Library: Recent Acquisitions



Winter 2017 Acquisitions


Did you make a New Year’s resolution to read more? Are you looking for a printed refuge from the deluge of political coverage? Maybe you simply want to hibernate with a good book? You’re sure to find something appealing among the new additions to the library. Notable literary titles this season include the highly anticipated new novels from Paul Auster, Roxane Gay, and Rachel Cusk. We are also enjoying a wealth of new literary nonfiction, including memoirs by friends of the Center, Sheila Kohler and Mike Scalise and a new work of criticism by Anka Muhlstein, who leads our Proust reading group. For crime fiction fans, there is the latest Rebus novel from Ian Rankin and Dead on the Bones: Pulp on Fire, a collection of stories by Joe R. Landsdale written in tribute to pulp his pulp heroes Edgar Rice Burroughs and Robert E. Howard.



Literary Fiction


Ackerman, Elliott Dark at the Crossing

Auster, Paul 4 3 2 1

Blau, Jessica Anya Trouble with Lexie

Casper, Claudia The Mercy Journals

Chung, Sonya The Loved Ones

Coe, Jonathan Number 11

Colapinto, John Undone

Collins, Kathleen Whatever Happened to Interracial Love?

Cusk, Rachel, Transit

Dermansky, Marcy The Red Car

Enrigue, Alvaro Sudden Death

Gautreaux, Tim Signals: New and Selected Stories

Gay, Roxane Difficult Women

LaValle, Victor Ballad of Black Tom

Wilson, Kevin Perfect Little World




Block, Lawrence In Sunlight or In Shadow

Dunnett, Dorothy Game of Kings

Hurwitz, Gregg Nowhere Man

Lansdale, Joe R. Dead on the Bones: Pulp on Fire

Lescroart, John T., Fatal

Rankin, Ian Rather Be the Devil




Cohen, Richard How To Write Like Tolstoy

Menaker, Daniel The African Svelte

Egginton, William The Man Who Invented Fiction

Grossman, Edith Why Translation Matters

Knausgaard, Karl Ove & Ekelund, Frederick Home and Away: Writing the Beautiful Game

Kohler, Sheila Once We Were Sisters

Muhlstein, Anka The Pen and the Brush

Scalise, Mike The Brand New Catastrophe





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