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New Titles List for the Week of October 10

BOOKS

FICTION
Jonathan Safran Foer Here I am
Alan Garner Red shift
Margot Livesey Mercury
Curzio Malaparte The skin
Ann Patchett Commonwealth
Nisi Shawl Everfair
Lionel Shriver The Mandibles, a family, 2029-2047
Amor Towles A gentleman in Moscow
Juan Gabriel Vasquez Reputations

Historical Fiction
Jennifer Chiaverini Fates & traitors: a novel of John Wilkes Booth

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
James R. Benn Blue Madonna
Frances Brody Death of an avid reader
Clare Donoghue Never look back
Jim Eldridge Assassins
Sophie Hannah Closed casket
Carl Hiaasen Razor girl
Herman Koch Dear Mr. M
Pierre Lemaitre Blood wedding
Stuart Neville So say the fallen
Ron Rash The risen
Amy Stewart Lady cop makes trouble
Peter Turnbull A dreadful past

Short Stories
Christine Sneed The virginity of famous men

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Toshio Ban The Osamu Tezuka story: a life in manga & anime 741.592 T356b comics
Lynda Barry The greatest of Marlys 741.5 B281g comics
Jules Feiffer Cousin Joseph: a graphic novel 741.5 F297c comics
Nick Hayes Woody Guthrie & the dust bowl ballads 741.5 H418w comics
Jonathan Hickman Secret wars 741.5 S446 comics
Aneurin Wright Things to do in a retirement home trailer park: when you're 29 & unemployed 616.029 W947 comics
Chip Zdarsky Jughead. Volume one 741.5 J936 comics

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NONFICTION
Applied Sciences
William Cook Repairing & restoring tables: professional techniques to bring your furniture back to life 684.13 C771t

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Ross King Mad enchantment: Claude Monet & the painting of the water lilies 750.92 M74k

Biography & Genealogy
Kenneth D. Ackerman Trotsky in New York, 1917: a radical on the eve of revolution 92 T85a
John Le Carré The pigeon tunnel: stories from my life 92 L456L
W. Scott Poole In the mountains of madness: the life, death & extraordinary afterlife of H.P. Lovecraft 92 L897p

Business & Economics
Summer Brennan The oyster war: the true story of a small farm, big politics & the future of wilderness in America 338.371 B838
Mara Einstein Black ops advertising: native ads, content marketing & the covert world of the digital sell 659.1 E357

Chess
Yury Lapshun 7 ways to smash the Sicilian 794.122 L317s

Computer Science
Nina Amir How to blog a book: write, publish & promote your work one post at a time 006.7 A517
Joy Deangdeelert Cho Blog, Inc.: blogging for passion, profit & to create community 006.7 C545
Eric Matthes Python crash course: a hands-on, project-based introduction to programming 005.1 P99m

Food & Drink
John Currence Big bad breakfast: the most important book of the day 641.52 C976
Chungah Rhee Damn delicious: 100 super easy, super fast recipes 641.555 R469
Michael Romano Family table: favorite staff meals from our restaurants to your home 641.5973 R759
Carrie E. Holcomb (editor) Easy everyday cooking 641.5 E139

History
Peter Burke The French historical revolution: the Annales school, 1929-2014 907.2 B959
Marwa Al-Sabouni The battle for home: the vision of a young architect in Syria 956.91 A461
Cut these words into my stone: ancient Greek epitaphs 929.5 C988
Adrian Goldsworthy Pax Romana: war, peace & conquest in the Roman world 937 G62p
Dale Maharidge Bringing Mulligan home: the other side of the good war 940.542 M214
Gareth C. Sampson Rome spreads her wings: territorial expansion between the Punic Wars 937.04 S192

Languages & Linguistics
John McWhorter Words on the move: why English won't - & can't - sit still (like, literally) 417 M177w

Literature & Writing
Julio Cortázar Save twilight 861 C827
Benjamin Kunkel Buzz: a play ; My prediciment 812 K965
Dave Barry Best. State. Ever.: a Florida man defends his homeland 817 B27b
Christopher Riley The Hollywood standard: the complete & authoritative guide to script format & style 808.23 R57

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Bernd Heinrich One wild bird at a time: portraits of individual lives 598 H469
Peter S. Alagona After the grizzly: endangered species & the politics of place in California 591.68 A316
Mark Avery Remarkable birds 598 A954
Stuart Clark The unknown universe: a new exploration of time, space & cosmology 523.1 C595u
Mark Leiren-Young The killer whale who changed the world 599.536 L531
Neil deGrasse Tyson Welcome to the universe: an astrophysical tour 523.1 T994
Hugh Aldersey-Williams The tide: the science & stories behind the greatest force on Earth 551.46 A362

Performing Arts & Music
Simon Callow Orson Welles 791.4 W44Ycx
Ellis Cashmore Elizabeth Taylor: a private life for public consumption 792.092 T239c
Sean Egan (editor) Fleetwood Mac on Fleetwood Mac: interviews & encounters 780.92 F595
J.R. Jones The lives of Robert Ryan 792.092 R989
Joel Selvin Altamont: the Rolling Stones, the Hells Angels & the inside story of rock's darkest day 782.421 S469
Christian Thielemann My life with Wagner: fairies, rings & redemption: exploring opera's most enigmatic composer 780.92 T432
Mark A. Vieira Into the dark: the hidden world of film noir, 1941-1950 791.43 V658i

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Psychobook: games, tests, questionnaires, histories 150.28 P974

Politics & Government
Ann Coulter In Trump We Trust: E Pluribus Awesome! 324.973 C85
James D. Zirin Supremely partisan: how raw politics tips the scales in the United States Supreme Court 347.732 Z81
James Carville We're still right, they're still wrong: the Democrats' case for 2016 324.973 C33
Anja Manuel This brave new world: India, China & the United States 327.73 M294

Reference
Novel & short story writer's market 655.52 N937
Guide to literary agents 655.52 G941
Guinness world records 032 G96

Social Sciences & Current Events
Ian Bogost Play anything: the pleasure of limits, the uses of boredom & the secret of games 306.48 B675
Joe Lurie Perception & deception: a mind opening journey across cultures 303.482 L967
Tricia Tunstall Playing for their lives: the global El sistema movement for social change through music 780.7 T927
Sara Goldrick-Rab Paying the price: college costs, financial aid & the betrayal of the American dream 378.3 G621

Sports & Games
Shirley Babashoff Making waves: my journey to winning Olympic Gold & defeating the East German doping program 797.2 B112
Jeff Galloway The run walk run method 796.42 G174

Travel & Geography
R.J. Secor The High Sierra: peaks, passes, trails 917.94 S445

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DVDs
Action & Adventure
Copper Canyon

Classics
Race Street

Drama
Temple Grandin

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Foyle's war. Set 7
Foyle's war. Set 8

Posted on Oct. 11, 2016 by Cherilyn Banson