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New Titles for the Week of July 13


Tash Aw Five-star billionaire
Matt Bell In the house upon the dirt between the lake & the woods
Alexander McCall Smith Trains & lovers
Maggie O'Farrell Instructions for a heatwave
Curtis Sittenfeld Sisterland
Charlotte Turner Smith The banished man

Historical Fiction
Sahar Delijani Children of the Jacaranda tree
Kate Worsley She rises

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Eric Ambler Judgment on Deltchev
Maurizio de Giovanni The crocodile
Robert Goddard Fault line
Jonathan Holt The Abomination
Catriona McPherson As she left it
Imogen Robertson Circle of shadows
Karin Slaughter Unseen
Walter Walker Crime of privilege

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Biography & Genealogy
Clare Mulley The spy who loved: the secrets & lives of Christine Granville 940.5486 S626
Edna O'Brien Country girl: a memoir 92 O135
Clarice Stasz Jack London's women 920 S7969

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism, Library & Information Science
Library 2020: today's leading visionaries describe tomorrow's library 020 L697
Ellin Stein That's not funny, that's sick: the National lampoon & the comedy insurgents who captured the mainstream 051 S819

Business & Economics
Turney Duff The buy side: a Wall Street trader's tale of spectacular excess 332.092 D855
Richard D. Wolff Capitalism hits the fan: the global economic meltdown & what to do about it 330.973 W855 2013

János Flesch Planning in chess 794.123 F611
King's gambit C34 794.122 K551
Jerzy Konikowski & Marek Soszynski The Sokolsky opening 1.b4 in theory & practice 794.122 K821

Computer Science
Tom Hughes-Croucher & Mike Wilson Node: up & running 005.2762 J416h
Guillermo Rauch Smashing Node.js: JavaScript everywhere 005.2762 J416r

Food & Drink
Jessica Goldman Foung Sodium girl's limitless low-sodium cookbook 641.563 G619

Health & Medicine
Paul A. Offit, M.D Do you believe in magic?: the sense & nonsense of alternative medicine 615.5 O32

1863: Lincoln's pivotal year 973.7 E347
Christian Caryl Strange rebels: 1979 & the birth of the 21st century 909.827 C333
Harold Holzer & the New-York Historical Society The Civil War in 50 objects 973.7 H762
Mike Parker Pearson & the Stonehenge Riverside Project Stonehenge: a new understanding: solving the mysteries of the greatest Stone Age monument 936.2 P242
Barbara W. Tuchman The proud tower: a portrait of the world before the war, 1890-1914 909.82 T88
Yu Hua China in ten words 985 Y941

Languages & Linguistics
Tore Janson A natural history of Latin 470.9 J352

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Caspar Henderson The book of barely imagined beings: a 21st century bestiary 591.68 H496

Performing Arts & Music
Charles Mingus Mingus speaks 780.92 M664g
Nathan Rabin You don't know me but you don't like me: Phish, Insane Clown Posse & my misadventures with two of music's most maligned tribes 781.66 R116

Social Sciences & Current Events
Alfredo Corchado Midnight in Mexico: a reporter's journey through a country's descent into the darkness 364.1 C793
Peter Kobel The strange case of the mad professor: a true tale of endangered species, illegal drugs & attempted murder 364.152 K756
Susanna Sonnenberg She matters: a life in friendships 302.34 S699
David Tobis From pariahs to partners: how parents & their allies changed New York City's child welfare system 362.7 T629

Sports & Games
Chris McNamara, Chris Summit & Valentine Cullen Bay Area top ropes 796.52 M478

Travel & Geography
David Downie Paris to the Pyrenees: a skeptic pilgrim walks the way of Saint James 914.4 D751
Explorer's Guides 50 hikes in eastern Pennsylvania: from the Mason-Dixon Line to the Poconos & North Mountain 917.48 E96f
Explorer's Guides Eastern Pennsylvania: includes Philadelphia, Gettysburg, Amish Country & the Pocono Mountains 917.48 E96
Fodor's Florida 917.59 F65
Fodor's Morocco 916.4 F65
Fodor's San Diego 917.9498 F65
Frommer's Newfoundland & Labrador 917.18 F93
Great Destinations Oregon wine country 917.95 G786
Insight Guides Morocco 916.4 I59
Lonely Planet Chile & Easter Island 918.3 L847
Lonely Planet Crete 914.959 L847
Lonely Planet Madagascar 916.91 L847
Lonely Planet Madrid 914.641 L847
Michelin Guide New York City 917.471 M623
Moon handbooks. Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard & Nantucket 917.449 M818
New York Times 36 hours: 125 weekends in Europe 914.04 T447
New York Times 36 hours: 150 weekends in the USA & Canada 917.04 T447
The rough guide to Iceland 914.91 R856
The rough guide to Mallorca & Menorca 914.675 R856
The rough guide to Mexico 917.2 R856
The rough guide to the Dominican Republic 917.293 R856
The rough guide to Turkey 915.61 R856
Rick Steves' Amsterdam, Bruges & Brussels 914.9 S848
Rick Steves' Croatia & Slovenia 914.972 S848
Rick Steves' Istanbul 914.961 S848
Rick Steves' Spain 914.6 S848

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Khaled Hosseini And the mountains echoed
John Le Carré A delicate truth
Elizabeth Strout The Burgess boys

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Jonah Winter ; illustrated by Terry Widener You never heard of Willie Mays?! 796.357 M47w

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Claire Messud The woman upstairs
Robin Sloan Mr. Penumbra's 24-hour bookstore
Elizabeth Strout The Burgess boys

Pete Seeger The storm king: stories, narratives, poems: spoken word set to a world of music

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Despicable me
The red balloon

Johnny English reborn
Silver linings playbook

The mill & the cross
War & peace

Foreign Language
Mishima: a life in four chapters
Run Lola run

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
House of bamboo

Parlez-vous français?: learning French: the basics 448 P252
Valentino: the last emperor 746.9 V161

Posted on Jul. 12, 2013 by Heather Terrell