July - September 2014 Issue
Austerlitz, Saul. Sitcom: A History in 24 Episodes from I Love Lucy to Community.
Bair, Julene. The Ogallala Road: A Memoir of Love and Reckoning.
Beam, Alex. American Crucifixion: The Murder of Joseph Smith and the Fate of the Mormon Church.
Becker, Jo. Forcing the Spring: Inside the Fight for Marriage Equality.
Bennett, Jeffrey. What Is Relativity? An Intuitive Introduction to Einstein’s Ideas, and Why They Matter.
Bird, Kai. The Good Spy: The Life and Death of Robert Ames.
Blaser, Martin, M.D. Missing Microbes: How the Overuse of Antibiotics Is Fueling Our Modern Plagues.
Blum, Howard. Dark Invasion: 1915; Germany’s Secret War and the Hunt for the First Terrorist Cell in America.
Booth, Michael and Jennifer Brown. Eating Dangerously: Why the Government Can’t Keep Your Food Safe...and How You Can.
Boyd, Danah. It’s Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens. Buckley, Christopher. But Enough About You: Essays.
Cheever, Susan. E. E. Cummings.
Cheney, Lynne. James Madison: A Life Reconsidered.
Churchwell, Sarah. Careless People: Murder, Mayhem, and the Invention of “The Great Gatsby”.
Cohan, William D. The Price of Silence: The Duke Lacrosse Scandal, the Power of the Elite, and the Corruption of Our Great Universities.
Davis, Seth. Wooden: A Coach’s Life.
De Courcy, Anne. The Fishing Fleet: Husband-Hunting in the Raj.
de Queiroz, Alan. The Monkey’s Voyage: How Improbable Journeys Shaped the History of Life.
Dokoupil, Tony. The Last Pirate: A Father, His Son, and the Golden Age of Marijuana.
Duberman, Martin. Hold Tight Gently: Michael Callen, Essex Hemphill, and the Battlefield of AIDS.
Ehrenreich, Barbara. Living with a Wild God: A Nonbeliever’s Search for the Truth About Everything.
Ellenberg, Jordan. How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking.
Fermor, Patrick Leigh. The Broken Road: From the Iron Gates to Mount Athos.
Fong, Kevin. Extreme Medicine: How Exploration Transformed Medicine in the Twentieth Century.
French, Howard W. China’s Second Continent: How a Million Migrants are Building a New Empire in Africa.
Gibb, Lorna. The Extraordinary Life of Rebecca West.
Giridharadas, Anand. The True American: Murder and Mercy in Texas.
Goldstein, Rebecca Newberger. Plato at the Googleplex: Why Philosophy Won’t Go Away.
Goldstone, Lawrence. Birdmen: The Wright Brothers, Glenn Curtiss, and the Battle to Control the Skies.
Grandin, Greg. The Empire of Necessity: Slavery, Freedom, and Deception in the New World.
Guha, Ramachandra. Gandhi Before India.
Handler, Chelsea. Uganda Be Kidding Me.
Heacox, Kim. John Muir and the Ice that Started a Fire: How a Visionary and the Glaciers of Alaska Changed America.
Hirsch, Edward. A Poet’s Glossary.
Hoffman, Carl. Savage Harvest: A Tale of Cannibals, Colonialism, and Michael Rockefeller’s Tragic Quest for Primitive Art.
Hofler, Robert. Sexplosion: From Andy Warhol to A Clockwork Orange - How a Generation of Pop Rebels Broke All the Taboos.
Hotta: Eri. Japan 1941: Countdown to Infamy.
Huang, Quanyu. The Hybrid Tiger: Secrets of the Extraordinary Success of Asian-American Kids.
Jamison, Leslie. The Empathy Exams: Essays.
Jones, Daniel. Love Illuminated: Exploring Life’s Most Mystifying Subject (With the Help of 50,000 Strangers).
Kaplan, Fred. John Quincy Adams: American Visionary.
Kashatus, William C. Jackie and Campy: The Untold Story of Their Rocky Relationship and the Breaking of Baseball’s Color Line.
Kennan, George F. The Kennan Diaries.
McGraw, Peter. The Humor Code: A Global Search for What Makes Things Funny.
MacLean, David Stuart. The Answer to the Riddle is Me: A Memoir of Amnesia.
Mettler, Suzanne. Degrees of Inequality: How the Politics of Higher Education Sabotaged the American Dream.
Miller, Donald L. Supreme City: How Jazz Age Manhattan Gave Birth to Modern America.
Miodownik, Mark. Stuff Matters: Exploring the Marvelous Materials That Shape Our Man-Made World.
Paabo, Svante. Neanderthal Man: In Search of Lost Genomes.
Parissien, Steven. The Life of the Automobile: The Complete History of the Motor Car.
Pawel, Miriam. The Crusades of Cesar Chavez: A Biography.
Pettegree, Andrew. The Invention of News: How the World Came to Know About Itself.
Pilling, David. Bending Adversity: Japan and the Art of Survival.
Purdum, Todd S. An Idea Whose Time Has Come: Two Presidents, Two Parties, and the Battle for the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Schama, Simon. The Story of the Jews: Finding the Words 1000 BC-1492 AD.
Schulte, Brigid. Overwhelmed: Work, Love, and Play When No One Has the Time.
Solomon, Alisa. Wonder of Wonders: A Cultural History of Fiddler on the Roof.
Stibbe, Nina. Love, Nina: A Nanny Writes Home.
Strycker, Noah. The Thing with Feathers: The Surprising Lives of Birds and What They Reveal about Being Human.
Sutton, Tina. The Making of Markova: Diaghilev’s Baby Ballerina to Groundbreaking Icon.
Warren, Elizabeth. A Fighting Chance.
Washington, Mary Helen. The Other Blacklist: The African American Literary and Cultural Left of the 1960’s.
Waters, John. Carsick: Hitchhikes Across America.
Weisman, Alan. Countdown: Our Last, Best Hope for a Future on Earth.
White, Edward. The Tastemaker: Carl Van Vechten and the Birth of Modern America.
Whitehead, Colson. The Noble Hustle: Poker, Beef Jerky and Death.
Williams, Joan C. and Rachel Dempsey. What Works for Women at Work: Four Patterns Working Women Need to Know.
Wolf, Alison. The XX Factor: How the Rise of the Working Woman Has Created a Far Less Equal World.