Archive for November, 2009

Special event featuring acclaimed author Naomi Hirahara, Tuesday Dec. 8

SPECIAL EVENT FEATURING ACCLAIMED AUTHOR NAOMI HIRAHARA

The Friends of Caltech Libraries invite you to attend their annual Holiday Reception, Tuesday, December 8, 2009, at The Athenaeum, 4:00 P.M. – 5:30 P.M. featuring acclaimed author NAOMI HIRAHARA. Best known for her award-winning detective series featuring Mas Arai, Japanese-American gardener and part-time sleuth, Naomi Hirahara is also recognized for penetrating non-fiction works which examine the roles of Japanese Americans in the business and medical worlds. Her most recent book, 1001 Cranes, explores different generations’ acceptance of traditions and is an ideal holiday gift for young adult readers. $20 per person, please RSVP by Monday, December 7th by calling (626) 395-6411.

Enhanced October 2009 New Books and Journals lists

The lists of new books and journals added to the libraries’ collections during the month of October 2009 are now available.   This month’s book list includes some new features, including book cover images for many items, and links to Amazon to allow you to browse the books electronically.  Please note that we provide no guarantee that Amazon has contracted with the publisher to allow viewers to browse specific books.