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December 2019
111 Titles Added
A:  General Works
B:  Philosophy & Psychology & Religion
BF1228 .P79 2019
Ptacin, Mira, author.
The in-betweens : the spiritualists, mediums, and legends of Camp Etna / Mira Ptacin.
First edition.
BF412 .B58 2002
Bloom, Harold.
Genius : a mosaic of one hundred exemplary creative minds / Harold Bloom.
New York : Warner Books, Ã2002.
BF76.7 .P83 2020
Publication manual of the American Psychological Association : the official guide to APA style.
Seventh edition.
BH301 .T7 C75 2019
Critchley, Simon, 1960- author.
Tragedy, the Greeks, and us / Simon Critchley.
First edition.
C:  Archaeology & Genealogy & Biography
D:  History (Europe & World)
D756.5 .N6 R93 2019
Ryan, Cornelius, author.
The longest day : A bridge too far ; other World War II writings / Cornelius Ryan ; Rick Atkinson, editor.
D769.8 .A6 T355 2019
Takei, George, 1937- author.
They called us enemy / written by George Takei, Justin Eisinger, Steven Scott ; art by Harmony Becker.
D923 .F47 2005
Fermor, Patrick Leigh, author.
A time of gifts : on foot to Constantinople : from the Hook of Holland to the Middle Danube / Patrick Leigh Fermor ; introduction by Jan Morris.
DJK17 .F47 2013
Fermor, Patrick Leigh.
The broken road : from the Iron Gates to Mount Athos / Patrick Leigh Fermor ; edited by Colin Thubron and Artemis Cooper.
DJK76.4 .F47 2005
Fermor, Patrick Leigh.
Between the woods and the water : on foot to Constantinople : the Middle Danube to the Iron Gates / by Patrick Leigh Fermor ; introduction by Jan Morris.
New York : New York Review Books, 2005.
DS135 .N6 F731865 2018
Folman, Ari, author.
Anne Frank's diary : the graphic adaptation / Anne Frank ; adapted by Ari Folman ; illustrations by David Polonsky.
First edition.
DT295 .H64 2006
Horne, Alistair.
A savage war of peace : Algeria, 1954-1962 / Alistair Horne ; [with a new preface by the author].
New York : New York Review Books, Ã2006.
E:  History (U.S.)
F:  History (U.S. State/Local & New World)
G:  Geography & Anthropology
G762 .K65 A3213 2001
Kpomassie, Tâetâe-Michel.
[Africain du Groenland. English]
An African in Greenland / Tâetâe-Michel Kpomassie ; translated from the French by James Kirkup ; introduction by A. Alvarez.
New York : New York Review Books, [2001]
GV1003.34 .M48 2001
Metzler, Michael W., 1952-
Racquetball : mastering the basics with the Personalized Sports Instruction System / Michael Metzler.
Boston : Allyn and Bacon, Ã2001.
GV1469.35 .G738 M43 2006
The meaning and culture of Grand theft auto : critical essays / edited by Nate Garrelts.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., Ã2006.
GV583 .G697 2019
The great American sports page : a century of classic columns from Ring Lardner to Sally Jenkins / John Schulian, editor ; foreword by Charles P. Pierce.
H:  Social Sciences & Business
HD57.7 .W47 2006
Wheatley, Margaret J.
Leadership and the new science : discovering order in a chaotic world / Margaret J. Wheatley.
3rd ed.
San Francisco : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc., Ã2006.
HQ1090.3 .W47 2019
West, Lindy, author.
[Essays. Selections.]
The witches are coming / Lindy West.
First edition.
HQ77.9 .T7157 2014
Transgender experience : place, ethnicity, and visibility / edited by Chantal Zabus and David Coad.
J:  Political Science
K:  Law
L:  Education
M:  Music
N:  Fine Arts
P:  Language & Literature
PA3136 .D65 2015
Doerries, Bryan, author.
The theater of war : what ancient Greek tragedies can teach us today / Bryan Doerries.
PG3476 .G7 Z2313 2019
Grossman, Vasiliæi, author.
[Za pravoe delo. English]
Stalingrad / Vasily Grossman ; translated by Robert Chandler and Elizabeth Chandler ; edited by Robert Chandler and Yury Bit-Yunan.
PG3476 .G7 Z3513 2006
Grossman, Vasiliæi, author.
[Zhizn§ i sud§ba. English]
Life and fate / Vasily Grossman ; translated and with an introduction by Robert Chandler.
PH3351 .S592 A7413 2015
Szabâo, Magda, 1917-2007, author.
[Ajtâo. English]
The door / Magda Szabo ; translated from the Hungarian by Len Rix ; introduction by Ali Smith.
PN145 .D74 2019
Dreyer, Benjamin, author.
Dreyer's English : an utterly correct guide to clarity and style / Benjamin Dreyer.
First edition.
PN3433.8 .B67 2019
Boskovich, Desirina, author.
Lost transmissions : the secret history of science fiction and fantasy / Desirina Boskovich ; [foreword by Jeff VanderMeer]
PN37 .B4413 2019
Benjamin, Walter, 1892-1940, author.
[Works. Selections. English. 1968]
Illuminations : essays and reflections / Walter Benjamin ; translated by Harry Zohn ; edited and with an introduction by Hannah Arendt.
First Mariner Books edition.
PN452 .D36 2019
Damrosch, Leopold, author.
The Club : Johnson, Boswell, and the friends who shaped an age / Leo Damrosch.
PN511 .B525 2019
Bloom, Harold, author.
Possessed by memory : the inward light of criticism / Harold Bloom.
First edition.
PN56 .E59 P47 2019
The Penguin book of migration literature : departures, arrivals, generations, returns / edited with an introduction by Dohra Ahmad ; foreword by Edwidge Danticat.
PN56 .H6 K76 2019
Krèoger, Lisa, author.
Monster, she wrote : the women who pioneered horror & speculative fiction / Lisa Krèoger and Melanie R. Anderson.
PN6269 .A2 H85 2019
Hui, Andrew, 1980- author.
A theory of the aphorism : from Confucius to Twitter / Andrew Hui.
PN6728 .P4 P44 2019
The Peanuts papers : writers and cartoonists on Charlie Brown, Snoopy & the gang, and the meaning of life / Andrew Blauner, editor.
PN81 .B545 1995
Bloom, Harold.
The Western canon : the books and school of the ages / Harold Bloom.
1st Riverhead ed.
New York : Riverhead Books, 1995.
PQ2605 .A3734 Z664 2015
Hughes, Edward J. (Edward Joseph), 1953- author.
Albert Camus / Edward J. Hughes.
PQ2605 .H67 P413 2014
Chevallier, Gabriel, 1895-1969.
[Peur. English]
Fear : a novel of World War I / Gabriel Chevallier ; translated from the French by Malcolm Imrie ; introduction by John Berger.
PQ2673 .O3 D3613 2016
Modiano, Patrick, 1945- author.
[Dans le cafâe de la jeunesse perdue. English]
In the cafâe of lost youth / Patrick Modiano ; translated from the French by Chris Clarke.
PQ2673 .O3 J4813 2016
Modiano, Patrick, 1945- author.
[Jeunesse. English]
Young once / Patrick Modiano ; translated from the French by Damion Searls.
PQ2673 .O3 O23 2015
Modiano, Patrick, 1945- author.
[Novels. Selections. English]
The occupation trilogy : La Place de l'âEtoile, the night watch, Ring roads / Patrick Modiano ; translated from the French by Caroline Hillier, Patricia Wolf, and Frank Wynne.
First U.S. edition.
PQ7797 .B635 Z955 2006
Wilson, Jason, 1944-
Jorge Luis Borges / Jason Wilson.
London : Reaktion, 2006.
PR1906.5 .T876 2019
Turner, Marion, 1976- author.
Chaucer : a European life / Marion Turner.
PR2976 .R68 2005
Royle, Nicholas, 1957-
How to read Shakespeare / Nicholas Royle.
1st American ed.
New York : W.W. Norton, 2005.
PR4023 .A44 1996 V. 1
Arnold, Matthew, 1822-1888.
The letters of Matthew Arnold / edited by Cecil Y. Lang.
Charlottesville : University Press of Virginia, 1996-2001.
PR5892 .C6 B48 2019
Bevis, Matthew, author.
Wordsworth's fun / Matthew Bevis.
PR6001 .C4 Z468 1999
Ackerley, J. R. (Joe Randolph), 1896-1967, author.
My dog Tulip / J.R. Ackerley ; introduction by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas.
PR6001 .M6 G7 2013
Amis, Kingsley.
The green man / by Kingsley Amis ; introduction by Michael Dirda.
PR6001 .M6 L8 2012
Amis, Kingsley.
Lucky Jim / Kingsley Amis ; introduction by Keith Gessen.
New York : New York Review Books, 2012.
PR6001 .M6 O4 2012
Amis, Kingsley.
The old devils : Kingsley Amis ; introduction by John Banville.
New York : New York Review Books, Ã2012.
PR6015 .O7885 R68 2007
Household, Geoffrey, 1900-1988.
Rogue male / Geoffrey Household ; introduction by Victoria Nelson.
New York : New York Review Books, Ã2007.
PR6045 .O72 Z825 2016
Nadel, Ira Bruce, author.
Virginia Woolf / Ira Nadel.
PR6045 .Y64 C48 2008
Wyndham, John, 1903-1969.
The Chrysalids / John Wyndham ; introduction by Christopher Priest.
New York : New York Review Books, Ã1955 (2008 printing?)
PR6053 .A694 M6 2000
Carr, J. L. (Joseph Lloyd), 1912-1994.
A month in the country / J.L. Carr ; introduction by Michael Holroyd.
New York : New York Review Books, 2000.
PR6056 .A75 S585 2005
Farrell, J. G. (James Gordon), 1935-1979.
The Singapore grip / J.G. Farrell ; introduction by Derek Mahon.
New York : New York Review Books ; [Berkeley, CA] : Distributed to the trade by Publishers Group West, [2005]
PS1017 .L53 B65 2019
Bolick, Kate, author.
March sisters : on life, death, and Little women / Kate Bolick, Jenny Zhang, Carmen Maria Machado, Jane Smiley.
PS1212 .G47 2019
Burnett, Frances Hodgson, 1849-1924, author.
[Novels. Selections]
Frances Hodgson Burnett : The secret garden, A little princess, Little Lord Fauntleroy / Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina, editor.
PS1331 .H39 2018
Hayes, Kevin J., author.
Mark Twain / Kevin J. Hayes.
PS1556 .A1 1993
Dunbar, Paul Laurence, 1872-1906.
The collected poetry of Paul Laurence Dunbar / edited and with an introduction by Joanne M. Braxton.
Charlottesville : University Press of Virginia, 1993.
PS201 .B566 2019
Bloom, Harold, author.
The American canon : literary genius from Emerson to Pynchon / Harold Bloom ; edited by David Mikics.
PS2382 .P37 2019
Melville, Herman, 1819-1891, author.
Complete poems : Battle-pieces and aspects of the war ; Clarel: a poem and pilgrimage in the Holy Land ; John Marr and other sailors with some sea pieces ; Timoleon etc. ; Weeds and wildings chiefly: with A rose or two ; Parthenope ; Uncollected poetry and prose-and-verse / Herman Melville ; Hershel Parker, editor ; [notes, Robert A. Sandberg].
PS2386 .H352 2017
Hayes, Kevin J., author.
Herman Melville / Kevin J. Hayes.
PS2631 .S525 1991
Silverman, Kenneth.
Edgar A. Poe : mournful and never-ending remembrance / Kenneth Silverman.
1st ed.
New York, NY : HarperCollins Publishers, Ã1991.
PS2954 .U6 S67 2018
Spingarn, Adena, 1981- author.
Uncle Tom : from martyr to traitor / Adena Spingarn.
PS2971 .M35 2019
Tarkington, Booth, 1869-1946, author.
[Works. Selections]
Booth Tarkington : novels & stories / Booth Tarkington ; Thomas Mallon, editor.
PS3231 .R48 1995
Reynolds, David S., 1948-
Walt Whitman's America : a cultural biography / David S. Reynolds.
1st ed.
New York : Knopf, 1995.
PS3232 .T722 2019
Traubel, Horace, 1858-1919, interviewer.
[With Walt Whitman in Camden. Selections]
Walt Whitman speaks : his final thoughts on life, writing, spirituality, and the promise of America, as told to Horace Traubel ; edited and with an introduction by Brenda Wineapple.
PS3505 .H633 B58 2015
Chaze, Elliott, author.
Black wings has my angel / Elliott Chaze ; introduction by Barry Gifford.
PS3511 .A86 Z538 2018
Curnutt, Kirk, 1964- author.
William Faulkner / Kirk Curnutt.
PS3511 .I9 Z6153 2013
F. Scott Fitzgerald in context / edited by Bryant Mangum, Virginia Commonwealth University.
PS3513 .I74 Z6145 2012
Finbow, Steve.
Allen Ginsberg / Steve Finbow.
London : Reaktion Books, 2012.
PS3513 .R625 N54 2010
Gresham, William Lindsay, 1909-1962.
Nightmare alley / William Lindsay Gresham ; introduction by Nick Tosches.
PS3515 .A273 A6 2019
Hale, Nancy, 1908-1988, author.
[Short stories. Selections]
Where the light falls : selected stories of Nancy Hale / Nancy Hale ; edited by Lauren Groff.
PS3515 .A5672 S58 2001
Hardwick, Elizabeth.
Sleepless nights / Elizabeth Hardwick ; introduction by Geoffrey O'Brien.
New York : New York Review Books, [2001], Ã1979.
PS3515 .U789 Z93 2019
Taylor, Yuval, author.
Zora and Langston : a story of friendship and betrayal / Yuval Taylor.
First edition.
PS3531 .E933 A6 2019
Petry, Ann, 1908-1997, author.
[Novels. Selections]
The street ; The narrows / Ann Petry ; Farah Jasmine Griffin, editor.
PS3537 .T316 C76 2002
Stegner, Wallace, 1909-1993.
Crossing to safety / Wallace Stegner ; introduction by Terry Tempest Williams ; afterword by T.H. Watkins.
Modern Library pbk. ed.
New York : Modern Library, 2002.
PS3545 .E6 A6 2009
Welty, Eudora, 1909-2001.
Occasions : selected writings / Eudora Welty ; edited by Pearl Amelia McHaney.
Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, Ã2009.
PS3545 .I5286 A94 2014
Williams, John, 1922-1994, author.
Augustus / John Williams ; introduction by Daniel Mendelsohn.
PS3545 .I5286 B8 2007
Williams, John, 1922-1994.
Butcher's Crossing / John Williams ; introduction by Michelle Latiolas.
New York : New York Review Books, Ã2007.
PS3545 .I5365 Z698 2016
Ibell, Paul, author.
Tennessee Williams / Paul Ibell.
PS3552 .A244 E84 2015
Babitz, Eve, author.
Eve's Hollywood / Eve Babitz ; Introduction by Holly Brubach.
PS3552 .E75 A6 2019
Berry, Wendell, 1934- author.
[Essays. Selections]
Essays 1969-1990 / Wendell Berry ; Jack Shoemaker, editor.
PS3552 .E75 A6 2019b
Berry, Wendell, 1934- author.
[Essays. Selections]
Essays 1993-2017 / Wendell Berry ; Jack Shoemaker, editor.
PS3553 .A76 H37 2009
Carpenter, Don.
Hard rain falling / by Don Carpenter ; introduction by George Pelecanos.
New York : New York Review Books, Ã2009.
PS3554 .A9356 A6 2019
Davis, Lydia, 1947- author.
[Essays. Selections]
Essays : reading and writing / Lydia Davis.
First edition.
PS3554 .U466 D83 2007
Dundy, Elaine.
The dud avocado / Elaine Dundy ; introduction by Terry Teachout.
New York : New York Review Books, Ã2007.
PS3557 .A713 F3 2015
Gardner, Leonard, author.
Fat city / Leonard Gardner ; introduction by Denis Johnson.
PS3558 .A373 W3 2006
Hall, Oakley M.
Warlock / by Oakley Hall ; introduction by Robert Stone.
New York : New York Review Books, Ã2006.
PS3558 .I366 P7 2015b
Highsmith, Patricia, 1921-1995, author.
The price of salt / Patricia Highsmith.
Unabridged reprint.
PS3558 .I366 S77 2001
Highsmith, Patricia, 1921-1995.
Strangers on a train / Patricia Highsmith.
New York : W.W. Norton, 2001.
PS3562 .E42 A79 2019
Le Guin, Ursula K., 1929-2018, author.
Always coming home / Ursula K. Le Guin ; Brian Attebery, editor ; artist: Margaret Chodos-Irvine.
Author's expanded edition.
PS3569 .O6547 Z767 2019
Moser, Benjamin, author.
Sontag : her life and work / Benjamin Moser.
First edition.
PS3601 .C525 C35 2007
Aciman, Andrâe, author.
Call me by your name / Andrâe Aciman.
First edition.
PS3603 .R89 D66 2019
Cruz, Angie, author.
Dominicana / Angie Cruz.
First edition.
PS3608 .A254 L53 2019
Hackwith, A. J., author.
The library of the unwritten / A.J. Hackwith.
First edition.
PS3610 .A485 A6 2019
Jamison, Leslie, 1983- author.
[Essays. Selections]
Make it scream, make it burn : essays / Leslie Jamison.
First edition.
PS3613 .A2725243 Z46 2019
Machado, Carmen Maria, author.
In the dream house : a memoir / Carmen Maria Machado.
PS648 .S3 F88 2018
The future is female! : 25 classic science fiction stories by women, from pulp pioneers to Ursula K. Le Guin / Lisa Yaszek, editor.
PS92 .N39 2009
A new literary history of America / edited by Greil Marcus and Werner Sollors.
Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2009.
PT2291 .H6 2010
Novalis, 1772-1801.
Hymns to the night and spiritual songs / Novalis ; translated by George Macdonald ; edited by Carol Appleby.
Maidstone, Kent : Crescent Moon, 2010.
PT2603 .E455 A2 2019
Benjamin, Walter, 1892-1940, author.
[Works. Selections. English]
The storyteller essays / Walter Benjamin ; edited and introduction by Samuel Titan ; translated from the German by Tess Lewis.
PT2607 .O35 B513 2018
Dèoblin, Alfred, 1878-1957, author.
[Berlin Alexanderplatz. English]
Berlin Alexanderplatz / Alfred Dèoblin ; translated from the German and with an afterword by Michael Hofmann.
PT2635 .A27 T713 2013
Seghers, Anna, 1900-1983.
[Transit. English]
Transit / by Anna Seghers ; introduction by Peter Conrad ; translated by Margot Dembo ; afterword by Heinrich Bèoll.
PT2653 .W42 U6213 2006
Zweig, Stefan, 1881-1942, author.
[Ungeduld des Herzens. English]
Beware of pity / Stefan Zweig ; translated by Phyllis and Trevor Blewitt ; introduction by Joan Acocella.
PT2681 .E18 N3313 2003
Sebald, W. G. (Winfried Georg), 1944-2001.
[Nach der Natur. English]
After nature / W.G. Sebald.
Modern Library pbk. ed.
New York : Modern Library, 2003.
PT9875 .B43 R613 2010
Bengtsson, Frans Gunnar, 1894-1954.
[Rèode Orm. English]
The long ships / Frans G. Bengtsson ; translated from the Swedish by Michael Meyer ; introduction by Michael Chabon.
New York : New York Review Books, Ã2010.
PT9875 .J37 S613 2008
Jansson, Tove.
[Sommarboken. English]
The summer book / Tove Jansson ; translated from the Swedish by Thomas Teal ; introduction by Kathryn Davis.
New York : New York Review Books, Ã2008.
Q:  Science
Q175 .C2455 2016
Capra, Fritjof, author.
The systems view of life : a unifying vision / Fritjof Capra, formerly of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, CA, USA ; Pier Luigi Luisi, University of Rome 3, Italy.
Paperback edition.
QA248 .E53 1977
Enderton, Herbert B., author.
Elements of set theory / Herbert B. Enderton.
QL795 .B57 B35 2005
Baker, J. A. (John Alec)
The peregrine / by J.A. Baker ; introduction by Robert Macfarlane.
New York : New York Review Books, Ã2005.
R:  Medicine & Nursing
S:  Agriculture
T:  Technology
TR647 .M36 2014
Mann, Sally, 1951-
Immediate family / by Sally Mann ; afterword by Reynolds Price.
1st ed.
New York : Aperture, Ã1992.
TR647 .M36 2018
Greenough, Sarah, 1951- author.
Sally Mann : a thousand crossings / Sarah Greenough and Sarah Kennel ; with essays by Hilton Als, Malcolm Daniel, and Drew Gilpin Faust.
U:  Military Science
V:  Naval Science
Z:  Bibliography & Library Science