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The Best of McSweeney's

New to the Collection - Thu, 07/25/2013 - 11:00pm
Title: The Best of McSweeney's
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Imprint: San Francisco : : McSweeney's
Call #: ON ORDER XX(2281103.1)
Format: Book
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Humans of New York

New to the Collection - Thu, 07/25/2013 - 11:00pm
Title: Humans of New York
Author: Stanton, Brandon
Imprint: New York : : St. Martin's Press
Call #: ON ORDER
Format: Book
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"Based on the blog with more than a million loyal fans, a beautiful, heartfelt, funny, and inspiring collection of photographs capturing the spirit of a city. In the summer of 2010, photographer Brandon Stanton set out on an ambitious project: to single-handedly create a photographic census of New York City. Armed with his camera, he began crisscrossing the city, covering thousands of miles on foot, all in an attempt to capture New Yorkers and their stories. The result of these efforts was a vibrant blog he called "Humans of New York," in which his photos were featured alongside quotes and anecdotes. The blog has steadily grown, now boasting more than a million devoted followers. Humans of New York is the book inspired by the blog. With four hundred color photos, including exclusive portraits and all-new stories, Humans of New York is a stunning collection of images that showcases the outsized personalities of New York. Surprising and moving, printed in a beautiful full-color, hardbound edition, Humans of New York is a celebration of individuality and a tribute to the spirit of the city. With 400 full-color photos and a distinctive vellum jacket"--



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From Here to Maternity

New to the Collection - Thu, 07/25/2013 - 11:00pm
Title: From Here to Maternity
Author: Quinn, Tara Taylor
Imprint: Toronto ; New York : : Harlequin
Call #: Downloadable eBook
Format: eBook
Series: Signature select, Signature select. Collection
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Trains and Lovers

New to the Collection - Thu, 07/25/2013 - 11:00pm
Title: Trains and Lovers
Author: McCall Smith, Alexander
Imprint: New York : : Pantheon Books
Call #: Downloadable eBook
Format: eBook
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In the words of Alexander McCall Smith: 'You feel the rocking of the train, you hear the sound of its wheels on the rails; you are in the world rather than suspended somewhere above it. And sometimes there are conversations to be had, which is what the overarching story in this collection is all about. It is a simple device: people brought together entertain one another with tales of what happened to them on trains. It takes place on a journey I frequently make myself and know well, the journey between Edinburgh and London. It is best read on a train, preferably that one.'



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The Square of Revenge

New to the Collection - Thu, 07/25/2013 - 11:00pm
Title: The Square of Revenge
Author: Aspe, Pieter
Imprint: New York : : Open Road Integrated Media
Call #: Downloadable eBook
Format: eBook
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The beautiful medieval architecture of Bruges belies the dark longings of her residents. When the wealthy and powerful Ludovic Degroof's jewelry store is broken into, nothing is stolen, but the jewels have been dissolved in jars if aqua regia, an acid so strong it can even melt gold. In the empty safe is a scrap of paper on which a strange square has been drawn. At first, Inspector Van In pays little attention to the paper, focusing on the bizarre nature of the burglary. But when Degroof's offspring also receive letters with this same square, Van In and the beautiful new DA Hannelore Martens find themselves unraveling a complex web of enigmatic Latin phrase and a baroness' fallen family and Degroof's relationship with a hostage grandchild, ransomed for a priceless collection of art.



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On Approval

New to the Collection - Wed, 07/24/2013 - 11:00pm
Title: On Approval
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Imprint: [United States] : : Inception Media Group
Call #: ON ORDER
Format: Blu-ray Disc
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George and his equally impoverished friend Richard are invited to spend a month at a Scottish mansion by two wealthy women to test their compatibility as potential marriage partners



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Scooby-Doo!

New to the Collection - Sun, 07/21/2013 - 11:00pm
Title: Scooby-Doo! / 13 Spooky Tales, Ruh-roh Robot!
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Imprint: [United States] : : Hanna Barbera Productions , distributed by Warner Home Video
Call #: J ON ORDER
Format: DVD
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Scooby Doo! The gang are together again in this new 13 Spooky Tales collection, travel with them as they uncover mysteries through epic adventures. This collection consists of fan favorite Scooby-Doo! episodes from classic Scooby-Doo! TV shows.



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Metal Gear Solid

New to the Collection - Thu, 07/18/2013 - 11:00pm
Title: Metal Gear Solid / The Legacy Collection 1987-2012
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Imprint: El Segundo, CA : Konami Digital Entertainment, inc
Call #: On Order XX(2278832.1)
Format: Book
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Il cielo cade

New to the Collection - Wed, 07/17/2013 - 11:00pm
Title: Il cielo cade / The sky falls
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Imprint: [Chicago] : : Accent Cinema , Facets Video distributor
Call #: ON ORDER XX(2278465.1)
Format: DVD
Series: Accent Cinema collection
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In 1944, newly-orphaned sisters, Penny and Baby, come to live in the Tuscan villa of their aunt and uncle. Their uncle is a German-Jewish intellectual, and discourages the pro-Mussolini and fascist sympathies the girls inherited from their late father. Penny and Baby gradually make friends in their new surroundings and become somewhat smitten with their uncle; but as war rages around them, the family receives a warning from the local priest to flee to Switzerland as the Nazis make towards their town.



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Nigunim

New to the Collection - Sun, 07/14/2013 - 11:00pm
Title: Nigunim / Hebrew melodies
Author: Shaham, Gil
Imprint: [S.l.] : : Canary Classics
Call #: CLASSICAL Collections ShahG Nigu
Format: Music CD
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The Ice Storm

New to the Collection - Sun, 07/14/2013 - 11:00pm
Title: The Ice Storm
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Imprint: [United States] : : Criterion Collection
Call #: ON ORDER XX(2277399.1)
Format: Blu-ray Disc
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Suburban Connecticut, 1973. While Richard Nixon's 'I am not a crook' speech drones from the TV, the Hood and Carver families try to navigate a Thanksgiving break simmering with unspoken resentment, sexual tension, and cultural confusion. With clarity, subtlety, and a dose of wicked humor, Academy Award winning director Ang Lee renders Rick Moody's acclaimed novel of upper-middle-class American malaise as a trenchant, tragic cinematic portrait of lost souls.



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A Tale for the Time Being

New to the Collection - Thu, 07/11/2013 - 11:00pm
Title: A Tale for the Time Being
Author: Ozeki, Ruth L.
Imprint: Waterville, Maine : : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning
Call #: F OZEKI, R.
Format: Large Print
Series: Thorndike Press large print reviewers' choice
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In Tokyo, sixteen-year-old Nao has decided there's only one escape from her aching loneliness and her classmates' bullying. But before she ends it all, Nao first plans to document the life of her great grandmother, a Buddhist nun who's lived more than a century. A diary is Nao's only solace--and will touch lives in ways she can scarcely imagine. Across the Pacific, we meet Ruth, a novelist living on a remote island who discovers a collection of artifacts washed ashore in a Hello Kitty lunchbox--possibly debris from the devastating 2011 tsunami. As the mystery of its contents unfolds, Ruth is pulled into the past, into Nao's drama and her unknown fate, and forward into her own future.



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Winesburg, Ohio

New to the Collection - Thu, 07/11/2013 - 11:00pm
Title: Winesburg, Ohio
Author: Anderson, Sherwood
Imprint: New York : : Dover Publications
Call #: F ANDERSON, S.
Format: Book
Series: Dover thrift editions
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"In this moving collection of interrelated stories, Ohio-born Sherwood Anderson illuminates the loneliness and frustration--spiritual, emotional and artistic--of life in a small American town ... Through the eyes of young George Willard, the inner lives of many of Winesburg's inhabitants open to us. Before George leaves the community, we have learned much about his mother Elizabeth, his friend Helen White, his teacher Kate Swift and other Winesburg residents--the lonely, sensitive Dr. Reefy, the tormented Rev. Curtis Hartman and the enigmatic Wing Biddlebaum among them"--P. [4] of cover.



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Newspaper Blackout

New to the Collection - Mon, 07/08/2013 - 11:00pm
Title: Newspaper Blackout
Author: Kleon, Austin
Imprint: New York : : Harper Perennial
Call #: ON ORDER XX(2275877.1)
Format: Book
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Presents a collection of poetry constructed using a newspaper and permanent marker, including sections on how the author got started, how to make a newspaper blackout poem, and contest winners.



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O, What A Luxury

New to the Collection - Mon, 07/01/2013 - 11:00pm
Title: O, What A Luxury / Verses Lyrical, Vulgar, Pathetic & Profound
Author: Keillor, Garrison
Imprint: New York : : Grove Press
Call #: ON ORDER
Format: Book
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The celebrated radio host presents his first collection of poetry, featuring his reflections on daily life, love, politics, and religion in verse that reflects his characteristic humor and insight.



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What If

New to the Collection - Thu, 06/27/2013 - 11:00pm
Title: What If / A Lifetime of Questions, Speculations, Reasonable Guesses, and A Few Things I Know for Sure
Author: MacLaine, Shirley
Imprint: New York : : Atria Books
Call #: ON ORDER
Format: Book
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"Beloved actress and bestselling author Shirley MacLaine contemplates a wealth of subjects from the mundane to the esoteric in this all-new collection of musings that begin with two simple words: What if--What if hope is the most dangerous emotion? What if a frog had wings? (Answer: He wouldnt bump his ass so much.) What if our political leaders actually led? What if Downton Abbey was full of Americans? What if, for some reason, I couldn't be creative and work? These are just a few of the what ifs that Shirley Maclaine considers in her new book written in the style of her beloved and laugh-out-loud memoir In Over All That. In What If, she speculates on a wide range of matters both spiritual and secular, humorous and profound, earth-bound and high-flying, personal and universal. This is Shirley MacLaine at her most funny, acerbic, imaginative, and irresistible"--



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Drawing Dead

New to the Collection - Wed, 06/26/2013 - 11:00pm
Title: Drawing Dead / A Joe Crow Novel
Author: Hautman, Pete
Imprint: New York : : MysteriousPress.comOpen Road Integrated Media
Call #: Downloadable eBook
Format: eBook
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In a fast-paced comic thriller set in Minneapolis, ex-cop Jim Crow finds himself in over his head in a scheme replete with poker-playing hustlers, cocaine, and two con artists selling shares of a rare comic book collection.



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Jewels in the Dust

New to the Collection - Sun, 06/23/2013 - 11:00pm
Title: Jewels in the Dust
Author: Crowther, Peter
Imprint: Burton, MI : : Subterranean Press
Call #: F CROWTHER, P.
Format: Book
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"In the pages of this latest collection of downright delicate, often enchanting and occasionally distressing stories from the pen of award-winning Peter Crowther you will encounter: two boys who discover an elaborate trap to capture fairies; a young musician haunted by the song 'Moonlight in Vermont'; a small-time crook about to fall under the spell of London while, at the same time, rediscovering his wife ... You'll laugh, you'll cry and, by golly, you'll want to sleep with the light on"--From publisher description.



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Critical Mass

New to the Collection - Tue, 06/18/2013 - 11:00pm
Title: Critical Mass / Four Decades of Essays, Reviews, Hand Grenades, and Hurrahs
Author: Wolcott, James
Imprint: New York : : Doubleday
Call #: ON ORDER
Format: Book
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"From his early seventies dispatches as a fledgling critic for The Village Voice on rock 'n roll, movies, and television, to the literary criticism of the eighties and nineties that made him both feared and famous, to his must-read reports on the cultural weather for Vanity Fair, James Wolcott has had a career as a freelance critic and an intellectual nearly unique in our time. This collection features the best of Wolcott in whatever guise-connoisseur, intrepid reporter, memoirist, and, occasionally, hit man-he has chosen to take on. The result is a treasure trove of sparkling, high-octane prose and a portrait of our life and cultural times over the past four decades"--



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Treasures of the Civil War

New to the Collection - Mon, 06/17/2013 - 11:00pm
Title: Treasures of the Civil War / Legendary Leaders Who Shaped A War and A Nation
Author: MacLachlan, Renae H.
Imprint: Lanham, Maryland : : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Call #: 973.7349 M161
Format: Book
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