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Diamant, Anita

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Summary: "Explores the subject of menstruation, from toxic historic and religious roots to how young activists are challenging the silence and shame that can erode self-esteem and even threaten lives ..."--Page 4 of cover.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 612.6 DIA

Dychtwald, Maddy

Summary: Life expectancy has soared to age seventy-seven and promises to rise further, and we are starting to make decisions based less on age and more on lifestyle and life stage. Maddy Dychtwald, a leading expert on generational marketing, offers a radical new view of how Americans live, work, and buy according to the new freedoms and responsibilities of our shifting age demographics, and the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.4 DYC

Mintz, Sidney W. (Sidney Wilfred)

Summary: In this book the author shows how Europeans and Americans transformed sugar from a rare foreign luxury to a commonplace necessity of modern life, and how it changed the history of capitalism and industry. He discusses the production and consumption of sugar, and reveals how closely interwoven are sugar's origins as a "slave" crop grown in Europe's tropical colonies with its use first as an...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 1986

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 394.1 MIN

Whybrow, Peter C.

Summary: An analysis of the American consumer culture cites modern statistics in obesity, depression, and panic disorders, drawing on detailed case studies to explain how today's affluent society is directly related to key social and medical issues.

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Co. 2006

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Diamond, Seymour

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Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan 1995

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.8 Diamond 1995

Lepore, Jill

Summary: A history of American ideas about life and death discusses how the age of discovery, Darwin's theories of evolution, and the space age changed ideas about life on Earth.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973 LEP

Noble, Safiya Umoja

Summary: « In Algorithms of Oppression, Safiya Umoja Noble challenges the idea that search engines like Google offer an equal playing field for all forms of ideas, identities, and activities. Data discrimination is a real social problem. Noble argues that the combination of private interests in promoting certain sites, along with the monopoly status of a relatively small number of Internet search...

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Publisher / Publication Date: New York University Press, [2018] 2018

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Summary: To a growing number of Mexicans and Latinos in the Americas, narco-traffickers have become icons, glorified by musicians who praise their fame and success. In this new constituency, they represent a pathway out of the ghetto, nurturing a new American dream fueled by money, drugs, and violence. The film is an explosive look at the drug cartels' pop culture influence on both sides of the border...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Ross, Michael Elsohn

Summary: Describes the cycle of soil decomposition and the water cycle, as well as how to develop a compost pile for recycling peapods and other garden products into compost to feed a garden.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Millbrook Press 2002

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 551 ROS

Karchmer, Kirsten

Summary: "We've been lied to about periods. PMS, cramping, bloating, migraines, irritability, and anxiety may be extremely common, but contrary to popular belief, they aren't normal. And they certainly aren't "just part of being a woman," despite the fact that this is what we've been told time and time again--by friends, family, and even doctors. After dedicating her entire clinical career to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tiller Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 612.6 KAR

Vitti, Alisa.

Summary: Offers a food-based solution for women's menstrual health, fertility support, and energy and libido issues; and guides readers to improve their overall quality of life by rebalancing their hormones.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 618.1 VIT

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 618.1 VIT

Summary: WIRED magazine delivers the latest news and reviews on current trends in the world of technology, business and culture. Also find gear, gadget and gizmo reviews and articles on innovative people and ideas in each issue of WIRED magazine.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wired USA 1993

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Zuboff, Shoshana

Summary: "Shoshana Zuboff, named "the true prophet of the information age" by the Financial Times, has always been ahead of her time. Her seminal book In the Age of the Smart Machine foresaw the consequences of a then-unfolding era of computer technology. Now, three decades later she asks why the once-celebrated miracle of digital is turning into a nightmare. Zuboff tackles the social, political,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2019

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Summary: Ben is a 23-year-old slacker who meets up and coming career girl Alison at a bar. They end up having a one night stand. Eight weeks later, Ben is shocked when Alison meets him and reveals that she is pregnant. Despite having little in common, the two decide that they have to at least try to make some kind of relationship work for the baby's sake.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2007

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2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY KNO

Walker, Peter

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Summary: "Peter Walker--reporter at the Guardian and curator of its popular bike blog--shows how the future of humanity depends on the bicycle. Car culture has ensnared much of the world--and it's no wonder. Convenience and comfort (as well as some clever lobbying) have made the car the transportation method of choice for generations. But as the world evolves, the high cost of the automobile is made...

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Publisher / Publication Date: TarcherPerigee 2017

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Martin, Brett

Summary: "In the late 1990s and early 2000s, the landscape of television began an unprecedented transformation. While the networks continued to chase the lowest common denominator, a wave of new shows, first on premium cable channels like HBO and then basic cablenetworks like FX and AMC, dramatically stretched television's narrative inventiveness, emotional resonance, and artistic ambition. No longer...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Penguin Press 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 791.45 MAR

Benjamin, Ruha.

Summary: "From everyday apps to complex algorithms, Ruha Benjamin cuts through tech-industry hype to understand how emerging technologies can reinforce white supremacy and deepen social inequity. Far from a sinister story of racist programmers scheming on the dark web, Benjamin argues that automation has the potential to hide, speed, and even deepen discrimination, while appearing neutral and even...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Polity 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.48 BEN

Lancaster, Jen

Summary: Every day, Americans are bombarded with terrifying news about crime, the environment, politics, and the health consequences of the foods we've been enjoying for years. We're judged by social media users, pressured into maintaining a perfect home, and expected to base our self-worth on retweets, faves, likes, and followers. Our collective FOMO (fear of missing out), and the disparity between...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little a 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.4 LAN

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.4 LAN

Summary: Whaling industry in Chile

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1946

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Summary: "Kids will learn what it means to take care of Earth and all of the life it supports with these fun and educational apps, interactive books, and activities. Discover different facts about animals; Explore different solutions for recycling and reusing "trash"; Learn about gardening and farming; Learn about weather conditions and the water cycle."--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J LAUNCHPAD PRO

Summary: Featuring live action and animation, this movie examines the history and current state of the living organic matter that we come from and will later return to.

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Publisher / Publication Date: New Video Group 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 631.4 DVD Dirt 2010

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Houellebecq, Michel

Summary: "'Mes croyances sont limitées, mais elles sont violentes. Je crois à la possibilité du royaume restreint. Je crois à l'amour' écrivait récemment Michel Houellebecq. Le narrateur de Sérotonine approuverait sans réserve. Son récit traverse une France qui piétine ses traditions, banalise ses villes, détruit ses campagnes au bord de la révolte. Il raconte sa vie d'ingénieur agronome, son amitié...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Flammarion 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 448.4 FIC HOU

Summary: Reader-supported, advertising-free Adbusters, an activist magazine devoted to challenging consumerism.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Media Foundation 1989

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Piketty, Thomas

Summary: "Thomas Piketty's bestselling Capital in the Twenty-First Century galvanized global debate about inequality. In this audacious follow-up, Piketty challenges us to revolutionize how we think about politics, ideology, and history. He exposes the ideas that have sustained inequality for the past millennium, reveals why the shallow politics of right and left are failing us today, and outlines the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard University Press 2020

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