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New Titles List for the Week of February 13


Rachel Cusk Transit
Henry Green Caught
Angela Thirkell Miss Bunting

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Robert Dugoni The trapped girl
Shamini Flint Inspector Singh investigates: a curious Indian cadaver
Shamini Flint Inspector Singh investigates: a deady Cambodian crime spree
Alison Bruce Cambridge blue
Alison Bruce The calling

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Peter S. Beagle A fine & private place

Short Stories
Prize stories SS S67

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Joe Ollmann The abominable Mr. Seabrook 741.5 O499a comics

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Applied Sciences
Alexandra Horowitz Being a dog: following the dog's nose into a world of smell 636.7 H81b

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Hans Ibelings Rise & sprawl: the condominiumization of Toronto 724.6 I125
Nichole Vogelsinger Boho embroidery: modern projects from traditional stitches 746.44 V879
Christopher Herwig Soviet bus stops 778.94 H581

Biography & Genealogy
David Hare The blue touch paper 92 H275

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism, Library & Information Science
Will Schwalbe Books for living 028.9 S398

Business & Economics
Jonathan A. Knee Class clowns: how the smartest investors lost billions in education 338.4 K683
Howard Marks The most important thing illuminated: uncommon sense for the thoughtful investor 332.6 M346
Klaus Schwab The fourth industrial revolution 338.06 S398
Lisa Servon The unbanking of America: how the new middle class survives 332.1 S492
Brad Stone The Upstarts: how Uber, Airbnb & the killer companies of the new Silicon Valley are changing the world 658.11 S877
George G. Szpiro Pricing the future: finance, physics & the 300-year journey to the Black-Scholes equation: a story of genius & discovery 332.64 S998

Computer Science
Subrata Dasgupta Computer science: a very short introduction 004 D229
Brian W. Kernighan Understanding the digital world: what you need to know about computers, the Internet, privacy & security 004 K399
Siddhartha Rao Sams teach yourself C++ in one hour a day 005.1 C399r

Health & Medicine
Stephan J. Guyenet The hungry brain: outsmarting the instincts that make us overeat 613 G988
Amy Kurtz Kicking sick: your go-to guide for thriving with chronic health conditions 616.044 K969

Kaya Genç Under the shadow: rage & revolution in modern Turkey 956.1 G324
Andrew Harding The Mayor of Mogadishu: a story of chaos & redemption in the ruins of Somalia 967.7 H263
Clifton Hood In pursuit of privilege: a history of New York City's upper class & the making of a Metropolis 974.7 H776
Joshua Kurlantzick A great place to have a war: America in Laos & the birth of a military CIA 959.7 K968
Paul D. Moreno The bureaucrat kings: the origins & underpinnings of America's bureaucratic state 351.73 M843
Sophia A. Nelson E Pluribus One: reclaiming our founders' vision for a united America 973.31 N424
Laura Secor Children of paradise: the struggle for the soul of Iran 955.054 S445
Darrell M. West Megachange: economic disruption, political upheaval & social strife in the 21st century 909.83 W516
Daniel Beer The house of the dead: Siberian exile under the tsars 957 B415

Home & Family Management
Frances Kay (editor) The Good Retirement Guide 2017: everything you need to know about health, property, investment, leisure, work, pensions & tax 646.79 K231

Languages & Linguistics
Sharon Eliza Nichols. Delusions of grammar: the worst of the worst 428.2 N616
Bryan A. Garner Garner's modern English usage 428 G234

Ilona Bray How to get a green card 342.082 B827h
Stephen Elias How to file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy 346.078 E422
Shae Irving Living wills & powers of attorney for California 344.04 I72

Literature & Writing
Janet Burroway Writing fiction: a guide to narrative craft 808.3 B972
Annie Dillard The abundance: narrative essays old & new 814.54 D578
Margaret Doody Jane Austen's names: riddles, persons, places 823.7 D691
Neil Gaiman The view from the cheap seats: selected nonfiction 824.9 G141
Václav Havel Letters to Olga: June 1979 - September 1982 891.86 H384
Mary Oliver Upstream: selected essays 811 O48u
Anna Pasternak Lara: the untold love story that inspired Doctor Zhivago 891.73 P291L
Barbara Graziosi Homer 883 G785

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Sean B. Carroll The Serengeti rules: the quest to discover how life works & why it matters 570 C319
Sean Carroll The big picture: on the origins of life, meaning & the universe itself 577 C319
James Essinger Ada's algorithm: how Lord Byron's daughter Ada Lovelace launched the digital age 510.92 E789
Rachel Ignotofsky Women in science: 50 fearless pioneers who changed the world 509.2 I247
Margot Lee Shetterly Hidden figures: the American dream & the untold story of the Black women mathematicians who helped win the space race 510.92 L477
Janna Levin Black hole blues: & other songs from outer space 539.7 L665
Dava Sobel The glass universe: how the ladies of the Harvard Observatory took the measure of the stars 522.19 S677
Ed Yong I contain multitudes: the microbes within us & a grander view of life 579.17 Y55

Performing Arts & Music
David Cavanagh Good night & good riddance: how thirty-five years of John Peel helped to shape modern life 791.44 C377
Edward Dusinberre Beethoven for a later age: living with the string quartets 785.71 D973

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Tim Ferriss Tools of titans: the tactics, routines & habits of billionaires, icons & world-class performers 158 F394
Cordelia Fine Testosterone rex: myths of sex, science & society 155.3 F495
Erich Fromm The art of loving 152.41 F932
Winifred Gallagher The power of place: how our surroundings shape our thoughts, emotions & actions 155.91 G162
Martha C. Nussbaum Love's knowledge: essays on philosophy & literature 170 N975
Adam Phillips Unforbidden pleasures 128 P558
Maggie Rowe Sin bravely: a memoir of spiritual disobedience 270 R878
Martha C. Taylor From labor to reward: black church beginnings in San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley & Richmond, 1849-1972 277.94 T238
Krista Tippett Becoming wise: an inquiry into the mystery & art of living 170.44 T595
Miroslav Volf Public faith: how followers of Christ should serve the common good 261.7 V914
Haider Warraich Modern death: how medicine changed the end of life 179.7 W286
Leigh Eric Schmidt Village atheists: how America's unbelievers made their way in a Godly nation 211.8 S349
Laurel Thatcher Ulrich A house full of females: plural marriage & women's rights in early Mormonism, 1835-1870 289.3 U45
Stuart Vyse Believing in magic: the psychology of superstition 133.43 V998

Politics & Government
Edward Jay Epstein How America lost its secrets: Edward Snowden, the man & the theft 327.12 S674a
Stephen Kinzer The true flag: Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Twain & the birth of American empire 327.73 K568
Melissa Lane The birth of politics: eight Greek & Roman political ideas & why they matter 320 L265

Social Sciences & Current Events
Carmen Boullosa A narco history: how the United States & Mexico jointly created the "Mexican drug war" 363.45 B764
Greg Clark Global cities: a short history 307.76 C592
Leland Faust A capitalist's lament: how Wall Street is fleecing you & ruining America 364.2 F267
Shauna Pomerantz Smart girls: success, school & the myth of post-feminism 371.822 P785

Travel & Geography
Lisa Dickey Bears in the streets: three journeys across a changing Russia 914.7 D551
Lonely Planet Tahiti & French Polynesia 919.62 L847
Monocle Copenhagen 914.891 M751
Monocle Toronto 917.1354 M751
Caroline Paul ; illustrations by Wendy MacNaughton The gutsy girl: escapades for your life of epic adventure 910.4 P324

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Sherri Duskey Rinker Goodnight, goodnight, construction site Child Rinker
Alessandro Sanna Pinocchio: the origin story Child Sanna

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Malala Yousafzai I am Malala CD 371.82 Y82

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Born yesterday
Miracle on 34th Street
Safe in hell

A Christmas Story
The Simpsons Christmas

Cruel intentions
The Natural

Foreign Language
Nŭktae sonyŏn = A werewolf boy DVD Asian

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Devil in a blue dress
Inspector Morse. Deadly slumber

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
The twilight zone: fan favorites

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Jazz & Blues
Mary Halvorson Octet Away with you CD Jazz Mary Halvorson Octet

Posted on Feb. 9, 2017 by Cherilyn Banson