Archive for Sunday, November 4, 2007


November 4, 2007



1. "Playing for Pizza," by John Grisham (Doubleday, $21.95). An American third-string quarterback joins the Ital-ian National Football League's Parma Panthers.

2. "The Almost Moon," by Alice Sebold (Little, Brown, $24.99). A woman murders her mother; from the author of "The Lovely Bones."

3. "World Without End," by Ken Follett (Dutton, $35). Love and intrigue in Kingsbridge, the medieval English cathedral town at the center of Follett's "Pillars of the Earth."

4. "The Choice," by Nicholas Sparks (Grand Central, $24.99). How a North Carolina man's choices play out in his life; from the author of "At First Sight."

5. "A Thousand Splendid Suns," by Khaled Hosseini (Riverhead, $25.95). A friendship between two women in Afghanistan against the backdrop of 30 years of war.


1. "I Am America (And So Can You)," by Stephen Colbert, Richard Dahm, Paul Dinello and Allison Silverman (Grand Central, $26.99). The wit and wisdom of the mock pundit of Comedy Central's "Colbert Report."

2. "Clapton," by Eric Clapton (Broadway Books, $26). The great guitarist looks back on his life and his music.

3. "My Grandfather's Son," by Clarence Thomas (Harper, $26.95). A memoir from an associate justice of the Supreme Court.

4. "The Age of Turbulence," by Alan Greenspan (Penguin Press, $35). A memoir by the longtime chairman of the Federal Reserve Board.

5. "If I Did It," by the Goldman Family (Beaufort, $24.95). O. J. Simpson provides a "hypothetical" confession to the murder of his wife, Nicole, and Ron Goldman.


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