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New Titles List for the Week of November 1

BOOKS

FICTION
Blanca Busquets The house of silence
Courtney Elizabeth Mauk The special power of restoring lost things

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Patrick Hoffman Every man a menace
J. Robert Janes Clandestine
The best American mystery stories
J. A. Jance Downfall

Short Stories
The best American short stories SS B56

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Carol Tyler Soldier's heart: the campaign to understand my WWII veteran father: a daughter's memoir 92 T981s comics

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NONFICTION
Applied Sciences
Chris Conrad The newbies guide to cannabis & the industry 633.79 C754
Dale Dougherty Free to make: how the maker movement is changing our schools, our jobs & our minds 600 D732
Peter P. Marra Cat wars: the devastating consequences of a cuddly killer 636.8 M358
Sy Montgomery The good good pig: the extraordinary life of Christopher Hogwood 636.4 M788
Jill Jonnes Urban forests: a natural history of trees in the American cityscape 635.977 J79

Biography & Genealogy
Joe Conason Man of the world: the further endeavors of Bill Clinton 92 C6405co
Candice Millard Hero of the empire: the Boer War, a daring escape & the making of Winston Churchill 92 C5632mi
Susan Quinn Eleanor & Hick: the love affair that shaped a First Lady 92 R776q

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism, Library & Information Science
Amy Hungerford Making literature now 070.5 H936
Alastair M. Johnston Dreaming on the edge: poets & book artists in the history of the book in California 686.2 J721

Business & Economics
Brian P. Moran The 12 week year: get more done in 12 weeks than others do in 12 months 650.1 M829
Amy Whitaker Art thinking: how to carve out creative space in a world of schedules, budgets & bosses 658.4 W577

Computer Science
Cathy O'Neil Weapons of math destruction: how big data increases inequality & threatens democracy 005.7 O586
Jeff Sauro Quantifying the user experience: practical statistics for user research 004.01 S259

Food & Drink
Americas Test Kitchen The best of America's Test Kitchen 2017: the year's best recipes, equipment reviews & tastings 641.5973 A512b
Alton Brown EveryDayCook 641.5 B87e
Ayesha Curry The seasoned life: food, family, faith & the joy of eating well 641.5 C976
Naomi Josepher There's always room for chocolate: recipes from the Chocolate Room 641.6374 J836

Health & Medicine
Hilary Tindle Up: how positive outlook can transform our health & aging 613.2 T588
Rachael Wonderlin When someone you know is living in a dementia care community: words to say & things to do 616.83 W872

History
Lloyd Clark Blitzkrieg: myth, reality & Hitler's lightning war-- France, 1940 940.54 C594b
Lawrence Douglas The right wrong man: John Demjanjuk & the last great Nazi war crimes trial 341.69 D381d
Aude Grouard de Tocqueville Atlas of lost cities: a travel guide to abandoned & forsaken destinations 930.1 G882
John Haywood Northmen: the Viking saga, AD 793-1241 948.022 H427
Olivier Wieviorka Normandy: the landings to the liberation of Paris 940.542 W652n
Mikhail Zygar All the Kremlin's men: inside the court of Vladimir Putin 947.086 Z99
Bastiaan Robert von Benda-Beckmann A German catastrophe?: German historians & the Allied bombings, 1945-2010 940.5449 B458
Craig Nelson Pearl Harbor: from infamy to greatness 940.542 N42p
Bill O'Reilly Killing the rising sun: how America vanquished World War II Japan 940.542 O66

Law
Katherine E. Stoner Prenuptial agreements: how to write a fair & lasting contract 346.7301 P927

Literature & Writing
Mark Greif Against Everything: Essays 814 G824
Joyce Carol Oates Soul at the white heat: inspiration, obsession & the writing life 814 O11s
The Best American essays 814.8 B56
The best American nonrequired reading 814.8 B561

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Tyler Nordgren Sun, Moon, Earth: the history of solar eclipses, from omens of doom to Einstein & exoplanets 523.7 N832
The best American science & nature writing 500 B56n

Performing Arts & Music
Dennis Bartok A thousand cuts: the bizarre underground world of collectors & dealers who saved the movies 791.43 B292
Carol Burnett In such good company: eleven years of laughter, mayhem & fun in the sandbox 792.092 B965i
Harlan Lebo Citizen Kane: a filmmaker's journey 791.43 L447
Bruce Springsteen Born to run 780.92 S769s

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Joyce Meyer Seize the day: living on purpose & making every day count 248.4 M612
Jessica Tracy Take pride: why the deadliest sin holds the secret to human success 152.4 T761

Politics & Government
Michael Savage Scorched earth: restoring the country after Obama 320.52 S264s
Phyllis Schlafly The conservative case for Trump 320.52 S338
Jay Sekulow Unholy alliance: the agenda Iran, Russia & jihadists share for conquering the world 327.11 S463

Social Sciences & Current Events
Jessica Bennett Feminist fight club: an office survival manual (for a sexist workplace) 305.42 B471
Jeff Chang We gon' be alright: notes on race & resegregation 305.8 C456
Jonathan F.P. Rose The well-tempered city: what modern science, ancient civilizations & human nature teach us about the future of urban life 307.12 R795

Sports & Games
Stephen G. Miller Ancient Greek athletics 796.09 M647
The Best American sports writing 796 B56a

Travel & Geography
Joshua Foer Atlas obscura: an explorer's guide to the world's hidden wonders 910.41 F654
The Best American travel writing 910 B561

Posted on Oct. 27, 2016 by Cherilyn Banson