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Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley The fortunes of Perkin Warbeck: a romance
Mikhail Shishkin Maidenhair
Haywood Smith Out of warranty
B. Traven The treasure of the Sierra Madre

Historical Fiction
Michèle Roberts Ignorance

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Robert Crais Suspect
Warren Ellis Gun machine
Nadia Gordon Lethal vintage: a Sunny McCoskey Napa Valley mystery
Kerry Greenwood Unnatural habits: a Phryne Fisher mystery
Parnell Hall Arsenic & old puzzles: a Puzzle Lady mystery
Adrian Magson Retribution
Charles Memminger Aloha, lady blue: a mystery

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
R. S. Belcher The six-gun tarot

Short Stories
Louise Aronson A history of the present illness: stories

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Lynda Barry The Freddie stories 741.5 B281
C. Tyler You'll never know. Book III, Soldier's heart 92 T981 v.3

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Applied Sciences
Gail Damerow Hatching & brooding your own chicks: chickens, turkeys, ducks, geese, guinea fowl 636.5 D15h
Thomas von Nordheim Vintage couture tailoring 646.4 N832
Refract House 690.83 R332

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Reinventing the West: the photographs of Ansel Adams & Robert Adams 770.92 A21r
Edward Ball The inventor & the tycoon: a Gilded Age murder & the birth of moving pictures 770.92 M99b
Julia Margaret Cameron Annals of my glass house 770.92 C18a
Terence Conran small spaces: inspiring ideas & creative solutions 747 C75s
Malcolm Haslam The real world of the surrealists 700.9 H352
Barbara Morgan 770.92 M847
Helaine Posner & Kiki Smith Kiki Smith: telling tales 709.2 S653
Gary Wyatt Mythic beings: spirit art of the Northwest Coast 704.0397 W975

Biography & Genealogy
Learned Hand Reason & imagination: the selected correspondence of Learned Hand 1897-1961 340.9 H236
Fiona Hill & Clifford G. Gaddy Mr. Putin: operative in the Kremlin 92 P9885
Frederic Raphael A Jew among Romans: the life & legacy of Flavius Josephus 92 J837

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism, Library & Information Science
Kathan Brown Know that you are lucky: a memoir 070.5 B878

Business & Economics
Marci Alboher The encore career handbook: how to make a living & a difference in the second half of life 650.14 A339
Alan S. Blinder After the music stopped: the financial crisis, the response & the work ahead 330.973 B648
Grace Dobush The crafty superstar ultimate craft business guide 658.02 D635
Gary Shapiro Ninja innovation: the ten killer strategies of the world's most successful businesses 650.1 S529

Computer Science
Nina Amir How to blog a book: write, publish & promote your work one post at a time 006.7 A517
Jeff Barr Host your web site in the cloud: Amazon web services made easy 004.36 A489b
Wallace Jackson Android apps for absolute beginners 005.258 A574

Food & Drink
Luigi Ballerini A feast of weeds: a literary guide to foraging & cooking wild edible plants 581.6 B191
James Freeman, Caitlin Freeman & Tara Duggan The Blue Bottle craft of coffee: growing, roasting & drinking, with recipes 641.637 F855

Health & Medicine
Stephanie L. Tourles Hands-on healing remedies: 150 recipes for herbal balms, salves, oils, liniments & other topical therapies 615.5 T727

Taylor Branch Pillar of fire: America in the King years, 1963-65 973.92 B81 v.2
Rawn James, Jr The double v: how wars, protest & Harry Truman desegregated America's military 355 J287
James Carl Nelson Five lieutenants: the heartbreaking story of five Harvard men who led America to victory in World War I 940.412 N42f
Gil Reavill Mafia summit: J. Edgar Hoover, the Kennedy Brothers & the meeting that unmasked the mob 364.106 R288
Susan Wels Arts for the city, 1932-2012: San Francisco: civic art & urban change 979.4 P713 2013

Literature & Writing
Highway 99: a literary journey through California's Great Central Valley 810.8 H63 2007
McSweeney's 42: "Multiples," or, twelve stories appearing in up to six versions each 808.83 M175
Robert Milder Hawthorne's habitations: a literary life 813 H3992m

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Jeremiah P. Ostriker & Simon Mitton Heart of darkness: unraveling the mysteries of the invisible universe 523.1 O856
Marianne Taylor Owls 598.97 T244
Chip Walter Last ape standing: the seven-million year story of how & why we survived 569.9 W231

Performing Arts & Music
Alan Arkin An improvised life: a memoir 792.092 A721
Peter Benjaminson Mary Wells: the tumultuous life of Motown's first superstar 780.92 W455
Randall Sullivan Untouchable: the strange life & tragic death of Michael Jackson 780.92 J134

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Alain Badiou Plato's Republic: a dialogue in 16 chapters 184 P71ba
Daniel H. Pink To sell is human: the surprising truth about moving others 158.2 P655

Politics & Government
Peter Temin & David Vines The leaderless economy: why the world economic system fell apart & how to fix it 320.6 T27

Social Sciences & Current Events
Jona Frank Right: portraits from the evangelical ivy league 378.755 F828
Sam Roberts Grand Central: how a train station transformed America 385.31 R647
Amy Webb Data, a love story: how I gamed online dating to meet my match 306.73 W365

Sports & Games
William S. Root How to play a bridge hand 795.41 R783

Travel & Geography
William Least Heat-Moon Here, there, elsewhere: stories from the road 910.4 H43
Gabrielle Walker Antarctica: an intimate portrait of a mysterious continent 919.89 W17

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Hilary Mantel Wolf Hall

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Sarah Stewart ; pictures by David Small The library

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Edward Ball The inventor & the tycoon: a Gilded Age murder & the birth of moving pictures
George Saunders Tenth of December: stories
Sonia Sotomayor My beloved world
Lawrence Wright Going clear: Scientology, Hollywood & the prison of belief

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The piano
Quiz show

Foreign Language
The wages of fear (Salaire de la peur)

Bride & prejudice

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Stephen King's The dead zone

Shugendō now 290 S562

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Mozart Violin concerto no. 5 in A, K219 ; Flute & harp concerto in C, K299

Jerome Moross The Jayhawkers: music from the motion picture

Posted on Feb. 8, 2013 by Matt Montgomery