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Books in the News - 2/10/13

Going Clear

In the very Valentine's Day themed papers this weekend, here's the scoop on featured books!

The Pioneer Press featured Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood and the Prison of Belief by Lawrence Wright as well as 1356 by Bernard Cornwell - historical fiction set in the Middle Ages.

From the Star Tribune Books and Variety section:

Another Insane DevotionAnother Insane Devotion: On the Love of Cats and Persons by Peter Trachtenberg

Vampires in the Lemon Grove by Karen Russell

- Short story collection by the author of Swamplandia!

This is Running for Your Life by Michelle Orange - Collected essays on art, technology, and long distance running

Little Known FactsLittle Known Facts by Christine Sneed - Hollywood-set novel with eleven different perspectives

Flimsy Little Plastic Miracles by Ron Currie Jr. - Explores the line between fiction and memoir in a story about a character named Ron Currie Jr.

House of Earth by Woody Guthrie - Rediscovered novel, written in 1947, by the folk singer

A Week in Winter by Maeve Binchy - The 17th novel by the recently deceased Irish novelist

On that slightly melancholy note...Happy Reading!

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