New Books for April 2015

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@WAR : the rise of the military-Internet complex / Shane Harris.

50 myths & lies that threaten America’s public schools : the real crisis in education / [19 authors] ; edited by David C. Berliner, Gene V Glass.

Alexander’s heirs : the age of the successors / Edward M. Anson.

AN/FSQ-7 : the computer that shaped the Cold War / Bernd Ulmann.

Ancient Christian worship : early church practices in social, historical, and theological perspective / Andrew B. McGowan.

Archaeology of American cemeteries and gravemarkers / Sherene Baugher and Richard F. Veit ; foreword by Michael S. Nassaney.

Bee time : lessons from the hive / Mark L. Winston.

Big fat surprise : why butter, meat, and cheese belong in a healthy diet / Nina Teicholz.

Biology and conservation of North American tortoises / edited by David C. Rostal, Earl D. McCoy, and Henry R. Mushinsky.

Brunch : a history / Farha Ternikar.

Catholicism today : an introduction to the contemporary Catholic Church / Evyatar Marienberg.

Chain : farm, factory, and the fate of our food / Ted Genoways.

Chasing water : a guide for moving from scarcity to sustainability / Brian Richter.

Chosen exile : a history of racial passing in American life / Allyson Hobbs.

Climate change and United States forests / David L. Peterson, James M. Vose, Toral Patel-Weynand, editors.

Closing the school discipline gap : equitable remedies for excessive exclusion / edited by Daniel J. Losen.

Cloud networking : understanding cloud-based data center networks / Gary Lee.

Comics and conflict : patriotism and propaganda from WWII through Operation Iraqi Freedom / Cord A. Scott.

Community well-being in biocultural landscapes : are we living well? / edited by Bas Verschuuren, Suneetha M. Subramanian and Wim Hiemstra.

Consolations of writing : literary strategies of resistance from Boethius to Primo Levi / Rivkah Zim.

Crisis of the wasteful nation : empire and conservation in Theodore Roosevelt’s America / Ian Tyrrell.

David : the divided heart / David Wolpe.

Devil is here in these hills : West Virginia’s coal miners and their battle for freedom / James Green.

Diary of a citizen scientist : chasing tiger beetles and other new ways of engaging the world / Sharman Apt Russell.

Dodging extinction : power, food, money, and the future of life on Earth / Anthony D. Barnosky.

Don’t even think about it : why our brains are wired to ignore climate change / George Marshall.

Emergent agriculture : farming, sustainability and the return of the local economy / Gary Kleppel ; foreword by John Ikerd.

Engaged journalism : connecting with digitally empowered news audiences / Jake Batsell.

Ethnic dress in the United States : a cultural encyclopedia / edited by Annette Lynch and Mitchell D. Strauss.

Fabric of space : water, modernity, and the urban imagination / Matthew Gandy.

Factory Man : How One Furniture Maker Battled Offshoring, Stayed Local — And Helped Save an American Town / Beth Macy.

Family values : the ethics of parent-child relationships / Harry Brighouse and Adam Swift.

Fire in the valley : the birth and death of the personal computer / Michael Swaine, Paul Freiberger.

First Freire : early writings in social justice education / Carlos Alberto Torres ; foreword by Moacir Gadotti.

First year of teaching : classroom research to increase student learning / Jabari Mahiri, Sarah Warshauer Freedman, editors.

Flight ways : life and loss at the edge of extinction / Thom van Dooren.

Foundations of wildlife diseases / Richard G. Botzler and Richard N. Brown.

Franz Liszt, his circle, and his elusive oratorio / Xavier Jon Puslowski.

Future of the mind : the scientific quest to understand, enhance, and empower the mind / Dr. Michio Kaku, Professor of Theoretical Physics, City University of New York.

Game changers : energy on the move : five R&D efforts from American universities that are offering a cheaper, cleaner, and more secure national energy system / edited by George P. Shultz and Robert C. Armstrong.

Geek sublime : the beauty of code, the code of beauty / Vikram Chandra.

Giants in the nursery : a biographical history of developmentally appropriate practice / David Elkind, PhD.

Global gangs : street violence across the world / Jennifer M. Hazen and Dennis Rodgers, editors.

Groove : a phenomenology of rhythmic nuance / Tiger C. Roholt.

Group f.64 : Edward Weston, Ansel Adams, Imogen Cunningham, and the community of artists who revolutionized American photography / Mary Street Alinder.

Hate crimes in cyberspace / Danielle Keats Citron.

Herzl’s vision : Theodor Herzl and the foundation of the Jewish state / Shlomo Avineri ; English translation, Haim Watzman.

Historians debate the rise of the West / Jonathan Daly.

How the Earth turned green : a brief 3.8-billion-year history of plants / Joseph E. Armstrong.

How the snake lost its legs : curious tales from the frontier of evo-devo / Lewis I. Held, Jr., Texas Tech University, USA.

Human age : the world shaped by us / Diane Ackerman.

Hypermasculinities in the contemporary novel : Cormac McCarthy, Toni Morrison, and James Baldwin / Josef Benson.

Interactions in soil : promoting plant growth / John Dighton, Jennifer Adams Krumins, editors.

Labor’s love lost : the rise and fall of the working-class family in America / Andrew J. Cherlin.

Last Trojan hero : a cultural history of Virgil’s Aeneid / Philip Hardie.

Learning PHP, MySQL & JavaScript : with jQuery, CSS & HTML5 / Robin Nixon.

Liar’s ball : the extraordinary saga of how one building broke the world’s toughest tycoons / Vicky Ward.

Love and war : how militarism shapes sexuality and romance / Tom Digby.

Make : wearable electronics / Kate Hartman ; editors, Brian Jepson and Emma Dvorak ; illustrator, Rebecca Demarest.

Making space : how the brain knows where things are / Jennifer M. Groh.

Making space for active learning : the art and practice of teaching / edited by Anne C. Martin, Ellen Schwartz ; foreword by Helen Featherstone.

Melting away : a ten-year journey through our endangered polar regions / Camille Seaman.

Moment you can’t ignore : when big trouble leads to a great future : how culture drives strategic change / Malachi O’Connor and Barry Dornfeld.

More awesome than money : four boys and their quest to save your privacy from Facebook / Jim Dwyer.

Multiple exposures : jewelry and photography / Ursula Ilse-Neuman.

MySQL cookbook : solutions for database developers and administrators / Paul DuBois.

Northanger Abbey : an annotated edition / Jane Austen ; edited by Susan J. Wolfson.

Nutrition : A Very Short Introduction / David A. Bender.

Once upon a time : a short history of fairy tale / Marina Warner.

Ovidian vogue : literary fashion and imitative practice in late Elizabethan England / Daniel D. Moss.

Portraiture and politics in Revolutionary France / Amy Freund.

Power on the Hudson : Storm King Mountain and the emergence of modern American environmentalism / Robert D. Lifset.

Printing things : visions and essentials for 3d printing / edited by Claire Warnier, Dries Verbruggen, Sven Ehmann, Robert Klanten.

Privatizing water : governance failure and the world’s urban water crisis / Karen Bakker.

Pure and modern milk : an environmental history since 1900 / Kendra Smith-Howard.

Raspberry Pi user guide / Eben Upton and Gareth Halfacree.

Reality mining : using big data to engineer a better world / by Nathan Eagle and Kate Greene.

Rebuilding empires : how Best Buy and other retailers are transforming and competing in the digital age of retailing / Thomas Lee.

Religion around Emily Dickinson / W. Clark Gilpin.

Science, bread, and circuses : folkloristic essays on science for the masses / Gregory Schrempp.

Severed : a history of heads lost and heads found / Frances Larson.

Shooting space : architecture in contemporary photography / Elias Redstone.

Spin : how politics has the power to turn marketing on its head / Clive Veroni.

Stalin’s world : dictating the Soviet order / Sarah Davies and James Harris.

Startupland : how three guys risked everything to turn an idea into a global business / Mikkel Svane, Carlye Adler.

Teaching civic literacy projects : student engagement with social problems, grades 4-12 / Shira Eve Epstein ; foreword by Celia Oyler.

They never come back : a story of undocumented workers from Mexico / Frans J. Schryer.

This changes everything : capitalism vs. the climate / Naomi Klein.

Touch of steel : Steel prize 2014 / texts edited by Nedda El-Asmar, Marc Ribbens and Moniek E. Bucquoye.

Transforming talk into text : argument writing, inquiry, and discussion, grades 6-12 / Thomas M. McCann ; foreword by George Hillocks, Jr.

Trees, woods and forests : a social and cultural history / Charles Watkins.

Umami : unlocking the secrets of the fifth taste / Ole G. Mouritsen and Klavs Styrbaek ; photography, layout, and design, Jonas Drotner Mouritsen ; translation and adaptation to English, Mariela Johansen.

Unequal time : gender, class, and family in employment schedules / Dan Clawson and Naomi Gerstel.

Unix and Linux / Deborah Ray, Eric Ray.

Unnatural selection : how we are changing life, gene by gene / Emily Monosson.

Upscaling downtown : from bowery saloons to cocktail bars in New York City / Richard E. Ocejo.

Violence against women and girls : lessons from South Asia / Jennifer L. Solotaroff and Rohini Prabha Pande.

Wagstaff, before and after Mapplethorpe : a biography / Philip Gefter.

What stays in Vegas : the world of personal data–lifeblood of big business–and the end of privacy as we know it / Adam Tanner.

Why gender matters in economics / Mukesh Eswaran.

Wilderburbs : communities on nature’s edge / Lincoln Bramwell.

William Blake on self and soul / Laura Quinney.

Wind energy : a reference handbook / David E. Newton.

Women in clothes / Sheila Heti, Heidi Julavits, Leanne Shapton & 639 others ; associate editor, Mary Mann.

Year with Peter Drucker : 52 weeks of coaching for leadership effectiveness / based on the work of Peter F. Drucker ; Joseph A. Maciariello.