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Brammer, John Paul

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: The popular LGBTQ advice columnist and writer presents a memoir-in-essays chronicling his journey growing up as a queer, mixed-race kid in America's heartland to becoming the "Chicano Carrie Bradshaw" of his generation.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BRAMMER, JOHN PAUL BRA

Romm, James S.

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Summary: Romm's dive into the last decades of ancient Greek freedom leading up to Alexander the Great's destruction of Thebes--and the saga of the greatest military corps of the age, the Theban Sacred Band, a unit composed of 150 pairs of male lovers.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 938.4 ROM

Diamant, Anita

Summary: "Explores the subject of menstruation, from toxic historic and religious roots to how young activists are challenging the silence and shame that can erode self-esteem and even threaten lives ..."--Page 4 of cover.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 612.6 DIA

Koonin, Steven E.

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Summary: The author points out that core questions about the way the climate is responding to our influence and what the impacts will be remain largely unanswered. He provides insights and perspective free from political agendas, dispels popular myths, and unveils little-known truths. He points out that the models we use to predict the future aren't able to accurately describe the climate of the past,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: BenBella Books, Inc. 2021

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Rossi, Megan

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Summary: "Support your immunity, nourish your microbiome, and fuel your metabolism with this revolutionary guide to gut health. The path to health and happiness is inside you—literally. It’s your gut! When you eat well, you feed the helpful gut microbes that nourish your metabolism, your immunity, and even your mood. But your microbiome is as unique as you are, so how to eat well varies from person to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Experiment 2021

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Buck, Carrie J.

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Summary: Learn the art of wool applique. Beginners rejoice--getting started with wool applique has never been easier! This project-based introductory guide will give you everything you need to know to explore and enjoy a fun, hands-on fiber art. Stitch six cute flora-and-fauna-themed projects onto sewing accessories, bags, wallhangings, pillows, and more. Each project includes an embroidery...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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King, Ross

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Summary: "The Renaissance in Florence conjures images of beautiful frescoes and elegant buildings-the dazzling handiwork of the city's skilled artists and architects. But equally important for the centuries to follow were geniuses of a different sort: Florence's manuscript hunters, scribes, scholars, and booksellers, who blew the dust off a thousand years of history and, through the discovery and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2021

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Lozanova, Sarah

Summary: "Create your own unique sustainable home and life with tools, tips, and inspiration from The Humane Home. Sarah Lozanova shows us how to evaluate all the ways our lifestyle and living choices can be more sustainable, from powering our homes to the food we consume and the air we breathe. Small steps empower us to act immediately by starting an herb garden, reducing utility bills, and learning...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton Architectural Press 2021

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Thornhill, Joanna

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Summary: How do you create a space that calms and revives you? Thornhill cuts through the fads to offer practical solutions to home-based problems. She shows you how to create supportive room layouts, consider the mindful effects of color, and embrace natural and sustainable elements in your home. -- adapted from back cover

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Publisher / Publication Date: Laurence King Publishing 2021

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Petrosky, Maureen

Summary: "Leave no guest out and get creative with on-trend drink recipes perfect for every occasion. Zero Proof Drinks and More offers delicious and mindful drinks for every guest and every occasion. Maureen Petrosky, an Entertaining and Lifestyle Expert, shares over 100 no-alcohol and low-alcohol recipes for cocktails, spritzers, ciders, coffees, shandies and radlers, and a whole lot more. The reasons...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Robert Rose 2021

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Harper, Faith G.

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Summary: "Is your body an asshole? Does it keep you up at night, crave nonstop French fries and ice cream, and try to convince you that exercise is evil? Does it develop weird illnesses and pains for no apparent reason and run out of energy just when you need it the most? Does having a body at all fill you with uncomfortable emotions? Enter Dr. Faith G. Harper, therapist, nutritionist, and bestselling...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Microcosm Publishing 2021

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Rhodes, Benjamin

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Summary: "In 2017, as Ben Rhodes was helping former president Barack Obama begin his next chapter, the legacy they worked to build for eight years was being taken apart. To understand what was happening in his own country, Rhodes decided to look outward, at the wider world. Over the next three years, he traveled to dozens of countries, meeting with politicians, dissidents, and activists confronting the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2021

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Miles, Tiya

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Summary: "Sitting in the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture is a rough cotton bag, called "Ashley's Sack," embroidered with just a handful of words that evoke a sweeping family story of loss and of love passed down through generations. In 1850s South Carolina, just before nine-year-old Ashley was sold, her mother, Rose, gave her a sack filled with just a few things as...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2021

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McHugh, Jess

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Summary: "What does it take to be a good American? And who gets to decide? Journalist Jess McHugh examines thirteen seemingly innocuous, mega-bestselling reference books, guidebooks, and self-help books that have become blueprints for core American values and shaped our national story"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2021

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Williams, Paula Stone

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Summary: "A moving and unforgettable memoir of a transgender pastor's journey from despair to joy as she transitioned from male to female and learned about gender inequity, at home and in the workplace-perfect for fans of Redefining Realness and There Is Room forYou"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2021

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Wolff, Catherine

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Summary: "A smart and thought-provoking cultural history of heaven. What do we think of when we think about heaven? What might it look like? Who or what might be there? Since humans began to huddle together for protection thousands of years ago, these questions have been part of how civilizations and cultures define heaven, the good place beyond this one. From Christianity to Islam to Hinduism and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2021

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Ducharme, Jamie

Summary: "A work of narrative nonfiction chronicling the rise of Juul, the most prominent e-cigarette company, and the birth of a new addiction"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2021

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Eilish, Billie

Summary: The legendary recording artist shares an inside look at her life--both on and off the stage--through hundreds of never-before-seen photos.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2021

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Gainsley, Lisa Levitt

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Summary: "A manual on the health-promoting properties of lymphatic massage with illustrated, five-minute self-massage sequences"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Wave, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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Raiford, Matthew

Summary: "From the Carolinas to Georgia and Florida, this is where descendants of enslaved Africans came together to make extraordinary food, speaking the African Creole language called Gullah-Geechee. In this groundbreaking and beautiful cookbook, Matthew Raiford pays homage to this cuisine that nurtured his family for seven generations. In 2010, Raiford's Nana handed over the deed to the family farm...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Countryman Press, a Division of W. W. Norton & Company 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 641.59296 RAI

Asika, Uju

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Summary: "Bringing Up Race is an important book, for all families, whatever their race or ethnicity. It's for everyone who wants to instill a sense of open-minded inclusivity in their kids, and those who want to discuss difference instead of shying away from toughquestions. Uju Asika draws on often shocking personal stories of prejudice along with opinions of experts, influencers, and fellow parents to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks 2021

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Talbot, David

Summary: 'By the Light of Burning Dreams' chronicles some of the most important moments of activism from the 60s and 70s, and ties them into the arrival of today's major political players and major progressive movements. David and Margaret Talbot are both very well-connected, with contacts such as Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., George R.R. Martin,Glenn Greenwald, Naomi Klein, and Oliver Stone. From the founder...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 973 TAL

Jones, Lee

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Summary: "An approachable, comprehensive guide to the modern world of vegetables from the leading grower of specialty vegetables in the country, with 115 recipes"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Avery, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2021

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Barry, Susan R.

Summary: "Doctors have been able to cure some forms of congenital blindness and deafness for decades. But this has created another problem: most people end up hating their new senses. To ask someone to adapt to a new sense is to ask them to reshape their entire world. Many simply cannot. Every waking minute, they are bombarded by meaningless sights or sounds. Some sink into a depression so great that...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 362.4 BAR

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