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Book Sense Picks
2005 November


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River of Doubt Theodore Roosevelts Darke
River of Doubt Theodore Roosevelts Darke
by Candice Millard
Publisher Comments
At once an incredible adventure narrative and a penetrating biographical portrait, The River of Doubt is the true story of Theodore Roosevelt’s harrowing exploration of one of the most dangerous rivers on earth. The River of Doubt—it is a... (read more)

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The Oxford Murders
The Oxford Murders
by Guillermo Martinez
Publisher Comments
On a balmy summer's day in Oxford an old lady who once helped decipher the Enigma Code is killed. After receiving a cryptic anonymous note containing only the address and the symbol of a circle, Arthur Seldom, a leading mathematician, arrives to find the... (read more)

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The America's Test Kitchen Family Cookbook: Featuring More Than 1,200 Everyday Recipes from America's Most Trusted Test Kitchen
The America's Test Kitchen Family Cookbook: Featuring More Than 1,200 Everyday Recipes from America's Most Trusted Test Kitchen
by Americas Test Kitchen
Staff Pick
I consult this cookbook almost every day for guidelines to help me to get the best results. All of the recipes have been tested, and it also makes recommendations for the best cookware, canned goods, pastas, utensils, herbs and spices, and all the other... (read more)

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Marley and Me: Life and Love with the World's Worst Dog
Marley and Me: Life and Love with the World's Worst Dog
by John Grogan
Publisher Comments
The heartwarming and unforgettable story of a family in the making and the wondrously neurotic dog who taught them what really matters in life. John and Jenny were just beginning their life together. They were young and in love, with a perfect little... (read more)

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Two Lives
Two Lives
by Vikram Seth
Publisher Comments
A heartrending new book -- the story of a marriageand the story of two lives -- from the author of theinternational bestselling novel A Suitable Boy Shanti Behari Seth was born on the eighth day of the eighth month in the eighth year of the twentieth... (read more)

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Fondling Your Muse (05 Edition)
Fondling Your Muse (05 Edition)
by John Warner
Publisher Comments
A note from the author: Writing is a solitary and often scary enterprise. I alone have heard your silent screams, so I have written this book to help you achieve what everyone who has the courage to live the creative life deserves: complete, utter... (read more)

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The Lost Painting: The Quest for a Caravaggio Masterpiece
The Lost Painting: The Quest for a Caravaggio Masterpiece
by Jonathan Harr
Publisher Comments
An Italian village on a hilltop near the Adriatic coast, a decaying palazzo facing the sea, and in the basement, cobwebbed and dusty, lit by a single bulb, an archive unknown to scholars. Here, a young graduate student from Rome, Francesca Cappelletti... (read more)

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A Wedding in December: A Novel
A Wedding in December: A Novel
by Anita Shreve
Publisher Comments
The author of the New York Times bestseller Light on Snow returns with a powerful new novel about old friends, a wedding, and a gathering that will change their lives. At an inn in the Berkshire Mountains of western Massachusetts, seven former... (read more)

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Between Two Worlds: Escape from Tyranny: Growing Up in the Shadow of Saddam
Between Two Worlds: Escape from Tyranny: Growing Up in the Shadow of Saddam
by Zainab Salbi and Laurie Becklund
Publisher Comments
Zainab Salbi was eleven years old when her father was chosen to serve as Saddam Hussein's personal pilot, her family often forced to spend weekends with Saddam where he watched their every move. As a palace insider, Zainab offers a singular glimpse of... (read more)

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Alexander II: The Last Great Tsar
Alexander II: The Last Great Tsar
by Edvard Radzinsky
Publisher Comments
Alexander II was Russia's Lincoln, and the greatest reformer tsar since Peter the Great. He was also one of the most contradictory, and fascinating, of history's supreme leaders. He freed the serfs, yet launched vicious wars. He engaged in the sexual... (read more)

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Son of a Witch: A Novel
Son of a Witch: A Novel
by Gregory Maguire
Staff Pick
Son of a Witch is a pitch-perfect sequel to Wicked — as though Maguire hadn't written several other books in dramatically varied voices in the meantime. But his new novel is more meditative, symbolic, and unexpectedly relevant than its predecessor. Son... (read more)

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All the Fishes Come Home to Roost: An American Misfit in India
All the Fishes Come Home to Roost: An American Misfit in India
by Rachel Manija Brown
Publisher Comments
In the bestselling tradition of Running with Scissors and Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight - a hilarious, affecting memoir of the author's upbringing in an ashram in India. In 1980, when she was seven, the author's parents, 60s-holdover hippies, leave... (read more)

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The Amphora Project 1st Edition
The Amphora Project 1st Edition
by William Kotzwinkle
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The Planets
The Planets
by Dava Sobel
Staff Pick
Using scientific facts and cultural background, Sobel continues in her witty and knowledgeable fashion with this absorbing ode to our solar system. Lyrical, personal, and engaging.... (read more)

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Angel and Apostle
Angel and Apostle
by Deborah Noyes
Synopsis
At the end of Nathaniel Hawthornes classic novel, The Scarlet Letter, we know that Pearl, the elf-child daughter of Hester Prynne, is somewhere in Europe, comfortable, well set, a mother herself now. But it could not have been easy for her to arrive at... (read more)

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