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New Titles List for the Week of December 25


Jojo Moyes The horse dancer

Historical Fiction
Jon Foyt The gilded chateau: World War II's 5th Suit: financing the Nazis, rogue bankers playing bridge in Chateau Rougemont

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Sue Ann Jaffarian Too big to die
Phoef Sutton Colorado Boulevard

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Richard Kadrey The kill society
China Miéville Railsea

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Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Chris Gatcum The beginner's photography guide 770.23 G258
Chase Guttman The handbook of drone photography: a complete guide to the new art of do-it-yourself aerial photography 778.35 G985
Min Hogg The world of interiors: a decoration book 747 H716
Steve Parke Picturing Prince: an intimate portrait: featuring unseen photography with 16 pages of new material 781.66 P237
Elizabeth Partridge Quizzical eye: the photography of Rondal Partridge 779.092 P275
Colin Smith The photographer's guide to drones 778.35 S642
Dronescapes: the new aerial photography from Dronestagram 778.35 E171
Emperors' treasures: Chinese art from the National Palace Museum, Taipei 709.51 E551
Ken Fulk Mr. Ken Fulk's magical world 747 F964
Benjamin Grant Overview: a new perspective of earth 778.35 G761
National Geographic night vision: magical photographs of life after dark 778.7 N277
Joel Sartore The photo ark: one man's quest to document the world's animals 779.32 S251

Biography & Genealogy
Martin Booth A magick life: a biography of Aleister Crowley 92 C954
Kathryn Tempest Brutus: the noble conspirator 92 B913

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism, Library & Information Science
Michael Popek Forgotten bookmarks: a bookseller's collection of odd things lost between the pages 790.13 P826

Business & Economics
Iris Bohnet What works: gender equality by design 331.4 B677
Satya Nadella Hit refresh: the quest to rediscover Microsoft's soul & imagine a better future for everyone 338.761 N134

Boris Gelfand Positional decision making in chess 794.12 G316
Tibor Karolyi The world champion 794.15 T13k
Genna Sosonko The rise & fall of David Bronstein 794.1 S715b

Computer Science
Sean M. Bailey Hack-proof your life now!: the new cybersecurity rules: protect your email, computers & bank accounts from hacks, malware & identity theft 005.8 B154
Allan Liska Ransomware: defending against digital extortion 005.8 L769
Elaine Marmel Teach yourself visually Office 2016 005.5 M351
Peter Weverka Office 2016 all-in-one for dummies 005.5 W544

Food & Drink
Robert Helstrom Contemporary Italian: favorite recipes from Kuleto's Italian Restaurant 641.5945 H484
Joyce Jue Asian appetizers: easy, exotic first courses to dress up any meal 641.812 J933
Alfred Portale Alfred Portale's Gotham Bar & Grill cookbook 641.5 P842

Health & Medicine
Brandy Barnes A woman's guide to diabetes: a path to wellness 616.462 B261
Danielle Capalino The microbiome diet plan: six weeks to lose weight & improve your gut health 616.3 C236
Lam Kam Chuen Step-by-step tai chi 613.71 L213
Mayo Clinic guide to fertility & conception 616.692 M473
Tauseef Ali Crohn's & colitis for dummies 616.34 A398
Patricia Barry Medicare 368.42 B281
Mayo Clinic, the essential diabetes book 616.46 M473

David Crane Went the day well?: witnessing Waterloo 940.27 C891
Elizabeth Rosner Survivor café: the legacy of trauma & the labyrinth of memory 940.53 R822
Yassin al-Haj Saleh The impossible revolution: making sense of the Syrian tragedy 956.91 S163
Joseph E.B. Elliott Philadelphia: finding the hidden city 974.811 E463
Robert L. Kelly The fifth beginning: what six million years of human history can tell us about our future 909 K295
Josephine Crawley Quinn In search of the Phoenicians 939.4 Q73
Steven J. Ross Hitler in Los Angeles: how Jews foiled Nazi plots against Hollywood & America 979.494 R823
Tomb Treasures: New Discoveries from China's Han Dynasty 931 T656
David B. Woolner The last 100 days: FDR at war & at peace 973.917 W914

Home & Family Management
Susan Lowry Private gardens of the Bay area 712.0979 L921

Languages & Linguistics
Mireille Gansel Translation as transhumance 418.02 G199

Bert P. Krages Legal handbook for photographers: the rights & liabilities of making & selling images 343.7307 K893

Literature & Writing
Eric Gardner Unexpected places: relocating nineteenth-century African American literature 810.9 G226
Denise Gigante The Keats brothers: the life of John & George 821 G459
Randall Jarrell The third book of criticism 809 J377
James Weldon Johnson Writings 818 J661
Paula Vogel Indecent 812.6 V878

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Eric Baratay Zoo: a history of zoological gardens in the West 590.73 B226
Tim Flannery The future eaters: an ecological history of the Australasian lands & people 508.9 F585

Performing Arts & Music
Christian Blauvelt Star Wars made easy 791.43 B645
Laurence Senelick (editor) Stanislavsky: a life in letters 792.028 S786L

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Stephen Batchelor Secular Buddhism: imagining the Dharma in an uncertain world 294.34 B328
Flora Morris Brown Color your life happy: create your unique path & claim the joy you deserve 158.1 B877
Dalai Lama An appeal to the world: the way to peace in a time of division 170 D136
Stephen Greenblatt The rise & fall of Adam & Eve 233 G798
R. Marie Griffith Moral combat: how sex divided American Christians & fractured American politics 261.8 G853

Donald E. Thomas The lupus encyclopedia: a comprehensive guide for patients & families 616.77 T454

Social Sciences & Current Events
Michael Adams Could it happen here?: Canada in the age of Trump & Brexit 303.49 A211
Muriel R. Gillick Old & sick in America: the journey through the health care system 362.1 G481
Lynda Gratton The 100-year life: living & working in an age of longevity 305.26 G773
Melanie Light Valley of shadows & dreams 331.763 L723
Vanessa Neumann Blood profits: how American consumers unwittingly fund terrorists 363.325 N492
Jonathan Peterson Social security for dummies 368.4 P485
Dashka Slater The 57 bus 364.155 S631
Greta Van Susteren Everything you need to know about social media: (without calling a kid) 302.3 V281
Joan Marie Johnson Funding feminism: monied women, philanthropy & the women's movement, 1870-1967 305.42 J661
Elaine Tyler May Fortress America: how we embraced fear & abandoned democracy 306.0973 M466

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Clean eating

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Mick Webb The book of languages: talk your way around the world Child 400 W365

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Beverly Gray Seduced by Mrs. Robinson: how The Graduate became the touchstone of a generation

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Kahil Gibran's The prophet

Foreign Language
The midwife = Sage-femme DVD French

An inconvenient sequel: truth to power DVD 363.73 I377
California typewriter DVD 681.61 C153
Fed Up DVD 363.8 F292
Hungarian rhapsody: Queen live in Budapest DVD 781.66 Q359
Kedi DVD 636.8 K259
Planet Earth II DVD 333.95 P712p
That sugar film DVD 613.28 T367
Wasted!: the story of food waste DVD 641.5 W323

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Cecilia Bartoli Italian songs = Canzoni CD Classical Bartoli
Philip Glass Symphony no. 5: Requiem, Bardo, Nirmanakaya CD Classical Glass
Camille Saint-Saëns Organ symphony: no. 3, op. 78 = Symphonie avec orgue CD Classical Saint-Saëns
Richard Wagner Symphonic syntheses CD Classical Wagner

Oxford American Southern Music issue. No. 19, Featuring Kentucky CD Folk Oxford

Jazz & Blues
Pat Metheny Group Imaginary day CD Jazz Metheny

Andrea Bocelli Bocelli CD World Bocelli
Luiz Bonfá Non-stop to Brazil CD World Bonfá
Eddie Plamieri The sun of Latin music CD World Palmieri

Posted on Dec. 22, 2017 by Cherilyn Banson