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New Titles List for the Week of July 22


Ingeborg Bachmann Malina
Chandler Baker Whisper network
Madeline ffitch Stay & fight
Adam Foulds Dream sequence
Dorothea Benton Frank Queen bee
Natalia Ginzburg Happiness, as such
Mark Haddon The porpoise
Bruce Holsinger The gifted school
Mat Johnson Loving day
Herman Koch The ditch
Clare Mackintosh After the end
Meg Mitchell Moore The islanders
Lila Savage Say say say
Colson Whitehead The Nickel boys

Historical Fiction
Karl Marlantes Deep river
Heather Morris The tattooist of Auschwitz
Beatriz Williams The golden hour

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Adrian McKinty The Chain
Jo Nesbø Knife
Ragnar Jónasson The island
Martin Walker The body in the castle well: a Bruno, chief of police novel
Ovidia Yu The frangipani tree mystery
Kate Atkinson Big sky
Martin Clark The substitution order
Caz Frear Stone cold heart

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Tom Miller The philosopher's war
Michael Swanwick The iron dragon's mother
Harry Turtledove Alpha & omega
Jane Yolen The last tsar's dragons

Short Stories
Jeff VanderMeer (editor) The big book of classic fantasy: the ultimate collection SS B480

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Yuhki Kamatani Our dreams at dusk = Shimanami tasogare. 2 741.5 K127 comics
Ulli Lust How I tried to be a good person 741.5 L972h comics

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Applied Sciences
Susan Hockfield The age of living machines: how biology will build the next technology revolution 660.6 H659

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Beatriz Colomina X-Ray architecture 720.1 C718
Ann Coxon (editor) Anni Albers 746.092 A141
David Gebhard An architectural guidebook to Los Angeles 720.9794 G264

Biography & Genealogy
James McGrath Morris The ambulance drivers: Hemingway, Dos Passos & a friendship made & lost in war 920 M831
Christopher Benfey If: the untold story of Kipling's American years 92 K57be

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism, Library & Information Science
Robert Darnton A literary tour de France: the world of books on the eve of the French Revolution 070.5094 D223

Business & Economics
Marsha Collier eBay business all-in-one for dummies 381.17 C699
David Greene Buy, rehab, rent, refinance, repeat: the BRRRR rental property investment strategy made simple 332.6324 G830
Emily Guendelsberger On the clock: what low-wage work did to me & how it drives America insane 331.0973 G935
Scott Kupor Secrets of Sand Hill Road: venture capital & how to get it 658.152 K965
Margaret O'Mara The Code: Silicon Valley & the remaking of America 338.7 O17

Maxim Chetverik Strategic plans: 75 modern battles 794.12 C526
Romain Edouard My magic years with Topalov 794.15 T673e
Mikhail Golubev Understanding the sicilian 794.122 G62un
Gata Kamsky Gata Kamsky: chess gamer. Volume 1: Awakening (1989-1996) 794.15 K159
Sally Landau Checkmate!: the love story of Mikhail Tal & Sally Landau 794.1092 T137L
Nicolai V. Pedersen Play the Benko gambit 794.122 P341

Health & Medicine
Giles Yeo Gene eating: the science of obesity & the truth about dieting 613.25 Y4g

Sam Kean The bastard brigade: the true story of the renegade scientists & spies who sabotaged the Nazi atomic bomb 355.8 K25
Christian B. Keller The great partnership: Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson & the fate of the Confederacy 973.742 K281
Joy-Ann Reid The man who sold America: Trump & the unraveling of the American story 973.933 R356m
Allen Salkin & Aaron Short The method to the madness: Donald Trump's ascent as told by those who were hired, fired, inspired--and inaugurated 973.933 S167
Rob Schmitz Street of eternal happiness: big city dreams along a Shanghai road 951.132 S566
David Wolman Aloha rodeo: three Hawaiian cowboys, the world's greatest rodeo & a hidden history of the American West 978.7 W836
Lorri Ungaretti Legendary locals of San Francisco's Richmond, Sunset & Golden Gate Park, California 979.461 U57L

Mollie Hemingway Justice on trial: the Kavanaugh confirmation & the future of the Supreme Court 347.732 H373
Carl Hulse Confirmation bias: inside Washington's war over the Supreme Court, from Scalia's death to Justice Kavanaugh 347.732 H879
Neil Weinstock Netanel Copyright: what everyone needs to know 346.048 N469c

Literature & Writing
Eve Ensler The apology 818.54 E59
Alison Lurie Words & worlds: from autobiography to zippers 814.54 L96
Dorian Lynskey The ministry of truth: the biography of George Orwell's 1984 823 O79L
Charles Simic Come closer & listen: new poems 811 S589c
Helen Vendler Poems, poets, poetry: an introduction & anthology 809.1 V45p

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Lee McIntyre The scientific attitude: defending science from denial, fraud & pseudoscience 501 M459
William Poundstone The doomsday calculation: how an equation that predicts the future is transforming everything we know about life & the universe 519.5 P87

Performing Arts & Music
Seth Bovey Five years ahead of my time: garage rock from the 1950s to the present 781.66 B669
Bruce Conforth Up jumped the devil: the real life of Robert Johnson 780.92 J68c
Casey Rae William S. Burroughs & the cult of rock 'n' roll 781.66 R12

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Lewis Hyde A primer for forgetting: getting past the past 153.12 H995
Christopher McIntosh Beyond the north wind: the fall & rise of the mystic north 293 M459

Politics & Government
Stacey Abrams Lead from the outside: how to build your future & make real change 328.73 A834
Bhaskar Sunkara The socialist manifesto: the case for radical politics in an era of extreme inequality 320.531 S73

Social Sciences & Current Events
ACT prep 2020 378.1662 A81
Mark Arax The dreamt land: chasing water & dust across California 333.91 A663
Maureen Callahan American predator: the hunt for the most meticulous serial killer of the 21st century 364.152 C156
Lucy Jones The big ones: how natural disasters have shaped us (and what we can do about them) 363.34 J710
Obi Kaufmann The state of water: understanding California's most precious resource 333.91 K214
Frank Langfitt The Shanghai free taxi: journeys with the hustlers & rebels of the new China 306.0951 L263
Isha Sesay Beneath the tamarind tree: a story of courage, family & the lost schoolgirls of Boko Haram 363.325 S71
Susan Stryker Transgender history: the roots of today's revolution 306.76 S92t

Sports & Games
C.R. Stecyk III Dogtown: the legend of the Z-Boys 796.22 S318
Marcus Thompson II KD: Kevin Durant's relentless pursuit to be the greatest 796.3 D932

Travel & Geography
Michelin green guide San Francisco 917.9461 M623g

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Janet Allen There's room for me here literacy workshop in the middle school
Catherine Anderson Strawberry Hill
Karen Armstrong Muhammad a prophet for our time
A'zayler Heart of the hustle
David Ball Ironfire
Maya Banks A contract engagement
Erin Bartels We hope for better things
Colin Bateman Orpheus rising
Gregory Benford Timescape
Maeve Binchy Scarlet feather
Michael Blake Dances with wolves
Ernle Bradford Hannibal
Rita Mae Brown Outfoxed
Jane Brox Silence a social history of one of the least understood elements of our lives
Octavia E. Butler Parable of the sower
Bebe Moore Campbell What you owe me
John Carlin Invictus Nelson Mandela & the game that made a nation
Tracy Chevalier Girl with a pearl earring
Margaret Craven I heard the owl call my name
Joan Criddle To destroy you is no loss the Odyssey of a Cambodian family
Stephanie L. Derrick The fame of C.S. Lewis a controversialist's reception in Britain & America
Andrea Di Robilant A Venetian affair a true tale of forbidden love in the 18th century
Annie Dillard An American childhood
Gary Dudney The mindful runner finding your inner focus
Tony Dungy The soul of a team a modern-day fable for winning teamwork
Loren D. Estleman Gun man
Jane Feather To kiss a spy
Diana Gabaldon A fugitive green
Diana Gabaldon Besieged
Diana Gabaldon Virgins an outlander short
Ann H. Gabhart These healing hills
Dorothy Gilman The amazing Mrs. Pollifax
Robert Goddard Days without number
Leslie Gould A simple singing
Carolyn Haines Bones on the bayou
Carolyn Haines Guru bones
Carolyn Haines Jingle bones
Barb Hendee A choice of secrets
Tony Hillerman The fallen man
Victoria Holt The shadow of the lynx
Hammond Innes North star
Hammond Innes The land God gave to Cain
Stephen Mack Jones Lives laid away
Franz Kafka The metamorphosis & other stories
Laurie R. King Stately Holmes
Laurie R. King The marriage of Mary Russell a short story featuring Mary Russell & Sherlock Holmes
Joe Klein The natural the misunderstood presidency of Bill Clinton
K'wan Lawless
Ursula K. Le Guin The birthday of the world & other stories
Ursula K. Le Guin The eye of the heron
Connie Mann Beyond risk
Gail Z. Martin Assassin's honor
Sarah McColl Joy enough a memoir
Val McDermid Dead beat
Michel Moore The system has failed Ms. Michel Moore
Oliver North War stories II heroism in the Pacific
Oliver North War stories Operation Iraqi Freedom
Richard Overy Why the allies won
Cydney Rax A sister's survival
Ruth Rendell Kissing the gunner's daughter
Shepard Rifkin King Fisher's road
Douglas Rushkoff Team human
David Schickler Sweet & vicious
Robert Silverberg A time of changes
J.P. Smith The drowning
S. Andrew Swann Marked
Marcus Weber Carl Weber's kingpins The Bronx
Paula Woods Stormy weather
Jamie Jo Wright The curse of Misty Wayfair

Posted on Jul. 26, 2019 by Cherilyn Banson