New Titles for the Week August 12 | Mechanics' Institute

You are here

New Titles for the Week August 12

BOOKS

FICTION
Linda Holmes Evvie Drake starts over
Harry Mulisch The procedure
Richard Russo Chances are...
Gabriele Tergit Käsebier takes Berlin
Neil Bartlett The house on Brooke Street
David R. Gillham Annelies
Guy Gunaratne In our mad & furious city
Madhuri Vijay The far field

Historical Fiction
Fiona Davis The Chelsea girls

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Lindsey Davis A capitol death
Megan Goldin The escape room
Stephen Hunter Game of snipers
Shannon Kirk Gretchen
Julie McElwain Betrayal in time
Candice Fox Crimson Lake
Barbara Hambly The shirt on his back
Joe Ide Wrecked

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
John Shirley Demons

Short Stories
Contemporary Taiwanese women writers: an anthology SS C767
McSweeney's. 56 SS M175
Leila Aboulela Elsewhere, home Fic Aboulela
Laura Adamczyk Hardly children Fic Adamczyk

* * * * *

NONFICTION

Biography & Genealogy
Bill Geist Lake of the Ozarks: my surreal summers in a vanishing America 92 G31
Mark Abbott Stern Beyond the tunnel: the second life of Adolph Sutro 92 S966st
Lawrence Weschler And how are you, Dr. Sacks?: a biographical memoir of Oliver Sacks 616.8 S12w
Stephen Dando-Collins Caligula: the mad Emperor of Rome 92 C153d

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism, Library & Information Science
Sarah Ostman Book club reboot: 71 creative twists 025.5 O77

Chess
Maxim Chetverik Alekhine Defense: A complete guide 794.1225 B02 C526
Gary Kasparov Sicilian--e6 and--d6 systems 794.1225 B20 K197

Health & Medicine
Matt McCarthy Superbugs: the race to stop an epidemic 616.9 M459

History
John C. McManus Fire & fortitude: the US Army in the Pacific War, 1941-1943 940.542 M167
Alev Scott Ottoman odyssey: travels through a lost empire 956.01 S832
Brandon Shimoda The grave on the wall 973.0495 S628

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Gordon L. Dillow Fire in the sky: cosmic collisions, killer asteroids & the race to defend Earth 523.44 D587
Anne Sverdrup-Thygeson Buzz, sting, bite: why we need insects 595.7 S26

Performing Arts & Music
Craig Ferguson Riding the elephant: a memoir of altercations, humiliations, hallucinations & observations 791.45 F381

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Asma T. Uddin When Islam is not a religion: inside America's fight for religious freedom 297.0973 U2

Social Sciences & Current Events
Anthony M. DeStefano Gotti's boys: the Mafia crew that killed for John Gotti 364.106 D476g
Thomas Erikson Surrounded by idiots: the four types of human behavior & how to effectively communicate with each in business (and in life) 302.2 E46
Clementine Ford Boys will be boys: power, patriarchy & toxic masculinity 305.31 F75
Gerald Horne Jazz & justice: racism & the political economy of the music 306.4842 H815j
Stanisław Lem Summa technologiae 306 L54
Daniel Pauly Vanishing fish: shifting baselines & the future of global fisheries 338.3727 P286
Sarah T. Roberts Behind the screen: content moderation in the shadows of social media 302.23 R541
Thomas M. Siebel Digital transformation: survive & thrive in an era of mass extinction 303.4833 S151

Sports & Games
Mark Kram, Jr. Smokin' Joe: the life of Joe Frazier 796.83 F869k
Ruud Gullit How to watch soccer 796.334 G951

Travel & Geography
Insight Guides Pocket Israel 915.694 I59
Niccolò Rinaldi Secret Florence 914.55 R47

* * * * *

EAUDIOBOOKS
Mary Abbajay Managing up how to move up, win at work & succeed with any type of boss
Scott Amyx Strive how doing the things most uncomfortable leads to success
Charlie Jane Anders The city in the middle of the night
Bree Baker No good tea goes unpunished
Michael Bar-Eli Boost! how the psychology of sports can enhance your performance in management & work
Russell L. Blaylock Natural strategies for cancer patients
Ray Bradbury Driving blind
Ray Bradbury The cat's pajamas
Rita Mae Brown Hotspur
Eugene Burger Creating business magic how the power of magic can inspire, innovate & revolutionize your business
Italo Calvino The baron in the trees
Elizabeth Camden A desperate hope
Albert Camus The fall
Carlos Castaneda The art of dreaming
Ron Corbett Cape Diamond
Diney Costeloe The new neighbours
Jacek Dehnel Lala
Nadine Dorries Hide her name
Rachel Dylan Breach of trust
Anne Emery Though the heavens fall
Eva Hagberg Fisher How to be loved a memoir of lifesaving friendship
Suzanne Woods Fisher Mending fences
Christopher Fowler Hall of mirrors
Laura Garnett Genius habit how one habit can radically change your work & your life
Ross Gay The book of delights
Elizabeth Goddard Never let go
Leslie Gould A faithful gathering
Jason Green Optimizing growth predictive & profitable strategies to understand demand & outsmart your competitors
Amy S. Greenberg Lady first the world of First Lady Sarah Polk
Claire Hajaj The water thief
Micah Dean Hicks Break the bodies, haunt the bones
W. Daniel Hillis The pattern on the stone the simple ideas that make computers work
John Jantunen No quarter
John Andrew Karr Detonation event
Elmer Kelton Honor at daybreak
Laurie R. King Mary's Christmas
Derek Kunsken The quantum magician
Mona Love Carl Weber presents full figured 13
Steve Luxenberg Separate the story of Plessy v. Ferguson & America's journey from slavery to segregation
Nancy L. Mace The 36-hour day, 6th edition a family guide to caring for people who have alzheimer's disease, related dementias & memory loss
Burton G. Malkiel A random walk down Wall Street the time tested strategy for successful investing
Evie Manieri Strife's bane
Benjamin Markovits A weekend in New York
Eric McCormack The paradise motel
Jurgen Meffert Digital @ scale the playbook you need to transform your company
Barbara Mitchell The manager's answer book powerful tools to build trust & teams, maximize your impact & influence & respond to challenges
Hunter Muller The CEO of technology lead, reimagine & reinvent to drive growth & create value in unprecedented times
William D. Nordhaus The climate casino risk, uncertainty & economics for a warming world
Priscilla Oliveras Their perfect melody
Kate Pearce The rancher
Dusty Richards Deadly is the night
Jonathan Sposato Better together 8 ways working with women leads to extraordinary products & profits
John Straley Death & the language of happiness
John E. Triantis Project finance for business development
Lynne Truss A shot in the dark
Geoff Tuff Detonate why - & how - corporations must blow up best practices (and bring a beginner's mind) to survive
Helene Tursten Hunting game
Nick Westergaard Brand now how to stand out in a crowded, distracted world

Posted on Aug. 15, 2019 by Cherilyn Banson