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You Can't Touch My Hair And Other Things I Still Have to Explain by Robinson, Phoebe. You Can't Touch My Hair And Other Things I Still Have to Explain

-- 2 Dope Queens One of Glamour's "

Dec 5, 2016
The Wangs vs. the World by Chang, Jade. The Wangs vs. the World

THE WANGS VS. THE WORLD is an outrageously funny tale about a wealthy Chinese-American family that "loses it all, then takes a healing, uproarious road trip across the United States" (Entertainment Weekly

Dec 5, 2016
Upstream Selected Essays by Oliver, Mary. Upstream Selected Essays

One of O, The Oprah Magazine's The New York Times   "In the beginning I was so young and such a stranger to myself I hardly existed. I had to go out into the world and see it and hear it and react to it, before I knew at all who I was, what I was, what I wanted to be."  So begins Upstream   Upstream follows Oliver as she contemplates the pleasure of artistic labor, her boundless curiosity for the flora and fauna that surround her, and the responsibility she has inherited from Shelley, Wordsw

Dec 5, 2016
Truevine Two Brothers, a Kidnapping, and a Mother's Quest- A True Story of the Jim Crow South by Macy, Beth. Truevine Two Brothers, a Kidnapping, and a Mother's Quest- A True Story of the Jim Crow South

The true story of two African-American brothers who were kidnapped and displayed as circus freaks, and whose mother endured a 28-year struggle to get them back. Through hundreds of interviews and decades of research, Beth Macy expertly explores a central and difficult question: Where were the brothers better off? On the world stage as stars or in poverty at home? TRUEVINE is a compelling narrative rich in historical detail and rife with implications to race relations today.

Dec 5, 2016
They Can't Kill Us All Ferguson, Baltimore, and a New Era in America's Racial Justice Movement by Lowery, Wesley. They Can't Kill Us All Ferguson, Baltimore, and a New Era in America's Racial Justice Movement

-- They Can't Kill Us All They Can't Kill Us All

Dec 5, 2016
Thank You for Being Late An Optimist's Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations by Friedman, Thomas L.. Thank You for Being Late An Optimist's Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations

-- Thank You for Being Late With his trademark vitality, wit, and optimism, Friedman shows that we can overcome the multiple stresses of an age of accelerations—if we slow down, if we dare to be late and use the time to reimagine work, politics, and community. Thank You for Being Late is Friedman's most ambitious book—and an essential guide to the present and the future.

Dec 5, 2016
Talking as Fast as I Can From Gilmore Girls to Gilmore Girls (and Everything in Between) by Graham, Lauren. Talking as Fast as I Can From Gilmore Girls to Gilmore Girls (and Everything in Between)

-- Gilmore Girls             Some more things you will learn about Lauren: She once tried to go vegan just to bond with Ellen DeGeneres, she's aware that meeting guys at awards shows has its pitfalls ("If you're meeting someone for the first time after three hours of hair, makeup, and styling, you've already set the bar too high"), and she's a card-carrying REI shopper ("My bungee cords now earn points!").             Including photos and excerpts from the diary Graham kept during the film

Dec 5, 2016
The Sellout A Novel by Beatty, Paul. The Sellout A Novel

Winner of the 2016 Man Booker PrizeWinner of the 2015 National Book Critics Circle Award in FictionNamed one of the best books of 2015 by TheThe Sellout The Sellout resigns himself to the fate of lower-middle-class Californians: "I'd die in the same bedroom I'd grown up in, looking up at the cracks in the stucco ceiling that've been there since '68 quake." Raised by a single father, a controversial sociologist, he spent his childhood as the subject in racially charged psychological studies. He i

Dec 5, 2016
Scrappy Little Nobody by Kendrick, Anna. Scrappy Little Nobody

A collection of humorous autobiographical essays by the Academy Award-nominated actress and star of -- Pitch At the ripe age of thirteen, she had already resolved to "keep the crazy inside my head where it belonged. Forever. But here's the thing about crazy: It. Wants. Out." In Scrappy Little Nobody With her razor-sharp wit, Anna recounts the absurdities she's experienced on her way to and from the heart of pop culture as only she can—from her unusual path to the performing arts (Vanilla Ice

Dec 5, 2016
Our Revolution A Future to Believe In by Sanders, Bernie. Our Revolution A Future to Believe In

When Bernie Sanders began his race for the presidency, it was considered by the political establishment and the media to be a "fringe" campaign, something not to be taken seriously. After all, he was just an independent senator from a small state with little name recognition. His campaign had no money, no political organization, and it was taking on the entire Democratic Party establishment. By the time Sanders's campaign came to a close, however, it was clear that the pundits had gotten it wron

Dec 5, 2016
On Living by Egan, Kerry. On Living

-- –People Magazine -- From the Hardcover edition.

Dec 5, 2016
News of the World A Novel by Jiles, Paulette. News of the World A Novel

-- that explores the boundaries of family, responsibility, honor, and trust.In the wake of the Civil War, Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd travels through northern Texas, giving live readings from newspapers to paying audiences hungry for news of the world. An elderly widower who has lived through three wars and fought in two of them, the captain enjoys his rootless, solitary existence.In Wichita Falls, he is offered a $50 gold piece to deliver a young orphan to her relatives in San Antonio. Four ye

Dec 5, 2016
Mister Monkey A Novel by Prose, Francine. Mister Monkey A Novel

The acclaimed New York TimesMister MonkeyMister Monkey is a breathtaking novel from a writer at the height of her craft.

Dec 5, 2016
Mary Russell's War And other stories of suspense by King, Laurie R.. Mary Russell's War And other stories of suspense

-- The God of the Hive;   Last but not least, fans will be especially thrilled by Mary's account of her decision, at age ninety-two, to publish her memoirs—and how she concluded that Ms. King should be the one to introduce her voice to the world.   -- — -- —The New York Times   "Erudite, fascinating . . . by all odds the most successful re-creation of the famous inhabitant of 221B Baker Street ever attempted."—Houston Chronicle   "An engaging romp guaranteed to please . . . perfectly writte

Dec 5, 2016
A Lowcountry Heart Reflections on a Writing Life by Conroy, Pat. A Lowcountry Heart Reflections on a Writing Life

-- A Lowcountry HeartA Lowcountry Heart This moving tribute is sure to be a cherished keepsake for any true Conroy fan and remain a lasting monument to one of the best-loved masters of contemporary American letters.

Dec 5, 2016
The Hidden Life of Trees What They Feel, How They Communicate¿Discoveries from a Secret World by Wohlleben, Peter. The Hidden Life of Trees What They Feel, How They Communicate¿Discoveries from a Secret World

In The Hidden Life of Trees Drawing on groundbreaking new discoveries, Wohlleben presents the science behind the secret and previously unknown life of trees and their communication abilities; he describes how these discoveries have informed his own practices in the forest around him. As he says, a happy forest is a healthy forest, and he believes that eco-friendly practices not only are economically sustainable but also benefit the health of our planet and the mental and physical health of all w

Dec 5, 2016
Come Lie with Me by Howard, Linda. Come Lie with Me

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Dec 5, 2016
Born a Crime Stories from a South African Childhood by Noah, Trevor. Born a Crime Stories from a South African Childhood

-- The Daily Show -- Praise for -- —Kirkus Reviews

Dec 5, 2016
Appetites A Cookbook by Bourdain, Anthony; Woolever, Laurie. Appetites A Cookbook

Anthony Bourdain is a man of many appetites. And for many years, first as a chef, later as a world-traveling chronicler of food and culture on his CNN series Parts Unknown his first cookbook in more than ten years, boils down forty-plus years of professional cooking and globe-trotting to a tight repertoire of personal favorites—dishes that everyone should (at least in Mr. Bourdain's opinion) know how to cook. Once the supposed "bad boy" of cooking, Mr. Bourdain has, in recent years, become the f

Dec 5, 2016