Looking for something to read? Here’s our list of new books for November:

Clicking on a book title below will take you to our library catalog record where you can get the call number and location of the book.


American dream : a cultural history / Lawrence R. Samuel.

Canvas of clay : seven centuries of Hopi ceramic art / Edwin L. Wade and Allan Cooke.

Missing links : in search of human origins / John Reader ; [foreword by Andrew Hill].

Japan’s shrinking regions in the 21st century / Peter Matanle and Anthony S. Rausch with the Shrinking Regions Research Group.

Big thirst : the secret life and turbulent future of water / Charles Fishman.

What the best college students do / Ken Bain.

Good to great teaching : focusing on the literacy work that matters / Mary Howard ; foreword by Richard L. Allington.

Babel’s dawn : a natural history of the origins of speech / Edmund Blair Bolles.

Biodiversity and ecosystem insecurity : a planet in peril / edited by Ahmed Djoghlaf and Felix Dodds.

Ecological niches and geographic distributions / A. Townsend Peterson … [et al.].

Vertebrate biology / Donald W. Linzey.

Planet without apes / Craig B. Stanford.

Manga guide to biochemistry / Masaharu Takemura, Kikuyaro, Office Sawa.=

Does aging stop? / Laurence D. Mueller, Casandra L. Rauser, and Michael R. Rose.

New New Deal : the hidden story of change in the Obama era / Michael Grunwald.

Barack Obama : the story / David Maraniss.

Bailout : an inside account of how Washington abandoned Main Street while rescuing Wall Street / Neil Barofsky.

500 days : secrets and lies in the terror wars / Kurt Eichenwald.

Drum : a history / Matt Dean.

Cultural context of medieval music / Nancy van Deusen.

Music and dance traditions of Ghana : history, performance and teaching / Paschal Yao Younge ; forewords by Daniel Avorgbedor, Komla Amoaku, and Francis Nii-Yartey.

Life of Schumann / Michael Musgrave.

Stravinsky’s ballets / Charles M. Joseph.

Mr. Trumpet : the trials, tribulations, and triumph of Bunny Berigan / Michael P. Zirpolo.

Music from the true vine : Mike Seeger’s life & musical journey / Bill C. Malone.

Learning from young children : research in early childhood music / edited by Suzanne L. Burton and Cynthia Crump Taggart.

Lines of sight / Frenchy Lunning, editor.

Truth about William Shakespeare : fact, fiction and modern biographies / David Ellis.

Contesting the future of nuclear power : a critical global assessment of atomic energy / Benjamin K. Sovacool.

Dissociation model of borderline personality disorder / Russell Meares.

I found it on the Internet : coming of age online / Frances Jacobson Harris.

Expelled from the motherland : the government of president Jose Antonio Agirre in exile, 1937-1960 / by Xabier Irujo ; translated by Cameron Watson and Jennifer Ottman.

In pursuit of justice / [Laura Turquet ... et al.].

Basque nation on-screen : cinema, nationalism, and political violence / Santiago de Pablo ; translated by Robert Forstag.

Shows about nothing : nihilism in popular culture / Thomas S. Hibbs.

Arms wide open : a midwife’s journey / Patricia Harman.

Sexual harassment and bullying : a guide to keeping kids safe and holding schools accountable / Susan L. Strauss.

Islam through Western eyes : from the crusades to the war on terrorism / Jonathan Lyons.

Unpredictable Gospel : American evangelicals and world Christianity, 1812-1920 / Jay Riley Case.

Surviving sudden environmental change : understanding hazards, mitigating impacts, avoiding disasters / edited by Jago Cooper and Payson Sheets ; authors, David A. Abbott … [et al.].

Africa in the American imagination : popular culture, racialized identities, and African visual culture / Carol Magee.

1812 : war and the passions of patriotism / Nicole Eustace.

Blue jeans : the art of the ordinary / Daniel Miller and Sophie Woodward.

Video gamers / Garry Crawford.

Price of politics / Bob Woodward.

World under pressure : how China and India are influencing the global economy and environment / Carl J. Dahlman.

Beyond our means : why America spends while the world saves / Sheldon Garon.

Globalization and sustainable development in Africa / edited by Bessie House-Soremekun and Toyin Falola.

Food policy for developing countries : the role of government in global, national, and local food systems / Per Pinstrup-Andersen and Derrill D. Watson II ; foreword by Søren E. Frandsen, Arie Kuyvenhoven, and Joachim von Braun.

Making tobacco bright : creating an American commodity, 1617-1937 / Barbara Hahn.

Crisis in energy policy / John M. Deutch.

Once upon a car : the fall and resurrection of America’s big three auto makers–GM, Ford, and Chrysler / Bill Vlasic.

Global trade in services : fear, facts, and offshoring / J. Bradford Jensen.

NAFTA and climate change / Meera Fickling & Jeffrey J. Schott.

Financial Origami : How the Wall Street Model Broke / Brendan Moynihan.

Communication and the globalization of culture : beyond tradition and borders / Shaheed Nick Mohammed.

Media convergence : networked digital media in everyday life / Graham Meikle, Sherman Young.

Straight : the surprisingly short history of heterosexuality / Hanne Blank.

Natural city : re-envisioning the built environment / edited by Ingrid Leman Stefanovic and Stephen Bede Scharper.

Women and poverty in 21st century America / Paula vW. Dáil.

Money laundry : regulating criminal finance in the global economy / J.C. Sharman.

Economic theory of eminent domain : private property, public use / Thomas J. Miceli.

Comic books and American cultural history : an anthology / [edited by] Matthew Pustz.

Teaching and the adolescent brain / Jeb Schenck.

Hearts of darkness : James Taylor, Jackson Browne, Cat Stevens, and the unlikely rise of the singer-songwriter / Dave Thompson.

Global model village : the international street art of Slinkachu.

Globalization and media : global village of Babel / Jack Lule.

Duels and duets : why men and women talk so differently / John L. Locke.

News and public opinion : media effects on civic life / Max McCombs … [et al.].

News for all the people : the epic story of race and the American media / Juan González and Joseph Torres.

Triumph of The walking dead : Robert Kirkman’s zombie epic on page and screen / edited by James Lowder.

Emma : an annotated edition / Jane Austen ; edited by Bharat Tandon.

Ernest Hemingway : thought in action / Mark Cirino.

Urban food revolution : changing the way we feed cities / Peter Ladner.

Lasers : the power and precision of light / Ladan Arissian and Jean Claude Diels.

Hazardous wastes, industrial disasters, and environmental health risks : local and global environmental struggles / Francis O. Adeola.

Sustainability and the U.S. EPA / Committee on Incorporating Sustainability in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Science and Technology for Sustainability Program, Policy and Global Affairs Division, National Research Council of the National Acade

Why noise matters : a worldwide perspective on the problems, policies and solutions / John Stewart with Arline Bronzaft … [et al.].

Every twelve seconds : industrialized slaughter and the politics of sight / Timothy Pachirat.

Clark : the autobiography of Clark Terry / with Gwen Terry ; preface by Quincy Jones ; foreword by Bill Cosby ; introduction by David Demsey.