New and Forthcoming Nonfiction Titles – November 2015

New Books

Almost every day new books arrive at the Library to be processed and then placed on the shelf or in your hands. Take a look at some of the books that have arrived most recently at the Library. Ask for more titles at the Research Services Desk!

Newly Arrived Nonfiction:

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Unfaithful Music & Disappearing Ink


by Elvis Costello
A personal introspective by the influential pop songwriter and performer traces his Liverpool upbringing, artistic influences, creative pursuit of original punk sounds and emergence in the MTV world.

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The Last of the President’s Men


by Bob Woodward
The man who exposed Richard Nixon’s taping system discusses his experience in the White House as Nixon’s top aide.

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Wildflower


by Drew Barrymore
The award-winning actress shares funny and heartfelt memories from her life and career, from her emancipation in her mid-teens, to the unique farewell she shared with her father, to her experiences as a mother.

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Lights Out


by Ted Koppel
The veteran broadcast journalist explains why America is vulnerable to a major cyberattack on its power grid, detailing the catastrophic fallout of such an attack while charging the government and military with failing to prepare adequately.

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The Witches: Salem, 1692


by Stacy Schiff
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Cleopatra analyzes the Salem Witch Trials to offer key insights into the role of women in its events while explaining how its tragedies became possible.

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The Givenness of Things


by Marilynne Robinson
An array of essays delivers an impassioned critique of contemporary society while arguing that reverence must be given to who and what human beings are: creatures of singular interest and value, despite errors and depredations.

Forthcoming Titles:

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But Enough About Me


by Burt Reynolds
A no-holds-barred memoir from one of Hollywood’s most enduring stars traces his adolescence as a notable football player in South Florida, the accident that steered him towards acting, and the turbulent relationships that shaped his career.

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Broke America


by William Dunkelberg
An economist and an investment expert explain how the United States can guarantee continued economic growth, create jobs and stave off future collapses through encouraging the government to properly invest in small businesses.

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Sir White House Chef


by Ronnie Seaton
Ronnie Seaton, chef for the White House since Ronald Reagan, shares the intimate and sometimes slightly embarrassing details of the likes, dislikes, quirks and occasional faux pas of our leaders, their families and key staff members.

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Queen Victoria’s Mysterious Daughter


by Lucinda Hawksley
Written by a descendant of Charles Dickens, a portrait of the sixth child of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert shares insights into her difficult youth, her passionate civil rights campaigns and the mystery that caused her Royal Archives files to be locked.

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Suspicious Minds


by Rob Brotherton
Looks at the psychology behind conspiracy theories and explains why everyone can be prone to them, revealing the consequences they can have.

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Japan Restored


by Clyde Prestowitz
A New York Times best-selling author and founder and president of the Economic Strategy Institute in Washington, writing as a vision of Japan in the year 2050, looks back to the year 2014 as a low point for the Asian country and draws up a fascinating and controversial blueprint for its future success.

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