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Stacks Spotlight – January 2013

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

Because I said so!: the truth behind the myths, tales and warnings every generation passes down to its kids / Ken Jennings.

Bullspotting: finding facts in the age of misinformation / Loren Collins.

Why humans like to cry: tragedy, evolution and the brain / Michael Trimble.

Friendkeeping: a field guide to the people you love, hate, and can’t live without / Julie Klam.

Driving the Saudis: a chauffeur’s tale of the world’s richest princesses ( plus their servants, nannies and one royal hairdresser ) / Jayne Amelia Larson.

Living with honor / Salvatore A. Giunta ; with Joe Layden.

Our divided political heart: the battle for the American idea in an age of discontent / E. J. Dionne, Jr.

Grace, gold & glory: my leap of faith / Gabrielle Douglas ; with Michelle Burford.

The new geography of jobs / Enrico Moretti.

Peppermint twist: the mob, the music, and the most famous dance club of the ’60s / John Johnson, Jr., and Joel Selvin, with Dick Cami.

Bruce / Peter Ames Carlin.

Rod: the autobiography / Rod Stewart.

We killed: the rise of women in American comedy / Yael Kohen.

Open heart / Elie Wiesel ; translated by Marion Wiesel.

Raised from the ground / Josâe Saramago ; translated from the Portuguese by Margaret Jull Costa.

A possible life: a novel in five parts / Sebastian Faulks.

The child’s child: a novel / Ruth Rendell, writing as Barbara Vine.

The valley of unknowing / Philip Sington.

The forgotten / David Baldacci.

Notorious nineteen: a Stephanie Plum novel / Janet Evanovich.

Magnificence: a novel / Lydia Millet.

Fast animal / Tim Seibles.

Me and the devil: a novel / Nick Tosches.

Nine months: a novel / Paula Bomer.

A hologram for the king: a novel / Dave Eggers.

The twelve tribes of Hattie / by Ayana Mathis.

Antifragile: things that gain from disorder / Nassim Nicholas Taleb.

Chasing Doctor Dolittle: learning the language of animals / Con Slobodchikoff.

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

Getting your head around the brain / Amanda Ellison.

Spillover: animal infections and the next human pandemic / David Quammen.

Fever season: the story of a terrifying epidemic and the people who saved a city / Jeanette Keith.

What’s a dog for?: the surprising history, science, philosophy, and politics of man’s best friend / John Homans.

Heads in beds: a reckless memoir of hotels, hustles, and so-called hospitality / Jacob Tomsky.

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