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Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Alex Beam Broken glass: Mies van der Rohe, Edith Farnsworth, and the fight over a modernist masterpiece 720.9773 B366
Rex Ray Rex Ray 740.92 R211

Biography & Genealogy
Kimberly A Hamlin Free thinker: sex, suffrage, and the extraordinary life of Helen Hamilton Gardener 324.6 G167h
Barack Obama A promised land 973.932 O12p
Miles Harvey The king of confidence: a tale of utopian dreamers, frontier schemers, true believers, false prophets, and the murder of an American monarch 289.3 S816h
Jim Newton Man of tomorrow: the relentless life of Jerry Brown 979.405 B8775n
Libby Copeland The lost family: how DNA testing is upending who we are 929.1 C790

Business & Economics
Barton Gellman Dark mirror: Edward Snowden and the American surveillance state 327.12 G283
Andrew Hallam Millionaire teacher: the nine rules of wealth you should have learned in school 332.6 H15
Peter D Schiff The real crash: America's coming bankruptcy-- how to save yourself and your country 330.973 S333
John Tamny Popular economics: what the Rolling Stones, Downton Abbey, and LeBron James can teach you about economics 330 T152

Chess
Joshua Doknjas The Ruy Lopez 794.1225 C60 D658

Food & Drink
Amy Symington The long table cookbook: plant-based recipes for optimal health 641.5636 S64

Health & Medicine
Ray Dorsey Ending Parkinson's disease: a prescription for action 616.833 D738
Philip Moeller Get what's yours for healthcare: how to get the best care at the right price 362.1 M693
Caren Baginski Restorative yoga: Relax Restore Re-energize 613.7 B146
Nicholas A Christakis Apollo's arrow: the profound and enduring impact of coronavirus on the way we live 362.19 C55

History
Ida Cook The bravest voices: a memoir of two sisters' heroism during the Nazi era 941.084 C771
Anthony DePalma The Cubans: ordinary lives in extraordinary times 972.91 D440
Stephan Talty The good assassin: how a Mossad agent and a band of survivors hunted down the Butcher of Latvia 940.5405 T149
Hadley Freeman House of Glass: the story and secrets of a twentieth-century Jewish family 940.5318 F877
Mike Pitts Digging up Britain: ten discoveries, a million years of history 930.109 P687
Rachel Maddow Bag man: the wild crimes, audacious cover-up & spectacular downfall of a brazen crook in the White House 973.924 A63m
Peter Turchin Ages of discord: a structural-demographic analysis of American history 973.01 T932

Law
Sally Balch Hurme Wise moves: checklist for where to live, what to consider, and whether to stay or go 346.7301 H94
J L Matthews Social Security, Medicare & government pensions: get the most out of your retirement & medical benefits 368.42 M438
Stephen Fishman Deduct it!: lower your small business taxes 343.052 F537

Literature & Writing
Joan Didion Let me tell you what I mean 814 D55L
Carl E Rollyson The life of William Faulkner Volume 1, The past is never dead, 1897-1934 813.54 F263r

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Frank Wilczek Fundamentals: ten keys to reality 530.01 W643
Sara Seager The smallest lights in the universe 523.4092 S13

Performing Arts & Music
Matthew McConaughey Greenlights 792.092 M134
Jan Swafford Mozart: the reign of love 780.92 M939s

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Charles Christopher Camosy Resisting throwaway culture: how a consistent life ethic can unite a fractured people 170 C149

Politics & Government
Ian Dunt How to be a liberal 320.51 D923
Thomas Frank The people, no: a brief history of anti-populism 320.56 F828
David Shimer Rigged: America, Russia, and one hundred years of covert electoral interference 324.66 S627

Social Sciences & Current Events
Helen Andrews Boomers: the men and women who promised freedom and delivered disaster 305.2 A261
Richard Ovenden Burning the books: a history of the deliberate destruction of knowledge 363.31 O21
Eric Eyre Death in Mud Lick: a coal country fight against the drug companies that delivered the opioid epidemic 362.29 E62
Wes Moore Five days: the fiery reckoning of an American city 303.623 M821f
Foxfire story: oral tradition in Southern Appalachia 398.2 F836
Matt Ridley How innovation works : and why it flourishes in freedom 303.483 R546h
Adam Rutherford How to argue with a racist: what our genes do (and don't) say about human difference 305.8 R975
Stephen Haff Kid Quixotes: a group of students, their teacher, and the one-room school where everything is possible 370.92 H119
Jack Schneider A wolf at the schoolhouse door: the dismantling of public education and the future of school 370.973 S574
Grace Elizabeth Hale Cool town: how Athens, Georgia, launched alternative music and changed American culture 306.4 H162c
Fareed Zakaria Ten lessons for a post-pandemic world 303.49 Z216t
Choice words: writers on abortion 363.46 C452
Stacey L Smith Freedom's frontier: California and the struggle over unfree labor, emancipation, and reconstruction 331.117 S511
Amber Ruffin You'll never believe what happened to Lacey: crazy stories about racism 305.896 R838

Sports & Games
Willie Mays 24: life stories and lessons from the Say Hey Kid 796.357 M47sh

Travel & Geography
Steven Johnson Enemy of all mankind: a true story of piracy, power, and history's first global manhunt 910.45 J69
Charles W Pike Paddling Northern California: a guide to the area's greatest paddling adventures 917.94 F181p

Posted on Feb. 19, 2021 by Cherilyn Banson