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Brainwashed in Jane Austen’s England, this month’s Popular Reading Selections

September 17th, 2013 by  

Welcome one and all to the beginnings of this new year. To all who are new, we welcome you. To all who are returning, we wish you success in all your learning. Whenever you are in need of a break from your studies, or desire to go on an adventure of the mind, Mullen Library invites you to come and enjoy our popular reading collection. The Popular Reading books are located in the Main Reading Room on the second floor of Mullen Library.

Some of our newest titles are listed below. Hold your cursor over the Title to see a short description of the book, or click to view the catalog record. The status of the book is shown beside the call number.

Title Author Status
George Washington: The Crossing Levin, Jack E. Preface by Mark R. Levin
The Universe Versus Alex Woods Extence, Gavin
Fantasy Life: The Outrageous, Uplifting, and Heartbreaking World of Fantasy Sports by the Guy Who’s Lived It Berry, Matthew
Hidden Order Thor, Brad
The Hundred Dresses: The Most Iconic Styles of Our Time McKean, Erin. Illus by Donna Mehalko
Sons of Zeus Smith, Noble
Blood and Beauty: The Borgias Dunant, Sarah
What Makes a Hero?: The Surprising Science of Selflessness Svoboda, Elizabeth
The Seventh Trumpet: A Mystery of Ancient Ireland (Sister Fidelma) Tremayne, Peter
Anatomies: A Cultural History of the Human Body Aldersey-Williams, Hugh
The Stench of Honolulu: A Tropical Adventure Handey, Jack
Crucible (Star Wars) Denning, Troy
One Thousand and One Nights: A Retelling Al-Shaykh, Hanan. Intro by Mary Gaitskill
Jane Austen’s England Adkins, Roy & Adkins, Lesley
The Book of Immortality: The Science, Belief, and Magic Behind Living Forever Gollner, Adam Leith
Brainwashed :The seductive Appeal of Mindless Neuroscience Satel, Sally & Lilienfeld, Scott O.
The Color Master: Stories Bender, Aimee
The Astronaut Wives Club: A True Story Koppel, Lily
The Humans Haig, Matt
The Blood of Gods: A Novel of Rome Iggulden, Conn

Looking for more options? You can always see a full list of our Popular Reading books in the catalog, by searching under keyword, “CUA Popular Reading.” Happy reading!

Fun fact for the day: “The smallest book in the Library of Congress is “Old King Cole.” It is 1/25” x 1/25”, or about the size of the period at the end of this sentence.”