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New Titles List for the Week of April 24

BOOKS

FICTION
Elizabeth Kostova The shadow land
Roland Merullo The delight of being ordinary: a road trip with the Pope & the Dalai Lama
Vaddey Ratner Music of the ghosts
M.L. Rio If we were villains
Jesse Ruddock Shot-blue
Eleanor Wasserberg Foxlowe

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Jennifer Finney Boylan Long black veil
Oscar de Muriel A fever of the blood
Stephen Dobyns Saratoga payback
Nir Hezroni Three envelopes
Jeff Johnson Lucky supreme
Malcolm Mackay Every night I dream of hell
Lisa Scottoline One perfect lie
Robin Yocum A welcome murder

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Reza Negarestani Cyclonopedia: complicity with anonymous materials
Cherie Priest Brimstone
Kim Stanley Robinson New York 2140
Terry Pratchett Equal rites
Terry Pratchett Sourcery
Terry Pratchett The light fantastic
Terry Pratchett Wyrd sisters

Short Stories
Jim Shepard The world to come
Jerry Thompson (editor) Oakland noir SS O117
Jerry White (editor) London stories SS L847

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Alan Moore The league of extraordinary gentlemen. Vol. 2 741.5 M82 comics
Mark Waid Daredevil. Volume 4 741.5 D217w comics

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NONFICTION

Biography & Genealogy
Uri Bar-Joseph The angel: the Egyptian spy who saved Israel 92 M3911
Alexandra Popoff Tolstoy's false disciple: the untold story of Leo Tolstoy & Vladimir Chertkov 920 T654
Sally Bedell Smith Prince Charles: the passions & paradoxes of an improbable life 92 C4762s

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism, Library & Information Science
Leah Price How to do things with books in Victorian Britain 028.9 P945

Business & Economics
Michael Bungay Stanier The coaching habit: say less, ask more & change the way you lead forever 658.3124 B942
Charles R. Geisst Loan sharks: the birth of predatory lending 332.8 G313
Ilana Gershon Down & out in the new economy: how people find (or don't find) work today 650.14 G381

Food & Drink
Randall Heskett Divine vintage: following the wine trail from Genesis to the modern age 641.22 H584
Hubert Keller Burger Bar: build your own ultimate burgers 641.84 K291
Robyn Stone Add a pinch: easier, faster, fresher Southern classics 641.5975 S877
Jenn Louis The book of greens: a cook's compendium of 40 varieties, from arugula to watercress, with more than 175 recipes 641.65 L888
Deborah Madison In my kitchen: a collection of new & favorite vegetarian recipes 641.5636 M182

Health & Medicine
Alanna Mitchell Malignant metaphor: confronting cancer myths 616.994 M681

History
Mark Ellman (editor) Practice aloha: secrets to living life Hawaiian style: stories, recipes & lyrics from Hawai'i's favorite folks 996.9 E478
Greg Girard City of darkness revisited 951.25 G517
John Julius Norwich Four princes: Henry VIII, Francis I, Charles V, Suleiman the Magnificent & the obsessions that forged modern Europe 940.23 N892
Les Standiford Water to the angels: William Mulholland, his monumental aqueduct & the rise of Los Angeles 979.494 S785
Chris Whipple The gatekeepers: how the White House Chiefs of Staff define every presidency 973.92 W573
J. Rasmus Brandt (editor) Life & death in Asia Minor in Hellenistic, Roman & Byzantine times: studies in archaeology & bioarchaeology 939.2 B821
Robert Gildea Fighters in the shadows: a new history of the French resistance 940.5344 G468f
Philip Nord France 1940: defending the republic 940.54 N828

Home & Family Management
Michele McKee-Orsini Handmade birdhouses & feeders: 35 projects to attract birds into your garden 690.8927 M154

Literature & Writing
Anselm Berrigan (editor) What is poetry? (just kidding, I know you know): interviews from the Poetry Project Newsletter, 1983-2009 811.54 B533
Mai Der Vang Afterland 811.6 V253
Peter Brooks Flaubert in the ruins of Paris: the story of a friendship, a novel & a terrible year 843.8 B873
David Wallace (editor) The Cambridge history of medieval English literature 820.9 C178

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Gregory S. Paul The Princeton field guide to dinosaurs 567.9 P324

Performing Arts & Music
Glenn Frankel High noon: the Hollywood blacklist & the making of an American classic 791.43 F829h
Ben Greenman Dig if you will the picture: funk, sex, God & genius in the music of Prince 780.92 P954g
Michael Wood Alfred Hitchcock: the man who knew too much 791.43 W873

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Ravi M. Gupta (editor) The Bhāgavata Purāṇa: sacred text & living tradition 294.59 G977
Ravi M. Gupta (editor) The Bhāgavata Purāṇa: selected translations 294.59 G977b
Robert A. Orsi History & presence 234 O76
Morihei Ueshiba The art of peace 796.8 U22

Politics & Government
Malcolm Nance The plot to hack America: how Putin's cyberspies & WikiLeaks tried to steal the 2016 election 324.973 N176

Social Sciences & Current Events
David Callahan The givers: wealth, power & philanthropy in a new gilded age 361.74 C156
Richard Florida The new urban crisis: how our cities are increasing inequality, deepening segregation & failing the middle class-- & what we can do about it 307.76 F636
Mike Hoefflinger Becoming Facebook: the 10 challenges that defined the company that's disrupting the world 302.3 H693
Joshua Reeves Citizen spies: the long rise of America's surveillance society 364.4 R332
Peter Tinti Migrant, refugee, smuggler, savior 364.137 T593

Travel & Geography
1001 amazing places you must see before you die 910.202 C379
Michelin French Atlantic coast 914.4 M623a
Moon Seattle 917.977 M818
NFT Not for tourists guide to San Francisco 917.9461 N899
Rolf Potts Marco Polo didn't go there: stories & revelations from one decade as a postmodern travel writer 910.4 P871
Rudolph Wurlitzer Hard travel to sacred places 915.9 W967
Ashley Baynton-Williams The curious map book 912.074 B361

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CHILDREN'S COLLECTION

DVDs
Cinderella

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AUDIOBOOKS
Fiction
Anthony Doerr About Grace CD Fic Doerr

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DVDs
Action & Adventure
Jack Ryan: shadow recruit

Comedy
The front
The interview

Drama
Double indemnity
Genius
Hidden figures
Lion

Foreign Language
Détective DVD French
Hélas pour moi DVD French
Passion DVD French
Prénom Carmen DVD French
Senso DVD Italian

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
And then there were none
Our kind of traitor

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Elysium

Nonfiction
Gasland: Can you light your water on fire? DVD 622 G248
The age of consequences DVD 632 A265
The Doors R-evolution DVD 782.421 D691
Love's labour's lost DVD 822 S521Lve
Eugene Onegin DVD 782.5 T251
King Roger DVD 782.5 S999

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CDs
Classical
Adolph von Henselt Piano works = Klavierwerke CD Classical Henselt

Jazz & Blues
Billy Childs Rebirth CD Jazz Childs
Jazz loves Disney CD Jazz Disney
Robert Randolph & the Family Band Got soul CD Jazz Randolph

Posted on Apr. 20, 2017 by Cherilyn Banson