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New Titles List for the Week of July 4

BOOKS

FICTION
Yaa Gyasi Homegoing
Jessica Levine The geometry of love
Norman Lock The port-wine stain: with an unfinished tale by Edgar A. Poe
Terry McMillan I almost forgot about you
Malka Older Infomocracy

Historical Fiction
Mark Beauregard The whale: a love story
Natashia Deón Grace
Annie Proulx Barkskins

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Cara Black Murder on the Quai
Matthew Carr The devils of Cardona
Maurizio de Giovanni The bastards of Pizzofalcone
Marguerite Duras Abahn, Sabana, David
Michael Harvey Brighton
Bill James Blaze away
David Krugler The dead don't bleed
Ross Macdonald The Galton case
Walter Mosley Charcoal Joe
Bill Schutt Hell's gate
Erik Axl Sund The crow girl
Martin Walker Fatal pursuit

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Pierce Brown Morning star
Anne Gross The conjured woman
Naomi Novik League of dragons

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Kazuo Koike Lone Wolf & Cub omnibus 741.5 L847 comics

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NONFICTION
Applied Sciences
Nathalia Holt Rise of the rocket girls: the women who propelled us, from missiles to the moon to Mars 629.4 H758
Reuel B. Parker The sharpie book 623.8 P242
Rooftop garden 635.9671 R776

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Hubert Damisch Noah's ark: essays on architecture 720.1 D161
Ray Kass The sight of silence: John Cage's complete watercolors 750.92 C131
Ansel Adams & Dorothea Lange's Three Mormon towns 770.92 A21t
Gabriele Basilico Silicon Valley, 07 779.36 B312
Maureen Cassidy-Geiger The Philip Johnson glass house: an architect in the garden 720.92 J68c
Twenty over eighty: conversations on a lifetime in architecture & design 745.4 T971

Biography & Genealogy
Jenny Diski In gratitude 920 D611
Michael Shelden Melville in love: the secret life of Herman Melville & the muse of Moby-Dick 92 M531s

Business & Economics
Kalynn Amadio The boomer's ultimate guide to social media marketing: learn how to navigate the digital highway 658.872 A481
Todd G. Buchholz The price of prosperity: why rich nations fail & how to renew them 330 B919
Cracking the GMAT 650.07 P957
Ruchir Sharma The rise & fall of nations: forces of change in the post-crisis world 330.9 S531r

Health & Medicine
Siddhartha Mukherjee The gene: an intimate history 616.042 M953

History
Shelly Culbertson The fires of spring: a post-Arab Spring journey through the turbulent new Middle East 909.097 C967
Natalie Livingstone The mistresses of Cliveden: three centuries of scandal, power & intrigue in an English stately home 942 C642
Peter McPhee Liberty or death: the French Revolution 944.04 M172
Arkady Ostrovsky The invention of Russia: from Gorbachev's freedom to Putin's war 947.086 O857

Home & Family Management
Sunset western garden book of easy-care plantings: the ultimate guide to low-water beds, borders & containers 635.95 S95e

Languages & Linguistics
James Turner Philology: the forgotten origins of the modern humanities 409 T948

Literature & Writing
Marjorie Perloff Poetics in a new key: interviews & essays 810.9 P45p

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Priyamvada Natarajan Mapping the heavens: the radical scientific ideas that reveal the cosmos 523.1 N273

Performing Arts & Music
Ted Gioia How to listen to jazz 781.65 G495h

Politics & Government
Stephen Budiansky Code warriors: NSA's codebreakers & the secret intelligence war against the Soviet Union 327.73 B927
Barnes Carr Operation Whisper: the capture of Soviet spies Morris & Lona Cohen 327.47 C311
Debbie Cenziper Love wins: the lovers & lawyers who fought the landmark case for marriage equality 346.7301 C397
Mark Gerzon The Reunited States of America: how we can bridge the partisan divide 320.5 G388
Josh King Off script: an advance man's guide to White House stagecraft, campaign spectacle & political suicide 320.973 K534

Social Sciences & Current Events
Carol Anderson White rage: the unspoken truth of our racial divide 305.8 A545
Orrin H. Pilkey Retreat from a rising sea: hard decisions in an age of climate change 333.91 P639
Mychal Denzel Smith Invisible man, got the whole world watching: a young black man's education 305.242 S655
Rebecca Traister All the single ladies: unmarried women & the rise of an independent nation 306.81 T768
Wendy Warren New England bound: slavery & colonization in early America 306.362 W294

Travel & Geography
Marissa Guggiana 33 getaways from San Francisco that you must not miss 917.941 G942
Monocle Singapore 915.957 M751
James Roman Chronicles of old Los Angeles: exploring the devilish history of the city of the angels 917.9494 R758
Wild Writing Women Stories of world travel 910.8 S884
Rick Steves' France 914.4 S848

Posted on Jul. 1, 2016 by Cherilyn Banson