Cool Men and the Second Sex by Susan Fraiman

Cool Men and the Second Sex by Susan Fraiman (Gender and Culture Series)
Requirements: .PDF reader, 1.5 MB
Overview: Academic superstars Andrew Ross, Edward Said, and Henry Louis Gates Jr. Bad boy filmmakers Quentin Tarantino, Spike Lee, and Brian de Palma. What do these influential contemporary figures have in common? In Cool Men and the Second Sex, Susan Fraiman identifies them all with "cool masculinity" and boldly unpacks the gender politics of their work. According to Fraiman, "cool men" rebel against a mainstream defined as maternal. Bad boys resist the authority of women and banish mothers to the realm of the uncool. As a result, despite their hipness-or because of it-these men too often feel free to ignore the insights of feminist thinkers. Through subtle close readings, Fraiman shows that even Gates, champion of black women’s writing, and even queer theorists bent on undoing gender binaries, at times end up devaluing women in favor of men and masculinity. A wide-ranging and fair-minded analysis, Cool Men acknowledges the invaluable contributions of its subjects while also deciphering the gender codes and baring the contradictions implicit in their work. Affirming the legacy of second-wave feminist scholars and drawing as well on the intersectional work of third-wavers, Cool Men helps to reinvent feminist critique for the twenty-first century.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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Boxing and the Mob by Jeffrey Sussman

Boxing and the Mob: The Notorious History of the Sweet Science by Jeffrey Sussman
Requirements: EPUB Reader 2.00 MB
Overview: More than any other sport, boxing has a history of being easy to rig. There are only two athletes and one or both may be induced to accept a bribe; if not the fighters, then the judges or referee might be swayed. In such invitingcircumstances, the mob moved into boxing in the 1930s and profited by corrupting a sport ripe for exploitation.
In Boxing and the Mob: The Notorious History of the Sweet Science, Jeffrey Sussman tells the story of the coercive and criminal underside of boxing, covering nearly the entire twentieth century. He profiles some of its most infamous characters, such as Owney Madden, Frankie Carbo, and Frank Palermo, and details many of the fixed matches in boxing’s storied history. In addition, Sussman examines the influence of the mob on legendary boxers-including Primo Carnera, Sugar Ray Robinson, Max Baer, Carmen Basilio, Sonny Liston, and Jake LaMotta-and whether they caved to the mobsters’ threats or refused to throw their fights.
Boxing and the Mob is the first book to cover a century of fixed fights, paid-off referees, greedy managers, misused boxers, and the mobsters who controlled it all. True crime and the world of boxing are intertwined with absorbing detail in this notorious piece of American history.
Genre: Non-Fiction – History

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Born in the GDR by Hester Vaizey

Born in the GDR: Living in the Shadow of the Wall by Hester Vaizey
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 1.8 Mb
Overview: The changes that followed the fall of the Berlin Wall in November 1989 were particularly dramatic for East Germans. With the German Democratic Republic effectively taken over by West Germany in the reunification process, nothing in their lives was immune from change and upheaval: from the way they voted, the newspapers they read, to the brand of butter they bought.

But what was it really like to go from living under communism one minute, to capitalism the next? What did the East Germans make of capitalism? And how do they remember the GDR today? Are their memories dominated by fear and loathing of the Stasi state, or do they look back with a measure of fondness and regret on a world of guaranteed employment and low living costs?
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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Bilderberg Diary by James P. Tucker

Jim Tucker’s Bilderberg Diary: Reporter’s 25year Battle to Shine the Light on the world Shadow Government by James P. Tucker
Requirements: .PDF reader, 25 MB
Overview: July 2005 American Free press trade paperback, Jim Tucker. The author shares, for the first time, his entire remarkable history of covering Bilderberg (and its Trilateral and CFR allies), literally infiltrating Bilderberg meetings, procuring their private documents, and working relentlessly to shine the spotlight of public scrutiny on Bilderberg’s affairs.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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Beyond the North Wind by Christopher McIntosh

Beyond the North Wind The Fall and Rise of the Mystic North by Christopher McIntosh
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 1.9MB
Overview: "The North" is simultaneously a location, a direction, and a mystical concept. Although this concept has ancient roots in mythology, folklore, and fairy tales, it continues to resonate today within modern culture. McIntosh leads readers, chapter by chapter, through the magical and spiritual history of the North, as well as its modern manifestations, as documented through physical records, such as runestones and megaliths, but also through mythology and lore.

This mythic conception of a unique, powerful, and mysterious Northern civilization was known to the Greeks as "Hyberborea"–the "Land Beyond the North Wind"–which they considered to be the true origin place of their god, Apollo, bringer of civilization. Through the Greeks, this concept of the mythic North would spread throughout Western civilization.

In addition, McIntosh discusses Russian Hyperboreanism, which he describes as among "the most influential of the new religions and quasi-religious movements that have sprung up in Russia since the fall of Communism" and which is currently almost unknown in the West.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History > History of Northern Europe

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Weight Watchers Instant Pot by Dr. Barry Daniel Mattison +

Weight Watchers Instant Pot Freestyle Cookbook: Over 450 Easy and Delicious WW Smart Points Recipes for Healthy Living (1000 Day Instant Pot Recipe Meal Plan) by Dr. Barry Daniel Mattison
Requirements: .ePUB, .MOBI/.AZW reader, 1.6 MB
Overview: In our present fast paced society, many are struggling due to high risk of obesity, overweight and that comes with the risks of having health problems.

Many choose to commit in different types of health and fitness programs, diets, and some even consult professional people while others opted to maintain healthy lifestyles with the help of these diet plans.

Weight Watchers program is a diet program which aims losing or maintaining your desired weight that is designed to result in a safe weight loss of 2 pounds per week.
It doesn’t promise to reduce so much in a snap of time. This program is easier because it only requires you to count your calorie and measure the food intake carefully. The best part actually is that it doesn’t restrict you when it comes to food, because it will allow you to eat your favorite dishes but in moderation.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Food & Drink

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Vegetables Unleashed: A Cookbook by Jose Andres, Matt Goulding

Vegetables Unleashed: A Cookbook by Jose Andres, Matt Goulding
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 111.2 MB
Overview: From the endlessly inventive imaginations of star Spanish-American chef José Andrés and James Beard award-winning writer Matt Goulding, Vegetables Unleashed is a new cookbook that will transform how we think about-and eat-the vast universe of vegetables.

Andrés is famous for his unstoppable energy-and for his belief that vegetables are far sexier than meat can ever be. Showing us how to creatively transpose the flavors of a global pantry onto the produce aisle, Vegetables Unleashed showcases Andrés’s wide-ranging vision and borderless cooking style.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Food & Drink

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Veganeasy!: Delicious Food in 5 Ingredients by Denise Smart

Veganeasy!: Delicious Food in 5 Ingredients by Denise Smart
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 70 MB
Overview: A celebration of veg and simplicity. Vegan doesn’t get easier than this.

Enjoy delicious and inspiring vegan recipes every day of the week – all made with only 5 ingredients that you can buy in your local supermarket.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Food & Drink

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The Protein Smoothie Bible by Erin Indahl-Fink

The Protein Smoothie Bible: Fuel Your Body, Energize Your Life, and Lose Weight by Erin Indahl-Fink
Requirements: EPUB Reader 33.52 MB
Overview: From the creator of the successful food blog Delightful E Made, a collection of healthy smoothies packed with protein!
Loaded with fresh, simple ingredients, Delightful Protein Smoothies brings together protein, nutrition, and flavor in delicious, easy-to-make smoothies. This approachable guide to blending up smoothie success in your kitchen is the perfect way to become a healthier, happier, more energetic you! You’ll love creations such as the Strawberry Citrus Sunrise, Perfect Pear,Peach Powerhouse, and Chocolate-Covered Cherry.
This smoothie collection is perfect for:
• Anyone wanting healthier breakfast, snack, and lunch options! Eliminate the junk and swap in a healthy, protein-packed smoothie-you’ll look and feel a million times better!
• Busy people who don’t have much time to fix something healthy and nutritious. P.S., you can eliminate that 3 p.m. slump!
• Athletes and fitness enthusiasts who want more options to power their workouts. Protein smoothies with real food are the perfect pre- and post-workout fuel!
• Parents who want healthy snack and lunch ideas for their kids that they’ll actually like and eat!
• Anyone looking to lose a few pounds! Protein smoothies made with yummy fruits and vegetables are the perfect way to not only add good nutrition to your body, but also help keep you fuller, longer! No depravation necessary.
Delightful Protein Smoothies is the perfect tool to bring nutrition to your life with simple, everyday ingredients. No weirdo ingredients that you’ve never heard of here-just simple, fresh food that will help you look and feel amazing!
Genre: Non-Fiction – Food & Drink

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The Pastry Queen Christmas by Rebecca Rather +

The Pastry Queen Christmas: Big-Hearted Holiday Entertaining, Texas Style by Rebecca Rather, Alison Oresman, Laurie Smith
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 33 MB
Overview: It’s Christmastime at the Best Little Bakery in Texas
The annual Fredericksburg Christmas parade marks the beginning of the Texas Hill Country’s holiday season, which means the Pastry Queen is kicking into high gear at her Rather Sweet Bakery and Café. As party invitations pile up in the mailbox, Rebecca Rather is up to her elbows in sticky meringue, creamy chocolate, and a sleigh full of savory treats to meet the entertaining needs of her neighbors.
In The Pastry Queen Christmas, Rebecca shares nearly 100 traditional recipes reflecting her made-with-love-from-scratch philosophy and the tastes of small-town Texas. Show-off desserts such as Chocolate Cookie Crusted Eggnog Cheesecake, Sticky Toffee Pudding with Brandy Butterscotch Sauce, and Warm Pear Ginger Upside-Down Cake with Amaretto Whipped Cream are the perfect toppers to a family-style feast of Texas Spice-Rubbed Roast Pork, Baked Apple Pear Chutney, Brown Sugar Bacon, and No-Peeking Popovers. Still hungry the next morning? No problem-this country girl does an impressive breakfast, too: Bite-Sized Sticky Buns, Sweet Potato Scones, Cast-Iron Skillet Potatoes, and Mexican Ranch Chilaquiles ought to fill you up.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Food & Drink

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The Nutribullet Cookbook by Anthony Boundy +

The Nutribullet Cookbook: A Collection of 30 Great Recipes for Your Nutribullet by Anthony Boundy
Requirements: .ePUB, .MOBI/.AZW reader, 6.9 MB
Overview: The Nutribullet Cookbook is a great collection of 30 recipes for your Nutribullet. It’s packed full of recipes that gives inspiration to use this fantastic kitchen gadget every day, and it also contains recipes for using it in other ways too, not just for drinks!

The Nutribullet is re-known to bring you vast amounts of fresh fruit and vegetables to your diet and this recipe book will give you all the tips you need on getting the best combination of vitamins and minerals, keeping you looking and feeling your best.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Food & Drink

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The Most Basic Ketogenic by Jr. Jenny +

The Most Basic Ketogenic: All You Need To Know To Get By by Jr. Jenny
Requirements: .ePUB, .MOBI/.AZW reader, 2.7 MB
Overview: THE MOST BASIC KETOGENIC-Get to know keto-the simple and supper easy way to lose weight .

Have you ever had an idea of a diet that can be delicious and healthy and can even be better than following any other diets?
Have you imagined that eating and cooking a high-fat diet meals would be super easy?
Have you ever depressed because you tried many ways to lose weight but they didn’t work?
Then this THE MOST BASIC KETOGENIC can help you to save your life!
1. 17 best Keto diet recipes for you
2. Why Keto diet is the best and easiest way to lose weight
3. What is Keto or not keto?
Easy meets yummy meets healthy in this ketogenic diet book. Start losing weight and changing your lifestyle just today.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Food & Drink

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The Garden of Vegan by Tanya Barnard, Sarah Kramer

The Garden of Vegan: How It All Vegan Again! by Tanya Barnard, Sarah Kramer
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 3 MB
Overview: When How It All Vegan!: Irresistible Recipes for an Animal-Free Diet was published in 1999, authors Tanya Barnard and Sarah Kramer were hailed for their fun and outlandish approach to vegan cooking, taking it out of the realm of the staid and the boring to create truly original animal-free dishes. How It All Vegan! was a Book Sense 76 selection and has sold 50,000 copies to date.
The Garden of Vegan: How It All Vegan Again! picks up where the first book left off. Tanya and Sarah, vegan chefs extraordinaire, have created truly delectable, truly original new recipes that manage to leave the animal products (including butter, milk, cheese and honey) where they belong, with their natural owners. Where How It All Vegan! was, in many ways, a bible for the uninitiated vegan, The Garden of Vegan goes one step further, offering recipes for a more sophisticated palate that add funky twists to familiar dishes bursting with color and flavor. At the same time, they are fun and easy to prepare, even for those of us who find boiling water a challenge.
Whether you’re a full-time vegan or just interested in creating fabulous animal-free meals, The Garden of -Vegan will lead you into temptation with its inspiring -array of vegan goodies. So skip that steak and forget that fish. It’s time to discover how it all vegan, again!
Genre: Non-Fiction > Food & Drink

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The Fruit Salad Cookbook by Sophia Freeman

The Fruit Salad Cookbook: Fruit Salad Recipes to Actualize Body Goals by Sophia Freeman
Requirements: ePUB Reader, 560 kB
Overview: If weight loss is something you have always aspired to, now is the perfect time to act on it and make it come to a possibility. First, you need some diet change. And what better reason do you need to incorporate fruits into your diet?

You do not have to live on a particular fruit. In fact, the best way to do this is with fruit salad because it will keep your calories down. Fruit salad is the ultimate weight loss diet.
However, if you are concerned about dressing and you are tempted to use high-fat dairy milk, do not. There are much better alternatives such as coconut and almond milk.

It gets much interesting because this book is filled with more than tips to help you get the best out of your weight loss program, it also has 25 fruit salad recipes you would want to try out. And you should because they are extremely easy to make.
The recipes have their unique taste and flavors, so you get something new with each of them without missing out on the ultimate goal to lose weight. Moreover, anyone can enjoy the undisputed delicious tastes of these recipes, weight loss or not.
This is the time to act, and the first steps to getting your desired body are inside this book. What do you have to do now?
Genre: Non-Fiction, Food & Drink

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