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A London Family, 1870-1900: A Trilogy
Molly Hughes
The Cellist of Sarajevo
Steven Galloway
Lives of a Cell: Notes of a Biology Watcher
Lewis Thomas
All the Names
José Saramago, Margaret Jull Costa
A History of the World in 100 Objects
Neil MacGregor
Down the Garden Path
Beverley Nichols
Virtue Betray'd, Or, Anna Bullen
John Banks
Year of Wonders
Geraldine Brooks
Swallows and Amazons
Arthur Ransome
Illusion in java
Gene Fowler

Williams Sonoma Kitchen Companion : The A to Z Guide to Everyday Cooking, Equipment, and Ingredients

Williams-Sonoma Kitchen Companion: The A to Z Everyday Cooking, Equipment, and Ingredients - Chuck Williams, Thy Tran, Carolyn Miller, Alice Harth I got this as a wedding present and I've used it a lot! It's an alphabetical list of cooking information. You can look up just about any fruit or veggie to see how to choose a good one and how to prepare it. Or look up a cooking term like braise or chiffonade and see basic instructions. Meat cuts, storing cheeses, pans. It's just a food all-round kitchen reference, whether you're new to cooking or experienced.