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Break the wheel - ending the cycle of police violence

"BREAK THE WHEEL takes the reader through different solutions that will make way for a defining, generational moment of racial reckoning and social justice understanding. The murder of George Floyd sparked global outrage. At the center of the conflict, the controversy and the trial, Keith Ellison grappled with how to bring justice for Floyd and his family, and now, in the pages of this important book, aims to find the best approaches to put an end to police brutality once and for all. Each chapt

Animal spirits - the American pursuit of vitality from camp meeting to Wall Street

"A master historian's retrieval of the spiritual visions and vitalisms that animate American life and the possibilities they offer today"--

24 hours in Charlottesville - an oral history of the stand against white supremacy

"A gripping oral history of the white nationalist riots that shook the nation and signaled the arrival of a galvanizing new era, told from the perspective of the anti-racist activists who fought back"--

The American sonnet - an anthology of poems and essays

"The American Sonnet: An Anthology of Poems and Essays showcases the diversity of the American sonnet. 800 years after the sonnet's invention, this volume celebrates the extraordinary development of the sonnet in the hands of American poets-and those living under US empire-from traditional to experimental, political and personal. Edited by poet and scholar team Dora Malech and Laura T. Smith, this anthology collects and foregrounds an impressive range of 20th and 21st century sonnets, including

The accidental homesteader

"Homesteading [hohm-sted-ing] noun an act or instance of establishing a homestead. the act of loving where you live so much that you actively ignore the fact that your house is trying to kill you on a regular basis. For Kathi Lipp and her husband, Roger, buying a house in one of the most remote parts of Northern California was never part of the plan; many of life's biggest, most rewarding adventures rarely are. Kathi shares the hard-won wisdom she's gained on her homestead journey to help you

A "working life"

"From "one of the essential voices in American poetry" (New York Times) comes a rich new collection of expansive, light-footed, and cheerily morose poems oddly in tune with our strange and evolving present. The first new collection since Evolution from the prolific poet, activist, and writer Eileen Myles, a "Working Life" unerringly captures the measure of life. Whether alone or in a relationship, on city sidewalks or in the country, their lyrics always engage with permanence and mortality, dang

A Ukrainian Christmas by
Date added:
Nov 7, 2023
A Ukrainian Christmas

A Ukrainian Christmas. by
Date added:
Nov 7, 2023
A Ukrainian Christmas.

Describes the celebration of Christmas in Ukraine; includes sections on native songs, recipes, and fun-to-do crafts appropriate to the holiday.

Why empires fall - Rome, America, and the future of the West

"Why did Rome fall - and what can it teach us about the decline of the West today? A historian and a political economist investigate. Over the last three centuries, the West rose to dominate the planet. Then, suddenly, around the turn of the millennium, history reversed. Faced with economic stagnation and internal political division, the West has found itself in rapid decline. This is not the first time the global order has witnessed such a dramatic rise and fall. The Roman Empire followed a sim

When the British musical ruled the world - from Evita to Miss Saigon

"A definitive account of how Evita, Cats, Starlight Express, Les Misaerables, Phantom of the Opera, Chess, and Miss Saigon changed the business of musical theater across the world"--

What is antiracism? - and why it means anticapitalism

Through descriptions of some key moments of modern history in the US and the UK, this landmark volume argues that we misunderstand contemporary capitalism if we miss the centrality of racism to neoliberalism.


"Published to accompany the once-in-a-lifetime exhibition at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, this is the first major study of Vermeer's life and work in many years"--

Southern lights - easier, lighter, and better-for-you recipes from the South

"With a fresh take on Southern-style cooking and rooted firmly in the notion that great Southern food doesn't have to be heavy or unhealthy, this book for the modern home cook has more than 100 recipes for simple Southern food, reimagined and made with less"--

Take the lead - hanging on, letting go, and conquering life's hardest climbs

"World champion climber Sasha DiGiulian tells her story-from coming of age under the scrutiny of social media, navigating a male-dominated sport, and tackling her most heart-stopping climbs-and shares the power of perseverance and positivity. At age six,Sasha DiGiulian stepped into a climbing gym for the first time and was competing within a year. Decked out in all-pink gear and with her blonde hair tied into pigtails, Sasha knew from an early age what it was like to be a girl in a traditionally

Sent- Living a Life That Invites Others to Jesus

What if your ordinary interactions with family, neighbors, and coworkers are actually invitations to adventure with God?Sent: Living a Life that Invites Others to Jesus invites you to grow joyfully with Jesus as you live out your true identity as sent to share Jesus with others. In Sent, you can learn practical strategies for gathering those in your community through discussion questions and activities that teach everything from asking good questions to sharing your own stories of gospel transf

Searching for Agabus - embracing authenticity and finding your way to you

"An overlooked background figure in the grand narrative of the apostle Paul, Agabus (Acts 21:10-14) bursts from the epistles with an audacious prophecy. In a world where everyone wants to be the main character, Agabus remains a minor one with powerful relevance for today. Gleaning from Agabus's story, we can bravely be our authentic selves, honoring what God has assigned us to do, no matter how small or insignificant it seems. Exploring Agabus to convey the countercultural message that an anonym