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Los Angeles Valley College
New Additions to the Collection
December 2011



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

How pleasure works : the new science of why we like what we like / Paul
Bloom.
BF515 .B56 2010

The last pagans of Rome / Alan Cameron.
BR170 .C36 2011

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C - HISTORY (GENERAL)

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D - HISTORY (EXCEPT THE AMERICAS)

Nothing less than war : a new history of America's entry into World War I/
Justus D. Doenecke.
D619 .D64 2011

Facts are subversive : political writing from a decade without a name /
Timothy Garton Ash.
D862 .G37 2010

She-wolves : the women who ruled England before Elizabeth / Helen Castor.
DA28.2 .C37 2011

The greater journey : Americans in Paris / David McCullough.
DC718 .A44 M39 2011

The land of blood and honey : the rise of modern Israel / Martin van Creveld.
DS126.5 .V324 2010

The Poison King : the life and legend of Mithradates, Rome's deadliest enemy /
Adrienne Mayor.
DS156 .P8 M39 2010

Great soul : Mahatma Gandhi and his struggle with India / Joseph Lelyveld.
DS481 .G3 L337 2011

Country driving : a journey through China from farm to factory / Peter Hessler.
DS712 .H457 2010

The pirates of Somalia : inside their hidden world / Jay Bahadur.
DT403.2 .B34 2011

Sharpeville : an apartheid massacre and its consequences / Tom Lodge.
DT1941 .L64 2011

Islanders : the Pacific in the age of empire / Nicholas Thomas.
DU29 .T47 2010

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E - HISTORY: UNITED STATES

A terrible glory : Custer and the Little Bighorn-- the last great battle
of the American West / James Donovan.
E83.876 .D66 2008

How we fight : crusades, quagmires, and the American way of war / Dominic Tierney.
E181 .T54 2010

Reinventing Richard Nixon : a cultural history of an American obsession /Daniel Frick.
E856 .F75 2008

A complicated man : the life of Bill Clinton as told by those who know him/
Michael Takiff.
E886 .T35 2010

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F - HISTORY: UNITED STATES LOCAL AND THE AMERICAS

None.

G - GEOGRAPHY, ANTHROPOLOGY, SPORTS

A sea in flames : the Deepwater Horizon Oil blowout / Carl Safina.
GC1221 .S24 2011

Glamour : a history / Stephen Gundle.
GT499 .G86 2008

Willie Mays : the life, the legend / James S. Hirsch, authorized by Willie Mays.
GV865 .M38 H57 2010

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H - SOCIAL SCIENCES

Keynes : the return of the master / Robert Skidelsky.
HB99.7 .S58 2010

The myth of the rational market : a history of risk, reward, and delusion
on Wall Street / Justin Fox.
HB3731 .F69 2009

Poorly made in China : an insider's account of the tactics behind China's
production game / Paul Midler.
HD9736 .C62 M53 2011

Lords of finance : the bankers who broke the world / Liaquat Ahamed.
HG172 .A2 A43 2009

The monster : how a gang of predatory lenders and Wall Street bankers
fleeced America--and spawned a global crisis / Michael W. Hudson.
HG2040.5 .U5 H843 2010

Reckles endangerment : how outsized ambition, greed, and corruption led
to economic armageddon / Gretchen Morgenson and Joshua Rosner.
HG2040.5 .U5 M58 2011

13 bankers : the Wall Street takeover and the next financial meltdown /
Simon Johnson and James Kwak.
HG2491 .J646 2010

Making divorce work : 8 essential keys to resolving conflict and
rebuilding your life / Diana Mercer and Katie Jane Wennechuk.
HQ814 .M43 2010

Sexism in America : alive, well, and ruining our future / Barbara J. Berg.
HQ1237.5 .U6 B47 2009

The last godfathers : inside the Mafia's most infamous family / John Follain.
HV6453 .I82 L36 2009

America's death penalty : between past and present / edited by David
Garland, Randall McGowen, and Michael Meranze.
HV8699 .U5 A745 2011

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J - POLITICAL SCIENCE

None.


K - LAW

The United States and torture : interrogation, incarceration, and abuse /
edited by Marjorie Cohn.
KF9430 .U55 2011

Convicting the innocent : where criminal prosecutions go wrong /
Brandon L. Garrett.
KF9756 .G37 2011

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L - EDUCATION

The price of defiance : James Meredith and the integration of Ole Miss /
Charles W. Eagles.
LD3413 .E24 2009

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M - MUSIC

The anthology of rap / edited by Adam Bradley, Andrew DuBois ; foreword by
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; afterword by Chuck D and Common.
ML3531 .A57 2010

The anthology of rap / edited by Adam Bradley, Andrew DuBois ; foreword by
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; afterword by Chuck D and Common.
ML3531 .A57 2010

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N - FINE ARTS

None.


P - LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND PERFORMING ARTS

The road : stories, journalism, and essays / Vasily Grossman ; translated
from the Russian by Robert and Elizabeth Chandler with Olga Mukovnikova ;
commentary and notes by Robert Chandler with Yury Bit-Yunan ; afterword by
Fyodor Guber.
PG3476 .G7 R56 2010

The anatomy of influence : literature as a way of life / Harold Bloom.
PN81 .B5449 2011

Soul of the age : a biography of the mind of William Shakespeare /
Jonathan Bate.
PR2894 .B28 2009

Koestler : the literary and political odyssey of a twentieth-century
skeptic / Michael Scammell.
PR6021 .O4 Z84 2009

All art is propaganda : critical essays / George Orwell ; compiled by
George Packer ; with an introduction by Keith Gessen.
PR6029 .R8 A626 2008

Muriel Spark : the biography / Martin Stannard.
PR6037 .P29 Z92 2010

The search for WondLa / by Tony DiTerlizzi with illustrations by the author.
PZ7 .D629 Sd 2010

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Q - SCIENCE

The beginning of infinity : explanations that transform the world / David Deutsch.
Q175.32 .E97 D48 2011

The quantum story : a history in 40 moments / Jim Baggott.
QC173.98 .B34 2011

Absolutely small : how quantum theory explains our everyday world /
Michael D. Fayer.
QC174.12 .F379 2010

Quantum physics for poets / Leon M. Lederman, Christopher T. Hill.
QC174.12 .L4326 2011

Nature's blueprint : supersymmetry and the search for a unified theory of
matter and force / Dan Hooper.
QC174.17 .S9 H66 2008

The many worlds of Hugh Everett III : multiple universes, mutual assured
destruction, and the meltdown of a nuclear family / Peter Byrne.
QC774 .E94 B97 2010

The disappearing spoon : and other true tales of madness, love, and the
history of the world from the periodic table of the elements / Sam Kean.
QD466 .K37 2010

The greatest show on Earth : the evidence for evolution / Richard Dawkins.
QH366.2 .D374 2009

The stem cell hope : how stem cell medicine can change our lives / Alice Park.
QH588 .S83 P367 2011

Nature's ghosts : confronting extinction from the age of Jefferson to the
age of ecology / Mark V. Barrow, Jr.
QL84.2 .B377 2009

Some we love, some we hate, some we eat : why it's so hard to think
straight about animals / Hal Herzog.
QL85 .H47 2010

Engineering animals : how life works / Mark Denny, Alan McFadzean.
QP31.2 .D46 2011

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R - MEDICINE

Trick or treatment : the undeniable facts about alternative medicine /
Simon Singh & Edzard Ernst.
R733 .S568 2008

The Scientific American day in the life of your brain / Judith Horstman.
RC341 .S346 2009

When someone you love is bipolar : help and support for you and your
partner / Cynthia G. Last.
RC516 .L37 2009

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S - AGRICULTURE

None.


T - TECHNOLOGY

What technology wants / Kevin Kelly.
T14.5 .K45 2010

Earth : the operators' manual / Richard B. Alley.
TJ163.2 .A43 2011

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U - MILITARY SCIENCE

The age of airpower / Martin van Creveld.
UG630 .V285 2011

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V - NAVAL SCIENCE

SEAL Team Six : memoirs of an elite Navy seal sniper / Howard E. Wasdin &
Stephen Templin.
VG87 .W37 2011

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Z - LIBRARY SCIENCE - BIBLIOGRAPHY

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REFERENCE SECTION BOOKS

Encyclopedia of time : science, philosophy, theology, & culture /
H. James Birx, editor.
BD638 .E525 2009 v. 1

Encyclopedia of time : science, philosophy, theology, & culture /
H. James Birx, editor.
BD638 .E525 2009 v. 2

Encyclopedia of time : science, philosophy, theology, & culture /
H. James Birx, editor.
BD638 .E525 2009 v. 3

A dictionary of finance and banking.
HG151 .D54 2008

Migration and remittances factbook.
JV6019 .M54 2008

Voices of contemporary glass : the Heineman collection / Tina Oldknow ;
with a contribution by Cristine Russell.
NK5110 .O45 2009

New Oxford American dictionary.
PE1628 .N429 2010

The American heritage science dictionary.
Q123 .A5178 2011

The encyclopedia of weather and climate change : a complete visual guide/
[authors, Juliane L. Fry ... [et al.].
QC854 .E5258 2010

Genetic disorders sourcebook : basic consumer health information about
heritable disorders, including disorders resulting from abnormalities in
specific genes ... / edited by Sandra J. Judd.
RB155.5 .G455 2010

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FICTION, POPULAR AND PAPERBACK FICTION SECTIONS

The year of the flood : a novel / Margaret Atwood.
FICTION 2009

The museum of innocence / Orhan Pamuk ; translated from the Turkish by
Maureen Freely.
FICTION 2010

He walked among us / Norman Spinrad.
FICTION 2010

Deed to death / D.B. Henson.
POP FICTION

Heartwishes : an Edilean novel / Jude Deveraux.
POP FICTION

Lethal / Sandra Brown.
POP FICTION

The ideal man / Julie Garwood.
POP FICTION

Killing Kate : a novel / by Julie Kramer.
POP FICTION

Outrage / Robert K. Tanenbaum.
POP FICTION

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CHILDREN'S SECTION BOOKS

Sometimes I'm scared / by Jane Annunziata and Marc Nemiroff ; illustrated
by Bryan Langdo.
JUVENILE 2009

Dave the potter : artist, poet, slave / by Laban Carrick Hill ;
illustrated by Bryan Collier.
JUVENILE 2010

A sick day for Amos McGee / written by Philip C. Stead ; illustrated by
Erin E. Stead.
JUVENILE 2010

Come see the Earth turn : the story of Lâeon Foucault / by Lori Mortensen;
illustrations by Raâul Allâen.
JUVENILE 2010

A pig parade is a terrible idea / Michael Ian Black ; illustrated by Kevin Hawkes.
JUVENILE 2010

The grouchies / by Debbie Wagenbach ; illustrated by Steve Mack.
JUVENILE 2010

How Rocket learned to read / Tad Hills.
JUVENILE 2010

Subway / Christoph Niemann.
JUVENILE 2010

Bink & Gollie / Kate DiCamillo and Alison McGhee ; illustrated by Tony Fucile.
JUVENILE 2010

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