New Loan Books

Featured books from the New Books Shelves.

The Cornette Library regularly highlights 6-15 newly received books. Descriptions from dust jackets or introductions. See also our complete list of books currently on the "New Books" shelf.

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Boys and their Toys

Boys and Their Toys
Bill Adler, Jr.
New York, NY : AMACOM, 2007
HQ1090 .A35 2007

... has there ever been a love story as pure and passionate as that which exists between a man and his gadgets?...

Performance Research Associates' Delivering Knock Your Socks Off Service Performance Research Associates' Delivering Knock Your Socks Off Service
Illustrations by John Bush
New York, NY : AMACON, 2007
HF5415.5 .A53 2007

... more about the fine art of delivering world-class customer care.

Untapped Riches

Untapped Riches
Susan and Anthony Cutaia with Robert Slater
New York, NY : AMACOM
HD259 .C88 2007

... shows you how to use new mortgage instruments and flexible loans, with sound information on "smart loans," interest-only mortgages, 1031 exchanges, and negative amortization.

Kangaroos: Biology of the Largest Marsupials

Kangaroos: Biology of the Largest Marsupials
Terence J. Dawson
New York, NY : Cornell University Press, 1995
OL737 .M35 D39

... interest in kangaroos, partly driven by conflict between conservation and pastoral interests. As a result, an integrated understanding of the biology of kangaroos is now emerging. The biology of the large kangaroos is more complex and interesting

Binge Eating: Nature, Assessment, and Treatment

Binge Eating: Nature, Assessment, and Treatment
Christopher G. Fairburn and G. Terence Wilson
New York, NY : The Guilford Press, 1993
RC552 .C6 B56 1993

... to further our clinical and research work on eating disorders we needed a synthesis of what was known about binge eating, since the available literature was widely dispersed and specific to particular disorders.

How the Paper Fish Learned to Swim

How the Paper Fish Learned to Swim
Jonathon A. Flaum
New York, NY : AMACON, 2007
HD53 .F635 2007

... presents this beautiful and unique fable as a springboard to unlocking creativity and innovation in the workplace. ... what's created on paper, if authentic enough, can never just stay on paper--it has to go out and be tested in the real world

Out of the Inkwell: Max Fleischer and the Animation Revolution

Out of the Inkwell: Max Fleischer and the Animation Revolution
Richard Fleischer
Lexington, KY : The University Press, 2005
NC1755 .U52 F5834 2005

... a creative genius struggling to fit in with the changing culture of golden age cinema. ... captures the twists and turns, the triumphs and disappointments, and most of all the breathless energy of a life vibrantly lived in the world of animation magic.

Middle East Patterns: Places, Peoples, and Politics

Middle East Patterns: Places Peoples, and Politics
Colbert C. Held
Boulder, CO : Westview Press, 2000
DS44 .H418 2000

Even during a time of global transformation, the Middle East region has changed remarkably, both quantitatively and qualitatively; ... Every statistic has been updated, and entire sections have been rewritten.

The Kindness Revolution: The Company-Wide Culture Shift That Inspires Phenomenal Customer Service

The Kindness Revolution: The Company-Wide Culture Shift That Inspires Phenomenal Customer Service
Ed Horrell
New York, NY : AMACOM, 2006
HF5415.5 .K537 2006

... an eye-opening, impassioned book that pinpoints the vital link between building long-term customer loyalty and creating a culture of kindness and consideration up and down the entire organization.

Nabokov's Blues: The Scientific Odyssey of a Literary Genius

Nabokov's Blues: The Scientific Odyssey of a Literary Genius
Kurt Johnson & Steve Coates
New York, NY : McGraw-Hill, 2001
QL31 .N23 J644 2001

Part biography of one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century, and part scientific detective story,... explores far-reaching questions of biogeography, evolution, and the worldwide crisis in biodiversity

LIFE Laughs Last: 200 More Classic Photos from the Famous Back Page of America's Favorite Magazine

LIFE Laughs Last: 200 More Classic Photos from the Famous Back Page of America's Favorite Magazine
Philip J. Kunhardt, Jr.
New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, 1989
TR679.5 .L53 1989

... more of LIFE's lighter side: people and pets by the score, caught by the camera in surprising, side-splitting poses.

The Box: How the Shipping Container Made the World Smaller and the World Economy Bigger

The Box: the Shipping Container Made the World Smaller and the World Economy Bigger
Marc Levinson
Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, 2006
TA1215 .L47 2006

Published on the fiftieth anniversary of the first container voyage, this is the first comprehensive history of the shipping container ... from an impractical idea into a massive industry that slashed the cost of transporting goods around the world.

Reclaiming the Sky: 9/11 and the Untold Story ofthe Men and Women Who Kept American Flying

Reclaiming the Sky: 9/11 and the Untold Story of the Men and Women Who Kept America Flying
Tom Murphy
New York, NY : AMACOM, 2006
HV6432.7 .M87 2006

This powerful and ultimately uplifting book not only honors the heroes of September 11th, it also offers common ground to those in search of meaning and purpose in a changed world

Nutrition & Diet Therapy

Nutrition & Diet Therapy
Ruth A. Roth
Clifton Park, NY : Thomson Delmar Learning, 2007
RM216 .T738 2007

... your ideal choice for an introduction to nutrition concepts and client care.

eBay Business: The Smart Way

eBay Business the Smart Way
Joseph T. Sinclair
New York, NY: AMACOM, 2007
HF5478 .S4735 2007

... gives you the strategies you need to spend less time on business processes, and more on selling your products and achieving enormous profits.

Folklore: In All of Us, In All We Do

Folklore: In All of Us, In All We Do
Kenneth L. Untiedt
Denton, Texas: University of North Texas Press, 2006
GR110 .T5 F65 2006

Folklore is everywhere ... A culture's traditional knowledge is used to remember the past and maintain traditions, to communicate with other members within a community, to learn, to celebrate, and to express creativity.

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