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If you are anything like me, the mere mention of physics makes your brain hurt. That theory is too deep for me. Or so I thought until I looked at one of the library’s new books, The flying circus of physics by Jearl Walker. Walker takes the theories of physics and illuminates/illustrates them with fun […]

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In Women and Money: Owning the Power to Control Your Destiny, Suze Orman “presents a concrete five-month “save yourself plan” for financial repair, starting with setting aside checking and savings accounts, fixing one’s credit rating, saving for retirement, setting up a will, purchasing home insurance” … and more. “Bestselling author and host of her own […]

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Sherman Alexie, award-winning novelist, poet, screenwriter, composer and performer, will be the keynote speaker at Clark’s 2008 commencement ceremony, June 19, 7:00 p.m., at the Clark County Fairgrounds Amphitheater. A Spokane/Couer d’Alene Indian, he grew up on the Spokane Indian Reservation and graduated from Washington State University. Many of his books and films are available […]

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We’re getting lots of new books in these days thanks to additional monies from Instruction this year. A couple that caught my eye this week: Restless Skies, the Ultimate Weather Book, New Books QC981.D68 Encyclopedia of Hair (really) Ref. TT957 .S46

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Ever wonder why everyone raves about a specific novel? Thought about reading Ulysses by James Joyce but aren’t sure exactly what it’s about or if you dare tackle it? Have no fear, Peter Boxall and his book are here! This beautiful book contains reviews of “classic” literature as well as pictures and photographs of book […]

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David Gergen

Political commentator David Gergen was recently in Vancouver talking about Pakistan, Iran and Iraq. The November 14, 2007 issue of The Clark College Independent has an article on him but did you know that Cannell Library has an autographed copy of his book Eyewitness to Power? (call number: JK516 .G493 2000). Please come in and […]

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It seems fitting that Cannell library inaugurates it’s blog with a big announcement: The Summit Consortium recently celebrated its one millionth loan! That’s 1,000,000 books, CDs, DVDs and other materials that users in the 33 member libraries requested online and received within 2-3 days. Cannell Library is proud to be a member of Summit, because […]

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