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Tatar, Maria

Summary: "World-renowned folklorist Maria Tatar reveals an astonishing but long buried history of heroines, taking us from Cassandra and Scheherazade to Nancy Drew and Wonder Woman. How do we explain our newfound cultural investment in empathy and social justice? For decades, Joseph Campbell had defined our cultural aspirations in The Hero with a Thousand Faces, emphasizing the value of seeking glory...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 809 TAT

Weissman, Joshua

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: How can you know if something is your favourite if 50 to 80 percent of the stuff you've been eating was made by someone else? Butter, condiments, cheese, pickles, patties, and buns. For a superior and potentially even life-changing experience, you can make these from scratch. Create the building blocks necessary to make the greatest meal of your life. Joshua Weissman will instruct you with his...

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Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2021

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Xu, Kenny

Summary: "Even in the midst of a nationwide surge of bias and incidents against them, Asians from coast to coast have quietly assumed mastery of the nation's technical and intellectual machinery and become essential American workers. Yet, they've been forced to do so in the face of policy proposals-written in the name of diversity-excluding them from the upper ranks of the elite. Going beyond the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Diversion Books 2021

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Hiner, Ed

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Summary: "A Navy SEAL veteran's proven, battle-tested guide for developing grit and resilience, overcoming obstacles, and living life to the fullest. What does it take to set a goal or have a dream, and then actually achieve it? What does it take to turn fear and stress into foresight, motivation, and action? It takes GUTS. No one knows this better than decorated Navy SEAL veteran Brian "Iron Ed" Hiner....

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Publisher / Publication Date: McGraw Hill 2021

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Nichols, Thomas M.

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Summary: "Over the past three decades, citizens of democracies who claim to value freedom, tolerance, and the rule of law have increasingly embraced illiberal politicians and platforms. Democracy is in trouble--but who is really to blame? In Our Own Worst Enemy, Tom Nichols challenges the current depictions of the rise of illiberal and anti-democratic movements in the United States and elsewhere as the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2021

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Henderson, Helene

3 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "85 original recipes for everything you could want to eat all day, complete with breezy beach vibes, simple Swedish sensibility, and wholesome cooking, from the beloved Malibu Farm restaurant chef and owner. No matter where you are, Malibu Farm: Sunrise to Sunset promises to transport you to the water and bring you the restaurant's adored food that diners keep coming back for. From sunrise...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Clarkson Potter 2021

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Garrett, Bradley L.

Summary: Since prehistory, bunkers have been built as protection from cataclysmic social and environmental forces, and as places of power and transformation. Today, the bunker has become the extreme expression of our greatest fears- from pandemics to climate change and nuclear war. And once you look, it doesn't take long to start seeing bunkers everywhere. In Bunker, acclaimed urban explorer and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 613.69 GAR

Gupta, Ruchi

Summary: "A world-renowned researcher and physician offers the first book to identify the entire spectrum of food-related health conditions, from allergy to sensitivity, and what we can do about it. Allergies are an epidemic--but they don't have to be. Every day,more than five hundred people in the US go to the emergency room following a bad allergic reaction to food; 1 in 10 people have food...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Go 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 616.97 GUP

Carlson, Tucker

3 holds on 2 copies

Summary: From the host of Tucker Carlson Tonight on Fox News and the New York Times best-selling author of Ship of Fools, a collection of nostalgic writings that underscore America's long slide from innocence to orthodoxy.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Threshold Editions 2021

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Loyn, David

Summary: "As troops pull out of Afghanistan at the end of America's longest war, The Long War uncovers the failures at the start that set the scene for this prolonged conflict. Three American presidents tried to defeat the Taliban - sending 150,000 international troops at the peak and spending a trillion dollars. But early policy mistakes that allowed Osama bin Laden to escape made the task far harder....

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

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 958.104 LOY

Woodward, Bob

44 holds on 6 copies

Summary: The transition from President Donald J. Trump to President Joseph R. Biden Jr. stands as one of the most dangerous periods in American history. Woodward and Costa take readers deep inside the Trump White House, the Biden White House, the 2020 campaign, and the Pentagon and Congress, with vivid, eyewitness accounts of what really happened. They also provide a look at Biden's presidency as he...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2021

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Duwicquet, Faustine

Summary: "New to the world of punch needle embroidery, or an expert crafter looking for a fresh challenge? Punch Needle Friends is the perfect guidebook for both beginners and expert level needle crafters and the ideal introduction to a fun and new embroidery lesson: learning how to create 20 different contemporary animal motifs"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Interweave 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 746.44 DUW

Spitznagel, Mark

5 holds on 4 copies

Summary: "Safe Haven Investing seeks to answer the question: what is the safest thing to invest your money in? Which investments can withstand a crash? Mark ultimately argues that an equity tail hedge is the one safe haven that is as good as--and even better than--gold. Mark will work through other areas that are typically considered safe, like farmland and real estate, before showing the reader how to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wiley 2021

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Ricker, Elizabeth R.

Summary: Distilling insights from dozens of interviews and hundreds of research studies from around the world, an MIT and Harvard-trained brain researcher turned Silicon Valley technologist, introduces the cutting-edge world of neuroscience and biohacking to helptransform your cognition in just 15 minutes a day.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown Spark 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 612.8 RIC

Deakin, Roger

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Considered a masterpiece of nature writing, and the book that launched the international wild swimming movement, Roger Deakin's Waterlog is a fascinating and inspiring journey into the aquatic world that surrounds us. In an attempt to discover his islandnation from a new perspective, Roger Deakin embarks from his home in Suffolk to swim Britain-the seas, rivers, lakes, ponds, pools, streams,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tin House 2021

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Nitsou, Katerina

4 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "Macedonian cuisine is a rich mosaic of influences from the Mediterranean and Middle East, and the neighboring countries in the Balkan Peninsula. It is known for its opulent family meals, and the regional dishes play important symbolic roles in local traditions and family celebrations. Macedonia: The Cookbook is a love letter to Macedonian culture, and a cuisine deeply rooted in its land and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Interlink Books 2021

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Brickman, Sophie

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Summary: "Combining a journalist's investigative eye with her unborn second child as an experimental guinea pig, Baby, Unplugged draws on Sophie Brickman's own experiences as a journalist and parent to try to discover what aspects of technology are actually helpful, which are making us crazy, and most importantly, how we might learn to trust ourselves and our instincts again when it comes to raising...

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 306.874 BRI

Nurin, Tara

Summary: It’s women, not men, who’ve brewed beer throughout most of human history. Their role as family and village brewer lasted for hundreds of thousands of years—through the earliest days of Mesopotamian civilization, the reign of Cleopatra, the witch trials of Medieval and Renaissance Europe, and the settling of colonial America. A Woman’s Place Is in the Brewhouse celebrates the contributions and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Chicago Review Press 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 338.4 NUR

Perelman, S. J. (Sidney Joseph)

1 hold on 1 copy

Contents: Introduction: Perelman, the Pearl of Providence / by Adam Gopnik -- Sketches and Satires. Puppets of passion: a throbbing story of youth's hot revolt against the conventions -- Those charming people: the latest report on the Weinbloom reptile expedition -- Scenario -- Strictly from hunger -- The love decoy: a story of youth in college today-awake, fearless, unashamed -- Waiting for Santy: a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2021

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De Cruz, Hollie

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Summary: Motherhood: there is no 'right way', only what is right for you and your baby. In this empowering, thought-provoking book, birth and parenting coach Hollie de Cruz will guide you through the ever-changing landscape of your baby's first year with a big dose of calm and confidence. Filled with mindfulness techniques, affirmations and game-changing exercises to help you feel more capable and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Vermilion 2021

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Vandome, Nick

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: Video Chatting for Seniors enables readers to fully embrace the world of video chatting--including Zoom, FaceTime, Skype, and Facebook Messenger. Written with the senior reader in mind and presented in larger type for easier reading.

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Publisher / Publication Date: In Easy Steps 2021

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Whitlock, Craig

8 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "The groundbreaking investigative story of how three successive presidents and their military commanders deceived the public year after year about the longest war in American history by Washington Post reporter Craig Whitlock, a three-time Pulitzer Prizefinalist"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2021

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Klam, Julie

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Summary: "Ever since she was young, Julie Klam has been fascinated by the Morris sisters, cousins of her grandmother. According to family lore, early in the 20th century the sisters' parents decided to move the family from Eastern Europe to Los Angeles so their father could become a movie director. On the way, their pregnant mother went into labor in St. Louis, where the baby was born and where their...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2021

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Rubenstein, David M.

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Summary: Pulitzer Prize-winning historians, diplomats, music legends and sports giants explore the grand American experiment in democracy, culture, innovation and ideas, revealing the setbacks, suffering, invention, ingenuity, and social movements that continue to shape our vision of what America is-and what it can be.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2021

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