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New Titles List for the Week of January 21


Elizabeth Brooks The orphan of Salt Winds
Susan Conley Elsey come home
Marc Fernandez Mala vida
Tessa Hadley Late in the day
Sarah Moss Ghost wall
Marcel Proust The prisoner
Helen Schulman Come with me
Soniah Kamal Unmarriageable
Linn Ullmann Unquiet

Historical Fiction
Rabeah Ghaffari To keep the sun alive
Jennifer Robson The gown

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Adele Fasick Death enters the convent
Amy Gentry Last woman standing
Emma Rous The au pair
C.J. Tudor The chalk man

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Karen Thompson Walker The dreamers
F.T. Lukens The rules & regulations for mediating myths & magic

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Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Neil Gaiman Art matters 701.15 G141a
Ian Birch Iconic magazine covers: the inside stories told by the people who made them 741.652 B531

Biography & Genealogy
Andrew S. Curran Diderot & the art of thinking freely 92 D555c
Alan Strauss-Schom The shadow emperor: a biography of Napoléon III 92 N2162s
Caroline Weber Proust's duchess: how three celebrated women captured the imagination of fin-de-siècle Paris 920.72 M334p

Business & Economics
Clayton M. Christensen The prosperity paradox 339.2 C554p
Paul A. Volcker Keeping at it: the quest for sound money & good government 330.92 V91k
Kathleen Day Broken bargain: bankers, bailouts & the struggle to tame Wall Street 332.0973 D330
Elizabeth White 55, underemployed & faking normal: your guide to a better life 332.024 W582

Computer Science
Jeremy N. Smith Breaking & entering: the extraordinary story of a hacker called "Alien" 005.8 S511

Food & Drink
America's Test Kitchen Naturally sweet: bake all your favorites with 30% to 50% less sugar 641.86 A512n
Iain Gately Drink: a cultural history of alcohol 641.2 G258d
Dorie Greenspan Everyday Dorie: the way I cook 641.5 G815e

Health & Medicine
Dean Burnett Happy brain: where happiness comes from & why 612.8 B964h
Lydia Kang Quackery: a brief history of the worst ways to cure everything 615.856 K131

Brummett Echohawk Drawing fire: a Pawnee, artist & Thunderbird in World War II 940.5403 E45d
Thomas Friedrich Hitler's Berlin: abused city 943.155 F914
Linda Gartz Redlined: a memoir of race, change & fractured community in 1960s Chicago 977.311 G198
Kevin M. Kruse Fault lines: a history of the United States since 1974 973.92 K946f
Sophie Pedder Revolution française: Emmanuel Macron & the quest to reinvent a nation 944.084 M248
Eric Rutkow The longest line on the map: the United States, the Pan-American Highway & the quest to link the Americas 388.1 R977L
Lucy Worsley Queen Victoria: twenty-four days that changed her life 941.081 V645w

Languages & Linguistics
Jack Child Introduction to Spanish translation 468 C436
Sándor Hervey Thinking Italian translation: a course in translation method: Italian into English 428 H578t

Literature & Writing
Abbi Jacobson I might regret this: essays, drawings, vulnerabilities & other stuff 817 J157
Mary Ruefle Madness, rack & honey: collected lectures 809.1 R919m

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
James Kakalios The physics of everyday things: the extraordinary science behind an ordinary day 530 K13p
David Quammen The tangled tree: a radical new history of life 576.8 Q16t

Performing Arts & Music
Vivien Schweitzer A mad love: an introduction to opera 782.1 S974

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Ezra Bayda Aging for beginners 294.3 B340
Ralph De la Rosa The monkey is the messenger: meditation & what your busy mind is trying to tell you 158.12 D370
Heather Havrilesky What if this were enough? 152.42 H299
Alan Jacobs The year of our Lord 1943: Christian humanism in an age of crisis 261.5 J17y
Jack Miles God in the Qur'an 297.2 M593
Shiva Naipaul Journey to nowhere: a New World tragedy 289.2 N15j
The Zen teaching of Bodhidharma 294.34 B632

Politics & Government
Peter Gatrell The making of the modern refugee 325.21 G226
Martha C. Nussbaum The monarchy of fear: a philosopher looks at our political crisis 320.01 N975m

Social Sciences & Current Events
Kristen R. Ghodsee Why women have better sex under socialism: & other arguments for economic independence 335.0082 G345w
Dan Healey Russian homophobia from Stalin to Sochi 306.76 H349
John B. Judis The nationalist revival: trade, immigration & the revolt against globalization 320.54 J92n
Emma Marris Rambunctious garden: saving nature in a post-wild world 333.95 M349
An Xiao Mina Memes to movements: how the world's most viral media is changing social protest & power 302.23 M66
Caitlin O'Connor The misinformation age: how false beliefs spread 302.2 O53
Tony Platt Beyond these walls: rethinking crime & punishment in the United States 364.973 P719b
Tal Keinan God is in the crowd: twenty-first-century Judaism 305.892 K267

Travel & Geography
Roger E. Axtell Do's & taboos of humor around the world: stories & tips from business & life 910.014 A78d
Roger E. Axtell Gestures: the do's & taboos of body language around the world 910.014 A78
Lonely Planet San Francisco 917.9461 L847
Lonely Planet Seattle 917.977 L847
Lonely Planet Southern Italy 914.57 L847
John Tauranac Manhattan's little secrets: uncovering mysteries in brick & mortar, glass & stone 917.471 T228m
The Michelin guide San Francisco 917.946 M623

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Karen Thompson Walker The dreamers Large Print Walker

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Kamala Harris Superheroes are everywhere Child 179.9 H240s
James Gladstone Earthrise: Apollo 8 & the photo that changed the world Child 525 G452
Emily Arnold McCully The secret cave: discovering Lascaux Child 944.72 M459

I believe in Halloween

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Action & Adventure
The Alamo

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Musicals & Soundtracks
Bryan Kehoe I believe in Halloween: Soundtrack CD Musicals/Soundtracks Kehoe

Olivier Messiaen Quartet for the end of time CD Sacred Messiaen

The Oxford American Southern music issue No. 20, Featuring North Carolina CD Pop Oxford

Manuel Cardoso de Menezes O fado II CD World Menezes

Posted on Jan. 24, 2019 by Cherilyn Banson