Search
Type
Format
Sort
Location
Audience

Ditum, Sarah

Summary: A scathing reexamination of the lives of nine female celebrities in the 2000s, and the sexist, exploitative culture that took them down. Welcome to celebrity culture in the early aughts: the reign of Perez Hilton, celebrity sex tapes, and dueling tabloids fed by paparazzi who were willing to do anything to get the shot. It was a time when the Internet was still the Wild West, and when...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Press 2024

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Brownstein, Ronald

Summary: Documents the kaleidoscopic year during which transformative talents from Hollywood, Sunset Boulevard, and Beverly Hills heavily influenced pop culture, politics, and social movements.

Format: text

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 979.4 BRO

DePaulo, Bella M.

Summary: "A close-up examination and exploration, How We Live Now challenges our old concepts of what it means to be a family and have a home, opening the door to the many diverse and thriving experiments of living in twenty-first century America. Across America and around the world, in cities and suburbs and small towns, people from all walks of life are redefining our "lifespaces"--the way we live and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books/Beyond Words 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.8 DEP

Luzzi, Joseph.

Summary: "A charming, informative personal history that blends the anecdotal, historical, and downright unusual The child of Italian immigrants and an award-winning scholar of Italian literature, in My Two Italies Joseph Luzzi straddles these two perspectives tolink his family's dramatic story to Italy's north-south divide, its quest for a unifying language, and its passion for art, food, and family. ...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus & Giroux 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LUZZI, JOSEPH LUZ

Ronson, Jon

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: For the past three years, Jon Ronson has traveled the world meeting recipients of famous public shamings, often while their shamings are in full force. These are people like us--people who, say, made a joke on social media that came out badly, or made a mistake at work. Once a transgression is revealed, collective outrage circles with the force of a hurricane, and the next thing they know,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books, a member of Penguin Group (USA) 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 152 RON

Martin, Alyson.

Summary: "In November 2012, voters in Colorado and Washington passed landmark measures to legalize the production and sale of cannabis for social use-a first not only in the United States but also the world. Medical cannabis is now legal in eighteen states and Washington, D.C., and more than one million Americans have turned to it in place of conventional pharmaceuticals. Yet the federal government...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perseus Distribution Services 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.45 MAR

Moe, John

Summary: "Inspired by the author's wildly popular, long-running McSweeney's column, Pop Culture Correspondences is a hilarious deconstruction of the most iconic pop culture moments of our lifetimes"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.48 MOE

Jones, Brian Jay.

Summary: "For the first time ever--a comprehensive biography of one of the twentieth century's most innovative creative artists: the incomparable, irreplaceable Jim Henson. He was a gentle dreamer whose genial bearded visage was recognized around the world, but most people got to know him only through the iconic characters he created: Kermit the Frog, Bert and Ernie, Miss Piggy, Big Bird. The Muppets...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HENSON, JIM JON

Pomerantsev, Peter.

Summary: A British television producer reveals the corruption involved in every social and political aspect of Russian life, from propaganda gurus running the Russian media to Siberian mafia-towns and the international cabal of the super-rich.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306 POM

Krishnamurthy, Sowmya

Summary: "A cinematic narrative of glamour, grit, luxury, and luck, Fashion Killa draws on exclusive interviews with the leaders of the fashion world to tell the story of the hip-hop artists, designers, stylists, and unsung heroes who fought the power and reinvented style around the world over the last fifty years. Set in the sartorial scenes of New York, Paris, and Milan, journalist Sowmya...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.4 KRI

Bissell, Tom.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 791.43 Bis

Hills, Rachel

Summary: "Fifty years after the sexual revolution, we are told that we live in a time of unprecedented sexual freedom. But beneath the veneer of glossy hedonism, millennial journalist Rachel Hills argues that we are in the grip of a new brand of sexual control. Cosmopolitan meets Foucault in this full-scale investigation of the role that sex plays in today's culture. Coming of age in the early 2000s,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Paperbacks 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.7 Hills

Price, Catherine

Summary: "The startling story of America's devotion to vitamins-and how it keeps us from good health. Health-conscious Americans seek out vitamins any way they can, whether in a morning glass of orange juice, a piece of vitamin-enriched bread, or a daily multivitamin. We believe that vitamins are always beneficial and that the more we can get, the better-and yet despite this familiarity, few of us could...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 615.328 PRI

Britt, Ryan

Summary: Using original, deep-access reporting, extensive research, and insightful commentary, The Spice Must Flow brings the true popularity of Dune out into the light for the very first time. With original interviews with the beloved actors and directors behind the films--including Timothée Chalamet, Kyle Maclachlan, Denis Villeneuve, Patrick Stewart, Rebecca Ferguson, Alec Newman, and many more-- The...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Plume 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 813 BRI

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 813 BRI

Summary: "Black Futures is a collection of work--art, photos, essays, memes, dialogues, recipes, tweets, poetry, and more--that tells the story of the radical, imaginative, bold, and beautiful world that black artists, high and low, are producing today. The book presents a succession of brilliant and provocative pieces--from both emerging and renowned creators of all kinds--that generates an entrancing...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: One World 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.896 DRE

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.896 DRE

Lukianoff, Greg

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "A timely deep dive into cancel culture, an account of its dangers to all Americans, and the much-needed antidote from the team that brought you Coddling of the American Mind. Cancel culture is a new phenomenon, and The Canceling of the American Mind is the first book to codify it and survey its effects. From the team that brought you the bestselling Coddling of the American Mind comes hard...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon and Schuster 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.0973 LUK

Bingham, Clara

Summary: "As the 1960s drew to a close, the United States was coming apart at the seams. From August 1969 to August 1970, the nation witnessed nine thousand protests and eighty-four acts of arson or bombings at schools across the country. It was the year of the My Lai massacre investigation, the Cambodia invasion, Woodstock, and the Moratorium to End the War. The American death toll in Vietnam was...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303 BIN

Abrams, Jonathan P. D.

Summary: "The definitive oral history of the iconic and beloved TV show The Wire, as told by the actors, writers, directors, and others involved in its creation Since its final episode aired in 2008, HBO's acclaimed crime drama The Wire has only become more popular and influential. The issues it tackled, from the failures of the drug war and criminal justice system to systemic bias in law enforcement...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Archetype 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Roberson, Blythe

Summary: Blythe Roberson quits her day job and sets off to visit America's national parks, all the while pondering the question: Is quitting society for the road about enlightenment and liberty, or is it just selfish escapism?

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 917.304 Roberson

Stadiem, William.

Summary: "In October 1958, Pan American World Airways began making regularly scheduled flights between New York and Paris, courtesy of its newly minted wonder jet, the Boeing 707. Almost overnight, the moneyed celebrities of the era made Europe their playground. At the same time, the dream of international travel came true for thousands of ordinary Americans who longed to emulate the "jet set"...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 387.742 STA

Adler, Renata.

Summary: "For decades, Renata Adler's writing has upheld and defined the highest standards of investigative journalism. A staff writer at The New Yorker from 1963 to 2001, Adler has reported on civil rights from Selma, Alabama; on the war in Biafra, the Six-Day War, and the Vietnam War; on the Nixon impeachment inquiry and Congress. She has also written about cultural matters, films (as chief film...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New York Review Books 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818 ADL

Lamb-Shapiro, Jessica.

Summary: "Raised by a child psychologist who was himself the author of numerous self-help books, as an adult Jessica Lamb-Shapiro found herself both repelled and fascinated by the industry: did all of these books, tapes, weekend seminars, groups, posters, t-shirts and trinkets really help anybody? Why do some people swear by the power of positive thinking, while others dismiss it as so many empty...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LAMB-SHAPIRO, JESSICA LAM

Veitch, James

Summary: The Nigerian prince eager to fork over his inheritance, the family friend stranded unexpectedly in Norway, the lonely Russian beauty looking for love--they spam our inboxes with their hapless pleas for help, money, and our social security numbers. James Veitch presents a collection of funny exchanges with email scammers.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Book Group 2020

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

Safran, John.

Summary: "An unlikely journalist, a murder case in Mississippi, and a fascinating literary true crime story in the style of Jon Ronson. A notorious white supremacist named Richard Barrett was brutally murdered in Mississippi in 2010 by a young black man named Vincent McGee. At first the murder seemed a twist on old Deep South race crimes. But then new revelations and complications came to light. Maybe...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Hardcover 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.152 SAF

chat loading...
Back to Top