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New Titles List for the Week of May 2

BOOKS

FICTION
Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni Before we visit the goddess
Kaitlyn Greenidge We love you, Charlie Freeman
Cynan Jones Everything I found on the beach
Graham Swift Mothering Sunday
Scott Turow Limitations

Historical Fiction
Andromeda Romano-Lax Behave

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
David Baldacci The last mile
Mary Higgins Clark As time goes by
Lu Clifton Scalp dance

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Steve Toutonghi Join

Short Stories
Lunatics, lovers & poets: twelve stories after Cervantes & Shakespeare SS L961
Andrew Malan Milward I was a revolutionary

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NONFICTION
Applied Sciences
Alexander Monro The paper trail: an unexpected history of a revolutionary invention 676 M752

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Laura Cumming The vanishing Velázquez: a 19th century bookseller's obsession with a lost masterpiece 759.6 C971
Rosalind E. Krauss Willem de Kooning nonstop: cherchez la femme 750.92 D32k
Pierre Bonnard: painting Arcadia 750.92 B716p
Nathan Williams The Kinfolk home: interiors for slow living 747 W725

Biography & Genealogy
Paul Auster Here & now: letters 2008-2011 92 A934he
T.S. Hawkins Some recollections of a busy life: the forgotten story of the real town of Hollister, California 92 H394
Roger Daniels Franklin D. Roosevelt 92 R778da

Business & Economics
Steve Case The third wave: an entrepreneur's vision of the future 338.47 C337
Deepak Malhotra Negotiating the impossible: how to break deadlocks & resolve ugly conflicts (without money or muscle) 658.4 M249
James Rickards The new case for gold 332.6328 R539
David L. Rogers The digital transformation playbook: rethink your business for the digital age 658.4 R725
Yanis Varoufakis And the weak suffer what they must?: Europe's crisis & America's economic future 330.94 V324
David Meerman Scott The new rules of marketing & PR: how to use social media, online video, mobile applications, blogs, news releases & viral marketing to reach buyers directly 658.872 S425

Chess
New in chess yearbook = New in chess Jahrbuch 794.1 N53y
Valentin Bogdanov Play the Alekhine 794.122 B674p

Food & Drink
Abigail Johnson Dodge The everyday baker: recipes & techniques for foolproof baking breads, pastries, cakes, pies, cookies & more 641.815 D64e
Peter Meehan Lucky peach presents 101 easy Asian recipes 641.595 M494
Michael Wex Rhapsody in schmaltz: Yiddish food & why we can't stop eating it 641.5676 W545

Health & Medicine
Kara Platoni We have the technology: how biohackers, foodies, physicians & scientists are transforming human perception, one sense at a time 612.8 P718

History
Mark Braude Making Monte Carlo: a history of speculation & spectacle 944.94 B825
Annette Gordon-Reed Most blessed of the patriarchs: Thomas Jefferson & the empire of the imagination 973.46 G664
Ibram X. Kendi Stamped from the beginning: the definitive history of racist ideas in America 305.8 K335
Manisha Sinha The slave's cause: a history of abolition 973.711 S617
Peter H. Wilson Heart of Europe: a history of the Holy Roman Empire 943.02 W752

Literature & Writing
Theresa Hak Kyung Cha Dictee 811.54 C426
Christopher Vogler The writer's journey: mythic structure for writers 808.23 V88

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Maja Säfström The illustrated compendium of amazing animal facts 590 S128

Performing Arts & Music
Alison Maloney Colin Firth 792.092 F527
Jon Savage 1966: the year the decade exploded 781.66 S264

Politics & Government
Lawrence J. Haas Harry & Arthur: Truman, Vandenberg & the partnership that created the free world 327.73 H112

Social Sciences & Current Events
Edward Humes Door to door: the magnificent, maddening, mysterious world of transportation 388 H922
David Rolf The fight for fifteen: the right wage for a working America 331.2 R746
Reverend Billy Talen The earth wants you 363.7 T143

Travel & Geography
Sara Benson Yosemite & Sequoia/Kings Canyon National Parks 917.94 C737
Death Valley National Park 917.9487 M818
Lonely Planet Mallorca 914.675 L847
Lonely Planet Devon & Cornwall 914.23 L847
Moon handbooks Atlanta 917.582 M818
Moon handbooks California camping 917.94 M818cc
Moon handbooks Monterey & Carmel 917.9476 M818
Moon handbooks Tahoe 917.935 M818
Moon outdoors Northern California camping 917.94 M818n
Moon handbooks Idaho 917.96 M818
Time Out San Francisco 917.9461 T583

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CHILDREN'S COLLECTION

BOOKS
Fiction
Jonathan Fenske A pig, a fox & a box
Lisa Graff Lost in the sun
Lynda Mullaly Hunt Fish in a tree
Ward Jenkins San Francisco, baby!
Eric Litwin Pete the cat & his four groovy buttons
R.J. Palacio Auggie & me: three Wonder stories
Ida Pearle The moon is going to Addy's house
Ellen Potter Piper Green & the fairy tree
Bob Shea The totally secret secret
Todd Tarpley Beep! Beep! Go to sleep!
Ursula Vernon Harriet the invincible

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DVDs
Action & Adventure
The revenant

Comedy
Office space

Drama
Concussion

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Burnt offerings

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CDs
Classical
Ravel Yuja Wang CD Classical Ravel

Popular
Mavis Staples Livin' on a high note CD Pop Staples

Posted on Apr. 29, 2016 by Cherilyn Banson