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The story of trees : and how they changed the way we live —Hobbs, Kevin, author.
Book
2020
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"The Story of Trees takes the reader on a visual journey from some of the earliest known tree species on our planet to the latest fruit cultivars. The chosen trees have all had a profound effect on the planet and humanki...

Counting : how we use numbers to decide what matters —Stone, Deborah, author.
Book
2020
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"The best-selling author of Policy Paradox, a classic on politics, delivers a pathbreaking work on the simple act of counting. Early in her extraordinary career, Deborah Stone wrote Policy Paradox, a landmark work on pol...

The Futilitarians : our year of thinking, drinking, grieving, and reading —Gisleson, Anne, author.
Book
2017
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Anne Gisleson had lost her twin sisters, been forced to flee her home during Hurricane Katrina, and witnessed cancer take her beloved father. Before she met her husband, Brad, he had suffered his own trauma, losing his p...

A million years in a day : a curious history of everyday life from the Stone Age to the phone age —Jenner, Greg, author.
Book
2016
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"Who invented beds? When did we start cleaning our teeth? How old are wine and beer? Which came first: the toilet seat or toilet paper? What was the first clock? Every day, from the moment our alarm clock wakes us in the...

Witches of America —Mar, Alex, author.
Book
2016
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"Witches are gathering." When most people hear the word "witches," they think of horror films and Halloween, but to the nearly one million Americans who practice Paganism today, witchcraft is a nature-worshipping, polyth...

Opting back in : what really happens when mothers go back to work —Stone, Pamela, 1950- author.
Book
2019
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"Interrupting a professional career is, for women who opt out, a conflicted decision of last resort. Most women envision returning to the labor force even as they leave it. But can they? Drawing on unique research that f...

Honeydew stories —Pearlman, Edith, 1936- author.
Book On CD
2015
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Over the past several decades, Edith Pearlman has staked her claim as one of the great practitioners of the short story. This latest collection of twenty new stories is an occasion for celebration. Pearlman writes with w...

I can't date Jesus : love, sex, family, race, and other reasons I've put my faith in Beyonce —Arceneaux, Michael, author.
Book
2018
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"In the style of New York Times bestsellers You Can't Touch My Hair, Bad Feminist, and I'm Judging You, a timely collection of alternately hysterical and soul-searching essays about what it is like to grow up as a creati...

The slow moon climbs : the science, history, and meaning of menopause —Mattern, Susan P., 1966- author.
Book
2019
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"Are the ways we look at menopause all wrong? Historian Susan Mattern says yes, and The slow moon climbs reveals just how wrong we have been. Taking readers from the rainforests of Paraguay to the streets of Tokyo, Matte...

Open : the story of human progress —Norberg, Johan, 1973- author.
Book
2020
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Humanity's embrace of openness is the key to our success. The freedom to explore and exchange - whether it's goods, ideas or people - has led to stunning achievements in science, technology and culture. As a result, we l...

Animalkind : remarkable discoveries about animals and revolutionary new ways to show them compassion —Newkirk, Ingrid, author.
Book On CD
2020
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Studies show that animals are astounding living beings with emotions, intricate communications networks, and myriad abilities. Newkirk and Stone pair their tour of the astounding lives of animals with a guide to the exci...

72 Reasons to Be Vegan : Why Plant-Based. Why Now. —Stone, Gene, 1951- author.
EBook
2021

"Better sex, glowing skin, and more money...by going vegan Did you know that if you adopt a vegan diet you can enjoy better sex? Save money? Have glowing skin? You can ward off Alzheimer's, Type 2 diabetes, rheumatoid ar...

Everything is Going to be K.O. : An illustrated memoir of living with specific learning difficulties —Stone, Kaiya, author.
EBook
2020

A hilarious and heartfelt illustrated memoir of living with specific learning difficulties. In Everything is Going to be K.O., Kaiya Stone writes about her experiences of living with specific learning difficulties: from ...

Political animals : how our Stone-Age brain gets in the way of smart politics —Shenkman, Richard, author.
Book
2016
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This book "challenges us to go beyond the headlines, which often focus on what politicians do (or say theyll do), and to concentrate instead on what's really important: what shapes our response. Shenkman argues that, con...

Insane clown president : dispatches from the 2016 circus —Taibbi, Matt, author.
Book
2017
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"Dispatches from the 2016 election that provide an eerily prescient take on our democracy's uncertain future, by the country's most perceptive and fearless political journalist. The 2016 presidential contest as told by M...

The hero —Child, Lee, author.
Book
2019
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"In his first work of nonfiction, the creator of the multimillion-selling Jack Reacher series explores the endurance of heroes from Achilles to Bond, showing us how this age-old myth is a fundamental part of what makes u...

The vegetarian kitchen —Leith, Prue, author.
Book
2020
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"This gorgeous cookbook features simple, meat-free family dishes that have brought delight to the extended Leith family table, time and time again. Recipes include: Slow-Roasted Tomato and Goat's Cheese Galette, Black Be...

Tragedy, the Greeks, and us —Critchley, Simon, 1960- author.
Book
2019
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"From the curator of The New York Times's "The Stone," a provocative and timely exploration into tragedy--how it articulates conflicts and contradiction that we need to address in order to better understand the world we ...

Canadian failures : stories of building toward success —Benay, Alex, author.
Book
2017
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"What does it mean to fail? To some of the most successful Canadians, it was a rite of passage, a stepping stone to greater things, or even a brilliant source of inspiration. The light bulb (patented by two Torontonians)...

Hate Inc. : why today's media makes us despise one another —Taibbi, Matt, author.
Book
2019
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"In this characteristically turbocharged new book, celebrated Rolling Stone journalist Matt Taibbi provides an insider's guide to the variety of ways today's mainstream media tells us lies. Part tirade, part confessional...

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