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New Titles List for the Week of May 1

BOOKS

FICTION
Sara Baume A line made by walking
Yasmine El Rashidi Chronicle of a last summer
John Daniel Gifted
Pajtim Statovci My cat Yugoslavia
Brian Van Reet Spoils
Nadeem Aslam The golden legend
Donia Bijan The last days of Café Leila
Anita Shreve The stars are fire

Historical Fiction
Richard Grant Cave dwellers
Andrea Camilleri The revolution of the moon

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Karo Hämäläinen Cruel is the night
Stuart Woods Fast & loose
Jeffery Deaver The burial hour
David Baldacci The fix

Short Stories
Siel Ju Cake time
F. Scott Fitgerald I'd die for you: & other lost stories
Samrat Upadhyay Mad country

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NONFICTION
Applied Sciences
Autumn Stanley Mothers & daughters of invention: notes for a revised history of technology 604 S787
Vint Virga Soul of all living creatures: what animals can teach us about being human 636.089 V816

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
John Zukowsky Building Chicago: the architectural masterworks 720.9773 Z946

Biography & Genealogy
Lauren Marks A stitch of time: the year a brain injury changed my language & life 92 M346
Stuart Jeffries Grand Hotel Abyss: the lives of the Frankfurt School 920 F829
Alec Baldwin Nevertheless 92 B1811
Ludmilla Petrushevskaya The girl from the Metropol Hotel: growing up in communist Russia 92 P498
Tatiana de Rosnay Manderley forever 92 D885

Computer Science
Kirupa Chinnathambi Learning react 006.76 C539

Health & Medicine
Joseph Alton The survival medicine handbook: the essential guide for when help is not on the way 616.02 A469

History
Paul Watson Ice ghosts: the epic hunt for the lost Franklin Expedition 917.19 W337
Michael Savage Trump's war: his battle for America 973.93 S263
Paul Gething & Edoardo Albert Northumbria: the lost kingdom 942.88 G394
Chris Peers Offa & the Mercian Wars: the rise & fall of the first Great English Kingdom 942.01 P375
David Ride The ancient symbolic landscape of Wessex 942.3 R544
Paul Hill The Anglo-Saxons at war, 800-1066 941.01 H645
Barry Coward The Stuart age: England, 1603-1714 942.06 C874
Elizabeth Donnelly Carney Women & monarchy in Macedonia 938.1 C289

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
The Jewish Study Bible 221.5 B582
Daniel P. Keating Born anxious: the lifelong impact of early life adversity-- & how to break the cycle 155.92 K251
Ian Johnson The souls of China: the return of religion after Mao 200.951 J661

Social Sciences & Current Events
Thomas Sowell Black rednecks & white liberals 305.8 S731
Demet Güzey Food on foot: a history of eating on trails or in the wild 394.1 G993
Ariel Levy The rules do not apply 305.3 L668
Margie Jenkins You only die once: preparing for the end of life with grace & gusto 306.9 J521
Victor Hassine Life without parole: living & dying in prison today 365.6 H355
Duff McDonald The golden passport: Harvard Business School, the limits of capitalism & the moral failure of the MBA elite 378.744 M135

Travel & Geography
Tsh Oxenreider At home in the world: reflections on belonging while wandering the globe: an adventure across 4 continents with 3 kids, 1 husband & 5 backpacks 910.4 O981
Alex Shoumatoff The wasting of Borneo: dispatches from a vanishing world 915.98 S559

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AUDIOBOOKS
Fiction
George Saunders Lincoln in the bardo CD Fic Saunders

Nonfiction
Douglas Preston The Lost City of the Monkey God: a true story CD 972.85 P937
Brad Stone The Upstarts: how Uber, Airbnb & the killer companies of the new Silicon Valley are changing the world CD 658.11 S877

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EAUDIOBOOKS
Chris Matthews Kennedy & nixon: the rivalry that shaped postwar America
Linda Mitchelmore Red is for rubies
Philip Kerr Research
Sarah Tranter Romancing the soul
Jane Fallon Skeletons
Kirsty Ferry Some veil did fall
Jackie Moggridge Spitfire girl
Jules Wake Talk to me
Jonathan Powell Talking to terrorists
Kerry Hudson Thirst
Maureen Carter Working girls

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DVDs
Action & Adventure
Afro samurai
Robocop

Comedy
Funny girl
Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead
The Goodbye girl

Drama
Beaches
Dancer in the dark
Naked lunch
On the road
The book thief
This sporting life
Torch song trilogy

Foreign Language
Der junge Törless DVD German
Le Million DVD French
Passion DVD French
Sophie Scholl: die letzten tage = the final days DVD German
Yūkoku = Patriotism, or the rite of love & death DVD Japanese

Musicals
Damn Yankees
Jolson sings again

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Mr. Wong, detective: the complete collection
The element of crime

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Underworld trilogy

Nonfiction

Advanced yoga DVD 613.7 Y42a
Blackbeard: terror at sea DVD 92 B628
Nefertiti resurrected DVD 932 N383
Robin Williams: live on Broadway DVD 792.23 W721
T'ai chi: beginning practice DVD 613.7 T129
The Doors collection DVD 782.421 D691c
The last voices of WWI: a generation lost DVD 940.48 R888
The royal wedding: William & Catherine, April 29, 2011 DVD 941.085 R888
When you're strange: afilm about The Doors DVD 782.421 D691w
Une education manquée: operette en un acte DVD 782.1 C429
Acapulco, Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo & inland to Taxco DVD 917.2 A379

Posted on Apr. 27, 2017 by Cherilyn Banson