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New Titles List for the Week of December 18


Sybille Bedford A legacy
Felicity Hayes-McCoy The library at the edge of the world
László Krasznahorkai The world goes on
Cree LeFavour Lights on, rats out
Pascal Mercier Lea
Katherine Faw Ultraluminous
Fiona Mozley Elmet
Sam Shepard Spy of the first person
Jennifer Chiaverini Enchantress of numbers

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Christopher Fowler Bryant & May: wild chamber
Alan Melville Death of Anton
Alan Melville Quick curtain
Raymond Postgate Somebody at the door
Ragnar Jonasson Nightblind
Roslund & Hellstrom Pen 33
Peter Lovesey Beau death: a Peter Diamond investigation
Thomas Mogford A thousand cuts

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Katherine Arden The girl in the tower
Kevin Hearne The squirrel on the train
Nora Roberts Year one
Saladin Ahmed Star wars: Canto Bight
James S. A. Corey Persepolis rising

Short Stories
Hiromi Kawakami Record of a night too brief Fic Kawakami

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Deb Olin Unferth I, Parrot 741.5 U569 comics

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Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Ansel Adams Ansel Adams California 770.92 A21an
Carson Demers Knitting comfortably: the ergonomics of handknitting 746.43 D376
Destination architecture: the essential guide to 1000 contemporary buildings 720 D476
Lesley Hoskins (editor) The papered wall: the history, patterns & techniques of wallpaper 747.3 H826
Tobias G. Natter Klimt & Rodin: an artistic encounter 700.92 K648
Alan Trachtenberg Distinctly American: the photography of Wright Morris 779.092 M875

Biography & Genealogy
Paul R. Ignatius Now I know in part 92 I246
Jennifer Kloester Georgette Heyer 92 H61
Robert W. Merry President McKinley: architect of the American century 92 M158p

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism, Library & Information Science
Matthew P. Brown The pilgrim & the bee: reading rituals & book culture in early New England 028.9 B877
Tina Brown The Vanity Fair diaries: 1983-1992 070.92 B877

Business & Economics
Ric Edelman The truth about your future: the money guide you need now, later & much later 332.024 E217
Scott Mautz Find the fire: ignite your inspiration--and make work exciting again 650.12 M459
John G. Taft (editor) A force for good: how enlightened finance can restore faith in capitalism 332 T124

Computer Science
Jaron Lanier Dawn of the new everything: encounters with reality & virtual reality 004.092 L287
Nick Selby The cyber attack survival manual: tools for surviving everything from identity theft to the digital apocalypse 005.8 S464

Food & Drink
Jenni Fleetwood South American food & cooking 641.598 F595
Janet Fletcher California 641.5979 C153f
Maria Baez Kijac The South American table: the flavor & soul of authentic home cooking from Patagonia to Rio de Janeiro, with 450 recipes 641.598 K479
Kitty Morse The vegetarian table: North Africa 641.5636 M884
Karl Petzke Chocolate: a sweet indulgence 641.337 P513
Marvin J. Taylor 101 classic cookbooks: 501 classic recipes 641.5 O584

Health & Medicine
Paul J. Thuluvath Hepatitis C: a complete guide for patients & families 616.36 T534
John Medina Brain rules for aging well: 10 principles for staying vital, happy & sharp 612.82 M491

Jeffrey A. Engel When the world seemed new: George H. W. Bush & the end of the Cold War 973.928 E571
Mary Germain Hountalas The San Francisco Cliff House 979.461 H839
Martin Latham Londonopolis: a curious history of London 942.1 L352
Deborah Dash Moore Jewish New York: the remarkable story of a city & a people 974.7 M821
Sam White A cold welcome: the Little Ice Age & Europe's encounter with North America 970.01 W582

Home & Family Management
Jolie Kerr My boyfriend barfed in my handbag ... & other things you can't ask Martha 648 K411

Literature & Writing
Ross McCammon Works well with others: an outsider's guide to shaking hands, shutting up, handling jerks & other crucial skills in business that no one ever teaches you 818.602 M122
Sandra Scofield The last draft: a novelist's guide to revision 808.3 S42L

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Alan Hirshfeld Starlight detectives: how astronomers, inventors & eccentrics discovered the modern universe 523.1 H669
Peter Wadhams A farewell to ice: a report from the Arctic 551.34 W122

Performing Arts & Music
James Naremore Charles Burnett: a cinema of symbolic knowledge 791.43 N225c

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Pope Francis Happiness in this life: a passionate meditation on earthly existence 248.4 F818
Jim Ollhoff Stepping in wholes: introduction to complex systems: topics in process adaptive systems 158 O497

Politics & Government
Noam Chomsky Global discontents: conversations on the rising threats to democracy 320.973 C54
Daniel Ellsberg The doomsday machine: confessions of a nuclear war planner 355.02 E478
Republic in peril: American empire & the betrayal of the liberal tradition/ David C. Hendrickson 327.73 H498
Bruce Riedel Kings & presidents: Saudi Arabia & the United States since FDR 327.73 R551

Social Sciences & Current Events
Porter Erisman Six billion shoppers: the companies winning the global e-commerce boom 381.142 E689
Emily Dufton Grass roots: the rise & fall & rise of marijuana in America 362.295 D864

Travel & Geography
Vendula Havlikova The 500 hidden secrets of Prague 914.371 H388
Andrea Richards The 500 hidden secrets of Los Angeles 917.9494 R514
Francis Russell 123 places in Turkey: a private grand tour 915.61 R961
Michiel Vos The 500 hidden secrets of New York 917.471 V959

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Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Magazine
Mother Earth living

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Chun Yu Little green: growing up during the Chinese Cultural Revolution Child 92 Y941

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Tessa Afshar Bread of angels
Michelle Alexander El color de la justicia: la nueva segregacion racial en estados unidos
Graham Allison Destined for war: can America & China escape Thucydides's trap?
Joseph Madison Beck My father & Atticus Finch: a lawyer's fight for justice in 1930's Alabama
Joseph S. Benner The impersonal life: the classic of self-realization
Ofer Bergman The science of managing our digital stuff
Cara Black Murder in saint germain
Rita Mae Brown Crazy like a fox
Margaret Brownley A match made in Texas
David Crystal Making sense
David Downing Potsdam station
Marc Elsberg Blackout
Noah Fleming The customer loyalty loop: the science behind creating great experiences & lasting impressions
Heidi K. Gardner Smart collaboration: how professionals & their firms succeed by breaking down silos
David L. Golemon Beyond the sea
Simon R. Green Moonbreaker
Elly Griffiths The chalk pit
Haley Harrigan Secrets of southern girls
Charlaine Harris The complete Sookie Stackhouse stories
Mark Henry To hell & beyond
Ernest Holmes How to use your power: 20 practical lessons for creating a balanced life
Christopher Husberg Dark immolation
Jaja Jackson Start here: what you must know about yourself before you make important life decisions
W.C. Jameson Border bandits, border raids
Jathan Janove Hard-won wisdom: true stories from the management trenches
John Jantunen A desolate splendor
Vic Johnson Rest if you must, but don't you quit
Nik Korpon The rebellion's last traitor
John P. Kotter Accelerate: building stategic agility for a faster-moving world
Ashton Lee Queen of the cookbooks
Yoon Ha Lee The raven stratagem
Tracey Lindberg Birdie
Dan Lok Influence: 47 forbidden psychological tactics you can use to motivate, influence & persuade your prospec
Diane Mulcahy The gig economy: the complete guide to getting better work, taking more time off & financing the life you want
Megan E. O'Keefe Steal the sky
Neil Peart Far & wide: bring that horizon to me
David Robertson The power of little ideas: a low-risk, high-reward approach to innovation
Salman Rushdie Haroun & the sea of stories
Anjali Sastry Fail better: design smart mistakes & succeed sooner
Edie Schwager Better vocabulary in 30 minutes a day
Gena Showalter The darkest promise
Judy Reene Singer In the shadow of Alabama
Harbir Singh The strategic leader's roadmap: 6 steps for integrating leadership & strategy
Clifford Siskin System: the shaping of modern knowledge (infrastructures)
Gary Smith What the luck?: the surprising role of chance in our everyday lives
Rachel Vincent Spectacle
Jaquelyn Vincenta The lake & the lost girl
Daniel Wallace Extraordinary adventures
George Westerman Leading digital: turning technology into business transformation
Stephen Wunker Jobs to be done: a roadmap for customer-centered innovation
Eddie Yoon Superconsumers: a simple, speedy & sustainable path to superior growth

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Foreign Language
Things to come = L'avenir DVD French

Posted on Dec. 14, 2017 by Cherilyn Banson