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Giovanni Boccaccio The decameron
NoViolet Bulawayo We need new names
J.M. Coetzee The childhood of Jesus
Dara Horn A guide for the perplexed
Jonathan Lethem Dissident gardens
Alice McDermott Someone
Norman Rush Subtle bodies
Jean-Paul Sartre Nausea
David Vann Goat Mountain
Larry Watson Let him go
Raoul Wientzen The assembler of parts

Historical Fiction
Jamie Ford Songs of Willow Frost
Hannah Kent Burial rites
Kate Manning My notorious life
Daniel Woodrell The maid's version

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Jeff Abbott Downfall
Arnaldur Indridason Black skies: an Inspector Erlendur novel
M.C. Beaton Something borrowed, someone dead
Gianrico Carofiglio The silence of the wave
Patrick Flanery Fallen land

Short Stories
Tom Barbash Stay up with me
Tom Perrotta Nine inches

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Arts, Architecture & Crafts
George Lange The unforgettable photograph: 228 ideas, tips & secrets for taking the best pictures of your life 770.1 L274
Barnaby Martin Hanging man: the arrest of Ai Weiwei 709.2 A288m

Biography & Genealogy
Lady Pamela Hicks Daughter of empire: my life as a Mountbatten 92 H631

Business & Economics
Tyler Cowen Average is over: powering America beyond the age of the great stagnation 330.973 C874
Duff McDonald The firm: the story of McKinsey & its secret influence on American business 338.761 M478
Dan Schawbel Promote yourself: the new rules for career success 650.14 S313
James Thornton American wine economics: an exploration of the U.S. wine industry 338.4766 T513
Sudhir Venkatesh Floating city: a rogue sociologist lost & found in New York's underground economy 330.9747 V46

John Shaw The king's gambit 794.122 S534k

Food & Drink
Joyce Goldstein Inside the California food revolution 641.5979 G624
Adrian Miller Soul food: the surprising story of an American cuisine, one plate at a time 641.5929 M647
Deb Perelman The smitten kitchen cookbook 641.5 P437

Health & Medicine
George Johnson The cancer chronicles: unlocking medicine's deepest mystery 616.994 J67

Mary Beard Confronting the classics: traditions, adventures & innovations 930 B368
Michael Burleigh Small wars, faraway places: global insurrection & the making of the modern world, 1945-1965 909.825 B96
Jack El-Hai The Nazi & the psychiatrist: Hermann Göring, Dr. Douglas M. Kelley & a fatal meeting of minds at the end of WWII 341.69 G597
Thomas Harding Hanns & Rudolf: the true story of the German Jew who tracked down & caught the kommandant of Auschwitz 940.5318 H829
Thomas Healy The great dissent: how Oliver Wendell Holmes changed his mind--and changed the history of free speech in America 342.0853 H7525
Rana Mitter Forgotten ally: China's World War II, 1937-1945 951.042 M685
Andrew Rose The woman before Wallis: Prince Edward, the Parisian courtesan & the perfect murder 941.084 F157
Paul Schneider Old Man River: the Mississippi River in North American history 977 S35
Ray Suarez Latino Americans: the 500-year legacy that shaped a nation 973.0468 S93

Stephen Elias & Richard Stim Trademark: legal care for your business & product name 346.048 E42t
Robert Spoo Without copyrights: piracy, publishing & the public domain 346.048 S764

Performing Arts & Music
Neil Powell Benjamin Britten: a life for music 780.92 B86pb
David S. Shields Still: American silent motion picture photography 791.43 S555

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Diarmaid MacCulloch Silence: a Christian history 248.4 M133

Politics & Government
Alexander Cockburn A colossal wreck: a road trip through scandal, political corruption & American culture 320.973 C66
Kenneth M. Pollack Unthinkable: Iran, the bomb & American strategy 327.55 P771

Social Sciences & Current Events
Rebecca Musser The witness wore red: the 19th wife who brought polygamous cult leaders to justice 364.155 M989
Marion Nestle Eat drink vote: an illustrated guide to food politics 394.12 N468
Gina Perry Behind the shock machine: the untold story of the notorious Milgram psychology experiments 302 M644
Juan C. Zarate Treasury's war: the unleashing of a new era of financial warfare 363.325 Z36

Sports & Games
David Epstein The sports gene 613.71 E645

Travel & Geography
Lonely Planet Beijing 915.1156 L847
Lonely Planet Italy 914.5 L847
Lonely Planet Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei 915.95 L847
Lonely Planet Philippines 915.99 L847
Lonely Planet Scotland 914.11 L847
Lonely Planet Trans-Siberian Railway 915.7 L847
Michael Palin Brazil 918.1 P16

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Action & Adventure
National treasure

Breakfast with Scot

Jonathan Livingston Seagull (Kalmaegi ui kkum)

Foreign Language
Hate (La haine)
October (Okt︠i︡abrʹ)

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Battle, Los Angeles

Big band magic! 793.33 B592
Stylemasters 797.32 S938

Posted on Sep. 28, 2013 by Sarah Cruz