Friday, May 17, 2013

Summer is here!

Before summer classes begin, take a few moments to peruse our newest additions to the collection. Here are a few stunners.

Do you really know how technology affects your life? Maybe not...
I Know Who You Are and I Saw What You Did: Social Networks and the Death of Privacy by Lori B. Andrews
The Mobile Wave: How Mobile Intelligence Will Change Everything by Michael Saylor

And definitely check out Maya Angelou's new book, Mom & Me & Mom.

The stories behind the fashion can be as intriguing as the catwalk.
Balenciaga: Cristobal Balenciaga Museoa by Pierre Arizzoli-Clementel
House of Versace: The Untold Story of Genius, Murder and Survival by Deborah Ball
The Master of Us All: Balenciaga, His Workrooms, His World by Mary Blume
Fashion: The Definitive History of Costume and Style by Susan Brown
Louis Vuitton: Art, Fashion and Architecture by Simon Castets
Fashion, 150 Years: Couturiers, Designers, Labels by Charlotte Seeling
Christian Dior: The Biography by Marie France Pochna
What People Wore When: A Complete Illustrated History of Costume from Ancient Times to the Nineteenth Century for Every Level of Society by Melissa Leventon

Looking for less academic diversions, try:
Life after Life: A Novel by Kate Atkinson
The Duck Commander Family: How Faith, Family and Ducks Created a Dynasty by Willie Robertston
Getting to Happy by Terry McMillan (of Waiting to Exhale fame)

It's okay to be wrong; sometimes it can be helpful according to Being Wrong: Adventures in the Margin of Error by Kathryn Schulz.

Do you know why we say "thank you" or shake hands? No? Then try An Uncommon History of Common Courtesy: How Manners Shaped the World by Bethanne Kelly Patrick.

For the history lover--
Libya: The Rise and Fall of Qaddafi by Alison Pargeter
Napalm: An American Biography by Robert M. Neer
A People's History of Baseball by Mitchell Nathanson

Being vegan has never been so popular. Take a look at Veganomicon: The Ultimate Vegan Cookbook by Isa Chandra Moskowitz.

I could go on and on, like usual, but instead, try the catalog for additional reads or take a look at the new books list. Have a great summer!