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New Titles List for the Week of March 19


Aminatta Forna Happiness
Keziah Frost The reluctant fortune-teller
Clarissa Goenawan Rainbirds
Saad Z. Hossain Escape from Baghdad!
Bayard Johnson Damned right
Domenico Starnone Trick
Katherena Vermette The break

Historical Fiction
Anthony Grooms The vain conversation
William Melvin Kelley A different drummer
Mark Sullivan Beneath a scarlet sky

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
John Copenhaver Dodging & burning
Arjun Raj Gaind Death at the Durbar
Mario Giordano Auntie Poldi & the Sicilian lions
Nova Jacobs The last equation of Isaac Severy
Lars Kepler The sandman
Phillip Margolin The third victim
Peter May I'll keep you safe
Brad Meltzer The escape artist
Brad Parks Closer than you know
Tess Sharpe Barbed wire heart

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Philip K. Dick VALIS & later novels
Jeff VanderMeer The strange bird

Short Stories
Martin Edwards (editor) Foreign bodies SS F714
Will Mackin Bring out the dog Fic Mackin
The year's best science fiction: thirty-fourth annual collection SS Y39s

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Eleanor Davis Why art? 701.1 D261 comics

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Applied Sciences
Paddy Cutts The complete cat book 636.8 C991c

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Riva Castleman A century of artists books 709.04 C353
Larry Fink on composition & improvisation 771 F499
Jean-Paul Lubliner Tour Eiffel: un voyage immobile 779.4 L929
Lyle Rexer Photography's antiquarian avant-garde: the new wave in old processes 770 R455
Lauren Pond Test of faith: signs, serpents, salvation 779.092 P796

Biography & Genealogy
Michael Jago The man who was George Smiley: the life of John Bingham 92 B614
Nicola Tallis Elizabeth's rival: the tumultuous life of the Countess of Leicester: the romance & conspiracy that threatened Queen Elizabeth's court 92 L526

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism, Library & Information Science
Elizabeth Powell Crowe Genealogy online 025.0692 C953

Business & Economics
Richard N. Bolles What color is your parachute?: a practical manual for job-hunters & career-changers 650.14 B69
Elena L. Botelho The CEO next door: the 4 behaviors that transform ordinary people into world-class leaders 658.4 B748
Ron Chernow The death of the banker: the decline & fall of the great financial dynasties & the triumph of the small investor 332.1 C521
Robert D. Kaplan The return of Marco Polo's world: war, strategy & American interests in the twenty-first century 327.73 K172
Elizabeth Willard Thames Meet the Frugalwoods: achieving financial independence through simple living 332.024 T366

Larry Evans Modern middlegame lessons 794.123 E924
John Nunn John Nunn's chess puzzle book 794.12 N972j
Vladimir Tukmakov Modern chess preparation: getting ready for your opponent in the information age 794.1 T916m
Alexander Cherniaev The Sämisch King's Indian uncovered 794.122 C521s

Food & Drink
Greg Malouf New feast: modern Middle Eastern vegetarian 641.5636 M258

John Avlon Washington's Farewell: the Founding Father's Warning to Future Generations 973.4 A959
Mark Bailey (editor) Nine Irish lives: the fighters, thinkers & artists who helped build America 941.5 B154
Victoria C. Gardner Coates The last days of Pompeii: decadence, apocalypse, resurrection 937.7 L349
Patricia Fara A lab of one's own: science & suffrage in the first World War 940.3 F219
James P. Gallagher With the Fifth Army Air Force: photos from the Pacific Theater 940.542 G162
Mary Hollingsworth The Family Medici: the hidden history of the Medici dynasty 945.5 H741
Karen Karbo In praise of difficult women: life lessons from 29 heroines who dared to break the rules 920.72 K182
Mackenzi Lee Bygone badass broads: 52 forgotten women who changed the world 920.72 L477
Jonathan Miles St. Petersburg: madness, murder & art on the banks of the Neva 947.21 M643
Witold Szablowski Dancing bears: true stories of people nostalgic for life under tyranny 947.086 S996
Matt Young Eat the apple: a memoir 956.7 Y681
Peter Dazeley Unseen London 942.1 D277
Lisbeth Haas Saints & citizens: indigenous histories of colonial missions & Mexican California 305.897 H112
Tom Quinn Backstairs Billy: the life of William Tallon, the Queen Mother's most devoted servant 941.085 Q73

Home & Family Management
Shawna Coronado 101 organic gardening hacks: eco-friendly solutions to improve any garden 635.04 C822

Literature & Writing
Théophile Gautier Selected lyrics 841.7 G277
Charles Simic The world doesn't end: prose poems 811 S589o
The best American nonrequired reading 2017 814.8 B561

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
The best American science & nature writing 2017 500 B56n
Linda H. Beidleman Plants of the San Francisco Bay region: Mendocino to Monterey 581.9794 B422

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Janice Kaplan How luck happens: using the new science of luck to transform life, love & work 158 K172
Geneen Roth This messy magnificent life: a field guide 158.1 R845

Politics & Government
Cass R. Sunstein (editor) Can it happen here?: authoritarianism in America 320.473 S958
Steve Swatt Game changers: twelve elections that transformed California 324.9794 S973

Photographer's market 2018: how & where to sell your photography 770 P565
VideoHound's golden movie retriever 791.4 V65

Social Sciences & Current Events
Zygmunt Bauman Liquid times: living in an age of uncertainty 303.4 B348
Emmanuel Carrère The adversary: a true story of monstrous deception 364.152 C314
Jeff Chang Who we be: the colorization of America 305.8 C456w
Garrett M. Graff The threat matrix: the FBI at war 363.325 G736
Chris Hughes Fair shot: rethinking inequality & how we earn 331.2 H893
Edward D. Kleinbard We are better than this: how government should spend our money 336.39 K645
Ritch C. Savin-Williams Mostly straight: sexual fluidity among men 306.76 S267

Sports & Games
The best American sports writing. 2017 796 B56a

Travel & Geography
Chris Champagne Secret New Orleans 917.63 C449
The best American travel writing 2017 910 B561
Jean-Claude Gautrand Paris: portrait d'une ville = portrait of a city = Porträt einer Stadt 914.436 P2325g

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Jesmyn Ward Sing, unburied, sing Large Print Ward

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Reza Aslan God: a human history CD 211 A835
Chris Matthews Bobby Kennedy: a raging spirit CD 92 K3557m
Neil deGrasse Tyso Astrophysics for people in a hurry CD 523.01 T994
Walter Isaacson Leonardo da Vinci CD 92 L581

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Catherine Anderson The Christmas room
Colin Bateman Dr. Yes
James R. Benn The devouring
R.D. Blackmore Lorna Doone
Kevin Brooks A dance of ghosts
Italo Calvino If on a winter's night a traveler
Kelly Grey Carlisle We are all shipwrecks: a memoir
Suzanne Chazin A place in the wind
Joanne Greenberg I never promised you a rose garden
William W. Johnstone Kingdom come
William W. Johnstone Rimfire
Kat Martin Beyond danger
Man Martin The lemon jell-o syndrome
Eric McCormack Cloud
Shani Mootoo Moving forward sideways like a crab
Stef Penney Under a pole star
Kwei Quartey Death by his grace
Ayn Rand Anthem
Francine Rivers The prince: jonathan
Rachel Sherman Uneasy street: the anxieties of affluence
William Taubman Gorbachev: his life & times
Madeleine Thien Dogs at the perimeter
Helene Tursten Who watcheth
Steve Yates The legend of the albino farm

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Lady Bird

John Huston's wise blood
Three billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri

Foreign Language
Faces places DVD French
The square DVD Swedish

La La Land
Young at heart

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Francis Poulenc Mélodies CD Classical Poulenc

Posted on Mar. 15, 2018 by Cherilyn Banson