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Fresh Off the Cart: Adult Non-fiction Dec. 2016

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Take a look at some of the new titles that were added to the adult non-fiction collection this past month!

 

Business & Economy

Cover art for The Gig Economy by Diane Mulcahy

 

 

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.

 

 

 

 

Cover art for The Unbanking of America by Lisa Servon

 

 

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.

 

 

 

True Crime

Cove art for Mrs. Sherlock Holmes by Brad Ricca

 

 

Mrs. Sherlock Holmes by Brad Ricca

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.

 

 

 

Political Science

Cover art for Strangers in Their Own Land by Arlie Russell Hochschild

 

 

Strangers in Their Own Land by Arlie Russell Hochschild

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.

 

 

 

Cover art for Thank You for Being Late by Thomas L. Friedman

 

 

Thank You for Being Late by Thomas L. Friedman

Discusses how to understand the 21st century by examining several different aspects, including: politics, geopolitics, ethics, the workplace, and community.

 

 

 

Health

Cover art for Zero Sugar Diet by David Zinczenko

 

 

Zero Sugar Diet by David Zinczenko

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.

 

 

 

 

Cover art for The Brain Warrior's Way by Daniel G. Amen and Tana Amen

 

 

The Brain Warrior’s Way by Daniel G. Amen and Tana Amen

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.  

 

 

 

Cover art for The Secret Life of Fat by Sylvia Tara

 

 

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.

 

 

 

Cooking

Cover art for The Brain Warrior's Way Cookbook by Tana Amen and Daniel G. Amen

 

 

The Brain Warrior’s Way Cookbook by Tana Amen and Daniel G. Amen

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.

 

 

 

 

Cover art for Eight Flavors by Sarah Lohman

 

 

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.