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Nonfiction: 028.9 Morgan - 978.02 Women's
The World Between Two Covers by
Call Number: 028.9 MORGAN
A beguiling exploration of the joys of reading across boundaries, inspired by the author’s year-long journey through a book from every country.
Call Number: 270.092 WESTOVER, TARA
Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, Tara prepared for the end of the world by stockpiling home-canned peaches and sleeping with her "head-for-the-hills bag." But when her brother got himself into college and came back with news of the world beyond the mountain, she decided to try a new kind of life.
Me and White Supremacy by
Call Number: 305.809 Saad
Me and White Supremacy teaches readers how to dismantle the privilege within themselves so that they can stop (often unconsciously) inflicting damage on people of color, and in turn, help other white people do better, too.
Call Number: 305.892 EGGER
When Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans, Abdulrahman Zeitoun, a prosperous Syrian-American and father of four, chose to stay through the storm to protect his house and contracting business. In the days after the storm, he traveled the flooded streets in a secondhand canoe, passing on supplies and helping those he could. A week later, on September 6, 2005, Zeitoun abruptly disappeared.
Call Number: 305.5122 Wilkerson
In this brilliant book, Isabel Wilkerson gives us a masterful portrait of an unseen phenomenon in America as she explores, through an immersive, deeply researched narrative and stories about real people, how America today and throughout its history has been shaped by a hidden caste system, a rigid hierarchy of human rankings.
How to Raise an Adult by
Call Number: 306.874 LYTHCOTT- HAIMS
Lythcott-Haims draws on research, conversations with educators and employers, and her own insights as a mother and student dean to highlight the ways in which over-parenting harms children and their stressed-out parents.
The Woman's Hour by
Call Number: 324.623 Weiss
Nashville, August 1920. Thirty-five states have ratified the Nineteenth Amendment, twelve have rejected or refused to vote, and one last state is needed. It all comes down to Tennessee, the moment of truth for the suffragists, after a seven-decade crusade.
Nickel and Dimed by
Call Number: 331.23 Ehrenreich
Our sharpest and most original social critic goes "undercover" as an unskilled worker to reveal the dark side of American prosperity.
Call Number: 331.398 Bruder
Bruder tells a compelling, eye-opening tale of the dark underbelly of the American economy--one that foreshadows the precarious future that may await many more of us.
The Radium Girls by
Call Number: 363.179 MOORE
The Radium Girls fully illuminates the inspiring young women exposed to the "wonder" substance of radium, and their awe-inspiring strength in the face of almost impossible circumstances.
Covered with Night by
Call Number: 364.1523 Eustace
An immersive tale of the killing of a Native American man and its far-reaching consequences for Colonial America.Eustace's utterly absorbing account provides a new understanding of Indigenous forms of justice, with lessons for our era.
H Is for Hawk by
Call Number: 598.944 MacDonald
When Helen Macdonald’s father died suddenly on a London street, she was devastated. An experienced falconer captivated by hawks since childhood, she’d never before been tempted to train one of the most vicious predators: the goshawk. But in her grief, she saw that the goshawk’s fierce and feral anger mirrored her own.
Maybe You Should Talk to Someone by
Call Number: 616.8914 Gottlieb
From a New York Times best-selling author, psychotherapist, and national advice columnist, a hilarious, thought-provoking, and surprising new book that takes us behind the scenes of a therapist's world--where her patients are looking for answers (and so is she)
My Life in France by
Call Number: 641.5092 CHILD
Julia Child singlehandedly created a new approach to American cuisine with her cookbook Mastering the Art of French Cooking and her television show The French Chef , but as she reveals in this bestselling memoir, she was not always a master chef.
Just Kids by
Call Number: 780.92 SMITH
Singer-songwriter Patti Smith shares tales of New York City : the denizens of Max's Kansas City, the Hotel Chelsea, Scribner's, Brentano's and Strand bookstores and her new life in Brooklyn with a young man named Robert Mapplethorpe--the man who changed her life.
The Boys in the Boat by
Call Number: 797.123 Brown
This book tells the story of the University of Washington's 1936 eight-oar crew and their epic quest for an Olympic gold medal.
How to Be a Heroine by
Call Number: 809.3927 Ellis
While debating literature's greatest heroines with her best friend, thirtysomething playwright Samantha Ellis has a revelation--her whole life, she's been trying to be Cathy Earnshaw of Wuthering Heights when she should have been trying to be Jane Eyre.
Call Number: 813.54 Shapiro Dani Shapiro.
A gripping genetic detective story, and a meditation on the meaning of parenthood and family. It raises profound questions about the quandaries and responsibilities engendered by our newfound ability to know what—and whom—we are made of.
The Yellow House by
Call Number: 814.6 Broom
In 1961, Sarah M. Broom’s mother Ivory Mae bought a shotgun house in New Orleans. It was the height of the Space Race and the neighborhood was home to a major NASA plant—the postwar optimism seemed assured. Widowed, Ivory Mae remarried Sarah’s father Simon Broom; their combined family would eventually number twelve children. But after Simon died, the Yellow House would become Ivory Mae’s thirteenth and most unruly child.
Reading Lolita in Tehran by
Call Number: 820.9 Nafisi
Amid the violence and censorship of their Iranian homeland, seven young women immerse themselves in the worlds of Jane Austen, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Henry James and Vladimir Nabokov.
Killers of the Flower Moon by
Call Number: 967.6 Grann
In the 1920s, the richest people per capita in the world were members of the Osage Indian nation in Oklahoma. After oil was discovered beneath their land, they rode in chauffeured automobiles, built mansions, and sent their children to study in Europe.Then, one by one, the Osage began to be killed off.
The Unwinding of the Miracle by
Call Number: 973.0495 YIP-WILLIAMS, JULIE
After receiving a terminal cancer diagnosis, a lawyer and a mother of two chronicles her life.
Call Number: 973.22 Philbrick
The Plymouth colony from original peril to bloody war. Courage, cowardice, savagery and kindness inform this engaging account of Pilgrims and Native Americans and the truths behind one of our national myths.
Women's Diaries of the Westward Journey by
Call Number: 978.02 Women's
More than a quarter of a million Americans crossed the continental United States between 1840 and 1870, going west in one of the greatest migrations of modern times. The frontiersmen have become an integral part of our history and folklore, but the Westering experiences of American women are equally central to an accurate picture of what life was like on the frontier.