December 10th, 2004


From the Cataloguer's Desktop

Accessories of Dress : an Illustrated Encyclopedia, by Katherine Lester and Bess Viola Oerke.

Unexpected Knitting, by Debbie New.

The Stuarts' Secret Army : English Jacobites, 1689-1752, by Evelyn Lord.

Raising the Bar : Integrity and Passion in Life and Business: The Story of Clif Bar, Inc., by Gary Erickson and Lois Lorentzen.

Random Zits : a Zits treasury, Jerry Scott and Jim Bergman.

Fashion : a Canadian Perspective, edited by Alexandra Palmer.

Time's Magpie : a Walk in Prague, by Myla Goldberg.

Archives of the Universe : A Treasury of Astronomy's Historic Works of Discovery, by Marcia Bartusiak.

Graham Kerr's Simply Splenda Cookbook, by Graham Kerr and Suzanne Butler. Recipes for goodies using Atkins' recommended sweetener (suitable for diabetics too!)

The Future of Ice : a Journey Into Cold, by Gretel Ehrlich.

Beaded Dimensional Embroidery, by Helan Pearce. From the same series as the embroidered beetle book I bought a short time ago.

Democracy Matters : Winning the Fight Against Imperialism, by Cornel West.

487 Really Cool Tips for Kids With Diabetes, by Spike and Bo Loy. Just 'cause it says its for kids doesn't mean adults can't pick up a few handy tips. The authors, both in their early twenties, are brothers who were diagnosed with diabetes at the ages of 6 & 7.

War and the American Presidency, by Arthur M. Schlessinger Jr.

Prisoner of the Vatican : The Popes' Secret Plot to Capture Rome from the New Italian State, by David I. Kertzer.

Kicking the Sacred Cow : Questioning the Unquestionable and Thinking the Impermissible, by James P. Hogan.

A Short History of South-East Asia, edited by Peter Church.

Easy Digital Music, by Tom Bunzel.

Bad Pics Fixed Quick : How to Fix Lousy Digital Pictures, by Michael Miller.

Van Gogh's Women : His Love Affairs and Journey Into Madness, by Derek Fell.

Reminiscences of a Stock Operator, by Edwin Lefèvre. A humorous, fictionalized biography, originally serialized in the Saturday Evening Post in 1922. This new edition contains all the original illustrations from the serial.

Forgotten Armies : the Fall of British Asia, 1941-1945, by Christopher Bayly and Tim Harper.

The Real Winnie : a One-of-a-Kind Bear, by Val Shushkewich. The story of Winnipeg, the Canadian black bear who was the inspiration for A.A. Milne's Winnie the Pooh.

New Scandinavian Design, by Katherine E. Nelson.

Steaks, Chops, Roasts, and Ribs, by the editors of Cook's Illustrated.

The Simpler the Better : Sensational Home Cooking in 3 Easy Steps, by Leslie Revsin.

Vaccine A, by Gary Matsumoto.

The Science of Supervillains, by Lois H. Gresh and Robert Weinberg.

America Discovered : a Historical Atlas of Exploration, by Derek Hayes.

Rolph Scott : Painter, Designer, Jeweller, by Judith Nasby.

Bisexuality and Transgenderism : Intersexions of the Others, edited by Jonathan Alexander and Karen Yescavage.

The Affair of the Poisons : Murder, Infanticide, and Satanism at the Court of Louis XIV, by Anne Somerset.

Rocco Perri : the Story of Canada's Most Notorious Bootlegger, by Antonio Nicaso.

The Sexual Spectrum : Exploring Human Diversity, by Olive Skene Johnson.

Another Use For 101 Common Household Items, by Vicki Lansky.

Stealing History : Tomb Raiders, Smugglers, and the Looting of the Ancient World, by Roger Atwood.

Bra : a Thousand Years of Style, Support and Seduction, by Stephanie Pederson.

Pathways to Bliss : Mythology and Personal Transformation, by Joseph Campbell.

Crested Geckos and Relatives, by R.D. Bartlett.

Borges : a Life, by Edwin Williamson.

The Honeymoon Wilderness and The Dark Time of Angels, by Pier Giorgio Di Cicco.

Story Cloths of Bali, by Joseph Fischer.

They Made America: Two Centuries of Innovators from the Steam Engine to the Search Engine, by Harold Evans.

Making Kumihimo : Japanese Interlaced Braids, by Rodrick Owen.