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May 24

Book Notes 5/24/2021

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on May 24, 2021 at 11:52 AM by Genesis Gaule

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5/21/2021


The Campbell Library is open to the public Monday/Friday (9am-5pm) and Tuesday/Thursday (10am-7pm). We also offer Front Door Pick Up and half hour appointments for browsing or computer use Wednesdays (9am-5pm).


Pappyland by Wright Thompson

A Story of Family, Fine Bourbon, and the Things That Last // The story of how Julian Van Winkle III, the caretaker of the most coveted cult Kentucky Bourbon whiskey in the world, fought to protect his family's heritage and preserve the taste of his forebears, in a world where authenticity, like his product, is in very short supply.

338.7 LP THOMPSON

Gory Details by Erika Engelhaupt

Adventures From the Dark Side of Science // Science reporter Erika Engelhaupt investigates the gross, strange, and morbid absurdities of our bodies and our universe. From the research biologist who stung himself with every conceivable insect to the world's most murderous mammals, this book explores often ignored but alluring facets of biology, anatomy, space exploration, nature, and more.

500 ENGELHAUPT 

Call of the Wild by Kimberly Ann Johnson

How We Heal Trauma, Awaken Our Own Power, and Use It For Good // In an increasingly polarized world where trauma is often publicly renegotiated, our nervous systems are on high alert. From skyrocketing rates of depression and anxiety to physical illnesses such as autoimmune diseases and digestive disorders, many women today find themselves living out of alignment with their bodies.

158.4 GILLARD

Remember by Lisa Genova

The Science of Memory and the Art of Forgetting // A fascinating exploration of the intricacies of how we remember, why we forget, and what we can do to protect our memories. You can set educated expectations for your memory, and in doing so, create a better relationship with it. You don't have to fear it anymore. And that can be life-changing.

153.1 GENOVA


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Apr 05

Book Notes 4/5/21

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on April 5, 2021 at 3:58 PM by Genesis Gaule

Blog Book Notes

4/5/2021


The Campbell Library is open to the public Mondays/Fridays (9am-5pm) and Thursdays (10am-7pm). We also offer Front Door Pick Up and half hour appointments for browsing or computer use Wednesdays (9am-5pm), Tuesdays (9am-7pm), and Thursdays (9am-10am).


Smalltime by Russell Shorto

A Story of My Family and the Mob // Smalltime is a mob story straight out of central casting. It’s a tale of Italian Americans living in squalor and prejudice, and of the rise of Russel, who, like thousands of other young men, created a copy of the American establishment that excluded him. Smalltime draws an intimate portrait of a mobster and his wife, sudden riches, and the toll a lawless life takes on one family.

364.1092 SHORTO

Code Breaker by Walter Isaacson

Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race // Jennifer Doudna wanted to become a scientist. Driven by passion, she and her collaborators invent something that with transform life as we know it. The tool is called CRISPR. Code Breaker is a gripping account of how Nobel Prize winner Jennifer Doudna and her colleagues launched a revolution that will allow us to cure diseases, fend off viruses, and have healthier babies.

576.5 ISAACSON

Keep Sharp by Sanjay Gupta, MD

Build a Better Brain at Any Age // Keep your brain young, healthy, and sharp with this science-driven guide to protecting your mind from decline. Keep Sharp debunks common myths about aging, explores whether there’s a “best” diet or exercise regimen for the brain, and explains whether it’s healthier to play video games that test memory and processing speed, or to engage in social interaction.

612.82 GUPTA

Drawn Across Borders by George Butler

True Stories of Migration //From a celebrated documentary artist, twelve portraits from the front lines of migration form an intimate record of why people leave behind the places they call home. While he worked, his subjects —migrants and refugees from all over the world—shared their stories. Theirs tell of fleeing poverty, disaster, and war, in search of jobs, education, and security.

304.8 BUTLER


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