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Applied Sciences
Chelsea Wald Pipe dreams : the urgent global quest to transform the toilet 696.182 W142

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Cynthia Saltzman Plunder : Napoleon's theft of Veronese's Feast 759.5 S179
James K McAuleyThe house of fragile things : Jewish art collectors and the fall of France 704.0392 M119

Biography & Genealogy
Jason Riley Maverick : a biography of Thomas Sowell 330.092 S731
Andrew Morton Elizabeth & Margaret : the intimate world of the Windsor sisters 941.085 E4345m

Business & Economics

Patrick Radden Keefe Empire of pain : the secret history of the Sackler dynasty 338.4761 K242

Computer Science
Erik J Larson The myth of artificial intelligence : why computers can't think the way we do 006.3 L329
K Allado-McDowell Pharmako-AI 004.01 A41

Food & Drink
Adrian Miller Black smoke : African Americans and the United States of barbecue 641.76 M647
Dena Grunt Table with a view : the history & recipes of Nick's Cove 641.5979 G927

Health & Medicine
Paul Farmer Fevers, feuds, and diamonds : Ebola and the ravages of history 614.5 F229

David ArmineHowarth The Shetland bus : a WWII epic of courage, endurance, and survival 940.5459 H85
John D Weaver The Brownsville Raid 355.1 W379
Nicole Archambeau Souls under siege : stories of war, plague, and confession in fourteenth-century Provence 944.9 A226
Lesley M M Blume Fallout : the Hiroshima cover-up and the reporter who revealed it to the world 940.54 B625
The end of the Golden Gate : writers on loving and (sometimes) leaving San Francisco 979.461 E211
Caroline Moorehead A house in the mountains : the women who liberated Italy from fascism 940.5345 M825h
Jeffrey S Gurock The Jews of Harlem : the rise, decline, and revival of a Jewish community 974.7 G966
Daniel James Brown Facing the mountain : a true story of Japanese American heroes in World War II 940.5412 B877
Larry Loftis The princess spy : the true story of World War II spy Aline Griffith, Countess of Romanones 940.5486 L827

Amy Klobuchar Antitrust : taking on monopoly power from the Gilded Age to the digital age 343.73 K691
Linda M Fasulo An insider's guide to the UN 341.23 F266
Dorothy A Brown The Whiteness of wealth : how the tax system impoverishes Black Americans--and how we can fix it 343.0408 B812

Literature & Writing
Rachel Kushner The hard crowd : essays 2000-2020 814.6 K968
Aleksandr Isaevich Solzhenitsyn Between two millstones. Book 2, Exile in America, 1978-1994 891.78 S69
Corey Rosen Your story, well told : creative strategies to develop and perform stories that wow an audience 808.5 R722
Nisi Shawl Writing the other : a practical approach 808.02 S537

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Paul Sen Einstein's fridge : how the difference between hot and cold explains the universe 536.7 S551
David Sibley What it's like to be a bird : from flying to nesting, eating to singing -- what birds are doing, and why 598 S56wh

Performing Arts & Music
Charles Casillo Elizabeth and Monty : the untold story of their intimate friendship 792.092 C269
Uwe Schütte Kraftwerk : future music from Germany 780.92 K892s
Tony Oppedisano Sinatra and me : in the wee small hours 780.92 S61o

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
James R Detert Choosing courage : the everyday guide to being brave at work 179.6 D480
Katie Engelhart The inevitable : dispatches on the right to die 179.7 E326
Simon McCarthy-Jones Spite : the upside of your dark side 152.4 M127
Ethan Kross Chatter : the voice in our head, why it matters, and how to harness it 158.1 K928

Politics & Government
Jon Meacham His truth is marching on : John Lewis and the power of hope 328.73 L674m

Social Sciences & Current Events
S Simard Finding the mother tree : discovering the wisdom of the forest 333.75 S42
Alec MacGillis Fulfillment : winning and losing in one-click America 381.142 M175
Elizabeth Warren Persist 303.4 W286
Brad Stone Amazon unbound : Jeff Bezos and the invention of a global empire 381 S877a
Minouche Shafik What we owe each other : a new social contract for a better society 320.01 S134
Tony Hiss Rescuing the planet : protecting half the land to heal the earth 333.75 H673
John Green The Anthropocene reviewed : essays on a human-centered planet 306 G820
Michael Patrick F Smith The good hand : a memoir of work, brotherhood, and transformation in an American boomtown 331.7622 S511
Annette Gordon-Reed On Juneteenth 394.263 G664
Michael Mechanic Jackpot : how the super-rich really live--and how their wealth harms us all 305.52 M464
Robert W Livingston The conversation : how seeking and speaking the truth about racism can radically transform individuals and organizations : a science-based approach 305.8 L762
Isabel Wilkerson Caste : the origins of our discontents 305.5 W68c
Susan Neiman Learning from the Germans : race and the memory of evil 305.8 N41

Travel & Geography
The rough guide to Thailand. 915.986 R856
Anthony Bourdain World travel : an irreverent guide 910.4 B768
Nick Caistor Mexico 917.2 E97
Fodor's Oregon. 917.95 F65
Fodor's Toronto 917.1354 F65
ChrisBarryFodor's Montréal & Québec City 917.14 F653


Some kind of heaven DVD 306.38 S521
The Black Church : this is our story, this is our song DVD 277.3 B561
Acasă, my home DVD 949.8 A17

Posted on Jul. 7, 2021 by Cherilyn Chang