New Arrivals · All Nonfiction

October 24, 2014
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Paying for college without going broke.

October 23, 2014
New York, NY : Random House, Inc.,
v. ; 26 cm.
Vols. for 1998-<2015> by Kalman A. Chany with Geoff Martz.
At head of title: The Princeton Review.

The best of America's test kitchen.

October 23, 2014
Brookline, MA : America's Test Kitchen, c2006-
v. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Vols. for 2007-<2015> by the editors of America's test kitchen.
"The year's best recipes, equipment reviews, and tastings."

Parcells : a football life

October 23, 2014
Parcells, Bill, 1941-
New York : Crown Archetype, [2014]
536 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
Includes index.
"Bill Parcells may be the most iconic football coach of our time. During his decades-long tenure as an NFL coach, he turned failing franchises into contenders. He led the ailing New York Giants to two Super Bowl victories, turned the New England Patriots into an NFL powerhouse, reinvigorated the New York Jets, brought the Dallas Cowboys back to life, and was most recently enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Taking readers behind the scenes with one of the most influential and fascinating coaches the NFL has ever known, PARCELLS will take a look back at this coach's long, storied and influential career, offer a nuanced portrayal of the complex man behind the coach, and examine the inner workings of the NFL"-- Provided by publisher.

Fresh & fermented : 85 delicious ways to make fermented carrots, kraut, and kimchi part of every meal

October 23, 2014
O'Brien, Julie, author.
Seattle : Sasquatch Books, [2014]
223 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
"Eating naturally fermented, probiotic foods (such as kimchi) is one of the healthiest and most effective ways to improve digestion. Balance the digestive system and boost your immunity with healthful, simple, and delicious everyday meals using Firefly Kitchens' recipes for fermented kimchi, krauts, and carrots. Making homemade fermented foods is simple and delicious. With eighty-five recipes like Kimchi Kick-Start Breakfast, Smoked Salmon Rueben, and Flank Steak over Spicy Noodles, Fresh & Fermented makes it easy to include these healthy foods in every meal"-- Provided by publisher.

American pulp : how paperbacks brought modernism to Main Street

October 23, 2014
Rabinowitz, Paula.
©2014
xv, 390 pages : illustrations, some of which are in color ; 23 cm

Another man's war : the story of a Burma boy in Britain's forgotten African army

October 23, 2014
Phillips, Barnaby, author.
London, England : Oneworld Publications, 2014.
xv, 313 pages, 8 pages of unnumbered plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
"In December 1941 the Japanese invaded Burma. For the British, the longest land campaign of the Second World War had begun. 100,000 African soldiers were taken from Britain's colonies to fight the Japanese in the Burmese jungles. They performed heroically in one of the most brutal theatres of war, yet their contribution has been largely ignored. Isaac Fadoyebo was one of those 'Burma Boys'. At the age of sixteen he ran away from his Nigerian village to join the British Army. Sent to Burma, he was attacked and left for dead in the jungle by the Japanese. Sheltered by courageous local rice farmers, Isaac spent nine months in hiding before his eventual rescue. He returned to Nigeria a hero, but his story was soon forgotten. Barnaby Phillips travelled to Nigeria and Burma in search of Isaac, the family who saved his life, and the legacy of an Empire. Another Man's War is Isaac's story."--Page 2 of jacket.

Make it ahead : a barefoot contessa cookbook

October 23, 2014
Garten, Ina.
New York : Clarkson Potter/Publishers, [2014]
272 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Includes index.
"For the first time, trusted and beloved cookbook author Ina Garten, the Barefoot Contessa, answers the number one question she receives from cooks: Can I make it ahead? If you've ever found yourself stuck in front of the stove at your own party, scrambling to get everything to the table at just the right moment, Ina is here to let you in on her secrets! Thanks to twenty years of running a specialty food store and fifteen years writing cookbooks, she has learned exactly which dishes you can prep, assemble, or cook ahead of time. Whether you're hosting a party or simply making dinner on a hectic weeknight, Ina gives you lots of amazing recipes that taste just as good--or even better!--when they're made in advance. In Make It Ahead, each recipe includes clear instructions for what you can do ahead of time, and how far in advance, so you can cook with confidence and eliminate last-minute surprises. Make a pitcher of Summer Rose Sangria filled with red berries, let it chill overnight for the flavors to develop, and you have a delicious drink to offer your friends the minute they arrive. Simmer a pot of Wild Mushroom & Farro Soup, enjoy a bowl for lunch, and freeze the rest for a chilly evening. You can prep the kale, Brussels sprouts, and lemon vinaigrette for Winter Slaw ahead of time and simply toss them together before serving. Assemble French Chicken Pot Pies filled with artichokes and fresh tarragon a day in advance and then pop them in the oven half an hour before dinner. And for dessert, everyone needs the recipe for Ina's Decadent (gluten-free!) Chocolate Cake topped with Make-Ahead Whipped Cream. Ina also includes recipes for the biggest cooking day of the year--Thanksgiving! Her Ultimate Make-Ahead Roast Turkey and Gravy with Onions & Sage may just change your life. With beautiful photographs and hundreds of invaluable make-ahead tips, this is your new go-to guide for preparing meals that are stress-free yet filled with those fabulously satisfying flavors that you have come to expect from the Barefoot Contessa"-- Provided by publisher.

The woman I wanted to be

October 23, 2014
Von Furstenberg, Diane, author.
New York : Simon & Schuster, 2014.
239 pages, 48 pages of unnumbered plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
The woman I am. Roots ; Love ; Beauty -- The business of fashion. The American dream ; The comeback kid ; The new era.
"Von Furstenberg reflects on her extraordinary life from childhood in Brussels to her days as a young, jet-set princess, to creating the dress that came to symbolize independence and power for an entire generation of women, ... [mining] the rich territory of what it means to be a woman. She opens up about her family and career, overcoming cancer, building a global brand, and devoting herself to empowering other women, writing, 'I want every woman to know that she can be the woman she wants to be'"-- Provided by publisher.

R.F.B. Logan day book, 1904-1906

October 23, 2014
Logan, R. F. B.
[Hernando, MS : Genealogical Society of DeSoto County, 1995?]
172, 12 p. : facsimiles ; 28 cm.
Photocopy of handwritten entries.
Includes index.

Early marriages Panola County, Mississippi : 1870-1913

October 23, 2014
Wilson, Mary Jane Short, compiler.
Hernando, MS (P. O. Box 607, Hernando 38632) : Genealogical Society of DeSoto County, [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) ; 28 cm.
Panola County, Mississippi early marriages, alphabetically by groom -- Panola County, Mississippi early marriages, alphabetically by bride -- Panola County, Mississippi early marriages, abstracted from old newspapers, alphabetically by groom -- Panola County, Mississippi early marriages, abstracted from old newspapers, alphabetically by bride -- Panola County, Mississippi early marriages, additional information on some brides and grooms that are in the alphabetical listing. Shows place of residency and place of birth.

Radio Benjamin

October 23, 2014
Benjamin, Walter, 1892-1940.
London ; New York : Verso, 2014.
xxix, 394 pages ; 24 cm
"Translations in this volume are based on Benjamin's radio typescripts as published and edited in the Gesammelte Schriften."
"From 1927 to 1933, Walter Benjamin wrote and presented more than eighty broadcasts over the new medium of radio. Radio Benjamin gathers, for the first time in English, the surviving transcripts. This eclectic collection shows the range of Benjamin's thinking and includes stories for young and old, plays, readings, book reviews, a novella, and discussions of topics ranging from finding a job to the architecture of Berlin to an account of the railway disaster at the Firth of Tay. Delightful and incisive, this is Walter Benjamin directing his sophisticated thinking to a mass audience"-- Provided by publisher.

Kid presidents : true tales of childhood from America's presidents

October 23, 2014
Stabler, David, author.
©2014
215 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
Ulysses S. Grant, the horseback kid -- Theodore Roosevelt and the Broadway Seal -- Richard Nixon and the size 9 boots of doom -- Jimmy Carter, arrowhead hunter -- Bill Clinton and the red, white, and blue sax -- George Washington, kid of the wild frontier -- Andrew Jackson , the littlest patriot -- Herbert Hoover, boy of the Osage -- Franklin D. Roosevelt and his day of freedom -- Barack Obama, new kid in town -- Abraham Lincoln and the not-so-wicked stepmother -- Dwight Eisenhower and his three lessons of leadership -- John F. Kennedy and the bullying big brother -- Lyndon Johnson, class clown -- Gerald Ford, the angriest boy in the world -- Ronald Reagan, near-sighted superhero.

Live original : how the Duck Commander teen keeps it real and stays true to her values

October 23, 2014
Robertson, Sadie, 1997- author.
New York : Howard Books, a division of Simon & Schuster, Inc., 2014.
xiv, 203 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Think happy, be happy -- Dream big -- Never give up -- Confidence is key -- You can only fix you -- Let your smile change the world -- ARK: acts of random kindness -- Shake the hate -- A friend's a friend forever -- Respect relationships -- Five seconds of awkward -- Stress causes a mess -- Do something -- Live original.

Trust : in Saint Faustina's footsteps

October 23, 2014
Górny, Grzegorz, author.
©2014
325 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 26 cm
Translation of: UFAM. Śladami Św. Siostry Faustyny.

When lions roar : the Churchills and the Kennedys

October 23, 2014
Maier, Thomas, 1956-
New York : Crown Publishers, [2014.
pages cm
A far-reaching history of the intertwined personal and public lives of the Churchills and the Kennedys discusses their respective family views, how they overcame bitter differences to unite against Hitler and the enduring influence of their collaborations.

Fields of blood : religion and the history of violence

October 23, 2014
Armstrong, Karen, 1944-
New York : Knopf, 2014.
512 pages ; 25 cm
Includes bibliographic references, notes (pgs. 405-488) and index.
"From the renowned and best-selling author of A History of God, a sweeping exploration of religion's connection to violence. For the first time in American history, religious self-identification is on the decline. Some have cited a perception that began to grow after Sept 11: That faith in general is a source of aggression, intolerance and divisiveness--something bad for society. But how accurate is that view? And does it apply equally to all faiths? In these troubled times, we risk basing decisions of real and dangerous consequence on mistaken understandings of the faiths subscribed around us, in our immediate community as well as globally. And so, with her deep learning and sympathetic understanding, Karen Armstrong examines the impulse toward violence in each of the world's great religions.

The 13th gift : a true story of a Christmas miracle

October 23, 2014
Smith, Joanne Huist.
New York : Harmony Books, 2014.
204 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
"For readers of Richard Paul Evans and Greg Kincaid comes The 13th Gift, a heartwarming Christmas story about how a random act of kindness transformed one of the bleakest moments in a family's history into a time of strength and love. After the unexpected death of her husband, Joanne Huist Smith had no idea how she would keep herself together and be strong for her three children--especially with the holiday season approaching. But 12 days before Christmas, presents begin appearing on her doorstep with notes from their "True Friends." As the Smiths came together to solve the mystery of who the gifts were from, they began to thaw out from their grief and come together again as a family. This true story about the power of random acts of kindness will warm the heart, a beautiful reminder of the miracles of Christmas and the gift of family during the holiday season"-- Provided by publisher.

At home in exile : why diaspora is good for the Jews

October 23, 2014
Wolfe, Alan, 1942- author.
©2014
272 pages ; 24 cm
"The Holocaust followed by Israel's creation constituted a kind of civil religion for Jews, reminding them of their eternal vulnerability while offering salvation in the form of statehood. Memories inevitably change, however, and as the impact of these two titanic events fade, an increasingly number of Judiasm's next generation is starting to reject the particularism associated with both events in favor of a rebirth of the universalism that once characterized life in the diaspora. In this book I argue that this is a positive moment, both for Jews and the non-Jews with whom they live"-- Provided by publisher.

The Portlandia cookbook : cook like a local

October 23, 2014
Armisen, Fred, 1966-
New York : Clarkson Potter/Publishers, [2014]
175 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes index.

The secret recipes

October 23, 2014
Ansel, Dominique (Chef), author.
New York : Simon & Schuster, 2014.
xi, 259 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Includes index.
"Unforgettable desserts from the world's most celebrated bakery"--Jacket.
"The ... debut cookbook from the world's most celebrated pastry chef, Dominique Ansel, featuring thirty never-before-seen recipes--including a make-at-home version of the Cronut--and the ... stories behind his most sought-after creations"-- Provided by publisher.

The great American trailer park Christmas musical

October 23, 2014
Kelso, Betsy, author.
New York, NY : Dramatists Play Service Inc., [2014]
62 pages ; 25 cm
Musical.
2 men, 4 women.
It's holiday time down in Armadillo Acres, and everyone's filled with warmth and beer. But when a freak bout of amnesia strikes the trailer park Scrooge, neighborly love is put to the test.

Love me, feed me : sharing with your dog the everyday good food you cook and enjoy

October 23, 2014
Jones, Judith, 1924-
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2014.
x, 177 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 22 cm
Includes index.
"This is a Borzoi Book..."

The way of tea and justice : rescuing the world's favorite beverage from its violent history

October 23, 2014
Stevens, Becca, 1963-
New York : Jericho Books, 2014.
228 pages ; 24 cm.
"In 2012, reverend and social entrepreneur Becca Stevens began work on the Thistle Stop Café, a business designed to provide employment opportunities for the residents of Magdalene, as well as Thistle Farms, the social enterprise benefitting women recovering from violence and addiction. As she explored the legacy of tea, she uncovered not only its healing mysteries but also the dark secrets that have overshadowed this ancient brew. In THE WAY OF TEA AND JUSTICE, Becca draws readers into the world of tea-making, as she works with cooperatives and coalitions across the globe to ensure fair trade and community enhancement in every cup of tea the café brews. But beneath the beauty of the tea ritual, she found an underbelly of corruption, abuse, and extortion that plagues laborers in the tea industry. True to her nature as an activist and a storyteller, she recounts stories of triumph for impoverished tea pickers and the tales of struggle and hope that have poured in with hundreds of teacups that have been donated to the café. "-- Provided by publisher.

The body : a complete user's guide : how your body functions, and how to keep it healthy and strong

October 23, 2014
Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2014]
367 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Previous edition: 2007.
Includes index.
Beginnings -- Body armor -- Structure -- Body movers -- Circulation -- Vital exchange -- Body fuel -- Body cleansing -- Control center -- Messengers -- Reproduction -- Protection.
"Your body is an incredible machine that can run for more than 80 years without batteries, can self-propel over land and water, can heal itself from most common ailments, and can pair with another of its kind to reproduce. This updated, fully illustrated, easy-to-understand guide from National Geographic explores the intricate systems that make up the marvelous human body--from head to toe, inside and out. Beautifully designed and brimming with fascinating photos and illustrations, The Body: A Complete User's Guide is filled with need-to-know basics about how the body is built and how it functions. Tour the human brain--the body's communication center--to find out where your feelings, impulses, and power of speech live. Discover how your body attacks disease, how the food you eat powers your body, and how your body moves and grows. Remarkable images show a white blood cell at the moment it embraces a life-saving vaccine and what happens inside the body during reproduction, from conception to birth. Vivid scientific diagrams provide a complete view of body systems and reveal how they work together. Useful tips teach you how to keep your body healthy and strong, and 'Did You Know?' facts explain how Botox works, what causes hiccups, how some herbal remedies can help, and more. Plus you'll learn about medical breakthroughs that changed the world. Comprehensive, reliable, and a pure pleasure to read, this is an essential resource for families, students, seniors, and all who care about the body and how to keep it running smoothly"--Dust jacket flaps.

Founding fathers : the fight for freedom and the birth of American liberty

October 23, 2014
Kostyal, K. M., 1951-
Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Books, 2014.
350 pages : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm
Commonwealths, crimes, and calamities (1763-1774) -- Liberty or death (1775) -- Times that try men's souls (1776) -- Summer soldiers and sunshine patriots (1777-1778) -- In the very midst of a revolution (1779-1780) -- The tide of success (1781-1783) -- A more perfect union (1784-1789).

The QB : the making of modern quarterbacks

October 23, 2014
Feldman, Bruce.
New York : Crown Archetype, 2014.
xiii, 304 pages ; 25 cm
Includes index.
"With unparalleled access to Heisman Trophy-winning phenom Johnny Manziel, Bruce Feldman has written a modern-day tale about the making of the next superstars in football's most important position: the quarterback. In the world of modern football, with teams worth a billion dollars or more, no position defines a franchise like quarterback. To tell the story of all that goes on to create the perfect quarterback, bestselling author Bruce Feldman gained unique access to "Johnny Football" (that's Johnny Manziel), George Whitfield (a.k.a. "The Quarterback Whisperer"), and other unique players in what has become a specialized and high-stakes business. In the past decade the boom of the private quarterback-coach business, with its pageant-world-for-boys vibe, is changing the position and the game. The QB will tell the story of the interlocking paths of the most fascinating characters involved in this secretive world, examining how advanced analysis has taken root in football. Manziel is one of the most gifted and charismatic collegiate quarterbacks ever, with superior talent and entertaining antics. His guru is a man who has come to be known for making QBs--George Whitfield. And then there is Trent Dilfer, the least talented QB ever to win a Super Bowl, the Salieri to Manziel's Mozart, who wonders why he did not go farther. In The QB, the stories of these three men illustrate how high the stakes of the quarterback game really are, taking readers on a compelling journey into the heart of America's beloved game"-- Provided by publisher.

The artisanal home : interiors and furniture of Casamidy

October 23, 2014
Almada, Jorge (Designer)
©2014
224 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
"An arresting mix of artisanal, old, and contemporary furnishings is the hallmark of Casamidy's vibrant and cheerful interiors. For the design duo of Casamidy, Jorge Almada and Anne-Marie Midy, creativity is a way of life that is reflected in their designs, a fusion of their French and Mexican heritages. They show how to incorporate artisanal objects and treasured family heirlooms to orchestrate vivid and dramatic surroundings. This inspiring book showcases their homes and other projects in urban and country settings that illustrate their appealing bohemian aesthetic. For a charming Mexico home, the front doorway is collaged with tin ex-votos and religious charms and crowned with a dramatic cement concha shell. Baroque mirrors, French-style armchairs re-covered in remnants from a fine Paris textile shop, and weathered Moroccan side tables grace the comfortable living spaces. The terra-cotta floors warmed by the sun recall homes in the South of France. For each project, the couple shares their design process, giving the textures and a color palette."-- Provided by publisher.

U & me: communicating in moments that matter

October 23, 2014
Stewart, John, 1941-
©2014.
292 pages ; 23 cm.
Moments that matter -- Making your communication as personal as possible -- Meeting and mis-meeting online -- Dating and courtship agony and ecstasy -- Family friends and family enemies -- On the job: everybody's leadership and listening -- Moments that matter in learning situations -- Personal politics -- Multicultural moments that matter -- Spiritual/religious meetings and mis-meetings -- As personal as possible.

The zimzum of love : a new way of understanding marriage

October 23, 2014
Bell, Rob.
San Francisco : HarperOne, 2014.
viii, 142 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
"As he revolutionized traditional teaching on hell in the phenomenal New York Times bestseller Love Wins, Rob Bell now transforms how we understand and practice marriage in The Zimzum of Love, co-written with his wife, Kristen.Despite the divorce statistics, people are still committing to each other, instinctively believing and hoping that theirs is a sacred union that will last forever. Yet when these couples encounter problems, they often lack the resources that keep them connected to this greater mystery surrounding marriage.Rob and Kristin Bell introduce a startling new way of looking at marriage, The Zimzum of Love. Zimzum is a Hebrew term where God, in order to have a relationship with the world, contracts, creating space for the creation to exist. In marriage, zimzum is the dynamic energy field between two partners, in which each person contracts to allow the other to flourish. Mastering this field, this give and take of energy, is the secret to what makes marriage flourish.Rob and Kristin Bell are brutally honest about their own struggles, their ups and downs, as together they pass along what matters most for couples. In this wise book, they explore the secret of what makes a happy union--probing the mystery at the heart of the extraordinary emotional connection that binds two people. With his down-to-earth charm, a dose of whimsy, and memorable stories, Rob, writing with his wife Kristen, changes how we consider marriage, providing insight that can help all of us create satisfying and sacred unions of our own"-- Provided by publisher.

And your bird can sing

October 23, 2014
Miltner, Robert, 1949- author.
©2014
119 pages : portrait ; 22 cm
Prose poems.
Biographical notes: p. 119.

101 kids activities that are the bestest, funnest ever! : the entertainment solution for parents, relatives & babysitters

October 23, 2014
Homer, Holly, author.
Salem, MA : Page Street Publishing Co., 2014.
192 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cm
Includes index.
Machine generated contents note: One.Boredom Busters -- Two.Crafts -- Three.Games -- Four.Simple Science.
Never again will you hear the all too common call of, I'm bored! with this kid pleaser for many ages. Whether your kid is 3, 5 or 12 years old it's hard to keep them entertained all day, or even for a few hours. But now, when they ask to watch television because they're bored, you'll have the perfect solution with this book. 101 Kids Activities That Are the Bestest, Funnest Ever! has time tested, exciting activities to keep your children laughing and learning for hours. Activities range from catapult competitions and spray bottle freeze tag to how to make tissue box monster shoes and melted crayon fabric art. And with outdoor and indoor activities and tips for adjusting according to your child's age, you'll have hours and hours of never-ending fun with your family. This parenting life raft is the perfect way to spend enjoyable quality time with your kids, no matter their age.

How to crochet : learn the basic stitches and techniques

October 23, 2014
Delaney, Sara.
North Adams, MA : Storey Publishing, [2014]
iv, 124 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.
Includes index.
Getting started in crochet -- 1. Getting to know your materials : The one essential: a hook ; The yarns we love to use ; Becoming a crocheter -- 2. Getting started: forget the chain! : Easing into single crochet ; Why a turning chain? ; Crocheting into existing stitches ; Practice makes perfect -- 3. Chains: your foundation : Evaluating your chain ; Counting chain stitches -- 4. Basic crochet stitches : Beginning to work from a foundation chain ; Half double crochet ; Double crochet ; Treble crochet -- 5. Gauge : Swatching for gauge: getting started ; Why does gauge matter? ; Making good use of your swatch ; Check and double-check -- 6. Working in the round : Get the stitch height and count right ; Joined rounds ; Spiral rounds -- 7. Perfecting techniques : Changing yarns ; Hiding your tails by working over them ; Adding an edge ; Finishing -- 8. Pattern reading : Patterns for rows ; Patterns for rounds.

Fearless : stories of the American saints

October 23, 2014
Camille, Alice L.
Cincinnati, Ohio : Franciscan Media, 2014.
207 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm

Library management for the digital age : a new paradigm

October 23, 2014
Todaro, Julie, 1950- author.
Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2014]
xxiv, 362 pages ; 23 cm
Classic management vs. new management -- Preparing and maintaining the new manager -- "Managing" new employees/staff/human resources/stakeholders -- New management of change -- New managers designing new organizations -- Management infrastructure documents in new organizations -- Managing new services and resources -- Managing those outside the "sphere" -- New management "in action" communication -- New managers within classic and new organizations -- New managers in classic and new facilities and environments -- New "landscapes" for library and information settings -- Managing the balance to meet new constituent/customer expectations -- Accountability, measurement, and assessment in new management -- New budgeting with (mostly) classic budgeting issues -- Emergency management roles and responsibilities of new managers -- Case 1. A difficult path of moving up and out -- Case 2. Building your own management training program -- Case 3. Rumor has it -- Case 4. Do you have any change on you? -- Case 5. Racking up the library pool table -- Case 6. Manuals, handbooks, policies, procedures, budgets, minutes and plans, oh my! -- Case 7. What's old is new : if the money is there -- Case 8. But enough about me, what do YOU think about me? -- Case 9. Suffering from past mistakes -- Case 10. What you don't know can hurt you -- Case 11. A fixer upper -- Case 12. Penny's partners proliferate due to punctual, prioritized, and positive planning -- Case 13. Keeping up with the "Joneses" -- Case 14. Torture the data -- Case 15. Matching data to data requests -- Case 16. Building tomorrow's future on today's expertise -- Appendix A. Annotated master list of "indispensable" resources -- Appendix B. Examples of paradigms -- Appendix c. Additional paradigm shifts.
Todaro posits a new paradigm for planning, administering, and assessing library services. She explains each facet of administering both "old" (physical) and "new" (virtual) libraries. The text includes concise case studies that illustrate the real-world nature of the shift and discussion questions to facilitate active learning.

And give up showbiz? : how Fred Levin beat big tobacco, avoided two murder prosecutions, became a chief of Ghana, earned boxing manager of the year, and transformed American law

October 23, 2014
Young, Josh, 1965- author.
Dallas, TX : BenBella Books, [2014]
xviii, 236 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Prologue : Searching for Atticus Finch -- Payback, Levin style -- Bending the rules to the breaking point -- Chasing the ambulance -- The case that landed Fred Levin in US magazine -- Winning over everybody -- "Home sweet home" -- Perry Mason moments -- Wheeling and dealing justice -- From barbecue to blab-tv : birth of an entrepreneur -- In the center of the ring -- A good old-fashioned Southern mystery -- Prosecuting Fred Levin -- Up in smoke -- Fred Levin's presidential "wall of fame" -- The lady of justice removes her blindfold -- Mass torts : one case, one thousand clients -- Epilogue : the againg elephant in the circus.

Extraordinary goats : meetings with remarkable goats, caprine wonders, & horned troublemakers

October 23, 2014
Minneapolis, Minnesota : Voyageur Press, 2014.
110 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Includes index.
The history of the goat -- Goat breeds -- Goats in mythology -- Caprine culture -- Goats at work -- A goat herd -- Goat portraits -- The fiber of the goat -- Goat milk and cheese.

World spice at home : new flavors for 75 favorite dishes

October 23, 2014
Bevill, Amanda, author.
©2014
xi, 226 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm
Includes index.
Spice pantry 101 : tips, tools and techniques -- Pure spices -- Spice blends -- Small bites -- Soups & stews -- Vegetables & grains -- Shellfish & seafood -- Meat & poultry -- Sweets & breads -- Finishing touches.

The book of kale & friends : 14 easy-to-grow superfoods

October 23, 2014
Hanna, Sharon, 1948- author.
Madeira Park, BC, Canada : Douglas & McIntyre, [2014]
224 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
"Following the success of her national bestseller, The Book of Kale, Sharon Hanna is back, teaming up with gardening editor Carol Pope, for even more fun with kale. There are good reasons why the Kale Revolution is growing -- this humble leafy green is one of the healthiest vegetables on earth, it thrives in winter and sweetens in the cold, it self-seeds, its flowers sustain bees, and it?s so easy to grow you will feel like a master gardener with almost no effort. With the seemingly limitless ways to enjoy this superfood -- kale salad, kale chips, kale pizza, kale soup, kale pesto, and even kale cookies -- one book just wasn't enough. Kale, available in so many gorgeous varieties, grows well in pots, and anyone with a balcony, back porch or limited outdoor space can access fresh, tender leaves year-round. In addition to more tips on kale cultivation, Sharon and Carol invite readers to branch out with thirteen other superfood crops that are equally easy to grow, as well as nutritious and versatile in the kitchen. With advice on growing and using arugula, basil, chives, cilantro/coriander, herb fennel, garlic, kale, lovage, mint, oregano, parsley, rosemary, sage and thyme, readers can save hundreds of dollars a year on grocery bills. After the garden is planted, celebrate with over 130 recipes, including Kale Cilantro Chimichurri, Potato-Crusted Kale and Smoked Salmon Tart, and Kalelicious Chocolate Cake. With abundant vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options, The Book of Kale and Friends has something to please everyone. Even the family pooch is invited to enjoy the healthy harvest with Kale Doggy Biscotti!"--Amazon.ca.

The book of kale : the easy-to-grow superfood

October 23, 2014
Hanna, Sharon, 1948-
Madeira Park, BC : Harbour Pub., ©2012.
192 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
"Includes vegetarian, vegan & gluten-free options!"--Page 4 of cover.
"80+ recipes"--Cover.
Move over, ancient grains -- How kale has sustained us throughout history -- Twenty reasons to love growing your own kale -- Growing your own -- Kids & kale -- More kale adventures -- Some varieties of kale to grow -- Recipes -- How to cook with kale -- Breakfast -- Starters & light meals -- Salads -- Soups & stews -- Vegetable dishes & sides -- Pasta, polenta & risotto -- Mains.

Spent : exposing our complicated relationship with shopping

October 23, 2014
Berkeley, CA : Seal Press, [2014]
xiii, 245 pages ; 21 cm
Editor Kerry Cohen opens the closet doors wide to tales of women's true relationships with shopping, from humorous stories of love/ hate relationships with the mall to heartbreaking tales of overspending to fix relationships.
Where nothing bad can happen / Monica Drake -- The things she carried / Robin Romm -- The shoebox / Mel Wells -- Welcome, valued customer / Emily Chenoweth -- Worth it / Ru Freeman -- Playing house / Rachel Sontag -- The book money / Aryn Kyle -- The kids are all right, they're just a little gay: A mall hater's tale / Traci Foust -- The malls of my youth / Abby Mims -- Glasses / Elizabeth Scarboro -- Move over and let the big dogs eat / Stacy Pershall -- Shopping with clowns / Gigi Little -- Let's see how fast this baby will go / Gloria Harrison -- For your age / Susan Senator -- With Mom / Janet Clare -- The one that got away / Jennifer Finney Boylan -- Shopping for breasts / Wendy Staley Colbert -- A clotheshorse is born / Allison Amend -- Searching for the magic in Macy's / Jessica Machado -- Just try it on / Jenny Moore -- My mother's closet / Kerry Cohen -- I dream of department stores / Kelly Shire -- If the shoe fits / Ophira Eisenberg -- Random sampling / Kristin Thiel -- Stripped down and redressed / Randon Billings Noble -- Saved by the Home Depot / Laura M. André -- The true evidence of my contentment / Candace Walsh -- Shopping stories / Marni Hochman -- Monogrammed / Meg Worden -- Spring dishtowels / Nan Narboe -- Motherlode / Nancy Rommelmann.
"In Spent, editor Kerry Cohen opens the closet doors wide to tales of women's true relationships with shopping, from humorous stories of love/hate relationships with the mall to heartbreaking tales of overspending to fix relationships. With a contributor list that includes notable female writers like Emily Chenoweth, Ophira Eisenberg, Allison Amend, and Aryn Kyle, the essays each shine light on the particular impact shopping has on all of us. Whether they're cleaning out closets of loved ones, hiding a shoplifting habit, trying out extreme couponing, dividing up family possessions, or buying a brand-new car while in labor, the book's contributors vacillate between convincing themselves to spend and struggling not to. This illuminating anthology links the effects shopping has on our emotions - whether it fills us with guilt, happiness, resentment, or doubt - our self-worth, and our relationships with parents, grandparents, lovers, children, and friends. "-- Provided by publisher.

Eat yourself pregnant : essential recipes for boosting your fertility naturally

October 23, 2014
West, Zita, author.
©2014
160 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm
Includes index.
Zita West, midwife to Cate Blanchett, Stella McCartney and Kate Winslet, shares her expertise in nutrition to help you and your baby stay healthy naturally throughout your pregnancy. It is crucial to eat an optimum diet during pregnancy. Your levels of nutrients need to be high in order to support you through the process of pregnancy, and the baby that you're carrying inside of you needs the full range of nutrients to be as healthy as possible. It can be difficult and tiring to make nutrient-filled meals, but Zita gives you clear information and simple, easy-to-make recipes. The first section of the book covers details such as what nutrients are important and what they do for you and your baby, and foods that are unhealthy to consume during pregnancy. The second section uses the vitamins and nutrients explained in the first section in 80 delicious recipes.

Rewilding our hearts : building pathways of compassion and coexistence

October 23, 2014
Bekoff, Marc.
Novato, California : New World Library, 2014.
xv, 198 pages ; 20 cm
Introduction : what is "rewilding our hearts"? -- Global problems, personal unwilding -- Compassion and coexistence mean it's not all about us -- Making it real : hard choices and bottom lines -- Rewilding the media : our mirror up to nature -- Rewilding the future : wild play and humane education -- Afterword : rewild as you go.
"In wildlife conservation work, rewilding - to make wild once again - refers to the creation of corridors between preserved lands that allow declining populations to rebound. Marc Bekoff, one of our most engaging animal experts and activists, here applies the concept to human attitudes. He argues that unless we rewild ourselves, becoming profoundly reconnected to nature and fundamentally shifting our consciousness, our conservation efforts will have but limited impact. Bekoff shows that when we make the effort to not just see, but to empathetically become "the seen," our perspective on animals and their habitats changes in profound ways. As we shift to acting from the inside out, our efforts move beyond simply reacting to current crises and become powerfully proactive. Ultimately, Rewilding Our Hearts invites readers to become re-enchanted with our world, and by dissolving false boundaries, to truly connect with both nature and ourselves. "-- Provided by publisher.

Expressionism in Germany and France : from van Gogh to Kandinsky

October 23, 2014
Los Angeles : Los Angeles County Museum of Art/DelMonico Books:Prestel, [2014]
295 pages : color illustrations ; 32 cm
"Published in conjunction with the exhibition Expressionism in Germany and France: From van Gogh to Kandinsky. This exhibition was organized by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the Kunsthaus Zürich in collaboration with the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts."
Expressionism in Germany and France / Timothy O. Benson -- Chronology / Frauke Josenhans -- Harry Graf Kessler's path to expressionism / Laird M. Easton -- Henri Matisse as Herr Professor: the Académie Matisse and the Internationalization of the avant-garde, 1905-1914 / Claudine Grammont -- Cézanne, Gauguin, Van Gogh, Matisse, and the Fauves: exhibitions of French Modernism in Berlin, Dresden, and Munich, 1904-1909 / Peter Kropmanns -- The Brücke and the Fauves / Magdalena M. Moeller -- Expanding the boundaries of modern art: the Blaue Reiter, Parisian modernism, and Henri Rousseau / Katherine Kuenzli -- "A byway for sure": Cubism's reception and impact on the Brücke, 1910-1914 / Sherwin Simmons.
"This groundbreaking examination of the cultural exchange between early 20th century French and German artists illuminates new ways of understanding the development of Expressionism."--publisher.

Our America : the Latino presence in American art

October 23, 2014
Smithsonian American Art Museum, host institution, owner.
Washington, DC : Smithsonian Amerian Art Museum/D Giles Ltd, 2014.
365 pages : color illustrations, portraits ; 31 cm
"Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name, on view at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC, October 25, 2013-March 2, 2014."
""On the one hand, the affirmation that Latino art is American art is simply a fact. Latino artists are American by birth, citizenship, residence, education, experience, and even sacrifice-a factor made clear by the large number of Latino artists that have served in the United States armed forces. On the other hand, the statement poses a challenge to the ways in which we traditionally think about what constitutes American art."-E. Carmen RamosIs Latino art an integral part of modern American art? Presenting one hundred major artworks from the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Our America seeks to "recalibrate" enduring concepts about American national culture by exploring how one group of artists-those of Latin American descent and heritage-express their relationship to American art, history, and culture.Highlights include an installation altar by Amalia Mesa-Bains, the "recycled" films of Raphael Montañez Ortiz, and a 1960 geometric painting by Carmen Herrera. Other notable artists include Olga Albizu, Melesio "Mel" Casas, Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons, Margarita Cabrera, Enrique Chagoya, Teresita Fernández, Ken Gonzales-Day, Luis Jiménez, Ana Mendieta, Pepón Osorio, Sophie Rivera, Freddy Rodri;guez, and John Valadez, among many others.Author and curator E. Carmen Ramos is the Smithsonian American Art Museum's curator of latino art. She has organized numerous shows, including the fifth biennial at El Museo del Barrio in New York City in 2007.Dr. Tomás Ybarra-Frausto, the "grandfather" of this subject, and formerly associate director for creativity and culture at the Rockefeller Foundation in New York, has written and published extensively on US/latino cultural issues"-- Provided by publisher.

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.

Philadelphia

December 21, 2014
Harris, Bill, 1933-
New York : Mayflower Books, 1980.
95 p. : col. ill. ; 33 cm.

Burma road

December 20, 2014
Smith, Nicol.
Garden City, N.Y., Garden City publishing co., inc. [1942]
333 p., 30 unnumbered pages of plates : ill., maps ; 21 cm.
Maps on lining-papers.

Foundation grants to individuals.

October 22, 2014
New York : The Foundation Center,
v. ; 24-28 cm.

The foundation directory.

October 22, 2014
New York : Russell Sage Foundation.
v. : ill. ; 25-29 cm.

The ultimate unofficial guide to Minecraft® strategies : everything you need to know to build, explore, attack, and survive in the world of Minecraft

October 22, 2014
©2014
ix, 165 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Basic gameplay -- Fun structures -- Unique objects -- Minecraft IRL -- Minecraft toys -- Minecraft fashion/wearables.

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