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Apr 04

Book Notes 4/4/2022

Posted on April 4, 2022 at 4:05 PM by Genesis Gaule

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Kids grades K-5 join us Tuesday, April 19 @ 4 pm for Tinkertown to learn about seed germination and pollinators as we make wildflower seed bombs. More information...

Chasing Me to My Grave by Winfred Rembert & Erin I. Kelly

An Artist's Memoir of the Jim Crow South // Winfred Rembert relates his life in prose and paintings--vivid, confrontational, revelatory, complex scenes from the cotton fields and chain gangs of the segregated south to the churches and night clubs of the urban north. This is also the story of finding epic love, and with it the courage to revisit a past that begs to remain buried, as told to Tufts philosopher Erin I. Kelly.

759.13 REMBERT

On Tyranny by Timothy Snyder

Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century // This book uses the darkest moments in twentieth-century history, from Nazism to Communism, to teach twenty lessons on resisting modern-day authoritarianism.

321.9 SNYDER

National Geographic Complete Photo Guide by Heather Perry

national geograhpic photography

How to take better pictures // This collection of photographic knowledge is designed to take you beyond the basics and make you a better photographer, no matter your current abilities and talents. Here are tips and tricks from National Geographic photographers, expertly explained, with terms defined and examples provided.


The Least of Us by Sam Quinones

True Tales of America and Hope in the Time of Fentanyl and Meth // Quinones was among the first to see the dangers of synthetic drugs and a new generation of kingpins whose product could be made in Magic Bullet blenders. He investigated these new threats, discovering how addiction is exacerbated by consumer-product corporations. Amid a landscape of despair, Quinones found hope in those embracing the forgotten and ignored, illuminating the striking truth that we are only as strong as our most vulnerable.

362.293 QUINONES

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