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New Stuff Tuesday — October 10, 2017

Play Anything: The Pleasure of Limits, the Uses of Boredom, & the Secret of Games by Ian Bogost BF408 .B566 2016 New Arrivals Island, 2nd floor Bogost, a philosopher and game designer, writes about everyday life and the strategic way … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – Oct. 3, 2017

Hum if you don’t know the words by Bianca Marais PR9199.4.M3414 H86 2017 New Arrivals Island, 2nd floor There are so many levels of “not knowing” in this book, and it all combines to make a heartbreaking and funny and very … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – September 26, 2017

Spaceplane HERMES: Europe’s Dream of Independent Manned Spaceflight by Luc van den Abeelen TL795 .A24 2017 New Arrivals Island, 2nd floor It’s a little early in the semester to be thinking about far away escapes, but this new arrival may … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – September 19, 2017

How to Win an Argument: An Ancient Guide to the Art of Persuasion by Marcus Tullius Cicero PA6307 .A2 M39 2016 New Arrivals Island, 2nd floor It’s nice to know that some things never go out of style. Take Cicero. … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – Sept. 5, 2017

Reading America: Citizenship, Democracy, and Cold War Literature by Kristin L. Matthews. New Arrivals Island, call number PS3613.A8488 R43 2016. If you’re interested in the effects of literature on America and on individual readers, this book’s for you. Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday — August 29, 2017

Twitter and Tear Gas: The Power and Fragility of Networked Protest By Zeynep Tufekci HM742 .T84 2017 New Arrivals, 2nd floor Zeynep Tufekci, a information scientist and sociologist at UNC-Chapel Hill, writes about 21st-century protests and social media technology in … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday — Aug. 22, 2017

Economics Rules: the rights and wrongs of the dismal science By Dani Rodrik HB75 .R5785 2015 New Arrivals Island, 2nd floor A work on economics hardly seems like one’s first choice for summer reading, but browsing through this little book … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday: August 15, 2017

A Speck in the Sea: A Story of Survival and Rescue By John Aldridge and Anthony Sosinski HD8039.F65 A3 2017 Browsing Books, 2nd floor You don’t have to be planning on late summer jaunt that involves boating of any sort … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – August 8, 2017

Bikes vs Cars Written and directed by Fredrik Gertten Browsing DVD HE 5736 .B55 2016 New Arrivals Island, 2nd floor One glance at just about any large city anywhere will tell you that cities are built around the automobile. College … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – July 25, 2017

Through Deaf Eyes produced by Lawrence R Hott and Diane Garey. New Arrivals Island, HV2530 .T57 2007 Continue reading

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