Archive for Sunday, June 8, 2008


June 8, 2008



1. "Odd Hours," by Dean Koontz (Bantam, $27). Odd Thomas, who can communicate with the dead, confronts evil forces in a California coastal town.

2. "The Host," by Stephenie Meyer (Little, Brown, $25.99). Aliens have taken control of the minds of most humans, but one woman won't surrender.

3. "Love the One You're With," by Emily Giffin (St. Martin's, $24.95). A woman's happy marriage is shaken when she encounters an old boyfriend.

4. "The Front," by Patricia Cornwell (Putnam, $22.95). A Massachusetts state investigator and his team from "At Risk" confront a rogue association of municipal police departments.

5. "Snuff," by Chuck Palahniuk (Doubleday, $24.95). An aging porn queen aims to cap her career by having sex on film with 600 men in one day.

6. "Sundays at Tiffany's," by James Patterson and Gabrielle Charbonnet (Little, Brown, $24.99). A woman finds an unexpected love.


1. "Audition," by Barbara Walters (Knopf, $29.95). A personal and professional memoir of the television journalist.

2. "Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea," by Chelsea Handler (Simon Spotlight Entertainment, $24.95). Humorous personal essays from the stand-up comedian.

3. "The Post-American World," by Fareed Zakaria (Norton, $25.95). The rise of China and India and the global distribution of power.

4. "Stolen Innocence," by Elissa Wall with Lisa Pulitzer (Morrow, $25.95). The star witness against the polygamous sect leader Warren Jeffs describes how he forced her to marry her first cousin when she was 14.

5. "The Revolution," by Ron Paul (Grand Central, $21). A libertarian manifesto from the Texas congressman and Republican presidential candidate.

6. "The Downhill Lie," by Carl Hiaasen (Knopf, $22). The Florida novelist takes up golf again after 32 years.


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