Wednesday, February 25, 2009
February's Library Loot
Stop checking out new books, I tell myself. Concentrate on the books you already own, I tell myself.
But I have congenital hearing loss (seriously!), so it comes out too muffled to be a mandate I'll focus on and follow.
The ones I couldn't resist this month:
Diane Johnson's Lulu in Marrakech
Kim Barnes' A Country Called Home
Julia Glass' I See You Everywhere
Stieg Larsson's The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
Julie Leigh's Disquiet
Dan Simmons' The Fall of Hyperion
Eudora Welty's Complete Novels
Margaret Atwood's Negotiating with the Dead
Jayne Anne Phillips' Lark and Termite
Sherman Alexie cancels book tour for memoir about his mother.
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