New Books – 2017

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It’s always been the Library Committee’s goal for the Coffman collection to offer something new for every reading taste at any time.  Look for the books below in their assigned shelf locations as shown below in BOLD CAPS.

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AGING
Good Care Giver:  A One of a Kind Compassionate Resource for Anyone Caring for an Aged Loved One by Robert Kane

BIOGRAPHY
Ants Among Elephants: An Untouchable Family and the Making of Modern India by Sujatha Gilda
Churchill and Orwell:  The Fight for Freedom by Thomas E. Ricks
Down the Highway: The Life of Bob Dylan by Howard Sounes
Flying Funny:  My Life Without a Net by Dudley Riggs
The King Years:  Historic Moments in the Civil Rights Movement by Taylor Branch
Lise Meitner:  A Life In Physics by Ruth Lewin Sime
Notorious Victoria:  The Life of Victoria Woodhull, Uncensored by Mary Gabriel
You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me:  A Memoir by Sherman Alexie

BIOGRAPHY COLLECTIONS
Not Just Jane:  Rediscovering Seven Amazing Women Writers Who Transformed British Literature by Shelley DeWees

FICTION
Barkskins:  A Novel by Annie Proulx
A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James
Mothering Sunday by Graham Swift

MYSTERY/SPY/ADVENTURE
Dark Fire by C. J. Sampson
Dark Net by Benjamin Percy
Dissolution by C. J. Sampson

POETRY COLLECTIONS
Citizen:  An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine

PSYCHOLOGY
Power Paradox:  How We Gain and Lose Influence by Dacher Keltner

SCIENCE/TECH/MATH
Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil de Grasse Tyson
The Undoing Project:  A Friendship that Changed Our Minds by Michael Lewis

SOCIOLOGY
Dream Hoarders:  How the American Upper Middle Class Is Leaving Everyone Else in the Dust… by Richard V. Reeves
The Vanishing American Adult: Our Coming-of-Age Crisis and how to Rebuild a Culture of Self-Reliance by Ben Sasse

U.S. HISTORY
America’s War for the Greater Middle East:  A Military History by Andrew Bacevich
Loving: Interracial Intimacy in America and the Threat to White Supremacy by Sheryll Cashin

WORLD POLITICS/GOVERNMENT
Devil’s Bargain: Steve Bannon, Donald Trump and the Storming of the Presidency by Joshua Green