Feb 22, 2008

new nonfiction, 2.22.08

Hip Tastes: the fresh guide to wine, Courtney Cochran
Welcome to wine education with a fresh spin. No mammoth encyclopedias, just simple, hip tips that will help you navigate the world of wine quickly and with confidence. Here, Cochran brings you up to speed on the basics every budding enthusiast needs to knowfrom vintages and varieties, to shopping, serving, storing and - most importantly - tasting wine.

Rescuing Sprite: a dog lover's story of joy and anguish, Mark Levin
Nationally syndicated broadcaster Levin shares the story of the incredible bond between his family and a Spaniel mix adopted from a shelter. "Rescuing Sprite" is a stunningly intimate look at the love between a family and a dog.

Living Well: 21 days to transform your life, supercharge your health, and feel spectacular, Montel Williams
Montel Williams shares his battle plan for better living. Montel imparts his personal recipe for healthy and happy living. He also shares his 21-Day Living Well Food and Workout Program-a hard-hitting, three-phased health plan for fast, fit results. For anyone who wants to fight chronic diseases like diabetes, cancer, and cardiovascular disease, and neurological diseases like multiple sclerosis

Body: the complete human, how it grows, how it works, and how to keep it healthy and strong, Patricia Daniels
Ideal for families, students, and anyone who's interested in maintaining good health, Body engagingly reveals the complex and fascinating systems of the human machine;from head to toe, cells to skin, inner workings to outward appearance.

The Rough Guide to Punk
The Rough Guide to Punk casts a sneering glance at the musicians, fashions, icons and record labels behind the sub-culture that revolutionized pop music. The guide includes profiles of more than 250 artists, from legends such as the Sex Pistols and X-Ray Spex to contemporary stars like Green Day and Babyshambles. There are critical reviews of landmark albums and classic singles, plus the lowdown on everything from safety pins and bondage trousers to venues like The Roxy and CBGBs. The guide comes complete with recommended playlists of the best, loudest and angriest slices of punk waiting to be downloaded to your iPod or MP3 player.

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