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China and beyond : a collection of essays

China and beyond : a collection of essays
Mair, Victor H., 1943-
This book is a valuable collection of essays by renowned Asian studies scholar Victor H. Mair. Compiled by Rebecca Shuang Fu, Matthew Anderson, Xiang Wan, and Sophie Ling-Chia Wei, it provides a window into Mair's vast array

Climate in motion : science, empire, and the problem of scale

Climate in motion : science, empire, and the problem of scale
Coen, Deborah R., author.
Today, predicting the impact of human activities on the earth's climate hinges on tracking interactions among phenomena of radically different dimensions, from the molecular to the planetary. Climate in Motion shows that this

Climate justice : hope, resilience, and the fight for a sustainable future

Climate justice : hope, resilience, and the fight for a sustainable future
Robinson, Mary, 1944- author.
“As advocate for the forgotten and the ignored, Mary Robinson has not only shone a light on human suffering, but illuminated a better future for our world.” -Barack Obama “The antidote for your climate change paralysis.

Favorite monster : stories

Favorite monster : stories
Shields, Sharma.
Winner of the 2011 Autumn House Press Fiction Contest, selected by Stewart O'Nan.

Language and culture

Language and culture
Kramsch, Claire J.
Recent social and political changes have focused attention on the debate about the relationship between language and culture. This book offers an accessible survey of key concepts such as social context and cultural authentic

Publication manual of the American Psychological Association : the official guide to APA style.

Publication manual of the American Psychological Association : the official guide to APA style.

The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association is the style manual of choice for writers, editors, students, and educators in the social and behavioral sciences, nursing, education, business, and related dis

Standing with Standing Rock : voices from the #NoDAPL movement

Standing with Standing Rock : voices from the #NoDAPL movement

"Amid the Standing Rock movement to protect the land and the water that millions depend on for life, the Oceti Sakowin (the Dakota, Nakota, and Lakota people) reunited. Through poetry and prose, essays, photography, interview

The Cassandra : a novel

The Cassandra : a novel
Shields, Sharma, author.
The Cassandra follows a woman who goes to work in a top secret research facility during WWII, only to be tormented by visions of what the mission will mean for humankind. Mildred Groves is an unusual young woman. Gifted and c

The Sasquatch hunter's almanac : a novel

The Sasquatch hunter's almanac : a novel
Shields, Sharma.
A multigenerational tale tells the story of the Roebuck family whose patriarch, Eli, is consumed by the hunt for the mythical, elusive sasquatch he claims to have encountered in his youth. Original.

The more or less definitive guide to self-care

The more or less definitive guide to self-care
Borges, Anna, author.
Some days you need a pick-me-up, some days you need a life preserver. “For most of us,” writes Anna Borges, “self-care is a wide spectrum of decisions and actions that soothe and fortify us against all the shit we deal

The quantified self in precarity : work, technology and what counts

The quantified self in precarity : work, technology and what counts
Moore, Phoebe V., author.
Humans are accustomed to being tool bearers, but what happens when machines become tool bearers, calculating human labour via the use of big data and people analytics by managements? The Quantified Self in Precarity highlight

The 5-ingredient college cookbook : easy, healthy recipes for the next four years and beyond

The 5-ingredient college cookbook : easy, healthy recipes for the next four years and beyond
Ellgen, Pamela.
Just because you're in college doesn't mean you have to eat like it. With The 5-Ingredient College Cookbook, you can cook simple, delicious meals on the tightest of budgets and in the smallest of spaces. College food has deve

The papers of Thomas Jefferson

The papers of Thomas Jefferson
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826, author.
"The Papers of Thomas Jefferson is a projected 60-volume series containing not only the 18,000 letters written by Jefferson but also, in full or in summary, the more than 25,000 letters written to him. Including documents of

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

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