New books for October 2022


Promise by Lucy Diamond (F DIA)

Either/or by Elif Batuman (F BAT)

Little bandaged days by Kyra Wilder (F WIL)

The confession by Jessie Burton (F BUR)

The lamplighters by Emma Stonex (F STO)

Nightbitch by Rachel Yoder (F YOD)

Run and hide by Pankaj Mishra (F MIS)

Checkout 19 by Claire-Louise Bennett (F BEN)


People of the river: lost worlds of early Australia by Grace Karskens (994.02 KAR)

Free: coming of age at the end of history by Lea Ypi (949.6504092 YPI)

The better half: on the genetic superiority of women by Sharon Moalem (613.0424 MOA)

Signs and wonders: dispatches from a time of beauty and terror by Delia Falconer (155.915 FAL)

The new despotism by John Keane (320.53 KEA)

The citizen's guide to climate success: overcoming myths that hinder progress by Mark Jaccard (363.73874 JAC)

The naked don't fear the water: an underground journey with Afghan refugees by Matthieu Aikins (304.840581 AIK)

Butterfly: from refugee to Olympian, my story of rescue, hope and triumph by Yusra Mardini (797.21092 MAR)

What happened to you? Conversations on trauma, resilience, and healing by Bruce Perry (616.8521 PER)

Lily's promise: how I surved Auschwitz and found the strength to live by Lily Ebert (940.5318092 EBE)

The science of compost: life, death and decay in the garden by Julian Doberski (631.875 DOB)

Against borders: the case for abolition by Gracie Mae Bradley (320.12 BRA)

Man of contradictions: Joko Widodo and the struggle to remake Indonesia by Ben Bland (959.804092 WID.B)

Travels with a writing brush: classical Japanese travel writing from the Manyoshu to Basho by Meredith Mckinney (895.60932 MCK)

House arrest: pandemic diaries by Alan Bennett (822.914 BEN)

Great cities through travellers' eyes by Peter Furtado (910.91732 FUR)

A mad love: an introduction to opera by Vivien Schweitzer (782.1 SCH)