Archive for Sunday, October 14, 2007


October 14, 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 Choice," by Nicholas Sparks (Grand Central, $24.99). How the choices made by a North Carolina man and the neighbor with whom he falls in love play out in their lives; from the author of "At First Sight."

3. "You've Been Warned," by James Patterson and Howard Roughan (Little, Brown, $27.99). An photographer working as a nanny and in love with the children's father has terrible visions.

4. "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.

5. "Shoot Him If He Runs," by Stuart Woods (Putnam, $25.95). Stone Barrington, the New York cop turned lawyer, tracks a rogue C.I.A. agent on a Caribbean island.


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

2. "The Nine," by Jeffrey Toobin (Doubleday, $27.95). A portrait of the Supreme Court since the Reagan administration focuses on its moderates.

3. "Louder Than Words," by Jenny McCarthy (Dutton, $23.95). The actress and former Playmate deals with her son's autism and struggles to find treatment.

4. "The Coldest Winter," by David Halberstam (Hyperion, $35). A history of the Korean War from the author of "The Best and the Brightest," who died earlier this year.

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


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