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2011 Staff Picks

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BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND

BRYANT LIBRARY 2011 STAFF PICKS

ENJOY OUR FAVORITES!

 

POPULAR FICTION

Advise and Consent - Allen Drury

Chilly Scenes of Winter - Ann Beattie

The Confession - John Grisham

The Cookbook Collector - Allegra Goodman

The Girl Who Fell from the Sky - Heidi Durrow

Hannah’s List - Debbie Macomber

The House of Tomorrow - Peter Bognanni

The House on Fortune Street - Margot Livesey

The Informationist - Taylor Stevens

The Island - Elin Hilderbrand

The Knitting Circle - Ann Hood

The Last Surgeon - Michael Palmer

The Lake Shore Limited - Sue Miller

Left Neglected - Lisa Genova

Lethal Legacy - Linda Fairstein

The Lincoln Lawyer - Michael Connelly

Look Again - Lisa Scottoline

The Lord of Misrule - Jaimy Gordon

Mary Ann in Autumn - Armistead Maupin

My Wife’s Affair - Nancy Woodruff

One Day - David Nicholls

The Paris Wife - Paula McLain

The Passage - Justin Cronin

The Postmistress - Sarah Blake

The Professional - Robert Parker

Rescue - Anita Shreve

Room - Emma Donoghue

The Scent of Rain and Lightning - Nancy  Pickard

Secrets to Happiness - Sarah Dunn

Sizzle - Julie Garwood

The Spies of the Balkans - Alan Furst

Star Island - Carl Hiassen

The Summer Without Men - Siri Hustvedt

Up in the Air - Walter Kirn

 

 

LITERARY FICTION

A Bloodsmoor Romance - Joyce Carol Oates

By Nightfall - Michael Cunningham

The Collector - John Fowles

Cutting for Stone - Abraham Verghese

The Finkler Question - Howard Jacobson

Great House - Nicole Krauss

The Imperfectionists -  Tom Rachman

My Cousin Rachel - Daphne Du Maurier

An Object of Beauty - Steve Martin

The Pregnant Widow - Martin Amis

Shadow Tag - Louise Erdrich

The Sun Also Rises - Ernest Hemingway

To the End of the Land - David Grossman

A Visit from the Goon Squad - Jennifer Egan

The Widower's Tale - Julia Glass

 

MYSTERY/THRILLER

American Assassin - Vince Flynn

Caught - Harlan Coben

Deliver Us from Evil - David Baldacci

Faithful Place -Tana French

The Fifth Witness - Michael Connelly

Fragile - Lisa Unger

The Grave Gourmet - Alexander Campion

The Inner Circle - Brad Meltzer

Innocent - Scott Turow

Lucid Intervals - Stuart Woods

The 9th Judgment - James Patterson

The Postcard Killers - James Patterson

The Rembrandt Affair - Daniel Silva

The Ritual Bath -Faye Kellerman

The Shadow of Your Smile - Mary Higgins Clark

Shibumi - Trevanian

Strategic Moves - Stuart Woods

This Body of Death - Elizabeth George

Vienna Twilight -Frank Tallis

 

HISTORICAL FICTION

The Blindness of the Heart - Julia Franck

Captains and the Kings - Taylor Caldwell

Catch 22 - Joseph Heller

Clara and Mr. Tiffany - Susan Vreeland

Fall of Giants - Ken Follett

A Fierce Radiance - Lauren Belfer

Fingersmith - Sarah Waters

The Invisible Bridge -Julie Orringer

The Thousand Autumns of Jacob De Zoet - David Mitchell

The Violin of Auschwitz - Maria Angels Anglada

 

BIOGRAPHY

Cleopatra - Stacy Schiff

The Dream - Harry Bernstein

The Golden Willow - Harry Bernstein

Haywire -Brooke Hayward

The Invisible Wall - Harry Bernstein

Just Kids - Patti Smith

The Last Boy - Jane Leavy

The Liars' Club - Mary Karr

Life - Keith Richards

Mao's Last Dancer - Li Cunxin

The Naked Civil Servant - Quentin Crisp

Unbroken - Laura Hillenbrand

When I Stop Talking You’ll Know I'm Dead - Jerry Weintraub

Zeitoun - Dave Eggers

 

N0N-FICTION

All the Devils are Here - Bethany McLean

The Big Short - Michael Lewis

Cinderella Ate My Daughter - Peggy Orenstein

Delivering Happiness - Tony Hsieh

Devil's Casino - Vicky Ward

Fifth Avenue, 5 A.M. - Sam Wasson

The Googlization of Everything - Siva Vaidhyanathan

The Guns of August - Barbara Tuchman

I Remember Nothing - Nora Ephron

Is it Just Me? - Whoopi Goldberg

The Last Stand - Nathaniel Philbrick

Moonwalking with Einstein - Joshua Foer

The Periodic Table - Primo Levi

The Social Animal - David Brooks

The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating - Elisabeth Tova Bailey

Times Two - Kristen Henderson

You are Not a Gadget - Jaron Lanier

 

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