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Posted to Campbell Unclassified on May 31, 2022 at 10:28 AM by Genesis Gaule
Our June Book Club pick is Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid. Check it out and then join us on June 28 at 6 pm to discuss! More information...
Segregated Skies by Michael H. Cottman
David Harris's Trailblazing Journey to Rise Above Racial Barriers // This book follows David Harris's turbulent path to become the first African-American commercial airline pilot in the U.S., presented against the backdrop of racial tensions, protests, and the landmark civil rights legislation of the 1960s.
No Time Like the Future by Michael J. Fox
An Optimist Considers Mortality // The actor shares personal stories and observations about illness and health, aging, the strength of family and friends, and how perceptions about time affect the consideration of mortality.
Reign of Terror by Spencer Ackerman
How the 9/11 Era Destabilized America and Produced Trump // A union of journalism and intellectual history, this book will be a path breaking and definitive book with the power to transform how America understands its national security policies and their catastrophic impact on its civic life.
The Real Anthony Fauci by Robert F. Kennedy Jr.
Bill Gates, Big Pharma, and the Global War on Democracy and Public Health // This book details how Fauci, Gates, and their cohorts use their control of media outlets, scientific journals, key government and quasi-governmental agencies, global intelligence agencies, and influential scientists and physicians to flood the public with fearful propaganda about COVID-19 virulence and pathogenesis, and to muzzle debate and ruthlessly censor dissent.
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Tag(s): US politics, US history, racism, politics, philosophy, nonfiction, military history, medicine, history, death, COVID-19, celebrities, book notes, biography, biographie, autobiographies, African Americans
Posted to Campbell Unclassified on January 31, 2022 at 11:18 AM by Genesis Gaule
Minne-Murals™ are back! Pick one up and color with us on Zoom to learn about Paleontology and art techniques. More information...
E.R. Nurses by James Patterson and Matt Eversmann
True Stories from America's Greatest Unsung Heroes //Around the clock, across the country, these highly skilled and compassionate men and women sacrifice and struggle for us and our families. You have never heard their true stories. Not like this. From big-city and small-town hospitals. From behind the scenes. From the heart. This book will make you laugh, make you cry, make you understand. When we're at our worst, E.R. nurses are at their best.
Uncontrolled Spread by Scott Gottlieb, MD
Why COVID-19 Crushed Us and How We Can Defeat the Next Pandemic // As the pandemic unfolded, Gottlieb was in regular contact with all the key players in Congress, the Trump administration, and the drug and diagnostic industries. Providing an inside account of how level after level of American government crumbled as the COVID-19 crisis advanced, he argues we must fix our systems and prepare for a deadlier coronavirus variant, a flu pandemic, or whatever else nature--or those wishing us harm--may threaten us with.
On Animals by Susan Orlean
Orlean examines animal-human relationships through the compelling tales she has written over the course of her celebrated career. These stories consider a range of creatures, the household pets we dote on, the animals we raise to end up as meat on our plates, the creatures who could eat us for dinner, the various tamed and untamed animals we share our planet with who are central to human life.
I Alone Can Fix It by Carol Leonnig and Philip Rucker
Donald J. Trump's Catastrophic Final Year // The true story of what took place in Donald Trump's White House during a disastrous 2020 has never before been told in full. What was really going on around the president, as the government failed to contain the coronavirus and over half a million Americans perished? Who was influencing Trump after he refused to concede an election he had clearly lost and spread lies about election fraud?
Tag(s): zoology, US economy, politics, pets, pandemic, nonfiction, medicine, human-animal relationships, history, economics, diseases, covid-19, celebrities, book notes, biographies, animals, animal behavior
Posted to Campbell Unclassified on January 24, 2022 at 2:16 PM by Genesis Gaule
Curious about your family history? Stop in for a Minnkota Genealogical Society Meeting! They meet the first Thursday of the month at 6 pm at the library.
Until Proven Safe by Geoff Manaugh and Nicola Twilley
The History and Future of Quarantine // Manaugh and Twilly track the history and future of quarantine around the globe. It is a story of emergency isolation, but they also guide us through a nuclear-waste isolation facility beneath the New Mexican desert; plants stricken with a disease that threatens the world's wheat supply; and a meeting with NASA's Planetary Protection Officer, tasked with saving Earth from extraterrestrial infections.
Becoming: Adapted for young readers by Michelle Obama
How Covid Shook the World's Economy // In this adaptation of her autobiography for younger readers, Michelle Obama presents an account of her life, and, in telling of her own personal evolution, stresses the need for people to realize that no one is perfect, that the process of "becoming" is what really matters.
The First Shots by Brendan Borrell
The Epic Rivalries and Heroic Science Behind the Race to the Coronavirus Vaccine // This book draws on exclusive, high-level access to weave together the intense vaccine-race conflicts among hard-driving, heroic scientists and the epic rivalries among Washington power players that shaped 18 months of fear, resolve, and triumph.
The Plague Year by Lawrence Wright
America in the Time of Covid //Beginning with the absolutely critical first moments of the outbreak in China, and ending with an epilogue on the vaccine rollout and the unprecedented events between the election of Joseph Biden and his inauguration, this book surges forward with essential information--and fascinating historical parallels--examining the medical, economic, political, and social ramifications of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tag(s): US economy, space exploration, space, science, politics, pandemic, nonfiction, medicine, history, health and wellness, economics, diseases, covid-19, celebrities, book notes, autobiographies