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.

You are not forgotten : the story of a lost WWII pilot and a twenty-first-century soldier’s mission to bring him home, by Bryan Bender

Call Number: D810.D4 B46 2013

An inspiring and epic tale of loss and redemption about two American servicemen: a Marine Corps pilot who was shot down in WWII and the modern-day soldier determined to bring home his remains six decades later.





Lady Catherine, the Earl, and the real Downton Abbey, by Fiona the Countess of Carnarvon

Call Number: DA578 .C29 2013

Highclere Castle has a new resident, the daughter-in-law of Lady Almina, an American beauty from New York and a descendant of famous American families, in this real-life story that draws on original source material.






Finding ourselves at the movies : philosophy for a new generation, by Paul W. Kahn

Call Number: PN1995 .K255 2013


Academic philosophy may have lost its audience, but the traditional subjects of philosophy — love, death, justice, knowledge, and faith — remain as compelling as ever. To reach a new generation, Paul W. Kahn argues that philosophy must take up these fundamental concerns as we find them in contemporary culture. He demonstrates how this can be achieved through a turn to popular film.