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From the Cataloguer's Desktop

Screening the Past: Memory and Nostalgia in Cinema, by Pam Cooke.

PC Modding for Dummies, by Joel Durham. If you've always wanted a water cooled PC or one that's lit up like the Vegas Strip, this is the book for you!

Oracle SQL*Plus : the Definitive Guide, 2nd edition, by Jonathan Gennick.

Incorrigible, by Velma Demerson.

The Hudson's Bay Boy, by John Seagrave.

Windows XP Annoyances for Geeks, 2nd edition, by David A. Karp.

The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century, by Thomas L. Friedman.

In the Rose Garden of the Martyrs : a Memoir of Iran, by Christopher de Bellaigue.

Mohawk Saint: Catherine Tekakwitha and the Jesuits, by Allan Greer.

Seyder Tkhines: The Forgotten Book of Common Prayer for Jewish Women, translated by Debra Kay.

Johnny Depp : a Modern Rebel, by Brian J. Robb.

Science Friction : Where the Known Meets the Unknown, by Michael Shermer.

The Sociopath Next Door: The Ruthless Versus the Rest of Us, by Martha Stout.

The Revenge of Anguished English : More Accidental Assaults Upon Our Language, by Richard Lederer.

Exquisite Pain, by Sophie Calle.

Screen Traffic: Movies, Multiplexes, and Global Culture, by Charles R. Acland.

Deep Simplicity : Bringing Order to Chaos and Complexity, by John Gribbin.

Sams Teach Yourself C++ in 21 Days, 5th edition, by Jesse Liberty and Bradley Jones.

Photo by Brady : A Picture of the Civil War, by Jennifer Armstrong. Mathew Brady conceived of this amazing photo project during the Civil War ... the photo exhibits shown in the northern states were not of pretty posed officers in clean uniforms, but of the dead on the battlefield or piled up to be buried, the wounded, the devastation, the refugees ... very unusual for the time.

Do You Speak American?, by Robert MacNeil and William Cran.

The Burial at Thebes : A Version of Sophocles' Antigone, translated by Seamus Heaney.

Tree of Souls : the Mythology of Judaism, by Howard Schwartz.

The Instant Cook, by Donna Hay.

Poisoned Peace: 1945 - the War That Never Ended, by Gregor Dallas.

And the Money Kept Rolling In (and Out): Wall Street, the IMF, and the Bankrupting of Argentina, by Paul Blustein.

Indian Love Poems, edited by Meena Alexander.

Robbing the Bees : A Biography of Honey--The Sweet Liquid Gold that Seduced the World, by Holley Bishop.

Dancing Girls, Loose Ladies, And Women Of The Cloth: The Women In Jesus' Life, by F. Scott Spencer.

Cosmos, by Sylvia Arditi and Marc Lachièze-Rey.

Book Sense Best Books: 125 Favorite Books Recommended By Independent Booksellers, edited by Mark Nichols.
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