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Sarah Butler Ten things I've learnt about love
Ron Carlson Return to Oakpine
Hervé Le Tellier Eléctrico W
David Rakoff Love, dishonor, marry, die, cherish, perish
Luanne Rice The lemon orchard

Historical Fiction
Sarah Dunant Blood & beauty: the Borgias

Multi-Gen Literature
Corey Ann Haydu OCD love story
Philipp Mattheis How to lose everything: a mostly true story

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Chris Bohjalian The light in the ruins
James Lee Burke Light of the world: a Dave Robicheaux novel
Linda Fairstein Death angel

Short Stories
Ryan O'Neill The weight of a human heart: stories

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Applied Sciences
Jay Harman The shark's paintbrush: biomimicry & how nature is inspiring innovation 600 H287

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Richard Diebenkorn: the Berkeley years, 1953-1966 750.92 D55b
In pursuit of beauty: Americans & the Aesthetic movement 709.73 I355
Tula Pink's city sampler: 100 modern quilt blocks 746.46 P655
Werner J. Schweiger Wiener Werkstaette: design in Vienna, 1903-1932 745.0943 S413

Biography & Genealogy
Edward H. Burtt, Jr. Alexander Wilson: the Scot who founded American ornithology 590.92 W74
Liao Yiwu For a song & a hundred songs: a poet's journey through a Chinese prison 365.6 L693
Michael Shelden Young titan: the making of Winston Churchill 92 C5632

Business & Economics
Barbara Bissonnette Asperger's syndrome workplace survival guide: a neurotypical's secrets for success 650.1 B623
George Gilder Knowledge & power: the information theory of capitalism & how it is revolutionizing our world 330.12 G46k
Eric W. Sanderson Terra nova: the new world after oil, cars & suburbs 338.973 S216

Food & Drink
Evelyne Bloch-Dano Vegetables: a biography 635 B651
Peter P. Greweling Chocolates & confections at home with the Culinary Institute of America 641.8 G841
William Sitwell A history of food in 100 recipes 641.09 S623
Stacy Toth Beyond bacon: paleo recipes that respect the whole hog 641.66 T717

Health & Medicine
Evan Gabrielsen Emergency preparedness: a practical guide for preparing your family 613.69 G118
Clifton Leaf The truth in small doses: why we're losing the war on cancer and how to win it 616.994 L434
Danielle Ofri What doctors feel: how emotions affect the practice of medicine 610.69 O33
Deirdre Rawlings Fermented foods for health: use the power of probiotic foods to improve your digestion, strengthen your immunity & prevent illness 615.329 R259
Carol Ann Rinzler Leonardo's foot: how 10 toes, 52 bones & 66 muscles shaped the human world 617.585 R58
Jo Robinson Eating on the wild side: the missing link to optimum health 613.2 R662

Matthew Morse Booker Down by the bay: San Francisco's history between the tides 979.461 B724
Albert Camus Algerian chronicles 965.04 C211
Michael Fullilove Rendezvous with destiny: how Franklin D. Roosevelt & five extraordinary men took America into the war & into the world 973.917 F971
Joseph Gustaitis Chicago's greatest year, 1893: the White City & the birth of a modern metropolis 977.311 G982
Maury Klein A call to arms: mobilizing America for World War II 940.5373 K64
Bernhard Rieger The people's car: a global history of the Volkswagen Beetle 629.222 R554
Orville Schell Wealth & power: China's long march to the twenty-first century 951.05 S32w

Home & Family Management
Peter D'Amato The savage garden: cultivating carnivorous plants 635.9337 D155
Mark Diacono The speedy vegetable garden 635 D536

Literature & Writing
Nancy Marie Brown Song of the Vikings: Snorri & the making of Norse myths 839.6 S673

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
T. DeLene Beeland The secret world of red wolves: the fight to save North America's other wolf 599.773 B414
Grady Klein The cartoon introduction to statistics 519.5 K64
Stephen C. Meyer Darwin's doubt: the explosive origin of animal life & the case for intelligent design 576.8 M613

Performing Arts & Music
David Ehrenstein The Scorsese picture: the art & life of Martin Scorsese 791.4 S42eh
Joe Garner Now showing: unforgettable moments from the movies 791.43 G234
Joseph Horowitz On my way: the untold story of Rouben Mamoulian, George Gershwin & Porgy & Bess 782.1 M265
Bill Janovitz Rocks off: 50 tracks that tell the story of The Rolling Stones 782.421 R75
Shirley Jones Shirley Jones: a memoir 792.092 J79L
Brett Martin Difficult men: behind the scenes of a creative revolution from The Sopranos & The wire to Mad men & Breaking bad 791.45 M379
Ian Rusten The Beach Boys in concert: the ultimate history of America's band on tour & onstage 780.92 B357r

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Wendy T. Behary Disarming the narcissist: surviving & thriving with the self-absorbed 158.2 B419
Ellen J. Langer Mindfulness 153.75 L27
Claude Lévi-Strauss The savage mind 155.8 L66
Social Sciences & Current Events
Stephen Apkon The age of the image: redefining literacy in a world of screens 370.15 A642
Robert Kolker Lost girls: an unsolved American mystery 364.152 K813

Sports & Games
Roger Craig Roger Craig's tales from the San Francisco 49ers sideline 796.33 C886

Travel & Geography
Tina Olton Always another horizon: a journey around the world 910.41 O529

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Neil Gaiman The ocean at the end of the lane

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Napoleon Dynamite
Withnail & I

42: the Jackie Robinson story
The last temptation of Christ
The way

Foreign Language
Farewell, my queen (Les adieux a la reine)

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Cassandra's dream

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror

Broadway musicals: a Jewish legacy 782.14 B863
The life & times of Allen Ginsberg 811 G49L

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Musicals & Soundtracks
Oscar Peterson plays the Cole Porter songbook CD Musicals/Soundtracks Peterson
Howard Shore The lord of the rings, the fellowship of the ring: original motion picture soundtrack CD Musicals/Soundtracks Shore

Afro Cuban All Stars A toda Cuba le gusta CD World Afro-Cuban

Posted on Aug. 5, 2013 by Heather Terrell