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New Titles List for the Week of July 10


Diksha Basu The windfall
Fyodor Dostoevsky Notes from a dead house
Brian Doyle Chicago
Rebecca Entel Fingerprints of previous owners
Siobhan Fallon The confusion of languages
Alexandra Fuller Quiet until the thaw
Jane Green The sunshine sisters
Daryl Gregory Spoonbenders
Omar Robert Hamilton The city always wins
Jordan Harper She rides shotgun
Eduardo Rabasa A zero-sum game
Ann Kidd Taylor The shark club
Brian Doyle The adventures of John Carson in several quarters of the world

Historical Fiction
Mackenzi Lee The gentleman's guide to vice & virtue
Kate Quinn The Alice network
Francis Spufford Golden Hill

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Fiona Barton The child
Mark Billingham Love like blood
Giovanni Cocco Shadows on the lake
Alan Drew Shadow man
Janet Evanovich Dangerous minds
Meg Gardiner Unsub
Theodora Goss The strange case of the alchemist's daughter
Elly Griffiths Smoke & mirrors
Elly Griffiths The zig zag girl
Dean Koontz The silent corner
Barry Lancet The spy across the table
Margaret Maron Take out
Andrée A. Michaud Boundary: the last summer
Frank Smith Dead weight

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
J.R.R. Tolkien Beren & Lúthien
Tad Williams The witchwood crown

Short Stories
Walter Benjamin The storyteller: tales out of loneliness
N.A. Teffi Tolstoy, Rasputin, others & me: the best of Teffi

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
José-Louis Bocquet Josephine Baker 741.5 B665 comics

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Applied Sciences
Nancy Conner Where on earth: a guide to specialty nurseries & gardens in California 635.9 C752

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Michael Bierut How to use graphic design to sell things, explain things, make things look better, make people laugh, make people cry & (every once in a while) change the world 741.6 B588
Teju Cole Blind spot 770 C689
Wim de Wit (editor) Design for the corporate world, 1950-1975 745.4 W819
Donna Seaman Identity unknown: rediscovering seven American women artists 709.22 S438
Simon Stålenhag Things from the flood 709.2 S782
Andrew Loomis Creative illustration 741.6 L863

Biography & Genealogy
Cate Lineberry Be free or die: the amazing story of Robert Smalls' escape from slavery to Union hero 92 S635

Business & Economics
Sam Zell Am I being too subtle?: straight talk from a business rebel 333.3 Z51
Shawn Smith The HR answer book: an indispensable guide for managers & human resources professionals 658.3 S642

Computer Science
Brian Merchant The one device: the secret history of the iPhone 004.1675 M554

Food & Drink
Rebecca Seal Lisbon: recipes from the heart of Portugal 641.5946 S438
Marlene Matar The Aleppo cookbook: celebrating the legendary cuisine of Syria 641.5956 M425

Health & Medicine
Renee Joy Dufault Unsafe at any meal: what the FDA does not want you to know about the foods you eat 613.2 D854
Jennifer Latson The boy who loved too much: a true story of pathological friendliness 618.92 L364
Mariano Sigman The secret life of the mind: how your brain thinks, feels & decides 612.82 S577

John Baxter Montmartre: Paris's village of art & sin 944.36 B355m
Justin Davidson Magnetic city: a walking companion to New York 974.7 D252
Jonathan Gawne Finding your father's war: a practical guide to researching & understanding service in the World War II US Army 940.54 G284
J.M.N. Jeffries Palestine: the reality: the inside story of the Balfour Declaration 1917-1938 956.94 J471
Naomi Oreskes The collapse of Western civilization: a view from the future 909.0982 O669
Andrés Reséndez The other slavery: the uncovered story of Indian enslavement in America 306.362 R433
Robert Ferguson Scandinavians: in search of the soul of the north 914.8 F352
Sofia Vutsaki (editor) Ancient monuments & modern identities: a critical history of archaeology in 19th & 20th century Greece 938 V973

Languages & Linguistics
David Crystal The story of be: a verb's-eye view of the English language 420 C95s

Bruce Ackerman We the people. Volume 3, The civil rights revolution 342.73 A182
Stephen Martin Kohn The new whistleblower's handbook: a step-by-step guide to doing what's right & protecting yourself 342.73 K795

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Leslie Buck Cutting back: my apprenticeship in the gardens of Kyoto 635.095 B922

Performing Arts & Music
Jonathan Lethem (editor) Shake it up: great American writing on rock & pop from Elvis to Jay Z 782.421 L647

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Mandy Len Catron How to fall in love with anyone: a memoir in essays 152.41 C367
Jack Kornfield No time like the present: finding freedom, love & joy right where you are 204.4 K847

Social Sciences & Current Events
Kathryn Edin Doing the best I can: fatherhood in the inner city 362.82 E235
Eric Foner Battles for freedom: the use & abuse of American history 303.484 F673
Fred B. Glass From mission to microchip: a history of the California labor movement 331.88 G549
Garrett M. Graff Raven Rock: the story of the U.S. Government's secret plan to save itself-while the rest of us die 363.35 G736
Lee Daniel Kravetz Strange contagion: inside the surprising science of infectious behaviors & viral emotions & what they tell us about ourselves 302 K918
Ben Sasse The vanishing American adult: our coming-of-age crisis--and how to rebuild a culture of self-reliance 305.24 S252
Kevin Flynn (editor) The New York Times Book of crime: more than 166 years of covering the beat 364 F648
Christopher J. Lebron The making of Black lives matter: a brief history of an idea 305.896 L453
Tim Marshall A flag worth dying for: the power & politics of national symbols 306.2 M367

Sports & Games
Rock Positano Dinner with DiMaggio: memories of an American hero 796.357 P855

Travel & Geography
Rebecca Solnit Unfathomable city: a New Orleans atlas 912.763 S688

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