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PREMIUM

Out Loud: A Memoir

“Why the hell not?” was Morris’s guide in more than one situation. A must for dance libraries, and why the hell not for most public libraries. [See Prepub Alert, 4/8/19.]
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To Build a Better World: Choices To End the Cold War and Create a Global Commonwealth

While scholarly, this work is written with a light touch and tells compelling stories about choices made by a number of countries and their leaders. It will appeal both to scholars of international politics and informed readers.

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Seeing Around Corners: How To Spot Inflection Points in Business Before They Happen

A useful guide that is most appropriate for actual or aspiring managers and management consultants.

Year of the Monkey

Fans of Smith’s extensive body of work and those who enjoy well-crafted personal narratives will find much to love in this brief and vibrant book.

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We Have Always Been Here: A Queer Muslim Memoir

Habib’s story will resonate with those who have faced similar challenges of finding their place in a culture different from their own. For all readers, it will illuminate the immigrant experience.

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The Princeton Fugitive Slave: The Trials of James Collins Johnson

Inniss presents a riveting legal review of a high-profile fugitive slave case. Whereas Johnson’s story had previously been localized, this study is a welcome addition to all research, legal, and public libraries as an invaluable addition to this emergent field of studies.

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The Everything Tabletop Games Book: From Settlers of Catan to Pandemic, Find Out Which Games To Choose, How To Play, and the Best Ways To Win!

From short, simple games such as Happy Salmon to longer, strategic ones, including Twilight Struggle, the selections here span a wide range on the current market. This appeal to gamers of all experience levels and is highly recommended for all libraries with tabletop programming.

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Hurricanes: A Memoir

A roller-coaster ride. Fans of Ross’s work as well as his music-making projects with some of hip-hop’s most acclaimed artists will race through this one.

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Pride: The LGBTQ+ Rights Movement: A Photographic Journey

While a solid primer for the LGBTQ+ movement, this should not be taken as a comprehensive look as it tends to focus almost exclusively on white members of the LGBTQ+ community, with few exceptions, notably Marsha P. Johnson. Still, this will be a good place to start for readers curious about LGBTQ+ rights throughout history, as well as the movement’s artwork and icons.

PREMIUM

The Last Stand of Payne Stewart: The Year Golf Changed Forever

Only worthwhile for those who haven’t read the earlier volume by Abraham and Stewart.

PREMIUM

The Will of God: Understanding and Pursuing His Ultimate Plan for Your Life

Best for devoted Stanley readers.

Barbara’s Picks Ali, Gornick, Greene, Hammer, & Hvistendahl, Plus Parenting, Sports, & More: General Nonfiction, Feb. 2020, Pt. 4 | Prepub Alert

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Sweat the Technique: Revelations on Creativity from the Lyrical Genius

Die-hard fans will enjoy gaining unprecedented insight into the rapper’s life and career, while casual readers will appreciate his advice for harnessing creative potential. Less an episode of Behind the Music and more testament to an undeniable artistic legacy, this account neither romanticizes the highs and lows of fame nor acts as a cynical public service announcement. [See Prepub Alert, 1/14/19.]
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Information Wars: How We Lost the Global Battle Against Disinformation and What We Can Do About It

This sobering book is indeed needed to help individuals better understand how information can be massaged to produce any sort of message desired. Recommended for general political science and current affairs collections.

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The Tyranny of Virtue: Identity, the Academy, and the Hunt for Political Heresies

This work will resonate with liberals dismayed by the notion of structural or systemic oppression but falls short of making a persuasive case that the struggle for equity, diversity, and inclusion within academe is in danger of tyrannical overreach.

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Where Do I Begin? Stories from a Life Lived Out Loud

Duran’s success stems from his ability to connect personally with celebrities and listeners. Here he connects with readers through heartfelt remembrances and hilariously filthy tirades that are sure to please his national fan base.

Exactly As You Are: The Life and Faith of Mister Rogers

An enjoyable biography of a man many people believed they knew from his daily show. This warmly written volume will surely delight his many fans. Best for public, seminary and, church libraries.

PREMIUM

Nightmare Factories: The Asylum in the American Imagination

Will appeal to a broad range of readers, from academics interested in the history of medicine and popular culture, to general readers seeking social history rooted in an imaginative variety of sources.

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Imperial Intimacies: A Tale of Two Islands

This moving memoir exploring race, gender, childhood, colonialism, marriage, and immigration will be valuable for readers interested in learning more about these subjects through a personal lens.

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Crochet Every Way Stitch Dictionary: 125 Essential Stitches To Crochet in Three Ways

Readers of Betty Barnden’s The Crochet Stitch Bible will enjoy this book's new stitch offerings and excellent visual representations.

PREMIUM

Two Buddhas Seated Side by Side: A Guide to the Lotus Sutra

While scholarly in nature, this work’s engaging, thoughtful manner serves its subject well. Essential for readers with academic-level interest in Buddhist studies.

PREMIUM

Hard To Handle: The Life and Death of the Black Crowes

Gorman has written a brutally honest, deeply personal memoir of the group he helped to create. A must for fans of the Black Crowes and American rock and roll.

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Unashamed: Musings of a Fat, Black Muslim

Primarily recommended for Vernon’s existing fan base, this candid memoir will also be of interest for those who have experienced emotional, physical, or sexual violence, and who are seeking forceful encouragement toward self-empowerment and self-expression.

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The Invention of Yesterday: A 50,000-Year History of Human Culture, Conflict, and Connection

A masterly effort with an intriguing thesis put forward to explain key factors contributing to human history. Highly recommended.

Poisoner in Chief: Sidney Gottlieb and the CIA Search for Mind Control

Highly recommended. This work sheds light on misdeeds done in the name of American democracy and should have wide appeal among general readers.

Reading Lists for August, Aug. 6, 2019 | Book Pulse

Saeed Jones on the Power of Writing | Editors' Fall Picks 2019

Top Picks Including Pulitzer Prize Winners Edward J. Larson & David Zucchino, plus American History, African American History, Women’s History, & World War II: History Previews, Feb. 2020, Pt. 3 | Prepub Alert

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Fall Fireworks: 36 Titles That Shine Bright | Editors' Fall Picks 2019

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69 Stellar Titles | Starred Reviews, August 2019

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Queen Meryl: The Iconic Roles, Heroic Deeds, and Legendary Life of Meryl Streep

Potentially fun for Streep fan boys and girls, although Michael Schulman’s Her Again: Becoming Meryl Streep, which Carlson references, is preferred
PREMIUM

Rediscovering Scripture’s Vision for Women: Fresh Perspectives on Disputed Texts

For those well versed in feminist biblical criticism, most of this—while well written
PREMIUM

Dear Scott, Dearest Zelda: The Love Letters of F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald

Fitzgerald enthusiasts will find these revealing letters sad but insightful

Bless This Mess: A Modern Guide to Faith and Parenting in a Chaotic World

Parents especially will appreciate this modern spiritual guide. Highly recommended for all libraries

Dressed in Dreams: A Black Girl’s Love Letter to the Power of Fashion

A winning look at black girl fashion and a solid addition for all collections
PREMIUM

Teaching U.S. History Through Sports

General readers and educators will find much to spark their imaginations in this thoughtful work, from lists of resources to ways of connecting athletic history to larger social and cultural issues
PREMIUM

The Penguin Book of Migration Literature: Departures, Arrivals, Generations, Returns

With the exception of Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Displaced, no similar recent collection of evocative reflections on the migration experience exists. This will appeal to students and general readers, if only as a starting point for further exploration
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To Feel the Music: A Songwriter’s Mission To Save High-Quality Audio

Young remains a crusader for high-quality audio, and he tells a fascinating tale, albeit with much technical and business narrative detail, which will appeal mostly to tech, business, and music buffs interested in the future of how we consume, preserve, and listen to recorded music.

PREMIUM

Natural Wine for the People: What It Is, Where To Find It, How To Love It

Colorful, introductory guidance into the world of natural wines that will be appreciated especially by beginners.

PREMIUM

Re-Bisoning the West: Restoring an American Icon to the Landscape

A fast-paced and readable look at the recent history and immediate future of bison in the American landscape. Recommended for those interested in conservation efforts, especially in the American West.

Rainforest: Dispatches from Earth’s Most Vital Frontlines

A vital work for all interested in natural and human history, logging, agriculture, environmental politics, and geography.

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Witness Tree: Seasons of Change with a Century-Old Oak

Overall, highly recommended and of interest to historians and anyone concerned with natural history.

Space Between: Explorations of Love, Sex, and Fluidity

This memoir/performance piece should be popular with fans of Tortorella, but it’s less likely to have significant staying power as core LGBTQ writing
PREMIUM

The Kongs of Qufu: The Descendants of Confucius in Late Imperial China

An enjoyable read that sheds light on Chinese feudal arrangements of the late imperial era. Highly recommended for all Chinese history enthusiasts

Start Finishing: How To Go from Idea to Done

Gilkey’s constructive guidance will likely appeal to white-collar workers, especially those in managerial and administrative positions

America’s Reluctant Prince: The Life of John F. Kennedy Jr.

Readers fascinated by the Kennedys will be delighted by this captivating biography. See Randy Taraborelli's The Kennedy Heirs for a comprehensive account of the third generation Kennedys.

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Chasing the Bear: How Bear Bryant and Nick Saban Made Alabama the Greatest College Football Program of All Time

A captivating comparison of two legendary figures in college football that will draw interest from all football fans.
 
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NFL Century: The One-Hundred-Year Rise of America's Greatest Sports League

This engagingly written chronicle of the most powerful and influential sports league in American history should be of wide interest.
 
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Hell with the Lid Off: Inside the Fierce Rivalry Between the 1970s Oakland Raiders and Pittsburgh Steelers

Worthy reading for all fans of football history.
 
PREMIUM

NFL 100: A Century of Pro Football

This appealing book contains a nice selection of text excerpts, but it doesn’t quite measure up to the NFL’s 75th anniversary celebration tribute.
 
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Shula: The Coach of the NFL's Greatest Generation

This is the most thorough biography yet of this seminal NFL figure, but it does not equal Ribowsky’s best work.
 

Alexander von Humboldt: How the Most Famous Scientist of the Romantic Age Found the Soul of Nature

A thorough biography recommended particularly for scholars of the natural sciences.

PREMIUM

Red Grange: The Life and Legacy of the NFL’s First Superstar

A highly recommended picture of a football legend and one of the league’s first superstars.
 

Boys Will Be Boys

A necessary read that compliments Ford’s first book, but ultimately stands on its own.
 
You Throw Like a Girl: The Blind Spot of Masculinity

You Throw Like a Girl: The Blind Spot of Masculinity

McPherson, Don.
From success as a football player to his mission as a feminist and educator, McPherson has spent decades sharing his story and advocating for a new definition of manhood. This timely and coherent study of gender roles is highly recommended for all public library collections.
 
War Football: World War I and the Birth of the NFL
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War Football: World War I and the Birth of the NFL

Serb, Chris
For anyone interested in the early days of football and its interaction with the U.S. military, this book will prove to be a valuable reference.
 
Instructional Design for LIS Professionals: A Guide for Teaching Librarians and Information Science Professionals
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Instructional Design for LIS Professionals: A Guide for Teaching Librarians and Information Science Professionals

Wong, Melissa A.
This practical, straightforward guide is highly recommended for those following in Geoffrey Chaucer’s footsteps who would gladly learn and gladly teach.
Before the Ballot: Building Political Support for Library Funding
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Before the Ballot: Building Political Support for Library Funding

Chrastka, John & Patrick “PC” Sweeney
Essential for librarians, library employees, and board members who don’t want to be left in the dust when it comes to funding.
 
For the Love of Men: A New Vision for Mindful Masculinity
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For the Love of Men: A New Vision for Mindful Masculinity

Plank, Liz
This heartfelt, recommended book will find a welcome place for general readers interested in a clearly argued analysis of the current gender environment.
 
Community Technology Projects: Making Them Work
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Community Technology Projects: Making Them Work

Heller, Margaret
While community technology projects present multiple challenges, Heller demonstrates that they can succeed with effort and a willingness to adapt. For library technology managers, scholars, and project managers.
 
The People's Team: An Illustrated History of the Green Bay Packers

The People's Team: An Illustrated History of the Green Bay Packers

Beech, Mark
The Packers have a national following and a history unlike any other. This beautiful book chronicles that legacy exceedingly well.
 
Fentanyl, Inc.: How Rogue Chemists Are Creating the Deadliest Wave of the Opioid Epidemic
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Fentanyl, Inc.: How Rogue Chemists Are Creating the Deadliest Wave of the Opioid Epidemic

Westhoff, Ben
Following after Sam Quinones’s Dreamland, which surveyed the ravages of prescription pills and black tar heroin, this book will assist policymakers, activists, and general readers in understanding better how to respond to the drug crisis that is only more intractable now
A Castle in Wartime: One Family, Their Missing Sons, and the Fight To Defeat the Nazis

A Castle in Wartime: One Family, Their Missing Sons, and the Fight To Defeat the Nazis

Bailey, Catherine
An incredibly sweeping and readable tale, this excellent history is for readers interested in World War II and personal narratives
A State at Any Cost: The Life of David Ben-Gurion
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A State at Any Cost: The Life of David Ben-Gurion

Segev, Tom
Scholars and devoted readers of political history, notably of the Middle East, will turn to Segev’s majestic analysis of this pivotal leader for decades to come
The Man Who Played with Fire: Stieg Larsson’s Lost Files and the Hunt for an Assassin
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The Man Who Played with Fire: Stieg Larsson’s Lost Files and the Hunt for an Assassin

Stocklassa, Jan
Recommended for most true crime collections. This story is sure to gain international traction as the investigation into the Palme assassination heats up again
Near the Exit: Travels with the Not-So-Grim Reaper

Near the Exit: Travels with the Not-So-Grim Reaper

Erickson, Lori
This book’s journey to spiritual places near and far is worth taking
Think Black: A Memoir
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Think Black: A Memoir

Ford, Clyde W
Recommended for readers interested in histories of computing and business, and black history, especially regarding STEM
Transaction Man: The Rise of the Deal and the Decline of the American Dream

Transaction Man: The Rise of the Deal and the Decline of the American Dream

Lemann, Nicholas
Through the stories of individuals, often from varied neighborhoods, businesses, and corporations, Lemann makes these experiences come alive. Readers can use this insightful business history to guide their forecasts
The Years That Matter Most: How College Makes or Breaks Us

The Years That Matter Most: How College Makes or Breaks Us

Tough, Paul
Drawing on broad reading and visits to campuses across the country, Tough’s work offers an indictment of American society and political structures and persuasively argues that universities must fulfill the American commitment to equality of opportunity
On the Plain of Snakes: A Mexican Journey
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On the Plain of Snakes: A Mexican Journey

Theroux, Paul
Tourists headed to Mexico and those interested in the current migrant situation will learn a great deal
Picking Up the Pieces: Residential School Memories and the Making of the Witness Blanket
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Picking Up the Pieces: Residential School Memories and the Making of the Witness Blanket

Newman, Carey & Kirstie Hudson
Readers interested in American Indian history or education will find important insights into the significance of the Witness Blanket and its component parts. Also consider the companion documentary, Picking Up the Pieces
Tough Luck: Sid Luckman, Murder Inc., and the Rise of the Modern NFL

Tough Luck: Sid Luckman, Murder Inc., and the Rise of the Modern NFL

Rosen, Richard
A terrific read that should draw interest from all general nonfiction readers
The Europeans: Three Lives and the Making of a Cosmopolitan Culture

The Europeans: Three Lives and the Making of a Cosmopolitan Culture

Figes, Orlando
Vividly written and meticulously detailed, this book will please lovers of the history of literature and music, at the very least
In Hoffa’s Shadow: A Stepfather, a Disappearance in Detroit, and My Search for the Truth
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In Hoffa’s Shadow: A Stepfather, a Disappearance in Detroit, and My Search for the Truth

Goldsmith, Jack
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Burn It Down: Women Writing About Anger
PREMIUM

Burn It Down: Women Writing About Anger

These powerful essays strike a balance between memoir and theory and will be useful in courses on feminist theory as they provide highly individualized accounts of women’s experiences
Kochland: The Secret History of Koch Industries and Corporate Power in America

Kochland: The Secret History of Koch Industries and Corporate Power in America

Leonard, Christopher
Based on six years of research and with a fast-paced writing style that interweaves multiple stories, this illuminating work on the exceedingly influential Koch and his company will be welcomed by all readers of business or politics. Leonard does for Koch what Andrew Sorkin’s Too Big To Fail did for the 2008 financial crisis
Something Deeply Hidden: Quantum Worlds and the Emergence of Spacetime
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Something Deeply Hidden: Quantum Worlds and the Emergence of Spacetime

Carroll, Sean
Fans of popular science authors such as Neil deGrasse Tyson and John Gribbin will find great joy while exploring these groundbreaking concepts. [See Prepub Alert, 3/4/19.]
Wildhood: The Epic Journey from Adolescence to Adulthood in Humans and Other Animals
PREMIUM

Wildhood: The Epic Journey from Adolescence to Adulthood in Humans and Other Animals

Natterson-Horowitz, Barbara & Kathryn Bowers
This compelling account of how strongly human adolescent behaviors are rooted in our wild animal past should intrigue general science readers and fans of Zoobiquity. [See Prepub Alert, 3/4/19.]
Whole Food Cooking Every Day: Transform the Way You Eat with 250 Vegetarian Recipes Free of Gluten, Dairy, and Refined Sugar
PREMIUM

Whole Food Cooking Every Day: Transform the Way You Eat with 250 Vegetarian Recipes Free of Gluten, Dairy, and Refined Sugar

Chaplin, Amy
Nicely illustrated with close-up color photographs, this book encourages cooks to try new ingredients and techniques to make healthier food but may be a little advanced for some audiences
Secondhand: Travels in the New Global Garage Sale
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Secondhand: Travels in the New Global Garage Sale

Minter, Adam
Well written and packed with intriguing details, this is a great look at a global industry to which virtually all of us contribute, in one way or another
Making the Book: Authors and Their Editors Discuss Five Hot New Titles

Making the Book: Authors and Their Editors Discuss Five Hot New Titles

Barbara Hoffert,  Jul 31, 2019
Rebel Richmond: Life and Death in the Confederate Capital
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Rebel Richmond: Life and Death in the Confederate Capital

Ash, Stephen V
This book will set the standard for other much-needed intensive, up-close examinations of what the Civil War meant on the ground.

Traveling with Service Animals: By Air, Road, Rail, and Ship Across North America
PREMIUM

Traveling with Service Animals: By Air, Road, Rail, and Ship Across North America

Kisor, Henry & Christine Goodier
A highly recommended resource for anyone who travels with a service animal, as well as for anyone who works in transportation, hospitality, or any business with public accommodations
Motherhood So White: A Memoir of Race, Gender, and Parenting in America

Motherhood So White: A Memoir of Race, Gender, and Parenting in America

Austin, Nefertiti
Austin’s experiences, both positive and negative, are recounted in this fast-paced, heartwarming memoir of motherhood and adoption told through an African American lens. ­Essential for all libraries.

Moving Forward: A Story of Hope, Hard Work, and the Promise of America

Moving Forward: A Story of Hope, Hard Work, and the Promise of America

Jean-Pierre, Karine
This is not exactly a how-to guide or a toolkit, despite the powerful tools designed to encourage grassroots activism, including media links and recommended readings in the final chapters. Instead, Jean-Pierre shows how and why we all need to participate in democracy and what is at stake if we don’t.

Indebted: How Families Make College Work at Any Cost
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Indebted: How Families Make College Work at Any Cost

Zaloom, Caitlin
Zaloom provides a clear-sighted and timely analysis of this issue. Recommended for readers interested in the cultural and economic implications of the current student debt crisis
Sex, Teens, and Everything in Between: The New and Necessary Conversations Today’s Teenagers Need To Have About Consent, Sexual Harassment, Healthy Relationships, Love, and More
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Sex, Teens, and Everything in Between: The New and Necessary Conversations Today’s Teenagers Need To Have About Consent, Sexual Harassment, Healthy Relationships, Love, and More

Zaloom, Shafia
This guide may benefit parents of teens who are looking to start a conversation about issues many young people face today, encompassing the #metoo movement, sexual harassment, assault, and many others.

How To Build Your Baby’s Brain: A Parent’s Guide to Using New Gene Science To Raise a Smart, Secure, and Successful Child

How To Build Your Baby’s Brain: A Parent’s Guide to Using New Gene Science To Raise a Smart, Secure, and Successful Child

Gross, Gail
With concrete ideas on incorporating yoga movement to aid brain development or devising a learning-based playlist on your iPod to outdoor play, smart media usage, and eye-and-breathing relaxation methods, this valuable work combines hard research with practical ideas that parents of children from birth to age four can easily implement in their day-to-day life
Lessons I’m Going To Teach My Kids Too Late
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Lessons I’m Going To Teach My Kids Too Late

Yung, Brad
As Yung describes how learning these sayings both complicated and shaped his life, readers will appreciate the caustic wit that makes this book impossible to put down.

World Class: Our Mother’s Journey Halfway Around the Globe in Search of the Best Education for Her Children
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World Class: Our Mother’s Journey Halfway Around the Globe in Search of the Best Education for Her Children

Clavel, Teru
An intriguing volume on the differences in global education; however, some of the author’s suggestions to help further your child’s education, such as hiring a babysitter who speaks another language, take classes at the local community center, etc., may not be accessible or realistic for many readers.

Kid Food: The Challenge of Feeding Children in a Highly Processed World
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Kid Food: The Challenge of Feeding Children in a Highly Processed World

Siegel, Bettina Elias
A fascinating look at the industry of children’s food and a practical guide for parent’s seeking to teach their children how to eat healthfully.

A House on Stilts: Mothering in the Age of Opioid Addiction
PREMIUM

A House on Stilts: Mothering in the Age of Opioid Addiction

Becker, Paula
With hundreds dying each day of opiate overdose and more than two million individuals addicted, this powerful and moving account shows the everyday ordinariness of the struggle of substance abuse and recovery.

The Power of Showing Up: How Parental Presence Shapes Who Our Kids Become and How Their Brains Get Wired

The Power of Showing Up: How Parental Presence Shapes Who Our Kids Become and How Their Brains Get Wired

Siegel, Daniel & Tina Payne Bryson
A fitting volume that expands on the authors’ previous work, filled with cartoons and straightforward strategies that will appeal to their fans as well as a wide range of general readers.

Understanding Teenage Anxiety: A Parenting Guide To Combat Your Teen’s Chronic Anxiety
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Understanding Teenage Anxiety: A Parenting Guide To Combat Your Teen’s Chronic Anxiety

Browne, Jennifer & Cody Buchanan
Addressing such crucial topics as self-harm, suicide, and integrating diet and natural remedies into one’s routine, as well as traditional treatments such as cognitive therapy and SSRIs, this work offers a further unique perspective of a teenager working through anxiety.

Being at Your Best When Your Kids Are at Their Worst: Practical Compassion in Parenting
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Being at Your Best When Your Kids Are at Their Worst: Practical Compassion in Parenting

Payne, Kim John
Geared toward both parents and teachers, Payne’s guidance will stimulate ideas for reframing how we respond to difficult family situations.

Guitar King: Michael Bloomfield’s Life in the Blues

Guitar King: Michael Bloomfield’s Life in the Blues

Dann, David
This monumental book illuminates the legacy of a musician who has been overshadowed by other Sixties luminaries but who helped bring the vernacular of the blues to rock and whose playing influenced the course of rock and roll.

Feel Free
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Feel Free

Laird, Nick
Laird writes remarkable poems, self-reflective and socially drenched. Those here are rich instances of awakening and discovery. Highly recommended.

Lincoln Kirstein’s Modern
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Lincoln Kirstein’s Modern

An informative introduction to Kirstein’s generous, tempestuous relationship with MoMA, to be read alongside Martin Duberman’s biography The Worlds of Lincoln Kirstein.

Janis: Her Life and Music

Janis: Her Life and Music

George-Warren, Holly
This poignant and ultimately tragic account of an iconic performer is a must for Joplin fans, but anyone who enjoys a good biography will appreciate this exceptional work.

Wichita Lineman: Searching in the Sun for the World’s Greatest Unfinished Song
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Wichita Lineman: Searching in the Sun for the World’s Greatest Unfinished Song

Jones, Dylan
This affectionate memorial to Campbell and rather hagiographic take on Webb’s talent might have worked better as a long article for Rolling Stone or The New Yorker, as it tends to repetitiveness and often veers into self-serving territory. Sadly, the whole does not equal the sum of its (many excellent) parts.

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