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From the Cataloguer's Desktop

Mind Hacks, by Tom Stafford and Matt Webb. Tom Stafford's Web site (where he puts things that interest him): Idiolect.

The Magdalene Legacy : the Jesus and Mary Bloodline Conspiracy, by Laurence Gardner.

Terry Jones' Medieval Lives, by Terry Jones. Yes, he's a Monty Python alumni, but never forget that, before those days of comedy, he graduated from Oxford with a degree in hisory and never lost his love for the subject.

A Vanished World : Medieval Spain's Golden Age of Enlightenment, by Chris Lowney.

The Myth of Islamic Tolerance : How Islamic Law Treats Non-Muslims, edited by Robert Spencer.

Empire of the Stars : Obsession, Friendship, and Betrayal in the Quest for Black Holes, by Arthur I. Miller.

The Placebo Chronicles : Strange But True Tales from the Doctors' Lounge, by Douglas Farrago.

Oxford Guide to Plain English, 2nd ed., by Martin Cutts.

Blood Horses : Notes of a Sportswriter's Son, by John Jeremiah Sullivan.

The Working Poor : Invisible in America, by David K. Shipler.

Complete Canadian Diabetes Cookbook, by Kathryn Younker.

Canada's Best Cookbook for Kids with Diabetes, by Colleen Bartley.

Six, by Jim Crace. Published in the U.S. under the title: Genesis (no, I don't know why ... I just reports 'em).

Ariel : the Restored Edition : a Facsimile of Plath's Manuscript, Reinstating Her Original Selection and Arrangement, by Sylvia Plath.

Lipstick Jihad : a Memoir of Growing Up Iranian in America and American in Iran, by Azadeh Moaveni.

The Side Effects Bible : the Dietary Solution to Unwanted Side Effects of Common Medications, by Frederic Vagnini and Barry Fox.

Painted Veil, by Beverle Graves Myers. Second title in a series featuring a Venetian castrati soprano (the first is Interrupted Aria. Author has free e-reading links to a couple of her short stories on her Web page (scroll down to bottom of page for the links).

True Story, by Michael Finkel.

CUSP, by Robert A. Metzger.

Jewish With Feeling : A Guide to Meaningful Jewish Practice, by Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, with Joel Segel. Good life guidance in here, relevant to all beliefs.

Did Babe Ruth Call His Shot? : and Other Unsolved Mysteries of Baseball, by Paul Aron.

Fine Filipino Food, by Karen Hulene Bartell.

Fat Girl : a True Story, by Judith Moore.

America Alone : the Neo-Conservatives and the Global Order, by Stefan Halper.

Soldiers and Slaves : American POWs Trapped by the Nazis' Final Gamble, by Roger Cohen.

Judgment Days : Lyndon Baines Johnson, Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Laws That Changed America, by Nick Kotz.

Raising the Bar : Better Drinks, Better Entertaining, by Nick Mautone. Especially for anotheranon ... includes tips on the basics to have in stock, etc.

Encyclopedia Neurotica, by Jon Winokur.

Double Blank, by Yasmina Khadra.

Constitutional Chaos : What Happens When the Government Breaks Its Own Laws, by Andrew P. Napolitano.

In the Palace of Repose, by Holly Phillips.

Autumn in Peking, by Boris Vian.

Death Sentences : How Cliches, Weasel Words and Management-Speak Are Strangling Public Language, by Don Watson.

Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid : the Book of Scary Urban Legends, compiled by Jan Harold Brunvand.

The Great Game : the Myth and Reality of Espionage, by Frederick P. Hitz.

My Life Among the Serial Killers : Inside the Minds of the World's Most Notorious Murderers, by Helen Morrison.

The Devil's Teeth : a True Story of Obsession and Survival Among America's Great White Sharks, by Susan Casey.
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