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Encuentra tus nuevas lecturas favoritas con esta colección de los mejores títulos seleccionados por nuestros bibliotecarios expertos.
The Way of Imagination
"Essays on out-of-the box thinking as a modality of response to climate change, status quo, and political disruption."
Art Before Breakfast
"For aspiring artists who want to draw and paint but just can't seem to find time in the day, Gregory offers 5- to 10-minute exercises for every skill level that fit into any schedule"
The War of Art
"In this powerful, straight-from-the-hip examination of the internal obstacles to success, bestselling author Steven Pressfield shows readers how to identify, defeat, and unlock the inner barriers"
It's OK To Be Angry About Capitalism
A progressive takedown of the uber-capitalist status quo that has enriched millionaires and billionaires at the expense of the working class, and what transformational change would actually look like.
Around theWorld in 80 Plants
"Jonathan Drori takes another trip across the globe, bringing to life the science of plants by revealing how their worlds are intricately entwined with our own history, culture, and folklore."
"From the creators of the Academy Award-nominated documentary My Octopus Teacher, an immersive journey into the underwater world that inspired it-and holds transformative lessons for us all."
"The powerful story of an inspiring doctor who made a difference, by helping to create a program to care for Boston’s homeless community."
Ducks: Two Years in the Oils Sands
This is an untold story of Canada: a country that prides itself on its egalitarian ethos and natural beauty while simultaneously exploiting both the riches of its land and the humanity of its people.
How We Live Is How We Die
Understand the many changes in our lives to find more freedom and less fear. We might try to resist, but endings happen in every moment: the end of a relationship, the end of a day, the end of life.
The Lady and the Octopus: How Jeanne Villepreux-Power Invented Aquariums and Revolutionized Marine Biology
Jeanne Villepreux-Power, to keep sea creatures alive for her studies, had to invent a contraption to hold them―the aquarium
The Unwritten Book: An Investigation
This book revels in the randomness, connectivity, and magic of everyday existence. And at its heart is the immense weight of love.
An epic exploration of the Earth's underworlds as they exist in myth, literature, memory, and the land itself. At once ancient and urgent, this is a book that will change the way you see the world.
The Body Keeps the Score
This book transforms our understanding of traumatic stress and offers proven alternatives to drugs and talk therapy—and a way to reclaim lives.
Caliban and the Witch: Women, the Body and Primitive Accumulation
This explores women and the costs to women (the violence against women) inherent in shifts to capitalism.
A new collection of essays exploring the nature of time and place in a shrinking world
Burn The Place
Burn the Place is a galvanizing memoir that chronicles Iliana Regan's journey from foraging on the family farm to running her Michelin-starred restaurant.
Picasso's War: How Modern Art Came to America
The untold story of the exhibition that made America the center of the art world -- and Picasso the most famous artist alive -- in the shadow of World WarII.
Becoming Kin: An Indigenous Call to Unforgetting the Past and Reimagining Our Future
This is a gentle approach on encouraging and a new perspective and relationship with land and the people who were here first.
We're Not Broken: Changing the Autism Conversation
This explores how autistic people wrestle with systems that were not built with them in mind. The author explains that autism is a part of their identity; they don't need to be fixed.
The Far Traveler: Voyages of a Viking Woman
Five hundred years before Columbus, a Viking woman named Gudrid sailed past the edge of the known world. This reconstructs a life that spanned--and expanded--the bounds of the then-known world.
The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate―Discoveries from A Secret World (The Mysteries of Nature, 1)
The author shares his deep love of woods and forests, explaining the amazing processes of life, death, and regeneration he has observed in his woodland.
Becoming kin: an indigenous call to unforgetting the past and reimagining our future
Braiding together historical, scientific, and cultural analysis, Indigenous ways of knowing, and the vivid threads of communal memory, this crafts a stunning, forceful call to 'unforget' our history.
Harvard Business Review
Subjects ranging from Communication skills, Purpose Meaning and Passion, Smart Networking, Being a Great Boss and many more topics.
Tracing Time: Seasons of Rock Art on the Colorado Plateau
A fresh perspective on viewing rock art. As always, the author shares his personal journey with amusing anecdotes and humility.
Born to be Hanged: the Epic Story of the Gentlemen Pirates Who Raided the South Seas, Rescued a Princess, and Stole a Fortune
Discover the "fascinating and outrageously readable" account of the roguish acts of the first pirates to raid the Pacific in a crusade that ended in a sensational trial back in England."
Finding the Mother Tree
A personal and scientific work on trees, forests, and the author's profound discoveries of tree communication.
The Book of Hope: A Survival Guide for Trying Times
The book touches on vital questions, including: How do we stay hopeful when everything seems hopeless? How do we cultivate hope in our children? What is the relationship between hope and action?
Would It Kill You to Stop Doing That?
By tackling etiquette questions of our age, he presents a seriously entertaining book about grace, civility, and how we can simply treat each other better.
The Invention of Nature: Alexander Von Humboldt's New World
This book describes his daring expeditions and investigation of wild environments around the world and his discoveries of similarities between climate and vegetation zones on different continents.