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Nicholson Baker Traveling sprinkler
Rhidian Brook The aftermath
Terry McMillan Who asked you?
Koren Zailckas Mother, mother

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Howard Andrew Jones The desert of souls

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Miguel de Cervantes Don Quixote. Volume one 741.5 C419 v.1
The dark tower. Treachery 741.5 D2195 v.3
The graphic canon. Volume 3: from Heart of darkness to Hemingway to Infinite jest 741.5 G766 v.3
Joe Hill Locke & key. Volume 4, Keys to the kingdom 741.5 L814 v.4
R. Macherot Sibyl-Anne vs. Ratticus 741.5 M149
Julie Maroh Blue is the warmest color 741.5 M354
Jeff Smith RASL 741.5 R225
David H.T. Wong Escape to gold mountain: a graphic history of the Chinese in North America 741.5 W872

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Applied Sciences
Lighthouses of the world 627.9 L724

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Ann Fensterstock Art on the block: tracking the New York art world from Soho to the Bowery, Bushwick & beyond 700.9747 F341
Edward Weston 770.92 W534m

Biography & Genealogy
Guy Delisle Jerusalem: chronicles from the Holy City 956.944 D354
Justin St. Germain Son of a gun 364.152 S774

Business & Economics
Ori Brafman & Judah Pollack The chaos imperative: how chance & disruption increase innovation, effectiveness & success 658.4 B813
Joseph A. Michelli Leading the Starbucks way: 5 principles for connecting with your customers, your products & your people 658.4 M623
Paul Polak & Mal Warwick The business solution to poverty: designing products & services for three billion new customers 658.5 P762
Allison Rimm The joy of strategy: a business plan for life 650.1 R577
Juliann Sivulka Ad women: how they impact what we need, want & buy 659.1 S624

Garry Kasparov on Garry Kasparov. Part II, 1985-1993 794.15 K197ga v.2

Computer Science
iPhone 5 for dummies 004.1675 I647b
OS X Mountain Lion: the missing manual 005.446 M113p

Food & Drink
Einat Admony Balaboosta: bold Mediterranean recipes to feed the people you love 641.5918 A238
Mollie Katzen The heart of the plate: vegetarian recipes for a new generation 641.5636 K199

Health & Medicine
Sheri Fink Five days at Memorial: life & death in a storm-ravaged hospital 362.11 F499
Enrico Gnaulati Back to normal: why ordinary childhood behavior is mistaken for ADHD, Bipolar Disorder & Autism Spectrum Disorder 618.92 G571
Allan V. Horwitz Anxiety: a short history 616.8522 H824
Tory Johnson The shift: how I finally lost weight & discovered a happier life 613.25 J698
Jimmy Moore Cholesterol clarity: what the HDL is wrong with my numbers? 616.123 M822
David Perlmutter Grain brain: the surprising truth about wheat, carbs & sugar--your brain's silent killers 616.975 P45

Randall Kennedy For discrimination: race, affirmative action & the law 342.087 K36

Literature & Writing
Dan Beachy-Quick A brighter word than bright: Keats at work 821 K252
Kevin Jackson Constellation of genius: 1922: modernism year one 809 J13

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Gretchen C. Daily The power of trees 582.16 D133
Roxana S. Ferris Native shrubs of the San Francisco Bay region 582.17 F39
Olivia Gentile Life list: a woman's quest for the world's most amazing birds 598.07 S671
Jim Ottaviani Feynman 530.92 F43

Performing Arts & Music
The easy jazz standards fake book: 100 songs in the key of "C." 782.421 E139
Mark Kurlansky Ready for a brand new beat: how "Dancing in the street" became the anthem for a changing America 781.64 K96
Pat Pattison Song-writing without boundaries: lyric writing exercises for finding your voice 782.421 P321
Linda Ronstadt Simple dreams: a musical memoir 780.92 R774
Eric San Juan Hitchcock's villains: murderers, maniacs & mother issues 791.4 H67sh
Ricky Skaggs Kentucky traveler: my life in music 780.92 S626
Treasured Broadway hits: advanced 786.2 T784
The ultimate rock pop fake book: melody, lyrics, chords for all "C" instruments 782.421 U472

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Lawrence J. Cohen The opposite of worry: the playful parenting approach to childhood anxieties & fears 155.412 C678
Adam Leith Gollner The book of immortality: the science, belief & magic behind living forever 129 G626

Politics & Government
Rowan Callick The Party forever: inside China's modern communist elite 324.251 C158

Social Sciences & Current Events
Sasha Abramsky The American way of poverty: how the other half still lives 362.5 A161
Stephen Emmott Ten billion 304.6 E547 Charlotte Gill Eating dirt: deep forests, big timber & life with the tree-planting tribe 333.75 G475
Judith Martin & Nicholas Ivor Martin Miss Manners minds your business 395.52 M381
Debora L. Spar Wonder women: sex, power & the quest for perfection 305.42 S736
Jeff Stibel Breakpoint: why the web will implode, search will be obsolete & everything else you need to know about technology is in your brain 302.23 S854
Craig Steven Wilder Ebony & ivy: race, slavery & the troubled history of America's universities 379.26 W673

Travel & Geography
Eyewitness Travel Argentina 918.2 E97
Eyewitness Travel Back roads California 917.94 E97b
Eyewitness Travel Beijing & Shanghai 915.11 E97
Eyewitness Travel Poland 914.38 E97
Rick Steves' best of Europe 2014 914 S848b
Rick Steves' Budapest 914.3912 S848
Rick Steves' Europe through the back door, 2014 914 S848e
Rick Steves' Florence & Tuscany 2014 914.55 S848
Rick Steves' London 2014 914.21 S848
Zagat 2013 Los Angeles/So. California restaurants 647.9579 Z18

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H. Joseph Hopkins The tree lady: the true story of how one tree-loving woman changed a city forever 635.092 S493

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Mary Roach My planet: finding humor in the oddest places 814 R628c

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A star is born

The Darjeeling Limited
The hospital

David & Lisa

Foreign Language
Arabian nights (Il fiore delle mille e una notte)
Canterbury tales (I racconti di Canterbury)
The decameron (Il decameron)

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Verdi Requiem mass CD Sacred Verdi

Posted on Oct. 5, 2013 by Sarah Cruz