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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: 020.285 P159b Title: Biblio Tech:Why Libraries Matter More Than Ever in the Age of Google Author: John Palfrey

Call Number: 151.8 R896b Title: Better Than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives Author: Gretchen Rubin (Self-Improvement)

Call Number: 302.222 D111p Title: Peoplewatching: The Desmond Morris Guide to Body Language Author: Desmond Morris

Call Number: 305.6 M147p Title: Parish Boundaries: The Catholic Encounter With Race in the Twentieth-Century Urban North Author: John T. McGreevy

Call Number: 332.49 S456c Title: Coined: The Rich Life of Money and How Its History Has Shaped Us Author: Kabir Sehgal

Call Number: 333.109 W752a Title: America’s Public Lands: From Yellowstone to Smokey Bear and Beyond Author: Randall K. Wilson

Call Number: 378.198 R632p 2004 Title: Pledged: The Secret Life of Sororities Author: Alexandra Robbins

Call Number: 420.76 T759i Title: Institutionalizing Literacy: The Historical Role of College Entrance Examinations in English Author: Mary Trachsel

Call Number: 614.42 K765c Title: Cartographies of Disease: Maps, Mapping, and Medicine Author: Tom Koch

Call Number: 616.86 H466t Title: The Thirteenth Step: Addiction in the Age of Brain Science Author: Markus Heileg

Call Number: 650.1 C592s Title: Stand Out: How to Find Your Breakthrough Idea and Build a Following Around It Author: Dorie Clark

Call Number: 613.25 M282s Title: Secrets From the Eating Lab: The Science of Weight Loss, the Myth of Willpower, and Why You Should Never Diet Again Author: Traci Mann, PhD

Call Number: 618.92 M953d Title: A Disease Called Childhood: Why ADHD Became an American Epidemic Author: Marilyn Wedge

Call Number: 658.3 B787te Title: The Ten-Minute Trainer: 150 Ways to Teach It Quick and Make It Stick! Author: Sharon L. Bowman

Call Number: 658.4 C554i Title: The Innovator’s Solution: Creating and Sustaining Successful Growth Authors: Clayton M. Christensen and Michael E. Raynor

Call Number: 728.809 B636a Title: Abandoned Mansions of Ireland Author: Tarquin Blake (photographer collection)

Call Number: 791.43 F162b Title: Black Hollywood: From Butlers to Superheroes, the Changing Role of African American Men in the Movies Author: Kimberly Fain

Call Number: 792.7 R721a Title: Angry Optimist: The Life and Times of Jon Stewart Author: Lisa Rogak

Call Number: 810.8 S884 Title: Stories from Where We Live: The Great Lakes Editor: Sara St. Antoine

Call Number: 810.9 L345c Title: A Common Life: Four Generations of American Literary Friendship and Influence, Melville and Hawthorne, James and Wharton, Porter and Welty and Bishop and Lowell Author: David Laskin

Call Number: 813.6 L478g Title: Go Set A Watchman Author: Harper Lee

Call Number: 910.285 C772f Title: Fun With GPS Author: Donald Cooke

Call Number: 937.725 B368f Title: The Fires of Vesuvius: Pompeii Lost and Found Author: Mary Beard

Call Number: 973.932 T911t Title: That Used To Be Us: How America Fell Behind in the World It Invented and How We Can Come Back Authors: Thomas L. Friedman and Michael Mandelbaum

Call Number: 974.02 C947c Title: Changes in the Land: Indians, Colonists, and the Ecology of New England Author: William Cronon

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