June 21, 2017

Check Out These New Titles in Adult Services...

by David Sedaris

Available in: Print, Large Print, Audiobook

Sedaris, known for being insightful as well as wickedly funny, has selected his favorite diary entries that have been the basis of some his most entertaining essays.   For the first time in print, these poignant and witty selections trace Sedaris’ rise from his drug-addled 20s through his early achievement as a writer and commentator on National Public Radio.  For fans of Sedaris’ work, this volume proves to be as intimate and hilarious as one would expect from this author.

by Tim Harford
Available in: Print

Harford’s newest book celebrates the benefits that messiness can have in our lives.  Drawing on extensive research, the author makes the case that qualities such as creativity, responsiveness, resilience often result from the clutter, mess, and disorder that generate them.  Messy is a provocative examination of the genuine advantages that messiness can have in our lives.

This is What aLibrarian Looks Like
by Kyle Cassidy
Available in: Print

In 2014, Cassidy published an online photo essay as a tribute to librarians and has since photographed and featured over 220 librarians from across the country.  Reminding the reader how important libraries are to communities, the book also includes essays from various writers, journalists, and commentators that challenge stereotypes and highlights the importance of access to information for all.

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