Saturday, January 15, 2011

This Week's Acquisitions

Just about all of this week's new books are from the ARC extravaganza that is ALA Midwinter:

- The Midnight Palace by Carlos Ruiz Zafon (Little, Brown, 2011). Publisher.

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The Tiger's Wife by Téa Obreht (Random House, 2011). Publisher.

- History of the Book in Canada (3 v.) (University of Toronto Press, 2004-2007). SHARP (for review).

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What the World is Reading: Excerpts from a Selection of Bestselling Paperback Titles from Penguin Group (USA) (Penguin, 2010). Publisher.

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The Weird Sisters by Eleanor Brown (Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam, 2011). Publisher.

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Seeds: One Man's Serendipitous Journey to Discover the Trees That Inspired Famous American Writers from Faulkner to Kerouac, Welty to Wharton by Richard Horan (Harper Perennial, 2011). Publisher.

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The Wilder Life: My Adventures in the Lost World of Little House on the Prairie by Wendy McClure (Riverhead, 2011). Publisher.

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Twenty-five Books That Shaped America: How White Whales, Green Lights, and Restless Spirits Forged Our National Identity by Thomas C. Foster (Harper Paperbacks, 2011). Publisher.

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The Tin Ticket: The Heroic Journey of Australia's Convict Women by Deborah J. Swiss (Berkley Hardcover, 2011). Publisher.

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Every Day by the Sun: A Memoir of the Faulkners of Mississippi by Dean Faulkner Wells (Crown, 2011). Publisher.

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Winged Obsession: The Pursuit of the World's Most Notorious Butterfly Smuggler by Jessica Speart (William Morrow, 2011). Publisher.

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American Tempest: How the Boston Tea Party Sparked a Revolution by Harlow Giles Unger (Da Capo Press, 2011). Publisher.

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13, rue Thérèse by Elena Mauli Shapiro (Reagan Arthur Books, 2011). Publisher.

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The Watery Part of the World by Michael Parker (Algonquin Books, 2011). Publisher.

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A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness (Viking Adult, 2011). Publisher.

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The Informationist: A Thriller by Taylor Stevens (Crown, 2011). Publisher.

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The Autobiography of Mrs. Tom Thumb by Melanie Benjamin (Delacorte Press, 2011). Publisher.

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The School of Night by Louis Bayard (Henry Holt, 2011). Publisher.

2 comments:

Bookseller Bill said...

I'll have to keep an eye out for your review of The Wilder Life. The author is engaged to a friend of mine from college, and he accompanied her on her visits to the various LIW sites.

jgodsey said...

where are you finding the time to read these?