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Notable new books at Washington County Public Library

December 31, 2007

Washington County Free Library has announced its monthly BookShare Notable Hardcover Fiction and Nonfiction Lists for January. The titles featured on these lists are scheduled for publication during January and can be borrowed from the library.

Among the titles featured on the fiction list is "Duma Key," by Stephen King (Scribner), "Ellington Boulevard: A Novel in A-Flat," by Adam Langer (Spiegel & Grau), and "Diary of a Bad Year," by J. M. Coetzee (Viking Books). In nonfiction, readers can look forward to "The Big Switch: Rewiring the World, from Edison to Google," by Nicholas Carr (Norton), "Black Pain: It Just Looks Like We're Not Hurting," by Terrie Williams (Scribner) and "Discover Your Inner Wisdom: Using Intuition, Logic, and Common Sense to Make Your Best Choices," by Char Margolis (Fireside Books).

Readers who are interested in reserving their copy of any title from the BookShare Notable New Hardcover Lists can call the Adult Information Desk at 301-739-3250, ext. 123, or access the library's SIRSI iBistro online catalog on the Web at www.washcolibrary.org.

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Notable New Hardcover
Fiction and Nonfiction
January 2008



Fiction

1. "The Appeal," by John Grisham (Doubleday Books)

2. "Duma Key," by Stephen King (Scribner)

3. "The People of the Book," by Geraldine Brooks (Viking Books)

4. "The Secret Between Us," by Barbara Delinsky (Doubleday Books)

5. "Blue Heaven," by C. J. Box (St. Martin's Minotaur)

6. "Bleeding Kansas (V.I. Warshawski Novels)," by Sara Paretsky (Putnam)

7. "Ellington Boulevard: A Novel in A-Flat," by Adam Langer (Spiegel & Grau)

8. "Anatomy of Deception," by Lawrence Goldstone (Delacorte Press)

9. "The Commoner," by John Burnham Schwartz (Nan A. Talese)

10. "Diary of a Bad Year," by J. M. Coetzee (Viking Books)

11. "Painter of Battles," by Arturo Perez-Reverte (Random House)

12. "Age of Shiva," by Manil Suri (Norton)

Nonfiction

1. "Coal River," by Michael Shnayerson (Farrar Straus Giroux)

2. "Free Lunch: How the Wealthiest Americans Enrich Themselves at Government Expense (and Stick You with the Bill)," by David Cay Johnston (Portfolio)

3. "The Big Switch: Rewiring the World, from Edison to Google," by Nicholas Carr (Norton)

4. "Banana: The Fate of the Fruit That Changed the World," by Dan Koeppel (Hudson Street Press)

5. "Censoring Science: Inside the Political Attack on Dr. James Hansen and the Truth of Global Warming," by Mark Bowen (Dutton Books)

6. "Black Pain: It Just Looks Like We're Not Hurting," by Terrie Williams (Scribner)

7. "The Assist: Hoops, Hope, and the Game of Their Lives," by Neil Swidey (PublicAffairs)

8. "Come to Think of It: Notes on the Turn of the Millennium," by Daniel Schorr (Viking Books)

9. "Delizia!: The Epic History of the Italians and Their Food," by John Dickie (Free Press)

10. "The Fighting 69th: One Remarkable National Guard Unit's Journey from Ground Zero to Baghdad," by Sean Michael Flynn (Viking Books)

11. "Discover Your Inner Wisdom: Using Intuition, Logic, and Common Sense to Make Your Best Choices," by Char Margolis (Fireside Books)

12. "Creating a World Without Poverty: How Social Business Can Transform Our Lives," by Muhammad Yunus (PublicAffairs)

ยทBookShare's Notable New Hardcover Fiction and Nonfiction Lists are based on critical reviews from professional publications such as Publishers Weekly and Kirkus Reviews and Ingram Book Group's monthly Street Smart list of hot new titles.

To reserve your copy of any title on the Notable New Hardcover Lists, please visit Washington County Free Library's SIRSI iBistro online catalog at http://www.washcolibrary.org or contact the Adult Information Desk at (301) 739-3250, Ext. 123.

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