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The Journal Gazette

Wednesday, June 05, 2019 1:00 am

New library books

The following science books are new at the main Allen County Public Library downtown.

“Einstein's War”by Matthew Stanley

The book reveals how Albert Einstein's life and the acceptance of his theory of relativity were challenged by the harsh realities of World War I and nationalist bigotry that criminalized his ideas.

“Bottle of Lies: The Inside Story of the Generic Drug Boom”by Katherine Eban

A narrative investigation draws on exclusive accounts and extensive confidential Food and Drug Administration documents to expose life-threatening practices of global fraud, data manipulation and unsafe medicine production.

“Our Symphony with Animals: On Health, Empathy, and Our Shared Destinies”by Aysha Akhtar

A definitive account of why our relationships with animals matter and how interspecies empathy enriches our well-being.

“The Vinyl Frontier: The Story of the Golden Record” by Jonathan Scott

This book tells the story of how the record of music, sounds and pictures that painted a picture of Earth for any alien races that may come into contact with NASA's Voyager probe was created.

“Code Blue: Inside America's Medical Industrial Complex” by Mike Magee

A powerful exposť of the network of big business, academic medicine, patient-advocacy organizations, hospitals and government that have made America's health care system the highest costing, but poorest performing among major developed nations.