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. For a list of all books currently available in the Browsing Collection, check the Library Catalog.

This page is updated periodically. This update: 03 August 2018

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  • All we ever wanted : a novel / Emily Giffin.
    New York : Ballantine Books, [2018]. PUBLISHER = ©2018.
    PS3607.I28 A79 2018.
  • American sonnets for my past and future assassin / Terrance Hayes.
    New York, New York : Penguin Books, 2018.
    PS3558.A8378 A6 2018.
  • Antisocial media : how Facebook disconnects us and undermines democracy / Siva Vaidhyanathan.
    New York, NY, United States of America : Oxford University Press, [2018].
    HM851 .V345 2018.
  • The art of gathering : how we meet and why it matters / Priya Parker.
    New York : Riverhead Books, 2018.
    BF637.S4 P357 2018.
  • The art of the wasted day / Patricia Hampl.
    New York, New York : Viking, [2018].
    PS3558.A4575 Z46 2018.
  • Bad advice : or why celebrities, politicians, and activists aren’t your best source of health information / Paul A. Offit, M.D.
    New York : Columbia University Press, [2018].
    RA423.2 .O34 2018.
  • Bad blood : secrets and lies in a Silicon Valley startup / John Carreyrou.
    New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2018. PUBLISHER = ©2018.
    HD9995.H423 U627 2018.
  • Barracoon : the story of the last “black cargo” / Zora Neale Hurston ; edited by Deborah G. Plant ;[foreword by Alice Walker].
    New York, NY : Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2018]. PUBLISHER = ©2018.
    E444 .H897 2018.
  • Berenice Abbott : a life in photography / Julia Van Haaften.
    New York, NY ; London : W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., [2018]. PUBLISHER = ©2018.
    TR140.A25 V36 2018.
  • Bibi : the turbulent life and times of Benjamin Netanyahu / Anshel Pfeffer.
    New York, NY : Basic Books, 2018. PUBLISHER = ©2018.
    DS126.6.N48 P44 2018.
  • Border districts : a fiction / Gerald Murnane.
    New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2018. PUBLISHER = ©2017.
    PR9619.3.M76 B67 2018.
  • Building the new American economy : smart, fair, and sustainable / Jeffrey D. Sachs ; foreword by Bernie Sanders.
    New York : Columbia University Press, [2017].
    HC106.84 .S229 2017.
  • The burning shores : inside the battle for the new Libya / Frederic Wehrey.
    New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2018. PUBLISHER = ©2018.
    DT236 .W44 2018.
  • Calypso / David Sedaris.
    New York, NY : Little, Brown and Company, [2018].
    PS3569.E314 A6 2018.
  • The campout cookbook : inspired recipes for cooking around the fire and under the stars / Marnie Hanel & Jen Stevenson ; illustrations by Emily Isabella.
    New York : Artisan, [2018]. PUBLISHER = ©2018.
    TX823 .H29 2018.
  • The captain class : a new theory of leadership / Sam Walker.
    New York : Random House, [2017]. PUBLISHER = ©2017.
    GV711 .W28 2017.
  • Clock Dance / Anne Tyler.
    New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2018. PUBLISHER = ©2018.
    PS3570.Y45 C58 2018.
  • Confessions of the Fox : a novel / Jordy Rosenberg.
    New York : One World, [2018]. PUBLISHER = ©2018.
    PS3618.O8323 C66 2018.
  • Convenience store woman / Sayaka Murata ; translated by Ginny Tapley Takemori.
    New York : Grove Press, 2018.
    PL873.U73 C6613 2018.
  • Damnation Island : poor, sick, mad & criminal in 19th-century New York / Stacy Horn.
    Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2018. PUBLISHER = ©2018.
    RC445.N68 H67 2018.
  • The Dante chamber / Matthew Pearl.
    New York : Penguin Press, 2018. PUBLISHER = ©2018.
    PS3616.E25 D34 2018.
  • Days of awe / A.M. Homes.
    New York, New York : Viking, [2018].
    PS3558.O448 A6 2018.
  • The debatable land : the lost world between Scotland and England / Graham Robb.
    New York : W.W. Norton & Company, 2018. PUBLISHER = ©2018.
    DA880.B72 R62 2018.
  • The dream of reason / Jenny George.
    Port Townsend, Washington : Copper Canyon Press, [2018]. PUBLISHER = ©2018.
    PS3607.E66295 A6 2018.
  • Drunks : an American history / Christopher M. Finan.
    Boston : Beacon Press, [2017].
    HV5292 .F555 2017.
  • Dying for a paycheck : how modern management harms employee health and company performance–and what we can do about it / Jeffrey Pfeffer.
    New York, NY : HarperBusiness, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2018]. PUBLISHER = ©2018.
    HF5548.85 .P495 2018.
  • Eager : the surprising, secret life of beavers and why they matter / Ben Goldfarb ; foreword by Dan Flores.
    White River Junction, Vermont : Chelsea Green Publishing, [2018].
    QL737.R632 G64 2018.
  • The efficiency paradox : what big data can’t do / Edward Tenner.
    New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2018. PUBLISHER = ©2018.
    T58.8 .T45 2018.
  • Empress : the astonishing reign of Nur Jahan / Ruby Lal.
    New York, NY : W.W. Norton & Company, [2018].
    DS461.9.N8 L35 2018.
  • Energy : a human history / Richard Rhodes.
    New York : Simon & Schuster, 2018.
    TJ163.2 .R46 2018.
  • The ensemble / Aja Gabel.
    New York : Riverhead Books, 2018. PUBLISHER = ©2018.
    PS3607.A2285 E57 2018.
  • Feast : food of the Islamic world / Anissa Helou.
    New York, NY : Ecco, [2018]. PUBLISHER = ©2018.
    TX725.M628 H45 2018.
  • The feather thief : beauty, obsession, and the natural history heist of the century / Kirk Wallace Johnson.
    New York, New York : Viking, [2018]. PUBLISHER = ©2018.
    HV6665.G72 J64 2018.
  • Fight no more : stories / Lydia Millet.
    New York : W. W. Norton & Company, [2018].
    PS3563.I42175 A6 2018.
  • Florida / Lauren Groff.
    New York, New York : Riverhead Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, 2018. PUBLISHER = ©2018.
    PS3607.R6344 A6 2018.
  • For-profit democracy : why the government is losing the trust of rural America / Loka Ashwood.
    New Haven : Yale University Press, [2018].
    JK31 .A84 2018.
  • French food : on the table, on the page, and in French culture / edited by Lawrence R. Schehr and Allen S. Weiss.
    New York : Routledge, 2001.
    TX637 .F69 2001.
  • Girl made of stars / Ashley Herring Blake.
    Boston ; New York : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2018]. PUBLISHER = ©2018.
    PZ7.1.B58 Gi 2018.
  • Go tell the crocodiles : chasing prosperity in Mozambique / Rowan Moore Gerety.
    New York : New Press, [2018].
    HC890 .G47 2018.
  • Good trouble : stories / Joseph O’Neill.
    New York : Pantheon Books, [2018]. PUBLISHER = ©2018.
    PR6065.N435 A6 2018.
  • Harry’s trees / Jon Cohen.
    Toronto, Ontario : Mira, [2018]. PUBLISHER = ©2018.
    PS3553.O42433 H37 2018.
  • The heritage : black athletes, a divided America, and the politics of patriotism / Howard Bryant.
    Boston : Beacon Press, [2018].
    GV583 .B735 2018.
  • How it happened / Michael Koryta.
    New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2018.
    PS3611.O749 H68 2018.
  • How to be famous : a novel / Caitlin Moran.
    New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2018]. PUBLISHER = ©2018.
    PR6113.O724 H68 2018.
  • How to change your mind : what the new science of psychedelics teaches us about consciousness, dying, addiction, depression, and transcendence / Michael Pollan.
    New York : Penguin Press, 2018. PUBLISHER = ©2018.
    RM324.8 .P65 2018.
  • How to grill everything : simple recipes for great flame-cooked food / Mark Bittman ; photography by Christina Holmes.
    Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2018]. PUBLISHER = ©2018.
    TX840.B3 B545 2018.
  • In the distance with you / Carla Guelfenbein ; translated from the Spanish by John Cullen.
    New York : Other Press, [2018].
    PQ8098.417.U35 C6613 2018.
  • Into the raging sea : thirty-three mariners, one megastorm, and the sinking of El Faro / Rachel Slade.
    New York, NY : Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2018]. PUBLISHER = ©2018.
    G530.F37 S53 2018.
  • Kudos / Rachel Cusk.
    New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2018.
    PR6053.U825 K83 2018.
  • Last stories / William Trevor.
    New York : Viking, [2018]. PUBLISHER = ©2018.
    PR6070.R4 A6 2018.
  • Life in the garden / Penelope Lively.
    New York, New York : Viking, [2017]. PUBLISHER = ©2017.
    PR6062.I89 Z46 2017.
  • Like brothers / Mark Duplass, Jay Duplass.
    New York : Ballantine Books, [2018].
    PN1998.2 .D75 2018.
  • Little panic : dispatches from an anxious life / Amanda Stern.
    New York : Grand Central Publishing, 2018. PUBLISHER = ©2018.
    PS3619.T4777 Z46 2018.
  • The lives of the surrealists / Desmond Morris.
    New York, New York : Thames & Hudson, 2018. PUBLISHER = ©2018.
    N6494.S8 M67 2018.
  • The lost for words bookshop / Stephanie Butland.
    New York : Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin’s Press, 2018. PUBLISHER = ©2017.
    PR6102.U82 L68 2018.
  • Love & other carnivorous plants / Florence Gonsalves.
    New York ; Boston : Little, Brown and Company, 2018. PUBLISHER = ©2018.
    PZ7.1.G65219 Lov 2018.
  • The melody : a novel / Jim Crace.
    New York : Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, [2018].
    PR6053.R228 M45 2018.
  • Minority leader : how to lead from the outside and make real change / Stacey Abrams.
    New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2018. PUBLISHER = ©2018.
    E185.93.G4 A27 2018.
  • Motherhood / Sheila Heti.
    New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2018. PUBLISHER = ©2018.
    PR9199.4.H48 M68 2018.
  • Mr. Lear : a life of art and nonsense / Jenny Uglow.
    New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2018. PUBLISHER = ©2017.
    PR4879.L2 Z94 2018.
  • Murder on the Left Bank / Cara Black.
    New York City : Soho Crime, [2018].
    PS3552.L297 M875 2018.
  • My American dream : a life of love, family, and food / by Lidia Matticchio Bastianich.
    New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2018. PUBLISHER = ©2018.
    TX649.B38 A3 2018.
  • My twenty-five years in Provence : reflections on then and now / Peter Mayle.
    New York : Knopf, 2018.
    DC611.P961 M35 2018.
  • Nadiya’s kitchen : over 100 simple and delicious family recipes / Nadiya Hussain ; photography by Holly Pickering.
    UK : Michael Joseph, an imprint of Penguin Books, 2016.
    TX833.5 .H87 2016.
  • Near-death experiences, and others / Robert Gottlieb.
    New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2018.
    PN2266.5 .G68 2018.
  • Night-gaunts : and other tales of suspense / Joyce Carol Oates.
    New York, NY : The Mysterious Press, an imprint of Grove Atlantic, 2018. PUBLISHER = ©2018.
    PS3565.A8 A6 2018b.
  • Number one Chinese restaurant : a novel / Lillian Li.
    New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2018.
    PS3612.I14 N86 2018.
  • The order of time / Carlo Rovelli ; translated by Erica Segre and Simon Carnell.
    New York : Riverhead Books, 2018. PUBLISHER = ©2017.
    QC173.59.S65 R6813 2018.
  • Our story : a memoir of love and life in China / Rao Pingru ; translated from the Chinese by Nicky Harman.
    New York : Pantheon Books, 2018. PUBLISHER = ©2018.
    CT1828.P56 A313 2018.
  • The outsider : a novel / Stephen King.
    New York : Scribner, 2018. PUBLISHER = ©2018.
    PS3561.I483 O98 2018.
  • Paul Simon : the life / Robert Hilburn.
    New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, 2018.
    ML420.S563 H55 2018.
  • A place for us : a novel / Fatima Farheen Mirza.
    New York : SJP for Hogarth, [2018].
    PS3613.I79 P53 2018.
  • Pops : fatherhood in pieces / Michael Chabon.
    New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2018]. PUBLISHER = ©2018.
    HQ756 .C43 2018.
  • The president is missing : a novel / Bill Clinton, James Patterson.
    New York, NY : Little Brown & Company : Alfred A. Knopf, [2018].
    PS3603.L56539 P74 2018.
  • The procrastination economy : the big business of downtime / Ethan Tussey.
    New York : New York University Press, [2018].
    GV181.3 .T87 2018.
  • Rising : dispatches from the new American shore / Elizabeth Rush.
    Minneapolis, Minnesota : Milkweed Editions, 2018. PUBLISHER = ©2018.
    GB459.4 .R86 2018.
  • Robin / Dave Itzkoff.
    New York : Henry Holt and Company, [2018]. PUBLISHER = ©2018.
    PN2287.W473 I89 2018.
  • The ruinous sweep / Tim Wynne-Jones.
    Somerville, Masssachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2018. PUBLISHER = ©2018.
    PZ7.W993 Ru 2018.
  • Ruthless tide : the heroes and villains of the Johnstown flood, America’s astonishing gilded age disaster / Al Roker.
    New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2018]. PUBLISHER = ©2018.
    F159.J7 R65 2018.
  • Savage liberty : a mystery of revolutionary America / Eliot Pattison.
    Berkeley, CA : Counterpoint Press, [2018]. PUBLISHER = ©2018.
    PS3566.A82497 S29 2018.
  • The secrets between us : a novel / Thrity Umrigar.
    New York : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2018]. PUBLISHER = ©2018.
    PS3621.M75 S43 2018.
  • Seeds of science : why we got it so wrong on GMOs / Mark Lynas.
    London ; Oxford ; New York ; New Delhi ; Syndey : Bloomsbury Sigma, 2018.
    TP248.65.F66 L96 2018.
  • Sex Money Murder : a story of crack, blood, and betrayal / Jonathan Green.
    New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2018].
    HV6439.U7 N4438 2018.
  • She has her mother’s laugh : the powers, perversions, and potential of heredity / Carl Zimmer.
    New York, New York : Dutton, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, [2018].
    QH431 .Z53 2018.
  • Sheep machine : (00:01) / Vi Khi Nao.
    Brooklyn, New York : Black Sun Lit, 2018.
    PS3614.A63 A6 2018.
  • The shepherd’s hut / Tim Winton.
    New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2018.
    PR9619.3.W585 S54 2018.
  • A shout in the ruins : a novel / Kevin Powers.
    New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2018.
    PS3616.O88348 S56 2018.
  • Sick : a memoir / Porochista Khakpour.
    New York : Harper Perennial, [2018].
    RC155.5 .K43 2018.
  • Singapore dream and other adventures : travel writings from an Asian journey / Hermann Hesse ; translated by Sherab Chodzin Kohn.
    Boulder, Colorado : Shambhala Publications, Inc., 2018.
    DS522.4 .H47 2018.
  • Some trick : thirteen stories / Helen DeWitt.
    New York : New Directions Publishing Corporation, [2018]. PUBLISHER = ©2018.
    PS3554.E92945 A6 2018.
  • Squeezed : why our families can’t afford America / Alissa Quart.
    New York : Ecco,  an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2018]. PUBLISHER = ©2018.
    HT690.U6 Q37 2018.
  • Tailspin : the people and forces behind America’s fifty-year fall–and those fighting to reverse it / Steven Brill.
    New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2018. PUBLISHER = ©2018.
    HN59 .B75 2018.
  • Technically wrong : sexist apps, biased algorithms, and other threats of toxic tech / Sara Wachter-Boettcher.
    New York, NY : W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., [2017].
    TA169.5 .W33 2017.
  • There there : a novel / Tommy Orange.
    New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2018.
    PS3615.R32 T48 2018.
  • They can’t kill us until they kill us : essays / Hanif Abdurraqib.
    Columbus, Ohio : Two Dollar Radio, [2017]. PUBLISHER = ©2017.
    PS3623.I57748 A6 2017.
  • Things we haven’t said : sexual violence survivors speak out / edited by Erin Moulton.
    San Francisco, CA : Zest Books, [2018]. PUBLISHER = ©2018.
    RC569.5.A28 T54 2018.
  • Tin man / Sarah Winman.
    New York : G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2018. PUBLISHER = ©2017.
    PR6123.I574 T56 2018.
  • The traitor’s niche : a novel / Ismail Kadare ; translated from the Albanian by John Hodgson.
    Berkely, CA : Counterpoint Press, 2018.
    PG9621.K3 K3413 2018.
  • Trenton makes : a novel / Tadzio Koelb.
    New York : Doubleday, [2018]. PUBLISHER = ©2018.
    PS3611.O3628 T74 2018.
  • Tropic of squalor : poems / Mary Karr.
    [New York] : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2018]. PUBLISHER = ©2018.
    PS3561.A6929 A6 2018.
  • Twenty-eight artists and two saints : essays / Joan Acocella.
    New York : Vintage Books, 2008.
    NX165 .A36 2008.
  • Uncensored : my life and uncomfortable conversations at the intersection of black and white America / Zachary R. Wood.
    New York, New York : Dutton, [2018]. PUBLISHER = ©2018.
    CT275.W663 A3 2018.
  • Upstate / James Wood.
    New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2018. PUBLISHER = ©2018.
    PR6123.O527 U67 2018.
  • Us against you : a novel / Fredrik Backman ; translated by Neil Smith.
    New York : Atria Books, 2018. PUBLISHER = ©2018.
    PT9877.12.A32 V513 2018.
  • The Verdun affair : a novel / Nick Dybek.
    New York : Scribner, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc., 2018. PUBLISHER = ©2018.
    PS3604.Y27 V47 2018.
  • A view of the empire at sunset / Caryl Phillips.
    New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2018. PUBLISHER = ©2018.
    PR9275.S263 V54 2018.
  • We do our part : toward a fairer and more equal America / Charles Peters ; foreword by Jon Meacham.
    New York : Random House, [2017].
    JC575 .P44 2017.
  • When Einstein walked with Gödel : excursions to the edge of thought / Jim Holt.
    New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2018. PUBLISHER = ©2018.
    PS3608.O4943595 A6 2018.
  • White fragility : why it’s so hard to talk to white people about racism / Robin DiAngelo.
    Boston : Beacon Press, [2018].
    HT1521 .D486 2018.
  • The wind in my hair : my fight for freedom in modern Iran / Masih Alinejad with Kambiz Foroohar.
    New York : Little Brown and Company/Hachette Book Group, 2018. PUBLISHER = ©2018.
    DS318.84.A445 A3 2018.
  • Witchmark / C. L. Polk.
    New York : A Tom Doherty Associates Book, 2018. PUBLISHER = ©2018.
    PR9199.4.P647 W58 2018.
  • Woman of the ashes / Mia Couto ; translated from the Portuguese by David Brookshaw.
    New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2018. PUBLISHER = ©2018.
    PQ9939.C68 M8513 2018.
  • The word is murder : a novel / Anthony Horowitz.
    New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2018].
    PR6058.O715 W67 2018.