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New Titles List for the Week of April 10


Sebastian Barry Days without end
Erika Carter Lucky you
Ron Currie The one-eyed man
Eva Darrows Dead little mean girl
Sarah Dunn The arrangement
Mathias Enard Compass
Lauren Grodstein Our short history
Steven Heighton The nightingale won't let you sleep
Catriona Lally Eggshells
Jim Minick Fire is your water
Shawna Yang Ryan Green Island
Hannah Tinti The twelve lives of Samuel Hawley
Émile Zola The belly of Paris = (Le ventre de Paris)

Historical Fiction
S. J. Parris Conspiracy

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Todd Borg Tahoe dark
Anne Cleeland Murder in containment
David Corbett Thirteen confessions
Amy Engel The Roanoke girls
Mary Feliz Address to die for
David Hagerty They tell me you are wicked
Francine Mathews Death in rough water
Georges Simenon The hanged man of Saint-Pholien

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
G.J. Koch Alexander Outland: space pirate
Lilith Saintcrow Trailer park Fae
Douglas Adams Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency

Short Stories
Laurie R. King (editor) In the company of sherlock holmes: stories inspired by the holmes canon SS S552k

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Applied Sciences
Pam Peirce Golden Gate gardening: the complete guide to year-round food gardening in the San Francisco Bay area & coastal California 635 P37
Bonnie Rochman The gene machine: how genetic technologies are changing the way we have kids--and the kids we have 616.042 R679

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Stefan Al The Strip: Las Vegas & the architecture of the American dream 725.76 A316
Kanji Ishii New York 974.71 I796
Anne Odom Russian silver in America: surviving the melting pot 739.23 O25
Anthony W. Robins New York art deco: a guide to Gotham's jazz age architecture 720.9747 R657
Shigeru Ban: paper in architecture 721.044 B212
Susana Martínez Vidal Frida Kahlo: fashion as the art of being 709.04 K124

Biography & Genealogy
Joshua Safran Free spirit: growing up on the road & off the grid 92 S1289
John Bew Clement Attlee: the man who made modern Britain 92 A8857

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism, Library & Information Science
Chris Paling Reading allowed: true stories & curious incidents from a provincial library 027.4 P162

Food & Drink
Rosalee de la Foret Alchemy of herbs: transform everyday ingredients into foods & remedies that heal 615.321 F718

Health & Medicine
Sara C. Mednick Take a nap!: change your life 612.821 M491

Steven Casey The war beat, Europe: the American media at war against Nazi Germany 940.5311 C338
Janine di Giovanni The morning they came for us: dispatches from Syria 956.91 D574
Richard N. Frye The heritage of Central Asia from antiquity to the Turkish expansion 958 F948
David A. Nichols Ike & McCarthy: Dwight Eisenhower's secret campaign against Joseph McCarthy 973.921 N616
Dorothy U. Seyler The obelisk & the Englishman: the pioneering discoveries of Egyptologist William Bankes 932 B218
Steven Snape The complete cities of ancient Egypt 932 S669
Stephen Turnbull The samurai & the sacred 952 T94s
Pierre Briant The first European: a history of Alexander in the age of empire 938.07 B849

Home & Family Management
John Michael Greer Green wizardry: conservation, solar power, organic gardening & other hands-on skills from the appropriate tech toolkit 640.28 G816

Literature & Writing
David Bellos The novel of the century: the extraordinary adventure of Les Misérables 843.7 H895
Teju Cole Known & strange things 824.9 C689
Stuart Horwitz Book architecture: how to plot & outline without using a formula 808.02 H824b

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Stephen Sharnoff A field guide to California lichens 579.7 S531

Performing Arts & Music
Ray Connolly Being Elvis: a lonely life 780.92 P934
William McKeen Everybody had an ocean: music & mayhem in 1960s Los Angeles 781.66 M154

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Ajahn Brahm Kindfulness 294.34 A312
Ajahn Brahm The art of disappearing: the Buddha's path to lasting joy 294.34 A312a
Charlotte Joko Beck Everyday Zen: love & work 294.3 B393
Philip Gorski American covenant: a history of civil religion from the Puritans to the present 306.6 G674
Sarah Ruden The face of water: a translator on beauty & meaning in the Bible 220.5 R915
Brad Warner Sit down & shut up: punk rock commentaries on Buddha, God, truth, sex, death & Dogen's Treasury of the right dharma eye 294.3 W279s

Social Sciences & Current Events
Howard W. French Everything under the heavens: how the past helps shape China's push for global power 327.51 F873
Chris Hayes A colony in a nation 364.973 H417
Jill Abraham Hummer First ladies & American women: in politics & at home 320.082 H925
Peter Markus Inside my pencil: teaching poetry in the Detroit Public Schools 371.1 M346

Sports & Games
Ann Marie Brown Hike smart: tips & tactics for improving your treks 796.51 B877

Travel & Geography
Fionn Davenport Ireland's best trips: 34 amazing road trips 914.15 L847b
Eyewitness The Italian Riviera 914.518 E97
Patrick Leigh Fermor Words of mercury: tales from a lifetime of travel 910.4 F361
The rough guide to Berlin 914.315 R856
Nick Middleton An atlas of countries that don't exist: a compendium of fifty unrecognized & largely unnoticed states 911 M628

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Fredrik Backman A man called Ove CD Fic Backman

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Fuocoammare = Fire at sea DVD 325.4 F982
Hitchcock Truffaut DVD 791.43 H674
Queen & country DVD 941.085 P348
Talent has hunger DVD 780.7 A769
The lottery of birth DVD 323.44 L884

Posted on Apr. 6, 2017 by Cherilyn Banson