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New Titles List for the Week of April 25

BOOKS

FICTION
Charles Bock Alice & Oliver
Jennifer S. Brown Modern girls
Edna O'Brien The little red chairs
Sunjeev Sahota The year of the runaways
Léon Werth 33 days

Historical Fiction
Maurice Druon The king without a kingdom

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Bill Beverly Dodgers
Helen Dunmore Exposure
Nicci French Thursday's children
Jacquelyn Mitchard Two if by sea
Nicola Upson London rain
Jacqueline Winspear Journey to Munich

Short Stories
Nebula awards showcase SS N36

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Kaz Underworld: from Hoboken to Hollywood 741.5 K237 comics

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NONFICTION

Applied Sciences
Lothar Müller White magic: the age of paper 676 M685
Richard Rhodes The making of the atomic bomb 623.451 R477

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Murray Alcosser America in bloom: great American gardens open to the public 712.0973 A354
California design 1910 745.44 C153
Frances Terpak Robert Mapplethorpe: the archive 770.92 M29a

Biography & Genealogy
Chris Abani The face: cartography of the void 92 A117
Richard Blanco The prince of Los Cocuyos: a Miami childhood 92 B641

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism, Library & Information Science
Jeffrey T. Schnapp The library beyond the book 020.9 S357
James LaRue The new inquisition: understanding & managing intellectual freedom challenges 025.197 L336

Business & Economics
Michael Hyatt Living forward: a proven plan to stop drifting & get the life you want 650.1 H992
Dan Lyons Disrupted: my misadventure in the start-up bubble 338.04 L991
Steve J. Martin The small big: small changes that spark big influence 658.4 M383
Geoffrey G. Parker Platform revolution: how networked markets are transforming the economy & how to make them work for you 658.872 P239
Thomas Piketty Why save the bankers?: & other essays on our economic & political crisis 330.94 P636
Dan Roam Show & tell: how everybody can make extraordinary presentations 658.45 R628
Charles Wheelan Naked money: a revealing look at what it is & why it matters 332.4 W561
Richard Nelson Bolles What color is your parachute? 650.14 B69

Chess
Frisco Del Rosario Capablanca: a primer of checkmate 794.124 D364
Richard Palliser How to play against 1 d4 794.1 P168
Tiger Hillarp Persson Tiger's modern 794.12 P467

Food & Drink
America's Test Kitchen The how can it be gluten free cookbook Volume 2 641.3 A512
François Payard Payard cookies 641.86 P343c
Nicole Pisani Magic soup: 100 recipes for health & happiness 641.813 P674

Health & Medicine
Jill Jacobs 21 day sugar detox: a step by step guide for beginners: get energized & lose fat by beating the sugar addiction 613.2 J173
Damon Tweedy Black man in a white coat: a doctor's reflections on race & medicine 610.92 T971
Kimberly Amadeo The ultimate Obamacare handbook: a definitive guide to the benefits, rights, responsibilities & potential pitfalls of the Affordable Care Act 368.38 A481

History
Asa Briggs Secret days: code-breaking in Bletchley Park 940.5486 B854
David C. Engerman Know your enemy: the rise & fall of America's Soviet experts 947.084 E576
Julio César Pérez Hernández Inside Havana 972.912 I591
Peter J. Kastor William Clark's world: describing America in an age of unknowns 978 C596k
Brian Kilmeade Thomas Jefferson & the Tripoli pirates: the forgotten war that changed American history 973.46 K487
Steven Lehrer Wartime sites in Paris: 1939-1945 944.081 L524
Venice, cità excelentissima: selections from the Renaissance diaries of Marin Sanudo 945.31 S238
Robert O. Self American Babylon: race & the struggle for postwar Oakland 979.466 S465
David J. Wilson Indigenous South Americans of the past & present: an ecological perspective 980 W747
David A. Bell Shadows of revolution: reflections on France, past & present 944 B433

Home & Family Management
Lesley Stahl Becoming grandma: the joys & science of the new grandparenting 306.8745 S781

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
John Muir Laws The Laws guide to nature drawing & journaling 508 L425

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Adam Grant Originals: how non-conformists move the world 153.35 G761
Scott Barry Kaufman Ungifted: intelligence redefined 153.9 K214
Gary Klein Seeing what others don't: the remarkable ways we gain insights 153.4 K642
Christine Toomey In search of Buddha's daughters: a modern journey down ancient roads 294.36 T672

Politics & Government
Paul Cartledge Democracy: a life 321.8 C327
Michael Mandelbaum Mission failure: America & the world in the post-Cold War era 327.73 M269m

Reference
Songwriter's market 784.02 S698

Social Sciences & Current Events
Jonathan Scott Holloway Jim Crow Wisdom: Memory & Identity in Black America since 1940 305.896 H745
David Kushner Alligator candy: a memoir 362.88 K972
Geoff Manaugh A burglar's guide to the city 364.16 M267
Daniel Mendelsohn The elusive embrace: desire & the riddle of identity 305.38 M537
W.J. Rorabaugh American hippies 305.568 R787
Douglas Rushkoff Throwing rocks at the Google bus: how growth became the enemy of prosperity 303.4833 R953
Nancy Jo Sales American girls: social media & the secret lives of teenagers 305.235 S163
Kimball Taylor The coyote's bicycle: the untold story of seven thousand bicycles & the rise of a borderland empire 364.137 T243
Philip Zimbardo Man, interrupted: why young men are struggling & what we can do about it 305.31 Z71
Michael Gillard For queen & currency: audacious fraud, greed & gambling at Buckingham Palace 364.132 G475

Sports & Games
Andrew Baggarly Giant splash: Bondsian blasts, World Series parades & other thrilling moments by the Bay 796.357 B144g
Lou Schuler Strong: nine workout programs for women to burn fat, boost metabolism & build strength for life 613.71 S386

Travel & Geography
The rough guide to France 914.4 R856

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CHILDREN'S COLLECTION

BOOKS

Fiction
Lauren Tarshis I survived the San Francisco earthquake, 1906

Nonfiction
Troy Andrews Trombone Shorty 780.92 A571
Michael Mullin Larry gets lost in San Francisco 979.461 M959
Greg Pizzoli Tricky Vic: the impossibly true story of the man who sold the Eiffel Tower 364.163 L972
Betsy R. Rosenthal An ambush of tigers: a wild gathering of collective nouns 372.6 R815

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AUDIOBOOKS

Nonfiction
Anne Cruzan How conversation works: 6 lessons for better communication CD 302.346 C983
Jane Mayer Dark money: the hidden history of the billionaires behind the rise of the radical right CD 320.52 M468

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DVDs

Action & Adventure
The Anderson tapes

Classics
Away all boats!
Johnny Cool

Drama
Quigley down under

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Mission: impossible. The second TV season
Phantom lady
The streets of San Francisco. Season 1, volume 1
The streets of San Francisco. Season 1, volume 2

Travel & Geography
Rick Steves' Europe: 11 new shows 2007 DVD 914 S843
Rick Steves' Europe France & Benelux DVD 914.404 S843

Posted on Apr. 22, 2016 by Cherilyn Banson