New Nonfiction Books for Adults
Hundreds of books are added to the Library's collection each month. Here are the most recent Nonfiction books for adults.
Say It Loud!
"A gathering of essays by the acclaimed Harvard legal scholar and public intellectual, that explores all the relevant cultural and historical issues of the past quarter century having to do with race and race relations in America. With a gimlet eye, decency and humaneness (and often courting controversy), Randall Kennedy chronicles his reactions over the past quarter century to arguments, events, and people that have compelled him to put pen to paper. Three beliefs that are sometimes in tension with one another infuse these pages. First, a massive amount of cruel racial injustice continues to beset the United States of...
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Over 60 simple recipes that celebrate being Mexican.
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Be Period Positive
"Period positivity starts with asking questions. This informative, irreverent, and absorbing book covers all your period-related questions - why they're taboo (and needn't be) and how to navigate the whole bleeding thing, from first periods to fertility, euphemisms to uteruses, menstrual products to menopause. Period Positive movement founder and menstrual researcher Chella Quint's answers are frank, funny, and fascinating. Let's get period positive. It's about bloody time"--Publisher's description.
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Drawing on the fields of psychology, neuroscience and anthropology, a New York Times best-selling author unlocks the secrets of mystery's allure, shedding new light on everything from the formulas of our favorite detective shows to the calculated risks of the stock market.
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The Peak Performance Formula
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Burning the Breeze
"Burning the Breeze is the family story of three generations of women who, having begun their journey by fleeing Missouri during the Civil War, flouted gender expectations to create and successfully run guest ranches in Montana and Arizona"--
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The Vegan Ketogenic Diet Cookbook
"A vegan-friendly ketogenic diet is possible--and delicious. In your hands you hold the complete guide to eating meals that are free from animal products but still contain the right high-fat and low-carb nutritional content for achieving ketosis (changing the way your body burns fuel, to aid with health and weight loss). The Vegan Ketogenic Diet Cookbook teaches you how to get started and stay motivated, with step-by-step recipes that focus on nuts, seeds, and low-glycemic fruits and vegetables. Featuring everything from breakfast to desserts, this cookbook offers plenty of variety so there's always something new to try. Eating vegan now...
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The World Sauces Cookbook
Take your next entrée further than its ever been before. The World Sauces Cookbook is here to help you top off your meals with 60 sumptuous sauces from all four corners of the globeincluding Satay, Adobo, Creole Remoulade and Comeback Sauce, Baba Ghanoush, and Pesto Della Zia.
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Advises women how to reassess their sexual backgrounds, explore their sensual feelings, and improve their sexual relationships, and discusses how to recover from sexual traumas.
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Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child
"The perennial favorite for parents who want to get their kids to sleep with ease--now in its fifth edition, fully revised and updated. With more than 1.5 million copies in print, Dr. Marc Weissbluth's step-by-step regimen for instituting beneficial habits within the framework of your child's natural sleep cycles has long been the standard-setter in baby sleep books. Now with a new intro, new foreward, and a "Step-by-Step Program for a Good Night's Sleep." Totally rewritten and reorganized to give tired parents the information they need quickly and succinctly, this new edition also includes the very latest research on the...
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