Author Archives: James Castrillo

About James Castrillo

Reference and Instruction Librarian at University of Wisconsin-Whitewater's Andersen Library. Liaison to History, Women's/Gender Studies, Sociology, Criminology, and Anthropology, Theatre and Dance, Philosophy and Religious Studies departments.

New Stuff Tuesday – October 24, 2017

The Vietnam War A film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick DS557.7 .V54 20167 v. 1-2 New DVD Arrivals Island, 2nd floor Ken Burns latest documentary explores the most contemporary topic of the many documentaries he has comprised. A project … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday — June 20, 2017

Geoffrey Stone’s work Sex and the Constitution is a compendium to understand the complex legal history of sex and sexuality within the United States. As the title suggests the book covers everything from the founding father’s thoughts about sexuality and … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday — March 28, 2017

Ivory: Power and Poaching in Africa by Keith Somerville HD9429 .I863 A35 2016 New Arrivals, 2nd floor Keith Somerville’s examination of the Ivory trade offers a complex and intriguing analysis. Beginning with the history of the trade, Somerville tells a … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – February 7, 2017

The Undoing Project :A Friendship That Changed Our Mind by Michael Lewis QP360.5 .L49 2017 Browsing Books, 2nd floor Michael Lewis’ latest books looks at the fascinating relationship between Tversky and Kahneman. These two men single handedly founded a new … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – January 3rd

The Transgender Teen by Stephanie Brill and Lisa Kenney HQ77.9 B753 2016 New Arrivals, 2nd floor 2016 was a year marked by increased visibility and acceptance of trans people into the mainstream. With this acceptance comes a lot of questions … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – August 30, 2016

How Would You Like To Pay?: How Technology is Changing the Future of Money by Bill Maurer HG 1710 .M38 2015 New Arrivals Island, 2nd floor In Bill Maurer’s latest work, he explores the emerging and rapidly growing of online … Continue reading

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New stuff Tuesday – July 18

An illustrated book of bad arguments by Ali Almossawi BC177 .A46 2014 New Arrivals, 2nd floor The explanation of logical fallacies often involves a critical reading of philosophy to reach an understanding. Ali Almossawi takes a different approach by using … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – May 31, 2016

Sleeping Giant: How the New Working Class Will Transform America by Tamara Draut HD8072.5 .D73 2016 New Arrivals, 2nd floor Tamara Draut’s latest work outlines the evolution of working class Americans over the past 50 years. While the core of … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – April 19, 2016

Dog Whistle Politics how coded racial appeals have reinvented racism and wrecked the middle class by Ian Haney Lopez E185.615 .H278 2015 New Arrivals, 2nd floor In Ian Haney Lopez’s work, we learn that the words we use matter a … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – March 8, 2016

U.S. Latinos and Criminal Injustice by Lupe S. Salinas KF4757.5.L38 S35 2015 New Arrivals, 2nd floor As of July 2014, Latinos made up roughly 17.4% of the U.S. population and growing. While Latinos do make up the largest group of … Continue reading

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