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Jan Blumentritt, Thorsten Strüben, Maximilian Funk, and Robert Klanten editors

The Fly Fisher: The Essence and Essentials of Flyfishing

799.1240222 Fly

The Flyfisher shows the most beautiful fishing spots, self-tied flies, and the right equipment for this increasingly popular lark of leisure.

Richey Piiparinen and Anne Trubek, editors

Rust Belt Chic: The Cleveland Anthology, 2nd edition

977.132 Rust

A collection of essays on the city and its ethos by native Clevelanders.  Among the essays are “Hart Crane, Poet and Park,” ”The Lake Effect,” and, not surprisingly, “River on Fire.”  Among the authors included are Connie Schultz,  David Giffels, and Alissa Nutting.

Camus, Jean-Yves and Lebourg, Nicolas

Far-Right Politics in Europe

320.533094 Cam

Examines the evolution and growth of far right political parties in Europe.  Particularly important given Brexit and other elections in Europe, the work was originally published in France in 2015.

Marcel Danesi

The Semiotics of Emoji: The Rise of Visual Language in the Age of the Internet

302.231 Dan

Will a manga-derived system of computer-generated emotional states begin to take over our language? How will such standardization affect the way we communicate beyond social media? This skeptical writer attempts to provide answers, and ends up with more questions.

Robert Pinsky.

At The Foundling Hospital

811.54 Pin 2016

Latest collection of poems from the 3 time Poet Laureate.



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