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Book Sense Picks
2003 January/February


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The Woman Who Wouldn't Talk: Why I Refused to Testify Against the Clintons and What I Learned in Jail
The Woman Who Wouldn't Talk: Why I Refused to Testify Against the Clintons and What I Learned in Jail
by Susan McDougal and Pat Harris
Publisher Comments
A searing and entertaining manifesto on the ills of the criminal justice system from two of Americas most prominent defense attorneys.   From the rise of the Internet and the 24-hour news cycle to the television ratings bonanza of the O.J. Simpson... (read more)

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Kick Me: Adventures in Adolescence
Kick Me: Adventures in Adolescence
by Paul Feig
Review
"With this collection of very funny essays, Feig once again captures the experience of teenagehood with all its insecurities, embarrassments, angst, and obsessions....It is certain to release a rush of memories in all who have finally come to grips with... (read more)

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Samuel Johnson is Indignant
Samuel Johnson is Indignant
by Lydia Davis
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"Highly intelligent, wildly entertaining stories, bound by visionary, philosophical, comic prose-part Gertrude Stein, part Simone Weil, and pure Lydia Davis."—Elle "Davis should be counted among the true originals of contemporary American... (read more)

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Edinburgh : a Novel (01 Edition)
Edinburgh : a Novel (01 Edition)
by Alexander Chee
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"A coming-of-age novel in the grand Romantic tradition, where passions run high, Cupid stalks Psyche, and love shares the dance floor with death . . . A lovely, nuanced, never predictable portrait of a creative soul in the throes of becoming." -The... (read more)

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Memoirs: A Twentieth Century Journey in Science and Politics
Memoirs: A Twentieth Century Journey in Science and Politics
by Edward Teller
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The fascinating recollections of one of the most controversial scientists of the nuclear... (read more)

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Rowing to Latitude: Journeys Along the Arctic's Edge
Rowing to Latitude: Journeys Along the Arctic's Edge
by Jill Fredston
Review
"[Fredston] sticks to telling good stories about battling, on primitive terms, the weather, the water, the land, the animals and some of the demons that haunt us all." Anchorage Daily... (read more)

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Spilling Clarence
Spilling Clarence
by Anne Ursu
About the Author
Anne Ursu is the author of Spilling Clarence. She has worked at a major book retailer, as the theater critic for City Pages (Minneapolis), and as an arts writer for the Portland Phoenix (Maine). She lives in Mountain View, California.... (read more)

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Michelangelo & the Popes Ceiling
Michelangelo & the Popes Ceiling
by Ross King
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In 1508, despite strong advice to the contrary, the powerful Pope Julius II commissioned Michelangelo Buonarroti to paint the ceiling of the newly restored Sistine Chapel in Rome. Despite having completed his masterful statue David four years earlier, he... (read more)

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Dancer
Dancer
by Colum McCann
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From the acclaimed author of This Side of Brightness, the epic life and times of Rudolf Nureyev, reimagined in a dazzlingly inventive masterpiece-published to coincide with the tenth anniversary of Nureyev's death A Russian peasant who became an... (read more)

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On Green Dolphin Street
On Green Dolphin Street
by Sebastian Faulks
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“A romance full of luminous insights, brimming with feeling and paced to perfection. . . . No contemporary author writes with more power, more eloquent simplicity.” -San Francisco Chronicle “Smart, well-wrought . . . a tenderly... (read more)

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Coal: A Human History
Coal: A Human History
by Barbara Freese
Staff Pick
Coal generates over half of the electricity we consume yet we know little about this charred material save a few mining songs and horror stories about canaries and black lungs. In this sumptuous book we follow the black rock through time and discover its... (read more)

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His Mother's Son
His Mother's Son
by Cai Emmons
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To those who meet Jana Thomas, hers seems a perfect life, with a beautiful home, a successful career as an ER doctor, a loving husband, and a darling six-year-old son named Evan. But inside, Jana is crumbling. Evan's seemingly normal all-boy tendencies... (read more)

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The Frozen-Water Trade: A True Story
The Frozen-Water Trade: A True Story
by Gavin Weightman
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Now in paperback, the fascinating story of America's vast natural ice trade which revolutionized the 19th century On February 13, 1806, the brig Favorite left Boston harbor bound for the Caribbean island of Martinique with a cargo that few imagined would... (read more)

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Death at the Priory: Love, Sex, and Murder in Victorian England
Death at the Priory: Love, Sex, and Murder in Victorian England
by James Ruddick
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Samaritan
Samaritan
by Richard Price
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Forever
Forever
by Pete Hamill
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Big Stone Gap
Big Stone Gap
by Adriana Trigiani
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A Box of Matches
A Box of Matches
by Nicholson Baker
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Fifth Life of the Catwoman
Fifth Life of the Catwoman
by Kathleen Dexter
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Baggage
Baggage
by Emily Barr
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