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New Titles List for the Week of December 24


Catherine Leroux Madame Victoria

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Anne Cleeland Murder in spite
Keigo Higashino Newcomer

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Stanislaw Lem The cyberiad: fables for the cybernetic age

Short Stories
Redemption song & other stories: the Caine Prize for African Writing 2018 SS R247

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Applied Sciences
Babs Behan Botanical inks: plant-to-print dyes, techniques & projects 667.3 B394
William Hazelgrove Wright brothers, wrong story: how Wilbur Wright solved the problem of manned flight 629.13 H337

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Corrie Beth Hogg Handmade houseplants: remarkably realistic plants you can make with paper 745.5 H679
Maybelle Imasa-Stukuls The gift of calligraphy: a modern approach to hand lettering with 25 projects to give & to keep 745.61 I18g
Nicole Miyuki Santo By hand: the art of modern lettering 745.61 S596
Maurine St. Gaudens Emerging from the shadows.: a survey of women artists working in California, 1860-1960. Volume 3: L-R 704.042 S7745
Maurine St. Gaudens Emerging from the shadows: a survey of women artists working in California 1860-1960. Volume 1: A-D 704.042 S7745
Maurine St. Gaudens Emerging from the shadows: a survey of women artists working in California, 1860-1960. Volume 2: E-K 704.042 S7745
Maurine St. Gaudens Emerging from the shadows: a survey of women artists working in California, 1860-1960. Volume 4: S-Z 704.042 S7745

Biography & Genealogy
Timothy Denevi Freak kingdom: Hunter S. Thompson's manic ten-year crusade against American fascism 92 T47d

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism, Library & Information Science
Joe Biel A people's guide to publishing: build a successful, sustainable, meaningful, book business 070.5 B476
Alan Rusbridger Breaking news: the remaking of journalism & why it matters now 070.4 R891
Tom Standage (editor) Seriously curious: the Economist explains: the facts & figures that turn our world upside down 031.02 S785s

Business & Economics
Kate Welling Merger masters: tales of arbitrage 338.83 W46

Genna Sosonko Evil-doer: half a century with Viktor Korchnoi 794.1092 K842s
George Steiner The sporting scene: white knights of Reykjavik 794.159 S82sp

Computer Science
Joy Lisi Rankin A people's history of computing in the United States 004.09 R167
Manoj P R Ethereum cookbook: over 100 recipes covering Ethereum-based tokens, games, wallets, smart contracts, protocols & Dapps 005.74 P88

Health & Medicine
Alice Gregory Nodding off: the science of sleep from cradle to grave 613.794 G862
Chris McGreal American overdose: the opioid tragedy in three acts 362.29 M459
Ilaira Bouratinos A practical guide to acupoints 615.892 B665
Paul Seward Patient care: death & life in the Emergency Room 362.18 S87

Iain Ballantyne The deadly deep: the definitive history of submarine warfare 359.93 B211
Matthew Carr The savage frontier: the Pyrenees in history & the imagination 946.5 C31s
Tim Cook The secret history of soldiers: how Canadians survived the Great War 940.48 C771
H. Bruce Franklin Crash course: from the good war to the forever war 355 F854
Barry Hatton Queen of the sea: a history of Lisbon 946.9 H366q
Susan Jaques The Caesar of Paris: Napoleon Bonaparte, Rome & the artistic obsession that shaped an empire 944.05 J276
Peter Shinkle Ike's mystery man: the secret lives of Robert Cutler 973.921 S635
Kevin Wilson Airborne in 1943: the daring Allied air campaign over the North Sea 940.544 W746a
Sarah Churchwell Behold, America: the entangled history of "America first" & "the American dream" 973.9 C475
Jeffrey B. Miller WWI crusaders: a band of Yanks in German-occupied Belgium help save millions from starvation as civilians resist the harsh German rule, August 1914 to May 1917 940.477 M612
Garrett Peck The Great War in America: World War I & its aftermath 940.373 P334
John Prendergast Congo stories: battling five centuries of exploitation & greed 967.51 P918
John Strausbaugh Victory City: a history of New York & New Yorkers during World War II 974.7 S912v
The Oxford Illustrated history of the Holy Land 956.94 H852

Home & Family Management
Anda Corrie The Spoonflower quick-sew project book: 34 DIYs to make the most of your fabric stash 646.2 C817
Jen Hewett Print, pattern, sew: block-printing basics + simple sewing projects for an inspired wardrobe 646.4 H493

Literature & Writing
Ann Lauterbach Spell 811.54 L38s

Performing Arts & Music
Jackie Chan Never grow up 792.092 C360
Jill Soloway She wants it: desire, power & toppling the patriarchy 791.4 S479
Jeff Tweedy Let's go (so we can get back): a memoir of recording & discording with Wilco, etc. 780.92 T916
Mark Blake Bring it on home: Peter Grant, Led Zeppelin & beyond --the story of rock's greatest manager 780.92 G767b
Gary Giddins Bing Crosby: swinging on a star, the war years, 1940-1946 780.92 C949gi
Jane Glover Handel in London: a genius & his craft 780.92 H23g
Meredith Ochs Rock-and-roll woman: the 50 fiercest female rockers 780.92 O37

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho, Dalai Lama XIV A call for revolution: a vision for the future 294.3 B917c
Colin Dickey Ghostland: an American history in haunted places 133.1 D55g
Linda Kay Klein Pure: inside the Evangelical movement that shamed a generation of young women & how I broke free 261.83 K672
Gabriel Said Reynolds The Qur'ān & the Bible: text & commentary 297.2 R333

Social Sciences & Current Events
Wayne Au A Marxist education: Learning to change the world 370.1 A887
Noah Coburn Under contract: the invisible workers of America's global war 363.28 C658
Anthony Ray Hinton The sun does shine: how I found life & freedom on death row 364.66 H597
Manuel Lima The book of circles: visualizing spheres of knowledge 302.222 L732b
Bill Schutt Cannibalism: a perfectly natural history 394.9 S39c
Lawrence Lessig America, compromised 364.132 L639a
Randy Shaw Generation priced out: who gets to live in the new urban America 307.76 S535g

Travel & Geography
David Ariosto This is Cuba: an American journalist under Castro's shadow 917.291 A43

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Sing a song of seasons: a nature poem for each day of the year 808.81 S641
Sharlee Glenn Library on wheels: Mary Lemist Titcomb & America's first bookmobile 027.4 G487
Katherine Halligan HerStory: 50 women & girls who shook up the world 920.72 H156
David Hockney A history of pictures for children: from cave paintings to computer drawings 709 H68hi
Wade Hudson (editor) We rise, we resist, we raise our voices 323.044 W369
Ian Lendler One day a dot 576.8 L546
Marilyn Singer Every month is a new year: celebrations around the world 811 S617e

Posted on Dec. 27, 2018 by Cherilyn Banson