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Applied Sciences
Jocelyn C Zuckerman Planet palm : how palm oil ended up in everything-and endangered the world 633.851 Z833
Mark Ridsdill Smith The Vertical Veg guide to container gardening : how to grow an abundance of herbs, vegetables and fruit in small spaces 635.986 R439

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Thomas Church, landscape architect : designing a modern California landscape 712.092 C56t
Philip E Meza Inventing the California look : interiors by frances elkins, michael taylor, john dickinson, and other design
747.0979 M579

Biography & Genealogy
Tony Castro Mantle : the best there ever was 796.357 M319
Benjamin Ehrlich The brain in search of itself : Santiago Ramón y Cajal and the story of the neuron 612.82 R175e
Richard Rhodes Scientist : EO Wilson : a life in nature 508.092 W691
A J Baime White lies : the double life of Walter F White and America's darkest secret 323.092 W582
David Sipress What's so funny? : a cartoonist's memoir 741.5 S618
Sasha LaPointe Red paint : an ancestral autobiography 979.7 L316
Christopher Clarey The master : the long run and beautiful game of Roger Federer 796.342 F317
John Markoff Whole Earth : the many lives of Stewart Brand 609.2 B81
Sandra E Bonura Empire builder : John D Spreckels and the making of San Diego 973.3 R225

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism
Rainy day ready : financial literacy programs and tools 025.1 R136
Deborah Cohen Last call at the Hotel Imperial : the reporters who took on a world at war 070.92 C678
Dennis Duncan Index, a history of the : a bookish adventure from medieval manuscripts to the digital age 025.3 D912

Business & Economics
Keith Ferrazzi Competing in the new world of work : how radical adaptability separates the best from the rest 658.4 F381c
Bill Burnett Designing your new work life : how to thrive and change and find happiness and a new freedom at work 650.1 B964d
Laurie Segall Special characters : my adventures with tech's titans and misfits 070.92 S45
Thomas Piketty Time for socialism : dispatches from a world on fire, 2016-2021 330.9 P636
Javier Blas The world for sale : money, power, and the traders who barter the earth's resources 332.64 B612

New in chess yearbook = New in chess Jahrbuch 794.1 N53y

Computer Science
Paul McFedries Teach yourself visually Zoom 004.6 Z766m

Food & Drink
Yossy Arefi Snacking cakes : simple treats for anytime cravings 641.8653 A678
Fanny Singer Always home : a daughter's recipes & stories 641.5 S641
Cooking with plant-based meat : 75 vegan and vegetarian recipes for all your meaty cravings 641.5636 A512c

Health & Medicine
Neil Bradbury A taste for poison : eleven deadly molecules and the killers who used them 615.9 B726
Evelyn Tribole Intuitive eating : a revolutionary anti-diet approach 613.2 T731
Jen Gunter The menopause manifesto : own your health with facts and feminism 618.1 G957m
Denis Mukwege The power of women : a doctor's journey of hope and healing 610.82 M953
Sara Manning Peskin A molecule away from madness : tales of the hijacked brain 612.8 P437
Rita Carter The human brain book 612.8 C325

Serhii Plokhy The gates of Europe : a history of Ukraine 947.7 P721g
William Neuman Things are never so bad that they can't get worse : inside the collapse of Venezuela 987.06 N489
Bernd Brunner Extreme North : a cultural history 948 B836
Jeevan Vasagar Lion city : Singapore and the invention of modern Asia 959.57 V44
Tracy Borman Crown & sceptre : a new history of the British monarchy, from William the Conqueror to Elizabeth II 941 B735
Dennis C Rasmussen Fears of a setting sun : the disillusionment of America's Founders 338.092 S768

David S Rudolf American injustice : inside stories from the underbelly of the criminal justice system 345.73 R835
Erika Krouse Tell me everything : the story of a private investigation 363.25 K939

Literature & Writing
Elena Ferrante In the margins : on the pleasures of reading and writing 809 F411
Phil Christman How to be normal 814 C464
Jill Gutowitz Girls can kiss now : essays 814.6 G985
Libbie Hawker Take off your pants! : Outline your books for faster, better writing 808.3 H39
Jamie Nash Save the Cat! writes for TV : the last book on creating binge-worthy content you'll ever need808.22 N171
Blake Snyder Save the cat! : the last book on screenwriting you'll ever need 808.23 S921
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Selected letters of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings 813.52 R259
Robert Douglas-Fairhurst The turning point : 1851--a year that changed Charles Dickens and the world 823 D5482do

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
David Bainbridge How zoologists organize things : the art of classification 590.12 B160
David Bainbridge Stripped bare : the art of animal anatomy 571.31 B160
Jack E Davis The bald eagle : the improbable journey of America's bird 598.9 D261
Olivia M Campbell Women in white coats : how the first women doctors changed the world of medicine 610.92 C187
Peter Godfrey-Smith Other minds : the octopus, the sea, and the deep origins of consciousness 594.5 G543
David Bainbridge Paleontology : an illustrated history 560 B160

Performing Arts & Music
John Fricke The Wizard of Oz : an illustrated companion to the timeless movie classic 791.43 F897
Bob Odenkirk Comedy comedy comedy drama : a memoir 792.092 O27

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Ken Robinson Imagine if : a manifesto on the creative revolution in education and beyond 153.35 R658i
Andrew Klavan The truth and beauty : how the lives and works of England's greatest poets point the way to a deeper understanding of the words of Jesus 226 K637

Politics & Government
Heather Cox Richardson To make men free : a history of the Republican Party 324.273 R521

Social Sciences & Current Events
J David McSwane Pandemic, Inc : chasing the capitalists and thieves who got rich while we got sick 362.1962 M249
Véronique Hyland Dress code : unlocking fashion from the new look to millennial pink 391 H997
Rebecca Carroll Surviving the white gaze : a memoir 305.48 C236
Sarah Krasnostein The believer : encounters with the beginning, the end, and our place in the middle 121.6 K898
Fatima Shaik Economy Hall : the hidden history of a free Black brotherhood 305.8 S526
Brian Broome Punch me up to the gods 306.76 B791
Edward Renehan Deliberate evil : Nathaniel Hawthorne, Daniel Webster, and the 1830 murder of a Salem slave trader 364.152 R293
Amanda Ripley High conflict : why we get trapped and how we get out 303.6 R58
Bruce Lindsay Shellac and swing! : a social history of the gramophone in Britain 302.23 L645
Jessie Singer There are no accidents : the deadly rise of injury and disaster--who profits and who pays the price 363.1 S641
Donald Cohen The privatization of everything : how the plunder of public goods transformed America and how we can fight back 338.973 C660
Etan Thomas Police brutality and White supremacy : the fight against American traditions 363.2 T361

Sports & Games
Joe Posnanski The baseball 100 796.357 P843

Travel & Geography
Moon Monterey & Carmel : with Santa Cruz & Big Sur 917.9476 M818
Lonely Planet Tokyo 915.213 L847
Lonely planet Indonesia 915.98 L847
Fodor's California 917.94 F653
Lonely planet Yosemite, Sequoia & Kings Canyon national parks 917.94 L847y
Lonely Planet Croatia 914.972 L847

Posted on May. 25, 2022 by Cherilyn Chang