Susan Engel & Samuel Levin, A School of Our Own

Susan EngelSamuel LevinA School of Our Own tells the remarkable story of the Independent Project, the first student-run high school in America.

A School of Our Own: The Story of the First Student-Run High School and a New Vision for American Education Cover Image
ISBN: 9781620971529
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Published: New Press - September 6th, 2016

Gillian Thomas, Because of Sex

Gillian ThomasBest known as a monumental achievement of the civil rights movement, the 1964 Civil Rights Act also revolutionized the lives of America's working women. Title VII of the law made it illegal to discriminate because of sex. But that simple phrase didn't mean much until ordinary women began using the law to get justice on the job and some took their fights all the way to the Supreme Court.

Because of Sex: One Law, Ten Cases, and Fifty Years That Changed American Women's Lives at Work Cover Image
ISBN: 9781137280053
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Published: St. Martin's Press - March 8th, 2016

Sasha Chanoff, From Crisis to Calling

Sasha ChanoffAs a young aid worker, Sasha Chanoff was sent to evacuate a group of refugees from the violence-torn Congo. But when he arrived he discovered a second group. Evacuating them too could endanger the entire mission. But leaving them behind would mean their certain death. 

From Crisis to Calling: Finding Your Moral Center in the Toughest Decisions Cover Image
ISBN: 9781626564497
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Published: Berrett-Koehler Publishers - June 6th, 2016

Lyn Brakeman, God Is Not a Boy's Name

Lyn BrakemanLyn Brakeman was among the first women to enter the ordination process in the Episcopal Church just after the General Convention voted in 1976 that women could be priests. The bishop of her diocese had voted against ordaining women priests and hospitality towards female aspirants was guarded at best. 

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ISBN: 9781498226271
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Published: Cascade Books - March 2nd, 2016

Christopher Willard, Growing Up Mindful

Introducing mindfulness into the lives of our children and teenagers is perhaps the greatest gift we can offer. Mindfulness builds emotional intelligence, boosts happiness, increases curiosity and engagement, reduces anxiety and depression, soothes the pain of trauma, and helps kids (and adults) focus, learn, and make better choices.

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ISBN: 9781622035908
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Published: Sounds True - June 1st, 2016

Miriam Weinstein, All Set for Black, Thanks

Miriam WeinsteinWhen Miriam Weinstein's good friend died unexpectedly, and other losses followed close behind, it led to a year of introspection and black outfits. All Set For Black, Thanks ditches the sanctimony to give us the help, and the laughs, that we actually need in times of mourning and grief.

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ISBN: 9781631521096
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Published: She Writes Press - September 13th, 2016

Michael Cohen & Sarah Jaffe

Sarah Jaffe & Michael CohenTwo journalists weigh in on political history and the 2016 election.

American Maelstrom: The 1968 Election and the Politics of Division Cover Image
ISBN: 9780199777563
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Published: Oxford University Press, USA - May 3rd, 2016

Necessary Trouble: Americans in Revolt Cover Image
ISBN: 9781568585369
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Published: Bold Type Books - August 23rd, 2016

Judith Schwartz, Water in Plain Sight

Judith SchwartzWater scarcity is on everyone's mind. Long taken for granted, water availability has entered the realm of economics, politics, and people's food and lifestyle choices. But as anxiety mounts many are finding new routes to water security with key implications for food access, economic resilience, biodiversity and climate change. Judith D.

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ISBN: 9781250069917
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Published: St. Martin's Press - July 26th, 2016

Dead in Good Company: A Celebration of Mount Auburn Cemetery

Join local contributors to the anthology Dead in Good Company: A Celebration of Mount Auburn Cemetery for stories from one of the country's most distinguished burial grounds.


Contributors who will be reading include:

John Harrison graduated from Bentley University and then served in the U. S. Navy. Returning to civilian life, he founded Epilog Enterprises, a book distribution company, in 1975. It was a passing remark from one of this book's contributors, author/Bentley University professor Pierce Butler, that brought Harrison to Mount Auburn Cemetery in 2000. 

Kim Nagy has made the natural world both her profession and her hobby. She is an avid wildlife and nature photographer, and travels widely in pursuit of her craft. S

William Martin is a New York Times-bestselling author of ten novels, an award-winning PBS documentary, book reviews, magazine articles, and a cult-classic horror movie too. 

Upton Bell has been a radio and television personality in New England for the past thirty-eight years, beginning in 1977 at WBZ with Calling All Sports with Bob Lobel. 

Gary Braver is the award-winning and bestselling author of eight critically acclaimed thrillers. 

Kate Flora is the author of fourteen books, including the true crime story Death Dealer and the novel And Grant You Peace.


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