Amy Campbell Library

A Private Life (Weatherhead Books on Asia)

By Ran Chen

From certainly one of China's so much celebrated modern novelists comes this riveting story of a tender woman's emotional and sexual awakening. Set within the turbulent a long time of the Cultural Revolution and the Tian'anmen sq. incident, A inner most Life exposes the advanced and fantastical internal lifetime of a tender lady becoming up in the course of a time of severe social and political upheaval.

At the age of twenty-six, Ni Niuniu has come to simply accept ache and loss. She has suffered the demise of her mom and an in depth pal and neighbor, Mrs. Ho. She has lengthy been estranged from her tyrannical father, whereas her boyfriend―a exceptional and good-looking poet named Yin Nan―was compelled to escape the rustic. She has survived a stressful affair with a former instructor, a psychological breakdown that left her in a psychological establishment for 2 years, and a stray bullet that tore in the course of the flesh of her left leg. Now residing in whole seclusion, Niuniu shuns an international that turns out incapable of accepting her and as an alternative spends her days wandering in bright, dreamlike reveries the place her fractured memories and wild fantasies merge together with her inescapable emotions of depression and loneliness. but this eccentric younger woman―caught among the disappearing traditions of the previous and a modernizing Beijing, a flood of thoughts and an unknowable destiny, her selected solitude and her irrepressible longing―discovers energy and independence via writing, which transforms her flight from the hypocrisy of city lifestyles right into a trip of self-realization and rebirth.

First released in 1996 to frequent serious acclaim, Chen Ran's arguable debut novel is a lyrical meditation on reminiscence, sexuality, femininity, and the usually arbitrary differences among insanity and sanity, alienation and belonging, nature and society. As Chen leads the reader deep into the psyche of Ni Niuniu―into her innermost secrets and techniques and sexual desires―the borders keeping apart narrator and protagonist, author and topic dissolve, exposing the shared points of human life that go beyond geographical and cultural differences.

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The Blender Girl: Super-Easy, Super-Healthy Meals, Snacks, Desserts, and Drinks--100 Gluten-Free, Vegan Recipes!

By Tess Masters

The debut cookbook from the powerhouse blogger behind, that includes a hundred gluten-free, vegan recipes for smoothies, foodstuff, and more made quickly and simply in a blender.

What’s your excellent blend?
On her wildly renowned recipe weblog, Tess Masters—aka, The Blender Girl—shares effortless plant-based recipes that any one can whip up quickly in a blender. Tess’s vigorous, down-to-earth procedure has attracted legions of enthusiasts trying to find speedy and enjoyable how you can organize fit meals. In The Blender Girl, Tess’s much-anticipated debut cookbook, she bargains a hundred whole-food recipes which are gluten-free and vegan, and depend on average flavors and sweeteners. Many also are uncooked and nut-, soy-, corn-, and sugar-free.
Smoothies, soups, and spreads are a given in a blender cookbook, yet this strangely flexible assortment additionally contains appetizers, salads, and major dishes with a mixed part, like Fresh Spring Rolls with Orange-Almond Sauce, Twisted Caesar Pleaser, Spicy Chickpea Burgers with Portobello Buns and Greens, and I-Love-Veggies! Bake. or even although lots of Tess’s smoothies and shakes flavor like dessert—Apple Pie in a Glass, Raspberry-Lemon Cheesecake, or Tastes-Like-Ice- Cream Kale, anyone?—her genuine cakes are out-of this-world stable, from Chocolate-Chile Banana Spilly to Flourless Triple-Pecan Mousse Pie and Chai Rice Pudding. better of all, each recipe can simply be adjusted on your own style: upload an additional squeeze of this, one other handful of that, or go away whatever out altogether— those dishes are large forgiving, so that you can’t mess them up.
information at the merits of soaking, sprouting, and dehydrating; right nutrition combining; and consuming uncooked, probiotic-rich, and alkaline components around out this nutrient-dense advisor. yet you don’t need to comprehend the technological know-how of excellent foodstuff to run with The Blender Girl—all you would like is a blender and a feeling of experience. So dirt off your laptop and prepare to discover your excellent combination.

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Vegan for Life: Everything You Need to Know to Be Healthy and Fit on a Plant-Based Diet

By Jack Norris, Virginia Messina

Are you contemplating going vegan, yet you are not yes how one can begin? Are you already dedicated to an animal-free vitamin, yet are uncertain approximately how one can get right meals? Vegan for Life is your accomplished, go-to advisor for optimum plant-based nutrients. Registered dietitians and long-time vegans Jack Norris and Virginia Messina debunk the most continual myths approximately vegan foodstuff and supply crucial information regarding getting sufficient calcium and protein, discovering the simplest supplementations, and knowing the "real deal" approximately soy.

Covering every thing from a six-step transition plan to assembly calorie and nutrient wishes while pregnant and breastfeeding, Vegan for Life is the consultant for aspiring and veteran vegans alike, whole with an easy-to-use foodstuff chart, tasty substitutions, pattern menus, and expansive resources.

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(Vegan Bodybuilding & Fitness: The Complete Guide to Building Your Body on a Plant-Based Diet) BY (Cheeke, Robert) on 2010

Renown for his ardour, commitment and backbone, Robert Cheeke has encouraged athletes, running shoes and an individual drawn to a robust, fit physique. He has been on the leading edge in ushering differently to gasoline and nourish bodybuilders in an riddled with animal-derived body-enhancing supplementations. Being some of the most fashionable figures in vegan bodybuilding, his recommendation on nutrition, education, and different points of the approach to life make this e-book a wonderful source for novices and skilled athletes alike.
Readers are supplied with instructions at the psychological and actual features of training beneficial for venture the aim of changing into a bodybuilder. they are provided an outline of foodstuff, nutrient meals assets, the functionality of foodstuff within the physique besides mass construction menus for training.
Robert indicates tips on how to decide on the routines that yield the simplest effects and gives suggestion on how to define sponsorship and make bodybuilding a profession in addition to how you can take bodybuilding past a private recreation and use it for activism and outreach. additionally integrated are assets for items, companies and gear which are vegan.

Robert travels greatly in the course of the US conversing at a variety of wellbeing and fitness, health, vegetarian, own improvement, and health fairs.

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Vegan kochen für alle (German Edition)

By Björn Moschinski

Vegane Gerichte - köstlich und abwechslungsreich

Noch nie struggle vegan genießen so einfach und überzeugend! Bedingt durch Lebensmittelskandale, die ökologischen Auswirkungen der Fleischproduktion sowie ein verbessertes Gesundheitsbewusstsein findet die Ernährungsweise ganz ohne Fleisch, Fisch und tierische Produkte immer mehr Anhänger und neugierige "Einsteiger". Der bekannteste vegane Koch der Szene, Björn Moschinski, beweist, dass der Verzicht auf vermeintlich Unverzichtbares ganz im Gegenteil neue Geschmackserlebnisse und Genuss bedeutet. Seine Rezepte machen neugierig und sollten unbedingt probiert werden.

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Uncaged: Top Activists Share Their Wisdom on Effective Farm Animal Advocacy

By Ben Davidow

It's 2013, and the farm animal flow is selecting up steam on a daily basis. we've the chance to enhance one of many nice factors of our time and guard defenseless members from confinement and cruelty.

In Uncaged, 30 top activists, together with Paul Shapiro, Peter Singer, and Colleen Patrick-Goudreau, provide their hard-won insights on powerful farm animal advocacy. no matter if you're an aspiring or professional activist, "Uncaged" offers an abundance of knowledge and idea that can assist you have a huge impact for livestock.

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Naked Kitchen Veggie Burger Book: Delicious Plant-Based Burgers, Fries, Sides, And More

By Sarah Davies

The founders of the preferred bare Kitchen web site unveil greater than a hundred in their favourite natural plant-based recipes for burger fanatics all over. The recipes mix uncomplicated, healthy materials to create a large choice of delicious vegetable- and bean-based burgers and accompaniments that everybody can get pleasure from.

The bare Kitchen Veggie Burger Book celebrates the burger in all its flexible glory—served on freshly baked buns, crumbled atop salads, further to pasta sauces, baked into taquitos, and extra! Spanning a few various ethnic impacts, from Mexican to Mediterranean to Asian, those burgers are as nutritious as they're enjoyable, flavorful, and redolent of homey goodness. The bare Kitchen duo additionally current their favourite burger buns, condiments and toppings, facets and salads, clean drinks, and “beyond burgers” recipes—for a superlative burger event. one of the offerings:

  • Zesty Bean Burger
  • Southwestern Mini Sliders
  • Caramelized Onion Burger
  • Roasted Tomato Ketchup
  • candy Corn Ceviche
  • Crispy Sesame eco-friendly Bean Fries
  • candy Potato Beer Fries
  • Sun-Dried Tomato and Pepper Sausages
  • Pumpkin Seed Pesto
  • Sizzlin’ Satay
  • Pineapple Sunshine Cooler
  • gleaming Raspberry Lemon Saki-tail

Each recipe contains a full-color photo and is tagged with symbols indicating if it is gluten unfastened, soy unfastened, and/or oil loose. The authors additionally proportion a number of information and tips for simple education and storage.

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Vegan Ice Cream Sandwiches: Cool Recipes for Delicious Dairy-Free Ice Creams and Cookies

By Kris Holechek Peters

Nothing beats the wedding of crunchy cookies and luscious ice cream. no matter if you’re web hosting a birthday bash, ceremonial dinner or simply indulging your self on a sizzling summer’s day, do-it-yourself ice cream sandwiches are definitely the right frozen treat.
This ebook bargains never-ending combos of cruelty-free, decadent recipes to thrill any palate, including:
conventional Favorites
•Chocolate chip cookies with vanilla bean ice cream
•Coffee cookies with chocolate nut ice cream
•Chocolate brownie with vanilla ice cream
Fun Creations
•Sprinkle cookies with cake batter ice cream
•Chocolate wafers with peanut butter cup ice cream
•Shortbread with strawberry balsamic ice cream
Gourmet Treats
•Lemon cornmeal biscuits with raspberry sherbet
•Cardamom cookies with Pistachio ice cream
•Orange zest shortbread with earl gray ice cream

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The Sexual Politics of Meat: A Feminist-Vegetarian Critical Theory (Bloomsbury Revelations)

By Carol J. Adams

The Sexual Politics of Meat is Carol Adams' inspiring and arguable exploration of the interaction among modern society's ingrained cultural misogyny and its obsession with meat and masculinity. First released in 1990, the publication has persevered to alter the lives of tens of millions of readers into the second one decade of the twenty first century.

Published within the yr of the book's twenty fifth anniversary, the Bloomsbury Revelations edition contains a vast new afterword, together with greater than 20 new photos and discussions of contemporary occasions that end up past doubt the continued relevance of Adams' innovative book.

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Roberto's New Vegan Cooking: 125 Easy, Delicious, Real Food Recipes

By Roberto Martin

Do you undergo in the course of the standard salads since you are looking to consume extra greens? Are you attempting to use much less processed junk in case you cook dinner yet end up considering, "I shouldn't have time for that"? in case you are hungry for stable nutrients and a great time within the kitchen, chef Roberto Martin has the answers—and he is right here to illustrate that cooking scrumptious food with complete meals does not need to take a complete day.

When he used to be own chef to Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi, Roberto created easy foodstuff that became their favourite meaty dishes into tasty vegan feasts. Roberto's cooking maintains to conform, utilizing fewer fake meats and extra healthy, plant-based parts. not just does he make heavily impressive nutrition for others, he has a hungry family members at home—so even if he is whipping up a Sunday brunch, after-school snacks, or a comfy dinner for 2, the food's acquired to be effortless, fulfilling, and delicious.

Based on either Roberto's Mexican-American relations favorites (check out the recipes for albondigas soup and jackfruit tacos) and his classical French culinary education (cassoulet? each day), those new recipes use easy fundamentals (think beans, beets, and avocado) whereas additionally introducing much less universal yet easy-to-use materials (celeriac? It has an grand meaty texture). the outcome? Finger-licking dishes that'll please everybody out of your fussy child in your need-to-impress in-laws. With advice for outfitting your kitchen and strategies to save lots of you time, in addition to a bankruptcy dedicated to do-it-yourself staples that may actually make your cooking lifestyles more uncomplicated and tastier, you could make clean, fit nutrition in a snap—big flavors, no fussin'.

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