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New Titles for the Week of September 16

BOOKS

FICTION
Margaret Atwood The testaments
Carolina De Robertis Cantoras
Salman Rushdie Quichotte
Cathleen Schine The grammarians
Wallace Thurman The blacker the berry
Anita Felicelli Chimerica
Stephen King The institute

Historical Fiction
Lara Prescott The secrets we kept
Monique Truong The sweetest fruits

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Jeffrey Archer Nothing ventured
John Billheimer Primary target
Andrea Camilleri The other end of the line
Ann Cleeves The long call
David Lagercrantz The girl who lived twice
James Patterson The first lady
Soren Sveistrup The chestnut man
S. D. Sykes The bone fire
Anne Perry Treachery at Lancaster Gate

Short Stories
The O. Henry Prize stories 2019 SS S67
Wendy Rawlings Time for bed Fic Rawlings

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NONFICTION

Biography & Genealogy
Susan Ronald Condé Nast: the man & his empire 92 N189
A.N. Wilson Prince Albert: the man who saved the monarchy 92 A333wi

Business & Economics
Jim Collins Turning the flywheel: a monograph to accompany Good to great 658.4 C712t
Stephen D. Mayer 5 buckets, 4 shovels, a beach & a map: a guide to financial security 332.024 M452
Binyamin Appelbaum The economists' hour: false prophets, free markets & the fracture of society 330.973 A486

Chess
D.B. Pritchard The classified encyclopedia of chess variants 794.18 P96e
Victor Bologan Bologan's Ruy Lopez for Black: How to Play for a Win Against the Spanish Opening 794.1225 C60 B693
Alexey Kuzmin The Zaitsev system: fresh ideas & new weapons for black in the Ruy Lopez 794.1225 C60 K978
Viktor Moskalenko The diamond Dutch: strategic ideas & powerful weapons 794.1225 A80 M911
Viktor Moskalenko The perfect Pirc-modern: strategic ideas & powerful weapons 794.1225 B07 M911

Computer Science
Martin Kleppmann Designing data-intensive applications: the big ideas behind reliable, scalable & maintainable systems 006.7 K678

Health & Medicine
John H. Halpern Opium: how an ancient flower shaped & poisoned our world 362.293 H163
David J. Miklowitz The bipolar disorder survival guide: what you & your family need to know 616.895 M589

History
Sam Anderson Boom town: the fantastical saga of Oklahoma city, its chaotic founding, its apocalyptic weather, its purloined basketball team & the dream of becoming a world-class metropolis 976.6 A231
Jim Mattis Call sign chaos: learning to lead 355.0092 M435

Home & Family Management
Pamela Paul How to raise a reader 649 P324

Literature & Writing
Glory Edim (editor) Well-read black girl: finding our stories, discovering ourselves: an anthology 810.8 W458
Rebecca Solnit Whose story is this?: old conflicts, new chapters 814.54 S688
Brooke Warner Write on, sisters!: voice, courage & claiming your place at the table 808.02 W242w
Walter Mosley Elements of fiction 808.3 M91e

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
John Johnson Zwicky: the outcast genius who unmasked the universe 523.01 J630
Randall Munroe How to: absurd scientific advice for common real-world problems 502 M968h
John Taliaferro Grinnell: America's environmental pioneer & his restless drive to save the West 508.092 G885

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Theodore Dalrymple Admirable evasions: how psychology undermines morality 150 D169

Politics & Government
Jason Stahl Right moves: the conservative think tank in American political culture since 1945 320.52 S141

Social Sciences & Current Events
Frank Abagnale Scam me if you can: simple strategies to outsmart today's rip-off artists 364.16 A153sc
Mike Isaac Super pumped: the battle for Uber 388.4 I12
Cassandra Kircher Far flung: improvisations on national parks, driving to Russia, not marrying a ranger, the language of heartbreak & other natural disasters 363.68 K632
Valeria Luiselli Tell me how it ends: an essay in forty questions 305.9069 L968
W. Caleb McDaniel Sweet taste of liberty: a true story of slavery & restitution in America 306.362 M141
Kevin Sullivan Anti-money laundering in a nutshell: awareness & compliance for financial personnel & business managers 364.2 S531
Stan Tatkin Wired for dating: how understanding neurobiology & attachment style can help you find your ideal mate 306.73 T187
Nolan Higdon United States of distraction: media manipulation in post-truth America (and what we can do about it) 302.23 H534
Khalil Gibran Muhammad The condemnation of blackness: race, crime & the making of modern urban America 364.973 M892
Dana Thomas Fashionopolis: the price of fast fashion - & the future of clothes 338.4768 T455f
James Walvin Freedom: the overthrowing of the slave empires 306.362 W241

Travel & Geography
Pico Iyer A beginner's guide to Japan: observations & provocations 915.2 I97

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EAUDIOBOOKS
Michael Blake Marching to Valhalla a novel of Custer's last days
Davis Bunn Moondust Lake
Zen Cho The true queen
P. Djeli Clark The black god's drums
Gioacchino Criaco Black souls
Frans de Waal Mama's last hug animal & human emotion
Katherine Dunn On cussing bad words & creative cursing
Elly Griffiths The stranger diaries
Treasure Hernandez Carl Weber's kingpins Houston
Honey Addicted to an addict
Stuart Jamieson Close to the sun the journey of a pioneer heart surgeon
William W. Johnstone Venom of the mountain man
Michel Moore A big girl's revenge
Martin Rees Just six numbers the deep forces that shape the universe
Nina Revoyr A student of history
Nina Revoyr The necessary hunger
Shantae Baby, you're worthy Marcus & Nikki
Martin L. Shoemaker Today I am Carey
Jack Skillingstead The chaos function
Bryan Sykes Once a wolf the science behind our dogs' astonishing genetic evolution
Eric Topol Deep medicine how artificial intelligence can make healthcare human again
James Vlahos Talk to me how voice computing will transform the way we live, work & think

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EBOOKS
Margaret Atwood The testaments
Sandra Brown Outfox
Edwidge Danticat Everything Inside
Philippa Gregory Tidelands
Stephen King The institute
James Patterson The inn
Douglas Preston Old bones
Bill Pronzini The snatch
E.R. Ramzipoor The ventriloquists
Ruth Ware The turn of the key
Stuart Woods Contraband

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DVDs

Nonfiction
Basic hula DVD 793.3 B292

Posted on Sep. 20, 2019 by Cherilyn Banson