Wednesday, July 26, 2006


Every time I think I am getting my book pile whittled down a lovely new shipment of books arrives for me from the publishers. Thought I should put up an newly updated list for you to browse today.

Abel, Jessica - La Perdida
Abulthawa, Susan - Scar of David
Allen, Clare - Poppy Shakespeare
Anaya, Rudolfo – The Man Who Could Fly and Other Stories
Angell, Roger - Let Me Finish
Arana, Marie - Cellophane
Armstrong, Karen - Great Transformation
Atkinson - One Good Turn
Atwood, Margaret - Moral Disorder & Other Stories
Auster, Paul - The Brooklyn Follies
Bahr, Howard - Judas Field
Barich, Bill – A Fine Place to Daydream
Barton, Emily - Brookland
Beachy-Quick, Dan - Mulberry
Beaujon, Andrew - Body Piercing Saved My Life: Inside the Phenomenon of Christian Rock
Bechdel, Alison - Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic
Ben Jelloun, Tahar – The Last Friend
Berkowitz, Edward - Something Happened
Bigsby, Christopher - Beautiful Dreamer
Bizony, Piers - Man Who Ran the Moon
Bolano, Robert - Last Evenings on Earth
Bonner, Jeffrey P - Sailing with Noah
Boyle, T. Coraghessan - Talk Talk
Branch, Taylor - At Canaan's Edge: America in the King Years 1965-68
Brinkley, Douglas - Great Deluge: Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans and the Mississippi Gulf Coast
Broad, William - Oracle: The Lost Secrets And Hidden Messages Of Ancient Delphi
Brookhieser, Richard – The Divided Ground: Indians, Setters, And The Northern Borderland Of The American Revolution
Brown, Frederick - Flaubert: A Biography
Burt, Stephen - Parallel Play
Busch, Frederick - Rescue Missions
Buzbee, Lewis - Yellow Lighted Bookshop:
Caldwell, Gail -A Strong West Wind
Carey, Peter - Theft: A Love Story
Carr, Cynthia - Our Town
Cartwright, Justin - The Promise of Happiness
Cheney, Annie - Body Brokers: Inside America's Underground Trade in Human Remains
Child, Julia and Alex Prud'Homme - My Life In France
Cuoto, Mia - Sleepwalking Land
Da Chen - Brothers
Dallek, Robert - Let Every Nation Know
D'Ambrosio, Charles - Dead Fish Museum: Stories
de Botton, Alain - Architecture of Happiness
Dean, Debra – The Madonnas of Leningrad
Doig, Ivan – The Whistling Season
Donoghue, Emma - Touchy Subjects: Stories
Donohue, Keith - The Stolen Child
D'Orso, Michael - Eagle Blue
D'Souza, Tony - Whiteman
Dunant, Sarah - In The Company Of The Courtesan
Egan, Jennifer - Keep
Egan, Timothy – The Worst Hard Time
Eisenberg, Deborah - The Twilight of the Superheroes
Eisenberg, John - Great Match Race
Finkel, Caroline - Osman's Dream
Flannery, Tim - The Weather Makers: The History and Future Impact of Climate Change
Forbes, Charlotte - Good Works of Avela Linde
Franzen, Jonathan - Discomfort Zone: a Personal History
Freedman, Dave - Natural Selection
Fresan, Rodrigo - Kensington Gardens
Fuentes, Carlos - The Eagle's Throne
Fugard, Lisa - Skinner's Drift
Gallagher, Tess - Dear Ghosts
Gardam, Jane - Old Filth
Getty, Sarah - Bring Me Her Heart
Ghosh, Amitav - Incendiary Circumstances: A Chronicle of the Turmoil of Our Time
Gibbons, Ann – The First Human
Gien, Pamela - Syringa Tree
Gifford, Barry - Stars Above Verazcruz
Glass, Julia – The Whole World Over
Gluck, Louise - Averno: Poems
Godwin, Gail - Queen of the Underworld
Goleman, Daniel - Social Intelligence
Goodman, Allegra - Intuition
Gordimer, Nadine - Get a Life
Gorenberg, Gershom - Accidental Empire, The: Israel and the Birth of the Settlements, 1967-1977
Grande, Reyna - Across a Hundred Mountains
Greenaway, Alice - White Ghost Girls
Grenville, Kate - Secret River
Gruen, Sara - Water For Elephants
Grunwald, Michael - Swamp: The Everglades, Florida and the Politics of Paradise, The
Guene Faiza - Kiffe Kiffe Tomorrow
Handler, Daniel - Adverbs
Hayes, Terrance - Wind in a Box
Heaney, Seamus - District and Circle
Hellenga, Robert - Philosophy Made Simple
Hempel, Amy - The Collected Stories of Amy Hempel
Henderson, William Haywood - Augusta Locke
Hendricks, Steve - Unquiet Grave: The FBI and the Struggle for the Soul of Indian Country
Henriquez, Cristina - Come Together, Fall Apart
Hessler, Peter - Oracle Bones: A Journey Between China's Past And Present
Higgins, Aidan - Bornholm Night Ferry
Hirshfield, Jane - After
Hogan, Lawrence D. - Shades of Glory
Holleran, Andrew - Grief
Holloway, Kris - Monique and the Mango Rains: Two Years with a Midwife in Mali
Homes, A. M. - This Book Will Save Your Life
Horne, Jed - Breach of Faith: Hurricane Katrina and the Near Death of a Great American City
Hyland, M. J. - Carry Me Down
Jackson, Major - Hoops
Jenson, Liz - My Dirty Little Book of Stolen Time
Jentz, Terri - Strange Piece of Paradise
Joseph, Peniel E. - Waiting 'Till the Midnight Hour: A Narrative History of Black Power in America
Junger, Sebastian – A Death in Belmont
Kanipe, Jeff - Chasing Hubble's Shadows
Kaplan, Eugene - Sensuous Seas
Karr, Mary - Sinners Welcome
Kelby, N.M. - Whale Season
Kelly, James Patrick - Feeling Very Strange
Kelly, Stuart - Book of Lost Books: An Incomplete History of All the Great Books You'll Never Read
Keret, Edgar - Nimrod Flipout
Khadra, Yasmina – The Attack
Khoury, Elias - Gate Of The Sun
Kindred, Dave - Sound and Fury
King, Ross – The Judgment of Paris
Kinzer, Stephen - Overthrow:America's Century of Regime Change
Knighton, Ryan - Cockeyed: A Memoir of Blindness
Koumantareas, Menes - Koula
Kurlansky, Mark – The Big Oyster
Lansens, Lori – The Girls
Larson, Erik - Thunderstruck
Lavagnino, Alessandra - Librarians of Alexandria
Leavitt, David – The Man Who Knew Too Much
Lindquist, Ulla-Carin - Rowing Without Oars
Lloyd, Seth - Programming the Universe
Lucey, Donna M. - Archie and Amelie
Maguire, James - American Bee: The National Spelling Bee and the Culture of Word Nerds
Maheu, Layne - Song Of The Crow
Mankell, Henning - Chronicler of the Winds
Martin, Valerie – The Unfinished Novel and Other Stories
Masters, Alexander - Stuart: A Life Backwards
Mazya, Edna - Love Burns
McDermott, Alice - After This
McMahon, Darrin - Happiness: A History
McPhee, John - Uncommon Carriers
McPhee, Martha - L'America
Meek, James - The People's Act of Love
Migol, Agi - Look There: Selected Poems
Mitchell, David - Black Swan Green
Moorehead, Caroline - Selected Letters of Martha Gellhorn
Morgan, Ted - My Battle Against Algiers
Morrow, James – The Last Witch Finder
Mosley, Walter - Fortunate Son
Mullane, Mike - Riding Rockets
Murakami, Haruki - Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman
Nazario, Sonia - Enrique's Journey
Nemirovsky, Irene - Suite Francaise
Nielsen, John - Condor
Norton, Trevor - Underwater to Get Out of the Rain
Nunez, Sigrid – The Last of Her Kind
Oates, Joyce Carol - High Lonesome: Stories
Ours, Dorothy - Man O'War
Parks, Tim - Rapids
Paz Soldan, Edmundo - Turing's Delirium
Pearce, Fred - When the Rivers Run Dry: Water the Defining Crisis of the 21st Century
Pessl, Marisha - Special Topics in Calamity Physics
Phan Nhien Hao - Night, Fish and Charlie Parker
Philbrick, Nathaniel - Mayflower
Phillips, Julie - James Tiptree, Jr.: The Double Life of Alice B. Sheldon
Pierre, D.B.C. - Ludmila's Broken English
Pitlor, Heidi - Birthdays
Quammen, David - Reluctant Mr. Darwin
Robbins, James - Last in their Class
Roth, Philip - Everyman
Rozier, Gilles - Mercy Room, The
Rust, Elissa Minor – The Prisoner Pear: Stories
Safina, Carl – The Voyage of the Turtle
Sancton, Tom - Song for my Fathers: A New Orleans Story in Black and White
Saramago, Jose - Seeing
Satterlee, Thom - Burning Wyclif
Saunders, George - In Persuasion Nation
Savage, Sam - Firmin
Schama,Simon - Rough Crossings: Britain the Slaves, and the American Revolution
Seife, Charles - Decoding the Universe: How the New Science of Information is Explaining Everything in the Cosmos, from our Brains to Black Holes
Server, Lee - Ava Gardner
Sheehan, Aurelie - History Lesson for Girls
Shteyngart, Gary - Absurdistan
Slavitt, David - William Henry Harrison and Other Poems
Smith, Ali – The Accidental
Smith, Janna Malamud - My Father is a Book
Smith, Scott – The Ruins
Snyder, Scott - Voodoo Heart
Soyinka, Wole - You Must Set Forth at Dawn: A Memoir
Spanbauer, Tom - Now Is The Hour
Stargardt, Nicholas - Witnesses Of War: Children's Lives Under The Nazis
Stern, Jan & Michael - Two For The Road: Our Love Affair with American Food
Stewart, Rory - Places in Between
Sullivan, Robert - Cross Country
Tallis, Frank – A Death in Vienna
Tiffany, Carrie - Everyman's Rules for Scientific Living
Tolan, Sandy – The Lemon Tree, An Arab, a Jew, and the Heart of the Middle East
Toure - Never Drank the Kool-Aid: Essays
Toutonghi, Pauls - Red Weather
Troost, J. Maarten - Getting Stoned With Savages: Tripping Through the Islands of Fiji and Vanuatu
Trussoni, Danielle - Falling Through The Earth
Tussing, Justin – The Best People in the World
Umrigar, Thirty – The Space Between Us
Updike, John - Terrorist
Urquhart, Jane – A Map of Glass
Vallgren, Carl Johan - Horrific Sufferings of the Mind-Reading Monster Hercules Barefoot, The: His Wonderful Love and His Terrible Hatred
Walton, Jo - Farthing
Waters, Sarah - Night Watch
Weber, Katharine - Triangle: a Novel
White, Richard D. - Kingfish: The Reign of Huey P. Long
Winter, Michael – The Big Why
Wolitzer, Hilma – The Doctor's Daughter
Yamanaka, Lois-Ann - Behold The Many
Yarborough, Steve - End of California
Yehoshua, Abraham - Woman in Jerusalem
Zoellner, Tom – The Heartless Stone

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