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New Titles List for the Week of November 27

BOOKS

FICTION
Julián López A beautiful young woman
Michèle Roberts The Walworth beauty
Joan Silber Improvement
Fred Strydom The inside-out man
Leo Tolstoy Family happiness & other stories
Matthew Weiner Heather, the totality
Louise Erdrich Future home of the living god

Historical Fiction
James L. Haley A darker sea: Master Commandant Putnam & the War of 1812

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Aliette de Bodard Servant of the Underworld
Rhys Bowen The ghost of Christmas past
P.D. James Sleep no more: six murderous tales
Sheldon Russell The hanging of Samuel Ash
E.S. Thomson Dark asylum
David Baldacci End game
Janet Evanovich Hardcore twenty-four

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Jim Butcher Dead beat
S. A. Chakraborty The city of brass
Mira Grant Into the drowning deep
Neal Stephenson Snow crash
Molly Tanzer Creatures of will & temper
Andy Weir Artemis

Short Stories
Blake Butler Scorch atlas: a belated primer Fic Butler

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Pratap Chatterjee Verax: the true history of whistleblowers, drone warfare & mass surveillance 327.12 C495 comics
Kevin Czap Fütchi perf 741.5 C998 comics
Sophia Foster-Dimino Sex fantasy 741.5 F758 comics
Ulli Lust Voices in the dark 741.5 L972v comics

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NONFICTION

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Alasdair Post-Quinn Double or nothing: reversible knitting for the adventurous 746.43 P858

Biography & Genealogy
Eliot Weisman The way it was: my life with Frank Sinatra 92 S615
Noah Feldman The three lives of James Madison: genius, partisan, president 92 M182f
Walter Isaacson Leonardo da Vinci 92 L581

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism, Library & Information Science
L.W. "Bill" Lane Jr. The sun never sets: reflections on a western life 070.5092 L265
Kevin Young Bunk: the rise of hoaxes, humbug, plagiarists, phonies, post-facts & fake news 001.95 Y681
Christopher Bonanos New York Magazine Highbrow, lowbrow, brilliant, despicable: 50 years of New York 051 N567

Business & Economics
Michael Hudson J is for junk economics: a guide to reality in an age of deception 330 H885
Andrew W. Lo Adaptive markets: financial evolution at the speed of thought 332.64 L795
Tony Robbins Money: master the game: 7 simple steps to financial freedom 332.024 R632
David Waller Reputation game: the art of changing how people see you 650.13 W198

Food & Drink
Sean Sherman The Sioux chef's indigenous kitchen 641.59 S553

Health & Medicine
Steven R. Gundry The plant paradox: the hidden dangers in "healthy" foods that cause disease & weight gain 613.2 G975
Bryant Johnson The RBG workout 613.71 J661
Mona Morstein Master your diabetes: a comprehensive, integrative approach for both type 1 & type 2 diabetes 616.462 M886

History
Charles Drazin The man who outshone the Sun King: a life of gleaming opulence & wretched reversal in the reign of Louis XIV 944.033 D769
Marguerite van Geldermalsen Married to a Bedouin 956.95 G315
Fred Lyon San Francisco noir 979.461 L991s
Oliver Stone The full transcripts of the Putin interviews: with substantial material not included in the documentary 947.086 S877
Claudia Verhoeven The odd man Karakozov: Imperial Russia, modernity & the birth of terrorism 947.08 V514
Geoffrey C. Ward The Vietnam War: an intimate history 959.7 W256
Gregory A. Daddis Withdrawal: reassessing America's final years in Vietnam 959.7 D121
Kaveh Farrokh The armies of Ancient Persia. The Sassanians 935 F246

Literature & Writing
Eduardo Galeano Hunter of stories 863 G152
Don George How to be a travel writer 808.066 G347
Emmy J. Favilla A world without "whom": the essential guide to language in the BuzzFeed age 808.02 F274

Performing Arts & Music
Mat Callahan The explosion of deferred dreams: musical Renaissance & social revolution in San Francisco, 1965-1975 781.66 C156
Beverly Gray Seduced by Mrs. Robinson: how the Graduate became the touchstone of a generation 791.43 G778
Lara C. Stache Breaking bad: a cultural history 791.45 S775

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Christine Leigh Heyrman American apostles: when evangelicals entered the world of Islam 266 H619
Azeem Ibrahim Radical origins: why we are losing the battle against Islamic extremism--and how to turn the tide 297.8 I14
Spring Washam A fierce heart: finding strength, wisdom & courage in any moment 294.3 W314

Politics & Government
Lawrence O'Donnell Playing with fire: the 1968 election & the transformation of American politics 324.973 O261

Reference
H. Winter Griffith Complete guide to prescription & nonprescription drugs 615.1 G853
LMP 2018: literary market place: the directory of the American book publishing industry with industry indexes 655.52 L77

Social Sciences & Current Events
Danielle Allen Cuz: or, the life & times of Michael A. 305.242 A425
Helen Caldicott (editor) Sleepwalking to Armageddon: the threat of nuclear annihilation 355.02 C146
Nitsana Darshan-Leitner Harpoon: inside the covert war against terrorism's money masters 363.325 D225
Henry Louis Gates Jr. (editor) The annotated African American folktales 398.2 G259
Malcolm Harris Kids these days: human capital & the making of millennials 305.242 H313
Brooke L. Blower Becoming Americans in Paris: transatlantic politics & culture between the World Wars 305.8 B657

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LARGE PRINT
Fiction
David Baldacci End game Large Print Baldacci
Andy Weir Artemis Large Print Weir

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AUDIOBOOKS

Nonfiction
Amy Tan Where the past begins: a writer's memoir CD 92 T161

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EBOOKS
Peter Ackroyd Revolution
Isabel Allende In the midst of winter
Jonathan Alpeyrie The shattered lens: a war photographer's story of survival
Anne Applebaum Red famine: Stalin's war on Ukraine
A.J. Baime The accidental president: Harry S. Truman & the four months that changed the world
Patricia Barry Medicare for dummies
Emanuel Bergmann The trick
Jenny Blackhurst How I lost you
Sidney Blumenthal Wrestling with his angel: the political life of Abraham Lincoln. Vol. II, 1849-1856
Catherine Burns The visitors
Gretchen Carlson Be fierce: stop harassment & take back your power
Ta-Nehisi Coates We were eight years in power: an American Tragedy
Anthony DeCurtis Lou Reed: a life
Maria Duenas The vineyard
Jennifer Egan Manhattan Beach
Scott Eyman Hank & Jim: the fifty-year friendship of Henry Fonda & James Stewart
Jeff Fager Fifty years of 60 minutes: the inside story of television's most influential news broadcast
Lawrence Freedman The future of war
Joel Fuhrman Fast food genocide: how to win the battle against processed food & take back our health
Laura Griffin Touch of Red
Bruce Handy Wild things: the joy of reading children's literature as an adult
Lisi Harrison The Dirty Book Club
Joe Hill Strange weather
Alice Hoffman The rules of magic
Colleen Hoover Without merit
Siri Hustvedt Blindfold
Insight Guides San Francisco city guide
Faye Kellerman Killing season
Thomas Keneally Crimes of the father
Robert Lacey The crown. Volume 1: the official companion: Elizabeth II, Winston Churchill & the making of a young queen, (1947-1955)
Richard M. Langworth Winston Churchill, myth & reality: what he actually did & said
Bandy X. Lee (editor) The dangerous case of Donald Trump: 27 psychiatrists & mental health experts assess a president
Liza Marklund The final word
Tim Marshall A flag worth dying for: the power & politics of national symbols
Eric Metaxas Martin Luther: the man who rediscovered God & changed the world
Kyle Mills Enemy of the state
Kate Moretti The blackbird season
Liza Mundy Code girls: the untold story of the American women code breakers who helped win World War II
Michael Portillo Great continental railway journeys
Walter Reid Five days from defeat: how Britain nearly lost the First World War
Jane Robins White bodies
Virginia Rounding The burning time: Henry VIII, Bloody Mary & the Protestant martyrs of London
Patricia Scanlan Orange blossom days
Jodi Taylor White silence
Mark Tier How to spot the next Starbucks, Whole Foods, Walmart, or McDonald's before its shares explode
David Williams Before we go to war with china & north korea
Mazarkis Williams The tower & knife trilogy

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DVDs
Action & Adventure
Atomic Blonde
Legend

Drama
British Cinema Collection: 8 Acclaimed Films
East side sushi
Pawn sacrifice
The journey

Foreign Language
Daguerréotypes DVD French
Neruda DVD Spanish
The beaches of Agnès DVD French

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
A most wanted man
Whispers in the dark

Nonfiction
I am not your negro DVD 323.1196 B181
The Vietnam War DVD 959.7 W256

Posted on Nov. 29, 2017 by Cherilyn Banson