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New and Featured Books for 04/11/2012:

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Come and check out these and some of the other new books and materials (or at least new to us) added to our library collection…

FICTION:

Locked On by Tom Clancy with Mark Greaney

The Submission by Amy Waldman

That’s How I Roll by Andrew Vachss

Letter From A Stranger by Barbar a Taylor Bradford

All I Did Was Shoot My Man by Walter Mosley

The Big Cat Nap by Rita Mae Brown

Bleed For Me by Michael Robotham

Hush Now, Don’t You Cry by Rhys Bowen

Sacré Bleu: A Comedy d’Art  by Christopher Moore

We The Animals by Justin Torres

The Sisters Brothers by Patrick DeWitt

The Guy Not Taken by Jennifer Weiner

NON-FICTION:

The Favored Daughter: One Woman’s Fight To Lead Afghanistan Into The Future by Fawzia Koofi with Nadene Ghouri

All In: The Education Of General David Petraeus by Paula Broadwell with Vernon Loeb

A very intriguing biography about the life and career of the well known general and current director of the CIA. Not a comprehensive biography of the general, nor a comprehensive of the war in the Afghanistan and its history, and not a “tell all,” but definitely a nice portrait. Check out the author’s website, as well as a review of the book at The Washington Post, and interviews with the author at The Daily Show and CBS News. You can find a picture of the general and the author below:

The Benefit And The Burden: Tax Reform And Why We Need It And What It Will Take by Bruce Bartlett

Red Eagles: America’s Secret MiGs by Steve Davies

God’s Jury: The Inquisition And The Making Of The Modern World by Cullen Murphy

Glock: The Rise Of America’s Gun by Paul M. Barrett

The One: The Life And Music Of James Brown by R. J. Smith

Ameritopia: The Unmaking Of America by Mark R. Levin

Gilded Lives, Fatal Voyage: The Titanic‘s First-Class Passengers And Their World by Hugh Brewster

Island Of Vice: Theodore Roosevelt’s Doomed Quest To Clean Up Sin-Loving New York by Richard Zacks

The End Of Normal: A Wife’s Anguish, A Widow’s New Life by Stephanie Madoff Mack

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Please note that books mentioned here could be checked out between the time they end up on the blog and when you come to check them out. If you don’t see the items you’re looking for then please come up to the front desk, OR call us, OR send us an email at robinsbaselibrary@gmail.com and  we’ll put your name on the reserve list for when the item returns.

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Previous New/Featured books for Adults:

04/04/12.

03/29/12.

03/01/12.

02/02/11.

01/27/12.

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Reading material for 04/02/12:

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Next week at the Library…

Some reading material from around the internet:

The history of the word “Dude.”

Gallagher suffers a heart attack, retires from performing.

The battle over a missing Monet.

Fashion Week in China.

Robot Monkey kickstarter.

Burker King’s new menu looks very familiar.

The world’s tallest treehouse.

The #Occupy movement is getting a lot less visible.

by Rebecca Cobb, from here.

A list of literary heroines.

10 famous authors who made unlikely genre jumps.

Ideas to save libraries.

A new reader and an old reader discuss the books behind Game Of Thrones.

Iain M. Banks on his writing process.

When Ernest Hemingway killed his cat.

Charlie Kaufman is writing his first novel.

Are book covers different for male authors and female authors?

from here.

Everything the Hunger Games movie left out.

Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs?

Kenneth Branagh will possibly be directing the next Jack Ryan movie.

I, Claudius is finally out on DVD.

The trailer for Safety Not Guaranteed, the movie based on an internet meme.

What’s really happening when Mad Men characters sing.

The trailer for The Newsroom, Aaron Sorkin’s new HBO show.

How much would a black hole hurt the Earth?

The 1940s Census records have been released.

The benefits of being bilingual.

Pink Slime economics.

Bruce Sterling on the New Aesthetic.

Would you implant a microchip in a child?

Earthshine.

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Previous online reading material:

03/26/12.

03/12/12.

03/05/12.

02/27/12.

02/20/12.