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New Titles List for the Week of May 8


Fredrik Backman Beartown
William Christie A single spy
Brittany Newell Oola
Elizabeth Strout Anything is possible
Deepak Unnikrishnan Temporary people

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Ross Armstrong The watcher
Sandrone Dazieri Kill the father
Mavis Doriel Hay Death on the Cherwell
Mavis Doriel Hay Murder underground
Lisa Jewell I found you
Jennifer McMahon Burntown
Fuminori Nakamura The boy in the earth
James Naughtie Paris spring
John Sandford Golden prey
Lisa Unger The red hunter
M.J. Carter The infidel stain
Oliver Harris The house of fame

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Maurice Broaddus Buffalo soldier
Cory Doctorow Walkaway
Cixin Liu Death's end
Cixin Liu The dark forest
Zachary Mason Void star
Jeff VanderMeer Borne

Short Stories
Osama Alomar The teeth of the comb & other stories

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Peter Bagge Fire!!: the Zora Neale Hurston story 741.5 B144f comics
Ed Brubaker Kill or be killed. Volume 1 741.5 B886k comics
Santiago García Beowulf 741.5 G216 comics
Carmine Infantino The Flash chronicles. Vol. 2 741.5 F585 comics
Jeff Lemire Roughneck 741.5 L554 comics
Scott Snyder All star Batman. Vol. 1, My own worst enemy 741.5 B333a comics

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Applied Sciences
Tim Richardson The New English garden 635 R521

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Janet Bishop (editor) Matisse/Diebenkorn 709.22 M433
Liesbeth M. Helmus (editor) Pieter Saenredam, the Utrecht work: paintings & drawings by the 17th-century master of perspective 750.92 S127p
Maggie L. Popkin The architecture of the Roman triumph: monuments, memory & identity 722.7 P828
Pat Sloan The splendid sampler: 100 spectacular blocks from a community of quilters 746.46 S634
John North Hopkins The genesis of Roman architecture 722.7 H793
Donald King The Victoria & Albert Museum's textile collection: embroidery in Britain from 1200 to 1750 746.0941 V645

Biography & Genealogy
Bengt Jangfeldt Mayakovsky: a biography 92 M467
Morgan Ring So high a blood: the story of Margaret Douglas, the Tudor that time forgot 92 D7331
B. Alexandra Szerlip The man who designed the future: Norman Bel Geddes & the invention of twentieth-century America 92 G295

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism, Library & Information Science
Ben Handicott 50 museums to blow your mind 069 L847
J.P. Romney Printer's error: irreverent stories from book history 002.09 R766

Business & Economics
Kate Raworth Doughnut economics: seven ways to think like a 21st century economist 330 R261
Robert Bruce Shaw Extreme teams: why Pixar, Netflix, AirBnB & other cutting-edge companies succeed where most fail 658.4 S534

Food & Drink
Elisabeth Prueitt Tartine all day: modern recipes for the home cook 641.5979 P971

Kate Brown Dispatches from dystopia: histories of places not yet forgotten 907.2 B877
Eduardo A. Mayone Dias The Portuguese presence in California 979.4 D541
David Grann Killers of the Flower Moon: the Osage murders & the birth of the FBI 976.6 G759
Richard Reeves President Nixon: alone in the White House 973.924 R332
Kathleen E. Smith Moscow 1956: the silenced spring 947.085 S642
Paul Starobin Madness rules the hour: Charleston, 1860 & the mania for war 975.7 S795
Richard van Emden Tommy's war: the Western Front in soldiers' words & photographs 940.48 V252
Richard S. Faulkner Pershing's Crusaders: the American soldier in World War I 940.4 F263
Robin Fleming Britain after Rome: the fall & rise, 400-1070 941.01 F597
Edward N. Luttwak The grand strategy of the Roman Empire: from the first century CE to the third 937 L974
Ian Mortimer The time traveler's guide to Restoration Britain: a handbook for visitors to the seventeenth century: 1660-1700 942.06 M888
Laurence Rees The Holocaust: a new history 940.53 R328
Andrew Wallace-Hadrill Houses & society in Pompeii & Herculaneum 937.7 W189

Floyd Abrams The soul of the first amendment 342.7308 A161
Michael Schudson The rise of the right to know: politics & the culture of transparency, 1945-1975 342.73 S384

Performing Arts & Music
Jason Zinoman Letterman: the last giant of late night 791.45 L651

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Sheryl Sandberg Option B: facing adversity, building resilience & finding joy 155.93 S213
Regina M. Schwartz The curse of Cain: the violent legacy of monotheism 221.83 S399

Politics & Government
Peter Conradi Who lost Russia?: how the world entered a new Cold War 327.47 C754
John Robert Greene I like Ike: the presidential election of 1952 324.973 G799
Brian Klass The despot's accomplice: how the West is aiding & abetting the decline of democracy 321.8 K631
Timothy Snyder On tyranny: twenty lessons from the twentieth century 321.9 S675

Social Sciences & Current Events
Jonathan C. Brown Cuba's revolutionary world 303.6 B877
James Forman, Jr. Locking up our own: crime & punishment in Black America 364.973 F724
Nathaniel Frank Awakening: how gays & lesbians brought marriage equality to America 306.76 F828
Daniel Lerner U thrive: how to succeed in college & life 370.15 L616
Jonathan Taplin Move fast & break things: how Facebook, Google & Amazon cornered culture & undermined democracy 303.48 T173
Elizabeth Warren This fight is our fight: the battle to save America's middle class 305.55 W286
James Q. Whitman Hitler's American model: the United States & the making of Nazi race law 342.43 W614

Travel & Geography
Petru Popescu The encounter: Amazon beaming 918.1 P826
The rough guide to Australia 919.404 R856

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Donna Leon Earthly remains Large Print Leon

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Laura Atkins Fred Korematsu speaks up Child 341.6 A873

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Action & Adventure
A fistful of dollars
For a few dollars more

Hacksaw Ridge

Foreign Language
Adventures of Zatoichi DVD Japanese
New tale of Zatoichi DVD Japanese
Samaritan Zatoichi DVD Japanese
The tale of Zatoichi DVD Japanese
Zatoichi & the chess expert DVD Japanese
Zatoichi & the chest of gold DVD Japanese
Zatoichi challenged DVD Japanese
Zatoichi goes to the fire festival DVD Japanese
Zatoichi in desperation DVD Japanese
Zatoichi meets the one-armed swordsman DVD Japanese
Zatoichi the fugitive DVD Japanese
Zatoichi the outlaw DVD Japanese
Zatoichi, the blind swordsman: supplements DVD Japanese
Zatoichi's cane sword DVD Japanese
Zatoichi's conspiracy DVD Japanese
Zatoichi's flashing sword DVD Japanese
Zatoichi's revenge DVD Japanese
Zatoichi's vengeance DVD Japanese

Posted on May. 4, 2017 by Cherilyn Banson