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O'Farrill, Arturo.

Contents: The Triumphant Journey (6:04) -- The Afro Latin Jazz Suite, Movement I: Mother Africa (9:47) -- The Afro Latin Jazz Suite, Movement II: All of the Americas (6:12) -- The Afro Latin Jazz Suite, Movement III: Adagio (1:33) -- The Afro Latin Jazz Suite, Movement IV: What Now? (4:13) -- Guajira Simple (9:29) -- Alabanza (9:46) -- Blues Guaguanco (6:03) -- Vaca Frita (8:34) -- Just One Moment (3:08)...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Motema Music,Llc 2015

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Contents: Disc 1. The triumphant journey / Dafnis Prieto (6:03) -- The Afro Latin jazz suite. Mother Africa ; All of the Americas ; Adagio ; What now? / Arturo O'Farrill (21:41) -- Guajira simple / Alexis Bosch (9:28) -- Alabanza / Michele Rosewoman (9:45) -- Blues guaguancó / Bobby Carcassés (6:02) --

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Motema Music 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD JAZZ O'F

Moyers, Bill D.

Summary: From Moyer's third PBS series, this text represents an unparalleled entree into the debates, the intellectual and cultural currents, and above all the fascinating people that have so powerfully shaped modern times.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The New Press 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.92 MOY

Popper, Pamela.

Summary: Backed by numerous scientific studies, this timely resource discusses the dire state of American health due to poor nutrition choices based on cynical food politics and medical misinformation and reveals how diet can dramatically improve and turn around many life-threatening conditions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: BenBella Books 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.39 POP

Hitchens, Christopher

Summary: "At the dawn of the new atheist movement, the thinkers who became known as "the four horsemen," the heralds of religion's unravelling--Christopher Hitchens, Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, and Daniel Dennett--sat down over cocktails for a filmed discussion. The video of the enthralling, path breaking evening that followed was released on YouTube and soon went viral. This is intellectual inquiry at...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 211 HIT

Tannen, Deborah.

Summary: Mothers and daughters do not speak different languages--but still often misunderstand each other, as they struggle to find the balance between closeness and independence. Both mothers and daughters want to be seen for who they are, but tend to see the other as falling short of who she should be. Each overestimates the other's power and underestimates her own. Tannen explains why a remark that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.8743 TAN

Summary: Can America rise to the challenge posed by its economic competitors in Europe and the Pacific Rim? Fresh from NAFTA and GATT victories, President Clinton shares his vision for re-engineering America's industrial and trade policies, education strategy, and tax and fiscal incentives in this incisive interview with Hedrick Smith.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

View online at AVOD

Summary: "An anthology of essays and illustrations that illuminate mental health topics in a straightforward way"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Young Readers 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.89 JEN

Bowden, Mark

Contents: Communication is more than words -- What we have here is a failure to communicate -- Winning trust with a wave of your hand -- Inspirational influence out of thin air -- Injecting excitement into your gestures -- Faces tell the whole story -- From complex to clear body language -- Directing the pull of your presence -- Holding your audience's attention -- All-embracing body language -- Position...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: McGraw-Hill 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 153.69 BOW

Turkle, Sherry

Summary: "Renowned media scholar Sherry Turkle investigates how a flight from conversation undermines our relationships, creativity, and productivity--and why reclaiming face-to-face conversation can help us regain lost ground,"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 302.2 TUR

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 302.2 TUR

Rice, James.

Summary: The Study It Conversation series is an easy-to-use conversation-based English textbook for ESL students, language teachers and English language programs in schools or language schools. The Study It English as a Second Language Conversation series consists of 8 different levels and 8 different textbooks. It is an exciting new series for teachers interested in Mobile Learning, Project-Based...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Study It Books 2015

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Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: EncyclopŒdia Britannica, Inc. 1990

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 809 Adler 1990

Marantz, Andrew

Summary: "For several years, Andrew Marantz, a New Yorker staff writer, has been embedded in two worlds. The first is the world of social-media entrepreneurs, who, acting out of naïvete and reckless ambition, upended all traditional means of receiving and transmitting information. The second is the world of the people he calls "the gate crashers" -- the conspiracists, white supremacists, and nihilist...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 302.23 MAR

Paisley, Erinne

Summary: "This work of nonfiction in the PopActivism series for teens looks at the importance of talking about feminism and continuing to fight for equal rights."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orca Book Publishers 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 305.4 PAI

Apps, Judy.

Summary: "A small, hardback pocket book to reach for whenever you're stuck for wordsAh, what could be better than good food, good wine and stimulating conversation? The food and wine can be bought...but good conversation is harder to acquire. If you want to be atthe top of everyone's dinner party invite list then Judy Apps and The Art of Conversation can help you master the knack of conversing like a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: John Wiley & Sons Inc 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 302.346 APP

McCann, Jim

Summary: The founder and CEO of 1-800-Flowers discusses how he used the art of conversation to achieve his goals and enhance his career and offers personal insights and how-to guidance on how to use the gift of gab as a leadership tool.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.4 MCC

Menaker, Daniel.

Summary: "A stylish, funny and surprising guide to the art of conversation"--Provided by the publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twelve 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 302.3 MEN

Summary: A discussion between His Holiness the Dalai Lama and psychologist Paul Ekman on the differences between Eastern and Western views on human emotions and the connections that exist between science and spirituality.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Times Books 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 152.4 EKM

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 152.4 EMO

Brokaw, Tom

Summary: The NBC news anchor and former White House correspondent evaluates the American dream of the past, present and future as experienced by four generations of his and other families.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.927 BRO

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.927 BRO

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.927 BRO

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.927 BRO

Brokaw, Tom

Summary: Rooted in the values, lessons, and verities of generations past and of his South Dakota upbringing, Brokaw weaves together inspiring stories of Americans who are making a difference and personal stories from his own family history, to engage us in a conversation about our country and to offer ideas for how we can revitalize the promise of the American dream.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 973.927 Bro

Kravetz, Lee Daniel

Summary: "Picking up where The Tipping Point leaves off, respected journalist Lee Daniel Kravetz's Strange Contagion is a provocative look at both the science and lived experience of social contagion. In 2009, tragedy struck the town of Palo Alto: A student from the local high school had died by suicide by stepping in front of an oncoming train. Grief-stricken, the community mourned what they thought...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Wave 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 302 KRA

Summary: Self-help author Dr. Wayne Dyer and physician Dr. William Davis discuss the wheat belly weight loss program, the obesity epidemic, and the relationship between wheat and diseases endemic to modern life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Hay House 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613.26 WHE

Sacred Paws (Musical group)

Contents: The conversation -- Almost it -- Life's too short -- Shame on me -- What's so wrong -- How far -- Is this real -- Write this down -- Brush your hair -- Other side.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK SAC

Summary: An animated documentary on the life of controversial MIT professor, philosopher, linguist, anti-war activist and political firebrand Noam Chomsky. Through complex, lively conversations with Chomsky and brilliant illustrations by Gondry himself, the film reveals the life and work of the father of modern linguistics while also exploring his theories on the emergence of language.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MPI Media Group 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC IS

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