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New Titles: February 16-22, 2013


Amity Gaige Schroder
Woody Guthrie House of earth
Jamaica Kincaid See now then
Christa Wolf City of angels, or the overcoat of Dr. Freud

Historical Fiction
Carlene Bauer Frances & Bernard
William Dietrich The Rosetta key

Multi-Gen Literature
Matt de la Peña Mexican whiteboy
Cory Doctorow Homeland
Miriam Forster City of a thousand dolls
Kay Honeyman The Fire Horse girl
Sarah Jamila Stevenson The Latte Rebellion

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Mary Higgins Clark & Carol Higgins Clark Dashing through the snow
Parnell Hall Stakeout
Sara J. Henry A cold & lonely place
J. A. Jance Deadly stakes
Jim Kelly The water clock
Christobel Kent The drowning river: a mystery in Florence
Brian McGilloway Bleed a river deep
Lachlan Smith Bear is broken: a Leo Maxwell mystery

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Dreams & wonders: stories from the dawn of modern fantasy D7712
Robert Harken Life on Nubis
Kirk Ward Robinson Life in continuum: stories
Allen Steele Rude astronauts: real & imagined stories
Gene Wolfe The sorcerer's house

All-time favorite cowboy stories A4167

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Saga. Volume one 741.5 S1289

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Applied Sciences
Brian Hare & Vanessa Woods The genius of dogs: how dogs are smarter than you think 636.7 H274

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Birgitta Bengtsson Björk & Tina Ignell Simple weaves: over 30 classic patterns & fresh new styles 746.14 B466
Jeremy Lewison Alice Neel: painted truths 750.92 N378p
Arne & Carlos Easter knits 746.43 N447
Tate Modern: the handbook 708.21 T217

Biography & Genealogy
Larry Berman Zumwalt: the life & times of Admiral Elmo Russell "Bud" Zumwalt, Jr. 92 Z948b
The book of Alexander the Great: a life of the conqueror 92 A374
Jeffrey Frank Ike & Dick: portrait of a strange political marriage 920 E358
Carl Rollyson American Isis: the life & art of Sylvia Plath 92 P716
Kevin Sites The things they cannot say: stories soldiers won't tell you about what they've seen, done or failed to do in war 355 S62

Business & Economics
William L. Jiler Standard & Poor's how charts can help you in the stock market 332.632 J613
Shari Olefson Financial fresh start: your five-step plan for adapting & prospering in the new economy 332.024 O454
Michael Pettis The great rebalancing: trade, conflict & the perilous road ahead for the world economy 382 P511
Ian Yeoman Tomorrow's tourist: scenarios & trends 338.4791 Y46

Computer Science
Andrew Clare The Rough guide to Android phones & tablets 005.432 A574c
Abby Stokes Is this thing on?: a computer handbook for late bloomers, technophobes & the kicking & screaming 004.1 S874

Health & Medicine
Ben Goldacre Bad pharma: how drug companies mislead doctors & harm patients 615.1 G618

Bob Bennett & Mike Roberts Twilight of the hellenistic world 938.08 B471
Richard Brandi San Francisco's St. Francis Wood 979.461 B818s
Leigh Fondakowski Stories from Jonestown 289 F673
Laurie Lanzen Harris The great migration north, 1910-1970 307.2 H314
Glen Jeansonne Leander Perez: boss of the Delta 976.337 P438
Thomas R. Martin Ancient Rome: from Romulus to Justinian 937.63 M383
John Shelton Reed Dixie Bohemia: a French Quarter circle in the 1920s 976.335 R324
Rosemary Sweet Antiquaries: the discovery of the past in eighteenth-century Britain 942.07 S974

Literature & Writing
John Robin Baitz Other desert cities: a play in two acts 812 B164
David Mamet The Anarchist 812 M26a
Roseanne Montillo The lady & her monsters: a tale of dissections, real-life Dr. Frankensteins & the creation of Mary Shelley's masterpiece 823 S54
Anka Muhlstein Balzac's omelette: a delicious tour of French food & culture with Honoré de Balzac 843 B19
John Mullan What matters in Jane Austen?: twenty crucial puzzles solved 823 A9833mw
Lisa Rojany Buccieri & Peter Economy Writing children's books for dummies 808.068 R741
Nicky Silver The Lyons 812 S587

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Catherine Brady Elizabeth Blackburn & the story of telomeres: deciphering the ends of DNA 570.92 B628

Performing Arts & Music
Kathy Sloane Keystone Korner: portrait of a jazz club 792.7 S634

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Crucial conversations: tools for talking when stakes are high 153.6 C955
Leszek Kołakowski Is God happy?: selected essays 199 K811
Cecil Williams & Janice Mirikitani Beyond the possible: 50 years of creating radical change in a community called Glide 287.6794 W721

Social Sciences & Current Events
Charles Falco Vagos, Mongols & Outlaws: my infiltration of America's deadliest biker gangs 364.106 F181
Robert Peter Gale & Eric Lax Radiation: what it is, what you need to know 363.179 G152
Jonathan V. Last What to expect when no one's expecting: America's coming demographic disaster 304.6 L349
Kishore Mahbubani The great convergence: Asia, the West & the logic of one world 327.5 M214
David Shambaugh China goes global: the partial power 303.482 S528
John Wood Creating Room to Read: a story of hope in the battle for global literacy 374 W876

Sports & Games
Tim Bourke & Marc Smith Countdown to winning bridge 795.41 B774

Travel & Geography
Zagat 2013 San Francisco Bay Area nightlife 647.9579 Z18n

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Best-loved short stories: Flaubert, Chekhov, Kipling, Joyce, Fitzgerald, Poe & others B5645
Emily Brontë Wuthering Heights
Agatha Christie And then there were none
Agatha Christie The A.B.C. murders: a Hercule Poirot mystery
Charles Dickens A Christmas carol
Charles Dickens A tale of two cities

David Richardson So, you've got a cataract 617.742 R522

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Henry Cole Unspoken: a story from the Underground Railroad

Carolyn Cinami DeCristofano ; illustrated by Michael Carroll A black hole is not a hole 523.88 D298

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Gustave Flaubert Madame Bovary
Graham Greene The power & the glory

J. Rufus Fears The world was never the same: events that changed history 909 F288c

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Action & Adventure
The black swan

Letter from an unknown woman

Slings & arrows: the complete collection

Downton Abbey. Season 3

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Back to the future: 25th anniversary trilogy
Beasts of the southern wild

Samsara 203.8 S193

Posted on Feb. 22, 2013 by Matt Montgomery