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New Books: For Adults

Our history is the future

Our history is the future Nick Estes

Publisher's description: In Our History Is the Future, Nick Estes traces traditions of Indigenous resistance that led to the #NoDAPL movement. Our History Is the Future is at once a work of history, a manifesto, and an intergenerational story of resistance. (2019-02-26)

You me and the sea

You me and the sea Meg Donohue

Publisher's description: From the USA Today bestselling author of All the Summer Girls and Dog Crazy comes a spellbinding and suspenseful tale inspired by Wuthering Heights that illuminates the ways in which hope—and even magic—can blossom in the darkest of places. To find her way, ...

The reign of the Kingfisher

The reign of the Kingfisher T J Martinson

Publisher's description: 30 years ago a superhero tried to save Chicago. Now the city is again under siege, in this gritty, suspenseful, and beautifully written novel from award-winning debut author T.J. Martinson Somewhere in Chicago, a roomful of people have been taken hostage. The hostages ...

The thirty-year genocide

The thirty-year genocide Benny Morris

Publisher's description: From 1894 to 1924 three waves of violence swept across Anatolia, targeting the region’s Christian minorities. Benny Morris and Dror Ze’evi’s impeccably researched account is the first to show that the three were actually part of a single, continuing, and intentional effort to ...

Alienated America

Alienated America Timothy P Carney

Publisher's description: Respected conservative journalist and commentator Timothy P. Carney continues the conversation begun with Hillbilly Elegy and the classic Bowling Alone in this hard-hitting analysis that identifies the true factor behind the decline of the American dream: it is not purely the result of ...


Revolutionaries Joshua Furst

Publisher's description: A kaleidoscopic saga, this novel is at once a profound allegory for America--where we've been and where we're going--and a deeply intimate portrait of a father and son who define our times. (2019-05-26)