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Louis Begley Memories of a marriage
Susan Choi My education
Witold Gombrowicz Ferdydurke
Stephen P. Kiernan The curiosity
Michael Roy O'Laughlin Omens in a dry season: a novel of Yosemite
Jincy Willett Amy falls down

Historical Fiction
Karen Mack & Jennifer Kaufman Freud's mistress
Cathleen Schine Fin & Lady

Multi-Gen Literature
S. X. Bradley Unraveled

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Lisa Ballantyne The guilty one
Stephen Booth Dancing with the virgins
Stephen Booth One last breath
Simon Brett A decent interval: a Charles Paris novel
Luiz Alfredo Garcia-Roza Alone in the crowd
Dorothy B. Hughes The expendable man
Ivy Pochoda Visitation Street
Daniel Silva The English girl
Susan Spann Claws of the cat: a Shinobi mystery
Fred Vargas The Ghost Riders of Ordebec: a Commissaire Adamsberg mystery
Martin Walker The devil's cave: a Bruno, chief of police novel

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
E.R. Eddison The worm Ouroboros

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Aya Kanno Blank Slate. Vol. 1 741.5 K164b
Aya Kanno Blank Slate. Vol. 2 741.5 K164b

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Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Francis Bedford Cairo to Constantinople 770.956 B411
Fritz van Briessen The way of the brush: painting techniques of China & Japan 759.951 B853
James A. Ganz Impressionist Paris: city of light 709.44 G211
Hazel Soan The encyclopedia of watercolor techniques for landscape 751.42 S676
Penny Soto Painting glowing colors in watercolor 751.42 S718
Sally Stein John Gutmann: the photographer at work 770.92 G985s

Biography & Genealogy
Jeremy Adelman Worldly philosopher: the odyssey of Albert O. Hirschman 330.092 H669
Stephen E. Ambrose Halleck: Lincoln's chief of staff 92 H184
Janet Gleeson Millionaire: the philanderer, gambler & duelist who invented the modern finance 92 L415
George Hoeper Black Bart: boulevardier bandit 92 B6272

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism, Library & Information Science
501 must-read books 011.73 F565

Cyrus Lakdawala Capablanca: move by move 794.15 C23La
Richard Palliser The Torre attack: move by move 794.122 P16ta

Health & Medicine
Bill Plotkin Wild mind: a field guide to the human psyche 612.8 P729

Literature & Writing
Simon Critchley & Jamieson Webster Stay, illusion!: the Hamlet doctrine 822.3 C934
Firdawsī The tragedy of Sohráb & Rostám 891.51 F52r
Thrand of Gotu: two Icelandic sagas from the Flat Island book 839.6 T529

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Maximilian Werner Evolved: Chronicles of the Pleistocene Mind 599.93 W492

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Susan Blackmore Consciousness: an introduction 153 B629
David J. Buller Adapting minds: evolutionary psychology & the persistent quest for human nature 155.7 B936
Rolf Dobelli The art of thinking clearly 153.42 D633
Joshua M. Greene Gita wisdom: an introduction to India's essential yoga text 294.59 B575
Sean Martin The Cathars 273.6 M383
Mark Nepo The book of awakening: having the life you want by being present to the life you have 291.4 N441
Thich Nhat Hanh Love letter to the Earth 294.3 N57L
Purity of heart & contemplation: a monastic dialogue between Christian & Asian traditions 291.6 P985
Rupert Sheldrake Dogs that know when their owners are coming home: & other unexplained powers of animals 133.8 S54

Social Sciences & Current Events
Niall Ferguson The great degeneration: how institutions decay & economies die 306 F35
Hal Niedzviecki The peep diaries: how we're learning to love watching ourselves & our neighbors 302.24 N66
Robert Wright The moral animal: evolutionary psychology & everyday life 304.5 W95

Travel & Geography
Carolyn Hansen Power Hiking San Francisco: twelve great walks through the streets of San Francisco & environs 917.9461 H249

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Linda K. Hubalek Stitch of courage: a woman's fight for freedom
Linda K. Hubalek Thimble of soil: a woman's quest for land

Growing up wild: fun family frolics 591.392 G884

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The shark's paintbrush: biomimicry & how nature is inspiring innovation 600 H287c

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Action & Adventure
The naked prey

Doctor Zhivago
Medium cool

Foreign Language

Glenn Gould. The Russian journey 780.92 G69r
Glenn Gould: the alchemist 780.92 G69a
Mel Brooks: make a noise 791.4 B873

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Latin concert CD Jazz Tjader

Aire latino: Latin American music for guitar CD World Russell

Posted on Jul. 29, 2013 by Heather Terrell