July 2010


Recommended by Nancy Bombaci

The Unusual Life of Tristan Smith

By Peter Carey

Format: print

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New York Times Book Review

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Publisher Description
Tristan Smith’s unusual life makes for an unusual novel. Australian Carey, as much acclaimed on his side of the Pacific as on ours, has created not only a complete human being, but also a complete world. Like a science-fiction writer who imagines the structure of an invented place…”
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Recommended by Susan Winchester

The Colour

By Rose Tremain

Format: print

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Book Review from The Independent
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Recommended by Katie Stephenson

The Sugar Queen

By Sarah Addison Allen

Format: print

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Reader Reviews on Goodreads

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Publisher Description
In this irresistible novel, Sarah Addison Allen, author of the New York Times bestselling debut,
Garden Spells, tells the tale of a young woman whose family secrets—and secret passions—are about to change her life forever.” Read more…

Recommended by Lauren Consolatore

Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

By Stieg Larsson

Format: print

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New York Times Book Review

Comparative Article from The Guardian

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