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New Titles List for the Week of June 12


Barbara Browning The gift
Halle Butler Jillian
Alexandre Dumas The man in the iron mask
Alexandre Dumas Twenty years after
Val Emmich The reminders
Katherine Heiny Standard deviation
Luke Kennard The transition
Courtney Maum Touch
Patrick Modiano Dora Bruder
Patrick Modiano Little jewel
Ann Patchett Commonwealth
Marcel Proust Swann's way
Marcel Proust The Guermantes way
Marcel Proust Within a budding grove
Daniel Wallace Extraordinary adventures

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Clive Cussler Nighthawk: a novel from the NUMA Files
Philippe Georget Crimes of winter: variations on adultery & venial sins
Elly Griffiths The chalk pit
Heather Gudenkauf Not a sound
Con Lehane Murder at the 42nd Street library
Denise Mina The long drop
Gil North Sergeant Cluff stands firm
Gil North The methods of Sergeant Cluff

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Sarah Gailey River of teeth
Stephen King Gwendy's button box

Short Stories
Mathieu Cailler Loss Angeles
Tessa Hadley Bad dreams & other stories
Richard Hawle The other world
T.D. Johnston Friday afternoon & other stories

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Carl Barks Walt Disney's Uncle $crooge: "Only a poor old man" 741.5 B256 comics
Kurtis J. Wiebe Rat queens. Volume one, Sass & sorcery 741.5 R232 v.1 comics
Kurtis J. Wiebe Rat queens. Volume three, Demons 741.5 R232 v.3 comics
Kurtis J. Wiebe Rat queens. Volume two, The far reaching tentacles of N'rygoth 741.5 R232 v.2 comics

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Applied Sciences
Marc Raboy Marconi: the man who networked the world 621.384 R116

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Julie Jackson Subversive cross stitch: 50 f*cking clever designs for your sassy side 746.44 J124
Bridget Quinn Broad strokes: 15 women who made art & made history (in that order) 709.2 Q73
Adrian Searle Look up London 720.9421 S439
Anthony Bannon Steve McCurry 779.2 M133

Biography & Genealogy
David S. Brown Paradise lost: a life of F. Scott Fitzgerald 92 F554br
Gifford Pinchot Breaking new ground 92 P647
Natalie Robins The untold journey: the life of Diana Trilling 92 T8291
David J. Garrow Rising star: the making of Barack Obama 92 O12g
Thomas S Kidd Benjamin Franklin: the religious life of a founding father 92 F831k
Lyndal Roper Martin Luther: renegade & prophet 92 L973r

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism, Library & Information Science
Patricia Bosworth The men in my life: a memoir of love & art in 1950s Manhattan 070.92 B747
Jorge Carrión Bookshops 381 C318

Business & Economics
Heather Cabot Geek girl rising: inside the sisterhood shaking up tech 338.7 C116
David S. Evans Matchmakers: the new economics of multisided platforms 338.7 E924
Alex Moazed Modern monopolies: what it takes to dominate the 21st-century economy 338.82 M687

Maxim Dlugy Grandmaster insides 794.1 D626
Alexey Dreev Bf4 in the Queen's gambit & the Exchange slav 794.122 D771
Alexander Kalinin Chess Training for Candidate Masters: Accelerate Your Progress by Thinking for Yourself 794.15 K144
Cyrus Lakdawala ...c6: playing the Caro-Kann & Slav as black 794.122 L192ca
Konstantin Sakaev The complete manual of positional chess: the Russian chess school 2.0: opening & middlegame 794.12 S158
Ivan Sokolov Chess middlegame strategies 794.1 S683
Adrian Mikhalchishin Fighting chess with Magnus Carlsen 794.15 C284m

Food & Drink
America's Test Kitchen The complete Mediterranean cookbook: 500 vibrant, kitchen-tested recipes for living & eating well every day 641.5918 C737
John T. Edge The potlikker papers: a food history of the modern South 641.5975 E232
Barbara Keck Wineries of the Sierra Foothills: risk-takers & rule-breakers 641.22 K257
Joy Wilson Joy the baker over easy: sweet & savory recipes for leisurely days 641.52 W746

Health & Medicine
Jessica Matthews Stretching to stay young: simple workouts to keep you flexible, energized & pain-free 613.71 M438
Norman Ohler Blitzed: drugs in the Third Reich 362.299 O379
Elisabeth Rosenthal An American sickness: how healthcare became big business & how you can take it back 362.1 R815

Scott Anderson Fractured lands: how the Arab world came apart 909.097 A545
Christopher Knowlton Cattle kingdom: the hidden history of the cowboy West 978 K738
Sean McMeekin The Russian Revolution: a new history 947.084 M167
J.M. Opal Avenging the people: Andrew Jackson, the rule of law & the American nation 973.56 J12o
Laird Scranton The mystery of Skara Brae: Neolithic Scotland & the origins of ancient Egypt 936.1 S433
Jay Winter Sites of memory, sites of mourning: the Great War in European cultural history 940.42 W784
Michael Alexander Medievalism: the Middle Ages in modern England 942.01 A374
Charles Clover Black wind, white snow: the rise of Russia's new nationalism 947.086 C647
Waldo Heinrichs Implacable foes: war in the Pacific, 1944-1945 940.54 H469
Elizabeth Brown Pryor Six encounters with Lincoln: a president confronts democracy & its demons 973.7 P973
Thomas E. Ricks Churchill & Orwell: the fight for freedom 941.084 R539

Home & Family Management
Lisa Miller The spiritual child: the new science on parenting for health & lifelong thriving 649.7 M647

Literature & Writing
Pamela Paul My life with Bob: flawed heroine keeps book of books, plot ensues 818.603 P324
David Sedaris Theft by finding: diaries (1977-2002) 818 S447
Stevie Smith All the poems of Stevie Smith 821.9 S642

Performing Arts & Music
Kirke Mechem Believe your ears: life of a lyric composer 780.92 M486
Howard Sounes Notes from the Velvet Underground: the life of Lou Reed 780.92 R323s

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Simon Loveday The Bible for grown-ups: a new look at the good book 220.6 L897
The Jewish annotated New Testament: New Revised Standard Version Bible translation 225.6 J593

Politics & Government
Graham Allison Destined for war: can America & China escape Thucydides's trap? 327.73 A438
John Bicknell Lincoln's pathfinder: John C. Frémont & the violent election of 1856 324.973 B583
Al Franken Al Franken, giant of the Senate 328.73 F829
Thomas J. Wright All measures short of war: the contest for the twenty-first century & the future of American power 320.471 W947

Social Sciences & Current Events
Paul Hawken (editor) Drawdown: the most comprehensive plan ever proposed to reverse global warming 363.738 H392
Eva Illouz Cold intimacies: the making of emotional capitalism 306.34 I298
David F. Labaree A perfect mess: the unlikely ascendancy of American higher education 378.73 L113
Adam Lashinsky Wild ride: inside Uber's quest for world domination 388.4 L343
Finn Murphy The long haul: a trucker's tales of life on the road 388.324 M978
Social Security handbook: overview of Social Security Programs, 2017 368.4 S6785
Jeff Speck Walkable city: how downtown can save America, one step at a time 307.12 S741
Seth Stephens-Davidowitz Everybody lies: big data, new data & what the Internet can tell us about who we really are 302.23 S835
Rick Wartzman The end of loyalty: the rise & fall of good jobs in America 331.7 W298
Anna Pavord Landskipping: painters, ploughmen & places 304.2 P339

Travel & Geography
Jaime Kurtz The happy traveler: unpacking the secrets of better vacations 910.2 K969
Saul Rubin Northern California curiosities: quirky characters, roadside oddities & other offbeat stuff 917.94 R896

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Agatha Christie The murder at the Vicarage Large Print Christie
B.A. Shapiro The art forger Large Print Shapiro

Erik Larson In the garden of beasts: love, terror & an American family in Hitler's Berlin Large Print 943.086 L334

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Sarah Addison Allen The peach keeper CD Fic Allen
Ace Atkins Robert B. Parker's Cheap shot CD Fic Atkins
John Grisham The racketeer CD Fic Grisham
Anne Rice Prince Lestat CD Fic Rice

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Joseph Kanon Defectors

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J.M. Benjamin Watch out for the big girls 2
Gerald Brandt The operative
Melody Carlson The Christmas angel project
Evan S. Connell Mr. Bridge
Anne Emery Ruined Abbey
Christopher Fowler Bryant & May: strange tide
Nicholas Guild The spartan dagger
Nathaniel Hawthorne The blithedale romance
E.N. Joy She's no angel
Blake Karrington Carl Weber's kingpins: Charlotte
Elmer Kelton Shotgun
Ursula K. Le Guin The found & the lost: the collected novellas of Ursula K. Le Guin
Amaleka McCall 2 timers
Lily Tuck The double life of Liliane

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Apocalypse now ; Apocalypse now redux
Francis Ford Coppola's Tetro
The conversation

One from the heart

Posted on Jun. 8, 2017 by Cherilyn Banson