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Here are some recommendations and reviews of books from faculty and staff of DeSales University

Trexler Library’s ebook of the Week!

Tweet     Family, Self and Human Development Across Cultures: Theory and Practice by Cigdem Kagitcibasi. Routledge. 2013     Find it here: http://site.ebrary.com/lib/desales/docDetail.action?docID=10731907&p00=human+development   Did you know that Trexler Library now offers access to more than 100,000 electronic book titles … Continue reading

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Book Notes – Trexler Library Recommends:

Tweet The Book of My lives by Aleksandar Hemon   Michele writes: “The Book of My Lives by Alexksandar Hemon –   Read about   Hemon’s memoirs as  he reminisces about  his embarkment from Sarajevo, Yugoslavia to  the United States for an … Continue reading

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Book Notes – Trexler Library Recommends

Tweet Kathleen Arthur, Evening Circulation Supervisor recommends:   Ocean at the End of the Lane (by Neil Gaiman) is one of those books that is really, really difficult to explain… but in a good way.  It’s one part coming-of-age story, … Continue reading

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Trexler Friday Book Notes – Drama High by Michael Sokolove

Tweet   Debbie Malone, Library Director, brings us this weeks book note.  Debbie writes:   Sokolove, Michael. (2013) Drama High:  The Incredible True story of a Brilliant Teacher, a Struggling Town, and the Magic of Theater. Riverhead Hardcover.     LA2317.V65 … Continue reading

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Friday Book Notes

Tweet Today’s book note comes to us from Kathleen Arthur, Evening Circulation Supervisor: The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith   PR6068.O93 C83 2013 I suggest finishing any tasks of life-or-death importance before starting The Cuckoo’s Calling because the oft-overused praise “I couldn’t put it down” … Continue reading

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Tweet Dr. Tahereh Hojjat, Business Department recommends: Roubini, n, & Mihm, s. (2010). Crisis economics: crash course in the future of finance. New York: Penguin Press. Dr. Hojjatt says: “This book return crises to the front and center of economic … Continue reading

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Tweet   Nancy McMichael,  Humanities, recommends: Zusak, M. (2005) The Book Thief.  New York, NY: Knopf. Nancy says, “Although classified as a young adult novel, I highly recommend it to all readers.  The setting is 1939 Nazi Germany and the … Continue reading

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Tweet Dr. Gregory Kerr, Department of Philosophy, recommends: Flew, A. (2007) There is a God. New York, NY: Harper Collins. This title is on order! Collins, F.  (2006) The Language of God:  A Scientist Presents Evidence for Belief. New York, … Continue reading

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Tweet Check out more recommendations from DeSales faculty and staff. Dr. Stephen Loughlin, Department of Philosophy, recommends: St. Aelred of Rievaulx. (1974) Spiritual Friendship. Collegeville, MN: Cistercian Publications. Dr. Loughlin says: “this is an amazing work that delves into the … Continue reading

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Tweet Recommendations from the faculty and staff of DeSales University. Rebecca Beardsall, Humanities and Amanda Yetter, Office of Student Life,  both recommend: Walls, J. (2006) The Glass Castle.  New York. NY: Scribn Amanda says “this was the best book that … Continue reading

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