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New Titles for the Week of October 1

BOOKS

FICTION
Lucy Ellmann Ducks, Newburyport
John Englehardt Bloomland
Jim Tilley Against the wind
Ta-Nehisi Coates The water dancer
Kira Peikoff Mother knows best

Historical Fiction
Edoardo Albinati The Catholic school
Alice Hoffman The world that we knew
Maaza Mengiste The shadow king
Ann Patchett The Dutch house

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Kerry Greenwood The spotted dog
Ira Levin A kiss before dying
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Mycroft & Sherlock: the empty birdcage
Paula Daly Clear my name
Jack Flynn Blood in the water
Kyle Mills Lethal agent

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Yoko Ogawa The memory police

Short Stories
Edwin Frank (editor) The red thread: 20 years of NYRB classics: an anthology SS R312

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
F.C. Ware Rusty Brown 741.5 W267r comics
Frank Santoro Pittsburgh 741.5973 S596 comics
George Takei They called us enemy 940.5317 T139 comics

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NONFICTION

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Peter McGough I've seen the future & I'm not going: AIDS, the art scene & downtown New York in the 1980s 700.92 M177
Sébastien Allard Delacroix 759.4 D33a
Ceci Moss Expanded internet art: twenty-first century artistic practice & the informational milieu 776 M855
Todd Oldham Alexander Girard 747 G441o

Biography & Genealogy
Aleksandar Hemon My parents: an introduction ; This does not belong to you 92 H489m
Bill V. Mullen James Baldwin: living in fire 92 B1813m

Business & Economics
Jeremy Rifkin The Green New Deal: why the fossil fuel civilization will collapse by 2028 & the bold economic plan to save life on earth 333.79 R56g

Computer Science
François Chollet Deep learning with Python 006.3 P99c
Hobson Lane Natural language processing in action: understanding, analyzing & generating text with Python 006.5 L24

Health & Medicine
Caitlin Doughty Will my cat eat my eyeballs?: big questions from tiny mortals about death 616 D732
Anne Boyer The undying: pain, vulnerability, mortality, medicine, art, time, dreams, data, exhaustion, cancer & care 616.994 B791

History
Jim DeFede The day the world came to town: 9/11 in Gander, Newfoundland 971.8 D361
Rafael Medoff The Jews should keep quiet: Franklin D. Roosevelt, Rabbi Stephen S. Wise & the Holocaust 940.5318 M469
Roel Sterckx Ways of heaven: an introduction to Chinese thought 951 S454
Howard Zinn Truth has a power of its own: conversations about A people's history 973.072 Z78t
H.W. Crocker The politically incorrect guide to the British empire 909.097 C872

Law
Eric Foner The Second Founding: How the Civil War & Reconstruction Remade the Constitution 342.73 F673s
Peter Charles Hoffer Litigation nation: a cultural history of lawsuits in America 346.7303 H69

Literature & Writing
Elena Ferrante Frantumaglia: a writer's journey 853.9 F411
Leslie Jamison Make it scream, make it burn 814 J325m
Lisa Kröger Monster, she wrote: the women who pioneered horror & speculative fiction 809.9164 K889

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Chad Orzel Breakfast with Einstein: the exotic physics of everyday objects 530 O9b

Performing Arts & Music
Will Birch Cruel to be kind: the life & music of Nick Lowe 780.92 L951b
John Mauceri For the love of music: a conductor's guide to the art of listening 781.1 M441
Dane Shitagi Ballerina project 792.8 S68

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Calm 158.1 C135
Nir Eyal Indistractable: how to control your attention & choose your life 153.733 E13
Rob Walker The art of noticing: 131 ways to spark creativity, find inspiration & discover joy in the everyday 153.7 W151
Liz Plank For the love of men: a new vision for mindful masculinity 155.33 P693
Phil Zuckerman What it means to be moral: why religion is not necessary for living an ethical life 170 Z942

Politics & Government
James Poniewozik Audience of one: Donald Trump, television & the fracturing of America 324.73 P774
Edward Snowden Permanent record 327.12 S674p
Steve Vogel Betrayal in Berlin: the true story of the Cold War's most audacious espionage operation 327.12 V87b

Social Sciences & Current Events
Michael Deibert When the sky fell: Hurricane Maria & the United States in Puerto Rico 363.34 D367
Donna Freitas Consent: a memoir of unwanted attention 364.158 F884
Terry McAuliffe Beyond Charlottesville: taking a stand against white nationalism 305.8 M119
Imani Perry Breathe: a letter to my sons 306.85 P429
Marc Randolph That will never work: the birth of Netflix & the amazing life of an idea 384.55 R159
Paul Tough The years that matter most: how college makes or breaks us 378.1 T722

Sports & Games
Bud Selig For the good of the game: the inside story of the surprising & dramatic transformation of Major League Baseball 796.357 S487

Travel & Geography
Ian Anderson San Diego 917.9498 M818
Carol Bareuther Fodor's U.S. & British Virgin Islands 917.297 F653
Eyewitness Berlin 914.315 E975
Eyewitness Ireland 914.15 E97
Eyewitness Italy 914.5 E975
Eyewitness London 914.21 E975
Eyewitness New York City 917.471 E97
Eyewitness Paris 914.436 E975
EyewitnessRome 914.56 E975
Fodor's Los Angeles 917.9494 F65
Fodor's Napa & Sonoma 917.9418 F65f
Damian Harper Normandy & D-Day beaches road trips 914.42 L847
Irène Lassus-Fuchs 111 tastes of Paris that you shouldn't miss 914.436 L338

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AUDIOBOOKS

Nonfiction
Martyn Whittock Mayflower lives: Pilgrims in a new world & the early American experience CD 974.4 W619

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EBOOKS
Fiction
Saul Austerlitz Generation Friends: an inside look at the show that defined a television era
Richard Crawford Summertime: George Gershwin's life in music
Steve Dahl Disco Demolition: The Night Disco Died
Delilah S. Dawson Black spire
Oonagh Duncan Healthy As F*Ck: The Habits You Need to Get Lean, Stay Healthy & Kick Ass at Life
Eric Foner The Second Founding: How the Civil War & Reconstruction Remade the Constitution
Stanley B. Greenberg RIP GOP: how the new America is dooming the Republicans
The Vagina Bible: The Vulva & the Vagina: Separating the Myth from the Medicine/ Jennifer Gunter
Pico Iyer A beginner's guide to Japan: observations & provocations
Ibram X. Kendi How to be an antiracist
Lisa Kröger Monster, she wrote: the women who pioneered horror & speculative fiction
David Lagercrantz The girl who lived twice
Nicholas Lemann Transaction man: the rise of the deal & the decline of the American dream
Daniel Markovits The Meritocracy trap: how America's foundational myth feeds inequality, dismantles the middle class & devours the elite
Jim Mattis Call sign chaos: learning to lead
Rafael Medoff The Jews Should Keep Quiet: Franklin D. Roosevelt, Rabbi Stephen S. Wise & the Holocaust
Randall Munroe How to: absurd scientific advice for common real-world problems
Louise Penny. A better man
James Poniewozik Audience of One: Television, Donald Trump & the Politics of Illusion
Eleanor Randolph The Many Lives of Michael Bloomberg: Innovation, Money & Politics
Sue Roe In Montparnasse: the emergence of surrealism in Paris, from Duchamp to Dali
Bud Selig For the good of the game: the inside story of the surprising & dramatic transformation of Major League Baseball
Brad Smith Tools & weapons: the promise & the peril of the digital age
Rebecca Solnit Whose story is this?: essays at the intersection
Danielle Steel The dark side
Ben Westhoff Fentanyl, Inc.: how rogue chemists are creating the deadliest wave of the opioid epidemic
Duncan White Cold warriors: writers who waged the literary cold war

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DVDs

Drama
The public

Foreign Language
Never look away = Werk ohne Autor DVD German

Nonfiction
The gospel according to André DVD 746.92 T149

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CDs
Classical
Giovanni Stefano Carbonelli Sonate da camera nos 1-6 CD Classical Carbonelli

Musicals & Soundtracks
Bruce Springsteen Springsteen on Broadway CD Musicals Springsteen

Posted on Oct. 2, 2019 by Cherilyn Banson