• All the Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of An Independent Nation

    All the Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of An Independent Nation

    Traister, Rebecca

    Traister presents a substantive, myth-busting investigation into the experiences and influence of unmarried women in America past and present.

    Format: Book - 2016 First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition

    Holds: 0 on 19 copies

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  • Ants Among Elephants: An Untouchable Family and the Making of Modern India

    Ants Among Elephants: An Untouchable Family and the Making of Modern India

    Gidla, Sujatha

    Gidla weaves together memoir with India’s modern political history. Born into an “untouchable” family in the Indian caste system, she describes familial attempts to escape their caste through education, alcohol and the Communist Party.

    Format: Book - 2017 First edition

    Holds: 5 on 12 copies

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  • Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?

    Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?

    Waal, F. B. M. de

    What is the difference between human and animal cognition? De Waal explores the scope and depth of animal intelligence, arguing for an understanding of animal intelligence on its own terms.

    Format: Book - 2016 First edition

    Holds: 1 on 14 copies

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  • Born A Crime: Stories From A South African Childhood

    Born A Crime: Stories From A South African Childhood

    Noah, Trevor

    Host of Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show,” Noah was born to a black Xhosa mother and a Swiss-German father. In a series of essays, he relates memories from growing up under apartheid.

    Format: Book - 2016 First edition

    Holds: 65 on 67 copies

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  • The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America

    The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America

    Rothstein, Richard

    Drawing on extensive research of residential discrimination in the U.S., Rothstein sheds light on largely unacknowledged policies at all levels of government that helped sow the racial segregation that endures today.

    Format: Book - 2017 First edition

    Holds: 17 on 29 copies

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  • The Earth Is Weeping: The Epic Story of the Indian Wars for the American West

    The Earth Is Weeping: The Epic Story of the Indian Wars for the American West

    Cozzens, Peter

    Military historian Cozzens strives for balance with this detailed account of the western Indian Wars, and makes a conscious effort to include perspectives left out of Dee Brown's influential 1970 work, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee.

    Format: Book - 2016 First edition

    Holds: 3 on 13 copies

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  • Eleanor and Hick: The Love Affair That Shaped A First Lady

    Eleanor and Hick: The Love Affair That Shaped A First Lady

    Quinn, Susan

    Quinn delves into correspondence and other historic documents to tell the story of the close relationship between Eleanor Roosevelt and reporter Lorena Hickok, and their influences on each other and the nation.

    Format: Book - 2016

    Holds: 2 on 6 copies

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  • Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City

    Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City

    Desmond, Matthew

    Through the stories of eight families facing eviction, Desmond paints a devastating portrait of the perpetual disadvantages that burden the poorest among us.

    Format: Book - 2016 First edition

    Holds: 20 on 33 copies

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  • The Gene: An Intimate History

    The Gene: An Intimate History

    Mukherjee, Siddhartha

    An expansive history of discovering genes and deciphering the genetic code includes ruminations on the social and ethical implications of genetic research throughout history and future implications.

    Format: Book - 2016 First Scribner hardcover edition

    Holds: 8 on 20 copies

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  • Grocery: The Buying and Selling of Food in America

    Grocery: The Buying and Selling of Food in America

    Ruhlman, Michael

    From corner stores to grocery chains, Ruhlman investigates the evolution of the American grocery store and how it impacts what we eat.

    Format: Book - 2017

    Holds: 2 on 15 copies

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