Adult Non-fiction

These non-fiction books are new to our shelves in the last 30 days (most recent on top).

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KETO lunches: grab-and-go, make-ahead recipes for high-power low-carb midday meals / Stephanie Pedersen.
"Sticking to your keto diet just got easier (and more delicious) thanks to nutrition educator Stephanie Pedersen. She helps solve your keto lunchtime dilemma by offering healthy and delicious recipes and tips. Whether you crave a tasty wrap or comfort f…
The lady of Sing Sing : an American countess, an Italian immigrant, and their epic battle for justice in New York's Gilded Age / by Idanna Pucci.
"In 1895, an Italian seamstress in New York was accused of killing the man who had raped her, promised to marry her, and was about to abandon her. Following a sensational trial conducted in a language she could not understand, Maria Barbella, at the age o…
Get out of your own way : a skeptic's guide to growth and fulfillment / Dave Hollis.
When Dave Hollis’s wife, Rachel, began writing her book "Girl, Wash Your Face", he bristled at her transparency and her willingness to talk about such intimate details of their life. But when a looming career funk, a growing drinking problem, and a challe…
The decadent society : how we became the victims of our own success / Ross Douthat.
"From the New York Times columnist and bestselling author of Bad Religion, a powerful portrait of how our turbulent age is defined by dark forces seemingly beyond our control … Today the Western world seems to be in crisis. But beneath our social media fr…
Boundless : upgrade your brain, optimize your body & defy aging / Ben Greenfield.
What if the ability to look, feel, and perform at peak capacity wasn't the stuff of lore but instead was within easy reach? Sure, some of us find ways to hit peak performance in one area or another - there are professional poker players, computer programm…
A blissful feast : culinary adventures in Italy's Piedmont, Maremma, and Le Marche / Teresa Lust.
Moving from the Italian Piedmont to the Maremma and then to Le Marche, chef Teresa Lust interweaves portraits of the people who served as her culinary guides with cultural and natural history in this charming exploration of authentic Italian cuisine. We l…
Japanese made easy / Tazuko Ajiro Monane ; updated and revised by Yumi Matsunari.
"Japanese Made Easy is a complete self-study guide that allows readers to begin using simple, everyday Japanese vocabulary and sentences from the first day! This handy resource features: Practical exercises to teach you the 30 most common Japanese sentenc…
Dorothy Day : dissenting voice of the American century / John Loughery and Blythe Randolph.
"After a middle-class Republican childhood and a few years as a Communist sympathizer, Dorothy Day converted to Catholicism and became an anomaly in American life for almost fifty years. As an orthodox Catholic, political radical, and a rebel who courted …
The autobiography of Alice B. Toklas / by Gertrude Stein ; illustrated by Maira Kalman.
"Stein's most famous work; one of the richest and most irreverent biographies ever written, now illustrated by Maira Kalman"--Provided by publisher.
Garden mosaics : 19 beautiful projects to make for your garden / Emma Biggs and Tessa Hunkin.
"A beginner-friendly handbook to mosaics for the garden in your backyard, Garden Mosaics opens with insightful chapters on understanding the materials, tools, and techniques necessary to prepare and get started. Using ceramic, vitreous glass, marble, mirr…
How to eat : all your food and diet questions answered / Mark Bittman, David L. Katz, MD.
"What is the "best" diet? Do calories matter? And when it comes to protein, fat, and carbs, which ones are good and which are bad? Food writer and cook Mark Bittman and health expert David Katz, MD, answer all these questions and more in a lively and easy…
The firsts : the inside story of the women reshaping Congress / Jennifer Steinhauer.
"A lively, behind-the-scenes look at the historic cohort of diverse, young, and groundbreaking women newly elected to the House of Representatives in 2018 as they arrive in Washington, D.C., and start working for change, by a New York Times reporter with …
Project 333 : the minimalist fashion challenge that proves less really is so much more / Courtney Carver.
"Wear just 33 items for 3 months and get back all the JOY you were missing while you were worrying what to wear"--Provided by publisher.
Rust : a memoir of steel and grit / Eliese Colette Goldbach.
"A debut memoir of grit and tenacity, as one young woman returns to the conservative hometown she always longed to escape to earn a living in the steel mill that casts a shadow over Cleveland. Steel is the only thing that shines in the belly of the mill..…
The Rumi prescription : how an ancient mystic poet changed my modern manic life / Melody Moezzi.
"A powerful personal journey to find meaning and life lessons in the words of a wildly popular 13th century poet. Rumi's inspiring and deceptively simple poems have been called ecstatic, mystical, and devotional. To writer and activist Melody Moezzi, they…
The story of more : how we got to climate change and where to go from here / Hope Jahren.
"Hope Jahren is an award-winning scientist, a brilliant writer, a passionate teacher, and one of the seven billion people with whom we share this earth. In The Story of More, she illuminates the link between human habits and our imperiled planet. In conci…
The Odyssey / Homer ; translated by Robert Fagles ; introduction and notes by Bernard Knox.
"When Robert Fagles' translation of the Iliad was published in 1990, critics and scholars alike hailed it as a masterpiece." "Now Robert Fagles presents us with the Odyssey, Homer's best-loved and most accessible poem, recounting the arduous wanderings of…
Exercise is medicine : how physical activity boosts health and slows aging / Judy Foreman.
"Aging, despite its dismal reputation, is actually one of the great mysteries of the universe. Why don't we just reproduce, then exit fast, like salmon? Could aging just be one big evolutionary accident? Is senescence, the gradual falling apart of our bod…
The present heart : a memoir of love, loss, and discovery / Polly Young-Eisendrath, PhD.
"After a chance encounter with a handsome, idealistic stranger on a plane in 1969, Polly Young-Eisendrath rediscovered Ed Epstein a decade later when she least expected it. After untangling themselves from their existing relationships, they married in 198…