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2008 Employee Favorites: Adrienne

1. A Fraction of the Whole by Steve Toltz
A Fraction of the Whole is brilliant. Hysterically funny, yet profound. Themes of philosophy and literature, life and love, madness and creativity abound. Steve Toltz's perfectly absorbing debut novel has depth and richly developed characters.

2. The Outlander by Gil Adamson

3. Narcisa by Jonathan Shaw

4. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson

5. The Monsters of Templeton by Lauren Groff

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Adrienne takes phone orders and answers the many calls on Powell's switchboard. Her favorite books are contemporary literature, translated and international fiction, and non-fiction, especially Middle Eastern, Chinese and African-American novels.

Books mentioned in this post

  1. A Fraction of the Whole: A Novel
    Used Hardcover $9.95
  2. The Outlander
    New Hardcover $23.95

  3. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
    Used Hardcover $8.50
  4. The Monsters of Templeton
    Used Trade Paper $5.50



2 Responses to "2008 Employee Favorites: Adrienne"

  1.  
    ada massa January 25th, 2009 at 8:32 pm

    Thanks for the insight, but I would recommend, "The Woodsmen." It came out in December 2008, Oregonian writer.

  2.  
    DeniseB March 7th, 2009 at 2:58 am

    Adrienne!! I will read anything you recommend! The Girl With the Dragon Tatoo...sounds great! Thanks!

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