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New Titles List for the Week of November 21


Stephanie Wilbur Ash The Annie year
David Constantine The life-writer
Albert Cossery Proud beggars
Maddie Dawson The survivor's guide to family happiness
Alfred Doblin Bright magic
Alice Hoffman Faithful
Sheryl Monks Monsters in Appalachia
Edmundo Paz Soldán Norte
David Szalay All that man is
Melissa Yancy Dog years
Nanni Balestrini We want everything
Halldor Laxness Wayward heroes
Edward Hoagland In the country of the blind
Ha Jin The boat rocker
Javier Marías Thus bad begins

Historical Fiction
Henry Green Back
Wilbur Smith Pharaoh
Graeme Macrae Burnet (editor) His bloody project: documents relating to the case of Roderick Macrae, a historical thriller

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Charles Finch The inheritance
Timothy Hallinan Fields where they lay
Francesca Kay The long room
David Lida One life
Ed Lin Incensed
Jess Lourey Salem's cipher
Barry Maitland Ash Island
Julia Navarro Story of a sociopath
Anne Perry Revenge in a cold river

Short Stories
Clare Beams We show what we have learned & other stories
Best European fiction SS B5635

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Lisa Hanawalt Hot dog taste test: a cook [crossed out] book 741.5 H233 comics
Igort The Ukrainian & Russian notebooks 741.5 I248 comics
Edward Ross Filmish: a graphic journey through film 741.5 R823 comics
Riad Sattouf The Arab of the future 2: a graphic memoir: a childhood in the Middle East (1984-1985) 741.5 S253 comics

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Arts, Architecture & Crafts
James Edward Deeds Jr. The Electric Pencil 740.92 D311
Henri Rivière Thirty-six views of the Eiffel Tower 769.92 R625
Franny Moyle Turner: the extraordinary life & momentous times of J.M.W. Turner 750.92 T94m

Biography & Genealogy
Robert Gottlieb Avid reader 92 G686
Alexander Masters A life discarded: 148 diaries found in the trash 92 F819
Marina Abramović Walk through walls 92 A1612
Lynn Downey Levi Strauss: the man who gave blue jeans to the world 92 S9124
Reiner Stach Kafka, the early years 92 K111se
James Stourton Kenneth Clark: life, art & civilisation 92 C5933st
Susan Higginbotham Margaret Pole: the Countess in the Tower 92 S167h

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism, Library & Information Science
Library assistant: test preparation study guide questions & answers 020.71 N277
Thomas Mann The Oxford guide to library research 025.5 M281

Business & Economics
Clayton M. Christensen Competing against luck: the story of innovation & customer choice 658.4 C554
Claudia Hammond Mind over money: the psychology of money & how to use it 332.024 H225
Tim Wu The attention merchants: the epic scramble to get inside our heads 659.1 W959
Carol Levine Planning for long-term care for dummies 332.024 L665

Food & Drink
Anthony Bourdain Appetites 641.5 B768a
Nancy Silverton Mozza at home: more than 150 crowd-pleasing recipes for relaxed, family-style entertaining 641.5945 S5878

Josephine Breen Del Deo The watch at Peaked Hill: outer Cape Cod dune shack life, 1953-2003 974.4 D345
Iris Engstrand San Diego: California's cornerstone 979.498 E588
Peter Fritzsche An iron wind: Europe under Hitler 940.53 F919
Greg Mitchell The tunnels: escapes under the Berlin Wall & the historic films the JFK White House tried to kill 943.155 M681
Steve Twomey Countdown to Pearl Harbor: the twelve days to the attack 940.542 T974
Marc Van De Mieroop A History of the Ancient Near East ca. 3000-323 BC 939.4 V226
Stanley Burstein (editor) Ancient African civilizations: Kush & Axum 939.78 B972
Peter Cozzens The Earth is weeping: the epic story of the Indian wars for the American West 978.02 C882
Susan Elkin (editor) Pearl Harbor: 75 years later: a day of infamy & its legacy 940.542 L722
Steven Hahn A nation without borders: the United States & its world in an age of civil wars, 1830-1910 973.5 H148
James D. Hornfischer The fleet at flood tide: America at total war in the Pacific, 1944-1945 940.5459 H816
Torsten Cumberland Jacobsen A history of the Vandals 936 J175
Shawn Levy Dolce vita confidential: Fellini, Loren, Pucci, paparazzi & the swinging high life of 1950s Rome 945.63 L668
Nancy J. Taniguchi Dirty deeds: land, violence & the 1856 San Francisco Vigilance Committee 979.461 T164
The New Yorker The 60s: the story of a decade 909.826 F494

Home & Family Management
Carolyn P. Hartley The caregiver's toolbox: checklists, forms, resources, mobile apps & straight talk to help you provide compassionate care 649.8 H332
Sally Balch Hurme The ABA/AARP checklist for family caregivers: a guide to making it manageable 649.8 H966

Languages & Linguistics
Marcel Danesi Italian demystified 458 D179

William D. Goren Understanding the ADA 342.7308 G667

Literature & Writing
Anne Carson Float 811 C321f
Kendra Levin The hero is you: sharpen your focus, conquer your demons & become the writer you were born to be 808.02 L665
Philippe Soupault Lost profiles: memoirs of cubism, dada & surrealism 840.9 S724
Shelley DeWees Not just Jane: rediscovering seven amazing women writers who transformed British literature 820.9 D516
Barry Forshaw Brit noir: the Pocket Essential guide to the crime fiction, film & TV of the British Isles 823.087 F732
J.H. Prynne Poems 821 P973p
J. H. Prynne The white stones 821 P973

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Mary Ellen Hannibal Citizen scientist: searching for heroes & hope in an age of extinction 576.84 H245
David Allen Sibley The Sibley guide to birds 598 S56

Performing Arts & Music
Daniel Bergner Sing for your life: a story of race, music & family 780.92 G795
Lloyd Sachs T Bone Burnett: a life in pursuit 780.92 T248
Songs in the key of Los Angeles: sheet music from the collection of the Los Angeles Public Library 780.26 K964
Ben Westhoff Original gangstas: the untold story of Dr. Dre, Eazy-E, Ice Cube, Tupac Shakur & the birth of West Coast rap 782.421 W529
Peter L. Winkler (editor) The real James Dean: intimate memories from those who knew him best 792.092 D281w
Peter Ackroyd Alfred Hitchcock 791.4 H67ac
David Thomson Television 791.45 T482
Thomas Dolby The speed of sound: breaking the barrier between music & technology 780.92 D661

Politics & Government
Arlie Russell Hochschild Strangers in their own land: anger & mourning on the American right 320.52 H685
Geoffrey D.T. Shaw The lost mandate of heaven: the American betrayal of Ngo Dinh Diem, President of Vietnam 327.73 S534

Social Sciences & Current Events
Christopher Breward The suit: form, function & style 391.4 B847
Nancy Colier The power of off: the mindful way to stay sane in a virtual world 302.2 C696
Michael Fabricant Austerity blues: fighting for the soul of public higher education 378.05 F126
Silvia Federici Caliban & the witch 305.4 F293
Stephane Hallegatte Shock waves: managing the impacts of climate change on poverty 362.5 H184
Beverly Lowry Who killed these girls?: cold case: the yogurt shop murders 364.152 L921
Erin McKean The hundred dresses: the most iconic styles of our time 391.4 M154
Eugene Soltes Why they do it: inside the mind of the white-collar criminal 364.168 S691
Tim White The last good heist: the inside story of the biggest single payday in the criminal history of the Northeast 364.155 W582
Virginia Morris How to care for aging parents: a one-step resource for all your medical, financial, housing & emotional issues 382.6 M877

Travel & Geography
Andrew Duncan Secret London: exploring the hidden city, with original walks & unusual places to visit 914.21 D91
Nonstop metropolis: a New York City atlas 912.747 S688

Posted on Nov. 17, 2016 by Cherilyn Banson