New Books, Resources

New Acquisitions for December 2016

Check out the latest editions to the library!

Below are some of the freshest titles at NPL for early December. New materials are always popular, so use the links in the list below to check availability or place a hold.


Daniel J. Levitin, A Field Guide to Lies (153.42 LEVITIN)

Adam Gazzaley, The Distracted Mind (153.73 GAZZZALEY)

Cathi Hanauer, The Bitch is Back: Older, Wiser, and (Getting) Happier (305.42 BITCH)

The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2016 (508 BEST 2016)

Peter Wohlleben, The Hidden Life of Trees (582.16 WOHLLEBEN)

Classic Car: The Definitive Visual History (O 629.222 CLASSIC)

Abigail Tucker, The Lion in the Living Room (636.8 TUCKER)

Tilar J. Mazzeo, Irena’s Children (940.53 MAZZEO)

Mary Sperling McAuliffe, When Paris Sizzled (944 MCAULIFFE)

Malcolm Lambert, God’s Armies (956 LAMBERT)

Candice Millard, Hero of the Empire (968.04 MILLARD)

John Dickerson, Whistlestop (973.09 DICKERSON)

Alex Von Tunzelmann, Blood and Sand (973.92 VON TUNZELMANN)



Alex Prud’homme, The French Chef in America (B CHILD)

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, My Own Words (B GINSBURG)

Lisa Napoli, Ray & Joan (B KROC)

Beth Macy, Truevine (B MUSE)



Anthony Bourdain, Appetites (CBK 641.5 BOURDAIN)

Mark Bittman, How to Bake Everything (CBK 641.8 BITTMAN)

Sarah Black, One Dough, Ten Breads (CBK 641.815 BLACK)

Dorie Greenspan, Dorie’s Cookies (CBK 641.86 GREENSPAN)


Fiction & Literature

Rabih Alameddine, The Angel of History (F ALMEDDINE)

Margaret Atwood, Hag-seed (F ATWOOD)

Fredrik Backman, And Every Morning the Way Home Gets Longer and Longer (F BACKMAN)

David Baldacci, No Man’s Land (F BALDACCI)

Britt Bennett, The Mothers (F BENNETT)

T. Coraghessan Boyle, The Terranauts (F BOYLE)

Michael Chabon, Moonglow (F CHABON)

Jade Chang, The Wangs vs. the World (F CHANG)

Lee Child, Night School (F CHILD)

Armando Lucas Correa, The German Girl (F CORREA)

John Grisham, The Whistler (F GRISHAM)

Pepper Harding, The Heart of Henry Quantum (F HARDING)

Edward Hoagland, In the Country of the Blind (F HOAGLAND)

Alice Hoffman, Faithful (F HOFFMAN)

Paulette Jiles, News of the World (F JILES)

Ha Jin, The Boat Rocker (F JIN)

Ward S. Just, The Eastern Shore (F JUST)

Thomas Keneally, Napoleon’s Last Island (F KENEALLY)

Wally Lamb, I’ll Take You There (F LAMB)

Margot Livesey, Mercury (F LIVESEY)

Robin MacArthur, Half Wild (F MACARTHUR)

Karan Mahajan, The Association of Small Bombs (F MAHAJAN)

Francine Prose, Mister Monkey (F PROSE)

Ali Smith, Public Library and Other Stories (F SMITH)

Martin Cruz Smith, The Girl from Venice (F SMITH)

Zadie Smith, Swing Time (F SMITH)

Nicholas Sparks, Two by Two (F SPARKS)

Nell Zink, Nicotine (F ZINK)

Billy Collins, The Rain in Portugal (811 COLLINS)

The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2016 (814 BEST 2016)



Andrea Camilleri, A Voice in the Night (M CAMILLERI)

Michael Connelly, The Wrong Side of Goodbye (M CONNELLY)

P.D. James, The Mistletoe Murder (M JAMES)

John Sandford, Escape Clause (M SANDFORD)



Sarah Glidden, Rolling Blackouts (GR 741.5 GLIDDEN)

Miles Hyman, Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery” (GR 741.5 HYMAN)



A Beginner’s Guide to Mindfulness Meditation (DVD 158.12 BEGINNER’S)

I Know a Woman Like That (DVD 305.26 WOMAN)

Forks Over Knives (DVD 616.39 FORKS)

1916, The Irish Rebellion (DVD 941.5 IRISH)


Game of Thrones, Season 6 (DVD GAME SEASON 6)

Outlander, Season 2 (DVD OUTLANDER SEASON 2)