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Zuboff, Shoshana

Summary: "Shoshana Zuboff, named "the true prophet of the information age" by the Financial Times, has always been ahead of her time. Her seminal book In the Age of the Smart Machine foresaw the consequences of a then-unfolding era of computer technology. Now, three decades later she asks why the once-celebrated miracle of digital is turning into a nightmare. Zuboff tackles the social, political,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2019

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Swenson, Kyle

Summary: Documents the true story of one of the longest wrongful imprisonment cases in U.S. history, detailing how three African-American men were incarcerated for nearly four decades before a questionable witness recanted his testimony.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Picador 2019

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Harris, Blake J.

Summary: In The History of the Future, Harris once again deep-dives into a tech drama for the ages to expertly tell the larger-than-life true story of Oculus, the virtual reality company founded in 2012 that--less than two years later--would catch the attention of Mark Zuckerberg and wind up being bought by Facebook for over $2 billion dollars. This incredible underdog story begins with inventor Palmer...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dey St., an imprint of William Morrow 2019

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Miodownik, Mark

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Summary: Sometimes explosive, often delicious, occasionally poisonous, but always interesting: the New York Times-bestselling author of Stuff Matters shows us the secret lives of liquids: the shadow counterpart of our solid "stuff." We all know that without water we couldn't survive, and that sometimes a cup of coffee or a glass of wine feels just as vital. But do we really understand how much we rely...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2019

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Ratliff, Evan

Summary: "The incredible true story of the decade-long quest to bring down Paul Le Roux--the creator of a powerful Internet-enabled cartel who merged the ruthlessness of a drug lord with the technological savvy of a Silicon Valley entrepreneur. It all started as an online prescription drug network, supplying hundreds of millions of dollars' worth of painkillers to American customers. It would not stop...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

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Luxenberg, Steve

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Summary: Documents the story of the infamous nineteenth-century Supreme Court ruling in favor of segregation, tracing the half-century of history that shaped the ruling and the reverberations that are still being felt today.

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2019

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Hartman, Saidiya V.

Summary: "A breathtaking exploration of the lives of young black women in the early twentieth century. In Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments, Saidiya Hartman examines the revolution of black intimate life that unfolded in Philadelphia and New York at the beginning of the twentieth century. Free love, common-law and transient marriages, serial partners, cohabitation outside of wedlock, queer relations,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2019

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 305.48 HAR

Cerulo, Erica

Summary: "When Erica Cerulo and Claire Mazur met in college in 2002, they bonded instantly. Fast-forward to 2010, when they founded the popular fashion and design website Of a Kind. Now, in their first book, Cerulo and Mazur bring to light the unique power of female friendship to fuel successful businesses. Drawing on their own experiences, as well as the stories of other thriving "work wives," they...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2019

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Johnson, Lise A.

Summary: How scientific reasoning explains our most common daily fears from germs to natural disasters and everything in between.

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Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2019

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Hamermesh, Daniel S.

Summary: Time is the ultimate scarce resource and thus quintessentially a topic for economics, which studies scarcity. Starting with the observation that time is increasingly valuable given competing demands as we have more things we can buy and do, Spending Time provides engaging insights into how people use their time and what determines their decisions about spending their time

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Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2019

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Loftis, Larry

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Summary: "The extraordinary true story of Odette Sansom, the British spy who operated in occupied France and fell in love with her commanding officer during World War II--perfect for fans of Unbroken, The Boys in the Boat, and Code Girls."--Provided by publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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U.S. Global Change Research Program

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Summary: "This is the complete official government in-brief report - including all charts, graphs, and illustrations - of the U.S. Global Change Research Program's National Climate Assessment."--Back cover.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Melville House 2019

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Higginbotham, Adam

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Summary: Journalist Adam Higginbotham's definitive, years-in-the-making account of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster--and a powerful investigation into how propaganda, secrecy, and myth have obscured the true story of one of the twentieth century's greatest disasters. Early in the morning of April 26, 1986, Reactor Number Four of the Chernobyl Atomic Energy Station exploded, triggering...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2019

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Hall, Edith

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Summary: "In expert yet vibrant modern language, Hall lays out the crux of Aristotle's thinking, mixing affecting autobiographical anecdotes with a deep wealth of classical learning. For Hall, whose own life has been greatly improved by her understanding of Aristotle, this is an intensely personal subject. She distills his ancient wisdom into ten practical and universal lessons to help us confront...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2019

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Kaufman, Amy

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Summary: For sixteen years and thirty-five seasons, the Bachelor franchise has been a mainstay in the lives of American television viewers. Since it premiered in 2002, the show's popularity and relevance have only grown. Bestselling writers and famous actors live-tweet about it. Die-hard fans -- dubbed 'Bachelor Nation' -- participate in fantasy leagues and viewing parties. And more than eight million...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2019

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Harshe, January

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Summary: "An empowering, inclusive guide to pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum life that puts mothers first--not a particular philosophy or agenda--and offers passionate and straightforward guidance on the issues that matter most to them, so that they can havethe kind of parenting experience they desire"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 618.2 HAR

Burns, William J. (William Joseph)

Summary: "Ambassador William J. Burns is the most distinguished and admired American diplomat of the last half century. Over the course of four decades, he played a central role in the most consequential diplomatic episodes of his time--from the bloodless end of the Cold War to post-Cold War relations with Putin's Russia, from post-9/11 tumult in the Middle East to the secret nuclear talks with Iran....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

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Wilson-Lee, Edward

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Summary: "The Catalogue of Shipwrecked Books tells the story of the first and greatest visionary of the print age, a man who saw how the explosive expansion of knowledge and information generated by the advent of the printing press would entirely change the landscape of thought and society. He also happened to be Christopher Columbus's illegitimate son. At the peak of the Age of Exploration, while his...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2019

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Rapinchuk, Becky

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Summary: In Clean Mama’s Guide to a Healthy Home, Becky Rapinchuk, author of Simply Clean and creator of the popular cleaning website Clean Mama, provides a step-by-step guide to take charge of your home’s wellness with a comprehensive, all-natural cleaning system.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperOne 2019

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Pursell, J. J.

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Summary: "Trusted naturopath Dr. JJ Pursell shares 375 herbal recipes that support the daily health and wellness of every member of the household"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Timber Press 2019

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Li, William W

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Summary: Outlines strategies for consuming two hundred popular health-bolstering foods to reinforce the body's defense systems and fight disease.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Life & Style 2019

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Popova, Maria

Summary: "Figuring explores the complexities of love and the human search for truth and meaning through the interconnected lives of several historical figures across four centuries, beginning with the astronomer Johannes Kepler, who discovered the laws of planetary motion, and ending with the marine biologist and author Rachel Carson, who catalyzed the environmental movement. Stretching between these...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2019

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Thomas, Evan

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Summary: "Based on exclusive interviews and access to the Supreme Court archives, this is the intimate, inspiring, and authoritative biography of America's first female Justice, Sandra Day O'Connor--by New York Times bestselling author Evan Thomas. She was born in 1930 in El Paso and grew up on a cattle ranch in Arizona. At a time when women were expected to be homemakers, she set her sights on...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

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Taylor, Barbara Brown

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Summary: Describes the author's experiences teaching the world's religions to undergraduates in rural Georgia.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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