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New Titles List for the Week of April 1

BOOKS

FICTION
Lawrence Ferlinghetti Little boy
Laila Lalami The other Americans
Rajeev Balasubramanyam Professor Chandra follows his bliss
Ann Beattie A wonderful stroke of luck
Evan James Cheer up, Mr. Widdicombe

Historical Fiction
Minette Walters The turn of midnight

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Anne Cleeland Murder in just cause
Stephen Booth The Murder Road
Jacqueline Winspear The American agent

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Kameron Hurley The light brigade
Tim Maughan Infinite detail
Samantha Shannon The priory of the orange tree
Jack Skillingstead The chaos function

Short Stories
Amy Hempel Sing to it
Franz Kafka The unhappiness of being a single man

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NONFICTION
Applied Sciences
Sue Nelson Wally Funk's race for space: the extraordinary story of a female aviation pioneer 629.13 F963n

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Sharon Francis Bubbletecture: inflatable architecture & design 721.044 F847
Fantastic ornament: French color design 745.7 F217
Richard Rapaport California moderne & the mid-century dream: the architecture of Edward H. Fickett 720.92 F446r

Biography & Genealogy
Julien Gorbach The notorious Ben Hecht: iconoclastic writer & militant Zionist 92 H447g
Vicky Ward Kushner, Inc.: greed, ambition, corruption: the extraordinary story of Jared Kushner & Ivanka Trump 973.933 W210
Lyndall Gordon Outsiders: five women writers who changed the world 920 G653
Josephine Wilkinson Louis XIV: the power & the glory 92 L888.14w

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism, Library & Information Science
Remarkable books: the world's most beautiful & historic works 002.09 R281

Business & Economics
Peter Frankopan The new silk roads: the present & future of the world 330.95 F834n
Paul Jarvis Company of one: why staying small is the next big thing for business 658.02 J298
Leander Kahney Tim cook: the genius who took apple to the next level 92 C771k

Chess
Eric Briffoz Easy guide to the Hippo attack & defense!: a universal chess opening for white & black 794.122 B853
C.J.S. Purdy's fine art of chess annotation & other thoughts 794.15 P98f
Twelfth match for the chess championship of the world: Capablanca vs Lasker 1921. Edited by James R. Schroeder 794.157 C236
Henrik Danielsen The complete Polar bear system: strong & potent! 794.122 D186
First match for the chess championship of the world: Steinitz - Zukertort 1886 794.157 F5271
World Chess Championship Match, 1907: Emanuel Lasker vs. Frank Marshall 794.157 W92711

Computer Science
James Vlahos Talk to me: how voice computing will transform the way we live, work & think 006.2 V865

Health & Medicine
Heather Dubrow Dr. & Mrs. Guinea Pig present the only guide you'll ever need to the best anti-aging treatments 612.68 D854

History
Leo Damrosch The Club: Johnson, Boswell & the friends who shaped an age 941.07 D189

Law
Joan Biskupic The Chief: the life & turbulent times of Chief Justice John Roberts 347.73 R541b

Literature & Writing
Józef Czapski Lost time: lectures on Proust in a Soviet prison camp 843.9 C994L
David O. Dowling A delicate aggression: savagery & survival in the Iowa Writers' Workshop 808.02 D756
Linda Joy Myers Breaking ground on your memoir: craft, inspiration & motivation for memoir writers 808.066 M992
Adam Sol How a poem moves: a field guide for readers of poetry 808.1 A13
Jacqueline Winspear What would Maisie do?: inspiration from the pages of Maisie Dobbs 823.92 W782

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Brian Switek Skeleton keys: the secret life of bone 596.018 S979s
Frans de Waal Mama's last hug: animal emotions & what they tell us about ourselves 599.8 W11m
Edward O. Wilson Genesis: the deep origin of societies 591.5 W746g

Performing Arts & Music
Marianne Preger-Simon Dancing with Merce Cunningham 792.8 P913
Holly Van Leuven Ray Bolger: more than a scarecrow 792.092 B637
Joshua Gleich Hollywood in San Francisco: location shooting & the aesthetics of urban decline 791.43 G481

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
James Clear Atomic habits: tiny changes, remarkable results: an easy & proven way to build good habits & break bad ones 158.1 C580
Robert Zaretsky Catherine & Diderot: the empress, the philosopher & the fate of the Enlightenment 194 Z187

Politics & Government
Kathleen Hall Jamieson Cyberwar: how Russian hackers & trolls helped elect a president: what we don't, can't & do know 324.973 J241
Eric O'Neill Gray day: my undercover mission to expose America's first cyber spy 327.12 O26

Social Sciences & Current Events
Robert P. Crease The workshop & the world: what ten thinkers can teach us about science & authority 306.45 C912w
Erica Armstrong Dunbar Never caught: the Washingtons' relentless pursuit of their runaway slave, Ona Judge 306.362 D911
Jennifer L. Eberhardt Biased: uncovering the hidden prejudice that shapes what we see, think & do 303.385 E36
Sylvie Laurent King & the other America: the Poor People's Campaign & the quest for economic equality 305.56 L374
Richard A. Serrano Summoned at midnight: a story of race & the last military executions at Fort Leavenworth 355.1 S487
Joe William Trotter, Jr. Workers on arrival: Black labor in the making of America 331.63 T756
Jeff Dondero Throwaway nation: the ugly truth about American garbage 363.72 D716
Joanna Scutts The extra woman: how Marjorie Hillis led a generation of women to live alone & like it 305.42 S88

Sports & Games
Tyler Kepner K: a history of baseball in ten pitches 796.357 K445

Travel & Geography
Not For Tourists Guide to New York City 917.471 N899
The Michelin guide New York City 917.471 M623r

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CHILDREN'S COLLECTION

BOOKS
Fiction
Charlotte Agell Maybe tomorrow? Child Agell

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EAUDIOBOOKS
Foolish Anna Black

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EBOOKS
Ashton Applewhite This chair rocks: a manifesto against ageism
Gilles Asselin Au Contraire!
Sheila Buff Birding for beginners: a comprehensive introduction to the art of birdwatching
Tara Conklin The last romantics
Frans de Waal Mama's Last Hug
Greg Grandin The end of the myth: from the frontier to the border wall in the mind of America
Greg Iles Cemetery Road
Marlon James Black leopard, red wolf
Frances Mayes See you in the piazza new places to discover in Italy
K. McCoy This Book Will Put You to Sleep
Delia Owens Where the crawdads sing
Anna Pasternak The real Wallis Simpson: a new history of the American divorcee who became the Duchess of Windsor
Hugh Ryan When Brooklyn was queer
Jeremy Scott The Women Who Dared: To Break All the Rules
Lisa See The island of sea women
Amor Towles A gentleman in Moscow
Don Winslow The border
Paul Zollo More songwriters on songwriting

Posted on Apr. 4, 2019 by Cherilyn Banson