New books: November 2011

September 29, 2011

Use your Grandview Library card to search & reserve the books below.

Just enter the titles into our catalog from your computer, or call Circulation at 614-486-2951 to have a staff member place a hold for you.

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The titles below that are not at the Grandview Library may be borrowed for you from our consortium libraries.

NEW FICTION: November 2011

  • David Baldacci—Zero Day
  • Roberto Bolaño—The Third Reich
  • Alan Bradley—I am Half-Sick of Shadows: A Flavia de Luce Novel
  • Edna Buchanan—A Dark and Lonely Place
  • Jennifer Chiaverini—The Wedding Quilt: An ELM Creek Quilts Novel
  • Laura Childs—Skeleton Letters: A Scrapbooking Mystery
  • William s. Cohen—Blink of an Eye
  • Michael Connelly—The Drop (Harry Bosch)
  • Catherine Coulter—The Prince of Ravenscar
  • Michael Crichton & Richard Preston—Micro
  • Clive Cussler & Graham Brown—Devil’s Gate: A Novel from the NUMA Files
  • Maria Duenas—The Time in Between
  • Umberto Eco—The Prague Cemetery
  • Janet Evanovich—Explosive Eighteen: A Stephanie Plum Novel
  • Richard Paul Evans—Lost December
  • Vince Flynn—Kill Shot: A Thriller
  • Dorothy Garlock—Come a Little Closer
  • Dagoberto Gilb—Before the End, After the Beginning: Stories
  • Sue Grafton—V Is for Vengeance: A Kinsey Millhone Mystery
  • Rashad Harrison—Our Man in the Dark
  • Anthony Horowitz—The House of Silk: A Sherlock Holmes Novel
  • Nancy Jensen—The Sisters
  • Kim, Kourtney, & Khloe Kardashian—Keeping Up: A Novel
  • N.M. Kelby—White Truffles in Winter
  • Douglas Kennedy—Temptation
  • Stephen King—11/22/63: A Novel
  • Åsa Larsson—Until Thy Wrath Be Past
  • Alan Lazar—Roam
  • Gregory Maguire—Out of Oz: The Final Volume in the Wicked Years
  • Q.R. Markham—Assassin of Secrets
  • Margaret Maron—Three-Day Town
  • Sabina Murray—Tales of the New World: Stories
  • Joyce Carol Oates—The Corn Maiden and Other Nightmares: Novellas and Stories of Unspeakable Dread
  • James Patterson—Kill Alex Cross
  • Ian Rankin—The Impossible Dead
  • Brandon Sanderson—The Alloy of Law: A Mistborn Novel
  • Danielle Steel—Hotel Vendome
  • Delphine de Vigan—Underground Time

NEW NONFICTION: November 2011

  • Peter Ackroyd—London Under: The Secret History Beneath the Streets
  • Kate Ascher—The Heights: Anatomy of a Skyscraper
  • Rosamund Bartlett—Tolstoy: A Russian Life
  • David Batker & John de Graaf—What’s the Economy For, Anyway?: Why It’s Time to Stop Chasing Growth and Start Pursuing Happiness
  • Ann Beattie—Mrs. Nixon: A Novelist Imagines a Life
  • Mike Bender & Doug Chernack—Awkward Family Pet Photos
  • Joshua M. Bernstein—Brewed Awakening: Behind the Beers and Brewers Leading the World’s Craft Beer Revolution
  • Richard Bonin—Arrows of the Night: Ahmad Chalabi’s Long Journey to Triumph in Iraq
  • Tom Brokaw—The Time of Our Lives: Past, Present, Promise
  • Michael Cannell—The Limit: Life and Death on the 1961 Grand Prix Circuit
  • Frank Cascio—My Friend Michael: Growing Up with the King of Pop
  • Derek Chollet & Samantha Power—The Unquiet American: Richard Holbrooke in the World
  • Lloyd Clark—The Battle of the Tanks: Kursk, 1943
  • R. Crumb—The Complete Record Cover Collection
  • Gordon Corrigan—The Second World War: A Military History
  • Ken Denmead—The Geek Dad’s Book for Aspiring Mad Scientists: The Coolest Experiments and Projects for Science Fairs and Family Fun
  • Philip K. Dick—The Exegesis of Philip K. Dick
  • Joan Didion—Blue Nights
  • Joseph Epstein—Gossip: The Untrivial Pursuit
  • Randy Fenoli—It’s All about the Dress: Savvy Secrets, Priceless Advice, and Inspiring Stories to Help You Find “The One”
  • Niall Ferguson—Civilization: The West and the Rest
  • Carrie Fisher—Shockaholic
  • Robert Frank—The High-Beta Rich: How the Manic Will Take Us to the Next Boom, Bubble, and Bust
  • John Lewis Gaddis—George F. Kennan: An American Life
  • Philip Galanes—Social Q’s: How to Survive the Quirks, Quandaries and Quagmires of Today
  • Joe Garner, Bob Costas & Joe Montana—100 Yards of Glory: The Greatest Moments in NFL History
  • Henry Louis Gates, Jr.—Life Upon These Shores: Looking at African American History, 1513-2008
  • God (with David Javerbaum)—The Last Testament: A Memoir
  • Gershom Gorenberg—The Unmaking of Israel
  • Robert Greenfield—The Last Sultan: The Life and Times of Ahmet Ertegun
  • Michael Gross—Unreal Estate: Money, Ambition, and the Lust for Land in Los Angeles
  • Jana Harris—Horses Never Lie about Love: The Heartwarming Story of a Remarkable Horse Who Changed the World Around Her
  • Will Hermes—Love Goes to Buildings on Fire: Music Made New in New York City in the ’70s
  • Susan Hertog—Dangerous Ambition: Rebecca West and Dorothy Thompson: New Women in Search of Love and Power
  • John Hodgman—That Is All
  • Robert Hughes—Rome: A Cultural, Visual, and Personal History
  • Daniel Humm & Will Guidara—Eleven Madison Park: The Cookbook
  • Stuart Isacoff—A Natural History of the Piano: The Instrument, the Music, the Musicians–From Mozart to Modern Jazz and Everything in Between
  • Mindy Kaling—Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (and Other Concerns)
  • Diane Keaton—Then Again
  • Timothy Keller—The Meaning of Marriage: Facing the Complexities of Commitment with the Wisdom of God
  • Piper Laurie—Learning to Live Out Loud: A Memoir
  • Annie Leibovitz—Pilgrimage
  • Jonathan Lethem—The Ecstasy of Influence: Nonfictions, Etc.
  • Neill Lochery—Lisbon: War in the Shadows of the City of Light, 1939-45
  • Greil Marcus—The Doors: A Lifetime of Listening to Five Wild Mean Years
  • Merrill Markoe—Cool, Calm & Contentious
  • Robert K. Massie—Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman
  • Chris Matthews—Jack Kennedy: Elusive Hero
  • Caroline Moorehead—A Train in Winter: An Extraordinary Story of Women, Friendship, and Resistance in Occupied France
  • Camilla Morton—Manolo Blahnik and the Tale of the Elves and the Shoemaker: Fashion Fairy Tale Memoir
  • Gina & Patrick Neely—The Neelys’ Celebration Cookbook: Down Home Meals for Every Occasion
  • Shaquille  O’Neal—Shaq Uncut: Tall Tales and Untold Stories
  • P.J. O’Rourke—Holidays in Heck: A Former War Correspondent Experiences Frightening Vacation Fun
  • Regis Philbin—How I Got This Way
  • Michael Pollan & Maira Kalman—Food Rules: An Eater’s Manual
  • Matthew Polly—Tapped Out: Rear Naked Chokes, the Octagon, and the Last Emperor: An Odyssey in Mixed Martial Arts
  • Scott Raab—The Whore of Akron: One Man’s Search for the Soul of Lebron James
  • Richard Rhodes—Hedy’s Folly: The Life and Breakthrough Inventions of Hedy Lamarr, the Most Beautiful Woman in the World
  • Condoleezza Rice—No Higher Honor: A Memoir of My Years in Washington
  • Jon Roberts & Evan Wright—American Desperado: My Life; From Mafia Soldier to Cocaine Cowboy to Secret Government Asset
  • Lawrence Scott Sheets—Eight Pieces of Empire: A 20-Year Journey Through the Soviet Collapse
  • Lisa Scottoline & Francesca Serritella—Best Friends, Occasional Enemies: The Lighter Side of Life as a Mother and Daughter
  • Charles J. Shields—And So It Goes: Kurt Vonnegut: A Life
  • Ian W. Toll—Pacific Crucible: War at Sea in the Pacific, 1941-1942
  • Buddy Valastro—Baking with the Cake Boss: 100 of Buddy’s Best Recipes and Decorating Secrets
  • Joseph Vogel—Man in the Music: The Creative Life and Work of Michael Jackson
  • Andrew Weil—Spontaneous Happiness
  • Stanley Weintraub—Pearl Harbor Christmas: A World at War, December 1941

Can ye speak Pirate?

September 7, 2011

Ahoy, mateys! Be ye ready fer some swashbucklin’ and carousin’?

Learn the art of pirate parley from a true gentleman o’ fortune: The Mango Languages Pirate Language course has risen from the depths o’ Davy Jones’s Locker ter make a reappearance just in time fer International Talk Like a Pirate Day on September 19.

Ye’ll be learnin’ the proper way to hail yer cap’n and get the landlubbin’ scallywags on board a-sailin’ smartly, among other phrases ye’ll be needin’ on the high seas!

Mango Languages offers free, online language lessons that are quick & easy—just use your Grandview Library card. Choose from 35 languages and 15 ESL (English as a second language) courses. Available wherever you’re online—home computer or mobile device. Another terrific service from the Grandview Library’s Digital Library!

Download Mango Mobile Library Edition (free) for your iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. Available online through the iTunes Store.

Questions? Call Reference at 614-481-3776.

Did you know that you can change your Facebook page to read in Pirate?
To turn your Facebook feed into Pirate:

  • Click on “Account Settings” in the upper right navigation bar
  • Then click on “Languages > Edit,”
  • Scroll down to “English (Pirate)
  • Your Facebook page is automatically translated into Pirate.
  • Don’t forget to add the Grandview Library’s Facebook page.

Library closed Sunday & Monday

September 1, 2011

The Library will be closed Sunday & Monday, September 4 & 5.

Have a great Labor Day weekend!