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Month: October 2021 (Page 1 of 2)

New Titles Tuesday, October 26

Here is a selection of titles added to the collection in the past week

 A history of the Brethren movement: its origins, its worldwide development and its significance for the present day /by F. Roy Coad. Coad’s work traces the history of the Brethren Movement, which began more than 170 years ago and has since spread throughout the world. The author considers some of the outstanding characters produced by the movement, as well as its signficance in relation to the whole Christian church.

 Adaptive educational technologies for literacy instruction /edited by Scott A. Crossley and Danielle S. McNamara. Adaptive Educational Technologies for Literacy Instruction presents actionable information to educators, administrators, and researchers about available educational technologies that provide adaptive, personalized literacy instruction to students of all ages. These accessible, comprehensive chapters, written by leading researchers who have developed systems and strategies for classrooms, introduce effective technologies for reading comprehension and writing skills.

 Beerbohm Tree: his life and laughter / Pearson, Hesketh, 1887-1964. Herbert Beerbohm Tree, was famous actor and theatre manager of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He was a founder of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in 1904

Building reading comprehension habits in grades 6-12: a toolkit of classroom activities /Jeff Zwiers. Help struggling readers understand content area texts with research-based, innovative classroom tools that foster lifelong reading comprehension habits.

Cultural psychiatry: international perspectives /Juan Enrique Mezzich and Horacio Fàbrega, Jr., guest editors.

 ETpedia: materials writing : 500 ideas for creating English language materials /Lindsay Clandfield and John Hughes.  ETpedia Materials Writing provides both novice and more experienced teachers with tips and pointers on materials writing. Each unit of 10 tips will inspire you whether you’re writing your own materials for the first time or if you’re an experienced materials writer looking to further develop your skills.

 Fanny Kemble: a passionate Victorian, /Armstrong, Margaret,  Her first role was Juliet, when she was seventeen; at nineteen she was the toast of England, repeated her success in America, and then married Pierce Butler, vacillating, unfaithful slave owner. Her divorce — her fame as a Shakespearean reader — and the sensation caused by her writings kept her a storm-center for years. Interesting material, skillfully handled, and mirroring the theatre in England and America in the ’30’s and ’40’s, against a social and economic background of the period, and giving a new angle on the slave question and the Civil War.

 From Alexandria, through Baghdad: surveys and studies in the ancient Greek and medieval Islamic mathematical sciences in honor of J.L. Berggren /Nathan Sidoli, Glen Van Brummelen, editors. (TWU AUTHOR) This book honors the career of historian of mathematics J.L. Berggren, his scholarship, and service to the broader community. The first part is a survey of scholarship in the mathematical sciences in ancient Greece and medieval Islam. It consists of six articles (three by Berggren himself) covering research from the middle of the 20th century to the present. The remainder of the book contains studies by eminent scholars of the ancient and medieval mathematical sciences. They serve both as examples of the breadth of current approaches and topics, and as tributes to Berggren’s interests by his friends and colleagues.

 Gordon Craig: the story of his life /by Edward Craig.

How to save the world: how to make changing the world the greatest game we’ve ever played /Katie Patrick. In a 10-step framework of exercises, tutorials, and case studies, How to Save the World will teach you the art of changing the world – and it’s often not what you think. As you implement these academically researched and measurement-driven techniques, How to Save the World will drive you to dig into your creativity and unearth your greatest ideas that shift the numbers on the causes you most care about, so you can experience the joy and satisfaction of seeing your work really, actually change the world every single day.

 Katie’s wish /Barbara Shook Hazen ; illustrated by Emily Arnold McCully. Soon after Katie wishes for her potatoes to disappear during dinner, a potato famine ravages her native Ireland, forcing her to leave for America.

London’s lost theatres of the nineteenth century;with notes on plays and players seen there.

  Making sense: a student’s guide to research and writing : religious studies /Margot Northey, Bradford A. Anderson, Joel N. Lohr. (TWU AUTHOR)Specifically designed for students in religious studies, this book offers up-to-date, detailed information on writing essays and short assignments, doing comparative research, evaluating internet sources, proper documentation, avoiding plagiarism, reading religious texts, learning foreign languages, and more.

 Naomi’s tree /by Joy Kogawa ; illustrated by Ruth Ohi. When a Japanese Canadian family is forced to leave their home for internment during World War II, the garden’s old cherry tree sends out a song of love and peace as it patiently awaits their return.

Nursing education in Canada /Helen K. Mussallem. One of the studies prepared for the Royal Commission on Health Services in Canada (1961-65). Examines and analyzes all types of educational programmes for personnel providing nursing care, with the emphasis on programmes designed to prepare nurses for registration in the provinces.

 Shake Rag: from the life of Elvis Presley /written by Amy Littlesugar ; illustrated by Floyd Cooper. A story about a period in the childhood of Elvis Presley when his family was dirt poor and he was introduced to the soulful music of the Sanctified Church that travelled to his town.

Swimming in a Red Sea /Lawrelynd Bowin. (TWU Content)  The memoir tells the story of 39-year-old Lawra Linda Bawman, an African Canadian who grew up in  Guinea; studied politics in Moscow; married a Dutch man; moved to Vancouver and now resides in Brussels. Multiple migrations are merely part of the search for identity of a young woman whose youth was marred by gendered ordeals. Jailed as a girl by her uncle for flirting with a boy, she is raped, subjected to FGM, and, at age twelve, compelled to witness her mother’s fatal experience in childbirth. She continues questioning the justice of existence while subduing fear of dying and confronting, for her children’s sake, a troubled world. The multilingual author and actor offers scenes of brutality tempered by resistance flowing into love.

 Technology and critical literacy in early childhood /Vivian Maria Vasquez, Carol Branigan Felderman. This book explores the intersection of technology and critical literacy, specifically addressing what ICTs afford critical literacy work with young children between ages three to eight. Inviting readers to enter classrooms where both technology and critical literacies are woven into childhood curricula and teaching, it brings together literacy, social studies, and science in critical and integrated ways. Real-world stories show the sights and sounds of children engaged with technology in the classroom and beyond.

 The many and the one: creation as participation in Augustine and Aquinas /Yonghua Ge. (TWU Content)  Ge argues that by transforming participatory ontology in light of creatio ex nihilo, Augustine and Aquinas have developed a distinctively Christian metaphysics that offers a promising solution to the modern dialectic of the One and the Many.

The revival of English poetic drama: (in the Edwardian & Georgian periods) /Anniah Gowda, H. H. 

 Through my eyes /Ruby Bridges ; articles and interviews compiled and edited by Margo Lundell. Ruby Bridges recounts the story of her involvement, as a six-year-old, in the integration of her school in New Orleans in 1960.

What really matters in fluency: research-based practices across the curriculum /Richard L. Allington.… presents a teacher-friendly framework for how fluency typically develops. Allington offers clear recommendations to guide classroom teachers in fostering development with a few modest changes to their daily reading lessons that will strengthen every student’s fluency development.

 What really matters in vocabulary: research-based practices across the curriculum /Patricia M. Cunningham. Will help teachers increase the number of words students know meanings for-as well as the depth of meanings for those words-as a day-in, day-out, across-the-school-day priority.

 Zachary’s ball /Matt Tavares. Dad takes Zachary to his first Boston Red Sox game where they catch a ball and something magical happens.

New Titles Tuesday, October 19

Here is a selection of print and ebooks and streaming videos added to the catalogue in the past week.

 A documentary history of the Book of Mormon /Larry E. Morris. A Documentary History of the Book of Mormon transcribes and annotates a wide variety of primary source documents related to the origins of the long-ridiculed narrative that launched a new world religion.

A soldier’s play: a play /by Charles Fuller. A black sergeant cries out in the night, “They still hate you,” then is shot twice and falls dead. Set in 1944 at Fort Neal, a segregated army camp in Louisiana, Charles Fuller’s forceful drama–which won the Pulitzer Prize in 1982 and has been regularly seen in both its original stage and its later screen version–tracks the investigation of this murder. “A Soldier’s Play” is more than a detective story: it is a tough, incisive exploration of racial tensions and ambiguities among blacks and between blacks and whites that gives no easy answers and assigns no simple blame.

 Addicted to lust: pornography in the lives of conservative Protestants /Samuel L. Perry Once confident of their victory over pornography in society at large, conservative Protestants now fear that “porn addiction” is consuming even the most faithful. How are they adjusting to this new reality? And what are its consequences in their lives?

Antonin Artaud; man of vision, by Bettina L. Knapp. With a pref. by Anais Nin. This is a book which is essential to a deeper knowledge of Antonin Artaud’s work. Too much emphasis has been placed on the sensational aspects of his own life dramatization, on his madness. At last Dr. Bettina Knapp has given us a balanced analysis, interpretation and biography of Artaud, blending her familiarity with French literature, French theater with an acute psychological insight and a woman’s natural gift for interrelating the work and the human being, thus bringing us closer to his inferno with more empathy,

 Controversial new religions /edited by James R. Lewis and Jesper Aa. Petersen. The general public views new religions with a mixture of curiosity, amusement, and anxiety, sustained by lavish media emphasis on oddness and tragedy rather than familiarity and lived experience. This book looks at those groups that have generated the most attention.

Grace: a play /Doug Lucie. A hugely entertaining look at the hypocrisy of evangelism and a savage attack on the Americanization of the British way of life. It’s a triumph

 Live from Stratford-upon-Avon. King Lear /William Shakespeare ; director, Gregory Doran ; producer, Zoë Donegan ; screen director, Robin Lough ; producer, John Wyver King Lear has ruled for many years. As age overtakes him, he divides his kingdom amongst his children. Misjudging their loyalty, he soon finds himself stripped of all the trappings of state, wealth and power that had defined him.

 Live from Stratford-upon-Avon. Othello /William Shakespeare ; directed by Iqbal Khan ; producer, Zoe Donegan ; screen director, Robin Lough ; producer, John Wyver ; Picture House Entertainment. Othello is the greatest general of his age. A fearsome warrior, loving husband and revered defender of Venice against its enemies. But he is also an outsider whose victories have created enemies of his own, men driven by prejudice and jealousy to destroy him. As they plot in the shadows, Othello realises too late that the greatest danger lies not in the hatred of others, but his own fragile and destructive pride.

 Live from Stratford-upon-Avon: The taming of the shrew /William Shakespeare ; a Royal  Shakespeare Company presentation. We turn Shakespeare’s fierce, energetic comedy of gender and materialism on its head to offer a fresh perspective on its portrayal of hierarchy and power, directed by Justin Audibert.

NOVA. A to Z. The first alphabet /written and directed by David Sington ; produced by Hugh Sington ; a NOVA production by DOX Productions/Films a Cinq for NOVA/WGBH Boston. The incredible story of writing can finally be told. 

Practicing what the doctor preached: at home with Focus on the Family /Susan B. Ridgely. James Dobson is well-known to the secular world as a crusader for the Christian right. But within Christian circles he is known primarily as a childrearing expert; millions of American children have been raised on his message. Practicing What the Doctor Preached looks at how Dobson’s rigid, authoritarian teachings are put into practice by actual families, often in surprisingly flexible ways.

 Protestants and American conservatism: a short history /Gillis J. Harp. In this sweeping history, Gillis Harp traces the relationship between Protestantism and conservative politics in America from the Puritans to Palin. Harp argues that, while conservative voters and activists have often professed to be motivated by their religious faith, in fact the connection between Christian principle and conservative politics has generally been remarkably thin. Ultimately, Harp claims, there is very little that is distinctly Christian about the modern Christian Right.

 Proverbs: a commentary based on Paroimiai in Codex Vaticanus /by Al Wolters.  Wolters gives a meticulous philological commentary on the text of Proverbs as found in the important fourth-century Codex Vaticanus, together with a careful transcription of the Vaticanus Greek text and a fresh English translation thereof. The focus of the commentary is on the semantic and grammatical aspects of the Greek, relying primarily on general Greek usage rather than on the underlying Hebrew, and drawing on a broad array of lexicographical and grammatical resources, as well as a detailed examination of twelve previous translations of LXX Proverbs. In the process, many new interpretations of the often difficult Greek are proposed.

 Return of the trickster /Eden Robinson. “The third and final book of the brilliant and captivating Trickster Trilogy. Jared, now 18, wakes up in a hospital bed, feeling like hell. Some of the people he loves–the ones who are deaf to magic–assume he fell off the wagon after a tough year of sobriety and went on a bender to end all benders. The truth for Jared, who has spent two years running from it, is so much worse. He finally knows for sure that he will never be normal because he is the son of Wee’git, a Trickster, and a Trickster himself. Soon Jared is at the centre of an all-out war. A horrible place to be for the sweetest Trickster there’s ever been, one whose first instinct is not mischief and mind games but to make the world around him a kinder, safer, place.

 Spillover: Zika, Ebola & beyond /producer, director & writer, James Barrat ; a Tangled Bank Studios, LLC production in association with Barrat Media, LLC. Throughout the last few decades, diseases that spill over from animals to humans have been on the rise. What’s behind their increase, and can we do anything to combat these dangerous foes? Join scientists as they investigate the rise of spillover viruses like Zika, Ebola and Nipah, and learn what science can do to anticipate and prevent epidemics around the world.

 The beauty of Jesus Christ: filling out a scheme of St Augustine /Gerald O’ Collins, S.J. This book offers a working description of beauty. It draws on the Scriptures, both Old and New Testament, to illustrate how the beauty of Christ manifested itself at every stage of his story.

 The Bible and the believer: how to read the Bible critically and religiously /Marc Zvi Brettler, Peter Enns, and Daniel J. Harrington The Bible and the Believer enlists one Jewish, one Catholic, and one Protestant biblical scholar who explain and illustrate how to read the Hebrew Bible/Tanakh/Old Testament critically and religiously in light of their own religious traditions.

 The finger of the scribe: how scribes learned to write the Bible /William M. Schniedewind. Schniedewind explores the unexpected cache of inscriptions discovered at a remote, Iron Age military post called Kuntillet ‘Ajrud to assess the question of how scribes might have been taught to write. Here, far from such urban centers as Jerusalem or Samaria, plaster walls and storage pithoi were littered with inscriptions. What emerges is a very different picture of how writing might have been taught, as opposed to the standard view of scribal schools in the main population centers.

 The forgotten creed: Christianity’s original struggle against bigotry, slavery, and sexism /Stephen Patterson. The first Christian creed said nothing about Christ, God, or salvation. Instead it told the followers of Jesus who they were: Children of God. Among them, distinctions of race, class, and gender would count for nothing. The Forgotten Creed is the story of that first, forgotten creed and its remarkable vision of human solidarity.

 The hiddenness of God /Michael C. Rea. This study addresses the problem of divine hiddenness which concerns the ambiguity of evidence for God’s existence, the elusiveness of God’s comforting presence, the palpable and devastating experience of divine absence and abandonment, and more.

The London theatre 1811-1866: selections from the diary of Henry Crabb Robinson; edited by Eluned Brown.

 The revolution of alphabets /directed and produced by Sang-ho Han. An investigation of the development of ancient writing.

 The sorrows of Frederick and Holy ghosts /Romulus Linney. Sorrows of Frederick is a psychological drama that portrays Frederick the Great as a man of immense intellectual gifts who succombs to the perversion of power. Holy ghosts is a comic southern folk drama focusing on an anguished husband, his runaway wife and a snake-handling religious cult.

The TEAM makes a play /a film by Paulette Douglas. This documentary, directed by 5 time Emmy Award winner Paulette Douglas, captures a rare inside look at the TEAM’s three year collaborative journey creating their multi-award-winning new production Mission Drift, an epic saga exploring the true meaning of American Capitalism.

 Tradition: understanding Christian tradition /Gerald O’Collins, SJ.  Particular traditions can call for scrutiny and reform. Tradition: Understanding Christian Tradition proposes various criteria (e.g. the message of the Scriptures and spiritual experience) for discerning and evaluating specific traditions. Through the power of the Holy Spirit, the risen Christ himself is the central Tradition (upper case) at the heart of all Christian traditions. The Spirit remains the primary bearer of the Church’s tradition; the secondary agents of tradition include not only ordained ministers but also all the baptized faithful. In the history of Christianity, tradition has interpreted and actualized the Scriptures, but has also been interpreted and challenged by them. An appendix explains the insights coming from specialists in the study of collective memory; their work also sheds light on the workings of Christian tradition.

 Trickster drift /Eden Robinson. As the son of a Trickster, Jared is a magnet for magic, whether he hates it or not–he sees ghosts, he sees the monster moving underneath his Aunt Georgina’s skin, he sees the creature that comes out of his bedroom wall and creepily wants to suck his toes. He also still hears the Trickster in his head, and other voices too.

War feels like war /directed by Esteban Uyarra. This is an account of the brutalities of 21st century war, told through the eyes of independent journalists. The film documents the lives of reporters and photographers who subverted military media control to get access to the real Iraq War. The film records their frustration, fear, shock and horror as they fight their way to Baghdad. Through its main and subsidiary characters, the film reveals the addictive nature of modern war reporting – how it affects journalists personally and how hard it then is to return to a normal life back home. It also paints a unique picture of the paradoxes of modern war reporting: the organized media circus may offer a continuous stream of action pictures for 24 hour satellite tv, but these tell us little about the chaos and the pain of war.

 Why are there differences in the gospels?: what we can learn from ancient biography /Michael R. Licona ; foreword by Craig A. Evans. Licona turns to Greek classicist Plutarch for an answer, assessing differences that appeared when Plutarch told the same story more than once in his Lives. He suggests the differences in the Gospels often resulted from their authors employing the same compositional devices used by Plutarch.

New Titles Tuesday, October 12

Here is a selection of titles added in the past week.

A guide to the plays of Bernard Shaw /: by C.B. Purdom. Shaw the man, Shaw the playwright, and the complete dramatic works.

 A history of the American film: a musical /: book & lyrics by Christopher Durang ; music by Mel Marvin. A hilarious take on American films, especially from the 1930s through the 1950s. The principals play a variety of characters. There is a Cagney/Bogart/Dean/Brando type-and a Fonda/Stewart/ Peck/Perkins type. The women, too, are types-basically Bette Davis, Loretta Young and Eve Arden. The parts they play are wild parodies from many Hollywood genres; a silent tearjerker, gangster epic, courtroom melodrama,  social justice thriller, screwball comedy, Busby Berkeley backstage musical, war propaganda canteen musical-as well as parodies of  “Casablanca,” “Citizen Kane” and a variety of minor genres.

 Angels fall: a play /: by Lanford Wilson. The play is set in an impoverished Catholic mission in rural New Mexico where a group of disparate individuals gather due to an accident at a nearby nuclear facility. Included among them are a burnt out college professor, his much younger wife, the elderly parish priest, his brilliant half-Indian foster son, a middle-aged art gallery owner and her much younger boytoy lover. Confined within the church, they begin to reveal their stories to each other – their trials and tribulations, their hopes and fears and the personal crises which have brought them not only to this place but to turning points in their lives

 Aping mankind: neuromania, Darwinitis and the misrepresentation of humanity /: Raymond Tallis. Tallis dismantles’ Neuromania’, arising out of the idea that we are reducible to our brains and ‘Darwinitis’ according to which, since the brain is an evolved organ, we are entirely explicable within an evolutionary framework. With precision and acuity he argues that the belief that human beings can be understood in biological terms is a serious obstacle to clear thinking about what we are and what we might become. Combative, fearless and thought-provoking, Aping Mankind is an important book and one that scientists, cultural commentators and policy-makers cannot ignore.

 Balm in Gilead: and other plays /: by Lanford Wilson. Balm in Gilead is a drama set in a New York city “greasy spoon” cafe frequented by dealers, junkies, hustlers, prostitutes, the cafe staff, and Darlene, a naive young woman new to the city. “Ludlow Fair” is a story of two young women who share an apartment together: Rachel is glamorous and fast-moving, while Agnes is matter-of-fact, using kookiness to mask her shyness. In the end, it is Agnes who comforts Rachel, when her romance starts to fall apart. “Home Free!” is a two-character one-act play about Lawrence and Johanna, who may be brother and sister, and may also be in an incestuous relationship. Despite playful conversations, Lawrence seems to be mentally unstable, and at a loss when Johanna begs for a doctor and then collapses.

 Championing technology infusion in teacher preparation: a framework for supporting future educators /: edited by Arlene C. Borthwick, Teresa S. Foulger, and Kevin J. Graziano. Provides research- and practice-based direction for faculty, administrators, PK-12 school partners and other stakeholders who support program-wide technology infusion in teacher education programs.

 Design ed: connecting learning science research to practice /: Angela Elkordy and Ayn Keneman. This book provides a foundation for the science of learning and learning design, laying out the intersection between theory, design and reflective practice as it relates to applying design thinking for the engagement of digital age learners.

Drinks before dinner: a play /: by E.L. Doctorow. A tour-de-force of language and ideas concerning the individual’s role in and response to contemporary America, Drinks Before Dinner revolves around a dinner party for the economically privileged.

Eight plays from off-off Broadway /: edited by Nick Orzel and Michael Smith ; with an introduction by Michael Smith.

 Employee engagement in theory and practice /: edited by Catherine Truss, Rick Delbridge, Kerstin Alfes, Amanda Shantz, and Emma Soane Employee Engagement in Theory and Practice will familiarise readers with the concepts and core themes that have been explored in research and their application in a business context via a set of carefully chosen and highly relevant original and case studies, some of which are co-authored by invited practitioners. Written in an accessible manner, this book will be essential reading for scholars in the field, students studying at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, as well as practitioners interested in finding out more about the theoretical underpinnings of engagement alongside its practical application.

 In the Boom Boom Room: a drama in three acts /: by David Rabe. Paints a grim picture of a seedy night-club performer, a “go-go” girl.

 Integrating technology in the classroom: tools to meet the needs of every student /: Boni Hamilton. Presents new and immediately applicable ways to integrate technology in the classroom, using tools and projects that support collaborative, student-centered learning.

 Learning first, technology second in practice: new strategies, research and tools for student success /: Liz Kolb. In the author’s Triple E Framework, the learning goal – not the tool – is the most important element of a given lesson. For readers new to the framework, this book provides all of the essential research and tools, along with an overview of the framework, so they can apply what they learn.

 Mass appeal /: Bill C. Davis. Father Tim Farley, a lover of the good things in life, is comfortably ensconced as priest of a prosperous Catholic congregation. His well-ordered world is disrupted by the arrival of Mark Dolson, an intense and idealistic young seminarian whom Father Farley reluctantly agrees to take under his wing. There is immediate conflict between the two as the younger man challenges the older priest’s sybaritic ways, while Father Farley is appalled by Mark’s confession that he had led a life of bisexual promiscuity before entering the priesthood. In the final essence their confrontation is a touching yet very funny examination of the nature of friendship, courage and the infinite variety of love, as the older man is reminded of the firebrand he once was, and the younger comes to realize that forbearance is as vital to the Christian ethic as righteousness.

 Power up your classroom: reimagine learning through gameplay /: Lindsey Blass and Cate Tolnai. This book helps educators understand the benefits of gamification and game-based learning, and empowers them to design learning experiences that leverage gameplay to increase motivation and engagement, and build classroom community.

 Sketchnoting in the classroom: a practical guide to deepen student learning /: Nichole Carter. This book shows how sketchnotes can help students retain new material, develop skills to articulate empathy and build connections to larger concepts. It includes strategies for helping students feel successful in the process.

 Teach boldly: using Edtech for social good /: Jennifer Williams. The book provides a guide for educators ready to activate positive change in teaching and learning through innovative practices, meaningful use of technology and global collaboration.

The house of blue leaves and two other plays /: John Guare ; with a new preface by the playwright. 

The serpent: a ceremony,: by Jean-Claude Van Itallie in collaboration with the Open Theater under the direction of Joseph Chaikin.

 The Thebans /: translated and adapted by Timberlake Wertenbaker from Sophocles’ original text.

Three birds alighting on a field /: by Timberlake Wertenbaker. Set in the 1980s, it tells the story of various characters associated with a failing art gallery and an opera house, and their attempts to improve their prestige.[

 Unreconciled: family, truth, and Indigenous resistance /: Jesse Wente. Wente remembers the exact moment he realized that he was a certain kind of Indian. Not Anishinaabe or Ojibwe, but seen as a stereotypical cartoon Indian. By exploring his family’s history, Wente unpacks the discrepancies between his personal identity and how non-Indigenous people view him. He also describes his discomfort at becoming a designated spokesperson for Indigenous people’s concerns, even as he struggles with not feeling Ojibwe enough. Through the lens of art, pop culture commentary, and personal stories, and with disarming humour, he adresses issues such as cultural appropriation, Indigenous representation and identity, and Indigenous narrative sovereignty. Wente explores and exposes the lies that Canada tells itself, unravels “the two founding nations” myth, and insists that the notion of “reconciliation” is not a realistic path forward. Part memoir and part manifesto, Unreconciled is a stirring call to arms to put truth over the flawed concept of reconciliation, and to build a new, respectful relationship between the nation of Canada and Indigenous peoples.

What we were reading online in September

Here is a list of September’s most-used eBooks. Where the data is available we calculated the cost savings to students and faculty who used the eBook instead of buying a copy or accessing it via a paywall.

 Logic As a Liberal Art: An Introduction to Rhetoric and Reasoning Philosophy / Logic

$34.95 (cost of book x number of uses ) 1282 =   $44,805.90

Basic Linguistic Theory Volume 1: Methodology Language Arts & Disciplines / Linguistics….a new and fundamental characterization of the nature of human languages and a comprehensive guide to their description and analysis. 169 uses

 Accountability And Responsibility In Health Care: Issues In Addressing An Emerging Global Challenge: Health Policy. 96 uses

Discover Your True North. Leadership.; Organizational effectiveness. “…how you can become the leader you want to be, with helpful exercises included throughout the book.”

$48 (cost of book x number of uses ) 92 =  $4,416

 HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Making Smart Decisions (with Featured Article “Before You Make That Big Decision…” by Daniel Kahneman, Dan Lovallo, and Olivier Sibony): Decision-Making & Problem Solving….the most important Harvard Business Review articles to help you and your organization make better choices and avoid common traps.

77 uses

 Basic Linguistic Theory Volume 3: Further Grammatical Topics LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General

$265.28(cost of book x number of uses ) 71 = $18,834.88

Historical Linguistics: An Introduction Historical linguistics.  This accessible, hands-on introduction to historical linguistics – the study of language change – does not just talk about topics. With abundant examples and exercises, it helps students learn for themselves how to do historical linguistics.

71 uses.

 If You’re in a Dogfight, Become a Cat!: Strategies for Long-Term Growth Strategic Planning

71 uses

Employee Engagement in Theory and Practice  Employee motivation and Attitudes….”will familiarise readers with the concepts and core themes that have been explored in research and their application in a business context via a set of carefully chosen and highly relevant original and case studies”

 $352.50 (cost of book x number of uses ) 68 = $23,970.00

 Teaching Reading, Revised: FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / English as a Second Language

$22.43 (cost of book x number of uses ) 68 =  $1,525.24

Culture and Leadership Across the World: The GLOBE Book of In-Depth Studies of 25 Societies. . Social values–Cross-cultural studies “….a groundbreaking, large-scale project on international management research featuring contributions from nearly 18,000 middle managers from 1,000 organizations.”

$392.50 (cost of book x number of uses ) 60 =   $23,550.00.

 From Values to Action: The Four Principles of Values-Based Leadership. Leadership.; Corporate culture.; Values.

$27.95(cost of book x number of uses ) 56 =  $1,565.20

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