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New Titles List for the Week of August 8


Caroline Angell All the time in the world
Sejal Badani Trail of broken wings
Gioconda Belli Infinity in the palm of her hand: a novel of Adam & Eve
Jenni Fagan The sunlight pilgrims
Dorothy Canfield Fisher Seasoned timber
R.J. Hernández An innocent fashion
Jonas Karlsson The invoice
Deborah Levy Hot milk
Stuart Nadle The inseparables
Maggie O'Farrell This must be the place
Alejandro Zambra Multiple choice

Historical Fiction
Catherine Banner The house at the edge of night
Lindsay Hatton Monterey Bay
Oliver Pötzsch The castle of kings
Damien Wilkins Max Gate

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Joseph Finder Guilty minds
Patrick Flanery I am no one
Peter Lovesey Another one goes tonight
Alexandra Oliva The last one
Renee Patrick Design for dying
Michael Robertson The Baker Street jurors
Tim Weaver Fall from grace

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Alfredo Véa The Mexican flyboy

Short Stories
Alexander McCall Smith Chance developments

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Lucy Knisley Something new: tales from a makeshift bride 741.5 K718s comics

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Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Judith Stein Eye of the sixties: Richard Bellamy & the transformation of modern art 709.2 B435s
Erin L. Thompson Possession: the curious history of private collectors from antiquity to the present 709 T468

Biography & Genealogy
Robert M. Dowling Eugene O'Neill: a life in four acts 92 O583d
Dean Jobb Empire of deception: the incredible story of a master swindler who seduced a city & captivated a nation, 364.163 K844
Larry Tye Bobby Kennedy: the making of a liberal icon 92 K3557ty
T.V. Petkevich Memoir of a Gulag actress 365.45 P491

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism, Library & Information Science
Jane Greenfield The care of fine books 025.7 G812
Gerri Hirshey Not Pretty Enough: the Unlikely Triumph of Helen Gurley Brown 070.5092 B878h

Business & Economics
Jon Acuff Do over: rescue Monday, reinvent your work & never get stuck 650.14 A189
Alex Becker The 10 pillars of wealth: mind-sets of the world's richest people 650 B395
Jeremy Dillahunt F*ck your resume: the revolutionary guide to getting hired in the digital age 650.14 D578
Spencer Jakab Heads I win, tails I win: why smart investors fail & how to tilt the odds in your favor 332.6 J257
Jim Keenan Not taught 650.1 K264
Stanley McChrystal Team of teams: new rules of engagement for a complex world 658 M478
Jacquie McNish Losing the signal: the untold story behind the extraordinary rise & spectacular fall of Blackberry 338.47 M169
Jeffrey Pfeffer Leadership BS: Fixing Workplaces & Careers One Truth at a Time 658.4 P52L
Laura Vanderkam I know how she does it: how successful women make the most of their time 650.1 V234

Franco Zenón Spassky: move by move 794.15 F825s

Food & Drink
Grant Achatz Life, on the line: a chef's story of chasing greatness, facing death & redefining the way we eat 641.5 A176
Jessica Fechtor Stir: my broken brain & the meals that brought me home 641.5 F291

Health & Medicine
David Brady The fibro fix: get to the root of your fibromyalgia & start reversing your chronic pain & fatigue in 21 days 616.74 B812
Steven Brill America's bitter pill: money, politics, backroom deals & the fight to fix our broken healthcare system 368.38 B857
Daniel Kunitz Lift: fitness culture, from naked Greeks & acrobats to jazzercise & ninja warriors 613.7 K965
Donald G. McNeil Jr. Zika: the emerging epidemic 614.5 M169

Craig Pittman Oh, Florida!: how America's weirdest state influences the rest of the country 975.9 P689

Languages & Linguistics
Adam Ledgeway From Latin to romance: morphosyntactic typology & change 440 L473
Paul M. Lloyd From Latin to Spanish 465 L793
Keith Sidwell Reading medieval Latin 477 S569

Literature & Writing
Adrienne Rich Collected poems, 1950-2012 811 R498c

Performing Arts & Music
Derek Sculthorpe Van Heflin: a life in film 792.092 H461

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Brené Brown Rising strong 158 B877r
Elizabeth M. Edman Queer virtue: what LGBTQ people know about life & love & how it can revitalize Christianity 230 E241
Adam Galinsky Friend & foe: when to cooperate, when to compete & how to succeed at both 158.2 G158
Elle Luna The crossroads of should & must: find & follow your passion 158.1 L961
Martha C. Nussbaum Anger & forgiveness: resentment, generosity, justice 179.9 N975
Matthew Syed Black box thinking: why most people never learn from their mistakes-but some do 158.1 S982

Politics & Government
Irakly Areshidze Democracy & autocracy in Eurasia: Georgia in transition 320.94758 A681

Social Sciences & Current Events
William G. Bowen Lesson Plan: an agenda for change in American higher education 378.73 B786
Alex Cuadros Brazillionaires: wealth, power, decadence & hope in an American country 305.52 C961
Christopher Emdin For white folks who teach in the hood-- & the rest of y'all too: reality pedagogy & urban education 370 E533
Bob Fernandez The chocolate trust: deception, indenture & secrets at the $12 billion Milton Hershey School 371.826 F363
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Framed: why Michael Skakel spent over a decade in prison for a murder he didn't commit 364.152 K351
William Poundstone Head in the cloud: why knowing things still matters when facts are so easy to look up 306.4 P87
Kyle Schwartz I wish my teacher knew: how one question can change everything for our kids 370.11 S399
Scott D. Seligman Tong wars: the untold story of vice, money & murder in New York's Chinatown 364.106 S465

Travel & Geography
Corrado Augias The secrets of Italy: people, places & hidden histories 914.5 A921
Erin Mahoney Harris Visit California farms: your guide to farm stays, tours & hands-on workshops 917.94 H313

Posted on Aug. 9, 2016 by Cherilyn Banson