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Publishers Weekly 2006 Best Books Of The Year


1. At Canaan's Edge: America in the King Years, 1965-1968, Taylor Branch
Book: 323.1196073 Branch
2. Flaubert: A Biography, Frederick Brown
Book: B 843.8 Flauber
3. Our Town: A Heartland Lynching, a Haunted Town and the Hidden History of White America, Cynthia Carr
Book: 305.896073 Carr
4. My Life in France, Julia Child and Alex Prud'homme
Book: B 641.5092 Child
Large Print: LP-B 641.5092 Child
5. Small Is the New Big and 193 Other Riffs, Rants, and Remarkable Business Ideas, Seth Godin
  On Order
6. There Is No Me Without You, Melissa Fay Greene
  On Order
7.Unquiet Grave: The FBI and the Struggle for the Soul of Indian Country, Steve Hendricks
Book: 323.1197 Hendric
8. The Iron Cage: The Story of the Palestinian Struggle for Statehood, Rashid Khalidi
Book: 956.9405 Khalidi      
9. Kate: The Woman Who Was Hepburn, William J. Mann
Book: B 791.43028 Hepburn
10. Clemente: The Passion and Grace of Baseball's Last Hero, David Maraniss
Book: B 796.357092 Clement
Audio Cassette: AC 796.357092 Clement
11. Cross X: A Turbulent, Triumphant Season with an Inner-City Debate Squad, Joe Miller
Book: 808.530977 Miller
12. Justice for All: Earl Warren and the Nation He Made, Jim Newton
Book: B 347.732634 Warren
13. Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community, and War, Nathaniel Philbrick
Book: 973.22 Philbri
Large Print: LP 973.22 Philbri
Audio Disc: AD 973.22 Philbri
Audio Cassette: AC 973.22 Philbri
14. James Tiptree, Jr.: The Double Life of Alice B... Sheldon, Julie Phillips
Book: B 813.54 Tiptree
15. Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals, Michael Pollan
Book: 394.12 Pollan
16. The Echoing Green: The Untold Story of Bobby Thomson, Ralph Branca and the Shot Heard Round the World, Joshua Prager
Book: 796.35764 Prager
17. William James: In the Maelstrom of American Modernism, Robert D. Richardson
  On Order
18. Fiasco: the American Military Adventure in Iraq, Thomas E. Ricks
Book: 956.70443 Ricks
19. Song for My Fathers: A New Orleans Story in Black and White, Tom Sancton
Book: B 781.65092 Sancton
20. Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present, Harriet A. Washington
  On Order
21. The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11, Lawrence Wright
Book: 973.931 Wright

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