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New Titles List for the Week of August 14

BOOKS

FICTION
Margaret Atwood Surfacing
J.G. Ballard High-rise
Alina Bronsky Baba Dunja's last love
Percival Everett God's country
Percival Everett Watershed
Lynn Freed The last laugh
Sonallah Ibrahim Stealth
Kristen Iskandrian Motherest
Ernest van der Kwast The ice-cream makers
Anne Ostby Pieces of happiness: a novel of friendship, hope & chocolate
Tom Perrotta Mrs. Fletcher
Laurent Binet The seventh function of language
Abdulrazak Gurnah Gravel heart
Sarah Schmidt See what I have done
Danzy Senna New people

Historical Fiction
Linnea Hartsuyker The half-drowned king
Fiona Davis The address

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Rhys Bowen On her majesty's frightfully secret service
Alison Bruce The promise
Andrea Camilleri A nest of vipers
Gary Inbinder The hanged man
Jonathan Kellerman Crime scene
Michelle Richmond The marriage pact

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
A.J. Hartley Steeplejack
Benjamin Percy The Dark Net
Natasha Pulley The Bedlam stacks
Fred Strydom The raft
Daniel H. Wilson The clockwork dynasty

Short Stories
Kate Bernheimer (editor) My mother she killed me, my father he ate me: forty new fairy tales SS B527
Martin Edwards (editor) Continental crimes SS C762
Joseph Nassise (editor) Urban enemies SS U724
William Schafer (editor) The best of Subterranean SS S941
Jenny Zhang Sour heart Fic Zhang

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Marie Kondo The life-changing manga of tidying up: a magical story 741.5 K821 comics
Jason Shiga Demon. Volume 3 741.5 S555 comics

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NONFICTION
Applied Sciences
Sarah Hyndman Why fonts matter 686.2 H997

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Lotta Jansdotter Everyday style: key pieces to sew + accessories, styling & inspiration 646.4 J351
Angelika Taschen (editor) Fantasy worlds 729 M232
Maggie Righetti Knitting in plain English 746.43 R571
Charles Russell Groundwaters: a century of art by self-taught & outsider artists 709.04 R961
Gijs van Hensbergen The Sagrada Família: Gaudi's heaven on earth 726.6 V255

Biography & Genealogy
Bruce Campbell Hail to the chin: further confessions of a B movie actor 92 C179h
Catharine Arnold Edward VII: the Prince of Wales & the women he loved 92 E257a
Laura Dassow Walls Henry David Thoreau: a life 92 T490wa

Business & Economics
Shanta Nimbark Sacharoff Other avenues are possible: legacy of the people's food system of the San Francisco Bay Area 338.19 S121
Richard M. Schroder From a good sales call to a great sales call: close more by doing what you do best 658.85 S381
George Anders You can do anything: the surprising power of a "useless" liberal arts education 331.7 A544
Steve Slavin The great American economy: how inefficiency broke it & what we can do to fix it 330.973 S631
David Thomson Warner Bros: the making of an American movie studio 384 T482

Food & Drink
Paola Bacchia Italian street food: recipes from Italy's bars & hidden laneways 641.5945 B116
Sally Fallon Morell Nourishing broth: an old-fashioned remedy for the modern world 641.813 F196
Food52 mighty salads: 60 new ways to turn salad into dinner-and make-ahead lunches, too 641.83 F686
Karyn Noble (editor) Food trails: plan 52 perfect weekends in the world's tastiest destinations 647.95 L847

Health & Medicine
Natasha Campbell-McBride Gut & psychology syndrome: natural treatment for autism, dyspraxia, A.D.D., dyslexia, A.D.H.D., depression, schizophrenia 613.2 C187
Joel Fuhrman, M.D. The end of heart disease: the eat to live plan to prevent & reverse heart disease 616.12 F959
Peter H. R. Green Celiac disease: a hidden epidemic 616.399 G795
The American Cancer Society Breast cancer clear & simple: all your questions answered 616.994 A512

History
Douglas Murray The strange death of Europe: immigration, identity, Islam 940.56 M981
Robert K. Sutton Stark mad abolitionists: Lawrence, Kansas & the battle over slavery in the Civil War era 978.1 S967
Andrei A. Kovalev Russia's dead end: an insider's testimony from Gorbachev to Putin 947 K884

Languages & Linguistics
Matthew Engel That's the way it crumbles: the American conquest of English 427 E571

Literature & Writing
Edwidge Danticat The art of death: writing the final story 809 D193
M.E. Hughes (editor) Letting go: an anthology of attempts 809.2 H893
Claire McKinney Do you know what a book publicist does?: a guide for creating your own campaigns 808.068 M158

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Margit Roos-Collins The flavors of home: a guide to wild edible plants of the San Francisco Bay Area 581.6 R781

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Sue Gerhardt Why love matters: how affection shapes a baby's brain 155.42 G368
Donna J. Haraway When species meet 179.3 H254
Annie Jacobsen Phenomena: the secret history of the U.S. government's investigations into extrasensory perception & psychokinesis 133.8 J175
Russell Rathbun The Great Wall of China & the Salton Sea: monuments, missteps & the audacity of ambition 270 R234
Michel Pastoureau Black: the history of a color 155.91 P293
Michel Pastoureau Green: the history of a color 155.91 P293g
Michel Pastoureau Red: The History of a Color 155.91 P293r
Fumio Sasaki Goodbye, things: the new Japanese minimalism 179.9 S252

Social Sciences & Current Events
Zygmunt Bauman A chronicle of crisis: 2011-2016 303.4 B347
Michael Bloomberg Climate of hope: how cities, businesses & citizens can save the planet 363.73 B655
Judith Butler Gender trouble: feminism & the subversion of identity 305.3 B985
Adam Price He's not lazy: empowering your son to believe in himself 305.235 P945
Anthony J. McMichael Climate change & the health of nations: famines, fevers & the fate of populations 304.25 M167

Travel & Geography
National Geographic Walking Venice: the best of the city 914.53 N277
World Heritage sites: a complete guide to 1,031 UNESCO World Heritage sites 910.2 W92

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Magazines
Time out: San Francisco

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CHILDREN'S COLLECTION

DVDs
From up on Poppy Hill DVD Children's
When Marnie was there DVD Children's

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DVDs

Comedy
A dog's purpose
Café society
Peter Bogdanovich's They all laughed
The Russians are coming, the Russians are coming
Their finest
Welcome to me

Drama
Carlos
Denial
Loving
The zookeeper's wife

Foreign Language
Dheepan DVD French
L'argent = Money DVD French
The innocents = Les innocentes DVD French
Stalker DVD Russian

Musicals
Beauty & the beast
With a song in my heart: the Jane Froman story

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Ghost in the shell
Rogue One
Get out

Nonfiction
America's national treasures: the complete 12 volume series DVD 973 A512
Hired gun DVD 782.421 H668
Merchants of doubt DVD 174.95 O66
Obit.: an inside look at life on the New York Times obituaries desk DVD 070.4 O127
Edward II DVD 822 M349

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Blurays

Nonfiction
Merchants of doubt BLU 174.95 O66

Posted on Aug. 17, 2017 by Cherilyn Banson