Recent Acquisitions - Browsing Collection

Recent additions to Skillman Library's browsing collection of new fiction and works of general interest.

Each month Skillman Library adds about 50 volumes to the Browsing Collection. The collection consists of new fiction and works of general interest in all subjects, and is shelved in the Drinkhouse Reading Room on the main level of the Library.

This page is updated periodically to reflect recent additions to the collection. For a list of all books currently available in the Browsing Collection, check the Library Catalog.

Additions to the collection, July 6, 2017 update:

Al Franken, giant of the Senate / by Al Franken.
New York : Twelve, 2017.
E901.1.F73 A3 2017.
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And the spirit moved them : the lost radical history of America's first feminists / Helen LaKelly Hunt ; foreword by Cornel West.
New York, NY : The Feminist Press at the City University of New York, 2017. PUBLISHER = ©2017.
HQ1418 .H86 2017.
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Apollo 8 : the thrilling story of the first mission to the Moon / Jeffrey Kluger.
New York : Henry Holt and Company, [2017].
TL789.8.U6 A54325 2017.
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Augustown / Kei Miller.
New York : Pantheon Books, [2016].
PR9265.9.M553 A93 2016.
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The awkward age : a novel / Francesca Segal.
New York, New York : Riverhead Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, [2017]. PUBLISHER = ©2017.
PS3619.E374 A97 2017.
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Bad dreams and other stories / Tessa Hadley.
New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2017]. PUBLISHER = ©2017.
PR6108.A35 A6 2017.
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Be like the fox : Machiavelli's lifelong quest for freedom / Erica Benner.
New York : W.W. Norton & Company, 2017. PUBLISHER = ©2017.
B785.M24 B455 2017.
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Beasts head for home : a novel / Abe Kobo ; translated by Richard F. Calichman.
New York : Columbia University Press, 2017.
PL845.B4 K413 2017.
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Bright air black / David Vann.
New York, NY : Black Cat, 2017.
PS3622.A667 B75 2017.
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Built on bones : 15,000 years of urban life and death / Brenna Hassett.
London : Bloomsbury Sigma, 2017.
HT111 .H38 2017.
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Camino Island / John Grisham.
New York : Doubleday, [2017]. PUBLISHER = ©2017.
PS3557.R5355 C36 2017.
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Canoeing with José / Jon Lurie.
Minneapolis, Minnesota : Milkweed Editions, 2017.
GV782.42.L87 A3 2017.
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The card catalog : books, cards, and literary treasures / the Library of Congress ; foreword by Carla Hayden ; [text written by Peter Devereaux].
San Francisco : Chronicle Books, [2017]. PUBLISHER = ©2017.
Z733.U6 C36 2017.
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Carnivalesque / Neil Jordan.
New York : Bloomsbury, 2017.
PR6060.O6255 C37 2017.
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The dandelion insurrection : love and revolution / by Rivera Sun.
El Prado, NM : Rising Sun Press Works, [2013]. PUBLISHER = ©2013.
PS3619.U5 D36 2013.
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Dark breaks the dawn / Sara B. Larson.
New York : Scholastic Press, 2017. PUBLISHER = ©2017.
PZ7.L323953 Dar 2017.
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Dear cyborgs / Eugene Lim.
New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2017. PUBLISHER = ©2017.
PS3612.I46 D43 2017.
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Death by DNA / John S. Shaw, III.
[Place of publication not identified] : [Publisher not identified], 2016.
PS3619.H39 D43 2016.
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Democracy in chains : the deep history of the radical right's stealth plan for America / Nancy MacLean.
New York, New York : Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, [2017].
HN49.R33 M23 2017.
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Dirt road / James Kelman.
Edinburgh : Canongate Books Ltd, 2016. PUBLISHER = ©2016.
PR6061.E518 D55 2016.
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Dis mem ber : and other stories of mystery and suspense / Joyce Carol Oates.
New York, NY : Mysterious Press, [2017]. PUBLISHER = ©2017.
PS3565.A8 A6 2017.
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Down Station / Simon Morden.
London : Orion Publishing Co, 2016.
PR6113.O736 2016.
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Eat this book : a carnivore's manifesto / Dominique Lestel ; translated by Gary Steiner.
New York : Columbia University Press, [2016].
TX371 .L4713 2016.
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Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine : a novel / Gail Honeyman.
New York, New York : Pamela Dorman Books/Viking, [2017].
PR6108.O55 E43 2017.
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The ends of the world : volcanic apocalypses, lethal oceans, and our quest to understand Earth's past mass extinctions / Peter Brannen.
New York, NY : Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2017]. PUBLISHER = ©2017.
QE721.2.E97 B73 2017.
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Ernest Hemingway : a biography / Mary V. Dearborn.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, a division of Random House LLC, 2017. PUBLISHER = ©2017.
PS3515.E37 Z5849 2017.
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Everybody's son : a novel / Thrity Umrigar.
New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2017].
PS3621.M75 E94 2017.
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The evolution of beauty : how Darwin's forgotten theory of mate choice shapes the animal world - and us / Richard O. Prum.
New York : Doubleday, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, [2017].
QL761 .P744 2017.
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The exile : the stunning inside story of Osama bin Laden and Al Qaeda in flight / Cathy Scott-Clark and Adrian Levy.
New York : Bloomsbury, 2017. PUBLISHER = ©2017.
HV6430.B55 L48 2017.
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Fast / Jorie Graham.
New York, NY : ECCO, an imprint of Harper Collins Publishers, [2017]. PUBLISHER = ©2017.
PS3557.R214 F37 2017.
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Geek girl rising : inside the sisterhood shaking up tech / Heather Cabot and Samantha Walravens.
New York : St. Martin's Press, 2017. PUBLISHER = ©2017.
T36 .C33 2017.
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A good country : a novel / Laleh Khadivi.
New York, NY : Bloomsbury USA, 2017. PUBLISHER = ©2017.
PS3611.H315 G66 2017.
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A history of the United States in five crashes : stock market meltdowns that defined a nation / Scott Nations.
New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2017]. PUBLISHER = ©2017.
HB3722 .N39 2017.
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Hot, hungry planet : the fight to stop a global food crisis in the face of climate change / Lisa Palmer.
New York : St. Martin's Press, 2017. PUBLISHER = ©2017.
HD9000.5 .P247 2017.
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How may I help you? : an immigrant's journey from MBA to minimum wage / Deepak Singh.
Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2017]. PUBLISHER = ©2017.
HD8081.A5 S55 2017.
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How to be a Muslim : an American story / Haroon Moghul.
Boston : Beacon Press, [2017].
BP80.M6155 A3 2017.
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How to tame a fox (and build a dog) : visionary scientists and a Siberian tale of jump-started evolution / Lee Alan Dugatkin and Lyudmila Trut.
Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2017. PUBLISHER = ©2017.
SF405.F8 D84 2017. CALL # = QH442.6.
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Just another Jihadi Jane / Tabish Khair.
Northampton, Massachusetts : Interlink Books, an imprint of Interlink Publishing Group, Inc., 2017. PUBLISHER = ©2017.
PR9499.3.K427 J87 2017.
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Kennedy and King : the president, the pastor, and the battle over civil rights / Steven Levingston.
New York : Hachette Books, 2017. PUBLISHER = ©2017.
E842.1 .L44 2017.
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The language of plants : science, philosophy, literature / Monica Gagliano, John C. Ryan, and Patrícia Vieira, editors.
Minneapolis, MN : University of Minnesota Press, [2017].
QK725 .L275 2017.
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The little French bistro : a novel / Nina George ; translated by Simon Pare.
New York : Crown, an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, [2017]. PUBLISHER = ©2017.
PT2707.E59 M6613 2017.
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Magpie murders / Anthony Horowitz.
New York : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2017]. PUBLISHER = ©2017.
PR6058.O715 M34 2017.
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Men without women : stories / Haruki Murakami ; translated from the Japanese by Philip Gabriel and Ted Goossen.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2017. PUBLISHER = ©2017.
PL856.U673 A2 2017.
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Miles off course : a Rowland Sinclair mystery / Sulari Gentill.
Scottsdale, Arizona : Poisoned Pen Press, 2017. PUBLISHER = ©2017.
PR9619.4.G468 M55 2017.
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Mother Land / Paul Theroux.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2017.
PS3570.H4 M63 2017.
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My mother was a freedom fighter / Aja Monet.
Chcago, Illinois : Haymarket Books, 2017. PUBLISHER = ©2017.
PS3613.O52458 M9 2017.
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New boy / Tracy Chevalier.
New York : Hogarth, an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, [2017]. PUBLISHER = ©2017.
PS3553.H4367 N48 2017.
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The new sultan : Erdogan and the crisis of modern Turkey / Soner Cagaptay.
London ; New York, NY : I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd, 2017.
DR603 .C33 2017.
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Notes from the Velvet Underground : the life of Lou Reed / Howard Sounes.
London : Doubleday, an imprint of Transworld Publishers, 2015. PUBLISHER = ©2015.
ML420.R299 S68 2015.
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October : the story of the Russian Revolution / China Miéville.
London ; Brooklyn, NY : Verso, 2017.
DK265 .M475 2017.
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Patagonian road : a year alone through Latin America / Kate McCahill.
Santa Fe, NM : SFWP, [2017]. PUBLISHER = ©2017.
F1409.5 .M36 2017.
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Portraits of courage : a commander in chief's tribute to America's warriors / George W. Bush.
New York : Crown Publishers, [2017].
ND1329.B865 A4 2017.
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The potlikker papers : a food history of the modern South / John T. Edge.
New York, New York : Penguin Press, 2017. PUBLISHER = ©2017.
TX715.2.S68 E328 2017.
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The purple swamp hen and other stories / Penelope Lively.
New York, New York : Viking, [2016].
PR6062.I89 A6 2016.
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A rabble of dead money : the Great Crash and the global depression : 1929-1939 / Charles R. Morris.
New York : PublicAffairs, [2017]. PUBLISHER = ©2017.
HB3717 1929 .M674 2017.
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Republic of taste : art, politics, and everyday life in early America / Catherine E. Kelly.
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2016]. PUBLISHER = ©2016.
E164 .K45 2016.
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Revolution against empire : taxes, politics, and the origins of American independence / Justin du Rivage.
New Haven : Yale University Press, [2017].
E211 .D82 2017.
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Rise & shine, Benedict Stone / Phaedra Patrick.
Don Mills, Ontario, Canada : Park Row Books, [2017]. PUBLISHER = ©2017.
PR6116.A8454 R57 2017.
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Saints for all occasions / J. Courtney Sullivan.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2017. PUBLISHER = ©2017.
PS3619.U43 S25 2017.
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Scribbled in the dark : poems / Charles Simic.
New York, NY : Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2017]. PUBLISHER = ©2017.
PS3569.I4725 A6 2017.
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Some rise by sin : a novel / Philip Caputo.
New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2017.
PS3553.A625 S66 2017.
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Thank you for being late : an optimist's guide to thriving in the age of accelerations / Thomas L. Friedman.
New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, [2016]. PUBLISHER = ©2016.
HM846 .F739 2016.
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Theft by finding : diaries (1977-2002) / David Sedaris.
New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2017. PUBLISHER = ©2017.
PS3569.E314 A6 2017.
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There's a mystery there : the primal vision of Maurice Sendak / Jonathan Cott.
New York : Doubleday, [2017]. PUBLISHER = ©2017.
PS3569.E6 Z65 2017.
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Thick as thieves : a Queen's thief novel / Megan Whalen Turner.
New York, NY : Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2017]. PUBLISHER = ©2017.
PZ7.T85565 Tg 2017.
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Think small : the surprisingly simple ways to reach big goals / Owain Service & Rory Gallagher.
London : Michael O'Mara Books Ltd, 2017. PUBLISHER = c2017.
BF505.G6 S49 2017.
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This impossible light : a novel / by Lily Myers.
New York, NY : Philomel Books, [2017].
PZ7.5.M93 Thi 2017.
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Wait till you see me dance : stories / Deb Olin Unferth.
Minneapolis, Minnesota : Graywolf Press, [2017]. PUBLISHER = ©2017.
PS3621.N44 W35 2017.
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Wolf on a string : a novel / Benjamin Black.
New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2017. PUBLISHER = ©2017.
PR6052.A57 W65 2017.
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Women in the world of Frederick Douglass / Leigh Fought.
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2017]. PUBLISHER = ©2017.
E449.D75 F68 2017.
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The wonder of birds : what they tell us about ourselves, the world, and a better future / Jim Robbins.
New York : Spiegel & Grau, [2017]. PUBLISHER = ©2017.
QL676 .R63 2017.
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The world is your burger : a cultural history / David Michaels.
London ; New York, NY : Phaidon Press Limited, 2017.
TX749.5.B43 M53 2017.
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You don't have to say you love me : a memoir / Sherman Alexie.
New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2017. PUBLISHER = ©2017.
PS3551.L35774 Z46 2017.
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