Nonfiction Round-Up (1/15/20)

Saving a zoo under ISIS control + how artificial intelligence will erode employment + skills and principles of how to be a leader + an illustrated collection of love and relationship advice = this nonfiction round-up. FATHER OF LIONS: One Man’s Remarkable Quest to Save the Mosul Zoo by Louise Callaghan “Callaghan’s (Middle East correspondent, […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (10/16)

Nonfiction Round-Up (10/16)

The truth about Artificial Intelligence and the story of one of the world’s favorite musicians make up today’s nonfiction round-up. ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: A Guide for Thinking Humans by Melanie Mitchell “Mitchell gives us a history of artificial intelligence and a summation of its current state while asking pressing questions like how smart the best AI […]

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Forthcoming #FridayReads: THE GOD GAME

Forthcoming #FridayReads: THE GOD GAME

Artificial Intelligence invades the real world in Danny Tobey’s fast-paced techno-thriller THE GOD GAME. THE GOD GAME follows five friends in a high school AV club who are introduced to a secret virtual reality game with real world consequences–anything and everything, from college admissions to business success for their parents. The Game promises to get […]

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Sci-Fi Friday Reads!

Sci-Fi Friday Reads!

These sci-fi #FridayReads are outta this world! AUTONOMOUS by Annalee Newitz An October 2017 Indie Next pick with two starred reviews! “The cofounder of the sf website io9.com takes some of today’s key social and technical issues (the nature of artificial intelligence, the notion of property and ownership) and wraps them in a compelling, original […]

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For Your Consideration: September LibraryReads titles

For Your Consideration: September LibraryReads titles

The days are long and hot and we’re already looking forward to Fall and cooling temperatures. Get a head start with these recommended September titles and nominate your favorites for the September 2014 LibraryReads list (due August 1)! BROADCHURCH by Erin Kelly This brilliant novelization of the hit television show Broadchurch follows Detectives Alec Hardy […]

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