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Readers Nook

by
Cherilyn Banson

BOOKS

FICTION
Khaled Hosseini Sea prayer
A. Igoni Barrett Blackass
Thomas Fuller The classical world
Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani Buried beneath the baobab tree
Ben Okri The famished road
Sofia Samatar A stranger in Olondria: being the complete memoirs of the mystic, Jevick of Tyom
Juan Gabriel Vasquez The shape of the ruins

Historical Fiction
Wayétu Moore She would be king
Mitch Albom The magic strings of Frankie Presto
Catherine Chidgey The wish child
Marina Perezagua The story of H

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Tana French The Witch Elm

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Richard Kadrey Hollywood dead
G.A Matiasz 1% free
Nikhil Singh Taty went west

Short Stories
Stefanie Freele Surrounded by water

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Ezra Claytan Daniels Upgrade soul 741.5 D228 comics
Brent Dulak Machete squad 958.1 D886 comics
Kevin Knodell The 'Stan 958.1 K753 comics

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NONFICTION

Biography & Genealogy
Ramachandra Guha Gandhi: the years that changed the world, 1914-1948 92 G1890
David W. Blight Frederick Douglass: prophet of freedom 92 D737b
Sam Kashner The fabulous Bouvier sisters: the tragic & glamorous lives of Jackie & Lee 92 K354f

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism, Library & Information Science
Susan Orlean The library book 027.4 O53

Business & Economics
Greg Crabtree Simple numbers, straight talk, big profits!: 4 keys to unlock your business potential 658.15 C84
Chris Ducker Virtual freedom: how to work with virtual staff to buy more time, become more productive & build your dream business 658.4 D858
Howard Marks Mastering the market cycle: getting the odds on your side 332.6 M346ma
Elaine Pofeldt The million-dollar, one-person business: make great money. Work the way you like. Have the life you want 658.041 P752
The nonprofit mergers workbook. Part II, Unifying the organization after a merger 658.16 L11n
Jerold Panas The fundraising habits of supremely successful boards: a 59-minute guide to assuring your organization's future 658.152 P191f

Chess
David Hooper Practical chess endgames 794.124 H785p

Food & Drink
Laura Smith Borrman Iconic San Francisco dishes, drinks & desserts 641.3 B737i

History
Christopher Skaife The Ravenmaster: my life with the ravens at the Tower of London 942.15 S13
James Barr Lords of the desert: the battle between the United States & Great Britain for supremacy in the modern Middle East 956 B268

Law
Jacqueline Peel Climate change litigation: regulatory pathways to cleaner energy 344.046 P344

Literature & Writing
Francis Thompson The hound of heaven 821 T471h
Alan Bern Greater distance & other poems 811.6 B456
David Mura A stranger's journey: race, identity & narrative craft in writing 808.3 M97s

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
J.J.M. Degroot The Religion of the Chinese 299.5 D321
E. Randolph Richards Misreading Scripture with Western eyes: removing cultural blinders to better understand the Bible 220.6 R390
Judy Bebelaar And then they were gone: teenagers of Peoples Temple from High School to Jonestown 289 B386

Politics & Government
Michael Lewis The fifth risk 320.973 L675fi

Social Sciences & Current Events
Steve Kornacki The red & the blue: the 1990s & the birth of political tribalism 306.2 K842
Steve P. Kershaw The search for Atlantis: a history of Plato's ideal state 398.23 K474

Travel & Geography
Laurel Moglen 111 places in Los Angeles that you must not miss 917.9494 O584

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AUDIOBOOKS
Fiction
JM Holmes How are you going to save yourself CD Fic Holmes
Minette Walters The last hours CD Fic Walters

Nonfiction
Chris Hedges America: the farewell tour CD 305.562 H45a

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EAUDIOBOOKS
Elgin Baylor Hang time: my life in basketball eAudiobook
Ray Bradbury The Halloween tree eAudiobook
Ray Bradbury The illustrated man eAudiobook
Bryan Camp The city of lost fortunes eAudiobook
Janet Dailey Refuge cove eAudiobook
Janet Dailey Sunrise Canyon eAudiobook
Charles De Lint The wind in his heart eAudiobook
Marc Dierikx Anthony Fokker: the flying Dutchman who shaped American aviation eAudiobook
Leslie Gould A plain leaving eAudiobook
Donna Grant Eversong eAudiobook
Jocelyn Green The mark of the king eAudiobook
Eric L. Harry Outbreak eAudiobook
Ellen Hart The grave soul eAudiobook
Ellen Hart The old deep & dark eAudiobook
Nicole Helm Mess with me eAudiobook
Nicole Helm Need you now eAudiobook
Nicole Helm Want you more eAudiobook
L. Ron Hubbard Writers of the future Volume 34 eAudiobook
John Kessel Pride & prometheus eAudiobook
Donna Leon Death in a strange country eAudiobook
Juliet Marillier Wolfskin eAudiobook
Eric McCormack The dutch wife eAudiobook
Claire Messud The last life eAudiobook
Fern Michaels Charming Lily eAudiobook
Fern Michaels Listen to your heart eAudiobook
Fern Michaels Plain Jane eAudiobook
Fern Michaels What you wish for eAudiobook
Mary Morris Gateway to the moon eAudiobook
J.T. Nicholas Sindicate eAudiobook
J.T. Nicholas Sinthetic eAudiobook
Priscilla Oliveras Her perfect affair eAudiobook
Priscilla Oliveras His perfect partner eAudiobook
Per Petterson I curse the river of time eAudiobook
Per Petterson To Siberia eAudiobook
Francine Rivers The prophet: Amos eAudiobook
Francine Rivers The scribe: silas eAudiobook
Hans Rosling Factfulness: ten reasons we're wrong about the world--and why things are better than you think eAudiobook
John Straley The curious eat themselves eAudiobook
Sonya Terjanian The runaways eAudiobook
Ryan Wieser The glass blade eAudiobook

BOOKS

FICTION
Khaled Hosseini Sea prayer
A. Igoni Barrett Blackass
Thomas Fuller The classical world
Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani Buried beneath the baobab tree
Ben Okri The famished road
Sofia Samatar A stranger in Olondria: being the complete memoirs of the mystic, Jevick of Tyom
Juan Gabriel Vasquez The shape of the ruins

Historical Fiction
Wayétu Moore She would be king
Mitch Albom The magic strings of Frankie Presto
Catherine Chidgey The wish child
Marina Perezagua...

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by
Cherilyn Banson

BOOKS

FICTION
Walter Mosley John Woman

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
David Gordon The bouncer
Martín Solares Don't send flowers

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
G.B. Trudeau #SAD!: Doonesbury in the time of Trump 741.5 T866x comics
Brian Wood DMZ Vol. 1, On the ground 741.5 W850 comics
Brian Wood DMZ Vol. 2, Body of a journalist 741.5 W850 comics
Brian Wood DMZ Vol. 3, Public works 741.5 W850 comics
Brian Wood DMZ Vol. 4, Friendly fire 741.5 W850 comics
Brian Wood DMZ Vol. 5, The hidden war 741.5 W850 comics

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NONFICTION

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Erin C. Garcia Photography & play 779 G165
Anne Leong Gargoyles, ghosts & grotesques of the Golden Gate 729.5 L553g

Biography & Genealogy
Deborah Blum The poison squad: one chemist's single-minded crusade for food safety at the turn of the twentieth century 92 W648b
Imani Perry Looking for Lorraine: the radiant & radical life of Lorraine Hansberry 92 H198
Lynn Dow Nightingale tales: stories from a life in nursing 92 D744

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism, Library & Information Science
Fauzia Burke Online marketing for busy authors: a step-by-step guide 070.5 B917

Business & Economics
Peter Phillips Giants: the global power elite 330.9 P541
Tom Ahern Seeing through a donor's eyes: how to make a persuasive case for everything from your annual drive to your planned giving program to your capital campaign 658.152 A34s
Andrea Kihlstedt How to raise $1 million dollars (or more!) in 10 bite-sized steps: a failproof guide for board members, volunteers & staff 658.152 K478h
David La Piana Play to win: the nonprofit guide to competitive strategy 658.048 L11p
Michael J. Rosen Donor-centered planned gift marketing 658.152 R722
Adrian Sargeant Building donor loyalty: the fundraiser's guide to increasing lifetime value 658.152 S731
Ronald J. Schiller The chief development officer: beyond fundraising 658.152 S332c

Chess
C.H. O'D. Alexander Alexander on chess 794.1 A37o
Lajos Portisch Six hundred endings 794.124 P852s
Robert Robinson The art & science of chess; a step-by-step approach 794.1 R560
Philip W. Sergeant An introduction to the endgame at chess 794.124 S48i

Health & Medicine
John D. Day The longevity plan: seven life-transforming lessons from ancient China 612.68 D330
Catherine Guthrie Flat: reclaiming my body from breast cancer 616.994 G984
Daniel Z. Lieberman The molecule of more: how a single chemical in your brain drives love, sex & creativity-and will determine the fate of the human race 612.8 L716m
Richard A. McKay Patient zero & the making of the AIDS epidemic 616.979 M459
Katherine Murray Integrating a palliative approach: essentials for personal support workers 616 M961
Palliative care nursing: quality care to the end of life 616 M439p

History
Christian Goeschel Mussolini & Hitler: the forging of the fascist alliance 940.531 G554
Emily D. Johnson How St. Petersburg learned to study itself: the Russian idea of kraevedenie 947.21 J630
Brandon Stanton Humans of New York: Stories 974.7 S792h
Writers under surveillance: the FBI files 351.74 W939
Antonia Fraser The King & the Catholics: England, Ireland & the fight for religious freedom, 1780-1829 942.07 F841k
Lynne B. Sagalyn Power at ground zero: politics, money & the remaking of lower Manhattan 974.71 S181
Amos N. Wilder Armageddon revisited: a World War I journal 940.48 W645

Home & Family Management
Cabins & cottages 690.8 S33c

Literature & Writing
Martha Alderson The plot whisperer: secrets of story structure any writer can master 808.3 A235
The Associated Press stylebook 2018 & briefing on media law 808 A849
The cherry orchard: a comedy in four acts by Anton Chekhov 812.6 C51c

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Imre Lakatos For & against method: including Lakatos's lectures on scientific method & the Lakatos-Feyerabend correspondence 501 L148

Performing Arts & Music
Erik Davis Led Zeppelin IV 780.2 D290
Reese Witherspoon Whiskey in a teacup: what growing up in the South taught me about life, love & baking biscuits 792.092 W776

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Gregory Boyle Barking to the choir: the power of radical kinship 259 B697
John Kaag Hiking with Nietzsche: on becoming who you are 193 K11
Amir Hussain Muslims & the making of America 305.6 H963

Politics & Government
Ben Fountain Beautiful country burn again: democracy, rebellion & revolution 324.973 F825
Bruce E. Levine Resisting illegitimate authority: a thinking person's guide to being an anti-authoritarian -- strategies, tools & models 321.9 L578

Social Sciences & Current Events
Brittney Cooper Eloquent rage: a black feminist discovers her superpower 305.48 C784
Christopher Hilton How Hitler hijacked world sport: the World Cup, the Olympics, the Heavyweight Championship & the Grand Prix 306.48 H563
Mark Lynas Seeds of science: why we got it so wrong on GMOs 363.192 L98s
What future: the year's best ideas to reclaim, reanimate & reinvent our future 303.49 W556
Shaun Bythell The diary of a bookseller 381.45 B998
Philip J. Dreyfus Our better nature: environment & the making of San Francisco 304.2 D826

Travel & Geography
Rick Steves England 914.2 S848
Andréa Seiger 111 places in Washington that you must not miss 917.53 O584
The rough guide to England 914.2 R856

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CHILDREN'S COLLECTION

BOOKS
Nonfiction
Virginia Hamilton In the beginning: creation stories from around the world Child 291 H22i

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DVDs
Nonfiction
China revealed DVD 951 C441
Luis Bravo's Forever tango DVD 793.3 L968

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CDs
Classical
Richard Strauss Symphony no. 2 Dreaming by the fireside CD Classical Strauss

Jazz & Blues
Kenny Barron Quintet Concentric circles CD Jazz Kenny Barron Quintet

Popular
Four Tet New energy CD Pop Four Tet

BOOKS

FICTION
Walter Mosley John Woman

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
David Gordon The bouncer
Martín Solares Don't send flowers

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
G.B. Trudeau #SAD!: Doonesbury in the time of Trump 741.5 T866x comics
Brian Wood DMZ Vol. 1, On the ground 741.5 W850 comics
Brian Wood DMZ Vol. 2, Body of a journalist 741.5 W850 comics
Brian Wood DMZ Vol. 3, Public works 741.5 W850 comics
Brian Wood DMZ Vol. 4, Friendly fire 741.5 W850 comics
Brian Wood DMZ Vol. 5, The hidden war 741....

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by
Cherilyn Banson

BOOKS

FICTION
Graham Greene The power & the glory

Historical Fiction
F.M. Jennings The Annals of Little Francis

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Christopher Bush The case of the dead shepherd
Ausma Zehanat Khan A dangerous crossing
Val McDermid Insidious intent
Brian McGilloway Someone you know
Brian McGilloway The forgotten ones
Harri Nykänen Holy ceremony
Amy Stewart Miss Kopp just won't quit

Short Stories
Mikhail Zoshchenko Sentimental tales Fic Zoshchenko

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Michael DeForge A western world 741.5 D315w comics
Aminder Dhaliwal Woman world 741.5 D535w comics
Jacques Tardi Fog over Tolbiac Bridge 741.5 T173f comics
Brian K. Vaughan Saga. Volume nine 741.5 S1289 comics
Liana Finck Passing for human 741.5973 F491 comics
Ken Krimstein The three escapes of Hannah Arendt: a tyranny of truth 92 A334k comcis

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NONFICTION
Applied Sciences
Chris Hackett The big book of maker skills: tools & techniques for building great tech projects 621.9 H121
David Mas Masumoto Changing season: a father, a daughter, a family farm 630.9794 M397
Anastasia Cole Plakias The farm on the roof: what Brooklyn Grange taught us about entrepreneurship, community & growing a sustainable business 635.9671 P691
Whitney Cranshaw Garden insects of North America: the ultimate guide to backyard bugs 635 C891

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Mary Beard How do we look: the body, the divine & the question of civilisation 704.942 B368h
Bill Cunningham Fashion climbing 746.92 C917
Nell Painter Old in art school: a memoir of starting over 700.92 P166
Mary Gabriel Ninth Street women: Lee Krasner, Elaine de Kooning, Grace Hartigan, Joan Mitchell & Helen Frankenthaler: five painters & the movement that changed modern art 709.2 G114
Eric Kenneway Complete origami 736.982 K394

Biography & Genealogy
David Levering Lewis The improbable Wendell Willkie: the businessman who saved the Republican Party & his country & conceived a new world order 92 W679

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism, Library & Information Science
RDA: Resource Description & Access 025.32 R219

Business & Economics
Mark W. Johnson Reinvent your business model: how to seize the white space for transformative growth 658.4 J630
Karla Sasser Friggin' bean counters: navigating the BS infested cubicles of the accounting department 657 S252
Jesse Norman Adam Smith: father of economics 330.153 N781
Maynard Webb Dear founder: letters of advice for anyone who leads, manages, or wants to start a business 658.11 W381d

Chess
David Hooper A pocket guide to chess endgames 794.124 H785

Food & Drink
Emily Dilling My Paris market cookbook: a culinary tour of French flavors & seasonal recipes 641.5944 D584
Sarit Packer Golden: sweet & savory baked delights from the ovens of London's Honey & Co. 641.815 P127
Michael W. Twitty The cooking gene: a journey through African American culinary history in the Old South 641.5929 T929
Alain Ducasse Bistro: classic French comfort food 641.5944 D824b
Aglaia Kremezi Mediterranean vegetarian feasts 641.5918 K881

History
Marcello Di Cintio Pay no heed to the rockets: life in contemporary Palestine 956.94 D549
John Bellamy Foster Trump in the White House: tragedy & farce 973.933 F811
Joanne B. Freeman The field of blood: violence in Congress & the road to civil war 973.7 F877
Helen Fry The London cage: the secret history of Britain's World War II interrogation centre 940.5486 F945
Doris Kearns Goodwin Leadership in turbulent times 973.09 G656le
Scott Horton Fool's errand: time to end the war in Afghanistan 958.1 H789
Jeanne Marie Laskas To Obama: with love, joy, anger & hope 973.932 L334
Nick McDonell The bodies in person: an account of civilian casualties in American wars 355 M459
Patrick Spero Frontier rebels: the fight for independence in the American west, 1765-1776 973.27 S36
Neil deGrasse Tyson Accessory to war: the unspoken alliance between astrophysics & the military 358.8 T944a
Antony Beevor The battle of Arnhem: the deadliest airborne operation of World War II 940.542 B393b
Jill Lepore These truths: a history of the United States 973 L598t
Mary McAuliffe Paris on the brink: the 1930s Paris of Jean Renoir, Salvador Dalí, Simone de Beauvoir, André Gide, Sylvia Beach, Léon Blum & their friends 944.36 M459
Ken Starr Contempt: a memoir of the Clinton investigation 973.929 S286
Brian VanDemark Road to disaster: a new history of America's descent into Vietnam 959.7 V22r
Geoffrey Wawro Sons of freedom: the forgotten American soldiers who defeated Germany in World War I 940.41 W362
Bob Woodward Fear: Trump in the White House 973.933 W899f

Law
Linda R. Monk The Bill of Rights: a user's guide 342.73 M749

Literature & Writing
Philip Pullman Daemon voices: on stories & storytelling 809.93 P967
James Salter Don't save anything: uncollected essays, articles & profiles 818.54 S177d
Michelle Tea Against memoir: complaints, confessions & criticisms 813.54 T253a

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Kari Byron Crash test girl: an unlikely experiment in using the scientific method to answer life's toughest questions 500 B996c
Sara Evans When the last lion roars 599.757 E151
Ryan North How to invent everything: a survival guide for the stranded time traveler 500 N811
Elizabeth Rush Rising: dispatches from the new American shore 551.457 R895

Performing Arts & Music
Judith Chernaik Schumann: the faces & the masks 780.92 S392c
Sally Field In pieces 792.092 F453
Pat Gilbert (editor) Never mind the bollocks: 1977: the bollocks diaries 781.66 S518n
Helen Rappaport Victoria: the heart & mind of a young queen: official companion to the Masterpiece presentation on PBS 791.45 R182

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Jonathan P. Berkey The formation of Islam: religion & society in the Near East, 600-1800 297 B455
Paul Bloom Against empathy: the case for rational compassion 152.41 B655a
Eugenia Chen The art of logic in an illogical world 160 C421
Merve Emre The personality brokers: the strange history of Myers-Briggs & the birth of personality testing 155.28 E78p
John Fea Believe me: the evangelical road to Donald Trump 261.7 F31
Febe Armanios Halal food: a history 297.5 A543
Pseudoscience: the conspiracy against science 001.9 P958

Politics & Government
Carol Anderson One person, no vote: how voter suppression is destroying our democracy 324.6 A231
Nic Cheeseman How to rig an election 324.66 C415
Francis Fukuyama Identity: the demand for dignity & the politics of resentment 320.01 F955
Daniel Golden Spy schools: how the CIA, FBI & foreign intelligence secretly exploit America's universities 327.12 G61s
Terry Golway Frank & Al: FDR, Al Smith & the unlikely alliance that created the modern Democratic Party 324.273 G584
Allan J. Lichtman The embattled vote in America: from the founding to the present 324.6 L617
Craig Unger House of Trump, house of Putin: the untold story of Donald Trump & the Russian mafia 327.73 U57h
Sarah E. Igo The known citizen: a history of privacy in modern America 323.448 I24k

Reference
John B. Bryans (editor) Library & book trade almanac 020.5 L697
Robert Lee Brewer (editor) Writer's market 2019 808.025 W956

Social Sciences & Current Events
José Andrés We fed an island: the true story of rebuilding Puerto Rico, one meal at a time 363.34 A256
Shane Bauer American prison: a reporter's undercover journey into the business of punishment 365.973 B344
Brooke Bessesen Vaquita: science, politics & crime in the Sea of Cortez 333.95 B464
Stefan M. Bradley Upending the ivory tower: civil rights, black power & the ivy league 378.12 B728
Soraya L. Chemaly Rage becomes her: the power of women's anger 305.42 C420
William Egginton The splintering of the American mind: identity politics, inequality & community on today's college campuses 305.8 E34
Hannah Fry Hello world: being human in the age of algorithms 303.483 F946h
Greg Lukianoff The coddling of the American mind: how good intentions & bad ideas are setting up a generation for failure 306.874 L969
Sarah Smarsh Heartland: a memoir of working hard & being broke in the richest country on Earth 305.562 S27h
Sallie Tisdale Advice for future corpses * & those who love them: a practical perspective on death & dying 306.9 T524
Jose Antonio Vargas Dear America: notes of an undocumented citizen 304.873 V426
Zachary R. Wood Uncensored: my life & uncomfortable conversations at the intersection of Black & White America 305.896 W850
John W. Creswell Research design: qualitative, quantitative & mixed methods approaches 300.72 C865

Travel & Geography
Alexandra Brown A year off 910.4 B812
Amy Chavez Amy's guide to best behavior in Japan: do it right & be polite! 915.2 C398a
Robert E. Johnson Berkeley walks 917.9467 J688
John Lee British Columbia & the Canadian Rockies 917.11 L847

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CHILDREN'S COLLECTION

BOOKS
Fiction
Jeanne Walker Harvey Boats on the bay Child Harvey

BOOKS

FICTION
Graham Greene The power & the glory

Historical Fiction
F.M. Jennings The Annals of Little Francis

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Christopher Bush The case of the dead shepherd
Ausma Zehanat Khan A dangerous crossing
Val McDermid Insidious intent
Brian McGilloway Someone you know
Brian McGilloway The forgotten ones
Harri Nykänen Holy ceremony
Amy Stewart Miss Kopp just won't quit

Short Stories
Mikhail Zoshchenko...

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by
Myles Cooper

Whether you’re a fan of Film Noir, one who would like to learn more about the genre, our “Film Noir & Neo-Noir” display on the 2nd Floor showcases our healthy collection of period films and films inspired by the style. Please read below to learn from our in-house enthusiasts who recommend and explain titles from the display.

Steven explains Film Noir as:

"Deprived of American movies during the Second World War, French audiences and critics discovered Hollywood's crime movies from the 40s in 1946. They found in them a reflection of their own experience of and disillusionment resulting from the war. Occupied France had suddenly turned into a world of secrecy, informers and treachery; where knowing who to trust, or trusting the wrong person, suddenly became a matter of life and death. American crime movies symbolized and visually translated this post-war world by themes of deception, betrayal along with distrust of authority and most notably by taking place mostly in darkness. According to film critic Roger Ebert, the term "Film Noir" comes from the books called "Series Noir" that translated American "Hard Boiled" Pulp fiction into French."

Steven recommends selections from the French “heyday” of Film Noir, 1945-1955: Rififi, and Pépé le Moko. American movies from the same period include: The Third Man, They Live by Night (1948), Night and the City (1950), and Night of the Hunter (1955), and Chinatown.

Steven also recommends: L.A. Confidential, “the 1997 homage to Film Noir, contains numerous twists that depart from the plot lines of the classics, including a betrayal scene both shocking and unexpected. In the 1980s  we saw two noir movies, Body Heat and Blood Simple, that followed noir conventions closely, but only at first. And Insomnia (Swedish original),  Insomnia (American remake, on order), Elevator to the Gallows (a.k.a.: Elevator to the Scaffold) (1957), Le cercle rouge, Purple Noon (the introduction of Patricia HIghsmith's "Mr. Ripley" character, we also have the American remake: The Talented Mr. Ripley).”

Taryn says:

"No film list is complete without ONE Gene Hackman movie. In Night Moves Hackman plays a private detective (of course) on the trail of a missing trust fund baby. In the process of finding her he stumbles upon something much more sinister, and stumbles through a few perplexing loose ends. Either way, its a nice example of post Watergate paranoia that will keep you guessing."

Taryn also recommends The Grifters "A stellar cast marks this adaption of Jim Thompson's pulp novel about a trio of con artists as a classic of the genre. Look forward to hard-boiled dialogue, hard as nails female leads and a world of cynicism and despair."

Michael Fox of CinemaLit recommends these “essential noirs, including a few shot in SF:”

Out of the Past, Dark Passage, D.O.A. And “some great (color) neo-noirs:” Chinatown, Point Blank, Blood Simple, L.A. Confidential.

Merry says:

“I recently checked out Gaslight and Mildred Pierce and really enjoyed them. I first saw these films over 10 years ago on Turner Classic Movies and have been haunted ever since. Can't say enough about how great Ingrid Bergman portrays a wife tortured by her husband and Joan Crawford portrays a mother tortured by her daughter. They definitely deserved their Best Actress Oscars (winners for 1944 and 1945).”

Heather Miles recommends Double Indemnity calling it “a good one.”

Whether you’re a fan of Film Noir, one who would like to learn more about the genre, our “Film Noir & Neo-Noir” display on the 2nd Floor showcases our healthy collection of period films and films inspired by the style. Please read below to learn from our in-house enthusiasts who recommend and explain titles from the display.

Steven explains Film Noir as:

"Deprived of American movies during the Second World War, French audiences and critics discovered Hollywood's crime movies from the 40s in 1946. They found in them a reflection of their own experience of and disillusionment resulting from the war. Occupied France had suddenly turned into a world of secrecy, informers and treachery; where knowing who to trust, or trusting the wrong person, suddenly became a matter of life and death. American crime movies symbolized and visually translated this post-war world by themes of deception, betrayal along with distrust of authority and most notably by taking place mostly in darkness. According to film critic Roger Ebert, the term "Film Noir" comes from the books called "Series Noir" that translated American "Hard Boiled" Pulp fiction into French."

Steven...

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BOOKS

FICTION
Richard Brautigan The Hawkline monster
John Foyt Homeward bound

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Delia Owens Where the crawdads sing
Nancy Tingley A head in Cambodia

Short Stories
McSweeney's. 53 SS M175
Olga Tokarczuk Flights Fic Tokarczuk

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
L. Nichols Flocks 92 N515f comics

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NONFICTION
Applied Sciences
Loren R. Graham The ghost of the executed engineer: technology & the fall of the Soviet Union 609 G739g
Jason Ryan Race to Hawaii: the 1927 Dole Air Derby & the thrilling first flights that opened the Pacific 629.1309 R988r
John Briscoe Crush: the triumph of California wine 663.2 B774

Biography & Genealogy
James Delbourgo Collecting the world: Hans Sloane & the origins of the British Museum 92 S526c

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism, Library & Information Science
Margot Rosenberg The care & feeding of books old & new: a simple repair manual for book lovers 025.7 R723

Business & Economics
Steve Blank The four steps to the epiphany: successful strategies for products that win 658.8 B642
Rand Fishkin Lost & founder: a painfully honest field guide to the startup world 658.11 F539
Mariana Mazzucato The value of everything: making & taking in the global economy 330.9 M459
Bethany McLean Saudi America: the truth about fracking & how it's changing the world 333.823 M459
Mike Michalowicz Profit first: transform your business from a cash-eating monster to a money-making machine 658.15 M582

Health & Medicine
Barbara K. Lipska The neuroscientist who lost her mind: my tale of madness & recovery 616.994 L669
Beth Macy Dopesick: dealers, doctors & the drug company that addicted America 362.29 M259
Satchin Panda The circadian code: lose weight, supercharge your energy & transform your health from morning to midnight 612 P192

History
Karen M. Inouye The Long Afterlife of Nikkei Wartime Incarceration 940.5317 I713
Marc Perrusquia A spy in Canaan: how the FBI used a famous photographer to infiltrate the civil rights movement 351.74 P429
Julian D. Richards The Vikings: a very short introduction 948.022 R390

Literature & Writing
The Battle within: stories of struggle & strength by the students of ida b. wells high school 810.8 B336
Bryan Kozlowski What the Dickens?!: distinctly Dickensian words & how to use them 803 K849
Michael Slater The genius of Dickens: the ideas & inspiration of Britain's greatest novelist 823 D5482g

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Michael R. Canfield (editor) Field notes on science & nature 570.72 F453

Performing Arts & Music
Orson Welles in focus: texts & contexts 791.43 W44o
Eliot Wilder Endtroducing-- 782.421 W645

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
A little book of Sufi stories: ancient wisdom to nourish the heart 297.4 L721
Hal Elrod The miracle morning: the not-so-obvious secret guaranteed to transform your life before 8AM 158.1 E74
Steven Johnson Farsighted: how we make the decisions that matter the most 153.8 J661f
Samuel Noah Kramer Sumerian mythology: a study of spiritual & literary achievement in the third millennium B.C. 299.92 K894

Politics & Government
Stephanie Woodard American apartheid: the Native American struggle for self-determination & inclusion 323.1197 W850

Social Sciences & Current Events
Kwame Anthony Appiah The lies that bind: rethinking identity, creed, country, color, class, culture 302.5 A49
Marcia Bjornerud Timefulness: how thinking like a geologist can help save the world 304.2 B557
Michael T. Gengler We can do it: a community takes on the challenge of school desegregation 379.26 G287
Eric Klinenberg Palaces for the people: how social infrastructure can help fight inequality, polarization & the decline of civic life 307.14 K685
Mikael Krogerus The communication book: 44 ideas for better conversations every day 302.346 K914
Sharmila Sen Not quite not white: losing & finding race in America 305.8 S551
Richard C. Trexler Sex & conquest: gendered violence, political order & the European conquest of the Americas 392.6 T817
Sarah Weinman The real Lolita: the kidnapping of Sally Horner & the novel that scandalized the world 362.88 W432
Pendarvis Harshaw OG told me 302.3 H324

Travel & Geography
Lonely Planet Alaska 917.98 L847
Lonely Planet Austria 914.36 L847
Lonely Planet Bali & Lombok 915.986 L847
Lonely Planet Bhutan 915.498 L847
Lonely Planet Buenos Aires 918.211 L847
Lonely Planet Canada 917.1 L847
Lonely Planet Central Asia 915.8 L847
Lonely Planet Coastal California 917.94 L847
Lonely Planet China 915.1 L847
Lonely Planet Coastal Queensland & the Great Barrier Reef 919.43 L847
Lonely Planet Colombia 918.6 L847
Lonely Planet Colorado 917.88 L847
Lonely Planet Croatia 914.972 L847
Lonely Planet Cuba 917.291 L847
Lonely Planet Cyprus 915.693 L847
Lonely Planet Denmark 914.89 L847
Lonely Planet California: top sights, authentic experiences 917.94 L847d
Lonely Planet Italy: top sights, authentic experiences 914.5 L847d
Lonely Planet Dominican Republic 917.293 L847
Lonely Planet East Coast Australia 919.404 L847
Lonely Planet Eastern Europe 914.7 L847e
Lonely Planet Ecuador & the Galápagos Islands 918.66 L847
Lonely Planet Egypt 916.2 L847
Lonely Planet England 914.2 L847
Lonely Planet Europe 914 L847
Lonely Planet Finland 914.897 L847
Lonely Planet Florida 917.59 L847
Lonely Planet France 914.4 L847
Lonely Planet Great Britain 914.1 L847
Lonely Planet Guatemala 917.281 L847
Lonely Planet Hong Kong 915.125 L847
Lonely Planet Iceland 914.91 L847
Lonely Planet India 915.4 L847
Lonely Planet Jamaica 917.292 L847
Lonely planet Jordan 915.695 L847
Lonely Planet Kenya 916.762 L847
Lonely Planet Kyoto 915.2186 L847
Lonely Planet Laos 915.94 L847
Lonely Planet Mallorca 914.675 L847
Lonely Planet Miami & the Keys 917.59 L847
Lonely Planet Mongolia 915.17 L847
Lonely Planet Myanmar (Burma) 915.91 L847
Lonely Planet Nepal 915.496 L847
Lonely Planet New England 917.4 L847
Lonely Planet Norway 914.81 L847
Lonely Planet Nova Scotia, New Brunswick & Prince Edward Island 917.15 L847
Lonely Planet Philippines 915.99 L847
Lonely Planet Pocket Las Vegas: top sights, local life, made easy 917.931 L847p
Lonely Planet Portugal 914.69 L847
Lonely Planet Rajasthan, Delhi & Agra 915.45 L847
Lonely Planet Russia 914.7 L847
Lonely Planet Sardinia 914.59 L847
Lonely Planet Scotland 914.11 L847
Lonely Planet Shanghai 915.113 L847
Lonely Planet Sicily 914.58 L847
Lonely Planet Singapore 915.957 L847
Lonely Planet South India & Kerala 915.48 L847
Lonely Planet Southwest USA 917.9 L847
Lonely Planet Sri Lanka 915.493 L847
Lonely Planet Sweden 914.85 L847
Lonely Planet Switzerland 914.94 L847
Lonely Planet Tanzania 916.78 L847
Lonely Planet Texas 917.64 L847
Lonely Planet Tokyo 915.213 L847
Lonely Planet Trans-Siberian Railway 915.7 L847
Lonely Planet Ukraine 914.77 L847
Lonely Planet USA 917.3 L847
Lonely Planet Vancouver 917.1133 L847
Lonely Planet Wales 914.29 L847
Lonely Planet West Coast Australia 919.41 L847
Lonely Planet Western Europe 914 L847w

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DVDs

Drama
Macbeth

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Inspector Morse. Cherubim & seraphim

Nonfiction
Cirque du Soleil: Corteo DVD 791.3 C818

BOOKS

FICTION
Richard Brautigan The Hawkline monster
John Foyt Homeward bound

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Delia Owens Where the crawdads sing
Nancy Tingley A head in Cambodia

Short Stories
McSweeney's. 53 SS M175
Olga Tokarczuk Flights Fic Tokarczuk

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
L. Nichols Flocks 92 N515f comics

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NONFICTION
Applied Sciences
Loren R. Graham The ghost of the executed engineer: technology & the fall of the Soviet Union 609 G739g
Jason Ryan...

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FICTION
Erika L. Sánchez I am not your perfect Mexican daughter
Robin S. Sharma The monk who sold his Ferrari: a fable about fulfilling your dreams & reaching your destiny

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Gianrico Carofiglio The cold summer
Kellye Garrett Hollywood ending
Malcolm Mackay For those who know the ending

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Ben Aaronovitch Whispers under ground
Christina Dalcher Vox
Somaiya Daud Mirage

Short Stories
Jennifer Baker (editor) Everyday people: the color of life--a short story anthology

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
David Small Home after dark 741.5 S139h comics

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NONFICTION
Applied Sciences
Chantal Plamondon Life without plastic: the practical step-by-step guide to avoiding plastic to keep your family & the planet healthy 668.4 P691
Ulrich Raulff Farewell to the horse: a cultural history 636.1 R192

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Frank Bennett Fiske: the Standing Rock portraits 770 F545
Ekkehart Malotki Early rock art of the American West: the geometric enigma 709.01 M298
Stephen McLaren Photographers' sketchbooks 770 M459

Biography & Genealogy
Michael D'Antonio The shadow president: the truth about Mike Pence 92 P372
Antonia Felix Elizabeth Warren: her fight, her work, her life 92 W286e
John Kerry Every day is extra 92 K469
Craig Brown Ninety-nine glimpses of Princess Margaret 92 M3177n

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism, Library & Information Science
Samantha Barbas Confidential Confidential: the inside story of Hollywood's notorious scandal magazine 051 B232
Brianna H. Marshall (editor) The complete guide to personal digital archiving 025.197 C737

Business & Economics
Douglas M. Branson The future of tech is female: how to achieve gender diversity 658.4 B735
Nathalie Molina Niño Leapfrog: the new revolution for women entrepreneurs 658 M733
P. J. O'Rourke None of my business: P.J. explains money, banking, debt, equity, assets, liabilities & why he's not rich & neither are you 332 O74n
Peter Sims Little bets: how breakthrough ideas emerge from small discoveries 658.4 S587

Chess
Gennady Nesis Exchanging to win in the endgame 794.124 N45e
Alex Angos You move, I win!: a lesson in zugzwang 794.124 A47
F. Donald Bloss Rate your own chess 794.1 B623
Igor Khmelnitsky Chess exam & training guide. Tactics: Rate yourself & learn how to improve 794.12 K457c

Food & Drink
MaryJane Butters Wild bread: flour + water + air: sourdough reinvented 641.815 B982

Health & Medicine
Eric R. Kandel The disordered mind: what unusual brains tell us about ourselves 616.89 K131

History
Alice Sparberg Alexiou Devil's mile: the rich, gritty history of the Bowery 974.71 A279
Norman Eisen The last palace: Europe's turbulent century in five lives & one legendary house 943.71 E831
Frye Gaillard A hard rain: America in the 1960s, our decade of hope, possibility & innocence lost 973.923 G125
Yuval Noah Harari 21 lessons for the 21st century 909.83 H254t
Miriam Pawel The Browns of California: the family dynasty that transformed a state & shaped a nation 979.4 B825
Marci Shore The taste of ashes: the afterlife of totalitarianism in Eastern Europe 947 S559t

Home & Family Management
Katherine Reynolds Lewis The good news about bad behavior: why kids are less disciplined than ever--and what to do about it 649.64 L585

Languages & Linguistics
Gaetano Cipolla Learn Sicilian = Mparamu lu sicilianu: a comprehensive, interactive course 455 C495

Law
Justin Driver The schoolhouse gate: public education, the Supreme Court & the battle for the American mind 344.73 D833
David A. Kaplan The most dangerous branch: inside the Supreme Court's assault on the Constitution 347.73 K141
Miko Peled Injustice: the story of the Holy Land Foundation Five 345.73 P381i

Literature & Writing
Philip Gerard The art of creative research: a field guide for writers 808.02 G312
Paulette Perhach Welcome to the writer's life: how to design your writing craft, writing business, writing practice & reading practice 808.02 P417
Anne Boyd Rioux Meg, Jo, Beth, Amy: the story of Little Women & why it still matters 813 R479

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Jo Boaler What's math got to do with it?: how teachers & parents can transform mathematics learning & inspire success 510.71 B630
Jim Holt When Einstein walked with Gödel: excursions to the edge of thought 500 H758w
Heather Won Tesoriero The class: a life-changing teacher, his world-changing kids & the most inventive classroom in America 507.1 T284

Performing Arts & Music
Bill Janovitz Exile on Main St. 782.421 J264
Maxwell King The good neighbor: the life & work of Fred Rogers 792.092 R631
William Shatner Live long and-- what I learned along the way 792.092 S529l

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
A palace of pearls: the stories of Reb Nachman of Bratslav 296 N115
Chris Bailey Hyperfocus: how to be more productive in a world of distraction 153.7 B151
Kutter Callaway Breaking the marriage idol: reconstructing our cultural & spiritual norms 261.8 C131
Allen J. Christenson Popol vuh: the sacred book of the Maya 299.7842 P814
Robert Iliffe Priest of nature: the religious worlds of Isaac Newton 230 I5p
Allan Jones Beyond vision: going blind, inner seeing & the nature of the self 204.4 J710
Rachel Marie Stone Birthing hope: giving fear to the light 242.6431 S711

Politics & Government
Christopher Andrew The secret world: a history of intelligence 327.12 A56se
Patrick J. Deneen Why liberalism failed 320.51 D411
Ralph Nader To the ramparts: how Bush & Obama paved the way for the Trump presidency & why it isn't too late to reverse course 324.973 N135t
Jason Stanley How fascism works: the politics of us & them 321.94 S251

Reference
Guinness world records 2019 032 G96

Social Sciences & Current Events
Michael Arntfield Monster city: murder, music & mayhem in Nashville 's dark age 364.152 A668
Lawrence D. Burns Autonomy: the quest to build the driverless car-- & how it will reshape our world 388.342 B937
Charlene A. Carruthers Unapologetic: a Black, queer & feminist mandate for radical movements 305.48 C237
Mark Galeotti The Vory: Russia's super mafia 364.106 G132
Margaret A. Hagerman White kids: growing up with privilege in a racially divided America 305.23 H122
Laura C. Martin A history of tea: the life & times of the world's favorite beverage 394.1 M363
Richard Rhodes Energy: a human history 333.79 R346
Mary Robinson Climate justice: hope, resilience & the fight for a sustainable future 363.7 R663c
Rebecca Solnit The mother of all questions 305.42 S688m

Sports & Games
Raymond Arsenault Arthur Ashe: a life 796.34 A351

Travel & Geography
Lonely Planet Devon & Cornwall 914.23 L847
Lonely Planet Puerto Rico 917.295 L847
Lonely Planet Taiwan 915.124 L847
Lonely Planet Thailand 915.93 L847d

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CHILDREN'S COLLECTION

BOOKS
Fiction
Eric Carle Dream snow Child Carle

Nonfiction
Rebecca Felix Earthquakes Child 551.22 F335
Rebecca Felix Fossils Child 560 F335f
Rebecca Felix Minerals Child 549 F335m
Rebecca Felix The rock cycle Child 552 F335r
Rebecca Felix Weather Child 551.6 F335w
Elsie Olson Volcanoes Child 551.21 O84

DVDs
A great day of discovery: laughter & learning
Babe, pig in the city

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EAUDIOBOOKS
Marion Zimmer Bradley Darkover landfall
Marion Zimmer Bradley The spell sword
Marion Zimmer Bradley The winds of darkover
William J. Caunitz Pigtown
Jay A. Conger The high potential's advantage: get noticed, impress your bosses & become a top leader
Tyler Cowen The complacent class: the self-defeating quest for the American dream
Thomas H. Davenport Competing on analytics: the new science of winning
Jennifer Delamere The captain's daughter
Teresa Dovalpage Death comes in through the kitchen
Martin Gibala The one-minute workout: science shows a way to get fit that's smarter, faster, shorter
Dorothy Gilman Mrs. Pollifax & the Hong Kong Buddha
Dorothy Gilman The elusive mrs. pollifax
Dorothy Gilman The unexpected mrs. pollifax
Mario Giordano Auntie poldi & the sicilian lions
Robert Glover No more Mr. Nice Guy: a proven plan for getting what you want in love, sex & life (updated)
Renee Grant-Williams Voice power: using your voice to captivate, persuade & command attention
Garrett B. Gunderson Killing sacred cows: overcoming the financial myths that are destroying your prosperity
Justin Gustainis Black magic woman
Justin Gustainis Evil ways
John Hamm Unusually excellent: the necessary nine skills required for the practice of great leadership
Hallgrimur Helgason Woman at 1,000 degrees
Cheris Hodges Deadly rumors
Tim Junkin Bloodsworth: the true story of the first death row inmate exonerated by dna evidence
Jon R. Katzenbach The wisdom of teams: creating the high-performance organization
Camryn King Stiletto justice
D.H. Lawrence The virgin & the gypsy
Jane Lovering Falling apart
Erin Lowry Broke millennial: stop scraping by & get your financial life together
Valerie Fraser Luesse Missing isaac
Todd Mitchem You, disrupted: seizing the life you want by shaking, breaking & challenging everything
Rachael O'Meara Pause: harnessing the life-changing power of giving yourself a break
Delores Phillips The darkest child
Matthew Pollard The introvert's edge: how the quiet & shy can outsell anyone
Cydney Rax A sister's secret
Shola Richards Making work work: the positivity solution for any work environment
Don Robertson The sum & total of now
Carol Sanford The responsible business: reimagining sustainability & success
Jamie Shanks Social selling mastery: scaling up your sales & marketing machine for the digital buyer
Thea Singer Spitzer The power of collaboration: powerful insights from Silicon Valley to successfully grow groups, strenghten alliances & boost team potential
Paul Sussman The final testimony of raphael ignatius phoenix
Bryan Sykes Adam's curse: a future without men
Michael Veltri The mushin way to peak performance: the path to productivity, balance & success
Alison Weir The six wives of henry viii
Brittani Williams Kiss the girls & make them cry
Eric Miles Williamson East Bay Grease
Carter Wilson Mister tender's girl
Anthony E. Wolf Get out of my life, but first could you drive me & Cheryl to the mall?: a parent's guide to the new teenager
Travis Wright Digital sense: the common sense approach to effectively blending social business strategy, marketing technology & customer experience

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DVDs
Action & Adventure
The messenger The story of Joan of Arc

Classics
Out of the past

Comedy
A league of their own
Chappelle's show. Season one uncensored!

Drama
A walk to remember
My girl

Nonfiction
Tori Amos: welcome to sunny Florida DVD 782.421 A69

BOOKS

FICTION
Erika L. Sánchez I am not your perfect Mexican daughter
Robin S. Sharma The monk who sold his Ferrari: a fable about fulfilling your dreams & reaching your destiny

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Gianrico Carofiglio The cold summer
Kellye Garrett Hollywood ending
Malcolm Mackay For those who know the ending

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Ben Aaronovitch Whispers under ground
Christina Dalcher Vox
Somaiya Daud Mirage

Short Stories
Jennifer Baker (editor) Everyday...

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FICTION
Máirtín Ó Cadhain Graveyard clay = Cré na cille: a narrative in ten interludes
Todd Rykaczewski Master of revels
Anna Yen Sophia of Silicon Valley

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Lawrence Block Everybody dies
Stav Sherez The intrusions

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NONFICTION
Applied Sciences
Martyn Walker The development of the mechanics' institute movement in Britain & beyond: supporting further education for the adult working classes 606 W151

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
John Archer Architecture & suburbia: from English villa to American dream house, 1690--2000 728.09 A23
Gateway to New Orleans: Bayou St. John, 1708-2018 720.976 L930

Biography & Genealogy
Penny Starns Odette: World War Two's darling spy 92 B731

Business & Economics
Kevin J. Davey Building winning algorithmic trading systems: a trader's journey from data mining to Monte Carlo simulation to live trading 332.64 D279
Steven Davis In defense of public lands: the case against privatization & transfer 338.925 D290
Ashoka Mody Eurotragedy: a drama in nine acts 332.494 M721
Greg Satell Mapping innovation: a playbook for navigating a disruptive age 658.4 S12
Tom Y. Sawyer Financial modeling for business owners & entrepreneurs: developing Excel models to raise capital, increase cash flow, improve operations, plan projects & make decisions 658.15 S971
Adam Zaremba Price-based investment strategies: how research discoveries reinvented technical analysis 332.63 Z187
Tom Ahern Keep your donors: the guide to better communications & stronger relationships 658.152 A34
Diana S. Newman Nonprofit essentials: endowment building 658.152 N462
Thomas J. Stanley Stop acting rich: --and start living like a real millionaire 332.024 S789s
Larry Stelter How to raise planned gifts by mail 658.152 S39
Douglas E. White The art of planned giving: understanding donors & the culture of giving 658.152 W582

Computer Science
Jamshid Gharajedaghi Systems thinking: managing chaos & complexity: a platform for designing business architecture 003 G341
Michael J. Hernandez Database design for mere mortals: a hands-on guide to relational database design 005.74 H430

Health & Medicine
Catharine Arnold Pandemic 1918: eyewitness accounts from the greatest medical holocaust in modern history 614.518 A752p
Kim E. Nielsen A disability history of the United States 362.4 N554

History
Bruno Cabanes August 1914: France, the Great War & a month that changed the world forever 940.344 C111
David Carle Putting California on the map: von Schmidt's lines 979.4 V897
Lynn Hunt History: why it matters 901 H911
In the depths of darkness: days of remembrance: commemoration planning guide 940.5318 H741
Michael Johns San Francisco: instant city, promised land 979.461 J62
Iris Origo A chill in the air: an Italian war diary, 1939-1940 940.5345 O69c
Dave Weinstein It came from Berkeley: how Berkeley changed the world 979.467 W424i
Rick Wilson Everything Trump touches dies: a Republican strategist gets real about the worst president ever 973.933 W691

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Paul Feyerabend Against method 501 F434a
Philip Ball Invisible: the dangerous allure of the unseen 535.1 B187

Performing Arts & Music
Ryan Leas LCD Soundsystem's Sound of Silver 780.2 L48
T.J. Morris (editor) Atom Egoyan: interviews 791.4 E77
John Niven Music from Big Pink 780.2 N644

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Alain Corbin A history of silence: from the Renaissance to the present day 204.47 C811
Meg Selig Changepower!: 37 secrets to habit change success 158.1 S487

Politics & Government
Jasmin Mujanović Hunger & fury: the crisis of democracy in the Balkans 320.9 M892

Social Sciences & Current Events
Bob Harris Who hates whom: well-armed fanatics, intractable conflicts & various things blowing up: a woefully incomplete guide 303.6 H240
Neville Morley Classics: why it matters 370.11 M827
Peter D. Norton Fighting traffic: the dawn of the motor age in the American city 388.32 N821
Peter Sahlins 1668: the year of the animal in France 304.27 S197

Travel & Geography
American South: Wildsam field guides 917.504 W674a
The Original guide to barbecue in the South 917.504 W674
The rough guide to the Lake District 914.2 R856

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DVDs
Action & Adventure
The kingdom

Classics
High Sierra

Comedy
I love you, man
Noises off
Tenacious D in the Pick of destiny

Drama
Tristan + Isolde
Who's that knocking at my door

Musicals
Brigadoon

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Secret window
Murder in suburbia. Series 2

BOOKS

FICTION
Máirtín Ó Cadhain Graveyard clay = Cré na cille: a narrative in ten interludes
Todd Rykaczewski Master of revels
Anna Yen Sophia of Silicon Valley

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Lawrence Block Everybody dies
Stav Sherez The intrusions

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NONFICTION
Applied Sciences
Martyn Walker The development of the mechanics' institute movement in Britain & beyond: supporting further education for the adult working classes 606 W151

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
John Archer Architecture & suburbia: from English villa to American dream house, 1690--2000 728.09 A23...

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FICTION
Manzoor Ahtesham The tale of the missing man
Patrick deWitt French exit
Jessie Greengrass Sight
Seth Greenland The hazards of good fortune
Randy Kennedy Presidio
Norah Lange People in the room
Katharine Weber Still life with monkey

Historical Fiction
Frances de Pontes Peebles The air you breathe
Daniel Anselme On leave

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Gabriela Alemán Poso Wells
Lea Carpenter Red, white, blue
LK Chapman Anything for him
Sofka Zinovieff Putney

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Matt Ruff Fool on the hill

Short Stories
Nona Caspers The fifth woman Fic Caspers
Lamar Giles (editor) Fresh ink SS F892
J.M. Holmes How are you going to save yourself Fic Holmes

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Lisa Hanawalt Coyote Doggirl 741.5 H233c comics
Bill Morrison The Beatles yellow submarine 741.5 M834 comics
Jacques Tardi I, Rene Tardi, prisoner of war in Stalag IIB 940.5472 T173 comics
Martin Rowson The communist manifesto 335.422 R799 comics

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NONFICTION

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Neil Gaiman The make good art speech 701.15 G141m
Mazie M. Harris Paper promises: early American photography 770.973 H240

Biography & Genealogy
Lisa Brennan-Jobs Small fry 92 B750
Rosa Prince Theresa May: the enigmatic prime minister 92 M451
Allie Rowbottom Jell-O girls: a family history 929.2097 R783

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism, Library & Information Science
Donald A. Barclay Fake news, propaganda & plain old lies: how to find trustworthy information in the digital age 070.4 B235

Business & Economics
Rutger Bregman Utopia for realists: how we can build the ideal world 330 B746
Lucie Greene Silicon states: the power & politics of big tech & what it means for our future 338.47 G830
Douglas W. Hubbard How to measure anything: finding the value of intangibles in business 657.7 H861
Louis Hyman Temp: how American work, American business & the American dream became temporary 331.25 H996t

Food & Drink
Food52 ice cream & friends: 60 recipes & riffs for sorbets, sandwiches, no-churn ice creams & more 641.86 F686i

Health & Medicine
Dave Asprey Head strong: the bulletproof plan to activate untapped brain energy to work smarter & think faster-in just two weeks 612.8 A843h

History
Ronen Bergman Rise & kill first: the secret history of Israel's targeted assassinations 956.94 B499r
Shelley Alden Brooks Big Sur: the making of a prized California landscape 979.47 B791
Julian Jackson De Gaulle 944.083 J13d
Gregg Jarrett The Russia hoax: the illicit scheme to clear Hillary Clinton & frame Donald Trump 973.932 J293
Simon Levis Sullam The Italian executioners: the genocide of the Jews of Italy 940.5318 S531
Andrés Manuel López Obrador A new hope for Mexico: saying no to corruption, violence & Trump's wall 972.084 L881
Bart van Es The cut out girl: a story of war & family, lost & found 940.5318 V289
Lilia M. Schwarcz Brazil: a biography 981 S951

Home & Family Management
Gayle Pirie The Foreign Cinema cookbook: recipes & stories under the stars 641.5973 P666

Performing Arts & Music
Matthew Cutter Closer you are: the story of Robert Pollard & Guided by Voices 780.92 P761
Beth Genné Dance me a song: Astaire, Balanchine & Kelly & the American Film Musical 792.8 G287
Jorma Kaukonen Been so long: my life & music 780.92 K163
Paul Kildea Chopin's piano: in search of the instrument that transformed music 786.2 K552
Parker Posey You're on an airplane: a self-mythologizing memoir 792.092 P842
Steve Tribe Doctor Who: a brief history of Time Lords 791.45 T731

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Brian Dunning Conspiracies declassified: the Skeptoid guide to the truth behind the theories 001.9 D922
Joe Navarro The dictionary of body language: a field guide to human behavior 153.69 N228

Politics & Government
League of Women Voters of California Guide to California government 320.9794 L486

Social Sciences & Current Events
Julia Freeland Fisher Who you know: unlocking innovations that expand students' networks 371.102 F531
Joanne Lipman That's what she said: what men need to know (and women need to tell them) 306.3615 L664
Anthony Salvanto Where did you get this number?: a pollster's guide to making sense of the world 303.38 S386
Hana Schank The ambition decisions: what women know about work, family & the path to building a life 305.244 S163
Mark R. Warren (editor) Lift us up, don't push us out!: voices from the front lines of the educational justice movement 379.26 W251

Travel & Geography
Georgeanne Brennan Windows on Provence 914.49 B838w
Charleston: Wildsam field guides 917.579 W674
Denver: Wildsam field guides 917.888 W674
Desert Southwest: Wildsam field guides 917.9 W674
Los Angeles: Wildsam field guides 917.9494 W674
New England: Wildsam field guides 917.4 W674
San Antonio: Wildsam field guides 917.643 W674

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AUDIOBOOKS

Nonfiction
Joseph Goldstein Mindfulness: six guided practices for awakening CD 294.3 G578

BOOKS

FICTION
Manzoor Ahtesham The tale of the missing man
Patrick deWitt French exit
Jessie Greengrass Sight
Seth Greenland The hazards of good fortune
Randy Kennedy Presidio
Norah Lange People in the room
Katharine Weber Still life with monkey

Historical Fiction
Frances de Pontes Peebles The air you breathe
Daniel Anselme On leave

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Gabriela Alemán Poso Wells
Lea Carpenter...

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FICTION
David Chariandy Brother
Virginie Despentes Pretty things
Yuri Herrera Signs preceding the end of the world
Vanessa Hua A river of stars
Mochtar Lubis Twilight in Djakarta
Ling Ma Severance
Anna Moschovakis Eleanor, or, the rejection of the progress of love
S. K. Perry Let me be like water

Historical Fiction
Linnea Hartsuyker The sea queen

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Rhys Bowen Four funerals & maybe a wedding
Philip Youngman Carter Mr. Campion's farthing
Colin Cotterill Don't eat me
J. Jefferson Farjeon Thirteen guests
Caz Frear Sweet little lies
Lee Hollis Poppy Harmon investigates
Jonathan Kellerman A measure of darkness
Jon McGregor The reservoir tapes
Abir Mukherjee Smoke & ashes
Simone St. James The broken girls

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Neal Asher The soldier
Sarah Hennin Sea witch
Cixin Liu Ball lightning

Short Stories
Kevin Wilson Baby, you're gonna be mine: stories

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Matteo Pizzolo Calexit. Vol. 1 741.5 P689 comics
Jules Feiffer The ghost script 741.5 F297g comics
Nate Powell Come again 741.5 P871 comics
Riad Sattouf The Arab of the future 3: a graphic memoir: a childhood in the Middle East (1985-1987) 741.5 S253 comics

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NONFICTION

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Cathi Nelson Photo organizing made easy: going from overwhelmed to overjoyed 771.46 N331
Stanley Plumly Elegy landscapes: Constable & Turner & the intimate sublime 759.2 P735

Biography & Genealogy
Blaine T. Bettinger The family tree guide to DNA testing & genetic genealogy 929.1 B466
Drew Smith Organize your genealogy: strategies & solutions for every researcher 929.1 S511

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism, Library & Information Science
Marcy Burstiner Investigative reporting: from premise to publication 070.43 B949
Nancy Hendrickson Unofficial guide to Ancestry.com: how to find your family history on the #1 genealogy website 025.0692 H384
Susan Shapiro The byline bible: get published in five weeks 070.5 S52b

Business & Economics
James Freeman Borrowed time: two centuries of booms, busts & bailouts at Citi 332.1 F877
Sheila Moran The board of directors & audit committee guide to fiduciary responsibilities: ten critical steps to protecting yourself & your organization 657.45 M793
Jerold Panas Born to raise 658.152 P191

Chess
Emmanuel Neiman The Fianchetto solution: a complete, solid & flexible chess opening repertoire 794.122 N414f

Health & Medicine
Timothy Caulfield Is Gwyneth Paltrow wrong about everything?: how the famous sell us elixirs of health, beauty & happiness 613.2 C311

History
C.J. Chivers The fighters: Americans in combat in Afghanistan & Iraq 956.7 C543f
Anne de Courcy The husband hunters: American heiresses who married into the British aristocracy 974.71 D359
Tom Engelhardt A nation unmade by war: a TomDispatch book 973.933 E574n
Philip Morgan Hitler's collaborators: choosing between bad & worse in Nazi-occupied Western Europe 940.5316 M821
Omarosa Manigault Newman Unhinged: an insider's account of the Trump White House 973.933 O18
Deborah Baker The last Englishmen: love, war & the end of empire 954 B171

Literature & Writing
Fatimah Asghar If they come for us 811.6 A29
Ada Limón The carrying 811.6 L734c
Bill Roorbach Writing life stories: how to make memories into memoirs, ideas into essays & life into literature 808.066 R779
Wallace Shawn Night thoughts 814.54 S537n
Daniel Smith The Sherlock Holmes companion: an elementary guide 823 S511

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Joel Berger Extreme conservation: life at the edges of the world 551.6 B453
Carlo Rovelli The order of time 530.11 R769

Performing Arts & Music
Nate Chinen Playing changes: jazz for the new century 781.65 C441
Kenneth Womack Sound pictures: the life of Beatles producer George Martin: the later years, 1966-2016 781.66 W872s

Politics & Government
D.J. Mulloy Enemies of the state: the radical right in America from FDR to Trump 320.53 M959e

Social Sciences & Current Events
Phyllis Chesler A politically incorrect feminist: creating a movement with bitches, lunatics, dykes, prodigies, warriors & wonder women 305.42 C524p
Blake Ellis A deal with the devil: the dark & twisted true story of one of the biggest cons in history 364.163 E591
Chris Hedges America: the farewell tour 305.562 H45a
Matthew Horace The black & the blue: a cop reveals the crimes, racism & injustice in America's law enforcement 363.2 H78
Morgan Jerkins This will be my undoing: living at the intersection of black, female & feminist in (white) America 305.42 J477
Ronald Johnson 13 days in Ferguson 363.2 J630
Kate Moore The radium girls: the dark story of America's shining women 363.1799 M781
Paul Ortiz An African American & Latinx history of the United States 305.8 O85
Zoé Samudzi As black as resistance: finding the conditions for liberation 305.8 S494

Sports & Games
Michael Bennett Things that make white people uncomfortable 796.33 B439

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AUDIOBOOKS

Nonfiction
Alissa Quart Squeezed: why our families can't afford America CD 305.55 Q19
Karen Auvinen Rough beauty: forty seasons of mountain living CD 978.8 A88

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DVDs

Drama
Law & order: Trial by jury - the complete series
The Borgias: the complete series

Nonfiction
Tina Turner: wildest dreams: live from Amsterdam Arena DVD 780.92 T851
Jeanette Norden Understanding the brain DVD 612.82 N754

BOOKS

FICTION
David Chariandy Brother
Virginie Despentes Pretty things
Yuri Herrera Signs preceding the end of the world
Vanessa Hua A river of stars
Mochtar Lubis Twilight in Djakarta
Ling Ma Severance
Anna Moschovakis Eleanor, or, the rejection of the progress of love
S. K. Perry Let me be like water

Historical Fiction
Linnea Hartsuyker The sea queen

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Rhys Bowen Four funerals & maybe a wedding
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FICTION
Beatriz Bracher I didn't talk
Georgia Clark The bucket list
Chanel Cleeton Next year in Havana
Tsitsi Dangarembga This mournable body
Anat Deracine Driving by starlight
Leah Franqui America for beginners
T. Greenwood Rust & stardust
Zachary Mason Metamorphica
Katherine Pancol The yellow eyes of crocodiles
Ingrid Rojas Contreras Fruit of the drunken tree
Laura van den Berg The third hotel

Historical Fiction
Crystal Hana Kim If you leave me
Nuala O'Connor Becoming Belle
M.J. Rose Tiffany blues
Minette Walters The last hours
Kent Wascom The new inheritors

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Jussi Adler-Olsen The Washington decree
Dathan Auerbach Bad man
Linwood Barclay A noise downstairs
Mark Billingham The killing habit
Edgar Cantero This body's not big enough for both of us
Alex Dahl The boy at the door
Fiona Davis The masterpiece
JP Delaney Believe me
Mary Ellis Hiding in plain sight
Minna Lindgren Death in Sunset Grove
Alan Melville Weekend at Thrackley
Claire O'Dell A study in honor
Lawrence Osborne Only to sleep
Heather Redmond A tale of two murders
Olen Steinhauer The middleman
Victoria Helen Stone Jane Doe
Elizabeth Wilson She died young

Short Stories
Catherine Lacey Certain American states
Ben Marcus Notes from the fog

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NONFICTION

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
A companion to Greek art 709.38 C738

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism, Library & Information Science
Fred S. Siebert Four theories of the press: the authoritarian, libertarian, social responsibility & Soviet communist concepts of what the press should be & do 070.1 F825

Business & Economics
Michele Cagan Accounting 101: from calculating revenues & profits to determining assets & liabilities, an essential guide to accounting basics 657 C117
Adam Tooze Crashed: how a decade of financial crises changed the world 332.042 T672c

Health & Medicine
Dave Asprey The bulletproof diet: lose up to a pound a day, reclaim your energy & focus & upgrade your life 613.25 A843b
Lani Simpson Dr. Lani's no-nonsense bone health guide: the truth about density testing, osteoporosis drugs & building bone quality at any age 616.716 S581

History
Julia Boyd Travelers in the Third Reich: the rise of fascism: 1919-1945 943.086 B692
James Conaway Napa at last light: America's Eden in an age of calamity 979.419 C74n
Max Adams The Viking wars: war & peace in King Alfred's Britain, 789-955 942.01 A211v

Social Sciences & Current Events
Michael Bronski A queer history of the United States 306.76 B789
Austin Channing Brown I'm still here: black dignity in a world made for whiteness 305.896 B812
William R. Catton, Jr. Bottleneck: humanity's impending impasse 304.2 C297
Jason Kander Outside the wire : ten lessons I've learned in everyday courage 328.73 K131o
Priya Parker The art of gathering: how we meet & why it matters 302.1 P223
Ann Travers The trans generation: how trans kids (and their parents) are creating a gender revolution 306.76 T697

Sports & Games
Rob Ruck Tropic of football: the long & perilous journey of Samoans to the NFL 796.33 R828

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AUDIOBOOKS
Fiction
Margaret Atwood Alias Grace CD Fic Atwood
Georgia Clark The bucket list CD Fic Clark
Michael Koryta How it happened CD Fic Koryta

Nonfiction
Madeleine Albright Fascism: a warning CD 320.533 A342
Thomas R. Ittelson Financial statements: a step-by-step guide to understanding & creating financial reports CD 657.32 I73
Helen Rappaport The race to save the Romanovs: the truth behind the secret plans to rescue the Russian imperial family CD 947.08 R182
Carlo Rovelli The order of time CD 530.11 R769

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DVDs

Classics
Hard to get
They drive by night

Drama
Romper stomper

Foreign Language
Taxi DVD Middle East

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Blade runner 2049
It

BOOKS

FICTION
Beatriz Bracher I didn't talk
Georgia Clark The bucket list
Chanel Cleeton Next year in Havana
Tsitsi Dangarembga This mournable body
Anat Deracine Driving by starlight
Leah Franqui America for beginners
T. Greenwood Rust & stardust
Zachary Mason Metamorphica
Katherine Pancol The yellow eyes of crocodiles
Ingrid Rojas Contreras Fruit of the drunken tree
Laura van den Berg The third hotel

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