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Jeanne Devereaux, Prima Ballerina of Vaudeville and Broadway: "She Ran Between the Raindrops"

Kathleen M Lesko · McFarland
Pages: 270
Format: Paperback

International vaudeville star and Broadway prima ballerina Jeanne Devereaux performed for millions across America and Europe from age eleven until her retirement at forty. A headliner at Radio City Music Hall, she led a large group of performers on one of the first USO Camp Shows tours...
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Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming

Paul Hawken (EDT) · Penguin Books
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

The 100 most substantive solutions to reverse global warming, based on meticulous research by leading scientists and policymakers around the worldIn the face of widespread fear and apathy, an international coalition of researchers, professionals, and scientists have come together to offer...
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Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst

Robert M Sapolsky · Penguin Press
Pages: 790
Format: Hardcover

"It's no exaggeration to say that Behave is one of the best nonfiction books I've ever read." - David P. Barash, The Wall Street JournalFrom the celebrated neurobiologist and primatologist, a landmark, genre-defining examination of human behavior, both good and bad,...
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Tactical Urbanism for Librarians: Quick, Low-Cost Ways to Make Big Changes

KAREN MUNRO · American Library Association
Pages: 176
Format: Paperback

Tactical urbanism, a global grassroots movement to improve cities by and for the people who live in them, has applications that are tailor made for libraries. Tactics like "start small," "value intangibles," and "bundle pragmatics with delight" can help libraries...
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Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City

Matthew Desmond · Crown Publishers
Pages: 418
Format: Paperback

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