Saturday, January 06, 2007

"The Best Book I Read In The Last Year"

We're asking around. Here's the first batch of answers:
Karen Russell, St. Lucy’s Home for Girls Raised by Wolves
Kiran Desai, The inheritance of Loss
Michael Pollan, The omnivore's dilemma: a natural history of four meals
Sarah Waters, The Night Watch
anything by Terry Pratchett; his newest is Wintersmith
Colin Cotterill's mystery series about Dr. Siri Paiboun
Louise Erdrich, The Master Butchers Singing Club
John M. Barry, The great influenza : the epic story of the deadliest plague in history
Hal Duncan, Vellum
Umberto Eco, Baudolino
Doris Kearns Goodwin, Team of Rivals : the political genius of Abraham Lincoln
plus a couple we don't have and will be ordering:
Victor Villasenor, Macho! we did used to have this one, we'll get it replaced
Edward Bloor, London Calling
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