General interest materials on the First Floor.
- Dark horse: achieving success through the pursuit of fulfillmentGet This Now!
Describes how four elements of a person's mindset can be used to identify individual interests and abilities and lead to making the right career choices and finding success.
- She said: breaking the sexual harassment story that helped ignite a movementGet This Now!
For many years, reporters had tried to get to the truth about Harvey Weinstein's treatment of women. Rumors of wrongdoing had long circulated. But in 2017, when Jodi Kantor an…more
- Permanent recordGet This Now!
In 2013, twenty-nine-year-old Edward Snowden shocked the world when he broke with the American intelligence establishment and revealed that the United States government was se…more
- The cooking gene: a journey through African American culinary history in the Old SouthGet This Now!
"Culinary historian Michael W. Twitty brings a fresh perspective to our most divisive cultural issue, race, in this illuminating memoir of Southern cuisine and food culture th…more
- Stan Lee: the man behind MarvelGet This Now!
Batchelor offers an eye-opening look at the life of Stan Lee, the man who created (with talented artists) many of history's most legendary characters. Becoming the editor of M…more
- Just mercy: a story of justice and redemptionGet This Now!
The founder of the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, Alabama recounts his experiences as a lawyer working to assist those desperately in need, reflecting on his pursuit …more
- The Gray DrakeGet This Now!
"Quinn Shepherd was the best guide on the Au Sable River, until he's found at the bottom of the river with his boat's anchor chain wrapped around his ankle. Lizzie, his wife, …more
- Dog is love: why and how your dog loves youGet This Now!
A pioneering canine behaviorist draws on cutting-edge research to show that a single, simple trait--the capacity to love--is what makes dogs such perfect companions for humans…more
- Dreamland burningGet This Now!
When seventeen-year-old Rowan Chase finds a skeleton on her family's property, she has no idea that investigating the brutal century-old murder will lead to a summer of painfu…more
- The testamentsGet This Now!
"In this brilliant sequel to The Handmaid's Tale, acclaimed author Margaret Atwood answers the questions that have tantalized readers for decades. When the van door slammed on…more
- You don't look like anyone I know: a true story of family, face blindness, and forgivenessGet This Now!
An unusual and uncommonly moving family memoir, with a twist that give new meaning to hindsight, insight, and forgiveness. The author is face blind--that is, she has prosopagn…more
- They called us enemyGet This Now!
"A stunning graphic memoir recounting actor/author/activist George Takei's childhood imprisoned within American concentration camps during World War II. Experience the forces …more