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Book Sense Picks
2005 May


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Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder
Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder
by Richard Louv
Publisher Comments
In his groundbreaking work about the staggering divide between children and the outdoors, journalist and child advocate Richard Louv directly links the absence of nature in the lives of today's wired generatoin to some of the most disturbing childhood... (read more)

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Robbing the Bees: A Biography of Honey: The Sweet Liquid Gold That Seduced the World
Robbing the Bees: A Biography of Honey: The Sweet Liquid Gold That Seduced the World
by Holley Bishop
Publisher Comments
"Honey has been waiting almost ten million years for a good biography," writes Holley Bishop. Bees have been making this food on Earth for hundreds of millennia, but we humans started recording our fascination with it only in the past few thousand years... (read more)

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The Closers (Harry Bosch)
The Closers (Harry Bosch)
by Michael Connelly
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In Los Angeles in 1988, a sixteen-year-old girl disappeared from her home and was later found dead of a gunshot wound to the chest. The death appeared at first to be a suicide — but some of the evidence contradicted that scenario, and detectives... (read more)

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Lizzie's War
Lizzie's War
by Tim Farrington
Publisher Comments
A stunning new novel from the author of the beloved The Monk Downstairs — hailed by critics and readers alike as "captivating" and "enthralling" (Books & Culture) and "tender [and] witty" (New York Times Book Review). Elizabeth O'Reilly, the wife of... (read more)

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Citizen Vince: A Novel
Citizen Vince: A Novel
by Jess Walter
Publisher Comments
One day you know more dead people that live ones... Jess Walter is a writer with a rare talent for finding humanity and emotional truths in lives lived on both sides of the law. With his third novel, Citizen Vince, Walter has crafted a story as inventive... (read more)

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The Reluctant Tuscan
The Reluctant Tuscan
by Phil Doran
Publisher Comments
After years of working on a string of sitcoms, Phil Doran found himself on the outside looking in. Just as he and his peers had replaced the older guys when he was coming up the ranks, it was now happening to him. And it was freaking him out. He came... (read more)

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Any Bitter Thing
Any Bitter Thing
by Monica Wood
Publisher Comments
Richard Russo has celebrated Monica Wood's fiction as "thoroughly captivating?warm and wise and beautifully written," and Andre Dubus III praised it as "luminous and graceful?entertaining yet transcendent." Any Bitter Thing, Wood's brilliant new novel... (read more)

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The Mermaid Chair
The Mermaid Chair
by Sue Monk Kidd
Publisher Comments
The New York Times–bestselling second novel by the author of The Secret Life of Bees and The Invention of Wings (Viking, January 2014) Inside the church of a Benedictine monastery on Egret Island, just off the coast of South Carolina, resides a... (read more)

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Raising Hope
Raising Hope
by Katie Willard
Synopsis
In the tradition of "The Secret Life of Bees" and "The Joy Luck Club," this moving and heartwarming debut explores what it means to be a mother, a daughter, and a family.... (read more)

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Big Hair and Flying Cows
Big Hair and Flying Cows
by Dolores J Wilson
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Bertie Byrd, mechanic and tow truck driver in Sweet Meadow Georgia, has an unusual life and some very unusual friends. Once her exploits make the Letterman show, life will never be the same.... (read more)

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The Evil B.B. Chow and Other Stories
The Evil B.B. Chow and Other Stories
by Steve Almond
Staff Pick
The short stories collected here are witty, observant, and nuanced. If there is any justice in the world of letters, The Evil B.B. Chow will be the book that catapults Steve Almond from the ghetto of "cult writer" status into the realm of America's A... (read more)

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The Harmony Silk Factory
The Harmony Silk Factory
by Tash Aw
Staff Pick
Sublime literary work. Marvelous characters reveal their inner depth. Faultless and flawless writing entices you.... (read more)

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The History of Love: A Novel
The History of Love: A Novel
by Nicole Krauss
Staff Pick
In this brilliant work on love and loss, two stories, past and present, merge. With compassion and humor, Nicole Krauss writes a beautiful and incredibly imaginative novel, delivering readers through twists and turns to arrive at a wholly satisfying... (read more)

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Above the Thunder (04 Edition)
Above the Thunder (04 Edition)
by Renee Manfredi
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A wary, middle-aged widow numbed by loss and disappointment. A preternaturally intelligent little girl who eavesdrops on the dead. A charming, sybaritic gay man torn between his love for his partner and the anarchy of his desires.These are the charged... (read more)

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The Hungry Tide: A Novel
The Hungry Tide: A Novel
by Amitav Ghosh
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The Loss of Leon Meed: A Novel
The Loss of Leon Meed: A Novel
by Josh Emmons
Publisher Comments
In Josh Emmons's inventive and utterly engaging debut, ten residents of Eureka, California, are brought together by a mysterious man, Leon Meed, who repeatedly and inexplicably appears — in the ocean, at a local rock music club, clinging to the roof... (read more)

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