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LITERARY

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Pictures of You

By Caroline Leavitt

Isabelle becomes enmeshed with the family of the woman she accidently killed in a car crash. San Francisco Chronicle "Pictures of You is a novel I suspect I'll return to again and again."

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LITERARY

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Compass Rose

By John Casey

This is the National Book Award-winning author's first novel in more than two decades. Minneapolis Star Tribune "[A]n old-fashioned comfort food novel."

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CRIME

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The Border Lords

A Charlie Hood Novel

By T. Jefferson Parker

Undercover ATF agent Sean Ozburn goes rogue along the Mexican border.

Los Angeles Times "No novelist or short story writer ... has come close to portraying [drugs and arms trafficking's] depths and their implications as well, or as artfully, as Parker."

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CRIME

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Hollywood Hills

By Joseph Wambaugh

This is the fourth installment in the Hollywood Station series.

Washington Post "[It offers] plotlines and sentences that perform buoyant loop-de-loops all over the page before making flawless landings."

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CRIME

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Three Seconds

By Anders Roslund and Borge Hellstrom

Stieg Larsson fans! This book was named Best Swedish Crime Novel of the Year in 2009.

USA Today "Roslund & Hellstrom pull out all the stops, peppering the story with unfathomable mysteries."

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SF

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The Broken Kingdoms

By N. K. Jemisin

The second installment of The Inheritance Trilogy reprises the history of the godlings.

io9 "The story works even better than it did in the first book."

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BIO

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Colonel Roosevelt

By Edmund Morris

Morris concludes the celebrated trilogy he began with The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt (1979). Chicago Sun-Times "As with its companions, the new book is history written with authority and elegances."

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BIO

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The Memory Chalet

By Tony Judt

In the two years before his death, at age 62, Judt completed this series of 25 essays. Los Angeles Times "It's enough to renew a reader's faith in a writer's ability to cut a path to immortality."

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Bio

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Poser

My Life in Twenty-three Yoga Poses

By Claire...

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