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May 31

Book Notes 5/30/2022

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on May 31, 2022 at 10:28 AM by Genesis Gaule

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5/30/2022


Our June Book Club pick is Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid. Check it out and then join us on June 28 at 6 pm to discuss! More information...


Segregated Skies by Michael H. Cottman

David Harris's Trailblazing Journey to Rise Above Racial Barriers // This book follows David Harris's turbulent path to become the first African-American commercial airline pilot in the U.S., presented against the backdrop of racial tensions, protests, and the landmark civil rights legislation of the 1960s.

629.13092 COTTMAN


No Time Like the Future by Michael J. Fox

An Optimist Considers Mortality // The actor shares personal stories and observations about illness and health, aging, the strength of family and friends, and how perceptions about time affect the consideration of mortality.

791.4302 FOX


Reign of Terror by Spencer Ackerman

national geograhpic photographyHow the 9/11 Era Destabilized America and Produced Trump // A union of journalism and intellectual history, this book will be a path breaking and definitive book with the power to transform how America understands its national security policies and their catastrophic impact on its civic life.

973.931 ACKERMAN


The Real Anthony Fauci by Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

Bill Gates, Big Pharma, and the Global War on Democracy and Public Health // This book details how Fauci, Gates, and their cohorts use their control of media outlets, scientific journals, key government and quasi-governmental agencies, global intelligence agencies, and influential scientists and physicians to flood the public with fearful propaganda about COVID-19 virulence and pathogenesis, and to muzzle debate and ruthlessly censor dissent.

362.1962 KENNEDY


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May 23

Book Notes 5/23/2022

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on May 23, 2022 at 4:09 PM by Genesis Gaule

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5/23/2022


The Library will be closed Saturday, May 28 - Monday, May 30 in observance of Memorial Day.


You Can't Be Serious by Kal Penn

Born Enemies // Penn bravely demonstrates by example that no matter who you are and where you come from, you have many more choices than those presented to you. It's a story about struggle, triumph, and learning how to keep your head up.

792.028 PENN


The 1619 Project by Nikole Hannah-Jones & The New York Times Magazine

A New Origin Story // This book sends a very strong message: We must have a clear vision of this history if we are to understand our present dilemmas. Only by reckoning with this difficult history and trying as hard as we can to understand its powerful influence on our present, can we prepare ourselves for a more just future. // Also in e-book)

973 HANNAH-JONES


An Afro-Indigenous History of the United States by Kyle T. Mays

national geograhpic photographyMays explores the relationship and differences between the Black American quest for freedom and the Native American struggle for sovereignty in the U.S.

973 MAYS


Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Boy by Emmanuel Acho

For awkward questions white and non-black parents don't know how to answer, this is an essential guide to help support communication on how to dismantle racism amongst the youngest generation.

305.8 ACHO


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May 16

Book Notes 5/16/2022

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on May 16, 2022 at 12:01 PM by Genesis Gaule

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5/16/2022


Looking for the perfect part-time summer job? Come work at the library! Pick up an application at the circulation desk. Ages 16 and older can apply. More information...


Crazy Horse and Custer by S. D. Nelson

Born Enemies // Lakota chief Crazy Horse and Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer had long been enemies when they finally crossed paths for the last time in 1876, as the people of the Great Plains resisted the invasion of their homes. Witness reports and reflections by their peers accompany side-by-side storytelling, revealing different perspectives on the historical events during their intertwined lives.

970.5 NELSON


The Daily Laws by Robert Greene

366 Meditations on Power, Seduction, Mastery, Strategy, and Human Nature // More than just an entry point for new fans, this book will be a Rosetta stone for understanding and internalizing the many lessons that fill Greene's books, and will reward a lifetime of reading and re-reading.

158.1 GREENE


Fauci edited by National Geographic

national geograhpic photographyExpect the Unexpected: Ten Lessons on Truth, Service, and the Way Forward // Compiled from hours of interviews drawn from the eponymous National Geographic documentary, this inspiring book from world-renowned infectious disease specialist Anthony Fauci shares the lessons that have shaped the celebrated doctor's life philosophy, offering an intimate view of one of the world's greatest medical minds as well as universal advice to live by.

610.92 FAUCI


Women, Food, and Hormones by Sara Gottfried, MD

A 4-Week Plan to Achieve Hormonal Balance, Lose Weight, and Feel Like Yourself Again // New York Times best-selling author Dr. Sara Gottfried shares a new, female-friendly Keto diet that addresses women's unique hormonal needs, so readers can shed pounds fast and keep them off forever.

612.25 GOTTFRIED


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