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Book Sense Picks
2001 January/February


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Featured Titles in Book Sense Picks - 2001 January/February
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E=MC2 a Biography of the Worlds Most Fam
E=MC2 a Biography of the Worlds Most Fam
by David Bodanis
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Generations have grown up knowing that the equation E=mc2 changed the shape of our world, but never understanding what it actually means, why it was so significant, and how it informs our daily lives today—governing, as it does, everything from... (read more)

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Some Love, Some Pain, Sometime: Stories
Some Love, Some Pain, Sometime: Stories
by J Californi Cooper
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US... (read more)

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It's Not Mean If It's True: More Trials from My Queer Life
It's Not Mean If It's True: More Trials from My Queer Life
by Michael Thomas Ford
Publisher Comments
With two best-sellers and a Lambda Literary Award under his belt, Michael Thomas Ford is still cranky. Lucky for us. The author of Alec Baldwin Doesn't Love Meand That's Mr. Faggot to Youreturns with more skewed observations on the strange state of the... (read more)

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La Cucina: A Novel of Rapture
La Cucina: A Novel of Rapture
by Lily Prior
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Since childhood, Rosa Fiore -- daughter of a sultry Sicilian matriarch and her hapless husband -- found solace in her family's kitchen. La Cucina, the heart of the family's lush estate, was a place where generations of Fiore women prepared sumptuous... (read more)

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The Strangeness of Beauty
The Strangeness of Beauty
by Lydia Minatoya
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A quietly daring exploration of art, family, culture, and conscience, as three generations of women, American and Japanese, face a strained reunion in pre-World War II Japan. Etsuko and her six-year-old motherless niece return from jazz-age Seattle to... (read more)

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Two O'Clock, Eastern Wartime
Two O'Clock, Eastern Wartime
by John Dunning
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Widely acclaimed for his groundbreaking crime novels Booked to Die and The Bookman's Wake, award-winning author John Dunning triumphantly returns with a riveting new thriller that takes us back to the summer of 1942, when radio was in its prime, when... (read more)

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A Language Older Than Words
A Language Older Than Words
by Derrick Jensen
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At once a beautifully poetic memoir and an exploration of the various ways we live in the world, A Language Older than Words explains violence as a pathology that touches every aspect of our lives, and indeed affects all aspects of life on earth. This... (read more)

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The Genius of the World
The Genius of the World
by Alice Lichtenstein
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Ira Stein is a brilliant, troubled boy who repudiated everything his grandfather stood for and turned to Buddha. Abby Stein, Nobel Prize-winning physicist, was present as they detonated the first atomic bomb. Twenty-six years later he visits his grandson,... (read more)

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Lying with the Enemy
Lying with the Enemy
by Tim Binding
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A novel of exceptional style and momentum, sustained at a high emotional pitch, and beautifully constructed. - Alan Furst, New York Times Book Review. At once a thriller and a moral tale, this taut, heart-stopping novel explores the deadly perils of... (read more)

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Fire Bringer
Fire Bringer
by David Clement-davies
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In a Scotland beset by Norse invaders, the deer--the Herla--are fighting their own war. Herla lore promises a hero--a fawn with a strange birthmark whose unique bond with all creatures, including man, will ignite and epic battle and free the Herla... (read more)

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The White Man in the Tree: And Other Stories
The White Man in the Tree: And Other Stories
by Mark Kurlansky
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The award-winning author of the bestsellers Cod and The Basque History of the World makes his eagerly anticipated fiction debut -- with this funny and moving romp through the world's melting pot. The White Man in the Tree and other stories The White Man... (read more)

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The Ice Master: The Doomed 1913 Voyage of the Karluk
The Ice Master: The Doomed 1913 Voyage of the Karluk
by Jennifer Niven
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The Karluk set out in 1913 in search of an undiscovered continent, with the largest scientific staff ever sent into the Arctic. Soon after, winter had begun, they were blown off course by polar storms, the ship became imprisoned in ice, and the... (read more)

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The Informant: A True Story
The Informant: A True Story
by Kurt Eichenwald
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From an award-winning New York Times investigative reporter comes an outrageous story of greed, corruption, and conspiracy--which left the FBI and Justice Department counting on the cooperation of one man . . . It was one of the FBI's biggest secrets: a... (read more)

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A Perfect Friend
A Perfect Friend
by Reynolds Price
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It feels like yesterday that Ben's mother died -- but it's really been a whole year. Still, he misses her so much the sadness keeps him awake at night. Lying in the dark, the only thing that helps Ben sleep is to think about elephants, those magnificent... (read more)

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Shameless Marketing for Brazen Hussies: 307 Awesome Money-Making Strategies for Savvy Entrepreneurs
Shameless Marketing for Brazen Hussies: 307 Awesome Money-Making Strategies for Savvy Entrepreneurs
by Marilyn Ross
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