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The third installment of Riad Sattouf's graphic memoir, hailed as "deft and devastating" by The New York Review of Books, arrives at the Library in August.
The third installment of Riad Sattouf's graphic memoir, hailed as "deft and devastating" by The New York Review of Books, arrives at the Library in August.

Forthcoming Books - Summer 2018

Monday, June 4, 2018


"In summer, the song sings itself"

from "The Boticellian Trees" by William Carlos Williams


Busy schedules can make it difficult to sit down with a good book. Summer is just the remedy, providing unhurried hours perfect for reading. The titles below are just some of the new books you'll find at the Library this summer. For a more complete account of our recent acquisitions, see our New Books List, published at the beginning of every month and available on the website or at the Reference Desk. If there is something you're looking forward to reading, but don't find on this list, simply request it from the Acquisitions Department by filling out a request slip at the Circulation Desk or by logging in to our website and using the Suggest a Purchase form.


Backman, Fredrik | Us Against YouHow Hard Can It Be? by Allison Pearson
Bass, Rick | The Traveling Feast: On the Road and at the Table with My Heroes
Billingham, Mark | The Killing Habit
Black, Cara | Murder on the Left Bank
Cusk, Rachel | Kudos
Dyson, Michael Eric | What Truth Sounds Like: Robert F. Kennedy, James Baldwin, and Our Unfinished Conversation about Race in America
Giffin, Emily | All We Ever Wanted
Gottlieb, Robert | Near Death Experiences...and Others
Groff, Lauren | Florida
Herron, Mick | London Rules
Hersh, Seymour M. | Reporter: A Memoir
Hilderbrand, Elin | The Perfect Couple
Louis, Édouard | History of Violence
Lynch, David | Room to Dream
Mayle, Peter | My Twenty-Five Years in Provence: Reflections on Then and Now
Millet, Lydia | Fight No More: Stories
Oates, Joyce Carol| Night-Gaunts and Other Tales of Suspense
O’Neill, Joseph | Good Trouble: Stories
Pearson, Alison | How Hard Can it Be?
Robb, Graham | The Debatable Land: The Lost World Between Scotland and EnglandThe Traveling Feast by Rick Bass
Umrigar, Thrity | The Secrets Between Us
Walker, Martin | A Taste for Vengeance
Wood, James | Upstate


Abbott, Megan | Give Me Your Hand
Barclay, Linwood | A Noise Downstairs
Bauer, Belinda | Snap
Borman, Tracy | The King’s Witch
Christensen, Kate | The Last Cruise
Coulter, Catherine | Paradox
Delaney, J.P. | Believe Me
French, Paul | City of Devils: The Two Men Who Ruled the Underworld of Old Shanghai
James, Peter | Dead if You Don’t
Kakutani, Michiko | The Death of Truth: Notes on Falsehood in the Age of Trump
Kellerman, Jonathan | A Measure of Darkness
Levy, Deborah | The Cost of Living
McCall Smith, Alexander | The Quiet Side of PassionThe Breakers by Marcia Muller
Maitland, Barry | Slaughter Park
Moran, Caitlin | How to Be Famous
Mossfegh, Ottessa | My Year of Rest and Relaxation
Osborne, Lawrence | Only to Sleep
Prose, Francine | What to Read and Why
Ryan, Donal | From a Low and Quiet Sea
Silva, Daniel | The Other Woman
Thor, Brad | Spymaster
Tyler, Anne | Clock Dance


Appiah, Kwame Anthony | The Lies that Bind: Rethinking Identity
Bowen, Rhys | Four Funerals and Maybe a Wedding
Brown, Sandra| Tailspin
Cotterill, Colin | Don’t Eat Me
De Bernieres, Louis | So Much Life Left Over
deWitt, Patrick | French Exit
Hannah, Sophie | The Mystery of Three Quarters
Hedges, Chris | America: The Farewell Tour
Kellerman, Faye| Walking ShadowsGood Trouble by Joseph O'Neill
Kandel, Eric R. | The Disordered Mind: What Unusual Brains Tell Us About Ourselves
Knausgaard, Karl Ove | Summer
MacNeal, Susan Elia | The Prisoner in the Castle
Marias, Javier | Between Eternities and Other Writings
Macy, Beth | Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America
Muller, Marcia | The Breakers
Sattouf, Riad | The Arab of the Future 3
Shin, Kyung-sook | The Court Dancer
Slaughter, Karin | Pieces of Her
Steinhauer, Olen | The Middleman
Walbert, Kate | His Favorites
Walters, Minette | The Last Hours
Woods, Stuart | The Money Shot

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