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Foreign Film Collection - French

Since our foreign language film collection is quite expansive, these posts will serve as a guide to specific languages in our collection.  As the collection gets updated, so will the posts, to make sure you always have access to the most recent list. 465 more words

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Foreign Film Collection - D and F

Since our foreign language film collection is quite expansive, these posts will serve as a guide to specific languages in our collection.  As the collection gets updated, so will the posts, to make sure you always have access to the most recent list. 109 more words

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When We Were Animals, by Joshua Gaylord

Most of us run a little wild at times as teenagers, but Joshua Gaylord’s When We Were Animals takes us to a town where this idea is not just a figure of speech but a literal truth: the teenagers, for a time that varies for each, but usually just a year or so, spend a few nights each month running naked and wild through the streets of their small town and surrounding countryside. 260 more words

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Sea of Poppies, by Amitav Ghosh

In south and east Asia in the nineteenth century, opium was everything, not just a drug that had a social impact on society, but the basis of a large economy and the source of fortune for colonial empire builders. 318 more words

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21 Books From The Last 5 Years That Every Woman Should Read | HuffPo #books #women

The one struggle of being a woman who reads is that you want to read everything. It’s easy to get overwhelmed by bestseller lists , because there just isn’t enough time in the day to read every hot new book. 228 more words

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Red Rising, by Pierce Brown

What if you had worked your whole life, based on the hope of a better world for your children, and then discovered that the better world already existed, and that you weren’t allowed in? 440 more words

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Kingpin: How One Hacker Took over the Billion-Dollar Cybercrime Underground, by Kevin Poulsen

The news is full of stories about cybercrime, but how does it really work, and who are the thieves turning online information into ill-gotten gains? It’s a complicated matter, and difficult to explain in terms that those without a technical background can understand, but in… 271 more words

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