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New Titles List for the Week of February 10

BOOKS

FICTION
Meng Jin Little gods

Historical Fiction
Verne R. Albright Playing chess with God

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Jeff Abbott The three Beths
Tim Garvin A dredging in Swann
Caro Ramsay Mosaic
Joe Ide Hi five
Liam McIlvanney The Quaker
Ian Rankin In a house of lies

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Jane Rawson From the wreck

Short Stories
Silvia Moreno-Garcia (editor) Nebula Awards showcase 2019: the very best of science fiction & fantasy SS N36

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NONFICTION

Biography & Genealogy
David G. Marwell Mengele: unmasking the "Angel of Death" 940.5318 M544ma
Diana Elder Research like a pro: a genealogist's guide 929.1 E221

Business & Economics
Sylvia Ann Hewlett #METOO in the corporate world: power, privilege & the path forward 658.3 H498
Paul Krugman Arguing with zombies: economics, politics & the fight for a better future 330.973 K94a
Rosabeth Moss Kanter Think outside the building: how advanced leaders can change the world one smart innovation at a time 658.4 K168t
Melvin I. Urofsky The affirmative action puzzle: a living history from reconstruction to today 331.133 U781
Philip Mirowski Science-mart: privatizing American science 338.973 M679

Chess
Jan Timman The longest game: the five Kasparov--Karpov matches for the world chess championship 794.15 T58L

Computer Science
Peter Schryvers Bad data: why we measure the wrong things & often miss the metrics that matter 001.42 S769

Health & Medicine
Pietro Bartolo Tears of salt: a doctor's story of the refugee crisis 610.92 B285
Christy Harrison Anti-diet: reclaim your time, money, well-being & happiness through intuitive eating 613.2 H245
David Talbot Between heaven & hell: the story of my stroke 616.8 T138

History
Alison Carlson The man within: Winston Churchill, an intimate portrait 941.084 C5632ca
John Connelly From peoples into nations: a history of Eastern Europe 947 C762
Brian McGinty Archy Lee's struggle for freedom: the true story of California gold, the nation's tragic march toward Civil War & a young black man's fight for liberty 973.711 M175
William M. Becker Vatican flags: keys & crowns since 1800: the flags of the Papal States & today's Vatican 929.9 B388v
Cristiano Bianchi Model city Pyongyang 951.93 B470
Kim Ghattas Black wave: Saudi Arabia, Iran & the forty-year rivalry that unraveled culture, religion & collective memory in the Middle East 956.05 G341
Fred Kaplan The bomb: presidents, generals & the secret history of nuclear war 355.8 K17b
Iain MacGregor Checkpoint Charlie: the Cold War, the Berlin Wall & the most dangerous place on earth 943.155 M178
Philip Wilkinson Irreplaceable: a history of England in 100 places 942 W687

Law
Jessica Stern My war criminal: personal encounters with an architect of genocide 341.69 S839m

Literature & Writing
Sid Holt (editor) The best American magazine writing 2019 814 B561
Luis Rodriguez From our land to our land: essays, journeys & imaginings from a native Xicanx writer 814 R696f
Rebecca Solnit (editor) The best American essays 2019 814.8 B56
W.S. Di Piero The complaints 811 D589co
Mo Moulton The Mutual Admiration Society: how Dorothy L. Sayers & her Oxford circle remade the world for women 823 S27m

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
J.W. Mohnhaupt The zookeepers' war: an incredible true story from the Cold War 590.73 M725

Performing Arts & Music
David W. Bernstein (editor) The San Francisco Tape Music Center: 1960s counterculture & the avant-garde 786.7 S579

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Robin R. Meyers Saving God from religion: a minister's search for faith in a skeptical age 248.4 M576
Diane Rehm When my time comes: talks with twenty-three men & women about whether those who are dying should have the right to determine when life should end 179.7 R269

Politics & Government
Richard L. Hasen Election meltdown: dirty tricks, distrust & the threat to American democracy 324.973 H272
Michael Lewis The fifth risk 320.973 L675fx

Social Sciences & Current Events
Kate Winkler Dawson American Sherlock: murder, forensics & the birth of American CSI 363.25 D272a
Rose Ellen Dix Overshare: love, laughs, sexuality & secrets 306.76 D642
Angelique V. Nixon Resisting paradise: tourism, diaspora & sexuality in Caribbean culture 306.4819 N654
Steven Levingston Little demon in the city of light: a true story of murder & mesmerism in Belle Époque Paris 364.152 L578
Megan Rohrer (editor) Vanguard revisited: the queer faith, sex & politics of the youth of San Francisco's tenderloin 305.906 V299

Travel & Geography
Moon Costa Rica 917.286 M818
Lonely Planet Chicago 917.731 L847
Moon Anchorage, Denali & the Kenai Peninsula 917.983 M818
Moon Coastal Maine 917.41 M818
Moon Croatia & Slovenia 914.97 M818
Moon Denver, Boulder & Colorado Springs 917.888 M818
Moon Seattle 917.977 M818

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EAUDIOBOOKS
A'zayler In love with my enemy
J.D. Barker The sixth wicked child
Elizabeth Bear The red-stained wings
John Birmingham The cruel stars
Caleb Breakey The string
Jamel Brinkley A lucky man stories
Catherine Bruns Penne dreadful
Kalisha Buckhanon Speaking of summer
Ray Celestin The mobster's lament
Connilyn Cossette Until the mountains fall
Colin Cotterill The second biggest nothing
Edwidge Danticat Everything inside stories
Angie Dicken The yellow lantern true colors
Nadine Dorries Ruby Flynn
Tom Falkenstein The highly sensitive man finding strength in sensitivity
Christopher Fowler The lonely hour
Alexandra Fuller Travel light, move fast
Terry Goodkind The sky people
Terry Goodkind Trouble's child
Brooke Harris When you're gone
Lisa Harris Deadly intentions
Kristan Higgins Life & other inconveniences
Erica James Swallowtail summer
William W. Johnstone Where there's fire, there's smoke
Elmer Kelton Cloudy in the west
K'wan Wrath
Pat Longo The gifts beneath your anxiety simple spiritual tools to find peace, awaken the power within & heal your life
Alexander McCall Smith At the reunion buffet
T.C. McCarthy Tyger burning
Lucinda Riley The butterfly room
David Robson The intelligence trap why smart people make dumb mistakes
Shantae Back to life again love after heartbreak
S.M. Stirling The forge
Marion Turner Chaucer a European life
Ryan Wieser Dawn of the hunters

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Blu-Rays

Action & Adventure
Watchmen

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CDs

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Posted on Feb. 13, 2020 by Cherilyn Banson