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Jun 21 2019 - 09:06 AM
News Cafe Book Collections - Smoking Guns, Smoking Mirrors: Where Do You Stand

Smoking Guns, Smoking Mirrors


December 2017 - January 2018


The U.S. continues to remain divided on the issue of gun control, even after Sutherland Springs, Sandy Hook, Charleston, Orlando, and Las Vegas. This café collection presents the complexity of gun control, from the history and interpretation of the second amendment, to the tragedies of killings in our schools and communities. It urges us to consider what it means to bear arms, and to take a stand on our rights and responsibilities as educators, parents and citizens.


The Books

  • Citizen Protectors: The Everyday Politics of Guns in an Age of Decline, Jennifer Carlson
  • The Gun Debate: What Everyone Needs to Know, Philip Cook and Kristin A. Gross
  • Private Guns, Public Health, David Hemenway
  • More Guns, Less Crime. Understanding Crime and Gun Control Laws, John R. Lott 
  • Mass Shootings: Media, Myths, and Realities, Jacqueline Schildkraut and H. Jaymi Elsass
  • The Politics of Gun Control, Robert J. Spitzer 
  • The Second Amendment: A Biography, Michael Waldman
  • Newtown: An American Tragedy, Mathew Lysiak
  • Rampage Nation: Securing America from Mass Shootings, Louis Klarevas
  • Stand Your Ground: A History of America's Love Affairs with Lethal Self-Defense, Caroline Light
  • Control: Exposing the Truth about Guns, Glenn Beck
  • Gunfight: The Battle Over the Right to Bear Arms in America, Adam Winkler
  • Living With: A Liberal’s Case for the Second Amendment, Craig Whitney
  • A Mother's Reckoning: Living in the Aftermath of Tragedy, Sue Klebold and Andrew Solomon
  • Monday, Monday, Elizabeth Crook
  • The Truth about Gun Control, David Kopel
  • Guns Across America: Reconciling Gun Rules and Rights, Robert J. Spitzer
  • No Right to Remain Silent: What We've Learned from the Tragedy at Virginia Tech, Lucinda Roy
  • The Harder They Come, T.C. Boyle



The Display


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