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What You Missed On 8/4

Carolyn Turgeon, author of Godmother, writes about her experience at Faerieworlds '09

Book News for Tuesday, August 4, 2009
New novels by Thomas Pynchon and Richard Russo hit the stands, create your own Robert Ludlum title, and more

Every Day’s an Endless Dream of Cigarettes and Magazines
Guest blogger Joe Pernice (It Feels So Good When I Stop) on why rock stars should pack clean underwear

Mixing Memory and Desire
The Nation reviews C. P. Cavafy: Collected Poems

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Brockman is the head writer for the daily Book News posts on the blog. In his free time he's hard at work on his fictional memoir, which changes titles daily.

The views and commentary posted by Brockman are entirely his own, and are not representative of the whole of Powell's Books, its employees, or any sane human being.

Books mentioned in this post

  1. Godmother
    Used Trade Paper $4.95
  2. It Feels So Good When I Stop Used Hardcover $4.95

  3. Rain Village
    New Hardcover $23.95

  4. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland... Used Trade Paper $2.95
  5. I Feel Bad about My Neck: And Other... Used Trade Paper $5.50
  6. Julie and Julia: My Year of Cooking...
    Used Mass Market $3.50
  7. That Old Cape Magic
    Used Hardcover $5.95
  8. Bridge of Sighs (Vintage Contemporaries)
    Used Trade Paper $4.50
  9. Empire Falls: A Novel
    Used Trade Paper $5.95
  10. Stitches
    Used Hardcover $14.95
  11. $20 Per Gallon: How the Inevitable...
    Used Hardcover $6.95
  12. The Smiths: Meat Is Murder (33 1/3...
    Used Trade Paper $12.00
  13. When I Forgot Used Trade Paper $6.50
  14. Bodies: Big Ideas/Small Books Sale Trade Paper $7.98
  15. Half of a Yellow Sun
    Used Trade Paper $10.95
  16. Isis Sale Hardcover $7.98
  17. Let the Great World Spin
    Used Hardcover $10.50
  18. Sacred Hearts
    Used Hardcover $5.95

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