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New Titles Lists for the Week of May 16

BOOKS

FICTION
Karl Ove Knausgaard My struggle. Book five

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Fiona Buckley A perilous alliance
Rachel Howzell Hall Skies of ash
Craig Johnson Kindness goes unpunished
J. Lea Koretsky Mandated reporter
Adrian McKinty I hear the sirens in the street
Adrian McKinty Rain dogs
Piergiorgio Pulixi The Night of the Panthers
Kwei Quartey Gold of our fathers
Ruth Rendell Dark corners
Jeffrey Siger Devil of Delphi
Chris Simms Scratch deeper
Michael Stanley A death in the family

Short Stories
Nebula awards showcase SS N36

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NONFICTION
Applied Sciences
Scott Woolley The network: the battle for the airwaves & the birth of the communications age 621.384 W913

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Rachel Rivenc Made in Los Angeles: materials, processes & the birth of West Coast Minimalism 709.04 R621
Richard Misrach Border cantos 779 B728

Biography & Genealogy
David Cesarani Disraeli: the novel politician 92 D613ce
F.W.J. Hemmings Alexandre Dumas: the king of romance 92 D886h
Edward Morris May I sit on your towel?: joint autobiography 920 M875
S.J. Gunn Charles Brandon: Henry VIII's closest friend 92 S946

Business & Economics
Nathan Bomey Detroit resurrected: to bankruptcy & back 336.774 B695
Patrick Lencioni The five dysfunctions of a team: a leadership fable 658.4 L563

Computer Science
Gwen Hernandez Scrivener for dummies 005.52 S434

Health & Medicine
David Hammond Mercury poisoning: the undiagnosed epidemic: the science & case histories showing the role of mercury in diseases such as Alzheimer's, autism, ADHD, allergies & chronic fatigue & how to eliminate mercury from your body. 615.92 H225

History
Cheryl R. Jorgensen-Earp Discourse & defiance under Nazi occupation: Guernsey, Channel Islands, 1940-1945 940.53 J827
Justin Pollard The story of archaeology in 50 great discoveries 930.1 P771
Trea Witshire Echoes of old China: traditional beliefs & values 951 W756
Robert F. Worth A rage for order: the Middle East in turmoil, from Tahrir Square to ISIS 909.097 W932

Law
Frederick C. Hertz Making it legal: a guide to same-sex marriage, domestic partnerships & civil unions 346.7301 H576

Literature & Writing
Melissa Broder So sad today: personal essays 814.6 B864
Bernard Harrison What is fiction for?: literary humanism restored 809.3 H318
Brian McDonald Invisible ink: a practical guide to building stories that resonate 808.2 M135

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Paul G. Falkowski Life's engines: how microbes made Earth habitable 579 F193
David J. Helfand A survival guide to the misinformation age: scientific habits of mind 500 H474

Performing Arts & Music
Paul Duncan Film noir: 100 all-time favorites 791.43 F4875

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Randy J. Paterson How to be miserable: 40 strategies you already use 158.1 P297
Edred Thorsson Runelore: a handbook of esoteric runology 133.33 T522

Politics & Government
Peter H. Lindert Unequal gains: American growth & inequality since 1700 339.2 L744
Marc Lynch The new Arab wars: uprisings & anarchy in the Middle East 320.956 L987

Social Sciences & Current Events
Noelle Cleary The art & power of being a lady 305.42 C623
Holly Kearl Stop street harassment: making public places safe & welcoming for women 362.83 K245s
Margee Kerr Scream: chilling adventures in the science of fear 302 K413
Paul Kersey The city that bleeds: race, history & the death of Baltimore 305.8 K416
The University Club, 1865-2015: 150 years of the University Club 367 U588

Travel & Geography
Ted Alvarez The national parks coast to coast: the 100 best hikes 917.304 B126
Lonely Planet Montréal & Québec City 917.14 L847
Moon Coastal Oregon 917.951 M818
Moon Denver, Boulder & Colorado Springs 917.888 M818
Moon Puerto Vallarta 917.23 M818
Moon Mount Rushmore & the Black Hills 917.83 M818
Moon Pittsburgh 917.4886 M818
Moon Baltimore 917.526 M818
Moon Costa Rica 917.286 M818
Rick Steves' England 914.2 S848

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EBOOKS
Bill Beverly Dodgers
Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni Before We Visit the Goddess
Alex Gordon Jericho
Laurie R. King The murder of Mary Russell: a novel of suspense featuring Mary Russell & Sherlock Holmes
Anna Quindlen Miller's Valley
James Rollins War hawk: a Tucker Wayne novel
Richard Russo. Everybody's fool
John Sandford Extreme Prey
Lisa Scottoline Most wanted
Curtis Sittenfeld Eligible
Dominic Smith The Last Painting of Sara De Vos

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DVDs

Nonfiction
Die Schöpfung: oratorium DVD 782.23 H415
Janis: little girl blue DVD 780.92 J81
La sonnambula DVD 782.1 B444
Reefs to rainforests: the great expedition DVD 578.7 R327
Winterreise DVD 782.5 S384wa
Yehudi Menuhin DVD 787.1 M54m

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CDs
Classical
The legendary Andrés Segovia in an all-Bach program CD Classical Bach
Edward Elgar The dream of Gerontius: op. 38 CD Classical Elgar
Kronos QuartetWhite man sleeps CD Classical Kronos
Yo-Yo Ma Obrigado Brazil CD Classical Ma
Haydn, Hummel, L. Mozart Trumpet concertos CD Classical Marsalis
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky Symphony no. 5 in E minor, op. 64 CD Classical Tchaikovsky
Villa-Lobos Bachianas brasileiras: 1, 2, 5 & 9 CD Classical Villa-Lobos

Jazz & Blues
Ted Hawkins The final tour CD Jazz Hawkins
Standing at the crossroads: classic Mississippi Delta blues performances CD Jazz Shines
Taj Mahal An evening of acoustic music CD Jazz Taj Mahal

Sacred
Tomás Luis de Victoria O magnum mysterium: motet ; Missa O magnum mysterium ; Ascendens Christus in altum: motet ; Missa Ascendens Christus in altum CD Sacred Victoria

Popular
Jeff Beck Truth CD Pop Beck
Good rockin' tonight: the legacy of Sun Records CD Pop Good
J Dilla Donuts CD Pop J Dilla
Lucinda Williams Sweet old world CD Pop Williams
The best of Bill Withers: lean on me CD Pop Withers

World
Mark Weinstein Tales from the Earth CD World Weinstein

Posted on May. 17, 2016 by Cherilyn Banson