Featured New Books

Here are a few featured  selections from our most recent shipment of new books. These books are located on the new book wall on the second floor and may be checked out at the second floor desk or at the fourth floor circulation desk. If our copy is checked out, use the link to the ALICE catalog and try repeating your search in OhioLINK to find another copy of the book.

We killed : the rise of women in American comedy, by Yael Kohen

Call Number: PN1969.C65 K65 2012

Traces the careers and achievements of comediennes and challenges opinions about why women cannot be effective comedic entertainers, with coverage of celebrities, including Joan Rivers, Lily Tomlin, and Tina Fey.





Custer, by Larry McMurtry

Call Number: Call Number: E467.1.C99 M4 2012

A portrait of the nineteenth-century cavalry commander traces his rise from an unpromising West Point graduate to a distinguished military leader, covering his complicated marriage, mythologized defeat at Little Big Horn, and enduring legacy.




A map of Tulsa : a novel, by Benjamin Lytal

Call Number: PS3612.Y78 M37 2013

Returning from college to his home town, Jim Praley is determined to experience everything Tulsa has to offer, and begins a romance with a wealthy high-school dropout who somehow makes him feel right at home.





Time reborn : from the crisis in physics to the future of the universe, by Lee Smolin

Call Number: QB991.Q36 S66 2013

A theoretical physicist describes his new approach for thinking about the reality of time and explains his theory about the laws of physics not being timeless but rather capable of evolving.