New November/December Non-Fiction

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The Defense Lawyer : The Barry Slotnick Story.

The Defense Lawyer : The Barry Slotnick Story.

Patterson, James.
2021

The astonishing true story of the most successful defense attorney ever. Known for his sharp mind, sharp suits, and bold courtroom strategies, Bronx-native Barry Slotnick is known as the best criminal lawyer in the US. He mediates Bette Midler's bathhouse contract and represents John Gotti, "The Dapper Don." He defends "Subway Shooter" Bernie Goetz and negotiates future First Lady Melania Trump's pre-nup. His unparalleled legal brilliance defines a profession, a city - and an era. Print run 242,000.

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My Privilege, My Responsibility : A Memoir.

My Privilege, My Responsibility : A Memoir.

North, Sheila.
2021

In September 2015, Sheila North was declared the Grand Chief of Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak, the first woman elected to the position. North's work in advocacy journalism, communications, and economic development harnessed her passion for drawing focus to systemic racism faced by Indigenous women and girls. In her memoir, Sheila North shares the stories of the events that shaped her, and the violence that nearly stood in the way of her achieving her dreams. Through perseverance and resilience, she not only survived, she flourished. Residence: Winnipeg, MB.

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The Stickler's Guide to Science in the Age of Misinformation : The Real Science Behind Hacky Headlines, Crappy Clickbait, and Suspect Sources.

The Stickler's Guide to Science in the Age of Misinformation : The Real Science Behind Hacky Headlines, Crappy Clickbait, and Suspect Sources.

Bouchard, R. Philip.
2021

R. Philip Bouchard takes a closer look at 13 pervasive scientific untruths tackling a range of topics from gravity and radiation to global warming, pandemics and humorously, shares the real science behind them. You'll learn why trees do not store carbon dioxide, why getting your genome sequenced tells you much less than you think it does, and why a day is not actually 24 hours. Print run 15,000.

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