Take a look at our new books for August. Go to the library website and search for the book title using the Search@UW box. Then you can get the book’s call number and location.

Life on the brink : environmentalists confront overpopulation / edited by Philip Cafaro and Eileen Crist.

Alcohol and illicit drug use in the workforce and workplace / Michael R. Frone.

Twitter : social communication in the Twitter age / Dhiraj Murthy.

Sex education debates / Nancy Kendall.

Action research / Ernest T. Stringer, Curtin University of Technology.

Nightmare alley : film noir and the American dream / Mark Osteen.

Hawthorne’s habitations : a literary life / Robert Milder.

Every love story is a ghost story : a life of David Foster Wallace / D.T. Max.

Alone in America : the stories that matter / Robert A. Ferguson.

Flame of Miletus : the birth of science in ancient Greece (and how it changed the world) / John Freely.

Turtles, tortoises and terrapins : a natural history / Ronald Orenstein.

American gun : a history of the U.S. in ten firearms / Chris Kyle with William Doyle ; and editorial contributions by Jim Defelice ; foreword and afterword by Taya Kyle.