Monthly Archives: June 2014

New Books This Week

Here’s what’s new for the week of June 30:

The America’s Test Kitchen healthy family cookbook : a new, healthier way to cook everything from America’s most trusted test kitchen
Kitchen confidential : adventures in the culinary underbelly
New monologues for women by women
Imaginative realism : how to paint what doesn’t exist
The return of Martin Guerre
Magnificent mistakes in mathematics
Street art cookbook
Methods of solving complex geometry problems
Oxygen : a four billion year history
Everyday calculus : discovering the hidden math all around us
The complete artist’s manual : the definitive guide to painting and drawing
The artist’s handbook : equipment, materials, procedures, techniques
Art theory for beginners
Art theory : a very short introduction
Beauty : a very short introduction
Contemporary art : a very short introduction
Memes in digital culture
Office 2013 : the missing manual
Programming distributed computing systems : a foundational approach
Computer : a history of the information machine
Make : sensors
Mathematics in the real world
Arduino workshop : a hands-on introduction with 65 projects
Getting started with Raspberry Pi
The joy of factoring
Dirty words in Deadwood : literature and the postwestern
The metrosexual : gender, sexuality, and sport
Sport, masculinities, and the body
Vietnamerica : a family’s journey
Sport, race, and ethnicity : narratives of difference and diversity
Everyday Thai cooking : quick and easy family style recipes
The champion’s mind : how great athletes think, train, and thrive
Sexual minorities in sports : prejudice at play
A brief history of cryptology and cryptographic algorithms
Unauthorized access : the crisis in online privacy and security
Promotional cultures : the rise and spread of advertising, public relations, marketing and branding
The Logan Notebooks : Poems
Strength and conditioning for team sports : sport-specific physical preparation for high performance
Spectral Shakespeares : media adaptations in the twenty-first century
Partisan journalism : a history of media bias in the United States
Shakespeare in America : an anthology from the Revolution to now
A history in sum : 150 years of mathematics at Harvard (1825-1975)
Stage design : a practical guide
How humans learn to think mathematically : exploring the three worlds of mathematics
Bouncing back : rewiring your brain for maximum resilience and well-being
The anarchist
Sport, theory, and social problems : a critical introduction
Performing democracy in Iraq and South Africa : gender, media, and resistance
Insignia of rank in the Nahua world : from the fifteenth to the seventeenth century
What is chemistry?

New Books This Week

Here’s what’s new for the week of June 23:

American gods
The Rosie project
World sports : a reference handbook
Better than sex : confessions of a political junkie
Hell’s angels : a strange and terrible saga
Hey Rube : blood sport, the Bush doctrine, and the downward spiral of dumbness : modern history from the sports desk
Gonzo : the life of Hunter S. Thompson : an oral biography
The stagecraft and performance of Roman comedy
Assassination vacation
The last shot : city streets, basketball dreams
Fever pitch
The great shark hunt : strange tales from a strange time : Gonzo papers, vol. 1
Ancient Gonzo wisdom : interviews with Hunter S. Thompson
Fear and loathing at Rolling Stone : the essential writing of Hunter S. Thompson
The rum diary : a novel
Capital in the twenty-first century
Cubed : a secret history of the workplace
Radio on : a listener’s diary
Water by the spoonful
Vision and stagecraft in Sophocles
Short monologues for auditions
The Second City unscripted : revolution and revelation at the world-famous comedy theater
Printmaking with photopolymer plates : a new, safe, versatile printmaking technique for artists and students
Fear and loathing in America : the brutal odyssey of an outlaw journalist, 1968-1976
U.S. national debate topic, 2014-2015
Songs of the doomed : more notes on the death of the American dream
Playing with the past : digital games and the simulation of history
Olives, lemons & za’atar : the best Middle Eastern home cooking
Astonishing X-Men
Shadow : five presidents and the legacy of Watergate
The intelligent web : search, smart algorithms, and big data
House Of M
The second sex
The compleat meadmaker : home production of honey wine from your first batch to award-winning fruit and herb variations

New Books This Week

Here’s what’s new for the week of June 16:

Go for the goal : a champion’s guide to winning in soccer and life
Gray’s anatomy : the anatomical basis of clinical practice
Eight world cups : my journey through the beauty and dark side of soccer
Catalog of type specimens of recent Mammals : Rodentia (Myomorpha, Anomaluromorpha, and Hystricomorpha) in the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution
Golazo! : the beautiful game from the Aztecs to the World Cup : the complete history of how soccer shaped Latin America
Futebol : the Brazilian way of life
How to coach a soccer team : professional advice on building a winning team
Youth soccer drills
Lippincott manual of nursing practic
The mammoth book of the World Cup
Soccer injury prevention and treatment : a guide to optimal performance for players, parents, and coaches
Why soccer matters
Anything goes : a history of American musical theatre
Monsters: the 1985 Chicago Bears and the wild heart of football
The shepherd’s tale
Prime numbers : a computational perspective

New Books This Week

Here’s what’s new for the week of June 9:

The panther
Private : Los Angeles, New York, San Diego, London, Chicago, Paris, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Rome
Daddy’s gone a hunting
Champion : a Legend novel
The bone season
A storm of swords
Bones are forever : a novel
Doing hard time
Star trek memories
“I will fight no more forever” : Chief Joseph and the Nez Perce War
The Hindenburg
On the road
English-Spanish, Spanish-English medical dictionary = Diccionario médico, inglés-español, español-inglés
A game of thrones
Shadow planet
ProQuest statistical abstract of the United States : 2014
A clash of kings
Complementary & alternative therapies in nursing
Paul Strand; a retrospective monograph, the years 1915-1968
A cultural history of women
PDR nurse’s drug handbook
Current medical diagnosis & treatment 2014
Taber’s cyclopedic medical dictionary
CRC desk reference on sports nutrition
The Vietnam reader : the definitive collection of American fiction and nonfiction on the war
A rumor of war : with a twentieth anniversary postscript by the author
The joke’s over : bruised memories : Gonzo, Hunter S. Thompson, and me
Nerd do well : a small boy’s journey to becoming a big kid
Prodigy : a Legend novel
Nutrition : concepts & controversies
Generation of swine : tales of shame and degradation in the ’80s
The Sandman
The partly cloudy patriot
How to be alone : essays
The bright continent : breaking rules and making change in modern Africa
Just a geek : unflinchingly honest tales of the search for life, love, and fulfillment beyond the Starship Enterprise
Flagship of a fleet : a Korea Gallery guide
A cook’s tour : global adventures in extreme cuisines
Choose your foods : exchange lists for weight management
The SAGE handbook of educational action research
Chicago : city on the make
An introduction to community health
Love is a mix tape : life and loss, one song at a time

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New Books This Week

Sorry for the delay…Here’s what’s new for the week of June 2:

The 5 love languages : the secret to love that lasts
The drunken botanist : the plants that create the world’s great drinks
Mountains beyond mountains
The myths of happiness : what should make you happy but doesn’t, what shouldn’t make you happy but does
The sorrow of war : a novel of North Vietnam
So long, and thanks for all the fish
Speaker for the dead
Shatner rules : your guide to understanding the Shatnerverse and the world at large
The secret world of red wolves : the fight to save North America’s other wolf
The triple package : how three unlikely traits explain the rise and fall of cultural groups in America
The future of the mind : the scientific quest to understand, enhance, and empower the mind
John Muir and the ice that started a fire : how a visionary and the glaciers of Alaska changed America
Missing microbes : how the overuse of antibiotics is fueling our modern plagues
Six amendments : how and why we should change the Constitution
Redeemer : the life of Jimmy Carter
A fighting chance
Man in the moon : essays on fathers and fatherhood
Cannabis : evolution and ethnobotany
Touching the wild : living with the mule deer of Deadman Gulch
The Low Countries : arts and society in Flanders and the Netherlands
Painting the landscape with fire : longleaf pines and fire ecology
Social psychology and theories of consumer culture : a political economy perspective
Ecology of climate change : the importance of biotic interactions
Corporations and citizenship
Tool use in animals : cognition and ecology
The U.S. War with Mexico : a brief history with documents
The cultural cold war : the CIA and the world of arts and letters
Positive neuropsychology : evidence-based perspectives on promoting cognitive health
Crucible of struggle : a history of Mexican Americans from colonial times to the present era
Domestic intimacies : incest and the liberal subject in nineteenth-century America
Mathematical modeling in systems biology : an introduction
Davis’s comprehensive handbook of laboratory & diagnostic tests with nursing implications
Sparks and Taylor’s nursing diagnosis reference manual
Encyclopedia of nursing research
The Vietnam Wars, 1945-1990
Egg : a culinary exploration of the world’s most versatile ingredient
How Jesus became God : the exaltation of a Jewish preacher from Galilee
Hispanic Americans in Congress, 1822-2012
Texcoco : prehispanic and colonial perspectives