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Readers Nook

by
Cherilyn Banson

BOOKS

FICTION
William Boyle A friend is a gift you give yourself
Nickolas Butler Little faith
Maggie Gee Virginia Woolf in Manhattan
Anne-Gine Goemans Gliding flight
Anne Griffin When all is said
Peter Heller The river
Dana Reinhardt Tomorrow there will be sun
Peter Rock The night swimmers
Namwali Serpell The old drift
David Vann Halibut on the moon
Lauren Wilkinson American spy
Bonnie Kistler House on fire

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Charles Finch The vanishing man
Mario Giordano Auntie Poldi & the vineyards of Etna
Elly Griffiths The stranger diaries
Victoria Hamilton A gentlewoman's guide to murder
Sophie Hénaff Stick together
Brad Parks The last act
J.P. Pomare Call me Evie
Luca Veste The bone keeper
C.J. Box Wolf pack
Christi Daugherty A beautiful corpse
Dolores Gordon-Smith Forgotten murder
Renee Knight The secretary
Phillip Margolin The perfect alibi

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Robert Jackson Bennett Vigilance

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Jacques Tardi I, Rene Tardi, prisoner of war in Stalag IIB. Vol. 2, My return home 940.5472 T173 comics
Bill Griffith Nobody's fool: the life & times of Schlitzie the Pinhead 92 S394g comics
Peter J. Tomasi The bridge: how the Roeblings connected Brooklyn to New York 624.2 T655 comics

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NONFICTION
Applied Sciences
James Donovan Shoot for the moon: the space race & the extraordinary voyage of Apollo 11 629.454 D68s
Bob Thompson The illustrated field guide to vintage trailers 629.226 T371

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Simon Garfield In miniature: how small things illuminate the world 745.592 G231i
Sarah Gordon Indecent exposures: Eadweard Muybridge's Animal locomotion nudes 770.92 M99i
Lloyd Kahn Driftwood shacks: anonymous architecture along the California coast 728.3 K124d

Biography & Genealogy
Peter Filkins H.G. Adler: a life in many worlds 92 A591f
Jay Howard Geller The Scholems: a story of the German-Jewish bourgeoisie from emancipation to destruction 920 S643g

Business & Economics
Max Altschuler Hacking sales: the ultimate playbook & tool guide to building a high velocity sales machine 658.8 A799
Leslie Berlin Troublemakers: Silicon Valley's coming of age 338.47 B455
Jeb Blount Fanatical prospecting: the ultimate guide for starting sales conversations & filling the pipeline by leveraging social selling, telephone, email & cold calling 658.872 B623

Chess
Matthew Sadler Game changer: AlphaZero's groundbreaking chess strategies & the promise of AI 794.12 S117g

Computer Science
David D. Clark Designing an internet 004.6 C547
David Pogue MacOS Mojave: the missing manual 005.446 M729

Health & Medicine
Matt Richtel Elegant defense: the extraordinary new science of the immune system: a tale in four lives 616.079 R418

History
Enjeela Ahmadi-Miller The broken circle: a memoir of escaping Afghanistan 958.104 A519
Frank Bergon Two-buck Chuck & the Marlboro Man: the new Old West 979.45 B454
Lorenzo Lucchesi Staten Island: like it or not 974.72 L934
Giles Milton Soldier, sailor, frogman, spy, airman, gangster, kill or die: how the Allies won on D-day 940.542 M662s
Martin Mosebach The 21: a journey into the land of Coptic martyrs 962 M852
Alexander Nemerov Summoning Pearl Harbor 940.542 N433s
Christina Thompson Sea people: the puzzle of Polynesia 996 T371
Helen Zia Last boat out of Shanghai: the epic story of the Chinese who fled Mao's revolution 951.042 Z64
Dilip Hiro Cold war in the Islamic world: Saudi Arabia, Iran & the struggle for supremacy 956 H668c
James Carl Nelson The Polar Bear Expedition: the heroes of America's forgotten invasion of Russia, 1918-1919 947.084 N42p

Literature & Writing
Benjamin Dreyer Dreyer's English: an utterly correct guide to clarity & style 808.02 D825
Donald Hall A carnival of losses: notes nearing ninety 811.54 H168c

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Kathleen Dean Moore Great tide rising: towards clarity & moral courage in a time of planetary change 577.27 M781
David H. DeVorkin The Hubble cosmos: 25 years of new vistas in space 522.29 D498
John Dvorak Mask of the sun: the science, history & forgotten lore of eclipses 523.7 D988

Performing Arts & Music
Peter Doggett Are you ready for the country: Elvis, Dylan, Parsons & the roots of country rock 781.642 D677
Ian S. Port The birth of loud: Leo Fender, Les Paul & the guitar-pioneering rivalry that shaped rock 'n' roll 787.87 P830

Social Sciences & Current Events
Samantha Allen Real queer America: LGBT stories from red states 306.76 A531
Caroline Criado Perez Invisible women: data bias in a world designed for men 305.42 C867
Juanita Tamayo Lott Golden children: legacy of ethnic studies, SF State 304.6 L884
Cara Robertson The trial of Lizzie Borden 364.152 B877r

Sports & Games
Clay Hayes Traditional bowyer's handbook 799.32 H417
Mark Synnott The impossible climb: Alex Honnold, El Capitan & the climbing life 796.52 H773s

Travel & Geography
John Baxter A year in Paris: season by season in the City of Light 914.436 B355y
Frances Mayes See you in the piazza: new places to discover in Italy 914.5 M468s

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CHILDREN'S COLLECTION

BOOKS
Fiction
Brian Lies The rough patch Child Lies
Dr. Seuss The cat in the hat Child Seuss

Nonfiction
M. H. Clark Tiger days: a book of feelings Child 155.412 C547

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EBOOKS
John Baxter A year in Paris: season by season in the city of light
Jenny Blake Pivot: the only move that matters is your next one
Darrell Bricker Empty planet: the shock of global population decline
Peter Dennis Handwriting Analysis
Wendy Doniger The Hindus: an alternative history
Carrie Gibson El Norte: the epic & forgotten story of Hispanic North America
Ilana Jacqueline Surviving & thriving with an invisible chronic illness: how to stay sane & live one step ahead of your symptoms
Parag Khanna The future is Asian: commerce, conflict & culture in the 21st century
Nina L. Khrushcheva In Putin's footsteps: searching for the soul of an empire across Russia's eleven time zones
J.J. Mulligan Sepúlveda No human is illegal
Katherine S. Newman Downhill from here: retirement insecurity in the age of inequality
Marietta O'Byrne A tapestry garden: the art of weaving plants & place
Mary Pipher Women rowing North: navigating life's currents & flourishing as we age
Amin Saikal Iran rising: the survival & future of the Islamic Republic
Jill Schlesinger The dumb things smart people do with their money: thirteen ways to right your financial wrongs
Fabien Truong Radicalized loyalties: becoming Muslim in the West

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DVDs
Classics
The Rose Tattoo

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CDs
Jazz & Blues
Chucho Valdés Jazz batá 2 CD Jazz Valdés

Opera
Ludwig van Beethoven Fidelio: op. 72 CD Opera Beethoven

Popular
Jeff Tweedy Warm CD Pop Tweedy

BOOKS

FICTION
William Boyle A friend is a gift you give yourself
Nickolas Butler Little faith
Maggie Gee Virginia Woolf in Manhattan
Anne-Gine Goemans Gliding flight
Anne Griffin When all is said
Peter Heller The river
Dana Reinhardt Tomorrow there will be sun
Peter Rock The night swimmers
Namwali Serpell The old drift
David Vann Halibut on the moon
Lauren Wilkinson American spy
Bonnie Kistler...

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by
Cherilyn Banson

BOOKS

FICTION
Kathryn Davis The Silk Road
Chigozie Obioma An orchestra of minorities
Fernando Aramburu Homeland
Jamil Jan Kochai 99 nights in Logar
Preti Taneja We that are young

Historical Fiction
Frances Liardet We must be brave
Ona Russell Rule of capture
David Bowman Big bang
Lisa See The island of sea women

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Tony Bellotto Bellini & the sphinx
Andrea Camilleri The overnight kidnapper
Michael Grant A sudden death in Cyprus
Rick Homan Dark Exhibit
Rick Homan Dark Picasso
Joseph Knox The smiling man
Niklas Natt och Dag The wolf & the watchman
Charles Todd The black ascot
Sophie Hannah The next to die
T. J. Martinson The reign of the Kingfisher
Hideo Yokoyama Seventeen

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
K Chess Famous men who never lived
Jenn Lyons The ruin of kings
Charlie Jane Anders The city in the middle of the night
Ann Leckie The Raven tower
George R. R. Martin Fire & blood

Short Stories
A people's future of the United States: speculative fiction from 25 extraordinary writers SS P390
Josh Weil The age of perpetual light Fic Weil

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NONFICTION
Applied Sciences
W. Jean Dodds Canine nutrigenomics: the new science of feeding your dog for optimum health 636.7 D661

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Julia Cameron Finding water: the art of perseverance 701.15 C182f
Robert A. McCabe Mykonos: portrait of a vanished era 779 M459
Leo Steinberg Michelangelo's sculpture 730.92 B943s

Biography & Genealogy
Dario Fo The Pope's daughter 92 B733f
Anna Pasternak The real Wallis Simpson: a new history of the American divorcée who became the Duchess of Windsor 92 W759p

Business & Economics
Erica Cerulo Work wife: the power of female friendship to drive successful businesses 658.4 C337
Jane Finkle The introvert's complete career guide: from landing a job, to surviving, thriving & moving on up 650.14 F495
Larry E. Swedroe Your complete guide to a successful & secure retirement 332.024 S97y

Computer Science
Florent Pillet RxSwift: reactive programming with swift 005.25 P641
Preston So Decoupled Drupal in practice: architect & implement decoupled Drupal architectures across ... the stack 005.78 S675

Health & Medicine
Jonathan M. Metzl Dying of whiteness: how the politics of racial resentment is killing America's heartland 362.1 M569

History
Greg Grandin The end of the myth: from the frontier to the border wall in the mind of America 973 G753e
Robert Goodwin América: the epic story of Spanish North America, 1493-1898 979.01 G656a
Barry Strauss Ten Caesars: Roman Emperors from Augustus to Constantine 937.06 S91t

Literature & Writing
T Kira Madden Long live the tribe of fatherless girls 813 M263
K. McCoy This book will put you to sleep 817 M459
Christopher Hull Our man down in Havana: the story behind Graham Greene's Cold War spy novel 972.912 H877

Performing Arts & Music
Paul Zollo More songwriters on songwriting 782.421 Z86s
A. S. Hamrah The Earth dies streaming: film writing, 2002-2018 791.43 H189

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Lisa Damour Under pressure: confronting the epidemic of stress & anxiety in girls 155.53 D187
S.H. Hooke Middle Eastern mythology 398.2 H782

Social Sciences & Current Events
Jan Batiste Adkins African Americans of San Francisco 305.896 A53
Ashton Applewhite This chair rocks: a manifesto against ageism 305.26 A65t
Terence Clarke An Arena of truth: conflict in black & white 305.8 C5971
Mitchell S. Jackson Survival math: notes on an all-American family 305.896 J132
Chip Jacobs Smogtown: the lung-burning history of pollution in Los Angeles 363.7392 J151
Love & resistance: out of the closet into the Stonewall era 306.76 L941
Nancy Kalikow Maxwell Typically Jewish 305.892 M465t
Paul Morland The human tide: how population shaped the modern world 304.6 M827
Pamela S. Nadell America's Jewish women: a history from colonial times to today 305.48 N124
Hugh Ryan When Brooklyn was queer 306.76 R952
Danielle Sered Until we reckon: violence, mass incarceration & a road to repair 364.6 S662
Keith A. Spencer A people's history of Silicon Valley: how the tech industry exploits workers, erodes privacy & undermines democracy 303.483 S331
Michael H. Stone The new evil: understanding the emergence of modern violent crime 364.3 S711
Albert Woodfox Solitary: unbroken by four decades in solitary confinement: my story of transformation & hope 322.42 W855
Anthony Harkins (editor) Appalachian reckoning: a region responds to Hillbilly Elegy 305.562 A481

Sports & Games
Amy Bass One goal: a coach, a team & the game that brought a divided town together 796.334 B293
Sam Sloan Chinese chess for beginners 794.18 S521
Aono Teruichi Better moves for better shogi 794.18 A58

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CHILDREN'S COLLECTION

BOOKS
Nonfiction
Troon Harrison The birdman Child 326 H245

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EBOOKS
Neal Bascomb The escape artists a band of daredevil pilots & the greatest prison break of the Great War
Mary Beard How do we look the body, the divine & the question of civilization
James R. Benn Solemn graves
Niobia Bryant Mistress for hire
Myke Cole The queen of crows
Pankaj Ghemawat The new global road map enduring strategies for turbulent times
Sean Grigsby Daughters of forgotten light
Rosie Howard The homecoming
Lynne Hugo The testament of Harold's wife
Kenji Jasper Nostrand avenue
William W. Johnstone A Colorado Christmas
Elmer Kelton The man who rode midnight
Peter Laws Unleashed
Ursula K. Le Guin The wave in the mind talks & essays on the writer, the reader & the imagination
Maureen Lee Violet's children
Peter Leonard Raylan goes to Detroit
Brian McClellan War cry
Eric McCormack The mysterium a novel of deconstruction
Kristina McMorris Sold on a Monday
Claire Messud The hunters
Ian O'Connor Belichick the making of the greatest football coach of all time
Kathleen Kelley Reardon The secret handshake mastering the politics of the business inner circle
Jennifer Riel Creating great choices a leader's guide to integrative thinking
Brandon Sanderson Infinity blade redemption
Shaun Sinclair Street rap
Raj Sisodia Conscious capitalism field guide tools for transforming your organization
Bradley R. Staats Never stop learning stay relevant, reinvent yourself & thrive
Paul Theroux Figures in a landscape people & places
Tiffany L. Warren The outside child

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CDs
Sacred
Love came down at Christmas: carols from Wells Cathedral CD Sacred Love

BOOKS

FICTION
Kathryn Davis The Silk Road
Chigozie Obioma An orchestra of minorities
Fernando Aramburu Homeland
Jamil Jan Kochai 99 nights in Logar
Preti Taneja We that are young

Historical Fiction
Frances Liardet We must be brave
Ona Russell Rule of capture
David Bowman Big bang
Lisa See The island of sea women

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Tony Bellotto Bellini & the sphinx
Andrea Camilleri...

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by
Cherilyn Banson

BOOKS

FICTION
Jen Beagin Vacuum in the dark
Levan Berdzenishvili Sacred darkness: the last days of the Gulag

Historical Fiction
Christopher Castellani Leading men
Elizabeth Letts Finding Dorothy

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Barry Eisler Graveyard of memories
Philip Kerr Berlin noir
Nick Petrie Tear it down
Ragnar Jónasson Blackout
Don Winslow The border
Nelson DeMille A quiet end

Short Stories
Machado de Assis The collected stories of Machado de Assis

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Ruppert Florent The perineum technique 741.5 R878 comics

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NONFICTION
Applied Sciences
Ken Steiglitz The discrete charm of the machine: why the world became digital 621.38 S33

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Bob Batchelor Stan Lee: the man behind Marvel 741.592 L481b
Isaac Mizrahi IM: a memoir 746.92 M699

Biography & Genealogy
Grace Kennan Warnecke Daughter of the cold war 92 W241
Kate Hubbard Devices & desires: Bess of Hardwick & the building of Elizabethan England 92 S561h
Samantha Seiple Louisa on the front lines: Louisa May Alcott in the Civil War 92 A349s

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism, Library & Information Science
Marvin Kalb Enemy of the people: Trump's war on the press, the new McCarthyism & the threat to American democracy 071.3 K142e

Health & Medicine
Alex Berenson Tell your children: the truth about marijuana, mental illness & violence 362.295 B452
Judith Grisel Never enough: the neuroscience & experience of addiction 615.78 G887
Lindsey Vonn Strong is the new beautiful: embrace your natural beauty, eat clean & harness your power 613.0424 V896
Sue Armstrong Borrowed time: the science of how & why we age 612.67 A738b
Gerda Saunders Memory's last breath: field notes on my dementia 362.19 S871

Literature & Writing
David Shields The trouble with men: reflections on sex, love, marriage, porn & power 814.6 S55t
Ann Whitford Paul Writing picture books: a hands-on guide from story creation to publication 808.068 P281

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Bob Berman Earth-shattering: violent supernovas, galactic explosions, biological mayhem, nuclear meltdowns & other hazards to life in our universe 523.1 B516e

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
DeVon Franklin The truth about men: what men & women need to know 155.33 F854
Michael P. Winship Hot Protestants: a history of Puritanism in England & America 285.9 W777

Politics & Government
William Davies Nervous states: democracy & the decline of reason 320.01 D286
Michael Walzer Political action: a practical guide to movement politics 322.4 W242p
Angela E. Stent Putin's world: Russia against the West & with the rest 327.47 S428

Social Sciences & Current Events
Jenna Jameson How to make love like a porn star: a cautionary tale 306.77 J238
Alexandra Robbins Fraternity: an inside look at a year of college boys becoming men 371.85 R63f
Eric Thurman Thrive in retirement: simple secrets for being happy for the rest of your life 306.38 T425
Raghuram Rajan The third pillar: how markets & the state leave the community behind 306.3 R162t

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CHILDREN'S COLLECTION

BOOKS
Fiction
Jessica Love Julián is a mermaid Child Love

Nonfiction
Gerald McDermott Anansi the spider: a tale from the Ashanti Child 398.2 M134a

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DVDs
Action & Adventure
The man from U.N.C.L.E.

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Columbo. Mystery movie collection. 1989-1990
Columbo. Mystery movie collection. 1991-2003

You are there. America grows up DVD 973.8 Y835ame
You are there. Ancient Greece DVD 938.06 Y835an
You are there. Discovery & mutiny DVD 972.02 Y835d
You are there. Jefferson makes a difference DVD 973.46 Y835j
You are there. The American Revolution & George Washington DVD 973.3 Y835am
You are there. The American Revolution prepares DVD 973.3 Y835a

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CDs

Popular
Bobby Caldwell Blue condition CD Pop Caldwell

BOOKS

FICTION
Jen Beagin Vacuum in the dark
Levan Berdzenishvili Sacred darkness: the last days of the Gulag

Historical Fiction
Christopher Castellani Leading men
Elizabeth Letts Finding Dorothy

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Barry Eisler Graveyard of memories
Philip Kerr Berlin noir
Nick Petrie Tear it down
Ragnar Jónasson Blackout
Don Winslow The border
Nelson DeMille A quiet end

Short Stories
Machado de Assis...

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by
Cherilyn Banson

BOOKS

FICTION
Jordanna Max Brodsky The wolf in the whale
Thomas Mallon Landfall
Agustín Fernández Mallo Nocilla dream
Agustín Fernández Mallo Nocilla experience
Agustín Fernández Mallo Nocilla lab

Historical Fiction
Pitchaya Sudbanthad Bangkok wakes to rain
Matthew Flaming The kingdom of Ohio
Natasha Lester The Paris seamstress

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Anne Perry Triple jeopardy

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
David Walton The genius plague

Short Stories
Ed Finn (editor) Hieroglyph: stories & visions for a better future SS H532

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Gébé Letter to survivors 741.5 G262 comics
Tom King Mister Miracle 741.5 K580 comics
Guillaume Singelin PTSD 741.5 S641p comics
Lucy Knisley Kid gloves: nine months of careful chaos 741.5 K718k comics

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NONFICTION

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Alice Cooney Frelinghuysen American art pottery: the Robert A. Ellison Jr. Collection 738.3 F868a
A living work of art: the Norton Simon Museum Sculpture Garden 730.9794 N821
Adele Cygelman Arthur Elrod: desert modern design 747 E74c
Neil Jackson Pierre Koenig: a view from the archive 720.92 K819j

Business & Economics
Hambleton Lord Fundamentals of angel investing: a guide to making the principles, skills & concepts every investor needs to succeed 332.6 L866
Conor Richardson Millennial money makeover: escape debt, save for your future & live the rich life now 332.024 R393

Health & Medicine
Katy Butler The art of dying well: a practical guide to a good end of life 616.029 B973

History
H.G. Adler Theresienstadt, 1941-1945: the face of a coerced community 940.5318 A591
Daniel Immerwahr How to hide an empire: a history of the greater United States 973 I62
Nina L. Khrushcheva In Putin's footsteps: searching for the soul of an empire across Russia's eleven time zones 947.086 K528
William K. Klingaman The darkest year: the American home front 1941-1942 940.5373 K65d
Gregory Aldrete The long shadow of antiquity: what have the Greeks & Romans done for us? 938 A365L

Literature & Writing
Ben Blatt Nabokov's favorite word is mauve: what the numbers reveal about the classics, bestsellers & our own writing 809 B613
Janet Malcolm Nobody's looking at you 814.54 M243n
Tucker Max The book in a box method: the groundbreaking new way to write & publish your book 808.02 T795
The Trump leaks: The Onion exposes the top secret memos, emails & doodles that could take down a President 817 O4t

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Philipp Blom Nature's mutiny: how the little Ice Age of the long seventeenth century transformed the West & shaped the present 551.694 B653n
Mark Miodownik Liquid rules: the delightful & dangerous substances that flow through our lives 530.42 M669L
David Wallace-Wells The uninhabitable earth: life after warming 551.6 W155

Performing Arts & Music
Ruby Ray Ruby Ray Kalifornia kool Photographs 1976-1982 781.66 R263

Politics & Government
Rory McVeigh The politics of losing: Trump, the Klan & the mainstreaming of resentment 320.56 M459

Social Sciences & Current Events
Timothy P. Carney Alienated America: why some places thrive while others collapse 306.0973 C289a
Dave Cullen Parkland: birth of a movement 371.782 C96p
Kathleen Fitzpatrick Generous thinking: a radical approach to saving the university 370.11 F582
W. David Marx Ametora: how Japan saved American style 391 M369
David N. Perkins Making learning whole: how seven principles of teaching can transform education 371.102 P419
Maryam Rafiee Dear Baba: a story through letters 365.45 R124
Nikesh Shukla (editor) The good immigrant: 26 writers reflect on America 305.9069 G591s
Fabien Truong Radicalized loyalties: becoming Muslim in the West 305.6 T773
Jim Goad The redneck manifesto: how hillbillies, hicks & white trash became America's scapegoats 305.562 G534
Peter Cole Dockworker power: race & activism in Durban & the San Francisco Bay area 331.88 C674

Travel & Geography
Eyewitness travel top 10 Seattle 917.977 E97t
Lonely Planet Pocket Seattle 917.977 L847p

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CHILDREN'S COLLECTION

BOOKS
Fiction
Grace Lin A big mooncake for Little Star Child Lin
Michael Morpurgo The Mozart question: we fought back with our music, it was the only weapon we had Child Morpugo

DVDs
Paddington 2

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DVDs
Action & Adventure
Berry Gordy's the last dragon

Classics
She done him wrong
The swan
You Can't Take It With You

Comedy
Anything else

Drama
Puzzle
Can you ever forgive me?
The sweet hereafter= De beaux lendemains
The wife
Before the rains
The boondock saints
The city of your final destination

Foreign Language
Burning bush= Hořící keř DVD European
The other side of hope DVD European
A Special day = Una giornata particolare DVD Italian
The People vs. Fritz Bauer= Der Staat gegen Fritz Bauer DVD German

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Murder ahoy
Murder at the gallop
Murder most foul
Murder, she said

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Count Dracula

Nonfiction
Before the flood DVD 363.738 B393
The mystery of Mystère: when art & science merge DVD 791.3 C57m
Cosmos: a spacetime odyssey DVD 520 C821
Human flow DVD 362.87 H880
Tea with the dames DVD 792.02 T220

BOOKS

FICTION
Jordanna Max Brodsky The wolf in the whale
Thomas Mallon Landfall
Agustín Fernández Mallo Nocilla dream
Agustín Fernández Mallo Nocilla experience
Agustín Fernández Mallo Nocilla lab

Historical Fiction
Pitchaya Sudbanthad Bangkok wakes to rain
Matthew Flaming The kingdom of Ohio
Natasha Lester The Paris seamstress

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Anne Perry Triple jeopardy

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
David Walton...

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Cherilyn Banson

BOOKS

FICTION
Ayesha Harruna Attah The hundred wells of Salaga
Sandra Newman The heavens
Yuko Tsushima Territory of light
Khaled Khalifa Death is hard work
Valeria Luiselli Lost children archive
Olga Slavnikova The man who couldn't die: the tale of an authentic human being

Historical Fiction
Yangsze Choo The night tiger

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Douglas Preston Verses for the dead
Jenny Rogneby Any means necessary
Charles Cumming The Moroccan girl
Martin Limón Buddha's money
Peter May Runaway
Yrsa Sigurdardottir The reckoning

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Sylvain Neuvel The test
Jasper Fforde Early riser

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Harlan Ellison Harlan Ellison's 7 against chaos 741.5 E597 comics
Ted Fox Showtime at the Apollo: the epic tale of Harlem's legendary theater 792.0974 F830 comics

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NONFICTION
Applied Sciences
Marietta O'Byrne A tapestry garden: the art of weaving plants & place 635 O9t

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
John J. Curley Global art & the Cold War 701 C928
Oscar P. Fitzgerald Little book of wooden boxes: wooden boxes created by the masters 745.51 F576
Ellen Lupton Design is storytelling 745.4 L966d
Sandy Black Knitting: fashion, industry, craft 746.432 B561

Biography & Genealogy
Adina Hoffman Ben Hecht: fighting words, moving pictures 92 H447h
Dani Shapiro Inheritance: a memoir of genealogy, paternity & love 92 S222i
Alison Singh Gee Where the peacocks sing: a palace, a prince & the search for home 070.92 G27

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism, Library & Information Science
Jill Abramson Merchants of truth: the business of news & the fight for facts 071.3 A837

Business & Economics
Jenny Blake Pivot: the only move that matters is your next one 650.14 B581
Parag Khanna The future is Asian: commerce, conflict & culture in the 21st century 330.95 K45f
William L. Silber The story of silver: how the white metal shaped America & the modern world 332.422 S58s
Alan Stein Jr. Raise your game: high-performance secrets from the best of the best 650.1 S341
Timothy A. Wise Eating tomorrow: agribusiness, family farmers & the battle for the future of food 338.1 W754
David Airey Identity designed: the definitive guide to visual branding 658.827 A76

Chess
Thomas Engqvist 300 most important chess positions: study five a week to be a better chess player 794.12 E369t

Food & Drink
Linda Miller Nicholson Pasta, pretty please: a vibrant approach to handmade noodles 641.822 N52

Health & Medicine
Christie Aschwanden Good to go: what the athlete in all of us can learn from the strange science of recovery 617.1 A24
Nick Chen Rx for hope: an integrative approach to cancer care 616.994 C420
B. Brett Finlay The whole-body microbiome: how to harness microbes-- inside & out-- for lifelong health 616.9 F496
Heather Dawn Godfrey Essential oils for mindfulness & meditation: relax, replenish & rejuvenate 615.321 G543
Ilana Jacqueline Surviving & thriving with an invisible chronic illness: how to stay sane & live one step ahead of your symptoms 616.044 J162
Randolph M. Nesse Good reasons for bad feelings: insights from the frontier of evolutionary psychiatry 616.89 N373
Melanie Warner The magic feather effect: the science of alternative medicine & the surprising power of belief 615.5 W242

History
Peter M. Field The Tenderloin District of San Francisco through time 979.461 F453
Sven-Eric Liedman A world to win: the life & works of Karl Marx 335.4 L623
Brad Meltzer The first conspiracy: the secret plot to kill George Washington 973.4 M496
Amin Saikal Iran rising: the survival & future of the Islamic Republic 955 S13i
Jon Wilson The Chaos of Empire: the British Raj & the Conquest of India 954.03 W691
Lawrence Wright God save Texas: a journey into the soul of the Lone Star State 976.4 W951g
Carrie Gibson El Norte: the epic & forgotten story of Hispanic North America 973.0468 G448e
David Wengrow What makes civilization?: the ancient near East & the future of the West 932 W485

Home & Family Management
Katrina Rodabaugh Mending matters: stitch, patch & repair your favorite denim & more 646.6 R61

Law
Steve Luxenberg Separate: the story of Plessy v. Ferguson & America's journey from slavery to segregation 342.7308 L979

Literature & Writing
Kathleen Collins Notes from a black woman's diary: selected works of Kathleen Collins 813.54 C692
Stephen Greenblatt Tyrant: Shakespeare on politics 822.3 G79t
John Warner The writer's practice: building confidence in your nonfiction writing 808.02 W242
Ytasha L. Womack Afrofuturism: the world of black sci-fi & fantasy culture 809.3876 W872

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Dane Huckelbridge No beast so fierce: the terrifying true story of the Champawat Tiger, the deadliest animal in history 599.756 H865

Performing Arts & Music
W.K. Stratton The wild bunch: Sam Peckinpah, a revolution in Hollywood & the making of a legendary film 791.43 S825
Hanif Abdurraqib Go ahead in the rain: notes to A Tribe Called Quest 782.421 T731

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Dominic Done When faith fails: finding God in the shadow of doubt 234.2 D716
A. J. Jacobs Thanks a thousand: a gratitude journey 179.9 J171t
Ram Dass How can I help?: stories & reflections on service 158 R165h
Randy Pausch The last lecture 158.1 P287

Politics & Government
Helena Rosenblatt The lost history of liberalism: from ancient Rome to the twenty-first century 320.51 R723
Michael Tomasky If we can keep it: how the republic collapsed & how it might be saved 320.973 T591

Reference
U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational outlook handbook Ref 331.702 O14

Social Sciences & Current Events
Ben Barres The autobiography of a transgender scientist 306.76 B274
Akiko Busch How to disappear: notes on invisibility in a time of transparency 304.2 B92h
Heike Geissler Seasonal associate 331.25 G278
Bruce Cannon Gibney A generation of sociopaths: how the baby boomers betrayed America 306.0973 G356
Matthew Hindman The internet trap: how the digital economy builds monopolies & undermines democracy 303.4833 H586
Cal Newport Digital minimalism: choosing a focused life in a noisy world 303.4833 N472
Mary Pipher Women rowing north: navigating life's currents & flourishing as we age 305.26 P665w
Marc Reisner Cadillac desert: the American West & its disappearing water 333.91 R37c
Shani Robinson None of the above: the untold story of the Atlanta public schools cheating scandal, corporate greed & the criminalization of educators 370.9758 R560
Wendy Willis These are strange times, my dear: field notes from the republic 306.2 W679
Caitlyn Collins Making motherhood work: how women manage careers & caregiving 306.874 C692
Adam Higginbotham Midnight in Chernobyl: the untold story of the world's greatest nuclear disaster 363.1799 H535

Travel & Geography
Lonely Planet London 914.21 L847
Lonely Planet Madrid 914.641 L847

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CHILDREN'S COLLECTION
BOOKS
Nonfiction
Margot Lee Shetterly Hidden figures: the true story of four Black women & the space race Child 510.92 S594

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DVDs
Action & Adventure
Shane
The shootist

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Gattaca
The forgotten

BOOKS

FICTION
Ayesha Harruna Attah The hundred wells of Salaga
Sandra Newman The heavens
Yuko Tsushima Territory of light
Khaled Khalifa Death is hard work
Valeria Luiselli Lost children archive
Olga Slavnikova The man who couldn't die: the tale of an authentic human being

Historical Fiction
Yangsze Choo The night tiger

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Douglas Preston Verses for the dead
Jenny Rogneby Any means necessary
Charles Cumming The...

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The history of American cinema up to today has included the "Western" as a central genre. While inspired by popular literature, Westerns continue to tell stories about the perils settlers experienced during Western expansion. Mechanics' is home to an extensive collection of Western Americana, including many titles from the Western silver screen and television. 'Giddy-up' to the Western film display on the 2nd floor and take home DVD and Blu-ray from our diverse collection ranging back to the 1930s.

Craig recommends Johnny Guitar starring Joan Crawford and Sterling Hayden. "In this drama film, released in 1954, Joan Crawford as Vienna plays a strong-willed saloon owner. She battles the local townspeople headed by Emma, the local sexually repressed, lynch-happy female rancher. She is out to frame Vienna for a string of robberies. Johnny Logan is a guitar-strumming drifter who was once in love with Vienna, and is offered a job in her saloon. This film is often considered one of the most original westerns of all time... and the women in the film are far tougher than the men."

Taryn recommends:

  • Red River -- "Based on the almost brilliant but still pulpy Blazing Guns on the Chisholm Trail"
  • Dances with Wolves -- "Fascinating native scenery and much of the dialogue is spoken in Lakota with English subtitles."
  • Taryn also recommends the True Grit the novel by Charles Portis, along with both film adaptations starring John Wayne and Josh Brolin.

Veronica recommends High Noon calling it "one of my all-time favorite Westerns".

Lisa recommends True Grit and McCabe and Mrs. Miller

Myles recommends Django Unchained -- "Tarantino’s Spaghetti Western, loosely based on the 1966 Italian film Django, is set in the South and follows freed slave Django, played by Jamie Foxx, as he carries out revenge on plantation owners that have kept his wife captive. Embedded in this violent revisionist Western are the familiar themes of frontier justice, but it’s the frank take on race relations that makes this film stand out."

Steven recommends:

  • The Searchers -- "John Ford directed the best known classics of the Western genre. Many consider this his greatest achievement; it features John Wayne and Jeffrey Hunter searching for a girl kidnapped by Comanches. The ending will surprise you."
  • High Noon -- "Gary Cooper won the Oscar, some say for looking at a clock with a worried expression on his face. This 50s classic has the quintessential shootout scene in which we see the gunfight as a spectator sport. Contrast this with Costner’s Open Range (below)."
  • The Frisco Kid -- "A hidden gem from the 70s. Gene Wilder plays a rabbi sent fresh from the yeshiva school in Poland to a congregation in San Francisco. He has to team up with an outlaw (Harrison Ford before the Star Wars movies) in order to make his way across the country."
  • True Grit -- "The Mechanics Institute library has both the original with John Wayne and Kim Darby as well as the 2010 remake with Jeff Bridges and Hailee Steinfeld. Wayne and Bridges both won the Oscar for Best Actor. The remake had additional Oscar-winning performances as well.  A teenage girl seeks justice for her murdered family. Justice proves a bit elusive."
  • Once Upon a Time in the West -- "Of all the spaghetti westerns this is my favorite. The casting of Sergio Leone’s classic stands as one of the most subversive contributions to the genre: he cast actors quite diametrically against type with Henry Fonda as the sociopathic villain and Jason Robards as morally ambiguous outlaw.  Mythic themes such as the hero’s journey and redemption make this more than just another Western."
  • The Outlaw Josey Wales -- "The 1970s saw a revision of the Western genre to include more historically accurate elements. Screen writer Philip Kaufman integrated these into a script that shows, long before his Indiana Jones movies, that he could craft a perfect story arc. The title character’s outlaw career as a consequence of the Civil War and its aftermath along with a sympathetic portrayal of Native Americans frames the Western in a very different manner than the earlier classics."
  • Dead Man -- "Auteur Jim Jarmusch directed Johnny Depp in this strange and dream-like re-imagining of the Western. Picture the classic Shootout at the OK Corral on acid. In black & white with an interesting collection of actors including Iggy Pop, John Hurt, Gabriel Byrne, Crispin Glover and Jared Harris (son of Richard Harris)."
  • Unforgiven -- "Eastwood further deconstructs the Western in this 1992 movie that goes to great lengths to ‘de-romanticize’ and ‘de-mythologize’ the Western. In a key scene Gene Hackman blows apart the mythos of the western gunslinger with an uncomfortable truth. Some younger viewers may like to see a performance by Richard Harris before he was Dumbledore."
  • Open Range -- "Kevin Costner studied of primary sources and photographs from the period in aid of creating this neo-realistic Western. Unlike the stereotypical depiction of the gunfight in a Western (High Noon, for example), the townspeople flee before the final showdown, not wanting to be anywhere near when the bullets start to fly. Set during one of the many ‘range wars’ that displaced the small-scale ranchers on the frontier in the late 19th century, the film dramatizes a little known chapter of the history of the western United States."

The history of American cinema up to today has included the "Western" as a central genre. While inspired by popular literature, Westerns continue to tell stories about the perils settlers experienced during Western expansion. Mechanics' is home to an extensive collection of Western Americana, including many titles from the Western silver screen and television. 'Giddy-up' to the Western film display on the 2nd floor and take home DVD and Blu-ray from our diverse collection ranging back to the 1930s.

Craig recommends Johnny Guitar starring Joan Crawford and Sterling Hayden. "In this drama film, released in 1954, Joan Crawford as Vienna plays a strong-willed saloon owner. She battles the local townspeople headed by Emma, the local sexually repressed, lynch-happy female rancher. She is out to frame Vienna for a string of robberies. Johnny Logan is a guitar-strumming drifter who was once in love with Vienna, and is offered a job in her saloon. This film is often considered one of the most original westerns of all time... and the women in the film are far tougher than the...

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Cherilyn Banson

BOOKS

FICTION
Amit Chaudhuri Friend of my youth
Mariana Dimópulos All my goodbyes
Yiyun Li Where reasons end
Elinor Lipman Good riddance
Peter Mendelsund Same same
Katrin Schumann The forgotten hours
Mary Adkins When you read this
Amy Feltman Willa & Hesper
Christobel Kent What we did
Johannes Lichtman Such good work

Historical Fiction
Elizabeth McCracken Bowlaway
Whitney Scharer The age of light

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Megan Collins The winter sister
Mike Lawson House arrest
Adele Parks I invited her in
Jane Harper The lost man
Lars Kepler Stalker
C.J. Tudor The hiding place

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Marlon James Black leopard, red wolf

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
James Sturm Off season 741.5 S971 comics
David F. Walker The life of Frederick Douglass: a graphic narrative of a slave's journey from bondage to freedom 92 D737w comics

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NONFICTION

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Wendy Bernard Japanese stitches unraveled: 160+ stitch patterns to knit top down, bottom up, back & forth & in the round 746.43 B456
Boogie Moscow 779.2 B644
Search engine art beta: Digital Futures Victoria & Albert Museum 776 S4391

Biography & Genealogy
Tom Clavin Wild Bill: the true story of the American frontier's first gunfighter 92 H62c

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism, Library & Information Science
Stephanie Chandler The nonfiction book publishing plan: the professional guide to profitable self-publishing 070.5 C361

Business & Economics
Richard N. Bolles What color is your parachute? 2019: a practical manual for job-hunters & career-changers 650.14 B69
Mark Hunter High-profit prospecting: powerful strategies to find the best leads & drive breakthrough sales results 658.85 H916
Grant Sabatier Financial freedom: a proven path to all the money you will ever need 332.024 S132
Jill Schlesinger The dumb things smart people do with their money: thirteen ways to right your financial wrongs 332.024 S38

Chess
Karsten Müller Man vs machine: challenging human supremacy at chess 794.17 M68

Computer Science
Sergey Grinev Mastering JavaFX 10: build advanced & visually stunning Java applications 005.1 J415g

Food & Drink
Yasmin Khan Zaitoun: recipes from the Palestinian kitchen 641.5956 K527

Health & Medicine
Lucy Inglis Milk of paradise: a history of opium 615.32 I45
Jill Miller The roll model: a step-by-step guide to erase pain, improve mobility & live better in your body 613.7 M612
Esmé Weijun Wang The collected schizophrenias: essays 616.89 W246
Robert M. Kaplan More than medicine: the broken promise of American health 362.1 K141

History
Angelos Chaniotis Age of conquests: the Greek world from Alexander to Hadrian 938.08 C362
Roy Strong The story of Britain: a history of the great ages: from the Romans to the present 941 S92st

Home & Family Management
Denise E. Clifton Tables from the rubble: how the restaurants that arose after the great quake of 1906 still feed San Francisco today 647.9579 C613
Bernhard Roetzel Gentleman: a timeless guide to fashion 646.32 R629

Literature & Writing
Hilton Als (editor) The best American essays 2018 814.8 B56 2018
Frank Cebulski Love songs for a certain age 811 C387e
Children's writer's & illustrator's market 655.52 C53
Dana Gioia (editor) The best American poetry. 2018 811.08 B56
Kim McLarin Womanish: a grown black woman speaks on life & love 814.54 M459

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Sam Kean (editor) The best American science & nature writing 2018 500 B56n

Performing Arts & Music
Jans B. Wager Jazz & cocktails: rethinking race & the sound of film noir 791.43 W123
Will Ashon Chamber music: Wu-Tang & America (in 36 pieces) 782.421 W950a

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Peter H. Dennis Handwriting analysis: an adventure in self-discovery 155.282 D423
René Girard I see Satan fall like lightning 230 G51i
Daniel J. Mahoney The idol of our age: how the religion of humanity subverts Christianity 230 M279

Reference
The Old farmer's almanac 2019 Ref 031.02 O447
Robert Lee Brewer (editor) Poet's market 2019 Ref 655.52 P745
J.K. Lasser's your income tax 2019 Ref 336.24 J11
Robert Lee Brewer (editor) Novel & short story writer's market 2019 Ref 808.02 N937
VideoHound's golden movie retriever 2019 Ref 791.4 V65
Chase's calendar of events 2019: the ultimate go-to guide for special days, weeks & months Ref 394 C48

Social Sciences & Current Events
Darrell Bricker Empty planet: the shock of global population decline 304.6 B762
Steven Brint Two cheers for higher education: why American universities are stronger than ever & how to meet the challenges they face 378.73 B772
Sid Holt (editor) The best American magazine writing 2018 814 B561
Roger McNamee Zucked: waking up to the Facebook catastrophe 302.3 M459
J.J. Mulligan Sepúlveda No human is illegal: an attorney on the front lines of the immigration war 325.73 S63

Sports & Games
Ned Colletti The Big Chair: the smooth hops & bad bounces from the inside world of the acclaimed Los Angeles Dodgers general manager 796.357 C689

Travel & Geography
Frommer's easyguide to London 2019 914.21 F93e
Jeff Maynard Antarctica's lost aviator: the epic adventure to explore the last frontier on Earth 919.8 M454
Cheryl Strayed (editor) The best American travel writing 2018 910 B561

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DVDs
Classics
Macbeth
Trouble in paradise

Comedy
Airheads
Gumshoe

Drama
The bodyguard
The sense of an ending

Musicals
Alexander's ragtime band

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
The king

BOOKS

FICTION
Amit Chaudhuri Friend of my youth
Mariana Dimópulos All my goodbyes
Yiyun Li Where reasons end
Elinor Lipman Good riddance
Peter Mendelsund Same same
Katrin Schumann The forgotten hours
Mary Adkins When you read this
Amy Feltman Willa & Hesper
Christobel Kent What we did
Johannes Lichtman Such good work

Historical Fiction
Elizabeth McCracken Bowlaway
Whitney Scharer...

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Veronica Churchill

This month our audiobook selection honors Black History Month. Listen to and explore works by African American writers of both fiction and nonfiction. From L.A. detectives (Cinnamon Kiss) to U.S. history (We Were Eight Years In Power) – there’s something for everyone!

How Are You Going to Save Yourself by JM Holmes, read by Damien Christopher CD Fic Holmes

Native Son by Richard Wright, read by Peter Francis James CD Fic Wright

Cadillac Orpheus by Solon Timothy Woodward, read by Dion Graham CD Fic Woodward

The Interruption of Everything by Terry McMillan, read by Desiree Taylor CD Fic McMillan

Cinnamon Kiss by Walter Mosley, read by Michael Boatman CD Fic Mosley

A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines, read by Jay Long CD Fic Gaines

We Were Eight Years In Power by Ta-Nehisi Coates, read by Beresford Bennett CD 305.896 C652

The Defender: How the Legendary Black Newspaper Changed America: From the Age of the Pullman Porters to the Age of Obama by Ethan Michaeli, read by William Hughes CD 071.73 M621

A Song Flung Up to Heaven by Maya Angelou, read by the author CD 92 A584soc

This month our audiobook selection honors Black History Month. Listen to and explore works by African American writers of both fiction and nonfiction. From L.A. detectives (Cinnamon Kiss) to U.S. history (We Were Eight Years In Power) – there’s something for everyone!

How Are You Going to Save Yourself by JM Holmes, read by Damien Christopher CD Fic Holmes

Native Son by Richard Wright, read by Peter Francis James CD Fic Wright

Cadillac Orpheus by Solon Timothy Woodward, read by Dion Graham CD Fic Woodward

The Interruption of Everything by Terry McMillan, read by Desiree Taylor CD Fic McMillan

Cinnamon Kiss by Walter Mosley, read by Michael Boatman CD Fic Mosley

A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines, read by Jay Long...

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Cherilyn Banson

BOOKS

FICTION
Dana Czapnik The falconer
Maurice Carlos Ruffin We cast a shadow
Amanda Sthers Holy lands
Novuyo Rosa Tshuma House of stone

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Jane Corry The dead ex

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NONFICTION
Applied Sciences
Will Hunt Underground: a human history of the worlds beneath our feet 624.19 H911
Sonia Shah Crude: the story of oil 665.5 S52c

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Kathleen A. Foster Thomas Eakins rediscovered: Charles Bregler's Thomas Eakins collection at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts 750.92 E11fo
Jeffreen M. Hayes Augusta Savage: Renaissance woman 730.92 S921
Adrian Locke Mexico: a revolution in art, 1910-1940 709.72 L79
Richard Pérez Seves Eric Stanton & the history of the Bizarre underground 741.6 S262p

Biography & Genealogy
Tracy Borman Henry VIII & the men who made him 920 H522b
Ron Arons Mind maps for genealogy: enhanced research planning, correlation & analysis 929.1 A674m
Ron Arons Wanted! U.S. criminal records: sources & research methodology 929.1 A674

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism, Library & Information Science
Dorothy Butler Gilliam Trailblazer: a pioneering journalist's fight to make the media look more like America 070.92 G414

Business & Economics
John C. Bogle Stay the course: the story of Vanguard & the index revolution 332.6327 B675s
Emily Brandon Pensionless: the 10-step solution for a stress-free retirement 332.024 B734
Taylor Larimore The Bogleheads' guide to the three-fund portfolio: how a simple portfolio of three total market index funds outperforms most investors with less risk 332.6 L323b
Mike Weinberg New sales: simplified: the essential handbook for prospecting & new business development 658.85 W430

Chess
Ilia Odessky English defence 794.122 O238

Computer Science
Peter Kim The hacker playbook 3: practical guide to penetration testing 005.8 K493
Johan Vos Pro JavaFX 9: a definitive guide to building desktop, mobile & embedded Java clients 005.1 J415v

Food & Drink
Ali Rosen Bring it!: tried & true recipes for potlucks & casual entertaining 641.5973 R722
Michael Solomonov Israeli soul: easy, essential, delicious 641.5956 S689i
Amy B. Trubek Haute cuisine: how the French invented the culinary profession 641.5944 T761

Health & Medicine
Jessica Nutik Zitter Extreme measures: finding a better path to the end of life 616.029 Z695
Laurel Thatcher Ulrich A midwife's tale: the life of Martha Ballard, based on her diary, 1785-1812 618.2 B212u

History
James M. Longo Hitler & the Habsburgs: the Führer's vendetta against the Austrian royals 943.6 L864
James M. Spitze The Clampers & their hoax(es) 979.4 S494
David Reynolds (editor) The Kremlin letters: Stalin's wartime correspondence with Churchill & Roosevelt 940.532 K881

Literature & Writing
Hala Alyan The twenty-ninth year: poems 811.6 A97
Jessica Brody Save the cat! writes a novel: the last book on novel writing you'll ever need 808.3 B785
Pam Houston Deep Creek: finding hope in the high country 814 H84d
Charles Johnson The way of the writer: reflections on the art & craft of storytelling 808.3 J630
John McPhee The patch 814 M17p
Meghan O'Gieblyn Interior states 814.6 O4i
Denis Roche Eros énergumène = Eros raving: followed by Poem of 29 April 1962 841 R583

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Sabine Hossenfelder Lost in math: how beauty leads physics astray 530.15 H794
David L. Hu How to walk on water & climb up walls: animal movement & the robots of the future 573.79 H860

Performing Arts & Music
Andrew DeGraff Cinemaps: an atlas of great movies 791.43 D364

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Anne Lamott Almost everything: notes on hope 234.2 L23a
Nadia Bolz-Weber Shameless: a sexual reformation 261.83 B694s
The essential Lotus: selections from the Lotus Sutra 294.38 E742

Politics & Government
Ann Coulter Resistance is futile!: how the Trump-hating left lost its collective mind 320.51 C85r
Donna Zuckerberg Not all dead white men: classics & misogyny in the digital age 320.53 Z833
Derek Leebaert Grand improvisation: America confronts the British superpower, 1945-1957 327.73 L483g

Social Sciences & Current Events
Emily Bernard Black is the body: stories from my grandmother's time, my mother's time & mine 305.48 B456
Bridgett M. Davis The world according to Fannie Davis: my mother's life in the Detroit numbers 306.85 D290
Andrew Heben Tent city urbanism: from self-organized camps to tiny house villages 362.583 H353
Laboria Cuboniks The xenofeminist manifesto: a politics for alienation 305.42 C892
Stephanie Land Maid: hard work, low pay & a mother's will to survive 331.4 L229
Deborah E. Lipstadt Antisemitism: here & now 305.892 L76a
Evan Ratliff The mastermind: drugs, empire, murder, betrayal 364.109 R189
Katherine S. Newman Downhill from here: retirement insecurity in the age of inequality 306.38 N55d

Sports & Games
Greg Everett Olympic weightlifting: a complete guide for athletes & coaches 796.41 E26
Steven G. Mandis The Real Madrid way: how values created the most successful sports team on the planet 796.334 M312

Travel & Geography
Frommer's easyguide to New York City 2019 917.471 F93e
Frommer's EasyGuide to Washington, D.C. 2019 917.53 F93e
Frommer's France 914.4 F93
Frommer's Seattle day by day 917.977 F93d

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CHILDREN'S COLLECTION
DVDs
Incredibles 2

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EBOOKS
Jeremy Brown Influenza: the hundred year hunt to cure the deadliest disease in history
Nick Bunker Young Benjamin Franklin: The Birth of Ingenuity
John D. Caldwell Anatomy of Victory: Why the United States Triumphed in World War II, Fought to a Stalemate in Korea, Lost in Vietnam & Failed Iraq
Kara Cooney When Women Ruled the World: Six Queens of Egypt
David Edwards Creating things that matter: the art & science of innovations that last
Tyler Green Carleton Watkins: Making the West American
Edith Hall Aristotle's Way: How Ancient Wisdom Can Change Your Life
J.K. Lasser's your income tax 2019
Charles Krauthammer The point of it all: a lifetime of great loves & endeavors
Robert Lyman Under a Darkening Sky: The American Experience in Nazi Europe: 1939-1941
Don Norman The Design of Everyday Things
Martha C. Nussbaum The monarchy of fear: a philosopher looks at our political crisis
Louise Penny Kingdom of the blind
Deborah L. Plummer Some of my friends are ...: the daunting challenges & untapped benefits of cross-racial friendships
Blythe Roberson How to date men when you hate men
Shashi Tharoor Why I Am a Hindu
Jon Ward Camelot's End: Kennedy Vs. Carter & the Fight That Broke the Democratic Party
Elizabeth White 55, Underemployed & Faking Normal: Your Guide to a Better Life
Helen Zia Last Boat Out of Shanghai: The Epic Story of the Chinese Who Fled Mao's Revolution

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DVDs
Action & Adventure
Alpha

Drama
Blackkklansman
Colette

Foreign Language
1945 DVD European
A bag of marbles = Un Sac De Billes DVD French
Amerika square DVD European
The fencer DVD European
Where do we go now DVD Middle East

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Bad times at the El Royale
Sharp objects

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Sorry to bother you

Nonfiction
Long strange trip: the untold story of the Grateful Dead DVD 780.92 G771L
McQueen DVD 746.92 M459
Scotty & the secret history of Hollywood DVD 791.4 B78
A thrilling ride through Kooza: rires et frissons DVD 791.3 C57t
Cruz Reynoso: sowing the seeds of justice DVD 340.9 R338
Kà extreme: Cirque du Soleil DVD 791.3 C57k

BOOKS

FICTION
Dana Czapnik The falconer
Maurice Carlos Ruffin We cast a shadow
Amanda Sthers Holy lands
Novuyo Rosa Tshuma House of stone

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Jane Corry The dead ex

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NONFICTION
Applied Sciences
Will Hunt Underground: a human history of the worlds beneath our feet 624.19 H911
Sonia Shah Crude: the story of oil 665.5 S52c

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Kathleen A. Foster Thomas Eakins rediscovered: Charles Bregler's Thomas Eakins collection at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts...

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by
Cherilyn Banson

BOOKS

FICTION
Chris Cander The weight of a piano

Historical Fiction
Terry Gamble The eulogist
Steph Post Miraculum
Imogen Hermes Gowar The mermaid & Mrs. Hancock: a history in three volumes
Daniel Mason The winter soldier

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
JoAnn Chaney As long as we both shall live
Tim Johnston The current
John Lescroart The rule of law
Wil Medearis Restoration heights
Ben H. Winters Golden State

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
S.A. Chakraborty The kingdom of copper

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Laurent Queyssi Philip K. Dick: a comics biography 92 D54q comics

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NONFICTION
Applied Sciences
Lillian Hoddeson The man who saw tomorrow: the life & inventions of Stanford R. Ovshinsky 621.309 O7h

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Ian Castello-Cortes Desperately seeking Frida 750.92 K12c
Ángel Rafael Colón Iconography: an irreverent introduction 704.946 C718
Peggy Phelan Contact Warhol: photography without end 769.92 W27c
James R. Cothran Grave landscapes: the nineteenth-century rural cemetery movement 718 C826
Amy S. Landau (editor) Pearls on a string: artists, patrons & poets at the great Islamic courts 700.9 P316

Biography & Genealogy
Ha Jin The banished immortal: a life of Li Bai (Li Po) 92 L69h
Wittgenstein's family letters: corresponding with Ludwig 929.2 W831wa
Robert J. Brown You can't go wrong doing right: how a child of poverty rose to the White House & helped change the world 92 B812y
Jackie Hogan Roots quest: inside America's genealogy boom 929.1 H678

Business & Economics
Gary P. Pisano Creative construction: the DNA of sustained innovation 658.4 P672
Steven G. Rogelberg The surprising science of meetings: how you can lead your team to peak performance 658.456 R63
Howard Schultz From the ground up: a journey to reimagine the promise of America 338.766 S387f

Computer Science
Seppe vanden Broucke Practical web scraping for data science: best practices & examples with Python 005.1 P99b
Dimitrios Kouzis-Loukas Learning Scrapy: learn the art of efficient web scraping & crawling with Python 005.1 P99k

Food & Drink
Hervé This Molecular gastronomy: exploring the science of flavor 641.01 T448m
Nik Sharma Season: big flavors, beautiful food 641.63 S233

History
Keith Lowe The fear & the freedom: how the Second World War changed us 940.55 L913f
Tim Mohr Burning down the Haus: punk rock, revolution & the fall of the Berlin Wall 943.155 M726
Tony Perrottet Cuba libre!: Che, Fidel & the improbable revolution that changed world history 972.91 P461c
David Treuer The heartbeat of Wounded Knee: native America from 1890 to the present 970.004 T726
Nick Barratt The restless kings: Henry II, his sons & the wars for the Plantagenet crown 942.03 B273
Gordon Corera Operation Columba: the Secret Pigeon Service: the untold story of World War II resistance in Europe 940.5486 C79o
Robert E. Hannigan The Great War & American foreign policy, 1914-24 940.373 H196
Robert Holland The warm south: how the Mediterranean shaped the British imagination 909.0982 H73w
Richard Huscroft Making England, 796-1042 942.01 H96m

Law
Kelly J. Beard An imperfect rapture 340.092 B380

Literature & Writing
Honoré de Balzac Treatise on modern stimulants 844 B198t
Lucia Berlin Welcome home: a memoir with selected photographs & letters 813.54 B455
Maya Angelou Celebrations: rituals of peace & prayer 811.54 A584ce
Miguel de Cervantes The bagnios of Algiers ; and, the great Sultana: two plays of captivity 862.3 C419b
The collected essays of Elizabeth Hardwick 814 H26c

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Mohamed A.F. Noor Live long & evolve: what Star Trek can teach us about evolution, genetics & life on other worlds 576 N818

Performing Arts & Music
W.R. Wilkerson III Hollywood godfather: the life & crimes of Billy Wilkerson 791.4 W652w

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Jane Brox Silence: a social history of one of the least understood elements of our lives 204.47 B885s
Bhiḳṣu Tenzin Gyatso Samsāra, Nirvāna & Buddha Nature 294.3 B917s
Edith Hall Aristotle's way: how ancient wisdom can change your life 170.44 H174a
Michael Muhammad Knight Muhammad: forty introductions 297.63 K711m
Steven R. Weisman The chosen wars: how Judaism became an American religion 296 W42c

Politics & Government
Kent Blansett A journey to freedom: Richard Oakes, Alcatraz & the Red Power movement 323.1197 O42b
Richard Gergel Unexampled courage: the blinding of Sgt. Isaac Woodard & the awakening of President Harry S. Truman & Judge J. Waties Waring 323.1196 G314
Steven T. Usdin Bureau of spies: the secret connections between espionage & journalism in Washington 327.12 U19
Jon Ward Camelot's end: Kennedy vs. Carter & the fight that broke the Democratic Party 324.973 W210
Keisha N. Blain Set the world on fire: black nationalist women & the global struggle for freedom 320.54 B573
William Blum America's deadliest export: democracy: the truth about US foreign policy & everything else 327.73 B65a

Social Sciences & Current Events
Christopher Burchfield Choose your weapon: the duel in California, 1847-1861 394.8 B893
Susan Crawford Fiber: the coming tech revolution & why America might miss it 384.3 C856
Nora A. Draper The identity trade: selling privacy & reputation online 323.448 D791
Jack Kelly The edge of anarchy: the railroad barons, the Gilded Age & the greatest labor uprising in America 331.89 K29e
Elizabeth Kolbert Field notes from a catastrophe: man, nature & climate change 363.738 K81f
Dan Lyons Lab rats: how Silicon Valley made work miserable for the rest of us 331.0973 L991
Adam Plantinga Police craft: what cops know about crime, community & violence 363.2 P714p
Jason Rezaian Prisoner: my 544 days in an Iranian prison--solitary confinement, a sham trial, high-stakes diplomacy & the extraordinary efforts it took to get me out 365.45 R467
Joel Simon We want to negotiate: the secret world of kidnapping, hostages & ransom 364.154 S531
P.W. Singer Likewar: the weaponization of social media 302.23 S617L
Lynn R. Sykes Silencing the bomb: one scientist's quest to halt nuclear testing 355.02 S44
Shoshana Zuboff The age of surveillance capitalism: the fight for a human future at the new frontier of power 306.3 Z81a
Peter McNeil Pretty gentlemen: macaroni men & the eighteenth-century fashion world 391 M169p

Sports & Games
Catra Corbett Reborn on the run: my journey from addiction to ultramarathons 796.42 C810
The story of baseball in 100 photographs 796.357 S761
Eric B. Forsyth An inexplicable attraction: my fifty years of ocean sailing 797.124 F775

Travel & Geography
Fodor's 2019 essential Spain 914.6 F653
Fodor's 2019 Paris 914.436 F653
Fodor's Chicago 917.731 F653
Fodor's essential Hawaii 919.69 F653
Fodor's New Orleans 917.63 F653
Fodor's Northern California 917.94 F653
Fodor's Scotland 914.11 F653
Fodor's Toronto: with Niagara falls & the Niagara wine region 917.1354 F65
Kate Harris Lands of lost borders: a journey on the Silk Road 915.8 H240
The rough guide to Barcelona 914.672 R856
The Rough Guide to Budapest 914.391 R856
The rough guide to Japan 915.2 R856
The rough guide to Peru 918.5 R856
The rough guide to Portugal 914.69 R856
The rough guide to Shanghai 915.113 R856
The rough guide to Sicily 914.58 R856
The rough guide to the Scottish Highlands & Islands 914.115 R856

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Karen Leggett Abouraya Malala Yousafzai: warrior with words Child 371.82 Y82a
Emily Arnold McCully She did it!: 21 women who changed the way we think Child 920.72 M459

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AUDIOBOOKS
Nonfiction
Alan I. Abramowitz The great alignment: race, party transformation & the rise of Donald Trump CD 324.273 A161

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DVDs
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Stalag 17

Drama
Leave no trace
Reversal of fortune

Nonfiction
The secret DVD 158.1 S44

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Chris Cander The weight of a piano

Historical Fiction
Terry Gamble The eulogist
Steph Post Miraculum
Imogen Hermes Gowar The mermaid & Mrs. Hancock: a history in three volumes
Daniel Mason The winter soldier

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JoAnn Chaney As long as we both shall live
Tim Johnston The current
John Lescroart The rule of law
Wil Medearis Restoration heights
Ben H. Winters Golden State

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