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The Invention of Hugo Cabret: A Novel

The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick. Scholastic, 2007, 533 pages (300 illustrated), for ages 9 and up, $22.95 FROM THE JACKET COPY: A young orphaned boy lives secretly in the main railroad station ...

The Intention Experiment: Using Your Thoughts to Change Your Life and the World

The Intention Experiment: Using Your Thoughts to Change Your Life and the World by Lynne McTaggart. Free Press/Simon and Schuster, 2007, 288 pages, $26. FROM THE BOOK JACKET: The Intention Experiment builds on the discoveries ...

Survival of the Sickest: A Medical Maverick Discovers Why We Need Disease

Survival of the Sickest: A Medical Maverick Discovers Why We Need Disease by Dr. Sharon Moalem, with Jonathan Prince. William Morrow, 2007, 267 pages, $25.95 FROM THE BOOK JACKET: A fresh and engaging examination of ...

Dancing in the Streets: A History of Collective Joy

Dancing in the Streets: A History of Collective Joy by Barbara Ehrenreich. Metropolitan Books, 2006, 320 pages, $26. FROM THE DUST JACKET: It has been so suppressed that we lack even a convenient phrase for ...

Hairstyles of the Damned

Hairstyles of the Damned by Joe Meno. Punk Planet Books (an imprint of Akashic Books), 2004, 270 pages, $13.95 FROM THE COVER: The riotous exploits of a Catholic school malcontent and a punk rock girl ...

¡Baja!: Cooking on the Edge

Baja! Cooking on the Edge by Deborah M. Schneider. Photographs by Maren Caruso. Rodale, 2006, 274 pages, $27.95 FROM THE DUST JACKET: Chef Deborah Schneider first saw Baja in the '80s and fell in love ...

AK-47: The Weapon That Changed the Face of War

AK-47: The Weapon that Changed the Face of War by Larry Kahaner John Wiley & Sons, 2006, 258 pages, $25.95 FROM THE DUST JACKET: You see it every day, in the media, in the hands ...

Building Red America: The New Conservative Coalition and the Drive for Permanent Power

Building Red America: The New Conservative Coalition and the Drive For Permanent Power FROM THE BOOK JACKET: A powerful and disturbing examination of American politics and how the Republican Party gained the upper hand in ...

The One From the Other: A Bernie Gunther Novel

The One from the Other: A Bernie Gunther Novel FROM THE DUST JACKET: Fifteen years ago author Philip Kerr created the character of Bernie Gunther, a German detective in Nazi Germany. In quick succession, he ...