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Schweblin, Samanta

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Summary: "Schweblin's stories have the feel of a sleepless night, where every shadow and bump in the dark take on huge implications; they leave your pulse racing and the line between the real and the strange blurring."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2019

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Weintraub, Aileen

Summary: "Meet 50 super-inspiring kids! It's never too early--and you're never too young-- to make a difference in the world! The amazing musicians, writers, scientists, athletes, activists, and other fascinating kids in this book accomplished great feats by the age of eighteen. They impacted people's lives by coming up with new inventions, making art and music, competing in sports, and speaking out...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 WEI

Bagieu, Pénélope

Summary: With her characteristic wit and dazzling drawings, celebrated graphic novelist Penelope Bagieu profiles the lives of these feisty female role models, some world famous, some little known. From Nellie Bly to Mae Jemison or Josephine Baker to Naziq al-Abid, the stories in this comic biography are sure to inspire the next generation of rebel ladies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second, an imprint of Roaring Book Press 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 920 BAG

Arakawa, Hiromu

Summary: The victims of an alchemical ritual gone wrong, Edward Elric and his brother Alphonse search for the only thing that can restore them, the Philosopher's Stone.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: VIZ Media 2013

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 741.5 FUL

Oda, Eiichirō

Summary: "In their attempt to rescue a possibly nefarious princess from the numerically named Baroque Works crew, Luffy and gang land on a set of islands populated by oversized flora and fauna. It's the scene of a larger-than-life battle in which giants, pirates, dinosaurs and strange birds duke it out in the name of honor, friendship and dynamite-spiked beverages. In all the excitement, navigator Nami...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viz Media, LLC 2013

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Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

Jalal al-Din Rumi

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Publisher / Publication Date: Castle Books 1997

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Jalāl al-Dīn Rūmī

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperSanFrancisco 2001

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 891.5511 JAL

Michelangelo Buonarroti

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Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1970

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 851.2 MIC

Jalāl al-Dīn Rūmī

Contents: Working with our humanness -- The ego animal -- Awe, naked wonder -- The inner work -- The step into placelessness -- The gift and the giver -- The passion for God -- Signs that speak -- The pearl of the heart -- The yearning -- Praise, glory -- The only one -- Boiling the chickpeas -- The complete human -- Surrender -- Love is the cause -- Mercy -- Purity.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shambhala 2000

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 891.5511 RUM

Arakawa, Hiromu

Summary: Contains volumes 19, 20 and 21! The story enters its final stretch as the Elric brothers learn of the homunculi's ultimate plan to turn all of Amestris into an alchemical bloodbath on the "Day of Reckoning." While tempted to use the open portal that day to get their bodies back, for now the brothers build opposition to the homunculi-corrupted military with others who have learned of the grisly...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 741.5 FUL

Kadare, Ismail

Summary: "At the heart of the Ottoman Empire, in the main square of Constantinople, a niche is carved into ancient stone. Here, the sultan displays the severed heads of his adversaries. People flock to see the latest head and gossip about the state of the empire: the province of Albania is demanding independence again, and the niche awaits a new trophy... Tundj Hata, the imperial courier, is charged...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Counterpoint Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KAD

Voltaire

Summary: In this witty political satire, a gentleman plagued by misfortune clings to the belief that all is for the best. Voltaire mocks the eternal optimist philosophy of his day that proclaimed human and natural disasters part of a larger cosmic plan.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2005

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Kobayashi, Issa

Summary: A selection of haikus by the Japanese master. Through an illustrated collection of haiku, the inspirational moments in the life of one family throughout the course of a year are presented, bringing to light the preciousness of the moment and the wonder of today.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2007

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 895.613 KOB

Xinran

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday 2005

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 951.5 XIN

Miura, Kentarō.

Summary: "Guts the Black Swordsman has again donned the accursed Berserker armor to battle the titanic Sea God--from the inside! To slay the creature, its heart must be pierced, but even if he can manage this impossible task deep within the leviathan, how will Guts get back out?"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dark Horse Manga 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 741.5 MIU

Paz, Octavio

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Publisher / Publication Date: New Directions 1984

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 861 PAZ

Jalāl al-Dīn Rūmī

Summary: "Rumi's "Divani Shamsi Tabriz" ("The Works of Shams of Tabriz"--Named in honor of Rumi's spiritual teacher and friend) is a collection of lyric poems that contain more than 40,000 verses by America's bestselling poet, and is a classic of Persian literature. Its most familiar form is as a big red book, hence the name. Coleman Barks is famous for his renderings of Rumi's poetry and his work on...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperOne 2010

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Mandelʹshtam, Osip

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Publisher / Publication Date: Station Hill 1987

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 891.713 MAN

Vallejo, Cesar

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Publisher / Publication Date: Latin American Literary Review Press 1990

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 861 VAL

Neruda, Pablo

Summary: "The first book to collect all of Pablo Neruda's odes, in any language; a bilingual edition"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 861.64 NER

Neuman, Andres

Summary: Playful, philosophizing, and gloriously unpredictable, Andrés Neuman's short stories consider love, lechery, history, mortality, family secrets, therapy, Borges, mysterious underwear, translators, and storytelling itself.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Open Letter 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NEU

Shiva, Shahram T.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hohm Press 1995

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Neruda, Pablo

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 1988

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 861 NER