Selected new titles from the circulating and Reference collections are posted here each month. The circulating titles may be found on the New Books Shelf near the Library entrance, while the Reference titles have been shelved with the collection. Click on the book covers below to view featured items in our catalog.
Featured New Books
April 2017 New Books
- The brain: what everyone needs to know by Gary L. Wenk.
- The business of America is lobbying: how corporations became politicized and politics became more corporate by Lee Drutman.
- Celtic mythology: tales of gods, goddesses, and heroes by Philip Freeman.
- Confession of a serial killer: the untold story of Dennis Rader, the BTK killer by Katherine Ramsland, PhD.
- Get a financial life: personal finance in your twenties and thirties by Beth Kobliner.
- Guns across America: reconciling gun rules and rights by Robert J. Spitzer.
- How to kill a city: gentrification, inequality, and the fight for the neighborhood by Peter Moskowitz.
- The human cost of welfare: how the system hurts the people it’s supposed to help by Phil Harvey and Lisa Conyers; foreword by Jonathan Rauch.
- The lost city of the Monkey God: a true story by Douglas Preston.
- Muslim Americans in the military: centuries of service by Edward E. Curtis IV.
- The new vegetables, herbs & fruit: an illustrated encyclopedia by Matthew Biggs, Jekka McVicar and Bob Flowerdew.
- Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder: understanding the overly rigid, controlling person by Martin Kantor, MD.
- Pandora’s lab: seven stories of science gone wrong by Paul A. Offit, M.D.
- Sex and the constitution: sex, religion, and law from America’s origins to the twenty-first century by Geoffrey R. Stone.
- Tense bees and shell-shocked crabs: are animals conscious? by Michael Tye.
- Unwanted advances: sexual paranoia comes to campus by Laura Kipnis.
- When deadly force is involved: a look at the legal side of stand your ground, duty to retreat, and other questions of self-defense by Bruce M. Lawlor.
- Women and the vote: a world history by Jad Adams.
- Fantastic beasts and where to find them written by J.K. Rowling; produced by David Heyman, J.K. Rowling, Steve Kloves, Lionel Wigram; directed by David Yates.
- Hidden figures directed by Theodore Melfi.
- La La Land written and directed by Damien Chazelle.
- Lion directed by Garth Davis.
- Patriots Day directed by Peter Berg.