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Zero Waste Home

By: Bea Johnson | Category: Unkown category | Year: 2013 | ISBN: 9781451697704

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Part inspirational story of Bea Johnson (the “Priestess of Waste-Free Living”) and how she transformed her family’s life for the better by reducing their waste to an astonishing one liter per year; part practical, step-by-step guide that gives readers tools and tips to diminish ...

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The Hidden Life of Trees: The International Bestseller – What They Feel, How They Communicate

By: Peter Wohlleben | Category: Unkown category | Year: 2017 | ISBN: 9780008218447

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Sunday Times Bestseller ‘A paradigm-smashing chronicle of joyous entanglement’ Charles Foster Waterstones Non-Fiction Book of the Month (September) Are trees social beings? How do trees live? Do they feel pain or have awareness of their surroundings?

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Just Mercy

By: Bryan Stevenson | Category: Unkown category | Year: 2014 | ISBN: 9780812994537

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING MICHAEL B. JORDAN AND JAMIE FOXX • A powerful true story about the potential for mercy to redeem us, and a clarion call to fix our broken system of justice—from one of the most brilliant and influential lawyers of ...

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Age of Anger

By: Pankaj Mishra | Category: Unkown category | Year: 2017 | ISBN: 9780374715823

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A New York Times Notable Book of 2017 • Named a Best Book of the Year by Slate and NPR One of our most important public intellectuals reveals the hidden history of our current global crisis How can we explain the origins of the great wave of paranoid hatreds that seem inescapable in our clos...

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Invisible Women

By: Caroline Criado Perez | Category: Unkown category | Year: 2019 | ISBN: 1419729071

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Data is fundamental to the modern world. From economic development, to healthcare, to education and public policy, we rely on numbers to allocate resources and make crucial decisions. But because so much data fails to take into account gender, because it treats men as the default and women as aty...

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Their Eyes Were Watching God

By: Zora Neale Hurston | Category: Unkown category | Year: 2006 | ISBN: 9780060838676

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One of the most important works of twentieth-century American literature, Zora Neale Hurston's beloved 1937 classic, Their Eyes Were Watching God, is an enduring Southern love story sparkling with wit, beauty, and heartfelt wisdom. Told in the captivating voice of a woman who refuses to live ...

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Small Mercies

By: Eddie Joyce | Category: Unkown category | Year: 2016 | ISBN: 9780143107873

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"Ten years after the loss of Bobby-- the Amendola family's youngest son-- everyone is still struggling to recover from the firefighter's unexpected death. Bobby's mother Gail; his widow Tina; his older brothers Peter, the corporate lawyer, and Franky, the misfit; and his father M...

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American Catch

By: Paul Greenberg | Category: Unkown category | Year: 2014 | ISBN: 9780698163812

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INVESTIGATIVE REPORTERS & EDITORS Book Award, Finalist 2014 "Greenberg’s breezy, engaging style weaves history, politics, environmental policy, and marine biology." --New Yorker In American Catch, award-winning author Paul Greenberg takes the same skills that won him acclaim i...

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Bad Blood

By: John Carreyrou | Category: Unkown category | Year: 2018 | ISBN: 9781524731663

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NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY: NPR, The New York Times Book Review, Time, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post • The McKinsey Business Book of the Year The full inside story of the breathtaking rise and shocking collapse of Theranos, the one-tim...

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How to Be Alone

By: Jonathan Franzen | Category: Unkown category | Year: 2007 | ISBN: 0374707642

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Passionate, strong-minded nonfiction from the National Book Award-winning author of The Corrections Jonathan Franzen's The Corrections was the best-loved and most-written-about novel of 2001. Nearly every in-depth review of it discussed what became known as "The Harper's Essay,"...

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