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Baking With Less Sugar

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Baking with Less Sugar: Recipes for Desserts Using Natural Sweeteners and Little-To-No White Sugar Cover Image
By Joanne Chang, Joseph De Leo (Photographer)
$25.00
ISBN: 9781452133003
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Published: Chronicle Books - April 21st, 2015

Looking to cut down or eliminate sugar and still bake delicious desserts? Joanne Chang shows you the way with her easy to follow recipes and mouthwatering photos. My favorite: Apple Walnut Maple Cake. YUM!

Dina

 


Map: Exploring the World

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$59.95
ISBN: 9780714869445
Availability: Available at Warehouse
Published: Phaidon Press - September 28th, 2015

More than just a collection of beautiful maps from around the world and throughout history, this book uses critical juxtaposition to create new perspectives on history, politics, and geography. Easily the most interesting coffee table book this year.

Josh

 


What We See When We Read

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$16.95
ISBN: 9780804171632
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Published: Vintage Books - August 5th, 2014

An entertaining and fascinating look under the hood of the experience of reading. What, exactly, happens when we look at words on a page? How do words become images in our minds? Do we all see the same images when we read the same words? With images, quotes from other sources, and brilliant insights, Mendelsund reveals everything about reading we normally take for granted.

Josh

 


The US Supreme Court Decision on Marriage Equality

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The U.S. Supreme Court Decision on Marriage Equality: As Delivered by Justice Anthony Kennedy Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781612195322
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Published: Melville House Publishing - October 9th, 2015

Anthony Kennedy's majority decision ("The nature of marriage is that, through its enduring bond, two persons together can find other freedoms, such as expression, intimacy, and spirituality. This is true for all persons, whatever their sexual orientation.") now in a beautiful gift edition.

Sarah

 


Riding Home

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By Tim Hayes, Robert Redford (Introduction by), Robert Redford (Foreword by)
$25.99
ISBN: 9781250033512
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Published: St. Martin's Press - March 3rd, 2015

The joys and benefits of the horse-human relationship have long been espoused, but here, natural horseman Hayes goes a step further into the scientific and clinical reasons behind the success of therapeutic horsemanship programs. Wounded Warriors, autistic youth, those who have suffered domestic abuse are some of those who have been emotionally transformed by relationships with horses. Fascinating reading which should turn any skeptic into a lifelong horse lover, I hope.

Susannah

 


Lafayette In the Somewhat United States

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$27.95
ISBN: 9781594631740
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Published: Riverhead Books - October 20th, 2015

Sarah Vowell is certainly not your typical historian. There's been some great colonial history published in the past few years, but hers is chatty, sassy, snarky, and hilarious and thus eminently readable. Lafayette really was as great a friend of the United States as he's chalked up to be, and this unconventional and insightful recounting of his adventures is combined with a larger view of the dysfunction of the early US government and its often inept political and military establishments.

David

 


OUT ON THE WIRE

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Out on the Wire: The Storytelling Secrets of the New Masters of Radio Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780385348430
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Published: Broadway Books - August 25th, 2015

Whether you're a longtime NPR junkie, or a recent devotee of any of the hundreds of captivating radio and podcast audio stories that have proliferated in the past few years, you owe it to yourself to read Abel's excellent behind-­the-­scenes exploration of narrative radio. Ira Glass, Roman Mars, Glynn Washington, and other familiar voices share thoughts on how stories are made, how radio is crafted, and how pictures are painted with words.

ALEXANDER

 


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