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Book Sense Picks
2004 May


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The Confusion: The Baroque Cycle, # 2
The Confusion: The Baroque Cycle, # 2
by Neal Stephenson
Review
“[T]he definitive historical-sci-fi-epic-pirate-comedy-punk-love story. No easy feat, that. A-.” Entertainment... (read more)

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The Gardens of Emily Dickinson
The Gardens of Emily Dickinson
by Judith Farr
Publisher Comments
2005 Rose Mary Crawshay Prize, British... (read more)

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Dark Nights of the Soul: A Guide to Finding Your Way Through Life's Ordeals
Dark Nights of the Soul: A Guide to Finding Your Way Through Life's Ordeals
by Thomas Moore
Publisher Comments
The New York Times bestselling author and trusted spiritual adviser offers a follow-up to his classic Care of the Soul.    Something essential is missing from modern life. Many whove turned away from religious institutions—... (read more)

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In Praise of Slowness: How a Worldwide Movement Is Challenging the Cult of Speed
In Praise of Slowness: How a Worldwide Movement Is Challenging the Cult of Speed
by Carl Honore
Review
“Taking the time to read this may be the best decision an entrepreneur, manager, or anyone working full time, can make.” Gary Erickson - Entrepreneur & CEO of Clif Bar Inc., and author of Raising the... (read more)

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Cottage for Sale (Must Be Moved): A Woman Moves a House to Make a Home
Cottage for Sale (Must Be Moved): A Woman Moves a House to Make a Home
by Kate Whouley
Publisher Comments
""A quirky, captivating memoir filled with warmth, wisdom, and laughter. A single woman in her forties moves a tiny cottage twenty-five miles across Cape Cod to join it to her house.""... (read more)

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My Sister's Keeper
My Sister's Keeper
by Jodi Picoult
Review
Publishers Weekly (Starred Review) A spellbinding suspense novel.... (read more)

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Past Due
Past Due
by William Lashner
Review
“Big and beautifully written...Lashners writing -- or is it Victors character? -- gains depth and richness with every installment.” Publishers... (read more)

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An Egg on Three Sticks
An Egg on Three Sticks
by Jackie Moyer Fischer
Publisher Comments
Finally Abby is thirteen. A real teenager who only wants to pierce her ears, have a boyfriend, and run her own life. But when her mother suffers a nervous breakdown, Abby faces a life far different from what she hoped for. Set in the Bay Area in the '70s,... (read more)

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The Mapmaker's Wife: A True Tale of Love, Murder and Survival in the Amazon
The Mapmaker's Wife: A True Tale of Love, Murder and Survival in the Amazon
by Robert Whitaker
Publisher Comments
In the early years of the 18th century, a band of French scientists set off on a daring, decade-long expedition to South America in a race to measure the precise shape of the earth. Like Lewis and Clark's exploration of the American West, their... (read more)

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My Famous Evening: Nova Scotia Sojourns, Diaries, and Preoccupations (National Geographic Directions)
My Famous Evening: Nova Scotia Sojourns, Diaries, and Preoccupations (National Geographic Directions)
by Howard Norman
Publisher Comments
Master storyteller Howard Norman draws on more than 30 years of visiting Nova Scotia for this remarkable book of selective memories. Combining stories, folklore, memoir, nature, poetry, and expository prose, the chapters of My Famous Evening ... (read more)

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The Jane Austen Book Club
The Jane Austen Book Club
by Karen Joy Fowler
Publisher Comments
An early work from PEN/Faulkner Award winner and Man Booker finalist Karen Joy Fowler, reissued and beautifully repackaged for new fans and old.   First published in 1998 to high praise, and now reissued with the addition of a prefatory essay, Black... (read more)

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Live Bait
Live Bait
by P J Tracy
Publisher Comments
Minneapolis detectives Leo Magozzi and Gino Rolseth are bored - ever since they solved the Monkeewrench case, the Twin Cities have been in a murder-free dry spell, as people no longer seem interested in killing one another. But with two brutal homicides... (read more)

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The Geese of Beaver Bog
The Geese of Beaver Bog
by Bernd Heinrich
Review
“Arguably todays finest naturalist author.... This is another worthy missive from our latter-day Thoreau.” Publishers... (read more)

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Emma Brown: A Novel from the Unfinished Manuscript by Charlotte Brontë
Emma Brown: A Novel from the Unfinished Manuscript by Charlotte Brontë
by Charlotte Brontë and Clare Boylan
Publisher Comments
When Charlotte Brontë died in 1855, she left behind twenty pages of a novel that signaled her most compelling work since Jane Eyre. One hundred fifty years later, Clare Boylan has finished Brontë’s novel, sparking a sensational literary... (read more)

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The Body of Jonah Boyd
The Body of Jonah Boyd
by David Leavitt
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Denny is a secretary who has just begun an affair with her boss, while also maintaining a friendship with his wife. Invited to the family's house for Thanksgiving dinner, she enters into a chain of events that will change everyone's lives in ways that... (read more)

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Sixpence House: Lost in a Town of Books
Sixpence House: Lost in a Town of Books
by Paul Collins
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The national bestseller, now in paperback.... (read more)

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The Last Best League: Baseball, Cape Cod, and Dreaming the Dream
The Last Best League: Baseball, Cape Cod, and Dreaming the Dream
by Jim Collins
Synopsis
A real life Field of Dreams, The Baseball Whisperer is the story of a small Iowa farmtown that over the course of several summers became a powerhouse of collegiate baseball steered by the vision and perseverance of an old ballplayer turned coach who... (read more)

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Not Even Wrong: Adventures in Autism
Not Even Wrong: Adventures in Autism
by Paul Collins
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In Not Even Wrong, Paul Collins melds a memoir of his son's autism with a journey into this realm of permanent outsiders. Examining forgotten geniuses and obscure medical archives, and beginning to see why he himself has spent a lifetime researching... (read more)

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The Body of David Hayes
The Body of David Hayes
by Ridley Pearson
About the Author
Ridley Pearson is the award-winning co-author, along with Dave Barry, of Peter and the Starcatchers, Peter and the Shadow Thieves, Peter and the Secret of Rundoon, Peter and the Sword of Mercy, Escape From the Carnivale, Cave of the Dark Wind, Blood Tide,... (read more)

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The Book of Joe
The Book of Joe
by Jonathan Tropper
Staff Pick
Capturing the sensitivity felt for one's home town and the repercussions of the callow time warp known as "high school," this little novel is the kind of book you just want to put into the hands of every male you grew up with and a few you know now.... (read more)

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