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New Titles List for the Week of December 11

BOOKS

FICTION
Sara Baume Spill simmer falter wither

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Casey Barrett Under water
Harry Dolan The man in the crooked hat
Maureen Jennings Let darkness bury the dead
Michael Robertson Moriarty returns a letter
Jeffrey Round Lake on the mountain
John Sandford Deep freeze
Helene Tursten Protected by the shadows

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Kari Maaren Weave a circle round

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Ed Brubaker Before the living end 741.5 B886b comics
William Gibson William Gibson's Archangel 741.5 G448 comics

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NONFICTION

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Ennis Carter Posters for the people: art of the WPA 741.67 C323
Giovanni Curatola (editor) Persian ceramics: from the 9th to the 14th Century 738.3 C975
Karen Livingstone C.F.A. Voysey: arts & crafts designer 745.44 L788
Tudy Sammartini Decorative floors of Venice 747.4 S189

Biography & Genealogy
Richard G. Robbins, Jr. Overtaken by the night: one Russian's journey through peace, war, revolution, & terror 92 D999

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism, Library & Information Science
Bob Schieffer Overload: finding the truth in today's deluge of news 070.44 S332

Business & Economics
Lynn Stout The shareholder value myth: how putting shareholders first harms investors, corporations & the public 658.15 S889
Frits Van Paasschen The disruptors' feast: how to avoid being devoured in today's rapidly changing global economy 337 V273

Chess
Laszlo Polgár Endgames 794.124 P765
Laszlo Polgár Middlegames 794.123 P765

Computer Science
Nick Montfort 10 PRINT CHR$(205.5+RND(1))[semi-colon] [colon] GOTO 10 005.262 M784

Food & Drink
Marcel Desaulniers Death by chocolate cakes: an astonishing array of chocolate enchantment 641.8653 D442
Marcel Desaulniers Death by chocolate cookies 641.8654 D442
Denis Kelly Essentials of slow cooking: delicious new recipes for slow cookers & braisers 641.588 K295

Health & Medicine
Kate Fagan What made Maddy run: the secret struggles & tragic death of an all-American teen 616.8584 F151
Ginevra Liptan The fibromanual: a complete fibromyalgia treatment guide for you & your doctor 616.74 L767
Casey Sherman The Ice Bucket Challenge: Pete Frates & the fight against ALS 616.839 S553
Dale E. Bredesen The end of Alzheimer's: the first program to prevent & reverse cognitive decline 616.831 B831
Jeffrey Kluger Apollo 8: the thrilling story of the first mission to the Moon 629.454 K667

History
Kerry Brown China's world: what does China want? 951.06 B877
Douglas Grindle How we won & lost the war in Afghanistan: two years in the Pashtun homeland 958.104 G866
John F. Marszalek (editor) The personal memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant: the complete annotated edition 973.8 G761
John Louis Sublett Staten Island: a walk down memory lane 974.71 S941
Julie Barlow The Bonjour effect: the secret codes of French conversation revealed 944 B258
Patrick Griffin The Townshend Moment: the Making of empire & revolution in the eighteenth century 941.073 G851
Arthur Herman 1917: Lenin, Wilson & the birth of the new world disorder 940.3 H551

Literature & Writing
Peter Ginna (editor) What editors do: the art, craft & business of book editing 808.027 G492

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Ted Anton Planet of microbes: the perils & potential of Earth's essential life forms 579 A634
Ross Bayton Plant families: a guide for gardeners & botanists 580.1 B361
Peter Wohlleben The inner life of animals: love, grief & compassion: surprising observations of a hidden world 591.5 W846
Janet Mann (editor) Deep thinkers: inside the minds of whales, dolphins & porpoises 599.5 M281
Wallace B. Mendelson The science of sleep: what it is, how it works & why it matters 591.51 M537
Mary Caperton Morton Aerial geology: a high-altitude tour of North America's spectacular volcanoes, canyons, glaciers, lakes, craters & peaks 557 M889

Performing Arts & Music
Roger Scruton The ring of truth: the wisdom of Wagner's Ring of the Nibelung 782.1 S435

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Pete Greig Red moon rising: rediscover the power of prayer 248.3 G824
Mark Siderits Buddhism as philosophy: an introduction 181 S568

Social Sciences & Current Events
Edward B. Fiske Fiske guide to colleges 2018 378.73 F541

Travel & Geography
Lonely Planet Hawaii: top sights, authentic experiences 919.69 L847
Nathalie Dewalhens The 500 hidden secrets of Berlin 914.315 D515
Fodor's Barcelona 914.67 F653
Eyewitness London 914.21 E975
Lonely Planet The world: a traveller's guide to the planet 910.202 L847w
Monocle Amsterdam 914.92 M751
Monocle Venice 914.53 M751
The rough guide to Fiji 919.61 R856
Eyewitness Paris 914.436 E975
Wallpaper San Francisco 917.9461 W215

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CHILDREN'S COLLECTION

BOOKS
Fiction
Philip Pullman La Belle Sauvage Child Pullman

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AUDIOBOOKS

Nonfiction
Dale E. Bredesen The end of Alzheimer's: the first program to prevent & reverse cognitive decline CD 616.831 B831
Holger Hoock Scars of independence: America's violent birth CD 973.31 H776
Elizabeth Norton The hidden lives of Tudor women: a social history CD 942.05 N882

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EBOOKS
Jessica Bruder Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century
Corson, Trevor The Secret Life of Lobsters
Jonathan Cott (editor) Bob Dylan, the essential interviews
Dominique Crenn Atelier Crenn: metamorphosis of taste
Noah Feldman The three lives of James Madison: genius, partisan, president
Hannah Fry The mathematics of love: patterns, proofs & the search for the ultimate equation
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. 100 amazing facts about the Negro
Jeff Goodell The water will come: rising seas, sinking cities & the remaking of the civilized world
David George Haskell The songs of trees: stories from nature's great connectors
William B. Helmreich Brooklyn Nobody Knows
Walter Isaacson Leonardo da Vinci
Paul Kingsnorth Confessions of a recovering environmentalist & other essays
Amy Knight Orders to kill: the Putin regime & political murder
Alfred W. McCoy In the shadows of the American century: the rise & decline of US global power
New York Magazine Highbrow, lowbrow, brilliant, despicable: 50 years of New York
Richard Lloyd Parry Ghosts of the tsunami: death & life in Japan's disaster zone
Diana Preston Paradise in Chains: The Bounty Mutiny & the Founding of Australia
Dan Rather What unites us: reflections on patriotism
Mark Siderits Nagarjuna's Middle way: the Mulamadhyamakakarika
Holly Tucker City of light, city of poison: murder, magic & the first police chief of Paris
Jann S. Wenner 50 Years of Rolling Stone: The Music, Politics & People that Changed Our Culture
Muhammad Yunus A world of three zeros: the new economics of zero poverty, zero unemployment & zero net carbon emissions

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CDs
Classical
Joseph Haydn The seasons: 1801 CD Classical Haydn
Sergei Rachmaninoff Preghiera: Rachmaninov Piano Trios CD Classical Rachmaninoff

Posted on Dec. 8, 2017 by Cherilyn Banson