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Archive for May, 2012

Stacks Spotlight – April 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

Imagine: how creativity works / Jonah Lehrer.

Alger Hiss: why he chose treason / Christina Shelton ; an introduction by Richard Pipes.

Showdown: the inside story of how Obama fought back against Boehner, Cantor, and the Tea Party / David Corn.

Empire of shadows: the epic story of Yellowstone / George Black.

Illegal procedure: a sports agent comes clean on the dirty business of college football / Josh Luchs and James Dale ; [foreward by George Dohrmann].

The big miss: my years coaching Tiger Woods / Hank Haney.

Escape from Camp 14: one man’s remarkable odyssey from North Korea to freedom in the west / Blaine Harden.

Covenant of liberty: the ideological origins of the Tea Party movement / by Michael Patrick Leahy.

Angelmaker / by Nick Harkaway.

Stay close / Harlan Coben.

The Hunger games trilogy / Suzanne Collins.

Fifty shades darker / E. L. James.

The watchman’s rattle: thinking our way out of extinction / Rebecca D. Costa ; with a foreword by E. O. Wilson.

How it began: a time-traveler’s guide to the universe / Chris Impey.

Flix 4 Free! – April 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!
We Bought a Zoo

Abduction

Derek

Flower drum song

Good fortune

The Orphanage

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Carousel

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The King and I

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma!

The Sound of music

State fair

War horse

We bought a zoo

Stacks Spotlight – March 2012

picture of open 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 happiness of pursuit: what neuroscience can teach us about the good life / Shimon Edelman.

On an Irish island / Robert Kanigel.

Borrow: the American way of debt / Louis Hyman.

Killing the messenger: a story of radical faith, racism’s backlash, and the assassination of a journalist / Thomas Peele.

The swing vote: the untapped power of independents / Linda Killian.

We’re with nobody: two insiders reveal the dark side of American politics / Alan Huffman, Michael Rejebian.

Babel no more: the search for the world’s most extraordinary language learners / Michael Erard.

The accidental feminist: how Elizabeth Taylor raised our consciousness and we were too distracted by her beauty to notice / M.G. Lord.

Ten pound pom / Niall Griffiths.

The confession / Charles Todd.

Flatscreen: a novel / Adam Wilson.

Abundance: the future is better than you think / Peter H. Diamandis and Steven Kotler.

The American way of eating: undercover at Walmart, Applebee’s, farm fields and the dinner table / Tracie McMillan.

Flix 4 Free – March 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! George Clooney in the Descendants

The Big bang theory. The complete second season

The Big bang theory. The complete first season

The Big bang theory. The complete fourth season

The Big bang theory. The complete third season

Big Jake

Courageous

The Descendants

Doctor who. The complete sixth series

Doctor Who. The complete fourth series

Doctor Who. The complete second series

Doctor Who. The complete first series

Doctor Who. The complete fifth series

Doctor Who. The complete third series

Downton Abbey. Season 2

Downton Abbey

Drive

The Education of Shelby Knox

Facing the giants

Flatland

Footloose

Forgiveness

The Girl with the dragon tattoo

How to die in Oregon

If a tree falls

In my country

In time

Managing shame, preventing violence

Real steel

Tinker tailor soldier spy

Tower heist

Toxic talk

The Washingtons of Sulgrave Manor

The Whistleblower

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