Newest in Popular Reading: The Mannings, Hustling Hitler, The Human Superorganism, & The Girl Who Escaped ISIS

What a beautiful beginning to autumn we are experiencing at The Catholic University of America! The air is fresh, the temperature cool, and the leaves are beginning to fall. Here at the library, we have a great new selection of books in our popular reading collection located on the first floor of Mullen Library in the Reference Reading Room. There you will find an assortment of best sellers and other popular titles.


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
The Book That Matters Most Ann Hood
Presto!: How I Made Over 100 Pounds Magically Disappear And Other Magical Tales Penn Jillette
Absalom’s Daughters Suzanne Feldman
The Girl Who Escaped ISIS: This Is My Story Farida Khalaf and Andrea C. Hoffmann translated from the German by Jamie Bulloch
The Kingdom of Speech Tom Wolfe
American Housewife: Stories Helen Ellis
The Mannings: the fall and rise of a football family Lars Anderson
Cooking for Picasso Camille Aubray
The Hamilton Affair: a novel Elizabeth Cobbs
Hustling Hitler: The Jewish Vaudevillian Who Fooled the Führer Walter Shapiro
In the Shadow of Frankenstein: Tales of the Modern Prometheus Stephen Jones (ed.) Foreword by Neil Gaiman
The light of Paris Eleanor Brown
Ninety-Nine Stories of God Joy Williams
Family Tree Susan Wiggs
The book: A cover-to-cover exploration of the most powerful object of our time Keith Houston
A field guide to lies :critical thinking in the information age Daniel J. Levitin
The Matchmakers of Minnow Bay Kelly Harms
Heroes of the Frontier Dave Eggers
Good Morning, Midnight Lily Brooks-Dalton
The human superorganism: how the microbiome is revolutionizing the pursuit of a healthy life Rodney Dietert

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.”

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