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New Titles List for the Week of August 28

BOOKS

FICTION
Camille Bordas How to behave in a crowd
Elizabeth Day The party
Jonathan Dee The locals
Daniel Galera The shape of bones
Andrew Sean Greer Less
Lindsay Hunter Eat only when you're hungry

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
J.R. Backlund Among the dead
Kathleen Barber Are you sleeping
E.J. Copperman Dog dish of doom
Kellye Garrett Hollywood homicide
Tess Gerritsen Rizzoli & Isles: I know a secret
Matt Goldman Gone to dust
Shari Lapena A stranger in the house
Marcia Muller The color of fear
Renee Patrick Dangerous to know
Lucy Ribchester The amber shadows
Daniel Silva House of spies
Karin Slaughter The good daughter
Wendy Walker Emma in the night
Stuart Woods Barely legal

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Edgar Cantero Meddling kids
Jac Jemc The grip of it
N.K. Jemisin The stone sky
Rob Reid After on

Short Stories
Paul Yoon The mountain Fic Yoon

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Ed Brubaker Kill or be killed. Volume two 741.5 B886k comics

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NONFICTION
Applied Sciences
James Rolph Moore Just launched!: recollections of a California pioneer's grandson 623.82 M821

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Jamie Chalmers The Mr X Stitch guide to cross stitch 746.44 C438
David Hockney A history of pictures: from the cave to the computer screen 759 H685
Lara Neel Crafting the resistance: 35 projects for craftivists, protestors & women who persist 646.4 N378
Chip Sullivan Cartooning the landscape 712.3 S949
John Corbett Vinyl freak: love letters to a dying medium 780.26 C789

Biography & Genealogy
Phil Knight Shoe dog: a memoir by the creator of Nike 92 K693
Andrew Schelling Tracks along the Left Coast: Jaime de Angulo & the Pacific Coast culture 92 A594
André Leon Talley A.L.T.: a memoir 92 T149
Stanley A. Weiss Being dead is bad for business 92 W429
John Suchet Mozart: the man revealed 92 M939

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism, Library & Information Science
Suzy Hansen Notes on a foreign country: an American abroad in a post-American world 070.92 H249

Business & Economics
Jeff Goins The art of work: a proven path to discovering what you were meant to do 331.7 G615
Chris Kuenne Built for growth: how builder personality shapes your business, your team & your ability to win 658.4 K959
Tom Sancton The Bettencourt affair: the world's richest woman & the scandal that rocked Paris 338.766 S212
Mark Tier How to spot the next Starbucks, Whole Foods, Walmart, or McDonald's before its shares explode: a low-risk investment you can pretty much "buy & forget"--until you want to retire to Florida or the south of France 332.63 T564

Computer Science
John Walkenbach Microsoft® Excel® 2016 bible 005.3 M611w
Ellen Ullman Life in code: a personal history of technology 005.1092 U41

Food & Drink
Bianca Bosker Cork dork: a wine-fueled adventure among the obsessive sommeliers, big bottle hunters & rogue scientists who taught me to live for taste 641.22 B743
Stella Parks BraveTart: iconic American desserts 641.86 P252

Health & Medicine
Moira Dolan No-nonsense guide to psychiatric drugs including mental effects of common non-psych medications 615.78 D659
Ron Powers No one cares about crazy people: the chaos & heartbreak of mental health in America 362.26 P888

History
Rita Chin The crisis of multiculturalism in Europe: a history 940.5 C539
Dick Evans The Mission 979.461 E924
Ilan Pappé The bureaucracy of evil: the history of the Israeli occupation 956.95 P218
Polybius The rise & fall of Rome 937.04 P781
Yuri Slezkine The House of Government: a saga of the Russian Revolution 947.084 S632
Shannon Wheeler Sh*t my president says: the illustrated tweets of Donald J. Trump 973.933 W562
Jon Wilkman Picturing Los Angeles: a private screening 979.494 W687
Johanna Hanink The classical debt: Greek antiquity in an era of austerity 938 H239

Law
Richard A. Posner The federal judiciary: strengths & weaknesses 347.73 P855

Literature & Writing
Mattias Bostrom From Holmes to Sherlock: the story of the men & women who created an icon 823.8 B747
Martin Edwards The story of classic crime in 100 books 823.087 E266s
Bill Goldstein The world broke in two: Virginia Woolf, T.S. Eliot, D.H. Lawrence, E.M. Forster & the year that changed literature 823.91 G624
Adair Lara Naked, drunk & writing: shed your inhibitions & craft a compelling memoir or personal essay 808.066 L318
Jody Rein How to write a book proposal 808.02 R364
The pillow book of Sei Shonagon: the diary of a courtesan in tenth century Japan 895.68 W173
James Alexander Thom Once upon a time it was now: the art & craft of writing historical fiction 808.3 T452

Performing Arts & Music
James L. Neibaur The monster movies of Universal Studios 791.436 N397
Ann Powers Good booty: love & sex, black & white, body & soul in American music 781.64 P888
Kenneth Womack Maximum volume: the life of Beatles producer George Martin, the early years, 1926-1966 781.66 W872

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Haroon Moghul How to be a Muslim: an American story 297.092 M696
John Wigger PTL: the rise & fall of Jim & Tammy Faye Bakker's evangelical empire 269.2 W655

Politics & Government
Mary Katharine Ham End of discussion: how the Left's outrage industry shuts down debate, manipulates voters & makes America less free (and fun) 320.51 H198
Joshua Clark Davis From headshops to whole foods: the rise & fall of activist entrepreneurs 322.3 D261

Reference
Library & book trade almanac 020.5 L697
Writer's market 2018 808.025 W956

Social Sciences & Current Events
Ivan Chistyakov The day will pass away: the diary of a Gulag prison guard, 1935-1936 365.947 C542
Alley Evola So you want to be a cop: what everyone should know before entering a law enforcement career? 363.2 E937
Monica Hesse American fire: love, arson & life in a vanishing land 364.16 H587
Michele R. McPhee Maximum harm: the Tsarnaev brothers, the FBI & the road to the Marathon Bombing 363.325 M172
John Merrow Addicted to reform: a twelve-step program to rescue public education 371.01 M572

Travel & Geography
Lonely Planet Secret marvels of the world 910.2 L847s
Tom Lutz And the monkey learned nothing: dispatches from a life in transit 910.4 L975

Posted on Aug. 24, 2017 by Cherilyn Banson