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Dawkins, Richard

Summary: "Dawkins shares with us his infectious sense of wonder at the natural world, his enjoyment of the absurdities of human interaction, and his bracing awareness of life's brevity: all of which have made a deep imprint on our culture" --

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 570.92 DAWKINS

Forché, Carolyn

Summary: Describes the author's deep friendship with a mysterious intellectual who introduced her to the culture and people of El Salvador in the 1970s, a tumultuous period in the country's history, inspiring her work as an unlikely activist.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 972.8405 FORCHE

Burroughs, Augusten

Summary: In chronicling the development and demise of the different relationships he's had while living in New York, Augusten Burroughs examines what it means to be in love, what it means to be in lust, and what it means to be figuring it all out.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814 BURROUGHS

Edwards, E. Maxine

Summary: Elizabeth Maxine Tendering was born 1 November 1919 in Portland, Oregon. Her parents were Charles Henry Tendering (b. 1890) and Eleanor Florence Heald. She was adopted by Otho Charles Wood (1873-1947) and Mattie Flaughter (1878-1934) in 1924. She married LeRoy E. Godfrey (1898-1982), son of Charles F. Godfrey (1856-1941) and Minnie M. Stanley (1874-1951) in 1937. They had two sons. She married...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Maverick Publications 1999

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1 available in Genealogy Collection, Call number: GEN 929.2 EDWARDS

Land, Stephanie

Summary: Land's plans of breaking free from the roots of her hometown in the Pacific Northwest to chase her dreams were cut short when a summer fling turned into an unexpected pregnancy. She turned to housekeeping to make ends meet, took classes online to earn a college degree. And she wrote relentlessly: true stories of overworked and underpaid Americans; of living on food stamps and WIC coupons. Here...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 331.4 LAND

Springsteen, Bruce

Summary: Over the past seven years, Bruce Springsteen has privately devoted himself to writing the story of his life, bringing to these pages the same honesty, humor, and originality found in his songs. He describes growing up Catholic in Freehold, New Jersey, amid the poetry, danger, and darkness that fueled his imagination, leading up to the moment he refers to as "The Big Bang": seeing Elvis...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 782.42 SPRINGSTEEN

Tyson, Cicely

Summary: The Academy, Tony, and Emmy Award-winning actor and trailblazer tells her stunning story, looking back at her life and six-decade career.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 791.4302 TYSON

Doyle, Glennon

Summary: "There is a voice of longing inside every woman. We strive so mightily to be good: good mothers, daughters, partners, employees, citizens, and friends. We believe all this striving will make us feel alive. Instead, it leaves us feeling weary, stuck, overwhelmed, and underwhelmed. We look at our lives, relationships, and world, and wonder: Wasn't it all supposed to be more beautiful than this?...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Dial Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.89 DOYLE

Obama, Michelle

Summary: An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. As First Lady of the United States of America—the first African American to serve in that role—she helped create the most welcoming and inclusive White House in history,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2018

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1 available in CD, Call number: CD ADULT 1604

Selvaratnam, Tanya

Summary: An award-winning filmmaker recounts the intimate abuse she suffered from former New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, using her story as a prism to examine the domestic violence crisis plaguing America.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.82 SELVARATNAM

Westover, Tara

Summary: Traces the author's experiences as a child born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, describing her participation in her family's paranoid stockpiling activities and her resolve to educate herself well enough to earn acceptance into a prestigious university and the unfamiliar world beyond.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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1 available in CD, Call number: CD ADULT 482

Bolton, John R.

Summary: As President Trump's National Security Advisor, Bolton spent many of his 453 days in the room where it happened. After working in the Reagan and both Bush presidencies, he has a great eye for the Washington inside game. What Bolton saw with Trump astonished him: a President for whom getting re-elected was the only thing that mattered, even if it meant endangering or weakening the nation. Here...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327.2092 BOLTON

Chateaubriand, Francois-Rene

Summary: "Written over the course of four decades, Francois-Ren©♭ de Chateaubriand's epic autobiography has drawn the admiration of Baudelaire, Flaubert, Proust, Roland Barthes, Paul Auster, and W. G. Sebald. In this unabridged section of the Memoirs, spanning the years 1768 to 1800, Chateaubriand looks back on the already bygone world of his youth. He recounts the history of his aristocratic family and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 944.04 CHATEAUBRIAND

Dahlgren, Kaleb

Summary: "An inspiring story of hope and resiliency On April 6, 2018, sixteen people died and thirteen others were injured after a bus taking the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team to a playoff game collided with a transport truck in a rural intersection. The tragedy moved millions of people to leave hockey sticks by their front door to show sympathy and support for the Broncos. People from more than...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Collins, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers Ltd. 2021

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Pagels, Elaine H.

Summary: The author of "The Gnostic Gospels" draws on personal experiences and the perspectives of neurologists, anthropologists, and historians to illuminate the enduring capacity of faith in explaining and meeting the challenges of the twenty-first century.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 270.092 PAGELS

Bush, Jenna

Summary: Born into a political dynasty, Jenna and Barbara Bush grew up in the public eye. As small children, they watched their grandfather become president; just twelve years later they stood by their father's side when he took the same oath. They spent their college years watched over by Secret Service agents and became fodder for the tabloids, with teenage mistakes making national headlines. But the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.931 BUSH

Franken, Al

Summary: The Harvard-educated comedian, talk-show host, and U.S. Senator chronicles the story of his unlikely senatorial campaign, detailing the ensuing months-long recount and what his service has taught him about America's deeply polarized political culture.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twelve 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 328.73 FRANKEN

Kuipers, Dean

Summary: "For readers of The Stranger in the Woods and H Is for Hawk, a beautifully written and emotionally rewarding memoir about a father, his three sons, and a scrappy 100-acre piece of land in rural Michigan. Bruce Kuipers was good at hunting and fishing, but not at anything else that makes a real father or husband. Distant, angry, and a serial cheater, he destroyed his relationship with his wife,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Publishing 2019

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1 available in Michigan Collection, Call number: MICH 977.4 KUIPERS

Parton, Dolly

Summary: "For the first time ever, legendary singer-songwriter Dolly Parton brings you behind the lyrics of 175 of her songs to reveal the personal stories and vibrant memories that have inspired sixty years of songwriting. Lushly illustrated and told in Dolly's inimitable voice, this rich collection offers an intimate, exclusive look at the colorful life, prolific career, and rags-to-rhinestones...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 782.42164 PARTON

Tweedy, Jeff

Summary: Wilco singer/songwriter Jeff Tweedy tells stories about his childhood in Belleville, Illinois; the St. Louis record store, rock clubs, and live-music circuit that sparked his songwriting and performing career; and the Chicago scene that brought it all together. He discusses his collaborators in Uncle Tupelo, Wilco, and more; and writes lovingly about his parents, wife Susie, and sons, Spencer...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 782.42 TWEEDY

Westover, Tara

Summary: A searing, unforgettable memoir about a young girl who, raised by Mormon survivalists in the mountains of Idaho and forbidden to go to school, defies her family and earns a PhD from Cambridge University.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2018

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1 available in CD, Call number: CD ADULT 357

Summary: "As the variety of selections in Pushcart Prize XLIV indicates, it is an eclectic and constantly changing community. Over 70 authors are included from more than 50 presses."--Amazon.com.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pushcart Prize Fellowships Inc. 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 810.8 HENDERSON

Alexie, Sherman

Summary: Presents a literary memoir of poems, essays, and intimate family photos that reflect on the author's complicated relationship with his mother and his disadvantaged childhood on a Native American reservation.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.54 ALEXIE

Biden, Robert Hunter

Summary: "When he was two years old, Hunter Biden was badly injured in a car accident that killed his mother and baby sister. In 2015, he suffered the devastating loss of his beloved big brother, Beau, who died of brain cancer at the age of forty-six. These hardships were compounded by the collapse of his marriage and a years-long battle with drug and alcohol addiction. In Beautiful Things, Hunter...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.934092 BIDEN

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