Nonfiction

Amy Trubek, Making Modern Meals

Home cooking is crucial to our lives, but today we no longer identify it as an obligatory everyday chore. By looking closely at the stories and practices of contemporary American home cooks--witnessing them in the kitchen and at the table--Amy B. Trubek reveals our episodic but also engaged relationship to making meals.

Making Modern Meals: How Americans Cook Today (California Studies in Food and Culture #66) Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780520289239
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Published: University of California Press - October 24th, 2017

Libby Adler, Gay Priori

In Gay Priori Libby Adler offers a comprehensive critique of mainstream LGBT legal agendas in the United States and a new direction for LGBT law reform. Adler shows how LGBT equal rights discourse drives legal advocates toward a narrow array of reform objectives—namely, same-sex marriage, antidiscrimination protections, and hate crimes statutes.

Gay Priori: A Queer Critical Legal Studies Approach to Law Reform Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780822371496
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Published: Duke University Press - April 27th, 2018

Donald Rosenstein and Justin Yopp, The Group

Too often, families cope with a death in the family as an entirely private experience. The authors of The Group oversee a support program for widowed parents at the University of North Carolina while empowerHER provides meaningful connections and special events for girls who lost their mothers.

The Group: Seven Widowed Fathers Reimagine Life Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780190649562
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Published: Oxford University Press, USA - January 2nd, 2018

John Butman, New World, Inc.

Some seventy years before the Mayflower sailed, a small group of English merchants formed "The Mysterie, Company, and Fellowship of Merchant Adventurers for the Discovery of Regions, Dominions, Islands, and Places Unknown," the world's first joint-stock company.

New World, Inc.: The Making of America by England's Merchant Adventurers Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780316307888
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Published: Little Brown and Company - March 20th, 2018

Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich & Celeste Ng

Before Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich begins a summer job at a law firm in Louisiana, working to help defend men accused of murder, she thinks her position is clear. The child of two lawyers, she is staunchly anti-death penalty.

The Fact of a Body: A Murder and a Memoir Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250080554
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Published: Flatiron Books - May 8th, 2018

Rachel May, An American Quilt

When we think of slavery, most of us think of the American South. We think of chattel slavery, of back-breaking fieldwork, and of cruel and inhumane treatment on plantations. We don't think of slavery in the North, nor do we think of the grueling labor of urban and domestic/house slaves.

An American Quilt: Unfolding a Story of Family and Slavery Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781681774176
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Published: Pegasus Books - May 1st, 2018

Choosing a Haggadah

Join Rabbi Eliana Jacobowitz of Temple B'nai Brith for an evening of haggadahs and the art of choosing the right one for your seder.

Scott Stern, The Trials of Nina McCall

In 1918, shortly after her eighteenth birthday, Nina McCall was told to report to the local health officer to be examined for sexually transmitted infections. Confused and humiliated, Nina did as she was told, and the health officer performed a hasty (and invasive) examination and quickly diagnosed her with gonorrhea.

The Trials of Nina McCall: Sex, Surveillance, and the Decades-Long Government Plan to Imprison
$28.95
ISBN: 9780807042755
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Published: Beacon Press - May 15th, 2018

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