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New eAudiobooks for January 2022

E-AUDIOBOOKS
David Weir Decadence : A very short introduction
Kathleen E Taylor Dementia : A very short introduction
Bernard Crick Democracy : A very short introduction
Sarah Harper Demography : A very short introduction
Tom Sorell Descartes : A very short introduction
John Heskett Design : A very short introduction
Ian Goldin Development : A very short introduction
David Norman Dinosaurs : A very short introduction
Patricia Aufderheide Documentary film : A very short introduction
J Allan Hobson Dreaming : A very short introduction
Les Iversen Drugs : A very short introduction
Barry W Cunliffe Druids : A very short introduction
Jeroen Frans Jozef Duindam Dynasty : A very short introduction
Margaret J Snowling Dyslexia : A very short introduction
Martin Redfern The earth : A very short introduction
Jaboury Ghazoul Ecology : A very short introduction
Partha Dasgupta Economics : A very short introduction
Brian Nelson Emile Zola : A very short introduction
Dylan Evans Emotion : A very short introduction
Stephen Howe Empire : A very short introduction
Nick Jenkins Energy systems : A very short introduction
Simon Horobin The english language : A very short introduction
Paul Westhead Entrepreneurship : A very short introduction
Paul C Engel Enzymes : A very short introduction
Simon Blackburn Ethics : A very short introduction
John Pinder The european union : A very short introduction
Brian Charlesworth Evolution : A very short introduction
Thomas Flynn Existentialism : A very short introduction
P B Wignall Extinction : A very short introduction
Ann Patchett These precious days essays
Mark V Lomolino Biogeography : A very short introduction
Katherine Blundell Black holes : A very short introduction
Terryl Givens The book of mormon : A very short introduction
Michael O'Shea The brain : A very short introduction
Anthony Wright British politics : A very short introduction
Michael Carrithers Buddha : A very short introduction
Damien Keown Buddhism : A very short introduction
Damien Keown Buddhist ethics : A very short introduction
James T Como CS Lewis : A very short introduction
Donald Wright Canada : A very short introduction
James Fulcher Capitalism : A very short introduction
Leonard Smith Chaos : A very short introduction
Michael Allingham Choice theory : A very short introduction
Linda Woodhead Christianity : A very short introduction
Helen Morales Classical mythology : A very short introduction
Michael Charles Howard Clausewitz : A very short introduction
Robert J McMahon The cold war : A very short introduction
Alan Taylor Colonial america : A very short introduction
Warwick F Vincent Lakes : a very short introduction
P W Atkins The laws of thermodynamics : A very short introduction
Keith Grint Leadership : A very short introduction
P H Matthews Linguistics : a very short introduction
Graham Priest Logic : A very short introduction
Quentin Skinner Machiavelli : A very short introduction
John Hendry Management : A very short introduction
Kenneth Le Meunier-FitzHugh Marketing : A very short introduction
Timothy Gowers Mathematics : A very short introduction
Geoff Cottrell Matter : a very short introduction
Matthew Restall The maya : A very short introduction
Terry Eagleton The meaning of life : A very short introduction
R A Hope Medical ethics : A very short introduction
Jonathan K Foster Memory : A very short introduction
Stephen J Davis Monasticism : a very short introduction
Nicholas Cook Music : A very short introduction
Robert A Segal Myth : A very short introduction
Manfred B Steger Neoliberalism : A very short introduction
Luke Timothy Johnson The new testament : A very short introduction
Kyle Keefer The new testament as literature : A very short introduction
J L Heilbron Niels bohr : A very short introduction
Michael Tanner Nietzsche : A very short introduction
Theda Perdue North american indians : A very short introduction
Marc Mulholland Northern ireland : A very short introduction
F E Close Nothing : A very short introduction
Joseph M Siracusa Nuclear weapons : A very short introduction
Robin Wilson Number theory : A very short introduction
Peter M Higgins Numbers : A very short introduction
Michael Coogan The old testament : A very short introduction
Georgios A Antonopoulos Organized crime : A very short introduction
A Edward Siecienski Orthodox christianity : A very short introduction
Llewelyn Morgan Ovid : A very short introduction
Martin Bunton Palestinian-israeli conflict : A very short introduction
Christian W McMillen Pandemics : A very short introduction
E P Sanders Paul : A very short introduction
Eric R Scerri The periodic table : A very short introduction
Timothy Williamson Philosophical method : A very short introduction
Raymond Wacks Philosophy of law : A very short introduction
David Wallace Philosophy of physics : A very short introduction
Tim Bayne Philosophy of religion : a very short introduction
Samir Okasha Philosophy of science : A very short introduction
Cas Mudde Populism : a very short introduction
Philip N Jefferson Poverty : a very short introduction
W J Rorabaugh Prohibition : a very short introduction
J C Polkinghorne Quantum theory : a very short introduction
Gil Troy The reagan revolution : A very short introduction
Allen C Guelzo Reconstruction : A very short introduction
Gil Loescher Refugees : A very short introduction
Russell Stannard Relativity : a very short introduction
Thomas A Tweed Religion : A very short introduction
Jerry Brotton The renaissance : A very short introduction
T S Kemp Reptiles : a very short introduction
Jack A Goldstone Revolutions : A very short introduction
Nick Middleton Rivers : A very short introduction
Christopher Kelly The roman empire : A very short introduction
David M Gwynn The Roman republic : a very short introduction
Richard Connolly The russian economy : A very short introduction
S A Smith The russian revolution : A very short introduction
Duncan Pritchard Scepticism : A very short introduction
Christopher Janaway Schopenhauer : A very short introduction
Thomas Dixon Science and religion : A very short introduction
David Seed Science fiction : A very short introduction
M Zuk Sexual selection : a very short introduction
Véronique Mottier Sexuality : A very short introduction
Eleanor M Nesbitt Sikhism : A very short introduction
Donna Kornhaber Silent film : A very short introduction
Matthew Cobb Smell : A very short introduction
Peter Just Social and cultural anthropology : A very short introduction
Michael Newman Socialism : A very short introduction
Steve Bruce Sociology : A very short introduction
C C W Taylor Socrates : A very short introduction
Helen Graham The spanish civil war : A very short introduction
Stephen Blundell Superconductivity : A very short introduction
Stuart A Vyse Superstition : a very short introduction
Eberhard O Voit Systems biology : A very short introduction
Charles Townshend Terrorism : A very short introduction
David F Ford Theology : A very short introduction
Richard Earl Topology : A very short introduction
J A Guy The tudors : A very short introduction
Kevin Passmore Fascism : A very short introduction
Mark J Rozell Federalism : A very short introduction
Margaret Walters Feminism : A very short introduction
Kathryn Marie Kalinak Film music : A very short introduction
Andrew C Scott Fire : A very short introduction
Michael Howard The first world war : A very short introduction
David Canter Forensic psychology : A very short introduction
Jim Fraser Forensic science : A very short introduction
Gary Gutting Foucault : A very short introduction
K J Falconer Fractals : A very short introduction
Andreas Önnerfors Freemasonry : A very short introduction
William Doyle The french revolution : A very short introduction
K G Binmore Game theory : A very short introduction
Bhikhu C Parekh Gandhi : A very short introduction
J A Zalasiewicz Geology : A very short introduction
William Lowrie Geophysics : A very short introduction
Christopher Wixson George bernard shaw : A very short introduction
Bryan Cheyette The ghetto : A very short introduction
Nile Green Global islam : A very short introduction
Manfred B Steger Globalization : A very short introduction
Eric Rauchway The great depression and the new deal : A very short introduction
Amanda Tyler Habeas corpus : A very short introduction
Gordon Finlayson Habermas : A very short introduction
Peter Singer Hegel : A very short introduction
M J Inwood Heidegger : A very short introduction
Kim Knott Hinduism : A very short introduction
John Arnold History : A very short introduction
Michael A Hoskin The history of astronomy : A very short introduction
M J Benton The history of life : A very short introduction
W F Bynum The history of medicine : A very short introduction
J L Heilbron The history of physics : a very short introduction
Leofranc Holford-Strevens The history of time : A very short introduction
Barbara Graziosi Homer : A very short introduction
Darryl Jones Horror : A very short introduction
Bernard Wood Human evolution : A very short introduction
Jamie A Davies Human physiology : A very short introduction
Andrew Clapham Human rights : A very short introduction
Sue Hamilton Indian philosophy : A very short introduction
Ian J Deary Intelligence : A very short introduction
Khalid Koser International migration : A very short introduction
Christian Reus-Smit International relations : A very short introduction
Christopher S Browning International security : A very short introduction
Adam J Silverstein Islamic history : A very short introduction
Mashood A Baderin Islamic law : A very short introduction
Richard Bauckham Jesus : A very short introduction
Roger Scruton Kant : A very short introduction
Michael Cook The koran : A very short introduction
Michael J Seth Korea : A very short introduction
John M Archibald Genomics : a very short introduction

Posted on Jan. 26, 2022 by Cherilyn Chang

New Print Fiction for January 2022

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FICTION
Ryka Aoki Light from uncommon stars
Russell Banks Foregone
Oliver Clements The queen's men
Vigdis Hjorth A house in Norway
Dave Eggers The Every, or at last a sense of order, or the final days of free will, or limitless choice is killing the world
Elif Shafak The island of missing trees
Jung Yun O beautiful
Neal Stephenson Termination shock
Hervé Le Tellier The anomaly
Simone de Beauvoir The mandarins
Claire Keegan Small things like these
Thrity N Umrigar Honor
Marissa Stapley Lucky
Saša Stanišić Where you come from
Nicole Baart Everything we didn't say
Lisa Harding Bright burning things
Rachel Cusk Second place
Maria Judite de Carvalho Empty wardrobes
Glendy Vanderah Where the forest meets the stars
Jodi Picoult Wish you were here
Diana Gabaldon Go tell the bees that I am gone
Sang Young Park Love in the big city
Jesse McCarthy The fugitivities
Neel Patel Tell me how to be
Myriam J A Chancy What storm, what thunder
Bisi Adjapon The teller of secrets
Rabih Alameddine The wrong end of the telescope
Juhea Kim Beasts of a Little Land

Historical Fiction
Sarah Winman Still life
Barbara Taylor Bradford A man of honor
Nadifa Mohamed The fortune men

Mystery, Suspense, Thrillers, Espionage & Intrigue
Tamron Hall As the wicked watch
Michael Connelly The dark hours
Thomas Perry The left-handed twin
Colleen Cambridge Murder at Mallowan Hall
Ken Follett Never
Alexander McCall Smith The Joy and Light Bus Company
Shea Ernshaw A history of wild places
Wanda M Morris All her little secrets
Hannah Morrissey Hello, transcriber
Kathleen Kent The pledge
Keigo Higashino Silent parade

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Maggie Stiefvater The Scorpio races
Jennifer Marie Brissett Destroyer of light
Ken Liu The veiled throne

Short Stories
Yoon Choi Skinship : stories
Lily King Five Tuesdays in winter : stories
Anthony Veasna So Afterparties : stories

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
John Lewis Run Book one 328.73 L674r comics
Guantanamo voices : true accounts from the world's most infamous prison 355.1296 G931 comics
Brian Herbert Dune : the graphic novel Book 1 741.5 H415d comics
Philippe Girard Leonard Cohen : on a wire 780.92 C678o comics

UNIVERSAL (CHILDREN'S)
Kyle Lukoff Too bright to see U Lukoff

Posted on Jan. 26, 2022 by Cherilyn Chang

New Print Non-Fiction for January 2022

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NON-FICTION

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Mary Beard Twelve Caesars : images of power from the ancient world to the modern 709.02 B368
Mike Mandel Zone Eleven 779 A21
Willi Smith : street couture 746.92 S511

Biography & Genealogy
Maria Konnikova The biggest bluff : how I learned to pay attention, master myself, and win 795.41 K825
Claire Tomalin The young HG Wells : changing the world 823 W452
Billie Jean King All in : an autobiography 796.34 K52
Michael Tubbs The deeper the roots : a memoir of hope and home 979.405 T790
Catherine Prendergast The gilded edge : two audacious women and the cyanide love triangle that shook America 811 P918
William Souder Mad at the world : a life of John Steinbeck 813 S819so
Cathy Curtis A splendid intelligence : the life of Elizabeth Hardwick 818.52 H26
Fredrik Logevall JFK Volume 1 : coming of age in the American century, 1917-1956 973.922 K355L

Business & Economics
Edward Ehud Yardeni In praise of profits! (Predicting the markets topical study) 330 Y27i
Claire Wasserman Ladies get paid : the ultimate guide to breaking barriers, owning your worth, and taking command of your career 650.1 W283
Richard Nelson Bolles What color is your parachute? : your guide to a lifetime of meaningful work and career success 650.14 B69
Charlie Warzel Out of office : the big problem and the bigger promise of working from home 658.3 W268
Wade Donald Pfau Retirement planning guidebook : navigating the important decisions for retirement success 332.024 P523r
Robin Wigglesworth Trillions : how a band of Wall Street renegades invented the index fund and changed finance forever 332.6327 W639
Zachary Karabell Inside money : Brown Brothers Harriman and the American way of power 332.1 K143
Erin Lowry Broke millennial talks money : scripts, stories, and advice to navigate awkward financial conversations 332.024 L955

Chess
Peter Giannatos Everyone's first chess workbook : fundamental tactics and checkmates for improvers - 738 practical exercises 794.12 G348
Davorin Kuljasevic How to study chess on your own : creating a plan that worksand sticking to it! 794.1 K963h
Andy Soltis Tal, Petrosian, Spassky and Korchnoi : a chess multibiography with 207 games 794.1092 S691
Zenón Franco Ocampos Miguel Najdorf - 'El Viejo' - life, games and stories 794.15 N16f

Food & Drink
Mayukh Sen Taste makers : seven immigrant women who revolutionized food in America 641.5092 S551

Health & Medicine
Chris Begley The next apocalypse : the art and science of survival 613.69 B394
Cyrus Khambatta Mastering diabetes : the revolutionary method to reverse insulin resistance permanently in type 1, type 15, type 2, prediabetes, and gestational diabetes 616.462 K527
Philipp Dettmer Immune : a journey into the mysterious system that keeps you alive 616.079 D485

History
John C McManus Island infernos : the US Army's Pacific War odyssey, 1944 940.542 M167i
Katja Hoyer Blood and iron : the rise and fall of the German Empire, 1871-1918 943.08 H852
Matthew Gabriele The bright ages : a new history of medieval Europe 940.1 G114
Alice Baumgartner South to freedom : runaway slaves to Mexico and the road to the Civil War 306.362 B327
Anna Hájková The last ghetto : an everyday history of Theresienstadt 940.5318 H643
David Philipps Alpha : Eddie Gallagher and the war for the soul of the Navy Seals 956.7 P552
Menachem Kaiser Plunder : a memoir of family property and Nazi treasure 940.5318 K123
Craig Whitlock The Afghanistan papers : a secret history of the war 958.104 W590
H W Brands Our first civil war : patriots and loyalists in the American Revolution 973.3 B819
Americans and the Holocaust : a reader 940.5318 A359
Charles Spencer The White Ship : conquest, anarchy and the wrecking of Henry I's dream 910.916 S745
Michael Booth Three tigers, one mountain : a journey through the bitter history and current conflicts of China, Korea, and Japan 950.4 B725
Valerie Hansen The year 1000 : when explorers connected the world -- and globalization began 909 H24
The 1619 Project : a new origin story 973 S977
Kevin Boyle The shattering : America in the 1960s 973.923 B79
Dorothy Wickenden The agitators : three friends who fought for abolition and women's rights 973.711 W632

Law
Derrick A Bell Silent covenants : Brown v Board of Education and the unfulfilled hopes for racial reform 344.7307 B413

Literature & Writing
Ann Patchett These precious days : essays 814 P294t
Padgett Powell Indigo : arm wrestling, snake saving, and some things in between 814.54 P871
Danez Smith Homie : poems 811.6 S541
Tom Roston The writer's crusade : Kurt Vonnegut and the many lives of Slaughterhouse-five 813 V94r
Patricia Highsmith Patricia Highsmith : her diaries and notebooks, 1941-1995 818.54 H638

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Stephen Budiansky Journey to the edge of reason : the life of Kurt Gödel 510.92 G58b

Performing Arts & Music
Todd Snider I never met a story I didn't like : mostly true tall tales 780.92 S32
James Ivory Solid Ivory : memoirs 791.4 I7s
Sharon Gless Apparently there were complaints : a memoir 792.092 G488
Ruthe Stein Sitting down with the stars : interviews with 100 Hollywood legends 792.092 S341
Joseph Horowitz Dvořák's prophecy : and the vexed fate of Black classical music 780.973 H785

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Amir Levine Attached : the new science of adult attachment and how it can help you find--and keep--love 158.2 L578
Darren Hardy The compound effect : jumpstart your income, your life, your success 158.1 H222
Brené Brown Atlas of the heart : mapping meaningful connection and the language of human experience 158 B877a

Politics & Government
Jacob S Hacker Let them eat Tweets : how the right rules in an age of extreme inequality 320.52 H11

Social Sciences & Current Events
Sallie H Weissinger Yes, again : (mis)adventures of a wishful thinker 306.8 W438
John H McWhorter Woke racism : how a new religion has betrayed Black America 305.8 M177
Zeba Blay Care free black girls : a celebration of black women in popular culture 305.48 B614
Porter Fox Last winter : the scientists, adventurers, journeymen, and mavericks trying to save the world 363.738 F830
Steven E Koonin Unsettled : what climate science tells us, what it doesn't, and why it matters 363.738 K837
Kaya Oakes The defiant middle : how women claim life's in-betweens to remake the world 305.42 O42
Götz Aly Europe against the Jews : 1880-1945 305.892 A477
Dinesh D'Souza United States of socialism : Who's behind it Why it's evil How to stop it 335 D811
Leonard N Moore Teaching Black history to white people 305.8 M781
Bill O'Reilly Killing the mob : the fight against organized crime in America 364.106 O66
Ada Calhoun Why we can't sleep : women's new midlife crisis 305.244 C128

Sports & Games
John Burgman High drama : the rise, fall, and rebirth of American competition climbing 796.52 B915
Bill Plaschke Paradise found : a high school football team's rise from the ashes 796.332 P695

Travel & Geography
Iain Sinclair The gold machine : in the tracks of the mule dancers 918.5 S616
Fodor's Los Angeles 917.9494 F65
James Cheshire Atlas of the invisible : maps & graphics that will change how you see the world 912 C424
Moon handbooks Oregon 917.95 M818
Fodor's Paris 914.436 F65

UNIVERSAL (CHILDREN'S)
Jeff Coakley Winning chess exercises for kids U 794.1 C652w

Posted on Jan. 26, 2022 by Cherilyn Chang

New eAudiobooks and eBooks for December, 2021

EAUDIOBOOKS
Ben Hutchinson Comparative literature : A very short introduction
Dan Stone Concentration camps : A very short introduction
Susan J Blackmore Consciousness : A very short introduction
Julian Stallabrass Contemporary art : A very short introduction
Robert Eaglestone Contemporary fiction : A very short introduction
Simon Critchley Continental philosophy : A very short introduction
Peter Coles Cosmology : A very short introduction
Richard Carlin Country music : a very short introduction
F C Piper Cryptography : A very short introduction
Craig A Boyd The virtues : a very short introduction
Dorothy H Crawford Viruses : a very short introduction
M J Branney Volcanoes : a very short introduction
Jolyon P Mitchell War and religion : a very short introduction
Malcolm Gaskill Witchcraft : a very short introduction
A C Grayling Wittgenstein : a very short introduction
Philip V Bohlman World music a very short introduction
Amrita Narlikar The World Trade Organization : a very short introduction
Richard S Newman Abolitionism : a very short introduction
Charles L Cohen The abrahamic religions a very short introduction
Frank Ledwidge Aerial warfare a very short introduction
Bence Nanay Aesthetics a very short introduction
John Parker African history : A very short introduction
Oliver Gloag Albert camus : A very short introduction
Walter A Friedman American business history a very short introduction
Eric Avila American cultural history : a very short introduction
Jennifer Ratner-Rosenhagen American intellectual history : A very short introduction
G Edward White American legal history : A very short introduction
Louis Sandy Maisel American political parties and elections : A very short introduction
Richard M Valelly American politics : a very short introduction
Charles O Jones The american presidency : A very short introduction
Charles Reagan Wilson The american south : A very short introduction
T S Kemp Amphibians : A very short introduction
Colin Ward Anarchism : A very short introduction
Amanda H Podany Ancient near east : A very short introduction
Julia Annas Ancient philosophy : A very short introduction
Harry Sidebottom Ancient warfare : A very short introduction
David DeGrazia Animal rights : A very short introduction
Paul Foster The apocryphal gospels : A very short introduction
Barnes Jonathan Aristotle : A very short introduction
Dana Arnold Art history : A very short introduction
David Catling Astrobiology : A very short introduction
Julian Baggini Atheism : A very short introduction
Henry Chadwick Augustine : A very short introduction
Uta Frith Autism : A very short introduction
Laura Marcus Autobiography : A very short introduction
David Sterritt The beats : A very short introduction
Roger Scruton Beauty : A very short introduction
John Riches The bible : A very short introduction
Mark Lorch Biochemistry : A very short introduction
Andrew Preston American foreign relations : a very short introduction
Nikolaĭ Vasilʹevich Gogolʹ Dead souls Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Masha Gessen Words will break cement : The passion of pussy riot
Barbara J King Animals' best friends : Putting compassion to work for animals in captivity and in the wild
Esther M Sternberg The balance within : The science connecting health and emotions
Mark Maslin Climate change : A very short introduction Mark Maslin
A R E Sinclair A place like no other : Discovering the secrets of serengeti
Nathan Belofsky Strange medicine : A shocking history of real medical practices through the ages
Jess Wade Nano : The spectacular science of the very (very) small
Jorge L Contreras The genome defense : inside the epic legal battle to determine who owns your DNA
Virginia Woolf To the lighthouse
Edgar Allan Poe B j harrison reads the cask of amontillado Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe B j harrison reads the edgar allan poe collection Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe B j harrison reads the fall of the house of usher Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe B j harrison reads the pit and the pendulum Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe B j harrison reads the raven and other poems Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe B j harrison reads the system of doctor tarr and professor fether Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe B j harrison reads the tell-tale heart Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Bj harrison reads berenice Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Bj harrison reads ms found in a bottle Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Bj harrison reads the masque of the red death Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Bj harrison reads the purloined letter Edgar Allan Poe
Masha Gessen Where the jews aren't : the sad and absurd story of birobidzhan, Russia's Jewish autonomous region
Robert Wuthnow The left behind : decline and rage in rural America
Steven Johnson Enemy of all mankind a true story of piracy, power, and history's first global manhunt
Steven Johnson Where good ideas come from : the natural history of innovation
Homer The iliad
Irving L Finkel The ark before Noah : decoding the story of the Flood
Daniel Immerwahr How to hide an empire a history of the greater United States
Tom Vitale In the weeds : around the world and behind the scenes with Anthony Bourdain
David Sedaris A carnival of snackery : diaries 2003-2020
Kurt Anderson Fantasyland : How America Went Haywire: A 500-Year History
Anand Giridharadas Winners take all : the elite charade of changing the world
Steven Johnson Extra life : a short history of living longer
Ian Shaw Ancient Egypt : a very short introduction

EBOOKS
Masha Gessen Perfect rigor : a genius and the mathematical breakthrough of the century
Masha Gessen Blood matters : from inherited illness to designer babies, how the world and I found ourselves in the future of the gene
Joe Schwarcz Science goes viral : captivating accounts of science in everyday life
Steven Johnson Where good ideas come from : the natural history of innovation
Theresa Payton Manipulated : inside the cyberwar to hijack elections and distort the truth

Posted on Dec. 15, 2021 by Cherilyn Chang

New Print Fiction for December, 2021

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FICTION
Alice Hoffman The book of magic
Elizabeth Strout Oh William!
Claire Vaye Watkins I love you but I've chosen darkness
Benjamin Alire Sáenz Aristotle and Dante dive into the waters of the world
Okezie Nwọka God of mercy
Raven Leilani Luster
Paul Griffiths Mr Beethoven
Brad Kessler North
Ellen Cooney One night two souls went walking
Taylor Jenkins Reid One true loves
Pedro Lemebel My tender matador
Eve Babitz Eve's Hollywood
Robert Walser Jakob von Gunten
William Boyle Shoot the moonlight out
Ethan Joella A little hope
Karen Kingsbury Forgiving Paris
Tiphanie Yanique Monster in the middle
Laurent Binet Civilizations
Olivia Manning The fortunes of war The Balkan trilogy

Historical Fiction
Fei Ge Peach blossom paradise
Laird Hunt Zorriel
Martin Robison Delany Blake or, The huts of America : a corrected edition
Melodie Winawer Anticipation
Alison MacLeod Tenderness

Mystery, Suspense, Thrillers, Espionage & Intrigue
M C Beaton Down the hatch
Kyle Mills Enemy at the gates
Anthony Horowitz A line to kill
John Le Carré Silverview
Rick Homan Dark portrait
Sherry Thomas Miss Moriarty, I presume?
Janet Evanovich Game on : tempting twenty-eight
Kat Rosenfield No one will miss her
John Grisham The Judge's list
Jeffrey Archer Over my dead body
Lee Child Better off dead
John Connolly The nameless ones

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Samuel R Delany Babel-17 ; Empire star
Pauline E Hopkins Of one blood
Joan D Vinge Psion
Kate Wilhelm Where late the sweet birds sang
Thea von Harbou Metropolis
Andrzej Sapkowski Baptism of fire
Andrzej Sapkowski Blood of elves
Andrzej Sapkowski The lady of the lake
Andrzej Sapkowski The last wish : introducing The witcher
Andrzej Sapkowski Sword of destiny
Andrzej Sapkowski The time of contempt
Andrzej Sapkowski The tower of swallows
Andrzej Sapkowski Season of storms

Short Stories
The best American short stories 2021

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Tommy Jenkins Drawing the vote : an illustrated guide to voting in America 324.6 J415 comics
Carmen Maria Machado The low, low woods 741.5 M180 comics
You died : an anthology of the afterlife 741.5 Y835 comics

Posted on Dec. 15, 2021 by Cherilyn Chang

New Print Non-Fiction for December, 2021

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NON-FICTION

Applied Sciences
Luke Keogh The Wardian case : how a simple box moved plants and changed the world 635.9 K43
Gabriel Frank Striking succulent gardens : plants and plans for designing your low-maintenance landscape 635 F851

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Celia Rabinovitch Duchamp's pipe : a chess romance : Marcel Duchamp & George Koltanowski 709.2 R113
Jennifer Higgie The mirror and the palette : rebellion, revolution, and resilience, five hundred years of women's self portraits 704.042 H535
E. H. Gombrich The preference for the primitive : episodes in the history of western taste and art 709 G63p
Vittoria Di Palma Wasteland : a history 719 D625

Biography & Genealogy
Kati Marton The chancellor : the remarkable odyssey of Angela Merkel 943 M546
Weiwei Ai 1000 years of joys and sorrows : a memoir 709.2 A288o
Debby Applegate Madam : the biography of Polly Adler, icon of the Jazz Age 306.742 A237

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism
The New York times book review : 125 years of literary history 028 N420

Business & Economics
Dan Sullivan Who not how : the formula to achieve bigger goals through accelerating teamwork 658.4 S531
Deirdre N. McCloskey Leave me alone and I'll make you rich : how the bourgeois deal enriched the world 330.122 M119L

Chess
Boris Zlotnik Zlotnik's middlegame manual typical structures and strategic manoeuvres 794.123 Z7
Cyrus Lakdawala Tactical Training in the Endgame 794.124 L192t

Computer Science
Alex Wiltshire Home computers : 100 icons that defined a digital generation 004.09 W713

Food & Drink
Tom Vitale In the weeds : around the world and behind the scenes with Anthony Bourdain 641.5 B768v
Black food : stories, art and recipes from across the African diaspora 641.5929 B561

Health & Medicine
Didi Pershouse The ecology of care : medicine, agriculture, money, and the quiet power of human and microbial communities 616 P43
Gwenn Herman Making the invisible visible : chronic pain manual for health care providers 616.047 H426
Ross Gregory Douthat The deep places : a memoir of illness and discovery 616.92 D74
Bettyann Kevles Naked to the bone : medical imaging in the twentieth century 616.07 K44

History
Howard W French Born in Blackness : Africa, Africans, and the making of the modern world, 1471 to the Second World War 960.22 F873
Anderson Cooper Vanderbilt : the rise and fall of an American dynasty 929.2 V22c
Catherine Grace Katz The daughters of Yalta : the Churchills, Roosevelts, and Harrimans : a story of love and war 940.5314 K159

Law
Jorge L Contreras The genome defense : inside the epic legal battle to determine who owns your DNA 346.7304 C768
Critical race theory : the key writings that formed the movement 342.7308 C869

Literature & Writing
Rebecca Solnit Orwell's roses 828.912 O79s
Victoria Chang Dear memory : letters on writing, silence, and grief 816 C362
Now comes good sailing : writers reflect on Henry David Thoreau 814 T48n
Noël Coward on (and in) theatre 822 C87no

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Gerald Durrell My family and other animals 590.92 D96m
Robin George Andrews Super volcanoes : what they reveal about Earth and the worlds beyond 551.21 A261

Performing Arts & Music
Elvira Yours cruelly, Elvira : memoirs of the mistress of the dark 791.45 E86
Leonard Maltin Starstruck : my unlikely road to Hollywood 791.43 M261s
Alexander Libermann A comprehensive approach to the piano 786.3 L615
Wil Haygood Colorization : one hundred years of Black films in a white world 791.43 H331
Questlove Music is history 782.421 Q58
Harvey Sachs Ten masterpieces of music 780.9 S143

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Rachel Held Evans Wholehearted faith 248.4 E151
John Pavlovitz If God is love, don't be a jerk : finding a faith that makes us better humans 234.2 P289
Anna Lembke Dopamine nation : finding balance in the age of indulgence 152.42 L542

Politics & Government
Words that wound : critical race theory, assaultive speech, and the First Amendment 323.44 W891
Peter Mitchell Imperial nostalgia : how the British conquered themselves 325.32 M692

Social Sciences & Current Events
Tiffany Jewell This book is anti-racist 305.8 J546
Jeanette Winterson 12 bytes : how we got here, where we might go next 303.4834 W788
John Boessenecker Wildcat : the untold story of Pearl Hart, the Wild West's most notorious woman bandit 364.155 H251
Jessie Daniels Nice white ladies : the truth about white supremacy, our role in it, and how we can help dismantle it 305.8 D228
Ashley C Ford Somebody's daughter : a memoir 305.48 F75
Michael Eric Dyson Entertaining race : performing blackness in America 305.896 D998e
Durbin Samantha Raver Girl : coming of age in the 90s 305.235 D932
Celeste Anne Headlee Speaking of race : why everybody needs to talk about racism--and how to do it 305.8 H344
Mark P Mills The cloud revolution : how the convergence of new technologies will unleash the next economic boom and a roaring 2020s 303.4834 M624
Derrick Bell Faces at the bottom of the well : the permanence of racism 305.8 B413
Tom Rademacher Raising Ollie : how my nonbinary art-nerd kid changed (nearly) everything I know 371.1 R117
Michael Shellenberger San Fransicko : why progressives ruin cities 307.76 S439
Steven Johnson Extra life : a short history of living longer 362.1 J69
Matthew Stewart The 9.9 percent : the new aristocracy that is entrenching inequality and warping our culture 305.52 S851
Ron Lieber The price you pay for college : an entirely new road map for the biggest financial decision your family will ever make 378.3 L621

Sports & Games
Bonnie Tsui Why we swim 797.2 T882

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NON-FICTION

Applied Sciences
David Rooney About time : a history of civilization in twelve clocks 681.11 R674
Melissa Shapiro Piglet : the unexpected story of a deaf blind pink puppy and his family 636.7 S222

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Charlie English The gallery of miracles and madness : insanity, modernism, and Hitler's war on art 700.943 E361

Biography & Genealogy
Fiona Sampson Two-way mirror : the life of Elizabeth Barrett Browning 821.8 B885

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism
Jesse Watters How I saved the world 070.92 W344
What to eat with what you read : a guide for book clubs and other literary gatherings. 028 W55
Library and book trade almanac 020.5 L697 2021

Business & Economics
Michael Moe The mission corporation : how contemporary capitalism can change the world one business at a time 658.4 M722
Adrian Daub What tech calls thinking : an inquiry into the intellectual bedrock of Silicon Valley 338.476 D263
William Quinn Boom and bust : a global history of financial bubbles 338.542 Q443
Oliver Burkeman Four thousand weeks : time management for mortals 650.11 B959
Karla McLaren The power of emotions at work : accessing the vital intelligence in your workplace 650.1 M222
Noelle Ihli The ultimate guide to selling on Etsy : How to Turn Your Etsy Shop Side Hustle into a Business 658.8 I252

Chess
T D Harding Better chess for average players 794.1 H263
A S SuėtinSoviet chess strategy 794.12 S94
Mihai Suba Positional chess sacrifices 794.1 S939p
The Nimzo-indian Move by Move. 794.1225 E20 E54
Alexander Delchev Attacking the English 794.122 D345a
I A Rabinovich The Russian endgame handbook 794.124 R116
Nikolaĭ Kalinichenko The club player's modern guide to gambits 794.12 K144
Lev Alburt Carlsen vs. Karjakin : World Chess Championship, New York 2016 794.15 C284a
Yochanan Afek Invisible moves : discover your blind spots and stop overlooking simple wins 794.1 A25
Georges Renaud The art of checkmate 794.1 R395

Computer Science
Jacob Gaboury Image objects : an archaeology of computer graphics 006.6 G113
Matt Neuburg iOS 14 programming fundamentals with Swift : Swift, Xcode, and Cocoa basics 005.268 N392
Julien Danjou Serious Python : black-belt advice on deployment, scalability, testing, and more 005.1 P99d
Michael Miller My Google Chromebook 004.165 C557
Adam D Scott JavaScript cookbook : programming the web 005.2762 J416s
Robin Nixon Learning PHP, MySQL & JavaScript : a step-by-step guide to creating dynamic websites 005.2762 P575n
Sean McManus Raspberry Pi for dummies 004.165 R226m
Michael Margolis Arduino cookbook : recipes to begin, expand, and enhance your projects 004.165 A677m
Joe Hutsko Macs all-in-one for dummies. 004.165 M248h
Edward C Baig IPad and iPad Pro 004.1675 I646ba

Food & Drink
Mariana Velasquez Colombiana : a rediscovery of recipes & rituals from the soul of Colombia 641.598 V541

Health & Medicine
Jim Downs Maladies of empire : how colonialism, slavery, and war transformed medicine 614.4 D759

History
William M Arkin On that day : the definitive timeline of 9 973.931 A721o
Eric Jager The last duel : a true story of crime, scandal, and trial by combat in medieval France 394.8 J182
Jeff Danziger Lieutenant Dangerous : a Vietnam War memoir 959.7 D238
Peter Bergen The rise and fall of Osama bin Laden 958.104 B495
Carol Leonnig I alone can fix it : Donald J. Trump's catastrophic final year 973.933 L554
Julie Kavanagh The Irish assassins : conspiracy, revenge, and the Phoenix Park murders that stunned Victorian England 941.7 K171
Nancy Marie Brown The real Valkyrie : the hidden history of Viking warrior women 948.7 B878
Malcolm Margolin Deep hanging out : wanderings and wonderment in native California 979.4 M329
Th Goodrich Hellstorm : the death of Nazi Germany 1944-1947 940.54 G65h
Dara Horn People love dead Jews : reports from a haunted present 909.04924 H783
Evan Osnos Wildland : the making of America's fury 973.93 O834
Josiah Thompson Last second in Dallas 973.922 T371
Dawn Turner Three girls from Bronzeville : a uniquely American story of race, fate, and sisterhood 977.311 T851
Helena Merriman Tunnel 29 : the true story of an extraordinary escape beneath the Berlin Wall 943.155 M552
Christopher Joseph Nicodemus Capozzola Bound by war : how the United States and the Philippines built America's first Pacific century 355.03 C246
Blaine Harden Murder at the mission : a frontier killing, its legacy of lies, and the taking of the American West 979.503 H259

Literature & Writing
Meghan O'Gieblyn God, human, animal, machine : technology, metaphor, and the search for meaning 814.6 O4g
Neal Cassady The Joan Anderson letter : the holy grail of the beat generation 810.9 C3432
City Lights pocket poets anthology 808.81 C58 2015
Maria Tatar The heroine with 1,001 faces 809.93 T187
Marion Roach Smith The memoir project : a thoroughly non-standardized text for writing & life 808.066 R53
Joy Harjo Poet warrior : a memoir 818.54 H285

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Margaret Lowman The arbornaut : a life discovering the eighth continent in the trees above us 581.7 L91
Paul Halpern Flashes of creation : George Gamow, Fred Hoyle, and the great Big Bang debate 520.92 H195
Bill François Eloquence of the sardine : extraordinary encounters beneath the sea 578.77 F856
Harry Cliff How to make an apple pie from scratch : in search of the recipe for our universe, from the origins of atoms to the big bang 523.01 C611
Rebecca Giggs Fathoms : the world in the whale 599.5 G367
Stephon Alexander Fear of a black universe : an outsider's guide to the future of physics 523.1 A374f
Phillip M Hoose The race to save the Lord God Bird 598.7 H789
Giulio Boccaletti Water : a biography 553.7 B630

Performing Arts & Music
Kathy Iandoli Baby girl : better known as Aaliyah 780.92 A44
Joel Selvin Hollywood Eden : electric guitars, fast cars, and the myth of the California paradise 782.421 S469h
Hayley Mills Forever young : a memoir 792.092 M629

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Scott A Small Forgetting : the benefits of not remembering 153.12 S181
Laurel Kendall Mediums and magical things : statues, paintings, and masks in Asian places 202.1 K331
Michael E McCullough The kindness of strangers : how a selfish ape invented a new moral code 177.7 M133

Politics & Government
William M Arkin The generals have no clothes : the untold story of our endless wars 327.73 A721
A Susan Williams White malice : the CIA and the covert recolonization of Africa 327.73 W670
Paul Sabin Public citizens : the attack on big government and the remaking of American liberalism 320.51 S135
Ruth Ben-Ghiat Strongmen : Mussolini to the present 321.9 B430
Vincent Bevins The Jakarta method : Washington's anticommunist crusade & the mass murder program that shaped our world 327.12 B468

Reference
Mosby's medical dictionary. 610.3 M894

Social Sciences & Current Events
Christine French Cully Dear Highlights : what adults can learn from 75 years of letters and conversations with kids 305.23 C898
Kate Aronoff A planet to win : why we need a green new deal 363.7 A769p
Sharon R Muse Kidnapped by a client : the incredible true story of an attorney's fight for justice 364.154 M986
Jennifer Vogel Flim-flam man a true family history 364.109 V862
Samantha Montano Disasterology : dispatches from the frontlines of the climate crisis 363.738 M762
Daniel Klaidman Kill or capture : the war on terror and the soul of the Obama presidency 363.325 K662
James Gustave Speth They knew : the federal government's fifty-year role in causing the climate crisis 363.738 S37
Dorceta E Taylor Toxic communities : environmental racism, industrial pollution, and residential mobility 363.72 T212
Rafia Zakaria Against white feminism : notes on disruption 305.42 Z138
Erwin Chemerinsky Presumed guilty : how the Supreme Court empowered the police and subverted civil rights 363.2 C517p
Marc Weingarten Thirsty : William Mulholland, California water, and the real Chinatown 333.91 W423
Christopher Bail Breaking the social media prism : how to make our platforms less polarizing 302.23 B15
Jaime Lowe Breathing fire : female inmate firefighters on the front lines of California's wildfires 363.37 L951
Tom Standage A brief history of motion : from the wheel, to the car, to what comes next 388 S785
Cathy Park Hong Minor feelings : an Asian American reckoning 305.48 H757
Robin DiAngelo Nice racism : how progressive White people perpetuate racial harm 305.8 D542n
Jennifer De Leon White space : essays on culture, race, & writing 304.8 D377
Marcia A Zug Buying a bride : an engaging history of mail-order matches 306.82 Z838
Karen Petrou Engine of inequality : the fed and the future of wealth in America 305.5 P448
Chris Enss Hearts West : true stories of mail order brides on the frontier 306.82 E79
Lizzie Johnson Paradise : one town's struggle to survive an American wildfire 363.37 J630
Tarana Burke Unbound : my story of liberation and the birth of the Me Too movement 364.153 B917
Reed Hastings No rules rules : Netflix and the culture of reinvention 384.55 H279
John Kelly The California Zephyr : an entertaining history of America's most celebrated train route 385.22 K295

Travel & Geography
Bob Welch Cascade summer : my adventure on Oregon's Pacific Crest Trail 917.95 W442
DK Eyewitness travel Paris 914.436 E975
Chaney Kwak The passenger : how a travel writer learned to love cruises & other lies from a sinking ship 910.916 K979
Greece. 914.95 L847
Scotland. 914.11 L847
Santa Fe, Taos & Albuquerque 917.895 M818

CHILDREN'S

Non-Fiction
Bonnie Gratch Lindauer Hannah G. Solomon dared to make a difference Child 303.484 S471
Jacqueline Houtman Troublemaker for justice : the story of Bayard Rustin, the man behind the March on Washington Child 323.092 R928
Elizabeth Rusch You call this democracy? : how to fix our government and deliver power to the people Child 320.973 R951

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FICTION
Chandler Baker The husbands
Lyndsay Faye The king of infinite space
Gianfranco Calligarich Last summer in the city
Amy Koppelman A mouthful of air
Virginia Feito Mrs. March
Johanna Mo The night singer
Emily Henry People we meet on vacation
Nawaaz Ahmed Radiant fugitives
Ha Jin A song everlasting
Christy Lefteri Songbirds
Hermione Hoby Virtue
Omar El Akkad What strange paradise
Susie Yang White ivy
Stephen King Billy Summers
Nickolas Butler Godspeed
William Lindsay Gresham Nightmare alley
Tahmima Anam The startup wife
Jojo Moyes Night music
Megan E Abbott The turnout
Lisa Taddeo Animal
María Amparo Escandón L.A. weather
Freya Sampson The last chance library
Sabina Murray The human zoo
Daniel Handler Bottle grove
John Briscoe A child's Christmas in San Francisco
Zoraida Córdova The inheritance of Orquídea Divina
Sally Rooney Beautiful world, where are you
Liane Moriarty Apples never fall
Ash Davidson Damnation spring
Colson Whitehead Harlem shuffle
Jo Hamya Three rooms
Marlowe Granados Happy hour
Damon Galgut The promise

Historical Fiction
Honorée FanonneJeffers The love songs of W.E.B. Du Bois
Jonathan Santlofer The last Mona Lisa
Pamela L Hamilton Lady be good : the life and times of Dorothy Hale
Jai Chakrabarti A play for the end of the world
Lauren Groff Matrix
Maureen Gibbon The lost notebook of Édouard Manet
Colm Tóibín The magician

Mystery, Suspense, Thrillers, Espionage & Intrigue
Louise Penny The madness of crowds
Lindsay Cameron Just one look
Andrea Bartz We were never here
Silvia Moreno-Garcia Velvet was the night
Linwood Barclay Fear the worst
Chevy Stevens Dark roads
Sujata Massey The Satapur moonstone
Arnaldur IndriðasonThe darkness knows
Naomi Hirahara Clark and Division
Lemony Snicket Poison for breakfast
Paula Hawkins A slow fire burning
Richard Osman The man who died twice
William Kotzwinkle Felonious monk
Ray Bradbury Killer, come back to me
Alice Feeney Rock paper scissors
James Kennedy Dare to know
William McIlvanney The dark remains
Hank Phillippi Ryan Her perfect life
Amanda Jayatissa My sweet girl

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Cadwell Turnbull No gods, no monsters

Short Stories
Jo Lloyd Something wonderful : stories
Saïd Sayrafiezadeh American estrangement : stories
The best short stories 2021 : the O. Henry Prize winners SS O15

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Elisa Macellari Kusama : the graphic novel 709.2 K968 comics
Paul Madonna On to the next dream 741.5 M183o comics

CHILDREN'S

Fiction
Linda Bondestam Good night, Earth Child Bondestam
Amanda Gorman Change sings : a children's anthem Child Gorman

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