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Summary: "From the trusted, influential, and famously trend-setting website comes the first ever Well+Good cookbook. Founders Alexia Brue and Melisse Gelula have curated a collection of 100 easy and delicious recipes from the luminaries across their community to help you eat for wellness. These dishes don't require a million ingredients or crazy long prep times. They are what the buzziest and busiest...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Clarkson Potter/Publishers 2019

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Dworkin, Andrea

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Summary: "Radical feminist author Andrea Dworkin was a caricature of the manhater in the popular imagination as well as a polarizing figure within the women's movement, infamous for her antipornography stance in the 1970s and 1980s. Now, more than a decade after her death, this timely collection of her writing showcases the prescience of her analyses: of the genocidal character of sexual violence; of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Semiotext(e) 2019

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Sinise, Gary

Summary: As a kid in suburban Chicago, Gary Sinise was more interested in sports and rock 'n' roll than reading or schoolwork. But when he impulsively auditioned for a school production of West Side Story, he found his purpose -- or so it seemed. Within a few years, Gary and a handful of friends created what became one of the most exciting and important new theater companies in America. From its humble...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nelson Books, an imprint of Thomas Nelson 2019

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Jones-Rogers, Stephanie E.

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Summary: "Bridging women's history, the history of the South, and African American history, this book makes a bold argument about the role of white women in American slavery. Historian Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers draws on a variety of sources to show that slave-owning women were sophisticated economic actors who directly engaged in and benefited from the South's slave market. Because women typically...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2019

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Kleiman, Karen R.

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Summary: Over 90 percent of new mothers have scary, intrusive thoughts about their baby and themselves. What if I drop him? What if I snap and hurt my baby? Mothering is so hard - I don't know if I really want to do this anymore. Gosh, I'm so terrible for thinking that! Yet for too many mothers, those thoughts remain secret, hidden away in shame that make you feel even worse. But here's the good news:...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Familius LLC 2019

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Weber, Ronald

Summary: Vividly capturing the heady times in the waning months of World War II, Ronald Weber follows the exploits of Allied reporters as they flooded into liberated Paris after four dark years of Nazi occupation. He traces the remarkable adventures of the men and women who lived, worked, and played in the legendary Hotel Scribe, set in a highly fashionable part of the largely undamaged city. Press...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield 2019

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Torres, El

Summary: Goya: The Terrible Sublime is a graphic novel inspired by Goya’s life, in particular focusing on his final years, as he struggles with assorted physical ailments that threaten to take his mind, as well. Recovering from a serious illness in Cadiz, Spain, which has left him deaf, Goya suffers from terrible headaches, high fevers, and hallucinations, beset by visions of death that will become all...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2019

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Brown, Adrienne M.

Summary: "How do we make social justice the most pleasurable human experience? How can we awaken within ourselves desires that make it impossible to settle for anything less than a fulfilling life? Author and editor adrienne maree brown finds the answer in something she calls "pleasure activism," a politics of healing and happiness that explodes the dour myth that changing the world is just another form...

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Publisher / Publication Date: AK Press 2019

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Merlan, Anna

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Summary: American society has always been fertile ground for conspiracy theories, but with the election of Donald Trump, previously outlandish ideas suddenly attained legitimacy. Trump himself is a conspiracy enthusiast: from his claim that global warming is a Chinese hoax to the accusations of “fake news,” he has fanned the flames of suspicion. But it was not by the power of one man alone that these...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt and Company 2019

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Kyle, Taya

Summary: Presents an inspiring collection of stories of Americans who have persevered over adversity and built extraordinary lives after loss, hardship, and setbacks, showcasing the resilience of the American spirit.

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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Carr, Erin Lee

Summary: "A celebrated journalist, bestselling author, and recovering addict, David Carr was in the prime of his career when he collapsed in the newsroom of The New York Times in 2015. Shattered by his death, his daughter Erin Lee Carr, an up-and-coming documentary filmmaker at age twenty-seven, began combing through the entirety of their shared correspondence--1,936 items in total. What started as an...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2019

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Aderin-Pocock, Maggie

Summary: How well do you know our closest neighbor? The moon has fascinated humankind since the beginning of history. But far from being just a big rock out in space, the moon has a phenomenal power over the earth, with it's ability to create great waves, dictate the length of the day and summon the seasons. It is a key player in the story of our planet. In this unique celebration of the moon, lunar...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Image 2019

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Armstrong, Sue

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Summary: "The question of how and why organisms age has teased scientists for centuries. There are myriad competing theories, from the idea that aging is a simple wear and tear process, like the rusting of a car, to the belief that aging and death are genetically programmed and controlled. In fact, there is no clearly defined limit to life, and no single, predictable program playing itself out:...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Sigma 2019

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Summary: Being a new parent usually means an overload of information on how to keep your baby healthy and happy. But what information should we trust as parents? America's Test Kitchen, with their years of expertise and their tried-and-true testing methods, has opened their test kitchens for the first time ever to include the youngest of foodies: babies and toddlers! From purees to smoothies to family...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky 2019

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Konda, Thomas Milan

Summary: In this sweeping book, Thomas Milan Konda traces the country’s obsession with conspiratorial thought from the early days of the republic to our own anxious moment. Conspiracies of Conspiracies details centuries of sinister speculations—from antisemitism and anti-Catholicism to UFOs and reptilian humanoids—and their often incendiary outcomes. Rather than simply rehashing the surface...

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Publisher / Publication Date: University of Chicago Press 2019

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Michaels, Melissa

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Summary: "Dwelling will help you learn to better care for your home environment so it takes care of you, make decisions that simplify your life, create more peace in your day, invest in relationships that make you feel positive, challenged, and supported, and lean into faith for strength and renewal. When you discover the connection between your home and body and the action steps you can take to improve...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harvest House Publishers 2019

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Metzl, Jonathan

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Summary: "With the rise of the Tea Party and the election of Donald Trump, many middle- and lower-income white Americans threw their support behind conservative politicians who pledged to make life great again for people like them. But as Dying of Whiteness shows, the right-wing policies that resulted from this white backlash put these voters' very health at risk--and, in the end, threaten everyone's...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2019

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Gibson, Carrie

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Summary: "Because of our shared English language, as well as the celebrated origin tales of the Mayflower and the rebellion of the British colonies, the United States has prized its Anglo heritage above all others. However, as Carrie Gibson explains with great depth and clarity in El Norte, the nation has much older Spanish roots--ones that have long been unacknowledged or marginalized. The Hispanic...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2019

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Mlodinow, Leonard

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Summary: Tap into the hidden power of your brain. In this startling and provocative look at how the human mind deals with change, Leonard Mlodinow teaches us to unleash the natural abilities we all possess so we can thrive in these dynamic and troubled times. Truly original minds capitalize when everyone else struggles. And most of us assume that these abilities are innate, reserved for a select few....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 2019

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Grandin, Greg

Summary: "From a Pulitzer Prize finalist, a new and eye-opening interpretation of the meaning of the frontier, from early westward expansion to Trump's border wall. Ever since this nation's inception, the idea of an open and ever-expanding frontier has been central to American identity. Symbolizing a future of endless promise, it was the foundation of the United States' belief in itself as an...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books, Henry Holt and Company 2019

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Sabatier, Grant

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Summary: "Money is unlimited. Time is not. Become financially independent as fast as possible. In 2010, 24-year old Grant Sabatier woke up to find he had $2.26 in his bank account. Five years later, he had a net worth of over $1.25 million, and CNBC began callinghim "the Millennial Millionaire." By age 30, he had reached financial independence. Along the way he uncovered that most of the accepted...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Avery, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2019

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Florer-Bixler, Melissa

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Summary: In Fire by Night, pastor Melissa Florer-Bixler invites readers to marvel at the Old Testament. Page after page, in stories and poems and prophecies, the Hebrew Scripture introduces us to a God who is unwieldy and uncontrollable, common and extraordinary, and who brings both life and death. Using stories from Scripture and from her ministry, Florer-Bixler braids together the text with the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Herald Press 2019

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Franklin, Aaron

Summary: "The be-all, end-all guide to cooking the perfect steak--from buying top-notch beef, seasoning to perfection, and finding or building the ideal cooking vessel--from the team behind the acclaimed and best-selling book Franklin Barbecue. Aaron Franklin may be the reigning king of brisket, but in his off-time, what he really loves to cook and eat at home is steak. So, in this follow-up to his New...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ten Speed Press 2019

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Lane, Charles

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Summary: Chronicles the story of the Reconstruction-era Secret Service and its battle against the KKK's effort to suppress the emancipated African-American vote, sharing particular insights into the career of controversial Secret Service chief, Hiram C. Whitley.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hanover Square Press 2019

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