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New Titles List for the Week of September 18

BOOKS

FICTION
M. Dressler The last to see me
Roxane Gay An untamed state
Daniel Handler All the dirty parts
Shirley Jackson We have always lived in the castle
Devin Murphy The boat runner
A. S. Patrić Black rock white city
Lily Tuck Sisters
Tarjei Vesaas The birds
Cherise Wolas The resurrection of Joan Ashby
Nathan Englander Dinner at the center of the earth
Brendan Mathews The world of tomorrow
Claire Messud The burning girl
Nancy Pearl George & Lizzie
Salman Rushdie The golden house
Sarah Winman Tin man

Historical Fiction
Santa Montefiore The daughters of Ireland

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
George Bellairs Death of a busybody
James Carlos Blake The ways of Wolfe
J.T. Ellison Lie to me
Elly Griffiths The blood card
Ali Land Good me, bad me
John le Carré A legacy of spies
Deon Meyer Fever
Tony Parsons Die last
Kwei Quartey Death by his grace
Amy Stewart Miss Kopp's midnight confessions
Adi Tantimedh Her nightly embrace
Stephen Weeks The countess of Prague
Louise Penny Glass houses

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Curtis Craddock An alchemy of masques & mirrors
Ladee Hubbard The talented Ribkins
Holly Goddard Jones The salt line

Short Stories
Ben Loory Tales of falling & flying Fic Loory
Michael Sims (editor) Frankenstein dreams: a connoisseur's collection of Victorian science fiction SS F829

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NONFICTION
Applied Sciences
Robin Stockwell Succulents : the ultimate guide to choosing, designing & growing 200 easy-care plants 635.9525 S866

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Andre Kertesz: the polaroids 779.092 K419
Women of vision: National Geographic Photographers on Assignment 770.92 W872

Biography & Genealogy
James Atlas The shadow in the garden: a biographer's tale 920.073 A881
Robert Service The last of the tsars: Nicholas II & the Russian Revolution 92 N58se
Douglass K. Daniel Anne Bancroft 92 B2135
William Taubman Gorbachev: his life & times 92 G661t
Alice Waters Coming to my senses: the making of a counterculture cook 92 W329

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism, Library & Information Science
Abraham Flexner The usefulness of useless knowledge 001.4 F619

Business & Economics
Sander Flaum Boost your career: how to make an impact, gain recognition & build the career you want 650.1 F587
Robert T. Kiyosaki Why the rich are getting richer: what is financial education...really? 332.024 K628
Mihir A. Desai The wisdom of finance: discovering humanity in the world of risk & return 332 D441

Chess
Daniel King Powerplay 21: a repertoire for black against the anti-Sicilians 794.122 K521
Erwin L'Ami The stonewall dutch - a fighting repertoire against 1.d4 794.122 L231
Alejandro Ramirez The reti, a flexible attacking opening 794.122 R173

Computer Science
Robert Kyncl Streampunks: YouTube & the rebels remaking media 006.7 K995
BJ Miller Swift in 24 hours 005.13 M647

Food & Drink
Celebrate every season with Six Sisters' Stuff: 150+ recipes, traditions & fun ideas for each month of the year 641.564 S625
Chris Cosentino Offal good: cooking from the heart, with guts 641.36 C834
Stefani Bittner Harvest: unexpected projects using 47 extraordinary garden plants 641.657 B624

History
Pete Ayrton (editor) Revolution!: writings from Russia, 1917 947.084 A986
Deborah Campbell A disappearance in Damascus: friendship & survival in the shadow of war 956.704 C187
Philip Eade Sylvia: queen of the headhunters: an eccentric Englishwoman & her lost kingdom 959.5 E114
Helen C. Epstein Another fine mess: America, Uganda & the war on terror 967.61 E645
Charles O. Jones The American presidency 352.23 J762
Mary S. Lovell The Riviera set: glitz, glamour & the hidden world of high society 944.94 L899
Gustaf Sobin Ladder of shadows: reflecting on medieval vestige in Provence & Languedoc 944.802 S677
Peter Baker Obama: the call of history 973.932 B167
Richard Fidler Ghost empire: a journey to the legendary Constantinople 949.61 F451

Literature & Writing
Kaveh Akbar Calling a wolf a wolf 811.6 A313
William W. Demastes (editor) The best American short plays 2015-2016 812.8 B56a
David Hathwell Between dog & wolf 811 H364b
John McPhee Draft no. 4: on the writing process 808.02 M172
Natasha Trethewey (editor) The best American poetry. 2017 811.08 B56

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Jim Baggott Mass: the quest to understand matter from Greek atoms to quantum fields 530 B144m
Jay Barbree Destination Mars: in art, myth & science 523.43 B239
Gregory Berns What it's like to be a dog: & other adventures in animal neuroscience 591.51 B531
Chris D. Thomas Inheritors of the Earth: how nature is thriving in an age of extinction 576.84 T454

Performing Arts & Music
Franz Nicolay The humorless ladies of border control: touring the punk underground from Belgrade to Ulaanbaatar 781.66 N641

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Mary Lamia What motivates getting things done: procrastination, emotions & success 153.8 L231
Robert Wright Why Buddhism is true: the science & philosophy of meditation & enlightenment 294.3 W947

Politics & Government
Johanna Neuman Gilded suffragists: the New York socialites who fought for women's right to vote 324.6 N489
Allen Grances Twilight of American sanity: a psychiatrist analyzes the age of Trump 320.6 F815
Joshua Green Devil's bargain: Steve Bannon, Donald Trump & the storming of the presidency 324.973 G795

Social Sciences & Current Events
Sasha Abramsky Jumping at shadows: the triumph of fear & the end of the American dream 302.12 A161
David R. Boyd Rights of nature: a legal revolution that could save the world 344.046 B789
A. James McAdams Vanguard of the revolution: the global idea of the Communist Party 335.4 M113
Mark Regnerus Cheap sex: the transformation of men, marriage & monogamy 306.7 R341
Bryant Simon The Hamlet Fire: a tragic story of cheap food, cheap government & cheap lives 363.11 S594
Alessandro Busà The creative destruction of New York City: engineering the city for the elite 307.12 B976

Sports & Games
Zoë Quinn Crash override: how Gamergate (nearly) destroyed my life & how we can win the fight against online hate 794.8 Q73

Travel & Geography
Paul Clammer Haiti: the Bradt travel guide 917.294 B81
Drew Knowles Route 66 adventure handbook 917.8 K734
Teruo Kurosaki True Portland: the unofficial guide for creative people 917.9549 K968
Linda Mullally Hiking Pinnacles National Park: a guide to the park's greatest hiking adventures 917.9476 F181
Laurel Scheidt Hiking Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks: a guide to the parks' greatest hiking adventures 917.9486 F181
Suzanne Swedo Hiking Yosemite National Park: a guide to 61 of the park's greatest hiking adventures 917.9447 F181
The best things in life are free: the ultimate money-saving travel guide 910.202 L847b

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CHILDREN'S COLLECTION

BOOKS
Nonfiction
Anthony D. Fredericks Tall, tall tree Child 591.73 F852

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DVDs

Nonfiction
Citizen Jane: battle for the city DVD 92 J171

Posted on Sep. 14, 2017 by Cherilyn Banson