHAPTER 8: Where We Go From Here: Rebuilding the Backbone of the U.S. Economy -- CHAPTER 9: Where We Go Next: Tapping Our Energy Resources -- CHAPTER 10: Where the Road Leads: Restoring American Manufacturing, Innovation, and Competitiveness.
"American manufacturing is on life support--at least, that's what most people think. The exodus of jobs to China and other foreign markets is irreversible, and anything that is built here requires specialized skills the average worker couldn't hope to gain. Not so, says Dan DiMicco, chairman and former CEO of Nucor, America's largest steel company. He not only revived a major US manufacturing firm during a recession, but helped galvanize the flagging domestic steel industry when many of his competitors were in bankruptcy or headed overseas. In American Made, he takes to task the politicians, academics, and political pundits who, he contends, are exacerbating fears and avoiding simple solutions for the sake of nothing more than their own careers, and contrasts them with the postwar leaders who rebuilt Europe and Japan, put a man on the moon, and kept communism at bay. We need leaders of such resolve today, he argues, who can tackle a broken job-creation engine by restoring manufacturing to its central role in the U.S. economy--and cease creating fictitious "service businesses" where jobs evaporate after a year or two, as in a Ponzi scheme. With his trademark bluntness, DiMicco tackles the false promise of green jobs and the hidden costs of outsourcing. Along the way, he shares the lessons he's learned about good leadership, crisis management, and the true meaning of innovation, and maps the road back to robust economic growth, middle-class prosperity, and American competitiveness. "-- Provided by publisher.

Less medicine, more health : 7 assumptions that drive too much medical care

March 5, 2015
Welch, H. Gilbert., author.
Boston : Beacon Press, [2015]
xxii, 218 pages ; 24 cm
"Eat smart, exercise regularly, and get routine health screenings," the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services advises the public in maintaining a healthy lifestyle. And that is absolutely true - except for the checkup part. The American public has been sold the idea that seeking medical care is one of the most important steps to maintain wellness. However, surprisingly, medical care is not in fact well correlated with good health. The major determinants of health are outside individual medical care. Dr. Gilbert Welch pushes against established wisdom, and suggests that medical care may be too aggressive. From his twenty-five years of medical practice and research, Welch explains that excessive medical care is often powered by economics and lawyers. But American medical care would not exist in this state if the general public did not harbor powerful assumptions about the value of tests and treatments - a number of which are just plain wrong. "-- Provided by publisher.

The disinherited : a story of love, family and betrayal

March 5, 2015
Sackville-West, Robert, author.
New York : Bloomsbury, 2015.
308 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

Patriotic betrayal : the inside story of the CIA's secret campaign to enroll American students in the crusade against communism

March 5, 2015
Paget, Karen M., author.
New Haven ; London : Yale University Press, [2015]
xi, 527 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Part I. Cooperation or combat -- A fighting faith -- Apostolic catholics -- Behind the scenes -- Enter the CIA -- Allard Lowenstein and the International Student Conference -- Part II. Denial operations -- The counteroffensive -- The battle for members -- Opening the spigot -- The spirit of Bandung -- Shifting battlefields -- Part III. Competitive coexistence -- Hungary and the struggle against nonalignment -- Debating democracy in Red Square -- Courting revolutionaries -- Gloria Steinem and the Vienna operation -- Social upheavals -- Part IV. Losing control -- Showdown in Madison -- Pro-west moderate militants -- A pyrrhic victory -- The persistent questioner -- Lifting the veil -- Part V. The flap -- Philip Sherburne takes on the CIA -- The game within the game -- Hide-and-seek -- Do you want blood on your hands? -- The firestorm -- The enemy at home.

Reynard the Fox : a new translation

March 5, 2015
New York : Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company, [2015]
246 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
"Reynard the Fox employs a dark and outrageous sense of humor to puncture the hypocritical authority figures of the 'civilized' order, as the rhetorically brilliant fox outwits all comers by manipulating their bottomless greed. As James Simpson, one of the world's leading scholars of medieval literature, notes in his introduction, with translations in every major European language and twenty-three separate editions between 1481 and 1700 in England alone, the Reynard tales were ubiquitous. However, despite its immense popularity at the time, this brains-over-brawn parable largely disappeared. Now, for the first time in over a century, the fifteenth-century version of Reynard the Fox re-emerges in this rollicking translation"--Amazon.com.

Bad faith : when religious belief undermines modern medicine

March 5, 2015
Offit, Paul A., author.
New York : Basic Books, [2015]
xv, 253 pages ; 25 cm
The very worst thing -- A fragile magic -- A vengeful God -- The faith healer next door -- The literal and the damned -- Dialogue of the deaf -- Do unto others -- Ungodly acts -- The miracle business -- The peculiar people -- The divine whisper -- Standing up -- Epilogue: the frail web of understanding.
"In Bad Faith, acclaimed physician and author Paul Offit gives readers a never-before-seen look into the minds of those who choose to medically martyr themselves, or their children, in the name of religion. Never afraid of controversy, Offit takes a stark and disturbing look at our surprising capacity to risk the health and safety of children in service of our beliefs. He tells the story of two devoted Christian Scientists who are shocked and heartbroken when their infant dies of a treatable disease; of orthodox Jewish parents who risk infecting their babies with herpes during an unsterile circumcision ritual; and of a man who believes his faith can cure his son's diabetes and, when that tragically fails, tries to raise him from the dead. The tangled relationship between religion and medicine may appear to afflict only certain pockets of America, but this phenomenon reaches much further -- whether you are seeking treatment at a Catholic hospital or trying to keep your kids safe from diseases spread by their unvaccinated peers, you'll likely encounter these issues"--Provided by publisher.

The psychology major : career options and strategies for success

March 5, 2015
Landrum, R. Eric.
Boston [Mass.] : Pearson, c2014.
vi, 198 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Why college? -- Why psychology? -- Careers with a bachelor's degree in psychology -- Pursuing bachelor's-level options -- Career options with a master's degree or doctoral degree -- The graduate admissions process -- Research and teaching assistantships -- Getting involved : internships and organizations -- Sharpening library and research skills -- An APA format primer -- Doing well in psychology classes : study tips -- Ethical issues for psychology majors -- Psychology and other options : nurturing your career.

Walking San Francisco : 33 savvy tours exploring steep streets, grand hotels, dive bars, and waterfront parks

March 5, 2015
Downs, Tom.
Birmingham, Ala. : Wilderness Press, 2011.
viii, 248 p. : ill., maps ; 18 cm.
Includes index.

The complete book of fly tying

March 5, 2015
Leiser, Eric, 1929-
©2013
xxiv, 249 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Provides foolproof directions for tying both freshwater and saltwater flies. Suitable for the beginner or the seasoned tier.

A short history of Reconstruction, 1863-1877

March 5, 2015
Foner, Eric, 1943-
New York : Harper Perennial Modern Classics, 2015.
xxx, 297 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
Abridged from: Reconstruction: America's unfinished revolution. c1988.
The world the war made -- Rehearsals for Reconstruction -- The meaning of freedom -- Ambiguities of free labor -- The failure of presidential Reconstruction -- The making of radical Reconstruction -- Blueprints for a republican South -- Reconstruction : political and economic -- The challenge of enforcement -- The Reconstruction of the North -- The politics of depression -- Redemption and after.
Looks at the social, economic, and political forces that shaped the South after the Civil War.

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.

Heaven's bankers

March 4, 2015
Irfan, Harris, 1972- author.
New York : Overlook Press, 2015.
xx, 347 pages ; 24 cm
The quiet revolutionaries of Masjid Al-Samad -- The nature of money -- The gentler face of Londonistan -- The rocket scientists of Deutsche Bank and the billion-dollar scholar -- The skunk works specialists -- The doomsday fatwa -- Standardizing the industry : accelerating chaos or bringing order? -- The credit crisis and Islamic finance -- When sukuk go bad -- The regulator strikes back -- Arbitraging Islam : the great vampire squid arrives -- The future of Islamic finance.

What if I'm an atheist? : a teen's guide to exploring a life without religion

March 4, 2015
Seidman, David, 1959-
New York : Simon Pulse, 2015.
ix, 245 pages ; 22 cm
Who are atheists (and agnostics and other unbelievers)? -- Is atheism a religion? -- Don't you need God for a moral life? -- Are there atheist-friendly religions? -- How do you become an atheist? -- How will becoming an atheist change you? -- What if you were raised as an atheist? -- Should you tell? -- How do you tell your parents? -- How will your parents react? -- How will your friends react? -- How do unbelievers handle hostile teachers, principals, and classmates? -- Can you celebrate Christmas? and other holiday FAQs -- How can you handle arguments against your being an atheist? -- How can you handle arguments against atheism in general? -- How can you handle arguments for religion? -- How can you make arguments for atheism? -- What if you turn from atheist to believer? -- What's your future going to look like?
A guide to atheism and nonbelief shares counsel on the challenges of questioning the views of one's upbringing, establishing beliefs about religion and spirituality, and addressing the practical aspects of managing religious occasions.

Mindful work : how meditation is changing business from the inside out

March 4, 2015
Gelles, David (Business journalist)
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2015]
296 pages ; 24 cm
"An Eamon Dolan book."
This mindful moment -- How the swans came to the lake -- The science of sitting -- Less stressed -- More focused -- Compassionate -- Socially responsible -- The space to lead -- McMindfulness -- The future in microcosm.

What stands in a storm : three days in the worst superstorm to hit the South's tornado alley

March 4, 2015
Cross, Kim (Kimberly Hisako), 1976-
New York : Atria Books, 2015.
xiii, 301 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes index.
Weaving together heart-wrenching stories with immersive reporting and dramatic storytelling, a gripping account of a weather event in April 2011 that saw a record 358 tornadoes rip through 21 states in three days shows how things that tear our world apart also reveal what holds us together.

Practical permaculture for home landscapes, your community, and the whole earth

March 4, 2015
Bloom, Jessi, author.
Portland, Oregon : Timber Press, 2015.
336 pages : color illustrations, color charts ; 26 cm
Permaculture basics -- Permaculture ethics and principles -- Learning from nature -- The permaculture design process -- Gathering information -- Putting the design together -- Figuring out the details -- Permaculture systems -- Soil fertility: improving tilth and nutrients -- Water: making the most of a limited resource -- Waste: plugging leaks in the system -- Energy: minimizing the work we do ourselves -- Shelter: building functional, efficient structures -- Food and plant systems: providing for our own needs -- Animals and wildlife: welcoming natural diversity -- 50 useful plants for permaculture landscapes -- Invisible structures.

Itself

March 4, 2015
Armantrout, Rae, 1947- author.
Middletown, Connecticut : Wesleyan University Press, [2015]
97 pages ; 24 cm.

Path of blood : the story of Al Qaeda's war on the House of Saud

March 4, 2015
Small, Thomas, author.
New York, NY : The Overlook Press, 2015.
xxxi, 446 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color), maps ; 24 cm
Previously published: London : Simon & Schuster, 2014.

The thin green line : the money secrets of the super wealthy

March 4, 2015
Sullivan, Paul J., author.
New York : Simon & Schuster, 2015.
viii, 243 pages ; 24 cm
Paul Sullivan shows how people can make better financial decisions, and come to terms with what money means to them. He lays out they can avoid the pitfalls around saving, spending and giving their money away, and think differently about wealth to lead more secure and less stressful lives. An essential complement to all of the financial advice available, this unique guide is a welcome antidote to the idea that wealth is a number on a bank statement.

Eat, drink, and be wary : how unsafe is our food?

March 4, 2015
Duncan, Charles, author.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2014]
xiv, 201 pages ; 24 cm
Bioterrorism, cyber attacks -- Food imports -- Produce -- Poultry -- Eggs -- Beef and pork -- Milk -- Seafood -- Deli dangers -- Outbreaks, illnesses, and deaths -- Food fraud and tampering -- Foods we eat, others won't -- Unwelcomed critters in our foods -- GMO : genetically modified organisms -- Generally recognized as safe -- BPA : bisphenol A -- Cottage food industry and your kitchen -- Restaurants -- Government's report card -- Epilogue : sugar, a legalized recreational drug.

Knit stitch dictionary : 250 essential stitches

March 4, 2015
Tomkies, Debbie, author.
Fort Collins, CO : Interweave, [2015]
191 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
Includes index.

Mourning Lincoln

March 4, 2015
Hodes, Martha Elizabeth.
©2015
viii, 396 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.

Mosaic garden projects : add color to your garden with tables, fountains, birdbaths, and more

March 4, 2015
Brody, Mark, author.
Portland, Oregon : Timber Press, 2015.
304 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cm
Includes index.
Plant some art in your garden -- Work space -- Tools and supplies -- Materials : tesserae, substrates, adhesives, and grouts -- Mosaic design basics -- The mosaic process : direct, double-direct, and reverse methods -- Mosaic projects.
"25 colorful step-by-step projects"--Cover.

Roses without chemicals : 150 disease-free varieties that will change the way you grow roses

March 4, 2015
Kukielski, Peter.
Portland, Oregon : Timber Press, Inc., 2015.
265 pages : illustrations, color ; 23 cm
Includes index.
The new millennial rose garden -- The Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden -- The evolution of roses -- Rose growth habits -- Roses in the garden -- Regional rose growing -- Rose trials -- Growing roses sustainably -- Buying roses -- What do roses need? -- Planting roses -- Pruning roses -- Rose care: feeding your soil -- Rose care: diseases -- Rose care: pests -- The chemical-free rose directory: 150 disease-resistant roses -- Roses by class, habit, and color -- Roses by class and habit -- Roses by color.

Life hacks

March 4, 2015
Bradford, Keith, 1989-
Avon, Massachusetts : Adams Media, [2014]
304 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Includes index.
"(līf, hăks) noun."--Title page.

Who am I without you? : 52 ways to rebuild self-esteem after a breakup

March 4, 2015
Hibbert, Christina G., author.
© 2015
vi, 196 pages ; 23 cm

The upward spiral : using neuroscience to reverse the course of depression, one small change at a time

March 4, 2015
Korb, Alex.
© 2015
viii, 225 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

Materially crafted : a DIY primer for the design-obsessed

March 4, 2015
Hudgins, Victoria, author.
New York : STC Craft, 2015.
175 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
"A Melanie Falick book."

Keep this, toss that : unclutter your life to save time, money, space, and sanity

March 4, 2015
Novak, Jamie.
New York : Readers Digest, [2015].
xii, 291 pages ; 18 cm
"Quick answers to the one key question everyone needs to answer in order to get organized and save their time, money, space, and sanity: "Should I keep or toss this?""-- Provided by publisher.

The homegrown paleo cookbook : 100 delicious, gluten-free, farm-to-table recipes, and a complete guide to growing your own healthy food

March 4, 2015
Rodgers, Diana.
Las Vegas, NV : Victory Belt Publishing, 2015.
410 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm

Mr. Putin : operative in the Kremlin

March 4, 2015
Hill, Fiona, 1965- author.
©2013
x, 533 pages ; 23 cm.
PART I: THE OPERATIVE EMERGES -- Who is Mr. Putin? -- Boris Yeltsin and the Time of Troubles -- The statist -- The history man -- The survivalist -- The outsider -- The free marketeer -- The case officer -- The system -- PART II: THE OPERATIVE ENGAGES -- The stakeholders' revolt -- Putin's world -- The American education of Mr. Putin -- Russia resurgent -- The operative abroad -- CODA: The operative in action.
"Who is Vladimir Putin? In Mr. Putin, Russia experts Fiona Hill and Clifford Gaddy argue that Russia's President, Vladimir Putin, is in fact a man of many and complex identities. Drawing on a range of sources, including their own personal encounters, they describe six that are most essential: the Statist, the History Man, the Survivalist, the Outsider, the Free Marketeer, and the Case Officer. Understanding Putin's multiple dimensions is crucial for policymakers trying to decide how best to deal with Russia."--Publisher's website.

Every day I fight

March 4, 2015
Scott, Stuart, 1965-2015.
New York : Blue Rider Press, 2015.
xii, 298 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (mostly color) ; 24 cm
"A memoir about Scott's fight against cancer"-- Provided by publisher.

Life of a counterfeiter : and other stories

March 4, 2015
Inoue, Yasushi, 1907-1991, author.
London : Pushkin Press, 2014.
140 pages ; 16 cm
Translated from the Japanese.

Riding home : the power of horses to heal

March 4, 2015
Hayes, Tim (Horse clinician)
New York : St. Martin's Press, 2015.
x, 292 pages ; 22 cm
Wild horses -- wild men -- The nature of horses -- The nature of humans -- Horses healing humans...bodies and minds -- Horses don't get divorced...today's youth at risk -- A trail less traveled -- my journey with horses -- The walking wounded -- horses for heroes -- Horses, humans, trauma and PTSD -- "I wish people had ears like horses" -- What draws humans to be with horses? -- Austin -- The evolution of horsemanship -- Riding home.
"Throughout history, people have loved, owned and ridden horses. They fascinate us, and we are drawn to books like The Horse Whisperer, events like The Kentucky Derby, and movies like Steven Spielberg's War Horse. Owners and non-horse owners alike have also discovered the amazing abilities of horses to help us heal and recover from disabling physical and mental conditions such as autism and multiple sclerosis by participating in Equine Therapy. Men and women afflicted with severe emotional damage are healing and making dramatic recoveries by receiving the simple love, understanding and acceptance that comes from establishing a relationship with a horse. The unique message of Riding Home is two-fold. It is the first and only book to explain why horses have this remarkable ability to heal and positively transform emotionally wounded men and women, whether they be troubled teens, prison inmates, or war veterans with post traumatic stress disorder. On a societal level, it offers a powerful argument for the expansion of equine programs that accomplish what many organizations that utilize traditional methods of psychotherapy and pharmaceuticals have been unable to achieve. To have a relationship with a horse is to discover and know yourself and the world with truth and compassion. Horses help us discover hidden parts of ourselves. They teach us that when we're not getting what we want, we're the ones who need to change"-- Provided by publisher.

Roosevelt and Stalin : portrait of a partnership

March 4, 2015
Butler, Susan, 1932- author.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2015.
594 pages, 28 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Crossing the Atlantic in wartime -- Traveling to Tehran -- Tehran -- First impressions -- A meeting of minds -- Cementing the alliance -- Stalin searches for an ally -- Barbarossa -- Roosevelt, Stalin, and the Second Front -- Postwar planning -- Problems and solutions -- The new weapon : the atom bomb -- Yalta -- Organizing the world -- Settling issues -- Post-Yalta problems -- Roosevelt dies -- Hopkins turns back the clock.
Butler explores for the first time the complex partnership during World War II between FDR and Stalin, reassessing in-depth how the two men became partners, how they shared the same outlook for the postwar world, and how they formed an uneasy but deep friendship, shaping the world's political stage from the war to the decades leading up to and into the new century.

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