Lloyd Sealy Library
John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Lloyd Sealy Library

Lloyd Sealy Library

John Jay College of Criminal Justice

It's summertime! Why not try an ebook?

It’s summertime! It’s the time of year when you have some time on your hands! It’s the perfect time to do some reading! Why not take a look at some of the ebooks we have available here in our collections from Ebrary and Ebsco Ebooks?!

Below are a couple of ebook titles that we have acquired in the last year. These highlighted books will open your mind and challenge you. Download one of them to your mobile device for either 7 or 14 day! Brag about the type of books you read now that you are a college student!

Downloading ebooks from us is easy! Install both Adobe Digital Editions software and BlueFire ebooks reading app on your mobile device. Both are free! You can find the button for the download when you open any of the titles listed below. (Here is a very useful video from Youtube from Downing College on how to download ebooks to mobile devices.) Download one and start enjoying it today!

And as always, for more detailed instructions check our library’s subject guide on ebooks.


LaPierre, Brian (2012). Hooligans in Khrushev’s Russia: defining, policing, and producing deviance during the thaw. Madison, Wis.: University of Wisconsin Press.

Tismeneanu, Vladimir (2012). The devil in history: communism, fascism, and some lessons of the twentieth century. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.

Giannagelo, Stephen J. (2012). Real-life monsters: a psychological examination of the serial murderer. Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger.

Friedman, Jaclyn and Jessica Valenti (eds.). (2008). Yes means yes! Visions of female sexual power & a world without rape. Berkeley, CA: Seal Press.

Asma, Stephen. (2012). Against fairness. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press

Cummins, Denise. (2012). Good thinking: seven powerful ideas that influence the way we think. Cambridge, MA: Cambridge University Press.

Lindemann, Danielle. (2012). Dominatrix: gender, eroticism, and control in the dungeon. Chicago,IL: University of Chicago Press.

Cadge, Wendy. (2012). Paging God: religion in the halls of medicine. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.

Cohen, David. (2011). Freud on coke. London: Cutting Edge Press.

Schneps, Leila. (2013). Math on trial: how numbers get used and abused in the courtroom. New York: Basic Books.

Richmond, Sarah, Geraint Rees, and Sarah J. L. Edwards (eds.). (2012). I know what you're thinking: brain imaging and mental privacy. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Bridges, John C. (2012). Illusion of intimacy: problems in the world of online dating. Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger.

Feynman, Richard P. (2011). Six easy pieces: essentials of physics explained by its most brilliant teacher. New York: Basic books.

Padmanabhan, Thanu. (1998). After the first three minutes: the story of our universe. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Leith, Sam. (2012). Words like loaded pistols: rhetoric from Aristotle to Obama. New York: Basic Books.

O’Leary, Alan (2011). Tragedia all’italiana: Italian cinema and Italian terrorisms, 1970-2010. New York: Peter Lang.

Kadushin, Charles. (2012). Understanding social networks: theories, concepts, and findings. New York: Oxford University Press.

Bronson, Eric (ed.) (2012). The girl with the dragon tattoo and philosophy: everything is fire. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.

Dunn, George A. and Nicolas Michaud (eds.) (2012). The Hunger games and philosophy: a critique of pure treason. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.


Posted by Prof. M. Kiriakova