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New Titles for the Week of November 21


John Darnielle Wolf in white van
Richard Ford Let me be Frank with you
Howard Jacobson J
Ha Jin A map of betrayal
Denis Johnson The laughing monsters
John L'Heureux The Medici boy
Neel Mukherjee The lives of others
Lalita Tademy Citizens Creek

Historical Fiction
Arturo Pérez-Reverte The siege

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Rita Mae Brown Let sleeping dogs lie
Michael Connelly The burning room
W.E.B. Griffin & William E. Butterworth IV Hazardous duty
W.E.B. Griffin & William E. Butterworth IV The outlaws
Peter Helton Indelible
Marshall Jevons The mystery of the invisible hand: a Henry Spearman mystery
CB McKenzie Bad country
Bradford Morrow The forgers
Thatcher Robinson Black karma: a White Ginger novel
Antonin Varenne Bed of nails

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Dave Zeltserman The boy who killed demons
Tanya Huff The future falls
Juliet Marillier Dreamer's pool: a Blackthorn & Grim novel

Short Stories
A. L. Kennedy All the rage: stories

Robert Bausch Far as the eye can see

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Brian K. Vaughan Ex Machina. Book Three 741.5 E961 v.3

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Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Hans Ulrich Obrist Ways of curating 707.5 O139
John Van Hamersveld My art, my life 741.6 V254
Diane von Furstenberg The woman I wanted to be 746.92 V946

Biography & Genealogy
Andrew Roberts Napoleon: a life 92 N216ro

Business & Economics
David Weil The fissured workplace: why work became so bad for so many & what can be done to improve it 331.2 W422

Computer Science
Oracle 12c for dummies 005.75 O631
Quicken 2015 for dummies 005.3 Q6n 2015
Silverlight 5 in action 006.78 S587b

Food & Drink
Amy Chaplin At home in the whole food kitchen: celebrating the art of eating well 641.3 C464
Ina Garten Make it ahead: a Barefoot Contessa cookbook 641.555 G244
Dorie Greenspan Baking chez moi: recipes from my Paris home to your home anywhere 641.86 G81b
Karen Page The vegetarian flavor bible 641.5636 P132

Kara Cooney The woman who would be king 932 C775
Karen Dawisha Putin's kleptocracy: who owns Russia? 947.086 D269
Fred Lyon San Francisco: portrait of a city 1940-1960 979.461 L991
Martin Meredith The fortunes of Africa: a 5000-year history of wealth, greed & endeavour 960 M559fo

Home & Family Management
Carol Bornstein Reimagining the California lawn: water-conserving plants, practices & designs 635.952 B736

Literature & Writing
Radio Benjamin 838 B468r
Alison Hawthorne Deming Zoologies: on animals & the human spirit 814 D381
The Pushcart Prize: best of the small presses 810.8 P98 2015
Christopher L. Webber Give me liberty: speakers & speeches that have shaped America 815 W371

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Robert P. Crease The quantum moment: how Planck, Bohr, Einstein & Heisenberg taught us to love uncertainty 530.12 C912

Performing Arts & Music
Charles Affron & Mirella Jona Affron Grand opera: the story of the Met 792.5 A257
Steve Lowenthal Dance of death: the life of John Fahey, American guitarist 780.92 F157
Stacy Horn Imperfect harmony: finding happiness singing with others 782.5 H813
Paige A. McGinley Staging the Blues: from Tent Shows to Tourism 781.643 M145
Amanda Petrusich Do not sell at any price: the wild, obsessive hunt for the world's rarest 78rpm records 780.266 P498
Daniel Rachel The art of noise: conversations with great songwriters 782.421 R119
Emilio Audissino John Williams's film music: Jaws, Star Wars, Raiders of the Lost Ark & the return of the classical Hollywood music style 781.54 W721

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Laurence Steinberg Age of opportunity: lessons from the new science of adolescence 155.5 S819

Politics & Government
David Brion Davis The problem of slavery in the age of emancipation 306.362 D261
Insurrections of the mind: 100 years of politics & culture in America 320.51 I599

Social Sciences & Current Events
William J. Mann Tinseltown: murder, morphine & madness at the dawn of Hollywood 364.152 M281
Eric Schwarz The opportunity equation: how citizen teachers are combating the achievement gap in America's schools 370 S411

Sports & Games
Kerry Howley Thrown 796.8 H865

Travel & Geography
Michelin San Francisco Bay Area & wine country restaurants 2015 917.946 M623r

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Dr. Seuss's The 5,000 fingers of Dr. T.

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Blandings. Series 2

Enemies: a love story

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
The Agatha Christie hour. Set 1
The Agatha Christie hour. Set 2
Rumpole of the Bailey. Set 2: the complete seasons three & four
Rumpole of the Bailey. Set 3: the complete seasons five, six & seven

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
7 faces of Dr. Lao

Frederick Law Olmsted: designing America DVD 712.092 O51

Posted on Nov. 21, 2014 by Sarah Cruz