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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 [2014]
378.1 Ba
Prince, Patsy J.
Barron’s 6 ACT practice tests [2015]
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
[2016]
610.7306 Ti
Timby, Barbara Kuhn
Lippincott Review for NCLEX-PN [2015]
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.
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