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Bar-Eli, Michael

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Summary: Boost! breaks down the complex behavioral science of getting ahead. Through original scientific research, unique case studies, and anecdotes from the world of sports and beyond, Bar-Eli explains the psychological underpinnings of human behavior and how we can harness this knowledge to perform at our highest levels, succeeding in our careers and personal lives.

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2018

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Summary: "The editors of Cabin Living magazine share their considerable knowledge of American cabins in thirty detailed stories from across the country." -- From back cover.

Publisher / Publication Date: Lyons Press, an imprint of Globe Pequot 2018

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Przybylo, Henry Jay

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Summary: A moving exploration of the most common but most mysterious procedure in medicine.

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2018

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Scutts, Joanna

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Summary: Presents a cultural history of independent single women between the 1920s and the 1950s through the reclaimed life of glamorous guru Marjorie Hillis.

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation 2018

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Belonsky, Andrew

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Summary: Like a wooden security blanket that Americans reach for when times get tough, the log cabin has endured as a uniquely American symbol of home and hearth. This strain of cabin fever is no fleeting trend: It has struck at regular intervals since the early 1900s, when log cabin vacations first became an option for an increasingly mobile America. Now the cozy cabin aesthetic is found, like a...

Publisher / Publication Date: The Countryman Press, a division of W.W. Norton & Company 2018

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Barry, Patricia

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Summary: "Get tips on navigating the Medicare maze, determine the best time to enroll--and how, save money by avoiding costly mistakes"--Cover.

Publisher / Publication Date: For Dummies, a Wiley Brand 2018

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Homer

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Summary: In this fresh, authoritative version—the first English translation of The Odyssey by a woman—this stirring tale of shipwrecks, monsters, and magic comes alive in an entirely new way. Written in iambic pentameter verse and a vivid, contemporary idiom, this engrossing translation matches the number of lines in the Greek original, thus striding at Homer’s sprightly pace and singing with a voice...

Publisher / Publication Date: London : W. W. Norton & Company 2018

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Rodrik, Dani

Summary: An honest discussion of free trade and how nations can sensibly chart a path forward in today's global economy. Not so long ago the nation-state seemed to be on its deathbed, condemned to irrelevance by the forces of globalization and technology. Now it is back with a vengeance, propelled by a groundswell of populists around the world. In Straight Talk on Trade, Dani Rodrik, an early and...

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2018

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Drinan, Cara H.

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Summary: In The War on Kids, Cara Drinan reveals how the United States went from being a pioneer to an international pariah in its juvenile sentencing practices. Academics and journalists have long recognized the failings of juvenile justice practices in this country and have called for change. Despite the uncertain political climate, there is hope that recent Supreme Court decisions may finally make...

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2018

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Wallace, Mike

Summary: "In Greater Gotham Mike Wallace, co-author of GOTHAM, picks up the story of New York at the critical juncture of 1898 and carries it forward during the period when it became not just the country's greatest urban center but a megapolis on an internationalscale, and with global reach. Between consolidation and the end of World War One, New York was transformed and transforming, mirroring the...

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2018

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Summary: J.K. Lasser's Your Income Tax 2018 puts America's most trusted tax advice to work to help you with your 2017 tax return. Reader-friendly and easy to use, this book answers your most pressing questions to help you maximize your tax savings. You'll learn how the latest tax law and IRS changes apply to your specific situation, and you'll find expert advice on sheltering income, planning, claiming...

Publisher / Publication Date: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 343 JK

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Summary: A treasury of dozens of African-American folktales discusses their role in a broader cultural heritage, sharing such classics as the Brer Rabbit stories, the African trickster Anansi, and tales from the late nineteenth-century's "Southern Workman."

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company 2018

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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 DAT

West, Geoffrey B.

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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Axelrod, Alan

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Summary: The Gilded Age--the name coined by Mark Twain to refer to the period of rapid economic growth in America between the 1870s and 1900--offers some intriguing parallels to our own time. Prolific historian Alan Axelrod tackles this subject in a fresh way, exploring "this intense era in all its dimensions...This book will reveal it...as, truly, the overture of the "American Century." He also looks...

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Publishing Company 2017

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Summary: Quicken WillMaker Plus 2018 is the easiest ways to create your estate plan, whether it's your first time or you want to update a previous plan. You'll be guided through the process from beginning to end with practical and relevant legal information so that you can make the best decisions for you and your family.

Publisher / Publication Date: Nolo 2017

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 346.05 QUI

Tresselt, Lydia

Summary: "This unique crochet book follows the lives of cute critters in cocoons as they transform from tiny bugs to beautiful butterflies, ladybirds and dragonflies. It features 15 adorable crochet patterns for various butterflies, moths, ladybirds and beetles, as well as flowers and leaves for them to feed on and a special crocheted carry bag to keep the whole set safe. Each bug is accompanied by an...

Publisher / Publication Date: Sewandso Book 2017

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Foerster, Vic

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Summary: "Essays regarding natural features of Isle Royale National Park and other locations pertaining to trees and nature."--Provided by publisher.

Publisher / Publication Date: Arbutus Press 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 814 Foe

Jackson, Fleda Brown

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Summary: The Woods Are On Fire is Fleda Brown’s deeply human and intensely felt poetic explorations of her life and world. Her account includes her brain-damaged brother, a rickety family cottage, a puzzling and sometimes frightening father, a timid mother, and the adult life that follows with its loves, divorces, and serious illnesses. Visually and emotionally rich, Brown’s poems call on Einstein,...

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Nebraska Press 2017

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Dylan, Bob

Summary: Bob Dylan: The Essential Interviews features over two dozen of the most significant and revealing conversations with the singer, gathered in one definitive collection that spans his career from street poet to Nobel Laureate. First published in 2006, this acclaimed collection brought together the best interviews and encounters with Bob Dylan to create a multi-faceted, cultural, and journalistic...

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2017

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Gerber, Dan

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Summary: "Zen-like attention-to nature and the human heart-is the through-line in Particles, the life-work of a rare American poet"--

Publisher / Publication Date: Copper Canyon Press 2017

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Summary: “What do you cook for the people you love?” America’s top chefs answer that question to make the most unique cookbook of the year, The Great American Cookbook. Take a journey across the states to celebrate the food of America, created in the homes and kitchens of 100 of our most beloved chefs and food heroes. A portion of the book’s proceeds will benefit No Kid Hungry, which helps to end...

Publisher / Publication Date: Weldon Owen in association with Blackwell&Ruth 2017

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Summary: If you're a writer or an illustrator for young readers and your goal is to get published, Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market 2018 is just the resource you need. Now in its 30th edition, CWIM contains more than 500 listings for children's book markets, including publishers, literary agents, magazines, contests, and more, making it the definitive guide for anyone seeking to write or...

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Reference, Call number: R 808 CHI

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Summary: A must-have collection of America's Test Kitchen's best recipes of the year, compiled from the hundreds of recipes that appeared in print in our magazines and books and on our television shows.

Publisher / Publication Date: America's Test Kitchen 2017

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