October 2007.

Position:Previously reviewed, available for less - Nonfiction books - Brief article

Against the Day

By Thomas Pynchon

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LITERARY - A history, of sorts, of "progress" plays out starting at the 1893 Chicago World's Fair. (Jan/Feb 2007)

WHAT IS THE WHAT

The Autobiography of Valentino Achak

Dang

By Dave Eggers

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LITERARY - A Sudanese Lost Boy's life, recovered. (Jan/Feb 2007)

BLIND WILLOW, SLEEPING WOMAN

24 Stories

By Haruki Murakami

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LITERARY - Real and surreal, fiction and autobiography. (Nov/Dec 2006)

HOLLYWOOD STATION

By Joseph Wambaugh

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CRIME - It's a motley crew at the LAPD. (Mar/Apr 2007)

FRAGILE THINGS

Short Fictions and Wonders

By Neil Gaiman

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SF - Blending science fiction, fantasy, and horror. (Jan/Feb 2007)

FLAUBERT

By Frederick Brown

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BIOGRAPHY - A look at the author of Madame Bovary. (July/Aug 2006)

MY LIFE IN FRANCE

By Julia Child, with Alex Prud'homme

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BIOGRAPHY - Julia Child's memoir. (July/Aug 2006)

PATHFINDERS

A Global History of Exploration By Felipe Fernandez-Armesto

EXCELLENT SELECTION

HISTORY - How we explore the world, past and present. (Mar/Apr 2007)

THE WAR OF THE WORLD

Twentieth Century Conflict and the Descent of the West

By Niall Ferguson

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HISTORY - What forces gave rise to...

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