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Readers Nook

by
Cherilyn Banson

BOOKS

FICTION
Sybille Bedford A legacy
Felicity Hayes-McCoy The library at the edge of the world
László Krasznahorkai The world goes on
Cree LeFavour Lights on, rats out
Pascal Mercier Lea
Katherine Faw Ultraluminous
Fiona Mozley Elmet
Sam Shepard Spy of the first person
Jennifer Chiaverini Enchantress of numbers

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Christopher Fowler Bryant & May: wild chamber
Alan Melville Death of Anton
Alan Melville Quick curtain
Raymond Postgate Somebody at the door
Ragnar Jonasson Nightblind
Roslund & Hellstrom Pen 33
Peter Lovesey Beau death: a Peter Diamond investigation
Thomas Mogford A thousand cuts

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Katherine Arden The girl in the tower
Kevin Hearne The squirrel on the train
Nora Roberts Year one
Saladin Ahmed Star wars: Canto Bight
James S. A. Corey Persepolis rising

Short Stories
Hiromi Kawakami Record of a night too brief Fic Kawakami

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Deb Olin Unferth I, Parrot 741.5 U569 comics

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NONFICTION

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Ansel Adams Ansel Adams California 770.92 A21an
Carson Demers Knitting comfortably: the ergonomics of handknitting 746.43 D376
Destination architecture: the essential guide to 1000 contemporary buildings 720 D476
Lesley Hoskins (editor) The papered wall: the history, patterns & techniques of wallpaper 747.3 H826
Tobias G. Natter Klimt & Rodin: an artistic encounter 700.92 K648
Alan Trachtenberg Distinctly American: the photography of Wright Morris 779.092 M875

Biography & Genealogy
Paul R. Ignatius Now I know in part 92 I246
Jennifer Kloester Georgette Heyer 92 H61
Robert W. Merry President McKinley: architect of the American century 92 M158p

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism, Library & Information Science
Matthew P. Brown The pilgrim & the bee: reading rituals & book culture in early New England 028.9 B877
Tina Brown The Vanity Fair diaries: 1983-1992 070.92 B877

Business & Economics
Ric Edelman The truth about your future: the money guide you need now, later & much later 332.024 E217
Scott Mautz Find the fire: ignite your inspiration--and make work exciting again 650.12 M459
John G. Taft (editor) A force for good: how enlightened finance can restore faith in capitalism 332 T124

Computer Science
Jaron Lanier Dawn of the new everything: encounters with reality & virtual reality 004.092 L287
Nick Selby The cyber attack survival manual: tools for surviving everything from identity theft to the digital apocalypse 005.8 S464

Food & Drink
Jenni Fleetwood South American food & cooking 641.598 F595
Janet Fletcher California 641.5979 C153f
Maria Baez Kijac The South American table: the flavor & soul of authentic home cooking from Patagonia to Rio de Janeiro, with 450 recipes 641.598 K479
Kitty Morse The vegetarian table: North Africa 641.5636 M884
Karl Petzke Chocolate: a sweet indulgence 641.337 P513
Marvin J. Taylor 101 classic cookbooks: 501 classic recipes 641.5 O584

Health & Medicine
Paul J. Thuluvath Hepatitis C: a complete guide for patients & families 616.36 T534
John Medina Brain rules for aging well: 10 principles for staying vital, happy & sharp 612.82 M491

History
Jeffrey A. Engel When the world seemed new: George H. W. Bush & the end of the Cold War 973.928 E571
Mary Germain Hountalas The San Francisco Cliff House 979.461 H839
Martin Latham Londonopolis: a curious history of London 942.1 L352
Deborah Dash Moore Jewish New York: the remarkable story of a city & a people 974.7 M821
Sam White A cold welcome: the Little Ice Age & Europe's encounter with North America 970.01 W582

Home & Family Management
Jolie Kerr My boyfriend barfed in my handbag ... & other things you can't ask Martha 648 K411

Literature & Writing
Ross McCammon Works well with others: an outsider's guide to shaking hands, shutting up, handling jerks & other crucial skills in business that no one ever teaches you 818.602 M122
Sandra Scofield The last draft: a novelist's guide to revision 808.3 S42L

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Alan Hirshfeld Starlight detectives: how astronomers, inventors & eccentrics discovered the modern universe 523.1 H669
Peter Wadhams A farewell to ice: a report from the Arctic 551.34 W122

Performing Arts & Music
James Naremore Charles Burnett: a cinema of symbolic knowledge 791.43 N225c

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Pope Francis Happiness in this life: a passionate meditation on earthly existence 248.4 F818
Jim Ollhoff Stepping in wholes: introduction to complex systems: topics in process adaptive systems 158 O497

Politics & Government
Noam Chomsky Global discontents: conversations on the rising threats to democracy 320.973 C54
Daniel Ellsberg The doomsday machine: confessions of a nuclear war planner 355.02 E478
Republic in peril: American empire & the betrayal of the liberal tradition/ David C. Hendrickson 327.73 H498
Bruce Riedel Kings & presidents: Saudi Arabia & the United States since FDR 327.73 R551

Social Sciences & Current Events
Porter Erisman Six billion shoppers: the companies winning the global e-commerce boom 381.142 E689
Emily Dufton Grass roots: the rise & fall & rise of marijuana in America 362.295 D864

Travel & Geography
Vendula Havlikova The 500 hidden secrets of Prague 914.371 H388
Andrea Richards The 500 hidden secrets of Los Angeles 917.9494 R514
Francis Russell 123 places in Turkey: a private grand tour 915.61 R961
Michiel Vos The 500 hidden secrets of New York 917.471 V959

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MAGAZINES
Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Magazine
Mother Earth living

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CHILDREN'S COLLECTION

BOOKS

Nonfiction
Chun Yu Little green: growing up during the Chinese Cultural Revolution Child 92 Y941

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EAUDIOBOOKS
Tessa Afshar Bread of angels
Michelle Alexander El color de la justicia: la nueva segregacion racial en estados unidos
Graham Allison Destined for war: can America & China escape Thucydides's trap?
Joseph Madison Beck My father & Atticus Finch: a lawyer's fight for justice in 1930's Alabama
Joseph S. Benner The impersonal life: the classic of self-realization
Ofer Bergman The science of managing our digital stuff
Cara Black Murder in saint germain
Rita Mae Brown Crazy like a fox
Margaret Brownley A match made in Texas
David Crystal Making sense
David Downing Potsdam station
Marc Elsberg Blackout
Noah Fleming The customer loyalty loop: the science behind creating great experiences & lasting impressions
Heidi K. Gardner Smart collaboration: how professionals & their firms succeed by breaking down silos
David L. Golemon Beyond the sea
Simon R. Green Moonbreaker
Elly Griffiths The chalk pit
Haley Harrigan Secrets of southern girls
Charlaine Harris The complete Sookie Stackhouse stories
Mark Henry To hell & beyond
Ernest Holmes How to use your power: 20 practical lessons for creating a balanced life
Christopher Husberg Dark immolation
Jaja Jackson Start here: what you must know about yourself before you make important life decisions
W.C. Jameson Border bandits, border raids
Jathan Janove Hard-won wisdom: true stories from the management trenches
John Jantunen A desolate splendor
Vic Johnson Rest if you must, but don't you quit
Nik Korpon The rebellion's last traitor
John P. Kotter Accelerate: building stategic agility for a faster-moving world
Ashton Lee Queen of the cookbooks
Yoon Ha Lee The raven stratagem
Tracey Lindberg Birdie
Dan Lok Influence: 47 forbidden psychological tactics you can use to motivate, influence & persuade your prospec
Diane Mulcahy The gig economy: the complete guide to getting better work, taking more time off & financing the life you want
Megan E. O'Keefe Steal the sky
Neil Peart Far & wide: bring that horizon to me
David Robertson The power of little ideas: a low-risk, high-reward approach to innovation
Salman Rushdie Haroun & the sea of stories
Anjali Sastry Fail better: design smart mistakes & succeed sooner
Edie Schwager Better vocabulary in 30 minutes a day
Gena Showalter The darkest promise
Judy Reene Singer In the shadow of Alabama
Harbir Singh The strategic leader's roadmap: 6 steps for integrating leadership & strategy
Clifford Siskin System: the shaping of modern knowledge (infrastructures)
Gary Smith What the luck?: the surprising role of chance in our everyday lives
Rachel Vincent Spectacle
Jaquelyn Vincenta The lake & the lost girl
Daniel Wallace Extraordinary adventures
George Westerman Leading digital: turning technology into business transformation
Stephen Wunker Jobs to be done: a roadmap for customer-centered innovation
Eddie Yoon Superconsumers: a simple, speedy & sustainable path to superior growth

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DVDs
Foreign Language
Things to come = L'avenir DVD French

BOOKS

FICTION
Sybille Bedford A legacy
Felicity Hayes-McCoy The library at the edge of the world
László Krasznahorkai The world goes on
Cree LeFavour Lights on, rats out
Pascal Mercier Lea
Katherine Faw Ultraluminous
Fiona Mozley Elmet
Sam Shepard Spy of the first person
Jennifer Chiaverini Enchantress of numbers

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Christopher Fowler Bryant & May: wild chamber
Alan Melville ...

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Sou Phetsomphou

When cold weather sets in, we're compelled to bundle up in warm blankets with a hot drink and a good story.  The wintry tales in this month's audiobook selections will leave your hands free to decorate the Christmas tree, sip hot chocolate or bake gingerbread people.

Mike Cunningham The Snow Queen

David Guterson Snow Falling on Cedars also available as an eAudiobook

Jo Nesbo The Snowman Also available as an eBook

Maeve Binchy A Week in Winter

Sandra Brown Chill Factor

William Young The Shack

George Saunders Tenth of December

 

If you'd like to find something to listen to or read without leaving the comfort of home, check out one of our ebooks or eaudiobooks:

Gingerbread Cookie Murder by Joanne Fluke, Laura Levine, Leslie Meier. eAudiobook

Santa Clawed by Rita Mae Brown & Sneaky Pie Brown. eAudiobook

Dirty Snow by Georges Simenon eBook

In the Kingdom of Ice: the Grand and Terrible Polar voyage of the USS Jeannette by Hampton Sides eBook

 

We have many more ebooks at Axis360 and eaudiobooks at RBDigital so be sure to browse through the collection for your next winter read.

 

 

When cold weather sets in, we're compelled to bundle up in warm blankets with a hot drink and a good story.  The wintry tales in this month's audiobook selections will leave your hands free to decorate the Christmas tree, sip hot chocolate or bake gingerbread people.

Mike Cunningham The Snow Queen

David Guterson Snow Falling on Cedars also available as an eAudiobook

Jo Nesbo The Snowman Also available as an eBook

Maeve Binchy A Week in Winter

Sandra Brown Chill Factor

William Young The Shack

George Saunders...

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by
Cherilyn Banson

BOOKS

FICTION
Sara Baume Spill simmer falter wither

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Casey Barrett Under water
Harry Dolan The man in the crooked hat
Maureen Jennings Let darkness bury the dead
Michael Robertson Moriarty returns a letter
Jeffrey Round Lake on the mountain
John Sandford Deep freeze
Helene Tursten Protected by the shadows

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Kari Maaren Weave a circle round

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Ed Brubaker Before the living end 741.5 B886b comics
William Gibson William Gibson's Archangel 741.5 G448 comics

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NONFICTION

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Ennis Carter Posters for the people: art of the WPA 741.67 C323
Giovanni Curatola (editor) Persian ceramics: from the 9th to the 14th Century 738.3 C975
Karen Livingstone C.F.A. Voysey: arts & crafts designer 745.44 L788
Tudy Sammartini Decorative floors of Venice 747.4 S189

Biography & Genealogy
Richard G. Robbins, Jr. Overtaken by the night: one Russian's journey through peace, war, revolution, & terror 92 D999

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism, Library & Information Science
Bob Schieffer Overload: finding the truth in today's deluge of news 070.44 S332

Business & Economics
Lynn Stout The shareholder value myth: how putting shareholders first harms investors, corporations & the public 658.15 S889
Frits Van Paasschen The disruptors' feast: how to avoid being devoured in today's rapidly changing global economy 337 V273

Chess
Laszlo Polgár Endgames 794.124 P765
Laszlo Polgár Middlegames 794.123 P765

Computer Science
Nick Montfort 10 PRINT CHR$(205.5+RND(1))[semi-colon] [colon] GOTO 10 005.262 M784

Food & Drink
Marcel Desaulniers Death by chocolate cakes: an astonishing array of chocolate enchantment 641.8653 D442
Marcel Desaulniers Death by chocolate cookies 641.8654 D442
Denis Kelly Essentials of slow cooking: delicious new recipes for slow cookers & braisers 641.588 K295

Health & Medicine
Kate Fagan What made Maddy run: the secret struggles & tragic death of an all-American teen 616.8584 F151
Ginevra Liptan The fibromanual: a complete fibromyalgia treatment guide for you & your doctor 616.74 L767
Casey Sherman The Ice Bucket Challenge: Pete Frates & the fight against ALS 616.839 S553
Dale E. Bredesen The end of Alzheimer's: the first program to prevent & reverse cognitive decline 616.831 B831
Jeffrey Kluger Apollo 8: the thrilling story of the first mission to the Moon 629.454 K667

History
Kerry Brown China's world: what does China want? 951.06 B877
Douglas Grindle How we won & lost the war in Afghanistan: two years in the Pashtun homeland 958.104 G866
John F. Marszalek (editor) The personal memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant: the complete annotated edition 973.8 G761
John Louis Sublett Staten Island: a walk down memory lane 974.71 S941
Julie Barlow The Bonjour effect: the secret codes of French conversation revealed 944 B258
Patrick Griffin The Townshend Moment: the Making of empire & revolution in the eighteenth century 941.073 G851
Arthur Herman 1917: Lenin, Wilson & the birth of the new world disorder 940.3 H551

Literature & Writing
Peter Ginna (editor) What editors do: the art, craft & business of book editing 808.027 G492

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Ted Anton Planet of microbes: the perils & potential of Earth's essential life forms 579 A634
Ross Bayton Plant families: a guide for gardeners & botanists 580.1 B361
Peter Wohlleben The inner life of animals: love, grief & compassion: surprising observations of a hidden world 591.5 W846
Janet Mann (editor) Deep thinkers: inside the minds of whales, dolphins & porpoises 599.5 M281
Wallace B. Mendelson The science of sleep: what it is, how it works & why it matters 591.51 M537
Mary Caperton Morton Aerial geology: a high-altitude tour of North America's spectacular volcanoes, canyons, glaciers, lakes, craters & peaks 557 M889

Performing Arts & Music
Roger Scruton The ring of truth: the wisdom of Wagner's Ring of the Nibelung 782.1 S435

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Pete Greig Red moon rising: rediscover the power of prayer 248.3 G824
Mark Siderits Buddhism as philosophy: an introduction 181 S568

Social Sciences & Current Events
Edward B. Fiske Fiske guide to colleges 2018 378.73 F541

Travel & Geography
Lonely Planet Hawaii: top sights, authentic experiences 919.69 L847
Nathalie Dewalhens The 500 hidden secrets of Berlin 914.315 D515
Fodor's Barcelona 914.67 F653
Eyewitness London 914.21 E975
Lonely Planet The world: a traveller's guide to the planet 910.202 L847w
Monocle Amsterdam 914.92 M751
Monocle Venice 914.53 M751
The rough guide to Fiji 919.61 R856
Eyewitness Paris 914.436 E975
Wallpaper San Francisco 917.9461 W215

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CHILDREN'S COLLECTION

BOOKS
Fiction
Philip Pullman La Belle Sauvage Child Pullman

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AUDIOBOOKS

Nonfiction
Dale E. Bredesen The end of Alzheimer's: the first program to prevent & reverse cognitive decline CD 616.831 B831
Holger Hoock Scars of independence: America's violent birth CD 973.31 H776
Elizabeth Norton The hidden lives of Tudor women: a social history CD 942.05 N882

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EBOOKS
Jessica Bruder Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century
Corson, Trevor The Secret Life of Lobsters
Jonathan Cott (editor) Bob Dylan, the essential interviews
Dominique Crenn Atelier Crenn: metamorphosis of taste
Noah Feldman The three lives of James Madison: genius, partisan, president
Hannah Fry The mathematics of love: patterns, proofs & the search for the ultimate equation
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. 100 amazing facts about the Negro
Jeff Goodell The water will come: rising seas, sinking cities & the remaking of the civilized world
David George Haskell The songs of trees: stories from nature's great connectors
William B. Helmreich Brooklyn Nobody Knows
Walter Isaacson Leonardo da Vinci
Paul Kingsnorth Confessions of a recovering environmentalist & other essays
Amy Knight Orders to kill: the Putin regime & political murder
Alfred W. McCoy In the shadows of the American century: the rise & decline of US global power
New York Magazine Highbrow, lowbrow, brilliant, despicable: 50 years of New York
Richard Lloyd Parry Ghosts of the tsunami: death & life in Japan's disaster zone
Diana Preston Paradise in Chains: The Bounty Mutiny & the Founding of Australia
Dan Rather What unites us: reflections on patriotism
Mark Siderits Nagarjuna's Middle way: the Mulamadhyamakakarika
Holly Tucker City of light, city of poison: murder, magic & the first police chief of Paris
Jann S. Wenner 50 Years of Rolling Stone: The Music, Politics & People that Changed Our Culture
Muhammad Yunus A world of three zeros: the new economics of zero poverty, zero unemployment & zero net carbon emissions

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CDs
Classical
Joseph Haydn The seasons: 1801 CD Classical Haydn
Sergei Rachmaninoff Preghiera: Rachmaninov Piano Trios CD Classical Rachmaninoff

BOOKS

FICTION
Sara Baume Spill simmer falter wither

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Casey Barrett Under water
Harry Dolan The man in the crooked hat
Maureen Jennings Let darkness bury the dead
Michael Robertson Moriarty returns a letter
Jeffrey Round Lake on the mountain
John Sandford Deep freeze
Helene Tursten Protected by the shadows

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Kari Maaren Weave a circle round

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Ed Brubaker...

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by
Lia Ryland

Winter is coming.

Well, a little.

Here in San Francisco we don't get the dramatic winters of up north or back east, but around this time of year I start wearing my heavy jacket, reaching for my wool socks, and putting on a hat before I walk home at night. In the publishing world, holiday-themed books start showing up around this time of year – including all those fun holiday mystery novels. In the spirit of the season, this month at the Mechanics' Institute we're featuring books about winter – with all the ice and snow you (probably) won't see in San Francisco. We've selected a wide range of books, from literary fiction, to thrillers, to fantasy. Take your pick, grab a blanket and a hot cup of cocoa, and curl up with a winter's tale.

Heather Gudenkauf - Not a Sound
Orhan Pamuk - Snow
Katherine Arden - The Bear and the Nightingale
Yasunari Kawabata - Snow Country
Michelle Paver - Thin Air
John Straley - Cold Storage, Alaska
Ragnar Jónasson - Snowblind
Camilla Grebe - The Ice Beneath Her
Eowyn Ivey - The Snow Child
Maeve Binchy - A Week in Winter
Chris Knopf - Ice Cap
Sue Henry - Dead North
Arnaldur Indriðason - Hypothermia
Terry Pratchett - Hogfather
Neal Stephenson - Snow Crash

Winter is coming.

Well, a little.

Here in San Francisco we don't get the dramatic winters of up north or back east, but around this time of year I start wearing my heavy jacket, reaching for my wool socks, and putting on a hat before I walk home at night. In the publishing world, holiday-themed books start showing up around this time of year – including all those fun holiday mystery novels. In the spirit of the season, this month at the Mechanics' Institute we're featuring books about winter – with all the ice and snow you (probably) won't see in San Francisco. We've selected a wide range of books, from literary fiction, to thrillers, to fantasy. Take your pick, grab a blanket and a hot cup of cocoa, and curl up with a winter's tale.

Heather Gudenkauf - Not a Sound
Orhan Pamuk - Snow
Katherine Arden - The Bear and the Nightingale
Yasunari Kawabata - Snow Country
Michelle Paver -...

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by
Cherilyn Banson

BOOKS

FICTION
Ryan Gattis Safe
Tom Stern My vanishing twin

Historical Fiction
Barbara Taylor Bradford Secrets of Cavendon

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Dave Butler Full curl
David Ignatius The quantum spy
Dean Koontz The whispering room
David Kranes Abracadabra
Randall Silvis Two days gone
Paul Finch Ashes to ashes

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Peter S. Beagle The overneath

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Iasmin Omar Ata Mis(h)adra 741.5 A862 comics
Brenden Fletcher Motor crush Volume 1 741.5 F612 comics

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NONFICTION
Applied Sciences
Kyra Sundance Dog training 101: step-by-step instructions for raising a happy, well-behaved dog 636.7 S957

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Natalie Chanin The geometry of hand-sewing: a romance in stitches & embroidery from Alabama Chanin & the School of Making 746.44 C456
Sophie Pester Homemade holiday: craft your way through more than 40 festive projects 745.594 P476
Glen Weldon The caped crusade: Batman & the rise of nerd culture 741.5973 W445

Biography & Genealogy
Susan Rubin Suleiman The Némirovsky question: the life, death & legacy of a Jewish writer in twentieth-century France 92 N738

Food & Drink
Robyn Eckhardt Istanbul & beyond: exploring the diverse cuisines of Turkey 641.5956 E192
Todd Masonis Making chocolate: from bean to bar to s'more 641.6374 M412
Alison Roman Dining in: highly cookable recipes 641.5 R758
Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall The river cottage meat book 641.66 F288

Health & Medicine
Michael Greger How not to die: discover the foods scientifically proven to prevent & reverse disease 613.2 G818
Jess P. Shatkin Born to be wild: why teens take risks & how we can help keep them safe 616.89 S533

History
Ian Black Enemies & neighbors: Arabs & Jews in Palestine & Israel, 1917-2017 956.94 B627
Sally Mott Freeman The Jersey Brothers: a Missing Naval Officer in the Pacific & his Family's Quest to Bring Him Home 940.5472 F855
Greg King Twilight of empire: the tragedy at Mayerling & the end of the Habsburgs 943.6 K521
Anthony McCarten Darkest hour: how Churchill brought England back from the brink 941.084 M123
Deborah Cadbury Queen Victoria's matchmaking: the royal marriages that shaped Europe 941.081 C121
Kyle Harper The fate of Rome: climate, disease & the end of an empire 937.06 H293

Literature & Writing
Matthew Zapruder Why poetry 809.1 Z35

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Sarah Scoles Making contact: Jill Tarter & the search for extraterrestrial intelligence 576.8 S422

Performing Arts & Music
1001 movies you must see before you die 791.43 S358
Sean Egan (editor) The Clash on The Clash: interviews & encounters 782.421 E282

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Rachel Botsman Who can you trust?: how technology brought us together & why it might drive us apart 158.2 B749
Niki Brantmark Lagom: (not too little, not too much): the Swedish art of living a balanced, happy life 158.1 B821
Dawna Markova Reconcilable differences: connecting in a disconnected world 158.2 M346

Politics & Government
Donna Brazile Hacks: the inside story of the break-ins & breakdowns that put Donald Trump in the White House 324.973 B827

Social Sciences & Current Events
Tamim Bayoumi Unfinished business: the unexplored causes of the financial crisis & the lessons yet to be learned 330.973 B361
Theo Emery Hellfire boys: the birth of the U.S. Chemical Warfare Service & the race for the world's deadliest weapons 358.3 E537
Michael Fabey Crashback: the power clash between the U.S. & China in the Pacific 341.4 F117
Judith Flanders Christmas: a biography 394.2663 F584
Paul Kingsnorth Confessions of a recovering environmentalist & other essays 363.7 K554
David Patrikarakos War in 140 characters: how social media is reshaping conflict in the twenty-first century 355.02 P314
Steven Stoll Ramp Hollow: the ordeal of Appalachia 333.3 S875
Alexander Thurston Boko Haram: the history of an African jihadist movement 363.325 T544
Stephen Alford London's triumph: merchants, adventurers & money in Shakespeare's city 382 A389

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AUDIOBOOKS

Nonfiction
Peter Edelman Not a crime to be poor: the criminalization of poverty in America CD 362.5 E217
Michael Greger How not to die: discover the foods scientifically proven to prevent & reverse disease CD 613.2 G818

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EBOOKS
T. Coraghessan Boyle The relive box & other stories Ebook
A. F. Brady The blind Ebook
Mike Brooks Dark deeds Ebook
Wiley Cash The last ballad Ebook
S. A. Chakraborty The city of brass Ebook
Liv Constantine The last Mrs. Parrish Ebook
John Crowley Ka: the lives of Dar Oakley Ebook
Tess Diamond Such a pretty girl Ebook
Louise Erdrich Future home of the living God Ebook
Joshua Max Feldman Start without me Ebook
Joseph Fink It devours! Ebook
Hazel Gaynor Last Christmas in Paris Ebook
Stephen King 1922 Ebook
Karen Kingsbury In this moment Ebook
Dirk Kurbjuweit Fear Ebook
Gilly Macmillan Odd child out Ebook
Ruby Namdar The ruined house Ebook
Kaira Rouda Best day ever Ebook
C.L. Taylor The missing Ebook
Charles Todd A casualty of war Ebook

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CDs

Jazz & Blues
Regina Carter Ella: accentuate the positive CD Jazz Carter

Popular
Kendrick Lamar Damn. CD Pop Lamar

BOOKS

FICTION
Ryan Gattis Safe
Tom Stern My vanishing twin

Historical Fiction
Barbara Taylor Bradford Secrets of Cavendon

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Dave Butler Full curl
David Ignatius The quantum spy
Dean Koontz The whispering room
David Kranes Abracadabra
Randall Silvis Two days gone
Paul Finch Ashes to ashes

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Peter S. Beagle The overneath

Comic Books, Graphic...

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by
Cherilyn Banson

BOOKS

FICTION
Julián López A beautiful young woman
Michèle Roberts The Walworth beauty
Joan Silber Improvement
Fred Strydom The inside-out man
Leo Tolstoy Family happiness & other stories
Matthew Weiner Heather, the totality
Louise Erdrich Future home of the living god

Historical Fiction
James L. Haley A darker sea: Master Commandant Putnam & the War of 1812

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Aliette de Bodard Servant of the Underworld
Rhys Bowen The ghost of Christmas past
P.D. James Sleep no more: six murderous tales
Sheldon Russell The hanging of Samuel Ash
E.S. Thomson Dark asylum
David Baldacci End game
Janet Evanovich Hardcore twenty-four

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Jim Butcher Dead beat
S. A. Chakraborty The city of brass
Mira Grant Into the drowning deep
Neal Stephenson Snow crash
Molly Tanzer Creatures of will & temper
Andy Weir Artemis

Short Stories
Blake Butler Scorch atlas: a belated primer Fic Butler

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Pratap Chatterjee Verax: the true history of whistleblowers, drone warfare & mass surveillance 327.12 C495 comics
Kevin Czap Fütchi perf 741.5 C998 comics
Sophia Foster-Dimino Sex fantasy 741.5 F758 comics
Ulli Lust Voices in the dark 741.5 L972v comics

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NONFICTION

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Alasdair Post-Quinn Double or nothing: reversible knitting for the adventurous 746.43 P858

Biography & Genealogy
Eliot Weisman The way it was: my life with Frank Sinatra 92 S615
Noah Feldman The three lives of James Madison: genius, partisan, president 92 M182f
Walter Isaacson Leonardo da Vinci 92 L581

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism, Library & Information Science
L.W. "Bill" Lane Jr. The sun never sets: reflections on a western life 070.5092 L265
Kevin Young Bunk: the rise of hoaxes, humbug, plagiarists, phonies, post-facts & fake news 001.95 Y681
Christopher Bonanos New York Magazine Highbrow, lowbrow, brilliant, despicable: 50 years of New York 051 N567

Business & Economics
Michael Hudson J is for junk economics: a guide to reality in an age of deception 330 H885
Andrew W. Lo Adaptive markets: financial evolution at the speed of thought 332.64 L795
Tony Robbins Money: master the game: 7 simple steps to financial freedom 332.024 R632
David Waller Reputation game: the art of changing how people see you 650.13 W198

Food & Drink
Sean Sherman The Sioux chef's indigenous kitchen 641.59 S553

Health & Medicine
Steven R. Gundry The plant paradox: the hidden dangers in "healthy" foods that cause disease & weight gain 613.2 G975
Bryant Johnson The RBG workout 613.71 J661
Mona Morstein Master your diabetes: a comprehensive, integrative approach for both type 1 & type 2 diabetes 616.462 M886

History
Charles Drazin The man who outshone the Sun King: a life of gleaming opulence & wretched reversal in the reign of Louis XIV 944.033 D769
Marguerite van Geldermalsen Married to a Bedouin 956.95 G315
Fred Lyon San Francisco noir 979.461 L991s
Oliver Stone The full transcripts of the Putin interviews: with substantial material not included in the documentary 947.086 S877
Claudia Verhoeven The odd man Karakozov: Imperial Russia, modernity & the birth of terrorism 947.08 V514
Geoffrey C. Ward The Vietnam War: an intimate history 959.7 W256
Gregory A. Daddis Withdrawal: reassessing America's final years in Vietnam 959.7 D121
Kaveh Farrokh The armies of Ancient Persia. The Sassanians 935 F246

Literature & Writing
Eduardo Galeano Hunter of stories 863 G152
Don George How to be a travel writer 808.066 G347
Emmy J. Favilla A world without "whom": the essential guide to language in the BuzzFeed age 808.02 F274

Performing Arts & Music
Mat Callahan The explosion of deferred dreams: musical Renaissance & social revolution in San Francisco, 1965-1975 781.66 C156
Beverly Gray Seduced by Mrs. Robinson: how the Graduate became the touchstone of a generation 791.43 G778
Lara C. Stache Breaking bad: a cultural history 791.45 S775

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Christine Leigh Heyrman American apostles: when evangelicals entered the world of Islam 266 H619
Azeem Ibrahim Radical origins: why we are losing the battle against Islamic extremism--and how to turn the tide 297.8 I14
Spring Washam A fierce heart: finding strength, wisdom & courage in any moment 294.3 W314

Politics & Government
Lawrence O'Donnell Playing with fire: the 1968 election & the transformation of American politics 324.973 O261

Reference
H. Winter Griffith Complete guide to prescription & nonprescription drugs 615.1 G853
LMP 2018: literary market place: the directory of the American book publishing industry with industry indexes 655.52 L77

Social Sciences & Current Events
Danielle Allen Cuz: or, the life & times of Michael A. 305.242 A425
Helen Caldicott (editor) Sleepwalking to Armageddon: the threat of nuclear annihilation 355.02 C146
Nitsana Darshan-Leitner Harpoon: inside the covert war against terrorism's money masters 363.325 D225
Henry Louis Gates Jr. (editor) The annotated African American folktales 398.2 G259
Malcolm Harris Kids these days: human capital & the making of millennials 305.242 H313
Brooke L. Blower Becoming Americans in Paris: transatlantic politics & culture between the World Wars 305.8 B657

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LARGE PRINT
Fiction
David Baldacci End game Large Print Baldacci
Andy Weir Artemis Large Print Weir

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AUDIOBOOKS

Nonfiction
Amy Tan Where the past begins: a writer's memoir CD 92 T161

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EBOOKS
Peter Ackroyd Revolution
Isabel Allende In the midst of winter
Jonathan Alpeyrie The shattered lens: a war photographer's story of survival
Anne Applebaum Red famine: Stalin's war on Ukraine
A.J. Baime The accidental president: Harry S. Truman & the four months that changed the world
Patricia Barry Medicare for dummies
Emanuel Bergmann The trick
Jenny Blackhurst How I lost you
Sidney Blumenthal Wrestling with his angel: the political life of Abraham Lincoln. Vol. II, 1849-1856
Catherine Burns The visitors
Gretchen Carlson Be fierce: stop harassment & take back your power
Ta-Nehisi Coates We were eight years in power: an American Tragedy
Anthony DeCurtis Lou Reed: a life
Maria Duenas The vineyard
Jennifer Egan Manhattan Beach
Scott Eyman Hank & Jim: the fifty-year friendship of Henry Fonda & James Stewart
Jeff Fager Fifty years of 60 minutes: the inside story of television's most influential news broadcast
Lawrence Freedman The future of war
Joel Fuhrman Fast food genocide: how to win the battle against processed food & take back our health
Laura Griffin Touch of Red
Bruce Handy Wild things: the joy of reading children's literature as an adult
Lisi Harrison The Dirty Book Club
Joe Hill Strange weather
Alice Hoffman The rules of magic
Colleen Hoover Without merit
Siri Hustvedt Blindfold
Insight Guides San Francisco city guide
Faye Kellerman Killing season
Thomas Keneally Crimes of the father
Robert Lacey The crown. Volume 1: the official companion: Elizabeth II, Winston Churchill & the making of a young queen, (1947-1955)
Richard M. Langworth Winston Churchill, myth & reality: what he actually did & said
Bandy X. Lee (editor) The dangerous case of Donald Trump: 27 psychiatrists & mental health experts assess a president
Liza Marklund The final word
Tim Marshall A flag worth dying for: the power & politics of national symbols
Eric Metaxas Martin Luther: the man who rediscovered God & changed the world
Kyle Mills Enemy of the state
Kate Moretti The blackbird season
Liza Mundy Code girls: the untold story of the American women code breakers who helped win World War II
Michael Portillo Great continental railway journeys
Walter Reid Five days from defeat: how Britain nearly lost the First World War
Jane Robins White bodies
Virginia Rounding The burning time: Henry VIII, Bloody Mary & the Protestant martyrs of London
Patricia Scanlan Orange blossom days
Jodi Taylor White silence
Mark Tier How to spot the next Starbucks, Whole Foods, Walmart, or McDonald's before its shares explode
David Williams Before we go to war with china & north korea
Mazarkis Williams The tower & knife trilogy

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DVDs
Action & Adventure
Atomic Blonde
Legend

Drama
British Cinema Collection: 8 Acclaimed Films
East side sushi
Pawn sacrifice
The journey

Foreign Language
Daguerréotypes DVD French
Neruda DVD Spanish
The beaches of Agnès DVD French

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
A most wanted man
Whispers in the dark

Nonfiction
I am not your negro DVD 323.1196 B181
The Vietnam War DVD 959.7 W256

BOOKS

FICTION
Julián López A beautiful young woman
Michèle Roberts The Walworth beauty
Joan Silber Improvement
Fred Strydom The inside-out man
Leo Tolstoy Family happiness & other stories
Matthew Weiner Heather, the totality
Louise Erdrich Future home of the living god

Historical Fiction
James L. Haley A darker sea: Master Commandant Putnam & the War of 1812

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Aliette de Bodard Servant of the Underworld
Rhys Bowen...

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The Coppola film-making family is prolific and quite significant. Our current 2nd Floor DVD and Blu-ray selections feature films that were either produced, directed, written, or acted by a member of the family. Below are staff recommendations from the display.

Joel recommends:

Rumble Fish "A few years ago I caught a double feature at the Castro Theatre. I have no idea what the first movie was that drew me there that night, but the second feature (and the one I have not forgotten) was Francis Ford Coppola’s Rumble Fish. A box office bomb when first released in 1983, it now has something of a cult following and for good reason. Coppola described it as “an art film for teenagers”, and that sums it up pretty well: a black-and-white film about gangs of aimless youth getting into fights and trying to impress each other and themselves. It’s not the Godfather or the Conversation, but it’s a beautiful dreamlike movie that added another dimension to my appreciation of Francis Ford Coppola."

Adaptation "Nicolas Cage was actually born Nicolas Kim Coppola, the nephew of Francis Ford and cousin of Sophia. He dropped the Coppola name early in his career to make it on his own, and despite appearing in a few family made movies early on (including Rumble Fish) his career has taken its own distinct trajectory. And, for me, the high point of that trajectory was his 2002 film Adaptation, directed by Spike Jonze (Sofia Coppola's husband at the time) and written by Charlie Kaufman. In it, Cage plays the film’s screenwriter, Charlie Kaufman, a neurotic and depressed screenwriter desperately trying to adapt Susan Orlean’s non-fiction book The Orchid Thief into a Hollywood screenplay. It’s a hard movie to sum up, but Orlean’s story about an orchid enthusiast gets intertwined with Kaufman’s invented story of adapting it, his neurosis, his made-up twin brother (also played by Cage), Hollywood culture, and bit of violence to make a film adaptation like no other."

Kristin recommends Acocalypse Now - "I love this movie! It may be long but it is captivating, good music and great actors make it worth watching. And Many memorable lines come from this movie such as: Robert Duvall's, "Charlie Don't Surf" and "I love the smell of napalm  in the morning!"; Marlon Brando's, "the Horror, the Horror"; and Martin Sheen's, "Never get out of the boat."

Ellen recommends:

National Treasure 2: Book of Secrets "Get two Coppolas for the price of one. Nicolas Cage and Alicia Coppola. It's a sequel. . ."

Moonrise Kingdom "Co-written by Roman Coppola, this is a Wes Anderson film all the way. Quirky and surreal, well-known actors pop up as the story progresses."

Chris recommends "Lost in Translation may have taken home a bevy of awards, but Sofia Coppola’s first film, The Virgin Suicides, is every bit as powerful. It’s the story of the disastrously isolated lives of the 5 Lisbon sisters, and the lives of the neighborhood boys who were forever haunted by their inability to free them, and their inability, in retrospect, to even understand what was happening. The Virgin Suicides stars Kirsten Dunst, Josh Hartnett, James Woods, Kathleen Turner, and a number of cameos including Robert Schwartzman, Sofia Coppola’s cousin. More personal and moody than Lost in Translation, this haunting movie displays Sofia Coppola’s breathtaking cinematography and emotional resonance at their best."

Myles recommends:

Marie Antoinette "Sofia Coppola has an ear for music, and I adore the eclectic soundtracks of her films. Sofia's Marie Antoinette is a rock and roll, stylized, feminist historical drama that depicts the lavish lifestyle that few lived in 18th Century France."

Bram Stoker's Dracula "I seem to enjoy every Dracula film, but I love Bram Stoker's Dracula by Francis Ford Coppola. Optical effects replaced CGI with help from son Roman Coppola. What results is a Dracula film that feels as eerie as the originals, but the costume and feel of the film are distinctly reimagined. You won't find a Bela Lugosi look-alike in Bram Stoker's Dracula."

The Coppola film-making family is prolific and quite significant. Our current 2nd Floor DVD and Blu-ray selections feature films that were either produced, directed, written, or acted by a member of the family. Below are staff recommendations from the display.

Joel recommends:

Rumble Fish "A few years ago I caught a double feature at the Castro Theatre. I have no idea what the first movie was that drew me there that night, but the second feature (and the one I have not forgotten) was Francis Ford Coppola’s Rumble Fish. A box office bomb when first released in 1983, it now has something of a cult following and for good reason. Coppola described it as “an art film for teenagers”, and that sums it up pretty well: a black-and-white film about gangs of aimless youth getting into fights and trying to impress each other and themselves. It’s not the Godfather or the Conversation, but it’s a beautiful dreamlike movie that added another dimension to my appreciation of Francis Ford Coppola."

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BOOKS

FICTION
Megan Hunter The end we start from
Bill McKibben Radio free Vermont: a fable of resistance
Ruby Namdar The ruined house
John Banville Mrs. Osmond
Anthony Quinn Freya

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Jeff Abbott Blame
Arnaldur Indriðason The shadow district
Michael Brandman Missing persons
Ken Bruen The ghosts of Galway
Andrea Camilleri A beam of light
Jane Casey Let the dead speak
Mary Higgins Clark Every breath you take
Shamini Flint Inspector Singh investigates: a calamitous Chinese killing
Timothy Hallinan Fools' river
Alexander McCall Smith The house of unexpected sisters
Anne Perry A Christmas return
Ivy Pochoda Wonder Valley
Krysten Ritter Bonfire
Sheldon Russell The bridge troll murders
Andrew Taylor The ashes of London
Victoria Thompson City of lies
E.S. Thomson Beloved poison
Lee Child The midnight line
Hank Early Heaven's crooked finger
Craig Johnson The Western Star
Mike Ripley Mr. Campion's abdication
Carrie Smith Unholy city

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Jim C. Hines Terminal alliance

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Marcelo D'Salete Run for it: stories of slaves who fought for their freedom 741.5 S163 comics
Mike Mignola The visitor: how & why he stayed 741.5 H476v comics
Leslie Stein Present 741.5 S819 comics

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NONFICTION
Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Reinier de Graaf Four walls & a roof: the complex nature of a simple profession 720 G726
Laura Heyenga (editor) Paper cutting: contemporary artists, timeless craft 745.54 H615
Kate Watson-Smyth Shades of grey: decorating with the most elegant of neutrals 747.94 W343
Clément Chéroux (editor) Walker Evans 770.92 E92w

Biography & Genealogy
Joe Hagan Sticky fingers: the life & times of Jann Wenner & Rolling stone magazine 92 W476
David Lebovitz L'appart: the delights & disasters of making my Paris home 92 L449
Victor Sebestyen Lenin: the man, the dictator & the master of terror 92 L5662se

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism, Library & Information Science
Alison Lewis (editor) Questioning library neutrality: essays from Progressive librarian 021.2 P964
Jeff Fager Fifty years of 60 minutes: the inside story of television's most influential news broadcast 070.1 F153

Business & Economics
Joseph F. Coughlin The longevity economy: unlocking the world's fastest-growing, most misunderstood market 658.834 C854
Barton Seaver American seafood: heritage, culture & cookery from sea to shining sea 333.956 S442

Computer Science
Charles Petzold Code: the hidden language of computer hardware & software 005.72 P513

Food & Drink
Karen Bellessa Petersen The easy 5-ingredient slow cooker cookbook 641.5 P484
Valentina Solfrini Naturally vegetarian: recipes & stories from my Italian family farm 641.5636 S685
Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall River cottage veg: 200 inspired vegetable recipes 641.5636 F288
Michelle Tam Ready or not!: 150+ make-ahead, make-over & make-now recipes by Nom Nom Paleo 641.5638 T153r

Health & Medicine
Joel Fuhrman Fast food genocide: how processed food is killing us & what we can do about it 613.2 F959
Joseph Jebelli In pursuit of memory: the fight against Alzheimer's 616.831 J44

History
Liza Mundy Code girls: the untold story of the American women code breakers of World War II 940.5486 M965
Diana Preston Paradise in chains: the Bounty Mutiny & the founding of Australia 996.18 P937
Katherine A. S. Sibley (editor) A companion to first ladies 973.09 S564
Deanne Stillman Blood brothers: the story of the strange friendship between Sitting Bull & Buffalo Bill 978.02 S857
Mikhail Zygar The empire must die: Russia's revolutionary collapse, 1900-1917 947.08 Z99
Edward L. Ayers The thin light of freedom: the Civil War & emancipation in the heart of America 973.73 A977
Leanda De Lisle The white king: Charles I: traitor, murderer, martyr 942.06 D354
Stephen Kotkin Stalin: waiting for Hitler, 1929-1941 947.084 K874
Mike Wallace Greater Gotham: a history of New York City from 1898 to 1919 974.71 B97g
Gordon S. Wood Friends divided: John Adams & Thomas Jefferson 973.3 W873f

Literature & Writing
William Brewer I know your kind: poems 811.6 B847
Astrid Lindgren War diaries 1939-1945 = Krigsdagböcker 1939-1945 839.73 L745
Martin Puchner The written world: the power of stories to shape people, history, civilization 809.93 P977

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Juli Berwald Spineless: the science of jellyfish & the art of growing a backbone 593.5 B553
Trevor Corson The secret life of lobsters: how fishermen & scientists are unraveling the mysteries of our favorite crustacean 639.5 C826

Performing Arts & Music
Jonathan Cott (editor) Bob Dylan, the essential interviews 782.421 D99b
Nancy Schoenberger Wayne & Ford: the films, the friendship & the forging of an American hero 791.43 S365
Scott Eyman Hank & Jim: the fifty-year friendship of Henry Fonda & James Stewart 791.43 E978

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Reza Aslan God: a human history 211 A835
Robin M. Jensen The cross: history, art & controversy 246 J545

Politics & Government
Van Jones Beyond the messy truth: how we came apart, how we come together 320.51 J763
Mark Lilla The once & future liberal: after identity politics 320.51 L729
John Prados The ghosts of Langley: into the CIA's heart of darkness 327.12 P896g

Social Sciences & Current Events
Ed Asner The grouchy historian: an old-time lefty defends our Constitution against right-wing hypocrites & nutjobs 342.7302 A836
Noam Cohen The know-it-alls: the rise of Silicon Valley as a political powerhouse & social wrecking ball 338.47 C678
Lauren-Brooke Eisen Inside private prisons: an American dilemma in the age of mass incarceration 365.973 E361
Tamer Elnoury American radical: inside the world of an undercover Muslim FBI agent 363.325 E486
Hannah Fry The mathematics of love: patterns, proofs & the search for the ultimate equation 306.73 F946
John McKnight The abundant community: awakening the power of families & neighborhoods 307.3 M159
Dan Rather What unites us: reflections on patriotism 323.6 R234

Travel & Geography
Frommer's Hawaii 2018 919.69 F93
Malachy Tallack The un-discovered islands: an archipelago of myths & mysteries, phantoms & fakes 910 T147
Terry Virts View from above: an astronaut photographs the world 910.22 V819

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LARGE PRINT
Fiction
Lee Child The midnight line Large Print Child

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AUDIOBOOKS
Fiction
Jennifer Egan Manhattan Beach CD Fic Egan

Nonfiction
Finn Murphy The long haul: a trucker's tales of life on the road CD 388.324 M978

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EAUDIOBOOKS
Fiction
Hala Alyan Salt houses
Aphra Behn Oroonoko
Robert Jackson Bennett City of miracles
Ray Celestin Dead man's blues
Joseph Conrad Under western eyes
B.J. Daniels Outlaw's honor
G.S. Denning Warlock Holmes: the hell-hound of the Baskervilles
Nadine Dorries The children of Lovely Lane
Christine Feehan Shadow reaper
Agnete Friis What my body remembers
Bill Groneman Eyewitness to the Alamo
Carolyn Haines Sticks & bones
Jane Hawking Silent music
Arthur Herman Joseph McCarthy: re-examining the life & legacy of America's most hated senator
K.M. Jackson To me I wed
Howard Jacobson Pussy
William W. Johnstone Brutal night of the mountain man
C. Brian Kelly Proud to be a marine: stories of strength & courage from the few & the proud
Elmer Kelton Wagontongue
Penelope Lively The purple swamp hen & other stories
Agnes Martin-Lugand Don't worry life is easy
Francine Mathews Death in a cold hard light
Francine Mathews Death in a mood indigo
Fiona Melrose Midwinter
Megan E. O'Keefe Break the chains
Thomas Oliphant The road to Camelot: inside JFKs five-year campaign
Amanda Prowse My husband's wife
Tobias Smollet Humphry clinker
Julian Stockwin The powder of death
Becky Wade True to you
Pamela Wechsler The graves
Timothy Williams The second day of the Renaissance

BOOKS

FICTION
Megan Hunter The end we start from
Bill McKibben Radio free Vermont: a fable of resistance
Ruby Namdar The ruined house
John Banville Mrs. Osmond
Anthony Quinn Freya

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Jeff Abbott Blame
Arnaldur Indriðason The shadow district
Michael Brandman Missing persons
Ken Bruen The ghosts of Galway
Andrea Camilleri A beam of light
Jane Casey Let the dead speak
Mary...

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BOOKS

FICTION
Isabel Allende In the midst of winter
Romain Gary The kites
Henning Mankell After the fire

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Ellery Adams The secret, book & scone society
Linwood Barclay Parting shot
Graeme Macrae Burnet The disappearance of Adèle Bedeau
Andrew Cartmel The run-out groove
Michael Connelly Two kinds of truth
Kjell Ola Dahl Faithless
John Grisham The rooster bar
Iris Johansen Mind game
T.R. Ragan Her last day
Deanna Raybourn A perilous undertaking
Michael Stanley Dying to live
Stuart Woods Quick & dirty
James Patterson Haunted

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Gregory Maguire Hiddensee: a tale of the once & future Nutcracker

Short Stories
Daniel Alarcón The king is always above the people Fic Alarcón
McSweeney's 50 SS M175
Otto Penzler (editor) The big book of rogues & villains SS R736
The usual Santas: a collection of Soho Crime Christmas capers SS U88

Westerns
Louis L'Amour Louis L'Amour's lost treasures. Volume 1, Unfinished manuscripts, mysterious stories & lost notes from one of the world's most popular novelists

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NONFICTION

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Otis Ingrams Leatherworks: traditional craft for modern living 745.53 I549
Lora S. Irish The art of spoon carving: a classic craft for the modern kitchen 736.4 I682
Gabri Joy Kirkendall Creative lettering & beyond 745.61 K594
Tamara Maynes The maker: crafting a unique space 747 M472
Alex Prud'Homme France is a feast: the photographic journey of Paul & Julia Child 778 P971
Thérèse Diamand Rosinsky Suzanne Valadon 759.4 V136
Tiffanie Turner The fine art of paper flowers: a guide to making beautiful & lifelike botanicals 745.92 T944

Biography & Genealogy
John Hodgman Vacationland: true stories from painful beaches 92 H689
Henry Marsh Admissions: life as a brain surgeon 92 M364
David Yaffe Reckless daughter: a portrait of Joni Mitchell 92 M681
Eric Metaxas Martin Luther: the man who rediscovered God & changed the world 92 L973me

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism, Library & Information Science
Christopher de Hamel Meetings with remarkable manuscripts: twelve journeys into the medieval world 091 D322

Business & Economics
Michael Dart Retail's seismic shift: how to shift faster, respond better & win customer loyalty 658.8 D226

Chess
Bryce D. Avery Correspondence chess in America 794.17 A954
Karsten Müller 222 opening traps after 1.d4: & all other moves except 1.e4 794.122 M958

Food & Drink
Cooking at home with Bridget & Julia: the TV hosts of America's test kitchen share their favorite recipes for feeding family & friends 641.5 L244
Gabi Moskowitz Hot mess kitchen: recipes for your delicious disastrous life 641.55 M911h
Deb Perelman Smitten kitchen every day: triumphant & unfussy new favorites 641.5 P437s

Health & Medicine
The ultimate women's guide to beating disease & living a happy life 2016 613.0424 B751

History
A.J. Baime The accidental president: Harry S. Truman & the four months that changed the world 973.918 B161
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. 100 amazing facts about the Negro 973.0496 G2591
edited by Bandy X. Lee (editor) The dangerous case of Donald Trump: 27 psychiatrists & mental health experts assess a president 973.933 L477
Richard Lloyd Parry Ghosts of the tsunami: death & life in Japan's disaster zone 952.05 P264
Simon Schama The story of the Jews. Volume two, Belonging 1492-1900 909.04924 S299

Languages & Linguistics
Kenneth G. Henshall A guide to remembering Japanese characters 495.6 H526

Law
Frederick Hertz A legal guide for lesbian & gay couples 346.7301 H576L
Amy Loftsgordon Credit repair: make a plan, improve your credit score, avoid scams 332.7 L829

Literature & Writing
Matt Bird The secrets of story 808.3 B618

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Virginia Rounding The burning time: Henry VIII, Bloody Mary & the Protestant martyrs of London 272.6 R859

Social Sciences & Current Events
Paola Antonelli ITEMS: is fashion modern? 391 A634
Peter Edelman Not a crime to be poor: the criminalization of poverty in America 362.5 E217
Dianne Lake Member of the family: my story of Charles Manson, life inside his cult & the darkness that ended the sixties 364.152 L192
Cathy Otten With ash on their faces: Yezidi women & the Islamic State 363.325 O897
Anthony Sadler The 15:17 to Paris: the true story of a terrorist, a train & three American heroes 363.325 S126
Matt Taibbi I can't breathe: a killing on Bay Street 363.2308 T129
Tori Telfer Lady killers: deadly women throughout history 364.152 T271

Travel & Geography
Arlen J. Hansen Expatriate Paris: a cultural & literary guide to Paris of the 1920s 914.436 H249
Lonely Planet Banff, Jasper & Glacier National Parks 917.1233 L847
Moon Chesapeake Bay 917.551 M818
Lonely Planet Iceland's ring road: road trips 914.91 L847s

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LARGE PRINT
Fiction
Michael Connelly Two kinds of truth Large Print Connelly
Jennifer Egan Manhattan Beach Large Print Egan
John Grisham The rooster bar Large Print Grisham

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EAUDIOBOOKS
Jorn Lier Horst Closed for winter eAudiobook
Alison Weir Queens of the conquest eAudiobook

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DVDs

Drama
Sully

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CDs
Classical
Edvard Grieg Lieder CD Classical Grieg

Jazz & Blues
Miles Davis SFJazz Collective Music of Miles Davis & original compositions CD Jazz Davis

Popular
Patsy Cline Patsy Cline's greatest hits CD Pop Cline

BOOKS

FICTION
Isabel Allende In the midst of winter
Romain Gary The kites
Henning Mankell After the fire

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Ellery Adams The secret, book & scone society
Linwood Barclay Parting shot
Graeme Macrae Burnet The disappearance of Adèle Bedeau
Andrew Cartmel The run-out groove
Michael Connelly Two kinds of truth
Kjell Ola Dahl Faithless
John Grisham The rooster bar
Iris Johansen Mind...

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BOOKS

FICTION
C. Morgan Babst The floating world
Tessa Hadley The London train

Historical Fiction
Ian McGuire The North water

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Anne Cleeland Murder in all honour
Anne Cleeland Murder in shadow
Peter Corris Win, lose or draw
Laura Wilson A willing victim

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NONFICTION
Applied Sciences
Jim Endersby Orchid: a cultural history 635.9344 E565
Cass R. Sunstein Wiser: getting beyond groupthink to make groups smarter 658.4 S958
Kelly Weinersmith Soonish: emerging technologies that'll improve and/or ruin everything 601 W423

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Susan Baker Following Proust 759.13 B167
Shirley Neilsen Blum Henri Matisse: rooms with a view 750.92 M43bl
Michael Duncan High drama: Eugene Berman & the legacy of the melancholic sublime 759.13 D911
Lois Davidson Gottlieb A way of life: an apprenticeship with Frank Lloyd Wright 720.92 W94g
Peter Bacon Hales Silver cities: photographing American urbanization, 1839-1939 770.973 H167
David Salle How to see: looking, talking & thinking about art 709.04 S168
Sébastien Perez Frida 759.972 P438

Biography & Genealogy
Stanley P. Hirshson General Patton: a soldier's life 92 P322h
Nathan Ward The lost detective: becoming Dashiell Hammett 92 H2257w
Barbara Leaming Kick Kennedy: the charmed life & tragic death of the favorite Kennedy daughter 92 K35563L

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism, Library & Information Science
Sharyl Attkisson The smear: how shady political operatives & fake news control what you see, what you think & how you vote 070.4 A885

Chess
Nicholas Pert The solid Slav Defence 794.122 P469

Food & Drink
Hugh Acheson The chef & the slow cooker 641.588 A177

Health & Medicine
Jerry Baker Healing fixers, mixers, & elixirs: 352 do-it-yourself natural formulas for a healthier & more beautiful you! 613 B167h
Jonathan D. Rose The foot book: a complete guide to healthy feet 617.585 R795

History
Carol Blackman Truth & love: finding the soul of the sixties 979.461 B629
Thomas Childers Wings of morning: the story of the last American bomber shot down over Germany in World War II 940.5449 C536
Taylor Coffman Building for Hearst & Morgan: voices from the George Loorz papers 917.9478 C675b
Laura Ingraham Billionaire at the barricades: the populist revolution from Reagan to Trump 973.933 I541
Julie Summers Home fires: the story of the Women's Institute in the Second World War 940.53 S955
Michael Duncan The storm before the storm: the beginning of the end of the Roman Republic 937.05 D911
Laura Engelstein Russia in flames: war, revolution, civil war, 1914-1921 947.084 E577
Victor Davis Hanson The second world wars: how the first global conflict was fought & won 940.54 H251
Robert Lacey The crown. Volume 1: the official companion: Elizabeth II, Winston Churchill & the making of a young queen, (1947-1955) 941.08 L131

Literature & Writing
Annie Baker The Flick 812.6 B167
Anne H. Janzer The workplace writer's process: a guide to getting the job done 808.066 J355
Emily Midorikawa A secret sisterhood: the literary friendships of Jane Austen, Charlotte Brontë, George Eliot & Virginia Woolf 823 M629
Dana Gioia 99 poems: new & selected 811 G495n

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Jeff Goodell The water will come: rising seas, sinking cities & the remaking of the civilized world 551.458 G648

Performing Arts & Music
30 Rock & philosophy: we want to go to there 791.45 W815

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Pope John Paul II The theology of the body: human love in the divine plan 233.5 J658
Robert Sarah The power of silence: against the dictatorship of noise 248.4 S243
Lucius Annaeus Seneca Letters on ethics: to Lucilius 188 S475
Louisa Shea The cynic enlightenment: Diogenes in the salon 149 S539
Christopher West Theology of the body explained: a commentary on John Paul II's "gospel of the body" 233.5 W516
Dan Jones The Templars: the rise & spectacular fall of God's holy warriors 271.79 J762

Politics & Government
David Neiwert Alt-America: the rise of the radical right in the age of Trump 320.533 N417

Reference
Chase's calendar of events 2018: the ultimate go-to guide for special days, weeks & months 394 C48

Social Sciences & Current Events
Bitcoin for dummies 332.178 B624
Ashley Dawson Extreme cities: the peril & promise of urban life in the age of climate change 307.76 D272
Caitlin Doughty From here to eternity: traveling the world to find the good death 363.75 D732f
Lauren Elkin Flâneuse: women walk the city in Paris, New York, Tokyo, Venice & London 305.4 E436
William B. Helmreich The Brooklyn nobody knows: an urban walking guide 306.0974 H481b
Alexander Humez Short cuts: a guide to oaths, ring tones, ransom notes, famous last words & other forms of minimalist communication 302.2 H922
William J. Perry My journey at the nuclear brink 355.02 P462
Sasha Polakow-Suransky Go back to where you came from: the backlash against immigration & the fate of western democracy 304.8 P762
Tomás F. Summers Sandoval Jr. Latinos at the Golden Gate: creating community & identity in San Francisco 305.868 S955
Edward N. Wolff A century of wealth in America 339.2 W855

Travel & Geography
John Bartram Travels on the St. Johns River 917.59 B294
Penny Watson Hong Kong precincts: a curated guide to the city's best shops, eateries, bars & other hangouts 915.125 W337
Kevin Whitton Moon Hawaii 919.691 M818
Eyewitness Serbia 914.971 D626

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EAUDIOBOOKS
Linda Lael Miller A snow country Christmas

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DVDs

Nonfiction
Kurt & Courtney DVD 781.66 K969
The filth & the fury DVD 781.66 S518f

BOOKS

FICTION
C. Morgan Babst The floating world
Tessa Hadley The London train

Historical Fiction
Ian McGuire The North water

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Anne Cleeland Murder in all honour
Anne Cleeland Murder in shadow
Peter Corris Win, lose or draw
Laura Wilson A willing victim

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NONFICTION
Applied Sciences
Jim Endersby Orchid: a cultural history 635.9344 E565
Cass R. Sunstein Wiser: getting beyond groupthink to make groups smarter 658.4 S958...

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