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The Journal Gazette

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 1:00 am

New library books

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

 

“On the Clock: What Low-Wage Work Did to Me and How It Drives America Insane”by Emily Guendelsberger

A college-educated young professional details her struggles to find a qualitative job, detailing the grueling realities of hourly labor for the fastest-growing segment of the American workforce while outlining strategies for more humane employment practices.

 

“I Know What I Saw” by Linda S. Godfrey

Using eyewitness interviews and research on the history of folklore, Godfrey explores present-day encounters with monsters and urban legends, including werewolves, goat men and Bigfoot.

 

“Chase Darkness With Me: How One True-Crime Writer Started Solving Murders” by Billy Jensen

The journalist and co-author of the best-selling “I'll Be Gone in the Dark” reveals how he has used social media and other less-monitored online sources to help detectives solve cold cases as a digital consultant.

 

“The Liberation of Paris: How Eisenhower, De Gaulle, and Von Choltitz Saved the City of Light”by Jean Edward Smith

A prize-winning and best-selling historian tells the dramatic story of the liberation of Paris during World War II, showing how the decision to free the city came at a heavy price – it slowed Allied momentum and allowed the Germans to regroup.

 

“Talking to Robots”by David Ewing Duncan

Explores the possibilities of high-capacity artificial-intelligence machines, drawing on expert insights to explain how the robots of today and the near future will transform the definition of humanity and revolutionize the world.