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New Titles List for the Week of March 12

BOOKS

FICTION
César Aira Dinner
Peter Carey A long way from home
Sue Halpern Summer hours at the robbers library
Atticus Lish Preparation for the next life

Historical Fiction
Robin Oliveira Winter sisters

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Kent Anderson Green sun
Alexia Gordon Death in D minor
David Mamet Chicago

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Nnedi Okorafor Binti: the night masquerade

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Chris Gooch Bottled 741.5 G645 comics
Matt Kindt Divinity: the complete trilogy 741.5 D618 comics
Loo Hui Phang The smell of starving boys 741.5 P535 comics

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NONFICTION
Applied Sciences
Nick Engler American country furniture 684.1 E582
Matt Hranek A man & his watch: iconic watches & stories from the men who wore them 681.114 H873
Judith M. Taylor An abundance of flowers: more great flower breeders of the past 635.9 T238

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Revolution: Russian art 1917-1932 709.47 R454

Biography & Genealogy
Jens Andersen Astrid Lindgren: the woman behind Pippi Longstocking 92 L745
John A. Hodgson Richard Potter: America's first Black celebrity 92 P867
Andrew Morton Wallis in love: the untold life of the Duchess of Windsor, the woman who changed the monarchy 92 W759mr
Joel Richard Paul Without precedent: John Marshall & his times 92 M368p

Business & Economics
Dan Ariely Payoff: the hidden logic that shapes our motivations 658.314 A698
Annelise Orleck We are all fast-food workers now: the global uprising against poverty wages 331.54 O717
David Semmelroth Data driven marketing for dummies 658.83 S472
Olivier Wagner U.S. taxes for worldly Americans: the traveling expat's guide to living, working & staying tax compliant abroad 336.2 W132

Chess
Andrew Soltis What it takes to become a chess master 794.12 S691
Andrew Soltis Your kingdom for my horse: when to exchange in chess 794.123 S691
George Huczek A to Z chess tactics: every chess move explained 794.12 H882

Computer Science
Edward C. Baig iPhone for dummies 004.1675 I647b

Food & Drink
James Syhabout Hawker Fare: stories & recipes from a refugee chef's Isan Thai & Lao roots 641.5959 S982

Health & Medicine
Nadine Burke Harris The deepest well: healing the long-term effects of childhood adversity 618.92 B959
Michael A. Ellis Caring for autism: practical advice from a parent & physician 618.92 E471
Alice Miller The drama of the gifted child: the search for the true self 616.85 M647

History
Catherine Kerrison Jefferson's daughters: three sisters, white & black, in a young America 973.46 K415
Otto Dov Kulka Landscapes of the metropolis of death: reflections on memory & imagination 940.5318 K963
Nicholas Morton The field of blood: the battle for Aleppo & the remaking of the medieval Middle East 956.01 M889
Pete Souza Obama: an intimate portrait 973.932 S729
Laura Ashe Richard II: a brittle glory 942.03 A824
Mary Beard The Parthenon 938.5 B368
David Cannadine Victorious century: the United Kingdom, 1800-1906 941.081 C224
Linda Porter Royal renegades: the children of Charles I & the English Civil Wars 942.06 P844

Home & Family Management
Graham Haley Haley's hints green edition 640.41 H168

Law
Liza W. Hanks Every Californian's guide to estate planning: wills, trusts & everything else 332.024 H241
Gillian Thomas Because of sex: one law, ten cases & fifty years that changed American women's lives at work 344.73 T454

Literature & Writing
Vladimir Nabokov Insomniac dreams: experiments with time 891.73 N117
Tracy K. Smith Ordinary light: a memoir 818.603 S642
Tracy K. Smith The body's question 811 S662b
Ayelet Waldman Kingdom of olives & ash: writers confront the occupation 808.84 K547

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Bart D. Ehrman The triumph of Christianity: how a forbidden religion swept the world 270.1 E339
Cait Flanders The year of less: how I stopped shopping, gave away my belongings & discovered life is worth more than anything you can buy in a store 153.8 F584
Anne Lamott Hallelujah anyway: rediscovering mercy 241 L235
Jordan B. Peterson 12 rules for life: an antidote to chaos 170.44 P485
John Shelby Spong Unbelievable: why neither ancient creeds nor the reformation can produce a living faith today 230 S763u
Lama Surya Das Letting go of the person you used to be: lessons on change, loss & spiritual transformation 294.34 S963

Politics & Government
Ezgi Basaran Frontline Turkey: the conflict at the heart of the Middle East 327.561 B297
Amy Chua Political tribes: group instinct & the fate of nations 327 C559
Carl Minzner End of an era: how China's authoritarian revival is undermining its rise 320.951 M668
Elizabeth Gillespie McRae Mothers of massive resistance: white women & the politics of white supremacy 320.56 M174

Reference
Intellectual freedom manual 025.21 I61

Social Sciences & Current Events
William Ayers You can't fire the bad ones!: & 18 other myths about teachers, teachers' unions & public education 371.1 A977
Virginia Page Fortna Does peacekeeping work?: shaping belligerents' choices after civil war 341.5 F743
Joshua B. Freeman Behemoth: a history of the factory & the making of the modern world 338.6 F855
Dee Gordon Bad girls from history: wicked or misunderstood? 305.4 G662
Nicholas Guyatt Bind us apart: how enlightened Americans invented racial segregation 305.8 G987
Jonathan Kauffman Hippie Food: How Back-to-the-Landers, Longhairs & Revolutionaries Changed the Way We Eat 394.12 K211
Darren McGarvey Poverty safari: understanding the anger of Britain's underclass 305.562 M145
T. Christian Miller A false report: a true story of rape in America 364.15 M647
Angela Nagle Kill all normies: the online culture wars from Tumblr & 4chan to the alt-right & Trump 303.4833 N149
Steven Pinker Enlightenment now: the case for reason, science, humanism & progress 303.44 P655

Travel & Geography
Lonely Planet Antarctica 919.89 L847
Eyewitness Seville & Andalucía 914.68 E975
Fodor's Florida 917.59 F653
The rough guide to South India & Kerala 915.48 R856
Eyewitness Top 10 Los Angeles 917.9494 E97t
Fodor's Essential Morocco 916.4 F653
Fodor's The Carolinas & Georgia 917.5 F653
Frommer's Maui day by day 919.692 F932
Lebawit Lily Girma Belize 917.282 M818
Lonely Planet pocket Austin: top sights, local life made easy 917.643 L847
Lonely Planet Southwest USA's best trips: 32 amazing road trips 917.9 L847b
Lonely Planet Zambia, Mozambique & Malawi 916.89 L847
Jim Morekis Georgia 917.58 M818
Rick Steves Kraków, Warsaw & Gdansk 943.8 S848
The Nashville guide: experience local 917.685 N253

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AUDIOBOOKS

Nonfiction
Amy Chua Political tribes: group instinct & the fate of nations CD 327 C559

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CDs
Classical
Claude Debussy Orchestral music. II CD Classical Debussy

Posted on Mar. 8, 2018 by Cherilyn Banson