Bookshelf

Repast by Michael Lesy and Lisa Stoffer. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2013. Literary journalism professor Lesy and Stoffer examine the habits of American restaurant-goers during the early 1900s.

Repast by Michael Lesy and Lisa Stoffer. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2013. Literary journalism professor Lesy and Stoffer examine the habits of American restaurant-goers during the early 1900s.

Pilgrim’s Wilderness by Tom Kizzia 70F. New York: Crown Publishers, 2013. A maniacal patriarch clashes with local government when he tries to settle his family in the Alaskan frontier.

Pilgrim’s Wilderness by Tom Kizzia 70F. New York: Crown Publishers, 2013. A maniacal patriarch clashes with local government when he tries to settle his family in the Alaskan frontier.

Pilgrim’s Wilderness by Tom Kizzia 70F. New York: Crown Publishers, 2013. A maniacal patriarch clashes with local government when he tries to settle hisBugs Rule! by Whitney Cranshaw 71F and Richard Redak. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2013. An introduction to the world of insects is designed for teaching entomology to nonscience majors.

Bugs Rule! by Whitney Cranshaw 71F and Richard Redak. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2013. An introduction to the world of insects is designed for teaching entomology to nonscience majors.

Design, Make, Play by Margaret Honey 75S and David E. Kanter. New York: Routledge, 2013. This resource illuminates creative ways to inspire young people about science and technology.

Design, Make, Play by Margaret Honey 75S and David E. Kanter. New York: Routledge, 2013. This resource illuminates creative ways to inspire young people about science and technology.

Nothing But Blue by Lisa Jahn-Clough 84F. New York: Houghton Mifflin, 2013.  An amnesiac girl on the fringes of society tries to  find her way home after a disaster of catastrophic proportions kills most of  the world’s population.

Nothing But Blue by Lisa Jahn-Clough 84F. New York: Houghton Mifflin, 2013.
An amnesiac girl on the fringes of society tries to
find her way home after a disaster of catastrophic proportions kills most of
the world’s population.

I Don’t Know by Leah Hager Cohen 85F. New York: Riverhead Books, 2013.  Cohen weaves personal reporting with research  across fields, focusing on  the positive aspects of embracing uncertainty.

I Don’t Know by Leah Hager Cohen 85F. New York: Riverhead Books, 2013.
Cohen weaves personal reporting with research across fields, focusing on the positive aspects of embracing uncertainty.

Unbecoming Americans by Joseph Keith 85F. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2013. Disenfranchised groups employed alternative forms  of expression during the  Cold War to provide a counter discourse.

Unbecoming Americans by Joseph Keith 85F. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2013. Disenfranchised groups employed alternative forms of expression during the Cold War to provide a counter discourse.

Difficult Men by Brett Martin 89F. New York:  The Penguin Press, 2013. A behind-the-scenes look at a new golden age of television featuring complicated, conflicted protagonists.

Difficult Men by Brett Martin 89F. New York: The Penguin Press, 2013. A behind-the-scenes look at a new golden age of television featuring complicated, conflicted protagonists.

Garbology by Edward Humes 75F. New York: Avery, 2012. Humes examines our culture’s dirty love affair with trash. Hampshire chose this book as the 2013 common reading for new students.

Garbology by Edward Humes 75F. New York: Avery, 2012. Humes examines our culture’s dirty love affair with trash. Hampshire chose this book as the 2013 common reading for new students.

Mad Hungry Cravings  by Lucinda Scala Quinn 77F.  New York: Artisan, 2013. A recipe collection seeks to combine the comfort level of  fast food, frozen food, and  takeout with the frugality of  home cooking.

Mad Hungry Cravings by Lucinda Scala Quinn 77F. New York: Artisan, 2013. A recipe collection seeks to combine the comfort level of
fast food, frozen food, and takeout with the frugality of home cooking.

Small Change, Big Gains by Thomas H. Stoner 78F. Austin: Greenleaf Books, 2013. Stoner analyzes our global energy supply as if it were a portfolio of assets in need of a retrofit.

Small Change, Big Gains by Thomas H. Stoner 78F. Austin: Greenleaf Books, 2013. Stoner analyzes our global energy supply as if it were a portfolio of assets in need of a retrofit.

The Dinner Party by Jane Gerhard 81F. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2013. Gerhard tracks Judy Chicago’s art installation The Dinner Party from inception to completion and to the permanent collection of the Brooklyn Museum.

The Dinner Party by Jane Gerhard 81F. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2013. Gerhard tracks Judy Chicago’s art installation The Dinner Party from inception to completion and to the permanent collection of the Brooklyn Museum.

The Child Catchers by Kathryn Joyce 97F. New York: Public Affairs, 2013. Joyce takes a close look at child adoption, and how evangelical Christians overseas influence the practice.

The Child Catchers by Kathryn Joyce 97F. New York: Public Affairs, 2013. Joyce takes a close look at child adoption, and how evangelical Christians overseas influence the practice.

Controlled Substances by Alex Kreit 97F. Durham, NC: Carolina Academic  Press, 2013. In this extensive guide, law professor Kreit covers drugs and drug use, prohibition, and sentencing.

Controlled Substances by Alex Kreit 97F. Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press, 2013. In this extensive guide, law professor Kreit covers drugs and drug use, prohibition, and sentencing.

the deception artist by Fayette Fox 97F. Brighton, UK: Myriad Editions, 2013. An imaginative eight-year-old tells lies so people will like  her. When her family faces real-world troubles, she embraces truthfulness.

The Deception Artist by Fayette Fox 97F. Brighton, UK: Myriad Editions, 2013. An imaginative eight-year-old tells lies so people will like her. When her family faces real-world troubles, she embraces truthfulness.

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