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Adulting 101 : #wisdom4life

Adulting 101 : #wisdom4life
Burnette, Josh, author.
Adulting (verb): To do grown-up things and have responsibilities such as a working full time, paying rent, or owning a car. Basic life skills go mostly untaught in classrooms, so graduates are on their own to figure out how t

Broke millennial : stop scraping by and get your financial life together

Broke millennial : stop scraping by and get your financial life together
Lowry, Erin, author.
27-year-old personal finance expert Erin Lowry is the cash-savvy friend every 20- and 30-something needs. Instead of complicated 401k strategies and jargon-filled debt advice, her hilarious, easy-to-understand guide is the pe

Do what feels good : recipes, remedies, and routines to treat your body right

Do what feels good : recipes, remedies, and routines to treat your body right
Bronfman, Hannah, author.
As a food lover, beauty product addict, exercise junkie, and wellness entrepreneur, Hannah Bronfman practically radiates confidence and health. But she'll be the first one to admit that the road to wellness and self-acceptanc

Girl, woman, other

Girl, woman, other
Evaristo, Bernardine, 1959- author.
From one of Britain's most celebrated writers of color, a magnificent portrayal of the intersections of identity among an interconnected group of Black British women

Good and cheap : eat well on $4/day

Good and cheap : eat well on $4/day
Brown, Leanne, author.
By showing that kitchen skill, and not budget, is the key to great food, Good and Cheap will help you eat well—really well—on the strictest of budgets. Created for people who have to watch every dollar—but particularly

Headcase : LGBTQ writers & artists on mental health and wellness

Headcase : LGBTQ writers & artists on mental health and wellness

"Headcase is a groundbreaking collection of personal reflections and artistic representations illustrating the intersection of mental wellness, illness, and LGBTQ identity, as well as the lasting impact of historical views eq

How to be an antiracist

How to be an antiracist
Kendi, Ibram X., author.
From the National Book Award-winning author of Stamped from the Beginning comes a bracingly original approach to understanding and uprooting racism and inequality in our society--and in ourselves.

Life after college : ten steps to build a life you love

Life after college : ten steps to build a life you love
Terhune, Tori Randolph.
Transitioning from college to “real life” has never been easy. Life After College aims to help recent grads successfully adjust to life beyond college. Focusing on more than just success in the workplace, the authors offe

Neptune's laboratory : fantasy, fear, and science at sea

Neptune's laboratory : fantasy, fear, and science at sea
Adler, Antony, author.
We have long been fascinated with the oceans and sought

Parties, dorms and social norms : a crash course in safe living for young adults on the autism spectrum

Parties, dorms and social norms : a crash course in safe living for young adults on the autism spectrum
Meeks, Lisa, author.
For young people with ASD, navigating leaving home, parties, and the first sexual encounters of their twenties can be tricky. This practical guide is full of tips for how to stay safe while making the most out of life and it

People I've met from the internet

People I've met from the internet
Van Dyck, Stephen (Writer), author.
Literary Nonfiction. LGBTQIA Studies. Art. Performance Art. Hybrid Genre. Memoir. California Interest. Stephen van Dyck's PEOPLE I'VE MET FROM THE INTERNET is a queer reimagining of the coming-of-age narrative set at the dawn

Star stories : constellations and people

Star stories : constellations and people
Aveni, Anthony F., author.
Follow an epic animal race, a quest for a disembodied hand, and an emu egg hunt in constellation stories from diverse cultures We can see love, betrayal, and friendship in the heavens, if we know where to look. A world expert

The beautiful struggle : a memoir

The beautiful struggle : a memoir
Coates, Ta-Nehisi.
A memoir of growing up in the tough world of Baltimore in the 1980s chronicles the relationship between the author and his father, a Vietnam vet and Black Panther affiliate, and his campaign to keep his sons from falling vict

The only black student

The only black student
Mengesha, Lull.
The Only Black Student is a book that evolved progressively from casual group and one on one discussions into written form during the latter years of Lull's undergraduate experience. On campus, Lull worked as a student ambass

The spirit almanac : a modern guide to ancient self-care

The spirit almanac : a modern guide to ancient self-care
Loewe, Emma, author.
"From two of mindbodygreen's top editors comes an essential companion for anyone seeking a deeper spiritual life. Taking time to nourish yourself and connect to the rhythms of the Earth can feel like a tall order when your da

The testaments

The testaments
Atwood, Margaret, 1939- author.
In this electrifying sequel to The Handmaid's Tale, acclaimed author Margaret Atwood answers the question that has tantalised readers for decades: What happened to Offred?

The water dancer : a novel

The water dancer : a novel
Coates, Ta-Nehisi, author.
"Young Hiram Walker was born into bondage -- and lost his mother and all memory of her when he was a child -- but he is also gifted with a mysterious power. Hiram almost drowns when he crashes a carriage into a river, but is

White fragility : why it's so hard for White people to talk about racism

White fragility : why it's so hard for White people to talk about racism
DiAngelo, Robin J., author.
Explores counterproductive reactions white people have when discussing racism that serve to protect their positions and maintain racial inequality.

You are a badass : how to stop doubting your greatness and start living an awesome life

You are a badass : how to stop doubting your greatness and start living an awesome life
Sincero, Jen, 1965- author.
Offers a blunt and irreverent guide to achieving the money, relationships, career, and happiness that one desires through recognizing and doing away with self-sabotaging beliefs and behaviors.

Antología de la poesía hispanoamericana actual

Antología de la poesía hispanoamericana actual

Selección cuyo sentido radica en la actividad del lector, en esa lectura que organiza los textos como un proyecto de su propia aventura y goce creadores. No se supedita ni al medio ni a la historia, ni siquiera a las tendenc

Diario de Lecumberri

Diario de Lecumberri
Mutis, Alvaro.
Comedia humana donde el autor enfrenta criaturas que parecen emerger de la verdadera y perdurable literatura.

La casa de los secretos

La casa de los secretos
Victoria, María de Lourdes, author.
Patricia vive en una antigua hacienda de Oaxaca que fue escenario del viejo esplendor de su familia. Ha dedicado su vida a mantener a flote la casona y a cuidar de la anciana Cienne, con quien sostiene largas conversaciones q

Magical passes : the practical wisdom of the Shamans of ancient Mexico

Magical passes : the practical wisdom of the Shamans of ancient Mexico
Castaneda, Carlos, 1931-1998.
Thirty years ago, Carlos Castaneda published The Teachings of Don Juan, the story of a magical journey into the unknown. Under the tutelage of don Juan Matus, the young anthropologist entered another world and emerged to give

Púrpura profundo

Púrpura profundo
Montero, Mayra, 1952-
Agustin has just retired from his job as a music critic for a newspaper. Sebastian, a close friend and head of the entertainment section, encourages him to write his memoirs. As Sebastian enthusiastically devours the pages wr

The cricket sings : poems and songs for children

The cricket sings : poems and songs for children
García Lorca, Federico, 1898-1936, author.
A selection of the poems and songs Federico Garcia Lorca wrote especially for children, presented together with the Spanish texts.

Tu, la oscuridad

Tu, la oscuridad
Montero, Mayra, 1952-
Mayra Montero nacio en LA Habana en 1952 y vive actualmente en Puerto Rico. Despues de trabajar diez anos como periodista, primero como corresponsal en distintos paises de Centroamerica y mas tarde como editorialista, se dedi

What makes a Goya a Goya?

What makes a Goya a Goya?
Mühlberger, Richard.
Takes a close-up look at key paintings by Francisco Goya, analyzing composition, line, color, subject matter, and the world in which he lived to define the characteristics of his work

The documentary history of the ratification of the Constitution

The documentary history of the ratification of the Constitution

This third volume on the ratification campaign in Massachusetts completes the account of this powerful New England state whose influence determined the overall passage of the emerging Constitution.

The papers of George Washington.

The papers of George Washington.
Washington, George, 1732-1799.
The Papers of George Washington, a grant-funded project, was established in 1968 at the University of Virginia, under the joint auspices of the University and the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association of the Union, to publish a co

The documentary history of the ratification of the Constitution

The documentary history of the ratification of the Constitution

This third volume on the ratification campaign in Massachusetts completes the account of this powerful New England state whose influence determined the overall passage of the emerging Constitution.

BEHIND THE GUN: PONCHO'S LAST WALK

BEHIND THE GUN: PONCHO'S LAST WALK
Charles, Bravo
Each purchase directly benefits America's Warfighters through Infidel Inc. and other Veteran nonprofits.A Memoir detailing the US involvement in Somalia, the first known confrontations with Al Qaeda, Al Shabaab, a unique acco

Memories of Chicano history : the life and narrative of Bert Corona

Memories of Chicano history : the life and narrative of Bert Corona
García, Mario T.
"Memories of Chicano History: The Life and Narrative of Bert Corona represents a landmark publication in American history. The first autobiographical text by a major figure in Chicano history, it is also the first full life h

Seeking community in a global city : Guatemalans and Salvadorans in Los Angeles

Seeking community in a global city : Guatemalans and Salvadorans in Los Angeles
Hamilton, Nora, 1935-
Diven by the pressures of poverty and civil strife at home, large numbers of Central Americans came to the Los Angeles area during the 1980's. Neither purely economic migrants, though they were in search of stable work, nor o

The accidental archives of the Royal Chicano Air Force

The accidental archives of the Royal Chicano Air Force
Sauer, Stephanie, author.
How do you write a history of a group that has been written out of history? In The Accidental Archives of the Royal Chicano Air Force, world-famous archaeologist La Stef and the clandestine Con Sapos Archaeological Collective

Storming the wall : climate change, migration, and homeland security

Storming the wall : climate change, migration, and homeland security
Miller, Todd, 1970- author.
Fast-paced frontline reportage chronicling how climate change is accelerating migration, border build-up, and militarization in the US and beyond.

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