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Applied Sciences
Chad T Hanson Smokescreen : debunking wildfire myths to save our forests and our climate 634.96 H198
James Rebanks Pastoral song : a farmer's journey 636.3 R289p

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Jerry Saltz How to be an artist 701.15 S379
Christina Weyl The women of Atelier 17 : modernist printmaking in midcentury New York 769.974 W546
Joshua Sanabria Unexpected : Salton Sea 779.092 S197

Biography & Genealogy
Susan Ronald The ambassador : Joseph P. Kennedy at the Court of St. James's 1938-1940 973.917 R768
Ilhan Omar This is what America looks like : my journey from refugee to Congresswoman 328.73 O17
Anna Qu Made in China : a memoir of love and labor 973.0495 Q2
Alexander Norman The Dalai Lama : an extraordinary life 294.3 B917n

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism
Kim Todd Sensational : the hidden history of America's "girl stunt reporters" 071.3 T634
The God beat : what journalism says about faith and why it matters 070.4 G54
American Library Directory : 2020-2021. 027 A51 2020

Business & Economics
Frances Frei Unleashed : the unapologetic leader's guide to empowering everyone around you 658.314 F881
Eliot Brown The cult of We : WeWork, Adam Neumann, and the great startup delusion 333.33 B812
Matt Hart Win at all costs : inside Nike running and its culture of deception 338.768 H251

Chess
Axel Smith Street Smart Chess 794.12 S642
Gata Kamsky Gata Kamsky : chess gamer. Volume 2: Return (2004-2013) 794.15 K159r
Alexey Kuzmin Together with the candidates : Budapest 1950 to Berlin 2018 794.12 K978

Food & Drink
Brandon Jew Mister Jiu's in Chinatown : recipes and stories from the birthplace of Chinese American food 641.5951 J54

Health & Medicine
Geoff Manaugh Until proven safe : the history and future of quarantine 614.4 M267
Bruce Duncan Perry What happened to you? : conversations on trauma, resilience, and healing 616.8521 P46
Parley Anderson All this sitting is killing you 613.7 A54
Benjamin H Bratton The revenge of the real : politics for a post-pandemic world 614.4 B737
Leana S Wen Lifelines : a doctor's journey in the fight for public health 362.1 W467

History
Four hundred souls : a community history of African America, 1619-2019 973.0496 F825
Ann Hagedorn Sleeper agent : the atomic spy in America who got away 940.5486 K849
Margalit Fox The confidence men : how two prisoners of war engineered the most remarkable escape in history 940.472 F791
David A Price Geniuses at war : Bletchley Park, Colossus, and the dawn of the digital age 940.5486 P946
Frederic C Howe Socialized Germany 943.08 H855
Benjamin H Milligan By water beneath the walls : the rise of the Navy SEALs 359.984 M621
Catherine Belton Putin's people : how the KGB took back Russia and then took on the West 947.086 B453
Jan Brokken The just : how six unlikely heroes saved thousands of Jews from the Holocaust 940.5318 B787

Law
Richard Delgado Critical race theory : an introduction 342.7308 D378

Literature & Writing
Matthew Specktor Always crashing in the same car : on art, crisis, & Los Angeles, California 813 S318
Jeanne Powell Deeply Notched Leaves : poems 811 P882d
Slouching towards Los Angeles : living and writing by Joan Didion's light 813.54 D55s

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Edith Widder Below the edge of darkness : a memoir of exploring light and life in the deep sea 551.46 W633
Christina Conklin The atlas of disappearing places : our coasts and oceans in the climate crisis 551.457 C761

Performing Arts & Music
Georgina Pazcoguin Swan dive : the making of a rogue ballerina 792.8 P298
Danny Trejo Trejo : my life of crime, redemption, and Hollywood 792.092 T718
Eddie Muller Dark city : the lost world of film noir 791.4 M958da
Jessica Simpson Open book 782.421 S613
James Lapine Putting it together : how Stephen Sondheim and I created "Sunday in the park with George" 792.6 L314

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Sam Kean The icepick surgeon : murder, fraud, sabotage, piracy, and other dastardly deeds perpetrated in the name of science 174.95 K25
Gwen Adshead The devil you know : stories of human cruelty and compassion 155.232 A86

Politics & Government
Adrianne Aron Human rights and wrongs : reluctant heroes fight tyranny 323.631 A672
Greg Grandin Empire's workshop : Latin America, the United States, and the making of an imperial republic 327.7308 G753
Amy Sohn The man who hated women : sex, censorship, and civil liberties in the Gilded Age 323.44 S26
Kehinde Andrews The new age of empire : how racism and colonialism still rule the world 325.32 A261
Political Ideas in the Romantic Age Their Rise & Influence on Modern Thought. 320.01 B515
Thomas C Holt The movement : the African American struggle for civil rights 323.1196 H758

Social Sciences & Current Events
Dax-Devlon Ross Letters to my white male friends 305.8 R733
Adam Serwer The cruelty is the point : the past, present, and future of Trump's America 305.8 S699
Joanne Samuel Goldblum Broke in America : seeing, understanding, and ending US poverty 362.5 G564
Melissa Bruntlett Curbing traffic : the human case for fewer cars in our lives 388.31 B838
The essential Kerner Commission report 363.32 E742
Jim Tankersley The riches of this land : the untold, true story of America's middle class 305.55 T156
Andrew D Baker To poison a nation : the murder of Robert Charles and the rise of Jim Crow policing in America 305.8 B171
Katherine Dykstra What happened to Paula : on the death of an American girl 363.259 D991
Curtis Wilkie When evil lived in Laurel : the "White Knights" and the murder of Vernon Dahmer 305.8 W653
James Suzman Work : a deep history, from the stone age to the age of robots 331.09 S968
Whitney Phillips You are here : a field guide for navigating polarized speech, conspiracy theories, and our polluted media landscape 302.23 P541
Rachel Vogelstein Awakening : #MeToo and the global fight for women's rights 305.42 V865
Ewa Majewska Feminist antifascism : counterpublics of the common 305.42 M288
Sarah Schulman Let the record show : a political history of ACT UP New York, 1987-1993 362.1969 S386L
Courtney E Martin Learning in public : lessons for a racially divided America from my daughter's school 379.26 M363

Sports & Games
Nicholas Greene How to watch basketball like a genius : what game designers, economists, ballet choreographers, and theoretical astrophysicists reveal about the greatest game on Earth 796.3 G830

Travel & Geography
Joseph R Yogerst 100 drives, 5,000 ideas : where to go, when to go, what to see, what to do 917.3 N277o
Tim Parks The hero's way : walking with Garibaldi from Rome to Ravenna 945.08 P252
Allison Williams Moon handbooks. Pacific Northwest road trip 917.95 M818r

DVDS

Non-fiction
La Cenerentola : melodramma giocoso in due atti DVD 782.5 R85c
Secrets of the Bay DVD 574.92 S446

Posted on Sep. 7, 2021 by Cherilyn Banson