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New Titles for the Week of October 17


Martin Amis The zone of interest
Takahashi Hiraide The guest cat
Zia Haider Rahman In the light of what we know
Alice Simpson Ballroom
Garth Stein A sudden light

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Lisa Black Close to the bone
Archer Mayor Proof positive: a Joe Gunther novel

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Ann Leckie Ancillary sword

Short Stories
Hilary Mantel The assassination of Margaret Thatcher
Paul Theroux Mr. Bones: twenty stories

Lin Enger The high divide

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Arts, Architecture & Crafts
William Kentridge Six drawing lessons 701 K374

Biography & Genealogy
James Anderson Winn Queen Anne: patroness of arts 92 A6132w

Business & Economics
Jeremey Donovan How to deliver a TED talk: secrets of the world's most inspiring presentations 658.45 D687
Stefan Heck Resource revolution: how to capture the biggest business opportunity in a century 658.4 H448
Lewis C. Lin Decode & conquer: answers to product management interviews 658.5 L735
Elizabeth Woyke The smartphone: anatomy of an industry 384.53 W938

Casey Bush Grandmaster from Oregon: the life & games of Arthur Dake 794.15 D135b
Attack with G.M. Julian Hodgson 794.1 H691
Van Perlo's endgame tactics: a comprehensive guide to the sunny side of chess endgames 794.124 P451

Health & Medicine
Eula Biss On immunity: an inoculation 616.079 B623
Terrence Holt Internal medicine: a doctor's stories 616 H758

J.M. Beattie The first English detectives: the Bow Street Runners & the policing of London, 1750-1840 941.07 B369
Jessie Childs God's traitors: terror & faith in Elizabethan England 942.05 C537
J. D. Dickey Empire of mud: the secret history of Washington, DC 975.3 D551
Paula Sutter Fichtner The Habsburgs: dynasty, culture & politics 943.6 F445
Peter Heather The restoration of Rome: barbarian popes & imperial pretenders 909.07 H441
Sarah Rees Jones York: the making of a city 1068-1350 942.84 R328

Performing Arts & Music
Greil Marcus The history of rock 'n' roll in ten songs 782.421 M322

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Benedict Carey How we learn: the surprising truth about when, where & why it happens 153.15 C273
Amy-Jill Levine Short stories by Jesus: the enigmatic parables of a controversial rabbi 226.8 L665
Lorin Roche The Radiance Sutras: 112 gateways to the yoga of wonder & delight 294.59 R673
Scott Sowerby Making toleration: the repealers & the Glorious Revolution 274.1 S731
Rick Strassman DMT & the soul of prophecy: a new science of spiritual revelation in the Hebrew Bible 204 S897

Social Sciences & Current Events
Edward E. Baptist The half has never been told: slavery & the making of American capitalism 306.362 B222
Mathew Burrows The future, declassified: megatrends that will undo the world unless we take action 303.49 B972
Nicholas Carr The glass cage: automation & us 303.483 C311
The roommates: true tales of friendship, rivalry, romance & disturbingly close quarters 302 R777

Sports & Games
Rob Steen Floodlights & touchlines: a history of spectator sport 796.09 S814

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GM Leonid Kritz Conquer with the King's Indian defence DVD 794.122 C753

Posted on Oct. 17, 2014 by Sarah Cruz