New Titles for MOSE Lifelong Learning

July 25, 2012

Annotations from Baker & Taylor or Ingram
 
The Economics Book
Dorling Kindersley, Inc. (COR)
Easy-to-follow graphics, succinct quotations, and thoroughly accessible text throw light on the applications of economics, making them relatable through everyday examples and concerns.
 
Extreme Cosmos: A Guided Tour of the Fastest, Brightest, Hottest, Heaviest, Oldest, and Most Amazing Aspects of Our Universe
Gaensler, Bryan
An Australian astronomer and professor provides an accessible tour of the universe, discussing the temperature, light, time, size, speed, mass, gravity and more of the largest supernovas to the tiniest asteroids.
 
Fire in the Ashes: Twenty-five Years Among the Poorest Children in America
Kozol, Jonathan
The author of the National Book Award-winning Rachel and Her Children and Amazing Grace continues the personal journeys of inner-city youths who have struggled to work through formidable racial and economic inequalities while approaching adulthood.
 
The Forgetting River: A Modern Tale of Survival, Identity, and the Inquisition
Carvajal, Doreen
Raised a Catholic in California, New York Times journalist Doreen Carvajal is shocked when she discovers that her background may actually be connected to conversos in Inquisition-era Spain, Jews who were forced to renounce their faith and convert to Christianity or face torture and death. With vivid childhood memories of Sunday sermons, catechism, and the rosary, Carvajal travels to the south of Spain, to the centuries-old Andalucian town of Arcos de la Frontera, to investigate her lineage and recover her family’s original religious heritage.
 
Hidden America: From Coal Miners to Cowboys, an Extraordinary Exploration of the Unseen People Who Make This Country Work
Laskas, Jeanne Marie
The award-winning “Significant Others” columnist shares character portraits of remarkable men and women whose low-profile accomplishments contribute to the running of the nation, from coal miners and oil rig workers to migrant laborers and air traffic controllers.
 
Making Home: Adapting Our Homes and Our Lives to Settle in Place
Astyk, Sharon
A guide to living an austere, yet even more fulfilling, life during tough economic times explains how to improve family relations; save for future generations; and save money on heating and cooling, refrigeration, laundry, water, cooking, cleaning and more.
 
Stand Up and Garden
Moss-sprague, Mary
Focusing on containers, trellises, and raised beds, this book shows how everyone can garden, including those with physical limitations like arthritis or location limitations like apartment-dwellers without backyards.
 
Sweet Home: Over 100 Heritage Recipes and Ideas for Preserving Your Family History
Ffrench, Rebecca Miller
A cookbook broken down by preserving, celebrating, giving, and creating provides such recipes as spooktacular cheesecake, Kahlua pound cake, and chocolate mudslide cookies, and also explains how to keep family traditions alive.
 
Vintage Cakes: Timeless Recipes for Cupcakes, Flips, Rolls, Layer, Angel, Bundt, Chiffon, and Icebox Cakes for Today’s Sweet Tooth
Richardson, Julie
A collection of updated recipes for classic and forgotten cakes by the co-author of Rustic Fruit Desserts features such options as yellow birthday cake with chocolate buttercream frosting, lemon icebox cake with white chocolate cream and eggnog bundt cake with brandy butter glaze.
Posted by Jenifer Brown
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