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New Titles List for the Week of August 26


Fleur Jaeggy Sweet days of discipline
Lisa Lutz The swallows
Téa Obreht Inland
Mia Kirsi Stageberg Landlords

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Carlo Bonini The night of Rome
C.J. Box The bitterroots
Kalisha Buckhanon Speaking of summer
Georgette Heyer They found him dead
T. Jefferson Parker The last good guy
James Runcie The road to Grantchester
Michael Theurillat Death in summer
Olga Tokarczuk Drive your plow over the bones of the dead
Stuart Woods Contraband

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Isaac Asimov I, robot

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Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Manuel Felguérez Public works = Obra pública 709.2 F334

Biography & Genealogy
Alexandra Popoff Vasily Grossman & the Soviet century 92 G878
Adam Sisman (editor) Patrick Leigh Fermor: a life in letters 92 F361p

Business & Economics
William D. Cohan Why Wall Street matters 332.642 C678
Christopher Leonard Kochland: the secret history of Koch Industries & corporate power in America 338.766 L581k
Matt Sheehan The transpacific experiment: how China & California collaborate & compete for our future 337.73 S353

Vassilios Kotronias Beating the Anti-Sicilians 794.1225 B20 K875
Christof Sielecki Nimzo & Bogo Indian: opening repertoire 794.1225 E10 S571
Simon Williams The killer Dutch 794.1225 A80 W721

Health & Medicine
Robert Bennett Pill 615.78 B439

William D. Cohan Four friends: promising lives cut short 973.92 C678
Kristin L. Hoganson The heartland: an American history 977 H678
Michael Schmitz Roman conquests: the Danube frontier 939.8 S566
Alastair Bellany The murder of King James I 941.061 B414
Alexander Bevilacqua The republic of Arabic letters: Islam & the European Enlightenment 909.097 B468
John J. Michalczyk (editor) Confront!: resistance in Nazi Germany 943.086 C760
David Welch Persuading the people: British propaganda in World War II 940.5488 W43

Languages & Linguistics
Gyles Brandreth Have you eaten grandma?: or, the life-saving importance of correct punctuation, grammar & good English 428 B81

Karen Abbott The ghosts of Eden Park: the bootleg king, the women who pursued him & the murder that shocked jazz- age America 345.771 A132
Emily Bazelon Charged: the new movement to transform American prosecution & end mass incarceration 345.73 B347

Literature & Writing
Joe Moran First you write a sentence: the elements of reading, writing...and life 808.04 M793
Naomi Shihab Nye The tiny journalist 811.54 N982
George Meredith Modern love & poems of the English roadside, with poems & ballads 821.8 M559

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Catherine Whitlock 10 women who changed science & the world 509.2 W590

Performing Arts & Music
Matthew Brown Debussy redux: the impact of his music on popular culture 780.92 D28b
David Schiff The Ellington century 781.65 S325
Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Robert L. Weber The spirituality of age: a seeker's guide to growing older 155.67 W388

Politics & Government
Caroline Fredrickson The democracy fix: how to win the fight for fair rules, fair courts & fair elections 320.973 F852
Adam Gopnik A thousand small sanities: the moral adventure of liberalism 320.51 G659
P.E. Moskowitz The case against free speech: the First Amendment, fascism & the future of dissent 323.44 M853
Alexandra Minna Stern Proud boys & the white ethnostate: how the alt-right is warping the American imagination 320.53 S455

Social Sciences & Current Events
Jordanna Bailkin Unsettled: refugee camps & the making of multicultural Britain 362.87 B156
Sady Doyle Dead blondes & bad mothers: monstrosity, patriarchy & the fear of female power 305.42 D772
Carrie Goldberg Nobody's victim: fighting psychos, stalkers, pervs & trolls 305.42 G564
Charles King Gods of the upper air: how a circle of renegade anthropologists reinvented race, sex & gender in the twentieth century 301.092 K580
Amanda Montell Wordslut: a feminist guide to taking back the English language 306.44 M764
Charles Postel Equality: an American dilemma, 1866-1896 305.5 P845
Ben Railton We the people: the 500-year battle over who is American 305.8 R132
Richard V. Reeves Dream hoarders: how the American upper middle class is leaving everyone else in the dust, why that is a problem & what to do about it 305.55 R259
Raquel Rolnik Urban warfare: housing under the empire of finance 307.3 R659
Tatiana Schlossberg Inconspicuous consumption: the environmental impact you don't know you have 363.7 S396
Samuel Stein Capital city: gentrification & the real estate state 307.116 S341
Rachel DeLoache Williams My friend Anna: the true story of the fake heiress who conned me & half of New York City 364.163 W670

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Kate Atkinson Big sky CD Fic Atkinson

Faith G. Harper Unfuck your intimacy: using science for better relationships, sex & dating CD 158.2 H231
Adam Savage Every tool's a hammer: life is what you make it CD 680.92 S921
Robert Greenberg Beethoven's piano sonatas CD 786.41 B41

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Steve Cavanagh Thirteen
Ellen Hart Twisted at the root
David Baldacci One good deed
Elizabeth Blake Pride, prejudice & poison
Andrew Blum The weather machine: a journey inside the forecast
C.J. Box The bitterroots
Gyles Brandreth Have you eaten grandma?: or, the life-saving importance of correct punctuation, grammar & good English
Pierce Brown Dark age
Richard A. Clarke The fifth domain: defending our country, our companies & ourselves in the age of cyber threats
Catherine Coulter Labyrinth
Robert Crais A dangerous man
Daniel R. Day Dapper Dan: made in Harlem: a memoir
JP Delaney The perfect wife
Norman Demarais America's first ally: France in the Revolutionary War
Sady Doyle Dead blondes & bad mothers: monstrosity, patriarchy & the fear of female power
Steven Greenhouse Beaten down, worked up: the past, present & future of American labor
James Gregor Going Dutch
Guy Halsall Barbarian migrations & the Roman West, 376-568
Rob Hart The warehouse
Kristan Higgins Life & Other Inconveniences
Elin Hilderbrand Summer of '69
Ben Howe The immoral majority: why evangelicals chose political power over Christian values
Neil Irwin How to win in a winner-take-all world: the definitive guide to adapting & succeeding in high-performance careers
Lisa Lutz The swallows
Debbie Macomber Window on the bay
John C. McManus Fire & fortitude: the US Army in the Pacific War, 1941-1943
Alex Michaelides The silent patient
Alex North The Whisper Man
Téa Obreht Inland
Yoko Ogawa The memory police
Sarah Parcak Archaeology from space: how the future shapes our past
Charles Postel Equality: an American dilemma, 1866-1896
David Robson The intelligence trap: why smart people make dumb mistakes
Bill Schutt The Darwin strain
Daniel Silva The new girl
Karin Slaughter The Last Widow
Sam Staggs Finding Zsa Zsa: the Gabors behind the legend
Matthew Stanley Einstein's war: how relativity triumphed amid the vicious nationalism of World War I
A.M. Stuart Singapore Sapphire
Olga Tokarczuk Drive your plow over the bones of the dead
Alia Trabucco Zerán The remainder
Fred Vargas This Poison Will Remain
Colson Whitehead The nickel boys
Martyn Whittock Mayflower lives: Pilgrims in a new world & the early American experience
Susan Wiggs The Oysterville Sewing Circle
Juli Zeh Empty hearts

Posted on Aug. 29, 2019 by Cherilyn Banson