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New Print Non-Fiction for January 2024


Applied Sciences

Kelly Weinersmith A city on Mars : can we settle space, should we settle space, and have we really thought this through? 629.4 W423
Encyclopedia of the horse 636.1 E563

Arts, Architecture & Crafts

Wolfgang Tillmans Wolfgang Tillmans : four books ; Wolfgang Tillmans 1995 ; Burg 1998 ; Truth Study Center 2005 ; Neue Welt 2012 779.092 T577
William Eggleston : mystery of the ordinary 770.92 E297
Roy Strong The artist & the garden 758 S92
Todd Alden The essential René Magritte 750.92 M21a
Pacita Abad 709.2 A116
Picturing Hong Kong : photography 1855-1910. 779.99 P6119

Biography & Genealogy

The Old Gays guide to the good life : lessons learned about love and death, sex and sin, and saving the best for last 792.092 O441
Safiya Sinclair How to say Babylon : a memoir 811.6 S616
Richard E. Grant A pocketful of happiness : a memoir 792.092 G761
Arnold T. Grisham Making a way out of no way : my African American life 332.092 G869
Martha Hodes My hijacking : a personal history of forgetting and remembering 364.154 H687
Anderson Cooper Astor : the rise and fall of an American fortune 974.71 A8599
Mildred Crowl Martin Chinatown's angry angel : the story of Donaldina Cameron 979.461 C182ch
Werner Herzog Every man for himself and God against all : a memoir 792.092 H582e
Merilee Grindle In the shadow of Quetzalcoatl : Zelia Nuttall and the search for Mexico's ancient civilizations 972.01 N979

Business & Economics

J.K. Lasser's your income tax 2024 336.24 J11


Aleksandr Naftalʹevich Koblent͡s Mikhail Tal : the street-fighting years 794.15 T13ko
Jacob Aagaard A Matter of Endgame Technique 794.124 A112
Herman Grooten Attacking chess for club players : improve your skills to overpower your opponents 794.12 G876
M. I. Dvoret͡skiĭ Studies for practical players : improving calculation and resourcefulness in the endgame 794.124 D98s
M. M. Botvinnik Match for the World Chess Championship, Mikhail Botvinnik - David Bronstein, Moscow 1951 794.159 B75m
Sam Shankland Theoretical rook endgames 794.124 S528


Myatt Murphy The Men's health gym bible 613.7 M978
Arline T. Geronimus Weathering : the extraordinary stress of ordinary life in an unjust society 362.1 G377


Gregory Wallance Into Siberia : George Kennan's epic journey through the brutal, frozen heart of Russia 957 W195
Malcolm Margolin The Ohlone way : Indian life in the San Francisco-Monterey Bay Area 970.494 M32
Yahad-In Unum 2010 : broad daylight : testimony extracts 940.5318 Y13b
Peter W. Schroeder Six million paper clips : the making of a children's Holocaust memorial 940.5318 S381
Ussama Samir Makdisi Age of coexistence : the ecumenical frame and the making of the modern Arab world 956 M235
Dennis Carlyle Darling Borrowed time : survivors of Nazi Terezín remember 940.5318 D221

Literature & Writing

James Ijames Fat ham 812.6 I258
Annie Ernaux I remain in darkness 848 E71i
James Tate Hell, I love everybody : the essential James Tate : poems 811 T217h
Alice Walker In search of our mothers' gardens : womanist prose 813 W177i
Timmy Straw The Thomas Salto 811.6 S913
Homer The Iliad 881 H76wil
The best American poetry 2023 811.08 B56
Richard Andersen Powerful writing skills 808 A544
Jean Cocteau Les parents terribles (Indiscretions) 842 C66p
Joanna Biggs A life of one's own : nine women writers begin again 809.8 B592
Lee Gutkind The fine art of literary fist-fighting : how a bunch of rabble-rousers, outsiders, and ne'er-do-wells concocted creative nonfiction 809 G98f

Performing Arts & Music

Caseen Gaines Footnotes : the Black artists who rewrote the rules of the Great White Way 792.089 G142
Karlheinz Stockhausen Stockhausen on music 780.1 S864

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion

Oren Jay Sofer Your heart was made for this : contemplative practices for meeting a world in crisis with courage, integrity, and love 158.12 S681
James C. Zimring Partial truths : how fractions distort our thinking 153.42 Z76


Gary Gerstle The rise and fall of the neoliberal order : America and the world in the free market era 320.51 G383r
Robert D. Kaplan The tragic mind : fear, fate, and the burden of power 320.01 K17t

Social Sciences & Current Events

Azam Ahmed Fear is just a word 364.152 A286
Max Marshall Among the bros : a fraternity crime story 362.29 M367
Michael E. Mann Our fragile moment : how lessons from Earth's past can help us survive the climate crisis 363.738 M315
Tim Schwab The Bill Gates problem : reckoning with the myth of the good billionaire 361.7 S398
Harry N. MacLean Starkweather : the untold story of the killing spree that changed America 364.152 M163
Alexander Stille The Sullivanians : sex, psychotherapy, and the wild life of an American commune 307.77 S857
Marcus Du Sautoy Around the world in eighty games : from tarot to tic-tac-toe, Catan to Snakes and Ladders, a mathematician unlocks the secrets of the world's greatest games 793 D81

Travel & Geography

Fodor's San Diego. 917.9498 F653
Fiji. 919.61 L847
Jamaica. 917.292 L847
Lonely Planet Mallorca. 914.675
Moon Croatia & Slovenia. 914.97 M818
Rick Steves' Budapest. 914.3912 S848
Thomas H. Hunt Ghost trails to California : with selected excerpts from emigrant journals 917.8 H94

Universal (Children's)

Charlie Mendoza The Ohlone U 979.4 M539

Posted on Feb. 16, 2024 by Heather Miles