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Applied Sciences

Aarathi Prasad Silk : a world history 677.39 P911

Arts, Architecture & Crafts

Debbie Berne The design of books : an explainer for authors, editors, agents, and other curious readers 744.52 B525

Biography & Genealogy

Toshio Meronek Miss Major speaks : conversations with a Black trans revolutionary 306.768 M234
Bonnie Portnoy The man beneath the paint : California impressionist Tilden Daken 759.194 D135
Mary V. Dearborn Carson McCullers : a life 813.54 M13d
Amy Tan The backyard bird chronicles 598.072 T161
Jian Chen Zhou Enlai : a life 951.05 C5518

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism

John Neal Hoover Seventeen and a half decades serving St. Louis and the world : an informal history of the Mercantile Library, decade by productive decade 027.2 H789

Business & Economics

Mark Eglinton Hero 332.4 E313
Chris Dixon Read write own : building the next era of the Internet 338.47 D621
Dorie Clark Reinventing you : define your brand, imagine your future 650.1 C5921


Milos. Pavlovi Playing the Sveshnikov : an active repertoire 794.1225 B32 P338pl
Jan Piński Complete guide to 1 E4 E5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 Bc4 : Italian game and Evans gambit and the four knights 794.122 P65
Bruce Pandolfini Kasparov and Deep Blue : the historic chess match between man and machine 794.159 K197p
William Hartston Soft pawn 794.1 H335s
I͡A. I. Neĭshtadt Winning quickly with white 794.124 N416
Alex Dunne Modern postal masterpieces 794.1 D92m
B. S. Shashin Attacking the queenside 794.122 S532
Alekseĭ Bezgodov Defend like Petrosian : what you can learn from Tigran Petrosian's extraordinary defensive skills 794.15 P49b
Cyrus Lakdawala Opening Repertoire : 1 d4 with 2 c4 794.122 L192op
Graham. Burgess A cunning chess opening repertoire for white 794.122 B95
Isaak Linder Mikhail Botvinnik : sixth world chess champion 794.15 B75L
Aron Nimzowitsch Aron Nimzowitsch, 1928-1935 : games, commentaries, articles 794.15 N71r
Jay Bonin Active pieces 794.15 B71
Asa Hoffmann The last gamesman : my sixty years of hustling games in the clubs, parks and streets of New York 794.1092 H699
Edmar Mednis Strategic themes in the opening and beyond 794.124 M49s
Judee Shipman Portable chess coach 794.1 S5574
Robert Ris Crucial chess skills for the club player. Volume 2 794.1 R595 v.2
Robert Ris Crucial chess skills for the club player 794.1 R595 v.1
Sarhan Guliev Test your chess skills : practical decisions in critical moments 794.1 G97
Fred Reinfeld Attack & counterattack in chess 794.1 R367at
Fred Reinfeld 1001 brilliant ways to checkmate 794.1 R367on
Fred Reinfeld 1001 winning chess sacrifices and combinations 794.1 R367o
Neil McDonald Your chess battle plan 794.12 M135
Thomas Luther Thinkers' chess academy with Grandmaster Thomas Luther : first steps in tactics 794.1 L97 v.1
Thomas Luther Thinkers' chess academy with grandmaster Thomas Luther : From tactics to strategy - winning knowledge! 794.1 L97 v.2


Erik Larson The demon of unrest : a saga of hubris, heartbreak, and heroism at the dawn of the Civil War 973.711 L334
Manisha Sinha The rise and fall of the second American republic : Reconstruction, 1860-1920 973.8 S617

Literature & Writing

Per Högselius Death on the beach : essays from a marginal world 839.7 H622
Elizabeth S. Scofield Nordic influence on Emerson's self-reliance 814 S421

Performing Arts & Music

Alice Randall My Black country : a journey through country music's Black past, present and future 781.642 R188
Deborah Parédez American diva : extraordinary, unruly, fabulous 790.2 P226

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion

Cal Newport Slow productivity : the lost art of accomplishment without burnout 158.7 N472

Social Sciences & Current Events

C. Riley Snorton Black on both sides : a racial history of trans identity 306.768 S673
Joseph Plaster Kids on the street : queer kinship and religion in San Francisco's Tenderloin 305.906 P715
Petra Molnár The walls have eyes : surviving migration in the age of artificial intelligence 363.285 M727
Phillip C. McGraw We've got issues : how you can stand strong for America's soul and sanity 306.2 M147
Fareed Zakaria Age of revolutions : progress and backlash from 1600 to the present 303.64 Z216
Anne Kim Poverty for profit : how corporations get rich off America's poor 362.5 K560
Canyon Sam Sky train : Tibetan women on the edge of history 305.42 S187

Sports & Games

The official Scrabble players dictionary. 793.73 S433 2023

Travel & Geography

Rick Steves Rick Steves Belgium : Bruges, Brussels, Antwerp & Ghent 914.93 S848
Rick Steves Rick Steves Switzerland 914.94 S848
Camille Seaman Melting away : a ten-year journey through our endangered polar regions 910.911 S438
Hampton Sides The wide wide sea : imperial ambition, first contact and the fateful final voyage of Captain James Cook 910.92 S568

Posted on Jun. 17, 2024 by Heather Miles