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The Sweetest Mango

The Sweetest Mango

Author : Malavika Shetty
Publisher : Tulika Books
Release Date : 2021-07-13
Category : Children
Excerpts : "Raw, green, sour and crunchy. Or ripe, golden, plump and soft. Summer time is mango time, a time children wait for -- blazing sun, sticky mango juice ringing their mouths and dripping down their fingers"--Page 4 of cover....
The Uninhabitable Earth

The Uninhabitable Earth

Author : David Wallace-Wells
Publisher : Unknown
Release Date : 2020
Category : Nature
Excerpts : "It is worse, much worse, than you think. If your anxiety about global warming is dominated by fears of sea-level rise, you are barely scratching the surface of what terrors are possible. In California, wildfires now rage year-round, destroying thousands of homes. Across the US, "500-year" storms pummel communities month ...
Boko Haram

Boko Haram

Author : Alexander Thurston
Publisher : Princeton University Press
Release Date : 2019-08-27
Category : History
Excerpts : "Thurston has written the definitive history of Boko Haram. By weaving a complex tapestry of politics and religion, he explains the peculiarity and potency of one of the world's most lethal jihadist insurgencies. A violent and secretive sect that was impenetrable even to experts is now laid bare."--William McCants, ...
The Book of Help

The Book of Help

Author : Megan Griswold
Publisher : Unknown
Release Date : 2019-01-22
Category : Biography & Autobiography
Excerpts : A hilarious memoir-in-remedies by a self-described “professional soul-searcher” that details a journey of self-discovery through more than 160 tonics, seminars, regimens, and transformative therapies. From an early age, Megan Griswold was set on a path of looking outside herself to learn about herself. At birth her parents found a Christian Science ...
Silence

Silence

Author : Jane Brox
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin
Release Date : 2019
Category : History
Excerpts : Offers a history of silence as a powerful shaper of the human mind, specifically in Eastern State Penitentiary and the monastic world of Medieval Europe....
Undoing Jane Doe

Undoing Jane Doe

Author : Kristen Lewis Cunnane
Publisher : Sunbury Press, Inc.
Release Date : 2019-03-19
Category : Biography & Autobiography
Excerpts : "Church of the Brethren missionaries trapped in a Japanese concentration camp..." The Publisher For three years, a Japanese concentration camp in the Philippines was home for Church of the Brethren missionaries Edward and Helen Angeny during WW II. Their tale of replacing murdered missionaries in China in 1940 and their subsequent ...
Antisemitism

Antisemitism

Author : Deborah E. Lipstadt
Publisher : Schocken
Release Date : 2019
Category : Political Science
Excerpts : "The award-winning author of The Eichmann Trial and Denial: Holocaust History on Trial gives us a penetrating and provocative analysis of the hate that will not die, focusing on its current, virulent incarnations on both the political right and left, and on what can be done about it. When newsreels ...
Opportunity

Opportunity

Author : Eben Pagan
Publisher : Hay House Inc
Release Date : 2019
Category : Nonfiction
Excerpts : A successful entrepreneur and internet marketer discusses opportunity, how to find and create it, and how to develop great opportunities in business, investing, health, relationships, personal development, and other areas of life....
Brave  Not Perfect

Brave Not Perfect

Author : Reshma Saujani
Publisher : Unknown
Release Date : 2019
Category : SELF-HELP
Excerpts : International Bestseller Wall Street Journal Bestseller USA Today Bestseller LA Times Bestseller Publishers Weekly Bestseller In a book inspired by her popular TED talk, New York Times bestselling author Reshma Saujani empowers women to embrace imperfection and bravery. Imagine if you lived without the fear of not being good enough. ...
Making Motherhood Work

Making Motherhood Work

Author : Caitlyn Collins
Publisher : Princeton University Press
Release Date : 2019-02-12
Category : Political Science
Excerpts : A cross-national account of working mothers' daily lives--and the revolution in public policy and culture needed to improve them....
Death Eaters

Death Eaters

Author : Kelly Milner Halls
Publisher : Unknown
Release Date : 2018
Category : Science
Excerpts : "An in-depth look at the science of decomposition, Death Eaters showcases how and why living things are recycled by the planet and its creatures after death."--...