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Mechanic, Michael

Summary: "A senior editor at Mother Jones dives into the lives of the extremely rich, showing the fascinating, otherworldly realm they inhabit-and the insidious ways this realm harms us all"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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White, Edward

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Summary: In The Twelve Lives of Alfred Hitchcock, Edward White explores the Hitchcock phenomenon-what defines it, how it was invented, what it reveals about the man at its core, and how its legacy continues to shape our cultural world.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Keefe, Patrick Radden

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Summary: Presents a portrait of three generations of the Sackler family, who built their fortune on the sale of Valium and later sponsored the creation and marketing of one of the most commonly prescribed and addictive painkillers of the opioid crisis.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Tumulty, Karen

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Summary: "The definitive biography of the fiercely vigilant and politically astute First Lady who shaped one of the most consequential presidencies of the 20th century: Nancy Reagan"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Jones, J. Nicole

Summary: "J. Nicole Jones is the only daughter of a prominent South Carolina family, a family that grew rich building the hotels and seafood restaurants that draw tourists to Myrtle Beach. But at home, she is surrounded by violence and capriciousness: a grandfather who beats his wife, a barman father who dreams of being a country music star. At one time, Jones's parents can barely afford groceries; at...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Lahey, Jessica

Summary: A comprehensive reference for parents and educators explains the origins of substance abuse while offering advice for how to identify risk factors and take steps to prevent vulnerable teens from developing an addiction disorder.

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

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Teigen, Pepper

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Summary: "Whether she's frying up a batch of her crispy-garlicky wings for John's football Sundays or making Chrissy her favorite afternoon snack--instant ramen noodles with ground pork, cabbage, scallions, and cilantro--Pepper Teigen loves feeding her famously fabulous family. Through these eighty recipes, Pepper teaches you how to make all her hits. You'll find playful twists on Thai classics, such as...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Clarkson Potter/Publishers 2021

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Simonson, Robert

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Summary: "Satiate your thirst for new ways to use and drink tequila and mezcal with this collection of 62 recipes for agave cocktails from New York Times spirits writer Robert Simonson. These versatile spirits pair with a broad range of flavors in nearly every classic cocktail formula, from the flip to the julep and the recipes here are easy to assemble, most only require three or four ingredients. From...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ten Speed Press 2021

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Arment, Ainsley

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Summary: "...[a] resource book for parents, educators, and caregivers to enjoy doing hands-on activities outside with kids. One of the core philosophies behind Wild + Free is the belief that nature is the best classroom we could ever hope for. It unlocks the imagination and inspires creativity in ways that a schoolroom never could."--

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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Picard, André

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Summary: "It took the coronavirus pandemic to open our eyes to the deplorable state of so many of the nation's long-term care homes: the inhumane conditions, overworked and underpaid staff, and lack of oversight. In this timely new book, esteemed health reporter André Picard reveals the full extent of the crisis in eldercare, and offers an urgently needed prescription to fix a broken system. When...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Canada 2021

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Smith, Jason E.

Summary: "In Religious but Not Religious, Jungian analyst Jason E. Smith explores the idea, expressed by C. G. Jung, that the religious sense is a natural and vital function of the human psyche. We suffer from its lack"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Chiron Publications 2021

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Sifton, Sam

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Summary: Cooking without recipes is a kitchen skill, same as cutting vegetables into dice or flipping an omelet. Sifton makes improvisational cooking easy. Each recipe uses ingredients you have on hand or could pick up on a quick trip to the store. -- adapted from back cover and page 1.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ten Speed Press 2021

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Gioffre, Daryl

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Summary: When you break your sugar addiction, you cut out a major contributor to inflammation, brain fog, aging, and chronic disease. Gioffre shows you how to go from stress eating to strength eating with a 21 day plan. This is your guide to turning your body into a strength-eating, energy-filled, acid-kicking machine! -- adapted from back cover

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Go, an imprint of Hachette Books 2021

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Chernoff, Marc

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Summary: "New York Times bestselling authors Marc and Angel Chernoff deliver inspiring, actionable advice for keeping relationships strong--for couples, parents, friends, and more"--

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

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Ibuki, Hiroko

Summary: Sweet and soft animal friends made with popular Japanese knitting techniques. This collection of 25 cuddly toy animals includes everything from favourite pets to zoo animals. Made with soft materials and adorable expressions, these sweet companions make the perfect gift for newborns, grandchildren and animal lovers alike. While some fit in the palm of your hand, the largest is the huggable size...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tuttle Publishing 2021

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Suarez, Marie

Summary: One of France's favorite crafters introduces readers to the delights of punch needle embroidery in this gorgeous practical book that has everything they'll need for making 20 creative and original projects.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Search Press 2021

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Cohen, Deatra

Summary: "A rediscovery of the forgotten legacy of the Jewish medicinal plant healers who thrived in eastern Europe's Pale of Settlement, from the Middle Ages through the modern era"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: North Atlantic Books 2021

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Rosenberg, Rebecca

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Summary: "At Any Cost unravels the twisted story of Rod Covlin, whose unrepentant greed drove him to an unspeakable act of murder and betrayal that rocked New York City. Wealthy, beautiful, and brilliant, Shele Danishefsky had it all. After climbing Wall Street's corporate ladder to the top, she was eager to build a family with her much younger husband, a handsome Ivy League grad named Rod Covlin. But...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2021

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Cipolla, Carlo M.

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Summary: "An economist explores the five laws that confirm our worst fears: stupid people can and do rule the world"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2021

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Mortimer, Frank

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Summary: Mortimer invites readers on an eye-opening journey into the secret world of bees-- and the singular world of his fellow bee-keepers. In connecting with a club of disparate but kindred spirits, he discovers the centuries-old history of the trade; the practicality of maintaining it; what bees see, think, and feel; how they talk to each other and socialize; and what can be done to combat their...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Citadel Press, Kensington Publishing Corp. 2021

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Thompson, Richard

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Summary: "A revealing look at the early years of Richard Thompson, one of the world's most influential guitarists and songwriters, following the formation of his band Fairport Convention, his revival of British folk traditions, and his journey through Sufism-all before the age of 26"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2021

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Forkner, Lorene Edwards

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Summary: "Expert gardener Lorene Edwards Forkner shares all the information you need to create a thriving garden, from facts about soil and sun to tips on fertilizing, mulching, and watering. Regional planting charts show what to plant when, and a month-by-month planner takes you from January through December... Whether your garden grows in the ground, on a balcony, or in containers on a sunny patio,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Timber Press 2021

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Lima, Jamie Kern

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Summary: "Shares the wild but true story of how a once struggling waitress turned her against-the-grain idea into an international bestselling sensation, eventually selling the company for over a billion dollars and becoming the first female CEO of a brand in L'Oraeal's 100+ year history. Faced with self-doubt, body-doubt, God-doubt, Jamie reveals how she almost didn't make it, how she learned to trust...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2021

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Frangello, Gina

Summary: "Gina Frangello is a long-married fortysomething devoted mom when her life is turned upside down by the sudden death of her closest friend. Worn down from years of caregiving both her elderly parents and three kids, Gina starts to interrogate her own mortality and what she once longed for as a younger woman : a kind of sexual, romantic and artistic intensity radically at odds with her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Counterpoint Press 2021

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