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New Titles Lists for the Week of September 5

BOOKS

FICTION
Bryn Greenwood All the ugly & wonderful things
Catharina Ingelman-Sundberg The little old lady who broke all the rules
Lisa McInerney The glorious heresies
Liane Moriarty Truly madly guilty
Sarah Pinborough The language of dying
Scott Stambach The invisible life of Ivan Isaenko
Iman Verjee Who will catch us when as we fall
Juan Pablo Villalobos I'll sell you a dog
Jacqueline Woodson Another Brooklyn

Historical Fiction
Elizabeth Cobbs The Hamilton affair
Julian Fellowes Belgravia
Philippa Gregory Three sisters, three queens
Rae Meadows I will send rain

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Parker Bilal Dogstar rising
Cate Holahan The widower's wife
Maureen Jennings Dead ground in between
Craig Johnson Any other name
Michael Koryta Rise the dark
James Patterson The games
Peter Robinson When the music's over
Guillermo Saccomanno Gesell dome
Mamen Sánchez The altogether unexpected disappearance of Atticus Craftsman
Carl-Johan Vallgren The boy in the shadows
Chuck Wendig Invasive

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Blake Crouch Dark matter
N.K. Jemisin The obelisk gate
James Howard Kunstler The harrows of spring
Sabaa Tahir An ember in the ashes
The big book of science fiction
Yoss Super extra grande

Short Stories
Kirstin Allio Clothed, female figure
Leopoldine Core When watched
Louisa Ermelino Malafemmena
Danielle McLaughlin Dinosaurs on other planets
Michael Swanwick Not so much said the cat

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NONFICTION
Applied Sciences
Nessa Carey Junk DNA: a journey through the dark matter of the genome 572.86 C275
Wayne Pacelle The humane economy: how innovators & enlightened consumers are transforming the lives of animals 636.083 P115
Tony Rook Roman building techniques 690.0937 R777

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Sebastian Smee The art of rivalry: four friendships, betrayals & breakthroughs in modern art 700.92 S637

Biography & Genealogy
Mary Mann Hamilton Trials of the earth: the true story of a pioneer woman 92 H219
David G. Moore William S. Rosecrans & the Union Victory 92 R799
Louisa Thomas Louisa: the extraordinary life of Mrs. Adams 92 A2149

Business & Economics
Samuel W. Buell Capital offenses: business crime & punishment in America's corporate age 364.168 B928
Diane Coyle GDP: a brief but affectionate history 339.3 C881
Joseph E. Stiglitz The euro: how a common currency threatens the future of Europe 332.494 S855

Chess
Ivan Sokolov Ivan's chess journey: life & stories 794.15 S683i

Food & Drink
Stacie Billis Make it easy: 120 mix-and-match recipes to cook from scratch with smart store-bought shortcuts when you need them 641.5 B598
Joanne Chang Baking with less sugar: recipes for desserts using natural sweeteners & little-to-no white sugar 641.5638 C456
Simran Sethi Bread, wine, chocolate: the slow loss of foods we love 631.58 S495
Jane Ziegelman A square meal: a culinary history of the Great Depression 641.5973 Z661

Health & Medicine
Peter Abaci Conquer your chronic pain: a life-changing drug-free approach for relief, recovery & restoration 616.047 A116
Spike Briggs Outdoor medical emergency handbook: first aid for travelers, backpackers & adventurers 616.02 B854
Kulreet Chaudhary The prime: prepare & repair your body for spontaneous weight loss 613.25 C496
Peter D. Kramer Ordinarily well: the case for antidepressants 615.78 K895
Matthew Wharton Choose FITness not FATness today! 616.398 W554

History
Dale Maharidge Bringing Mulligan home: the other side of the good war 940.542 M214
Richard Moe Roosevelt's second act: the election of 1940 & the politics of war 973.917 M693
Sam Shueh Silicon Valley 979.473 S562
Narda Zacchino California comeback: how "failed state" became a model for the nation 979.405 Z13
Eric Hazan (editor) Paris Magnum 944.36 P232h

Home & Family Management
Lauren Rosenfeld Breathing room: open your heart by decluttering your home 646.7 R813

Languages & Linguistics
Tom Wolfe The kingdom of speech 401.9 W855

Literature & Writing
Fakes: an anthology of pseudo-interviews, faux-lectures, quasi-letters, "found" texts & other fraudulent artifacts 818 F176
Alice Mattison The kite & the string: how to write with spontaneity & control - & live to tell the tale 808.3 M444
The Best American short plays 812.8 B56a

Performing Arts & Music
Jennifer Keishin Armstrong Seinfeldia: how a show about nothing changed everything 791.45 A735s
Arthur Grace Robin Williams: a singular portrait, 1986-2002 792.092 W726

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Jonathan Barnes Aristotle: a very short introduction 185 B261
Kristin Dombek The selfishness of others: an essay on the fear of narcissism 155.232 D667
Robert A. Glover No more Mr. Nice Guy!: a proven plan for getting what you want in love, sex & life 155.33 G566
Eve Herold Beyond human: how cutting-edge science is extending our lives 174.2 H561
Martha Whitmore Hickman Healing after loss: daily meditations for working through grief 242 H628
William MacAskill Doing good better: how effective altruism can help you help others, do work that matters & make smarter choices about giving back 171 M116
Kevin J. Madigan Medieval Christianity: a new history 270.3 M182
Roy Sorensen A cabinet of philosophical curiosities: a collection of puzzles, oddities, riddles & dilemmas 160 S713

Politics & Government
Rosa Brooks How everything became war & the military became everything 355 B873

Reference
The Writer's market 655.52 W95

Social Sciences & Current Events
A thinking person's guide to America's national parks 333.78 T443
Rabia Chaudry Adnan's story: the search for truth & justice after Serial 364.152 S982
Charlie Mitchell Hacked: the inside story of America's struggle to secure cyberspace 384.3 M681

Sports & Games
Joe Drape American Pharoah: the untold story of the Triple Crown winner's legendary rise 798.4 D765a
Robert Moor On trails 796.5 M819
Bernie Schneider Glory & heartbreak: the history of intercollegiate men's basketball in the SF Bay Area 796.3 S358
Arete: Greek sports from ancient sources 796.09 A682

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CHILDREN'S COLLECTION

BOOKS
Fiction
Annette Bay Pimentel Mountain chef: how one man lost his groceries, changed his plans & helped cook up the National Park Service

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AUDIOBOOKS

Nonfiction
Edward Behr The food & wine of France: eating & drinking from Champagne to Provence CD 641.5944 B421

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EBOOKS

Doris Kearns Goodwin The bully pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft & the golden age of journalism
S.C. Gwynne Rebel yell: the violence, passion & redemption of Stonewall Jackson
Yuval Noah Harari Sapiens: a brief history of humankind
Anne Lamott Small victories: spotting improbable moments of grace
John McCain Thirteen soldiers: a personal history of Americans at war
David G. McCullough 1776
Richard O'Connor Rewire: change your brain to break bad habits, overcome addictions, conquer self-destructive behavior
Jay Sekulow The rise of ISIS: a threat we can't ignore

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DVDs

Foreign Language
Letters from Iwo Jima DVD Japanese
Son of Saul = Saul fia DVD European
Le pont du Nord DVD French

Nonfiction
Devil's Playground DVD 289.7 D494

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CDs
Classical
Mendelssohn Quartet in A minor, op. 13; Octet in E♭ major, op. 20 CD Classical Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
Shostakovich Under Stalin's shadow: Symphonies Nos. 5, 8, 9 CD Classical Shostakovich
Stravinsky The rite of spring; The nightingale CD Classical Stravinsky

Jazz & Blues
Branford Marsalis Quartet Upward spiral CD Jazz Branford Marsalis Quartet

Musicals & Soundtracks
Lin-Manuel Miranda Hamilton: original Broadway cast recording CD Musicals/Soundtracks Miranda

Opera
Alban Berg Wozzeck CD Opera Berg

World
Aziza Brahim Abbar el hamada CD World Brahim

Posted on Sep. 5, 2016 by Cherilyn Banson