Take a look at some of the new titles that were added to the adult non-fiction collection this past month!
Business & Economy
The Gig Economy by Diane Mulcahy
Discusses the concept of the gig economy, which is the situation where traditional, full-time jobs are being replaced with a mix of short-term jobs, contract work, and freelance assignments.
The Unbanking of America by Lisa Servon
Examines the flaws and issues with the banking system in America and how they affect the middle class. Also looks at some potential alternatives for financial security.
The true story of Grace Humiston, a New York lawyer and detective who solved the cold case of Ruth Cruger, a girl who went missing in 1917.
Hochschild, a professor of sociology at the University of California, Berkeley, leaves her liberal hometown in California to spend time in Louisiana bayou country. She is studying the strong, conservative views of that area and wants to get to know the people with those views, and starts to find that there is actually some common ground with her own views.
Discusses how to understand the 21st century by examining several different aspects, including: politics, geopolitics, ethics, the workplace, and community.
Provides steps for how you can strip away added sugars while still eating your favorite foods, which can result in losing up to 1 pound per day.
The Amen’s believe that brain health is central to all health, and their book provides a plan for improving your brain health. Improved brain health can prevent Alzheimer’s, reverse aging, and can improve other areas, including: overall health, focus, memory, energy, and mood stability.
The Secret Life of Fat by Sylvia Tara
Fat is generally seen as a negative part of the human body, but in the right amount it is actually critical to our health. Tara discusses the important roles that fat plays in the human body and explains how you can lose wait by working with your fat, not against it.
This cookbook is meant to help with the diet component of the plan outlined in The Brain Warrior’s Way, and serves as an accompaniment. There are over 100 recipes that will help heal and optimize the brain.
Eight Flavors by Sarah Lohman
Lohman discovered that American food is united by eight flavors: black pepper, vanilla, curry powder, chili powder, soy sauce, garlic, MSG, and Sriracha. She explores the history of these eight flavors to find out how they made their way to American kitchens.