In Jo Ellison’s words, “one becomes dazzling, amusing, charming, elegant in a gown.” Indulge yourself in the images and stories of gowns featured in Vogue’s The Gown.
Read this amazing long lost novel by José Saramago, set in late 1940’s Lisbon, Skylight: a novel.
What comes to mind when you think of jellyfish? Slimy? Dangerous? Beautiful? Find out more in Lisa-ann Gershwin’s book, Stung!
Really? Teachers should give final exam on the first day of class? That is what Benedict Carey suggests in his book, How we learn.
Why do some species of animal choose to live in groups and others alone? Find out in Animal Behavior by John A. Byers.
Thinking of going on a hike lately? Discover trails of the southern Los Padres National Forest in this fact-filled book, HIking & Backpacking: Santa Barbara & Ventura.
Which country has the highest coffee consumption per capita? Surprisingly, it isn’t the United States!
As you are settling into your classes, take time out to check out these new books in the library.