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Big Deal: Bob Fosse and Dance in the American Musical (Broadway Legacies) by [Winkler, Kevin]

David E. Sanger

The Perfect Weapon: War, Sabotage, and Fear in the Cyber Age

363.3259384 San​

A look at how cyberwarfare is influencing elections, threatening national security, and raising the risks of global war. Argues that cyber is now the weapon of choice for a number of reasons.

Kevin Winkler

Big Deal: Bob Fosse and Dance in the American Musical


A look at evolution of Fosse as choreographer and director over a four decade career.


Thrity Umrigar

The Secrets Between Us: A Novel

F Um7s 2018

Umrigar’s latest novel continues the story of Bhima (the main character in The Space Between Us).  Poor and illiterate, Bhima, who has been fired from her job with the Dubash family, must find a way to support herself and her granddaughter.  In the process, Bhima finds her first real friend.

Katherine Benton-Cohen

Inventing the Immigration Problem: The Dillingham Commission and Its Legacy


Donald Trump is hardly the first person to complain about the immigration problem.  The Dillingham Commission, still the largest U.S. study ever conducted on immigration, was formed in 1907 to investigate the large number of immigrants entering the United States.  Many of its recommendations are still in place today.

Francis Pryor 

Stonehenge: The Story of a Sacred Landscape

936.2319 Pry

An illustrated look at the nature and history of the stone megaliths and how it has been interpreted over the years.


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