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Magazines - new & notable with more to come!

Whether in print or digital format, did you know that the MI Library subscribes to almost 400 titles of magazines, newspapers, and newsletters? On your next visit to the Library, make sure to stop by the 3rd Floor periodicals section to peruse some of these new and notable titles:

Based in Barcelona, Apartamento : an everyday life interiors magazine, is far from the carefully curated, pretentiously white-walled interior design magazine. The English language bi-annual features the well lived in spaces of emerging and established creative types-- including artists, photographers, and musicians-- and their relationship to the places that they inhabit. This magazine is beyond the status of having a cult-readership, the most recent issues include interviews with Martha Stewart, Jason Schwartzman, Todd Oldham, and Donald Judd.

With the generosity of San Francisco Heritage, the Library now carries, Heritage News, a quarterly newsletter that focuses on current preservation issues in San Francisco and includes articles on the history and development of the city’s architecture and neighborhoods. This full colored, illustrated print newsletter celebrates the legacy of our city buildings, historic homes, and iconic store-fronts. Also, make sure to check it out for upcoming lectures and events.

For web designers, freelancers, and UX enthusiasts, Net : the Internet magazine is a monthly with the latest resources, tips, and bits of inspiration in tech. Articles include, “How we built The Met”, which reveals how firms ‘tackled vast amounts of content and an immovable deadline' to refresh The Metropolitan museum website, “Building interactive emails with CSS”, as well as “Getting started with web performance testing” which outlines why testing matters and what tools are needed to get started.

The portable Desert Oracle is a quarterly, literary-history magazine founded by Ken Layne, former founder/political editor of the L.A. Examiner, The Awl, and Gawker media. Based in Joshua Tree, California, this “mini-mag” is rich in local folklore, California history, and desert reminisces.

Even if tending a farm isn’t in your repertoire, Modern Farmer, is a quarterly publication that reports not only on cultivating better soil, bees, or a winter garden, but addresses issues with our food and what we’re eating. They also aim to inform consumers on what “organic” really means or if GMOs are really that bad?, as well as feature farm-friendly chefs and restaurants.

...other new titles in our collection:

Arts, Architecture & Crafts

Apartamento : an everyday life interiors magazine
Heritage News for members of the Foundation for San Francisco's Architectural Heritage

Biography & Genealogy

Your genealogy today (formerly Family Chronicle)

Business & Economics

IBD weekly (formerly Investor’s Business Daily)
Kiplinger's Personal Finance New in eMagazine!

Computer Science

Net : the Internet magazine

Food & Drink

Fine cooking
Veg news


All about history

Home & Family Management

Catster (formerly Cat Fancy)
Dogster (formerly Dog Fancy)
Hobby Farms (formerly Urban Farms)
Modern farmer
The Mother earth news (also available on Zinio!)

Literature & Writing

Creative nonfiction
New York Review of Books New in eMagazine!

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion

Lion's Roar (formerly Shambhala sun)

Politics & Government

The week


New Scientist New in eMagazine!

Social Sciences & Current Events

1843 (formerly Economist’s Intelligent life)
The California Sunday magazine
The Forecast (shelved with Monocle)
The Hedgehog review
San Francisco public press
The Wall Street journal magazine

Sports & Games

Bicycle quarterly
The Surfer's journal

Travel & Geography

Desert Oracle
The Escapist (shelved with Monocle)

Keep an eye out in 2017 for more new titles, including National Geographic History, The Point, San Jose Mercury News daily, Juxtapoz, The Gay and Lesbian review and more!

Posted on Sep. 10, 2016 by Sarah Cruz

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up-- then What?

More than a year ago, I picked up a copy of the infamous bestseller, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up.  I did not take it seriously at the time-- only that Kondo’s delivery has much to be desired-- however the seed was planted.  It might have been the repetitive Kondo-isms, or her practical advice of why one does not need to keep a file of every greeting card anyone has ever gifted (sorry Mom!) BUT soon enough, the file of Christmas cards dating back to ‘98, souvenir coffee mugs, and old prescription eyeglasses landed in the donation bin.  I then began to sell the books never re-read, cardigans spanning Alber’s colour wheel, and even my empty shelves. Once I pared down all of my possessions, the only thing left was my last big ticket item-- the car.

With public transportation and a set of two-wheels, the first car I ever owned was collecting dust; I knew it was time to hand over the keys. How could I find out how much to sell it for?  Kelley Blue Book is a given choice; is biased and limited to weekly listings; then I remembered to check Consumer Reports on MI’s website. I was only in need of pricing estimates, but it carries loads of other information including vehicle ratings, specs, and recalls by model, year, and condition.

Selling or buying? Find reviews and ratings for batteries, cars, smart phones, water filters, and everything in between by visiting and logging into Consumer Reports with your library barcode. Ask a Librarian or sign up for the class, Thursday, April 28th from Noon to 1:15pm to learn more about this and other consumer resources!

Posted on Apr. 26, 2016 by Sarah Cruz

Enjoy more of your favorite eMagazines!

What do the New Yorker, Bon Appetit, and Forbes all have in common? You can now read these titles (& more!) for free on your computer, tablet, or smart phone—and keep as many, for as long as you want! Add the Zinio for Libraries app to your mobile device and browse the MI's collection of digital magazines, where you will find the latest issues of The Economist, Dwell, Reader's digest, Vanity Fair, Mother Jones, Condé Nast Traveler , and other popular titles. Visit our eMagazine page: or ask a Librarian how to get started!

Posted on Jan. 13, 2016 by Sarah Cruz

New magazines now available on Zinio!

Looking to read the latest issue of the New Yorker or Cooks Illustrated without making a trip to the newsstand?  Zinio, the Mechanics' Library digital magazine provider, now has these and other popular titles available to download for free, and keep forever on your iPad, Kindle Fire, smartphone, or other digital device.

To use Zinio, you'll need to add the app to your device.  Ask a Librarian to find out how or get started by clicking here!

Titles include:

The New Yorker*

The Economist

National Geographic

Cooks Illustrated*




Martha Stewart Living

Popular Science*

Vanity Fair*



& more!

*just added with more titles on the way!



Posted on Nov. 4, 2015 by Sarah Cruz

New Titles for the Week of October 5


Jeff Bartsch Two across
Stephanie Clifford Everybody rise
Kamel Daoud The Meursault investigation
Matthew Dicks The perfect comeback of Caroline Jacobs
Angélica Gorodischer Prodigies
Nina de Gramont The last September
Ottessa Moshfegh Eileen
Lori Ostlund After the parade
Alan Pauls A history of money

Historical Fiction
Naomi J. Williams Landfalls

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Jakob Arjouni Brother Kemal: a Kayankaya thriller
Belinda Bauer Rubbernecker
Sandra Brown Friction
E.J. Copperman & Jeff Cohen The question of the missing head: an Asperger's mystery
Annie Dalton The white shepherd: an Oxford dogwalkers' mystery
Janet Evanovich & Lee Goldberg The heist
Mark Greaney Tom Clancy: full force & effect
Andrey Kurkov The case of the general's thumb
Qiu Xiaolong Shanghai redemption
Deanna Raybourn A curious beginning
Manuel Vázquez Montalbán The angst-ridden executive
Hester Young The gates of Evangeline

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Carolyn Ives Gilman Dark orbit
Ransom Riggs Library of souls
Patricia C. Wrede & Pamela Dean Points of departure: Liavek stories

Short Stories
Lucia Berlin A manual for cleaning women
Michelle Richmond Hum

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Jason Aaron Southern bastards 741.5 A113
Ed Brubaker The fade out. Act one 741.5 B886f
Alexandro Jodorowsky Son of a gun 741.5 J63s

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Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Nancy Princenthal Agnes Martin: her life & art 750.92 M379
J.M.W. Turner: painting set free 750.92 T94p

Biography & Genealogy
Joyce Carol Oates The lost landscape: a writer's coming of age 92 O114L
R.L. Wilson Theodore Roosevelt, hunter-conservationist 92 R781w

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism, Library & Information Science
Scott Simon Unforgettable: a son, a mother & the lessons of a lifetime 070.92 S596

Business & Economics
Joel Greenblatt The big secret for the small investor: a new route to long-term investment success 332.6 G798
Austin Kleon Show your work!: 10 ways to share your creativity & discovered 650.1 K648
Slavoj Žižek Trouble in paradise: from the end of history to the end of capitalism 330.12 Z82

John Watson & Eric Schiller Taming wild chess openings: how to deal with the good, the bad & the ugly over the chess board 794.122 W339t

Computer Science
Woody Leonhard Windows 8.1 all-in-one for dummies 005.432 W8L

Food & Drink
Easy vegetarian slow cooker: 125 fix-and-forget vegetarian recipes 641.5636 E139
Nancy Singleton Hachisu Preserving the Japanese way: traditions of salting, fermenting & pickling for the modern kitchen 641.4 H117
Sasha Martin Life from scratch: a memoir of food, family & forgiveness 641.5 M383

Health & Medicine
Diane Kress The diabetes miracle: 3 simple steps to prevent & control diabetes & regain your health-- permanently 616.462 K924
Peter A. Levine Waking the tiger: healing trauma: the innate capacity to transform overwhelming experiences 616.8521 L665

Simon Goodman The Orpheus Clock: the search for my family's art treasures stolen by the Nazis 940.5318 G653
Elisabeth Shipton Female Tommies: the frontline women of the First World War 940.4 S557
Ronald Grigor Suny They can live in the desert but nowhere else: a history of the Armenian genocide 956.6 S958
Daniel Varga The Roman wars in Spain: the military confrontation with guerrilla warfare 355 V297

Lennard J. Davis Enabling acts: the hidden story of how the Americans with Disabilities Act gave the largest US minority its rights 342.7308 D262

Literature & Writing
The best American poetry 811.08 B56 2015
The Best American short plays 812.8 B56a 2013-2014
Jonathan Bracker This day 811 B797t
Martin Edwards The golden age of murder: the mystery of the writers who invented the modern detective story 823.087 E266
Sarah Ruhl 100 essays I don't have time to write: on umbrellas & sword fights, parades & dogs, fire alarms, children & theater 814 R933
Francisco Aragón (editor) The wind shifts: new Latino poetry 811.54 W763
Hank Phillippi Ryan (editor) Writes of passage: adventures on the writer's journey 808.02 W956

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Fredrik Sjöberg The fly trap 595.7 S625

Performing Arts & Music
Jen Chaney As if!: the oral history of Clueless as told by Amy Heckerling, the cast & the crew 791.43 C456
John Lahr Joy ride: show people & their shows 792.023 L184

Politics & Government
Jonathan Tasini The essential Bernie Sanders & his vision for America 328.73 S215

Social Sciences & Current Events
Mark Abramson Sex, drugs & disco: San Francisco diaries from the pre-AIDS era 306.76 A161
Lisa Belkin Show me a hero: a tale of murder, suicide, race & redemption 305.8 B432
Patrick Rael Eighty-eight years: the long death of slavery in the United States, 1777-1865 306.362 R134

Travel & Geography
Lonely Planet Berlin 914.315 L847
Lonely Planet Paris 914.436 L847

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The secret world of Arrietty

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Mary Higgins Clark The melody lingers on CD Fic Clark
Nina George The little Paris bookshop CD Fic George
Daniel Silva The English spy CD Fic Silva

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Along the great divide
The magnificent Ambersons

Some kind of wonderful

Age of consent
Big eyes
Sunday bloody Sunday

Foreign Language
Bad sleep well (Warui yatsu hodo yoku nemuru)
Leviathan (Leviafan)
Men who tread on the tiger's tail (Tora no o o fumu otokotachi)
The most beautiful (Ichiban utsukushiku)
Sanshiro Sugata (Sugata Sanshirō)
Sanshiro Sugata. Part two ( Zoku Sugata Sanshirō)

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Smiley's people
Blue ruin
Charley Varrick
The 100 year-old man who climbed out the window & disappeared

Impossible light DVD 709.04 I347
Red army DVD 796.96 R312

Posted on Oct. 6, 2015 by Sarah Cruz

New Titles for the Week of September 28


Ruth Galm Into the valley
Lauren Groff Fates & furies
Adam Johnson Fortune smiles
Liana Maeby South on Highland
Ayn Rand Ideal: the novel & the play
Salman Rushdie Two years eight months & twenty-eight nights
Georges Simenon The Mahé circle
Jennifer Weiner Who do you love
Sung J. Woo Love love

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
James R. Benn The white ghost
Lee Child Make me: a Jack Reacher novel
Julia Dahl Invisible City
Katie Gilmartin Blackmail, my love
Sue Grafton X
Elsa Hart Jade Dragon Mountain
Harry N. MacLean The joy of killing
T. Frank Muir Life for a life: a DCI Gilchrist novel
Anne Perry Corridors of the night: a William Monk novel
Georges Simenon The dancer at the Gai-Moulin
Chevy Stevens Those girls
Fred Vargas Wash this blood clean from my hand

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Karen Robards The last time I saw her
Michael Swanwick Chasing the Phoenix
Harry Turtledove Bombs away: the hot war

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Neil Gaiman Hansel & Gretel: a Toon graphic 741.5 G14h

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Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Matthew Brehm Sketching on location 741.2 B834
Hereward Lester Cooke Painting techniques of the masters 751.4 C772
Bente Starcke King Beautiful botanicals: painting & drawing flowers & plants 760 K522
Elizabeth Leavy Stroman The art & life of Jean Varda 750.92 V291
Anne Middleton Wagner A house divided: American art since 1955 709.73 W132

Biography & Genealogy
Bob Mankoff How about never--is never good for you?: my life in cartoons 741.5 M278 Comics

Business & Economics
Ann Handley Everybody writes: your go-to guide to creating ridiculously good content 658.872 H236

Alexei Kornev Rossolimo & friends: a complete repertoire vs. the Sicilian 794.1 K847

Health & Medicine
Jon Palfreman Brain storms: the race to unlock the mysteries of Parkinson's Disease 616.833 P159
David Perlmutter Brain maker: the power of gut microbes to heal & protect your brain -- for life 612.3 P451

Gary W. Gallagher Causes won, lost & forgotten: how Hollywood & popular art shape what we know about the Civil War 973.7 G162
Erika Lee The making of Asian America: a history 973.0495 L477
J. Matthew Gallman & Gary W. Gallagher (editors) Lens of war: exploring iconic photographs of the Civil War 973.7 L573
David Maraniss Once in a great city: a Detroit story 977.434 M311
Andrew M. Shanken Into the void Pacific: building the 1939 San Francisco World's Fair 979.461 S528

Linda Hirshman Sisters in Law: how Sandra Day O'Connor & Ruth Bader Ginsburg went to the Supreme Court & changed the world 347.732 H669

Literature & Writing
Richard E. Goodkin Around Proust 843.9 P96g
Mary Karr The art of memoir 809 K188

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Arthur Benjamin The magic of math: solving for x & figuring out why 510 B468
Andrea Wulf The invention of nature: Alexander von Humboldt's new world 509.2 H91w

Performing Arts & Music
Jessica Abel Out on the wire: the storytelling secrets of the new masters of radio 791.44 A139 Comics
Anshel Brusilow & Robin Underdahl Shoot the conductor: too close to Monteux, Szell & Ormandy 784.2 B912
Brian Kellow Can I go now?: the life of Sue Mengers, Hollywood's first superagent 792.092 M544

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
A course in miracles: combined volume 299.93 C861

Politics & Government
Peter Schweizer Clinton cash: the untold story of how & why foreign governments & businesses helped make Bill & Hillary rich 364.132 S413c

Social Sciences & Current Events
The Daily Californian Fifty years of free speech: perspectives on the movement that revolutionized Berkeley 378.198 F469
Sophie Fontanel The art of sleeping alone: why one French woman suddenly gave up sex 306.81 F679

Travel & Geography
Lonely Planet Chateaux of the Loire Valley: road trips 914.45 L847
Moon living abroad. Paris 914.436 M818L
Floriana Petersen 111 places in San Francisco that you must not miss 917.9461 P484

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Basic Spanish: (Beginner) 325 Exercises + Flashcard App + 90-Minute Audio
Ted Bell Patriot: an Alex Hawke novel
Rose Levy Beranbaum The baking bible
Bill Bryson A walk in the woods: rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail
Benedict Carey How we learn: the surprising truth about when, where & why it happens
Clive Cussler & Russell Blake The Solomon curse
Dinesh D'Souza America: imagine a world without her
Peter Gay Modernism: the lure of heresy: from Baudelaire to Beckett & beyond
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
J.A. Jance Dance of the bones: a Beaumont & Walker novel
Marie Kondo The life-changing magic of tidying up: the Japanese art of decluttering & organizing
David Lagercrantz The girl in the spider's web: a Lisbeth Salander novel
Anne Lamott Small victories: spotting improbable moments of grace
Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner Freakonomics: a rogue economist explores the hidden side of everything
John McCain & Mark Salter Thirteen soldiers: a personal history of Americans at war
David McCullough 1776
Christopher Moore Secondhand souls
Amy Morin 13 things mentally strong people don't do: take back your power, embrace change, face your fears & train your brain for happiness & success
Brian Murphy 81 days below zero: the incredible survival story of a World War II pilot in Alaska's frozen wilderness
Richard O'Connor Rewire: change your brain to break bad habits, overcome addictions,conquer self-destructive behavior
Thomas Piketty Capital in the twenty-first century
Ron Rash Above the waterfall
Alexandra Robbins The nurses: a year of secrets, drama & miracles with the heroes of the hospital
Alvin E. Roth Who gets what--and why: the new economics of matchmaking & market design
Jay Sekulow The rise of ISIS: the coming massacre
Hampton Sides In the kingdom of ice: the grand & terrible polar voyage of the USS Jeannette
Rosemary Sullivan Stalin's daughter: the extraordinary & tumultuous life of Svetlana Alliluyeva
Steve Toltz Quicksand
Lily Tuck The double life of Liliane
Dr. H. Gilbert Welch Less medicine, more health: 7 assumptions that drive too much medical care

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Royal cousins at war DVD 940.311 R888

Posted on Sep. 26, 2015 by Sarah Cruz

New Titles for the Week of July 17


Anne Roiphe Ballad of the black & blue mind
Nancy Thayer The guest cottage

Historical Fiction
Jeff Shaara The fateful lightning

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Mark Billingham Time of death
Frances Brody Murder in the afternoon
Jane Casey The kill
Richard Crompton Hell's gate
Paul Doiron The precipice
Carola Dunn Superfluous women: a Daisy Dalrymple mystery
A. D. Garrett Everyone lies
Michael Harvey The governor's wife
Shane Kuhn The Intern's handbook
Stuart MacBride The missing & the dead
Mike Ripley Margery Allingham's Albert Campion returns in Mr Campion's fox
Patricia Skalka Death stalks Door County: a Dave Cubiak Door County mystery
Marco Vichi Death in Sardinia
Dick Wolf The ultimatum: a Jeremy Fisk novel

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Scott Hawkins The Library at Mount Char

Short Stories
Elmore Leonard Charlie Martz & other stories

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Applied Sciences
Brandon R. Brown Planck: driven by vision, broken by war 530.92 P711

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Basquiat: the unknown notebooks 750.92 B31u
Penny Coombe Roman sculpture from London & the South-East 733 R758
Warren Adelson Childe Hassam, impressionist 750.92 H35a
Paul Hills Venetian colour: marble, mosaic, painting & glass, 1250-1550 701.8 H655
Deborah Howard Venice & the East: the impact of the Islamic world on Venetian architecture, 1100-1500 720.9453 H848
Portraits by Ingres: image of an epoch 750.92 I55p
Janneken Smucker Amish quilts: crafting an American icon 746.46 S666

Biography & Genealogy
Cece Bell El Deafo 92 B4328 Comics
Deborah Lutz The Brontë cabinet: three lives in nine objects 920 B869
Jennifer Teege & Nikola Sellmair My grandfather would have shot me: a Black woman discovers her family's Nazi past 92 T258

Business & Economics
Brian J. Robertson Holacracy: the new management system for a rapidly changing world 658.4 R649

Food & Drink
America's Test Kitchen The how can it be gluten free cookbook: revolutionary techniques, groundbreaking recipes 641.3 A512

Health & Medicine
The New York Times book of medicine: more than 150 years of reporting on the evolution of medicine 616 N532

Julia M. Walker (editor) Dissing Elizabeth: negative representations of Gloriana 942.05 D613
Susan Doran Elizabeth I & Her Circle 942.05 E434
Kathy Lynn Emerson The writer's guide to everyday life in Renaissance England 942.05 E53
Peter Grose A good place to hide: how one French community saved thousands of lives during World War II 940.5318 G877
Brian Murphy 81 days below zero: the incredible survival story of a World War II pilot in Alaska's frozen wilderness 940.5449 M978
100 voices: words that shape our souls, wisdom to guide our future 909.82 O584
Richard Toye The roar of the lion: the untold story of Churchill's World War II speeches 940.53 C56to
The Victorian empire & Britain's maritime world, 1837-1901: the sea & global history 941.081 V645

Languages & Linguistics
Sándor Hervey Thinking French translation: a course in translation method 428 H578

Stephen Elias The new bankruptcy: will it work for you? 346.078 E42n

Literature & Writing
G. Ronald Murphy Gemstone of paradise: the Holy Grail in Wolfram's Parzival 831 W861m

Performing Arts & Music
Kathleen Cremonesi Love in the elephant tent: how running away with the circus brought me home 791.3 C915
Nicole Laporte The men who would be king: an almost epic tale of moguls, movies & a company called Dreamworks 384.8 L315

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
J.K. Rowling Very good lives: the fringe benefits of failure & the importance of imagination 158 R884
Robert Thurman Infinite life: seven virtues for living well 294.3 T539i

Resource: a guide to Jewish life in the Bay Area 917.946 R434 2015

Social Sciences & Current Events
Joseph Kim Under the same sky: from starvation in North Korea to salvation in America 362.87 K49
Stephen & Joyce Singular The spiral notebook: the Aurora theater shooter & the epidemic of mass violence committed by American youth 364.152 S617s

Sports & Games
George Mumford The mindful athlete: secrets to pure performance 796.019 M962
Greg Toppo The game believes in you: how digital play can make our kids smarter 794.8 T675

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30 Rock. Season 1
30 Rock. Season 2
30 Rock. Season 3
The Ben Stiller show
The low life

No way out

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Dark country
Strange days

Posted on Jul. 21, 2015 by Sarah Cruz

New Titles for the Week of July 10


Theodor Fontane Effi Briest
Jonathan Galassi Muse
Nina George The little Paris bookshop
Karl Ove Knausgaard My struggle. Book three, Boyhood
Jojo Moyes Windfallen
Sten Nadolny The discovery of slowness
Mary Rakow The memory room
Victoria Shorr Backlands
Erika Swyler The book of speculation
Vendela Vida The diver's clothes lie empty
Kate Walbert The sunken cathedral

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Patrick Hoffman The white van
Brad Meltzer The President's shadow
Victor Ostrovsky Treason with valor
James Patterson & Howard Roughan Truth or die
Christopher Reich Invasion of privacy
Daniel Silva The English spy
Don Winslow The cartel

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
B. Catling The Vorrh
Kathleen McKenna The wedding gift

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Mariko Tamaki & Jillian Tamaki This one summer 741.5 T153

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Applied Sciences
Mark Aspery The skills of a blacksmith 682 A839
Richard C. Francis Domesticated: evolution in a man-made world 636 F819
James Rebanks The shepherd's life: modern dispatches from an ancient landscape 636.3 R289
Vaclav Smil Creating the twentieth century: technical innovations of 1867-1914 & their lasting impact 609 S641

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Arendie & Henk Herwig Heroes of the Kabuki stage: an introduction to kabuki, with retellings of famous plays illustrated by woodblock prints 792.0952 H581
Christine Leech Fresh prints: 25 easy & enticing printing projects to make at home 760 L483
Rowan Moore Why we build: power & desire in architecture 720.1 M823
Misha de Potestad & Patrice Pascal Vintage industrial: living with machine age design 749.09 P861

Biography & Genealogy
Isaac Oliver Intimacy Idiot 92 O486
Kevin M. Schultz Buckley & Mailer: the difficult friendship that shaped the Sixties 920 B924
Rosemary Sullivan Stalin's daughter: the extraordinary & tumultuous life of Svetlana Alliluyeva 92 A4358su
Philip Zaleski & Carol Zaleski The fellowship: the literary lives of the Inklings: J.R.R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, Owen Barfield, Charles Williams 920 T649

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism, Library & Information Science
Library & book trade almanac REF 020.5 L697 2015

Business & Economics
Andrew Sayer Why we can't afford the rich 339.2 S274

Health & Medicine
David J. Hellerstein Heal your brain: how the new neuropsychiatry can help you go from better to well 616.8 H477

Kenneth C. Davis The hidden history of America at war: untold tales from Yorktown to Fallujah 355.02 D262
Arthur Dong & Lorraine Dong Forbidden City, USA: Chinese American nightclubs, 1936-1970 792.7 D682

Joseph L. Matthews Long-term care: how to plan & pay for it 362.16 M439

Literature & Writing
Zach Dundas The great detective: the amazing rise & immortal life of Sherlock Holmes 823 D75du
Zev Chafets (editor) Remembering who we are: a treasury of conservative commencement addresses 815 R386

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Charles Darwin The voyage of the Beagle: journal of researches into the natural history & geology of the countries visited during the voyage of H.M.S. Beagle round the world 508.8 D228
Beth Moon Ancient trees: portraits of time 582.16 M818

Performing Arts & Music
Reynold Levy They told me not to take that job: tumult, betrayal, heroics & the transformation of Lincoln Center 792.0974 L668
Paul Oliver Blues fell this morning: meaning in the blues 781.643 O487
Kip Thorne The science of Interstellar 791.43 T511

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Mary Beard Laughter in ancient Rome: on joking, tickling & cracking up 152.43 B368
Eugene Thacker In the dust of this planet 110 T363

Politics & Government
Ann Coulter ¡Adios, America!: the left's plan to turn our country into a third world hellhole 325.73 C855

Social Sciences & Current Events
Aziz Ansari Modern romance 306.7 A617
Justine Gubar Fanaticus: mischief & madness in the modern sports fan 306.48 G921
Guy Lawson Arms & the dudes: how three stoners from Miami Beach became the most unlikely gunrunners in history 364.133 L425
Agent Dean Unkefer 90 Church: inside America's notorious first narcotics squad 363.45 U589

Sports & Games
Brin-Jonathan Butler The domino diaries: my decade boxing with Olympic champions & chasing Hemingway's ghost in the last days of Castro's Cuba 796.83 B985

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James Runcie Sidney Chambers & the problem of evil Large Print

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Annie Barrows The truth according to us CD Fic Barrows
Robert Galbraith The silkworm CD Fic Galbraith
Philip Kerr The lady from Zagreb CD Fic Kerr
Anne Tyler A spool of blue thread CD Fic Tyler

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Fantastic Mr. Fox

The horn blows at midnight
Sullivan's travels
William Wyler's the heiress

Foreign Language
ʻAjamī (ʻAg'ami)
The broken circle breakdown
Chico & Rita
Innocent voices
The Milk of sorrow
Talk to her (Hable con ella)

Beautiful darling: the life & times of Candy Darling, Andy Warhol superstar DVD 792.092 D221
Every three seconds DVD 363.8 E936
Sandor Ellix Katz Fermentation workshop DVD 641.7 F359
Great museums DVD 069 G786
Kon-Tiki DVD 910.4 K821
The other side of immigration DVD 331.62 O878
Which way home DVD 304.82 W571

Posted on Jul. 13, 2015 by Sarah Cruz

New Titles for the Week of July 3


Judy Blume In the unlikely event
Paulo Coelho Adultery
Elena Delbanco The silver swan
Stephen King Finders keepers
Sophie McManus The unfortunates
Norman Rush Mating
John Williams Augustus

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Massimo Carlotto The master of knots
Massimo Carlotto The Colombian mule
Clive Cussler & Boyd Morrison Piranha
Joseph Finder The fixer
Jason Matthews Palace of treason

Short Stories
Chuck Palahniuk Make something up: stories you can't unread

John Williams Butcher's Crossing

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Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Danny Gregory Art before breakfast: a zillion ways to be more creative, no matter how busy you are 702.3 G822
Suzanne Hudson Painting now 759.07 H886
Jed Rasula Destruction was my Beatrice: Dada & the unmaking of the twentieth century 700.411 R231

Biography & Genealogy
David Gessner All the wild that remains: Edward Abbey, Wallace Stegner & the American West 920 A124
Peter Coyote The rainman's third cure: an irregular education 92 C881r
Robert Roper Nabokov in America: on the road to Lolita 92 N11ro

Business & Economics
Sarah Chayes Thieves of state: why corruption threatens global security 364.132 C512
Alvin E. Roth Who gets what--and why: the new economics of matchmaking & market design 330 R845
Stephen Witt How music got free: the end of an industry, the turn of the century & the patient zero of piracy 381.457 W827

Health & Medicine
Kenneth M. Ludmerer Let me heal: the opportunity to preserve excellence in American medicine 610.7 L945

Konrad H. Jarausch Out of ashes: a new history of Europe in the twentieth century 940.5 J372

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Jon Young Coyote's guide to connecting with nature 333.72 Y736

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Kelly McGonigal The upside of stress: why stress is good for you & how to get good at it 155.9 M146

Social Sciences & Current Events
Andrew Hartman A war for the soul of America: a history of the culture wars 306.0973 H333
Maggie Nelson The argonauts 306.85 N428

Sports & Games
Martí Perarnau Pep confidential: inside Pep Guardiola's first season at Bayern Munich 796.334 G914
Jon Pessah The game: inside the secret world of major league baseball's power brokers 796.357 P475
Stefan Szymanski Money & soccer: a soccernomics guide 796.334 S999

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Kelly McGonigal The upside of stress: why stress is good for you & how to get good at it CD 155.9 M146

Posted on Jul. 6, 2015 by Sarah Cruz

New Titles for the Week of June 26


Cynthia Bond Ruby
Stuart Archer Cohen This is how it really sounds
Andrew Ervin Burning down George Orwell's house
Bridget Foley Hugo & Rose
Wendy Jones The world is a wedding: in which the unexpected nature of reality surprises Mister Wilfred Price
Eliza Kennedy I take you
Paul Lynch The black snow
Chigozie Obioma The fishermen
Tom Spanbauer I loved you more
Jennifer Tseng Mayumi & the sea of happiness
Richard Wagamese Medicine walk
Sarai Walker Dietland
Nell Zink Mislaid

Historical Fiction
Robyn Cadwallader The anchoress
John Donoghue The Death's Head chess club
Hazel Gaynor The girl who came home: a novel of the Titanic
Ralph Peters Valley of the shadow
Jim Shepard The book of Aron

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Ted Bell Warriors
Gerry Boyle Once burned
Clive Cussler & Boyd Morrison Piranha
Jeffery Deaver Solitude creek: a Kathryn Dance novel
Anne Emery Ruined abbey: a mystery
Loren D. Estleman Detroit is our beat: tales of the four horsemen
John Farrow The storm murders
Lyndsay Faye The fatal fame
Neal C. Griffin Benefit of the doubt
Elly Griffiths The ghost fields
Nicholas Guild Blood ties
Seán Haldane The devil's making
Carolyn Hart Don't go home: a Death on Demand mystery
Anne Hillerman Rock with wings
Déborah Lévy-Bertherat The travels of Daniel Ascher
Stephen Lloyd Jones Written in the blood
Steve Martini The enemy inside: a Paul Madriani novel
Scott McEwen The sniper & the wolf: a Sniper elite novel
Catriona Mcpherson Come to harm
Matthew Palmer Secrets of state
Heidi Pitlor The daylight marriage
Will Thomas Anatomy of evil
Ronald Tierney Killing Frost: Deets Shanahan's final case

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Clive Barker The scarlet gospels
Paula Brackston The silver witch

Short Stories
Lauren Acampora The wonder garden
Chuck Palahniuk Make something up: stories you can't unread

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Stephen Collins The gigantic beard that was evil 741.5 C712
Gail Simone Sensation Comics featuring Wonder Woman Volume 1 741.5 W872s

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Applied Sciences
Margaret Lazarus Dean Leaving orbit: notes from the last days of American spaceflight 629.4 D281
Richard Paul & Steven Moss We could not fail: the first African Americans in the Space Program 629.4 P324

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Brian Cook's landscapes of Britain 741.64 B334
Kathleen A. Foster Thomas Chambers: American marine & landscape painter, 1808-1869 750.92 C444f
Constance M. Lewallen 500 Capp Street: David Ireland's house 709.2 I654L
Nick Neddo The organic artist: make your own paint, paper, pens, pigments, prints & more from nature 702.8 N371
Myra Wood Knit in new directions 746.43 W873

Biography & Genealogy
Terry Alford Fortune's fool: the life of John Wilkes Booth 92 B725a
Alexander V. Pantsov Deng Xiaoping: a revolutionary life 92 D392p
Helen Castor Joan of Arc: a history 92 J43c
Richard Davenport-Hines Universal man: the lives of John Maynard Keynes 330.92 K44d
Kate Schatz Rad American women A-Z 920.72 S312
From books to bezoars: Sir Hans Sloane & his collections 92 S634f
Oleg V. Khlevniuk Stalin: new biography of a dictator 92 S782kh
Kyle Baker Nat Turner 92 T948b Comics
Charlotte Gordon Romantic outlaws: the extraordinary lives of Mary Wollstonecraft & her daughter Mary Shelley 920 W864g
Viviane Forrester Virginia Woolf: a portrait 92 W909f

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism, Library & Information Science
Tim Parks Where I'm reading from: the changing world of books 028.9 P252
Rethinking library technical services: redefining our profession for the future 025.02 R438

Business & Economics
American enterprise: a history of business in America 338.0973 A512
François Bourguignon The globalization of inequality 330.9 B773
Lester R. Brown The great transition: shifting from fossil fuels to solar & wind energy 333.79 B878
Richard Dobbs No ordinary disruption: the four global forces breaking all the trends 337 D632
First jobs: true tales of bad bosses, quirky coworkers, big breaks & small paychecks 331.12 F527
Martin Ford Rise of the robots: technology & the threat of a jobless future 331.137 F699
Richard Heinberg Blackout: coal, climate & the last energy crisis 333.82 H468
Craig Lambert Shadow work: the unpaid, unseen jobs that fill your day 331 L222
Mcgraw Hill Education GMAT premium 2015 650.076 M147
Jonathan McMillan The end of banking: money, credit & the digital revolution 332.1 M167
Nathaniel Popper Digital gold: bitcoin & the inside story of the misfits & millionaires trying to reinvent money 332.4 P831
Susan U. Raymond Nonprofit finance for hard times: leadership strategies when economies falter 658.15 R272

Computer Science
Learning agile: understanding Scrum, XP, Lean & Kanban Andrew Stellman Learning agile: understanding Scrum, XP, Lean & Kanban 005.1 S824

Food & Drink
Gabriele Bonci Pizza: seasonal recipes from Rome's legendary pizzarium 641.82 B699
Barry Estabrook Pig tales: an omnivore's quest for sustainable meat 636.4 E792
Maida Heatter's cakes 641.8653 H44
Jeff Koehler Darjeeling: the colorful history & precarious fate of the world's greatest tea 633.72 K773
Reid Mitenbuler Bourbon empire: the past & future of America's whiskey 663.5 M682
Mark Schatzker The Dorito effect: the surprising new truth about food & flavor 641.3 S312

Health & Medicine
Robert A. Burton A skeptic's guide to the mind: what neuroscience can & cannot tell us about ourselves 616.8 B974
Constance Hanstedt Don't leave yet: how my mother's Alzheimer's opened my heart 616.831 H251
Bob Harper Skinny habits: the 6 secrets of thin people 613.25 H293
Lee Jampolsky Healing the addictive personality: freeing yourself from addictive patterns & relationships 616.8584 J329

Christopher Andrew & Vasili Mitrokhin The world was going our way: the KGB & the battle for the Third World 327.12 A562w
James Angelos The full catastrophe: travels among the new Greek ruins 949.507 A584
Alan Axelrod Lost destiny: Joe Kennedy Jr. & the doomed WWII mission to save London 940.5449 A969
Philip P. Boucher Les Nouvelles Frances: France in America, 1500-1815, an imperial perspective 325.344 B753
Ahron Bregman Cursed victory: Israel & the Occupied Territories: a history 956.94 B833
Eric Burns 1920: the year that made the decade roar 973.913 B96
Averil Cameron The Byzantines 949.5 C182b
Bernard Cornwell Waterloo: the history of four days, three armies & three battles 940.27 C821
Joseph J. Ellis The quartet: orchestrating the second American Revolution, 1783-1789 973.3 E47q
John Ferling Whirlwind: the American Revolution & the war that won it 973.3 F357w
André Gerolymatos The Balkan wars: conquest, revolution & retribution from the Ottoman era to the twentieth century & beyond 949.6 G37
Godfrey Hodgson JFK & LBJ: the last two great presidents 973.09 H69
Steve Inskeep Jacksonland: President Andrew Jackson, Cherokee Chief John Ross & a great American land grab 973.56 I592
Ari Kelman Battle lines: a graphic history of the Civil War 973.7 K298 Comics
Preston Lauterbach Beale Street dynasty: sex, song & the struggle for the soul of Memphis 976.819 L389
Michael Neiberg Potsdam: the end of World War II & the remaking of Europe 940.5314 N397
Mitchell P. Postel The University Club of San Francisco: centennial history, 1890-1990 979.461 P85u
Lindsay Powell Marcus Agrippa: right-hand man of Caesar Augustus 937 A279
Richard Reeves Infamy: the shocking story of the Japanese American internment in World War II 940.5317 R33
Camilla Schofield Enoch Powell & the making of postcolonial Britain 941.085 S367
J.A. Sharpe Early modern England: a social history, 1550-1760 941.06 S532
A social history of England, 1200-1500 942.03 S678

Languages & Linguistics
Rosemarie Ostler Founding grammars: how early America's war over words shaped today's language 427.973 O85f

Carol Berkin The Bill of Rights: the fight to secure America's liberties 342.73 B512
McGraw-Hill Education LSAT premium 2015 340.076 M147
Bryan Stevenson Just mercy: a story of justice & redemption 353.48 S847

Literature & Writing
Emily Berry Dear boy 821 B534
Cavafy: 166 poems 889 C37bo
George D. Gopen The sense of structure: writing from the reader's perspective 808.04 G659
Edmund Gosse A history of eighteenth century literature 820.9 G678
Roxane Beth Johnson Black crow dress 811 J682b
Jamie McKendrick Out there 821 M155

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Niles Eldredge Eternal ephemera: adaptation & the Origin of species, from the nineteenth century, through punctuated equilibria & beyond 576.8 E378
Susan Wise Bauer The story of science: from the writings of Aristotle to the Big Bang theory 509 B344
Eugenia Cheng 880-01 How to bake [pi]: an edible exploration of the mathematics of mathematics 510.1 C518
Fred Pearce The new wild: why invasive species will be nature's salvation 578.62 P36
Rachel Swaby Headstrong: 52 women who changed science-- & the world 509.2 S971

Performing Arts & Music
Rhonda K. Garelick Electric Salome: Loie Fuller's performance of modernism 792.8 F965

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Anthony Alvarado D.I.Y. magic: a strange & whimsical guide to creativity 153.35 A472
Michael C. Corballis The wandering mind: what the brain does when you're not looking 153 C789
Jerry A. Coyne Faith versus fact: why science & religion are incompatible 201.65 C881
Carlos Fraenkel Teaching Plato in Palestine: philosophy in a divided world 107 F799
Robert Garfield Breaking the male code: unlocking the power of friendship: overcoming male isolation for a longer, happier life 155.33 G231
Heather Lende Find the good: unexpected life lessons from a small-town obituary writer 170.44 L56
Deirdre N. McCloskey The bourgeois virtues: ethics for an age of commerce 174 M127
Richard Rohr What the mystics know: seven pathways to your deeper self 248.8 R739
Freedom & the self: essays on the philosophy of David Foster Wallace 191 W187c

Politics & Government
Colin Dueck The Obama doctrine: American grand strategy today 327.73 D852
Kevin M. Kruse One nation under God: how corporate America invented Christian America 322.1 K946

Social Sciences & Current Events
Frank Bruni Where you go is not who you'll be: an antidote to the college admissions mania 378.16 B896
Michael M. Crow & William B. Dabars Designing the new American university 378.73 C953
Porter Erisman Alibaba's world: how a remarkable Chinese company is changing the face of global business 381 E689
David C. Forward A century of service: the story of Rotary international 369.5 F745
Caroline Fredrickson Under the bus: how working women are being run over 331.4 F852
Home away from home: the forgotten history of orphanages 362.73 H765
Rosabeth Moss Kanter Move: putting America's infrastructure back in the lead 388 K168
Cleary Wolters Out of orange: a memoir 364.177 W868

Sports & Games
Mike Tyson Undisputed truth 796.83 T994

Travel & Geography
J.M. Barwise & N.J. White A traveller's history of Southeast Asia 915.9 B296
David Downie A passion for Paris: romanticism & romance in the City of Light 914.436 D751
Fodor's Puerto Vallarta 917.23 F65
Great adventures: experience the world at its breathtaking best 910.202 G786a
Karen Haid Calabria: the other Italy 914.57 H149
Moon handbooks Santa Fe, Taos & Albuquerque 917.895 M818
Rob & Jaki Roy The coincidental traveler: adventure travel for budget-minded grown-ups 910.202 R888
Paul Schneider The enduring shore: a history of Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard & Nantucket 917.449 S35
Chet Van Duzer Sea monsters on medieval & Renaissance maps 912.09 V246

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Mac Barnett Sam & Dave dig a hole
Lauren Castillo Nana in the city
Anna Kang ; illustrated by Christopher Weyant You are (not) small
Dan Santat The adventures of Beekle: the unimaginary friend
Mo Willems Waiting is not easy!

Jen Bryant ; Melissa Sweet The right word: Roget & his thesaurus 92 R732b
Barb Rosenstock The noisy paint box: the colors & sounds of Kandinsky's abstract art 750.92 K16r
Jacqueline Woodson Brown girl dreaming 811 W898

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Foreign Language
A royal affair (En kongelig affære)
Barrio Cuba
Clandestine childhood
The liberator (Libertador)
Vincent wants to sea (Vincent will meer)
Wild tales

Posted on Jul. 1, 2015 by Sarah Cruz