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New Stuff Tuesday – June 27, 2017

Cafe Neandertal: Excavating Our Past in One of Europe’s Most Ancient Places By Beebe Bahrami GN285 .B34 2017 New Arrivals Island, 2nd floor If you’re interested in human prehistory, travel writer Beebe Bahrami can introduce you to some long-lost relatives. … 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 — June 13, 2017

Othello (BBC & Time-Life Films) by William Shakespeare Call number: OTH New Arrivals, 2nd floor While this isn’t a new production (1981), it is a new addition to our collection, and the BBC’s series of all of Shakespeare’s plays is … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – June 6, 2017

Movie Comics: Page to Screen / Screen to Page by Blair Davis. New Arrivals, call number PN1995.9.C36 D38 2017.This book provides great information about the history of the comic/graphic novel connection with motion pictures, a mutually beneficial adaptation relationship going both ways. Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday — May 30, 2017

The Awkward Thoughts of W. Kamau Bell Tales of a 6’4″, African-American, Heterosexual, Cisgender, Left-Leaning, Asthmatic, Black and Proud Blerd, Mama’s Boy, Dad, and Stand-Up Comedian By W. Kamau Bell PN2287.B414 A3 2017 New Arrivals Island, 2nd floor W. Kamau … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – May 23, 2016

Word of Mouse Written by James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein; illustrated by Joe Sutphin F Pat Curriculum Collection, Fiction, 2nd floor From Stuart Little to Bernard and Bianca from The Rescuers, these little characters that squeak their way into children’s literature … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – May 16, 2017

Super Hummingbirds Written by Janet Hess, Narrated by Patricia Clarkson QL 696 .A558 N38 2016 New Arrivals Island, 2nd floor Did you know that a hummingbird’s heart beats more than 1,200 times in a minute? And that their tiny wings … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday — May 2, 2017

Hamilton: original Broadway cast recording by Lin-Manuel Miranda SOU Mir Ham New Arrivals, 2nd floor I freely admit I’m a latecomer to the fanclub for Lin-Manuel Miranda and Hamilton, the 2015 sold-out Broadway sensation that’s recently started an equally sold-out … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – April 25, 2017

A Survival Guide to the Misinformation Age: Scientific Habits of Mind by David J. Helfand.
Increasingly over the last few years, fake new and pseudoscience have been in the forefront of our lives. However, this is not a new phenomenon; it has been around for decades if not longer. How can we figure out the truth? Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday — April 18, 2017

The Chicago Guide to Fact-Checking by Brooke Borel ZA3075 .B67 2016 Reference Collection, 2nd floor “If journalism is a cornerstone of democracy, then fact-checking is its building inspector,” claims Brooke Borel in her comprehensive and highly readable guide to fact-checking … Continue reading

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