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New Titles List for the Week of January 7


Maureen Aitken The patron saint of lost girls
Tomas Gonzalez The storm
Shirley Barrett The bus on Thursday
Esther Gerritsen Craving
Benjamin Parzybok Couch
Mayra Santos-Febres Our lady of the night
Robin Talley Pulp
Lucy Tan What we were promised
Sharlene Teo Ponti
Leonid Yuzefovich Horsemen of the sands

Historical Fiction
Mathias Enard Tell them of battles, kings & elephants
Gloria Goldreich The bridal chair
Ben Schott Jeeves & the king of clubs

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Lisa Jewell Watching you
Lee Goldberg Mr. Monk is miserable
Nicolás Obregón Sins as scarlet
Stuart Woods A delicate touch

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Becky Chambers The long way to a small, angry planet
J.G. Ballard The drowned world
Angélica Gorodischer Trafalgar
Kim Harrison The witch with no name
Mercedes Lackey Unnatural issue
Deji Bryce Olukotun Nigerians in space
Martha Wells Artificial condition
Martha Wells Rogue Protocol

Short Stories
Isak Dinesen Anecdotes of destiny & Ehrengard
Ruvanee Pietersz Vilhauer The water diviner & other stories
Steve Rasnic Tem Celestial inventories

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Ed Brubaker My heroes have always been junkies 741.5 B886m comics
Hubert Petit 741.5 H863 comics
Noah Van Sciver Fante Bukowski three: a perfect failure 741.5 V278f comics
Nora Krug Belonging: a German reckons with history & home 943.086 K936 comics

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Applied Sciences
Connor J. Fitzmaurice Organic futures: struggling for sustainability on the small farm 631.584 F58
Peter Laufer Organic: a journalist's quest to discover the truth behind food labeling 664.09 L373o

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Christopher Bonanos Flash: the making of Weegee the Famous 770.92 W394f
Tyler Green Carleton Watkins: making the West American 770.92 W33g
Christopher Felver The importance of being 779.2 F329i
Gary Greene The ultimate guide to colored pencil: over 35 step-by-step demonstrations for both traditional & watercolor pencils 741.24 G830

Biography & Genealogy
Stephen L. Carter Invisible: the forgotten story of the black woman lawyer who took down America's most powerful mobster 92 C245
Jeffrey Meyers Resurrections: authors, heroes--and a spy 920.02 M576

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism, Library & Information Science
Ethan Michaeli The defender: how the legendary black newspaper changed America: from the age of the Pullman porters to the age of Obama 071.73 M621
Pushing the margins: women of color & intersectionality in LIS 020.82 P979

Business & Economics
Jeff Gramm Dear chairman: boardroom battles & the rise of shareholder activism 658.4 G762
Kevin Werbach The blockchain & the new architecture of trust 332.178 W491
Paul Collier The future of capitalism: facing the new anxieties 330.12 C69f

Computer Science
Robert C. Martin The clean coder: a code of conduct for professional programmers 005.1 M363
Brian McCullough How the Internet happened: from Netscape to the iPhone 004.6 M459
Daniel Sipos Drupal 8 module development: build & customize Drupal 8 modules & extensions efficiently 006.78 D795s

Food & Drink
Diane Kochilas My Greek table: authentic flavors & modern home cooking from my kitchen to yours 641.5949 K76m
Anita Lo Solo: a modern cookbook for a party of one 641.561 L780
Kelley Fanto Deetz Bound to the fire: how Virginia's enslaved cooks helped invent American cuisine 641.5929 D360

Health & Medicine
Tamara Duker Freuman The bloated belly whisperer: see results within a week & tame digestive distress once & for all 616.3 F896
Rachel Herz Why you eat what you eat: the science behind our relationship with food 613.2 H58w
Larry Cohen Prevention diaries: the practice & pursuit of health for all 362.1 C660

Józef Czapski Inhuman land: searching for the truth in Soviet Russia 940.5472 C994
Monica Munoz Martinez The injustice never leaves you: anti-Mexican violence in Texas 323.11 M366
Reed Bunzel California style: the Joe Koret story 979.4 K841
Kara Cooney When women ruled the world: six queens of Egypt 932 C775w
Valentina D'Efilippo The infographic history of the world 909 D361i
Timothy Egan The big burn: Teddy Roosevelt & the fire that saved America 973.91 E28b
Daniel J. Flynn Cult city: Jim Jones, Harvey Milk & 10 days that shook San Francisco 979.461 F679
Dana Frank The long Honduran night: resistance, terror & the United States in the aftermath of the coup 972.83 F828L
Abraham Lincoln Lincoln on the Civil War: selected speeches 973.7 L73Li
Gene Allen Smith The slaves' gamble: choosing sides in the War of 1812 973.52 S511
Michael Wildt. An uncompromising generation the Nazi leadership of the Reich Security Main Office 943.086 W647

Alan Hirsch Impeaching the president: past, present & future 342.73 H615

Literature & Writing
Eula Biss Notes from no man's land: American essays 814.6 B623n

Performing Arts & Music
Roger Daltrey Thanks a lot, Mr. Kibblewhite: my story 780.92 D175
Eric Idle Always look on the bright side of life: a sortabiography 792.092 I4a
Joseph McBride How did Lubitsch do it? 791.4 L929m

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Duane R. Bidwell When one religion isn't enough: the lives of spiritually fluid people 261.2 B475
Robert Cialdini Pre-suasion: a revolutionary way to influence & persuade 153.85 C48
Arahant Daniel M. Ingram Mastering the core teachings of the Buddha: an unusually hardcore dharma book 294.36 I47

Politics & Government
Audra J. Wolfe Freedom's laboratory: the Cold War struggle for the soul of science 327.73 W832
Don Cox Just another nigger: Or use what you got to get what you need 322.42 C839
Van Jackson On the brink: Trump, Kim & the threat of nuclear war 327.17 J132
Robert Kagan The jungle grows back: America & our imperiled world 327.73 K11j

Social Sciences & Current Events
Anna Clark The poisoned city: Flint's water & the American urban tragedy 363.61 C547
Harold Courlander The fourth world of the Hopis: the epic story of the Hopi Indians as preserved in their legends & traditions 398.208 C834
Brad Evans Violence: humans in dark times 303.6 E924v
Lucinda Herring Reimagining death: stories & practical wisdom for home funerals & green burials 393.1 H435
Rebecca Klein-Collins Never too late: the adult student's guide to college 374.973 K672
Sarah Krasnostein The trauma cleaner: one woman's extraordinary life in the business of death, decay & disaster 306.768 K864
George Lakey How we win: a guide to nonviolent direct action campaigning 303.484 L149
DeRay Mckesson On the other side of freedom: the case for hope 323.092 M459
Stephen J. Pyne California: a fire survey 363.37 P995
Alisa Roth Insane: America's criminal treatment of mental illness 364.38 R742
Naben Ruthnum Curry: eating, reading & race 305.8914 R934
Anita Sarkeesian History vs women: the defiant lives that they don't want you to know 305.42 S738h
Laura Wides-Muñoz The making of a dream: how a group of young undocumented immigrants helped change what it means to be American 325.73 W633
Tom Wright Billion dollar whale: the man who fooled Wall Street, Hollywood & the world 364.163 W930
Mary-Kim Arnold Litany for the long moment 362.73 A641
Leslie R. Crutchfield How change happens: why some social movements succeed while others don't 303.4 C95h
Natalia Molina How race is made in America: immigration, citizenship & the historical power of racial scripts 305.868 M733
Nadya Tolokonnikova Read & riot: a Pussy Riot guide to activism 303.484 T585

Sports & Games
Deena Kastor Let your mind run: a memoir of thinking my way to victory 796.42 K155
Mike Stanton Unbeaten: Rocky Marciano's fight for perfection in a crooked world 796.83 M31Yst
Etan Thomas We matter: athletes & activism 796.089 T361
Dave Zirin Jim Brown: last man standing 796.33 B878z
Elaine Sandberg A beginner's guide to American mah jongg: how to play the game & win 795.3 S561
Elaine Sandberg Winning American mah jongg strategies: a guide for the novice player 795.3 S561w

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Ruth Behar Lucky broken girl Child Behar
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Pablo Cartaya The epic fail of Arturo Zamora Child Cartaya
Jennifer George Rube Goldberg's simple normal humdrum school day Child George
Celia C. Pérez The first rule of punk Child Perez

Joan Schoettler Ruth Asawa: a sculpting life Child 730.92 A798s

Posted on Jan. 9, 2019 by Cherilyn Banson