NORTHLAND COMMUNITY & TECHNICAL COLLEGE TRF Campus Library – New Materials
NORTHLAND COMMUNITY & TECHNICAL COLLEGE TRF Campus Library – New Materials November 16, 2015 NON-FICTION BOOKS 025.04 Se Seife, Charles Virtual unreality: just because the internet told you, how do you know it’s true? Taking on everything from breaking news coverage and online dating to program trading and that eccentric and unreliable source that is Wikipedia, Seife arms his readers with actual tools, or weapons, for discerning truth from fiction online. 121.6 De Dennett, Daniel C. Intuition pumps and other tools for thinking Dennett’s entertaining and illuminating thought experiments spark the imagination and spur heated discussions on the nature of free will, human consciousness, and our search for meaning. 152.42 Le Lenoir, Frederic Happiness: a philosopher’s guide A huge bestseller in Europe, Frederic Lenoir’s Happiness is an exciting journey that examines how history’s greatest philosophers and religious figures have answered life’s most fundamental question: What is happiness and how do I achieve it? 153.1 Pa Pavlov, Ivan Petrovich Conditioned reflexes This book is a full, authorized translation of the Novel Prize-winning scientist's work in experimental psychology. 153.8 Dw Dweck, Carol S. Mindset: the new psychology of success Dweck explains why it’s not just our abilities and talent that bring us success, but whether we approach our goals with a fixed or growth mindset. 153.9 Co Coyle, Daniel The talent code: greatness isn’t born: it’s grown , here’s how This book shows you how to grow talent by tapping into a newly discovered brain mechanism. 193 Fr Fritzman, J.M. Hegel GWF Hegel has long been considered one of the most influential and controversial thinkers of the nineteenth century, and his work continues to provoke debate in contemporary philosophy. 222.1606 Co Coogan, Michael The ten commandments: a short history of an ancient text In this lively and provocative book, Michael Coogan guides readers into the ancient past to examine the iconic Ten Commandments, also known as the Decalogue. 292.1303 Di March, Jennifer Dictionary of classical mythology 302.23 Si Silverblatt, Art Media literacy: keys to interpreting media messages Covering print, photography, film, radio, television, and new media, this textbook instructs readers on how to take a critical approach to media and interpret the information overload that is disseminated via mass communication. 303.60973 Wh Whitlock, Kay Considering hate: violence, goodness, and justice in American culture and politics Hate haunts the human imagination. As a society, the United States has created a "hate frame" through which we view the world. 305.896 Hu Hughey, Matthew W. The wrongs of the right: language, race, and the Republican Party in the age of Obama 320.1 Ca Edited by Marguerite Deslauriers The Cambridge companion to Aristotle’s Politics One of the most influential works in the history of political theory, Aristotle's 'Politics' is a treatise in practical philosophy, intended to inform legislators and to create the conditions for virtuous and selfsufficient lives for the citizens of a state. 322.44 Mu Mulloy, D.J. The world of the John Birch Society: conspiracy, conservatism, and the Cold War 324.7 Co Edited by Victoria A. Farrar-Myers Controlling the message: new media in American political campaigns 333.72 Am Edited by Bill McKibben American earth: environmental writing since Thoreau As America and the world grapple with the consequences of global environmental change, the author, a writer and activist offers this anthology gathering the best and most significant American environmental writing from the last two centuries. 338.7 Ke Keating, R.K. Wheel man: Robert M. Keating, pioneer of bicycles, motorcycles and automobiles Robert M. Keating at 32 was producing one of the most innovative bicycle lines in the world in a state-of-the-art factory. 344.7303 Si Simon, Jonathan Mass incarceration on trial: a remarkable court decision and the future of prisons in America 363.45 De Deibert, Michael In the shadow of Saint Death: the Gulf Cartel and the price of America’s drug war in Mexico 364.106 De Deutsch, Kevin The triangle: a year on the ground with New York’s Bloods and Crips The Linden Triangle at Linden Avenue and Linden Place, Hempstead, Long Island. At this blighted intersection, seemingly forgotten by the middle and upper class communities that surround it, the dream of suburban comfort and safety has devolved into a nightmare of flying bullets and bloodshed. 364.1092 En Enss, Chris Wicked women: notorious, mischievous, and wayward ladies from the Old West 370.15 Br Brown, Peter C. Make it stick: the science of successful learning 378.1 Ba Stewart, Brian W. Barron’s ACT  378.1 Ba Prince, Patsy J. Barron’s 6 ACT practice tests  570 Ba Barnes-Svarney, Patricia The handy biology answer book 577.27 Pr Primack, Richard B. Walden warming: climate change comes to Thoreau’s woods 599.773 Yu Yuskavitch, Jim In wolf country: the power and politics of reintroduction 610.73 Fu Taylor, Tracy A. Fundamentals of nursing made incredibly easy! 610.73 Ga Galanti, Geri-Ann Caring for patients from different cultures Provides healthcare workers with a frame of reference for understanding cultural difference and sound alternatives for providing the best possible care to multicultural communities. 610.73 Si Silvestri, Linda Anne Saunders comprehensive review for the NCLEX-PN examination  610.7306 Ti Timby, Barbara Kuhn Lippincott Review for NCLEX-PN  620.11 Mi Miodownik, Mark Stuff matters: exploring the marvelous materials that shape our man-made world 629.22209 Pa 629.8 Da Parissien, Steven The life of the automobile: the complete history of the motor car Davis, Joshua Spare parts: four undocumented teenagers, one ugly robot, and the battle for the American dream Four undocumented Mexican immigrants in Arizona put together an underwater robot from scavenged parts and went on to win the National Underwater Robotics Competition at UC Santa Barbara. 650.1 Ly Lynch, Jerry The way of the champion: lessons from Sun Tzu’s The art of war and other Tao wisdom for sports & life 658.11 Gu MN DEED A guide to starting a business in Minnesota 709.2 Sh Shlain, Leonard Leonardo’s brain: understanding da Vinci’s creative genius 741.5 Ba Edited by Mark D. White Batman and philosophy: the dark knight of the soul Batman is one of the most complex characters ever to appear in comic books, graphic novels, and on the big screen. 741.5 Ch Chambers, Robert W. The king in yellow (graphic novel) The King in Yellow is one of the most important works of American supernatural fiction--a thrilling tale of horror that will make readers laugh and cry and tremble with fright. 741.5 Cl Clowes, Daniel Wilson (graphic novel) Presents the graphic tale of an opinionated middle-aged loner whose inability to connect with anyone but his dog compels him to seek human companionship, an effort complicated by the discovery of a teenage daughter he never knew. 741.5 Do Doxiadis, Apostolos Logicomix (graphic novel) This innovative, dramatic graphic novel recounts the spiritual odyssey of philosopher Bertrand Russell. 741.5973 Kn Knisley, Lucy Displacement: a travelogue (graphic novel) In the next installment of her graphic memoir series, Displacement, Knisley volunteers to watch over her ailing grandparents on a cruise. 782 Sn Snider, Todd I never met a story I didn’t like: mostly true tall tales There are storytellers and there are performers and there are standup comedians. And then there's Todd Snider, who is all three in one, and something else entirely. 791.43 Av Edited by Mark D. White The Avengers and philosophy: Earth’s mightiest thinkers An engaging look at the philosophical underpinnings of Earth's Mightiest Heroes-timed for the release of Joss Whedon's longawaited film adaptation Avengers, assemble! 791.43 In Edited by David Kyle Johnson Inception and philosophy: because it’s never just a dream A philosophical look at the movie Inception and its brilliant metaphysical puzzles 791.45 Bi Edited by Dean A. Kowalski The Big bang theory and philosophy: rock, paper, scissors, Aristotle, Locke This book discusses philosophy. But you don't need an IQ of 187 to enjoy it. 796 Gr Grubbs, Bruce Using GPS Richly illustrated and information-packed tools for anyone whose play or work takes them to remote areas. 796.01 Hi Hillier, Craig Playing beyond the scoreboard: a team captain’s guide to a season of significance 796.089 Ra Edited by James L. Conyers, Jr. Race in American sports: essays These essays examine the issue of race in college and professional sports, beginning with the effects of stereotypes on black female college athletes, and the self-handicapping of black male college athletes. 796.323 Ja Jackson, Phil Sacred hoops: spiritual lessons of a hardwood warrior 796.323 Wo Wooden, John They call me coach An autobiographical portrait of UCLA basketball coach John Wooden highlighting his career and personal life and insights on how his top players shaped and changed the NBA. 796.342 Ga Gallwey, W. Timothy The inner game of tennis Concentrates upon overcoming mental attitudes that adversely affect tennis performance, including learning to relax, effectively concentrating, and discarding bad habits. 796.352 Ga Gallwey, W. Timothy The inner game of golf No matter what your skill set, Gallwey’s pioneering strategies, reallife examples, and illuminating advice are perfect for anyone who strives to be a champion on and off the course. 796.352 Va Valiante, Gio Golf flow: master your mind, master the course The principles in Golf Flow have enabled Dr. Gio Valiante, the PGA Tour's most prolific performance consultant, to coach his players to over 50 professional wins in the past decade. 796.3523 Ni Nilsson, Pia Every shot must have a purpose Two legendary coaches give golfers a powerful new approach to the game... and to life. 796.357 Kl Klima, John The game must go on: Hank Greenberg, Pete Gray, and the great days of baseball on the home front in WWII 810.9 Fi Fitzpatrick, Kevin C. The Algonquin Round Table New York: a historical guide 813.4 Tw Edited by Carlo DeVito Mark Twain’s notebooks: journals, letters, observations, wit, wisdom, and doodles 813.54 Sh Shawn, Wallace Essays Wallace Shawn takes us on a revelatory journey through high art, war, culture, politics, and privilege. With his distinctive humor and insight, Shawn invites us to look at the world with new eyes, the better to understand ...and change it. 813.6 Hu Edited by George A. Dunn The hunger games and philosophy: a critique of pure treason Examines the key characters, plot lines, and themes of the series while applying the perspectives of Charles Darwin, Thomas Hobbes, and Plato. 823.8 Al Edited by Richard Brian Davis Alice in Wonderland and philosophy: curiouser and curiouser This book probes the deeper underlying meaning in the Alice books, and reveals a world rich with philosophical life lessons. 823.914 Ha Edited by David Baggett Harry Potter and philosophy: if Aristotle ran Hogwarts 828.91203 Wo Lounsberry, Barbara Becoming Virginia Wolf: her early diaries & the diaries she read This book explores the first twelve books of the 38 handwritten volumes of Virginia Woolf's diary, the early experimental stage before her diary writing evolved to a more mature, modernist style. 910.2 Eh Ehrman, Mark Getting out: your guide to leaving America A comprehensive guide to emigrating out of the United States, providing suggestions and information on where Americans can most easily gain residency and citizenship, and discussing which countries are best suited for lifestyles, genders, ages, or political beliefs. 919.8 By Byrd, Richard Evelyn Skyward: man’s mastery of the air Admiral Byrd's classic explorations by land, air, and sea transport us to the farthest reaches of the globe. 920.07 Mi Somerset Publishers Minnesota biographical dictionary People of all times and places who have been important to the history and life of the state. 921 Jo Johnson, Sarah M. Life is beautiful: how a lost girl became a true, confident child of God While on a mission’s trip in Guatemala, a small Cessna Caravan’s engine blows. The Cessna crashes in a remote village, leaving eleven of the fourteen passengers dead. 921 Wo Gordon, Charlotte Romantic outlaws: the extraordinary lives of Mary Wollstonecraft and her daughter Mary Shelley Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-1797) and her daughter Mary Shelley (1797-1851) have each been the subject of numerous biographies by top tier writers, yet no author has ever examined their lives in tandem. 940.1092 Pr Prestwich, Michael Medieval people: vivid lives in a distant landscape This engrossing, exquisitely illustrated, often witty account tells the life stories of some seventy individuals who "made" the Middle Ages. 940.421 Ba Baker, Chris The truce: the day the war stopped A fascinating study of the events leading up to and during one of the most poignant events of the First World War, the Christmas Truce 1914. 940.5 Su Suderland, Maja Inside concentration camps: social life at the extremes Maja Suderland takes the reader inside Nazi concentration camps and examines the everyday social life of prisoners and the strategies they developed to cope with the harsh conditions and the brutality of the guards. 940.53 Je Edited by Patrick Henry Jewish resistance against the Nazis This volume puts to rest the myth that the Jews went passively to the slaughter like sheep. 944.04 Ha Hazan, Eric A people’s history of the French Revolution 971.4 Lo Lovoll, Odd S. Across the Deep Blue Sea: the Saga of Early Norwegian Immigrants from Norway to America through the Canadian gateway 979.404 St Stephens, John Richard Gold: firsthand accounts from the rush that made the West The Gold Rush era was an amazing time in our country's history. California had just been occupied during the Mexican-American War and wasn't officially a U.S. territory yet when gold was discovered in 1848. 980.01 Qu Quilter, Jeffrey The ancient central Andes The Ancient Central Andes presents a general overview of the prehistoric peoples and cultures of the Central Andes, the region now encompassing most of Peru and significant parts of Ecuador, Bolivia, northern Chile, and northwestern Argentina. FICTION BOOKS Al Alexie, Sherman The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian Budding cartoonist Junior leaves his troubled school on the Spokane Indian Reservation to attend an all-white farm town school where the only other Indian is the school mascot. An Antrim, Donald Elect Mr. Robinson for a better world Tells of the world of two elementary schoolteachers in a world made riotous by life's mysterious and sometimes violent accidents. An Antrim, Donald The hundred brothers Doug, an obsessive amateur genealogist, narrates what happens when he and his ninety-nine brothers, ranging in age from their mid20s to 93, gather for dinner in the family's dilapidated library. El Elrod, P.N. The hanged man On a freezing Christmas Eve in 1879, a forensic psychic reader is summoned from her Baker Street lodgings to the scene of a questionable death. La Larsson, Stieg The girl who kicked the hornet’s nest In the concluding volume of Stieg Larsson's Millenium trilogy, Lisbeth Salander lies in critical condition in a Swedish hospital, a bullet in her head. But she's fighting for her life in more ways than one: if and when she recovers, she'll stand trial for three murders. Le Lee, Harper Go set a watchman Maycomb, Alabama. Twenty-six-year-old Jean Louise Finch, returns home from New York City to visit her aging father, Atticus. Set against the backdrop of the civil rights tensions and political turmoil that were transforming the South. Ne Nevill, Adam No one gets out alive When Stephanie moves to the notoriously cheap Perry Bar neighborhood of Birmingham, she's just happy to find an affordable room for rent that's large enough not to deserve her previous room's nickname, "the cell". But soon after she becomes uneasy about her rash decision. She hears things in the night. Feels them. Things...or people...who aren't there in the light. Ya Yamashita, Karen Tei I hotel Beginning in 1968, a motley cast of students, laborers, artists, revolutionaries, and provocateurs from San Francisco's Chinatown make their way through the history of the day, becoming caught in a riptide of politics and passion, clashing ideologies and personal turmoil that culminate in their effort to save the International Hotel, epicenter of the Yellow Power Movement.