The Wrong End of the Table via Ayser Salman

The Wrong End of the Table: A Mostly Comic Memoir of a Muslim Arab American Woman Just Trying to Fit in via Ayser Salman
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Overview: An Immigrant Love-Hate Story of What it Means to Be American

You know that feeling of being on the fallacious finish of the desk? Like you might be at a birthday party however the entire excellent stuff is occurring out of earshot (#FOMO)? That’s life-especially for an immigrant.

What occurs when a shy, awkward Arab lady with a peculiar identify and an unlucky propensity towards facial hair is uprooted from her relaxed (albeit fascist-regimed) fatherland of Iraq and thrust into the chilly, alien the town of Columbus, Ohio-with its Egg McMuffins, Barbie dolls, and youngsters enjoying physician in all places you grew to become?

This is Ayser Salman’s tale. First comes Emigration, then Naturalization, and in any case Assimilation-trying to slot in amongst her blonde-haired, blue-eyed opposite numbers, and at all times feeling omitted. On her adventure to Americanhood, Ayser sees extra bare butts at pre-kindergarten daycare that she would love, breaks certainly one of her oldsters’ regulations (“Thou shalt no longer take part as an actor within the college musical the place a male solid member rests his head in thy lap”), and different issues excellent Muslim Arab ladies aren’t meant to do. And, after the 9/11 assaults, she studies the isolation of being a Muslim in her personal nation. It takes hours of treatment, fifty-five rounds of electrolysis, and a few ill-advised romantic dalliances for Ayser to develop into a contemporary Arab American girl who embraces her cultural variations.

Part memoir and phase how-not-to information, The Wrong End of the Table is the entirety you sought after to learn about Arabs however have been afraid to invite, with chapters comparable to “Tattoos and Other National Security Risks,” “You Can’t Blame Everything on Your Period; Sometimes You’re Going to Be a Crazy Bitch: and Other Advice from Mom,” or even an open letter to Trump. This is the tale of each American outsider on a trail to search out themselves in a rustic of lovely range.
Genre: Non-fiction > Biographies & Memoirs

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Nero: The End of a Dynasty by Miriam T. Griffin

Nero: The End of a Dynasty by way of Miriam T. Griffin
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Overview: Nero’s character and crimes have all the time intrigued historians and writers of fiction. However, his reign additionally illuminates the character of the Augustan Principate. Most interesting to historians of the Roman Empire is Nero’s ultimate cave in which dropped at an finish the dynasty Augustus had based, and positioned in jeopardy the political gadget he had devised.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Biographies & Memoirs

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At Our Wits’ End by Edward Dutton +

At Our Wits’ End by Edward Dutton
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Overview: We are becoming less intelligent. This is the shocking yet fascinating message of At Our Wits’ End. The authors take us on a journey through the growing body of evidence that we are significantly less intelligent now than we were a hundred years ago. The research proving this is, at once, profoundly thought-provoking, highly controversial, and it’s currently only read by academics. But the authors are passionate that it cannot remain ensconced in the ivory tower any longer. With At Our Wits’ End, they present the first ever popular scientific book on this crucially important issue. They prove that intelligence – which is strongly genetic – was increasing up until the breakthrough of the Industrial Revolution, because we were subject to the rigors of Darwinian Selection, meaning that lots of surviving children was the preserve of the cleverest. But since then, they show, intelligence has gone into rapid decline, because large families are increasingly the preserve of the least intelligent. The book explores how this change has occurred and, crucially, what its consequences will be for the future. Can we find a way of reversing the decline of our IQ? Or will we witness the collapse of civilization and the rise of a new Dark Age?
Genre: Non-Fiction > Educational

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Badass Ways to End Anxiety & Stop… by Geert Verschaeve +

Badass Ways to End Anxiety & Stop Panic Attacks!: A counterintuitive approach to recover and regain control of your life by Geert Verschaeve
Requirements: ePUB, MOBI, AZW3 Reader, 1 MB
Overview: Most people who suffer from anxiety and panic attacks are told by their well-meaning friends, doctors, therapists and psychiatrists to "manage" their anxiety. Some are prescribed pills in an effort to calm their anxiety down. Breathing techniques, mindfulness and more are advised as well.
Needless to say, that isn’t a very effective approach, and it never was.

Anxiety and panic attacks require a different strategy, a counterintuitive one. Left uncontrolled, anxiety tends to grow more and more because our amygdala (the anxiety center of our brain) becomes hyperactive and sees more and more to worry about.

This book will uncover science based and counterintuitive techniques that are designed to end unwanted anxiety and to stop panic attacks. They have been tried and tested both by the author Geert Verschaeve (who suffered from generalized anxiety and panic attacks for fourteen years) and the thousands of people who suffered from anxiety he has helped ever since.
Genre: Non-Fiction, Health, Fitness & Medical

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