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Books in the News - 1/27/13

Contents May Have ShiftedHere are the books that the local newspapers covered in Sunday's papers!

The Pioneer Press featured Kinsey and Me by Sue Grafton--a collection of short stories, mostly about Kinsey Milhone.  Also included was an excellent rundown of the new Club Book season. 

Club Book alert!  Ramsey County Library is proud to be launching the season at the Maplewood Library on February 5th (7:00 pm) with Pam Houston, award-winning author of Contents May Have Shifted and Cowboys Are My Weakness, among many others.

In the Star Tribune Books section, featured titles included:

P.G. Wodehouse: A Life in Letters by Sophie RatcliffeP.G. Wodehouse: A Life in Letters

Daughters Who Walk This Path by Yejide Kilanko - A debut novel about two women in Nigeria

The Way of the Dog by Sam Savage - a novel about an aging, embittered intellectual

The Inventor and the Tycoon: A Gilded Age Murder and the Birth of Moving Pictures by Edward Ball - a gripping tale of photographer Edward Muybridge and railroad tycoon Leland Stanford

The Inventor and the TycoonMad Girl's Love Song by Andrew Wilson - Biography of the young Sylvia Plath

The Big Truck That Went By: How the World Came to Save Haiti and Left Behind a Disaster by Jonathan M. Katz - Nonfiction about Haiti and the devastation after the earthquake

Alone on the Ice: The Greatest Survival Story in the History of Exploration by David Roberts - True story of a pre-WWI expedition to Antarctica

Happy requesting and reading!

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