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Far and Away: Reports from the Brink of Change: Seven Continents, Twenty-Five Years

Andrew Solomon · Scribner Book Company
Pages: 512
Format: Print book

From the winner of the National Book Award and the National Books Critics' Circle Award - and one of the most original thinkers of our time - a riveting collection of essays about places in dramatic transition.Far and Away collects Andrew Solomon's writings about places undergoing seismic...
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Careers in Communications & Media

Michael Shally-Jensen · EBSCO Publishing
Pages: 361
Format: Print book

Salem's new series explores the fields and occupations of science and other emerging fields, emphasising STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) occupations and outlooks and green technologies where applicable. Written for high school and undergraduate students as well...
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Understanding Trump

Newt Gingrich · Center Street
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

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Library Security: Better Communication, Safer Facilities

Steve Albrecht · ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2015.
Pages: 184
Format: Print book

Library work is really all about people. And the inclusive, welcoming nature of the library means that all kinds of people pass through its doors. Not all difficult patrons are dangerous, but some frighten staff and other library users, which can lead to situations that are distracting,...
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The Two-State Delusion: Israel and Palestine – A Tale of Two Narratives

Padraig O'Malley · Viking; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

"A thoughtful autopsy of the failed two-state paradigm . . . Evenhanded, diplomatic, mutually respectful and enormously useful." - Kirkus, starred reviewDisputes over settlements, the right of return, the rise of Hamas, recognition of Israel as a Jewish state, and other intractable...
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Rediscovering Americanism: And the Tyranny of Progressivism

Mark R. Levin · Threshold Editions
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The new book from #1 New York Times bestselling author and syndicated radio host Mark R. Levin.
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Winning Marriage: The Inside Story of How Same-Sex Couples Took on the Politicians and Punditsand Won

Marc Solomon · ForeEdge
Format: Book

Ten years ago no state allowed same-sex couples to marry, support for gay marriage nationwide hovered around 30 percent, and politicians everywhere thought of it as the third rail of American politics—draw near at your peril. Today, same-sex couples can marry in seventeen states, polls...
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A Generation of Sociopaths: How the Baby Boomers Betrayed America

Bruce Cannon Gibney · Hachette Books
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

What happens when a society is run by people who are anti-social? Welcome to Baby Boomer America. In A Generation of Sociopaths, Bruce Cannon Gibney shows how America was hijacked by the Boomers, a generation whose reckless self-indulgence degraded the foundations of American prosperity....
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A World in Disarray: American Foreign Policy and the Crisis of the Old Order

Richard Haass · Penguin Press
Pages: 339
Format: Print book

An examination of a world increasingly defined by disorder and a United States unable to shape the world in its image, from the president of the Council on Foreign RelationsThings fall apart; the center cannot hold. The rules, policies, and institutions that have guided the world since...
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I Am Not Your Negro: A Companion Edition to the Documentary Film Directed by Raoul Peck

James Baldwin · Vintage
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

To compose his stunning documentary film I Am Not Your Negro, acclaimed filmmaker Raoul Peck mined James Baldwin's published and unpublished oeuvre, selecting passages from his books, essays, letters, notes, and interviews that are every bit as incisive and pertinent now as they have...
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Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right

Arlie Russell Hochschild · New Press
Pages: 351
Format: Print book

2016 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST FOR NONFICTIONA 2016 NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOKNEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERA KIRKUS BEST BOOK OF 2016One of "6 Books to Understand Trump's Win" according to the New York Times the day after the election"This is a smart, respectful and compelling...
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The Gatekeepers: How the White House Chiefs of Staff Define Every Presidency

Chris Whipple · Crown
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

The first in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at the White House Chiefs of Staff, whose actions - and inactions - have defined the course of our country. What do Dick Cheney and Rahm Emanuel have in common? Aside from polarizing personalities, both served as chief of staff to the president...
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Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America

James Jr Forman · Farrar
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

In recent years, America's criminal justice system has become the subject of an increasingly urgent debate. Critics have assailed the rise of mass incarceration, emphasizing its disproportionate impact on people of color. As James Forman, Jr., points out, however, the war on crime that...
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Kingdoms in the Air: Dispatches from the Far Away

Bob Shacochis · Grove Press
Pages: 480
Format: Print book

"Shacochis has extended his knowledge and imagination into places most of us have never ventured." - Washington PostBest known for his sweeping international and political fiction narratives, including The Woman Who Lost Her Soul, which won the Dayton Peace Prize and was finalist...
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Adults Just Wanna Have Fun: Programs for Emerging Adults

Audrey Barbakoff · ALA Editions
Pages: 136
Format: Print book

There are a wealth of resources out there geared towards serving the needs of toddlers, school age children, young adults, and senior citizens. But something's missing. Library users in their 20s and 30s constitute one of the most underserved populations for public libraries, and there's...
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