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Kendi, Ibram X.

Summary: ""The only way to undo racism is to consistently identify and describe it -- and then dismantle it." Ibram X. Kendi's concept of antiracism reenergizes and reshapes the conversation about racial justice in America -- but even more fundamentally, points us toward liberating new ways of thinking about ourselves and each other. In How to Be an Antiracist, Kendi asks us to think about what an...

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Publisher / Publication Date: One World 2019

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Summary: The 2016 election of Donald J. Trump exposed a deep divide in American politics and culture, one that pollsters and pundits didn't seem to realize was there. But Trump did, and he used it to his advantage in ways that surprised nearly everyone, even those who voted for him. Perhaps the biggest question on many people's minds is how, exactly, did a crass, unrepentant reality TV star and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books, St. Martin's Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.933 Lee 2017

Erikson, Thomas

Summary: Erikson explains that there are four key behavior types that define how we interact with and perceive the people around us. Reds are dominant and commanding, Yellows are social and optimistic, Greens are laid back and friendly, and Blues are analytical and precise. Understanding someone's pattern of behavior is the key to successful communication. Erikson provides practical advice for...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Essentials 2019

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Bryson, Bill.

Summary: Bryson gives a tour of his house, a rural English parsonage, showing how each room has figured in the evolution of private life.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 643.1 Bryson

Rosof, Barbara D.

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Publisher / Publication Date: H. Holt 1994

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Zadoorian, Michael

Summary: "Danny Yzemski is a husky, pop radio-loving loner balancing a dysfunctional homelife with the sudden harsh realities of freshman year at a high school marked by racial turbulence."--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Akashic Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Zadoorian

Pipher, Mary Bray

Summary: "Women growing older contend with ageism, misogyny, and loss. Yet as Mary Pipher shows, most older women are deeply happy and filled with gratitude for the gifts of life. Their struggles help them grow into the authentic, empathetic, and wise people they have always wanted to be. In Women Rowing North, Pipher offers a timely examination of the cultural and developmental issues women face as...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Publishing 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.26 Pipher 2019

Ratey, John J.

Contents: Introduction: making the connection -- Welcome to the revolution: a case study on exercise and the brain -- Learning: grow your brain cells -- Stress: the greatest challenge -- Anxiety: nothing to panic about -- Depression: move your mood -- Attention deficit: running from distraction -- Addiction: reclaiming the biology of self-control -- Hormonal changes: the impact on women's brain health --...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 612.762 Ratey

Sacks, Oliver W.

Contents: Haunted by music. A bolt from the blue : sudden musicophilia ; A strangely familiar feeling : musical seizures ; Fear of music : musicogenic epilepsy ; Music on the brain : imagery and imagination ; Brainworms, sticky music and catchy tunes ; Musical hallucinations -- A range of musicality. Sense and sensibility : a range of musicality ; Things fall apart : amusia and dysharmonia ; Papa blows...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 781.11 Sac

Steel, Danielle

Summary: "When U.S. troops occupy Germany, friends Jakob and Emmanuelle are saved from the terrible fate of so many in the camps. With the help of sponsors, they make their way to New York. In order not to be separated, they allow their friendship to blossom into love and marriage, and start a new life on the Lower East Side, working at grueling, poorly paid jobs. Decades later, through talent, faith,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Steel

Alter, Adam L.

Summary: "An urgent and expert investigation into behavioral addiction, the dark flipside of today's unavoidable digital technologies, and how we can turn the tide to regain control. Behavioral addiction may prove to be one of the most important fields of social, medical, and psychological research in our lifetime. The idea that behaviors can be being addictive is new, but the threat is near universal....

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 302.31 Alter

Brown, Stuart.

Contents: The promise of play -- What is play, and why do we do it? -- We are built for play -- Parenthood is child's play -- The opposite of play is not work -- Playing together -- Does play have a dark side? -- A world at play.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Avery 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.22 Brown

Herbert, Martha R.

Summary: "Move beyond conventional thinking about autism. . . . After years of treating patients and analyzing scientific data, prominent Harvard researcher and clinician Dr. Martha Herbert offers a revolutionary new view of autism and a transformative strategy for dealing with it. Autism is not a hardwired impairment programmed into a child's genes and destined to remain fixed forever, as we're often...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.858 Herbert

Jackson, Buzzy.

Contents: Ask yourself why you're doing this, or, Genealogy for beginners -- In which they see dead people and I stick to the living, or, Joining the Boulder Genealogical Society and interviewing my family -- Why you should interview your relatives and go to your high school reunion, or, Rust never sleeps -- CSI: Lido deck : the genealogy cruise, part 1 -- Beaches and Burke's peerage : the genealogy...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2010

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Contents: Stop complaining / Garrison Keillor -- Look for what's hopeful and go with it / Wendy Wasserstein -- Write your own top ten list / Patricia Farrell -- Find your inner elegy / Billy Collins -- Keep a sense of adventure / Marianne Williamson -- Stop obsessing about your flaws / Bobbi Brown -- Put your best face forward / Valerie J. Ablaza -- Wear comforable clothes / Diane von Furstenberg -- Take...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ronnie Sellers Productions 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 646.79 Sellers

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1986

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.937 Dea,

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Publisher / Publication Date: Overeaters Anonymous 1993

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613.25 Overe

Ariely, Dan.

Contents: How an injury led me to irrationality and to the research described here -- The truth about relativity: why everything is relative even when it shouldn't be -- The fallacy of supply and demand: why the price of pearls and everything else is up in the air -- The cost of Zero cost: why we often pay too much when we pay nothing -- The cost of social norms: why we are happy to do things but not...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Perennial 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330.01 Ariely

Brennan-Jobs, Lisa

Summary: "A frank, smart and captivating memoir by the daughter of Apple founder Steve Jobs. Born on a farm and named in a field by her parents--artist Chrisann Brennan and Steve Jobs--Lisa Brennan-Jobs's childhood unfolded in a rapidly changing Silicon Valley. When she was young, Lisa's father was a mythical figure who was rarely present in her life. As she grew older, her father took an interest in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Brooks, Robert.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Contemporary Books 2001

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Hennezel, Marie de

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2012

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Kinsley, Michael E.

Summary: "Vanity Fair columnist Michael Kinsley escorts his fellow Boomers through the door marked "Exit." The largest age cohort in history--the notorious baby boomers--is approaching the end and starting to plan their final moves in the game of life. Now they are asking: What was that all about? Was it about acquiring things or changing the world? Was it about keeping all your marbles? Or is the only...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Levitin, Daniel

Contents: Introduction: I love music and I love science-- why would I want to mix the two? -- What is music? : from pitch to timbre -- Foot tapping : discerning rhythm, loudness, and harmony -- Behind the curtain : music and the mind machine -- Anticipation : what we expect from Liszt (and Ludacris) -- You know my name, look up the number : how we categorize music -- After dessert, Crick was still four...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2006

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Paul, Annie Murphy.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 618.320 Paul