books

Oct 17, 2011

History Professor’s Book a Winner

An NC State professor’s book earned top honors in Kentucky.

Aug 24, 2011

Suggest a Book for 2012 Common Reading

Your help is needed to find a thought-provoking book for next year's common reading.

Aug 15, 2011

Read Smart Gets Book Lovers Talking

Love to talk about the latest books? Join Read Smart, a series of discussions led by NC State faculty.

Jun 21, 2011

Dunn’s Latest: ‘Wild Life of Our Bodies’

Biologist Rob Dunn's new book, The Wild Life of Our Bodies, tells the stories of our changing relationships with other species, be they worms, bacteria or tigers.

Jun 2, 2011

Books of Summer

Nothing beats the summer treat of discovering a great book. NCSU Libraries asked 20 colleagues which books are next to the comfy chairs on the screened-in porch.

Mar 15, 2011

Writing the Book on Scholarly Publishing

Dr. Tim Hatcher has helped write the book on scholarly publishing, complete with sections on working with journal editors, dealing with rejection and handling rewrites.

Feb 1, 2011

Book Harvests Gardening Advice

A new book cherry-picks the best gardening advice for North Carolinians from an award-winning Cooperative Extension newsletter.

Jan 3, 2011

Sherman Releases Vermiculture Book

Rhonda Sherman, solid waste Cooperative Extension specialist, is co-editor of the first scientific book on vermicomposting (composting with worms).

Dec 3, 2010

Check Out These Holiday Books

If books are on your holiday shopping list or you’re making a reading list for vacation, the NCSU Libraries can help.  The Best Book I Read This Year blog  includes reading suggestions and reviews from faculty, library staff, students and others.

Nov 10, 2010

Book Examines Lost Promise of Frontier

History professor Craig Thompson Friend’s new book, Kentucke’s Frontiers, explains how fear and terror transformed the region’s early promise of an egalitarian life for all into a patriarchal society that favored white men.