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Brandel Library Announces New Kindle Lending Program

Kindles in Brandel Library

Six e-book readers available for check-out

Brandel Library has six new Kindle e-book readers available for North Park students, faculty, and staff to check out. The devices may be borrowed for 14 days and come preloaded with titles selected by Brandel librarians. Check out the the titles currently available on each device below.

Ideas for titles on the Kindles or suggestions for the Kindle lending program are welcomed and should be directed to Katie Maier-O'Shea in the library.

Kindle 1

  • Cultivating the Spirit: How College Can Enhance Students' Inner Lives by Alexander W. Astin, Helen S. Astin, and Jennifer A. Lindholm
  • Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses by Richard Arum and Josipa Roksa
  • Academic Leadership Day by Day: Small Steps that Lead to Great Success by Jeffrey L. Buller
  • Encouraging Authenticity and Spirituality in Higher Education by Arthur W. Chickering, Jon C. Dalton, and Liesa Stamm
  • Powers of the Mind: The Reinvention of Liberal Learning in America by Donald N. Levine  
  • The Marketplace of Ideas by Louis Menand
  • Helping College Students Find Purpose: The Campus Guide to Meaning-Making by Robert J. Nash and Michele C. Murray
  • The Heart of Higher Education: A Call to Renewal: Transforming the Academy through Collegial Conversations by Parker J. Palmer and Arthur Zajonc
  • Taking Back the Tower: Simple Solutions for Saving Higher Education by Howard L. Smith
  • Crisis on Campus: A Bold Plan for Reforming our Colleges and Universities by Mark C. Taylor

Kindle 2

  • The Ask by Sam Lipsyte
  • The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee
  • Freedom by Jonathan Franzen
  • The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest by Stieg Larsson
  • How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe by Charles Yu
  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
  • The Lotus Eaters by Tatjana Soli
  • Matterhorn: A Novel of the Vietnam War by Karl Marlantes
  • The Privileges: A Novel by Jonathan Dee
  • Skippy Dies: A Novel by Paul Murray
  • The Surrendered by Chang-rae Lee
  • A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan

Kindle 3

  • Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother by Amy Chua
  • The Bridge: The Life and Rise of Barack Obama by David Remnick
  • Christianity: The First Three Thousand Years by Diarmaid MacCulloch
  • The Honor Code: How Moral Revolutions Happen by Kwame Anthony Appiah
  • Just Kids: From Brooklyn to the Chelsea Hotel: A Life of Art and Friendship by Patti Smith
  • Travels in Siberia by Ian Frazier
  • The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration by Isabel Wilkerson
  • What the Dog Saw and Other Adventures by Malcolm Gladwell

Kindle 4

  • Writing-Intensive: Becoming W-Faculty in a New Writing Curriculum by Wendy Strachan
  • The Fall of the Faculty: The Rise of the All-Administrative University and Why it Matters by Benjamin Ginsberg
  • Student Engagement Techniques: A Handbook for College Faculty by Elizabeth F. Barkley
  • Engaging Ideas: The Professor's Guide to Integrating Writing, Critical Thinking, and Active Learning in the Classroom by John C. Bean
  • My Freshman Year: What a Professor Learned by Becoming a Student by Rebekah Nathan
  • Creating Significant Learning Experiences: An Integrated Approach to Designing College Courses by L. Dee Fink
  • The Innovative University: Changing the DNA of Higher Education from the Inside Out by Clayton M. Christensen and Henry H. Eyring
  • Quality with Soul: How Six Premier Colleges and Universities Keep Faith with Their Religious Traditions by Robert Benne
  • Excellence Without a Soul: Does Liberal Education Have a Future? by Harry R. Lewis

Kindle 5

  • Lord of Misrule: A Novel by Jaimy Gordon
  • The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes
  • The Sisters Brothers by Patrick deWitt
  • The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides
  • The Devil All the Time by Donald Ray Pollock
  • State of Wonder by Ann Patchett
  • There but for The by Ali Smith

Kindle 6

  • After You Believe: Why Christian Character Matters by N. T. Wright
  • The Good and Evil Serpent: How a Universal Symbol Became Christianized by James H. Charlesworth
  • Practice Resurrection: A Conversation on Growing up in Christ by Eugene H. Peterson
  • Belief: Readings on the Reason for Faith by Francis S. Collins
  • The Historical Jesus: Five Views by edited by James K. Bielby and Paul Rhodes Eddy
  • The Dangerous Act of Loving your Neighbor: Seeing Others Through the Eyes of Jesus by Mark Labberton
  • What Good is God? In Search of a Faith that Matters by Philip Yancey
  • Everything You Know About Evangelicals is Wrong (Well, Almost Everything): An Insider's Look at Myths & Realities by Steve Wilkens and Don Thorsen
  • Christians are Hate-Filled Hypocrites ... and Other Lies You've Been Told by Bradley R. E. Wright
  • To Change the World: The Irony, Tragedy, and Possibility of Christianity in the Late Modern World by James Davison Hunter