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Rest in Power: The Enduring Life of Trayvon Martin

Sybrina Fulton · Spiegel & Grau
Pages: 331
Format: Print book

Trayvon Martin's parents take readers beyond the news cycle with an account only they could give: the intimate story of a tragically foreshortened life and the rise of a movement. On a February evening in 2012, in a small town in central Florida, seventeen-year-old Trayvon Martin was walking...
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The Plot to Hack America: How Putin's Cyberspies and WikiLeaks Tried to Steal the 2016 Election

Malcolm Nance · Skyhorse Publishing
Pages: 216
Format: Print book

In April 2016, computer technicians at the Democratic National Committee discovered that someone had accessed the organization's computer servers and conducted a theft that is best described as Watergate 2.0. In the weeks that followed, the nation's top computer security experts discovered...
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American Conspiracies

Jesse Ventura · Skyhorse Publishing
Pages: 332
Format: Hardcover

New York Times bestselling author Jesse Ventura is back with more conspiracies that our government wishes you didn't know about!In this explosive account of wrongful acts and ensuing cover-ups, Jesse Ventura offers a different side to the stories we've all heard and read about in the history...
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Career Transitions for Librarians: Proven Strategies for Moving to Another Type of Library

Davis Erin Anderson · Rowman & Littlefield
Pages: 253
Format: Print book

What if you were a public librarian and then you wanted to become an academic librarian? How different are those worlds and how would you know what kind of skills or experiences you need to get your foot into the academic door? Career Transitions for Librarians: Proven Strategies for Moving...
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Rethinking Collection Development and Management

Becky Albitz; Christine Avery; Diane Zabel · Libraries Unlimited
Pages: 400
Format: Paperback

This collection of thought-provoking essays by visionary and innovative library practitioners covers theory, research, and best practices in collection development, examining how it has evolved, identifying how some librarians are creatively responding to these changes, and predicting what...
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So You Want To Be a Cop: What Everyone Should Know Before Entering a Law Enforcement Career

Alley Evola · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 238
Format: Hardcover

Many children, from the time they are old enough to be attracted to a siren and flashing lights, dream their whole lives of becoming a police officer. As a retired police officer, herself, Alley Evola looks at the daily ins and outs of the job of a police officer. From recruitment, life...
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A Hope More Powerful Than the Sea: One Refugee's Incredible Story of Love, Loss, and Survival

Melissa Fleming · Flatiron Books
Pages: 274
Format: Print book

The stunning story of a young woman, an international crisis, and the triumph of the human spirit.Adrift in a frigid sea, no land in sight -- just debris from the ship's wreckage and floating corpses all around -- nineteen-year-old Doaa Al Zamel floats with a small inflatable water ring...
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Colorblind: The Rise of Post-Racial Politics and the Retreat from Racial Equity

Tim Wise · City Lights Publishers
Format: Paperback

"It's a great book. I highly, highly, highly recommend it." --Tavis SmileyIn this powerful follow-up to Between Barack and a Hard Place, Tim Wise argues against “colorblindness” and for a deeper color-consciousness in both public and private practice. We can only...
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Daddy King: An Autobiography

Martin Luther King · Beacon Press
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

First-person account and rarely heard life story of the man known as "Daddy King," the Reverend Martin Luther King, Sr.Born in 1899 to a family of sharecroppers in Stockbridge, Georgia, Martin Luther King, Sr., came of age under the looming threat of violence at the hands of white...
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Al Franken, Giant of the Senate

Al Franken · Twelve
Pages: 406
Format: Hardcover

#1 New York Times Bestseller"Flips the classic born-in-a-shack rise to political office tale on its head. I skipped meals to read this book - also unusual - because every page was funny. It made me deliriously happy." - Louise Erdrich, The New York Times p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px...
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You Don't Have to Like Me: Essays on Growing Up, Speaking Out, and Finding Feminism

Alida Nugent · Plume Books
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

The author of Don't Worry, It Gets Worse takes on the F-word Alida Nugent's first book, Don't Worry, It Gets Worse, received terrific reviews, and her self-deprecating "everygirl" approach continues to win the Internet-savvy writer and blogger new fans. Now, she takes...
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Bravehearts: Whistle-Blowing in the Age of Snowden

Mark Hertsgaard · Hot Books
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

Whistleblowers pay with their lives to save ours. When insiders like former NSA analyst Edward Snowden or ex-FBI agent Coleen Rowley or Big Tobacco truth-teller Jeffrey Wigand blow the whistle on high-level lying, lawbreaking or other wrongdoing - whether it's government spying, corporate...
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Listening for Africa: Freedom, Modernity, and the Logic of Black Music's African Origins

David F García · Duke University Press Books
Pages: 360
Format: Hardcover

In Listening for Africa David F. Garcia explores how a diverse group of musicians, dancers, academics, and activists engaged with the idea of black music and dance's African origins between the 1930s and 1950s. Garcia examines the work of figures ranging from Melville J. Herskovits,...
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Andrew Young and the Making of Modern Atlanta

Andrew Young · Mercer University Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

ANDREW YOUNG AND THE MAKING OF MODERN ATLANTA tells the story of the decisions that shaped Atlanta's growth from a small, provincial Deep South city to an international metropolis impacting and influencing global affairs. When Mayor William Hartsfield coined the term "City too Busy...
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Soar: How Boys Learn, Succeed, and Develop Character

David Banks · Atria / 37 Ink
Format: Hardcover

A respected educator who has advised Hillary Clinton and Cory Booker on scholastic issues presents a plan for teaching the countrys most educationally endangered groupboysDavid Banks knows a few things about at-risk boys In he petitioned New York Citys mayor to allow an all-boys public...
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Doing Social Media So It Matters: A Librarian's Guide

Laura Solomon · Amer Library Assn; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, LinkedIn: it s difficult enough to keep abreast of social media Web sites, let alone understand how they fit into today s library. This practical resource brings together current information on the topic in a concise format that s easy to digest. Laura Solomon...
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A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power

Jimmy Carter · Simon & Schuster
Format: Paperback

In the highly acclaimed bestselling A Call to Action, President Jimmy Carter addresses the world’s most serious, pervasive, and ignored violation of basic human rights: the ongoing discrimination and violence against women and girls.President Carter was encouraged to write this book...
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The Meaning of Michelle: 15 Writers on the Iconic First Lady and How Her Journey Inspires Our Own

Veronica Chambers · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 220
Format: Hardcover

A NEW IN NONFICTION PEOPLE PICK | NAMED A BEST BOOK OF 2017 BY: The Huffington Post * Glamour * Bustle * RedEyeA Los Angeles Times bestseller**One of BookRiot's '11 Books to Help Us Make It Through a Trump Presidency'****One of The Guardian's Essentials for Black History Month**"Whenever...
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Colored Travelers: Mobility and the Fight for Citizenship before the Civil War

Elizabeth Stordeur Pryor · University of North Carolina Press
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

Americans have long regarded the freedom of travel a central tenet of citizenship. Yet, in the United States, freedom of movement has historically been a right reserved for whites. In this book, Elizabeth Stordeur Pryor shows that African Americans fought obstructions to their mobility...
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La vida robot.

Joshua Davis · Farrar
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

Finalist for the J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize Four undocumented Mexican American students, two great teachers, one robot-building contest . . . and a major motion picture In 2004, four Latino teenagers arrived at the Marine Advanced Technology Education Robotics Competition at the University...
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Old School: Life in the Sane Lane

ANONYMOUS. · Holt, Henry & Company, Inc.
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

Old School is in session....You have probably heard the term Old School, but what you might not know is that there is a concentrated effort to tear that school down.It's a values thing. The anti-Old School forces believe the traditional way of looking at life is oppressive. Not inclusive....
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Transforming Pain to Power: Unlock Your Unlimited Potential

Daniel Beaty · Berkley
Format: Hardcover

Pain doesn’t last alwaysSometimes only for a nightTry not to resistIt hurts the more we fightOvercoming life’s difficulties is daunting. At times, it seems the burdens that we bear are too painful to overcome. They keep us from even trying to accomplish the things we want most....
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Rogue Spooks: The Intelligence War on Donald Trump

Dick Morris · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

There is a looming and dangerous threat to our democracy. Anti-Trump partisans are scheming to overturn the will of the American electorate by paralyzing the Trump presidency.These partisan zealots have been secretly orchestrating an unprecedented undercover campaign to sabotage President...
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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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The Native Americans: The Indigenous People of North America

Colin F Taylor · Salamander Books
Pages: 256
Format: Book

The Native American looks back at the way of life of the first Americans. Divided into nine cultural areas, it draw particular attention - through the medium of 38 superb artifact spreads - to the ways in which some of the early inhabitants adapted to living in widely varying environments,...
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Radical Origins: Why We Are Losing the Battle Against Islamic Extremism?And How to Turn the Tide

Azeem Ibrahim · Pegasus Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Piercing and hard-hitting, an international expert pin-points the menacing rise of a radical ideology that is fueling ISIS and terror cells world-wide.More than thirteen years ago after the "War on Terror" was declared, many in the West now feel less secure than ever before. Many...
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Once Upon A Revolution: An Egyptian Story

Thanassis Cambanis · Simon & Schuster
Format: Kindle Edition

"he inside story of the 2011 Egyptian revolution by following two courageous and pivotal leaders--and their imperfect decisions that changed the world... Thanassis Cambanis tells the story of the noble dreamers who brought Egypt to the brink of freedom, and the dark powerful forces...
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Insane Clown President: Dispatches from the 2016 Circus

MATT TAIBBI · Spiegel & Grau
Pages: 314
Format: Print book

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. In twenty-five pieces from Rolling Stone - plus two original essays - Matt Taibbi tells the story of Western civilization's...
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Born Bright: A Young Girl's Journey from Nothing to Something in America

C. Nicole Mason · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 242
Format: Print book

Standing on the stage, I felt exposed and like an intruder. In these professional settings, my personal experiences with hunger, poverty, and episodic homelessness, often go undetected. I had worked hard to learn the rules and disguise my beginning in life... So begins Born Bright, C. Nicole...
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Disruptive Power: The Crisis of the State in the Digital Age

Taylor Owen · Oxford University Press; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Anonymous. WikiLeaks. The Syrian Electronic Army. Edward Snowden. Bitcoin. The Arab Spring. Digital communication technologies have thrust the calculus of global political power into a period of unprecedented complexity. In every aspect of international affairs, digitally enabled actors...
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Trumpocracy: The Corruption of the American Republic

David Frum · Harper
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Builds on the author's March 2017 "How to Build an Autocracy" column in The Atlantic to explain how Donald Trump has undermined America's most important institutions as part of a carefully crafted plan to institute authoritarianism, in an account that explains how ongoing changes...
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Guardian of the Republic: An American Ronin's Journey to Faith, Family and Freedom

Allen West · Crown Forum
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

The inspiring life and uncensored views of a veteran, patriot, former Congressman, conservative icon, and warrior for personal liberty ... Over the course of the past few decades, Allen West has had many titles bestowed on him, among them Lt. Colonel, U.S. Representative, "Dad,"...
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Checklist of Library Building Design Considerations

William W Sannwald · ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2016.
Pages: 269
Format: Print book

The needs and functions of library buildings have certainly changed over the last decade, but the necessity for planning intelligently and thoroughly hasn't. In fact, tighter budgets and the complex demands of both library users and staff call for careful preparation now more than ever....
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Radical Hope: Letters of Love and Dissent in Dangerous Times

Carolina De Robertis · Vintage
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

Radical Hope is a collection of letters - to ancestors, to children five generations from now, to strangers in grocery lines, to any and all who feel weary and discouraged - written by award-winning novelists, poets, political thinkers, and activists. Provocative and inspiring, Radical...
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Flashpoints: The Emerging Crisis in Europe

George Friedman · Doubleday
Format: Kindle Edition

A major new book by New York Times bestselling author and geopolitical forecaster George Friedman (The Next 100 Years) , with a bold thesis about coming events in Europe.  This provocative work examines "flashpoints, " unique geopolitical hot spots where tensions have erupted...
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A Time to Attack: The Looming Iranian Nuclear Threat

Matthew Kroenig · Palgrave Macmillan Trade
Format: Hardcover

Iran's advanced nuclear program may be the world's most important emerging international security challenge. If not stopped, a nuclear-capable Iran will mean an even more crisis-prone Middle East, a potential nuclear-arms race in the region and around the world, and an increased...
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A Guide for the Idealist: Launching and Navigating Your Planning Career

Richard W Willson · Routledge
Pages: 220
Format: Hardcover

A Guide for the Idealist is a must for young professionals seeking to put their idealism to work. Speaking to urban and regional planners and those in related fields, the book provides tools for the reader to make good choices, practice effectively, and find meaning in planning work. Built...
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Living Black History: How Reimagining the African-American Past Can Remake America's Racial Future

Manning Marable · Basic Civitas
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Are the stars of the Civil Rights firmament yesterday's news? In Living Black History scholar and activist Manning Marable offers a resounding "No!" with a fresh and personal look at the enduring legacy of such well-known figures as Malcolm X, Martin Luther King, Jr., Medgar...
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America Dancing: From the Cakewalk to the Moonwalk

Megan Pugh · Yale University Press
Pages: 398
Format: Print book

The history of American dance reflects the nation's tangled culture. Dancers from wildly different backgrounds learned, imitated, and stole from one another. Audiences everywhere embraced the result as deeply American. Using the stories of tapper Bill "Bojangles" Robinson,...
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End the IRS Before It Ends Us: How to Restore a Low Tax, High Growth, Wealthy America

Grover Norquist · Center Street
Format: Hardcover

As the recent scandal shows, the IRS is big, bad, and out of control. Grover Norquist analyzes the problems within the agency and presents solutions to rein them in. The driving force behind the American Revolution was our forefathers' refusal to accept unfair taxation. Citizens rose...
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Everyday Sexism

Laura Bates · St Martin'S Press, 2016.
Pages: 416
Format: Print book

Special Hardcover Library EditionGood Housekeeping has this to say about Everyday Sexism, "a new generation of women is shouting back against everyday sexism, and their leader, Laura Bates, is determined to change the world."In 2012 after having been sexually harassed on London...
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Black and Blue: Inside the Divide between the Police and Black America

Jeff Pegues · Prometheus Books
Pages: 280
Format: Hardcover

The recent killings in Dallas, Baton Rouge, Ferguson, and elsewhere are just the latest examples of the longstanding rift between law enforcement and people of color. In this revealing journey to the heart of a growing crisis, CBS News Justice and Homeland Security Correspondent Jeff Pegues...
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Albert Murray: Collected Essays & Memoirs: The Omni-Americans / South to a Very Old Place / The Hero and the Blues / Stomping the Blues / The Blue Devils of Nada

Albert Murray · Library of America
Pages: 1072
Format: Print book

In his 1970 classic The Omni-Americans, Albert Murray (1916-2013) took aim at protest writers and social scientists who accentuated the "pathology" of race in American life. Against narratives of marginalization and victimhood, Murray argued that black art and culture, particularly...
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Please Stop Helping Us: How Liberals Make It Harder for Blacks to Succeed

Jason L. Riley · Encounter Books
Format: Hardcover

Why is it that so many efforts by liberals to lift the black underclass not only fail, but often harm the intended beneficiaries? In Please Stop Helping Us, Jason L. Riley examines how well-intentioned welfare programs are in fact holding black Americans back. Minimum-wage laws may lift...
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The Stranger: Barack Obama in the White House

Chuck Todd · Little, Brown and Company
Format: Hardcover

Chuck Todds gripping, fly-on-the-wall account of Barack Obamas tumultuous struggle to succeed in Washington. Barack Obama won the presidency in 2008 partly because he was a Washington outsider. But if hed come to the White House thinking he could change the political culture, he soon discovered...
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Cybersecurity and Cyberwar: What Everyone Needs to Know®

P.W. Singer · Oxford University Press
Pages: 306
Format: Hardcover

A generation ago, "cyberspace" was just a term from science fiction, used to describe the nascent network of computers linking a few university labs. Today, our entire modern way of life, from communication to commerce to conflict, fundamentally depends on the Internet. And the cybersecurity...
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Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right

Jane Mayer · Doubleday
Pages: 449
Format: Print book

Why is America living in an age of profound economic inequality? Why, despite the desperate need to address climate change, have even modest environmental efforts been defeated again and again? Why have protections for employees been decimated? Why do hedge-fund billionaires pay a far lower...
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Nolo's Guide to Social Security Disability: Getting and Keeping Your Benefits

David A Morton · NOLO
Pages: 464

Apply for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and get the most assistance from the system Learn how to match the medical details of your disability to existing regulations to make sure you qualify for the benefits you're due when you apply....
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Promise Me, Dad: A Year of Hope, Hardship, and Purpose

Joe Biden · Flatiron Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

A deeply moving memoir about the year that would forever change both a family and a country. In November 2014, thirteen members of the Biden family gathered on Nantucket for Thanksgiving, a tradition they had been celebrating for the past forty years; it was the one constant in what...
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Hope on a Tightrope: Words and Wisdom

Cornel West · Hay House; 1ST edition
Format: Hardcover

      The New York Times best-selling author of Race Matters and Democracy Matters offers open-hearted wisdom for our times in this courageous collection of quotations, speech excerpts, letters, philosophy, and photographs that reflect the profound humanity that...
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Marketing Your Library's Electronic Resources: A How-To-Do-It Manual for Librarians (How to Do It Manuals for Librarians)

Marie R. Kennedy · ALA Neal-Schuman; 1 edition
Pages: 200
Format: Paperback

It's often hard to juggle promoting a library's e-resources effectively at the same time as building basic visibility within the community it serves. Useful for librarians at any type of institution, this How-To-Do-It Manual guides readers through every step of developing, implementing,...
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Black stats African Americans by the numbers in the twenty-first century

Monique W Morris · The New Press
Pages: 217

"Black Stats-- a comprehensive guide filled with contemporary facts and figures on African Americans-- is an essential reference for anyone attempting to fathom the complex state of our nation. With fascinating and often surprising information on everything from incarceration rates,...
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40 New Revenue Sources for Libraries and Nonprofits

Edmund A Rossman III · ALA Editions
Pages: 231
Format: Print book

In recent years, levies, grants, and other traditional sources of library funding have stagnated or even been scaled back. But as they've already done in other areas, libraries can take an innovative, proactive approach to funding. Change creates opportunities, and the ability to see and exploit...
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The Court and the World: American Law and the New Global Realities

Stephen G Breyer · Alfred A. Knopf, 2015.
Pages: 382
Format: Print book

In this original, far-reaching, and timely book, Justice Stephen Breyer examines the work of the Supreme Court of the United States in an increasingly interconnected world, a world in which all sorts of activity, both public and private - from the conduct of national security policy to the conduct...
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Social Insecurity: 401

James W. Russell · Beacon Press
Format: Print book

How 401(k)s have gutted retirement security, from charging exorbitant hidden fees to failing to replace the income of traditional pensionsNamed one of PW's Top 10 for Business & Economics  A retirement crisis is looming. In 2008, as the 401(k) fallout rippled across the country,...
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Legal Guide for Lesbian & Gay Couples, A

Frederick Hertz · Nolo
Pages: 456
Format: Print book

Laws affecting LGBT couples are changing rapidly, and while it's an exciting time for all gay and lesbian partners, keeping up with the myriad ways the shifting legal landscape touches your family life can be daunting. Now more than ever, it's important that you take the proper...
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17 Carnations: The Royals, the Nazis, and the Biggest Cover-Up in History

Andrew Morton · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 370
Format: Hardcover

For fans of the Netflix series The Crown, a meticulously researched historical tour de force about the secret ties among Franklin D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, the Duke of Windsor, and Adolf Hitler before, during, and after World War II.Andrew Morton tells the story of the feckless Edward...
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Defeating ISIS: Who They Are, How They Fight, What They Believe

Malcolm Nance · Skyhorse Publishing
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

ISIS - the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria - has taken on the mantle of being the single most dangerous terrorist threat to global security since al-Qaeda. In Defeating ISIS, internationally renowned intelligence veteran, author, and counterterrorism expert Malcolm Nance gives an insider's...
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Beating Obamacare 2014: Avoid the Landmines and Protect Your Health, Income, and Freedom

Betsy McCaughey Ross · Regnery Publishing
Pages: 231
Format: Print book

New Edition Fully Updated for 2014!What Obamacare disaster will hit next? The website launch was a fiasco, millions of Americans' insurance has already been cancelled, the exchanges are still not working, and the enrollment numbers are abysmal. Betsy McCaughey uncovers the next disasters...
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Who's Afraid of Post-Blackness?: What It Means to Be Black Now

Tour? · Atria Books; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

In this provocative book, writer and cultural critic Touré explores the concept of Post-Blackness: the ability for someone to be rooted in but not restricted by their race. Drawing on his own experiences and those of 105 luminaries, he argues that racial identity should be understood...
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You Lie!: The Evasions, Omissions, Fabrications, Frauds, and Outright Falsehoods of Barack Obama

Jack Cashill · Broadside Books
Format: Hardcover

A devastating catalog of Barack Obama’s numerous evasions, misleading statements and blatant lies, from statements in his national bestseller Dreams from My Father to “You can keep your health plan,” PolitiFact’s 2013 “Lie of the Year.”During President...
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Streamlined Library Programming: How to Improve Services and Cut Costs

Daisy Porter-Reynolds · Libraries Unlimited
Format: Paperback

In their roles as community centers, public libraries offer many innovative and appealing programs; but under current budget cuts, library resources are stretched thin. With slashed budgets and limited staff hours, what can libraries do to best serve their publics? This how-to guide provides...
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eBooked!: Integrating Free Online Book Sites into Your Library Collection

H. Anthony Bandy · Libraries Unlimited
Format: Paperback

Online book sites such as the Google Books project, the Open Library, HathiTrust, and others are transforming our thoughts on just what a library is and does, and expanding the possibilities of what a library can be. Library staff need to be knowledgeable about these sites, but unfortunately...
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Student's Federal Career Guide: Students, Recent Graduates, Veterans- Learn How to Write a Competitive Federal Resume for a Pathways Internship for USAJOBS Federal Careers

Kathryn Troutman · Resume Place, Inc.; 3 edition
Format: Print book

Recent Graduates are seeking careers in public service. The government is hiring and the Pathways Programs have been created by President Obama to recruit studentsas interns who are enrolled at least half-time in qualifying educational programsfor the Pathway Recent Graduates Program, which...
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Web Design for Libraries

Charles P Rubenstein · Libraries Unlimited
Pages: 311
Format: Paperback

Having a clear, attractive, and easy-to-navigate website that allows users to quickly find what they want is essential for any organization -- including a library. This workbook makes website creation easy -- no HTML required.* Offers a basic textbook for short courses or workshops, or a segment...
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Liars: How Progressives Exploit Our Fears for Power and Control

Glenn Beck · Threshold Editions
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Glenn Beck, #1 bestselling author and radio host, reveals the cold truth behind the ideology of progressivism and how the tenets of this dangerous belief system are eroding the foundation of this country.WHY DO WE ACCEPT THE LIES? Politics is no longer about pointing to a shining city on the hill;...
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100 Deadly Skills: The SEAL Operative's Guide to Eluding Pursuers, Evading Capture, and Surviving Any Dangerous Situation

Clint Emerson · Touchstone
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

A hands-on, practical survival guide from retired Navy SEAL Clint Emerson - adapted for civilians from actual special forces operations - to eluding pursuers, evading capture, and surviving any dangerous situation.In today's increasingly dangerous world, threats to your personal safety...
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Building a Buzz: Libraries and Word-of-mouth Marketing

Peggy Barber · Amer Library Assn Editions
Format: Book

Want to get the word out about your library in the most cost-effective way possible? You can achieve this with the effective word-of-mouth marketing (WOMM) strategies laid out in this book. Two creative marketers, Peggy Barber and Linda Wallace, bring you sound marketing principles to spread...
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The New American Revolution: The Making of a Populist Movement

KAYLEIGH MCENANY · Threshold Editions
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

In the bestselling tradition of Hillbilly Elegy comes an exploration of the American heartland - a fascinating and eye-opening collection of interviews and stories about the powerful grassroots populist movement of frustrated Americans left behind by the government that changed the landscape...
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Debriefing the President: The Interrogation of Saddam Hussein

John Nixon · Blue Rider Press
Pages: 242
Format: Print book

Set for release on the 10th anniversary of Saddam Hussein's execution, a riveting, revealing and newsmaking account of the CIA's interrogation of Saddam, written by the CIA agent who conducted the questioning. In December 2003, after one of the largest, most aggressive manhunts in history,...
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One Nation: What We Can All Do to Save America's Future

Ben Carson · Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Dear Reader, In February 2013 I gave a speech at the National Prayer Breakfast. Standing a few feet from President Obama, I warned my fellow citizens of the dangers facing our country and called for a return to the principles that made America great.Many Americans heard and responded, but our nation's...
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Apps for Librarians: Using the Best Mobile Technology to Educate, Create, and Engage

Nicole Hennig · Libraries Unlimited
Format: Book

Smartphones and other mobile devices that support downloadable applications - universally referred to as "apps" - can be used to foster productivity, conduct research, or read and study. Additionally, savvy librarians can better serve their communities by gaining expertise in mobile...
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Confronting School Bullying: Kids, Culture, and the Making of a Social Problem

Jeffrey W. Cohen · Lynne Rienner Publishers
Format: Hardcover

Is bullying an innocent part of growing up ... or a serious problem requiring large-scale policy remedies? What is behind our rapidly changing perceptions of acceptable behavior? And when is the remedy worse than the problem? In their in-depth view of school bullying, Jeffrey Cohen and Robert...
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The Kingdom of Happiness: Inside Tony Hsieh's Zapponian Utopia

Aimee Groth · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Fearless gonzo journalism - an insider's look at the enigmatic and successful CEO of Zappos, Tony Hsieh, and his quest to create his own version of utopia in the center of Las Vegas.In 2010 Tony Hsieh was introduced to many as a visionary modern business leader. Under Hsieh's leadership,...
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The Last Goodnight: A World War II Story of Espionage, Adventure, and Betrayal

Carol Belanger Grafton · Harper Collins Publishers
Pages: 528
Format: Print book

The New York Times bestselling author of the acclaimed Dark Invasion, channels Erik Larson and Ben Macintyre in this riveting biography of Betty Pack, the dazzling American debutante who became an Allied spy during WWII and was hailed by OSS chief General "Wild Bill" Donovan as "the...
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BiblioTech: Why Libraries Matter More Than Ever in the Age of Google

John Palfrey · Basic Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Libraries today are more important than ever. More than just book repositories, libraries can become bulwarks against some of the most crucial challenges of our age: unequal access to education, jobs, and information.In BiblioTech, educator and technology expert John Palfrey argues that...
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False Choices: The Faux Feminism of Hillary Rodham Clinton

Liza Featherstone · Verso
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Hillary Clinton presents her campaign for the presidency and her long career in public life as a triumph of feminism. But an all-star lineup of American feminists here says, "It's not that simple." In a history of proposals and policies on welfare, Wall Street, crime and policing,...
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Flashpoints: The Emerging Crisis in Europe

George Friedman · Doubleday
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A major new book by New York Times bestselling author and geopolitical forecaster George Friedman (The Next 100 Years) , with a bold thesis about coming events in Europe. This provocative work examines "flashpoints," unique geopolitical hot spots where tensions have erupted throughout...
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The Autoimmune Fix: How to Stop the Hidden Autoimmune Damage That Keeps You Sick, Fat, and Tired Before It Turns Into Disease

Tom O'Bryan · Rodale Books
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

Do you have crud in the blood?Millions of people suffer from autoimmunity whether they know it or not. The root cause of most weight gain, brain and mood problems, and fatigue, autoimmunity can take years -- or even decades -- for symptoms and a clear diagnosis to arise. Through years of research,...
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Called to Rise

DAVID O BROWN · Ballantine Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The Dallas police chief who inspired a nation with his compassionate, community-focused response to the killing of five of his officers shares his uplifting personal story and a blueprint for the future of policing.
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America in Retreat: The New Isolationism and the Coming Global Disorder

Bret Stephens · Sentinel
Format: Hardcover

A world in which the leading liberal-democratic nation does not assume its role as world policeman will become a world in which dictatorships contend, or unite, to fill the breach. Americans seeking a return to an isolationist garden of Eden—alone and undisturbed in the world, knowing...
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Social Insecurity: 401

James W. Russell · Beacon Press
Format: Hardcover

How 401(k) s have gutted retirement security, from charging exorbitant hidden fees to failing to replace the income of traditional pensionsNamed one of PW's Top 10 for Business & Economics A retirement crisis is looming. In 2008, as the 401(k) fallout rippled across the country,...
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A Contest for Supremacy: China, America, and the Struggle for Mastery in Asia

Aaron L. Friedberg · W. W. Norton & Company
Format: Hardcover

An explosive examination of the fast-escalating Sino-American struggle for geopolitical predominance. There may be no denying Chinas growing economic strength, but its impact on the global balance of power remains hotly contested. Political scientist Aaron L. Friedberg argues that our nations...
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17 Carnations

Andrew Morton · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 370
Format: Print book

"Morton tells the story of the feckless Edward VIII, later Duke of Windsor, his American wife Wallis Simpson, the bizarre wartime Nazi plot to make him a puppet king after the invasion of Britain, and the attempted cover-up by Churchill, General Eisenhower, and King George VI of the Duke's...
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Democracy Matters: Winning the Fight Against Imperialism

Cornel West · Penguin Press
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

In his major bestseller, Race Matters, philosopher Cornel West burst onto the national scene with his searing analysis of the scars of racism in American democracy. Race Matters has become a contemporary classic, still in print after ten years, having sold more than four hundred thousand...
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Admirable Evasions: How Psychology Undermines Morality

Theodore Dalrymple · Encounter Books
Format: Hardcover

In Admirable Evasions, Theodore Dalrymple explains why human self-understanding has not been bettered by the false promises of the different schools of psychological thought. Most psychological explanations of human behavior are not only ludicrously inadequate oversimplifications, argues...
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Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America

Gilbert King · Harper Perennial
Pages: 641
Format: Paperback

* Winner of the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction* Nominated for a 2013 Edgar Award * Book of the Year (Non-fiction, 2012) The Boston Globe, Christian Science MonitorFrom acclaimed, prize-winning author Gilbert King comes this gripping true story of racism, murder, rape, and the law - a stirring...
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Reagan: American Icon

Iwan Morgan · I. B. Tauris & Company
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Ronald Reagan is one of the most important -- and arguably most successful -- presidents in modern American history. He is broadly credited with renewing American prosperity in the wake of the most miserable economic era since the 1930s, laying the foundations for Cold War victory and doing...
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Black lotus : a woman's search for racial identity

Sil Lai Abrams · Karen Hunter Publishing/Gallery Books
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

A unique and exquisitely wrought story of one multiracial woman's journey to discover and embrace herself in a family that sought to deny her black heritage, Sil Lai Abrams shares her story in Black Lotus: A Woman's Search for Racial Identity - an account that will undoubtedly ignite conversation...
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We Are the Change We Seek: The Speeches of Barack Obama

E.J. Dionne · Bloomsbury USA
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

A collection of Barack Obama's greatest speeches, now including his farewell address, selected and introduced by columnist E.J. Dionne and MSNBC host Joy-Ann Reid.We Are the Change We Seek is a collection of Barack Obama's 27 greatest addresses: beginning with his 2002 speech opposing the Iraq...
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Criminology For Dummies

Steven Briggs · For Dummies; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

Your thorough guide to comprehending and combating crime Are you fascinated by criminology, forensics, and detective work? This you-are-there guide takes you deep into the world of crime, giving you a better understanding of the dark recesses of the criminal mind and how law enforcement...
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The Conservative Case for Trump

Phyllis Schlafly · Regnery Publishing
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

From Phyllis Schlafly, the woman whose celebrated classic A Choice Not An Echo (over 3 million copies sold) upended the 1964 Republican Convention, comes a persuasive new argument for a surprising conservative choice: Donald Trump.For the first time since 1980, a significant number of Republicans...
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Marketing with Social Media: A LITA Guide

Beth C Thomsett-Scott · ALA TechSource
Pages: 178
Format: Paperback

Eschewing mere theory in favor of real-world examples, editor Thomsett-Scott and her contributors offer to-the-point advice for getting up to speed with the world of social media. Ideal for newbies ready to get serious about marketing with social media, as well as practitioners on the lookout...
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Al Qaeda, the Islamic State, and the Global Jihadist Movement: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Daniel Byman · Oxford University Press
Pages: 284
Format: Print book

On the morning of September 11, 2001, the entire world was introduced to Al Qaeda and its enigmatic leader, Osama bin Laden. But the organization that changed the face of terrorism forever and unleashed a whirlwind of counterterrorism activity and two major wars had been on the scene long...
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Spare Parts: Four Undocumented Teenagers, One Ugly Robot, and the Battle for the American Dream

Joshua Davis · FSG Originals
Format: Hardcover

Four undocumented Mexican American students, two great teachers, one robot-building contest . . . and a major motion pictureIn 2004, four Latino teenagers arrived at the Marine Advanced Technology Education Robotics Competition at the University of California, Santa Barbara. They were born...
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Social Security Works!: Why Social Security Isn’t Going Broke and How Expanding It Will Help Us All

Nancy Altman · The New Press
Format: Book

A growing chorus of prominent voices in Congress and elsewhere are calling for the expansion of our Social Security system - people who know that Social Security will not "go broke" and does not add a penny to the national debt. Social Security Works! will amplify these voices...
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Beyond Book Sales: The Complete Guide to Raising Real Money for Your Library

Susan Dowd · ALA Neal-Schuman
Format: Paperback

Like library users, library donors hail from all walks of life. Regardless of the scope or complexity of library fundraising, successful efforts are always about forging and strengthening relationships with the range of stakeholders throughout the community. Dowd and her team from Library...
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Black Elephants in the Room: The Unexpected Politics of African American Republicans

Corey D. Fields · University of California Press
Pages: 296
Format: Hardcover

What do you think of when you hear about an African American Republican? Are they heroes fighting against the expectation that all blacks must vote democratic? Are they Uncle Toms or sellouts, serving as traitors to their race? What is it really like to be a black person in the Republican...
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Garden cities and colonial planning: Transnationality and urban ideas in Africa and Palestine

Liora Bigon · Manchester University Press
Pages: 199
Format: Paperback

This collection is a study of the process by which European planning concepts and practices were transmitted, diffused and diverted in various colonial territories and situations. The socio-political, geographical and cultural implications are analysed here through case studies from the global...
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The Basic Business Library: Core Resources and Services

Eric J Forte · Libraries Unlimited
Pages: 227
Format: Hardcover

Now in its fifth edition, The Basic Business Library is a modern sourcebook of core resources for the business library and the business information consumers and researchers it serves. This up-to-date guide also discusses strategies for acquiring and building the business collection in a Web 2.0/3.0...
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Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools

Monique W. Morris · New Press
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Fifteen-year-old Diamond stopped going to school the day she was expelled for lashing out at peers who constantly harassed and teased her for something everyone on the staff had missed: she was being trafficked for sex. After months on the run, she was arrested and sent to a detention center...
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The Handy American Government Answer Book: How Washington, Politics and Elections Work

Gina Renée Misiroglu · Visible Ink Press
Pages: 400
Format: Paperback

The stakes have never been higher: national security, civil liberties, the economy, the future of the republic. Yet few outside Washington actually understand how our government and political system should work, much less how it actually operates. On one level, it's a complex, interlocking...
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