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Not That Bad

Author : Roxane Gay
ISBN : 9781760637446
Genre : Social Science
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Edited and with an introduction by Roxane Gay, the New York Times bestselling and deeply beloved author of Bad Feminist and Hunger, this anthology of first-person essays tackles rape, assault, and harassment head-on. Vogue, 10 of the Most Anticipated Books of Spring 2018 Harper's Bazaar, 10 New Books to Add to Your Reading List in 2018 Elle, 21 Books We're Most Excited to Read in 2018 Boston Globe, 25 books we can't wait to read in 2018 Huffington Post, 60 Books We Can't Wait to Read in 2018 Buzzfeed, 33 Most Exciting New Books of 2018 In this valuable and timely anthology, cultural critic and bestselling author Roxane Gay collects original and previously published pieces that address what it means to live in a world where women have to measure the harassment, violence and aggression they face, and where sexual-abuse survivors are 'routinely second-guessed, blown off, discredited, denigrated, besmirched, belittled, patronized, mocked, shamed, gaslit, insulted, bullied' for speaking out. Highlighting the stories of well-known actors, writers and experts, as well as new voices being published for the first time, Not That Bad covers a wide range of topics and experiences, from an exploration of the rape epidemic embedded in the refugee crisis to first-person accounts of child molestation and street harrassment. Often deeply personal and always unflinchingly honest, this provocative collection both reflects the world we live in and offers a call to arms insisting that 'not that bad' must no longer be good enough.
Category: Social Science

It S Not That Bad

Author : Cathy Dupouy
ISBN : 9781467035729
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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"A must read of a "remarkable" woman and her family's journey through trauma and loss and God's amazing miracles that graciously brought them through it." Laurie Knight, LCSW, LMFT "Following a miraculous survival, Cathy fearlessly shares her innermost thoughts and feelings. In spite of her injury, she expresses her experiences giving us a glimpse into her world to help us understand the impact on her life." Amy Rudbeck, RD
Category: Biography & Autobiography

How To Not Write Bad

Author : Ben Yagoda
ISBN : 9781101602126
Genre : Reference
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Ben Yagoda's How to Not Write Bad illustrates how we can all write better, more clearly, and for a wider readership. He offers advice on what he calls "not-writing-badly," which consists of the ability, first, to craft sentences that are correct in terms of spelling, diction (word choice), punctuation, and grammar, and that also display clarity, precision, and grace. Then he focuses on crafting whole paragraphs—with attention to cadence, consistency of tone, sentence transitions, and paragraph length. In a fun, comprehensive guide, Yagoda lays out the simple steps we can all take to make our writing more effective, more interesting—and just plain better.
Category: Reference

Moving Isn T All That Bad

Author : Ava Rich
ISBN : 9781312230200
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Kendra is nine and in 4th grade. She goes to South Field Elementary, but she is moving. The problem is Kendra doesn’t want to move because she is afraid that nobody will like her. Her mom says that she will make friends, but Kendra just ignores her.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Dental Ethics At Chairside

Author : David T. Ozar
ISBN : 1589013093
Genre : Medical
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Every health care practitioner from Hippocrates to our own day has had to deal with questions of ethics in the effort to serve patients properly and well. The dental professional is no different. For nearly a decade, it has had sound ethical reflection on its side in the form of Dental Ethics at Chairside. In issues ranging from ordinary chairside decision making to HIV/AIDS and ethical business practices, the first edition of this book has guided thousands of dentists, dental hygienists, students, and other oral health care practitioners to an understanding of the essential practice of ethics. Now a revised, updated, and expanded edition of Dental Ethics at Chairside responds to the challenges of oral health care in the new century with chapters on managed care, confidentiality and electronic record-keeping, among other important topics.
Category: Medical

Encourage Your Soul It S Not As Bad As It Seems

Author : Vel Humbert
ISBN : 9781490840581
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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"The purpose of this book is to encourage and give hope to anyone that has experienced or is going through a rough time. It was not the experiences that brought each character through that determined the outcomes, but how each character handled the situations ... All things are possible through Jesus Christ"--p. ix
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

It Doesn T Hurt That Bad

Author : Kari Rains
ISBN : 9781613460993
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Like every child, author Kari Rains's mother lied to her. Santa Claus? A bold-faced lie. The tooth fairy? A myth. The Easter bunny? Forget about it. But even beyond childhood, Rains's mother told her other falsehoods about pregnancy and parenting. Birth doesn't hurt that bad... Rains sets the record straight and exposes the truth about parenting, pregnancy, and, of course, giving birth. With brutal honesty and a wicked sense of humor, Rains shares her stories about her husband, their kids, and her own set of lies she passes down to them. Read It Doesn't Hurt That Bad and Other Lies My Mom Told Me for a realistic and truthful look into motherhood and all that comes with it.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Bad Students Not Bad Schools

Author : Robert Weissberg
ISBN : 9781412843188
Genre : Social Science
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Americans are increasingly alarmed over our nation's educational deficiencies. Though anxieties about schooling are unending, especially with public institutions, these problems are more complex than institutional failure. Expenditures for education have exploded, and far exceed inflation and the rising costs of health care, but academic achievement remains flat. Many students are unable to graduate from high school, let alone obtain a college degree. And if they do make it to college, they are often forced into remedial courses. Why, despite this fiscal extravagance, are educational disappointments so widespread? In Bad Students, Not Bad Schools, Robert Weissberg argues that the answer is something everybody knows to be true but is afraid to say in public America's educational woes too often reflect the demographic mix of students. Schools today are filled with millions of youngsters, too many of whom struggle with the English language or simply have mediocre intellectual ability. Their lackluster performances are probably impervious to the current reform prescriptions regardless of the remedy's ideological derivation. Making matters worse, retention of students in school is embraced as a philosophy even if it impedes the learning of other students. Weissberg argues that most of America's educational woes would vanish if indifferent, troublesome students were permitted to leave when they had absorbed as much as they could learn; they would quickly be replaced by learning-hungry students, including many new immigrants from other countries. American education survives since we import highly intelligent, technically skillful foreigners just as we import oil, but this may not last forever. When educational establishments get serious about world-class mathematics and science, and permit serious students to learn, problems will dissolve. Rewarding the smartest, not spending fortunes in a futile quest to uplift the bottom, should become official policy. This book is a bracing reminder of the risks of political manipulation of education and argues that the measure of policy should be academic achievment.
Category: Social Science

Not Bad Eh

Author : Frank Cosentino
ISBN : 0919431291
Genre : Athletes
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Category: Athletes

Not Another Bad Date

Author : Rachel Gibson
ISBN : 9780755353125
Genre : Fiction
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Not Another Bad Date is a deliciously romantic rom-com from New York Times bestseller Rachel Gibson - perfect for fans of Jill Shalvis, Jo Watson and Christina Lauren. They say that opposites attract...which might explain why sexy, successful Adele Harris is such a loser-magnet! Frankly, she attracts so many weridos and nut-jobs that she's beginning to think that she's cursed. And it's about to get worse. When Adele heads home to Cedar Creek, Texas, she runs into her first-ever bad date - the delicious Zach - and it seems he wants a second chance. Like she'd ever let him (big ol' drop-dead-gorgeous him) near her heart again. Uh-huh. No way. Ain't never gonna happen... Check out the rest of Rachel's addictive titles, including Sex, Lies and Online Dating, I'm In No Mood For Love and Tangled Up In You.
Category: Fiction