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Cloud Atlas: A Novel
Cloud Atlas: A Novel
by David Mitchell
Staff Pick
While it was hard to narrow down my list to just five "best of" picks, I didn't have to think twice about what would be my favorite book of the year. In Cloud Atlas Mitchell again uses the format of connecting short stories with recurring motifs into a... (read more)

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Never Let Me Go
Never Let Me Go
by Kazuo Ishiguro
Staff Pick
Ishiguro takes a meditative look at childhood, loss of innocence, and human deception and the drive for survival. This is a haunting narrative that is joyous and sad at once — reminiscent of Philip K. Dick, but with a very literary and poignant eye for... (read more)

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Arthur and George: A Novel
Arthur and George: A Novel
by Julian Barnes
Staff Pick
Can I already announce the best book of 2006 in January? If so, here it is! With his customary elegant prose and intricate and wry observational skill, Julian Barnes narrates the true story of the relationship between Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and George... (read more)

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One Step Behind (Kurt Wallander Mysteries # 7 )
One Step Behind (Kurt Wallander Mysteries # 7 )
by Henning Mankell
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Discover Europe's favorite mystery writer. Sweden's Henning Mankell writes a first-rate police procedural that also serves as an indictment of contemporary society. His characters are fully drawn, full of frailties, unexpected courage, and are utterly... (read more)

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We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed with Our Families: Stories from Rwanda
We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed with Our Families: Stories from Rwanda
by Philip Gourevitch
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"I urge everyone to read this book. The cover shows a picture of serenity, a scene from the beach of Lake Kivu in Rwanda. The landscape is devoid of human beings and an empty chair sits on the sand. The title in red stands out starkly from this backdrop.... (read more)

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An Unpardonable Crime
An Unpardonable Crime
by Andrew Taylor
Staff Pick
This wonderful, elegant mystery is a real page-turner. The historical context of 19th-century England and the inclusion of a young Edgar Allan Poe make this unique thriller truly irresistible.... (read more)

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Set This House in Order: A Romance of Souls
Set This House in Order: A Romance of Souls
by Matt Ruff
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Seattle author Matt Ruff presents one of the most inventive and addictive novels of recent memory. Protagonist Andrew Gage suffers from multiple personality disorder. When he meets a young woman suffering from the same affliction, the fragile coexistence... (read more)

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The Trudeau Vector: A Novel
The Trudeau Vector: A Novel
by Juris Jurjevics
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Part Smilla's Sense of Snow and part John le Carré espionage thriller, The Trudeau Vector is chilling and addictive. I found myself up very late, with bitten nails and pages flying by. Yet for all its adherence to the mystery and thriller genres The... (read more)

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The Lighthouse: An Adam Dalgliesh Mystery
The Lighthouse: An Adam Dalgliesh Mystery
by P. D. James
Staff Pick
P. D. James's peerless reputation comes from her skillful combination of elegant prose and sharp psychological insight with wonderfully complex mysteries. She is a wise, eloquent, and humane novelist who explores all manner of human frailty with the same... (read more)

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One Shot: A Jack Reacher Novel (Jack Reacher Novels)
One Shot: A Jack Reacher Novel (Jack Reacher Novels)
by Lee Child
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Everybody remembers their first roller coaster ride. The train turns a corner, there are no tracks ahead, and the contents of your stomach are making their way towards your mouth. Miraculously, tracks appear, your stomach settles, and the ride is over... (read more)

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The Cutting Room
The Cutting Room
by Louise Welsh
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Wow! A first novel with an intriguing plot and totally believable characters. An excellent writer who allows you to empathize with a protagonist who is not always deserving.... (read more)

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Giada's Family Dinners
Giada's Family Dinners
by Giada De Laurentiis
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From simple to prepare after-work dinners to hearty and generous meals for ten or more, Giada's recipes can really be used everyday with little fuss and much reward. The language is warm, the recipes are clear, uncluttered, and surprisingly rich and... (read more)

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The Polysyllabic Spree
The Polysyllabic Spree
by Nick Hornby
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Name one other book critic that consistently makes you laugh out loud without denigrating the work of his subject. Right, you can't. (If you can, please, let me know.) Hornby's monthly "What I've Been Reading" columns for the Believer magazine (collected... (read more)

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The Mysterious Secret of the Valuable Treasure: Stories
The Mysterious Secret of the Valuable Treasure: Stories
by Jack Pendarvis
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Pendarvis devises small worlds inhabited by the strangest people: A teenager reveals his ingenious idea for a revenge comic book series called "Sex Devil"; the mercilessly redundant owner of a "High, Squeaky Voice" dreams of his audio book career; and... (read more)

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