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The Anthropocene is the current geologic age, in which humans have profoundly reshaped the planet and its biodiversity. In this remarkable symphony of essays adapted and expanded from his groundbreaking podcast, bestselling author John Green reviews different facets of the human-centered planet on a five-star scale—from the QWERTY...
“Brilliant . . . To read this book is to become more human.”—Claudia Rankine, author of Citizen
In development as a television series starring and adapted by Greta Lee •...
From the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Good War:A masterpiece of modern journalism and "a huge anthem in praise of the American spirit"(Saturday Review).
In this "invaluable record" of one of the most dramatic periods in modern American history, Studs Terkel recaptures the Great Depression of the 1930s in all its complexity (The New York Times). Featuring a mosaic of memories from
8) Blue nights
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|||Unabridged.||Random House Audio||1 sound media player (approximately 4 hr., 30 min.) : digital, HD audio ; 3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.||English|| |
Round Rock Public Library - Adult Audio/Video (1st floor)
SMP 928.1 DIDION
A New York Times Notable Book and National Bestseller
From one of our most powerful writers, a work of stunning frankness about losing a daughter.
Richly textured with memories from her own childhood and married life with her husband, John Gregory Dunne, and daughter, Quintana Roo, this new book by Joan Didion is an intensely personal and moving account of her thoughts, fears, and doubts regarding having children, illness...
Instant New York Times Bestseller
"Truly, there's no shame in taking a break from books during the pandemic. But if you're feeling ready to reach out, try starting with Goodbye, Again. Take my word for it — let Jonny Sun into your life."—-Janet W. Lee, NPR
The wonderfully original author of Everyone's a Aliebn When Ur a Aliebn Too gives us a collection...
As Heard on NPR's This American Life
“Ross Gay’s eye lands upon wonder at every turn, bolstering my belief in the countless small miracles that surround us.” —Tracy K. Smith, Pulitzer Prize...
12) Little weirds
In this insightful and funny collection of personal stories Vowell travels through the American past and in doing so ponders a number of curious questions: Why is she happiest when visiting the sites of bloody struggles...
18) Vesper Flights
From the New York Times bestselling author of H is for Hawk and winner of the Samuel Johnson Prize for nonfiction, comes a transcendent collection of essays about the human relationship to the natural world.
Animals don't exist in order to teach us things, but that is what they have always done, and most of what they teach us is what we think we know about ourselves.
In Vesper Flights, Helen Macdonald brings together...
19) M train
Which Greek god makes the best parent?
Would you want to be one of Artemis' Hunters?
Why do so many monsters go into retail?
Spend a little more time in Percy Jackson's world—a place where the gods bike among us, monsters man snack bars, and each of us has the potential to become a hero.
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