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1. Let The Great World Spin
Let The Great World Spin
by Colum McCann
3.9 out of 5 stars (11 customer reviews)
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June 22, 2009
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Amazon Best of the Month, June 2009: Colum McCann has worked some exquisite magic with Let the Great World Spin, conjuring a novel of electromagnetic force that defies gravity. It's August of 1974, a summer "hot and serious and full of death and betrayal," and Watergate and the Vietnam ... Read more

2. Strength in What Remains
Strength in What Remains
by Tracy Kidder
4.3 out of 5 stars (3 customer reviews)
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Random House
August 25, 2009
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Praise for Tracy Kidder’s Strength In What Remains“That 63-year-old Tracy Kidder may have just written his finest work -- indeed, one of the truly stunning books I've read this year -- is proof that the secret to memorable nonfiction is so often the writer’s readiness to be surprised. ... Read more

3. The Bishop's Man
The Bishop's Man
by Linden MacIntyre
4.0 out of 5 stars (33 customer reviews)
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Random House Canada
July 28, 2009
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Father Duncan MacAskill is called The Exorcist. Not in the traditional sense, however: at his bishop... Read more

4. Wolf Hall
Wolf Hall
by Hilary Mantel
3.6 out of 5 stars (47 customer reviews)
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HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
September 16, 2009
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"A magnificent achievement: the scale of its vision and the fine stitching of its detail; the teeming canvas of characters; the style with its clipped but powerful immediacy; the wit, the poetry and the nuance."... Read more

5. The Golden Mean
The Golden Mean
by Annabel Lyon
3.0 out of 5 stars (27 customer reviews)
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Random House Canada
August 11, 2009
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In her first novel, Annabel Lyon brilliantly re-imagines the real-life teacher/student relationship between Aristotle and a 13-year-old boy who would soon transform the world as Alexander the Great. The novel opens with Aristotle taking his wife and nephew... Read more

6. Brooklyn
Brooklyn
by Colm Toibin
3.7 out of 5 stars (7 customer reviews)
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McClelland & Stewart
May 5, 2009
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“Tóibín’s genius is that he makes it impossible for us to walk away.”— The New Yorker "Brooklyn is Colm Tóibín's most beautifully executed novel to date.... Reading Tóibín is like watching an artist paint one small stroke after another until suddenly the finished picture emerges to shattering effect."— Times ... Read more

7. Beautiful Creatures
Beautiful Creatures
by Kami Garcia
4.2 out of 5 stars (19 customer reviews)
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Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
December 1, 2009
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Praise for Beautiful Creatures:An Instant New York Times BestsellerAn Indie Next List SelectionA William Morris YA Debut Award FinalistA New York Public Library "Book for the Teen Age" "Gorgeously crafted, atmospheric, and original. I devoured it." - Melissa Marr, NYT bestselling author of Wicked Lovely"A lush Southern gothic." - ... Read more

8. Crazy For The Storm
Crazy For The Storm
by Norman Ollestad
3.8 out of 5 stars (6 customer reviews)
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HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
May 25, 2009
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Amazon Best of the Month, May 2009: The story itself could take your breath away: an 11-year-old boy, the only survivor of a small-plane crash in the San Gabriel Mountains in 1979, makes his way to safety down an icy mountain face in a blizzard, using the skills and ... Read more

9. The Girl Who Played With Fire
The Girl Who Played With Fire
by Stieg Larsson
4.5 out of 5 stars (106 customer reviews)
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Viking Canada
July 28, 2009
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“Exciting and … crisply written … [Larsson] succeeds admirably, filling the book with compelling crime-solving action.” - Toronto Star“A nail-biting tale of murder and cover-ups in which the victims are tantalizingly hard to distinguish from the villains…. Believe the hype…. It’s gripping stuff.” - People“The Girl Who Played ... Read more

10. The City & The City
The City & The City
by China Mieville
4.4 out of 5 stars (9 customer reviews)
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Del Rey
May 26, 2009
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Amazon Best of the Month, June 2009: The city is Beszel, a rundown metropolis on the eastern edge of Europe. The other city is Ul Qoma, a modern Eastern European boomtown, despite being a bit of an international pariah. What the two cities share, and what they don't, is ... Read more

11. Stitches: A Memoir
Stitches: A Memoir
by David Small
5.0 out of 5 stars (1 customer review)
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McClelland & Stewart
September 22, 2009
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New York Times #1 Bestseller"An emotionally raw, artistically compelling and psychologically devastating graphic memoir of childhood trauma. . . . Graphic narrative at its most cathartic."— Kirkus Reviews (starred review)"[A] profound and moving memoir. . . . Smalls tells his story with haunting subtlety and power."— Publishers Weekly (starred ... Read more

12. The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity & Hope
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity & Hope
by William Kamkwamba
4.8 out of 5 stars (5 customer reviews)
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William Morrow
September 21, 2009
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“William Kamkwamba’s achievements with wind energy should serve as a model of what one person, with an inspired idea, can do to tackle the crisis we face. His book tells a moving and exciting story.” (Al Gore, former Vice President and Nobel Laureate)“This is an amazing, inspiring and heartwarming ... Read more

13. The Gamble: General David Petraeus and the American Military Adventure in Iraq, 2006-2008
The Gamble: General David Petraeus and the American Military Adventure in Iraq, 2006-2008
by Thomas E. Ricks
3.3 out of 5 stars (3 customer reviews)
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Penguin Press HC, The
February 10, 2009
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14. The Mistress of Nothing
The Mistress of Nothing
by Kate Pullinger
3.9 out of 5 stars (10 customer reviews)
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McArthur & Co
August 10, 2009
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"Pullinger is equally unerring at conveying the subtle cruelties of power relationships and the incremental dawnings of love and affection. Coupled with this is an almost painterly ability to depict an Egypt alternately parched and sumptuous ... Read more

15. A Gate at the Stairs
A Gate at the Stairs
by Lorrie Moore
3.3 out of 5 stars (3 customer reviews)
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Bond Street Books
September 8, 2009
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“In this luminous, heart-wrenchingly wry novel … Moore's graceful prose considers serious emotional and political issues with low-key clarity and poignancy, while generous flashes of wit…endow this stellar novel with great heart.”— Publishers Weekly (starred review)“Moore may be, exactly, the most irresistible contemporary American writer: brainy, humane, unpretentious and ... Read more

16. Fordlandia: The Rise and Fall of Henry Ford's Forgotten Jungle City
Fordlandia: The Rise and Fall of Henry Ford's Forgotten Jungle City
by Greg Grandin
4.0 out of 5 stars (5 customer reviews)
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Metropolitan Books
June 9, 2009
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Amazon Best of the Month, June 2009: Proving that truth can indeed be stranger than fiction, Fordlandia is the story of Henry Ford's ill-advised attempt to transform raw Brazilian rainforest into homespun slices of Americana. With sales of his Model-T booming, the automotive tycoon saw an opportunity to expand ... Read more

17. This Is Where I Leave You
This Is Where I Leave You
by Jonathan Tropper
3.3 out of 5 stars (15 customer reviews)
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Dutton Adult
August 11, 2009
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“In a wry domestic tone nicely akin to Tom Perotta’s, Mr. Tropper . . .introduces a darkly entertaining bunch of dysfunctional relatives. . . . This author’s strong suit is wisecracks, the more irreverent the better.”—Janet Maslin, The New York Times “Often sidesplitting, mostly heartbreaking…. [Tropper’s] ... Read more

18. Sag Harbor: A Novel
Sag Harbor: A Novel
by Colson Whitehead
4.0 out of 5 stars (1 customer review)
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Doubleday
April 28, 2009
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"Whitehead's most enjoyable book--warm and funny, carefully observed, and beautifully written, studded with small moments of pain and epiphany....Whiehead seems to be having the time of his life; one can almost feel him relaxing into this book as if it actually were the summer home of his youth....The humor ... Read more

19. Cutting for Stone
Cutting for Stone
by Abraham Verghese
4.4 out of 5 stars (56 customer reviews)
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Random House Canada
February 3, 2009
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“A marvel of a first novel. Verghese’s generosity of spirit is beautifully embodied in this gripping family saga that brings mid-century Ethiopia to vivid life. The practice of medicine is like a spiritual calling in this book, and the unforgettable people at its center bring passion and nobility — not ... Read more

20. The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire that Saved America
The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire that Saved America
by Jeanette Ingold
5.0 out of 5 stars (3 customer reviews)
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HMH Books for Young Readers
October 19, 2009
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"Egan brings a touching humanity to this story of valor and cowardice in the face of a national catastrophe, paying respectful attention to Roosevelt's great dream of conservation and of an America 'for the little man.'" -Publishers Weekly, starred review"Essential for any Green bookshelf." -Kirkus Reviews, starred review"Historians will ... Read more

21. Cheever: A Life
Cheever: A Life
by Blake Bailey
4.5 out of 5 stars (2 customer reviews)
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Knopf
March 10, 2009
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Amazon Best of the Month, March 2009: In this monumental, masterful, and, at nearly 800 pages, mammoth biography, Blake Bailey (author of A Tragic Honesty: The Life and Work of Richard Yates) turns his attention to John Cheever, "the Chekhov of the suburbs," and his storied, celebrated, and deeply ... Read more

22. Too Much Happiness
Too Much Happiness
by Alice Munro
4.0 out of 5 stars (11 customer reviews)
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Douglas Gibson Books
August 25, 2009
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In his 2004 New York Times review of Alice Munro’s Runaway, author Jonathan Franzen painted himself into a corner by bluntly stating what has likely occurred to most reviewers of Munro’s work: “Runaway is so good that I don’t want to talk about it here. Quotation can’t do the ... Read more

23. The Help
The Help
by Kathryn Stockett
4.6 out of 5 stars (162 customer reviews)
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Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam
February 10, 2009
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The other side of Gone with the Wind - and just as unputdownable The Sunday Times A big, warm girlfriend of a book The Times Harper Lee's classic novel To Kill a Mockingbird has changed lives. It's direct descendent The Help has the same potential ... an a... Read more

24. All of Me
All of Me
by Anne Murray
4.4 out of 5 stars (7 customer reviews)
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Knopf Canada
October 27, 2009
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NATIONAL BESTSELLER"It is warm, straightforward and candid, and Posner has wisely dimmed his own stylistic light in order to let her voice come through. And it does, sometimes with low-key, self-deprecating humour and surprising honesty, and always with a lack of pretentiousness." — The Globe and Mail"In keeping with ... Read more

25. The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie
The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie
by Alan Bradley
3.8 out of 5 stars (34 customer reviews)
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Doubleday Canada
February 10, 2009
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Flavia Sabina de Luce is mad about chemistry, loves poisons, and is not above dissolving... Read more

26. The Unit
The Unit
by Ninni Holmqvist
5.0 out of 5 stars (2 customer reviews)
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Other Press
June 9, 2009
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Named one of the Best Novels of 2009 by the Wall Street Journal Marcela Valdes, The Washington Post“A haunting, deadpan tale set vaguely in the Scandinavian future…Holmqvist’s spare prose interweaves the Unit’s pleasures and cruelties with exquisite matter-of-factness…[Holmqvist] turns the screw, presenting a set of events so miraculous and ... Read more

27. A Place Within: Rediscovering India
A Place Within: Rediscovering India
by M.G. Vassanji
4.0 out of 5 stars (1 customer review)
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Anchor Canada
September 15, 2009
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“Strikingly written …beautifully observed, filled with myths, stories, legends, history, journal entries, and family narratives. It is an expertly stitched collage and, as much as it reveals about India, it is a great portrait of Vassanji himself…. Wonderful.”— The Globe and Mail“Vassanji brings a gifted storyteller’s eye to A ... Read more

28. When You Reach Me
When You Reach Me
by Rebecca Stead
4.4 out of 5 stars (5 customer reviews)
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Wendy Lamb Books
July 14, 2009
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Starred Review, Kirkus Reviews, June 1, 2009:"[W]hen all the sidewalk characters from Miranda's Manhattan world converge amid mind-blowing revelations and cunning details, teen readers will circle back to the beginning and say,'Wow ... cool.'" Starred Review, Booklist, June 1, 2009:"[T]he mental gymnastics required of readers are invigorating; and the ... Read more

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