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Steve Jobs Biography Arrives

A Tailor Swift miniseries is also among the newest items.

Each week, Shrewsbury Patch features new books, movies and music available through the .

Here are a few of this week’s new items:

  • Taylor Swift: Journey To Fearless, from Shout Factory. "Originally premiering on October 22, 2010 as a three-part miniseries launching the kids network The Hub, Journey To Fearless combines riveting performances from Taylor Swift’s smash 2010 tour with revealing interviews and behind-the-scenes footage."
  • Buck, from IFC Films. This documentary "explores the potent emotions between humans and horses."
  • Cruising America's Waterways: Small Ship Cruising - New England Island, by Jonathan Edwards. "The Cruising America's Waterways series presents the DVD 'Small Ship Cruising.' Explore some of New England's most beautiful island ports..."
  • Everything Must Go, from Lions Gate Home Entertainment. "Everything Must Go finds Will Ferrell in a serious mood. But unlike many comedians seeking to demonstrate their acting chops, Ferrell doesn't confuse seriousness with humorlessness; instead, he discovers humor and pathos intertwined."
  • Fast Five, from Universal Studios. "Fast Five may be the most overblown entry in the series to date (which is saying quite a bit), but there's a dunderheaded earnestness to it that's hard to resist. This time around, Vin Diesel and Paul Walker and Co."
  • George F. Kennan: An American Life, by John Lewis Gaddis. "Drawing on extensive interviews with George Kennan and exclusive access to his archives, an eminent scholar of the Cold War delivers a revelatory biography of its troubled mastermind."

  • Margaret Sanger: A Life of Passion, by Jean H. Baker. "Margaret Sanger became one of the most vocal advocates for birth control at a time when the mere mention of such things was considered not only taboo but a felony ... In recent years, though, Sanger has been largely cast aside by the movement she spawned. In this lively new biography, the historian Jean H. Baker argues convincingly that Sanger deserves the vaunted place in feminist history she once held."
  • Steve Jobs, by Walter Isaacson. "From the author of the best-selling biographies of Benjamin Franklin and Albert Einstein, this is the exclusive biography of Steve Jobs." 
  • Habits of Change: An Oral History of American Nuns (Oxford Oral History), by Carole Garibaldi Rogers. "A collection of extraordinary oral histories of American nuns, Habits of Change captures the experiences of women whose lives over the past fifty years have been marked by dramatic transformation."
  • Five Chiefs: A Supreme Court Memoir, by John Paul Stevens. "In Five Chiefs, Justice Stevens captures the inner workings of the Supreme Court via his personal experiences with the five Chief Justices - Fred Vinson, Earl Warren, Warren Burger, William Rehnquist, and John Roberts..."

Information courtesy of Wowbrary.

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