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New Books, Audiobooks, and DVDs that have been recently added to or ordered for our collections. Click on the titles for more information or to place a hold on the item.

Landline by Rainbow Rowell

Landline by Rainbow Rowell

        Landline by Rainbow Rowell Georgie McCool knows her marriage is in trouble. That it’s been in trouble for a long time. She still loves her husband, Neal, and Neal still loves her, deeply — but that almost seems besides the point now.Maybe that was always besides the point.Two days before they’re supposed to visit Neal’s family ... Read More »

The dirty life : on farming, food, and love / Kristin Kimball.

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  The dirty life : on farming, food, and love / Kristin Kimball. Documents the first year spent by the Harvard-graduate author with her new husband on their sustainable farm in the Adirondacks, describing how she withdrew from big-city life to be married in their barn loft, the difficult obstacles they faced attempting to provide a whole diet for one ... Read More »

Unaccountable : what hospitals won’t tell you and how transparency can revolutionize health care / Marty Makary.

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  Unaccountable : what hospitals won’t tell you and how transparency can revolutionize health care / Marty Makary. “Dr. Marty Makary is co-developer of the life-saving checklist outlined in Atul Gawande’s bestselling The Checklist Manifesto. As a busy surgeon who has worked in many of the best hospitals in the nation, he can testify to the amazing power of modern ... Read More »

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

All The Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr “From the highly acclaimed, multiple award-winning Anthony Doerr, the beautiful, stunningly ambitious instant New York Times bestseller about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II. Marie-Laure lives with her father in Paris near the Museum ... Read More »

God’s hotel : a doctor, a hospital, and a pilgrimage to the heart of medicine / Victoria Sweet.

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  God’s hotel : a doctor, a hospital, and a pilgrimage to the heart of medicine / Victoria Sweet. “San Francisco’s Laguna Honda Hospital is the last almshouse in the country, a descendant of the Hotel-Dieu (God’s Hotel) that cared for the sick in the Middle Ages. Ballet dancers and rock musicians, professors and thieves–”anyone who had fallen, or, often, ... Read More »

The Map Thief by Michael Blanding

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Draws on interviews with confessed rare-map thief E. Forbes Smiley to document his experiences with mercenary explorers and mapmakers, offering insight into the cutthroat map trade while investigating allegations of hundreds of additional thefts. Read More »

The Vacationers by Emma Straub

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Celebrating their thirty-fifth anniversary and their daughter’s high-school graduation during a two-week vacation in Mallorca, Franny and Jim Post confront old secrets, hurts, and rivalries that reveal sides of themselves they try to conceal. Spongy and dear, sharply observed and funny, Straub’s domestic-drama-goes-abroad is a delightful study of the complexities of family and love, and the many distractions from both.  ... Read More »