The library has purchased many new books so far this year. You can view a handful here along with partial descriptions or go here to see the full listing. These books are on display in the library’s lobby.

Title: The aisles have eyes : how retailers track your shopping, strip your privacy, and define your power

Author: Joseph Turow

A revealing and surprising look at the ways that aggressive consumer advertising and tracking, already pervasive online, are coming to a retail store near you By one expert’s prediction, within twenty years half of Americans will have body implants that tell retailers how they feel about specific products as they browse their local s …


Title: Astrophysics for people in a hurry First edition

Author: Neil deGrasse Tyson

What is the nature of space and time? How do we fit within the universe? How does the universe fit within us? There’s no better guide through these mind-expanding questions than acclaimed astrophysicist and best-selling author Neil deGrasse Tyson. But today, few of us have time to contemplate the cosmos. So Tyson brings the universe down to Ear …

Title:  Attacks on the press : the new face of censorship 2017 edition

Author: Committee to Protect Journalists

The latest, definitive assessment of the state of free press around the world. Attacks on the Press is a comprehensive, annual account of press conditions worldwide, focusing this year on the new face of censorship perpetrated by governments and non-state actors. Compiled by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), the 2017 editio … 


Title:  Blurred lines : rethinking sex, power, and consent on campus

Author:  Vanessa Grigoriadis

What’s really happening behind closed doors on America’s college campuses? A new sexual revolution is sweeping the country, and college students are on the front lines. Women use fresh, smart methods to fight entrenched sexism and sexual assault even as they celebrate their own sexuality as never before. Many “woke” male students a … 


Title:  Complete stories A Seven Stories Press first edition

Author:  Kurt Vonnegut

Here for the first time is the complete short fiction of one of the twentieth century’s foremost imaginative geniuses. More than half of Vonnegut’s output was short fiction, and never before has the world had occasion to wrestle with it all together. Organized thematically–“War,” “Women,” “Science,” “Romance,” “Work Ethic versus Fame and Fort … 

Title:  Defying the odds : the 2016 elections and American politics

Author:  James W. Ceaser

Bitterness and joy, outrage and satisfaction, shame and pride, escapes to safe places and displays of celebration–these were just a few of the conflicting reactions that greeted the election of Donald Trump. One point lays beyond dispute: Donald Trump defied the odds, whether set by bookmakers or political pundits, or pollsters. In this book- … 



Title:  Food for thought : perspectives on eating disorders

Author:  Nina Savelle-Rocklin

Food for Thought offers fresh psychoanalytic insights into treating clients with eating disorders. In lively and jargon-free language, Nina Savelle-Rocklin breaks down the psychoanalytic approach to give practitioners and general readers alike a deeper understanding of the theory and effective treatment of eating disorders. Those living with … 


Title:  Forest dark : a novel First edition.

Author:  Nicole Krauss  

National Bestseller A Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2017 “A brilliant novel. I am full of admiration.” –Philip Roth “One of America’s most important novelists” (New York Times), the award-winning, New York Times bestselling author of The History of Love, conjures an achingly beautiful and breathtakingly original novel …


Title:  Fire bird : the Kirtland’s warbler story

Author:  Amy Hansen

A picture book depicting the Kirtland’s Warbler life-cycle, migration and special habitat in the jack pine forest. Kirtland’s Warbler is on the endangered species list.


Title:  Gardening for butterflies : how you can attract and protect beautiful, beneficial insects First edition.

Author:  Scott Hoffman Black 

Library Journal Starred Review Welcome the world’s most exquisite visitors to your garden! Gardening for Butterflies , by the experts at the Xerces Society, introduces you to a variety of colorful garden guests who need our help, and shows you how to design a habitat where they will thrive. This optimistic call to arms is packed with …