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Reading material for 10/01/12:

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Some reading material from around the internet:

Why the wet dog shake gets mammals dry in no time.

Is Alzheimer’s Type 3 Diabetes?

11 things Wal-Mart has banned.

Five realizations that will help you write regularly.

How hiring really happens.

The rise of the “friendly” logo.

from here.

Why can’t we spell English words phonetically?

The 10 most amazing library laboratories.

An adaptation of H. P. Lovecraft’s The Tomb, as done in the style of Dr. Seuss.

75 biographies to read before you die.

Agatha Christie: “Why I Got fed up with Poirot.”

50 books to build your character.

from here.

The compact disc is 30 years old today.

They’re planning on remaking The Rocketeer and Videodrome.

Rian Johnson talks Looper and Breaking Bad.

David Byrne explains How Music Works in his new book.

Natalie Portman as Jackie Kennedy?

Marc Webb and Andrew Garfield will return for the sequel to The Amazing Spider-Man.

Could there be a Downton Abbey prequel?

via Steve McCurry.

Apparently the BMI test doesn’t accurately depict how prevalent obesity is.

Six mysteries that could be solved with time travel.

The man who owns the most land in America.

How to spot hidden problems in older homes.

Can you fire a pistol underwater?

9 of the world’s weirdest museums.

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Previous online reading material:

08/13/12.

08/06/12.

07/23/12.

07/17/12.

07/09/12.

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New and Featured Books for 05/22/2012:

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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:

The Book Of Jonas by Stephen Dau

Gossip by Beth Gutcheon

Enchantments by Kathryn Harrison

No Cooperation From The Cat: A Mystery by Marian Babson

The Thief by Fuminori Nakamura

Forgotten Country by Catherine Chung

The New Republic by Lionel Shriver

Illusion by Frank Peretti

The Memory Of Blood by Christopher Fowler

Blowout by Byron L. Dorgan and David Hagberg

NON-FICTION:

Lessons From The Life Of Alice Herz-Sommer, The World’s Oldest Living Holocaust Survivor: A Century Of Wisdom by Caroline Stoessinger

Hell Above Earth: The Incredible True Story Of An American WWII Bomber Commander And The Copilot Ordered To Kill Him by Stephen Frater

Revelations: Visions, Prophecy, And Politics In the Book Of Revelation by Elaine Pagels

The Emotional Life Of Your Brain: How Its Unique Patterns Affect The Way You Think, Feel, And Live – And How You Can Change Them by Richard J. Davidson and Sharon Begley

Power And Restraint: The Accountable Presidency After 9/11 by Jack Goldsmith

Illegal Procedure: A Sports Agent Comes Clean On The Dirty Business Of College Football by Josh Luchs and James Dale

Going Solo: The Extraordinary Rise And Surprising Appeal Of Living Alone by Eric Klineberg

Rogues And Redeemers: When Politics Was King In Irish Boston by Gerard O’Neill

Rights At Risk: The Limits Of Liberty In Modern America by David K. Shipler

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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:

05/01/12.

04/26/12.

04/19/12.

04/11/12.

04/04/12.