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New Titles List for the Week of November 14


Richard Wiley Bob Stevenson
Anna Seghers Crossing
Banana Yoshimoto Lizard

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Kathleen Ernst A memory of muskets
Christopher Brookmyre Black widow
Barry Eisler Livia Lone
Lee Child Night school
P.D. James The mistletoe murder
John Grisham The whistler
Domenic Stansberry The white devil

Short Stories
The mammoth book of dieselpunk SS M265d
Black wings of Cthulhu. 2: eighteen new tales of Lovecraftian horror SS B632

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Mark Beyer Agony 741.5 B573 comics
Dave McKean Black Dog: the dreams of Paul Nash 741.5 M154 comics
Evie Wyld Everything is teeth 92 W982 comics
Daniel Clowes Patience 741.5 C648p comics
Hariton Pushwagner Soft City 741.5 P987 comics
Frederik L. Schodt The Astro Boy essays: Osamu Tezuka, Mighty Atom & the manga/anime revolution 741.53 S363a comics
Nick Spencer The fix. Volume one, Where beagles dare 741.5 S745 comics

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Applied Sciences
Johanna Silver The bold dry garden: lessons from the Ruth Bancroft Garden 635.9 S587

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Sally Mann Remembered light: Cy Twombly in Lexington 770.92 M282r
Henri Cartier Bresson The decisive moment 770.92 C32c
Rudolf Frieling (editor) Bruce Conner: it's all true 709.2 C752i
Karin Breuer Ed Ruscha & the Great American West 709.2 R951c

Biography & Genealogy
John Preston A very English scandal: sex, lies & a murder plot in the houses of Parliament 92 T518
Nina Willner Forty autumns: a family's story of courage & survival on both sides of the Berlin Wall 929.2 W738
Alice Kaplan Looking for The Stranger: Albert Camus & the life of a literary classic 92 C211k
John Sutherland Orwell's nose: a pathological biography 92 O79u
Pico Iyer The man within my head 92 I97
Sarah Kaminsky Adolfo Kaminsky: a forger's life 92 K155
Johannes Fried Charlemagne 92 C474f
Robert Strauss Worst. President. Ever.: James Buchanan, the POTUS rating game & the legacy of the least of the lesser presidents 92 B9182s
Mark Ford Thomas Hardy: half a Londoner 92 H272f

Business & Economics
Tracy Kidder A truck full of money 338.761 K466
Bill Burnett Designing your life: how to build a well-lived, joyful life 650.1 B964
Nicholas Webb What customers crave: how to create relevant & memorable experiences at every touchpoint 658.812 W365
Rana Foroohar Makers & takers: the rise of finance & the fall of American business 332.0973 F727

Larry Evans New ideas in chess 794.1 E92n

Computer Science
Lesa Snider Adobe Lightroom CC & Photoshop CC for photographers 006.6 A643s
Robert I. Berkman Find it fast: extracting expert information from social networks, big data, tweets & more 025.04 B513

Food & Drink
Eric Ripert 32 yolks: from my mother's table to working the line 641.5 R588
Adam Hynam-Smith Curbside: modern street food from a vagabond chef 641.59 H997
Del Sroufe Forks over knives--the cookbook: over 300 recipes for plant-based eating all through the year 641.5636 S774
Milli Taylor Party-perfect bites: delicious recipes for canapés, finger food & party snacks 641.81 T238
Jessamyn Waldman Rodriguez The Hot Bread Kitchen cookbook: artisanal baking from around the world 641.815 R696

Health & Medicine
Joe Dolce Brave new weed: adventures into the uncharted world of cannabis 613.835 D662
Luke Dittrich Patient H.M.: a story of memory, madness & family secrets 616.8523 H111d
John McDougall The healthiest diet on the planet: why the foods you love -- pizza, pancakes, potatoes, pasta & more -- are the solution to preventing disease & looking & feeling your best 613.2 M137

Hugh Kennedy Caliphate: the history of an idea 909.097 K351
Tom Fitton Clean house: exposing our government's secrets & lies 973.932 F547
Frank Dunnigan Growing up in San Francisco: more boomer memories from Playland to Candlestick Park 979.461 D924m
Max Adams In the land of giants: a journey through the Dark Ages 942.01 A211
Susan J.P. O'Hara Mills of Humboldt County 979.412 O365
H.W. Brands The general vs. the president: MacArthur & Truman at the brink of nuclear war 973.918 B819
Dean Snow 1777: tipping point at Saratoga 974.7 S674
Mark Wilson Biblical Turkey: a guide to the Jewish & Christian sites of Asia Minor 939.2 W746
Alex Von Tunzelmann Blood & sand: Suez, Hungary & Eisenhower's campaign for peace 973.92 V948
Tyler Anbinder City of dreams: the 400-year epic history of immigrant New York 974.71 A537
Carlos A. Picón (editor) Pergamon & the Hellenistic kingdoms of the ancient world 939.2 P439
Christopher Davidson Shadow wars: the secret struggle for the Middle East 956.05 D252
Cynthia W. Shelmerdine (editor) The Cambridge companion to the Aegean Bronze Age 939.1 S545
James Kitfield Twilight warriors: the soldiers, spies & special agents who are revolutionizing the American way of war 355.033 K624

David J. Barron Waging war: the clash between presidents & Congress, 1776 to ISIS 342.73 B277

Literature & Writing
I am a phenomenon quite out of the ordinary: the notebooks, diaries & letters of Daniil Kharms 891.78 K455
Luvvie Ajayi I'm judging you: the do-better manual 818.602 A312
Michael Krasny Let there be laughter: a treasury of great Jewish humor & what it all means 818.602 K899
Barbara Morgan (editor) On Story--screenwriters & filmmakers on their iconic films 808.23 O591
Stanley Fish Winning arguments: what works & doesn't work in politics, the bedroom, the courtroom & the classroom 808 F532
Ursula K. Le Guin Words are my matter: writings about life & books, 2000-2016 with a journal of a writer's week 818 L521
Latif Harris Barter within the bark of trees: first will & testament, poems of aging & memory 811 H313
Dante Alighieri Inferno 851 D19m
Dante Alighieri Paradiso 851 D19m
Dante Alighieri Purgatorio 851 D19m
Denise Riley Say something back 821 R573
Gerald Nicosia Night train to Shanghai: & other memories of China 811 N661

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Peter Wohlleben The hidden life of trees: what they feel, how they communicate: discoveries from a secret world 582.16 W846

Performing Arts & Music
Tavis Smiley Before you judge me: the triumph & tragedy of Michael Jackson's last days 780.92 J134s
Toby Gleason (editor) Music in the air: the selected writings of Ralph J. Gleason 780.904 G554
David Hepworth Never a dull moment: 1971: the year that rock exploded 781.66 H529
Simon Reynolds Shock & awe: glam rock & its legacy from the seventies to the twenty-first century 781.66 R462
Emilio D'Alessandro Stanley Kubrick & me: thirty years at his side 791.43 D141
Rich Cohen The sun & the moon & the Rolling Stones 782.421 R75c
Gavin Edwards The Tao of Bill Murray: real-life stories of joy, enlightenment & party crashing 792.092 M981
Alan Sepinwall TV (the book): two experts pick the greatest American shows of all time 791.45 S479
Toby Gleason (editor) Conversations in jazz: the Ralph J. Gleason interviews 781.65 G554
Paul du Noyer Conversations with McCartney 780.92 M12du
Brian Wilson I am Brian Wilson: a memoir 780.92 W746i
Nigel Cliff Moscow nights: the Van Cliburn story: how one man & his piano transformed the Cold War 780.92 C636
Adam Mars-Jones Noriko smiling 791.43 M372
Michael Jarrett. Pressed for all time: producing the great jazz albums from Louis Armstrong & Billie Holiday to Miles Davis & Diana Krall 781.65 J378

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Marshall Goldsmith Triggers: creating behavior that lasts-- becoming the person you want to be 155.24 G624

Politics & Government
Stephen Shames Power to the People: the world of the Black Panthers 322.42 S528
Elaine C. Kamarck Why presidents fail: & how they can succeed again 352.236 K151
Andrew Lownie Stalin's Englishman: Guy Burgess, the Cold War & the Cambridge spy ring 327.1 L919

Social Sciences & Current Events
Michael Doyle Radical chapters: pacifist bookseller Roy Kepler & the paperback revolution 381.45 D754
Ian Brown Sixty: a diary of my sixty-first year: the beginning of the end, or the end of the beginning? 305.244 B877
Jeremiah Tower Table manners: how to behave in the modern world & why bother 395.54 T737
Nancy Weiss Malkiel Keep the damned women out: the struggle for coeducation 371.82 M251

Travel & Geography
Thomas Swick The joys of travel: & stories that illuminate them 910.4 S976

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Karen Branson Streets of gold Child Branson

Ginger Wadsworth Seasons of the bear: a Yosemite story 599.78 W124

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Larry Tye Bobby Kennedy: the making of a liberal icon
Ann Patchett Commonwealth
J.A. Jance Downfall
Christopher Andersen Game of crowns: Elizabeth, Camilla, Kate & the throne
Dinesh D'Souza Hillary's America: the secret history of the Democratic Party
Harlan Coben Home
Mark Bittman How to bake everything: simple recipes for best baking
William Kent Krueger Manitou Canyon
Anne Holt No Echo
Simon Winchester Pacific: silicon chips & surfboards, coral reefs & atom bombs, brutal dictators, fading empires & the coming collision of the world's superpowers
Clive Cussler Pirate
Linda Hirshman Sisters in law: how Sandra Day O'Connor & Ruth Bader Ginsburg went to the Supreme Court & changed the world
Mary Beard SPQR: a history of ancient Rome
Patrick Modiano The black notebook
Jenny Colgan The bookshop on the corner
Santa Montefiore The girl in the castle
Amy Schumer The girl with the lower back tattoo
Peter Wohlleben The hidden life of trees: what they feel, how they communicate: discoveries from a secret world
Timothy Egan The immortal Irishman: the Irish revolutionary who became an American hero
Karin Slaughter The kept woman
Douglas Preston The Obsidian chamber
Rinker Buck The Oregon Trail: a new American journey
John le Carré The pigeon tunnel: stories from my life
Ron Rash The risen
Max Hastings The secret war: spies, ciphers & guerrillas 1939-1945
Heather Mac Donald The war on cops: how the new attack on law & order makes everyone less safe
Emma Donoghue The wonder
Brian Kilmeade Thomas Jefferson & the Tripoli pirates: the forgotten war that changed American history
Amy E. Herman Visual Intelligence
Richard N. Bolles What color is your parachute?: a practical manual for job-hunters & career-changers
Nancy Isenberg White trash: the 400-year untold history of class in America

Posted on Nov. 10, 2016 by Cherilyn Banson