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    • Deserving desire : women's stories of sexual evolution
    • The complete photo guide to great sex : step-by-step pictures of all you need to know to have the most amazing sex ever
    • Virtual intimacies : media, affect, and queer sociality
      Virtual intimacies : media, affect, and queer sociality
      Shaka McGlotten.
      "Uses ethnography and cultural analysis to track scenes of intimate connection and disconnection among gay men across an array of media sites"--Provided by publisher.
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    • Man alive : a true story of violence, forgiveness and becoming a man
      Man alive : a true story of violence, forgiveness and becoming a man
      Thomas Page McBee.
      "What does it really mean to be a man?In Man Alive, Thomas Page McBee attempts to answer that question by focusing on two of the men who most impacted his life--one, his otherwise ordinary father who abused him as a child, and the other, a mugger who threatened his life and then released him in an odd moment of mercy. Standing at the brink of the life-changing decision to transition from female to male, McBee seeks to understand these examples of flawed manhood as he cobbles together his own identity.Man Alive engages an extraordinary personal story to tell a universal one--how we all struggle to create ourselves, and how this struggle often requires risks. Far from a transgender transition tell-all, Man Alive grapples with the larger questions of legacy and forgiveness, love and violence, agency and invisibility."Thomas Page McBee's memoir grips you like a thriller yet reads with the lyricism of poetry as he details how a brush with violence sent him on quest to untangle a sinister past, and freed him to become the man he was meant to be."--Michelle Tea"Man Alive is a sweet, tender hurt of a memoir. Thomas Page McBee deftly recounts what has shaped him into the man he has become and how--from childhood trauma to a mugging in Oakland where he learned of his body's ability to save itself. This is a memoir about forgiveness and self-discovery, but mostly it's about love, so much love. McBee takes us in his capable hands and shows us what it takes to become a man who is gloriously, gloriously alive."--Roxane Gay"Thomas Page McBee's story of how he came to claim both his past and his future is by turns despairing and hopeful, exceptional and relatable. To read it is to witness the birth of a fuller, truer self. I loved this book."--Ann Friedman"Reading Man Alive is like sitting with someone uncurling his hands, then holding them out to you, open, so that you can behold all the hard-won strength, insight, agility, and love to be found there. 'Whoever's child I am, my body belongs to me,' McBee writes, and his book is an elegant, generous transcription of the journey toward this incandescent, non-aggrandized, life-sustaining form of self-possession--the kind that emanates from dispossession, rather than running from it."--Maggie Nelson"Following a twisty course marked by multiple switchbacks, Man Alive picks its path through a life pocked by abuse, yearning, violence, danger and desire. The book refuses to cleave to the conventions of other narratives of transition and makes uncertainty the hallmark not only of the past but of the present and the future as well. Exquisitely written and bristling with emotion, this important book reminds us of how much vulnerability and violence inheres to any identity. A real achievement of form and narrative." -- Jack Halberstam, author of The Queer Art of FailureThomas Page McBee writes the column "Self-Made Man" for the Rumpus, and his writings on gender have appeared in The New York Times and via TheAtlantic.com, VICE, BuzzFeed, and Salon. Thomas gives lectures on masculinity and media narratives across the country and he lives New York, where he is the managing editor of the news and analysis site, PolicyMic. "-- Provided by publisher.
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    • Fall in love for life : inspiration from a 73-year marriage
      Fall in love for life : inspiration from a 73-year marriage
      by Barbara 'Cutie' Cooper with Kim Cooper and Chinta Cooper.
      In this memoir meets relationship advice book, 94-year-old Cutie Cooper chronicles the challenges and triumphs of her seven decade-long marriage and then pulls out sage tips and actionable advice on the art of fighting fair, knowing if you've met 'the one, ' raising children while maintaining your sense of self, and everything else that goes into staying blissfully bonded. Includes vintage photos of Cutie and her husband Harry throughout.
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    • Keep calm and parent on : a guilt-free approach to raising children by asking more from them and doing less
      Keep calm and parent on : a guilt-free approach to raising children by asking more from them and doing less
      Emma Jenner
      "Designed for children ages 0-7, Keep Calm and Parent On effectively puts parenting expert Emma Jenner on your shoulder, helping you see your child's behavior objectively. Each chapter opens with a checklist, which is then broken down and explained. There are also handy sidebars throughout the chapters, as well as instructive and memorable quizzes. They also represent a deeper philosophy: if parents are in control, they can enjoy their children more. The book is truly interactive and designed to give parents bite-size takeaways that they can use immediately with their children"-- Provided by publisher.
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    • Sons and fathers : challenges to paternal authority
    • Mother's message in a bottle : loving letters for life
    • God's gift : how to be a good black woman to a strong black man
    • Is my husband gay, straight, or bi? : a guide for women concerned about their men
    • The couple's retirement puzzle : 10 must-have conversations for creating an amazing new life together
    • Men : notes from an ongoing investigation
      Men : notes from an ongoing investigation
      Laura Kipnis.
      "It's no secret that men often behave in mystifying ways, but in recent years we've witnessed so many spectacular public displays of male excess--indecent politicians, sleazy academics, philandering sports stars--that we're left to wonder whether something has come unwired in the collective male psyche. In the essays collected here, Kipnis revisits the archetypes of wayward masculinity that have captured her imagination over the years: the scumbag, the con man, the critic, the obsessive, cheaters, and many others. Examining men who have figured in her own life alongside the more notorious public examples, she draws out the masculine angst and sexual contradictions implicit in the erratic conduct of each. Far from the reactions of condescension and scorn that habitually greet such characters, Kipnis finds that they provoke in her complicated forms of sympathy and identification. Pushing past the usual cliche about differences between the sexes, Kipnis mixes intellectual rigor and careful analysis to give us an honest and compelling survey of the affinities, jealousies, longings, and erotics that structure the male-female bond"-- Provided by publisher.
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    • Full frontal feminism : a young woman's guide to why feminism matters
    • Writing with Grace : a journey beyond Down syndrome
    • Pediatric nursing test success : an unfolding case study review
      Pediatric nursing test success : an unfolding case study review
      Susan Parnell Scholtz, Vicki A. Martin, Frances H. Cornelius.

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    • Losing Tim : how our health and education systems failed my son with schizophrenia