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Unmedicated - the four pillars of natural wellness by Taylor, Madisyn, author. Unmedicated - the four pillars of natural wellness

"From DailyOM's cofounder and editor-in-chief, Madisyn Taylor offers a unique path for people who want to heal themselves from the debilitating effects that excessive reliance on medications can create in the body, mind, and spirit. Madisyn spent her childhood feeling like she wasn't normal. Depression and anxiety plagued her life, and she didn't see a future for herself. She grew up to become a woman with chronic physical problems for which doctors had no cures. Spending a lifetime searching fo

Jan 19, 2018
Uneasy peace - the great crime decline, the renewal of city life, and the next war on violence by Sharkey, Patrick, author. Uneasy peace - the great crime decline, the renewal of city life, and the next war on violence

Jan 15, 2018
Underneath it all - a history of women's underwear by Keyser, Amber, author. Underneath it all - a history of women's underwear

Presents the history of women's underwear while also revealing the intimate role lingerie plays in defining women's bodies, sexuality, gender identity, and body image.

Jan 18, 2018
Under the black flag - the romance and the reality of life among the pirates by Cordingly, David. Under the black flag - the romance and the reality of life among the pirates

Jan 18, 2018
Tying the knot - a world history of marriage by Keyser, Amber, author. Tying the knot - a world history of marriage

Jan 18, 2018
Trumpocracy - the corruption of the American republic by Frum, David, 1960- author. Trumpocracy - the corruption of the American republic

"Bestselling author, former White House speechwriter, and Atlantic columnist and media commentator David Frum explains why President Trump has undermined our most important institutions in ways even the most critical media has missed, in this thoughtful and hard-hitting book that is a warning for democracy and America's future,"--Amazon.com.

Jan 17, 2018
Together we rise - behind the scenes at the protest heard round the world by Together we rise - behind the scenes at the protest heard round the world

A celebration of the one-year anniversary of the Women's March presents exclusive interviews with Women's March organizers, never-before-seen photographs, and essays by feminist activists.

Jan 17, 2018
To fight against this age - on fascism and humanism by Riemen, Rob, 1962- author. To fight against this age - on fascism and humanism

Jan 19, 2018
This idea is brilliant - lost, overlooked, and underappreciated scientific concepts everyone should know by Brockman, John (EDT) This idea is brilliant - lost, overlooked, and underappreciated scientific concepts everyone should know

Jan 18, 2018
Thinking without banisters - essays in understanding, 1954-1975 by Arendt, Hannah, 1906-1975. Thinking without banisters - essays in understanding, 1954-1975

Jan 18, 2018
The World Only Spins Forward - The Ascent of Angels in America by Butler, Isaac/ Kois, Dan The World Only Spins Forward - The Ascent of Angels in America

Jan 18, 2018
The wizard and the prophet - two remarkable scientists and their dueling visions to shape tomorrow's world by Mann, Charles C., author. The wizard and the prophet - two remarkable scientists and their dueling visions to shape tomorrow's world

Presents two influential scientists, William Vogt (1902-1968), and Norman Borlaug (1914-2009), whose diametrically opposed views shaped modern understandings about the environment and related public policies.

Jan 19, 2018
The wall and the gate - Israel, Palestine, and the legal battle for human rights by Sefarad, Mikhaʼel, author. The wall and the gate - Israel, Palestine, and the legal battle for human rights

From renowned human rights lawyer Michael Sfard, an unprecedented exploration of the struggle for human rights in Israel's courts.

Jan 19, 2018
The value of weeds by Cliff, Ann, author. The value of weeds

Weeds are wild plants that have survived in the face of centuries of hostility. Many gardeners who are unfamiliar with the versatility of weeds think of them as a nuisance. They can be good, bad, dangerous or beautiful. Above all, they are tough. This essential guide explores the virtues of good weeds, including how they can protect soil and add to soil fertility; act as companion plants in gardens; provide food for farm livestock; support wild life; provide herbal remedies for minor ailments; y

Jan 17, 2018
The uninvited - how I crashed my way into finding myself by Schmell, Craig, author. The uninvited - how I crashed my way into finding myself

"Singing on stage at the Grammys, getting high inside the Kremlin, driving in a U.S. president's motorcade--Craig Schmell has a world-class talent for talking his way into places he does not belong. But when his self-absorbed life crashes down around him, he finally learns how to be a better man. An inspiring coming-of-age story with cameos by some of the biggest stars of Hollywood and rock 'n' roll. The Uninvited is funny, insightful, and stunningly true."--Amazon.com.

Jan 15, 2018
The Tao of Pooh by Hoff, Benjamin, 1946- author. The Tao of Pooh

Explains the basic concepts of the Chinese philosophy of Taoism through a discussion of how Winnie-the-Pooh lives by its principles.

Jan 17, 2018
The sweat of their face - portraying American workers by The sweat of their face - portraying American workers

"Work always has been a central construct in the United States, influencing how Americans measure their lives and assess their contribution to the wider society. Work also has been valued as the key element in the philosophy of self-improvement and social mobility that undergird the American value system. Yet work can also be something imposed upon people: it can be exploitative, painful, and hard. This duality is etched into the faces of the people depicted in the portraits showcased in The Swe

Jan 15, 2018
The stowaway - a young man's extraordinary adventure to Antarctica by Shapiro, Laurie Gwen, author. The stowaway - a young man's extraordinary adventure to Antarctica

The spectacular, true story of a scrappy teenager from New York's Lower East Side who stowed away on the Roaring Twenties' most remarkable feat of science and daring: an expedition to Antarctica. It was 1928: a time of illicit booze, of Gatsby and Babe Ruth, of freewheeling fun. The Great War was over and American optimism was higher than the stock market. What better moment to launch an expedition to Antarctica, the planet's final frontier? This was the moon landing before the 1960s. Everyone w

Jan 15, 2018
The square and the tower - networks and power, from the Freemasons to Facebook by Ferguson, Niall, author. The square and the tower - networks and power, from the Freemasons to Facebook

"A brilliant recasting of the turning points in world history, including the one we're living through, as a struggle between old power hierarchies and new social networks. Most history is hierarchical: it's about popes, presidents, prime ministers and other potentates. It's about states, armies and corporations. It's about orders from on high. But what if that's simply because hierarchical institutions create the archives that historians rely on? What if we are missing the less visible social ne

Jan 15, 2018
The solo travel handbook - practical tips and inspiration for a safe, fun and fearless trip by Reid, Sarah, author. The solo travel handbook - practical tips and inspiration for a safe, fun and fearless trip

Don't let the idea of travelling alone stop you from living out your dreams. Packed with tips and advice for before and during your travels, The Solo Travel Handbook gives you the confidence and know-how to explore the world on your own, whether you're planning a once-in-a-lifetime adventure or short city break. Developed with Lonely Planet's expert travel writers, it explains how and why individual travel is such a valuable and rewarding experience. Covered topics include: Confront and overcome

Jan 18, 2018

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