New and Forthcoming Nonfiction Titles – October 2017

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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Runnin’ With the Devil


by Noel E. Monk
The rock-and-roll veteran best known for his work with the Sex Pistols and Van Halen shares behind-the-scenes, previously untold stories about David Lee Roth, Eddie Van Halen and the legendary band that strongly influenced 1980s rock music.

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Everything All at Once

by Bill Nye
This is the story of how Bill Nye became Bill Nye and how he became a champion of change and an advocate of science. It’s how he became The Science Guy. Bill teaches us that we have the power to make real change. Join him in… dare we say it… changing the world.

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So You Think You’re a Chicago Cubs Fan?


by Sam Pathy
Get ready to test and expand your knowledge of Cubs baseball. Rather than merely posing questions and providing answers, you’ll get details behind each– stories that bring to life players and coaches, games and seasons.

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I’ll Push You


by Patrick Gray
A travel adventure full of love, humor, and spiritual truth, I’ll Push You exemplifies what every friendship is meant to be and shows what it means to never find yourself alone. You’ll discover how love and faith can push past all limits—and make us the best versions of ourselves.

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Shark Drunk


by Morten Andreas Strøksnes
The author describes his experience fishing for the Greenland shark off the coast Norway with his friend, a mission that sees the two tackle existential questions, survive a maelstrom, and get drunk while trying to understand the ocean from every angle.

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To Siri With Love


by Judith Newman
A full-length account of the viral New York Times op-ed column of the same name shares inspirational and laugh-out-loud stories about the author’s life with her an autistic son, whose therapeutic use of Apple’s electronic personal assistant became an unusual example of the power of technology.

Forthcoming Titles:

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Death in the Air


by Kate Winkler Dawson
A historical narrative describes the events of December 1952 in London, when a smog descended that halted the entire city, as well as allowed a serial killer, John Reginald Christie, to strike at least seven victims.

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Resilience


by Lisa Lisson
Part leadership guide, part memoir of loss, and part personal empowerment primer on how to achieve your goals no matter what the universe throws at you, Resilience is an inspirational story about how to rise to the top in a man’s world, triumph over adversity, lead a fulfilling life, and live each day with purpose and gratitude.

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Under Surveillance


by Randolph Lewis
A worried but ultimately genial guide to the landscape of surveillance, Lewis helps us see the hidden costs of living in a “control society” in which surveillance is deemed essential to governance and business alike, prompings us to think deeply about “the soft tissue damage” inflicted by the culture of surveillance.

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Minneapolis in the Twentieth Century


by Iric Nathanson
Today, Minneapolis is considered one of the most desirable places to live in the United States. However, like most cities, Minneapolis has its own checkered history. Flavored with contemporary newspaper quotations and illustrated with period images, this political history inspires greater understanding of a preeminent American city.

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Paleo Principles


by Sarah Ballantyne
The New York Times best-selling author provides readers with the principles of following a Paleo life style, offering practical tips, strategies, visual guides and over 200 recipes that conform to a nutrient-dense, whole foods diet.

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Friends Divided


by Gordon S. Wood
A dual portrait of the second and third presidents shares insights into their disparate backgrounds, the partnership decisions that helped establish America’s foundation and the unexpected ways their subsequent falling out and reconciliation corrected the course of a young republic.

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