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New arrivals, week of 5/13/16

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Life in the big city of Chicago is the focus of one of our new fiction offerings this week. Brian Doyley shares a fascinating view of the variety of life that exists in the Windy City. Another much requested new book by Iris Johansen has also arrived on the shelves.  We have a real cross section of works this week with a very diverse group of authors. Here are our fiction selections:


Chicago     by Brian Doyley
The best of my love     by Susan Maller
The taxidermist’s daughter     by Kate Mosse
Journey to Munich    by Jacqueline Windspear
Close your eyes    by Michael Robotham
13 ways of looking at a fat girl     by Mona Awad
The big showdown    by Mickey Spillane
Hide Away     by Iris Johansen
Before we visit the goddess    by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
Flight of dreams    by Ariel Lawhon
Imagine me gone    by Adam Haslett
Tracking the beast    by Henry Kisor

Non-fiction works include the lovely offering by Artist Julie Zickfoose called “Baby Birds: an artist looks into the nest”. Zickfoose’s text and beautiful renderings highlight what is happening all around us with the arrival of many songbirds to the North Country. It’s a book to be savored. Biographies of two renown women, Barbara Streisand and Meryl Streep, round out the non-fiction offerings this week.


The fight for fifteen: the right wage for a working America  by David Rolf
Rise of the Rocket Girls    by Nathalia Holt
Empire of things   by Frank Trentmann

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Baby birds: an artist looks into the nest   by Julie Zickfoose
Barbara Streisand: redefining beauty, femininity and power  by Neal Gabler,  biography
Heart of glass: a memoir   by Wendy Lawless,  biography
Her again: becoming Meryl Streep   by Michael Schulman,   biography
Lost and found coin hoards and treasures    by Q. David Bowers

To reserve any of these latest offerings simply click on Log-in, search and renew in the right sidebar. Have  your library card handy and your pin number is the last four digits of the phone number you have on record with the library. If you need any help at all, simply call one of our staff at 518-483-5251. We will gladly help you.

Happy Reading!

the Staff of the Wead Library