What’s New On the Shelves

Flix 4 Free! – November 2012

Up the Yangtze Here’s a look at some of the latest DVDs added to our collection during the past month. These movies, and many more, are located in the Electronic Resource Center (west side, main floor), and available for check-out with just your Drake ID!

(500) days of Summer

La hora cero

Tambiâen la lluvia

Titanic

Up the Yangtze

Waste land

Flix 4 Free! – October 2012

Rock of Ages Here’s a look at some of the latest DVDs added to our collection during the past month. These movies, and many more, are located in the Electronic Resource Center (west side, main floor), and available for check-out with just your Drake ID!

Bones. The complete seventh season

Bopha!

Country school

FDR: a presidency revealed

Mad men. Season five

Modern family. The complete third season

Rock of ages

Supernatural. The complete seventh season

Supernatural. The complete fifth season

Stacks Spotlight – October 2012

books Here’s a look at the latest hot fiction and bestsellers recently added to Cowles’ collection. Find these new books, as well as others, on the main floor stand at the top of the ramp and in the Cowles Cafe area

The Book of Mormon girl: a memoir of an American faith / Joanna Brooks.

The signal and the noise: why most predictions fail– but some don’t / Nate Silver.

Mortality / Christopher Hitchens ; foreword by Graydon Carter ; afterword by Carol Blue.

Interventions: a life in war and peace / Kofi Annan with Nader Mousavizadeh.

The Black Count: glory, revolution, betrayal, and the real Count of Monte Cristo / Tom Reiss.

The forgetting river: a modern tale of survival, identity, and the Inquisition / Doreen Carvajal.

Mugged: racial demagoguery from the seventies to Obama / Ann Coulter.

A journey around our America: a memoir on cycling, immigration, and the Latinoization of the U.S. / Louis G. Mendoza.

My American Revolution / Robert Sullivan.

Listening in: the secret White House recordings of John F. Kennedy / John F. Kennedy Library Foundation ; selected and introduced by Ted Widmer ; foreword by Caroline Kennedy.

Killing Kennedy: the end of Camelot / Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard.

Bill and Hillary: the politics of the personal / William H. Chafe.

One last strike: fifty years in baseball, ten and a half games back, and one final championship season / Tony La Russa with Rick Hummel ; [with a foreword by John Grisham].

Baseball’s starry night: reliving major league baseball’s 2011 wild card night of shock and awe / Paul Kocak.

The ultimate book of March madness: the players, games, and Cinderellas that captivated a nation / Tom Hager.

Paterno / Joe Posnanski.

Solo: a memoir of Hope / Hope Solo, with Ann Killion.

When Saturday mattered most: the last golden season of Army football / Mark Beech.

The real crash: America’s coming bankruptcy–how to save yourself and your country / Peter D. Schiff.

The price of politics / Bob Woodward.

Desert America: boom and bust in the new Old West / Rubâen Martâinez.

Like a Virgin: secrets they won’t teach you at business school / Richard Branson.

Sleeping with your smartphone: how to break the 24/7 habit and change the way you work / Leslie A. Perlow.

Hidden America: from coal miners to cowboys, an extraordinary exploration of the unseen people who make this country work / Jeanne Marie Laskas.

The ages of the investor: a critical look at life-cycle investing / William J. Bernstein.

The end of men: and the rise of women / Hanna Rosin.

Intercepted: the rise and fall of NFL cornerback Darryl Henley / Michael McKnight.

This machine kills secrets: how WikiLeakers, cypherpunks and hacktivists aim to free the world’s information / Andy Greenberg.

The revenge of geography: what the map tells us about coming conflicts and the battle against fate / Robert D. Kaplan.

Here come the black helicopters!: UN global governance and the loss of freedom / Dick Morris.

What you should know about politics– but don’t: a nonpartisan guide to the issues that matter / Jessamyn Conrad.

The victory lab: the secret science of winning campaigns / Sasha Issenberg.

The party is over: how Republicans went crazy, Democrats became useless, and the middle class got shafted / Mike Lofgren.

I’d like to apologize to every teacher I ever had: my year as a rookie teacher at Northeast High / Tony Danza.

Sex and God at Yale: porn, political correctness, and a good education gone bad / Nathan Harden.

Gods like us: on movie stardom and modern fame / Ty Burr.

Walt Disney’s Uncle $crooge :”only a poor old man” / by Carl Barks.

Astray / Emma Donoghue.

Winter of the world / Ken Follett.

In the kingdom of men: a novel / Kim Barnes.

A wanted man: a Jack Reacher novel / Lee Child.

In sunlight and in shadow / Mark Helprin.

NYPD red / James Patterson and Marshall Karp.

Shock wave / John Sandford.

A blaze of glory: a novel of the Battle of Shiloh / Jeff Shaara.

The time keeper / Mitch Albom.

Black water rising: a novel / Attica Locke.

The cutting season: a novel / Attica Locke.

The book of life: stories / Stuart Nadler.

The yellow birds: a novel / Kevin Powers.

The accomplice / Charles Robbins.

Phantom / Jo Nesb² ; translated from the Norwegian by Don Bartlett.

The joy of X: a guided tour of math, from one to infinity / Steven Strogatz.

On a farther shore: the life and legacy of Rachel Carson / William Souder.

Hunger, thirst, sex, and sleep: how the brain controls our passions / John K. Young.

The universal sense: how hearing shapes the mind / Seth S. Horowitz.

Rabid: a cultural history of the world’s most diabolical virus / Bill Wasik and Monica Murphy.

Wallace: the underdog who conquered a sport, saved a marriage, and championed pit bulls one flying disc at a time / Jim Gorant.

No easy day: the autobiography of a Navy SEAL: the firsthand account of the mission that killed Osama bin Laden / Mark Owen ; with Kevin Maurer.

Stacks Spotlight – September 2012

Books Here’s a look at the latest hot fiction and bestsellers recently added to Cowles’ collection. Find these new books, as well as others, on the main floor stand at the top of the ramp and in the Cowles Cafe area

Curious behavior: yawning, laughing, hiccupping, and beyond / Robert R. Provine.

The Guardian of all things: the epic story of human memory / Michael S. Malone.

Happier at home: kiss more, jump more, abandon a project, read Samuel Johnson, and my other experiments in the practice of everyday life / Gretchen Rubin.

All We Know: three lives / Lisa Cohen.

The long walk: a story of war and the life that follows / Brian Castner.

A game to love: in celebration of tennis / Mike Powell ; edited by Lewis Blackwell.

Predator nation: corporate criminals, political corruption, and the hijacking of America / Charles Ferguson.

Bailout: an inside account of how Washington abandoned Main Street while rescuing Wall Street / Neil Barofsky.

Coming to my senses: a story of perfume, pleasure, and an unlikely bride / Alyssa Harad.

The gospel according to the Fix / Chris Cillizza.

Caveat emptor: the secret life of an American art forger / Ken Perenyi.

Let’s pretend this never happened: (a mostly true memoir) / Jenny Lawson.

Hostage / Elie Wiesel ; translated from the French by Catherine Temerson.

Lionel Asbo: state of England / Martin Amis.

Broken Harbor / Tana French.

The Playdate: a novel / Louise Millar.

What the nanny saw / Fiona Neill.

The headmaster’s wager: a novel / Vincent Lam.

The beautiful mystery / Louise Penny.

The light between oceans: a novel / M.L. Stedman.

The way the world works: essays / Nicholson Baker.

The Queen’s Lover / Francine du Plessix Gray.

Zoo / James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge.

The orchardist: a novel / Amanda Coplin.

On the island / Tracey Garvis Graves.

A killing in the hills / Julia Keller.

The prophet / Michael Koryta.

In the shadow of the banyan / Vaddey Ratner.

100 under 100: the race to save the world’s rarest living things / Scott Leslie ; foreword by Stuart Pimm.

January first: a child’s descent into madness and her father’s struggle to save her / Michael Schofield.

Dearie: the remarkable life of Julia Child / Bob Spitz.

Flix 4 Free! – September 2012

5 yr engagement Here’s a look at some of the latest DVDs added to our collection during the past month. These movies, and many more, are located in the Electronic Resource Center (west side, main floor), and available for check-out with just your Drake ID!

Avatar, the last airbender. The complete book 1 collection [videorecording] = Jiang shi shen tong / Nickelodeon ; created by Michael Dante DiMartino & Bryan Konietzko ; written by Michael Dante DiMartino … [et al.] ; directed by Dave Filoni … [et al.].

Avatar, the last airbender. The complete book 3 collection [videorecording] = Jiang shi shen tong / Nickelodeon ; created by Michael Dante DiMartino, Bryan Konietzko ; directed by Giancarlo Volpe … [et al.] ; written by Elizabeth Welch Ehasz … [et al.].

Avatar, the last airbender. The complete book 2 collection [videorecording] = Jiang shi shen tong / Nickelodeon ; ; created by Michael Dante DiMartino, Bryan Konietzko ; directed by Giancarlo Volpe … [et al.] ; written by Elizabeth Welch Ehasz … [et al.].

Beloe solnëtìse pustyni [videorecording] = White sun of the desert / Mosfil§m ; çEksperimental§noe tvorcheskoe ob•edinenie ; sëtìsenariæi Valentina Ezhova, Rustama Ibragimbekova ; postanovka Vladimira Motylëiìa.

The Big bang theory. The complete fifth season [videorecording] / Warner Bros. Television ; creators, Chuck Lorre, Bill Prady.

Castle. The complete fourth season [videorecording] / an ABC Studios production.

Dexter. The sixth season [videorecording] / Showtime presents ; producers, Drew Z. Greenberg, Robert Lloyd Lewis..

Diamond arm [videorecording] / Mosfil ; avtory stsenariia, M. Slobodskoi, IA. Kostiukovskii, L. Gaidai ; rezhisser-postanovshchik, Leonid Gaidai.

A Diva’s Christmas carol [videorecording] / VH1 presents a Viacom production ; produced by Patricia Clifford ; written and directed by Richard Schenkman.

Dzhentl§meny udachi [videorecording] = Gentlemen of fortune / Mosfil§m ; avtory sëtìsenariëiìa, Viktoriëiìa Tokareva, Georgiæi Daneliëiìa ; postanovka Aleksandra Serogo ; rezhisser, K. Starostin.

The Five-year engagement [videorecording] / producers, Judd Apatow, Nicholas Stoller, Rodney Rothman ; writers, Jason Segal, Nicholas Stoller.

A Great day in Harlem [videorecording] / a Jean Bach production ; co-produced by Matthew Seig ; written by Jean Bach, Susan Peehl, Matthew Seig ; the photograph by Art Kane.

Great expectations [videorecording] / Twentieth Century Fox presents ; an Art Linson production ; an Alfonso Cuarâon film ; produced by Art Linson ; screenplay by Mitch Glazer ; directed by Alfonso Cuarâon.

The Hunger games [videorecording] / directed by Gary Ross ; screenplay by Gary Ross and Suzanne Collins and Billy Ray ; produced by Nina Jacobson, Jon Kilik ; a Lionsgate presentation ; a Color Force/Lionsgate production ; a Gary Ross film.

Ironiëiìa sud§by, ili, s lèegkim paroæi [videorecording]: the irony of fate or”Enjoy your bath” / Mosfil§m ; rezhisser postanovshchik, çEldar Rëiìazanov.

Ivan Vasilievich [videorecording]: back to the future / Ruscico ; script, Vladlen Bakhnov, Leonid Gaiday ; director, Leonid Gaiday.

Kidnapping Caucasian style, or Shurik’s new adventures [videorecording] / directed by Leonid Gaidai ; written by Leonid Gaidai, Yakov Kostyukovsky, and Moris Slobodskoy.

The Lucky one [videorecording] / Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; Village Roadshow Pictures ; a Di Novi Pictures production ; produced by Denise Di Novi, Kevin McCormick ; screenplay by Will Fetters ; directed by Scott Hicks.

Moscow does not believe in tears [videorecording] / a Mosfilm Studios production ; Sovexportfilm ; a Kino International release ; director, Vladimir Menshov ; screenplay by Valentin Chiornykh.

NCIS, Naval Criminal Investigative Service. The ninth season [videorecording] / CBS Television Studios.

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Semnadëtìsat§ mgnoveniæi vesny [videorecording] = Seventeen moments of spring / director Tatiana Lioznova.

Sobach§e serdëtìse=Heart of a dog [videorecording] / Lenfil§m ; Avtor sëtìsenariëiìa, Nataliëiìa Bortko ; rezhissèer-postanovshchik, Vladimir Bortko.

Think like a man [videorecording] / Screen Gems presents a Rainforest Films production ; produced by Will Packer ; writers, Keith Merryman & David A. Newman ; directed by Tim Story.

The Twelve chairs [videorecording] = Dvenadëtìsat§ stul§ev / CBS Fox Video ; Gaumont ; Brooksfilms Limited presents a Sidney Glazier production ; a film by Mel Brooks ; a UMC Pictures-Crossbow co-production ; screenplay by Mel Brooks ; produced by Michael Hertzberg ; directed by Mel Brooks.

The Walking dead. The complete second season [videorecording] / Circle of Confusion ; Valhalla Entertainment ; Darkwoods Productions ; AMC Studios ; AMC presents ; developed by Frank Darabont.

Flix 4 Free! – August 2012

Here’s a look at some of the latest DVDs added to our collection during the past month. These movies, and many more, are located in the Electronic Resource Center (west side, main floor), and available for check-out with just your Drake ID! American Reunion

Jesse Owens

American reunion

Great expectations

Hatfields & McCoys

Kasåi az gurbi håay åIråunåi khabar nadåarad

That’s entertainment

The Weight of the nation

Stacks Spotlight – August 2012

Books Here’s a look at the latest hot fiction and bestsellers recently added to Cowles’ collection. Find these new books, as well as others, on the main floor stand at the top of the ramp and in the Cowles Cafe area.

Why does the world exist?: an existential detective story / Jim Holt.

How will you measure your life? / Clayton M. Christensen, James Allworth, and Karen Dillon.

The Aleppo Codex: a true story of obsession, faith, and the pursuit of an ancient Bible / by Matti Friedman.

A disposition to be rich: how a small-town pastor’s son ruined an American president, brought on a Wall Street crash, and made himself the best-hated man in the United States / Geoffrey C. Ward.

Jasmine and fire: a bittersweet year in Beirut / Salma Abdelnour.

50 Main Street: the face of America / Piero Ribelli.

The communist: Frank Marshall Davis: the untold story of Barack Obama’s mentor / by Paul Kengor.

Miss Lizzie’s war: the double life of southern belle spy Elizabeth Van Lew / Rosemary Agonito.

An American son: a memoir / Marco Rubio.

Here lies Hugh Glass: a mountain man, a bear, and the rise of the American nation / Jon T. Coleman.

Visit sunny Chernobyl: and other adventures in the world’s most polluted places / Andrew Blackwell.

To the last breath: a memoir of going to extremes / Francis Slakey.

Bushville wins!: the wild saga of the 1957 Milwaukee Braves and the screwballs, sluggers, and beer swiggers who canned the New York Yankees and changed baseball / John Klima.

Fooling Houdini: magicians, mentalists, math geeks, & the hidden powers of the mind / Alex Stone.

Unintended consequences: why everything you’ve been told about the economy is wrong / Edward Conard.

The great divergence: America’s growing inequality crisis and what we can do about it / Timothy Noah ; illustrations by Catherine Mulbrandon.

The price of inequality / Joseph E. Stiglitz.

Birdseye: the adventures of a curious man / Mark Kurlansky.

The fish that ate the whale: the life and times of America’s banana king / Rich Cohen.

Attention all passengers: the airlines’ dangerous descent — and how to reclaim our skies / William J. McGee.

The outsourced self: intimate life in market times / Arlie Russell Hochschild.

Slouching toward adulthood: Observations from the Not-So-Empty Nest / Sally Koslow.

Signs of life: a memoir / Natalie Taylor.

Manhunt: The Ten-Year Search for Bin Laden from 9/11 to Abbottabad / Peter L. Bergen.

Born to rise: a story of children and teachers reaching their highest potential / Deborah Kenny.

What teachers make: in praise of the greatest job in the world / Taylor Mali.

How to be a woman / Caitlin Moran.

the red house: a novel / Mark Haddon.

Prague fatale / Philip Kerr.

The absolutist / John Boyne.

Into the darkest corner: a novel / Elizabeth Haynes.

The unlikely pilgrimage of Harold Fry: a novel / Rachel Joyce.

Afterwards: a novel / Rosamund Lupton.

Agent 6 / Tom Rob Smith.

The virgin cure: a novel / Ami McKay.

True Believers: a novel / Kurt Andersen.

Robert B. Parker’s lullaby / Ace Atkins.

The sandcastle girls: a novel / Chris Bohjalian.

Mission to Paris: a novel / Alan Furst.

Summerland: a novel / Elin Hilderbrand.

Istanbul passage: a novel / Joseph Kanon.

I couldn’t love you more: a novel / Jillian Medoff.

The coldest night: a novel / by Robert Olmstead.

The cove / Ron Rash.

Calling invisible women: a novel / Jeanne Ray.

The Lower River / Paul Theroux.

The next best thing: a novel / Jennifer Weiner.

The Forever Marriage: a novel / Ann Bauer.

The impeachment of Abraham Lincoln / Stephen L. Carter.

Girls in white dresses / Jennifer Close.

Where we belong: a novel / Emily Giffin.

Defending Jacob: a novel / William Landay.

I am forbidden: a novel / Anouk Markovits.

The Chaperone / Laura Moriarty.

Shine shine shine / Lydia Netzer.

The inquisitor / Mark Allen Smith.

Heartbroken: a novel / Lisa Unger.

The age of miracles: a novel / Karen Thompson Walker.

The hunger angel: a novel / Herta Mèuller ; translated by Philip Boehm.

The stonecutter / Camilla Lèackberg ; translated by Steven T. Murray.

Bunch of amateurs: a search for the American character / Jack Hitt.

Death at SeaWorld: Shamu and the dark side of killer whales in captivity / David Kirby.

A song in the night: a memoir of resilience / Bob Massie.

The tarball chronicles: a journey beyond the oiled pelican and into the heart of the Gulf oil spill / David Gessner.

Stacks Spotlight – July 2012

Books Here’s a look at the latest hot fiction and bestsellers recently added to Cowles’ collection. Find these new books, as well as others, on the main floor stand at the top of the ramp and in the Cowles Cafe area

The lady and the peacock: the life of Aung San Suu Kyi / Peter Popham.

The mansion of happiness: a history of life and death / Jill Lepore.

Confront and conceal: Obama’s secret wars and surprising use of American power / David E. Sanger.

Barack Obama: the story / David Maraniss.

Taste matters: why we like the foods we do / John Prescott ; foreword by Heston Blumenthal.

Groupon’s biggest deal ever: the inside story of how one insane gamble, tons of unbelievable hype, and millions of wild deals made billions for one ballsy joker / Frank Sennett.

Jack 1939 / Francine Mathews.

Peregrine falcon / Patrick Stirling-Aird.

Flix 4 Free! – July 2012

This Means War Here’s a look at some of the latest DVDs added to our collection during the past month. These movies, and many more, are located in the Electronic Resource Center (west side, main floor), and available for check-out with just your Drake ID!

Catch a fire

This means war

Flix 4 Free! – June 2012

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