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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 — March 21

Elvis Style: from zoot suits to jumpsuits by Zoey Goto ML420.P96 G68 2016 New Arrivals, 2nd floor Everybody has heard at least a few of his swoon-worthy ballads or pop tunes that epitomize the ‘60s for many, but how many … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – March 14

Place Names of Wisconsin by Edward Callary. New Arrivals Island, Call Number F579 .C35 2016.When you’ve read Callary’s fascinating book you’ll know all there is to know about Wisconsin place names. Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – March 7, 2017

Paper: Paging Through History by Mark Kurlansky TS1090 .K87 2016 New Arrivals Island, 2nd floor One of my favorite kinds of historical scholarship is the history of commodities. My shelves at home are filled with titles like Cotton, Gin, Salt, … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – February 28, 2017

Ada Lovelace, Poet of Science: The First Computer Programmer by Diane Stanley; Illustrated by Jessie Hartland E Sta Curriculum Collection, Easy Books, 2nd floor Starting with the title, this biography of Ada Lovelace in picture book format focuses on the … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – February 21, 2017

The Art of Crayon: Draw, Color, Resist, Sculpt, Carve! by Lorraine Bell NC855 .B445 2016 New Arrivals Island, 2nd floor A brand new box of crayons. Remember the funny waxy scent, the perfectly chiselled tips — and how they never … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – February 14, 2017

How to Speak Midwestern by Edward McClelland PE2932 .M33 2016 New Arrivals Island, 2nd floor In what state might you eat a “brain sandwich,” a “gooey butter cake,” or a “St. Paul Sandwich”? Attend school at “Ooey Pooey”? Go to … 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 31, 2017

Pride Denied: Homonationalism & the Future of Queer Politics by Kami Chisholm HQ76.5 .P75 2016 New Arrivals, 2nd floor This documentary by veteran Canadian filmmaker Kami Chisholm describes the grassroots origins of LGBTQ pride and details how corporate sponsors turned … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – January 25, 2017

Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah PN2287.N557 A3 2016 Browsing Books, 2nd floor In this autobiography, Comedian Trevor Noah shares stories from his unusual childhood growing up in apartheid South Africa. The son of a … Continue reading

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