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The Journal Gazette

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 1:00 am

New library books

The following works of nonfiction are new at the Dupont branch of the Allen County Public Library.

 

“On to the Show: Fort Wayne's Lasting Impact on the NHL And the Hockey World”by Blake Sebring

Only seven professional hockey teams have lasted longer than the Fort Wayne Komets' 66 years, allowing the city to have a huge influence on the National Hockey League and the greater hockey world.

 

“The Suburban Micro-Farm: Modern Solutions for Busy People” by Amy Stross

How to grow your own fruits, herbs, and vegetables even on a limited schedule, creating a beautiful, edible yard.

 

“No Immediate Danger” by William T. Vollmann

The first volume in a timely series about climate change and energy generation focuses on the consequences of nuclear power production through the events and aftermath of the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan in 2011.

 

“The Girl Who Smiled Beads: A Story of War and What Comes After” by Clemantine Wamariya

Traces the author's experiences as a young child during the Rwanda massacres and displacements, which separated her from her parents and forced the author and her older sister to endure six years as refugees in seven countries before she was granted asylum in the United States.

 

“The Soul of Basketball: The Epic Showdown Between Lebron, Kobe, Doc, and Dirk That Saved the NBA” by Ian Thomsen

A chronicle of the transformations throughout the NBA that played out during the 2010-11 season traces the particular stories of LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, Doc Rivers, Dirk Nowitzki and other stars who were at the forefront of significant league changes.