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Necessary Trouble: Americans in Revolt

Sarah Jaffe · Nation Books
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

"Sarah Jaffe marches into the class war, fighting the good fight with a pen as sharp as any sword." - Bill Moyers"The most compelling social and political portrait of our age." - Robin D. G. KelleyWe are witnessing a moment of unprecedented political engagement and social...
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Cooking as Fast as I Can: A Chef's Story of Family, Food, and Forgiveness

Cat Cora · Scribner Book Company
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Remarkably candid, compulsively readable, renowned chef Cat Cora's no-holds-barred memoir on Southern life, Greek heritage, same sex marriage, and the meals that have shaped her memories.Before she became a celebrated chef, Cathy Cora was just a girl from Jackson, Mississippi, where...
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A Line in the Tar Sands: Struggles for Environmental Justice

Tony Weis · PM Press
Format: Book

The fight over the tar sands in North America is among the epic environmental and social justice battles of our time, and one of the first that has managed to marry quite explicitly concern for frontline communities and immediate local hazards with fear for the future of the entire planet....
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Life after College: Ten Steps to Build a Life You Love

Tori Randolph Terhune · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format: Hardcover

Whether employed or not upon completing their college degree, most people experience a significant “culture shock” while transitioning from student to professional life. In Life After College: Ten Steps to Build a Life You Love, authors Tori Randolph Terhune and Betsy A. Hays...
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What's Your Baby's Poo Telling You?: A Bottoms-Up Guide to Your Baby's Health

Josh Richman · Avery Trade
Format: Hardcover

The bestselling authors of Whats Your Poo Telling You? focus their expertise on diaper deposits. Babies poop, but—unlike infants themselves—those bowel movements can speak volumes about the babys health. In the tradition of their more than 500,000-copy bestseller Whats Your Poo Telling...
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Why Diets Make Us Fat: The Unintended Consequences of Our Obsession With Weight Loss

Sandra Aamodt · Current
Pages: 290
Format: Print book

"If diets worked, we'd all be thin by now. Instead, we have enlisted hundreds of millions of people into a war we can't win."

What's the secret to losing weight? If you're like most of us, you've tried cutting calories, sipping weird smoothies, avoiding fats,...

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Midnight's Furies: The Deadly Legacy of India's Partition

Nisid Hajari · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

A few bloody months in South Asia during the summer of 1947 explain the world that troubles us today. Nobody expected the liberation of India and birth of Pakistan to be so bloody - it was supposed to be an answer to the dreams of Muslims and Hindus who had been ruled by the British...
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The Big Book of Granny Squares: 365 Crochet Motifs

Tracey Lord · Interweave Pr
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

The biggest collection of crochet motifs. Period.Crocheters can never get enough of granny squares--the cheerful, colorful motifs that are the basis of countless afghans, pillows, and baby blankets. The Big Book of Granny Squares is just that--the most comprehensive collection to date....
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The Revolution Starts at Home: Confronting Intimate Violence Within Activist Communities

Ching-In Chen · Ak Press
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

The Revolution Starts at Home is as urgently needed today as when it was first published. This watershed collection breaks the dangerous silence surrounding the "secret" of intimate violence within social justice circles. Just as importantly, it provides practical strategies for dealing...
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Leading Lady: Sherry Lansing and the Making of a Hollywood Groundbreaker

Stephen Galloway · Harmony Books
Pages: 416
Format: Book

The definitive biography of movie executive and philanthropist Sherry Lansing traces her groundbreaking journey to become the first female head of a major motion picture studio, shares behind-the-scenes tales from movie sets and Hollywood boardrooms, and explains what inspired her to walk...
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The Informed Air: Essays

Muriel Spark · New Directions, 2014.
Pages: 286
Format: Print book

Together for the first time in one sparkling, delicious volume, here are the greatest essays of Muriel Spark A fantastic essayist, the inimitable Muriel Spark addresses here the writing life; love; cats; favorite writers (T. S. Eliot, Robert Burns, the Brontës, Mary Shelley); Piero della...
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Interstate

Chard DeNiord · University of Pittsburgh Press,
Pages: 96
Format: eBook

Interstate is a collection of lyrical poems in four sections that concentrate thematically on animals, love and sex, compassion, and loss. A unifying elegiac conceit, even in the more ecstatic and humorous poems, betrays the bittersweet nature of the book's muse. Alternating between...
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Main Street Entrepreneur: Build Your Dream Company Doing What You Love Where You Live

Michael J Glauser · Entrepreneur Press
Pages: 216
Format: Print book

100 Cities. 100 Entrepreneurs. 9 Keys for Success.Main Street Entrepreneur offers a unique look at what it takes to create a successful and thriving business. Lifelong entrepreneur, business consultant and university professor Michael Glauser rode 4,005 miles in 45 days, spent 246 hours...
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Driven toward Madness: The Fugitive Slave Margaret Garner and Tragedy on the Ohio

Nikki Marie Taylor · Ohio University Press
Pages: 152
Format: Print book

The story of Margaret Garner - the runaway slave who, when confronted with capture, slit the throat of her toddler daughter rather than have her face a life in slavery - has inspired Toni Morrison's Beloved, a film based on the novel starring Oprah Winfrey, and an opera. Garner's...
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Inside HBO's Game of Thrones: Season 3 & 4

C.A. Taylor · Chronicle Books
Format: Hardcover

Each episode of HBOs Game of Thrones draws millions of obsessed viewers who revel in the shocking plot twists award-winning performances and gorgeously rendered fantasy world This official companion book reveals what it takes to translate George R R Martins bestselling series into a wildly...
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