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Book Sense Picks
2006 March


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I Am Not Myself These Days: A Memoir (P.S.)
I Am Not Myself These Days: A Memoir (P.S.)
by Josh Kilmer Purcell
Publisher Comments
The New York Times bestselling, darkly funny memoirof a young New Yorker's daring dual life—advertising art director by day,glitter-dripping drag queen and nightclub beauty-pageant hopeful by night—was asmash literary debut for Josh... (read more)

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The Brief History of the Dead: A Novel
The Brief History of the Dead: A Novel
by Kevin Brockmeier
Publisher Comments
"Remember me when I'm gone" just took on a whole new meaning. The City is inhabited by the recently departed, who reside there only as long as they remain in the memories of the living. Among the current residents of this afterlife are Luka Sims, who... (read more)

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Kill Me (Dr. Alan Gregory Novels)
Kill Me (Dr. Alan Gregory Novels)
by Stephen White
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He has chosen to die and signed a contract with the right people to make it happen. Everything will go as planned, even if he changes his mind. Which he has. And all he can do now is keep looking over his shoulder.... (read more)

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The Big Oyster: History on the Half Shell
The Big Oyster: History on the Half Shell
by Mark Kurlansky
Staff Pick
Mark Kurlansky is King of the microhistory. Much like his previous books Cod and Salt, The Big Oyster goes way beyond the usual scope of food history, this time detailing the oyster's broader influence on the development of New York. A fascinating... (read more)

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Beautiful Madness: One Man's Journey Through Other People's Gardens
Beautiful Madness: One Man's Journey Through Other People's Gardens
by James Dodson
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During an amazing year of living botanically, James Dodson went behind the scenes of the world's two most important garden shows (the Philadelphia Flower Show and the Chelsea Garden Show in New York City); spent time with the Botticelli of Bulbs... (read more)

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Intuition: A Novel
Intuition: A Novel
by Allegra Goodman
Staff Pick
Allegra Goodman is well known for her skillful, nuanced, and irreverent prose from such novels as Kaaterskill Falls and Paradise Park. Although the prose is just as strong in Intuition, the story and characters are so engrossing it's hard to slow down... (read more)

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Labyrinth: A Novel
Labyrinth: A Novel
by Kate Mosse
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A riveting dual-period narrative that blends a haunting supernatural thriller with the vivid history of Tudor London Historian Annie Kendall arrives at Londons Bristol House on an assignment to research ancient artifacts from the Holy Land. Shes... (read more)

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The Weather Makers: How Man Is Changing the Climate and What It Means for Life on Earth
The Weather Makers: How Man Is Changing the Climate and What It Means for Life on Earth
by Tim Flannery
Staff Pick
Not only is paleontologist Flannery's urgent call to arms about global climate change fascinating and terrifying, it is also the most accessible book on the topic around. Flannery writes beautifully, clearly examining every angle of the debate... (read more)

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In the Company of the Courtesan: A Novel
In the Company of the Courtesan: A Novel
by Sarah Dunant
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My lady, Fiammetta Bianchini, was plucking her eyebrows and biting color into her lips when the unthinkable happened and the Holy Roman Emperor's army blew a hole in the wall of God's eternal city, letting in a flood of half-starved, half-crazed troops... (read more)

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Prayers for the Assassin: A Novel
Prayers for the Assassin: A Novel
by Robert Ferrigno
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SEATTLE, 2040. The Space Needle lies crumpled. Veiled women hurry through the busy streets. Alcohol is outlawed, replaced by Jihad Cola, and mosques dot the skyline. New York and Washington, D.C., are nuclear wastelands. Phoenix is abandoned, Chicago the... (read more)

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The Fallen: A Novel
The Fallen: A Novel
by T. Jefferson Parker
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My life was ordinary until three years ago when I was thrown out of a downtown hotel window. My name is Robbie Brownlaw, and I am a homicide detective for the city of San Diego. I am twenty-nine years old. I now have synesthesia, a neurological condition... (read more)

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Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer
Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer
by James L. Swanson
Publisher Comments
Combining magnificent historical research with a thrilling story, Manhunt describes the hourandndash;byandndash;hour details of the twelve days after Abraham Lincoln's assassination when various factions within the U.S. government andndash; and even some... (read more)

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Halfway House
Halfway House
by Katharine Noel
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One day, Angie Voorster — diligent student, all-star swimmer, and Ivy League-bound high school senior — dives to the bottom of a pool and stays there. In that moment, everything the Voorster family believes they know about one another changes.... (read more)

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The Tenth Circle
The Tenth Circle
by Jodi Picoult
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Jodi Picoult, the New York Times bestselling author of Vanishing Acts, offers her most powerful chronicle yet of an American family with a story that probes the unbreakable bond between parent and child -- and the dangerous repercussions of trying to... (read more)

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Plum Wine (Wi Library Amer Fiction)
Plum Wine (Wi Library Amer Fiction)
by Angela Davis-gardner
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In Davis-Gardner's Plum Wine, love and secrets unfold amidst rice-paper scrolls, raku bowls, and the tenacious legacy of war in 1960s Japan.... (read more)

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Falling through the Earth: A Memoir
Falling through the Earth: A Memoir
by Danielle Trussoni
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 One of the New York Times Book Review's 10 Best Books of the Year From her charismatic father, Danielle Trussoni learned how to rock and roll, outrun the police, and never shy away from a fight. Spending hour upon hour trailing him around the... (read more)

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The Rock Orchard
The Rock Orchard
by Paula Wall
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Some women can touch a man and heal like Jesus. The man who sees sunrise from a Belle woman's bed will swear he's been born again. When it came to men, Charlotte Belle strictly ascribed to the law of catch and release. As soon as she could get a man out... (read more)

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