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Book Sense Picks
2007 August


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Dirty Martini (Jack Daniels Mysteries)
Dirty Martini (Jack Daniels Mysteries)
by J A Konrath
Publisher Comments
The latest "entertaining," "tangy," and "hilarious" Jack Daniels mystery from Anthony, Macavity, and Gumshoe Award finalist J.A. Konrath In Whiskey Sour, Chicago police Lieutenant Jacqueline "Jack" Daniels hunted... (read more)

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Mister Pip
Mister Pip
by Lloyd Jones
Publisher Comments
Intense, beautiful, and fable-like, Joness "Mister Pip" is a remarkable work of fiction that celebrates the resilience of the human spirit and the power of literature to transform lives. Winner of the Commonwealth Writers Prize. (Literary Fiction)... (read more)

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On Kingdom Mountain
On Kingdom Mountain
by Howard Mosher
Synopsis
Set in northern Vermont in 1930, On Kingdom Mountain is the story of Miss Jane Hubbell Kinneson. She is a renowned local bookwoman, eccentric bird carver, and the last remaining resident of a wild mountain on the U.S.-Canadian border, now threatened by a... (read more)

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A Peculiar Grace
A Peculiar Grace
by Jeffrey Lent
Publisher Comments
The critically-acclaimed author of "In the Fall" delivers this insightful, revealing portrait of family secrets, in a book marked by an unforgettable cast of characters who have learned to survive by giving shape to their losses.... (read more)

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The World without Us
The World without Us
by Alan Weisman
Publisher Comments
A penetrating, page-turning tour of a post-human Earth   In The World Without Us, Alan Weisman offers an utterly original approach to questions of humanity's impact on the planet: he asks us to envision our Earth, without us.In this far... (read more)

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Bad Monkeys
Bad Monkeys
by Matt Ruff
Staff Pick
"Ruff throws the reader some astounding curveballs, often necessitating the need to re-read and re-re-read some passages to make tentative sense of what's going on. In this way, Bad Monkeys pleasingly resembles cinematic brain corkscrews such as Memento... (read more)

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Alone in the Kitchen with an Eggplant
Alone in the Kitchen with an Eggplant
by Jenni Ferrari-Adler
Publisher Comments
In this delightful and much buzzed-about essay collection, 26 food writers like Nora Ephron, Laurie Colwin, Jami Attenberg, Ann Patchett, and M. F. K. Fisher invite readers into their kitchens to reflect on the secret meals and recipes for one... (read more)

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Red Rover
Red Rover
by Deirdre McNamer
Publisher Comments
Deirdre McNamer has won praise for the intelligence, beauty, precision, and breadth of her fiction. This beautifully crafted, far-ranging novel of idealism laid waste and the haunting, redemptive bonds of friendship tells the story of three Montana men... (read more)

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The Rest of Her Life: A Novel
The Rest of Her Life: A Novel
by Laura Moriarty
Publisher Comments
In The Rest of Her Life, Laura Moriarty delivers a luminous, compassionate, and provocative look at how mothers and daughters with the best intentions can be blind to the harm they do to one another. Leigh is the mother of high-achieving, popular... (read more)

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The River Wife
The River Wife
by Jonis Agee
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Agees stunning novel tells the story of Jacques Ducharme, a frontier river pirate, and the five women whose lives he touches.... (read more)

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Up High in the Trees
Up High in the Trees
by Kiara Brinkman
Publisher Comments
When Sebby Lane asks his mother where he came from, she points to the trees high above their heads... In this startling and brave debut novel, Kiara Brinkman introduces an extraordinary young boy, a boy Cristina Garcia has called "a Little Prince for... (read more)

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Killer Weekend
Killer Weekend
by Ridley Pearson
Publisher Comments
THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER THAT?LL LEAVE READERS BREATHLESS. Controversial New York State Attorney General Liz Shaler is announcing her candidacy for president at a high-profile convergence of media heavy-hitters. Also in attendance is an assassin... (read more)

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The Night Birds
The Night Birds
by Thomas Maltman
Publisher Comments
“We all set our sights on the Great American Novel. . . . [Thomas Maltman] comes impressively close to laying his hands on the grail.”—Madison Smartt Bell, The Boston Globe “Maltman’s prose and pacing flow from an expert... (read more)

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Here If You Need Me: A True Story
Here If You Need Me: A True Story
by Kate Braestrup
Review
"[A] superbly crafted memoir of love, loss, grief, hope and the complex subtleties of faith." Washington... (read more)

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The Septembers of Shiraz
The Septembers of Shiraz
by Dalia Sofer
Staff Pick
Septembers of Shiraz describes the journey, both psychological and physical, of a Jewish family whose father is imprisoned in the first years of revolutionary Iran. It is a beautifully written expose of the trauma that occurs to individuals when there... (read more)

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How to Talk to a Widower
How to Talk to a Widower
by Jonathan Tropper
Publisher Comments
The bestselling author of This Is Where I Leave You returns with a hilarious and heart-rending tale about one familiy's struggle to reconnect. “Mistakes have been made.” Drew Silver has begun to accept that life isn’t going to turn out... (read more)

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The Island
The Island
by Victoria Hislop
Publisher Comments
Alexis Fielding longs to find out about her mothers past. When she decides to visit her mothers native Crete, she discovers her great-grandmother and a family rent by tragedy, war, and a secrecy that holds them all in its powerful grip.... (read more)

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Loving Frank: A Novel
Loving Frank: A Novel
by Nancy Horan
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