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#Republic - divided democracy in the age of social media by Sunstein, Cass R, author. #Republic - divided democracy in the age of social media

"As the Internet grows more sophisticated, it is creating new threats to democracy. Social media companies such as Facebook can sort us ever more efficiently into groups of the like-minded, creating echo chambers that amplify our views. It's no accident that on some occasions, people of different political views cannot even understand each other. It's also no surprise that terrorist groups have been able to exploit social media to deadly effect. Welcome to the age of #Republic. In this revealing

May 19, 2017
30 days a black man - the forgotten story that exposed the Jim Crow South by Steigerwald, Bill. 30 days a black man - the forgotten story that exposed the Jim Crow South

Retells the story of a white journalist from Pittsburgh who lived for thirty days as a black man in the Jim Crow South alongside Atlanta's black civil rights pioneer Wesley Dobbs, an experiment that exposed the shameful system of segregation.

May 18, 2017
3000 Jokes, 2997 Laughs by Haskins, Mike/ Arnott, Stephen 3000 Jokes, 2997 Laughs

May 19, 2017
50 hikes in Kentucky / From the Appalachian Mountains to the Land Between the Lakes by Rogers, Hiram, author. 50 hikes in Kentucky / From the Appalachian Mountains to the Land Between the Lakes

May 19, 2017
8 Steps to Getting Real with Cancer- Empowering Newly-Diagnosed Patients and Those Who Love Them by McDonough, Marianne C. 8 Steps to Getting Real with Cancer- Empowering Newly-Diagnosed Patients and Those Who Love Them

May 19, 2017
A farmgirl's table by Robinson, Jessica (Event planner), author. A farmgirl's table

From a farmgirl's table to yours. The New England farmgirl, transplanted to North Carolina, shares heartwarming stories and personal advice along with a bushel of new recipes for using produce from the garden or farmers market, stocking a pantry with canned goods, making homemade bread and traditional family recipes, and entertaining guests at get-togethers with recipes for lemonades and drinks, salads, hearty main courses, pies, cakes, and more. Author of The New England Farmgirl, Jessica Robin

May 20, 2017
A speck in the sea - a story of survival and rescue by Aldridge, John, author. A speck in the sea - a story of survival and rescue

"In the dead of night on July 24, 2013, John Aldridge was thrown off the back of the Anna Mary while his fishing partner, Anthony Sosinski, slept below. As desperate hours ticked by, Sosinski, the families, the local fishing community, and the U.S. Coast Guard in three states mobilized in an unprecedented search effort that culminated in a rare and exhilarating success" -- dust jacket flap.

May 19, 2017
Acquacotta - recipes and stories from Tuscany's secret silver coast by Davies, Emiko, author. Acquacotta - recipes and stories from Tuscany's secret silver coast

Acquacotta is a celebration of the traditional cuisine of a lesser known part of Tuscany, the Silver Coast, which forms part of the territory of Maremma. Acquacotta, literally meaning "cooked water", is Maremma's most famous dish, a soup made of slowly simmered tomatoes and onions and poached eggs. There are countless variations and every town has its own. The book includes personal stories memories and lessons from the people (producers, winemakers, breeders, fisherman) Emiko has met. The Silve

May 20, 2017
Adulthood for beginners - all the life secrets nobody bothered to tell you by Boyle, Andy, author. Adulthood for beginners - all the life secrets nobody bothered to tell you

Provided by amazon.com.

May 20, 2017
Advanced Analytics With Spark - Patterns for Learning from Data at Scale by Laserson, Uri/ Owen, Sean/ Ryza, Sandy/ Wills, Josh Advanced Analytics With Spark - Patterns for Learning from Data at Scale

May 19, 2017
Air power - a global history by Black, Jeremy, 1955- author. Air power - a global history

May 19, 2017
Al Capone's Beer Wars - A Complete History of Organized Crime in Chicago During Prohibition by Binder, John J. Al Capone's Beer Wars - A Complete History of Organized Crime in Chicago During Prohibition

May 19, 2017
AMC's best sea kayaking in New England - 50 coastal paddling adventures from Maine to Connecticut by Daugherty, Michael, 1964- AMC's best sea kayaking in New England - 50 coastal paddling adventures from Maine to Connecticut

May 19, 2017
American foodie - taste, art, and the cultural revolution by Furrow, Dwight, author. American foodie - taste, art, and the cultural revolution

May 19, 2017
An invitation to self-care - why learning to nurture yourself is the key to the life you've always wanted - 7 principles for abundant living by Cleantis, Tracey, 1965- author. An invitation to self-care - why learning to nurture yourself is the key to the life you've always wanted - 7 principles for abundant living

May 19, 2017
Andrew Carnegie by Nasaw, David. Andrew Carnegie

Born of modest origins in Scotland in 1835, Andrew Carnegie is best known as the founder of Carnegie Steel ... Carnegie, the son of an impoverished linen weaver, moved to Pittsburgh at the age of thirteen. The embodiment of the American dream, he pulled himself up from bobbin boy in a cotton factory to become the richest man in the world. He spent the rest of his life giving away the fortune he had accumulated and crusading for international peace. For all that he accomplished and came to repres

May 22, 2017
Android Phones for Seniors in Easy Steps by Vandome, Nick Android Phones for Seniors in Easy Steps

May 19, 2017
Anything that burns you - a portrait of Lola Ridge, radical poet by Svoboda, Terese, author. Anything that burns you - a portrait of Lola Ridge, radical poet

"Anything that Burns You: A Portrait of Lola Ridge, Radical Poet is the first full-length biography of Lola Ridge,a trailblazer for women, poetry, and human rights far ahead of her time. This biography traces her life from Ridge's childhood as an Irish immigrant in the mining towns of New Zealand to her years as a budding poet and artist in Sydney, Australia, and then to San Francisco, Chicago, and New York. By the 1920s, she was at the center of Modernism, and good friends with William Carlos W

May 19, 2017
As kingfishers catch fire - a conversation on the ways of God formed by the words of God - sermons by Peterson, Eugene H., 1932- author. As kingfishers catch fire - a conversation on the ways of God formed by the words of God - sermons

May 19, 2017
Astronomy for older eyes - a guide for aging backyard astronomers by Chen, James L., author. Astronomy for older eyes - a guide for aging backyard astronomers

This book is for the aging amateur astronomy population, including newcomers to astronomy in their retirement and hobbyists who loved peering through a telescope as a child. Whether a novice or an experienced observer, the practice of astronomy differs over the years. This guide will extend the enjoyment of astronomy well into the Golden Years by addressing topics such as eye and overall health issues, recommendations on telescope equipment, and astronomy-related social activities especially sui

May 17, 2017

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