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The Joy of Minimalism

by Zoey Arielle Poulsen Mango (January 15, 2018)

It’s natural to love stuff! More than that, it’s natural to love YOUR stuff. That notebook from 8th grade, your Disney VHS’, mismatched socks. They all have sentimental value…and they all take up space....


Painting Rivers from Source to Sea

by Rob Dudley Crowood (January 12, 2018)

Rivers can be enchanting or exciting, but are always absorbing. They provide a myriad of painting opportunities and challenges for the artist. Focusing on watercolour - one of the most direct of mediums - this...


20 Secrets to Success for NCAA Student-Athletes Who Won’t Go Pro

by Heather Lawrence, Andy Dolich, Rick Burton & Norm O’Reilly et al. Ohio University Press (January 02, 2018)

The vast majority of student-athletes dreaming of athletic stardom won’t make it to the pros. Yet, the discipline and skills they’ve developed while balancing a sport and academics make them ideally suited...


Radical Regenerative Gardening and Farming

by Frank Holzman Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 02, 2018)

Radical Regenerative Gardening and Farming informs and inspires gardeners, and farmers, who wish to bring quality and integrity into their work with the land. It is about developing close relationships with...


Elston

by Ralph Wimbish, Arlene Howard, Yogi Berra & Don Newcombe et al. Lyons Press (January 01, 2018)

Beginning with his early years as a St. Louis teenager, Elston tells of Elston Howard’s love of baseball and his encounters with racism. His three decades with the New York Yankees include numerous anecdotes...


Free-Motion Designs for Allover Patterns

by C&T Publishing C&T Publishing (January 01, 2018)

Want inspiration for your free-motion quilting? Now you have the perfect tool! This spiral-bound book is full of designs—JUST designs—and will lie flat on your work surface to keep your hands on the quilt...


Civil Servants on the Silver Screen

by Michelle C. Pautz Lexington Books (December 29, 2017)

In the movies, government often finds itself in a variety of roles from villain to supporting cast, and rarely, if ever, the hero. A frequent component of that role is the bureaucracy and as documented in Civil...


Speculative Imperialisms

by Susana Loza Lexington Books (December 27, 2017)

Speculative Imperialisms: Monstrosity and Masquerade in Postracial Times explores the (settler) colonial ideologies underpinning the monstrous imaginings of contemporary popular culture in the Britain and the...


Nature's Transcendence and Immanence

by Marilynn Lawrence, Jea Sophia Oh, Leon Niemoczynski & Rose Ellen Dunn et al. Lexington Books (December 22, 2017)

What does it mean for nature to be sacred? Is anything supernatural or even unnatural? Nature’s Transcendence and Immanence: A Comparative Interdisciplinary Ecstatic Naturalism discusses nature’s divinizing...


Argentine Cinema

by David George & Gizella Meneses Lexington Books (December 22, 2017)

Argentine Cinema: From Noir to Neo-Noir examines the phenomenon of Argentine film noir. Beginning with definitions of film noir and its international iterations, the book presents a history of the development...


American Furniture

by Oscar P. Fitzgerald Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 22, 2017)

Drawing on the latest scholarship, this comprehensive, lavishly illustrated survey tells the story of the evolution of American furniture from the 17th century to the present. Not viewed in isolation, furniture...


Climb to the Lost World

by Hamish MacInnes Vertebrate Digital (December 21, 2017)

Over 9,000 feet up on the top of Mount Roraima is a twenty-five mile square plateau, at the point where Guyana’s border meets Venezuela and Brazil. In 1973, Scottish mountaineering legend Hamish MacInnes alongside...


Zen Dogs

by Gautama Buddha Mango (December 20, 2017)

Mindfulness Mutts and Dharma Dogs

What is the sound of one dog barking? This and other enduring questions are answered in the pages of this wise, whimsical and utterly delightful collection of happy hounds and...


Zen Kittens

by Gautama Buddha Mango (December 20, 2017)

The Tao of Meow

Feline mindfulness: Is it time to “paws and reflect?” Cats are mysterious and even enigmatic, but they hold the keys to great wisdom. Is your kitten really meditating when staring off into...


Politics, Hollywood Style

by John Heyrman Lexington Books (December 20, 2017)

Politics, Hollywood Style considers major films about the American political process from the 1930s through the 2010s. Grouped and considered historically, these films are analyzed for their portrayal of American...


The Art of Motivation for Team Sports

by Jim Hinkson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 20, 2017)

The challenge for today’s modern coach is to push players without risking burnout, inspire them without bullying, and discipline players without constantly yelling. While no two coaches have the exact same...


The Northwest Garden Manifesto

by John J. Albers Mountaineers Books (December 18, 2017)

Gardens are extensions of our homes, places in which we get outside to relax, entertain, and get some physical exercise. But our gardens are also extensions of the natural world. Through our gardens, as well...


Taken by Speed

by Connie Ann Kirk Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 18, 2017)

The number of athletes who have died competing in the sport of motor racing, including amateurs and professionals around the world, stretches into the thousands. Despite the danger, drivers continue to compete...


Zen Puppies

by Gautama Buddha Mango (December 15, 2017)

Mindfulness quotations and puppies

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Join some cuddly puppies for a collection of sayings from the Buddha. The verses, taken from the Dhammapada, were written centuries ago, but today they offer insight...


Geek Sweets

by Jenny Burgesse Mango (December 15, 2017)

Easy baking recipes and unique theme party ideas

Geek Sweets: The ultimate guide to creating 60 confections for the legions of geek fans out there ? from Star Wars to Game of Thrones to Harry Potter and much...


Green Wars

by Megan Ybarra University of California Press (December 15, 2017)

Green Wars challenges international conservation’s claims to “save” Guatemala’s Maya Forest, revealing how conservation facilitates dispossession in today’s so-called Drug War, the country’s 36-year...


They Will Have Their Game

by Kenneth Cohen Cornell University Press (December 15, 2017)

"Kenneth Cohen does far more than simply read sporting culture as a metaphor for American politics. He interrogates how this culture emerged as a means to identify insiders and outsiders in the nation’s political...


147 Snooker Drills and Exercises

by Andrew Highfield & David Horrix Crowood (December 15, 2017)

147 Snooker Drills and Exercises will help players of all standards to improve their game. It presents a range of practice routines that covers all aspects of a player's game. Some are more advanced than others,...


Johann Ludwig Eberhardt and His Salem Clocks

by Frank P. Albright The University of North Carolina Press (December 15, 2017)

Eberhardt (1758-1839) was master clockmaker in Salem for more than thirty-eight years. Albright attributes more than thirty clocks to Eberhardt, building his evidence by a diligent reading of the Moravion records...


Heart of Oneness

by Jennifer Kavanagh Christian Alternative (December 08, 2017)

Our screens and newsfeeds are full of violent images; our world is full of poverty, inequality and injustice. We find it hard to live together, in our families, communities, or in the world at large. At the...


Identifying Birds by Colour

by Norman Arlott & Moss Taylor Collins (December 07, 2017)

Optimised for devices with colour screens.

A unique spotter's guide for the first-time birdwatcher.

It is not always easy for the amateur birdwatcher to correctly identify a bird from the glimpse that is seen...


Football Development Index

by Anatoly Vorobyev, Ilya Solntsev & Nikita Osokin Lexington Books (December 06, 2017)

This book provides a systematic overview of football development from a scientific perspective. The proposed multidimensional framework of assessing the concept of sports development (with a deliberate emphasis...


The Anniversary Sampler Quilt

by Donna Lynn Thomas C&T Publishing (December 01, 2017)

Celebrate any important event in life, from an anniversary or a birthday to a retirement or a memorial, with these 40 beautiful blocks and 7 customizable settings. Created to commemorate the author’s 40th...


Joyful Daily Stitching, Seam by Seam

by Valerie Bothell C&T Publishing (December 01, 2017)

Choose from over 500 crazy-quilt seam treatments, each with a detailed photo and guide for the basic stitches included. Learn 61 basic embroidery stitches, including silk ribbon and beaded stitches, through...


Fly Fishing the Greater Yellowstone Backcountry

by Bruce Staples Stackpole Books (December 01, 2017)

Yellowstone National Park is one of the most crowded parks in the country, and for good reason: breathtaking scenery, amazing wildlife, and for anglers, great fishing. Yet, even a short hike from the road or...


Ultralight Winter Travel

by Justin Lichter & Shawn Forry Falcon Guides (December 01, 2017)

The key to winter travel is knowing how to travel as light as possible. The Ultralight series is perfect for both beginner and experts alike as Justin Lichter and Shawn Forry, the first ever winter thru-hikers...


Wildlife Photography

by Jack Ballard Falcon Guides (December 01, 2017)

Viewing wildlife in action is always a pleasure–capturing that action with your camera is one of the most rewarding and challenging ways to become even closer to Nature. Birders, hikers, national-park visitors,...


Modern Quilts

by Modern Quilt Guild Stash Books (December 01, 2017)

Admire large, color photographs of the best modern quilting has to offer—more than 200 quilts curated by the Modern Quilt Guild. From the Amish and Gee’s Bend to the first use of the word "modern” in quilting,...


Painting Clouds and Skies in Oils

by Mo Teeuw Crowood (December 01, 2017)

Learn to capture the beauty and drama of the sky. A good sky is the essence of successful landscape and seascape paintings, and this practical book covers everything you will need to know to paint a sky that...


Spiritual Interview with Bruce Lee

by Ryuho Okawa IRH Press (November 30, 2017)

“Don’t think. FEEL,” said the martial artist portrayed by Bruce Lee in the movie, Enter the Dragon [Golden Harvest, 1973]. “Don’t think, BELIEVE [this book],” say we, the publisher of this mystical...


The Philosophy of Theatre, Drama and Acting

by Tom Stern Rowman & Littlefield International (November 30, 2017)

The Philosophy of Theatre, Drama and Acting is the ideal collection for students and scholars of aesthetics, theatre studies and the philosophy of art. Ever since the Greeks, philosophy and theatre have always...


100 Things to See in the Night Sky: From Planets and Satellites to Meteors and Constellations, Your Guide to Stargazing

by Dean Regas Adams Media (November 28, 2017)

A handy field guide for the best stargazing experience whether in your own back yard, camping, or travelling—including information showing you which planets, constellations, stars, and manmade objects you...


Purr

by Gilles Diederichs Harper Design (November 28, 2017)

Let the four-legged masters of Zen—cats—help you cultivate happiness in this meditative guide that uses feline behavior as a model for inner peace and includes an interactive cover which produces the sound...


Environmental Problem-Solving – A Video-Enhanced Self-Instructional e-Book from MIT

by Lawrence Susskind, Bruno Verdini, Jessica Gordon & Yasmin Zaerpoor Anthem Press (November 22, 2017)

The book is divided into four sections: The first section focuses on how certain environmental problems can only be solved through active government effort to implement policies that effectively take science...


Francisco Goya

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (November 22, 2017)

Keen to learn but short on time? Find out everything you need to know about the life and work of Francisco Goya in just 50 minutes with this straightforward and engaging guide!

Francisco Goya is one of the most...


HBO's Treme and the Stories of the Storm

by Robin Andersen Lexington Books (November 20, 2017)

This book analyses the HBO program Treme from multiple perspectives and argues that the series’ depictions of music, culture, cuisine, and identity are innovative and represent unique televisual storytelling...


Abstract Painting and Abstraction

by Emyr Williams Crowood (November 20, 2017)

Abstract painting and abstraction can be a daunting and frustrating genre of art. How should you approach a surface? How can you use colour effectively? How can you make better, more expressive paintings? This...


Alfie the Holiday Cat

by Rachel Wells Avon (November 16, 2017)

The Sunday Times bestseller returns for a fourth book! Alfie and his mischievous kitten George are back for more adventures – this time taking them a long way from home…

Alfie and George just can’t seem...


The Ogre

by Doug Scott Vertebrate Digital (November 16, 2017)

Some mountains are high; some mountains are hard. Few are both.

On the afternoon of 13 July 1977, having become the first climbers to reach the summit of the Ogre, Doug Scott and Chris Bonington began their long...


Eco Culture

by Robert Ficociello, Robert Bell, Peer Illner & Kristen Chamberlain et al. Lexington Books (November 15, 2017)

The edited collection, Eco Culture: Disaster, Narrative, Discourse, opens a conversation about the mediated relationship between culture and ecology. The dynamic between these two great forces comes into stark...


Grow Your Own HRT: Sprout hormone-rich greens in only two minutes a day

by Sally J. Duffell Inner Traditions/Bear & Company (November 14, 2017)

Feeling menopausal and need some help? Did you know you can grow your own HRT? Sprouted foods are one of the world’s richest sources of plant hormones and not only the densest form of nutrients on the planet...


The Bushcraft Boxed Set: Bushcraft 101; Advanced Bushcraft; The Bushcraft Field Guide to Trapping, Gathering, & Cooking in the Wild; Bushcraft First A

by Dave Canterbury & Jason A. Hunt Adams Media (November 14, 2017)

The Bushcraft Boxed Set brings together four titles from wilderness expert and New York Times bestselling author Dave Canterbury.

The collection includes:

Bushcraft 101: The primer to wilderness survival based...


Spoon: A Guide to Spoon Carving and the New Wood Culture

by Barn the Spoon Scribner (November 14, 2017)

In this fully illustrated and beautiful guide to our most functional utensil—the spoon—a master craftsman shares his life’s work: designing and carving exquisite, functional wooden spoons from branches...


The Power and Politics of Art in Postrevolutionary Mexico

by Stephanie J. Smith The University of North Carolina Press (November 14, 2017)

Stephanie J. Smith brings Mexican politics and art together, chronicling the turbulent relations between radical artists and the postrevolutionary Mexican state. The revolution opened space for new political...


The Water Will Come

by Jeff Goodell Little, Brown and Company (November 14, 2017)

A deeply reported look at how water is pouring into our cities via the global crisis of rising sea levels By century's end, hundreds of millions of people will be retreating from the world's shores. Nuclear...