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Post-Sandy Disaster Fiction by Nick Abrahamson

It’s rather easy to be drawn to disaster fiction. Writers and poets task themselves with navigating and giving voice to our collective anxieties.  They at once offer clarity and comfort. It’s fiction as cultural critic, as social worker for the collective psyche.  It’s interpreter of events and also a proscription of remedies.  It’s a balance, too.

Thinking of sector switching? Explore First Research!

Sometimes, you're just ready for a change. Maybe you've wondered if you could use your amazing people skills to become a great sales and marketing representative. Or, maybe you dream of opening your own brewery, and you need to know what the industry is really like. 

First Research provides in depth information for over 250 industries and 750 industry segments. Get out your library card, log in, and explore. Who knows? You might just find your calling!

 

New In The Digital Collections: Pictorially Presenting Greater Tulsa

Pictorially Presenting Greater Tulsa has been added to the digital collections.  It was issued by the Chamber of Commerce in honor of the first International Petroleum Exposition and Congress in 1923 and has photographs of Tulsa buildings, industry, religious institutions, and homes at that time. 

Summer Romance

Looking for a beach read? Try these:

One of Those Malibu Nights by Elizabeth Adler

Summer in Tuscany by Elizabeth Adler

Sweet Kiss of Summer by Sophie Gunn

Sea Storm by Christine Feehan

Charitable giving in USA up 1.5%

According to the Nonprofit Times' recent analysis of the latest Giving USA report, total charitable giving is up 1.5% in the United States.

For a fun visual breakdown of the report's findings, check out the Benefactor Group's "A Good Year for Giving" infographic.

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