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New Books!

Hello GCC Community!

Below please find an assortment of new print and ebook titles, selected by your GCC librarians.

See something you'd like to read? Review our guide on borrowing print books from the Verdugo Library. Need a book delivered to the Garfield campus? No problem! We can help with that too. Just contact your division's liaison librarian and we'll take care of it. 

Ebooks can be read online or downloaded. Read more about how to use our ebooks here

And, as always, let us know if you have a recommendation for a title we should consider for our collection. 

Happy reading!

Print Books

Abolition for the People: the Movement for a Future Without Policing and Prisons
An Environmental History of the Civil War
Fear in Our Hearts: what Islamophobia tells us about America
Gothic: An Illustrated History
His Name Is George Floyd: One Man's Life and the Struggle for Racial Justice
Human Flow: Stories from the Global Refugee Crisis
The Invisible Kingdom: Reimagining Chronic Illness
The Least of Us: True Tale of America and Hope in the Time of Fentanyl and Meth
Let It Shine: The 6,000 Year Story of Solar Energy
Metaliteracy in a Connected World: Developing Learners as Producers
Meteorite: How Stones from Outer Space Made Our World
Modular Online Learning Design: a flexible approach for diverse learning needs
One Up: Creativity, Competition, and the Global Business of Video Games
Origin: a genetic history of the Americas
A Place for Everything: the curious history of alphabetical order
Policing the Womb: invisible women and the criminalization of motherhood
The Simpsons: A Cultural History
The Sirens of Mars: Searching for Life on Another World
Ten Lessons for a Post-Pandemic World
The Whiteness of Wealth: how the tax system impoverishes Black Americans--and how we can fix it
Wikipedia @ 20: Stories of an Incomplete Revolution


Aggregating the News: secondhand knowledge and the erosion of journalistic authority
The Electric Car in America, 1890-1922: A Social History
Feminism: a brief introduction to the ideas, debates, and politics of the movement
The Fire This Time: a new generation speaks about race
Freedom Is a Constant Struggle: Ferguson, Palestine, and the foundations of a movement
The Hour of Fate: Theodore Roosevelt, J.P. Morgan, and the battle to transform American capitalism
Imperial Metropolis: Los Angeles, Mexico, and the Borderlands of American Empire, 1865-1941
Latinx Literature Unbound : Undoing Ethnic Expectation
Power-Lined: electricity, landscape, and the American mind
Protest! : a history of social and political protest graphics
A Rulebook for Arguments
Sweet Taste of Liberty: a true story of slavery and restitution in America
The Technology Trap: capital, labor, and power in the age of automation
Trade Wars Are Class Wars: how rising inequality distorts the global economy and threatens international peace
Vanishing Ice:  glaciers, ice sheets, and rising seas
We Must Not Be Enemies: restoring America's civic tradition

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