WHAT YOU ARE READING- First Week of October,2007


A Thousand Splendid Suns
by Khaled Hosseini
(Riverhead: $25.95)
Two Afghan women struggle to survive jihad, civil war and Taliban tyranny. 

You’ve Been Warned by James Patterson

and Howard Roughan
(Little, Brown: $27.99)
A nanny falls in love with the father of her charges; trouble follows.

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz
 (Riverhead: $24.95)
A sci-fi-loving nerd and his immigrant family are haunted by the past.

Tree of Smoke by Denis Johnson
(Farrar, Straus & Giroux: $27)
The saga of an undercover CIA agent, beginning with the Tet offensive in Vietnam.

Pontoon by Garrison Keillor
(Viking: $25.95)
The latest from Lake Wobegon details the funeral preparations for Evelyn Peterson, recently deceased.

Giving by Bill Clinton(Knopf: $24.95)The former president and now foundation head describes how giving our money and time can change the world

 The Dangerous Book for Boys by Conn

and Hal Iggulden

(HarperCollins: $24.95)

Learn how to tie knots, find true north and other essential skills.

The Zookeeper’s Wife by Diane Ackerman
(W.W. Norton: $24.95)
How the Warsaw Zoo director and his wife tried to shelter Polish Jews during World War II

The Secret by Rhonda Byrne
(Beyond Words: $23.95)
Life’s secrets distilled from oral tradition, literature, religion and philosophy. 

The World Without Us by Alan Weisman
 (Thomas Dunne: $24.95)
An eye-popping look at how our planet might fare if there were no people on

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