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New Titles List for the Week of April 17


Julie Buntin Marlena
Omar El Akkad American war
David Samuel Levinson Tell me how this ends well
Alexander McCall Smith My Italian bulldozer
Michel Stone Border child
Angie Thomas The hate u give
Stephanie Powell Watts No one is coming to save us

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Steve Berry The Lost Order
Mary Higgins Clark All by myself, alone
David Hagerty They tell me you are crooked
C.S. Harris Where the dead lie
Philip Kerr Prussian blue
Donna Leon Earthly remains
M.L. Longworth The curse of La Fontaine
Anthony Rolls Scarweather
Daniel Cole Ragdoll

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Jim Butcher Summer knight
Indra Das The devourers
Ira Levin The Stepford wives
Nnedi Okorafor Akata witch
Terry Pratchett Mort
Lilith Saintcrow Roadside magic

Short Stories
Lesley Nneka Arimah What it means when a man falls from the sky

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Noah Van Sciver Fante Bukowski 741.5 V278f comics

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Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Richard Longstreth Road trip: roadside America from Custard's Last Stand to the Wigwam Restaurant 725.2 L857
Elizabeth Rynecki Chasing portraits: a great-granddaughter's quest for her lost art legacy 700.92 R995
Clare Browne (editor) English medieval embroidery: Opus Anglicanum 746.44 V645
Marc Morris Castles: their history & evolution in medieval Britain 728.81 M875c

Biography & Genealogy
Michael Finkel The stranger in the woods: the extraordinary story of the last true hermit 92 K692
John A. Farrell Richard Nixon: the life 92 N718f
Gareth Russell Young & damned & fair: the life of Catherine Howard, fifth wife of King Henry VIII 92 C359r

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism, Library & Information Science
Melissa Adler Cruising the library: perversities in the organization of knowledge 025.4 A237

Business & Economics
Paul David Blanc Fake silk: the lethal history of viscose rayon 338.4767 B638
Richard N. Bolles What color is your parachute? 2017 edition: a practical manual for job-hunters & career-changers 650.14 B69
Jean Chatzky Ageproof: living longer without running out of money or breaking a hip 650.1 C495
Jody Foster The schmuck in my office: how to deal effectively with difficult people at work 658.3 F754
Susan Wharton Gates Days of slaughter: inside the fall of Freddie Mac & why it could happen again 332.72 G259
T. R. Reid A fine mess: a global quest for a simpler, fairer & more efficient tax system 336.24 R353
Wendy Sachs Fearless & free: how smart women pivot & re-launch their careers 650.1 S121
Miya Tokumitsu Do what you love: & other lies about success & happiness 650.1 T646

Casey Reas Processing: a programming handbook for visual designers & artists 006.6 R288

Food & Drink
Chitra Agrawal Vibrant India: fresh vegetarian recipes from Bangalore to Brooklyn 641.5954 A277
Joan Nathan King Solomon's table: a culinary exploration of Jewish cooking from around the world 641.5676 N274

Health & Medicine
John Abraham How to get the death you want: a practical & moral guide 616.029 A159

Susan Bordo The destruction of Hillary Clinton 973.932 B729
Tony Brenton (editor) Was revolution inevitable?: turning points of the Russian Revolution 947.084 B839
Masha Gessen Where the Jews aren't: the sad & absurd story of Birobidzhan, Russia's Jewish autonomous region 957 G392
Gideon Rachman Easternization: Asia's rise & America's decline from Obama to Trump & beyond 355.033 R119
Steven J. Ramold Slaves, sailors, citizens: African Americans in the Union navy 973.7 R175
Dennis Showalter Frederick the Great: a military history 943 S559
Geoffrey R. Stone Sex & the constitution: sex, religion & law from America's origins to the twenty-first century 345.7302 S877
Jennifer T. Roberts The plague of war: Athens, Sparta & the struggle for ancient Greece 938.05 R643
Trevor Bryce Atlas of the ancient Near East: from prehistoric times to the Roman imperial period 939.4 B916
Marc Aronson Sugar changed the world: a story of magic, spice, slavery, freedom & science 664.1 A769

Home & Family Management
Barbara Eisenstein Wild suburbia: learning to garden with native plants 635.9 E364

Erwin Chemerinsky Closing the courthouse door: how your constitutional rights became unenforceable 347.732 C517c
Emily Doskow Neighbor law: fences, trees, boundaries & noise 346.0432 J82

Literature & Writing
Kathy Chamberlain Jane Welsh Carlyle & her Victorian world: a story of love, work, marriage & friendship 824.8 C443
Joshua Edwards Castles & islands 811.6 E261
Anne H. Janzer The writer's process: getting your brain in gear 808.02 J355
Christopher Marlowe Doctor Faustus: a 1604 version edition 822 M34d

Performing Arts & Music
Blair Davis Movie comics: page to screen/screen to page 791.43 D261m

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Frances FitzGerald The Evangelicals: the struggle to shape America 277.3 F553
Steve Richards Invisibility: mastering the art of vanishing 133 R514
Alec Ryrie Protestants: the faith that made the modern world 280.4 R995
Brenda Salgado (editor) Real world mindfulness for beginners: navigate daily life one practice at a time 158.1 S164
Brad Warner Don't be a jerk & other practical advice from Dōgen, Japan's greatest Zen master: a radical but reverent paraphrasing of Dōgen's Treasury of the true dharma eye 294.3 W279d

Politics & Government
James Baldwin I am not your Negro 323.1196 B181
Torkel Brekke Faithonomics: religion & the free market 322.1 B835
Basharat Peer A question of order: India, Turkey & the return of strongmen 320.4 P375

Famous first facts: a record of first happenings, discoveries & inventions in American history 031.02 K16

Social Sciences & Current Events
Nigel Brennan Price of life 364.154 B838
Lauren Smith Brody The fifth trimester: the working mom's guide to style, sanity & big success after baby 306.36 B864

Sports & Games
Jeff Passan The arm: inside the billion-dollar mystery of the most valuable commody in sports 796.357 P286

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Ellen Levine If you lived at the time of the great San Francisco earthquake Child 979.461 L665

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The zookeeper's wife: a war story Diane Ackerman
The new allergy solution: supercharge resistance, slash medication, stop suffering Clifford W. Bassett
The novel of the century: the extraordinary adventure of Les Misérables David Bellos
The Gulf: the making of an American sea Jack E. Davis
South & West: from a notebook Joan Didion
Captain Fantastic: Elton John's stellar trip through the '70s Tom Doyle
March 1917: on the brink of war & revolution Will Englund
Her little majesty: the life of Queen Victoria Carolly Erickson
Richard Nixon: the life John A. Farrell
The stranger in the woods: the extraordinary story of the North Pond hermit Michael Finkel
From silk to silicon: the story of globalization through ten extraordinary lives Jeffrey E. Garten
A Colony in a Nation Chris Hayes
When breath becomes air Paul Kalanithi
The Rules Do Not Apply: A Memoir Levy, Ariel
The world remade: America in World War I G.J. Meyer
Ike & McCarthy: Dwight Eisenhower's secret campaign against Joseph McCarthy David A. Nichols
How the hell did this happen?: the election of 2016 P.J. O'Rourke
Year of no clutter: a memoir Eve Schaub
Word by word: the secret life of dictionaries Kory Stamper
Aging gracefully: portraits of people over 100 Karsten Thormaehlen
Dynastic, bombastic, fantastic: Reggie, Rollie, Catfish & Charlie Finley's swingin' A's Jason Turbow
Marilyn in Manhattan: her year of joy Elizabeth Winder

Posted on Apr. 19, 2017 by Cherilyn Banson