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The following titles are newly available at the Milford Town Library, according to the online news service Wowbrary.com

The titles at are constantly being updated. According to an online service Wowbrary.com, which compiles lists of new titles at public libraries, Milford now has the following:

1. Seal Target Geronimo: The Inside Story of the Mission to Kill Osama Bin Laden, By Chuck Pfarrer. From St Martin’s Press.

"On May 2, 2011, at 1:03 a.m. in Pakistan, a satellite uplink was sent from the town of Abbottabad crackling into the situation room of the White House in Washington, D. C.: “Geronimo, Echo, KIA.” These words, spoken by a Navy SEAL, put paid to Osama bin Laden’s three-decade-long career of terror."

2. Thinking, Fast and Slow, By Daniel Kahneman. From Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

"Daniel Kahneman, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for his seminal work in psychology that challenged the rational model of judgment and decision making, is one of our most important thinkers. His ideas have had a profound and widely regarded impact on many disciplines. But, until now, he has never brought together his many years of research and thinking in one book."

3. No Higher Honor: A Memoir of My Years in Washington, By Condoleezza Rice. From Crown.

"From one of the world’s most admired women, this is former National Security Advisor and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice’s compelling story of eight years serving at the highest levels of government. In her position as America’s chief diplomat, Rice traveled almost continuously around the globe, seeking common ground among sometimes bitter enemies, forging agreement on divisive issues, and compiling a remarkable record of achievement..”

4. Great by choice: uncertainty, chaos, and luck : why some thrive despite them all / Jim Collins and Morten T. Hansen, By Jim Collins.  From HarperBusiness.

"Ten years after the worldwide bestseller Good to Great, Jim Collins returns with another groundbreaking work, this time to ask: why do some companies thrive in uncertainty, even chaos, and others do not? Based on nine years of research, buttressed by rigorous analysis and infused with engaging stories, Collins and his colleague Morten Hansen enumerate the principles for building a truly great enterprise in unpredictable, tumultuous and fast-moving times. This book is classic Collins: contrarian, data-driven and uplifting."

5. The Garner Files, By James Garner. From Simon&Schuster.

"Told in the charming and self-deprecating style that has made him one of America’s most beloved actors, here is the real story behind Hollywood legend James Garner—from his Depression-era childhood to his colorful star-studded career.

One of Hollywood’s great leading men, James Garner boasts a career that spans six decades on television and the silver screen. Whether known as Bret Maverick, Jim Rockford, or Noah Calhoun, Garner’s appeal transcends generations. Now, at last, he shares the extraordinary truth behind his rags-to-riches story.”

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