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Future Home of the Living God (New Stuff Tuesdays)

There are eerie similarities between the world’s COVID-19 pandemic and the premise for this book. Continue reading

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Awaken (New Stuff Tuesdays)

As we approach a new calendar year, perhaps paging through this gorgeously printed book and reflecting on the art and philosophy of Tibetan Buddhism will help you bring closure to the old year and begin preparation for the new. From … Continue reading

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Little Women (New Stuff Tuesdays)

Since I saw this DVD version of the 2019 movie appear on the New Arrivals shelf, I knew I had to watch it, and how convenient that I can also review it for our devoted blog readers (both of you … Continue reading

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The Moment of Tenderness (New Stuff Tuesdays)

It was an easy choice: A Brief History of Doom or short stories by Madeleine L’Engle, Newbery Medal winner for A Wrinkle in Time). See what I mean?! But if your tastes gravitate toward gloomier topics, don’t despair. The title … Continue reading

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Dying of Whiteness (New Stuff Tuesday)

This book by physician and sociologist Jonathan M. Metzl travels across America, where he finds that racial resentment has impacted not only the health of people of color, but also the health white people. Particularly impacted are working class whites, … Continue reading

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The Librarian of Auschwitz (New Stuff Tuesdays)

Most everyone knows by know the horrible story of Auschwitz and the Holocaust, and in this trying year of 2020, one can be forgiven for passing by a story about that depressing time period in our recent past! But (being … Continue reading

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The Force of Nonviolence (New Stuff Tuesdays)

From the book jacket: “Towards a form of aggressive nonviolence. Judith Butler’s new book shows how an ethic of nonviolence must be connected to a broader political struggle for social equality. Further, it argues that nonviolence is often misunderstood as … Continue reading

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The Second Chance Club: Hardship and Hope After Prison (New Stuff Tuesdays)

Usually my New Stuff selections gravitate toward science. But this month, the physics book that intrigued me was way out of my league. So I settled on a title that sounded interesting, accessible, and socially significant. Besides, who can’t relate … Continue reading

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Minneiska Online (New Stuff Tuesdays)

The UW-Whitewater yearbook, The Minneiska, was published from 1909- 1991. These books contain photographs of students as well as campus events and activities. They present a picture of life on campus throughout the decades and provide a wealth of historic … Continue reading

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Chihuly: On Color and Form (New Stuff Tuesdays)

Dale Chihuly is a master glass blower and artist who has created stunning works of blown glass which can be seen in airports, arenas, hospitals, museums, homes, and other environs. From his foray into glass in 1961, he studied at … Continue reading

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