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From time to time, when we get a collection of related books into the library we like to share a list on a particular topic, but lately we’ve had some books  come in that are too good not to share, even if they don’t fit with a particular theme. These titles are housed in Cedar Rapids, but you can request them to be delivered to any of the other centers at any time.

Call Number: CL 630.973 L897f Title: Farming Authors: Ann Love, Jane Drake, and Pat Cupples
Note: The illustrations are full of Herefords, who can resist?

Call Number: 303.48 L287y Title: You Are Not A Gadget? Author: Jaron Lanier

Call Number: 339.46 B234c Title: Consumed: How Markets Corrupt Children, Infantilize Adults, and Swallow Citizens Whole Author: Benjamin R. Barber

Call Number: 345.73 R813r Title: The Rosenberg File Authors: Ronald Radosh and Joyce Milton

Call Number: 347.73 B627n Title: Hugo Black Author: Roger K. Newman
Note: Since I don’t think anyone would understand why it was interesting based on the title, I’ve added a summary. Hugo Black’s odyssey was long, varied, unlikely, and remarkably successful. It began in 1886 in the Alabama hill country and ended in 1971, when Americans were demonstrating in the streets. As a United States senator from 1927 to 1937 and then for thirty-four years on the United States Supreme Court as its most passionate civil libertarian, Black fought for the rights and welfare of all people.

Call Number: 363.23 T845c 2012 Title: Community Policing (6th ed) Authors: Victor E. Kappeler and Larry K. Gaines

Call Number: 378.198 Y81 Title: Your College Experience (5th ed) Authors: John N. Gardner and A. Jerome Jewler

Call Number: 610.92 T772o Title: On Call: A Doctor’s Days and Nights in Residency Author: Emily R. Transue

Call Number: 616.89 G798b Title: The Book of Woe: The DSM and the Unmaking of Psychiatry Author: Gary Greenberg Note: This book is highly critical of DSM-5 the last update. You can find the DSM-5 both in paper and online through Kirkwood.

Call Number: 630.82 K12w Title: Women in Agricultural Science Careers Author: Jetty Kahn

Call Number: 658.8 B496c Title: Contagious: Why Things Catch On Author: Jonah Berger

Call Number: 738.1 G553 Title: Glazes and Glazing: Finishing Techniques Edited: Anderson Turner

Call Number: 923.473 W28n Title: Justice for All: Earl Warren and the Nation He Made Author: Jim Newton

Call Number: 973.313 M217a Title: American Scripture: Making the Declaration of Independence Author: Pauline Maier