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A film trilogy [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 09:10
by Bergman, Ingmar, 1918-2007.
Publisher Criterion Collection, c2003.
4 videodiscs (ca. 410 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN FOR FIL
Summary This four disc set features Swedish director Ingmar Bergman's work on three of his most powerful films presented as a trilogy. The films of the trilogy examine the necessity of religion and question the promise of faith. The last disc is a documentary film offering views on set construction, lighting, rehearsals, editing, as well as intimate conversations with Ingmar Bergman and members of his cast and crew.

House of cards. The final cut [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 09:10
by Richardson, Ian, 1934-2007.
Publisher BBC Video ; Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2003]
1 videodisc (200 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN BRI HOU P3
Summary Urquhart turns his attention to helping himself to a wealthy retirement and finds himself caught in a political power play of someone else's devising.

House of cards. House of cards [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 09:10
by Richardson, Ian, 1934-2007.
Publisher BBC Video ; Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2003]
1 videodisc (225 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN BRI HOU P1
Summary The stinging, sharp-edged story of Francis Urquhart, a petty politician, who schemes and backstabs his way to the top of his party.

House of cards. To play the king [DVD videorecording]

Foreign Films - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 09:10
by Richardson, Ian, 1934-2007.
Publisher BBC Video ; Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2003]
1 videodisc (225 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN BRI HOU P2
Summary Manipulative and corrupted English prime minister, Urquhart, has reached the pinnacle of power as the leader of his party, but the succession of a king opposed to his policies challenges Urquhart's authority.

H.M. deserters [DVD videorecording] = C.K. Dezerterzy

Foreign Films - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 09:10
by Majewski, Janusz, 1931-
Publisher Polart Distribution Centre, 2003.
1 videodisc (160 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number FOREIGN POL HM
Summary A zany adventure/war film, sort of the Polish M*A*S*H. The story of a band of politically suspect soldiers who desert their duties of guarding a POW camp.

The outcasts of time

New Adult Fiction - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 09:10
by Mortimer, Ian, 1967-
Publisher Pegasus Books, 2018.
First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.
viii, 383 pages : illustration ; 24 cm
Books
Call Number F MOR

A state of freedom : a novel

New Adult Fiction - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 09:10
by Mukherjee, Neel,
Publisher W.W. Norton & Company, 2018. ©2017
First American edition.
278 pages ; 25 cm
Books
Call Number F MUK
Summary What happens when one attempts to exchange the life one is given for something better? Can we transform the possibilities we are born into?--Set in contemporary India and moving between the reality of this world and the shadow of another, this novel of multiple narratives--formally daring, fierce, but full of pity--delivers a devastating and haunting exploration of the unquenchable human urge to strive for a different life.

Evicted : poverty and profit in the American city

New Nonfiction - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 21:08
by Desmond, Matthew,
Publisher B\D\W\Y, Broadway Books, [2017] ©2016
First paperback edition.
xviii, 422 pages ; 21 cm
Books
Call Number 339.46 DES
Summary "In this powerful work of narrative nonfiction, Desmond documents the months he spent living alongside tenants and landlords in Milwaukee, exploring the issues of poverty and homelessness in a segregated city. Taking readers on a journey into the daily lives of families facing eviction, sometimes repeatedly, the author creates a compelling and heartbreaking work that leaves readers wondering how we got here and what we can do to help."--http://lj.libraryjournal.com. "In Evicted, Harvard sociologist and MacArthur "Genius" Matthew Desmond follows eight families in Milwaukee as they each struggle to keep a roof over their heads ... Evicted transforms our understanding of poverty and economic exploitation while providing fresh ideas for solving one of twenty-first-century America's most devastating problems. Its unforgettable scenes of hope and loss remind us of the centrality of home, without which nothing else is possible."--Cover.

A column of fire

New Adult Fiction - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 12:07
by Follett, Ken,
Publisher Viking, [2017] ©2017
916 pages : map ; 25 cm
Books
Call Number F FOL
Summary "In 1558, the ancient stones of Kingsbridge Cathedral look down on a city torn apart by religious conflict. As power in England shifts precariously between Catholics and Protestants, royalty and commoners clash, testing friendship, loyalty, and love. Ned Willard wants nothing more than to marry Margery Fitzgerald. But when the lovers find themselves on opposing sides of the religious conflict dividing the country, Ned goes to work for Princess Elizabeth. When she becomes queen, all Europe turns against England. The shrewd, determined young monarch sets up the country's first secret service to give her early warning of assassination plots, rebellions, and invasion plans. Over a turbulent half century, the love between Ned and Margery seems doomed as extremism sparks violence from Edinburgh to Geneva. Elizabeth clings to her throne and her principles, protected by a small, dedicated group of resourceful spies and courageous secret agents"--

Sour heart : stories

New Adult Fiction - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 12:07
by Zhang, Jenny,
Publisher Lenny, [2017]
First edition.
301 pages ; 22 cm
Books
Call Number F ZHA
Summary "A debut collection of stories that plunge readers into the tender and chaotic hearts of adolescent girls growing up in New York City, from celebrated poet and National Magazine Award nominee Jenny Zhang"-- "Centered on a community of immigrants who have traded their endangered lives as artists in China and Taiwan for the constant struggle of life at the poverty line in 1990s New York City, Zhang's exhilarating collection examines the many ways that family and history can weigh us down and also lift us up. From the young woman coming to terms with her grandmother's role in the Cultural Revolution to the daughter struggling to understand where her family ends and she begins, to the girl discovering the power of her body to inspire and destroy, these seven vibrant stories illuminate the complex and messy inner lives of girls struggling to define themselves. Fueled by Zhang's singular voice and sly humor, this collection introduces Zhang as a bright and devastating force in literary fiction"--

Ms. Marvel. Vol. 8, Mecca

New YA Graphic Novels and Manga - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 09:06
by Wilson, G. Willow, 1982-
Publisher Marvel Worldwide, Inc., a subsidiary of Marvel Entertainment, LLC, [2017]
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Books
Call Number GN YA F MS
Summary "Things get tough for the shape-shifting size-swapping sensation! The villains are at Kamala's door, and Ms. Marvel has to save a city that doesn't want saving. The malleable Ms. Marvel continues her hero's journey as an enemy from her past begins targeting those closest to her, a challenge that calls into question everything about her--not just as a super hero, but as a human being! Who can Ms. Marvel trust when everyone in Jersey City is against her? As Kamala's life hangs in the balance, a new crimefighter moves in on her turf. Plus: Bruno may be far away at a prestigious school in Wakanda, but even thousands of miles from his former best friend, Kamala Khan, adventure still finds him!"--Back cover.

It [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 09:06
by Muschietti, Andrés,
Publisher New Line Cinema / Warner Home Video, [2018]
Rental [edition].
1 videodisc (135 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number HORROR IT
Summary A group of bullied kids band together when a monster, taking the appearance of a clown, begins hunting children.

Lucky [DVD videorecording]

New Feature Film DVDs - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 09:06
by Lynch, John Carroll, 1963-
Publisher Magnolia Home Entertainment, [2018]
Widescreen.
1 videodisc (approximately 88 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Video DVD
Call Number DRAMA LUC
Summary The spiritual journey of a ninety-ear-old atheist, and the quirky characters that inhabit his off-the-map desert town.

A devious death

New Mystery Fiction - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 09:06
by Maxwell, Alyssa,
Publisher Kensington Books, 2018. ©2018
First Kensington hardcover edition.
293 pages ; 22 cm.
Books
Call Number M MAX
Summary Phoebe and her sister Julia are eager for a summer getaway at High Head Lodge, the newly purchased estate of their cousin Regina. But Regina's odd friend, Olive, is far from friendly, and Regina's mother and brother-- bitter over the unequal distribution of her father's inheritance-- have descended on the house to confront Regina. Eva questions the loyalty and integrity of Miss Stanley, Lady Julia's new maid. When their hostess meets an untimely end-- murdered in her bed with no signs of struggle-- Lady Phoebe and Eva must uncover secrets hidden behind closed doors, before a killer ensures they never leave High Head Lodge alive.

Firefly Cove

New Adult Fiction - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 09:06
by Bunn, T. Davis, 1952-
Publisher Kensington Books, 2018.
First Kensington hardcover edition.
310 pages ; 22 cm.
Books
Call Number F BUN
Summary Since the age of seven, Lucius Quarterfield has known he is dying. But now, at twenty-eight, his time is finally running out. So he's returning to the one place he ever felt happy, near the only woman he ever truly wanted. He's going to make each moment count because he knows that everything is about to change ... he just can't know exactly how.

Port Saint Joe (CD) [sound recording]

New Music - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 03:06
by Brothers Osborne.
Publisher Emi, 2018.
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number CD 781.642 OSB

Golden [sound recording]

New Music - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 03:06
by Minogue, Kylie,
Publisher BMG Rights Management (UK) Ltd., [2018]
1 audio disc : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number XX(1669842.2)
Summary Global pop superstar Kylie Minogue is back with her fourteenth album, which includes the single Dancing.

All-new Guardians of the galaxy. Vol. 1, Communication breakdown

New YA Graphic Novels and Manga - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 15:01
by Duggan, Gerry,
Publisher Marvel Comics, [2017] ©2017
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Books
Call Number GN YA F GUA
Summary "A new era of cosmic adventure begins! The Guardians of the Galaxy have taken off into space once more on their biggest and weirdest misadventures yet! Kicking things off with the boldest heist they've ever pulled, Star-Lord, Rocket and company blast their way through the galaxy -with the peacekeepers of the Nova Corps hot on their tail! And soon enough, they find themselves caught in a war between the Collector and the Grandmaster! Will there be any room to explain why Groot can't grow any bigger, what Gamora is searching for, or why Drax has sworn off violence?! You bet there will - the all-new Guardians of the Galaxy has space for all your Marvel Cosmic needs"--Amazon.

Assassination classroom. 19, Time to go to school

New YA Graphic Novels and Manga - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 15:01
by Matsui, Yūsei, 1981-
Publisher VIZ Media, LLC, [2017] ©2012
Shonen Jump Advanced manga edition.
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly illustrations ; 19 cm.
Books
Call Number GN YA F MAT
Summary "Koro Sensei's lessons in verbal defense are put to the test when Karma must use his brains instead of his brawn to rescue a classmate. Then things finally begin to go smoothly for the students of 3-E. Everyone receives some good news about their futures, and Nagisa settles on a career goal. But the peace is broken when the world's nations miraculously manage to coordinate their efforts long enough to launch a plan to assassinate Koro Sensei--with the aid of the strongest mercenary in the world and an ultimate weapon! Will anyone break ranks to protect everyone's favorite tentacled teacher ...?"--Page 4 of cover.

Attack on Titan. 23

New YA Graphic Novels and Manga - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 15:01
by Isayama, Hajime, 1986-
Publisher Kodansha Comics, an imprint of Kodansha USA Publishing, LLC, [2017]
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly illustrations ; 20 cm
Books
Call Number GN YA F ISA
Summary "The blockbuster manga edges closer to its thrilling conclusions. The mysteries of the Titans are being revealed... who will escape death at the hands of giants and human beings?"--Amazon.

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