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New Titles List for the Week of March 1

BOOKS

FICTION
Min Jin Lee Pachinko
Jason Rekulak The impossible fortress

Historical Fiction
Claude McKay Amiable with big teeth
Laird Hunt The evening road

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
David Mark Cruel mercy
Deborah Crombie Garden of lamentations
Mark Billingham Rush of blood
Freeman Wills Crofts The 12.30 from Croydon
Shamini Flint The Singapore school of villainy

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Seanan McGuire Every heart a doorway
Mur Lafferty Six wakes
John Darnielle Universal harvester
Elan Mastai All our wrong todays

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NONFICTION
Applied Sciences
Jonathan Coopersmith Faxed: the rise & fall of the fax machine 621.382 C778

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Linda Merrill After Whistler: the artist & his influence on American painting 759.13 W576
Shane McCausland Chinese romance from a Japanese brush: Kano Sansetsu's Chōgonka scrolls in the Chester Beatty Library 759.952 M123
Mikkel Aaland County fair: portraits 779.2 A112
Amee K. Sweet-McNamara Elegant soutache 745.5942 S974
Clifford Ross Hurricane waves 779.37 R823
Marvin Heiferman Now is then: snapshots from the Maresca Collection 770.973 H465
Jonathan J.G. Alexander The painted book in Renaissance Italy: 1450-1600 745.6 A374
Alexander Nemerov To make a world: George Ault & 1940s America 759.13 N433

Biography & Genealogy
Candace Fleming Presenting Buffalo Bill: the man who invented the Wild West 92 C671f
Brad Gooch Rumi's secret: the life of the Sufi poet of love 92 R936
Larry Brilliant Sometimes brilliant: the impossible adventure of a spiritual seeker & visionary physician who helped conquer the worst disease in history 92 B857

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism, Library & Information Science
Jack Covert The 100 best business books of all time: what they say, why they matter & how they can help you 016.65 C873
Matthew Rubery The untold story of the talking book 002.09 R895

Business & Economics
Derek Thompson Hit makers: the science of popularity in an age of distraction 658.834 T468
Gary Keller The one thing: the surprisingly simple truth behind extraordinary results 650.1 K291
John Brooks Business adventures: twelve classic tales from the world of Wall Street 332.0973 B873
John Curtis Perry Singapore: unlikely power 330.95 P462

Chess
John Nunn Learn chess 794.12 N972

Computer Science
Shelley Powers Learning Node: moving to the server side 006.73 P888
Stoyan Stefanov React: up & running: building web applications 006.78 S816
The best American infographics 2016 001.422 C771

Food & Drink
Tana Amen Change your brain, change your body cookbook: eat right to look younger, be thinner & decrease your risk of obesity, depression, Alzheimer's disease, cancer & diabetes 641.563 A511
Molly Gilbert One pan & done: hassle-free meals from the oven to your table 641.7 G464
Sam Choy Sam Choy's sampler: welcome to the wonderful world of Hawaiʻi's cuisine 641.5996 C55s
Debby Maugans Nakos Small-batch baking: when just enough for 1 or 2 ... is just enough! 651.815 N163
Edna Lewis The taste of country cooking 641.5975 L67
Jamie Purviance Weber's big book of burgers: the ultimate guide to grilling backyard classics 641.578 P986

History
Bahgat Korany (editor) Arab spring in Egypt: revolution & beyond 962.05 K841
David Armitage Civil wars: a history in ideas 355.02 A732
Karnig Panian Goodbye, Antoura: a memoir of the Armenian genocide 956.6 B215
Oriana Fallaci Interviews with history & conversations with power 909.82 F195
Brad Ricca Mrs. Sherlock Holmes: the true story of New York City's greatest female detective & the 1917 missing girl case that captivated a nation 362.82 R489
J. M. Tyree Vanishing streets: journeys in London 942.1 T992
Vintage San Francisco 979.461 M926
Christopher Goscha Vietnam: a new history 959.7 G676
Simon Goldhill Wonders of the world 909 G618

Home & Family Management
Laura Sanchez Adobe houses for today: flexible plans for your adobe home 690.8 S211
Neil I. Bernstein How to keep your teenager out of trouble & what to do if you can't 649.125 B531
E.K. Rossiter Authentic color schemes for Victorian houses: Comstock's modern house painting, 1883 698.12 R835

Languages & Linguistics
J.R. Smart Arabic 492.7 S636
Keith S.T. Tong Colloquial Cantonese 495.1 T665

Literature & Writing
Pliny: a self portrait in letters 876 P72r
Tim Z. Hernandez All they will call you: the telling of the plane wreck at Los Gatos Canyon 813.6 H557
Poetry please 821 B364

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Douglas Chadwick Tracking Gobi grizzlies: surviving beyond the back of beyond 599.784 C43t

Performing Arts & Music
Edward Sorel Mary Astor's purple diary: the great American sex scandal of 1936 791.45 A858

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Alexander Nehamas On friendship 177.6 N395
Juan M. Floyd-Thomas The altars where we worship: the religious significance of popular culture 261 F645
John Yates The mind illuminated: a complete meditation guide integrating Buddhist wisdom & brain science for greater mindfulness 294.34 Y31
Mikkel Aaland The Sword of Heaven: a five continent odyssey to save the world 299.56 A112
Geraldine Pinch Egyptian mythology: a guide to the gods, goddesses & traditions of ancient Egypt 299.31 P647

Politics & Government
Luke Harding A very expensive poison: the assassination of Alexander Litvinenko & Putin's war with the West 327.12 H263

Social Sciences & Current Events
Owen Fiss A war like no other: the constitution in a time of terror 344.7305 F543
Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot Growing each other up: when our children become our teachers 306.874 L424
Anders Rydell The book thieves: the Nazi looting of Europe's libraries & the race to return a literary inheritance 364.2 R992
Jon Else True south: Henry Hampton & eyes on the prize, the landmark television series that reframed the civil rights movement 305.8 E494

Travel & Geography
Joe Yogerst 50 states, 5,000 ideas: where to go, when to go, what to see, what to do 917.304 N277f
Eyewitness Back roads Italy 914.5 E975
Eyewitness travel Scotland 914.11 E975
Frommer's shortcut Milan & the lakes 914.52 F932
National Geographic Cuba 917.29 N277
Rick Steves' Snapshot Loire Valley 914.45 S848
Magalie Raman The 500 hidden secrets of Havana 917.291 R165
The Civil War: a traveler's guide: experience the history, follow the battles 917.304 N277c
National geographic traveler China 915.1 N277

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CHILDREN'S COLLECTION

DVDs
Boy & the world
Kubo & the two strings
The secret of Kells
Zootopia

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AUDIOBOOKS

Nonfiction
J.D. Vance Hillbilly elegy: a memoir of a family & culture in crisis CD 305.562 V222
Matthew Rubery The untold story of the talking book CD 002.09 R895

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DVDs
Action & Adventure
Jason Bourne
Suicide squad

Drama
All creatures great & small: the complete collection

Nonfiction
The untold history of the United States DVD 973.91 S877

Posted on Feb. 23, 2017 by Cherilyn Banson