Library: Recent Acquisitions



Fall 2016 Acquisitions


Autumn, with its shorter days and dropping temperatures, brings a change of season in the literary world, too. Publishers move from beach reads and airplane novels to award winners and big sellers. Our new acquisitions this season feature several works that have been nominated for prizes, including Jacqueline Woodson’s Another Brooklyn and Brad Watson’s Miss Jane, both of which were longlisted for the National Book Award. We also have the latest works by well known authors Ann Patchett, Jonathan Safran Foer, and Ian McEwan. To our Suspense collection, we’ve added new novels from favorite writers Tana French, Carl Hiassen, and Louise Penny. Speaking of big names, here are two more: John LeCarré and Robert Gottlieb--who, as it happens, was LeCarré's editor for many years. Both have new memoirs out this season. Finally, a tip of the cap to N. John Hall, who leads our Trollope Reading Group. His novel Bibliophilia was published last month and we’re delighted to have it in our collection. Happy autumn reading, everyone!



Literary Fiction


Arudpragasam, Anuk The Story of a Brief Marriage

Birkelund, Elizabeth, The Runaway Wife

Bell, Matt A Tree or a Person or a Wall

Díaz, Junot, The Best American Short Stories, 2016

Donoghue, Emma The Wonder

Foer, Jonathan Safran, Here I Am

Hall, N. John Bibliophilia: A Novel

Klinger, Leslie, In the Shadow of Edgar Allan Poe

Leavitt, Caroline Cruel Beautiful World

Loigman, Lydia The Two-Family House

McEwan, Ian Nutshell

Patchett, Ann Commonwealth

Roy, Anuradha Sleeping on Jupiter

Sherrill Steve The Minotaur Takes His Own Sweet Time

Watson, Brad Miss Jane

Szalay, David All That Man Is: Stories

Tremain, Rose The Gustav Sonata

Vasquez, Juan Gabriel Reputations

Wayne, Teddy Loner

Woodson, Jacqueline Another Brooklyn




Doughty, Louise Black Water

French, Tana Trespasser

Hiassen, Carl Razor Girl

Lackberg, Camilla Lost Boy

Penny, Louise The Great Reckoning

Price, Steven By Gaslight

Silva, Daniel Black Widow

Slaughter, Karin Kept Woman




Gottlieb, Robert Avid Reader: A Life

LeCarré, John Pigeon Tunnel: Stories from My Life

Mattison, Alice The Kite and the String








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