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New Titles List for the Week of April 23

BOOKS

FICTION
Julian Barnes The only story
Iris Martin Cohen The little clan
Négar Djavadi Disoriental
Rebekah Frumkin The comedown
Steve Israel Big guns
Christopher Moore Noir
Dan Sheehan Restless souls
Dubravka Ugresic Fox
Chris White The life list of Adrian Mandrick
José Eduardo Agualusa A general theory of oblivion
Ricardo Piglia The diaries of Emilio Renzi: formative years

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Steve Burrows A cast of falcons
Steve Burrows A pitying of doves
Becky Clark Fiction can be murder
Lisa Jewell Then she was gone
Spencer Kope Whispers of the dead
Roz Nay Our little secret
Zachary Lazar Vengeance
Sara Shepard The Elizas
Robin Yocum A perfect shot

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Aliette de Bodard The tea master & the detective
Bryan Camp The city of lost fortunes
John Marrs The One
Sam J. Miller Blackfish City
John Scalzi Head on

Short Stories
McSweeney's 52: in their faces a landmark: stories of movement & displacement SS M175
Nick Rennison (editor) Supernatural Sherlocks: stories from the golden age of the occult detective SS S959
Nafissa Thompson-Spires Heads of the colored people Fic Thompson-Spires
Michael Andreasen The sea beast takes a lover Fic Andreasen

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Eric Haven Compulsive comics 741.5 H385c comics
Hazel Newlevant (editor) Comics for choice: illustrated abortion stories, history & politics 362.198 C545 comics
Ben Passmore Your Black Friend & Other Strangers 305.896 P288 comics
Pamela Ribon My boyfriend is a bear 741.5 R486 comics
Noël Simsolo Doctor Radar 741.5 S614 comics
Stefan Wul Niourk 741.5 V346 comics

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NONFICTION

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Frederick N. Bohrer (editor) Sevruguin & the Persian image: photographs of Iran, 1870-1930 779.99 S511
Alison Branagan The essential guide to business for artists & designers 702.3 B816
Richard Brereton Cut & paste: 21st-century collage 702.81 B841
Frederick Ilchman (editor) Casanova: the seduction of Europe 745 C335

Biography & Genealogy
Eileen McNamara Eunice: the Kennedy who changed the world 92 S563

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism, Library & Information Science
Stuart Kells The library: a catalogue of wonders 027 K295

Business & Economics
Dan Ariely Dollars & sense: how we misthink money & how to spend smarter 332.024 A698
Michael C. Bush A great place to work for all: better for business, better for people, better for the world 658.312 B978
Stephen G. Moyer Distressed debt analysis: strategies for speculative investors 332.63 M938
Lisa D. Spiller Direct digital & data-driven marketing 658.872 S756
Edward Tenner The efficiency paradox: what big data can't do 658.5 T297

Chess
Samuel Reshevsky The art of positional play 794.1 R433
Jan Timman Timman's titans: my world chess champions 794.1 T584t
Reinhold Ripperger How to play the Nimzo-Indian? 794.122 R593

Computer Science
Jeremy Bailenson Experience on demand: what virtual reality is, how it works & what it can do 006.8 B154
Amir Husain The sentient machine: the coming age of artificial intelligence 006.3 H968

Food & Drink
Peter Brears Cooking & dining in Tudor & early Stuart England 641.5942 B828
Shehzad Husain India's 500 best recipes 641.5954 H968
Igor Klekh Adventures in the Slavic kitchen: a book of essays with recipes 641.5947 K647

Health & Medicine
Jeffrey Anshel What you must know about age-related macular degeneration: how to prevent, stop, or reverse AMD 617.73 A618
David Rakel The compassionate connection: the healing power of empathy & mindful listening 610.1 R162

History
Joseph A. Esposito Dinner in Camelot: the night America's greatest scientists, writers & scholars partied at the Kennedy White House 973.922 E777
Sarah Kendzior The view from flyover country: dispatches from the forgotten America 973.932 K337
Casey Sherman Above & beyond: John F. Kennedy & America's most dangerous Cold War spy mission 973.922 S553
Lyuba Vinogradova Defending the Motherland: the Soviet women who fought Hitler's aces 940.5449 V788
Alexandra Zapruder (editor) Salvaged pages: young writers' diaries of the Holocaust 940.5318 S182
Fran Leadon Broadway: a history of New York City in thirteen miles 974.71 L434

Languages & Linguistics
Lynne Murphy The prodigal tongue: the love-hate relationship between American & British English 427.9 M978

Literature & Writing
Alexander Chee How to write an autobiographical novel 814.6 C515
Brian Evenson Raymond Carver's What we talk about when we talk about love: bookmarked 810.9 E932
Jenny Xie Eye level 811.6 X6

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Rachel Levin Look big: & other tips for surviving animal encounters of all kinds 591.53 L665

Performing Arts & Music
Thomas Doherty Show trial: Hollywood, HUAC & the birth of the blacklist 791.43 D655s
Don Graham Giant: Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Edna Ferber & the making of a legendary American film 791.437 G434
Nell Scovell Just the funny parts: ... & a few hard truths about sneaking into the Hollywood boys' club 791.45 S432

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Anees Akhtar Neuroscience of mind empowerment: epigenetics, neuroplasticity, meditation & music therapy 131 A315
Kenneth R. Miller The human instinct: how we evolved to have reason, consciousness & free will 155.7 M648
Catherine Nixey The darkening age: the Christian destruction of the classical world 270.2 N736

Reference
The Merck manual of diagnosis & therapy 616.075 M555

Social Sciences & Current Events
Theo Deutinger Handbook of tyranny 306.2 D486
Laura Kipnis Unwanted advances: sexual paranoia comes to campus 371.786 K57
Jonathan C. Lewis The unfinished social entrepreneur 361.8 L673
Raj Patel A history of the world in seven cheap things: a guide to capitalism, nature & the future of the planet 303.44 P295
Leonard Sax Why gender matters: what parents & teachers need to know about the emerging science of sex differences 305.3 S272
Rick Sliter Cracking the CBEST 370.76 S633
Keith E. Whittington Speak freely: why universities must defend free speech 378.12 W626

Travel & Geography
Fodor's essential Croatia 914.972 F653
Andrea Schulte-Peevers Los Angeles, San Diego & Southern California 917.949 L847

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Magazine
Humanities

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CHILDREN'S COLLECTION

BOOKS

Nonfiction
Markus Motum Curiosity: the story of a Mars rover Child 629.295 M922

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AUDIOBOOKS
Fiction
Jacqueline Winspear To die but once CD Fic Winspear

Nonfiction
James Comey A higher loyalty: truth, lies & leadership CD 363.25 C732
Jennifer Palmieri Dear madam president: an open letter to the women who will run the world CD 305.42 P179

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CDs
Classical
Leonid Desyatnikov Sketches to Sunset: Russian seasons CD Classical Desyatnikov

Folk
Smithsonian Folkways American roots collection CD Folk American

Jazz & Blues
Diana Krall Turn up the quiet CD Jazz Krall

Popular
Bjork Utopia CD Pop Bjork

Posted on May. 2, 2018 by Cherilyn Banson