There several new books available at the Ellinwood Community/ School Library. They are:
"The Last Boy: Mickey Mantle and the End of America’s Childhood" by Jane Leavy. Drawing on more than 500 interviews with friends and family, teammates, and opponents, Jane Leavy delivers the definitive account of a baseball’s legend’s life.
"Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin" by Timothy Snyder. Acclaimed historian Timothy Snyder offers a groundbreaking investigation of the place where Europeans were murdered by the millions, and a sustained explanation of the motives and methods of both Hitler and Stalin. He also provides a fresh account of the relationship between the two regimes.
"Women, Food, and God: An Unexpected Path to Almost Everything" by Geneen Roth. Roth shares her profound new dimension: That the way you eat is inseparable from your core beliefs about being alive--a mirror of your feelings about love, fear, anger, meaning, transformation and even God. Managing your food compulsions can literally become a guide for life.
"Learning to Die In Miami: Confessions of a Refugee Boy" by Carlos Eire. Eire shares his childhood experiences adjusting as a Cuban refugee to American life. As Carlos comes to grip with his strange new surroundings and culture, he must also struggle with everyday issues of growing up.
"I Remember Nothing and Other Reflections" by Nora Ephron. Ephron takes a cool, hard, hilarious look at the past, the present and the future, bemoaning the foibles of modern life and recalling with her signature clarity and wisdom everything she hasn’t yet forgot!
"Every Man In This Village Is a Liar" by Megan K. Stack. This is a riveting account of seven years spent reporting on the U.S. war against radical Islam and documenting the changes that have swept the Muslin world in the twenty-first century.
"Washington: A Life" by Ron Chernow. Prizewinning author Chernow provides a richly nuanced portrait of the father of our nation. This narrative carries the reader through his troubled boyhood, his precocious feats in the French and Indian War, his heroic exploits with the continental Army, and his magnificent performance as America’s first president.