Bookshelf

I do not own, nor have I read, *all* of these books but it's handy to pin a cover as a reminder: to buy, or to re-read, or to write a review
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Timebound by Rysa Walker

Timebound (Chronos Files, book by Rysa Walker - book cover, description, publication history.

The Misfit Economy: Lessons in Creativity from Pirates, Hackers, Gangsters and Other Informal Entrepreneurs by Alexa Clay, Kyra Maya Phillips

Shop Class As Soulcraft: An Inquiry into the Value of Work - by Matthew B. Crawford

Rediscover the satisfaction, value, and _values_ of working with your hands

In his new book, Shop Class as Soulcraft: An Inquiry Into the Value of Work, Matthew Crawford opines that DIY is good for the countryand good for you.

Drawn and Quarterly's lavish doorstopper of a book on 25 years of indie comics

NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and The Future of Neurodiversity by Steve Silberman

NEUROTRIBES by Steve Silberman -- A groundbreaking book that upends conventional thinking about autism and suggests a broader model for acceptance, understanding, and full participation in society for people who think differently.

There's also a write-up at the B&N Review http://www.barnesandnoble.com/review/how-music-got-free

We talked with Stephen Witt, author of the book How Music Got Free, about finding the patient zero of album leaks. Or, as Witt describes him, "the guy who destroyed the music industry to afford to put souped-up rims on his car.

The Big Book of Maker Skills by Chris Hackett

The Big Book of Maker Skills: tools and techniques for building great tech projects - Boing Boing

Cal Peternell, chef at renowned restaurant Chez Panisse in Berkeley, CA, lays out twelve-ish basic foods and techniques that he believes will let you eat well for the rest of your life.  Twelve Recipes by Cal Peternell

Cal Peternell, chef at renowned restaurant Chez Panisse in Berkeley, CA, lays out twelve-ish basic foods and techniques that he believes will let you eat well for the rest of your life. Twelve Recipes by Cal Peternell

Pure Pork Awesomeness by Kevin Gillespie.

The Paperback of the Pure Pork Awesomeness: Totally Cookable Recipes from Around the World by Kevin Gillespie, David Joachim

Scott McCloud - The Sculptor

The Sculptor

Cover image for The Sculptor by Scott McCloud (ISBN A struggling young artist strikes a deal with death for the ability to sculpt anything he can imagine with his bare hands.But he only has 200 days to do it.

Kevin Lippert's terrifically fun new book about the history of border tensions between the two nations, War Plan Red, available from Princeton Press.

The pig that almost caused a war and 4 other strange tales of the US/Canadian border

Kevin Lippert's terrifically fun new book about the history of border tensions between the two nations, War Plan Red, available from Princeton Press.

Tacopedia, by Déborah Holtz and Juan Carlos Mena, from Phaidon Press.   "To celebrate this food, the authors spent four years exploring the culture, history and variations on the taco... The final book, a best-seller in Mexico, has now been translated. With over 100 recipes, profiles of taco-makers, and eye-popping illustration & photography"

Tacopedia

Tacopedia Deborah Holtz, Juan Carlos Mena, and René Redzepi

Japanese Soul Cooking - Tadashi Ono & Harris Salat

Japanese Soul Cooking, Ramen, Tonkatsu, Tempura, and More from The Streets and Kitchens OF Tokyo and Beyond by Tadashi Ono & Harris Salat became one of my favorite books almost the moment I opened it.

Philip Pullman - Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm

Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm - Philip Pullman retells the world’s best-loved fairy tales on their anniversary.

Letter 44, Vol. 1: Escape Velocity  by Charles Soule (author) and Alberto Jiménez Alburquerque, Guy Major, and Dan Jackson (illustrators)  ONI Press Inc  2014, 144 pages, 6.6 x 10 x 0.5 inches (softcover)  $16

Letter 44 – Aliens lurk in the asteroid belt, sending Earth into turmoil in this tense graphic novel

The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science by J. Kenji López-Alt  "In The Food Lab, Kenji focuses on the science behind beloved American dishes, delving into the interactions between heat, energy, and molecules that create great food. Kenji shows that often, conventional methods don’t work that well, and home cooks can achieve far better results using new―but simple―techniques."

'The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science' by J. Kenji López-Alt — Tools and Toys

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