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New Print Non-Fiction for August 2023


Arts, Architecture & Crafts

Making their mark : art by women in the Shah Garg collection 704.042 M235

Biography & Genealogy

Olga Lengyel Five chimneys : a woman survivor's true story of Auschwitz 940.5318 L566
Jane Ferguson No ordinary assignment : a memoir 070.4 F352

Business & Economics

Claire Hughes Johnson Scaling people : tactics for management and company building 658.3 H893
Bethany Allen Beijing rules : how China weaponized its economy to confront the world 337.51 A425


The imagery of chess revisited 794.1 I314
Mike. Basman Chess openings 794.122 B315

Food & Drink

Jack Bishop The complete Italian vegetarian cookbook : 350 essential recipes for inspired everyday eating 641.5636 B622

Health & Medicine

Lessons from the COVID war : an investigative report 362.1962 L641
Jonathan Su 6-minute fitness at 60+ : simple home exercises to reclaim strength, balance, and energy in 15 days 613.71 S938
Tom Mueller How to make a killing : blood, death and dollars in American medicine 362.19 M946


Ariel Aberg-Riger America redux : visual stories from our dynamic history 973 A145
Miles Taylor Blowback : a warning to save democracy from the next Trump 973.934 T238
Eric Silver The book of the just : the silent heroes who saved Jews from Hitler 940.53 S58
Heather Dune Macadam Star crossed : a true Romeo and Juliet story in Hitler's Paris 940.5318 M115s

Literature & Writing

Meg Bowles How to tell a story : the essential guide to memorable storytelling from The Moth 808.543 B787
How we do it : Black writers on craft, practice, and skill 808.02 H847
Terrance Hayes So to speak 811 H417
Speaking while female : 75 extraordinary speeches by American women 808.85 S741
Stefano Massini The Lehman trilogy 812 M418

Natural Sciences & Mathematics

Gregory Skomal Chasing shadows : my life tracking the great white shark 597.3 S628
Karen Pinchin Kings of their own ocean : tuna, obsession, and the future of our seas 597.783 P647
David Scheel Many things under a rock : the mysteries of octopuses 594.5 S315
Susan Casey The underworld : journeys to the depths of the ocean 551.46 C338u

Performing Arts & Music

Michael R. Jackson A strange loop 782.14 J124
Greg Gutfeld The king of late night 791.45 G983
Myŏng-sŏk Kang Beyond the story : 10-year record of BTS 780.92 B916

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion

Juan Ricardo Cole Muhammad : prophet of peace amid the clash of empires 297.63 C68

Social Sciences & Current Events

Jillian Lauren Behold the monster : confronting America's most prolific serial killer 364.152 L378
Neil Howe The fourth turning is here : what the seasons of history tell us about how and when this crisis will end 303.49 H855
David Lipsky The parrot and the igloo : climate and the science of denial 304.2 L767
Jaha Nailah Avery Those who saw the sun : African American oral histories from the Jim Crow South 305.896 A954
Michael Finkel The art thief : a true story of love, crime, and a dangerous obsession 364.1628 F499
Christopher F. Rufo America's cultural revolution : how the radical left conquered everything 306.0973 R926
Kathryn Edin The injustice of place : uncovering the legacy of poverty in America 339.46 E235i
Carol Roth You will own nothing : your war with a new financial world order and how to fight back 305.52 R845

Sports & Games

Summer in the City : New York Baseball 1947-1957. 796.357 S95

Travel & Geography

Rick Steves Rick Steves' Vienna Salzburg & Tirol. 914.36 S848
Lonely planet Malta & Gozo. 914.585 L847
E. M. Forster The hill of Devi : an Englishman serving at the court of a Maharajah 915.4 F73
The rough guide to Thailand's beaches and islands. 915.93 R856
Greece. 914.95 L847
Spain 914.6 L847
Fodor's Oregon. 917.95 F653

Universal (Children's)

Elizabeth Santiago The moonlit vine U Santiago
Annette Bay Pimentel Before colors : where pigments and dyes come from U 667.2 P644

Posted on Sep. 11, 2023 by Heather Miles