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Book Sense Picks
2005 August


There are 15 books in this aisle.

Featured Titles in Book Sense Picks - 2005 August
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No Country for Old Men
No Country for Old Men
by Cormac McCarthy
Publisher Comments
Set in our own time along the bloody frontier between Texas and Mexico, this is Cormac McCarthys first novel since Cities of the Plain completed his acclaimed, best-selling Border Trilogy. Llewelyn Moss, hunting antelope near the Rio Grande, instead... (read more)

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Magic for Beginners
Magic for Beginners
by Kelly Link
Publisher Comments
Best of the Decade: Salon, The A.V. Club "If I had to pick the most powerfully original voice in fantasy today, it would be Kelly Link. Her stories begin in a world very much like our own, but then, following some mysterious alien geometry, they twist... (read more)

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Evening Ferry
Evening Ferry
by Katherine Towler
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Following on from the success of Snow Island, Katherine Towler returns to the fictional island with the second installment of this trilogy. Thirty-two year old Rachel Shattuck has not returned to Snow Island since she attended her mother's funeral. A... (read more)

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Booking Passage: We Irish & Americans
Booking Passage: We Irish & Americans
by Thomas Lynch
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In 35 years and dozens of return trips to Ireland, Lynch has found a template for the larger world inside the small one, the planet in the local parish. Part memoir, part cultural study, this is a brilliant, often comedic guidebook for those Lynch calls "... (read more)

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Snow
Snow
by Orhan Pamuk
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From the acclaimed author of My Name is Red ("a sumptuous thriller" — John Updike; "chockful of sublimity and sin" — New York Times Book Review) comes a spellbinding tale of disparate yearnings — for love, art, power, and God — set in... (read more)

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A Long Way Down: A Novel
A Long Way Down: A Novel
by Nick Hornby
Staff Pick
Nick Hornby is the Dickens of our time. He's beloved by countless readers who don't otherwise care about novels. In the guise of effortless entertainment, his populist style delivers profound truths about the human condition. Both authors shaped novels... (read more)

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True North
True North
by Jim Harrison
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An epic tale that pits a son against the legacy of his family's desecration of the earth, and his own father's more personal violations, Jim Harrison's True North is a beautiful and moving novel that speaks to the territory in our hearts that calls us... (read more)

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Trace Evidence
Trace Evidence
by Elizabeth Becka
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A gripping suspense novel that introduces forensic expert Evelyn James as she tries to decipher trace evidence and solve a bizarre crime It's a cold Cleveland November day when forensic trace evidence expert Evelyn James is summoned to the scene of a... (read more)

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Specimen Days: A Novel
Specimen Days: A Novel
by Michael Cunningham
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A beloved car becomes a piece of us—a way back into our histories or forward into our destinies. For Emerson Tang, the only son of a prominent New England family, that car is a 1954 Beacon. A collector—of art and experience&#8212... (read more)

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The Death Collectors
The Death Collectors
by Jack Kerley
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In 1972, on the day of his sentencing, renowned artist and serial killer Marsden Hexcamp is shot dead in the courtroom. Members of his Mansonesque band of followers are imprisoned or simply disappear. Fast-forward more than thirty years: A suspected... (read more)

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Mad Girls in Love
Mad Girls in Love
by Michael Lee West
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In her colorful first novel, Crazy Ladies, Michael Lee West brought to life three generations of unforgettable G.R.I.T.S. (Girls Raised In The South), creating a world the Washington Post Book World called "sharp, wry, and utterly convincing." In Mad... (read more)

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The Witch of Cologne
The Witch of Cologne
by Tobsha Learner
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All her life, Ruth bas Elazar Saul has thirsted for knowledge, despite the price she paid by concealing her gender and being cast out of her father's house. Her faith sustained her through all, even the attentions of the Inquisition. Then, in the very... (read more)

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Little Chapel on the River: A Pub, a Town and the Search for What Matters Most
Little Chapel on the River: A Pub, a Town and the Search for What Matters Most
by Gwendolyn Bounds
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Nestled along the banks of the Hudson River directly across from the United States Military Academy at West Point sits the rural town of Garrison, New York, home to Guinan's—a legendary Irish drinking hole and country store. While searching for... (read more)

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Sky Burial: An Epic Love Story of Tibet
Sky Burial: An Epic Love Story of Tibet
by Xinran
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It was 1994 when Xinran, a journalist and the author of The Good Women of China, received a telephone call asking her to travel four hours to meet an oddly dressed woman who had just crossed the border from Tibet into China. Xinran made the trip and met... (read more)

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In Perfect Light
In Perfect Light
by Benjamin Alire Saenz
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From award-winning poet Benjamin Alire Sáenz comes In Perfect Light, a haunting novel depicting the cruelties of cultural displacement and the resilience of those who are left in its aftermath. In Perfect Light is the story of two strong... (read more)

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