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These are just a few of the many new titles — books and movies — in the Trinity collection. Please borrow them, and keep your eyes peeled for more new stuff!

Thinking in Pictures: My Life With Autism

The cover of Thinking in Pictures by Temple Grandin.Animal scientist Temple Grandin is a rock-star in the livestock world. She is an author, an activist, and an animal rights supporter. She is also autistic. Diagnosed at age 15, Grandin has given much of her adult life to autism advocacy. In this memoir — with a foreword by renowned neuroscientist Oliver Sacks — she opens a window into her world, inviting us all to see what it is to think in pictures.

“I hardly know what to say about this remarkable book….”
–Elizabeth Marshall Thomas, author of The Hidden Life of Dogs

“A uniquely fascinating view not just of autism but of animal — and human — thinking and feeling.”
–Deborah Tannen, author of You Just Don’t Understand

The Atlas of Food: Who Eats What, Where, and Why

The cover of the Atlas of Food.Food: it’s so much more than what’s on our plates. In this slim volume, English food policy experts Erik Millstone and Tim Lang outline the myriad issues that shape the way we eat today. From global nutritional challenges to trade disputes to the meaning of “organic,” Millstone and Lang cover all the bases. The perfect food reference and jumping-off point for further exploration.

“A unique and easily accessible insight into the way our world food system works.”
The Times Higher Education Supplement

“Impressive and far-ranging, an extremely useful and comprehensive, if disturbing, read.”
Financial Times

For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide / When the Rainbow is Enuf

The cover of For Colored Girls who have Considered Suicide.First published in 1975, this work of theatrical poetry — a “choreopoem” as it were — has inspired audiences across America. Author Ntozake Shange captures the experience of being “of color and female in the twentieth century.” Now, in the 21st century, Shange’s award-winning work continues to mesmerize with its vivid imagery and powerful language. Complete with stage directions.

“Overwhelming…. It’s joyous and alive, affirmative in the face of despair.”
New York Daily News

“Passionate and lyrical… Shange describes what it means to be a black woman in a world of mean streets, deceitful men, and aching loss.”
New York Newsday

Trauma Junkie: Memoirs of an Emergency Flight Nurse

The Cover of Trauma Junkie by Janice Hudson.Janice Hudson has seen it all: accidents, natural disasters, shootings, rescues, deaths. A flight nurse in the San Francisco Bay area, Hudson made a 10-year career of flying to and fro in a cramped helicopter, racing the clock in an attempt to keep emergency victims alive. In this newly updated version of her 2001 memoir, Hudson expands on her experiences saving lives — and, heartbreakingly, on some of her experiences losing them.

“Readers with a stomach for it will be drawn in by this high-speed, adrenaline-powered ride-along.”
Publishers Weekly

“The helicopter air transport of a critically ill or injured patient is the ultimate nursing challenge. Trauma Junkie gives us a view over the flight nurse’s shoulder.”
–James M. Betts, M.D., Chief of Surgery and Director of Trauma Services, Children’s Hospital, Oakland

Inside Man

The cover of Spike Lee's Inside Man.A perfect Wall Street bank robbery gone sideways. A detective committed to stopping the crime. A “problem solver” with a hidden agenda. From Director Spike Lee, Inside Man is a smart and intricate thriller that is as action-packed as it is suspenseful. Star-studded — including performances by Denzel Washington, Clive Owen, Jodie Foster, and Willem Dafoe — it’s no wonder Inside Man was a box-office hit.

“A cool, captivating cat-and-mouse game.”
–Pete Hammond, Maxim

“A heist film that’s right on the money.”
The Wall Street Journal

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