Mid-May 2017 New Non-fiction

Option B
by: Sheryl Sandberg, Adam Grant

From Facebook’s COO and Wharton’s top-rated professor, the #1 New York Times best-selling authors of Lean In and Originals: a powerful, inspiring, and practical book about building resilience and moving forward after life’s inevitable setbacks.

Astrophysics for People in a Hurry
by: Neil Degrasse Tyson

The essential universe, from our most celebrated and beloved astrophysicist. What is the nature of space and time? How do we fit within the universe? How does the universe fit within us? There’s no better guide through these mind-expanding questions than acclaimed astrophysicist and best-selling author Neil deGrasse Tyson.

The Book of Joy
by: The Dalai Lama, Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Two leading spiritual masters share their wisdom about living with joy even in the face of adversity, sharing personal stories and teachings about the science of profound happiness and the daily practices that anchor their emotional and spiritual lives.

Easy Classic Casseroles

Easy Classic Casseroles features easy-to-fix tasty recipes just perfect for every meal of the day. Whether you’ll be fixing breakfast for 1 or 2, Sunday brunch for a crowd, a weeknight family dinner or a holiday feast, you’ll find mouth-watering recipes that are sure to please!

Keep Swinging : A Memoir of Politics and Justice
by: Bruno, Joseph L.

The story of how the son of a coal laborer of limited means fueled his journey to becoming a successful business man and politician through self-drive and a desire for change and the betterment of his country.

Bright Line Eating : The Science of Living Happy, Thin, and Free
by: Thompson, Susan Peirce

Susan Peirce Thompson. Ph. D., suggests that there’s something fishy going on here, something important we’re not paying attention to. We don’t have an obesity problem; we have an obesity mystery–and she has a groundbreaking philosophy to solve that mystery. Rooted in science and psychology, Thompson’s book describes how the brain blocks weight loss and then gives us a solution.

You Say to Brick : The Life of Louis Kahn
by: Lesser, Wendy

The architect Louis Kahn grew up in poverty in Philadelphia. By the time of his mysterious death in 1974, he was widely recognized as one of the greatest architects of his era. Yet this enormous reputation was based on only a handful of masterpieces, all built during the last fifteen years of his life. Beloved by students and admired by colleagues, he was also a secretive man hiding under a series of masks….

The Radium Girls : The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women
by: Moore, Kate

As World War I raged across the globe, hundreds of young women toiled away at the radium-dial factories, where they painted clock faces with a mysterious new substance called radium. Assured by their bosses that the luminous material was safe, the women themselves shone brightly in the dark, covered from head to toe with the glowing dust. With such a coveted job, these “shining girls” were considered the luckiest alive–until they began to fall mysteriously ill.