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Clavin, Thomas

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Summary: "Dodge City, Kansas, is a place of legend. The town that started as a small military site exploded with the coming of the railroad, cattle drives, eager miners, settlers, and various entrepreneurs passing through to populate the expanding West. Before long, Dodge City's streets were lined with saloons and brothels and its populace was thick with gunmen, horse thieves, and desperadoes of every...

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Agrawal, Anurag A.

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Summary: Monarch butterflies are one of nature's most recognizable creatures, known for their bright colors and epic annual migration from the United States and Canada to Mexico. Yet there is much more to the monarch than its distinctive presence and mythic journeying. In Monarchs and Milkweed, Anurag Agrawal presents a vivid investigation into how the monarch butterfly has evolved closely alongside the...

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2017

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Burns, Eric.

Summary: Eleanor Roosevelt is viewed as one of the most pioneering women in American history. But she was also one of the most enigmatic and lonely. Her loveless marriage with FDR was no secret, and she had a cold relationship with most of her family, as well, from her distant mother to her public rivalry with her cousin, Alice. Yet she was a warm person, beloved by friends, and her humanitarian work...

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2017

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Reiss, Benjamin

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Summary: "Humans have slept since the dawn of our species. And yet the way humans sleep across history has changed dramatically, most disastrously in our own modern era. For the last two centuries sleep, the industrialized West has reduced sleep to one narrow definition: hours of unbroken slumber, in a private chamber, alone or with at most one additional partner. And this artificial cultural definition...

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2017

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Summary: A collection of 127 first-person narratives by writers such as Richard Harding Davis, Edith Wharton, John Reed, Henry Morgenthau, Leslie Davis, Jane Addams, Emma Goldman, Victor Chapman, Edmond Genet, Hervey Allen, Ellen N. La Motte, Mary Borden, Carrie Chapman Catt, Oliver Wendell Holmes, W.E.B. Du Bois, James Weldon Johnson, Jessie Redmon Fauset, and many more.

Publisher / Publication Date: The Library Of America 2017

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Braeden, Eric

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Summary: "For nearly four decades, fans have welcomed the star of television's number-one daytime show, The Young and the Restless, into their living rooms. While they've come to know and love the suave Victor Newman, few truly know the man behind the character, the supremely talented Eric Braeden. I'll Be Damned is his story--a startling and uplifting true tale of war, deprivation, determination, fame,...

Publisher / Publication Date: Dey St., an imprint of William Morrow 2017

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Crowe, Kelsey

Summary: "The creator of the viral hit "Empathy Cards" teams up with a compassion expert to produce a visually stunning and groundbreaking illustrated guide to help you increase your emotional intelligence and learn how to offer comfort and support when someone you know is in pain. When someone you know is hurting, you want to let her know that you care. But many people don't know what words to use--or...

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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Manguso, Sarah

Summary: 300 Arguments, a foray into the frontier of contemporary nonfiction writing, is at first glance a group of unrelated aphorisms. But, as in the work of David Markson, the pieces reveal themselves as a masterful arrangement that steadily gathers power. Manguso’s arguments about desire, ambition, relationships, and failure are pithy, unsentimental, and defiant, and they add up to an unexpected and...

Publisher / Publication Date: Graywolf Press 2017

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Hyemin

Summary: A multimillion-copy bestselling book of spiritual wisdom about the importance of slowing down in our fast-paced world "Is it the world that's busy, or is it my mind'" The world moves fast, but that doesn't mean we have to. In this bestselling mindfulness guide-it has sold more than three million copies in Korea, where it was a #1 bestseller for forty-one weeks and received multiple Best Book of...

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2017

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Carney, Scott

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Summary: Our ancestors crossed deserts, mountains, and oceans-- feats of endurance that now seem impossible without modern technology. Can we hack our bodies and use the environment to stimulate our inner biology? Carney explores the true connection between the mind and the body and reveals the science that allows us to push past our perceived limitations.

Publisher / Publication Date: Rodale 2017

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Clarke, David

Summary: America has become increasingly divided and polarized in recent years. With growing racial tension, animosity toward law enforcement professionals, government corruption, and disregard for the constitutional process, there seems to be no easy answer in sight. But Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke knows where we must begin: we must stop blaming others; look at our problems with open eyes;...

Publisher / Publication Date: Worthy Publishing 2017

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Siegel, Daniel J.

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Summary: "What is the mind? What is the experience of the self truly made of? How does the mind differ from the brain? Though the mind's contents--its emotions, thoughts, and memories--are often described, the essence of mind is rarely, if ever, defined. In this book, noted neuropsychiatrist and New York Times best-selling author Daniel J. Siegel, MD, uses his characteristic sensitivity and...

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2017

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Sander, Peter J.

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Summary: Shows how to protect your money with stock picks that have beaten the S&P average seven years in a row. Authors Sander and Bobo explain in detail their value investing philosophy as well as low-volatility investing and how to find stocks that consistently perform and pay dividends.

Publisher / Publication Date: Adams Media, a division of F + W Media 2017

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Summary: Backpacker Magazine's The Complete Guide to Backpacking combines and distills the most useful and relevant skills necessary for backpacking in one easy to use guide, from the most respected authority on backpacking - Backpacker magazine. From detailed descriptions of what to pack and how to pack it, to navigation and campsite cooking, to managing outdoor hazards and more, The Complete Guide to...

Publisher / Publication Date: Falcon 2017

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Wiking, Meik

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Summary: "The Danes are famously the happiest people in the world, and hygge is a cornerstone of their way of life. Hygge (pronounce Hoo-ga) loosely translates as a sense of comfort, togetherness, and well-being. You know hygge when you feel it. It is when you are cuddled up on the sofa with a loved one, or sharing comfort food with your closest friends. It is those crisp blue mornings when the light...

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

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Rowe, Claudia

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Summary: "In September 1998, young reporter Claudia Rowe was working as a stringer for the New York Times in Poughkeepsie, New York, when local police discovered the bodies of eight women stashed in the attic and basement of the small colonial home that Kendall Francois, a painfully polite twenty-seven-year-old community college student, shared with his parents and sister. Growing up amid the safe,...

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2017

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Clark, Louis V.

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Summary: In deceptively simple prose and verse, Louis V. "Two Shoes" Clark III shares his life story, from childhood on the Rez, through school and into the working world, and ultimately as an elder, grandfather, and published poet. How to Be an Indian in the 21st Century explores Clark’s deeply personal and profound take on a wide range of subjects, from schoolyard bullying to workplace racism to...

Publisher / Publication Date: Wisconsin Historical Society Press 2017

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Harrison, George

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Summary: This is the closest we will come to George Harrison's autobiography. This new volume has been significantly updated since the 1980 original, it covers the full span of George Harrison's life and work--exploring his upbringing in Liverpool, the growth of Beatlemania, his love of India, gardening, and racing cars. It also presents 141 of George Harrison's songs, with lyrics handwritten and...

Publisher / Publication Date: Genesis Publications 2017

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Whitman, James Q.

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Summary: Nazism triumphed in Germany during the high era of Jim Crow laws in the United States. Did the American regime of racial oppression in any way inspire the Nazis? The unsettling answer is yes. In Hitler's American Model, James Whitman presents a detailed investigation of the American impact on the notorious Nuremberg Laws, the centerpiece anti-Jewish legislation of the Nazi regime. Contrary to...

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2017

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Green, Louise

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Summary: In this kick-ass call to arms, Louise Green describes how the fitness industry fails to meet the needs of plus-size women and thus prevents them from improving their health. By sharing her own story of how she stopped dieting, got off the couch, and got fit, Green inspires other plus-size women to do the same. She provides concrete advice about how to get started, how to establish a support...

Publisher / Publication Date: Greystone 2017

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Davis, Jack E.

Summary: Significant beyond tragic oil spills and hurricanes, the Gulf has historically been one of the world's most bounteous marine environments, supporting human life for millennia. Based on the premise that nature lies at the center of human existence, Davis takes readers on a compelling and, at times, wrenching journey from the Florida Keys to the Texas Rio Grande, along marshy shorelines and...

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation 2017

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Abbott, Erin Austen

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Summary: "Featuring 25 profiles of illustrators, jewelry designers, ceramicists, painters, clothing designers, and printmakers, [this book] provides a behind-the-scenes look at the daily rituals and best practices that keep these creative entrepreneurs on track. With Q&As, insider tips, and DIYs from each maker, these pages offer guidance and encouragement to artists just starting their careers and to...

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2017

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Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture

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Summary: Letters to a Young Farmer is both a compelling history and a vital road mapa reckoning of how we eat and farm; how the two can come together to build a more sustainable future; and why now, more than ever before, we need farmers.

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton Architectural Press 2017

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Logothetis, Leon

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Contents: Taking risks is the only way -- There's no way to do this alone -- The way out of the comfort zone -- The way of the student -- The way to connect comes through disconnecting -- The way to mastery is getting out of your own way -- Giving back is the onlyway to take in life -- The way of the traveler starts at home -- The way of the traveler has just begun.

Publisher / Publication Date: Readers Digest 2017

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