New Books – 2018

BIOGRAPHY
The Age of Eisenhower:  America and the World in the 1950s by William I. Hitchcock
The Art of the Wasted Day by Patricia Hampl
Grant by Ron Chernow
Last Cowboys: A Pioneer Family in the New West by John Branch
Some Memories of a Long Life, 1854-1911 by Malvina Shanklin Harlan
Toussaint Louverture:  A Revolutionary Life by Philippe Girard

BIOGRAPHY COLLECTIONS
Blood & Ivy: The 1849 Murder that Scandalized Harvard by Paul Collins
Never Caught:  The Washington’s Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge by Erica Armstrong Dunbar
Okay Fine Whatever: The Year I Went from Being Afraid of Everything to Only Being Afraid of Most Things by Courtenay Hameister
Spinster: Making a Life of One’s Own by Kate Bolick

FICTION
Brooklyn: A Novel by Colm Toibin
Ecstasy by Mary Sharrat
Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry
Ice Palace by Tarjei Vessas
My Dear Hamilton: A Novel of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton by S. Dray & L. Kamoie
Pachinko by Min Jin Lee
The Shakespeare Requirement by Julie Schumacher
Weight of Ink by Rachel Kadish

AMERICAS/ANTARCTICA/AUSTRALIA – HISTORY
An Empire of Ice:  Scott, Shackleton, and the Heroic Age of Antarctic Science by Edward J. Larson

LARGE PRINT
The Book of Joy:  Lasting Happiness in a Changing World by His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu
Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

MINNESOTA/MIDWEST
The Infamous Harry Hayward: A True Account of Murder and Mesmerism in Gilded Age Minneapolis by Shawn Francis Peters

MYSTERY/SPY/ADVENTURE
Bluebird, Bluebird by Attica Locke
Dead Irish by John Lescroart
Death Notice by Zhou Haohui
The Death of Mrs. Westaway by Ruth Ware
Desolation Mountain by William Kent Krueger
The Fallen by David Baldacci
Glass Houses by Louise Penny
Guilty Dead by P.J. Tracy
Monkeewrench by P.J. Tracy
Shadow District by Arnaldur Indridason
Shattered Mirror: An Eve Duncan Novel by Iris Johansen
The Unquiet Dead by Ausma Zehanat Khan
To Die But Once by Jacqueline Winspear
Two Kinds of Truth by Michael Connelly
Twisted Prey by John Sandford
Widows of Malabar Hill: A Mystery of 1920s Bombay by Sujata Massey

NATURE/ENVIRONMENT
The Death and Life of the Great Lakes by Dan Egan
The Gulf: The Making of An American Sea by Jack E. Davis

POETRY COLLECTIONS
Wade in the Water: Poems by Tracy K. Smith
The Poetry of Derek Walcott, 1948-2013 by Derek Walcott

SCIENCE/TECHNOLOGY/MATH
The Evolution of Beauty: How Darwin’s Forgotten Theory of Mate Choice Shapes the Animal World – and Us by Richard O. Prum
The Perfectionists: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World by Simon Winchester

TRAVEL WRITINGS
Don’t Make Me Pull Over: The Informal History of the Family Road Trip by Richard Ratay
Northland: A 4,000-ile Journey Along America’s Forgotten Border by Porter Fox

WORLD POLITICS/GOVERNMENT
Fascism:  A Warning by Madeleine Albright