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Archive for October, 2012

Stacks Spotlight – September 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

Curious behavior: yawning, laughing, hiccupping, and beyond / Robert R. Provine.

The Guardian of all things: the epic story of human memory / Michael S. Malone.

Happier at home: kiss more, jump more, abandon a project, read Samuel Johnson, and my other experiments in the practice of everyday life / Gretchen Rubin.

All We Know: three lives / Lisa Cohen.

The long walk: a story of war and the life that follows / Brian Castner.

A game to love: in celebration of tennis / Mike Powell ; edited by Lewis Blackwell.

Predator nation: corporate criminals, political corruption, and the hijacking of America / Charles Ferguson.

Bailout: an inside account of how Washington abandoned Main Street while rescuing Wall Street / Neil Barofsky.

Coming to my senses: a story of perfume, pleasure, and an unlikely bride / Alyssa Harad.

The gospel according to the Fix / Chris Cillizza.

Caveat emptor: the secret life of an American art forger / Ken Perenyi.

Let’s pretend this never happened: (a mostly true memoir) / Jenny Lawson.

Hostage / Elie Wiesel ; translated from the French by Catherine Temerson.

Lionel Asbo: state of England / Martin Amis.

Broken Harbor / Tana French.

The Playdate: a novel / Louise Millar.

What the nanny saw / Fiona Neill.

The headmaster’s wager: a novel / Vincent Lam.

The beautiful mystery / Louise Penny.

The light between oceans: a novel / M.L. Stedman.

The way the world works: essays / Nicholson Baker.

The Queen’s Lover / Francine du Plessix Gray.

Zoo / James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge.

The orchardist: a novel / Amanda Coplin.

On the island / Tracey Garvis Graves.

A killing in the hills / Julia Keller.

The prophet / Michael Koryta.

In the shadow of the banyan / Vaddey Ratner.

100 under 100: the race to save the world’s rarest living things / Scott Leslie ; foreword by Stuart Pimm.

January first: a child’s descent into madness and her father’s struggle to save her / Michael Schofield.

Dearie: the remarkable life of Julia Child / Bob Spitz.

Flix 4 Free! – September 2012

5 yr engagement 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!

Avatar, the last airbender. The complete book 1 collection [videorecording] = Jiang shi shen tong / Nickelodeon ; created by Michael Dante DiMartino & Bryan Konietzko ; written by Michael Dante DiMartino … [et al.] ; directed by Dave Filoni … [et al.].

Avatar, the last airbender. The complete book 3 collection [videorecording] = Jiang shi shen tong / Nickelodeon ; created by Michael Dante DiMartino, Bryan Konietzko ; directed by Giancarlo Volpe … [et al.] ; written by Elizabeth Welch Ehasz … [et al.].

Avatar, the last airbender. The complete book 2 collection [videorecording] = Jiang shi shen tong / Nickelodeon ; ; created by Michael Dante DiMartino, Bryan Konietzko ; directed by Giancarlo Volpe … [et al.] ; written by Elizabeth Welch Ehasz … [et al.].

Beloe solnëtìse pustyni [videorecording] = White sun of the desert / Mosfil§m ; çEksperimental§noe tvorcheskoe ob•edinenie ; sëtìsenariæi Valentina Ezhova, Rustama Ibragimbekova ; postanovka Vladimira Motylëiìa.

The Big bang theory. The complete fifth season [videorecording] / Warner Bros. Television ; creators, Chuck Lorre, Bill Prady.

Castle. The complete fourth season [videorecording] / an ABC Studios production.

Dexter. The sixth season [videorecording] / Showtime presents ; producers, Drew Z. Greenberg, Robert Lloyd Lewis..

Diamond arm [videorecording] / Mosfil ; avtory stsenariia, M. Slobodskoi, IA. Kostiukovskii, L. Gaidai ; rezhisser-postanovshchik, Leonid Gaidai.

A Diva’s Christmas carol [videorecording] / VH1 presents a Viacom production ; produced by Patricia Clifford ; written and directed by Richard Schenkman.

Dzhentl§meny udachi [videorecording] = Gentlemen of fortune / Mosfil§m ; avtory sëtìsenariëiìa, Viktoriëiìa Tokareva, Georgiæi Daneliëiìa ; postanovka Aleksandra Serogo ; rezhisser, K. Starostin.

The Five-year engagement [videorecording] / producers, Judd Apatow, Nicholas Stoller, Rodney Rothman ; writers, Jason Segal, Nicholas Stoller.

A Great day in Harlem [videorecording] / a Jean Bach production ; co-produced by Matthew Seig ; written by Jean Bach, Susan Peehl, Matthew Seig ; the photograph by Art Kane.

Great expectations [videorecording] / Twentieth Century Fox presents ; an Art Linson production ; an Alfonso Cuarâon film ; produced by Art Linson ; screenplay by Mitch Glazer ; directed by Alfonso Cuarâon.

The Hunger games [videorecording] / directed by Gary Ross ; screenplay by Gary Ross and Suzanne Collins and Billy Ray ; produced by Nina Jacobson, Jon Kilik ; a Lionsgate presentation ; a Color Force/Lionsgate production ; a Gary Ross film.

Ironiëiìa sud§by, ili, s lèegkim paroæi [videorecording]: the irony of fate or”Enjoy your bath” / Mosfil§m ; rezhisser postanovshchik, çEldar Rëiìazanov.

Ivan Vasilievich [videorecording]: back to the future / Ruscico ; script, Vladlen Bakhnov, Leonid Gaiday ; director, Leonid Gaiday.

Kidnapping Caucasian style, or Shurik’s new adventures [videorecording] / directed by Leonid Gaidai ; written by Leonid Gaidai, Yakov Kostyukovsky, and Moris Slobodskoy.

The Lucky one [videorecording] / Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; Village Roadshow Pictures ; a Di Novi Pictures production ; produced by Denise Di Novi, Kevin McCormick ; screenplay by Will Fetters ; directed by Scott Hicks.

Moscow does not believe in tears [videorecording] / a Mosfilm Studios production ; Sovexportfilm ; a Kino International release ; director, Vladimir Menshov ; screenplay by Valentin Chiornykh.

NCIS, Naval Criminal Investigative Service. The ninth season [videorecording] / CBS Television Studios.

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Semnadëtìsat§ mgnoveniæi vesny [videorecording] = Seventeen moments of spring / director Tatiana Lioznova.

Sobach§e serdëtìse=Heart of a dog [videorecording] / Lenfil§m ; Avtor sëtìsenariëiìa, Nataliëiìa Bortko ; rezhissèer-postanovshchik, Vladimir Bortko.

Think like a man [videorecording] / Screen Gems presents a Rainforest Films production ; produced by Will Packer ; writers, Keith Merryman & David A. Newman ; directed by Tim Story.

The Twelve chairs [videorecording] = Dvenadëtìsat§ stul§ev / CBS Fox Video ; Gaumont ; Brooksfilms Limited presents a Sidney Glazier production ; a film by Mel Brooks ; a UMC Pictures-Crossbow co-production ; screenplay by Mel Brooks ; produced by Michael Hertzberg ; directed by Mel Brooks.

The Walking dead. The complete second season [videorecording] / Circle of Confusion ; Valhalla Entertainment ; Darkwoods Productions ; AMC Studios ; AMC presents ; developed by Frank Darabont.

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