New Arrivals · Foreign Fiction

June 30, 2016
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Ca jian er guo, wo han ni de ai qing

June 29, 2016
Sunry, author.
Taibei : Shang zhou, 2015.
261 pages ; 21 cm.

Cao kong : Wo suo jing li de IPO he shang shi gong si nei mu

June 29, 2016
Yi, Congrong.
Beijing : Zhongguo gong ren chu ban she, 2015.
267 p. ; 24 cm.

Chen xiang shan

June 29, 2016
Fanyiping.
Beijing : Zhong guo qing nian chu ban she; 2016.
320 p. , 23 cm.
Fei chang shen wen -- Wei Wukuan de jing cha meng -- Zhong guo pu ke -- Chen xiang shan -- Tou Xiang -- Xing yun de jiu tu -- Jie jie kuai pao.

Lasa fu sheng : Tian Yong chang pian xiao shuo

June 29, 2016
Tian, Yong, author.
Taibei Shi : Niang chu ban, 2015.
268 pages ; 21 cm.
Fiction.

Mo ran hui shou, ni yi jiu zai

June 29, 2016
Sunry, author.
Taibei Shi : Shang zhou chu ban, 2015.
257 pages ; 21 cm.

Ni ming

June 29, 2016
Wang, Anyi, 1954- author.
Taibei Shi : Mai tian chu ban, 2015.
447 pages ; 21 cm.

Wan li gu xia · Hu zhua shan wang

June 29, 2016
Huanzhulouzhu.
Beijing : Zhong guo wen shi chu ban she , 2016.
229 p., 24 cm.
"Min guo wu xia xiao shuo dian cang wen ku · Huanzhulouzhu juan."

Ye ben, zai nan fang

June 29, 2016
Wu, Shixian.
Beijing : Xian dai chu ban she, 2016.
278 p. ; 23 cm.

Zhi ming de ai

June 29, 2016
Li, Hua, 1979- author.
Beijing : Zhongguo wen shi chu ban she, 2016.
267 pages ; 24 cm.
Fiction.
"Kua du chang pian xiao shuo wen ku. She hui lun li xi lie."

Maboroshizaka

June 29, 2016
Arisugawa, Arisu, 1959-
Tōkyō : Kadokawa, 2016.
297 pages : illustrations, map ; 16 cm.
Includes street map of the setting on page [7].
Kiyomizuzaka -- Aizenzaka -- Genjōzaka -- Kuchinawazaka -- Shingonzaka -- Tenjinzaka -- Ōsaka -- Kareno -- Sekiyōan.
Nine short stories of human relationships, local history, and the supernatural, all set on the "Seven Slopes of Tennō Temple" in Ōsaka.

Sukurappu ando birudo

June 29, 2016
Hada, Keisuke, 1985- author.
Tōkyō : Bungei Shunjū, 2015.
121 pages ; 20 cm
Twenty-eight-year-old Kento Tanaka lives in suburban Tokyo with his mother, who still holds down a full-time job in her sixties, and his 87-year-old grandfather. Since he is unemployed and almost always at home during the day, it falls to him to look after his grandfather's needs and he sees it as a nuisance. His grandfather is constantly saying that he wants to die, but he does not suffer from any particularly debilitating diseases or conditions. Kento devises a plan to grant his grandfather's wish, by helping him along to a peaceful, pain-free death: knowing how quickly unused muscles lose their strength, he decides he will pamper his grandfather to the hilt so that his motor functions will atrophy from disuse. At the same time, he takes up a bodybuilding regimen for himself; in effect, to rub his grandfather's nose in what it's like to still be young and virile. One day, however, he goes out and returns early to find his grandfather moving spryly about the kitchen and chomping into some frozen pizza he's heated up for himself with added toppings. So does the geezer want to die or not? Abridged from summary at J'Lit http://booksfromjapan.jp/publications/item/3484-scrap-and-build

Kutbai Chosŏn

June 29, 2016
Kim, So-yŏn, 1972- author.
Sŏul Piryongso, 2015.
266 pages ; 21 cm

Manyŏ siktang ŭro oseyo

June 29, 2016
Ku, Sang-hŭi, author.
Kyŏnggi-do P'aju-si : Tasan Ch'aekpang, 2016.
301 pages ; 19 cm

T'amjŏng i anin tu namja ŭi pam

June 29, 2016
Ch'oe, Hyŏk-kon, 1970- author.
Sŏul : Sigongsa, 2015.
430 pages ; 21 cm.

Bilin ni Lola

June 29, 2016
Justarlo (Arlo Icabandi), author.
© 2014.
192 pages ; 18 cm
"Pumunta si Leanne sa ancestral ng kanyang lola upang doon magbakasyon. Ngunit sa sa kanyang pagbisita rito, napag-alaman niya ang madilim na sinapit ng dating kasambahay ng kanyang Lola. Nagparamdam ito sa kanya na akala niya noong una ay panaginip lamang. Sinubukan niyang magtanong sa kanyang lola ngunit ilang matatalinhagang bilin lamang ang binibigkasnito sa kanya. Sa pagdating ng kanyang mga magulang at sa pagdaan na rin ng bawat araw, mas nakakapangilabot ang mga bagay na unti-unti niyang natuklasan. May mga tanong na pilit niyang hinahanapan ng kasagutan. Ngunit handa kaya siyang tanggapin ang malagim na lihim ng kanilang pamilya na maaaring bumago sa kanyang buong pagkatao? Hanggang kailan siya makikinig sa mga mahiwagang bilin ng kanyang lola? Sino ba ang dapat niyang pagkatiwalaan? Halina at alamin ang bawat... BILIN NI LOLO"--cover.

Crazy in love

June 29, 2016
Caliente, Kayla author.
© 2015.
128 pages ; 18 cm
"Silver Edition"--Cover.
"Precious Hearts Romances ; 5676"--Cover.

Ngừơi cha t̂ót và ngừơi cha t̂òi

June 29, 2016
Ren, Daxing, author.
©2015
179 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Translation of: Huai ba ba, hao ba ba.

Nhịêt đ́ơi bûòn

June 29, 2016
Phương Rong.
TP. Ĥò Chí Minh : Nhà xûát b̉an Tr̉e, 2014.
202 pages ; 20 cm

Ṣư im ḷăng c̉ua b̂ày c̀ưu

June 29, 2016
Harris, Thomas, 1940-
©2014
347 pages ; 24 cm
Translation of: The silence of the lambs.
A serial murderer known by a grotesquely apt nickname--Buffalo Bill-is stalking particular women. A young FBI trainee is assigned to interview a mental patient--a brilliant psychiatrist and killer, for insights into the crime.

Corps conducteurs

June 29, 2016
Michaels, Sean, 1982- author.
©2016
389 pages ; 23 cm
Originally published in English under the title Us conductors : in which I seek the heart of Clara Rockmore, my one true love, finest theremin player the world will ever know.

Lammfromm : Ein Krimi aus dem Bayerischen Wald

June 29, 2016
Schreiner, Wolf, 1958- author.
©2016
346 pages ; 19 cm
"Himmel hilf! Im Bayerischen Wald sorgt eine Umgehungsstraße für Mordsärger ...Umgeben von grünen Wäldern und blühenden Sommerwiesen genießt Pfarrer Baltasar Senner ein paar freie Tage daheim im Bayerischen Wald. Doch die himmlische Auszeit währt nicht lange: Als in seiner kleinen Gemeinde eine Umgehungsstraße gebaut werden soll, hängt der Haussegen dort gewaltig schief. Plötzlich muss Baltasar nicht nur unter den zänkischen Dorfbewohnern schlichten, sondern sich auch noch mit einer Horde protestierender Naturschützer herumschlagen, die sich in seiner Kirche einnisten. Dann wird einer der Aktivisten ermordet, und die Polizei tappt im Dunkeln. Mit Gottes Hilfe macht sich Baltasar auf die Suche nach dem Schuldigen..." -- publisher's or bookseller's website.

La tentazione di essere felici

June 29, 2016
Marone, Lorenzo, 1974-
Milano : Longanesi, c2015 (2014 printing)
268 p. ; 22 cm.

O Caso Rembrandt

June 29, 2016
Silva, Daniel, 1960- author.
© 2010.
558 pages ; 17 cm
First published in English in the United States by G.P. Putnam's Sons.
"Two families, one terrible secret, and a painting to die for... Glastonbury, an art restorer, has been brutally murdered, and the newly discovered Rembrandt he was working on has disappeared. For spy turned art restorer Gabriel Allon, it has been six months since his final showdown with the murderous Russian oligarch and arms dealer Ivan Kharkov. He has severed his ties with the Office with only one thing in mind: recovery. But this unspeakable act of violence once again draws Allon into a world of danger he thought he had left behind for ever. Allon is persuaded to use his unique skills to trace the painting and those responsible for the crimes. As he investigates, he discovers there are terrible secrets connected to the painting, and terrible men behind them. Before he is done, he will have undertaken a journey through some of the twentieth century's darkest history - and come face to face with some of the same darkness within himself." -- record for an English edition.

Os Meus Problemas

June 29, 2016
Cardoso, Miguel Esteves, author.
©2013, 1988
222 pages ; 23 cm
"Esta obra teve a sua primeira edição em 1988"--Preliminary page.
"You can not have many friends. Even if you want to, even if you know people who feel like being friends, you can not have many friends. Or rather, you can never be good friends with many people. Friends, as with lovers, have to be chosen. It may cost us, we do not have enough time, and life is nice being friends with someone they like, but this is a cost of friendship. What is good is expensive."--Cataloger's translation of cover.

Bludnyĭ syn : roman o semeĭnykh uzakh

June 29, 2016
|6880-01 Steel, Danielle, author.
©2016
345 pages ; 21 cm

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