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New Titles List for the Week of July 3

BOOKS

FICTION
Gordon Ball On Tokyo's edge: Gaijin tales from postwar Japan
Percival Everett So much blue
Nina George The little French bistro
Julia Glass A house among the trees
Gail Godwin Grief cottage
Gabe Habash Stephen Florida
Howard Jacobson Shylock is my name: the merchant of Venice retold
Catherine Lacey The answers
Jardine Libaire White fur
Eugene Lim Dear cyborgs
Alain Mabanckou Black Moses
Maile Meloy Do not become alarmed
Sarah Perry The Essex Serpent
Arundhati Roy The ministry of utmost happiness
Igiaba Scego Adua
Lisa Wingate Before we were yours
Tim Farrington The California book of the dead

Historical Fiction
Jamie Harrison The widow Nash
Rachel Kadish The weight of ink
Norman Lock A fugitive in Walden Woods

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Benjamin Black Wolf on a string
Cara Black Murder in Saint-Germain
Roberto Costantini The memory of evil
Phillip DePoy The English agent
Joseph Finder The switch
Robert Goddard The ends of the earth
John Grisham Camino Island
Anne Holt Odd numbers
Joseph Kanon Defectors
Erin Kelly He said/she said
Laurie R. King Lockdown
Nicole Lundrigan The substitute
Eliot Pattison Skeleton God
Karen Robards The ultimatum
Plum Sykes Party girls die in pearls
Martin Walker The Templars' last secret
Don Winslow The force
Anthony Horowitz Magpie murders

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Victor LaValle The changeling
Seanan McGuire Down among the sticks & bones
John Scalzi The dispatcher
Neal Stephenson The rise & fall of D.O.D.O.

Short Stories
Lee Child (editor) MatchUp SS M425
Martin Edwards (editor) Miraculous mysteries: locked room mysteries & impossible crimes SS M671

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Gabrielle Bell Everything is flammable 741.5 B433e
Sarah Glidden Rolling blackouts: dispatches from Turkey, Syria & Iraq 741.5 G559 comics

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NONFICTION
Applied Sciences
Lawrence Goldstone Going deep: John Philip Holland & the invention of the attack submarine 623.825 G624

Biography & Genealogy
Peter Gajdics The inheritance of shame: a memoir 92 G145
Frank M. Robinson Not so good a gay man 92 R658
Joan Juliet Buck The price of illusion: a memoir 92 B922

Business & Economics
Cédric Durand Fictitious capital: how finance is appropriating our future 332 D948
Andrew Essex The end of advertising: why it had to die & the creative resurrection to come 659.1 E787
James Ledbetter One nation under gold: how one precious metal has dominated the American imagination for four centuries 332.422 L472
Anthony Lolli The heart of the deal: how to invest & negotiate like a real estate mogul 333.33 L837

Food & Drink
Derek Dellinger The fermented man: a year on the front lines of the food revolution 664 D357
Samin Nosrat Salt, fat, acid, heat: mastering the elements of good cooking 641.5 N897

Health & Medicine
Bottom Line Publications The ultimate 2015 women's guide to beating disease & living a happy, active life 613.0424 B751
James DiNicolantonio The salt fix: why the experts got it all wrong--and how eating more might save your life 613.2 D585
Michael McGirr Snooze: The Lost Art of Sleep 612.821 M145
Cathryn Jakobson Ramin Crooked: outwitting the back pain industry & getting on the road to recovery 617.56 R173
Nina Riggs The bright hour: a memoir of living & dying 362.196 R569

History
Hugh Bicheno Blood royal: the Wars of the Roses, 1462-1485 942.04 B583b
John R. Bohrer The revolution of Robert Kennedy: from power to protest after JFK 973.922 B677
Danny Goldberg In search of the lost chord: 1967 & the hippie idea 973.923 G618
Peter Hernon American heroes, an iconic ship & saving Europe during WWI 940.45947 H558
Anthony Kaldellis Streams of gold, rivers of blood: the rise & fall of Byzantium, 955 A.D. to the First Crusade 949.5 K142s
Philip Leigh Southern reconstruction 973.8 L528
Ernest R. May Strange victory: Hitler's conquest of France 940.54 M466
David McCullough The American spirit: who we are & what we stand for 973 M133
Samer The Raqqa diaries: escape from "Islamic State" 956.91 S187
Raja Shehadeh Where the line is drawn: a tale of crossings, friendships & fifty years of occupation in Israel-Palestine 956.94 S542
James Stavridis Sea power: the history & geopolitics of the world's oceans 359.03 S798
Michael Wallis The best land under heaven: the Donner Party in the age of Manifest Destiny 978.02 W214
Kim Zetter Countdown to Zero Day: Stuxnet & the launch of the world's first digital weapon 355.4 Z61

Languages & Linguistics
David Crystal Making sense: the glamorous story of English grammar 425 C957
Robert Hendrickson World English: from aloha to zed 423 H498

Law
Ryan Alford Permanent state of emergency: unchecked executive power & the demise of the rule of law 342.73 A389

Literature & Writing
Tyehimba Jess Olio 811 J581o

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Barret Baumgart China Lake: a journey into the contradicted heart of a global climate catastrophe 551.68 B348
Peter Brannen The ends of the world: volcanic apocalypses, lethal oceans & our quest to understand Earth's past mass extinctions 576.84 B821
Caleb Everett Numbers & the making of us: counting & the course of human cultures 513.2 E932

Performing Arts & Music
Anna Akana So much I want to tell you: letters to my little sister 792.092 A313
Andrew Blauner (editor) In their lives: great writers on great Beatles songs 782.421 B369
Lizzy Goodman Meet me in the bathroom: rebirth & rock & roll in New York City, 2001-2011 781.66 G653
Ann Hornaday Talking pictures: how to watch movies 791.43 H813
Phil Marcade Punk avenue: inside the New York City underground, 1972-1982 781.66 M313
Stephen Mulhall On film 791.43 M956

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Alan Alda If I understood you, would I have this look on my face?: my adventures in the art & science of relating & communicating 153.6 A357
G. W. Bowersock The crucible of Islam 297 B786
Joanne Cacciatore Bearing the unbearable: love, loss & the heartbreaking path of grief 155.93 C118
Tracey Cleantis An invitation to self-care: why learning to nurture yourself is the key to the life you've always wanted: 7 principles for abundant living 158.1 C623a
Anna Katharina Schaffner Exhaustion: a history 152.1 S296
Brad Stulberg Peak performance: elevate your game, avoid burnout & thrive with the new science of success 158.1 S934
Chade-Meng Tan Joy on demand: the art of discovering the happiness within 152.42 T161

Politics & Government
Edward Luce The retreat of western liberalism 320.51 L935
Nancy MacLean Democracy in chains: the deep history of the radical right's stealth plan for America 320.53 M163

Social Sciences & Current Events
Ronald Bailey Liberation biology: the scientific & moral case for the biotech revolution 303.483 B154
Bart Baker If an elephant sits on you, are you covered?: how to talk with your insurance agent to be properly insured 368.01 B167
Mark Emory Houser Getting your house in order: for people with homeowners insurance 368 H842
Helene Stapinski Murder in Matera: a true story of passion, family & forgiveness in Southern Italy 364.152 S793
Andrew Wallingford The claim game: a homeowner's guide to avoiding an insurance catastrophe 368 W212
T.P. Wiseman Remus: a Roman myth 398.2 W814

Sports & Games
Dennis Snelling Lefty O'Doul: baseball's forgotten ambassador 796.357 S671L

Travel & Geography
DK eyewitness travel guide: Switzerland 914.94 E975
Insight Guides India 915.4 I592
Insight Guides Portugal 914.69 I592
Jennifer Kramer Baja 917.22 M818
Dominique Lesbros Curiosities of Paris: an idiosyncratic guide to overlooked delights ... hidden in plain sight 914.436 L623
Janelle McCulloch London secrets: style, design, glamour, gardens 914.21 M133
David Owen Where the water goes: life & death along the Colorado River 917.91 O971

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LARGE PRINT
Fiction
John Grisham Camino Island Large Print Grisham
Elizabeth Strout Anything is possible Large Print Strout

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AUDIOBOOKS
Fiction
Sarah Perry The Essex Serpent CD Fic Perry

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EAUDIOBOOKS
Paul Theroux Mother land

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EBOOKS
Jessica Bennett Feminist fight club: an office survival manual (for a sexist workplace)
Bill Burnett Designing your life: how to build a well-lived, joyful life
Jonathan Chait Audacity: how Barack Obama defied his critics & created a legacy that will prevail
Matthew Desmond Evicted: poverty & profit in the American city
David Fisher Bill O'Reilly's Legends & lies. The patriots
Ruth Bader Ginsburg My own words
Stephan J. Guyenet The hungry brain: outsmarting the instincts that make us overeat
Arlie Russell Hochschild Strangers in their own land: anger & mourning on the American right
Walter Lord A night to remember
William J. Mann The wars of the Roosevelts: the ruthless rise of America's greatest political family
David McCullough The American spirit: who we are & what we stand for
Lisa Napoli Ray & Joan: the man who made the McDonald's fortune & the woman who gave it all away
Douglas Preston The lost city of the Monkey God: a true story
Mitch Prinstein Popular: the power of likability in a status-obsessed world
Elisabeth Rosenthal An American sickness: how healthcare became big business & how you can take it back
Ben Sasse The vanishing American adult: our coming-of-age crisis--and how to rebuild a culture of self-reliance
Michael Savage Trump's war: his battle for America
Sally Bedell Smith Prince Charles: the passions & paradoxes of an improbable life
Gary Taubes The case against sugar
Winchester, Simon The Professor & the Madman

Posted on Jun. 30, 2017 by Cherilyn Banson