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John Adams under fire : the Founding Father's fight for justice in the Boston Massacre murder trial
Abrams, Dan, 1966- author.
History remembers John Adams as a Founding Father and our country's second president. But in the tense years before the American Revolution, he was still just a lawyer, fighting for justice in one of the most explosive murder trials of the era. On the nig....View in Catalog
The XX brain : the groundbreaking science empowering women to maximize cognitive health and prevent Alzheimer's disease
Mosconi, Lisa, author.
In this revolutionary book, Dr. Lisa Mosconi, director of the Women's Brain Initiative at Weill Cornell Medical College, provides women with the first plan to address the unique risks of the female brain. Until now, medical research has focused on "bikini....View in Catalog
Why did I come into this room? : a candid conversation about aging
Lunden, Joan, author.
In her most candid and revealing book yet, acclaimed broadcast journalist and Baby Boomer Joan Lunden delves into the various phases of aging that leave many feeling uncomfortable, confused, and on edge. In her hilarious book, Lunden takes the dull and de....View in Catalog
Rebel Cinderella : from rags to riches to radical, the epic journey of Rose Pastor Stokes
Hochschild, Adam, author.
Rose Pastor arrived in New York City in 1903, a Jewish refugee from Russia who had worked in cigar factories since the age of eleven. Two years later, she captured headlines across the globe when she married James Graham Phelps Stokes, scion of one of the....View in Catalog
Salmon : a fish, the earth, and the history of their common fate
Kurlansky, Mark, author.
A magnificent species whose survival is inextricably tied to the survival of the planet In what he calls "the most important environmental writing" in his long and award-winning career, best-selling author and journalist Mark Kurlansky recounts the soberi....View in Catalog
82 days on Okinawa : one American's unforgettable firsthand account of the Pacific war's greatest battle
Shaw, Art, author.
On Easter Sunday, April 1, 1945, 1.5 million men gathered aboard 1,500 Allied ships off the coast of the Japanese island of Okinawa. The men were there to launch the largest amphibious assault on the Pacific Theater. War planners expected an 80 percent c....View in Catalog
"Promise me you'll shoot yourself" : the mass suicide of ordinary Germans in 1945
Huber, Florian, 1967- author.
"By the end of April 1945 in Germany, the Third Reich had fallen and invasion was underway. As the Red Army advanced, horrifying stories spread about the depravity of its soldiers. For many German people, there seemed to be nothing left but disgrace and d....View in Catalog
The firsts : the inside story of the women reshaping Congress
Steinhauer, Jennifer, 1968- author.
In November 2018, the greatest number of women in American history entered Congress. From Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the Squad to the Badasses with national security backgrounds, from the first two Native Americans in Congress to the first two Musli....View in Catalog
Pharma : greed, lies, and the poisoning of America
Posner, Gerald L., author.
Pharmaceutical breakthroughs such as antibiotics and vaccines rank among some of the greatest advancements in human history. Yet exorbitant prices for life-saving drugs, safety recalls affecting tens of millions of Americans, and soaring rates of addicti....View in Catalog
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