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Powell's Books Reader
2010 July


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Food Lover's Guide to Portland
Food Lover's Guide to Portland
by Liz Crain
Staff Pick
Portland celebrates its locally sourced food scene. Now, there's an indispensable guide to hundreds of producers, purveyors, distillers, bakers, food carts, and farmers markets to bring the best of Portland to your kitchen.... (read more)

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Fiesta at Rick's: Fabulous Food for Great Times with Friends
Fiesta at Rick's: Fabulous Food for Great Times with Friends
by Rick Bayless
Publisher Comments
The host of a highly popular PBS series, Patiand#8217;s Mexican Table, and a self-described and#8220;overloaded soccer mom with three kids and a powerful blender,and#8221; Pati Jinich has a mission. Sheand#8217;s out to prove that Mexican home cooking is... (read more)

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Long for This World: The Strange Science of Immortality
Long for This World: The Strange Science of Immortality
by Jonathan Weiner
Staff Pick
The new work from acclaimed science writer Jonathan Weiner is a remarkable book about a remarkable idea: immortality. As globe-trotting as a Dan Brown novel, Long for This World introduces an international cast of scientists, researchers, and dreamers... (read more)

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Get Real
Get Real
by Donald E. Westlake
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In Donald E. Westlake's classic caper novels, the bad get better, the good slide a bit, and Lord help anyone caught between a thief named John Dortmunder and the current object of his attention. However, being caught red-handed is inevitable in... (read more)

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The Broom of the System
The Broom of the System
by David Foster Wallace
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The "dazzling, exhilarating" (San Francisco Chronicle) debut novel from one of this century's most groundbreaking writers, The Broom of the System is an outlandishly funny and fiercely intelligent exploration of the paradoxes of language, storytelling... (read more)

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The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Seventh Annual Collection (Year's Best Science Fiction)
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Seventh Annual Collection (Year's Best Science Fiction)
by Gardner Dozois
Publisher Comments
The thirty-two stories in this collection imaginatively take us far across the universe, into the very core of our beings, to the realm of the gods, and the moment just after now.  Included here are the works of masters of the form and of bright... (read more)

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The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner: An Eclipse Novella
The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner: An Eclipse Novella
by Stephenie Meyer
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Fans of the Twilight Saga will be enthralled by this riveting story of Bree Tanner, a character first introduced in Eclipse, and the darker side of the newborn vampire world she inhabits. In another irresistible combination of danger, mystery, and... (read more)

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Uncharted Territori
Uncharted Territori
by Tori Spelling
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Welcome to Los Angeles, birthplace and residence of Tori Spelling. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Itand#8217;s not every Hollywood starlet whose name greets you on a Virgin Airways flight into la-la land. But Tori Spelling has come to accept that her life... (read more)

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A Short History of Women
A Short History of Women
by Kate Walbert
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NOMINATED FOR THE LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE A profoundly moving portrait of the complicated legacies of mothers and daughters, A Short History of Women chronicles five generations of women from the close of the nineteenth century through the early... (read more)

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The Castaways
The Castaways
by Elin Hilderbrand
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Greg and Tess MacAvoy are one of four prominent Nantucket couples who count each other as best friends. As pillars of their close-knit community, the MacAvoys, Kapenashes, Drakes, and Wheelers are important to their friends and neighbors, and especially... (read more)

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Threshold: The Progressive Plan to Pull America Back from the Brink
Threshold: The Progressive Plan to Pull America Back from the Brink
by Thom Hartmann
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From America's #1 progressive radio host, the idealogical heir to his influential The Last Hours of Ancient Sunlight More than three million listeners tune in every weekday to hear what Thom Hartmann has to say about the state of our world. Now, as the... (read more)

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Invisible
Invisible
by Paul Auster
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Sinuously constructed in four interlocking parts, Paul Auster's fifteenth novel opens in New York City in the spring of 1967, when twenty-year-old Adam Walker, an aspiring poet and student at Columbia University, meets the enigmatic Frenchman Rudolf Born... (read more)

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The Crying Tree
The Crying Tree
by Naseem Rakha
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Irene and Nate Stanley are living a quiet and contented life with their two children, Bliss and Shep, on their family farm in southern Illinois when Nate suddenly announces he's been offered a job as a deputy sheriff in Oregon. Irene fights her husband... (read more)

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Zombiekins
Zombiekins
by Kevin Bolger
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Dumpling the hamster came to a dusty end inside a vacuum cleaner. He suspects that his owner Oliver's parents never admitted to their son that they were to blame for Dumpling's demise. Now the hamster needs Joe's help to reveal the truth - but there's a... (read more)

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The Lost Cyclist: The Epic Tale of an American Adventurer and His Mysterious Disappearance
The Lost Cyclist: The Epic Tale of an American Adventurer and His Mysterious Disappearance
by David Herlihy
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In the late 1880s, Frank Lenz of Pittsburgh, a renowned high-wheel racer and long-distance tourist, dreamed of cycling around the world. He finally got his chance by recasting himself as a champion of the downsized "safety-bicycle" with inflatable tires,... (read more)

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The Upside of Irrationality: The Unexpected Benefits of Defying Logic at Work and at Home
The Upside of Irrationality: The Unexpected Benefits of Defying Logic at Work and at Home
by Dan Ariely
Staff Pick
Why are we more motivated about our work when we feel it has meaning? Can we increase our enjoyment of an activity by interrupting it? Why do we believe that information from a dating web site, which reads more like a baseball card than a personality... (read more)

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Explorer's Guides: Oregon Wine Country: A Complete Guide (Great Destinations Oregon Wine Country)
Explorer's Guides: Oregon Wine Country: A Complete Guide (Great Destinations Oregon Wine Country)
by Sherry L. Moore and Jeff Welsch
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This guide to Oregon's burgeoning wine scene provides exhaustive coverage of the entire state, from the renowned Willamette Valley to the distant Umatilla Valley. It is guidebook for oenophiles who want to learn about Oregon's wineries, and for anyone... (read more)

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Seven Dirty Words: The Life and Crimes of George Carlin
Seven Dirty Words: The Life and Crimes of George Carlin
by James Sullivan
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Journalist and cultural critic James Sullivan tells the story of Alternative America from the 1950s to the present in this definitive biography of the Catholic boy for whom nothing was sacred: George Carlin. Seven Dirty Words is a hilarious and... (read more)

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My Booky Wook: A Memoir of Sex, Drugs, and Stand-Up
My Booky Wook: A Memoir of Sex, Drugs, and Stand-Up
by Russell Brand
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“A childs garden of vices, My Booky Wook is also a relentless ride with a comic mind clearly at the wheel.... The bloke can write. He rhapsodizes about heroin better than anyone since Jim Carroll. With the flick of his enviable pen, he can... (read more)

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Stories: All-New Tales
Stories: All-New Tales
by Neil Gaiman and Al Sarrantonio
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"The joy of fiction is the joy of the imagination..." The best stories pull readers in and keep them turning the pages, eager to discover more — to find the answer to the question: "And then what happened?" The true hallmark of great literature... (read more)

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