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Book Sense Picks
2007 October


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Featured Titles in Book Sense Picks - 2007 October
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The Year of Living Biblically: One Man's Humble Quest to Follow the Bible as Literally as Possible
The Year of Living Biblically: One Man's Humble Quest to Follow the Bible as Literally as Possible
by A. J. Jacobs
Publisher Comments
Alfred Ryan Nerz is a Yale-educated author, journalist, and TV producer.  Hes also a longtime marijuana enthusiast who has made it his mission to better understand Americas long-standing love-hate relationship with our favorite (sometimes) illegal... (read more)

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Down River: A Novel
Down River: A Novel
by John Hart
Publisher Comments
Down River is the winner of the 2008 Edgar Award for Best Novel. Everything that shaped him happened near that river…. Now its banks are filled with lies and greed, shame, and murder…. John Harts debut, The King of Lies, was compelling and... (read more)

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Run: A Novel
Run: A Novel
by Ann Patchett
Staff Pick
Run, a worthy successor to Bel Canto, shows off Patchett's trademark gorgeous prose and emotional depth. Her characters are believably flawed, but ultimately good and decent human beings who you want to spend time with.... (read more)

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Service Included: Four-Star Secrets of an Eavesdropping Waiter
Service Included: Four-Star Secrets of an Eavesdropping Waiter
by Phoebe Damrosch
Publisher Comments
Kitchen Confidential meets Sex and the City in this delicious, behind-the-scenes memoir from the first female captain at one of New York City's most prestigious restaurants While Phoebe Damrosch was figuring out what to do with her life, she supported... (read more)

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The Almost Moon: A Novel
The Almost Moon: A Novel
by Alice Sebold
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When all is said and done, killing my mother came easily. So begins The Almost Moon, Alice Sebold's astonishing, brilliant, and daring new novel. A woman steps over the line into the unthinkable in this unforgettable work by the author of The Lovely... (read more)

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The Coldest Winter: America and the Korean War
The Coldest Winter: America and the Korean War
by David Halberstam
Publisher Comments
David Halberstam's magisterial and thrilling The Best and the Brightest was the defining book for the Vietnam War. More than three decades later, Halberstam used his unrivalled research and formidable journalistic skills to shed light on another dark... (read more)

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Missing Witness: A Novel
Missing Witness: A Novel
by Gordon Campbell
Publisher Comments
In this electrifying debut thriller, a brilliant defense lawyer takes on a murder case with ingenious twists. Phoenix, Arizona, 1973. A beautiful woman, armed with a gun and accompanied by her twelve-year-old daughter, enters a house. Shots are fired.... (read more)

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The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox
The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox
by Maggie O'Farrell
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Maggie O'Farrell's captivating and critically acclaimed gothic tale of family secrets and the irrepressible freedom that truth brings   Chic and independent, Iris Lockhart is tending to her vintage-clothing shop in Edinburgh (and evading her married... (read more)

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Bridge of Sighs: A Novel
Bridge of Sighs: A Novel
by Richard Russo
Staff Pick
Russo is a modern master of absorbing characters, brilliantly sharp dialogue, and a warm-hearted yet strangely thrilling storytelling style. The only sighs this elegiac novel produces are of wistful satisfaction.... (read more)

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Matrimony: A Novel
Matrimony: A Novel
by Joshua Henkin
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In Matrimony, a man and woman meet in college, fall in love, and spend the next fifteen years finding their way through the ups and downs of marriage. It’s the second novel from author Joshua Henkin, and Matrimony reflects the maturing talent of a... (read more)

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Interred with Their Bones: A Novel
Interred with Their Bones: A Novel
by Jennifer Lee Carrell
Publisher Comments
“A feverishly paced action adventure” (The New York Times) about a long-lost Shakespeare work and a killer who reenacts the Bard’s most bloody murders Jennifer Lee Carrell’s highly acclaimed debut novel is a brilliant... (read more)

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Exit Ghost
Exit Ghost
by Philip Roth
Staff Pick
Exit Ghost continues the story of Roth's alter ego, Nathan Zuckerman, now back in New York and struggling with issues of old age, love, and illness. Roth once again gives us a character rendering that is tender, tough, and ultimately gratifying.... (read more)

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Whatever You Do, Don't Run: True Tales of a Botswana Safari Guide
Whatever You Do, Don't Run: True Tales of a Botswana Safari Guide
by Peter Allison
Publisher Comments
Welcome to the African bush, where the animals are fierce, the tourists can be wild, and only the food runs! Whatever You Do, Dont Run is a hilarious collection of true tales from top ­safari guide Peter Allison. In a place where the wrong... (read more)

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The Book of Joby
The Book of Joby
by Mark J Ferrari
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The Book of Joby is an epic fantasy complete in one volume. Lucifer and the Creator have entered, yet again, into a wager they've made many times before, but this time, the existence of creation itself is balanced on the outcome. Born in California... (read more)

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How Starbucks Saved My Life: A Son of Privilege Learns to Live Like Everyone Else
How Starbucks Saved My Life: A Son of Privilege Learns to Live Like Everyone Else
by Michael Gates Gill
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The riches-to-rags true story of an advertising executive who had it all, then lost it all-and was finally redeemed by his new job, and his twenty-eight-year-old boss, at Starbucks.... (read more)

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The Art of Political Murder: Who Killed the Bishop?
The Art of Political Murder: Who Killed the Bishop?
by Francisco Goldman
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The Pirate's Daughter: A Novel
The Pirate's Daughter: A Novel
by Margaret Cezair-Thompson
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