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MARCH 2007

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ABIDE WITH ME

By Elizabeth Strout

EXCELLENT SELECTION

LITERARY -- A Congregational minister and his daughters deal with his wife's death. (July/Aug 2006)

COMPANY

By Max Barry

EXCELLENT SELECTION

LITERARY -- The author of Jennifer Government takes a sharp, satiric stab at corporate America. (May/June 2006)

THE EAGLE'S THRONE

By Carlos Fuentes, translated by Kristina Cordero

EXCELLENT

LITERARY -- Mexican politics, 2020: Backstabbers, schemers, and gossipers. (Sept/Oct 2006)

THE LAST WITCHFINDER

By James Morrow

EXCELLENT

LITERARY -- A girl searches for reason during the Salem witch trials. (July/Aug 2006)

SWEET AND LOW

A Family Story

By Rich Cohen

GOOD/EXCELLENT

GENERAL NF -- The family history of Sweet 'N Low is not so sweet. (July/Aug 2006)

STRANGE PIECE OF PARADISE

By Terri Jentz

EXCELLENT

BIOGRAPHY -- A woman returns to Oregon to find her would-be murderer. (Sept/Oct 2006)

YOU MUST SET FORTH AT DAWN

A Memoir

By Wole Soyinka

GOOD/EXCELLENT

BIOGRAPHY -- The difficulties of building democracy in Nigeria. (July/Aug 2006)

THE SWAMP

The Everglades, Florida, and the Politics of Paradise

By Michael Grunwald

EXCELLENT

HISTORY -- The Everglades reveals a story of hubris and uncurbed development. (May/June 2006)

WARRIORS

Portraits from the Battlefield

By Max Hastings

EXCELLENT

HISTORY -- Stories about brothers-in-arms, from Napoleon to modern times. (Mar/Apr 2006)

APRIL 2007

THE ACCIDENTAL

By Ali Smith

EXCELLENT SELECTION

LITERARY -- A stranger seduces each member of a family. (Mar/Apr 2006)

THE WESTERN LIMIT OF THE WORLD

By David Masiel

EXCELLENT SELECTION

LITERARY -- A tanker and its crew try to broker a black-market deal. (Mar/Apr 2006)

WATER FOR ELEPHANTS

By Sara Gruen

EXCELLENT

LITERARY -- A veterinary student finds fulfillment in a circus. (Sept/Oct 2006)

A DIRTY JOB

By Christopher Moore

GOOD/EXCELLENT

LITERARY -- A San Francisco man joins the Death Merchants. (July/Aug 2006)

NIGHT OF THE JAGUAR

By Michael Gruber

GOOD/EXCELLENT

CRIME -- Who do you call to handle a shape-shifting shaman? (July/Aug 2006)

RAINBOWS END

A Novel With One Foot in the Future

By Vernor Vinge

EXCELLENT

SF -- It's time to rethink the fountain of youth. (July/Aug 2006)

KREMLIN RISING

Vladimir Putin's Russia and the End of Revolution

By Peter...

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