Best of 2007

NONFICTION

  • Abstract and colour techniques in painting. Claire Harrigan. 751.4 HAR
  • The age of turbulence: adventures in a new world. Alan Greenspan. 332.11 GRE, CD 332.11 GRE
  • Amazing rare things: the art of natural history in the age of discovery. David Attenborough. 508.022 ATT
  • America in space: NASA’s first fifty years. 629.409 AME
  • American creation: triumphs and tragedies at the founding of the republic. Joseph J. Ellis. 973.3 ELL
  • Animal, vegetable, miracle: a year of food life. Barbara Kingsolver. 630.2 KIN, CD 641 KIN
  • Are we Rome?: the fall of an empire and the fate of America. Cullen Murphy. 973.931 MUR
  • Arsenals of folly: the making of the nuclear arms race. Richard Rhodes. 355.0217 RHO
  • The art of political murder: who killed the Bishop? Francisco Goldman. 972.81 GOL
  • At the center of the storm: my years at the CIA. George Tenet. 327.12 TEN
  • The atomic bazaar: the rise of the nuclear poor. William Langewiesche. 355.0217 LAN
  • Better: a surgeon’s notes on performance. Atul Gawande. 617 GAW
  • The black swan: the impact of the highly improbable. Nassim Nicholas Taleb. 003.2 TAL
  • Blackwater: the rise of the world’s most powerful mercenary army. Jeremy Scahill. 355.354 SCA
  • The Blair years: extracts from the Alastair Campbell diaries. 941.086 CAM
  • Blessed unrest: how the largest movement in the world came into being, and why no one saw it coming. Paul Hawken. 333.72 HAW
  • The body has a mind of its own: how body maps in your brain help you to do (almost) everything better. Sandra Blakeslee, Matthew Blakeslee. 150 BLA
  • The boys from Dolores: Fidel Castro’s schoolmates from revolution to exile. Patrick Symmes. 972.91 SYM
  • The canon: a whirligig tour of the beautiful basics of science. Natalie Angier. 500 ANG
  • Can’t buy me love: the Beatles, Britain, and America. Jonathan Gould. 782.4216 GOU
  • Carlisle vs. Army: Jim Thorpe, Dwight Eisenhower, Pop Warner, and the forgotten story of football’s greatest battle. Lars Anderson. 796.332 AND
  • Catching the big fish: meditation, consciousness, and creativity. David Lynch. 158.12 LYN
  • Cheating destiny: living with diabetes, America’s biggest epidemic. James S. Hirsch. 616.462 HIR
  • China road: a journey into the future of a rising power. Rob Gifford. 951.06 GIF
  • The coldest winter: America and the Korean War. David Halberstam. 951.904 HAL
  • Cultural amnesia: necessary memories from history and the arts. Clive James. 909.098 JAM
  • Dancing with Rose: finding life in the land of Alzheimer’s. Lauren Kessler. 616.831 KES
  • The dangerous book for boys. Conn Iggulden, Hal Iggulden. 031.02 IGG
  • The day of battle: the war in Sicily and Italy, 1943-1944. Rick Atkinson. 940.5421 ATK
  • Dead certain: the presidency of George W. Bush. Robert Draper. 973.931 DRA
  • Death by black hole: and other cosmic quandaries. Neil deGrasse Tyson. 523.88 TYS
  • The diary of Petr Ginz, 1941-1942. Y 940.5318 GIN
  • The discovery of France: a historical geography from the Revolution to the First World War. Graham Robb. 944 ROB
  • Down the Nile: alone in a fisherman’s skiff. Rosemary Mahoney. 916.2 MAH
  • Driven out: the forgotten war against Chinese Americans. Jean Pfaelzer. 979.4 PFA
  • The elephant in the playroom: ordinary parents write intimately and honestly about the extraordinary highs and heartbreaking lows of raising kids with special needs. 306.874 ELE
  • Elephants on acid: and other bizarre experiments. Alex Boese. 500 BOE
  • Everything he hasn’t told you yet: a new way to get men talking about stuff that matters. Burton Silver and Martin O’Connor. 155.632 SIL
  • The father of all things: a Marine, his son, and the legacy of Vietnam. Tom Bissell. 959.7043 BIS
  • The feminine mistake: are we giving up too much? Leslie Bennetts. 331.4 BEN
  • Fifteen candles: 15 tales of taffeta, hairspray, drunk uncles, and other Quinceanera stories. 395.24 FIF
  • Forced to be family: a guide for living with sinister sisters, drama mamas, and infuriating in-laws. Cheryl Dellasega. 646.78 DEL
  • Forever on the mountain: the truth behind one of mountaineering’s most controversial and mysterious disasters. James M. Tabor. 796.522 TAB
  • From the bottom up: one man’s crusade to clean America’s rivers. Chad Pregracke. 363.7394 PRE
  • Gomorrah. Roberto Saviano. 364.106 SAV
  • Good calories, bad calories: challenging the conventional wisdom on diet, weight control, and disease. Gary Taubes. 613.283 TAU
  • The greatest battle: Stalin, Hitler, and the desper-ate struggle for Moscow that changed the course of World War II. Andrew Nagorski. 940.5421 NAG
  • Hotel: an American History. A.K. Sandoval-Strausz. 647.94 SAN
  • The house that George built: with a little help from Irving, Cole, and a crew of about fifty. Wilfrid Sheed. 782.4216 SHE
  • How doctors think. Jerome Groopman. 610.696 BRO
  • How your house works: a visual guide to understanding & maintaining your home. Charlie Wing. 643 WIN
  • The human touch: our part in the creation of a universe. Michael Frayn. 128 FRA
  • I am a strange loop. Douglas Hofstadter. 153 HOF
  • I am America (and so can you!) Stephen Colbert. 818 IAM
  • Imperial life in the emerald city: inside Iraq’s Green Zone. Rajiv Chandrasekaran. 956.7044 CHA
  • In Europe: travels through the twentieth century. Geert Mak. 940.5 MAK
  • India after Gandhi: the history of the world’s largest democracy. Ramachandra Guha. 954.04 GUH
  • Indian summer: the secret history of the end of an empire. Alex von Tunzelmann. 954.035 VON
  • The intellectual devotional American history: revive your mind, complete your education, and converse confidently about our nation’s past. David S. Kidder. 973 KID
  • The invisible cure: Africa, the West, and the fight against AIDS. Helen Epstein. 362.1969 EPS
  • Kabul Beauty School: an American woman goes behind the veil. Deborah Rodriguez. 305.486 ROD, CD 915.81 ROD
  • King, Kaiser, Tsar: three royal cousins who led the world to war. Catrine Clay. 940.309 CLA
  • The kings of New York: a year among the geeks, oddballs, and geniuses who make up America’s top high school chess team. Michael Weinreb. 794.1 WEI
  • The last Mughal: the fall of a dynasty: Delhi, 1857. William Dalrymple. 954.031 DAL
  • Last night I dreamed of peace: the diary of Dang Thuy Tram. 959.7043 DAN
  • Legacy of ashes: the history of the CIA. Tim Weiner. 327.12 WEI
  • Leviathan: the history of whaling in America. Eric Jay Dolin. 639.28 DOL
  • Lone survivor: the eyewitness account of Operation Redwing and the lost heroes of SEAL Team 10. Marcus Luttrell. 958.1047 LUT
  • The long road home: a story of war and family. Martha Raddatz. 956.7044 RAD
  • Medical apartheid: the dark history of medical ex-perimentation on black Americans from colonial times to the present. Harriet A. Washington. 174.28 HAR
  • Musicophilia: tales of music and the brain. Oliver Sacks. 781.11 SAC
  • The nine: inside the secret world of the Supreme Court. Jeffrey Toobin. 347.7326 TOO
  • Nine ways to cross a river: midstream reflections on swimming and getting there from here. Akiko Busch. 551.483 BUS
  • Nixon and Mao: the week that changed the world. Margaret MacMillan. 327.73 MACM
  • No sheep for you: knit happy with cotton, silk, linen, hemp, bamboo, and other delights. Amy R. Singer. 746.432 SIN
  • The occupation of Iraq: winning the war, losing the peace. Ali A. Allawi. 956.7044 ALL
  • Once upon a quinceañera: coming of age in the USA. Julia Alvarez. 395.24 ALV
  • 1001 ideas for kitchen organization. Joseph R. Provey. 643.3 PRO
  • Overtreated: why too much medicine is making us sicker and poorer. Shannon Brownlee. 362.1 BRO
  • Paris: the secret history. Andrew Hussey. 944.36 HUS
  • Planet Earth as you’ve never seen it before. 508 PLA
  • Plumbing. Rex Cauldwell. 696.1 CAU
  • The politics of heaven: America in fearful times. Earl Shorris. 973.93 SHO
  • Poor people. William T. Vollmann. 362.5 VOL
  • Power, faith, and fantasy: America in the Middle East, 1776 to the present. Michael B. Oren. 327.73 ORE
  • Practical wisdom for parents: demystifying the preschool years. Nancy Schulman. 649.123 SCH
  • Predators: who they are and how to stop them. Gregory M. Cooper, Michael R. King. 362.88 COO
  • The pursuit of glory: Europe, 1648-1815. Tim Blanning. 940.25 BLA
  • The rest is noise: listening to the twentieth century. Alex Ross. 780.9 ROS
  • Rethinking thin: the new science of weight loss–and the myths and realities of dieting. Gina Kolata. 613.25 KOL
  • Sacco and Vanzetti: the men, the murders, and the judgment of mankind. Bruce Watson. 345.025 WAT
  • Sea of thunder: four commanders and the last great naval campaign, 1941-1945. Evan Thomas. 940.5426 THO
  • Shadow of the Silk Road. Colin Thubron. 915 THU
  • The siege of Mecca: the forgotten uprising in Islam’s holiest shrine and the birth of al Qaeda. Yaroslav Trofimov. 953.8053 TRO
  • A slave no more: two men who escaped to freedom: including their own narratives of emancipation. David W. Blight. 973.7115 BLI
  • The star machine. Jeanine Basinger. 791.4309 BAS
  • Storm world: hurricanes, politics, and the battle over global warming. Chris Mooney. 363.7387 MOO
  • Supreme conflict: the inside story of the struggle for control of the United States Supreme Court. Jan Crawford Greenburg. 347.7326 GRE
  • Takeover: the return of the imperial presidency and the subversion of American democracy. Charlie Savage. 973.931 SAV
  • Terra: our 100-million-year-old ecosystem–and the threats that now put it at risk. Michael Novacek. 576.84 NOV
  • 30,000 years of art: the story of human creativity across time and space. 709 THI
  • Until proven innocent: political correctness and the shameful injustices of the Duke lacrosse rape case. Stuart Taylor, Jr., K.C. Johnson. 364.1532 TAY
  • Vaccine: the controversial story of medicine’s greatest lifesaver. Arthur Allen. 614.47 ALL
  • The war: an intimate history, 1941-1945. Geoffrey C. Ward. 940.5373 WAR
  • Whiskey tango foxtrot: a photographer’s chronicle of the Iraq War. Ashley Gilbertson. 956.7044 GIL
  • The whisperers: private life in Stalin’s Russia. Orlando Figes. 947.084 FIG
  • Why Marines fight. James Brady. 359.96 BRA
  • The wild trees: a story of passion and daring. Richard Preston. 585.5 PRE
  • The world without us. Alan Weisman. 304.2 WEI
  • You, staying young: the owner’s manual to extending your warranty. Mehmet C. Oz. 612.67 OZ, Large Type 612.67 OZ
  • The zookeeper’s wife: a war story. Diane Ackerman. 940.5318 ACK, Large Type 940.5318 ACK

BIOGRAPHY / MEMOIR

  • About Alice. Calvin Trillin. B Trillin
  • Agent Zigzag: a true story of Nazi espionage, love, and betrayal. Ben Macintyre. 940.5486 MACI
  • Alexis de Tocqueville: a life. Hugh Brogan. B Tocqueville
  • Alice: Alice Roosevelt Longworth, from White House princess to Washington power broker. Stacy A. Cordery. B Longworth
  • Amerigo: the man who gave his name to America. Felipe Fernandez-Armesto. B Vespucci
  • Boone: a biography. Robert Morgan. B Boone
  • Born on a blue day: inside the extraordinary mind of an autistic savant: a memoir. Daniel Tammet. 616.8588 TAM
  • Born standing up: a comic’s life. Steve Martin. B Martin
  • Brother, I’m dying. Edwidge Danticat. B Danticat
  • Clapton: the autobiography. Eric Clapton. B Clapton
  • Coltrane: the story of a sound. Ben Ratliff. 781.65 RAT
  • Crashing through: a true story of risk, adventure, and the man who dared to see. Robert Kurson. 362.41 KUR
  • The Diana chronicles. Tina Brown. B Diana, Large Type B Diana
  • Edith Wharton. Hermione Lee. B Wharton
  • Einstein: his life and universe. Walter Isaacson. B Einstein, Large Type B Einstein, CD B Einstein
  • FDR. Jean Edward Smith. B Roosevelt
  • The florist’s daughter. Patricia Hampl. 818 HAM
  • Gerald R. Ford. Douglas Brinkley. 973.925 BRI
  • Gertrude Bell: queen of the desert, shaper of nations. Georgina Howell. B Bell
  • Grand avenues: the story of the French visionary who designed Washington, D.C. Scott W. Berg. 975.301 BER
  • Here if you need me: a true story. Kate Braestrup. B Braestrup
  • Ike: an American hero. Michael Korda. B Eisenhower
  • Iggy Pop: open up and bleed. Paul Trynka. B Pop
  • An illuminated life: Belle da Costa Greene’s journey from prejudice to privilege. Heidi Ardizzone. B Greene
  • Infidel. Ayaan Hirsi Ali. B Hirsi Ali
  • Leni: the life and work of Leni Riefenstahl. Steven Bach. B Riefenstahl
  • Leonard Woolf. Victoria Glendinning. B Woolf
  • Little heathens: hard times and high spirits on an Iowa farm during the Great Depression. Mildred Armstrong Kalish. 977.761 KAL
  • A long way gone: memoirs of a boy soldier. Ishmael Beah. 966.4 BEA, Y 966.4 BEA, Large Type 966.404 BEA
  • Look me in the eye: my life with Asperger’s. John Elder Robison. 616.8588 ROB, CD 616.8588 ROB
  • The lost world of James Smithson: science, revolution, and the birth of the Smithsonian. Heather Ewing. B Smithson
  • Love is a mix tape: life and loss, one song at a time. Rob Sheffield. B Sheffield
  • Marco Polo: from Venice to Xanadu. Laurence Bergreen. B Polo
  • The mistress’s daughter. A. M. Homes. B Homes
  • Nixon and Kissinger: partners in power. Robert Dallek. 973.924 DAL
  • Nureyev: the life. Julie Kavanagh. B Nureyev
  • Once upon a country: a Palestinian life. Sari Nusseibeh. 956.944 NUS
  • One drop: my father’s hidden life– a story of race and family secrets. Bliss Broyard. B Broyard
  • Opening day: the story of Jackie Robinson’s first season. Jonathan Eig. B Robinson
  • The ordeal of Elizabeth Marsh: a woman in world history. Linda Colley. B Marsh
  • Pistol: the life of Pete Maravich. Mark Kriegel. B Maravich
  • Poster child: a memoir. Emily Rapp. B Rapp
  • Schulz and Peanuts. David Michaelis. B Schulz
  • Shoot the widow: adventures of a biographer in search of her subject. Meryle Secrest. B Secrest
  • Stanley: the impossible life of Africa’s greatest explorer. Tim Jeal. B Stanley
  • Tasting the sky: a Palestinian childhood. Ibtisam Barakat. Y 956.95 BAR
  • Thomas Hardy. Claire Tomalin. B Hardy
  • Too close to the sun: the audacious life and times of Denys Finch Hatton. Sara Wheeler. B Hatton
  • Touch and go: a memoir. Studs Terkel. B Terkel
  • Toussaint Louverture: a biography. Madison Smartt Bell. B Toussaint Louverture
  • Two lives: Gertrude and Alice. Janet Malcolm. B Stein
  • Von Braun: dreamer of space, engineer of war. Michael J. Neufeld. B Von Braun
  • Warm Springs: traces of a childhood at FDR’s polio haven. Susan Richards Shreve. 614.549 SHR
  • When she was white: the true story of a family divided by race. Judith Stone. B Laing

COOKING

  • The art of simple food. Alice Waters. 641.5 WAT
  • Cucina del sole: a celebration of southern Italian cooking. Nancy Harmon Jenkins. 641.5945 JEN
  • Desserts by the yard: from Brooklyn to Beverly Hills: recipes from the sweetest life ever. Sherry Yard. 641.86 YAR
  • Gluten-free girl: how I found the food that loves me back– & how you can, too. Shauna James Ahern. 641.5631 AHE
  • How to cook everything vegetarian: simple meatless recipes for great food. Mark Bittman. 641.5636 BIT
  • How to pick a peach: the search for flavor from farm to table. Russ Parsons. 641.35 PAR
  • Revolutionary Chinese cookbook: recipes from Hunan Province. Fuchsia Dunlop. 641.595 DUN
  • A twist of the wrist: quick flavorful meals with ingredients from jars, cans, bags, and boxes. Nancy Silverton. 641.555 SIL

LITERATURE

  • Classics for pleasure. Michael Dirda. 809 DIR
  • Cleopatra’s nose: 39 varieties of desire. Judith Thurman. 814 THU
  • The curtain: an essay in seven parts. Milan Kundera. 814 KUN
  • Due considerations: essays and criticism. John Updike. 814 UPD
  • How to talk about books you haven’t read. Pierre Bayard. 809 BAY
  • Other colors: essays and a story. Orhan Pamuk. 894.3 PAM
  • Portraits and observations: the essays of Truman Capote. 814 CAP
  • Soldier’s heart: reading literature through peace and war at West Point. Elizabeth D. Samet. 810.71 SAM
  • The windows of Brimnes: an American in Iceland. Bill Holm. 814 HOL

POETRY

  • Blue lipstick: concrete poems. John Grandits. Y 811 GRA
  • Captivity. Laurie Sheck. 811 SHE
  • The collected poems, 1956-1998. Zbigniew Herbert. 891.85 HER
  • Elegy: poems. Mary Jo Bang. 811 BAN
  • The poet slave of Cuba: a biography of Juan Francisco Manzano. Margarita Engle. Y 811 ENG
  • Time and materials: poems, 1997-2005. Robert Hass. 811 HAS
  • Tough boy sonatas. Curtis L. Crisler. Y 811 CRI
  • Your own, Sylvia: a verse portrait of Sylvia Plath. Stephanie Hemphill. Y 811 HEM

RELIGION

  • After the baby boomers: how twenty- and thirty-somethings are shaping the future of American religion. Robert Wuthnow. 200.973 WUT
  • Amish grace: how forgiveness transcended tragedy. Donald B. Kraybill, Steven M. Nolt, David L. Weaver-Zercher. 364.1523 KRA
  • God is not great: how religion poisons everything. Christopher Hitchens. 200 HIT
  • Head and heart: American Christianities. Garry Wills. 277.3 WIL
  • How to read the Bible: a guide to scripture, then and now. James Kugel. 221.6 KUG
  • A Jesuit off-Broadway: center stage with Jesus, Judas, and life’s big questions. James Martin. 812 MAR
  • The misunderstood Jew: the Church and the scan-dal of the Jewish Jesus. Amy-Jill Levine. 261.26 LEV
  • The preacher and the presidents: Billy Graham in the White House. Nancy Gibbs. 269.2 GIB
  • Reading Judas: the Gospel of Judas and the shaping of Christianity. Elaine Pagels. 229.822 PAG
  • Religious literacy: what every American needs to know–and doesn’t. Stephen Prothero. 200.7 PRO, CD 200.71 PRO
  • The scandalous Gospel of Jesus: what’s so good about the good news? Peter J. Gomes. 226 GOM
  • The stillborn God: religion, politics, and the modern West. Mark Lilla. 201.72 LIL
  • The year of living Biblically: one man’s humble quest to follow the Bible as literally as possible. A.J. Jacobs. 220 JAC

REFERENCE

  • The encyclopedia of popular music. R 781.64 ENC

FICTION

  • The abstinence teacher. Tom Perrotta. Fic PER
  • The air we breathe. Andrea Barrett. Fic BAR
  • Angelica. Arthur Phillips. Fic PHI
  • Away. Amy Bloom. Fic BLO
  • The bad girl. Mario Vargas Llosa. Fic VAR, Spanish Lang. Fic VAR
  • Bangkok haunts. John Burdett. Fic BUR
  • Be near me. Andrew O’Hagan. Fic OHA
  • The beautiful miscellaneous. Dominic Smith. Fic SMI
  • The beautiful things that heaven bears. Dinaw Mengestu. Fic MEN
  • Beyond reach. Karin Slaughter. Fic SLA
  • The big girls. Susanna Moore. Fic MOO
  • The blood of flowers. Anita Amirrezvani. Fic AMI
  • Body of lies. David Ignatius. Fic IGN
  • Bridge of sighs. Richard Russo. Fic RUS
  • The brief wondrous life of Oscar Wao. Junot Diaz. Fic DIA
  • By George. Wesley Stace. Fic STA
  • Celluloid memories. Sandra Kitt. Fic KIT
  • Cheating at canasta. William Trevor. Fic TRE
  • Coal black horse. Robert Olmstead. Fic OLM
  • Dancing to Almendra. Mayra Montero. Fic MON, Spanish Lang. Fic MON
  • Delirium. Laura Restrepo. Fic RES
  • Devotion. Howard Norman. Fic NOR
  • Divisadero. Michael Ondaatje. Fic OND
  • Eureka. Jim Lehrer. Fic LEH
  • The exception. Christian Jungersen. Fic JUN
  • Exit ghost. Philip Roth. Fic ROT
  • Falling man. Don DeLillo. Fic DEL
  • Fieldwork. Mischa Berlinski. Fic BER
  • Finn. Jon Clinch. Fic CLI, CD Fic CLI
  • Fire in the blood. Irene Nemirovsky. Fic NEM
  • Flight. Sherman Alexie. Fic ALE
  • Foreigners. Caryl Phillips. Fic PHI
  • The 47th samurai. Stephen Hunter. Fic HUN
  • Free food for millionaires. Min Jin Lee. Fic LEE
  • A free life. Ha Jin. Fic JIN
  • The gathering. Anne Enright. Fic ENR
  • The god of animals. Aryn Kyle. Fic KYL
  • The god of spring. Arabella Edge. Fic EDG
  • A good and happy child. Justin Evans. Fic EVA
  • The gravedigger’s daughter. Joyce Carol Oates. Fic OAT
  • Hannibal rising. Thomas Harris. Fic HAR
  • Heart-shaped box. Joe Hill. Fic HIL, CD Fic HIL, Spanish Lang. Fic HIL
  • House lights. Leah Hager Cohen. Fic COH
  • House of meetings. Martin Amis. Fic AMI
  • In the country of men. Hisham Matar. Fic MAT
  • In the driver’s seat: stories. Helen Simpson. Fic SIM
  • The Indian clerk. David Leavitt. Fic LEA
  • The Italian lover. Robert Hellenga. Fic HEL
  • Interred with their bones. Jennifer Lee Carrell. Fic CAR
  • Jamestown. Matthew Sharpe. Fic SHA
  • Knots. Nuruddin Farah. Fic FAR
  • Last night at the Lobster. Stewart O’Nan. Fic ONA
  • Let the Northern Lights erase your name. Vendela Vida. Fic VID
  • Like you’d understand, anyway: stories. Jim Shepard. Fic SHE
  • Lost City Radio. Daniel Alarcon. Fic ALA, Spanish Lang. Fic ALA
  • Lost paradise. Cees Nooteboom. Fic NOO
  • Lottery. Patricia Wood. Fic WOO
  • Loving Frank. Nancy Horan. Fic HOR
  • The lying tongue. Andrew Wilson. Fic WIL
  • Mary Modern. Camille DeAngelis. Fic DEA
  • The Maytrees. Annie Dillard. Fic DIL, CD Fic DIL
  • The Ministry of Special Cases. Nathan Englander. Fic ENG
  • Mister Pip. Lloyd Jones. Fic JON, Y Fic JON
  • Mothers and sons: stories. Colm Toibin. Fic TOI
  • Narn i ch^in Hurin: the tale of the children of Hurin. J.R.R. Tolkien. Fic TOL, Y Fic TOL, J TOL, Spanish Lang. Fic TOL
  • Nineteen minutes. Jodi Picoult. Fic PIC
  • On Chesil Beach. Ian McEwan. Fic MACE
  • Orpheus lost. Janette Turner Hospital. Fic HOS
  • The other side of you. Salley Vickers. Fic VIC
  • Out stealing horses. Per Petterson. Fic PET
  • Past perfect. Susan Isaacs. Fic ISA
  • Paula Spencer. Roddy Doyle. Fic DOY
  • Peony in love. Lisa See. Fic SEE, Large Type
  • Pontoon. Garrison Keillor. Fic KEI
  • The post-birthday world. Lionel Shriver. Fic SHR
  • Power play. Joseph Finder. Fic FIN
  • The raw shark texts. Steven Hall. Fic HAL
  • Red cat. Peter Spiegelman. Fic SPI
  • The reluctant fundamentalist. Mohsin Hamid. Fic HAM
  • Returning to earth. Jim Harrison. Fic HAR, CD Fic HAR
  • Run. Ann Patchett. Fic PAT
  • Sacred games. Vikram Chandra. Fic CHA
  • The savage detectives. Roberto Bolano. Fic BOL
  • The scandal of the season. Sophie Gee. Fic GEE
  • The secret servant. Daniel Silva. Fic SIL
  • The Septembers of shiraz. Dalia Sofer. Fic SOF
  • The seventh well. Fred Wander. Fic WAN
  • The shadow catcher. Marianne Wiggins. Fic WIG
  • Skylark farm. Antonia Arslan. Fic ARS
  • Someone knows my name. Lawrence Hill. Fic HIL
  • The Spanish bow. Andromeda Romano-Lax. Fic ROM
  • Stalin’s ghost. Martin Cruz Smith. Fic SMI
  • Strange as this weather has been. Ann Pancake. Fic PAN
  • Surveillance. Jonathan Raban. Fic RAB
  • Swim to me. Betsy Carter. Fic CAR
  • The terror. Dan Simmons. Fic SIM, CD Fic SIM
  • Then we came to the end. Joshua Ferris. Fic FER
  • A thousand splendid suns. Khaled Hosseini. Fic HOS, Large Type Fic HOS, CD Fic HOS
  • Travels in the scriptorium. Paul Auster. Large Type Fic AUS
  • Tree of smoke. Denis Johnson. Fic JOH
  • Trespass. Valerie Martin. Fic MAR
  • The vanishing act of Esme Lennox. Maggie O’Farrell. Fic OFA
  • The view from Castle Rock: stories. Alice Munro. Fic MUN
  • War and peace. Leo Tolstoy; translated by Richard Pevear, Larissa Volokhonsky. Fic TOL 2007
  • The Welsh girl. Peter Ho Davies. Fic DAV
  • What is the what: the autobiography of Valentino Achak Deng. Dave Eggers. Fic EGG
  • The wheel of darkness. Douglas Preston. Fic PRE
  • White lies. Jayne Ann Krentz. Fic KRE, Large Type Fic KRE
  • The winds of Marble Arch and other stories: a Connie Willis compendium. Connie Willis. Fic WIL
  • The winter lodge. Susan Wiggs. Fic WIG, Large Type Fic WIG
  • World without end. Ken Follett. Fic FOL
  • The year of fog. Michelle Richmond. Fic RIC

MYSTERY

  • American detective: an Amos Walker novel. Loren D. Estleman. Mystery EST
  • A beautiful blue death. Charles Finch. Mystery FIN
  • The broken shore. Peter Temple. Mystery TEM
  • The Chicago way. Michael Harvey. Mystery HAR
  • The collaborator of Bethlehem. Matt Beynon Rees. Mystery REE
  • The Commission. Michael Norman. Mystery NOR
  • The crime writer. Gregg Hurwitz. Mystery HUR
  • Down river. John Hart. Mystery HAR
  • Fresh kills. Reggie Nadelson. Mystery NAD
  • Ghostwalk. Rebecca Stott. Mystery STO
  • Heartsick. Chelsea Cain. Mystery CAI
  • High season. Jon Loomis. Mystery LOO
  • In the woods. Tana French. Mystery FRE
  • The Indian bride. Karin Fossum. Mystery FOS
  • Kept: a Victorian mystery. D.J. Taylor. Mystery TAY
  • Mistress of the art of death. Ariana Franklin. Mystery FRA
  • Nefertiti: the book of the dead. Nick Drake. Mystery DRA
  • New England white. Stephen L. Carter. Mystery CAR
  • Person of interest. Theresa Schwegel. Mystery SCH
  • The snow empress. Laura Joh Rowland. Mystery ROW
  • Songs of innocence. Richard Aleas. Mystery ALE
  • The Spellman files. Lisa Lutz. Mystery LUT
  • Spook country. William Gibson. Mystery GIB
  • The tenderness of wolves. Stef Penney. Mystery PEN
  • Three bags full: a sheep detective story. Leonie Swann. Mystery SWA
  • The tin roof blowdown: a Dave Robicheaux novel. James Lee Burke. Mystery BUR
  • Wash this blood clean from my hand. Fred Vargas. Mystery VAR
  • The water’s lovely. Ruth Rendell. Mystery REN
  • What the dead know. Laura Lippman. Mystery LIP
  • The woods. Harlan Coben. Mystery COB
  • The Yiddish policemen’s union. Michael Chabon. Mystery CHA

RELIGIOUS FICTION

  • A bigger life: an Eden Plain novel. Annette Smith. Rel. Fic SMI
  • Crimson eve. Brandilyn Collins. Rel. Fic COL
  • Feeling for bones. Bethany Pierce. Rel. Fic PIE
  • The master of secrets. D.S. Lliteras. Rel. Fic LLI
  • Quaker summer. Lisa Samson. Rel. Fic SAM
  • Saving Erasmus. Steven Cleaver. Rel. Fic CLE
  • Willow Springs. Jan Watson. Rel. Fic WAT

SCIENCE FICTION

  • Acacia. David Anthony Durham. Sci. Fic DUR
  • Bright of the sky. Kay Kenyon. Sci. Fic KEN
  • Cauldron. Jack McDevitt. Sci. Fic MACD
  • Ilario: the lion’s eye. Mary Gentle. Sci. Fic GEN
  • In war times. Kathleen Ann Goonan. Sci. Fic GOO
  • Making money: a novel of Discworld. Terry Pratchett. Sci. Fic PRA
  • The name of the wind. Patrick Rothfuss. Sci. Fic ROT
  • Scar night. Alan Campbell. Sci. Fic CAM
  • Shelter. Susan Palwick. Sci. Fic PAL
  • The silver ship and the sea. Brenda Cooper. Sci. Fic COO
  • Un lun dun. China Mieville. Sci. Fic MIE
  • Ysabel. Guy Gavriel Kay. Sci. Fic KAY

GRAPHIC NOVELS

  • Exit wounds. Rutu Modan. Graphic Fic MOD
  • I killed Adolf Hitler. Jason. Graphic Fic JAS
  • The magical life of Long Tack Sam. Ann Marie Fleming. Graphic 793.8 FLE
  • Notes for a war story. Gipi. Graphic Fic GIP
  • Shortcomings. Adrian Tomine. Graphic Fic TOM

YOUNG ADULT GRAPHIC NOVELS

  • The arrival. Shaun Tan. Y 741.5 TAN
  • Aya. Marguerite Abouet, Clement Oubrerie. Y 741.5 ABO
  • Laika. Nick Abadzis. Y 741.5 ABA
  • Marvel Zombies. Robert Kirkman. Y 741.5 KIR
  • Re-gifters. Mike Carey. Y 741.5 CAR
  • Robot dreams. Sara Varon. Y 741.5 VAR
  • Romeo and Juliet. William Shakespeare. Y 741.5 SHA

CHILDREN’S & YOUNG ADULT FICTION

  • The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian. Sherman Alexie. Y Fic ALE
  • The astonishing adventures of Fanboy & Goth Girl. Barry Lyga. Y Fic LYG
  • The Aurora County All-Stars. Deborah Wiles. J WIL, J AUDIO CD WIL
  • Beige. Cecil Castellucci. Y Fic CAS
  • Before I die. Jenny Downham. Y Fic DOW, Y AUDIO CD DOW
  • Bone by bone by bone. Tony Johnston. Y Fic JOH
  • Book of a thousand days. Shannon Hale. Y Fic HAL
  • Converting Kate. Beckie Weinheimer. Y Fic WEI
  • Cures for heartbreak. Margo Rabb. Y Fic RAB
  • A darkling plain. Philip Reeve. Y Fic REE
  • Deadline. Chris Crutcher. Y Fic CRU
  • Diary of a wimpy kid: Greg Heffley’s journal. Jeff Kinney. J KIN
  • Dragonhaven. Robin McKinley. Y Fic MACK
  • Dragon’s keep. Janet Lee Carey. Y Fic CAR
  • Dramarama. E. Lockhart. Y Fic LOC
  • Dreamquake: book two of the Dreamhunter duet. Elizabeth Knox. Y Fic KNO
  • Eclipse. Stephenie Meyer. Y Fic MEY, Y AUDIO CD MEY
  • Emmy and the incredible shrinking rat. Lynne Jonell. J JON
  • Epic. Conor Kostick. Y Fic KOS
  • Evil genius. Catherine Jinks. Y Fic JIN
  • Evolution, me & other freaks of nature. Robin Brande. Y Fic BRA
  • Extras. Scott Westerfeld. Y Fic WES, Y AUDIO CD WES
  • The falconer’s knot. Mary Hoffman. Y Fic HOF
  • Firestorm. David Klass. Y Fic KLA, Large Type Fic KLA
  • First light. Rebecca Stead. J STE
  • For now. Gayle Friesen. Y Fic FRI
  • Freak show. James St. James. Y Fic SAI
  • Harry Potter and the deathly hallows. J.K. Rowling. Y Fic ROW, J ROW, Large Type Fic ROW, CD Fic ROW, Y AUDIO CD ROW, J AUDIO CD ROW, J AUDIO Cassette ROW
  • Hero. Perry Moore. Y Fic MOO
  • How it happened in Peach Hill. Marthe Jocelyn. Y Fic JOC
  • How to steal a dog. Barbara O’Connor. J OCO
  • Hush: an Irish princess’ tale. Donna Jo Napoli. Y Fic NAP
  • I am Rembrandt’s daughter. Lynn Cullen. Y Fic CUL
  • I love you, Beth Cooper. Larry Doyle. Y Fic DOY
  • The invention of Hugo Cabret: a novel in words and pictures. Brian Selznick. J SEL
  • Jack Plank tells tales. Natalie Babbitt. J BAB
  • The land of the silver apples. Nancy Farmer. Y Fic FAR
  • Leepike Ridge. N.D. Wilson. J WIL
  • The lion hunter. Elizabeth E. Wein. Y Fic WEI
  • Memoirs of a teenage amnesiac. Gabrielle Zevin. Y Fic ZEV
  • Middle school is worse than meatloaf: a year told through stuff. Jennifer L. Holm. J HOL
  • Mistik Lake. Martha Brooks. Y Fic BRO
  • My mother the cheerleader. Robert Sharenow. Y Fic SHA
  • The mysterious Benedict Society. Trenton Lee Stewart. J STE
  • The mysterious edge of the heroic world. E.L. Konigsburg. J AUDIO CD KON
  • The new policeman. Kate Thompson. J THO, Y Fic THO
  • No talking. Andrew Clements. J CLE
  • Notes from the midnight driver. Jordan Sonnenblick. Y Fic SON
  • The off season. Catherine Gilbert Murdock. Y Fic MUR
  • On the wings of heroes. Richard Peck. J PEC, J AUDIO CD PEC
  • Peak. Roland Smith. Y Fic SMI
  • Powers. Ursula K. Le Guin. Y Fic LEG
  • Red spikes. Margo Lanagan.  Y Fic LAN
  • Remembering Mrs. Rossi. Amy Hest. J HES
  • Repossessed. A.M. Jenkins. Y Fic JEN
  • The restless dead: ten original stories of the supernatural. Y Fic RES
  • Skulduggery Pleasant. Derek Landy. Y Fic LAN
  • Slam. Nick Hornby. Y Fic HOR
  • Someday this pain will be useful to you. Peter Cameron. Y Fic CAM
  • Spanking Shakespeare. Jake Wizner. Y Fic WIZ
  • Story of a girl. Sara Zarr. Y Fic ZAR
  • Strays. Ron Koertge. Y Fic KOE
  • The sweet far thing. Libba Bray. Y Fic BRA
  • A swift pure cry. Siobhan Dowd. Y Fic DOW
  • The talented Clementine. Sara Pennypacker. J PEN
  • Tamar. Mal Peet. Y Fic PEE
  • Thirteen reasons why. Jay Asher. Y Fic ASH
  • This is what I did. Ann Dee Ellis. Y Fic ELL
  • The Titan’s curse. Rick Riordan. J RIO, J AUDIO CD RIO
  • Touching snow. M. Sindy Felin. Y Fic FEL
  • Town boy. Lat. Y Fic LAT
  • Twisted. Laurie Halse Anderson. Y Fic AND
  • Undercover. Beth Kephart. Y Fic KEP
  • The Wednesday wars. Gary D. Schmidt. Y Fic SCH
  • What the moon saw. Laura Resau. Y Fic RES
  • What they found: love on 145th street. Walter Dean Myers. Y Fic MYE
  • The white darkness. Geraldine McCaughrean. Y Fic MACC
  • White night: a novel of the Dresden files. Jim Butcher. Y Fic BUT
  • Why war is never a good idea. Alice Walker. Y Fic WAL
  • Wicked lovely. Melissa Marr. Y Fic MAR
  • Wildwood dancing. Juliet Marillier. Y Fic MAR

CHILDREN’S & YOUNG ADULT POETRY

  • Blue lipstick: concrete poems. John Grandits. Y 811 GRA
  • The poet slave of Cuba: a biography of Juan Francisco Manzano. Margarita Engle. Y 811 ENG
  • Today and today: haiku. Kobayashi Issa. E 895.6 KOB
  • Tough boy sonatas. Curtis L. Crisler. Y 811 CRI
  • The wizard. Jack Prelutsky. E 811 PRE
  • Your own, Sylvia: a verse portrait of Sylvia Plath. Stephanie Hemphill. Y 811 HEM

PICTURE BOOKS & EASY READERS

  • The all-I’ll-ever-want Christmas doll. Patricia C. McKissack. Pic MACK
  • The apple pie that Papa baked. Lauren Thompson. Pic THO
  • At night. Jonathan Bean. Pic BEA
  • Babies in the bayou. Jim Arnosky. Pic ARN
  • Bow-Wow bugs a bug. Mark Newgarden & Megan Montague Cash. Pic NEW
  • Dimity Dumpty: the story of Humpty’s little sister. Bob Graham. Pic GRA
  • Dog and Bear: two friends, three stories. Laura Vaccaro Seeger. Pic SEE
  • Fancy Nancy and the posh puppy. Jane O’Connor. Pic OCO
  • Fox. Kate Banks. Pic BAN
  • Fred stays with me! Nancy Coffelt. Pic COF
  • A good day. Kevin Henkes. Pic HEN
  • How to be a baby, by me, the big sister. Sally Lloyd-Jones. Pic LLO
  • I am invited to a party! Mo Willems. Pic WIL
  • The incredible book eating boy. Oliver Jeffers. Pic JEF
  • Knuffle Bunny too: a case of mistaken identity. Mo Willems. Pic WIL
  • Let it shine: three favorite spirituals. Ashley Bryan. Pic BRY
  • Little Red Riding Hood. Jerry Pinkney. Pic PIN
  • Max counts his chickens. Rosemary Wells. Pic WEL
  • Mother Goose numbers on the loose. Leo and Diane Dillon. Pic DIL
  • My friend is sad. Mo Willems. E WIL First Grade
  • Not a box. Antoinette Portis. Pic POR
  • Nothing. Jon Agee. Pic AGE
  • 1 2 3: a child’s first counting book. Alison Jay. Pic JAY
  • Orange pear apple bear. Emily Gravett. Pic GRA
  • Pip & Squeak. Ian Schoenherr. Pic SCH
  • A second is a hiccup: a child’s book of time. Hazel Hutchins. Pic HUT
  • Thank you, Bear. Greg Foley. Pic FOL
  • There is a bird on your head! Mo Willems. Pic WIL
  • Today I will fly! Mo Willems. E WIL First Grade
  • When dinosaurs came with everything. Elise Broach. Pic BRO

NONFICTION

  • Dinosaurs: the most complete, up-to-date encyclopedia for dinosaur lovers of all ages. Thomas R. Holtz, Jr. J 567.9 HOL
  • The down-to-earth guide to global warming. Laurie David, Cambria Gordon. J 363.7387 DAV
  • Glass slipper, gold sandal: a worldwide Cinderella. Paul Fleischman. J 398.2 FLE
  • An inconvenient truth: the crisis of global warming. Al Gore. J 363.7387 GOR
  • Living color. Steve Jenkins. J 591.47 JEN
  • May I pet your dog?: the how-to guide for kids meeting dogs (and dogs meeting kids). Stephanie Calmenson. E 636.7 CAL
  • Pocket babies and other amazing marsupials. Sneed B. Collard III. J 599.2 COL
  • The poet king of Tezcoco: a great leader of ancient Mexico. Francisco Serrano. J 972.018 SER
  • Sneeze! Alexandra Siy. J 612.2 SIY
  • Spiders. Nic Bishop. J 595.44 BIS
  • Tuttle’s Red Barn: the story of America’s oldest family farm. Richard Michelson. J 975.1 MIC

BIOGRAPHY

  • Dolley Madison saves George Washington. Don Brown. JB Madison
  • Down the Colorado: the story of John Wesley Powell, the one-armed explorer. Deborah Kogan Ray. JB Powell
  • Henry’s freedom box. Ellen Levine. EB Brown
  • The many rides of Paul Revere. James Cross Giblin. JB Revere
  • The wall: growing up behind the Iron Curtain. Peter Sis. JB Sis

CHILDREN’S & YOUNG ADULT AUDIOBOOKS

  • Bloody Jack: being an account of the curious adventures of Mary “Jacky” Faber, Ship’s Boy. L. A. Meyer. Y AUDIO CD MEY
  • Cave of the dark wind: a Never Land book. Dave Barry, Ridley Pearson. J AUDIO CD BAR
  • Clementine. Sara Pennypacker. J AUDIO CD PEN
  • Harry Potter and the deathly hallows. J.K. Rowling. Y AUDIO CD ROW, CD Fic ROW, J AUDIO CD ROW, J AUDIO Cassette ROW
  • The higher power of Lucky. Susan Patron. J AUDIO CD PAT Newbery
  • The rules of survival. Nancy Werlin. Y AUDIO CD WER
  • Treasure Island. Robert Louis Stevenson. Read by Alfred Molina. J AUDIO CD STE

CHILDREN’S DVDS

  • Charlotte‘s web. DVD Children C
  • Knuffle Bunny. DVD Children K
  • Peter Pan. DVD Children Platinum ed. P
  • Ratatouille. DVD Children R

AUDIOBOOKS

  • Airborn. Kenneth Oppel. Y AUDIO CD OPP
  • Before I die. Jenny Downham. Y AUDIO CD DOW
  • The book thief. Markus Zusak. Y AUDIO CD ZUS
  • The dead fathers club. Matt Haig. CD Fic HAI
  • Harry Potter and the deathly hallows. J.K. Rowling. CD Fic ROW, Y AUDIO CD ROW, J AUDIO CD ROW, J AUDIO Cassette ROW
  • Natural born charmer. Susan Elizabeth Phillips. CD Fic PHI

CDS

  • CeU. CD MA CEU CEU C-92
  • Easy tiger. Ryan Adams. CD MR ADAM ET A-02
  • I am. Chrisette Michele. CD MR CHRI IAM C-02
  • Live at Massey Hall 1971. Neil Young. CD MA YOUN LMH Y-82
  • Long road out of Eden. Eagles. CD MR EAGL LRO E-02
  • Neon bible. Arcade Fire. CD MR ARCA NB A-85
  • Not too late. Norah Jones. CD MJ JONE NTL J-25
  • Russian album. Anna Netrebko. CD B NETR RA N-02
  • Undiscovered. James Morrison. CD MA MORR UND M-02
  • Wincing the night away. The Shins. CD MR SHIN WNA S-05

DVDS

  • Becket. DVD Drama B
  • Bridge to Terabithia. DVD Drama B
  • Casino Royale. DVD Action Adv. C
  • Days of heaven. DVD Drama D
  • Dreamgirls. DVD Drama D
  • Facing the giants. DVD Drama F
  • Freedom Writers. DVD Drama F
  • Hairspray. DVD Musical H
  • Happy feet. DVD Musical H
  • The heart of the game. DVD 796.323
  • The illusionist. DVD Mystery I
  • Night at the museum. DVD Comedy N
  • The painted veil. DVD Drama P
  • Planet Earth. DVD 508
  • The prestige. DVD Drama P
  • The Queen. DVD Drama Q
  • Sicko. DVD 362.1
  • The Simpsons movie. DVD Comedy S
  • The ultimate gift. DVD Drama U
  • The war. DVD 940.53

LO MEJOR DE 2007 EN ESPAÑOL / THE BEST OF 2007 IN SPANISH

  • La bruja de Portobello. Paulo Coelho. Spanish Lang. Fic COE
  • Los ejercitos. Evelio Rosero. Spanish Lang. Fic ROS
  • El enigma de Paris. Pablo De Santis. Spanish Lang. Fic SAN
  • Amando a Pablo, odiando a Escobar. Virginia Vallejo. Spanish Lang. B Vallejo
  • Ayude a sus hijos a triunfar en la escuela secundaria y llegar a la universidad: guia para padres latinos. Mariela Dabbah. Spanish Lang. 373.182 DAB
  • Ismaelillo. Jose Marti. Spanish Lang. 861 MAR
  • Quiubole con– tu cuerpo, el ligue, tu imagen, el sexo, las drogas y todo lo demas: un libro para niñas, chavas, chicas o como quieras llamarles–. Gaby Vargas. Spanish Lang. 155.533 VAR
  • Quiubole con– tu cuerpo, el ligue, tus cuates, el sexo, tu familia, las drogas y todo lo demas: manual de supervivencia para hombres. Gaby Vargas. Spanish Lang. 155.532 VAR
  • El regalo del tiempo: cartas a mis hijos. Jorge Ramos. Spanish Lang. 170.44 RAM
  • La ventaja latina en el trabajo: aprovecha quien eres para alcanzar tus metas. Mariela Dabbah y Arturo Poire. Spanish Lang. 650.1 DAB
  • ABeCedarios: Mexican folk art ABCs in English and Spanish. Cynthia Weill, K.B. Basseches. Sp. Lang. Pic WEI
  • El conejito Knuffle: un cuento aleccionador. Mo Willems. Sp. Lang. Pic WIL
  • 10 patitos de goma. Eric Carle. Sp. Lang. Pic CAR
  • El joven Zorro: la marca de hierro. Jan Adkins. Sp. Lang. J ADK
  • Martina, una cucarachita muy linda: un cuento cubano. Carmen Agra Deedy. Sp. Lang. Pic DEE
  • My colors, my world = Mis colores, mi mundo. Maya Christina Gonzalez. Sp. Lang. Pic GON
  • My name is Gabito: the life of Gabriel Garcia Marquez = Me llamo Gabito : la vida de Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Monica Brown. Sp. Lang. JB Garcia Marquez
  • Quien se esconde? Satoru Onishi. Sp. Lang. Pic ONI