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New Titles List for the Week of November 6

BOOKS

FICTION
C. Morgan Babst The floating world
Tessa Hadley The London train

Historical Fiction
Ian McGuire The North water

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Anne Cleeland Murder in all honour
Anne Cleeland Murder in shadow
Peter Corris Win, lose or draw
Laura Wilson A willing victim

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NONFICTION
Applied Sciences
Jim Endersby Orchid: a cultural history 635.9344 E565
Cass R. Sunstein Wiser: getting beyond groupthink to make groups smarter 658.4 S958
Kelly Weinersmith Soonish: emerging technologies that'll improve and/or ruin everything 601 W423

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Susan Baker Following Proust 759.13 B167
Shirley Neilsen Blum Henri Matisse: rooms with a view 750.92 M43bl
Michael Duncan High drama: Eugene Berman & the legacy of the melancholic sublime 759.13 D911
Lois Davidson Gottlieb A way of life: an apprenticeship with Frank Lloyd Wright 720.92 W94g
Peter Bacon Hales Silver cities: photographing American urbanization, 1839-1939 770.973 H167
David Salle How to see: looking, talking & thinking about art 709.04 S168
Sébastien Perez Frida 759.972 P438

Biography & Genealogy
Stanley P. Hirshson General Patton: a soldier's life 92 P322h
Nathan Ward The lost detective: becoming Dashiell Hammett 92 H2257w
Barbara Leaming Kick Kennedy: the charmed life & tragic death of the favorite Kennedy daughter 92 K35563L

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism, Library & Information Science
Sharyl Attkisson The smear: how shady political operatives & fake news control what you see, what you think & how you vote 070.4 A885

Chess
Nicholas Pert The solid Slav Defence 794.122 P469

Food & Drink
Hugh Acheson The chef & the slow cooker 641.588 A177

Health & Medicine
Jerry Baker Healing fixers, mixers, & elixirs: 352 do-it-yourself natural formulas for a healthier & more beautiful you! 613 B167h
Jonathan D. Rose The foot book: a complete guide to healthy feet 617.585 R795

History
Carol Blackman Truth & love: finding the soul of the sixties 979.461 B629
Thomas Childers Wings of morning: the story of the last American bomber shot down over Germany in World War II 940.5449 C536
Taylor Coffman Building for Hearst & Morgan: voices from the George Loorz papers 917.9478 C675b
Laura Ingraham Billionaire at the barricades: the populist revolution from Reagan to Trump 973.933 I541
Julie Summers Home fires: the story of the Women's Institute in the Second World War 940.53 S955
Michael Duncan The storm before the storm: the beginning of the end of the Roman Republic 937.05 D911
Laura Engelstein Russia in flames: war, revolution, civil war, 1914-1921 947.084 E577
Victor Davis Hanson The second world wars: how the first global conflict was fought & won 940.54 H251
Robert Lacey The crown. Volume 1: the official companion: Elizabeth II, Winston Churchill & the making of a young queen, (1947-1955) 941.08 L131

Literature & Writing
Annie Baker The Flick 812.6 B167
Anne H. Janzer The workplace writer's process: a guide to getting the job done 808.066 J355
Emily Midorikawa A secret sisterhood: the literary friendships of Jane Austen, Charlotte Brontë, George Eliot & Virginia Woolf 823 M629
Dana Gioia 99 poems: new & selected 811 G495n

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Jeff Goodell The water will come: rising seas, sinking cities & the remaking of the civilized world 551.458 G648

Performing Arts & Music
30 Rock & philosophy: we want to go to there 791.45 W815

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Pope John Paul II The theology of the body: human love in the divine plan 233.5 J658
Robert Sarah The power of silence: against the dictatorship of noise 248.4 S243
Lucius Annaeus Seneca Letters on ethics: to Lucilius 188 S475
Louisa Shea The cynic enlightenment: Diogenes in the salon 149 S539
Christopher West Theology of the body explained: a commentary on John Paul II's "gospel of the body" 233.5 W516
Dan Jones The Templars: the rise & spectacular fall of God's holy warriors 271.79 J762

Politics & Government
David Neiwert Alt-America: the rise of the radical right in the age of Trump 320.533 N417

Reference
Chase's calendar of events 2018: the ultimate go-to guide for special days, weeks & months 394 C48

Social Sciences & Current Events
Bitcoin for dummies 332.178 B624
Ashley Dawson Extreme cities: the peril & promise of urban life in the age of climate change 307.76 D272
Caitlin Doughty From here to eternity: traveling the world to find the good death 363.75 D732f
Lauren Elkin Flâneuse: women walk the city in Paris, New York, Tokyo, Venice & London 305.4 E436
William B. Helmreich The Brooklyn nobody knows: an urban walking guide 306.0974 H481b
Alexander Humez Short cuts: a guide to oaths, ring tones, ransom notes, famous last words & other forms of minimalist communication 302.2 H922
William J. Perry My journey at the nuclear brink 355.02 P462
Sasha Polakow-Suransky Go back to where you came from: the backlash against immigration & the fate of western democracy 304.8 P762
Tomás F. Summers Sandoval Jr. Latinos at the Golden Gate: creating community & identity in San Francisco 305.868 S955
Edward N. Wolff A century of wealth in America 339.2 W855

Travel & Geography
John Bartram Travels on the St. Johns River 917.59 B294
Penny Watson Hong Kong precincts: a curated guide to the city's best shops, eateries, bars & other hangouts 915.125 W337
Kevin Whitton Moon Hawaii 919.691 M818
Eyewitness Serbia 914.971 D626

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EAUDIOBOOKS
Linda Lael Miller A snow country Christmas

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DVDs

Nonfiction
Kurt & Courtney DVD 781.66 K969
The filth & the fury DVD 781.66 S518f

Posted on Nov. 2, 2017 by Cherilyn Banson