"A social exploration of the concept of the intellectual misfit presents a tour of nerd subcultures while tracing the personality's evolution in the media, literature, and society, in a report that reveals lesser-known common traits and interests among various subcultures."
To find more books like this one, search the library from the home page for such terms as: nerd; geek; gifted persons; popular culture; digital media; or technology and youth.
Off-campus folks: Fill out the Book Request Form linked to the library home page under the Services > Forms tab to have print circulating books shipped to you from the library. (We pay to ship to you; you pay to ship them back.)
Or, satisfy your inner-geek with a visit to the Beautiful Chemistry website. One of its videos was featured in the online Time magazine article "These Amazing Chemical Reactions Will Show You the True Beauty of Science" (8Oct14 reprint of Rachel Oakley's Lost at E Minor article). Talk about beautiful chemistry.
Then, enjoy looking through Tracks and Shadows: Field Biology as Art (Harry W. Greene, 2013), another eBook in our collection that continues the discussion of science as art.
What a great day for Hanging Out, Messing Around, and Geeking Out, wouldn't you say?
--Sandy Hawes, Online Services Librarian