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From the Cataloguer's Desktop

Saving Stuff : How to Care for and Preserve Your Collectibles, Heirlooms, and Other Prize Possessions, by Don Williams and Louisa Jaggar.

Homes That Heal (and those that don't) : How Your Home Could be Harming Your Family's Health, by Athena Thompson.

Anyone Can Build a Tub-Style Mechanical Chicken Plucker, by Herrick Kimball.

Transplant : From Myth to Reality, by Nicholas L. Tilney.

The Road To Martyrs' Square: A Journey Into The World Of The Suicide Bomber, by Anne Marie Oliver and Paul F. Steinberg.

The Overnight, by Ramsey Campbell. Hey, it's a horror novel about doing an inventory in a bookstore ... how could I NOT include it? :p

Torture : a Collection, edited by Sanford Levinson.

Love and Death in Renaissance Italy, by Thomas V. Cohen.

The Isaac Newton School of Driving : Physics and Your Car, by Barry R. Parker.

Sex and Other Changes, by David Nobbs.

The Starving Artist's Way : Easy Projects for Low-Budget Living, by Nava Lubelski.

Bare Branches : The Security Implications of Asia's Surplus Male Population, by Valerie M. Hudson & Andrea M. den Boer.

Human Cargo : A Journey Among Refugees, by Caroline Moorehead.

Hope or Hype: The Obsession with Medical Advances and the High Cost of False Promises, by Richard A. Deyo and Donald L. Patrick.

.M. Barrie and the Lost Boys : The real story behind Peter Pan, by Andrew Birkin.

The Men Who Stare At Goats, by Jon Ronson. Doing my bit to let my American buddies know where their tax dollars go.

Weird U.S. : Your Travel Guide to America's Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets, by Mark Moran and Mark Sceurman.

Too Late to Die Young : Nearly True Tales from a Life, by Harriet McBryde Johnson.

The Art of the Catapult: Build Greek Ballistae, Roman Onagers, English Trebuchets, and More Ancient Artillery, by William Gurstelle.

Samurai William: The Englishman Who Opened the East, by Giles Milton.

Why We Lie : The Evolutionary Roots of Deception and the Unconscious Mind, by David Livingstone Smith.

The Promise : How One Woman Made Good on Her Extraordinary Pact to Send a Classroom of1st Graders to College, by Oral Lee Brown.

The Lesser Evil: The Diaries of Victor Klemperer 1945-1959, by Victor Klemperer.

The Uncyclopedia, by Gideon Haigh.

Hope in the Dark: Untold Histories, Wild Possibilities, by Rebecca Solnit.

The Essential Vedanta : A New Source Book of Advaita Vedanta, edited by Eliot Deutsch and Rohit Dalvi.

Slaves to Fashion : Poverty and Abuse in the New Sweatshops, by Robert J.S. Ross.

Safe Estrogen: Reduce Your Breast Cancer Risk by 90%, by Edward J. Conley. timcharmorbien alert! Seems to be fairly sensibly written and not an infomercial on paper.

Tallulah! : The Life and Times of a Leading Lady, by Joel Lobenthal.

Seed Catalogue : a Poem, by Robert Kroetsch.

The Greedy Bastard Diary : a Comic Tour of America, by Eric Idle.

Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare, by Stephen Greenblatt.

Before We Get Started : A Practical Memoir of the Writer's Life, by Bret Lott.

Collected Prose : Autobiographical Writings, True Stories, Critical Essays, Prefaces, and Collaborations with Artists, by Paul Auster.

A Reading Diary and With Borges, both by Alberto Manguel.

The Good Body, by Eve Ensler.

Magical Thinking : True Stories, by Augusten Burroughs.

Journeyman : Travels With a Writer, by Timothy Findley, edited by William Whitehead.
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