Library Top Ten Lists for 2017

What did Saint Mike's students read and watch in 2017?  Here are the top ten most popular items in the library by category:

Leisure Reading

  1. Between the World and Me / Ta-Nehisi Coates
  2. The Woman in Cabin 10 / Ruth Ware
  3. The Whistler / John Grisham
  4. All the Light We Cannot See / Anthony Doerr
  5. Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood / Trevor Noah
  6. Eligible / Curtis Sittenfeld
  7. The Girl from Venice / Martin Cruz Smith
  8. Home / Harlan Coben
  9. Into the Water / Paula Hawkins
  10. The Nest / Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney

Academic Books

  1. Give Me Liberty! An American History / Eric Foner
  2. Beauty, Brains, and Brawn: the Construction of Gender in Children's Literature / edited by Susan Lehr
  3. Making Political Geography / John Agnew and Luca Muscarà€
  4. Race in America / Matthew Desmond and Mustafa Emirbayer
  5. Ancient Medicine / Vivian Nutton
  6. The Christian Theological Tradition / edited by Catherine A. Cory and Michael J. Hollerich
  7. The Geography of the Peace / Nicholas John Spykman; edited by Helen R. Nicholl
  8. Hippocrates / Jacques Jouanna; translated by M.B. DeBevoise
  9. History of Medicine: a Scandalously Short Introduction / Jacalyn Duffin
  10. The Witchcraft Sourcebook / edited by Brian P. Levack

eBooks

  1. To Marry an Indian: the Marriage of Harriett Gold and Elias Boudinot in Letters, 1823-1839 / edited by Theresa Strouth Gaul
  2. The Arab Spring, Civil Society, and Innovative Activism / edited by Cenap Cakmak
  3. Emerging Infectious Diseases: Trends and Issues / edited by Felissa R. Lashley & Jerry D. Durham
  4. The Practice of the Wild: Essays / Gary Snyder
  5. Seeing Like a State: How Certain Schemes to Improve the Human Condition Have Failed / James C. Scott
  6. Continuing Discourse on Language: A Functional Perspective / edited by Ruqaiya Hasan, Christian Matthiessen & Jonathan Webster
  7. Deliberation Day / Bruce Ackerman & James Fishkin
  8. Strategic Management: from Theory to Practice / Allen Amason
  9. Mad in America: Bad Science, Bad Medicine, and the Enduring Mistreatment of the Mentally Ill / Robert Whitaker
  10. When Species Meet / Donna J. Haraway

Children's and Young Adult Books

  1. Oh, the Places You'll Go! / Dr. Seuss
  2. Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs / Mo Willems
  3. Green Eggs and Ham / Dr. Seuss
  4. The Very Hungry Caterpillar / Eric Carle
  5. Chrysanthemum / Kevin Henkes
  6. Corduroy / Don Freeman
  7. Crown of Midnight: a Throne of Glass novel / Sarah J. Maas
  8. Eleanor & Park / Rainbow Rowell
  9. Ice Cream: the Full Scoop / by Gail Gibbons
  10. Wonder / R.J. Palacio

Online Journals, Magazines, and Newspapers

  1. New York Times
  2. Chronicle of Higher Education
  3. Wall Street Journal
  4. Educational Leadership
  5. Public Library of Science One
  6. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
  7. London Times
  8. BioScience
  9. Scientific American Mind
  10. Harvard Business Review

DVDs

  1. Moonlight
  2. Bad Moms
  3. Hidden Figures
  4. Arrival
  5. Manchester by the Sea
  6. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
  7. Papillon
  8. Lion
  9. Moana
  10. Fences

Streaming Videos

  1. Race: the Power of an Illusion
  2. The Illusionists
  3. Tuya’s Marriage
  4. I Am Not Your Negro
  5. Leaving Home
  6. B.A.T.A.M.
  7. Not My Life
  8. Inside a Factory: Cadbury’s
  9. Including Samuel
  10. Advertising in the Digital Age

 

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