Archive for the ‘Books’ Category

New Juvenile Titles in the Curriculum Materials Library

Thursday, May 10th, 2012 - cbuss

Below is a very brief list of new titles  in the juvenile collection  in the Curriculum Materials Library, 207 Aderhold. For the complete list, please visit our website. ----------------------------------------------------------------- Author:  Krull, Kathleen. Title:  Kubla Khan : the emperor of everything Edition: Location:  :Aderhold 2nd floor Curriculum Materials Library Call Number:  Juv DS752.6.K83 K78 2010 ----------------------------------------------------------------- Author:  Kalman, Maira. Title:  ...

CML Hours During Intersession

Thursday, May 10th, 2012 - cbuss

The Curriculum Materials Library in 207 Aderhold will be open 8:00am-5:00pm May 10th, May 11th & May 14th. We will be closed May 13th. Normal hours resume May 15th through August 3rd. Please visit our website, for complete details.

New fiction at the UGA Libraries, May 3

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012 - Amy Watts

The Raising: A novel by Laura Kasischke PS3561.A6993 R35 2011 Last year Godwin Honors Hall was draped in black. The university was mourning the loss of one of its own: Nicole Werner, a blond, beautiful, straight-A sorority sister tragically killed in a car accident that left her boyfriend, who was driving, remarkably—some say ...

New fiction at the Libraries, April 10

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 - Amy Watts

Practical Jean: a novel by Trevor Cole PR9199.4.C646 P73 2010  This eagerly awaited new novel from Trevor Cole combines the humour and sharp observations of contemporary life that he is known for with an irresistibly twisted premise, for fans of the quirkily macabre Six Feet Under and Dexter, and readers of Paul Quarrington, Miriam Toews, ...

New fiction at the Libraries, April 3

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012 - Amy Watts

The Misogynist by Piers Paul Read PR6068.E25 M57 2010 Jomier broods. He broods about the present. He broods about the past. He types his gloomy thoughts onto his computer screen - a digital journal. When he has nothing more to say about the present, he returns to the past, copying entries from ...

New fiction at the Libraries, March 14

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012 - Amy Watts

How It All Began by Penelope Lively PR6062.I89 H69 2012 When Charlotte Rainsford, a retired schoolteacher, is accosted by a petty thief on a London street, the consequences ripple across the lives of acquaintances and strangers alike. A marriage unravels after an illicit love affair is revealed through an ...

New Fiction at the Libraries, March 2

Friday, March 2nd, 2012 - Amy Watts

Mrs. Nixon: A Novelist Imagines a Life by Ann Beattie PS3552.E177 M77 2011 Pat Nixon remains one of our most mysterious and intriguing public figures, the only modern First Lady who never wrote a memoir. Beattie, like many of her generation, dismissed Richard Nixon’s wife: “interchangeable ...

New fiction at the Libraries, Feb 24

Friday, February 24th, 2012 - Amy Watts

Love and Shame and Love: A novel by Peter Orner PS3615.R58 L68 2011 Alexander Popper can't stop remembering. Four years old when his father tossed him into Lake Michigan, he was told, Sink or swim, kid. In his mind, he's still bobbing in that frigid water. ...

New fiction in the UGA Libraries, Feb. 16

Thursday, February 16th, 2012 - Amy Watts

Lightning Rods by Helen DeWitt PS3554.E92945 L54 2011 “All I want is to be a success. That’s all I ask.” Joe fails to sell a single set of the Encyclopedia Britannica in six months. Then fails to sell a single Electrolux and must eat 126 pieces ...

I Read It at the Movies – Books as basis for Academy Award films

Wednesday, February 8th, 2012 - Amy Watts

Moneyball: the art of winning an unfair game, Michael Lewis (Non-fiction) GV880 .L49 2003, Main and MLC Nominations for Moneyball: Picture, Actor (Brad Pitt), Supporting Actor (Jonah Hill), Adapted Screenplay, Editing, Sound Mixing. Billy Beane, the Oakland A’s general manager, is leading a revolution. Reinventing his team on a ...