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New Titles List for the Week of December 12


Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Miles Hyman Shirley Jackson's "The Lottery" : the authorized graphic adaptation 741.5 J124 comics

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Applied Sciences
Suzanne Ashworth Seed to seed: seed saving & growing techniques for vegetable gardeners 635.04 A831

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Ruth Eaton Ideal cities : utopianism & the (un)built environment 758 E142
Charles Eley Design professional's guide to zero net energy buildings 720.47 E396
Mark D. Faram Faces of war : the untold story of Edward Steichen's WWII photographers 770.92 F219
Jonathan Fineberg (editor) When we were young : new perspectives on the art of the child 741.083 F495
Cory Korkow British portrait miniatures : the Cleveland Museum of Art 757.7 K845
Sam Lubell Mid-century modern architecture travel guide: West Coast USA 724.6 L928
@NatGeo : the most popular Instagram photos 779 N273
Lori Vermaas Sequoia : the heralded tree in American art & culture 709.73 V522
William C. Agee American vanguards : Graham, Davis, Gorky, De Kooning & their circle, 1927-1942 759.13 A265
Kerry Brougher Hiroshi Sugimoto 779.092 S947
Phillip Lopate Rudy Burckhardt 770.92 B948

Biography & Genealogy
Douglas Smith Rasputin : faith, power & the twilight of the Romanovs 92 R227s

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism, Library & Information Science
Joanna M. Burkhardt Teaching information literacy reframed : 50+ framework-based exercises for creating information-literate learners 028.7 B959

Business & Economics
Joel Mokyr A culture of growth : the origins of the modern economy 330 M716
James Rickards The road to ruin : the global elites' secret plan for the next financial crisis 332.042 R539

Food & Drink
Mary Berry Cooking essentials 641.5 B534
Kay Halsey (editor) Potatoes 641.65 C796
Donna Hay Salads + vegetables 641.83 H412
Lisa Leake 100 days of real food : fast & fabulous : the easy & delicious way to cut out processed food 641.563 L435
Lou Seibert Pappas Thanksgiving 641.568 P218

Health & Medicine
Ty M. Bollinger The truth about cancer : what you need to know about cancer's history, treatment & prevention 616.994 B692
Lynn Grodzki Building your ideal private practice : a guide for therapists & other healing professionals 616.8914 G873

Nicholas Best Seven days of infamy : Pearl Harbor across the world 940.54 B561
Bruce Bueno de Mesquita The Spoils of War : Greed, Power & the Conflicts That Made Our Greatest Presidents 355 B928
Stephen Harding Dawn of infamy : a sunken ship, a vanished crew & the final mystery of Pearl Harbor 940.54 H263
Catherine E. Hutchins (editor) Everyday life in the early republic 973.4 H974
Thomas F. Madden Istanbul : city of majesty at the crossroads of the world 949.61 M179
Donald Stratton All the gallant men : an American sailor's firsthand account of Pearl Harbor 940.54 S911
Averil Cameron The Mediterranean world in late antiquity, AD 395-600 909.0982 C182
Richard J. Evans The pursuit of power : Europe 1815-1914 940.28 E924
Garth Fowden Empire to commonwealth : consequences of monotheism in late antiquity 909 F784
Michael Grant A social history of Greece & Rome 937 G761
Michael Grant The founders of the western world : a history of Greece & Rome 938 G761f
Joshua Jelly-Schapiro Island people : the Caribbean & the world 972.9 J48
Michael Kulikowski The triumph of empire : the Roman world from Hadrian to Constantine 937.06 K962
Thomas R. Martin Ancient Greece : from prehistoric to Hellenistic times 938 M379
Pamela Mensch The Landmark Arrian : the campaigns of Alexander ; Anabasis Alexandrous 938.07 R766
Fergus Millar The Roman Near East, 31 B.C.-A.D. 337 939.4 M645
Readings in the classical historians 938 G761
James Romm Herodotus 938 R766
C.R. Whittaker Frontiers of the Roman Empire : a social & economic study 937.06 W624

Languages & Linguistics
John Simpson The word detective : searching for the meaning of it all at the Oxford English Dictionary 423 S613

Ray D. Madoff Immortality & the law : the rising power of the American dead 346.7305 M183
Carol S. Steiker Courting death : the Supreme Court & capital punishment 345.73 S818

Literature & Writing
Heather Bell Kill the dogs 811 B433
Rachel Corbett You must change your life : the story of Rainer Maria Rilke & Auguste Rodin 831.9 C789
Cherríe Moraga (editor) This bridge called my back : writings by radical women of color 810.8 M827

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Lawrence DiStasi Mal occhio (evil eye), the underside of vision 133.42 D614
David Whyte The heart aroused : poetry & the preservation of the soul in corporate America 158.1 W629

Politics & Government
Brian H. Fishman The Master Plan : ISIS, Al Qaeda & the Jihadi Strategy for Final Victory 320.55 F537

Chase's ... calendar of events 394 C48

Social Sciences & Current Events
Ivy Anderson (editor) Alice : memoirs of a Barbary Coast prostitute 306.74 S642
Robert Harms The Diligent : a voyage through the worlds of the slave trade 306.362 H288
E. D. Hirsch, Jr. Why knowledge matters : rescuing our children from failed educational theories 372 H669
Jesmyn Ward (editor) The fire this time : a new generation speaks about race 305.896 W256

Travel & Geography
Ivana Della Portella Subterranean Rome 914.56 D357
Heinrich Harrer Seven years in Tibet 915.15 H29

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Mary Poppins
Mulan ; Mulan II
The original Christmas classics
The Secret garden
Toy story

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Thomas L. Friedman Thank you for being late : an optimist's guide to thriving in the age of accelerations CD 303.483 F911

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Action & Adventure

Anthony Adverse

Blue murder at St. Trinian's

The Pallisers Set 1

Foreign Language
Early spring DVD Japanese
Equinox flower DVD Japanese
Late autumn DVD Japanese
Nights of Cabiria DVD Italian
The end of summer DVD Japanese
Tokyo twilight DVD Japanese

Best of enemies DVD 808.53 B561
Good hair DVD 646.7 R682
Life, animated DVD 152.41 L722
Minimalism : a documentary about the important things DVD 304.2 M665
Sherpa DVD 796.52 S553
Tap world DVD 792.6 T175
Where to invade next DVD 303.4 M821

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Johann Sebastian Bach The unaccompanied cello suites = Suiten für Violoncello CD Classical Bach
George Frideric Haendel Water music ; Music for the royal fireworks CD Classical Handel
Wynton Marsalis Baroque music for trumpet CD Classical Marsalis
Proteus 7 Bernstein tribute CD Classical Bernstein

Jazz & Blues
Dave Anderson Blue Innuendo CD Jazz Anderson

Gioacchino Rossini Guglielmo Tell = William Tell CD Opera Rossini

Barbara Borden All hearts beating CD World Borden
Paul Winter & friends Celtic solstice CD World Winter

Posted on Dec. 8, 2016 by Cherilyn Banson