Thursday, September 6, 2012
Monday, August 22, 2011
- Screening the Los Angeles "Riots": Race, Seeing and Resistance by Darnell M. Hunt, examines how television portrayals shaped individual perceptions of events that took place after the Rodney King verdict was announced.
- Unnatural Selection: Choosing Boys Over Girls and the Consequences of a World Full of Men by Mara Hvistendahl, engagingly examines the implications for a future with fewer girls, already a reality in many parts of the world.
- Sharing Mary; Bible and Qur'an Side by Side by Marlies ter Borg, is a complete anthology of all the stories the Bible and Qur'an share, from Adam to the last day of reckoning, showing similarities and differences verse by verse.
- Marriage Confidential: The Post-Romantic Age of Workhorse Wives, Royal Children, Undersexed Spouses and Rebel Couples who are Rewriting the Rules by Pamela Haag. The title pretty much describes topics covered in this report on modern marital discontent.
Monday, April 18, 2011
Saturday, April 2, 2011
- When the World Calls, the Inside Story of the Peace Corps and Its First 50 Years by Stanley Meisler, 361.6, is not an institutional history but a balanced look at the political struggles of this volunteer organization
- Complete Guide to Joining the Peace Corps: What You Need to Know Explained Simply by Sharlee DiMenicki, 361.602373, lives up to its title with detailed, practical advice.
Just request either one from a branch near you!
Thursday, October 21, 2010
Friday, September 10, 2010
Saturday, September 4, 2010
Also -- special availability offer to psychology and mythology fans -- two of our HU reference books have been library-loaned out to the Schlafly branch, 225 N. Euclid:
- The Red Book by Carl Jung, and
- Genealogy of Greek Mythology, an Illustrated Family Tree of Greek Myth from the First Gods to the Founders of Rome, a 17-foot long foldout volume by Vanessa James.
Neither of these may be checked out but you are invited to examine them at your leisure here in the branch, 9-9 M-Th or 9-6 Fri & Sat. -- just present id at the desk in the Grants & Foundation Center corner of the library.