Looking for something to read? Here’s our list of new books for January:

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Emotional life of your brain : how its unique patterns affect the way you think, feel, and live–and how you can change them / Richard J. Davidson with Sharon Begley.

So rich, so poor : why it’s so hard to end poverty in America / Peter Edelman.

Russia : a long view / Yegor Gaidar ; translated by Antonina W. Bouis.

Confronting homelessness : poverty, politics, and the failure of social policy / David Wagner with Jennifer Barton Gilman.

Oscar’s shadow : Wilde, homosexuality and modern Ireland / Éibhear Walshe.

Round house / Louise Erdrich.

Empowering science and mathematics education in urban schools / Edna Tan and Angela Calabrese Barton with Erin E. Turner and Maura Varley Gutiérrez.

City and the coming climate : climate change in the places we live / Brian Stone, Jr.

Hyperactive : the controversial history of ADHD / Matthew Smith.

Forasteros en tierra extraña / Gabriel T. Saxton-Ruiz.

Wrinkle in time : the graphic novel / [Madeleine L'Engle] ; adapted and illustrated by Hope Larson.

Beetle book / by Steve Jenkins.

Helen’s big world : the life of Helen Keller / written by Doreen Rappaport ; illustrated by Matt Tavares.

Odyssey / retold by Gillian Cross ; illustrated by Neil Packer.

Unspoken : a story from the Underground Railroad / Henry Cole.

House held up by trees / Ted Kooser ; illustrated by Jon Klassen.

Three ‘io brothers and the big bad hurricane / written and illustrated by Keri Kodama.

Civil War begins : opening clashes, 1861 / Jennifer M. Murray.

Stalingrad to Berlin : the German defeat in the east / Earl F. Ziemke.

North American plan for animal and pandemic influenza.

Novarupta-Katmai eruption of 1912 : largest eruption of the twentieth century : centennial perspectives / Wes Hildreth and Judy Fierstein.

CAESAR, POLO & ESAU papers : Cold War era hard target analysis of Soviet and Chinese policy and decision making, 1953-1973.

Creation of the intelligence community : founding documents.

Applied positive psychology : improving everyday life, health, schools, work, and society / edited by Stewart I. Donaldson, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi and Jeanne Nakamura.

Soviet society in the era of late socialism, 1964-1985 / edited by Neringa Klumbyte? and Gulnaz Sharafutdinova.

From sit-ins to SNCC : the student civil rights movement in the 1960s / edited by Iwan Morgan and Philip Davies.

Acorns and bitter roots : starch grain research in the prehistoric Eastern Woodlands / Timothy C. Messner.
Riddle of Cantinflas : essays on Hispanic popular culture / Ilan Stavans.

Growth of non-western cities : primary and secondary urban networking, c. 900-1900 / edited by Kenneth R. Hall.

Thornton Wilder : a life / Penelope Niven ; with a foreword by Edward Albee.

Nature’s compass : the mystery of animal navigation / James L. Gould, Carol Grant Gould.

Addicted brain : why we abuse drugs, alcohol, and nicotine / Michael J. Kuhar.

Treating attachment disorders : from theory to therapy / Karl Heinz Brisch ; translated by Kenneth Kronenberg ; foreword by Lotte Ko¨hler ; afterword by Inge Bretherton. 

Sociology of family life : change and diversity in intimate relations / Deborah Chambers.

Routledge handbook of hazards and disaster risk reduction / edited by Ben Wisner, JC Gaillard and Ilan Kelman.

Entrepreneurship : an evidence-based guide / Robert A. Baron.

Roots of conservatism in Mexico : Catholicism, society, and politics in the Mixteca Baja, 1750-1962 / Benjamin T. Smith.

Minimizing marriage : marriage, morality, and the law / Elizabeth Brake.

Last season of innocence : the teen experience in the 1960s / Victor Brooks.

Law in American history / G. Edward White.

History of opera / Carolyn Abbate and Roger Parker.

Exemplary science for building interest in STEM careers / edited by Robert E. Yager.

Nine algorithms that changed the future : the ingenious ideas that drive today’s computers / John MacCormick ; with a foreword by Chris Bishop.

Divining a digital future : mess and mythology in ubiquitous computing / Paul Dourish and Genevieve Bell.

Goldilocks planet : the four billion year story of Earth’s climate / Jan Zalasiewicz & Mark Williams.

Last great plant hunt : the story of Kew’s Millennium Seed Bank / Carolyn Fry, Sue Seddon and Gail Vines.

New American landscape : leading voices on the future of sustainable gardening / edited by Thomas Christopher.

Holistic orchard : tree fruits and berries the biological way / Michael Phillips.

Hungry planet : stories of plant diseases / Gail L. Schumann and Cleora J. D’Arcy.

Nuclear energy : what everyone needs to know / Charles D. Ferguson.

Short nights of the Shadow Catcher : the epic life and immortal photographs of Edward Curtis / Timothy Egan.

African democracy and development : challenges for post-conflict African nations / edited by Cassandra R. Veney and Dick Simpson.

Framework for K-12 science education : practices, crosscutting concepts, and core ideas / Committee on a Conceptual Framework for New K-12 Science Education Standards, Board on Science Education, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education

Code/space : software and everyday life / Rob Kitchin and Martin Dodge.

Brain : big bangs, behaviors, and beliefs / Rob DeSalle and Ian Tattersall ; illustrated by Patricia J. Wynne.

Understanding moral obligation : Kant, Hegel, Kierkegaard / Robert Stern.

War on heresy / R.I. Moore.

Ocean of life : the fate of man and the sea / Callum Roberts.

This Indian country : American Indian political activists and the place they made / Frederick E. Hoxie.

Only one living to tell : the autobiography of a Yavapai Indian / Mike Burns ; edited by Gregory McNamee.

Life at home in the twenty-first century : 32 families open their doors / Jeanne E. Arnold … [et al.].

Practical guide for policy analysis : the eightfold path to more effective problem solving / Eugene Bardach.

Digital wars : Apple, Google, Microsoft and the battle for the Internet / Charles Arthur.

Great inversion and the future of the American city / Alan Ehrenhalt.

Timeline of presidential elections : how campaigns do (and do not) matter / Robert S. Erikson and
Christopher Wlezien.

Mozart at the gateway to his fortune : serving the Emperor, 1788-1791 / Christoph Wolff.

Natural history of the piano : the instrument, the music, the musicians–from Mozart to modern jazz, and everything in between / Stuart Isacoff.

John Keats : a new life / Nicholas Roe.

Reading history in children’s books / Catherine Butler and Hallie O’Donovan.

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. reader / Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; edited by Abby Wolf.

Bioinformatics for biologists / edited by Pavel Pevzner and Ron Shamir.

Fifty years of invasion ecology : the legacy of Charles Elton / edited by David M. Richardson.

Handbook of nature / Frank R. Spellman and Joni Price-Bayer.

Metabolic ecology : a scaling approach / edited by Richard M. Sibly, James H. Brown, and Astrid Kodric-Brown.

Community ecology / Peter J. Morin.

Cell : a very short introduction / Terence Allen and Graham Cowling.

Urban bird ecology and conservation / Christopher A. Lepczyk and Paige S. Warren, editors.

Phantoms of the prairie : the return of cougars to the Midwest / John W. Laundre.

Beyond the brain : how body and environment shape animal and human minds / Louise Barrett.

Environmental microbiology of aquatic and waste systems / Nduka Okafor.

Fear of food : a history of why we worry about what we eat / Harvey Levenstein.