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Los Angeles Valley College
New Additions to the Collection
June 2012


AGRICULTURE
ANTHROPOLOGY
BIBLIOGRAPHY
CHILDREN'S SECTION BOOKS
EDUCATION
FICTION, POPULAR AND PAPERBACK FICTION SECTIONS
FINE ARTS
GENERAL WORKS
GEOGRAPHY
HISTORY (EXCEPT THE AMERICAS)
HISTORY (GENERAL)
HISTORY: UNITED STATES
HISTORY: UNITED STATES LOCAL AND THE AMERICAS
LANGUAGE
LAW
LIBRARY SCIENCE
LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND PERFORMING ARTS
MEDICINE
MILITARY SCIENCE
MUSIC
NAVAL SCIENCE
PHILOSOPHY
POLITICAL SCIENCE
PSYCHOLOGY
REFERENCE SECTION
RELIGION
SCIENCE
SOCIAL SCIENCES
SPORTS
TECHNOLOGY



A - GENERAL WORKS

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B - PHILOSOPHY, PSYCHOLOGY, AND RELIGION
Plato's philosophers: the coherence of the dialogues
Catherine H. Zuckert
B395 .Z77 2009

Aristotle's Nicomachean ethics
Aristotle; translated, with an interpretive essay,
notes, and glossary by Robert C. Bartlett and Susan D. Collins.
B430 .A5 B37 2011

The heart of William James
edited and with an introduction by Robert Richardson
B945 .J21 R53 2010

Love: a history
Simon May.
BD436 .M375 2011

An anatomy of addiction: Sigmund Freud, William Halsted
and the miracle drug, cocaine
Howard Markel
BF109 .A1 M37 2011

Incognito: the secret lives of the brain
David Eagleman
BF315 .E25 2011

That used to be us: how America fell behind in the world
it invented and how we can come back
Thomas L. Friedman and Michael Mandelbaum.
BF408 .F747 2011

Thinking, fast and slow
Daniel Kahneman
BF441 .K238 2011

The folly of fools: the logic of deceit and self-deception
in human life
Robert Trivers
BF697.5 .S426 T76 2011

Cruelty: human evil and the human brain
Kathleen Taylor
BJ1535 .C7 T38 2009

War of the worldviews: science vs. spirituality
Deepak Chopra, Leonard Mlodinow
BL240.3 .C46 2011

Muhammad and the believers : at the origins of Islam
Fred M. Donner
BP55 .D66 2010

The shadow of a great rock: a literary appreciation
of the King James Bible
Harold Bloom.
BS186 .B56 2011



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C - HISTORY (GENERAL)

The post-American world : release 2.0
Fareed Zakaria
CB161 .Z34 2011



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D - HISTORY (EXCEPT THE AMERICAS)

Alexander the Great
Philip Freeman
DF234 .F74 2011

The struggle for Egypt : from Nasser to Tahrir Square
Steven A. Cook
DT107.827 .C64 2012

Explorers of the Nile: the triumph and the tragedy of a
great Victorian adventure
Tim Jeal
DT117 .J43 2011

The fear: Robert Mugabe and the martyrdom of Zimbabwe
Peter Godwin
DT2996 .G64 2011



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E - HISTORY: UNITED STATES

The French and Indian War: a complete chronology
Bud Hannings
E199 .H258 2011

Bleeding Blue and Gray: Civil War surgery and the evolution
of American medicine
Ira M. Rutkow
E621 .R88 2005

Confidence men: Wall Street, Washington, and the education
of a president
Ron Suskind.
E908.3 .S87 2011



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F - HISTORY: UNITED STATES LOCAL AND THE AMERICAS

None



G - GEOGRAPHY, ANTHROPOLOGY, SPORTS

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H - SOCIAL SCIENCES

Unnatural selection: choosing boys over girls, and the consequences
of a world full of men
Mara Hvistendahl.
HB1064 .A3 H87 2011

Innovation nation: how America is losing its innovation edge, why
it matters, and what we can do to get it back
John Kao.
HD45 .K337 2007

The quest: energy, security and the remaking of the modern world
Daniel Yergin.
HD9502 .A2 Y47 2011

The end of energy: the unmaking of America's environment, security,
and independence
Michael J. Graetz
HD9502 .U52 G685 2011

Vultures' picnic: a Greg Palast investigation
Greg Palast
HD9560.5 .P236 2011

The tanning of America: how hip-hop created a culture that
rewrote the rules of the new economy
Steve Stoute with Mim Eichler Rivas
HF5415.1 .S76 2011

The hare with amber eyes: a family's century of art and loss
Edmund de Waal
HG1552 .E64 D49 2010

Take the money and run: sovereign wealth funds and the demise
of America prosperity
by Eric Anderson
HG4910 .A713 2009

The better angels of our nature: why violence has declined
Steven Pinker
HM1116 .P57 2011

Don't shoot: one man, a street fellowship, and the end of
violence in inner-city America
David M. Kennedy
HN90 .V5 K46 2011

The anatomy of evil
Michael H. Stone
HV6080 .S85 2009

American anthrax: fear, crime, and the investigation of the
nation's deadliest bioterror attack
Jeanne Guillemin
HV6433.35 .G85 2011

Ghost in the wires: my adventures as the world's most wanted hacker
Kevin Mitnick with William L. Simon
HV6772 .M58 A3 2011

The collapse of American criminal justice
William J. Stuntz
HV7432 .S78 2011



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J - POLITICAL SCIENCE

Tocqueville and his America
Arthur Kaledin
JC229 .T8 K35 2011

Constitution cafe: Jefferson's brew for a true revolution
Christopher Phillips
JK31 .P45 2011

The Arab Spring
edited by Paul McCaffrey
JQ1850 .A91 A74 2012

The age of deception: nuclear diplomacy in treacherous times
Mohamed ElBaradei
JZ5665 .E43 2011



K - LAW

Gunfight: the battle over the right to bear arms in America
Adam Winkler
KF3941 .W56 2011



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M - MUSIC

A natural history of the piano: the instrument, the music, the
musicians--from Mozart to modern jazz, and everything in between
Stuart Isacoff
ML650 .I83 2011

Changing lives: Gustavo Dudamel, El Sistema, and the transformative
power of music
Tricia Tunstall
MT3 .V4 T86 2012



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N - FINE ARTS

American letters, 1927-1947: Jackson Pollock & family
choice of letters by Francesca Pollock; edited and annotated
by Sylvia Winter Pollock; introduction by Michael Leja;
drawings by Charles Pollock
N6537 .P57 A3 2011

Bertrand Goldberg: architecture of invention
edited by Zoe Ryan; with essays by Alison Fisher ... [et al.]
NA737 .G565 B367 2011

Kevin Roche: architecture as environment
Eeva-Liisa Pelkonen; foreword by Robert A.M. Stern;
contributions by Kathleen John-Alder, Olga Pantelidou, David Sadighian
NA737 .R57 P45 2011

Bernini: his life and his Rome
Franco Mormando
NB623 .B5 M67 2011

The undressed art: why we draw
Peter Steinhart
NC720 .S73 2004

The storyboard artist: a guide to freelancing in film, TV,
and advertising
Giuseppe Cristiano
NC1002 .S85 C74 2011

Pacific standard time: Los Angeles art, 1945-1980
edited by Rebecca Peabody ... [et al.]
ND235 .L6 P33 2011

John Marin's watercolors: a medium for modernism
Martha Tedeschi with Kristi Dahm; contributions by Ruth Fine
and Charles Pietraszewski, and Christine Conniff-O'Shea
ND1839 .M35 A4 2011

Altered and adorned: using Renaissance prints in daily life
Suzanne Karr Schmidt with Kimberly Nichols
NE441.5 .R44 S36 2011

Proof: the rise of printmaking in southern California
edited by Leah Lehmbeck
NE538 .L67 P76 2011



P - LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND PERFORMING ARTS

Tolstoy: a Russian life
Rosamund Bartlett
PG3385 .B37 2011

Spencer Tracy: a biography
James Curtis
PN2287 .T7 C78 2011

"Something urgent I have to say to you" : the life and works of
William Carlos Williams
Herbert Leibowitz
PS3545 .I544 Z619 2011



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Q - SCIENCE

Knocking on heaven's door : how physics and scientific thinking
illuminate the universe and the modern world
Lisa Randall
Q175.5 .R365 2011

Murach's PHP and MySQL: training & reference
Joel Murach ; Ray Harris
QA76.73 .S67 M87 2010

The theory that would not die: how Bayes' rule cracked the enigma
code, hunted down Russian submarines, & emerged triumphant from two
centuries of controversy
Sharon Bertsch McGrayne
QA279.5 .M415 2011

The sun's heartbeat: and other stories from the life of the star
that powers our planet
Bob Berman
QB521.4 .B47 2011

Mathematics of life
Ian Stewart
QH323.5 .S742 2011

Epigenetics : the ultimate mystery of inheritance
Richard C. Francis
QH450 .F73 2011

Plant biology
Alison M. Smith ... [et al.]
QK45.2 .P575 2010

Deceptive beauties: the world of wild orchids
Christian Ziegler; introduction by Michael Pollan; foreword by Natalie Angier
QK495 .O64 Z48 2011



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R - MEDICINE

Eradication: ridding the world of diseases forever?
Nancy Leys Stepan
RA643 .S74 2011

Haiti after the earthquake
Paul Farmer; edited by Abbey Gardner and Cassia
Van Der Hoof Holstein with Joia S. Mukherjee ... [et al.]
RA645.7 .H2 F37 2011

Blood work: a tale of medicine and murder in the scientific revolution
Holly Tucker
RM171 .T787 2011



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S - AGRICULTURE

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T - TECHNOLOGY

The tarball chronicles: a journey beyond the oiled pelican and
into the heart of the Gulf oil spill
David Gessner
TD427 .P4 G47 2011

The sorcerers and their apprentices: how the digital magicians of
the MIT Media Lab are creating the innovative technologies that will
transform our lives
Frank Moss
TK5103.7 .M675 2011



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U - MILITARY SCIENCE

State vs. Defense: the battle to define America's empire
Stephen Glain
UA23 .G634 2011



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V - NAVAL SCIENCE

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Z - LIBRARY SCIENCE - BIBLIOGRAPHY

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REFERENCE SECTION BOOKS

Guide to psychoanalytic developmental theories
Joseph Palombo, Harold K. Bendicsen, Barry J. Koch
BF175.45 .P36 2009

Find your federal job fit
Janet M. Ruck and Karol Taylor
JK716 .R85 2012

The pregnant body book
Sarah Brewer ... [et al.]
RG525 .P682 2011



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FICTION, POPULAR AND PAPERBACK FICTION SECTIONS

To the end of the land
David Grossman; translated from the Hebrew by Jessica Cohen
FICTION 2010

If you were here
Jen Lancaster
FICTION 2011

1Q84
Haruki Murakami; translated from the Japanese
by Jay Rubin and Philip Gabriel
FICTION 2011

The tragedy of Arthur: a novel
by Arthur Phillips
FICTION 2011

State of wonder
Ann Patchett
FICTION 2011


Red mist
Patricia Cornwell
POP FICTION

Crooked letter, crooked letter
Tom Franklin
POP FICTION

Silencing Sam : a novel
Julie Kramer
POP FICTION

The hunter: a novel
John Lescroart
POP FICTION

Capitol murder: a novel of suspense
Phillip Margolin
POP FICTION

Oath of office
Michael Palmer
POP FICTION

Private games
James Patterson and Mark Sullivan
POP FICTION

Guilty wives: a novel
by James Patterson and David Ellis
POP FICTION

Private: #1 suspect: a novel
by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro
POP FICTION

Sleepwalker
Karen Robards
POP FICTION

Portrait of a spy
Daniel Silva
POP FICTION

Escape
Robert K. Tanenbaum
POP FICTION

D.C. dead
Stuart Woods
POP FICTION

Even now
Karen Kingsbury
POP FICTION



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CHILDREN'S SECTION BOOKS

Two homes
Claire Masurel; illustrated by Kady MacDonald Denton
JUVENILE 2003

Beach day!
Patricia Lakin; pictures by Scott Nash
JUVENILE 2004

Creepy crawly calypso
written by Tony Langham; illustrated by
Debbie Harter
JUVENILE 2004

Snuggle up, sleepy ones
Claire Freedman; [illustrations by] Tina Macnaughton
JUVENILE 2005


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