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New Titles for the Week of August 24


Rick Bass All the land to hold us
Juan Gabriel Vásquez The sound of things falling

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Lindsay Ashford The mysterious death of Miss Jane Austen
Stephen Booth Scared to live
Stephen Booth The dead place
Chelsea Cain Let me go
Arne Dahl Bad Blood
David Downing Potsdam Station
David Downing Stettin station
John Florio Sugar pop moon: a Jersey Leo novel
Faye Kellerman The beast: a Decker/Lazarus novel
Sheldon Siegel The terrorist next door: a David Gold mystery
Marco Vichi Death & the olive grove: an Inspector Bordelli mystery

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Emily Croy Barker The thinking woman's guide to real magic
Tanith Lee Space is just a starry night
Michael Logan Apocalypse cow
Cynthia Morris Chasing Sylvia Beach
Jack Vance Tales of the dying earth

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Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Arthur C. Danto What art is 700.1 D19
Leonie Morgan 100 colorful granny squares to crochet 746.43 M848

Biography & Genealogy
Ben Downing Queen bee of Tuscany: the redoubtable Janet Ross 92 R8231

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism, Library & Information Science
Boris Kachka Hothouse: the art of survival & the survival of art at America's most celebrated publishing house, Farrar, Straus & Giroux 070.5 K11
Jason Merkoski Burning the page: the ebook revolution & the future of reading 070.5 M563

Business & Economics
Anupam Chander The electronic silk road: how the web binds the world in commerce 381.142 C454
Clark Howard Clark Howard's living large for the long haul: consumer-tested ways to overhaul your finances, increase your savings & get your life back on track 332.024 H848L
Stephen D. King When the money runs out: the end of western affluence 339.2 K545
Richard Rosecrance The resurgence of the West: how a transatlantic union can prevent war & restore the United States & Europe 337.73 R799
Viviana A. Zelizer The social meaning of money 332.4 Z49

The KGB plays chess: the Soviet secret police & the fight for the world chess crown 794.1 K449

Computer Science
Thomas LaRock DBA survivor: become a rock star DBA 005.74 L328
Mark C. Layton Agile project management for dummies 005.1 L429
Andy Oppel Databases demystified 005.74 O621

Food & Drink
Power foods cookbook: 200 simple & satisfying recipes 641.563 W41p

Health & Medicine
Linda Marsa Fevered: why a hotter planet will hurt our health - & how we can save ourselves 613.11 M363

Scott Anderson Lawrence in Arabia: war, deceit, imperial folly & the making of the modern Middle East 940.4 A549
Feargal Cochrane Northern Ireland: the reluctant peace 941.6 C663
Stephanie Dalley The mystery of the Hanging Garden of Babylon: an elusive world wonder traced 935 D146
John V. Fleming The dark side of the enlightenment: wizards, alchemists & spiritual seekers in the age of reason 940.25 F597
James M. Gabler An evening with Benjamin Franklin & Thomas Jefferson 973.3 F83
George Goodwin Fatal rivalry: Flodden 1513: Henry VIII, James IV & the battle for Renaissance Britain 942.05 G656
Nicholas J. Higham & Martin J. Ryan The Anglo-Saxon world 942.01 H638
Brenda Wineapple Ecstatic nation: confidence, crisis & compromise, 1848-1877 973.6 W767

Home & Family Management
Alice Miller For your own good: hidden cruelty in child-rearing & the roots of violence 649.1 M647

Languages & Linguistics
Barbara Aria The spirit of the Chinese character 495.1 A69s

Literature & Writing
Funny letters from famous people 808.6 F982
John Logan I'll eat you last: a chat with Sue Mengers 812 L831i
Stephen O'Connor Will my name be shouted out?: reaching inner city students through the power of writing 808.04 O189
Henry Rollins One from none: collected work, 1987 811 R754

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Aaron Hirsh Telling our way to the sea: a voyage of discovery in the Sea of Cortez 577 H669
Daniel Loxton & Donald R. Prothero Abominable science!: origins of the Yeti, Nessie & other famous cryptids 001.944 L922

Performing Arts & Music
Jessica Fellowes & Matthew Sturgis The chronicles of Downton Abbey 791.45 F322c
My lunches with Orson: conversations between Henry Jaglom & Orson Welles 791.4 W44j

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Jenna Miscavige Hill Beyond belief: my secret life inside Scientology & my harrowing escape 299.936 H645
Irving Singer Modes of creativity: philosophical perspectives 128.3 S617

Social Sciences & Current Events
Vanessa M. Gezari The tender soldier: a true story of war & sacrifice 958.1 G398
Zora Neale Hurston Mules & men 398.2 H96m
Alissa Quart Republic of outsiders: the power of amateurs, dreamers & rebels 305.56 Q19
Jennifer M. Silva Coming up short: working-class adulthood in an age of uncertainty 305.5 S586

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Helen Foster James & Virginia Shin-Mui Loh Paper son: Lee's journey to America

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Action & Adventure

The little princess DVD

Welcome to Collinwood DVD

Homeland. The complete first season DVD
Les misérables DVD

Blues in the night DVD

The airmen & the headhunters 940.542 A298
Last shop standing: the rise, fall & rebirth of the independent record shop 338.4778 L349
The next tango: Astor Piazzolla in conversation & in concert 780.92 P584
Sacred music: God's composer 782.22 V645

Giaccomo Puccini Turandot: opera in three acts 782.1 P97t

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Mikhail Glinka Complete piano music. Volume 2 CD Classical Glinka
John Johnson Lute music CD Classical Johnson
William Lawes The Royal consort suites CD Classical Lawes

Nicole Henry The nearness of you CD Jazz Henry
This is acid jazz: after hours CD Jazz This

Musicals & Soundtracks
Philip Glass Kundun CD Musicals/Soundtracks Glass

Coro Hispano de San Francisco Ramillete CD Sacred Coro

Eva Cassidy Songbird CD Vocals Cassidy

Posted on Aug. 26, 2013 by Heather Terrell