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London, Jaclyn

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Summary: In Dressing on the Side, Jaclyn London -- the Nutrition Director of Good Housekeeping -- debunks the diet myths and mental blocks that keep you from reaching your health and weight-loss goals. Filled with accessible information, simple strategies, and practical application of scientific research, London breaks what's at the heart of the issue and offers tools, short-cuts, and solutions that...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Life & Style 2019

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Feinstein Gerstley, Ashley

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Summary: "Create lasting happiness with your financial situation -- not by building a blistering budget but by living the life you love! Ashley Feinstein Gerstley was working as a top financial advisor when she came to the shocking realization that even she was stressed about her personal finances. How could that be, with all her education and experience in dealing with money? Ashley quickly realized...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks 2019

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Humes, Edward

Summary: "More than a gripping detective story, Burned is a shocking tale that upends the almost universal confidence we have in flawed forensics -- the "CSI" so long celebrated in fiction and film-- that has put thousands in prison as our justice system chose toembrace junk science over protecting the innocent. On an April night in 1989, three small children perished in a Los Angeles apartment fire....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2019

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Gurdon, Meghan Cox

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Summary: Examines how reading aloud makes adults and children smarter, happier, healthier, more successful, and more closely attached, even as technology pulls in the other direction.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2019

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 649.58 GUR

Meltzer, Brad

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Summary: "In 1776, an elite group of soldiers were handpicked to serve as George Washington's bodyguards. Washington trusted them; relied on them. But unbeknownst to Washington, some of them were part of a treasonous plan. In the months leading up to the Revolutionary War, these traitorous soldiers, along with the Governor of New York William Tryon and Mayor David Mathews, launched a deadly plot against...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2019

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Richardson, Conor

Summary: "A financial guide for the American millennial. A relatable, easy-to-read, sequential, and comprehensive approach to paying off debt, building an automated savings system, buying life's early stage big purchases, and teaching readers how to live the truemillionaire lifestyle"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Career Press 2019

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Warner, Anthony

Summary: Author Anthony Warner scrutinizes the explanations of experts in every field, speaks to those who dedicate their lives to helping obese people and to others who live with their own larger bodies every day. As he lays out the best evidence available, he rails against quack theories preying on the desperate and considers whether we are blaming our own bodies for other people's ignorance and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Oneworld Publications Ltd 2019

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 616.398 WAR

Port, Ian S

Summary: Chronicles the rivalry between the two men who innovated the electric guitar's sound--Leo Fender and Les Paul--and their competition to convince rock stars like The Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, and Eric Clapton to play the instruments they built.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2019

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Bullmore, Edward T.

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Summary: "In this game-changing book, University of Cambridge Professor of Psychiatry Edward Bullmore reveals the breakthrough new science on the link between depression and inflammation of the body and brain. He explains how and why we now know that mental disorders can have their root cause in the immune system, and outlines a future revolution in which treatments could be specifically targeted to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Picador 2019

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Impey, Chris

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Summary: An astronomer answers questions on the cutting edge of astrophysics to explore the science of black holes and their role in theoretical physics, from Einstein's equations of general relativity to testing string theory.

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

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Gubar, Susan

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Summary: "'Tender, unsparing, poignant. . . . [A] love story that braids together intimate self-revelation with a rich meditation on the literature of aging.'-- Stephen Greenblatt. On Susan Gubar's seventieth birthday, she receives a beautiful ring from her husband, a gift that startles her into an appreciation of their luck. As she contemplates their sustaining relationship, Susan considers how older...

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

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Goldfarb, Ben

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Summary: Our modern idea of what a healthy landscape looks like and how it functions is distorted by the fur trade that once trapped out millions of beavers from North America's lakes and rivers. Goldfarb shares the powerful story about one of the world's most influential species. He explains how North America was colonized, how our landscapes have changed over the centuries, and how beavers can help us...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Timberlake, Justin

Summary: "In his first book, Justin Timberlake creates a characteristically dynamic experience, one that combines an intimate, remarkable collection of anecdotes, reflections, and observations on his life and work with hundreds of candid photographs from his personal archives that range from his early years to the present day, in locations around the world, both on and off the stage. Justin discusses...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Design, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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Reed, Justin Phillip

Summary: "Indecency is boldly and carefully executed and perfectly ragged. In these poems, Justin Phillip Reed experiments with language to explore inequity and injustice and to critique and lament the culture of white supremacy and the dominant social order. Political and personal, tender, daring, and insightful--the author unpacks his intimacies, weaponizing poetry to take on masculinity, sexuality,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Coffee House Press 2018

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Kallipoliti, Lydia

Summary: From the space program to countercultural architectural groups experimenting with autonomous living, The Architecture of Closed Worlds documents a disciplinary transformation and the rise of a new environmental consciousness. It presents an archive of 39 prototypes from 1928 to the present, creating a genealogy of closed-resource structures. These include the FNRS Balloon (1931), Aqualung...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lars Müller 2018

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 720 KAL

Stewart, Jeffrey C.

Summary: "A tiny, fastidiously dressed man emerged from Black Philadelphia around the turn of the century to mentor a generation of young artists including Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, and Jacob Lawrence and call them the New Negro--the creative African Americans whose art, literature, music, and drama would inspire Black people to greatness. In The New Negro : The Life of Alain Locke, Jeffrey...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2018

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Carroll, Ryder

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Summary: For years, Ryder Carroll tried countless organizing systems, online and off, but none of them fit the way his mind worked. Out of sheer necessity, he developed a method called the Bullet Journal that helped him become consistently focused and effective. When he started sharing his system with friends who faced similar challenges, it went viral. Just a few years later, to his astonishment,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio/Penguin 2018

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Ende, Bernice

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Summary: Riding 2,000 miles on horseback from Montana to New Mexico sounds like a crazy but thrilling dream or pure hardship and exhaustion. According to Bernice Ende, the trip was all that and more. Since swinging her leg over the saddle for that first long ride in 2005 (at the age of 51), Ende has logged more than 29,000 miles in the saddle, crisscrossing North America on horseback - alone. More than...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farcountry Press 2018

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Salamon, Gayle

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Summary: "The Life and Death of Latisha King examines a single incident, the shooting of 15-year-old Latisha King by 14-year-old Brandon McInerney in their junior high school classroom in Oxnard, California in 2008. The press coverage of the shooting, as well as the criminal trial that followed, referred to Latisha, assigned male at birth, as Larry. Unpacking the consequences of representing the victim...

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Publisher / Publication Date: New York University Press 2018

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Airton, Lee

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Summary: "The days of two genders--male, female; boy, girl; blue, pink--are over, if they ever existed at all. Gender is now a global conversation, and one that is constantly evolving. From the differences among gender identity, gender expression, and sex, to the use of gender-neutral pronouns like singular they/them, to thinking about your own participation in gender, Gender: Your Guide serves as a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Adams Media 2018

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Walker, David

Summary: A graphic novel biography of the escaped slave, abolitionist, public speaker, and most photographed man of the nineteenth century, based on his autobiographical writings and speeches, spotlighting the key events and people that shaped the life of this great American.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ten Speed Press 2018

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 WAL

Delisle, James R.

Summary: Understanding Your Gifted Child From the Inside Out provides an engaging and encouraging look at raising gifted children today. A follow-up to the best-selling "Parenting Gifted Kids: Tips for Raising Happy and Successful Children," this new edition focuses on the social and emotional aspects of giftedness, highlighting new information on the issues of perfectionism, self-advocacy,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Prufrock Press Inc. 2018

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Sargent, Greg

Summary: "The acclaimed and razor-sharp Washington Post writer on the Republican subversion of our democracy, and what must be done to save ourselves before it's too late. American democracy is facing a crisis as fraught as we've seen in decades. Donald Trump's presidency has raised the specter of authoritarian rule. Extreme polarization and the scorched-earth war between the parties drags on with no...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Custom House 2018

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 320.973 SAR

Smith, Tracy K.

Summary: A Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, using her signature voice--inquisitive, lyrical and wry--mulls over what it means to be a citizen, a mother and an artist in a culture arbitrated by wealth, men and violence, boldly tying America's modern moment both to our nation's fraught founding history and to a sense of the spirit, the everlasting.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Graywolf Press 2018

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