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Book Sense Picks
2004 January/February


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Any Human Heart
Any Human Heart
by William Boyd
Staff Pick
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Paradise Alley: A Novel
Paradise Alley: A Novel
by Kevin Baker
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On July 11, 1863, in the heat of the Civil War, riots erupted through the poorest sections of New York City in response to a military draft from which the wealthy could buy their children an exemption. The poor, naturally, had no recourse but to wait... (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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Every Thursday morning for two years in the Islamic Republic of Iran, a bold and inspired teacher named Azar Nafisi secretly gathered seven of her most committed female students to read forbidden Western classics. As Islamic morality squads staged... (read more)

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Owls and Other Fantasies: Poems and Essays
Owls and Other Fantasies: Poems and Essays
by Mary Oliver
Review
Within these pages Mary Oliver collects twenty-six of her poems about the birds that have been such an important part of her life-hawks, hummingbirds, and herons; kingfishers, catbirds, and crows; swans, swallows and, of course, the snowy owl, among a... (read more)

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Doga: Yoga for Dogs
Doga: Yoga for Dogs
by Jennifer Brilliant
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Dogs have always been natural yogis, and their tranquility of mind, ability to be in the moment, and contented outlook are widely considered to be the result of their long and devoted practice of doga. Dogis Benny, Buster, and Cricket practiced in... (read more)

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Ada Blackjack: A True Story of Survival in the Arctic
Ada Blackjack: A True Story of Survival in the Arctic
by Jennifer Niven
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From the author of "The Ice Master" comes the remarkable true story of a young Inuit woman who survived six months alone on a desolate uninhabited Arctic island in 1921.... (read more)

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An Imperfect God: George Washington, His Slaves, and the Creation of America
An Imperfect God: George Washington, His Slaves, and the Creation of America
by Henry Wiencek
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A major new biography of Washington, and the first to explore his engagement with American slavery When George Washington wrote his will, he made the startling decision to set his slaves free; earlier he had said that holding slaves was his “only... (read more)

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Weekend Knitting: 50 Unique Projects and Ideas
Weekend Knitting: 50 Unique Projects and Ideas
by Melanie Falick
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Knitting is more popular today than it has been for decades. "Weekend Knitting" collects 50 unique, innovative projects and ideas for the beginning-and intermediate-level knitter, many of which can be made in a weekend or less.... (read more)

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Jeffrey Bilhuber's Basics
Jeffrey Bilhuber's Basics
by Jeffrey Bilhuber
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With a list of tried-and-true designer-tested paint colors, and dozens of color photos, this volume is a sublime and inspiring sourcebook, perfect for the first-time decorator and anyone who has dreamed of hiring her own interior designer.... (read more)

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Seduction of Water
Seduction of Water
by Carol Goodman
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Iris Greenfeder, ABD (All But Dissertation), feels the “buts” are taking over her life: all but published, all but a professor, all but married. Yet the sudden impulse to write a story about her mother, Katherine Morrissey, leads to a shot at... (read more)

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Beluga Days: Tracking a White Whale's Truths
Beluga Days: Tracking a White Whale's Truths
by Nancy Lord
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Living in waters adjacent to Anchorage, Alaska, the beluga whales of Cook Inlet are an isolated and genetically distinct population. Thought to number more than 1000 in the early 1990s, a sharp population decline has brought them near extinction... (read more)

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The 37th Hour
The 37th Hour
by Jodi Compton
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In a suspense novel of astounding power and depth, Jodi Compton unleashes a haunting tale of secrets and betrayal...and of one woman's search for her missing husband that spirals into a dark journey strewn with bitter truths and damged lives. Here debut... (read more)

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Stitch N Bitch the Knitters Handbook
Stitch N Bitch the Knitters Handbook
by Debbie Stoller
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It's the essential guide for chicks with sticks--from the tools of the trade to the knitty-gritty of techniques and patterns, all with easy-to-follow step-by-step illustrated techniques: •    Stockinette stitch, rib stitch, seed stitch... (read more)

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Waiting for an Angel (02 Edition)
Waiting for an Angel (02 Edition)
by Helon Habila
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Lomba is a young journalist living under military rule in Lagos, Nigeria, the most dangerous city in the world. His mind is full of soul music and girls and the lyric novel he is writing. But his roommate is brutally attacked by soldiers; his first love... (read more)

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The Book of Probes
The Book of Probes
by Marshall Mcluhan
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Until now, no book has explored the full expanse of Marshall McLuhan's thinking. Here we have assembled alongside his most prescient aphorisms excerpts from the full range of his astounding life's work. One revolutionary book distills the wisdom and wit... (read more)

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The Sound of Paper: Starting from Scratch
The Sound of Paper: Starting from Scratch
by Julia Cameron
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A beautifully designed deluxe collection of 64 full-color cards that convey the feel and essence of Julia Cameron’s life-transforming bestseller, The Artist’s Way. The perfect gift that offers daily inspiration and creative direction... (read more)

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Dynamite Road
Dynamite Road
by Andrew Klavan
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Praise for Andrew Klavan's Man and Wife "Andrew Klavan may be one of the best authors of psychological suspense writing today . . . The story is so richly textured with nuance and moral dilemma, it will have readers searching out his earlier works... (read more)

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The True and Outstanding Adventures of the Hunt Sisters
The True and Outstanding Adventures of the Hunt Sisters
by Elisabeth Robinson
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Olivia Hunt's Hollywood life has come to a grinding halt. A hotshot producer accustomed to first-class amenities, Olivia has just been unceremoniously fired after her last movie tanked. Her boyfriend, Michael, has dumped her. And she's not the blonde she... (read more)

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The Last Time Around Cape Horn: The Historic 1949 Voyage of the Windjammer Pamir
The Last Time Around Cape Horn: The Historic 1949 Voyage of the Windjammer Pamir
by William F Stark
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Includes bibliographical references and index.... (read more)

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Murder of a Barbie and Ken: A Scumble River Mystery (National Bestselling Series)
Murder of a Barbie and Ken: A Scumble River Mystery (National Bestselling Series)
by Denise Swanson
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In search of a social life in Scumble River, Skye Denison has revently joined the GUMBettes-the ladies auxiliary of the men's Grand Union of the Mighty Bulls. Now she and her boyfriend Simon hobnob with the upwardly mobile professionals in town. But when... (read more)

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Used - Mass Market

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