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Selected New Books list

List date: 
Thu, 15 Sep 2011

List Date: 9-11
The following books are available at the State Library.  Borrowers may request them by contacting the Circulation Desk at (609)-278-2640 x104 [voice] Monday through Friday, 8:30am – 5:00pm or by email:  If you would like to receive this list via email please submit your email address to  Current email recipients need not resubmit their addresses.  The List is also available online at the Library’s website :

338.7 All
Allen, Paul.  Idea man : a memoir by the cofounder of Microsoft.  Portfolio/Penguin, 2011.  358 pages.

332.66 Coh
Cohan, William D.  Money and power : how Goldman Sachs came to rule the world.  Doubleday, 2011.  658 pages. 

813.54 Dub
Dubus, Andre.  Townie : a memoir.  W.W. Norton & Co., 2100.  387 pages.

153 Eag
Eagleman, David.  Incognito : the secret lives of the brain.  Pantheon Books, 2011. 290 pages.

153.14 Foe
Foer, Joshua.  Moonwalking with Einstein : the art and science of remembering everything.  Penguin Press, 2011.  307 pages.

909.831 Fri
Friedman, George.  The next decade : where we’ve been – and where we’re going.  Doubleday, 2011.  243 pages. 

320.9 Fuk
Fukuyama, Francis.  The origins of political order : from prehuman times to the French Revolution.  Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2011.  585 pages.

973.711 Goo
Goodheart, Adam.  1861 : the Civil War awakening.  Knopf, 2011.  481 pages.

359.9 Gre
Greitens, Eric.  The heart and the fist : the education of a humanitarian,  the making of a Navy SEAL.  Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011.  309 pages.

641.5 Ham
Hamilton, Gabrielle.  Blood, bones & butter : the inadvertent education of a reluctant chef.  Random House, 2011.  291 pages. 

364.16 Hen
Henriques, Diana B.  The wizard of lies : Bernie Madoff and the death of trust.  Times Books/Henry Holt, 2011.  419 pages.

940.341 Hoc
Hochschild, Adam.  To end all wars : a story of loyalty and rebellion, 1914-1918.  Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011.  448 pages.

940.54 Hor
Hornfischer, James D.  Neptune’s inferno : the U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal.  Bantam Books, 2011.  516 pages.

320.52 Huc
Huckabee, Mike.  A simple government : twelve things we really need from Washington (and a trillion that we don’t).  Sentinel, 2011.  228 pages.

306.766  It
It gets better : coming out, overcoming bullying, and creating a life worth living.  Dutton, 2011.  338 pages.

001.942 Jac
Jacobsen, Annie.  Area 51 : an uncensored history of America’s top secret military base.  Little, Brown & Co., 2011.  523 pages.

303.48 Kak
Kaku, Michio.  Physics of the future : how science will shape human destiny and our daily lives by the year 2100.  Doubleday, 2011.  389 pages.

327.51 Kis
Kissinger, Henry.  On China.  Penguin Press, 2011.  586 pages.

943.086 Lar
Larson, Erik.  In the garden of beasts : love, terror, and an American family in Hitler’s Berlin.  Crown, 2011.  448 pages. 

297.8 Mar
Marable, Manning.  Malcolm X : a life of reinvention.  Viking, 2011.  594 pages.

944.06 McC
McCullough, David G.  The greater journey : Americans in Paris.  Simon & Schuster, 2011.  558 pages.

384.555 Mil
Miller, James A.  Those guys have all the fun : inside the world of ESPN.  Little, Brown and Co., 2011.  763 pages.

332.7 Mor
Morgenson, Gretchen.  Reckles$ endangerment : how outsized ambition, greed, and corruption led to economic Armageddon.  Times Books/Henry Holt and Co., 2011.  331 pages.

364.1 Ope
Operation family secrets : how a mobster’s son and the FBI brought down Chicago’s murderous crime family.  Broadway Books, 2011.  323 pages.

616.85 Ron
Ronson, Jon.  The psychopath test : a journey through the madness industry.  Riverhead Books, 2011.  275 pages.

332.024 Rot
Roth, Geneen.  Lost and found : unexpected revelations about food and money.  Viking, 2011.  207 pages.

352.293 Rum
Rumsfeld, Donald.  Known and unknown : a memoir.  Sentinel, 2011.  815 pages.

973.932 Sco
Scott, Janny.  A singular woman : the untold story of Barack Obama’s mother.  Riverhead Books, 2011.  376 pages.

958.1 Tze
Tzemach Lemmon, Gayle.  The dressmaker of Khair Khana : five sisters, one remarkable family, and the woman who risked everything to keep  them safe.  Harper, 2011.  256 pages.

359.009 Was
Wasdin, Howard E.  SEAL Team Six : memoirs of an elite navy SEAL sniper.  St. Martin’s Press, 2011.  331 pages.

973.927 Wil
Wilber, Del Quentin.  Rawhide down : the near assassination of Ronald Reagan.  Henry Holt and Co., 2011.  305 pages.

940.548 Zuc
Zuckoff, Mitchell.  Lost in Shangri-la : a true story of survival, adventure, and the most incredible rescue mission of World War II.  HarperCollins, 2011.  384 pages. 

332 Aku
Akula, Vikram.  A fistful of rice : my unexpected quest to end poverty through profitability.  Harvard Business Review Press, 2011.  191 pages.

330.973 Biv
Bivens, Josh.  Failure by design : the story behind America’s broken economy.  ILR Press, 2011.  103 pages.

650.14 Bor
Borgese, Paul.  The online job search survival guide : everything you need to know to use social networking to land a job now.  Full Court Press, 2010.  201 pages.

330 Coy
Coyle, Diane.  The economics of enough : how to run the economy as if the future matters.  Princeton University Press, 2011.  346 pages.

332.7 Eng
Engel, Kathleen C.  The subprime virus : reckless credit, regulatory failure, and next steps.  Oxford University Press, 2011.  355 pages.

650.14 Mac
Mackay, Harvey.  Use your head to get your foot in the door : job search secrets no one else will tell you.  Portfolio, 2010.  329 pages.

332.024 Orm
Orman, Suze.  The money class : learn to create your new American dream.  Spiegal & Grau, 2011.  281 pages. 

330.9 Wei
Weiner, Eric J.  The shadow market : how a group of wealthy nations and powerful investors secretly dominate the world.  Scribner, 2010.  304 pages. 

006.74 Aro
Aronson, Larry.  HTML manual of style : a clear, concise reference for hypertext markup language (including HTML 5).  Addison-Wesley, 2011.  315 pages. 

005.58 Atk
Atkinson, Cliff.  Beyond bullet points : using Microsoft Powerpoint to create presentations that inform, motivate, and inspire.  Microsoft Press, 2011.  330 pages.

005.5 Cox
Cox, Joyce.  Microsoft Office Professional 2010 step by step.  Microsoft, 2011.  1031 pages.

004.678 Dav
Davidow, William H.  Overconnected : the promise and threat of the Internet.  Delphinium Books, 2011.  240 pages.

005.133 Hor
Horstmann, Cay S.  Java for everyone.  John Wiley & Sons, 2010.  515 pages.

005.8 How
Howard, Michael.  24 deadly sins of software security : programming flaws and how to fix them.  McGraw-Hill, 2010.  393 pages.

004.682 Lig
Lightfoot, Johnathan.  Microsoft Sharepoint 2010 plain and simple.  O’Reilly Media, 2010.  241 pages.

006.754 McF
McFedries, Paul.  Twitter tips, tricks and tweets.  Wiley, 2010.  265 pages.

004.165 Wat
Watson, Lonzell.  Teach yourself visually iPad.  Wiley, 2010.  276 pages.

372.974 Dav
Davis, Jessica Hoffmann.  Ordinary gifted children : the power and promise of individual attention.  Teachers College Press, 2010.  194 pages.

379.26 How
Howard, Tyrone C.  Why race and culture matter in schools : closing the achievement gap in America’s classrooms.  Teachers College Press, 2010.  181 pages.

378.73 Kam
Kamenetz, Anya.  DIY U : edupunks, edupreneurs, and the coming transformation of higher education.  Chelsea Green Pub., 2010.  196 pages.

372.41 Lem
Lems, Kristin.  Teaching reading to English language learners : insights from linguistics.  Guilford Press, 2010.  256 pages.

370.974 Lev
Levine, Arthur.  Unequal fortunes : snapshots from the South Bronx.  Teachers College Press, 2010.  170 pages.

378.24 On
On becoming a scholar : socialization and development in doctoral education.  Stylus, 2010.  281 pages.

370.973 Pet
Peterson, Paul E.  Saving schools : from Horace Mann to virtual learning.  Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2010.  320 pages.

940.54 Con
Conant, Jennet.  A covert affair : Julia Child and Paul Child in the OSS.  Simon & Schuster, 2011.  395 pages.

423.092 Ken
Kendall, Joshua C.  The forgotten founding father : Noah Webster’s obsession and the creation of an American culture.  G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2010.  355 pages.

979.7 Klu
Kluger, Richard.  The bitter waters of Medicine Creek : a tragic clash between white and native America.  Alfred A. Knopf, 2011.  330 pages.

940.4 Kor
Korda, Michael.  Hero : the life and legend of Lawrence of Arabia.  Harper, 2010.  762 pages.

973.56 Lan
Langguth, A.J.  Driven west : Andrew Jackson’s trail of tears to the Civil War.  Simon & Schuster, 2011.  466 pages.

973.4 Len
Lengel, Edward G.  Inventing George Washington : America’s founder, in myth and memory.  Harper, 2011.  249 pages.

941.084 Log
Logue, Mark.  The King’s speech.  Sterling, 2010.  242 pages.

J813.54 E92w
Evanovich, Janet.  Smokin’ seventeen: a Stephanie Plum novel.  Bantam Books, 2011.  308 pages.

J362.76 F811
Fragoso, Margaux.  Tiger, tiger.  Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2011.  322 pages.

J813.54 O11a
Oates, Joyce Carol.  A widow’s story : a memoir.  Ecco, 2011.  415 pages.

J364.109 S553
Sherman, Ted.  The Jersey sting : a true story of corrupt pols, money-laundering rabbis, black market kidneys, and the informant who brought it all down.  St. Martin’s Press, 2011.  386 pages.

J636.7 Z41
Zeaman, John.  Dog walks man : a six-legged odyssey.  Lyons Press, 2011. 307 pages.

613.26 Bar
Barnard, Neal D.  21-day weight loss kickstart : boost metabolism, lower cholesterol, and dramatically improve your health.  Grand Central Life & Style, 2011.  348 pages.

363.17 Dav
Davis, Devra Lee.  Disconnect : the truth about cell phone radiation, what  the industry has done to hide it, and how to protect your family.  Dutton, 2010.  274 pages.

362.1 Ess
Essentials of management and leadership in public health.  Jones and Bartlett, 2011.  174 pages.

306.874 Gro
Gross, Jane.  A bittersweet season : caring for our aging parents – and ourselves.  Alfred A. Knopf, 2011.  350 pages. 

612.67 Lac
Lachs, Mark.  Treat me, not my age : a doctor’s guide to getting the best care as you or a loved one gets older.  Viking, 2010.  386 pages.

615.5 May
Mayo Clinic book of alternative medicine.  Time Inc. Home Entertainment Books, 2010.  208 pages.
618.3 Pau
Paul, Annie Murphy.  Origins : how the nine months before birth shape the rest of our lives.  Free Press, 2010.  306 pages.

617.5 Pet
Peterson, Cynthia.  The TMJ healing plan : ten steps to relieving headaches, neck pain and jaw disorders.  Hunter House, 2010.  269 pages.

616.855 Sac
Sacks, Oliver W.  The mind’s eye.  Alfred A. Knopf, 2010.  263 pages.

614.5 Wil
Willrich, Michael.  Pox : an American history.  Penguin Press, 2011.  422 pages.

791.45 Cav
Cavett, Dick.  Talk show : confrontations, pointed commentary, and off-screen secrets.  Times Books/Henry Holt and Co., 2010.  279 pages.

974.1 Col
Coleman, Melissa.  This life is in your hands : one dream, sixty acres, and a family undone.  Harper, 2011.  325 pages.

495.1 Fal
Fallows, Deborah.  Dreaming in Chinese : Mandarin lessons in life, love and language.  Walker & Co., 2010.  205 pages.

641.5 Gar
Garten, Ina.  Barefoot Contessa, how easy is that?  fabulous recipes and easy tips.  Clarkson Potter, 2010.  256 pages.

796.35 Ken
Kennedy, Kostya.  56 : Joe DiMaggio and the last magic number in sports.  Sports Illustrated Books, 2011. 367 pages.

813.52 McC
McClure, Wendy.  The Wilder life : my adventures in the lost world of Little house on the prairie.  Riverhead Books, 2011.  336 pages.

638.13 Nor
Nordhaus, Hannah.  The beekeeper’s lament : how one man and half a billion honey bees help feed America.  Harper Perennial, 2011.  269 pages.

303.3 Rob
Robbins, Alexandra.  The geeks shall inherit the Earth : popularity, quirk theory, and why outsiders thrive after high school.  Hyperion, 2011.  436 pages.


F Adl Adler-Olsen, Jussi.  The keeper of lost causes.
F Cou Coulter, Catherine.  Split second.
F Don Donnelly, Jennifer.   The wild rose.
F Edg Edgerton, Clyde.  The night train.
F Ewa Ewan, Chris.   The good thief’s guide to Venice.
F Fel Feldman, Ellen.   Next to love.
F Hea Hearst, Dorothy.  Secrets of the wolves.
F McL McLain, Paula.   The Paris wife.
F McM McMullen, Beth.   Original sin.
F Per Perrotta, Tom.   The leftovers.
F Ren Rendell, Ruth.   Tigerlily’s orchids.
F San Santiago, Esmeralda.  Conquistadora.

F Ada Adams, Richard.  The plague dogs.  13 discs / unabridged
F Clo Close, Jennifer.   Girls in white dresses.  7 discs / unabridged
F Eva Evanovich, Janet.  Smokin’ seventeen.  5 discs / unabridged
B Fey Fey, Tina.   Bossypants.   5 discs / unabridged
F Ken Kenyon, Sherrilyn.  Retribution.   7 discs / unabridged
943.086 Lar Larson, Erik.   In the garden of beasts.  11 discs / unabridged
F Ots Otsuka, Julie.   The Buddha in the attic.  4 discs / unabridged
F Pre Preston, Douglas J.  Fever dream.   12 discs / unabridged
F Tow Towles, Amor.   Rules of civility.   10 discs / unabridged