New Releases for March 8th, 2011

7 Mar 2011

What a great week for books! Don't miss any of these titles new in stock.

 

The Tiger's Wife by Tea Obreht 

Weaving a brilliant latticework of family legend, loss, and love, Obreht, the youngest of "The New Yorker's" 20 best American fiction writers under 40, spins a timeless novel about a young doctor who confronts the inexplicable circumstances surrounding her beloved grandfather's recent death.


 


 



The Company We Keep
by Robert and Dayna Baer

Robert and Dayna Baer's initial meeting was slightly unusual -- both were on a covert mission in Sarajevo for the CIA. In this intermittently intriguing memoir, they describe their careers in "the Company," their romance, and the difficulty they have in establishing a balanced life outside the world of secret agents. Their travels take them to interesting places in interesting timesfrom Bosnia and Lebanon during civil wars, to Syria under the Assads, the mansions of sheiks, and the safe houses of terrorist groups.


 

 

 

 

 The Source of All Things by Tracy Ross


 A powerful memoir about Ross's struggle to come to terms with her childhood abuse at the hands of her stepfather.

 



 



Three Stages of Amazement
by Carol Edgarian 

 

High-octane melodrama about a married couple whose brilliance, beauty and nobility are no safeguard against personal and societal woes during the first year of the Obama presidency.

 

 

And don't forget these hot titles newly available in paperback:

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

Solar by Ian McEwan

The Man from Beijing by Henning Mankell

The 1000 Autumns of Jacob De Zoet by David Mitchell