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Notable new books at Washington County Free Library

April 02, 2008

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

Among the titles featured on the fiction list is "Unaccustomed Earth" by Jhumpa Lahiri (Alfred A. Knopf), "The Story of a Marriage" by Andrew Sean Greer (Farrar Straus Giroux) and "Pleasure" by Eric Jerome Dickey (Dutton Books).

In nonfiction, readers can look forward to "Bad Money: Reckless Finance, Failed Politics, and the Global Crisis of American Capitalism" by Kevin Phillips (Viking Books), "The 33-Year-Old Rookie: How I Finally Made It to the Big Leagues After Eleven Years in the Minors" by Chris Coste (Ballantine Books) and "Parenting, Inc.: How We Are Sold on $800 Strollers, Fetal Education, Baby Sign Language, Sleeping Coaches, Toddler Couture, and Diaper Wipe Warmers and What It Means for Our Children" by Pamela Paul (Times Books).

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Fiction

1. "Unaccustomed Earth" by Jhumpa Lahiri (Alfred A. Knopf)

2. "Mary of Nazareth" by Marek Halter (Crown)

3. "The Third Angel" by Alice Hoffman (Shaye Areheart Books)

4. "Hold Tight" by Harlan Coben (Dutton Books)

5. "Searching for Paradise in Parker, PA" by Kris Radish (Bantam)

6. "Wit's End" by Karen Joy Fowler (Putnam)

7. "The Story of a Marriage" by Andrew Sean Greer (Farrar Straus Giroux)

8. "The Ten-Year Nap" by Meg Wolitzer (Riverhead)

9. "Mummy Dearest (Claire Malloy Mysteries)" by Joan Hess (St. Martin's Minotaur)

10. "Pleasure" by Eric Jerome Dickey (Dutton Books)

11. "Quicksand" by Iris Johansen (St. Martin's Press)

12. "Sepulchre" by Kate Mosse (Putnam)

Nonfiction

1. "Bad Money: Reckless Finance, Failed Politics, and the Global Crisis of American Capitalism" by Kevin Phillips (Viking Books)

2. "The China Price: The True Cost of Chinese Competitive Advantage" by Alexandra Harney (Penguin Press)

3. "The Dream: A Memoir" by Harry Bernstein (Ballantine Books)

4. "The 33-Year-Old Rookie: How I Finally Made It to the Big Leagues After Eleven Years in the Minors" by Chris Coste (Ballantine Books)

5. "The Bin Ladens: An Arabian Family in the American Century" by Steve Coll (Penguin Press)

6. "The Corpse Walker: Real Life Stories: China from the Bottom Up" by Liao Yiwu (Pantheon Books)

7. "The Candy Bombers: The Untold Story of the Berlin Airlift and America's Finest Hour" by Andrei Cherny (Putnam)

8. "Earth: The Biography" by Iain Stewart (National Geographic Society)

9. "Parenting, Inc.: How We Are Sold on $800 Strollers, Fetal Education, Baby Sign Language, Sleeping Coaches, Toddler Couture, and Diaper Wipe Warmers and What It Means for Our Children" by Pamela Paul (Times Books)

10. "The Art of Happiness in a Troubled World" by Dalai Lama and Howard Cutler (Doubleday Books)

11. "Dynasty: The Inside Story of How the Red Sox Became a Baseball Powerhouse" by Tony Massarotti (St. Martin's Press)

12. "Convictions: A Prosecutor's Battles Against Mafia Killers, Drug Kingpins, and Enron Thieves" by John Kroger (Farrar Straus Giroux)

BookShare'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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