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New Titles List for the Week of September 23

BOOKS

FICTION
Tash Aw We, the survivors
Kevin Barry Night boat to Tangier
Jacqueline Woodson Red at the bone
David Baldacci Absolute power
Barbara Taylor Bradford Breaking the rules
Meg Waite Clayton The last train to London
Howard Jacobson Live a little
Judith Michael A tangled web

Historical Fiction
Tracy Chevalier A single thread

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Nevada Barr What Rose forgot
Craig Johnson Land of wolves
Attica Locke Heaven, my home
Annalee Newitz The future of another timeline
Anne Perry Death in focus: an Elena Standish novel
Lisa Unger The stranger inside
David Baldacci One good deed
Martin Edwards Gallows Court
Edwin Hill Little comfort
Edwin Hill The missing ones

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
John L. Apostolou (editor) The best Japanese science fiction stories

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NONFICTION

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Andrew Bolton Alexander McQueen: savage beauty 746.92 M459b

Biography & Genealogy
Roy Morris Jr. Gertrude Stein has arrived: the homecoming of a literary legend 92 S818mo
Eleanor Randolph The many lives of Michael Bloomberg 92 B655r

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism, Library & Information Science
Christopher Ingraham If you lived here you'd be home by now: why we traded the commuting life for a little house on the prairie 070.92 I47

Business & Economics
William Dalrymple The anarchy: the relentless rise of the East India Company 654.031 D151
Christopher Ketcham This land: how cowboys, capitalism & corruption are ruining the American West 333.73 K491
Kivi Leroux Miller Calm not busy: how to manage your nonprofit's communications for great results 658.048 L562
Nicholas Lemann Transaction man: the rise of the deal & the decline of the American dream 330.973 L54

Chess
Alexander Alekhine My best games of chess, 1908-1937 794.1 A36ma

Computer Science
Eugene Charniak Introduction to deep learning 006.3 C483
Brenda Jin Designing web APIs: building APIs that developers love 006.7 J564
Mike McGrath Visual basic in easy steps 005.262 M147v
Sam Newman Building microservices: designing fine-grained systems 005.1 N462

Food & Drink
Anthony Bourdain: the last interview & other conversations 641.5 B768L
Adam Leonti Flour lab: an at-home guide to baking with freshly milled grains 641.3 L554

Health & Medicine
Jen Gunter The vagina bible: the vulva & the vagina - separating the myth from the medicine 618.1 G957

History
T.H. Breen The will of the people: the revolutionary birth of America 973.31 B83w
Garrett M. Graff The only plane in the sky: an oral history of 9/11 973.931 G736
Mark Roseman Lives reclaimed: a story of rescue & resistance in Nazi Germany 943.086 R812
Thomas J. Campanella Brooklyn: the once & future city 974.7 C186

Literature & Writing
Benjamin Moser Sontag: her life & work 818 S69m

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Nolen Gertz Nihilism 149.8 G328
Ryan Holiday The obstacle is the way: the timeless art of turning trials into triumph 158 H732
Barbara Natterson-Horowitz Wildhood: the epic journey from adolescence to adulthood in humans & other animals 156 N217

Politics & Government
Harlow Giles Unger Thomas Paine & the clarion call for American independence 320.51092 P15u
Stephen Kinzer Poisoner in chief: Sidney Gottlieb & the CIA search for mind control 327.12 K56p

Social Sciences & Current Events
Malcolm Gladwell Talking to strangers: what we should know about the people we don't know 302 G54t
Chip Jacobs Smogtown: the lung-burning history of pollution in Los Angeles 363.7392 J151
Duffy Jennings Reporter's note book: a San Francisco Chronicle journalist's diary of the shocking seventies 909.827 J541
Daniel Markovits The Meritocracy trap: how America's foundational myth feeds inequality, dismantles the middle class & devours the elite 305.5 M342

Sports & Games
Geoffrey Engelstein Building blocks of tabletop game design: an encyclopedia of mechanisms 794 E329

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DVDs

Nonfiction
Iceland's favourite places DVD 914.912 I15

Posted on Sep. 26, 2019 by Cherilyn Banson