New at the library
Grierson, Bruce. What Makes Olga Run. Jan 2014. 796.42 Gr. Anyone interested in how we age will enjoy this very fascinating book. Grierson explores what the wild success of a ninety-four year old track star can tell us about how our bodies and minds age. What the reader will find is a tremendously uplifting personal story and how health and longevity are determined by the DNA that we inherit at birth. It examines the sum of our genes, opportunities, and choices, and the factors that forge the course of any life, especially during the golden years.
Lesser, Wendy. Why I Read: The Serious Pleasure of Books. Jan 2014. 028.9 Le. This title allows the reader to discover a definition of literature that is broad. Lesser explores novels, stories, poems and essays along with mysteries, science fiction and memoirs. Lesser will not only attract those who are avid readers and well as those who are who are in search of a good literary read.
Funk, McKenzie. Windfall: The Booming Business of Global Warming. Jan 2014. 338.4 Fu. There are many publications that have been written about global warming. Funk puts a positive spin on global warming by traveling to 2 dozen countries to profile entrepreneurial individuals who see a potential windfall of the booming business of global warming.
McArdle, Megan. The Up Side of Down: Why Failing Well is the Key to Success. December 2014. 650.1 Mc. McArdle is a very well-known business blogger covering the rise and fall of some top global companies. Drawing upon cutting edge research in science, psychology, economics and business, McArdle argues that America is unique in its willingness to let people and companies fail, but also in its determination to let them pick up after the fall. Failure is how people and businesses learn, and reinvent themselves for success.
Krieger, Ellie. Weeknight Wonders: Delicious Healthy Dinners in 30 Minutes or Less. December 2013. 641.555 Kr. Born a food lover and registered dietitian Krieger believes that “delicious” and “healthy” can be used in the same sentence. A host of the Food Network’s popular Healthy Appetite, has written a cookbook that fits any busy night timeframe. Each recipe can be prepared with minimal fuss and simple ingredients in 30 minutes or less.
By Diana Menhennick