JLS (jlsjlsjls) wrote,

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From the Cataloguer's Desktop

A little shorter than recent lists ... I remembered to bring my notes home BEFORE I needed a forklift. :p

Five Quarts : A Personal and Natural History of Blood, by Bill Hayes.

Did You Spot the Gorilla?: How to Recognise the Hidden Opportunities in Your Life, by Richard Wiseman.

Between Good and Evil : A Master Profiler's Hunt for Society's Most Violent Predators, by Roger L. Depue and Susan Schindehette. Case histories from one of the founders of the FBI's profiling department.

James Cameron's Aliens of the Deep : Voyages to the Strange World of the Deep Ocean, by Joseph MacInnis. Companion to book to the documentary.

Delivered from Distraction : Getting the Most out of Life with Attention Deficit Disorder, by Edward M. Hallowell and John J. Ratey.

The Not-So-Very-Nice Goings On at Victoria Lodge, by Philip Ardagh. If you like Edward Gorey's little storybooks, you'll love this.

Liquid Metal: The Science Fiction Film Reader, edited by Sean Redmond.

The Rider's Fitness Program, by Dianna Robin Dennis, John J. McCully and Paul M. Juris.

Foods of the Americas: Native Recipes and Traditions, by Fernando and Marlene Divina.

Nelson's Purse, by Martyn Downer.

The Best American Nonrequired Reading, 2004, edited by Dave Eggers. A special treat for the Viggo fans ... Mr. Mortensen has written a lengthy introduction to this volume, including the tale of his stolen notebooks.

Dreams Have No Expiry Date: A Practical and Inspirational Way for Women to Take Charge of Their Futures, by Laurie Gottlieb and Deanna Rosenswig.

Fix-It and Forget-It Diabetic Cookbook : Slow-Cooker Favorites to Include Everyone!, by Phyllis Pellman Good.

C++ For Dummies, 5th ed., by Stephen Randy Davis.

Who the Hell's in It : Portraits and Conversations, by Peter Bogdanovich.

Rising Up and Rising Down : Some Thoughts on Violence, Freedom and Urgent Means, by William T. Vollmann. A handy abridged edition for those who don't have time to read the seven volume original. ;-)

The Halloween Handbook : 447 Costumes, by Bridie Clark and Ashley Dodd. Don't let the title mislead you ... this is a cornucopia of ideas and inspirations for costumes for any occasion.

Cleaning Windows XP For Dummies, by Allen Wyatt.

Dead Men Of The Fifties, by Pier Giorgio Di Cicco.

The Lone Samurai: The Life Of Miyamoto Musashi, by William Scott Wilson.

Santeria: The Beliefs And Rituals Of A Growing Religion In America, by Miguel A. De La Torre.

Kingyo: The Artistry of Japanese Goldfish, by Kazuya Tokaoka, Sachiko Kuru and Kanoko Okamoto. A gorgeous and unusual book: one third goldfish photographs and Japanese art objects, old and new, one third goldfish novella, and one third description and breeding genealogy of the different types of goldfish in existence today.

Monkey Business, by Wallace Edwards. Wonderful illustrations of English idioms.

And finally, for the folks who love fiddling with their home computers, check out Dan Gookin's Weekly Wambooli Salad ... a free online newsletter full of tips and how-tos.
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