Archive for Sunday, April 29, 2007


April 29, 2007



1. "I Heard that Song Before," by Mary Higgins Clark (Simon & Schuster, $25.95). A woman marries a childhood acquaintance suspected of several murders.

2. "Nineteen Minutes," by Jodi Picoult (Atria, $26.95). The aftermath of a high school shooting reveals the fault lines in a small New Hampshire town.

3. "Fresh Disasters," by Stuart Woods (Putnam, $25.95). Stone Barrington, the New York cop turned lawyer, tangles with a mob boss and pursues a complicated romance.

4. "The Reluctant Fundamentalist," by Mohsin Hamid (Harcourt, $22). The life of a Pakistani immigrant, successful in the corporate world, is changed by 9/11.

5. "Obsession," by Jonathan Kellerman (Ballantine, $26.95). The psychologist-detective Alex Delaware investigates an apparent deathbed confession of murder.


1. "Einstein," by Walter Isaacson (Simon & Schuster, $32). A biography based on newly released personal letters.

2. "A Long Way Gone," by Ishmael Beah (Sarah Crichton/Farrar, Straus & Giroux, $22). A former child soldier from Sierra Leone describes his drug-crazed killing spree and his return to humanity.

3. "Paula Deen: It Ain't All About the Cookin'," by Paula Deen with Sherry Suib Cohen (Simon & Schuster, $25). A memoir with recipes from the Southern cooking impresario (Food Network shows, restaurants, cookbooks, magazine).

4. "Grace (Eventually)," by Anne Lamott (Riverhead, $24.95). Essays about faith and forgiveness.

5. "Infidel," by Ayaan Hirsi Ali (Free Press, $26). A memoir by the Somali-born advocate for Muslim immigrant women, once a member of the Dutch Parliament, who has been threatened with death.

- The New York Times


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