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Dattel, Eugene R.

Summary: Reckoning with Race confronts America’s most intractable problem – race. The book outlines in a provocative, novel manner American racial issues from the beginning of the nineteenth century to the present. It explodes myths about the South as America’s exclusive racial scapegoat. The book moves to the Great Migration north and the urban ghettos which still plague America.

Publisher / Publication Date: Encounter Books 2018

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Silvestri, Linda Anne

Summary: Get more than just practice questions; get comprehensive test and nursing school preparation that's proven to help you succeed! Written by the most trusted expert in NCLEX exam prep, Saunders 2018-2019 Strategies for Test Success: Passing Nursing School and the NCLEX Exam, 5th Edition is an invaluable guide that teaches you how to master the things that matter most on the NCLEX exam and your...

Publisher / Publication Date: Elsevier 2018

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2 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 610 SIL

West, Geoffrey B.

5 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "From one of the most influential scientists of our time, a dazzling exploration of the hidden laws that govern the life cycle of everything from plants and animals to the cities we live in. The former head of the Sante Fe Institute, visionary physicist Geoffrey West is a pioneer in the field of complexity science, the science of emergent systems and networks. The term "complexity" can be...

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2018

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Miller, Frank

Summary: Following the toppling of Lex Luthor and the supposed death of Batman, Gotham City and the planet come under threat from the mysterious Master Race.

Publisher / Publication Date: DC Comics 2017

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

McDowell, Marta

4 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "This lushly illustrated book from bestselling author Marta McDowell examines Laura Ingalls Wilder's relationship to the landscape and illuminates how it inspired the beloved Little House Books" --

Publisher / Publication Date: Timber Press 2017

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Roth, Philip

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Summary: "Throughout a unparalleled literary career that includes two National Book Awards (Goodbye, Columbus, 1959 and Sabbath's Theater, 1995), the Pulitzer Prize in fiction (American Pastoral, 1997), the National Book Critics Circle Award (The Counterlife, 1986), and the National Humanities Medal (awarded by President Obama in 2011), among many other honors, Philip Roth has produced an extraordinary...

Publisher / Publication Date: The Library of America 2017

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Ashbery, John

Summary: Published for his ninetieth birthday, Library of America presents the second volume of John Ashbery’s collected poems, spanning a crucial and prolific decade in the poet’s work. The volume opens with the indispensable Flow Chart (1991), in a complete text for the first time. The other collections gathered here—Hotel Lautréamont (1992), And the Stars Were Shining (1994), Can You Hear, Bird...

Publisher / Publication Date: The Library of America 2017

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 811 ASH

Rosen, Michael

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: It is the evening of 18 July 1898 and the world-renowned novelist Emile Zola is on the run. His crime? Taking on the highest powers in the land with his open letter 'J'accuse' and losing. Forced to leave Paris, with nothing but the clothes he is standing in and a nightshirt wrapped in newspaper, Zola flees to England with no idea when he will return. This is the little-known story of his time...

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2017

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ZOLA, EMILE ROS

Rabkin, Jeremy A.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Threats to international peace and security include the proliferation of weapons of mass destructions, rogue nations, and international terrorism. The United States must respond to these challenges to its national security and to world stability by embracing new military technologies such as drones, autonomous robots, and cyber weapons. These weapons can provide more precise, less destructive...

Publisher / Publication Date: Encounter Books 2017

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Summary: The Best American Poetry is not just another anthology; it serves as a guide to who’s who and what’s happening in American poetry and is an eagerly awaited publishing event each year. With Trethewey’s insightful touch and genius for plumbing the depths of history and personal experience to shape striking verse, The Best American Poetry 2017 is another brilliant addition to the series.

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner Poetry 2017

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 811 BES

Action Bronson

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: This ain’t no cookbook. This ain’t no memoir. This is Action Bronson’s devotional, a book about the overwhelming power of delicious—no, f*cking amazing—food. Bronson is this era’s Homer, and F*ck, That’s Delicious is a modern-day Odyssey, replete with orgiastic recipes, world travel, siren songs, and weed. Illustrated, packed with images, and unlike any book in the entire galaxy, Bronson’s...

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams 2017

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King, Tom

Summary: "The man who has physically tested the Dark Knight like no one before is back to finally break the Bat for good. Can a battered, exhausted Batman fend off one of his greatest foes? Plus, catch up with Catwoman as she and the Dark Knight battle a collection of villains and plan for the future!"--

Publisher / Publication Date: DC Comics 2017

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Gregory, Dick

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Summary: With his trademark acerbic wit, incisive humor, and infectious paranoia, one of our foremost comedians and most politically engaged civil rights activists looks back at 100 key events from the complicated history of black America. A friend of luminaries including Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Medgar Evers, and the forebear of today's popular black comics, including Larry Wilmore, W. Kamau...

Publisher / Publication Date: Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2017

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Myles, Eileen

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Summary: The author writes an account of her relationship with her pit bull Rosie. Starting from the emptiness following Rosie's death, the author launches a heartfelt and fabulist investigation into the true nature of the bond between pet and pet owner.

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press, an imprint of Grove Atlantic 2017

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MYLES, EILEEN MYL

Gopnik, Adam

Summary: "From The New York Times best-selling author of Paris to the Moon and beloved New Yorker writer, a memoir that captures the romance of New York City in the 1980s. When Adam Gopnik and his soon-to-be-wife, Martha, left the comforts of home in Montreal forNew York, the city then, much like today, was a pilgrimage site for the young, the arty, and the ambitious. But it was also becoming a city of...

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2017

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Del Bosque, Melissa

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Summary: Drugs, money, cartels: this is what FBI rookie Scott Lawson expected when he was sent to the border town of Laredo, but instead he's deskbound writing intelligence reports about the drug war. Then, one day, Lawson is asked to check out an anonymous tip: a horse was sold at an Oklahoma auction house for a record-topping price, and the buyer was Miguel Trevino, one of the leaders of the Zetas,...

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2017

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Flaum, Sander A.

Summary: "Drawing on their many years in business in a variety of high-level roles, the Flaums teach readers exactly what they need to know in today's job market: how to identify opportunities and successfully lead projects that will propel their careers. Packed with real and exclusive stories from seasoned professionals, newbies in big roles, and entrepreneurs in a variety of industries, this book...

Publisher / Publication Date: Allworth Press 2017

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Flake, Jeff

Summary: Republican Senator Jeff Flake takes his party to task for embracing nationalism, populism, xenophobia, and the anomalous Trump presidency. The book is an urgent call for a return to bedrock conservative principle and a cry to once again put country before party.

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2017

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Linsley, Leslie

2 holds on 3 copies

Summary: "Decorate with repurposed, refurbished, and vintage items to stunning effect. Try wire cubbies for pretty bathroom storage; a tree trunk as a rustic nightstand; a bedspring as an inventive memo board; a breadbox to hold silverware and so much more!" --Back cover.

Publisher / Publication Date: Hearst Books 2017

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Summerour, Keith

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Summary: From acclaimed architect and designer Keith Summerour comes an alluring new book of carefully crafted dwellings that redefine the idea of home for today. When we think about what home is, many of us would say a house that is soulful and welcoming, a place with an inviting porch and a lush garden, a welcoming entryway and well-crafted living spaces that will nurture our private moments and...

Publisher / Publication Date: Rizzoli 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: OVS 670 SUM

Paul, Steve

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "In the summer of 1917, Ernest Hemingway was an eighteen-year-old high school graduate unsure of his future. The American entry into the Great War stirred thoughts of joining the army. While many of his friends in Oak Park, Illinois, were heading to college, Hemingway couldn{u2019}t make up his mind and eventually chose to begin a career in writing and journalism at the Kansas City Star, one of...

Publisher / Publication Date: Chicago Review Press 2017

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Reavis, Charles

Summary: Home Sausage Making is the most comprehensive go-to reference on the subject — and the re-designed fourth edition is better than ever, with 60 percent new and updated recipes, the most current guidelines for popular charcuterie techniques such as dry curing and smoking, and more. Step-by-step photos make the process accessible for cooks of all levels, and 100 recipes range from breakfast...

Publisher / Publication Date: Storey Publishing 2017

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Scott, Jonathan

Summary: "For their millions of fans around the world, identical twins Jonathan and Drew Scott are masters of the impossible--finding and transforming ordinary houses into stunning dream homes as HGTV's megastar Property Brothers. If you're a fan of Jonathan and Drew's hit shows, Property Brothers, Brother vs. Brother, Property Brothers at Home, and Buying and Selling, you probably think you know the...

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

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Rowe, Lynne

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Summary: Knitting is a relaxing and therapeutic pastime, and this winning combination focuses on mindfulness and the perfect stress-busting knitting projects. Whether you choose a portable project to knit on the go, a group project to do with friends, or one that introduces new skills to stimulate a creative mind, this book is the perfect path to keeping calm. The book is aimed at beginners as well as...

Publisher / Publication Date: Search Press 2017

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