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  • What in the world is going on? : 10 prophetic clues you cannot afford to ignore

    What in the world is going on? : 10 prophetic clues you cannot afford to ignore2008

    by David Jeremiah

    (1,203)

    Summary: A unique book that cuts through the hundreds of books and numerous theories to identify the essential 10 most important bible prophecies.

    BOOK

    Call #: 236.9 JER

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  • Homo deus : a brief history of tomorrow

    Homo deus : a brief history of tomorrow2017

    by Yuval N. Harari , translator

    (148,468)

    Summary: "Over the past century humankind has managed to do the impossible and rein in famine, plague, and war. This may seem hard to accept, but, as Harari explains in his trademark style--thorough, yet...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 303.49 HAR

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Homo deus [eBook] : a brief history of tomorrow

    Homo deus : a brief history of tomorrow2017

    by Yuval N. Harari , translator

    (146,344)

    Summary: "Over the past century humankind has managed to do the impossible and rein in famine, plague, and war. This may seem hard to accept, but, as Harari explains in his trademark style--thorough, yet...  more »

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  • 1492 : the year the world began

    1492 : the year the world began2009

    by Felipe Fernandez-Armesto

    (743)

    BOOK

    Call #: 909 FER

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • The story of the world, history for the classical child. Volume 3, Early modern times : from Elizabeth the First to the Forty-Niners

    The story of the world, history for the classical child. Volume 3, Early modern times : from Elizabeth the First to the Forty-Niners2004

    by Susan Wise Bauer

    (1,437)

    Summary: Who was the Sun King? How did samurai become sumo wrestlers? What was the Black Hole of Calcutta? And why was a California town named Ground Hog Glory? This is the third of a four-volume series, and...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 909 BAU

    Location: Juvenile Nonfiction

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  • The swerve : how the world became modern

    The swerve : how the world became modern2011

    by Stephen Greenblatt

    (27,966)

    Summary: In this book the author transports readers to the dawn of the Renaissance and chronicles the life of an intrepid book lover who rescued the Roman philosophical text On the Nature of Things from...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 940.21 GRE

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  • An inconvenient book [CD book] : real solutions to the world's biggest problems

    An inconvenient book : real solutions to the world's biggest problems2007

    by Glenn Beck (read by Glenn Beck)

    (3,945)

    Summary: The host of the popular CNN Headline News television show and conservative radio talk-show personality presents his perspectives on issues ranging from nuclear technology in the Middle East and poor...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 973.92 BEC

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  • The story of the world [CD book]. Volume 3, Early modern times, from Elizabeth the First to the Forty-Niners

    The story of the world . Volume 3, Early modern times, from Elizabeth the First to the Forty-Niners2007

    by Susan Wise Bauer (read by Jim Weiss )

    (1,437)

    Summary: A guide to the history of early modern times, discussing major historical events, people, and practices around the world from 1600 to 1850.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: J CD BOOK 909 BAU

    Location: Juvenile CD Books Nonfiction

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  • The decadent society : how we became the victims of our own success

    The decadent society : how we became the victims of our own success2020

    by Ross Gregory Douthat

    (950)

    Summary: Today the Western world seems to be in crisis. But beneath our social media frenzy and reality-television politics, the deeper reality is one of drift, repetition, and dead ends. This book explains...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 909.83 DOU

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • The story of more : how we got to climate change and where to go from here

    The story of more : how we got to climate change and where to go from here2020

    by Hope Jahren

    (2,158)

    Summary: This is Hope Jahren's impassioned open letter to humanity as we stand at the crossroads of survival and extinction. Jahren celebrates the long history of our enterprising spirit -- which has tamed...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 363.7387 JAH

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  • Enlightenment now : the case for reason, science, humanism, and progress

    Enlightenment now : the case for reason, science, humanism, and progress2018

    by Steven Pinker

    (20,098)

    Summary: The follow-up to Pinker's groundbreaking "The Better Angels of Our Nature presents" the big picture of human progress: people are living longer, healthier, freer, and happier lives, and while our...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 303.6 PIN

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Enlightenment now [eBook] : the case for reason, science, humanism, and progress

    Enlightenment now : the case for reason, science, humanism, and progress2018

    by Steven Pinker

    Summary: The follow-up to Pinker's groundbreaking "The Better Angels of Our Nature presents" the big picture of human progress: people are living longer, healthier, freer, and happier lives, and while our...  more »

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  • You can't drink all day if you don't start in the morning

    You can't drink all day if you don't start in the morning2009

    by Celia Rivenbark

    (2,882)

    Summary: A collection of humorous essays in which Celia Rivenbark shares her views on various aspects of life in the South, discussing perfect school attendance, Clay Aiken, Jesus action figures, Gwyneth Paltrow, and other topics. Includes recipes.

    BOOK

    Call #: 817.6 RIV

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Samsara [DVD]

    Samsara2012

    Summary: Prepare yourself for an unparalleled sensory experience. Filmed over a period of almost five years and in twenty-five countries, it explores the wonders of the world from sacred grounds to industrial...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 203.8 SAM

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • The blind giant [downloadable ebook] / being human in a digital world

    The blind giant / being human in a digital world2012

    by Nick Harkaway

    (198)

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  • The making of an elder culture : reflections on the future of America's most audacious generation

    The making of an elder culture : reflections on the future of America's most audacious generation2009

    by Theodore Roszak

    (26)

    BOOK

    Call #: 305.26 ROS

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Growth : from microorganisms to megacities

    Growth : from microorganisms to megacities2019

    by Vaclav Smil

    (376)

    Summary: Growth has been both an unspoken and an explicit aim of our individual and collective striving. It governs the lives of microorganisms and galaxies; it shapes the capabilities of our extraordinarily...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 909.82 SMI

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Wonders of the world

    Wonders of the world2007

    by Philip Steele

    Series: Kingfisher Knowledge

    (19)

    BOOK

    Call #: J 930.1 STE

    Location: Juvenile Nonfiction

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  • The Renaissance

    The Renaissance2014

    by Michael Halvorson

    (9)

    Summary: Was the Renaissance just a period of extraordinary art and architecture? This volume examines the major developments of the Renaissance era from its beginnings in Italian city/states to later...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 940.21 HAL

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Falter : has the human game begun to play itself out?

    Falter : has the human game begun to play itself out?2019

    by Bill McKibben

    (1,375)

    Summary: Thirty years ago Bill McKibben offered one of the earliest warnings about climate change. Now he broadens the warning: the entire human game, he suggests, has begun to play itself out. Bill...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 304.2 MCK

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Thank you for being late : an optimist's guide to thriving in the age of accelerations

    Thank you for being late : an optimist's guide to thriving in the age of accelerations2016

    by Thomas L. Friedman

    (9,336)

    Summary: Friedman discusses how the key to understanding the 21st century is understanding that the planet's three largest forces -- Moore's law (technology), the market (globalization) and Mother Nature...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 303.483 FRI

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Candide

    Candide1992

    by Voltaire

    (94)

    BOOK

    Call #: 843.5 VOL

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  • The clash of civilizations and the remaking of world order

    The clash of civilizations and the remaking of world order2011

    by Samuel P. Huntington

    (9,928)

    Summary: The central theme of this book is that culture and cultural identities, which at the broadest level are civilization identities, are shaping the patterns of cohesion, disintegration, and conflict in the post-Cold War world.

    BOOK

    Call #: 909.829 HUN

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • 21 lessons for the 21st century

    21 lessons for the 21st century2018

    by Yuval N. Harari

    (89,909)

    Summary: How do computers and robots change the meaning of being human? How do we deal with the epidemic of fake news? Are nations and religions still relevant? What should we teach our children? As...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 909.83 HAR

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • 21 lessons for the 21st century [eBook]

    21 lessons for the 21st century2018

    by Yuval N. Harari

    (90,270)

    Summary: How do computers and robots change the meaning of being human? How do we deal with the epidemic of fake news? Are nations and religions still relevant? What should we teach our children? As...  more »

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  • 21 lessons for the 21st century [eAudio]

    21 lessons for the 21st century2018

    by Yuval N. Harari

    (90,025)

    Summary: How do computers and robots change the meaning of being human? How do we deal with the epidemic of fake news? Are nations and religions still relevant? What should we teach our children? As...  more »

    E-AUDIOBOOK

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