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New Titles Lists for the Week of September 12

BOOKS

FICTION
Nancy Toforo-Murphy Ann Mary, contraception & the Pope of Rome: a novel of mid-century San Francisco

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NONFICTION
Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Félix Nadar When I was a photographer 770.92 N128
Witold Rybczynski Now I sit me down: from klismos to plastic chair: a natural history 749.3 R989
Wallace Berman: American aleph 700.411 B516

Biography & Genealogy
Michael Kranish Trump revealed: an American journey of ambition, ego, money & power 92 T871k
Sandra Tsing Loh The madwoman in the Volvo: my year of raging hormones 92 L833

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism, Library & Information Science
Keith Houston The book: a cover-to-cover exploration of the most powerful object of our time 002.09 H843

Business & Economics
Peter Coughter The art of the pitch: persuasion & presentation skills that win business 658.45 C854

Computer Science
Kristina Chodorow MongoDB: the definitive guide 005.75 M743
Tilman M. Davies The book of R: a first course in programming & statistics 005.55 R111

History
Miriam Dobson Khrushchev's cold summer: Gulag returnees, crime & the fate of reform after Stalin 947.085 D635
Maurice Sartre The Middle East under Rome 939.4 S251

Literature & Writing
Claudia L. Johnson Jane Austen's cults & cultures 823 A933jo
Zeina Hashem Beck 3arabi song 891.5 H348

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Tristan Gooley How to read water: clues & patterns from puddles to the sea: learn to gauge depth, navigate, forecast weather & make other predictions with water 551.46 G659
Philip Hoare The whale: in search of the giants of the sea 599.5 H679
Beth Pratt-Bergstrom When mountain lions are neighbors: people & wildlife working it out in California 333.95 P913
Noah Siegel Mushrooms of the redwood coast: a comprehensive guide to the fungi of coastal northern California 579.6 S571

Performing Arts & Music
Carey Perloff Beautiful chaos: a life in the theater 792.092 P451

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Angela Duckworth Grit: the power of passion & perseverance 158.1 D836
Albert J. Raboteau Slave religion: the "invisible institution" in the antebellum South 299.6 R116

Politics & Government
Lawrence Wright The terror years: from al-Qaeda to the Islamic State 363.325 W951

Reference
The Old farmer's almanack 051 O44c

Social Sciences & Current Events
Sarah Jaffe Necessary trouble: Americans in revolt 303.484 J237
Glennon Doyle Melton Love warrior 306.89 M528

Travel & Geography
Tom Dalzell Quirky Berkeley 917.9467 D153
Daniel Bacon Walking San Francisco on the Barbary Coast trail 917.946 B12
Fodor's Oregon 917.95 F65
Moon handbooks. Washington 917.97 M818
The Unofficial guide to Disneyland 917.9496 U585
Lonely Planet Alaska 917.98 L847
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DVDs
Action & Adventure
The driver

Drama
The mambo kings

Foreign Language
Mandariinid = Tangerines DVD Russian
Theeb = Wolf DVD Middle East
Twenty-four eyes DVD Japanese

Posted on Sep. 9, 2016 by Cherilyn Banson