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Sunday, November 15, 2009
Much Anticipated and In-Demand
Week of November 15th's Hot Picks
A long-awaited biography by a popular politician and works by popular fiction authors will in all likelihood dominate this week's list of in-demand new books. Here's a few quick picks:
Set in 1907, this thriller features detective Isaac Bell, last seen in 2007's The Chase. The authors pit Bell against "the Wrecker," who's been destroying trains and railroad facilities for no apparent reason.
Munro won this year's Man Booker International Prize and we have many Booker Prize readers in our community. This latest collection delivers eleven short stories about ordinary men and women looking to overcome challenges and live a whole life.