Nothing to tie these new books together but very interesting subjects ...
798 RUSHIN The Caddie was a Reindeer and Other Tales of Extreme Recreation (brilliant sportswriting)
306.85 CONLEY The Pecking Order: Which Siblings Succeed and Why
591.756 COUTURI The Hopes of Snakes (did you know the site of Congressional Plaza on Rockville Pike used to be an airport?)
501 SHERMER Science Friction: Where the Known Meets the Unknown
782.43 ROSE B The Rose and the Briar: Death, Love and Liberty in the American Ballad (Who was Frankie Baker? clue: he done her wrong)
609 SEVENTY The Seventy Great Inventions of the Ancient World (includes fermented beverages)