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Book Sense Picks
2003 May/June


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Featured Titles in Book Sense Picks - 2003 May/June
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Everything Is Illuminated
Everything Is Illuminated
by Jonathan Safran Foer
Staff Pick
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Complications: A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science
Complications: A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science
by Atul Gawande
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In gripping accounts of true cases, surgeon Atul Gawande explores the power and the limits of medicine, offering an unflinching view from the scalpels edge. Complications lays bare a science not in its idealized form but as it actually is&#8212... (read more)

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Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood
Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood
by Marjane Satrapi
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From the best-selling author of Fun Home, Time magazineand#8217;s No. 1 Book of the Year, a brilliantly told graphic memoir of Alison Bechdel becoming the artist her mother wanted to be. Alison Bechdeland#8217;s Fun Home was a pop culture and literary... (read more)

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The Path: A One-Mile Walk Through the Universe
The Path: A One-Mile Walk Through the Universe
by Chet Raymo
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For almost forty years, Chet Raymo has walked a one-mile path from his house to the college where he taught, chronicling the universe he has found through observing every detail of his route with a scientist's curiosity, a historian's respect for the... (read more)

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Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books
Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books
by Azar Nafisi
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The Arab Spring, with its calls for sweeping political change, marked the most profound popular uprising in the Middle East for generations. But if the nascent democracies born of these protests are to succeed in the absence of a strong democratic... (read more)

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Three Junes
Three Junes
by Julia Glass
Review
“Enormously accomplished….rich, absorbing, and full of life.” -The New Yorker “A warm, wise debut. . . . Three Junes marks a blessed event for readers of literary fiction everywhere.”-San Francisco Chronicle “Julia... (read more)

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The Kite Runner
The Kite Runner
by Khaled Hosseini
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From the best-selling author of The Tiger and The Golden Spruce, this debut novel is a gripping survival story of a young man trapped, perhaps fatally, during a border crossing. Héctor is trapped. The water truck, sealed... (read more)

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Speed of Light (01 Edition)
Speed of Light (01 Edition)
by Elizabeth Rosner
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Drift : a Novel (03 Edition)
Drift : a Novel (03 Edition)
by Manuel Luis Martinez
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An explosive, fierce, and lyrical novel, set in the barrios of San Antonio and Los Angeles, from an electrifying new voice in American fiction At sixteen, Robert Lomos has lost his family. His father, a Latin jazz musician, has left San Antonio for life... (read more)

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Signal & Noise
Signal & Noise
by John Griesemer
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On a wet London morning in 1857, American engineer Chester Ludlow arrives on the muddy banks of the Isle of Dogs to witness the launch of the largest steamship ever built, the Great Eastern. Also amidst the tumultuous throng is Jack Trace, a lonely... (read more)

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Clubland the Nocturnal Carnival of Ecsta
Clubland the Nocturnal Carnival of Ecsta
by Frank Owen
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A fearless journalists brilliant unveiling of a world of drugs,dancing, money, madness--and murder after midnight Clubland is the sensational story of the rise and fall of a decadent nocturnal empire that stretched over several American cities and... (read more)

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Southland
Southland
by Nina Revoyr
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A compelling story of race, love, murder, and history against the backdrop of an ever-changing Los Angeles.... (read more)

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Crescent
Crescent
by Diana Abu-Jaber
Staff Pick
This is a kind of pampering. One enters a woman's world steeped with sensual and lyrical concerns. Psychology is laced with luxurious metaphor. A very insightful and pleasurable read.... (read more)

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Sixpence House
Sixpence House
by Paul Collins
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Paul Collins and his family abandoned the hills of San Francisco to move to the Welsh countryside-to move, in fact, to the village of Hay-on-Wye, the "Town of Books" that boasts fifteen hundred inhabitants-and forty bookstores. Taking readers into a... (read more)

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Enough : Staying Human in Engineered Age (03 Edition)
Enough : Staying Human in Engineered Age (03 Edition)
by Bill Mckibben
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From the bestselling author of The End of Nature comes a passionate plea to limit the technologies that could change the very definition of who we are We are on the verge of crossing the line from born to made, from created to built. Sometime in the next... (read more)

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The Book of Salt
The Book of Salt
by Monique Truong
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The Book of Salt serves up a wholly original take on Paris in the 1930s through the eyes of Binh, the Vietnamese cook employed by Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas. Viewing his famous mesdames and their entourage from the kitchen of their rue de Fleurus... (read more)

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Somebody's Knocking at My Door
Somebody's Knocking at My Door
by Francis Ray
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"This novel is Rays finest work to date. Extremely well-written characters display a wide array of emotions-individuals whose lives and loves intermingle in each others story and a plot that flows smoothly from the first page to the last. ...A powerful... (read more)

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Sucker Bet
Sucker Bet
by James Swain
Staff Pick
Can't find a thriller that really pays off? Your luck's about to change. James Swain's con-artist capers will transport you to the glitzy, sleazy worlds of wham-bam casino scams. Sucker Bet, one of Swain's best, plays hookers against hoodlums against... (read more)

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Star of the Sea
Star of the Sea
by Joseph Oconnor
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A brave and artful novel. THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK... (read more)

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Oxygen
Oxygen
by Andrew Miller
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"Exquisitely detailed...A real talent." --Entertainment Weekly It is the summer and Alec Valentine is returning to England to care for his ailing mother, Alice. In San Francisco, his older brother Larry prepares to come home as well, preoccupied with an... (read more)

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