Thursday, October 4, 2012

October New Books

A new month=new books here at the Jessup Library! As always, we have the most wonderful new additions. Here are a few to tantalize your taste buds!

A little self-help never hurts:
Ethical Intelligence: Five Principles for Untangling Your Toughest Problems at Work and Beyond by Bruce D. Weinstein

Our religion section just keeps growing exponentially. Check out these great titles!
The Woman Who Named God: Abraham's Dilemma and the Birth of Three Faiths by Charlotte Gordon
No Ordinary Angel: Celestial Spirits and Christian Claims about Jesus by Susan R. Garrett
The Power of Parable: How Fiction by Jesus Became Fiction about Jesus by John Dominic Crossan

World War II buff? Then check out:
Freedom from Fear, Part Two: The American People in World War II by David M. Kennedy
Attack on Pearl Harbor: Strategy, Combat, Myths, Deceptions by Alan D. Zimm

We have lots of good sports titles, especially biographies. Consider one for your class assignment.
Reggie Jackson: The Life and Thunderous Career of Baseball's Mr. October by Dayn Perry
The Captain: The Journey of Derek Jeter by Ian O'Connor
Shaq Uncut: My Story by Shaquille O'Neal
Basketball: Its Origin and Development by James Naismith
Tiger Woods: A Biography by Lawrence J. Londino
Venus and Serena Williams: A Biography by Jacqueline Edmondson

How often in a history class do you get to cover topics like this one? If you're going to be doing a book review soon, consider:
Bootleg: Murder, Moonshine, and the Lawless Years of Prohibition by Karen Blumenthal

We have many election-related books as well, including:
The Candidate: What It Takes to Win, and Hold, the White House by Samuel L. Popkin
The Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics and Religion by Jonathan Haidt

Is the semester or life in general getting you down? Then this book might get you back on your feet:
The Secret of Vigor: How to Overcome Burnout, Restore Metabolic Balance and Reclaim Your Natural Energy
by Shawn M. Talbott

Are you a fan of Hoarders? Then check this one out:
Stuff: Compulsive Hoarding and the Meaning of Things by Randy O. Frost

And for more interesting reads, check out the new books list or the catalog. Enjoy!