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Archive for June, 2012

Flix 4 Free! – May 2012

BridesmaidsHere’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!

2 million minutes


Captain America

Cold War. The complete series


Cowboys & aliens

The Darkest hour

The Day the Earth caught fire

Divided we fall

Game of thrones. The complete first season

Green Lantern


Joyful noise

The Lottery

Nazis at the center of the Earth

New Year’s Eve

People like us. The complete series

Prom night in Mississippi

Rise of the planet of the apes

The Seminarian

Supernatural. The complete 6th season

The Vow

The Walking dead. The complete first season

Xi you ji


Stacks Spotlight – May 2012

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

Immortality: the quest to live forever and how it drives civilization / Stephen Cave.

World War II remembered / by residents of Kendal at Hanover ; Clinton C. Gardner, managing editor ; editors, Jane Atwood Barlow … [et al.].

Prague winter: a personal story of remembrance and war, 1937-1948 / Madeleine Albright ; with Bill Woodward.

America the beautiful: rediscovering what made this nation great / Ben Carson, with Candy Carson.

After Camelot: a personal history of the Kennedy family 1968 to the present / J. Randy Taraborrelli.

Leak: why Mark Felt became Deep Throat / Max Holland.

Gilded lives, fatal voyage: the Titanic’s first-class passengers and their world / Hugh Brewster.

Farewell, Titanic: her final legacy / Charles Pellegrino.

Bill Veeck: baseball’s greatest maverick / Paul Dickson.

Insanely simple: the obsession that drives Apple’s success / Ken Segall.

Dreaming in French: the Paris years of Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy, Susan Sontag, and Angela Davis / Alice Kaplan.

Learning from the octopus: how secrets from nature can help us fight terrorist attacks, natural disasters, and disease / Rafe Sagarin.

The presidents club: inside the world’s most exclusive fraternity / Nancy Gibbs and Michael Duffy.

We can all do better / Bill Bradley.

And furthermore / Judi Dench ; as told to John Miller.

The white woman on the green bicycle / Monique Roffey.

Charles Jessold, considered as a murderer / Wesley Stace.

Lots of candles, plenty of cake / Anna Quindlen.

If you follow me: a novel / Malena Watrous.

The personal history of Rachel Dupree: [a novel] / Ann Weisgarber.

The hockey stick and the climate wars: dispatches from the front lines / Michael E. Mann.

The story of Earth: the first 4.5 billion years, from stardust to living planet / Robert M. Hazen.

Drop dead healthy: one man’s humble quest for bodily perfection / A. J. Jacobs.

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