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New Titles List for the Week of June 18


Jon Cohen Harry's trees
Rachel Cusk Kudos
Nick Dybek The Verdun affair
Caleb Johnson Treeborne
James A. McLaughlin Bearskin
Fatima Farheen Mirza A place for us
Sayaka Murata Convenience store woman
Dorthe Nors Mirror, shoulder, signal
Tommy Orange There there
Katy Regan Little big love
Maxine Rosaler Queen for a day
James Wood Upstate
Katie Arnoldi Point Dume
Diane Frank Yoga of the impossible
Kaitlyn Greenidge We love you, Charlie Freeman

Historical Fiction
Norman Lock The wreckage of Eden

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
John Connolly The woman in the woods
Ashley Dyer Splinter in the blood
Vaseem Khan Murder at the Grand Raj Palace
Laurie R. King Island of the mad
E.C.R. Lorac Fire in the thatch
Liz Nugent Lying in wait
Joyce Carol Oates Night-gaunts & other tales of suspense
Bryan Reardon The real Michael Swann
D.B. Thorne Troll
Martin Walker A taste for vengeance
Christobel Kent The day she disappeared

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Jacqueline Carey Starless
K.D. Edwards The last sun
Douglas Preston The pharaoh key

Short Stories
Gunnhild Øyehaug Wait, blink: a perfect picture of inner life

Borden Chase Blazing guns on the Chisholm Trail

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Applied Sciences
500 freshwater aquarium fish: a visual reference to the most popular species 639.34 F565
Anthony Burton Railway empire: how the British gave railways to the world 625.1 B974
Caroline Foley Of cabbages & kings: the history of allotments 635 F663
Lauren Slater Blue dreams: the science & the story of the drugs that changed our minds 615.78 S631

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Olivier Beer Lucien Hervé: building images 779.4 H577
John Boardman Persia & the West: an archaeological investigation of the genesis of Achaemenid art 722.52 B662
Jeff Brouws Some vernacular railroad photographs 779.9 B876
Seymour Chwast The left-handed designer 741.6 C564
Cary Cordova The heart of the Mission: Latino art & politics in San Francisco 704.036 C796
Andrew Higgott Key modern architects: 50 short histories of modern architecture 720.922 H637
William Lidwell Universal principles of design: 125 ways to enhance usability, influence perception, increase appeal, make better design decisions & teach through design 745.4 L715
Valerie K. Verzuh Woven identities: basketry art of western North America: the collection of the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture, Santa Fe 746.41 V574
Thomas Durant Visser Porches of North America 721.84 V834
John Zukowsky Architecture inside-out: understanding how buildings work 720 Z946
Martin Gayford Modernists & mavericks: Bacon, Freud, Hockney & the London painters 759.2 G286

Biography & Genealogy
Bernadette Murphy Van Gogh's ear: the true story 92 V253

Business & Economics
Allen Gannett The creative curve: how to develop the right idea, at the right time 658.4 G198
Rebecca L. Spang Stuff & money in the time of the French Revolution 332.49 S735

Sam Shankland Small steps to giant improvement 794.14 S528

Food & Drink
America's Test Kitchen America's Test Kitchen Just add sauce: a revolutionary guide to boosting the flavor of everything you cook 641.814 J961
Wesley Avila Guerrilla Tacos: recipes from the streets of L.A. 641.84 A958
Ron Cooper Finding mezcal: a journey into the liquid soul of Mexico with 35 cocktails: you don't find mezcal, mezcal finds you 641.874 C776
Maori Murota Tokyo cult recipes 641.5952 M977

Health & Medicine
Maya Dusenbery Doing harm: the truth about how bad medicine & lazy science leave women dismissed, misdiagnosed & sick 613.0424 D972
Erle Montaigue Tai chi 613.71 M761
Brady Nelson Hacking Sleep Apnea 616.209 N424

Chris Feliciano Arnold The third bank of the river: power & survival in the twenty-first-century Amazon 981 A752
Sara Tuvel Bernstein The seamstress: a memoir of survival 940.5318 B531
John Mack Faragher Eternity Street: violence & justice in frontier Los Angeles 979.494 F219
Amy K. DeFalco Lippert Consuming identities: visual culture in nineteenth-century San Francisco 979.461 L765
Graham Robb The debatable land: the lost world between Scotland & England 941.37 R631
The good old days: the Holocaust as seen by its perpetrators & bystanders 940.5318 G646
James A. Warren God, war & providence: the epic struggle of Roger Williams & the Narragansett Indians against the Puritans of New England 974.502 W286
Richard A. Billows Before & after Alexander: the legend & legacy of Alexander the Great 938.07 B599

Home & Family Management
Andy Couturier The abundance of less: lessons in simple living from rural Japan 640.28 C872

Sam Sugar Guardianships & the elderly: the perfect crime 346.7301 S947

Literature & Writing
Jonathan Bracker Concerning poetry: poems about poetry 811 B797c
Douglas E. Cowan America's dark theologian: the religious imagination of Stephen King 813.54 C874
Jane Kramer The reporter's kitchen 808.06 K894
Joseph Kent Blue images in sunshine 811 K371
Gore Vidal At home: essays, 1982-1988 814.54 V648

Performing Arts & Music
Henry Alford And then we danced: a voyage into the groove 792.8 A389
Jason Heller Strange stars: David Bowie, pop music & the decade sci-fi exploded 781.66 H477

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Jakusho Kwong No beginning, no end: the intimate heart of Zen 294.34 K989

Politics & Government
James R. Clapper Facts & fears: hard truths from a life in intelligence 327.12 C589
James Loeffler Rooted cosmopolitans: Jews & human rights in the twentieth century 323 L825
Diane Atkinson Rise up, women!: the remarkable lives of the suffragettes 324.6 A875

Asthma sourcebook: basic consumer health information 616.238 A853

Social Sciences & Current Events
Bruce Katz The metropolitan revolution: how cities & metros are fixing our broken politics & fragile economy 307.76 K197
Sarah Kessler Gigged: the end of the job & the future of work 331.0973 K425
Peter McNeil Luxury: a rich history 330.16 M169

Sports & Games
Eric Chaline Strokes of genius: a history of swimming 797.2 C436

Travel & Geography
Ian Anderson Pacific Coast Highway road trip: California, Oregon & Washington 917.94 M818
Fodor's essential Switzerland 914.94 F653
Leslie Santarina The 500 hidden secrets of San Francisco 917.9461 S233
Ernest Beyl Stops along the royal road: adventures from a lifetime of travel 910.4 B573

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Anthony Horowitz The word is murder Large Print Horowitz

Michael Pollan How to change your mind: what the new science of psychedelics teaches us about consciousness, dying, addiction, depression & transcendence Large Print 615.78 P771

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Emily Winfield Martin Snow & Rose Child Martin


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Nick Dybek The Verdun Affair
Amy Meyerson The bookshop of yesterdays
Sarah Pekkanen The ever after

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Action & Adventure
Black Panther
Jumanji. Welcome to the jungle

Red River

Pitch perfect 3

A monster calls
Call me by your name
Phantom thread
The Post
The shape of water

Foreign Language
Winter sleep = Kiş uykusu DVD Middle East

The greatest showman

Blast! DVD 781.552 B644
Cameraperson DVD 777 C182
Robert Greenberg The symphony DVD 784.184 G798

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John Prine The tree of forgiveness CD Folk Prine

Jazz & Blues
Bill Frisell Music is CD Jazz Frisell

Benjamin Britten Billy Budd CD Opera Britten
Benjamin Britten Death in Venice CD Opera Britten
Benjamin Britten Peter Grimes CD Opera Britten
Thomas Ambroise Hamlet CD Opera Thomas

Posted on Jun. 21, 2018 by Cherilyn Banson