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New Books: October 2017

Lists new books by month during the academic year.


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The existentialist moment: the rise of Sartre as a public intellectual / Patrick Baert.
B2430.S34 B255 2015

Every time I find the meaning of life, they change it: wisdom of the great philosophers on how to live / Daniel Klein
BD431 .K5835 2016

 A dictionary of psychology / Andrew M. Colman
BF31 .C65 2015

The art and science of personality development / Dan P. McAdams
BF698 .M347 2015


Calm-down time / by Elizabeth Verdick ; illustrated by Marieka Heinlen.
Juv. BF723.E6 V48 2010

Losing our religion: how unaffiliated parents are raising their children / Christel Manning
BL2525 .M3565 2015

Sacred bliss: a spiritual history of cannabis / Mark S. Ferrara
BL65.D7 F47 2016

New thinking in Islam: the jihad for democracy, freedom and women's rights / Katajun Amirpur ; translated from the German by Eric Ormsby
BP171.5 .A5613 2015


Buddhism and political theory / Matthew J. Moore
BQ4570.S7 M66 2016

Unstuffed: decluttering your home, mind, & soul / Ruth Soukup
BV4647.S48 S63 2016




Marxist historiographies: a global perspective / edited by Q. Edward Wang and Georg G. Iggers
D16.9 .M2834 2016

The 1916 Rising: the photographic record / Turtle Bunbury
DA962 .B86 2015

Against time: letters from Nazi Germany, 1938-1939 / [translated and edited by] Francis W. Hoeber
DD253 .A537 2015




Spying through a glass darkly: American espionage against the Soviet Union, 1945-1946 / David Alvarez and Eduard Mark
E183.8.S65 A555 2016

Understanding Jim Crow: using racist memorabilia to teach tolerance and promote social justice / David Pilgrim
E185.61 .P5935 2015

The war before independence, 1775-1776: igniting the American Revolution / Derek W. Beck
E231 .B43 2016


The Washingtons: George and Martha: partners in friendship and love / Flora Fraser
E312.19 .F85 2016

The land shall be deluged in blood: a new history of the Nat Turner Revolt / Patrick H. Breen
F232.S7 B74 2015




Stories of home: place, identity, exile / [edited by] Devika Chawla and Stacy Holman Jones
GT165.5 .S76 2015

How games move us: emotion by design / Katherine Isbister
GV1469.3 .K38 2016




Agrarian crossings: reformers and the remaking of the US and Mexican countryside / Tore C. Olsson
HD207 .O47 2017

Resumes for dummies / by Laura DeCarlo with Joyce Lain Kennedy
HF5383 .D425 2015

The smarter screen: surprising ways to influence and improve online behavior / Shlomo Benartzi with Jonah Lehrer
HF5415.32 .B46 2015

J.K. Lasser's your income tax 2017 / prepared by the J.K. Lasser Institute
HJ4652 .J2 2017


Running from office: why young Americans are turned off to politics / Jennifer L. Lawless and Richard L. Fox
HQ799.9 .P6 L38 2015

North to bondage: loyalist slavery in the Maritimes / Harvey Amani Whitfield
HT1052 M37 W55 2016

Prison break: why conservatives turned against mass incarceration / David Dagan and Steven M. Teles
HV9466 .T45 2016




On tyranny: twenty lessons from the twentieth century / Timothy Snyder
JC495 .S55 2017

Inside campaigns: elections through the eyes of political professionals / William J. Feltus ; Kenneth M. Goldstein ; Matthew Dallek
JK2281 .F45 2017

 Primary politics: everything you need to know about how America nominates its presidential candidates / Elaine C. Kamarck
JK521 .K36 2016

The dictator's dilemma: the Chinese Communist Party's strategy for survival / Bruce J. Dickson
JQ1519.A5 D5289 2016




Beating hearts: abortion and animal rights / Sherry F. Colb and Michael C. Dorf
K247.6 .C63 2016

Is killing people right?: more great cases that shaped the legal world / Allan C. Hutchinson
K370 .H883 2016

Because of sex: one law, ten cases, and fifty years that changed American women's lives at work / Gillian Thomas
KF3467 .T56 2016


At home in two countries: the past and future of dual citizenship / Peter J. Spiro
KF4719 .S65 2016

Louis D. Brandeis: American prophet / Jeffrey Rosen
KF8745.B67 R67 2016

Adultery: infidelity and the law / Deborah L. Rhode
KF9435 .R48 2016




Peterson's two-year colleges 2017
L901 .P448 2016

Learn better: mastering the skills for success in life, business, school, or, How to become an expert in just about anything / Ulrich Boser
LB1060 .B674 2017

College success for moms: how to finish with confidence and a bright future while raising your family / by Dianna Blake
LB2343.3 .B53 2016




Songwriter's market / Cris Freese, editor ; Andrea Williams, contributing editor.
MT67 .S657 2016



Julia Faber: Bilder und Konzepte 2010-2015: die perfekte Doppelagentin = pictures and concepts, 2010-2015: the perfect double agent / Text: Susanne Neuburger ; herausgegeben von Julia Faber ; Übersetzung: Lauren Cooke
N6811.5.F33 A45 2015

Crime and the art market / Riah Pryor
N8795 .P79 2016

Visual research: an introduction to research methods in graphic design / Ian Noble and Russell Bestley ; foreword by Ellen Lupton
NC997 .B44 2016




Out on the wire: the storytelling secrets of the new masters of radio / Jessica Abel ; foreword by Ira Glass
PN1991.75 .A24 2015

The best men's stage monologues, 2016 / edited by Lawrence Harbison
PN2080 .B44 2016

The best women's stage monologues, 2016 / edited by Lawrence Harbison
PN2080 .B46 2016


TED talks: the official TED guide to public speaking / Chris Anderson
PN4129.15 .A53 2016

Censored 2017 / Carl Jensen
PN4888.P6 C45 2017

One world two: a second global anthology of short stories / edited by Ovo Adagha and Chris Brazier
PN6120.2 .O542 2016


Reasons to stay alive / Matt Haig
PR6108.A39 R43 2016

Ordinary light: a memoir / Tracy K. Smith
PS3619.M5955 Z46 2016

The Best American poetry 2017
PS615 .B474 2017


They all saw a cat / Brendan Wenzel
Juv. PZ7.1.W436 Th 2016


Transforming primary mathematics: understanding classroom tasks, tools, and talk / Mike Askew
QA135.6 .A85 2016

Visualizing mathematics with 3D printing / Henry Segerman
QA462.2.C65 S44 2016

A new history of life: the radical new discoveries about the origins and evolution of life on earth / Peter Ward and Joe Kirschvink
QH366.2 .W373 2016


Social neuroscience: brain, mind, and society / edited by Russell K. Schutt, Larry J. Seidman, Matcheri S. Keshavan
QP360 .S592 2015

 The human advantage: a new understanding of how our brain became remarkable / Suzana Herculano-Houzel
QP398 .H524 2016

The feeling brain: the biology and psychology of emotions / Elizabeth Johnston and Leah Olson
QP401 .J64 2015




Previous Edition Dog behaviour, evolution, and cognition / Ádám Miklósi
SF433.M552 2016



Shale gas and fracking: the science behind the controversy / Michael Stephenson
TD195.G3 S74 2015

Practical recording techniques: the step-by-step approach to professional audio recording / Bruce Bartlett, Jenny Bartlett
TK7881.6 .B367 2017 (previous editions also available)

Running a successful photography business / Lisa Pritchard
TR154 .P746 2017