New Nonfiction – May 2014

Arts / Architecture
Botticelli / Deimling, Barbara
Rembrandt / Bockemuhl, Michael

Biography / Autobiography / Memoir
A Broken Hallelujah: Rock and Roll, Redemption, and the Life of Leonard Cohen / Leibovitz, Liel
Can’t We Talk about Something More Pleasant? / Chast, Roz
Clouds of Glory: The Life and Legend of Robert E. Lee / Korda, Michael
James Madison: A Life Reconsidered / Cheney, Lynne
John Quincy Adams: American Visionary / Kaplan, Fred
John Wayne: The Life and Legend / Eyman, Scott
The Opposite of Loneliness: Essays and Stories / Keegan, Marina
Redeemer: The Life of Jimmy Carter / Balmer, Randall Herbert
Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises / Geithner, Timothy

Business / Finance
The Boom: How Fracking Ignited the American Energy Revolution and Changed the World / Gold, Russell
Business Without the Bullsh*t / James, Geoffrey
Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt / Lewis, Michael
#Girlboss / Amoruso, Sophia
Lean in for Graduates / Sandberg, Sheryl
The Truth about Retirement Plans and IRAs / Edelman, Ric

Knock ’em Dead Social Networking / Yate, Martin
The Perfect Resume: Resumes That Work / Quillen, Dan

Computers / Technology
Help Your Kids with Computer Coding / DK Publishing
Virtual Unreality / Seife, Charles

Cooking / Food
Bloomsbury Cookbook: Recipes for Life, Love and Art / Rolls, Jans Ondaatje
Carla’s Comfort Foods: Favorite Dishes / Hall, Carla
Meat Hook Meat Book: Buy, Butcher, and Cook / Mylan, Tom
Northeast Foraging: 120 Wild and Flavorful Edibles / Meredith, Leda
Super Smoothies / Tregan, Celine
The Tastemakers: Why We’re Crazy for Cupcakes, But Fed Up with Fondue / Sax, David
The Ultimate Protein Powder Cookbook / Sward, Anna

Crafts / Hobbies
Big Stitch Cross Stitch / Pearce, Jacqui
Building a Model Railroad Step by Step / Popp, David
Cross Stitch: Everything You Need to Know / Wood, Dorothy
Decorate with Flowers / Becker, Holly
Designer Cross Stitch Projects / Crossstitcher Magazine
Doodle Stitching: Embroidery & Beyond / Ray, Aimee
First Time Knitting: Step-By-Step Basics / Hammett, Carri
First Time Sewing / Editors of Creative Publishing International
Hello! Macrame / Grenier, Samantha
Little One-Yard Wonders / Hoskins, Patricia
The Practical Spinner’s Guide: Cotton, Flax, Hemp / Gaustad, Stephenie
The Practical Spinner’s Guide: Silk / Lamb, Sara
The Spinner’s Book of Fleece / Smith, Beth
Steampunk Jewelry / Schulz, Carolyn
Stitch Encyclopedia: Crochet / Bunka Gakuen
Stitch Encyclopedia: Embroidery / Bunka Gakuen
Stitch Encyclopedia: Knitting / Bunka Gakuen
Teeny Tiny Menagerie: 380 …Animal Embroidery Motifs / Murata, Noriko
Two-Hour Cross-Stitch: Animals / Boerens, Trice
The Wonderful World of Model Trains / Brokaw, David B.
Vintage Needlecraft / Wood, Dorothy

Pennsylvania Real Estate Sales Exam / Learning LLC, Zr
The Promise of a Pencil: How an Ordinary Person Can Create Extraordinary Change / Braun, Adam

Family / Relationships
iRules: What Every Tech-Healthy Family Needs to Know / Hofmann, Janell

Homegrown Tea: An Illustrated Guide / Liversidge, Cassie
Mini Farming Handbook / Markham, Brett L.
Weeds of North America / Dickinson, Richard

Health / Medical / Fitness
Bipolar Disorder: A Guide / Mondimore, Francis Mark
Confronting Chronic Pain / Richeimer, Steven
The Disease Delusion / Bland, Jeffrey S.
Human Anatomy / DK Publishing
The Johns Hopkins Guide to Diabetes / Saudek, Christopher D.
Lupus Encyclopedia / Thomas, Donald E., Jr.
Men’s Health Your Body Is Your Barbell / Gaddour, Bj

The 40s: The Story of a Decade / The New Yorker Magazine
America in the Cold War / Walker, William T.
American Spring: Lexington, Concord, and the Road to Revolution / Borneman, Walter R.
At Work in Penn’s Woods: The Civilian Conservation Corps in Pennsylvania / Speakman, Joseph M.
Birdmen: The Wright Brothers, Glenn Curtiss, and the Battle to Control the Skies / Goldstone, Lawrence
Bloody Spring: Forty Days That Sealed the Confederacy’s Fate / Wheelan, Joseph
The Dead and Those about to Die: D-Day / McManus, John C.
Enduring Courage: Ace Pilot Eddie Rickenbacker and the Dawn of the Age of Speed / Ross, John F.
The Forgotten Fifteenth: The Daring Airmen Who Crippled Hitler’s War Machine / Tillman, Barrett
Fueling the Gilded Age: Railroads, Miners, and Disorder in Pennsylvania Coal Country / Arnold, Andrew B.
Globes: 400 Years of Exploration, Navigation, and Power / Sumira, Sylvia
An Idea Whose Time Has Come: Two Presidents, Two Parties, and the Battle for the Civil Rights Act of 1964 / Purdum, Todd S.
The Last Empire: The Final Days of the Soviet Union / Plokhy, Serhii
The Lion’s Gate: On the Front Lines of the Six Day War / Pressfield, Steven
The Long Shadow: The Legacies of the Great War in the Twentieth Century / Reynolds, David
Mantle of Command: FDR at War, 1941-1942 / Hamilton, Nigel
Pennsylvania Reserves in the Civil War / Ent, Uzal W.
Pittsburgh Film and Television / Tiech, John
Pittsburgh in World War I / Williams, Elizabeth
The Oxford Illustrated History of the First World War / Strachan, Hew
Reagan at Reykjavik: Forty-Eight Hours That Ended the Cold War / Adelman, Ken
Russian Roulette: How British Spies Thwarted Lenin’s Plot for Global Revolution / Milton, Giles
The Scorpion’s Sting: Antislavery and the Coming of the Civil War / Oakes, James
Sergeant Stubby: How a Stray Dog and His Best Friend Helped Win World War I / Bausum, Ann
A Short History of Pittsburgh 1758-1908 / Church, Samuel Harden
Supreme City: How Jazz Age Manhattan Gave Birth to Modern America / Miller, Donald L.
Time-Life World War II in 500 Photographs / Time/Life Books
The Vietnam War / Willbanks, James H.

House / Home
The Complete Guide to Repairing & Restoring Furniture / Cook, William
Furniture Restoration and Repair / Haas, MS Cynthia L.

Good Talk, Dad: The Birds and the Bees…and Other Conversations We Forgot to Have / Geist, Bill
The Noble Hustle: Poker, Beef Jerky, and Death / Whitehead, Colson
Walter Potter’s Curious World of Taxidermy / Morris, Pat

Literature / Poetry
The Keillor Reader / Keillor, Garrison
Letters of Note: An Eclectic Collection / Usher, Shaun

How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking / Ellenberg, Jordan

New Age / Supernatural
Opening Heaven’s Door: Investigating Stories of Life, Death, and What Comes After / Pearson, Patricia

Performing Arts
Mom in the Movies: The Iconic Screen Mothers You Love / Corliss, Richard

Political Science
China’s Second Continent: How a Million Migrants Are Building a New Empire in Africa / French, Howard W.
Crowded Orbits: Conflict and Cooperation in Space / Moltz, James Clay
One Nation: What We Can All Do to Save America’s Future / Carson, Ben

Think Like a Freak: The Authors of Freakonomics Offer to Retrain Your Brain / Levitt, Steven D.

The 2015 Standard Catalog of World Coins 1901-2000 / Cuhaj, George S.
2015 Standard Catalog of World Coins 2001-Current / Cuhaj, George S.
Handbook of United States Coins 2015 / Yeoman, R. S.

Church of Mercy / Pope Francis
Instinct: The Power to Unleash Your Inborn Drive / Jakes, T. D.

Science / Nature
American Catch: The Fight for Our Local Seafood / Greenberg, Paul
Nuclear Power: A Reference Handbook / Henderson, Harry R.
The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons: The History of the Human Brain / Kean, Sam

10% Happier / Harris, Dan
Do Less: A Minimalist Guide to a Simplified, Organized, and Happy Life / Jonat, Rachel

Social Science
The Third Plate: Field Notes on the Future of Food / Barber, Dan

Sports / Recreation
The 1902 Pittsburgh Pirates / Waldo, Ronald T.
All Fishermen Are Liars / Gierach, John
Classic Steelers: The 50 Greatest Games / Finoli
A Difficult Par: Robert Trent Jones Sr. and the Making of Modern Golf / Hansen, James
Golf: The Ultimate Guide / DK Publishing
Grandma Gatewood’s Walk: The Inspiring Story of the Woman Who Saved the Appalachian Trail / Montgomery, Ben
The Hall: A Celebration of Baseball’s Greats / National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum
I Don’t Care If We Never Get Back: 30 Games in 30 Days on the Best Worst Baseball Road Trip Ever / Blatt, Ben
Pittsburgh Steelers Glory Days / Grdnic, Dale
Revival by the River: The Resurgence of the Pittsburgh Pirates / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Auto Biography: A Classic Car, an Outlaw Motorhead, and 57 Years of the American Dream / Swift, Earl

Fodor’s Bermuda / Fodor’s
Fodor’s Boston / Fodor’s
The Footloose American: Following the Hunter S. Thompson Trail Across South America / Kevin, Brian
The World’s Great Wonders / Osman, Jheni

True Crime
The Good Spy: The Life and Death of Robert Ames / Bird, Kai
Long Mile Home: Boston Under Attack, the City’s Courageous Recovery, and the Epic Hunt for Justice / Helman, Scott
The Price of Silence: The Duke Lacrosse Scandal / Cohan, William D.
Washington County Murder & Mayhem / Burroughs, A. Parker

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