New Library Materials – November 2010


Sraightlaced: How Gender’s Got Us All Tied Up

The Story of Us

Collapse: Can This Man Predict When Your World Will Crumble?

The Yes Men: Changing the World One Prank at at Time

The Rise and Fall of Islamic Spain

Lost Kingdoms of Africa

The Power of Choice: The Life and Ideas of Milton Friedman

Kindle Books

Room: A Novel

Ape House: A Novel

Online Resources

Library of Congress: Teacher Page

Dictionary of the History of Ideas

Electronic Text Center, University of Virginia Libraries

Einstein and the World’s Most Important Equation (streaming video)

Khan Academy Math Tutorials

Generalities / Philosophy

Agnosticism a Very Short Introduction

The Words / Sartre

The Philosophy of Jean-Paul Sartre

Social Issues


Born Palestinian Born Black & the Gaza Strip

The Battle Over School Prayer: How Engel v. Vitale Changed America

Libertarianism: a Primer

Love, Anarchy, and Emma Goldman

Capitalism and Freedom

Free to Choose: a Personal Statement / Friedman, Milton

Anarchy! An Anthology of Emma Goldman’s Mother Earth

Red Emma Speaks: an Emma Goldman Reader

The Libertarian Reader: Classic and Contemporary Readings from Lao-tzu to Milton Friedman

Libertarianism: For and Against

Milton Friedman on Economics: Selected Papers

Why Government is the Problem / Milton Friedman

Milton Friedman: a Biography

Emma Goldma: American Individualist

Money Mischief: Episodes in Monetary History

Anarchist Portraits


Cities of Light

Ancient Ethiopia : Aksum, Its Antecedents and Successors

Science & Applied Science

Gifted Hands


The Secret Life of Bees

Makers  (Cory Doctorow)

Bones for the Builder (Matt Gano)

Music Maker  (Matt Gano)


Organizing schools for Improvement: Lessons from Chicago


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