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New Titles List for the Week of March 20


Jami Attenberg All grown up
Kevin Canty The underworld
David Grossman A horse walks into a bar
Annie Hartnett Rabbit cake
David Joy The weight of this world
Paul La Farge The night ocean
Victor Lodato Edgar & Lucy
Drew Magary The hike
Julianne Pachico The lucky ones
Viveka Shanbhaga Ghachar ghochar
Domenico Starnone Ties
Jennifer Steil The ambassador's wife
Yoojin Grace Wuertz Everything belongs to us
Cecelia Ahern The Marble Collector
Nickolas Butler The hearts of men
Mohsin Hamid Exit west

Historical Fiction
Peter Kimani Dance of the Jakaranda
Kathleen Rooney Lillian Boxfish takes a walk
Tim Pears The horseman

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Jorgen Brekke The fifth element
John Bude The Cheltenham Square murder
Dan Chaon Ill will
Augusto De Angelis The mystery of the three orchids
Gerald Elias Playing with fire
Ayelet Gundar-Goshen Waking lions
Peter Heller Celine
K.J. Howe The freedom broker
Faye Kellerman Bone box
Adrian McKinty Police at the station & they don't look friendly
Kate Moretti The vanishing year
Nicolás Obregón Blue light Yokohama
Brad Parks Say nothing
V. Sanjay Kumar The third squad
Marcus Sedgwick Mister Memory
Brian Thiem Red line
The complete Sherlock Holmes: the A. Conan Doyle memorial edition
Charlie Lovett The lost book of the Grail, or, A visitor's guide to Barchester Cathedral

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Joseph Fink Welcome to Night Vale
Richard Kadrey The wrong dead guy
Jaroslav Kalfar Spaceman of Bohemia
Keith Rosson The mercy of the tide

Short Stories
Bandi The accusation

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Rob Davis The can opener's daughter 741.5 D2611 comics
Andrzej Klimowski Robert Louis Stevenson's Dr. Jekyll & Mr Hyde 741.5 S847 comics
Francois Riviere Agatha Christie's Endless night 741.5 C555 comics

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Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Lars Åberg Floating in Sausalito 779.9 A145
American Artist magazine Inside the art studio: a guided tour of 37 artists' creative spaces 709.22 I591
Thomas Bärnthaler Do it yourself: 50 projects by designers & artists 747.1 B262
Cristina Paredes Benitez (editor) Lofts 2 728.31 P227
Ana G. Cañizares Lofts designsource 728.31 C223
James Crawford Fallen glory: the lives & deaths of history's greatest buildings 720 C899
The definitive book about icehotel art & design 745.4 I15

Biography & Genealogy
Amy Gary In the great green room: the brilliant & bold life of Margaret Wise Brown 92 W813
Kay Redfield Jamison Robert Lowell, setting the river on fire: a study of genius, mania & character 92 L916j
Melissa Müller Anne Frank: the biography 92 F828m
Trevor Noah Born a crime: stories from a South African childhood 92 N739
John Stubbs Jonathan Swift: the reluctant rebel 92 S977s

Viacheslav Eingorn A rock-solid chess opening repertoire for black 794.1 E354
Evgeny Sveshnikov A Chess Opening Repertoire for Blitz & Rapid: Sharp, Surprising & Forcing Lines for Black & White 794.122 S968c

Computer Science
Brooke Borel The Chicago guide to fact-checking 001.42 B731

Food & Drink
Melissa Clark Dinner: changing the game 641.5 C592
Marlena De Blasi The Umbrian Thursday night supper club 641.5945 D286u
Wendy A. Woloson Refined tastes: sugar, confectionery & consumers in nineteenth-century America 641.86 W866

Health & Medicine
Elaine Taylor-Klaus Parenting ADHD now!: easy intervention strategies to empower kids with ADHD 616.89 T247
James W. Jones Live better while you age: tips & tools for a healthier, longer life 613.2 J762

Andrea Baldeck Venice, a personal view 945.31 B175
A. Scott Berg (editor) World War I & America: told by the Americans who lived it 940.4 W927
R.B. Bernstein The founding fathers: a very short introduction 973.3 B531
Tom Clavin Dodge City: Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson & the wickedest town in the American West 978.1 C617
Will Englund March 1917: on the brink of war & revolution 940.31 E588
Tim Judah In wartime: stories from Ukraine 947.086 J921
James Kirchick The end of Europe: dictators, demagogues & the coming dark age 940.56 K587
Alia Malek The home that was our country: a memoir of Syria 956.91 M245
Frank McDonough The Gestapo: the myth & reality of Hitler's secret police 363.283 M136
Charles R. Morris A rabble of dead money: the Great Crash & the global depression: 1929-1939 973.916 M875
Douglas Preston The lost city of the Monkey God: a true story 972.85 P937
Giles T. Brown Ships that sail no more; marine transportation from San Diego to Puget Sound, 1910-1940 387.5 B877
Sylvia Linsteadt Lost worlds of the San Francisco Bay Area 979.46 L759
G.J. Meyer The world remade: America in World War I 940.373 M612
John Romer A history of ancient Egypt, volume 2: from the Great Pyramid to the fall of the Middle Kingdom 932 R763h

Stephen Fishman Working for yourself: law & taxes for independent contractors, freelancers & gig workers of all types 343.7305 F53w
Anthony Mancuso How to form your own California corporation 346.0668 M269h

Literature & Writing
Matt Avery Public speaking in a week: presentation skills in seven simple steps 808.51 A954
John Casey Beyond the first draft: the art of fiction 808.3 C338
Emma Darwin Get started in writing historical fiction 808.3 D228
Laura Miller (editor) Literary wonderlands: a journey through the greatest fictional worlds ever created 809.93 M647
Deb Norton Part wild: a writer's guide to harnessing the creative power of resistance 808.02 N882

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Keith Devlin Finding Fibonacci: the quest to rediscover the forgotten mathematical genius who changed the world 510.1 D497
Richard Dunn The telescope 522.2 D923
Dan Egan The death & life of the Great Lakes 577.63 E282
Richard Fortey The wood for the trees: one man's long view of nature 577.3 F738
Ian Stewart Taming the infinite: the story of mathematics 510.9 S849

Performing Arts & Music
Walter Rimler George Gershwin: an intimate portrait 780.92 G38r

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Andy Andrews The little things: why you really should sweat the small stuff 170.44 A565
Lisa Feldman Barrett How emotions are made: the secret life of the brain 152.4 B274
Andrea Bonior Psychology: essential thinkers, classic theories & how they inform your world 150.9 B715
Julia Cameron It's never too late to begin again: discovering creativity & meaning at midlife & beyond 155.67 C182
Brian Christian Algorithms to live by: The computer science of human decisions 153.43 C555
Steven Kotler Stealing fire: how Silicon Valley, the Navy SEALS & maverick scientists are revolutionizing the way we live & work 154.4 K874
James T. Palmer The Apocalypse in the early Middle Ages 236.9 P173
Scott Sonenshein Stretch: unlock the power of less-- & achieve more than you ever imagined 153.35 S698

Politics & Government
Abbas Milani The myth of the great Satan: a new look at America's relations with Iran 327.73 M637
P. J. O'Rourke How the hell did this happen?: the election of 2016 324.973 O745
Ruy Teixeira The optimistic leftist: why the 21st century will be better than you think 320.51 T266

Social Sciences & Current Events
Adam Alter Irresistible: the rise of addictive technology & the business of keeping us hooked 302.23 A466
Tyler Cowen The complacent class: the self-defeating quest for the American dream 305.51 C874
Gish Jen The girl at the baggage claim: explaining the East-West culture gap 306.4 J511
Peter Moskowitz How to kill a city: gentrification, inequality & the fight for the neighborhood 307.3 M911
Walter Scheidel The great leveler: violence & the history of inequality from the Stone Age to the twenty-first century 305.5 S318
J. Harvie Wilkinson III All falling faiths: reflections on the promise & failure of the 1960s 347.73 W686

Travel & Geography
Eyewitness Barcelona & Catalonia 914.67 E97
Eyewitness Russia 914.7 E97
National Geographic Prague & the Czech Republic 914.37 N277
Bruce Redford Venice & the grand tour 914.53 R315

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg My own words CD 347.73 G493g
Chris Smith The Daily Show CD 791.45 S849

Posted on Mar. 16, 2017 by Cherilyn Banson