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February Newsletter

Please enjoy some of the new books and the services the Library is offering this month.
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What you can find this month!



Wounded city: violent turf wars in a Chicago barrio

Vargas, Robert

Sneakers: fashion, gender, and subculture

Kawamura, Yuniya

Saladin: the sultan who vanquished the crusaders and built an Islamic empire

Man, John

Mounting frustration: the art museum in the age of Black power

Cahan, Susan

The man who stole himself: the slave odyssey of Hans Jonathan

Gísli Pálsson

Mind-gut connection: how the hidden conversation within our bodies impacts our mood, our choices, and our overall health

Mayer, Emeran A.

Northmen: the Viking saga, AD 793-1241

Haywood, John

The general vs. the president: MacArthur and Truman at the brink of nuclear war

Brands, H. W.

William Tecumseh Sherman: in the service of my country : a life

McDonough, James L.

Freegans: diving into the wealth of food waste in America

Barnard, Alex V.

Counterpunch: the cultural battles over heavyweight prizefighting in the American West

Frisbee, Meg

The Louisiana scalawags: politics, race, and terrorism during the Civil War and Reconstruction

Wetta, Frank J.

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The world of Edena


Small great things: a novel

Picoult, Jodi

Mayumi and the sea of happiness

Tseng, Jennifer

The terranauts

Boyle, T. Coraghessan

The Fade Out

Brubaker, Ed

We love you, Charlie Freeman

Greenidge, Kaitlyn

Invisible planets: contemporary Chinese science fiction in translation

Daredevil: yellow

Loeb, Jeph

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Hidden Figures

Shetterly, Margot Lee


Orwell, George

Norse Mythology

Gaiman, Neil

I Am Not Your Negro

Baldwin, James

The Blood of Emmett Till

Tyson, Timothy B.

Bad News: last Journalists in a Dictatoriship

Sundaram, Anjan

Narrative Of The Life Of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave

Douglass, Frederick

Gjelina: Cooking from Venice, California

Lett, Travis

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Black Thought And Culture

Black Thought and Culture contains 1,303 sources with 1,210 authors, covering the non-fiction published works of leading African Americans. Particular care has been taken to index this material so that it can be searched more thoroughly than ever before. Where possible the complete published non-fiction works are included, as well as interviews, journal articles, speeches, essays, pamplets, letters and other fugitive material.

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Civic Engagement

Librarian, Andrea Jakubas, provides ways on how you can get involved in the civic process. Check out her article or the Library's Political Science Guide for more information!

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Frederick Douglass

The autobiographies

Douglass, Frederick

Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass, an American slave, written by himself: a new critical edition

Douglass, Frederick

In the words of Frederick Douglass: quotations from liberty's champion

Douglass, Frederick

The Lives of Frederick Douglass

Levine, Robert S.

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