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Rosling, Hans

Summary: "When asked simple questions about global trends--what percentage of the world's population live in poverty; why the world's population is increasing; how many girls finish school -- we systematically get the answers wrong. So wrong that a chimpanzee choosing answers at random will consistently outguess teachers, journalists, Nobel laureates, and investment bankers. Professor and TED presenter...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.9042 Rosling

Summary: Looks at life at The Villages in Sumter County, Florida, America's largest retirement community.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 307 Oppenheim

DeLillo, Don

Summary: The richest, wisest, funniest, and most moving novel in years from Don Delillo, one of the great American novelists of our timéan ode to language, the heart of our humanity; a meditation on death and an embrace of life. Jeffrey Lockhart́s father, Ross, is a George Soros-like billionaire now in his sixties, with a younger wife, Artis, whose health is failing. Ross is the primary investor in a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION DeLillo

Pinker, Steven

Summary: The follow-up to Pinker's groundbreaking The Better Angels of Our Nature presents the big picture of human progress: people are living longer, healthier, freer, and happier lives, and while our problems are formidable, the solutions lie in the Enlightenment ideal of using reason and science. Far from being a naïve hope, the Enlightenment, we now know, has worked. But more than ever, it needs a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.44 Pinker 2018

Gawande, Atul

Contents: Activities of daily living -- Things fall apart -- Dependence -- Assistance -- A better life -- Letting go -- Hard conversations -- Courage.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.175 Gawand

Brantmark, Niki

Summary: "By using the Swedish lifestyle as an example, Niki Brantmark offers insightful suggestions and bite-sized actions to help you make subtle changes to your life, so you too can make time for the things that matter most and find greater happiness."--Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 646.7 Brant 2018

Ferriss, Timothy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 650.1 Ferr

Weir, Laura

Summary: Cosy is the slacker’s guide to staying at home, an antidote to peak frazzle. With trademark Anglo cheekiness, Laura Weir perfectly captures the British essence of cosy. She celebrates socks, warms to the joys of toasty open fires, and extols the virtues of a quiet walk, ultimately enticing us all to create the British magic of cosy in our everyday lives. With more than 140 whimsical...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperOne 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 646.7 Weir 2019

Bauerschmidt, Tim

Summary: "When Miss Norma was diagnosed with uterine cancer, she was advised to undergo surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy. But instead of confining herself to a hospital bed for what could be her last stay, Norma--newly widowed after nearly seven decades of marriage--rose to her full height of five feet and told her doctor, 'I'm ninety years old. I'm hitting the road.' Packing what she needed, Norma...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.304 Bauer

Kunstler, James

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 307.762 Kunstler

Friedman, Ron

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.32 Fried

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