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New Titles for the Week of October 24


Ken Follett Edge of eternity
Marlon James A brief history of seven killings

Historical Fiction
Philippa Gregory The king's curse

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Margaret Coel Night of the white buffalo
Judith Cutler Death in Elysium
Erin Kelly Broadchurch

Short Stories
The best American mystery stories SS B563 2014
The best American short stories SS B56 2014
McSweeney's SS M175 no.47

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Applied Sciences
Joanne E. Drinan Water & wastewater treatment: a guide for the nonengineering professional 628.1 D779
Celia Lewis The illustrated guide to cows: how to choose them, how to keep them 636.2 L673
George Monbiot Feral: rewilding the land, the sea & human life 639.9 M736
Gareth Williams The Viking ship 623.821 W721

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Kari Chapin The handmade marketplace 745.5 C463h
Exhibition 709.05 E963
Leonard Maltin's movie & video guide. REF 791.4 M261 2015
Miles J. Unger Michelangelo: a life in six masterpieces 750.92 M623u
Photographer's market. REF 770 P565 2015
Sexuality 704.949 S518

Biography & Genealogy
Margot Asquith's Great War diary 1914-1916: the view from Downing Street 92 A8435g
Jonathan R. Eller Ray Bradbury unbound 92 B798el
Jared Cade Agatha Christie & the eleven missing days 92 C5552ca
Paul Sorrentino Stephen Crane: a life of fire 92 C889so

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism, Library & Information Science
Gail Sheehy Daring: my passages 070.92 S541
Sheila Weller The news sorority: Diane Sawyer, Katie Couric, Christiane Amanpour-- & the (ongoing, imperfect, complicated) triumph of women in TV news 070.19 W448

Business & Economics
John Lanchester How to speak money 330.1 L248
Jeff Madrick Seven bad ideas: how mainstream economists have damaged America & the world 330.973 M183h
Brian Portnoy The investor's paradox: the power of simplicity in a world of overwhelming choice 332.6 P853
Robert Sher Mighty midsized companies: how leaders overcome 7 silent growth killers 658.4 S551
Jeff Sutherland Scrum: the art of doing twice the work in half the time 658.4 S966
Peter Thiel Zero to one: notes on startups, or how to build the future 658.11 T431

Computer Science
Walter Isaacson The innovators 004.092 I738

Food & Drink
Best food writing 641 B56 2014

Health & Medicine
Jonathan Eig The birth of the pill: how four crusaders reinvented sex & launched a revolution 618.18 E346
Bessel A. van der Kolk The body keeps the score: brain, mind & body in the healing of trauma 616.8521 V228

Nick Bunker An empire on the edge: how Britain came to fight America 973.3 B942
Christopher M. Bell Churchill & sea power 359.03 C563
Richard Cohen Israel: is it good for the Jews? 956.94 C678i
Lucy Delap Knowing their place: domestic service in twentieth-century Britain 941.082 D338
Nic Fields AD 69: emperors, armies & anarchy 937 F461
Ruth Goodman How to be a Victorian: a dawn-to-dusk guide to Victorian life 941.08 G653
Guy Halsall Worlds of Arthur: facts & fictions of the Dark Ages 942.014 H196
Tim Harris Rebellion: Britain's first Stuart kings, 1567-1642 941.06 H313
R.A. Houston Bride ales & penny weddings: recreations, reciprocity & regions in Britain from the sixteenth to the nineteenth century 941.02 H843
Alex King Memorials of the great war in Britain: the symbolism & politics of remembrance 940.4 K521
Henry (Yoshitaka) Kiyama The four immigrants manga: a Japanese experience in San Francisco, 1904-1924 979.461 K628 Comics
William Kornblum At sea in the city: New York from the water's edge 974.71 K846
A.J. Langguth After Lincoln: how the north won the Civil War & lost the peace 973.8 L278
James Mitchell The Scottish question 941.108 M681
Mary Elise Sarotte The collapse: the accidental opening of the Berlin Wall 943.087 S246
Desmond Seward The demon's brood: a history of the Plantagenet dynasty 942.03 S514
Christopher A. Whatley The Scots & the Union: then & now 941.106 W555

Home & Family Management
Mark Nelson The wastewater gardener: preserving the planet one flush at a time! 628.16 N424

Languages & Linguistics
Ella Frances Sanders Lost in translation: an illustrated compendium of untranslatable words from around the world 410 S215

Literature & Writing
Novel & short story writer's market REF 655.52 N937 2015
The Best American essays 814.8 B56 2014
The best American nonrequired reading 814.8 B561 2014
Italo Calvino Collection of sand: essays 854 C168
Guide to literary agents REF 655.52 G941 2015
Poet's market. REF 655.52 P745 2015

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
The best American science & nature writing 500 B56n 2014
Armand Marie Leroi The lagoon: how Aristotle invented science 570.1 L617
Randall Munroe What if?: serious scientific answers to absurd hypothetical questions 500 M968

Performing Arts & Music
Rob Jovanovic God save The Kinks: a biography 780.92 K556
Joan Rivers Diary of a mad diva 792.092 R622d

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Katherine Carté Engel Religion & profit: Moravians in early America 284.6 E571
Walter Mischel The marshmallow test: mastering self-control 155.2 M678
Thich Nhat Hanh Savor: mindful eating, mindful life 294.3 N57s
Paul D. Tieger Do what you are: discover the perfect career for you through the secrets of personality type 155.2 T561

Politics & Government
Francis Fukuyama Political order & political decay: from the industrial revolution to the globalization of democracy 320.1 F961

Dictionary of untranslatables: a philosophical lexicon 103 D554
The Old farmer's almanack 051 O44c 2015

Social Sciences & Current Events
Linda Martín Alcoff Visible identities: race, gender & the self 305.8 A354
Anne Berest How to be Parisian wherever you are: love, style & bad habits 305.4 B491
Jason Boog Born reading: bringing up bookworms in a digital age 372.4 B724
Naomi Klein This changes everything: capitalism vs. the climate 363.738 K644
Rebecca Solnit Men explain things to me 305.42 S688

Sports & Games
The Best American sports writing 796 B56a 2014

Travel & Geography
The Best American travel writing. 910 B561 2014
Frommer's easyguide to Seattle, Portland & the Oregon coast 917.9 F93e
Frommer's Seattle day by day 917.977 F93d

Posted on Oct. 24, 2014 by Sarah Cruz