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    People I Wanted to Be: Stories

    Gina Ochsner 9780618563722

2006 January
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Kafka on the Shore
Kafka on the Shore
by Haruki Murakami
Publisher Comments
Kafka on the Shore is powered by two remarkable characters: a teenage boy, Kafka Tamura, who runs away from home either to escape a gruesome oedipal prophecy or to search for his long-missing mother and sister; and an aging simpleton called Nakata, who... (read more)

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2007 April
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The Name of the Wind: The Kingkiller Chronicles: Day One (Kingkiller Chronicles #1)
The Name of the Wind: The Kingkiller Chronicles: Day One (Kingkiller Chronicles #1)
by Patrick Rothfuss
Publisher Comments
Mark Lawrence brings to a thrilling close his epic trilogy of a boy who would be king, a king who would desire an empire—and an empire on the edge of destruction… King Jorg Ancrath is twenty now—and king of seven nations. His goal—... (read more)

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1999 September
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Interpreter of Maladies
Interpreter of Maladies
by Jhumpa Lahiri
Publisher Comments
Navigating between the Indian traditions they've inherited and the baffling new world, the characters in Jhumpa Lahiri's elegant, touching stories seek love beyond the barriers of culture and generations. In "A Temporary Matter," published in the New... (read more)

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2005 February
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The Shadow of the Wind
The Shadow of the Wind
by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
Staff Pick
Okay, never mind that The Shadow of the Wind starts off in a wonderfully mysterious bookstore and that there's a romantic element that is not schmaltzy, but "timeless" in the best sense of the word. What I loved was how I thought I knew where the author... (read more)

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2000 July/August
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Isaac's Storm: A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History
Isaac's Storm: A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History
by Erik Larson
Publisher Comments
National Bestseller September 8, 1900, began innocently in the seaside town of Galveston, Texas. Even Isaac Cline, resident meteorologist for the U.S. Weather Bureau failed to grasp the true meaning of the strange deep-sea swells and peculiar winds that... (read more)

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2005 November
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River of Doubt Theodore Roosevelts Darke
River of Doubt Theodore Roosevelts Darke
by Candice Millard
Publisher Comments
At once an incredible adventure narrative and a penetrating biographical portrait, The River of Doubt is the true story of Theodore Roosevelt’s harrowing exploration of one of the most dangerous rivers on earth. The River of Doubt—it is a... (read more)

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2001 July/August
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Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America
Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America
by Barbara Ehrenreich
Publisher Comments
The New York Times bestseller, and one of the most talked about books of the year, Nickel and Dimed has already become a classic of undercover reportage. Millions of Americans work for poverty-level wages, and one day Barbara Ehrenreich decided to join... (read more)

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1999 November/December
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The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment
The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment
by Eckhart Tolle
Publisher Comments
According to Tolle, accessing the deepest self, the true self, can be learned by freeing ourselves from the conflicting, unreasonable demands of the mind and living "present, fully and intensely, in the Now."... (read more)

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The Pure in Heart (Simon Serrailler Crime Novels)
The Pure in Heart (Simon Serrailler Crime Novels)
by Susan Hill
Publisher Comments
In this follow-up to "The Various Haunts of Men," Detective Chief Inspector Simon Serrailler is on vacation in Venice, trying to come to terms with the brutal murder of a young woman who had been in love with him. His trip is cut short after he is... (read more)

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Used Books
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Across the Nightingale Floor: Tales of the Otori, Book One
Across the Nightingale Floor: Tales of the Otori, Book One
by Lian Hearn
Staff Pick
The first in a trilogy, Across the Nightingale Floor is being compared with the likes of the Pullman Trilogy, Harry Potter, and Lord of the Rings — and rightly so. It is easily the best fantasy novel I've read in quite a while. The story line follows... (read more)

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