Thursday, April 3, 2014

New books are here!

We have been busy little beavers here in the library! Lots and lots of books have recently been cataloged. There were so many interesting ones; I had a hard time choosing which ones to highlight.

What caused the recent economic recession? Not just Wall Street, according to Robert Reich in Aftershock: The Next Economy and America's Future, but also increasing social inequality.

Are you cooking as economically and efficiently as possible? If not, learn how in An Everlasting Meal: Cooking with Economy and Grace by Tamar Adler.

Battle for Ground Zero: Inside the Political Struggle to Rebuild the World Trade Center by Elizabeth Greenspan

Breakpoint: Why the Web Will Implode, Search Will be Obsolete, and Everything Else You Need to Know About Technology Is in Your Brain by Jeffrey Stibel

Are you a JFK buff? Then check out: Camelot's Court: Inside the Kennedy White House by Robert Dallek, or The patriarch: the remarkable life and turbulent times of Joseph P. Kennedy by David Nasaw.

Ever wondered what life was like for those who lived in the Mongol Empire, or Rome or the Industrial Age? Then check out our Daily Life In series. They make for fascinating reads!

He was a master hacker, and this is his tell-all: Ghost in the Wires: My Adventures as the World's Most Wanted Hacker by Kevin Mitnick. 

Learn practical classroom strategis in How Learning Works: Seven Research-based Principles for Smart Teaching by Susan Ambrose. 

The history of medicine in under 400 pages! Kill or Cure: An Illustrated History of Medicine by Steve Parker. 

The 5th edition of D&D will be released in the summer. Be ready; read Of Dice and Men: The Story of Dungeons & Dragons and the People Who Play It by David Ewalt.

The Amazon FireTV just launched yesterday, and it's getting a lot of press. See what makes Amazon work in The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon by Brad Stone.