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New Books on Display

A selection of new books is currently on display in the James B. Duke Library. Titles include: How to stop time The end of Eddy Checked The last equation of Isaac Severy : a novel in clues The secret books Good guys Girls burn brighter Men and apparitions : a novel Gun love : a […]

Blinding Me With Science Fraud

A new display in the Sanders Science Library entitled, “Blinding Me With Science Fraud,” examines the subject of research misconduct. Titles include: Plastic fantastic: how the biggest fraud in physics shook the scientific world The great betrayal: fraud in science Merchants of doubt: how a handful of scientists obscured the truth on issues from tobacco […]

Untranslatable Words

Visit the James B. Duke Library to view an exhibit of literary translations published by Open Letter, the University of Rochester’s nonprofit, literary translation press. Open Letter is one of only a handful of publishing houses dedicated to increasing access to world literature for English readers. Open Letter searches for works that are extraordinary and influential, […]

Dam Controversy on Display

A new display in the Sanders Science Library called “Dam Controversy” includes the following titles: Dam! : water, power, politics, and preservation in Hetch Hetchy and Yosemite National Park Damnation Dam politics : restoring America’s rivers Recovering a lost river : removing dams, rewilding salmon, revitalizing communities Public power, private dams : the Hells Canyon […]

From Page to Stage

A new display in the Maxwell Music Library called “From Page to Stage: Writing Great Lyrics” includes the following titles: The art of writing great lyrics The grammar of rock : art and artlessness in 20th century pop lyrics Electrify my soul : songwriters and the spiritual source Songwriting : strategies for musical self-expression and […]

On Display: Black History Month

Titles include: Selma : the bridge to the ballot Africans in America: America’s journey through slavery The Underground Railroad Spies of Mississippi Black sugar Roads to Memphis The untold story of Emmett Louis Till The Black Panthers : vanguard of the revolution February one 4 little girls Paul Robeson: speak of me as I am […]

On Display: Supercool(ed) Animals

A new display in the Sanders Science Library called “Supercool(ed) Animals: An Appreciation for Winter Survival Strategies” includes the following titles: Winter world : the ingenuity of animal survival Ravens in winter Behavior of North American mammals Life in the cold : an introduction to winter ecology The biology of small mammals The beaver : […]

Theft: The History of Music Piracy

A new display in the Maxwell Music Library called “Theft: The History of Music Piracy” highlights bootlegs, mixed tapes, Napster, and copyright infringement.  Titles include: Pop song piracy : disobedient music distribution since 1929 Ripped : how the wired generation revolutionized music This is not a remix : piracy, authenticity and popular music Music and […]

Do you hear what I hear?

Drop by the Sanders Science Library to browse a display of audiobooks called “Do You Hear What I Hear? Great Science, Great Fiction, Great Listens.” Titles include: Copenhagen Snow crash Cryptonomicon When you reach me Flight behavior The golden compass The subtle knife The amber spyglass A wrinkle in time The world set free   

Effects of Living in a Noisy World

A selection of books about noise pollution is currently on display in the Sanders Science Library. This exhibit called “Decibel Hell: The Effects of Living in a Noisy World” includes the following titles: Discord : the story of noise Sound: from communication to noise pollution Marine mammal populations and ocean noise: determining when noise causes biologically […]