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Redzepi, René

Summary: At Noma--four times named the world's best restaurant--every dish includes some form of fermentation, whether it's a bright hit of vinegar, a deeply savory miso, an electrifying drop of garum, or the sweet intensity of black garlic. Fermentation is one of the foundations behind Noma's extraordinary flavor profiles. Now René Redzepi, chef and co-owner of Noma, and David Zilber, the chef who runs...

Publisher / Publication Date: Artisan, a division of Workman Publishing Co., Inc. 2018

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Herman, Jeff

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Summary: Jeff Herman’s Guide is the writer’s best friend. It reveals the names, interests, and contact information of hundreds of agents and editors. It presents invaluable information about 245 publishers and imprints, lists independent book editors who can help you make your work more publisher-friendly, and helps you spot scams. Jeff Herman’s Guide unseals the truth about how to outsmart the...

Publisher / Publication Date: New World Library 2018

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1 available in Reference, Call number: R 070.5 HER

Tolokonnikova, Nadezhda

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Summary: "A timely guide to radical protest, with words, actions, and inspiration to ignite the power of the people and jowfully resist"--Page 4 of cover.

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperOne 2018

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Vaidhyanathan, Siva

Summary: "If you wanted to build a machine that would distribute propaganda to millions of people, distract them from important issues, energize hatred and bigotry, erode social trust, undermine respectable journalism, foster doubts about science, and engage in massive surveillance all at once, you would make something a lot like Facebook. Of course, none of that was part of the plan. In Antisocial...

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2018

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Carr, Tom

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Summary: Train robberies, stage-coach holdups, posses, breakouts and shoot-em-ups step out of the darker pages of Michigan's past and spring to life in Tom Carr's MI Bad: Robbers, Cutthroats and Thieves in Michigan's Past and Present.

Publisher / Publication Date: Chandler Lake Books 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MI 977.4 CAR

Wiacek, Stephen

Summary: A history of Marvel's iconic character, Black Panther. Wiacek discusses key themes and storylines, with character studies, historical insights, and a discussion on the philosophical importance in the 1960s of a comic book with an all-black cast of heroes and villains.

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2018

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Biederman, Felix

Summary: "The creators of the cult-hit podcast Chapo Trap House deliver a manifesto for everyone who feels orphaned and alienated--politically, culturally, and economically--by the bloodless Wall Street centrism of the Democrats and the lizard-brained atavism of the right: there is a better way, the Chapo Way"--

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone 2018

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Carter, Stephen L.

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Summary: "She was black and a woman and a prosecutor, a graduate of Smith College and the granddaughter of slaves, as dazzlingly unlikely a combination as one could imagine in the New York of the 1930s--and without the strategy she devised, Lucky Luciano, the most powerful Mafia boss in history, would never have been convicted. When special prosecutor Thomas E. Dewey selected twenty lawyers to help him...

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2018

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Cole, Will

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Summary: Describes a plant-based program that provides all the weight-loss and health benefits of keto diets that can be used by everyone--including vegetarians, vegans and pescatarians.

Publisher / Publication Date: Avery, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2018

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Neff, Todd

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Summary: "Tells the story of a laser technology that will have a big impact on society and the brilliant innovators responsible for its development"--

Publisher / Publication Date: Prometheus Books 2018

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Roberts, Andrew

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Summary: When we seek an example of great leaders with unalloyed courage, the person who comes to mind is Winston Churchill: the iconic, visionary war leader immune from the consensus of the day, who stood firmly for his beliefs when everyone doubted him. But how did young Winston become Churchill? What gave him the strength to take on the superior force of Nazi Germany when bombs rained on London and...

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2018

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Dery, Mark

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Summary: From The Gashlycrumb Tinies to The Doubtful Guest, Edward Gorey's wickedly funny and deliciously sinister little books have influenced our culture in innumerable ways, from the works of Tim Burton and Neil Gaiman to Lemony Snicket. Some even call him the Grandfather of Goth. But who was this man, who lived with over twenty thousand books and six cats, who roomed with Frank O'Hara at Harvard,...

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2018

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Summary: "Eating healthfully plays a big role in managing diabetes. America's Test Kitchen's mission is to encourage home cooks to get into the kitchen with 400-plus meticulously developed and tested recipes that maximize healthy ingredients and flavor and limit unhealthy carbs and fats, sodium, and added sugars. Each recipe lists complete nutritional information for easy reference. Enjoy every meal...

Publisher / Publication Date: America's Test Kitchen 2018

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Wu, Tim

Summary: "We live in an age of extreme corporate concentration, in which global industries are controlled by just a few giant firms -- big banks, big pharma, and big tech, just to name a few. But concern over what Louis Brandeis called the "curse of bigness" can no longer remain the province of specialist lawyers and economists, for it has spilled over into policy and politics, even threatening...

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia Global Reports 2018

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 338.8 WU

Kalb, Marvin L.

Summary: Shortly after assuming office in January 2017, President Donald Trump accused the press of being an "enemy of the American people." Attacks on the media had been a hallmark of Trump's presidential campaign, but this charge marked a dramatic turning point: language like this ventured into dangerous territory. Twentieth-century dictators--notably, Stalin, Hitler, and Mao--had all denounced their...

Publisher / Publication Date: Brookings Institution Press 2018

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Johnson, Steven

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Summary: "The hardest choices are also the most consequential. So why do we know so little about how to get them right? Big, life-altering decisions matter so much more than the decisions we make every day, and they're also the most difficult: where to live, whom to marry, what to believe, whether to start a company, how to end a war. There's no one-size-fits-all approach for addressing these kinds of...

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2018

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Corchado, Alfredo

Summary: When Alfredo Corchado moved to Philadelphia in 1987, he felt as if he was the only Mexican in the city. But in a restaurant called Tequilas, he connected with two other Mexican men and one Mexican American, all feeling similarly isolated. Over the next three decades, the four friends continued to meet, coming together over their shared Mexican roots and their love of tequila. One was a radical...

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Publishing 2018

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Volcker, Paul A

Summary: As chairman of the Federal Reserve (1979-1987), Paul Volcker slayed the inflation dragon that was consuming the American economy and restored the world's faith in central bankers. That extraordinary feat was just one pivotal episode in a decades-long career serving six presidents. Told with wit, humor, and down-to-earth erudition, the narrative of Volcker's career illuminates the changes that...

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2018

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Eisen, Norman L.

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Summary: When Eisen moved into the US ambassador's residence in Prague, he was startled to discover swastikas hidden beneath the furniture. As he unspooled the twisting, captivating tale of some of the remarkable people who had called this palace home, he began to chronicle the upheavals that transformed the continent over the past century. He introduces us to optimistic Jewish financial baron, Otto...

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown, an imprint of Crown Publishing 2018

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Yousafzai, Ziauddin

Summary: The father of Malala Yousafzai traces his journey from an unconfident, stammering little boy living in a mud hut in Pakistan to a man who has broken with tradition and proven there are many faces of feminism.

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 YOUSAFZAI, ZIAUDDIN YOU
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Klein Halevi, Yossi

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Summary: "Letters to My Palestinian Neighbor is one Israeli's powerful attempt to reach beyond the wall that separates Israelis and Palestinians and into the hearts of "the enemy." In a series of letters, Yossi Klein Halevi explains what motivated him to leave his native New York in his twenties and move to Israel to participate in the drama of the renewal of a Jewish homeland, which he is committed to...

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

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Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson)

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Summary: Ulysses S. Grant is justly celebrated as the author of one of the finest military autobiographies ever written, yet many readers of his Personal Memoirs are unaware that during his army years Grant wrote hundreds of intimate and revealing letters to his wife, Julia Dent Grant. Presented with an introduction by acclaimed biographer Ron Chernow, My Dearest Julia collects more than eighty of these...

Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2018

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Dhaliwal, Aminder

Summary: When a birth defect wipes out the planet's entire population of men, Woman World rises out of society's ashes.

Publisher / Publication Date: Drawn & Quarterly 2018

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

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Summary: "The threat of foreign and domestic corruption; the balance of power between the federal government and the states and the controversial role of the Supreme Court; the danger of an unrestrained president and the potential remedy of impeachment. During the contest to ratify the Constitution America's founding generation wrestled with key questions and challenges that continue to test our nation...

Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2018

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