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Humanities and Communication

The Tooth Book

Author: LeSieg, Theo
Call No: PZ8.3.L54934To 2000


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The Vertical Farm: Feeding the World in the 21st Century

Author: Despommier, Dickson D.
Call No: S494.5.U72D47 2010


Allied Health

Clinical Trials: What Patients and Healthy Volunteers Need to Know

Author: Speid, Lorna
Call No: R853.C55S625 2010


Medical Ethics: Accounts of Ground-Breaking Cases

Author: Pence, Gregory E.
Call No: R724.P36 2010


Phantom Billing, Fake Prescriptions, and the High Cost of Medicine: Health Care Fraud and What To Do About It.

Author: Leap, Terry L.
Call No: RA395.A3L4125 2011


Pox: An American History

Author: Willrich, Michael
Call No: RA644.S6W55 2011



Good Business: Exercising Effective and Ethical Leadership

Call No: HD58.7.G66 2010


Life Without Oil: Why We Must Shift To a New Energy Future

Author: Hallett, Steve
Call No: HD9502.A2H2425 2011


Overhaul: An Insider's Account of the Obama Administration's Emergency Rescue of the Auto Industry

Author: Rattner, Steven
Call No: HD9710.U52R38 2010


Stuffed and Starved: The Hidden Battle For the World Food System

Author: Patel, Raj
Call No: HD9000.5.P277 2008


The Aging consumer: Perspectives From Psychology and Economics

Call No: HF5415.332.O43A385 2010


Humanities and Communication

30 Rock and Philosophy: We Want to Go to There

Call No: PN1992.77.A216A15 2010


A Good Scent From a Strange Mountain: Stories

Author: Butler, robert Olen
Call No: PS3552.U8278G66 2001


American Pastoral

Author: Roth, Philip
Call No: PS3568.O855A77 1998


Breaking Dawn

Author: Meyer, Stephenie
Call No: PS3613.E979B74 2008


Dilemma: A Priest's Struggle With Faith and Love

Author: Cutie, Albert
Call No: BX4668.3.C88A3 2011



Author: Meyer, Stephenie
Call No: PS3613.E979E35 2007


Empire Falls

Author: Russon, Richard
Call No: PS3568.U812E4 2002


Essential Buddism: A Comprehensive Guide to Belief and Practice

Author: Morgan, Diane
Call No: BQ4022.M67 2010



Author: Robingson, Marilynne
Call No: PS3568.O3125G55 2006


Grant Wood: A Life

Author: Evans, R. Tripp
Call No: ND237.W795E93 2010


Hip-Hop Revolution: the Culture and Politics of Rap

Author: Ogbar, Jeffrey Ogbonna Green
Call No: ML3918.R37O33 2007


Independence Day

Author: Ford, Richard
Call No: PS3556.O713I53 1996


Interpreter of Maladies: Stories

Author: Lahiri, Jhumpa
Call No: PS3562.A316I58 1999



Author: Kennedy, William
Call No: PS3561.E428I7 1984


Jane Eyre

Author: Bronte, Charlotte
Call No: PR4167.J5 2011


Mad Men and Philosophy: Nothing is as it Seems

Call No: PN1992.77.M226M33 2010


March: A Novel

Author: Brooks, Geraldine
Call No: PR9619.3.B7153M37 2005


Martin Dressler: The Tale of an American Dreamer

Author: Millhauser, Steven
Call No: PS3563.I422M37 1997


Mass Appeal: The Formative Age of the MOvies, Radio, and TV

Author: Berkowitz, Edward D.
Call No: PN1993.5.U6B385 2010



Author: Eugenides, Jeffrey
Call No: PS3555.U4M53 2002


New Moon

Author: Meyer, Stephenie
Call No: PS3613.E979N48 2008


Olive Kitteridge

Author: Strout, Elizabeth
Call No: PS3569.T736O5 2008


Oprah: the Gospel of An Icon

Author: Lofton, Kathryn
Call No: BL2525.L65 2011


Politics on Demand: The Effects of 24-Hour News on American Politics

Author: Dagnes, Alison
Call No: PN4888.P6D34 2010


Rabbit Is Rich

Author: Updick, John
Call No: PS3571.P4R25 1996


The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay : A Novel

Author: Chabon, Michael
Call No: PS3553.H15A82 2000b


The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

Author: Diaz, Junot
Call No: PS3554.I259B75 2007


The Forgotten Founding Father: Noah Webster's Obsession and the Creation of an American Culture

Author: Kendall, Joshua C.
Call No: PE64.W5K46 2010


The Greek and Roman Myths: A Guide to the Classical Stories

Author: Matyszak, Philip
Call No: BL723.M37 2010


The Last Speakers: The Quest to Save the World's Most Endangered Languages

Author: Harrison, K. David
Call No: P40.5.E53H37 2010


The Lay of the Land

Author: Ford, Richard
Call No: PS3556.O713L39 2006


The Norton Anthology of Latino Literature

Call No: PS508.H57N65 2011


The Shipping News

Author: Proulx, Annie
Call No: PS3556.R697S4 1993


The Sportswriter

Author: Ford, Richard
Call No: PS3556.O713S6 1995


The Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction

Call No: PS648.S3W39 2010



Author: Harding, Paul
Call No: PS3608.A72535T56 2009



Author: Meyer, Stephenie
Call No: PS3613.E979T855 2006


Math/Physical Science

Bees, Wasps, and Ants; the Indispensable Role of Hymenoptera

Author: Grissell, Eric
Call No: QL565.G72 2010


Bird Feathers : A Guide to North American Species

Author: Scott, S. David (Shannon David)
Call No: QL681.S39 2010



Call No: QE861.4.D562 2011


Drawing the Map of Life: Inside the Human Genome Project

Author: McElheny, Victor K.
Call No: QH447.M355 2010


Escape From the Ivory Tower: A Guide to Making Your Science Matter

Author: Baron, Nancy
Call No: Q223.B37 2010


Fixing the Sky: The Checkered History of Weather and Climate Control

Author: Fleming, James Rodger
Call No: QC928.F58 2010


Here is a Human Being: At the Dawn of Personal Genomics

Author: Angrist, Misha
Call No: QH447.A54 2010


Hidden Harmonies: The Lives and Times of the Pythagorean Theorem

Author: Kaplan, Robert
Call No: QA460.P8K37 2011


Nature Crime: How We're Getting Conservation Wrong

Author: Duffy, Rosaleen
Call No: QH75.F838 2010


Nonsense on Stilts: How to Tell Science From Bunk

Author: Pigliucci, Massimo
Call No: Q172.5.P77P54 2010


Self Comes to Mind: Constructing the Conscious Brain

Author: Damasio, Antonio R.
Call No: QP376.D356 2010


The 50 Most Extreme Places in Our Solar System

Author: Baker, David
Call No: QB502.B345 2010


The Great Sperm Whale: A Natural History of the Ocean's Most Magnificent and Mysterious Creature

Author: Ellis, Richard
Call No: QL737.C435E437 2011


The Moral Lives of Animals

Author: Peterson, Dale
Call No: QL785.P375 2011


The Science of Liberty: Democracy, Reason, and the Laws of Nature

Author: Ferris, Timothy
Call No: Q175.5.F477 2010


When Gadgets Betray Us: the Dark Side of Our Infatuation With New Technologies

Author: Vamosi, Rob
Call No: QA76.9.C66V36 2011


Social Science & Education

Alone Together: Why We Expect More From Technology and Less From Each Other

Author: Turkle, Sherry
Call No: HM851.T86 2011


An Amish Paradox: Diversity & Change in the World's Largest Amish Community

Author: Hurst, Charles E.
Call No: F497.H74H87 2010


Basic Writings of Existentialism

Call No: B819.B37 2004


Belonging in an Adopted World: Race, Identity, and Transnational Adoption

Author: Yngvessson, Barbara
Call No: HV875.5.Y58 2010


Beside the Golden Door: U.S. Immigration Reform in a New Era of Globalization

Author: Orrenius, Pia M.
Call No: JV6483.O77 2010


Cleopatra the Great: The Woman Behind the Legend

Author: Fletcher, J.
Call No: DT92.7.F56 2011


Debating Psychic Experinece: Human Potential or Human Illusion?

Call No: BF1031.D343 2010


Democratic Insecurities: Violence, Trauma, and Intervention in Haiti

Author: James, Erica Caple
Call No: JL1090.J36 2010


Digital Dead End: Fighting For Social Justice in the Information Age

Author: Eubanks, Virginia
Call No: HM846.E93 2011


Extra Lives: Why Video Games Matter

Author: Bissell, Tom
Call No: GV1469.3.B55 2010


Free at Last: A Documentary Histroy of Slavery, Freedom, and the Civil War

Call No: E185.2.F8 1992


Game, Set, Match: Billie Jean King and the Revolution in Women's Sports

Author: Ware, Susan
Call No: GV994.K56W37 2011


Great Soul: Mahatma Gandhi and His Struggle With India

Author: Lelyveld, Joseph
Call No: DS481.G3L337 2011


How To House the Homeless

Call No: HV4505.H69 2011


In the Blink of an Eye

Author: Waltrip, Michael
Call No: GV1032.W372A3 2011


Jerusalem, Jerusalem: How the Ancient City Ignited Our Modern World

Author: Carroll, James
Call No: DS109.9.C367 2011


Neptune's Inferno: the U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal

Author: Hornfischer, James D.
Call No: D767.98.H665 2011


Pandora's Seed: The Unforseen Costs of Civilization

Author: Wells, Spencer
Call No: GF75.W46 2010


Parenting Out of Control: Anxious Parents in Uncertain Times

Author: Nelson, Margaret K.
Call No: HQ755.8.N453 2010


Privacy Lost: How Technology is Endangering YOur Privacy

Author: Holtzman, David H.
Call No: JC596.H64 2006


Ratification: The People Debate the Constitution, 1787-1788

Author: Maier, Pauline
Call No: KF46541.M278 2010


Revolutionaries: A New History of the Invention of America

Author: Rakove, Jack N.
Call No: E208.R16 2010


September 11 in Popular Culture: A Guide

Call No: HV6432.7.S455 2010


The Brilliant Disaster: JFK, Castro, and America's Doomed Invasion of Cuba's Bay of Pigs

Author: Rasenberger, Jim
Call No: F1788.R275 2011


The Greaat Disruption: Why the Climate Crisis Will Bring on the End of Shopping and the Birth of a New World

Author: Gilding, Paul
Call No: HM861.G55 2011


The Law of Life and Death

Author: Foley, Elizabeth Price
Call No: KF3827.D4F65 2011


The Long Road Home: The Aftermath of the Second World War

Author: Shephard, Ben
Call No: D808.S44 2011


The Man Who Lied to His Laptop: What Machines Teach Us About Human Relationships

Author: Nass, Clifford Ivar
Call No: HM1106.N38 2010


The Moral Landscape: How Science Can Determine Human Values

Author: Harris, Sam
Call No: BJ1031.H35 2010


The Portable Nietzsche

Call No: B3312.E52K3 1976


The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt

Author: Wilkinson, Toby A.H.
Call No: DT83.W658 2011


The Trouble With City Planning: What New Orleans Can Teach Us

Call No: HT167.F674 2010


The United States and Torture: Interrogation, Incarceration, and Abuse

Call No: KF9430.U55 2011


Through Veterans' Eyes: the Iraq and Afghanistan Experience

Author: Minear, Larry
Call No: DS79.76.M555 2010


Tragedy in Crimson: How the Dalai Lama Conquered the World But Lost the Battle With China

Author: Johnson, Tim
Call No: DS786.J63 2011


Understanding the Founding: The Crucial Questions

Author: Gibson, Alan Ray
Call No: KF4541.G534 2010


Unfamiliar Fishes

Call No: DU625.V89 2011


Washington: A Life

Author: Chernow, Ron
Call No: E312.C495 2010


You Are Not a Gadget : A Manifesto

Author: Lanier, Jaron
Call No: HM851.L358 2010


Zombie Economics: How Dead Ideas Still Walk Among Us

Author: Quiggin, John
Call No: HB87.Q54 2010



Grunts: Inside the American Infantry Combat Experience, World War II Through Iraz

Author: McManus, John C.
Call No: UA28.M39 2010


Kick the Fossil Fuel Habit: 10 Clean Technologies to Save Our World

Author: Rand, Tom
Call No: TJ808.R35 2010


The Cellphone: The History and Technology of the Gadget That Changed the World

Author: Klemens, Guy
Call No: TK5103.485.K58 2010


The Polluters: the Making of Our Chemically Altered Environment

Author: Ross, Benjamin
Call No: TD195.C45R67 2010


Water Resources

Author: Anisfeld, Shimon C.
Call No: TC409.A73 2010


New Media



Call No: HD9349.M542T36 2010


Humanities and Communication

The Rape of Europa

Call No: N8795.3.G47R37 2008


Math/Physical Science

Cracking the Codeof Life

Call No: QH447.C7 2004


Social Science & Education

Abraham and Mary Lincoln: A House Divided

Call No: E457.25.A27 2005


Common Threads: Stories of Life After Trauma

Call No: RC560.S44C666 2007


Power and Control: Domestic Violence in America

Call No: HV6626.2.P69 2010



Humanities and Communication

The Quotable Woman, Revised Edition: The First 5,000 Years

Call No: PN6081.5.Q65 2011


Social Science & Education

Almanac of American Education 2011

Call No: LA217.2.A445 2011


Economic Report of the President: Transmitted to the Congress, February 2011

Call No: HC106.5.A272 2011


Physics of the Future: How Science Will Shape Human Destiny and Our Daily Lives by the Year 2010

Author: Kaku, Michio
Call No: Q175.5.K257 2011


Statistical Abstract of the United States 2011

Call No: HA202.S8 2011 : 130th ed.


The complete Directory For People With Disabilities, 2011: A Comprehensive Source Book For Individuals and Professionals

Call No: HV1553.C58 2011 19th ed.


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