Featured Titles

If a book is checked out, under the call number in GIL you will see options to either order it from another University System library or recall it. Please ask a librarian if you need assistance.

For more good reading, see the Science Library's featured titles page.

Nonfiction (or go to Fiction & Poetry)

The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America
by George Packer
Y10481 [Main Library 1st floor Leisure Collection]
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The New Digital Age: Reshaping the Future of People, Nations and Business
by Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen
HM851 .S263 2013 [Main Library 5th floor]
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Aisthesis: Scenes from the Aesthetic Regime of Art
by Jacques Ranciere
BH151 .R3413 2013 [Main Library 6th floor]
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A Period of Juvenile Prosperity
by Mike Brodie
Folio TR655 .B755 2012b [Main Library 7th floor]
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Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth
by Reza Aslan
BT301.3 .A85 2013 [Main Library 6th floor]
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Fiction & Poetry

Red Doc>
by Anne Carson
PS8555.A755 R43 2013 [Main Library 3rd floor]
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The Property
by Rutu Modan
PN6790.I73 M6413 2013 [Main Library 3rd floor]
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A Treacherous Paradise
by Henning Mankell
PT9876.23.A49 M6613 2013 [Main Library 3rd floor]
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The Unchangeable Spots of Leopards
By Kristopher Jansma
PS3610.A5873 U53 2013 [Main Library 3rd floor]
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In the House Upon the Dirt Between the Lake and the Woods
by Matt Bell
PS3602.E64548 I5 2013 [Main Library 3rd floor]
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