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New Stuff Tuesday – November 29

Always On How the iPhone Unlocked the Anything-Anytime-Anywhere Future — and Locked Us In by Brian Chen HM851 .C45 2011 New Arrivals, 2nd floor If you’ve been reading New Stuff Tuesday for a while, you’ll know that I like road … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – September 20

The Risks of Prescription Drugs edited by Donald Light RA401 .A3 R57 2010 New Arrivals, 2nd floor You may have heard on the controversy at UW-Madison in the past year or so with regards to the doctors receiving ‘perks’ from … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – June 14

Conversation and Gender edited by Susan Speer & Elizabeth Stokoe P120 .S48 C66 2011 New Book Island, 2nd floor I remember when I first starting taking Spanish in high school and learning that the words for inanimate objects possess a … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – May 3

Mom: The Transformation of Motherhood in Modern America by Rebecca Jo Plant HQ759 .P564 2010 New Book Island, 2nd floor Just like last week, I have another confession. I love my mom. She’s pretty much a rock star in my … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – April 5

Social Commitments in a Depersonalized World by Edward Lawler, Shane Thye & Jeongkoo Yoon HM1106 .L39 2009 New Book Island, 2nd floor The electronic age has revolutionized the way in which we communicate with everyone around us, from friends and … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – February 22

Incivility: The Rude Stranger in Everday Life by Philip Smith, Timothy Phillips & Ryan King HF5389.3 .U6 S65 2010 New Book Island, 2nd floor I never know what I am going to find on the New Book Island, but I … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – February 15

Made in America: A Social History of American Culture & Character by Claude Fischer E169.1 .F538 2010 New Book Island, 2nd floor Fischer, a sociology professor at UC-Berkeley, takes a look back throughout the history of our country to figure … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – January 25

Not Quite Adults: Why 20-Somethings Are Choosing a Slower Path to Adulthood, and Why It’s Good for Everyone by Richard Settersten & Barbara Ray HQ799.5 .S48 2010 New Book Island, 2nd floor When I was flipping through book reviews and … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – January 4

Against Health: How Health Became the New Morality edited by Jonathan Metzl & Anna Kirkland RA418 .A53 2010 New Book Island, 2nd floor This is by far my favorite time of year. It’s the perfect opportunity to come up with … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – November 30

Us Against Them: Ethnocentric Foundations of American Opinion by Donald Kinder & Cindy Kam GN560 .U6 K56 2010 New Book Island, 2nd floor When I saw the title of this week’s featured book, I thought that it would perfectly highlight … Continue reading

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