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What Works: Gender Equality by Design

Iris Bohnet · The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2016.
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

Gender equality is a moral and a business imperative. But unconscious bias holds us back, and de-biasing people's minds has proven to be difficult and expensive. Diversity training programs have had limited success, and individual effort alone often invites backlash. Behavioral design...
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The Trials of a Scold: The Incredible True Story of Writer Anne Royall

Jeff Biggers · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

"A role model for those of us living in the age of Trump" -- Dorothy AllisonThe Trials of a Scold, by American Book Award-winning author Jeff Biggers, is a well-researched and passionate biography of Anne Royall, one of America's first female muckrakers, who was convicted as a "common...
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For the Love of the South: Recipes and Stories from My Southern Kitchen

Amber Wilson · Harper Design
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

The creator of the popular food blog For the Love of the South captures the essence of Southern culture - a deep devotion to family, friends, and food - in a charming cookbook featuring delicious, comforting recipes, her recollections of growing up on the bayous of Louisiana, and more than...
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The Maximum Security Book Club: Reading Literature in a Men's Prison

Mikita Brottman · Harper
Pages: 230
Format: Print book

A riveting account of the two years literary scholar Mikita Brottman spent reading literature with criminals in a maximum-security men's prison outside Baltimore, and what she learned from them - Orange Is the New Black meets Reading Lolita in Tehran.On sabbatical from teaching literature...
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The Insatiables

Brittany Terwilliger · Amberjack Publishing
Pages: 338
Format: Paperback

INSATIABLES \ (?) in-?s-sh?-b?ls \ Idealists, dreamers. Prefer imagined lives over real lives. Love the chase. As soon as they get something they want, they tire of it and want something else, so must be rewarded slowly and sparingly. Why be a Level 1 when you can be a respected...
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Nonprofit kit for dummies.

Stan Hutton · For Dummies
Pages: 408
Format: Paperback

Help your nonprofit thrive Need practical advice on running a nonprofit? No problem! Packed with the latest tips and techniques on starting and managing a charitable organization, this easy-to-follow guide offers everything you need to help your nonprofit endure the ups and downs of the economy....
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Literary Wonderlands: A Journey Through the Greatest Fictional Worlds Ever Created

Laura Miller · Black Dog & Leventhal
Pages: 319
Format: Hardcover

A glorious collection that delves deep into the inception, influences, and literary and historical underpinnings of nearly 100 of our most beloved fictional realms. Literary Wonderlands is a thoroughly researched, wonderfully written, and beautifully produced book that spans four thousand...
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The Gene: An Intimate History

Siddhartha Mukherjee · Scribner
Pages: 608
Format: Paperback

THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A New York Times Notable Book A Washington Post and Seattle Times Best Book of the Year From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Emperor of All Maladies - a fascinating history of the gene and "a magisterial account of how human minds have laboriously,...
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Soonish: Ten Emerging Technologies That'll Improve and/or Ruin Everything

ZACH WEINERSMITH · Penguin Press
Pages: 358
Format: Hardcover

From a top scientist and the creator of the hugely popular web comic Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal, a hilariously illustrated investigation into future technologies -- from how to fling a ship into deep space on the cheap to 3D organ printing What will the world of tomorrow be like?...
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The fight to vote

Michael Waldman · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

Michael Waldman takes a succinct and comprehensive look at a crucial American struggle: the drive to define and defend government based on "the consent of the governed." From the beginning, and at every step along the way, as Americans sought to right to vote, others have fought...
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Modern Potluck: Beautiful Food to Share

Kristin Donnelly · Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony
Pages: 240
Format: eBook

Uncover the best dish Modern Potluck is a cookbook and guide for today's potluckers that delivers Instagram-worthy dishes packed with exciting, bold flavors. These 100 make-ahead recipes are perfect for a crowd and navigate carnivore, gluten-free, dairy-free, vegetarian, and vegan preferences...
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The Tangled Tree: A Radical New History of Life

David Quammen · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

Nonpareil science writer David Quammen explains how recent discoveries in molecular biology can change our understanding of evolution and life's history, with powerful implications for human health and even our own human nature. In the mid-1970s, scientists began using DNA sequences to reexamine...
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Anyone Who's Anyone: The Astonishing Celebrity Interviews, 1987-2017

George Wayne · Harper
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

From former Vanity Fair magazine's celebrity interviewer George Wayne comes a collection of piquant, poignant, and nostalgic interviews with some of the iconic personalities of our time, curated from his legendary magazine career.The man behind some of the most notorious celebrity interviews,...
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The Civil Wars of Julia Ward Howe: A Biography

Elaine Showalter · Simon & Schuster, 2016.
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

The first full biography of Julia Ward Howe - the author of The Battle Hymn of the Republic and an early and powerful feminist pioneer - a groundbreaking figure in the abolitionist and suffrage movements.Julia Ward (1819-1910) was a heiress and aspiring poet when she married Dr. Samuel...
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Bitter Freedom: Ireland in a Revolutionary World

Maurice Walsh · Liveright Publishing Corporation
Pages: 525
Format: Print book

"Sets Ireland's post-1916 history in its global and human context, to brilliant effect." -- Neil Hegarty, Irish Times Books of the Year 2015The Irish Revolution has long been mythologized in American culture but seldom understood. Too often, the story of Irish independence and its grinding...
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