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New Books


Stay With Me: A Novel by Ayobami Adebayo *

In the Midst of Winter: A Novel by Isabel Allende *

The Story of a Brief Marriage: A Novel by Anuk Arudpragasam *

The Golden Scales: A Makana Mystery Investigation (The “Makana Mysteries” Series) by Parker Bilal *

Answered Prayers: A Novel by Truman Capote *

The Cuban Affair: A Novel by Nelson DeMille * (4CLS PrePub)

The Child Finder: A Novel by Rene Denfeld *

Manhattan Beach: A Novel by Jennifer Egan * R

The Rooster Bar: A Novel by John Grisham *

The Slaughterman’s Daughter: A Novel by Yaniv Iczkovits *

One Last Breath: A Novel by Lisa Jackson * (4CLS PrePub)

The Artificial Silk Girl by Irmgard Keun *

The Burning Girl: A Novel by Claire Messud *

The Summer of Kim Novak by Hakan Nesser *

Haunted: A Michael Bennett Novel by James Patterson * (4CLS PrePub)

The People vs. Alex Cross by James Patterson * R (4CLS PrePub)

The Cast: A Novel by Danielle Steel * R (4CLS PrePub)

My Absolute Darling: A Novel by Gabriel Tallent *

A Death in Vienna by Frank Tallis *

The Talented Miss Farwell: A Novel by Emily Gray Tedrowe *

Sing, Unburied, Sing: A Novel by Jesmyn Ward * R


German, Jew Muslim, Gay: The Life and Times of Hugo Marcus (“Religion, Culture, and Public Life” Series) by Marc David Baer *

Black Diamonds: The Downfall of an Aristocratic Dynasty and the Fifty Years That Changed England by Catherine Bailey *

Strongmen: Mussolini to the Present by Ruth Ben-Ghiat *

A Lucky Child: A Memoir of Surviving Auschwitz as a Young Boy by Thomas Buergenthal *

The Journal of Helene Berr by Helene Berr *

Going Into Town: A Love Letter to New York by Roz Chast *

Grant by Ron Chernow*

The Times We Had: Life with William Randolph Hearst by Marion Davies *

The Bowery: The Strange History of New York’s Oldest Street by Stephen Paul DeVillo *

The Copenhagen Trilogy: Childhood, Youth, Dependency by Tove Ditlevsen *

Black Dahlia, Red Rose: The Crime, Corruption, and Cover-Up of America’s Greatest Unsolved Murder by Piu Eatwell *

Ali: A Life by Jonathan Eig *

How Ike Led: The Principles Behind Eisenhower’s Biggest Decisions by Susan Eisenhower *

Weimar Culture: The Outsider as Insider by Peter Gay *

The Perfect Father: The True Story of Chris Watts, His All-American Family, and a

Shocking Murder by John Glatt *

The Sisters: Babe Mortimer Paley, Betsy Roosevelt Whitney, Minnie Astor Fosburgh–
The Lives and Times of the Fabulous Cushing Sisters
by David Grafton

A Little Annihilation by Anna Janko *

The Last Days of Ellis Island by Gaelle Josse *

Slim: Memories of a Rich and Imperfect Life by Slim Keith *

Lioness: Golda Meir and the Nation of Israel by Francine Kiagsbrun *

Barack and Joe: The Making of an Extraordinary Partnership by Steven Levingston *

Notable New Yorkers of Manhattan’s Upper West Side: Bloomingdale-Morningside Heights by Jim Macklin *

The Apparitionists: A Tale of Phantoms, Fraud, Photography, and the Man Who Captured Lincoln’s

Ghost by Peter Manseau *

I’ve Seen the Future and I’m Not Going: The Art Scene and Downtown New York in the 1980’s by Peter McGough *

If I Survive: Nazi Germany and the Jews: 100-Year-Old Lena Goldstein’s Miracle Story (“Faces of Eve” Series) by Barbara Miller *

Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II by Liza Mundy *

The Country Girls: Three Novels and an Epilogue: The Country Girl; The Lonely Girl;

Girls in Their Married Bliss; Epilogue by Edna O’Brien *

Joe Biden: The Life, the Run, and What Matters Now by Evan Osnos *

Self-Portrait by Celia Paul *

Singular Sensation: The Triumph of Broadway by Michael Riedel *

Vegan Cookbook for Beginners: The Essential Vegan Cookbook to Get Started

by Rockridge Press *

Finding Freedom: Harry and Meghan and the Making of a Modern Royal Family

by Omid Scobie *

Bad Girls Throughout History: 100 Remarkable Women Who Changed the World

(“Women in History” Book Series) by Ann Shen *

The Living Mountain: A Celebration of the Cairngorm Mountains of Scotland (“Canons” Series in Nature Writing) by Nan Shepherd *

Underground Berlin: A Young Woman’s Extraordinary Tale of Survival in the Heart of Nazi Germany by Marie Jalowicz Simon *

Secret Historian: The Life and Times of Samuel Steward, Professor, Tattoo Artist, and Sexual Renegade by Justin Spring *

The Brothers Mankiewicz: Hope, Heartbreak, and Hollywood Classics (“Hollywood Legends” Series) by Sydney Ladensohn Stern *

I Can’t Breathe: A Killing on Bay Street by Matt Taibbi *

Love Real Food: More Than 100 Feel-Good Vegetarian Favorites to Delight the Senses and Nourish the Body by Kathryne Taylor *

Charles Dickens: A Life by Claire Tomalin * R

The Gilded Rage: A Wild Ride Through Donald Trump’s America by Alexander Zaitchik *


Pete the Cat: Parents’ Day Surprise by James Dean *


Kamala Harris: Rooted in Justice by Nikki Grimes *

Superheroes Are Everywhere by Kamala Harris *

4CLS PP = 4CLS Prepublication List
R = Replacement of Lost Book or DVD

HNY = 2020 Humanities New York Community Developed Reading and Discussion
Grant Program

Last updated February 16th, 2021.