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Archive for November, 2012

Flix 4 Free! – October 2012

Rock of Ages 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!

Bones. The complete seventh season

Bopha!

Country school

FDR: a presidency revealed

Mad men. Season five

Modern family. The complete third season

Rock of ages

Supernatural. The complete seventh season

Supernatural. The complete fifth season

Stacks Spotlight – October 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

The Book of Mormon girl: a memoir of an American faith / Joanna Brooks.

The signal and the noise: why most predictions fail– but some don’t / Nate Silver.

Mortality / Christopher Hitchens ; foreword by Graydon Carter ; afterword by Carol Blue.

Interventions: a life in war and peace / Kofi Annan with Nader Mousavizadeh.

The Black Count: glory, revolution, betrayal, and the real Count of Monte Cristo / Tom Reiss.

The forgetting river: a modern tale of survival, identity, and the Inquisition / Doreen Carvajal.

Mugged: racial demagoguery from the seventies to Obama / Ann Coulter.

A journey around our America: a memoir on cycling, immigration, and the Latinoization of the U.S. / Louis G. Mendoza.

My American Revolution / Robert Sullivan.

Listening in: the secret White House recordings of John F. Kennedy / John F. Kennedy Library Foundation ; selected and introduced by Ted Widmer ; foreword by Caroline Kennedy.

Killing Kennedy: the end of Camelot / Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard.

Bill and Hillary: the politics of the personal / William H. Chafe.

One last strike: fifty years in baseball, ten and a half games back, and one final championship season / Tony La Russa with Rick Hummel ; [with a foreword by John Grisham].

Baseball’s starry night: reliving major league baseball’s 2011 wild card night of shock and awe / Paul Kocak.

The ultimate book of March madness: the players, games, and Cinderellas that captivated a nation / Tom Hager.

Paterno / Joe Posnanski.

Solo: a memoir of Hope / Hope Solo, with Ann Killion.

When Saturday mattered most: the last golden season of Army football / Mark Beech.

The real crash: America’s coming bankruptcy–how to save yourself and your country / Peter D. Schiff.

The price of politics / Bob Woodward.

Desert America: boom and bust in the new Old West / Rubâen Martâinez.

Like a Virgin: secrets they won’t teach you at business school / Richard Branson.

Sleeping with your smartphone: how to break the 24/7 habit and change the way you work / Leslie A. Perlow.

Hidden America: from coal miners to cowboys, an extraordinary exploration of the unseen people who make this country work / Jeanne Marie Laskas.

The ages of the investor: a critical look at life-cycle investing / William J. Bernstein.

The end of men: and the rise of women / Hanna Rosin.

Intercepted: the rise and fall of NFL cornerback Darryl Henley / Michael McKnight.

This machine kills secrets: how WikiLeakers, cypherpunks and hacktivists aim to free the world’s information / Andy Greenberg.

The revenge of geography: what the map tells us about coming conflicts and the battle against fate / Robert D. Kaplan.

Here come the black helicopters!: UN global governance and the loss of freedom / Dick Morris.

What you should know about politics– but don’t: a nonpartisan guide to the issues that matter / Jessamyn Conrad.

The victory lab: the secret science of winning campaigns / Sasha Issenberg.

The party is over: how Republicans went crazy, Democrats became useless, and the middle class got shafted / Mike Lofgren.

I’d like to apologize to every teacher I ever had: my year as a rookie teacher at Northeast High / Tony Danza.

Sex and God at Yale: porn, political correctness, and a good education gone bad / Nathan Harden.

Gods like us: on movie stardom and modern fame / Ty Burr.

Walt Disney’s Uncle $crooge :”only a poor old man” / by Carl Barks.

Astray / Emma Donoghue.

Winter of the world / Ken Follett.

In the kingdom of men: a novel / Kim Barnes.

A wanted man: a Jack Reacher novel / Lee Child.

In sunlight and in shadow / Mark Helprin.

NYPD red / James Patterson and Marshall Karp.

Shock wave / John Sandford.

A blaze of glory: a novel of the Battle of Shiloh / Jeff Shaara.

The time keeper / Mitch Albom.

Black water rising: a novel / Attica Locke.

The cutting season: a novel / Attica Locke.

The book of life: stories / Stuart Nadler.

The yellow birds: a novel / Kevin Powers.

The accomplice / Charles Robbins.

Phantom / Jo Nesb² ; translated from the Norwegian by Don Bartlett.

The joy of X: a guided tour of math, from one to infinity / Steven Strogatz.

On a farther shore: the life and legacy of Rachel Carson / William Souder.

Hunger, thirst, sex, and sleep: how the brain controls our passions / John K. Young.

The universal sense: how hearing shapes the mind / Seth S. Horowitz.

Rabid: a cultural history of the world’s most diabolical virus / Bill Wasik and Monica Murphy.

Wallace: the underdog who conquered a sport, saved a marriage, and championed pit bulls one flying disc at a time / Jim Gorant.

No easy day: the autobiography of a Navy SEAL: the firsthand account of the mission that killed Osama bin Laden / Mark Owen ; with Kevin Maurer.

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