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Books in the News - 12/16/12

The Boy RecessionWhat's the word on books in the local newspapers this weekend?  Here you go!

The Pioneer Press continues its series on great gift books with coffee table books on various music and movie stars, including:

  • Marilyn in Fashion: The Enduring Influence of Marilyn Monroe by Christopher Nickens and George Zeno
  • Audrey Hepburn: A Charmed Life by Robyn Karney
  • Elizabeth Taylor: A Shining Legacy on Film by Cindy de la Hoz
  • Streets of Fire: Bruce Springsteen in Photographs and Lyrics 1977-1979 by Eric Meola
  • Justin Bieber: 100% Official, Just Getting Started by Justin Bieber

Teen reads were also featured, including:

  • Fathomless by Jackson Pearce
  • Hemlock by Kathleen Peacock
  • The Boy Recession by Flynn Meaney

Leonardo and the Last SupperThe Star Tribune featured:

  • The Last Man by Vince Flynn
  • Unbored: The Essential Field Guide to Serious Fun by Elizabeth Foy Larsen and Joshua Glenn
  • The Lion Sleeps Tonight and other Stories of Africa by Rian Malan - an essay collection about South Africa
  • Sunlit Riffles and Shadowed Runs: Stories of Fly Fishing in America by Kent Cowgill - short stories about fishing
  • The Big New Yorker Book of Dogs - Stories and cartoons about dogs from the magazine
  • Leonardo and the Last Supper by Ross King - The true story behind the creation, near-destruction and reconstruction of the painting
  • Always Looking by John Updike - Essays on art by the late novelist

The Man Who Turned Both Cheeks And a selection of "mysteries that thrill":

Whew!  Happy (and copious) reading!


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