Thursday, September 1, 2011

In the Queue


Last Man In Tower by Aravind Adiga

Combine a man who can’t be bought, with present-day Mumbai where everything and everyone is for sale, and you have a recipe for violence, corruption, and an Agatha Christie-style murder.


The Night Strangers: A Novel by Chris Bohjalian


Chip and Emily Linton have purchased a rambling Victorian house in New Hampshire and hope to make a happy home there with their daughter. The haunting begins when they discover a door in their basement sealed with 39-inch carriage bolts.

Columbus: The Four Voyages by Laurence Bergreen


Everyone knows of Christopher Columbus’ 1492 voyage, but not much is known about the three other voyages he undertook which revealed his sense of the sea and his superb navigational skills.

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