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Jennifer Gunter is a Canadian-American gynecologist, a New York Times columnist covering women’s health, an author, and a specialist in chronic pain medicine and vulvovaginal disorders.
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Dead Man Walking
The Eyewitness Account Of The Death Penalty That Sparked a National Debate
Helen Prejean - May 31, 1994 (first published in 1993)
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In 1982, Sister Helen Prejean became the spiritual advisor to Patrick Sonnier, the convicted killer of two teenagers who was sentenced to die in the electric chair of Louisiana’s Angola State Prison. In the months before Sonnier’s death, the Roman Catholic nun came to know a man who was as terrified as he had once been terrifying. She also came to ...
Jennifer Gunter
Nov 09, 2020
@AlanLevinovitz I changed my position on the death penalty after reading Dead Man Walking. I had no idea how unfair the judicial system. I had moved from Canada a few months before and read the book and it completely changed my mind.     source
The Martian
Andy Weir - Oct 28, 2014 (first published in 2012)
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Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars. Now, he's sure he'll be the first person to die there. After a dust storm forces his crew to evacuate the planet while thinking him dead, Mark finds himself stranded on Mars's surface, with no way to signal Earth that he's alive. And even if he could get word out, h...
Jennifer Gunter
Sep 01, 2020
@MommaUnfiltered The Martian. The book was excellent, but the movie elevated it even more.     source
Flour Water Salt Yeast
The Fundamentals of Artisan Bread and Pizza [A Cookbook]
Ken Forkish - Sep 18, 2012
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From Portland's most acclaimed and beloved baker comes this must-have baking guide, featuring recipes for world-class breads and pizzas and a variety of schedules suited for the home baker.There are few things more satisfying than biting into a freshly made, crispy-on-the-outside, soft-and-supple-on-the-inside slice of perfectly baked bread. For Po...
Jennifer Gunter
Aug 08, 2020
All my bread recipes are from this book Flour, Water, Salt, Yeast. Can’t recommend it enough. @DrJenAdjacent bakes a truly lovely levain bread from this book.     source
Belabored
A Vindication of the Rights of Pregnant Women
Lyz Lenz - Aug 11, 2020
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An impassioned and irreverent argument for dismantling our cultural narratives around pregnancy....
Jennifer Gunter
Aug 07, 2020
Normally when I am by myself for dinner I don’t make anything nice. I eat leftovers or a hastily constructed salad. Tonight I am making crab and roasted red pepper and onion quiche. This act of self care was inspired by @lyzl’s amazing book Belabored.     source
Watership Down
A Novel
Richard Adams - Nov 01, 2005 (first published in 1972)
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Librarian's note: See alternate cover edition of ISBN13 9780380395866 here.Set in England's Downs, a once idyllic rural landscape, this stirring tale of adventure, courage and survival follows a band of very special creatures on their flight from the intrusion of man and the certain destruction of their home. Led by a stouthearted pair of friends, ...
Jennifer Gunter
Jul 12, 2020
@AlanLevinovitz IT IS THE BEST BOOK EVERY WRITTEN     source
Better Sex Through Mindfulness
How Women Can Cultivate Desire
Lori A. Brotto - Apr 24, 2018
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As Seen/Heard in Bustle • Dan Savage's Savage Lovecast • Jezebel • Women's Health • Prevention • The New York Times • VICE • Pleasure Mechanics A groundbreaking method for improving desire, arousal, and sexual satisfaction through mindfulness. Studies show that approximately half of all women experience some kind of sexual difficulty at one point i...
Jennifer Gunter
Feb 13, 2020
The Vagina Bible did not make the list of sex books recommended by goop (no shocker!). But don’t let their recommendation of Better Sex Throigh Mindfulness dissuade you from @DrLoriBrotto’s amazing book! I recommend it almost daily!!     source