Secondhand: Travels in the New Global Garage Sale

Secondhand: Travels in the New Global Garage SaleDownsizing Decluttering A parent s death Sooner or later, all of us are faced with things we no longer need or want But when we drop our old clothes and other items off at a local donation center, where do they go Sometimes across the country or even halfway across the world to people and

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McSweeney's #58 (McSweeney's Quarterly Concern)

McSweeney's #58 (McSweeney's Quarterly Concern)This special issue is wholly focused on climate change with original speculative fiction from twelve noted contributors in collaboration with the Natural Resources Defense Council NRDC Global in scope, each story is focused on one part of the dire warnings issued by the 2018 Intergovernmental

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No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference

No One Is Too Small to Make a DifferenceThe groundbreaking speeches of Greta Thunberg, the young climate activist who has become the voice of a generation, including her historic address to the United Nations In August 2018 a fifteen year old Swedish girl, Greta Thunberg, decided not to go to school one day in order to protest the

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The Overstory

The OverstoryThe Overstory is a sweeping, impassioned work of activism and resistance that is also a stunning evocation of and paean to the natural world From the roots to the crown and back to the seeds, Richard Powers s twelfth novel unfolds in concentric rings of interlocking fables that range from

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Unsheltered

UnshelteredThe New York Times bestselling author of Flight Behavior, The Lacuna, and The Poisonwood Bible and recipient of numerous literary awards including the National Humanities Medal, the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, and the Orange Prize returns with a timely novel that interweaves past and present to

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Late Migrations: A Natural History of Love and Loss

Late Migrations: A Natural History of Love and LossAn Indie Next Selection for July 2019An Indies Introduce Selection for Summer Fall 2019 From New York Times opinion writer Margaret Renkl comes an unusual, captivating portrait of a family and of the cycles of joy and grief that inscribe human lives within the natural world Growing up in Alabama,

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The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming

The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After WarmingIt is worse, much worse, than you think If your anxiety about global warming is dominated by fears of sea level rise, you are barely scratching the surface of what terrors are possible In California, wildfires now rage year round, destroying thousands of homes Across the US, 500 year storms

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Underland

UnderlandFrom the best selling, award winning author of Landmarks and The Old Ways, a haunting voyage into the planet s past and future Hailed as the great nature writer of this generation Wall Street Journal , Robert Macfarlane is the celebrated author of books about the intersections of the human and

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Secondhand: Travels in the New Global Garage Sale

Secondhand: Travels in the New Global Garage SaleDownsizing Decluttering A parent s death Sooner or later, all of us are faced with things we no longer need or want But when we drop our old clothes and other items off at a local donation center, where do they go Sometimes across the country or even halfway across the world to people and

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The Fate of Fausto

The Fate of FaustoThere was once a man who believed he owned everything and set out to survey what was his You are mine, Fausto said to the flower, the sheep and the mountain, and they bowed before him But they were not enough for Fausto, so he conquered a boat and set out to sea Working for the first time in

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On Fire: The Case for the Green New Deal

On Fire: The Case for the Green New Deal1 international and New York Times bestselling author Naomi Klein, author of The Shock Doctrine and This Changes Everything, makes the case for a Green New Deal explaining how bold climate action can be a blueprint for a just and thriving society.For than twenty years, Naomi Klein has been the

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The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart

The Lost Flowers of Alice HartThe most enchanting debut novel of 2018, this is an irresistible, deeply moving and romantic story of a young girl, daughter of an abusive father, who has to learn the hard way that she can break the patterns of the past, live on her own terms and find her own strength After her family suffers a

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