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Tomes Currently Resting On BW Staffers' Nightstands


Cell by Stephen King and Freddy and Fredericka by Mark Helprin. Two recent releases by two of my favorite authors.


Lost In A Good Book by Jasper Fforde.


The Meaning of Everything: The Story of the Oxford English Dictionary (Simon Winchester) and William Clark and the Shaping of the West by Landon Y. Jones . I know, I know ... total nonfiction dork books.


I'm reading two right now: The Heap by Nicole McDonald Albarelli and Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy.


I finished Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides recently and have not yet started a new one. I loved the book and I am recommending it to everyone!


1000 Years for Revenge : International Terrorism and the FBI--the Untold Story by Peter Lance. Just finished it. Looks like we are in store for some rough years ahead.


Joan Slonczewski's A Door Into Ocean. Science Fiction--the author created complete worlds whose social systems are at counter-point to one another. The land based world of man is fear, power, taking language whereas the water world of Shora with a female-based is a language of learning, cooperation, and sharing.


The Book of Lost Tales by J.R.R. Tolkien, Breakfast of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut Jr. and Preacher by Garth Ennis There you have it.


The 72 Names of God: Technology for the Soul by Yehudah Berg. It's a book on Kabbalah.