Archive for the ‘Books’ Category

New Fiction at the Main Library – May 16

Thursday, May 16th, 2013 - nadine

The Hot Country : a Christopher Marlowe Cobb thriller by Robert Olen Butler PS3552.U8278 H68 2012  Christopher Marlowe Cobb, the swashbuckling early 20th century American newspaper war correspondent, travels to Mexico in April and May of 1914, during that country’s civil war, the American invasion of Vera Cruz and the controversial presidency ...

New Titles in World Fiction at the Main Library

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 - nadine

The Bus Driver Who Wanted to Be God and Other Stories by Etgar Keret PJ5054.K375 A23 2004 Israel's hippest bestselling young writer today, Etgar Keret is part court jester, part literary crown prince, part national conscience. The Bus Driver Who Wanted to Be God gathers his daring and provocative short stories for ...

Red Carpet Reading – Books that were the basis for this year’s Oscar nominees

Sunday, February 24th, 2013 - Amy Watts

"Anna Karenina" Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy PG3366 .A6 2000 "Argo" The Master of Disguise: My secret life in the CIA by Antonio J. Mendez JK468 .I6 M46 1999 "Hitchcock" Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho by Stephen Rebello PN1997 .P793 R43 1990 "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" The Annotated Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien PR6039 .O32 H6 2002 "Life of Pi" Life ...

Bulldog Book Club Schedule for Spring 2013

Monday, January 14th, 2013 - Elizabeth White

The Bulldog Book Club is open to everyone and we just talk about the book du jour and other good reading. Here’s our spring 2013 list. For more information, contact Fran Teague, fteague@uga.edu. This is also a Blue Card event. The Hobbit, by J. R. R. Tolkien Jan. 24, ...

New Fiction at the UGA Libraries – December 13

Thursday, December 13th, 2012 - nadine

Scenes From Early Life : a novel by Philip Hensher PR6058.E554 S34 2012 Philip Hensher’s husband, Zaved Mahmood, was born in late 1970 in Dacca, then a regional capital of Pakistan. In the months following his birth, the eastern part of the country split from the western side in a war of independence ...

GIL Express

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012 - maryp

Today is the last day for requesting books online through GIL Express. The GIL Express service will be unavailable during the USG Winter Break from December 12, 2012 to January 2, 2013.

New Fiction at the UGA Libraries – Dec 3

Monday, December 3rd, 2012 - nadine

Toby's Room by Pat Barker PR6052.A6488 T63 2012 One day in 1917, Elinor has a sudden premonition that Toby will not return from France. Three weeks later the family receives a telegram informing them that Toby is “Missing, Believed Killed” in Ypres. However, there is no body, and Elinor refuses to accept ...

New fiction at the UGA Libraries – Nov 1

Thursday, November 1st, 2012 - Amy Watts

The Sandcastle Girls : A Novel by Chris Bohjalian Main Library:  PS3552.O495 S26 2012 Over the course of his career, New York Times bestselling novelist Chris Bohjalian has taken readers on a spectacular array of journeys. Midwives brought us to an isolated Vermont farmhouse on an icy winter’s night and a homebirth ...

New fiction at the UGA Libraries Oct 12

Friday, October 12th, 2012 - Amy Watts

Triburbia: a novel by Karl Taro Greenfeld PS3607.R4536 T75 2012 Thrown together by circumstance, a group of fathers—a sound engineer, a sculptor, a film producer, a chef, a memoirist, a gangster—meets each morning at a local Tribeca coffee shop after walking their children to their exclusive school. The sound engineer looks uncomfortably like ...

New fiction at the UGA Libraries, Oct 1

Monday, October 1st, 2012 - Amy Watts

Things We Left Unsaid by Zoya Pirzad translated by Franklin Lewis PK6561.P47 C5413 2012 Clarisse Ayvazian is the model 1960s wife and mother. She leads an unremarkable life with her well-respected engineer husband and three children, tucked away in a wealthy, middle-class neighbourhood of Abadan. But her tranquillity ends forever with the arrival of ...