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Check out our list of new books for January, 2014.  To search for the call number and location, type the book title into the Search@UW box on the library homepage.

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Divine fury : a history of genius / Darrin M. McMahon.

Empty mansions : the mysterious life of Huguette Clark and the spending of a great American fortune / Bill Dedman and Paul Clark Newell, Jr.

Discovery of Middle Earth : mapping the lost world of the Celts / Graham Robb.

 Frozen in time : an epic story of survival, and a modern quest for lost heroes of World War II / Mitchell Zuckoff.

Hitler’s furies : German women in the Nazi killing fields / Wendy Lower.

Heir apparent : a life of Edward VII, the playboy prince / Jane Ridley.

Empress Dowager Cixi : the concubine who launched modern China / Jung Chang.

Dreadful deceit : the myth of race from the colonial era to Obama’s America / Jacqueline Jones.

Ecstatic nation : confidence, crisis, and compromise, 1848-1877 / Brenda Wineapple.

Bully pulpit : Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of journalism / Doris Kearns Goodwin.

Heart of everything that is : the untold story of Red Cloud, an American legend / Bob Drury and Tom Clavin.

Eighty days : Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland’s history-making race around the world / Matthew Goodman.

History of the world in 100 objects / Neil Macgregor.

Fosse / Sam Wasson.

Boys in the boat : nine Americans and their epic quest for gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics / Daniel James Brown.

Fires on the border : the passionate politics of labor organizing on the Mexican frontera / Rosemary Hennessy.

Race : a philosophical introduction / Paul C. Taylor.

Japan’s new middle class / Ezra F. Vogel ; with a chapter by Suzanne Hall Vogel ; foreword by William W. Kelly.

Meth mania : a history of methamphetamine / Nicholas L. Parsons.

Linking disorders to delinquency : treating high-risk youth in the juvenile justice system / Christopher A. Mallett.

For a song and a hundred songs : a poet’s journey through a Chinese prison / Liao Yiwu ; translated from the Chinese by Wenguang Huang.

Family jewels : the CIA, secrecy, and presidential power / by John Prados.

South Africa’s suspended revolution : hopes and prospects / Adam Habib.

Renegade cities, public policy, and the dilemmas of federalism / Lori Riverstone-Newell.

Classical liberal constitution : the uncertain quest for limited government / Richard A. Epstein.

Testing wars in the public schools : a forgotten history / William J. Reese.

Duke : a life of Duke Ellington / Terry Teachout.

Riddle of the labyrinth : the quest to crack an ancient code / Margalit Fox.

Jim Henson : the biography / Brian Jay Jones.

Forty-one false starts : essays on artists and writers / Janet Malcolm.

Native American renaissance : literary imagination and achievement / edited by Alan R. Velie and A. Robert Lee.

When sex changed : birth control politics and literature between the world wars / Layne Parish Craig.

Flamethrowers : a novel / Rachel Kushner.

Book of barely imagined beings : a 21st century bestiary / Caspar Henderson.

Healing gods : complementary and alternative medicine in Christian America / Candy Gunther Brown.

Why photography matters / Jerry L. Thompson.