Wednesday, August 14, 2019 1:00 am
New library books
The following works of nonfiction are new at the Tecumseh branch of the Allen County Public Library.
“On the Clock: What Low-Wage Work Did to Me and How It Drives America Insane”by Emily Guendelsberger
A college-educated young professional details her struggles to find a qualitative job, detailing the grueling realities of hourly labor for the fastest-growing segment of the American workforce while outlining strategies for more humane employment practices.
“I Know What I Saw” by Linda S. Godfrey
Using eyewitness interviews and research on the history of folklore, Godfrey explores present-day encounters with monsters and urban legends, including werewolves, goat men and Bigfoot.
“Chase Darkness With Me: How One True-Crime Writer Started Solving Murders” by Billy Jensen
The journalist and co-author of the best-selling “I'll Be Gone in the Dark” reveals how he has used social media and other less-monitored online sources to help detectives solve cold cases as a digital consultant.
“The Liberation of Paris: How Eisenhower, De Gaulle, and Von Choltitz Saved the City of Light”by Jean Edward Smith
A prize-winning and best-selling historian tells the dramatic story of the liberation of Paris during World War II, showing how the decision to free the city came at a heavy price – it slowed Allied momentum and allowed the Germans to regroup.
“Talking to Robots”by David Ewing Duncan
Explores the possibilities of high-capacity artificial-intelligence machines, drawing on expert insights to explain how the robots of today and the near future will transform the definition of humanity and revolutionize the world.