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New Titles List for the Week of November 1

BOOKS

FICTION

Esther Kinsky River
Amelie Nothomb Strike your heart
Sarah Perry Melmoth
Eduardo Sánchez Rugeles Blue label
Tammy Lynne Stoner Sugar Land
Hiro Arikawa The travelling cat chronicles
Samuel Park The caregiver
Tanya Tagaq Split tooth
Gary Shteyngart Lake Success

Historical Fiction
Edward Carey Little
Willem Frederik Hermans An untouched house

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Elly Griffiths The vanishing box
Bradley Harper A knife in the fog: a mystery featuring Margaret Harkness & Arthur Conan Doyle
Lynda La Plante Murder mile
Cristina Rivera Garza The taiga syndrome
Ann Cleeves Wild fire
Sophie Hannah The mystery of three quarters
Lisa Unger Under my skin

Short Stories
Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah Friday black

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Emmanuel Guibert Alan's war: the memories of G.I. Alan Cope 940.54 G940 comics
Anne Frank Anne Frank's diary: the graphic adaptation 92 F828a comics
Keiler Roberts Chlorine Gardens 741.5973 R541 comics
Gord Hill The antifa comic book: 100 years of fascism & antifa movements 320.533 H550 comics

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NONFICTION

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Lynsey Addario Of love & war 770.92 A222o
Gian Carlo Calza Hokusai 769.92 H72c
Jamie Camplin The art of reading: an illustrated history of books in paint 751.7 C156

Biography & Genealogy
Annie Ernaux The years 92 E71y
Paul Lendvai Orbán: Hungary's strongman 92 O16le
People in a magazine: the selected letters of S. N. Behrman & his editors at The New Yorker 92 B396p
Jean Moorcroft Wilson Robert Graves: from Great War poet to Good-bye to all that (1895-1929) 92 G7765w
David S. Heidler The rise of Andrew Jackson: myth, manipulation & the making of modern politics 92 J12h

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism, Library & Information Science
Reengineering the library: issues in electronic resources management 025.174 R327
The relevant library: essays on adapting to changing needs 021.2 R279

Business & Economics
Mike Bellafiore One good trade: inside the highly competitive world of proprietary trading 332.64 B414
Roger Dooley Brainfluence: 100 ways to persuade & convince consumers with neuromarketing 658.8 D720
Mike Moran Search engine marketing, inc.: driving search traffic to your company's website 658.872 M793
Richard D'Aveni The pan-industrial revolution: how new manufacturing titans will transform the world 338.064 D272

Computer Science
Tom Marrs JSON at work: practical data integration for the web 006.74 J899m

Food & Drink
Cathy Barrow Pie squared: irresistibly easy sweet & savory slab pies 641.865 B279
Ilene Rosen Saladish: a crunchier, grainier, herbier, heartier, tastier way with vegetables 641.83 R722
Michael Zebrowski The pastry chef's little black book: the definitive recipe collection: for chefs, by chefs 641.815 Z199

Health & Medicine
Meir Kryger The mystery of sleep: why a good night's rest is vital to a better, healthier life 616.849 K949
Matt Paxton The secret lives of hoarders: true stories of tackling extreme clutter 616.8522 P289
Dana Cohen Quench: beat fatigue, drop weight & heal your body through the new science of optimum hydration 613.2 C660

History
David Mattingly An imperial possession: Britain in the Roman Empire, 54 BC-AD 409 936.1 M4442
Jay Sexton A nation forged by crisis: a new American history 973 S518n
Kirsten Fermaglich A Rosenberg by any other name: a history of Jewish name changing in America 929.4 F385
William M. Fowler Jr. Steam titans: Cunard, Collins & the epic battle for commerce on the North Atlantic 387.5 F78s
Ernő Munkácsi How it happened: documenting the tragedy of Hungarian Jewry 940.5318 M925
The British Empire: a historical encyclopedia 909.097 E731
Wu Xiaocong The subterranean Army of Emperor Qin Shi Huang: the eighth wonder of the world 931 S169

Languages & Linguistics
Charles Harrington Elster How to tell fate from destiny: & other skillful word distinctions 428.1 E49h
Lewis Glinert The story of Hebrew 492.4 G499

Law
Antonia Felix The unstoppable Ruth Bader Ginsburg: American icon 347.73 G493f

Literature & Writing
Daily dose of knowledge: brilliant thoughts 808.02 P935n
Joan Gelfand You can be a winning writer: the 4 C's approach of successful authors: craft, commitment, community & confidence 808.02 G281

Performing Arts & Music
Alan Light Johnny Cash: the life & legacy of the Man in Black 780.92 C338li
Mike D Beastie Boys book 780.92 B380d
Alan Walker Fryderyk Chopin: a life & times 780.92 C549w
Susan Whitall Joni on Joni: interviews & encounters with Joni Mitchell 780.92 M681j

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Eknath Easwaran Essence of the Upanishads: a key to Indian spirituality 294.59 E13es
Rachel Hollis Girl, wash your face: stop believing the lies about who you are so you can become who you were meant to be 158.1 H726

Politics & Government
Ben Macintyre The spy & the traitor: the greatest espionage story of the Cold War 327.12 M152s
Frances McCall Rosenbluth Responsible parties: saving democracy from itself 321.8 R723
Stephen M. Walt The Hell of good intentions: America's foreign policy elite & the decline of U.S. primacy 327.73 W170
Jay Nordlinger Children of monsters: an inquiry into the sons & daughters of dictators 321.9 N758

Reference
AMERICAN LIBRARY DIRECTORY 2018-2019 027 A51
Genetics & inherited conditions 616.042 G328

Social Sciences & Current Events
Robert E. Bartholomew American intolerance: our dark history of demonizing immigrants 325.73 B283
Justine Bateman Fame: the hijacking of reality 306.48 B317
Michael Chabon Pops: fatherhood in pieces 306.874 C428p
Daily dose of knowledge: brilliant thoughts 081 D1332
Eve L. Ewing Ghosts in the schoolyard: racism & school closings on Chicago's South side 370.973 E53
Joshua Hunt University of Nike: how corporate cash bought American higher education 378.795 H911
Kiese Laymon Heavy: an American memoir 305.896 L454
Paul Radin The trickster: a study in American Indian mythology 398.297 R12t
R.J. Young Let it bang: a young black man's reluctant odyssey into guns 305.896 Y841
Dr. Vince M. Bertram One nation under-taught: solving America's science, technology, engineering & math crisis 379.73 B462
Wednesday Martin Untrue: why nearly everything we believe about women, lust & infidelity is wrong & how the new science can set us free 306.7 M363
Ellen Ruppel Shell The job: the future of work in the modern era 331.0973 S544j

Sports & Games
Inside Maverick's: portrait of a monster wave 797.32 I11
Jane Leavy The big fella: Babe Ruth & the world he created 796.357 R932

Travel & Geography
Fodor's Montréal & Québec City 917.14 F653
Kimberley Lovato 100 things to do in San Francisco before you die 917.9461 L896

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CHILDREN'S COLLECTION

Nonfiction
Yuyi Morales Dreamers Child 305.9069 M792

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AUDIOBOOKS
Fiction
Ben Aaronovitch Broken homes CD Fic Aaronovitch

Nonfiction
Shane Bauer American prison: a reporter's undercover journey into the business of punishment CD 365.973 B344
David W. Blight Frederick Douglass: prophet of freedom CD 92 D737b
Anthony Bourdain Kitchen confidential: adventures in the culinary underbelly CD 641.5 B768
Adam Fisher Valley of genius: the uncensored history of Silicon Valley (as told by the hackers, founders & freaks who made it boom) CD 338.4 F531
Jim Holt When Einstein walked with Gödel: excursions to the edge of thought CD 500 H758w
BBC war reports: World War Two, the home front CD 940.548 B349h
BBC war reports: World War Two, on air CD 940.548 B349o

Posted on Nov. 1, 2018 by Cherilyn Banson