New Titles for MOSE Lifelong Learning

September 4, 2013

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The Art of Simple Food II: Recipes, Flavor, and Inspiration from the New Kitchen Garden
Waters, Alice
A treasury of 300 seasonal recipes designed in support of the author’s theories about local, sustainable foods shares advice on how to select ingredients at perimeter markets while enabling high-quality results in backyard and community gardens. By the best-selling author of The Art of Simple Food.
 
Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence
Goleman, Daniel
Drawing on cutting-edge research along with practical findings, this landmark book on the science of attention reveals what distinguishes experts from amateurs and stars from average performers, and urges readers to pay attention to what matters to them most.
 
The Map and the Territory: Risk, Human Nature, and the Future of Forecasting
Greenspan, Alan
A guide to advanced economic decision making by the former chairman of the Federal Reserve Board explains how the financial crisis has challenged fundamental assumptions about leading economic models, drawing on 21st-century technologies and the expertise of behavioral economists to outline new forecasting practices. By the author of the best-selling The Age of Turbulence.
 
The Once and Future World: Nature As It Was, As It Is, As It Could Be
MacKinnon, J. B.
Explains that humanity is currently dealing with an ecological disaster thousands of years in the making and argues that the people of today need to commit to restoring the natural world.
 
Sometimes You Win–Sometimes You Learn: Life’s Greatest Lessons Are Gained from Our Losses
Maxwell, John C. / Wooden, John (FRW)
Explores the most common lessons we learn when we experience loss, explaining how to turn a set-back into a step forward by examining the eleven elements that make up the DNA of Those Who Learn: humility, reality, responsibility, improvement, hope, teachability, adversity, problems, bad experiences, change and maturity.
 
Step-by-Step Cake Decorating
Sullivan, Karen
Includes unique tips and techniques for home bakers on crafting beautiful confections to decorate their cakes and cookies, including step-by-step instructions for more than 20 projects that incorporate icing, piping, stenciling and cutting.
 
Threads Sewing Made Simple: The Essential Guide to Teaching Yourself to Sew
By Threads
Geared to the sewing novice, the editors and contributors of Threads present key information every new-to-sewing enthusiast needs to know. Readers will delight in their newfound sewing savvy as they learn how to read a pattern, stitch by hand, thread and use a sewing machine, and make the simple projects including a tote, scarf, clutch, and pillow.
 
The Urban Bestiary: Encountering the Everyday Wild
Haupt, Lyanda Lynn
The acclaimed nature writer behind Crow Planet and Pilgrim on the Great Bird Continent combines science and myth to discuss the wildlife, including coyotes, raccoons, chickens and hawks that live closer to humans than ever before.
Posted by Jenifer Brown
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