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New Titles List for the Week of May 21


Arif Anwar The storm
Jen Beagin Pretend I'm dead
Jana Casale The girl who never read Noam Chomsky
Katherine Center How to walk away
Aja Gabel The ensemble
Jessica Knoll The favorite sister
Sergio De La Pava Lost empress: (a protest)
Kevin Powers A shout in the ruins
Muhsin Al-Ramli The president's gardens
Roma Tearne Brixton Beach
Richard Wagamese Indian horse

Historical Fiction
Fiona Buckley The reluctant assassin
Conn Iggulden The abbot's tale
Alison Weir Jane Seymour, the haunted queen

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Víctor del Árbol A million drops
David Baldacci The fallen
D.W. Buffa Necessity
Steve Burrows A shimmer of hummingbirds
Barbara Cleverly Fall of angels
Judith Flanders A howl of wolves
Elly Griffiths The dark angel
Julia Heaberlin Paper ghosts
Michael Koryta How it happened
Larry D. Sweazy See also proof

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Robyn Bennis By fire above
Lara Elena Donnelly Armistice
Joanne M. Harris The gospel of Loki
Connie Willis I met a traveller in an antique land

Short Stories
William Trevor Last stories

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Ellen Forney Rock steady: brilliant advice from my bipolar life 741.5 F727 comics
Michael Kupperman All the answers 741.5 K968 comics

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Applied Sciences
Shawn Jadrnicek The bio-integrated farm: a revolutionary permaculture-based system using greenhouses, ponds, compost piles, aquaponics, chickens & more 631.58 J21

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Richard Avedon Nothing personal 779.092 A948
Ashforth Coppola One-track mind: drawing the New York subway 741.943 C785
Mark Duplass Like brothers 791.43 D935
Historians on Hamilton: how a blockbuster musical is restaging America's past 782.14 R759

Biography & Genealogy
John Nathan Sōseki: modern Japan's greatest novelist 92 S715
R. Gregory Nokes The troubled life of Peter Burnett: Oregon pioneer & first Governor of California 92 B964

Business & Economics
John Doerr Measure what matters: how Google, Bono & the Gates Foundation rock the world with OKRs 658.4 D652

Food & Drink
James Briscione The flavor matrix: the art & science of pairing common ingredients to create extraordinary dishes 641.5 B859
Steven Raichlen Project fire: cutting-edge techniques & sizzling recipes from the caveman porterhouse to salt slab brownie s'mores 641.76 R149

Health & Medicine
Jill Weisenberger Prediabetes: a complete guide: your lifestyle reset to stop prediabetes & other chronic illnesses 616.462 W427

Mitchell Abidor May made me: an oral history of the 1968 uprising in France 944.083 A148
Gary Krist The mirage factory: illusion, imagination & the invention of Los Angeles 979.494 K928
My opposition: the diary of Friedrich Kellner - a German against the Third Reich 943.086 K294
Rules for resistance: advice from around the globe for the age of Trump 973.933 R935
Rachel Slade Into the raging sea: thirty-three mariners, one megastorm & the sinking of El Faro 910.916 S631

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Alison Gopnik The gardener & the carpenter: what the new science of child development tells us about the relationship between parents & children 155.4 G659
Kevin Simler The elephant in the brain: hidden motives in everyday life 153.8 S591

Politics & Government
Jonah Goldberg Suicide of the west: how the rebirth of tribalism, populism, nationalism & identity politics is destroying American democracy 320.52 G618
Michael McFaul From Cold War to hot peace: an American ambassador in Putin's Russia 327.73 M143

Social Sciences & Current Events
Stacy Horn Damnation Island: poor, sick, mad & criminal in 19th-century New York 362.21 H813
William Stadiem Madame Claude: her secret world of pleasure, privilege & power 306.74 S776
Nassim Nicholas Taleb Skin in the game: hidden asymmetries in daily life 302.12 T143

Sports & Games
Sean Deveney Greed & glory: the rise & fall of Doc Gooden, Lawrence Taylor, E Koch, Rudy Guiliani, Donald Trump & the Mafia in 1980s New York 796.0974 D489

Travel & Geography
Mark Adams Tip of the iceberg: my 3,000-mile journey around wild Alaska, the last great American frontier 917.98 A211

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Jacqueline Winspear To die but once Large Print Winspear

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