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Book Sense Picks
2007 November


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Finding Iris Chang: Friendship, Ambition, and the Loss of an Extraordinary Mind
Finding Iris Chang: Friendship, Ambition, and the Loss of an Extraordinary Mind
by Paula Kamen
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A friend and confidante reveals the private Iris Chang — the woman behind the international celebrity and bold personality — and attempts to understand Chang's terrible psychological decline. Iris Chang's mysterious suicide in 2004, at age... (read more)

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The Abstinence Teacher: A Novel
The Abstinence Teacher: A Novel
by Tom Perrotta
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Stonewood Heights is the perfect place to raise children, but amid its good schools and healthy real estate market, a small-town culture war is brewing. The Abstinence Teacher focuses on two divorced parents who become adversaries in the mess: Ruth... (read more)

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The Pure in Heart (Simon Serrailler Crime Novels)
The Pure in Heart (Simon Serrailler Crime Novels)
by Susan Hill
Publisher Comments
In this follow-up to "The Various Haunts of Men," Detective Chief Inspector Simon Serrailler is on vacation in Venice, trying to come to terms with the brutal murder of a young woman who had been in love with him. His trip is cut short after he is... (read more)

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The Race 1st Edition
The Race 1st Edition
by Richard North Patterson
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Hes a decorated Gulf War pilot. A fashion plate. A ladies man. An independent thinker who speaks his mind and never takes no for an answer. The only thing Americans can expect from Corey Grace is the unexpected... Love him or hate him, the country cant... (read more)

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The Indian Clerk
The Indian Clerk
by David Leavitt
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The brilliant new novel from one of our most respected writershis most ambitious and accessible to date.   On a January morning in 1913, G. H. Hardyeccentric, charismatic and, at thirty-seven, already considered the greatest British mathematician of... (read more)

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I Am Legend
I Am Legend
by Richard Matheson
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Robert Neville may well be the last living man on Earth--but he is not alone. An incurable plague has mutated every other man, woman, and child into bloodthirsty, nocturnal creatures. A Warner Bros. film based on the book opens nationwide in December... (read more)

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The End of America: A Letter of Warning to a Young Patriot
The End of America: A Letter of Warning to a Young Patriot
by Naomi Wolf
Staff Pick
The End of America should be required reading for every American. Rather than giving us a partisan 600-page tome on the crimes of the Bush administration, Naomi Wolf lays out clearly and concisely how we as a people have allowed our government to move... (read more)

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The Thanksgiving Table: Recipes and Ideas to Create Your Own Holiday Tradition
The Thanksgiving Table: Recipes and Ideas to Create Your Own Holiday Tradition
by Diane Morgan
Publisher Comments
For novices, orchestrating The Feast is no easy task. And even for old pros it's a bit of a challenge. Enter "The Thanksgiving Table" offering you everything you need from foolproof cooking secrets and techniques and classic and innovative recipes, to... (read more)

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Darkness Falls
Darkness Falls
by Kyle Mills
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An all-too-plausible eco-thriller from the best-selling author of The Second Horseman. Erin Neal has been living a secluded life in the Arizona desert since the death of his girlfriend and he isn't happy when an oil company executive comes calling. A... (read more)

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The Scent of Desire: Discovering Our Enigmatic Sense of Smell
The Scent of Desire: Discovering Our Enigmatic Sense of Smell
by Rachel Herz
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Shakespeare wrote that a rose by any other name would smell as sweet. But if you cannot smell, does the rose lose its sweetness? The first and definitive book on the psychology of smell, The Scent of Desire traces the importance of smell in our lives... (read more)

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A Free Life
A Free Life
by Ha Jin
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From Ha Jin, the widely-acclaimed, award-winning author of Waiting and War Trash, comes a novel that takes his fiction to a new setting: 1990s America. We follow the Wu family — father Nan, mother Pingping, and son Taotao — as they fully sever... (read more)

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The Melancholy Fate of Capt. Lewis
The Melancholy Fate of Capt. Lewis
by Michael Pritchett
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National publicity Author events Reading... (read more)

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A Monk Jumped Over a Wall
A Monk Jumped Over a Wall
by Jay Nussbaum
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J.J. Spencer is one of the many hungry young lawyers eager to climb the corporate ladder to the great future awaiting him. With his first annual review approaching, J.J. is confident his keen work for the top Manhattan law firm he is employed by will be... (read more)

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How to Talk about Books You Haven't Read
How to Talk about Books You Haven't Read
by Pierre Bayard
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The runaway French bestseller hailed by the New York Times as “a survivors guide to life in the chattering classes.” If civilized people are expected to have read all important works of literature, and thousands more books are published... (read more)

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20th Century Ghosts
20th Century Ghosts
by Joe Hill
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Dead Man in Paradise: Unraveling a Murder from a Time of Revolution
Dead Man in Paradise: Unraveling a Murder from a Time of Revolution
by J B Mackinnon
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The award-winning story of a nephew's search for the truth behind his uncle's murder— described by CBC radio as "equal parts Ian Rankin, Jan Morris and Joan Didion." At nightfall on June 22, 1965, amid the turmoil of the Dominican revolution and U.S.... (read more)

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