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Book Sense Picks
2007 March


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Remainder (Vintage Originals)
Remainder (Vintage Originals)
by Tom McCarthy
Staff Pick
Would you trade memories for money? What if you didn't have a choice? If you didn't remember what caused your memory loss, how would you spend the settlement that resulted? In Tom McCarthy's Remainder, the unnamed man chooses to recapture imagined... (read more)

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Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future
Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future
by Bill McKibben
Publisher Comments
The bestselling author of The End of Nature issues an impassioned call to arms for an economy that creates community and ennobles our lives In this powerful and provocative manifesto, Bill McKibben offers the biggest challenge in a generation to the... (read more)

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Astrid and Veronika
Astrid and Veronika
by Linda Olsson
Staff Pick
This book is a knock-out. But what a gentle punch. In the face of their personal losses, a friendship slowly and intimately develops between two women on a quiet plot of land near a small town in Sweden. This is a truly absorbing read that is sure to... (read more)

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Heart-Shaped Box: A Novel
Heart-Shaped Box: A Novel
by Joe Hill
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A collector of obscure and macabre artifacts, from a cannibal cookbook to a used hangman's noose, unscrupulous metal band musician Judas Coyne is unable to resist purchasing a ghost over the Internet, which turns out to be the vengeful spirit of his late... (read more)

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Stealing Buddha's Dinner
Stealing Buddha's Dinner
by Bich Minh Nguyen
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An award-winning writer takes a groundbreaking look at the experience and psyche of the Asian American male.    Alex Tizon landed in an America that saw Asian women as sexy and Asian men as sexless. Immigrating from the Philippines as a... (read more)

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The Secret of Lost Things
The Secret of Lost Things
by Sheridan Hay
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A missing manuscript A young woman's voyage of discovery And the curious bookshop where it all begins... In this charming novel about the eccentricities and passions of booksellers and collectors, a captivating young Australian woman takes a job at a... (read more)

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The Spellman Files (Izzy Spellman Mysteries)
The Spellman Files (Izzy Spellman Mysteries)
by Lisa Lutz
Publisher Comments
Meet Izzy Spellman, a 28-year-old private eye working for her familys investigative business--a family that puts the fun in dysfunctional--in this irresistible, laugh-out-loud debut novel. Simon &... (read more)

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The Echelon Vendetta
The Echelon Vendetta
by David Stone
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CIA agent Micah Dalton is a "cleaner." He takes care of other agents' mistakes. When a friend and mentor commits a grotesque suicide, Dalton's investigation leads him into the snare of a madman, into the arms of a beautiful, mysterious stranger-and into... (read more)

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Past Perfect
Past Perfect
by Susan Isaacs
Publisher Comments
Having been fired from her CIA dream job without an explanation thirteen years earlier, cable television writer Katie Schottland is enlisted for help by a former colleague who offers insight into the mystery of Katie's dismissal. By the author of Any... (read more)

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On the Wrong Track: A Holmes on the Range Mystery
On the Wrong Track: A Holmes on the Range Mystery
by Steve Hockensmith
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It might be 1893 and the modern world may in full-swing, but cowboy Gustav "Old Red" Amlingmeyer is an old-fashioned kind of guy: he prefers a long trail ride even when a train could get him where he's going in one-tenth the time. His brother Otto ("Big... (read more)

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The Case of the Missing Books (Mobile Library Mysteries)
The Case of the Missing Books (Mobile Library Mysteries)
by Ian Sansom
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Israel Armstrong is a passionate soul, lured to Ireland by the promise of an exciting new career. Alas, the job that awaits him is not quite what he had in mind. Still, Israel is not one to dwell on disappointment, as he prepares to drive a mobile... (read more)

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Ignorance, Confidence, and Filthy Rich Friends: The Business Adventures of Mark Twain, Chronic Speculator and Entrepreneur
Ignorance, Confidence, and Filthy Rich Friends: The Business Adventures of Mark Twain, Chronic Speculator and Entrepreneur
by Peter Krass
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In addition to being one of America's most renowned and beloved writers, Mark Twain considered himself a hard-nosed, visionary businessman. After achieving worldwide literary success in mid-life, Twain actively pursued his business interests: he... (read more)

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You Don't Love Me Yet Signed 1st Edition
You Don't Love Me Yet Signed 1st Edition
by Jonathan Lethem
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From the incomparable Jonathan Lethem, a raucous romantic farce that explores the paradoxes of love and art. Lucinda Hoekke spends eight hours a day at the Complaint Line, listening to anonymous callers air their random grievances. Most of the time... (read more)

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Finn: A Novel
Finn: A Novel
by Jon Clinch
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In this masterful debut by a major new voice in fiction, Jon Clinch takes us on a journey into the history and heart of one of American literature's most brutal and mysterious figures: Huckleberry Finn's father. The result is a deeply original tour de... (read more)

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Storm Runners
Storm Runners
by T Jefferson Parker
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Hitting rock bottom after losing his family and ability to work after an explosion that had been set to kill him, former police officer Matt Stromsoe eventually moves on with his life and takes a job with a private security firm working as a bodyguard... (read more)

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Friends of Meager Fortune
Friends of Meager Fortune
by David Adam Richards
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In his major new novel, Richards explores the dying days of the lumber industry in the mid-20th century. This is a transfixing love story of betrayal, envy, and sexual jealousy, as well as a devastating portrait of a pre-mechanized time, and a brilliant... (read more)

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Mississippi Sissy
Mississippi Sissy
by Kevin Sessums
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Mississippi Sissy is the stunning memoir from Kevin Sessums, a celebrity journalist who grew up scaring other children, hiding terrible secrets, pretending to be Arlene Frances and running wild in the South. As he grew up in Forest, Mississippi... (read more)

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The Royal Nonesuch: Or, What Will I Do When I Grow Up?
The Royal Nonesuch: Or, What Will I Do When I Grow Up?
by Glasgow Phillips
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Glasgow Phillips published his debut novel Tuscaloosa at the tender age of twenty-four. The results were disastrous: encouraging reviews, translations, a paperback sale, a film option, and a Stegner Fellowship at Stanford. But over the next two years, as... (read more)

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