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Community Reading List: 2008 Complete List

Each year the library compiles reading recommendations for the Winter Break.

David Anderegg

(it's funny, but not too cruel; it's British, so it's understated, and it's subtle and brilliant and a little sad but hilarious at the same time)

Annabel Davis-Goff

Laurie Detenbeck

Mansour Farhang

Dan Hofstadter

Dina Janis

Andrew McIntyre

Mirka Prazak

Donald Sherefkin

Ikuko Yoshida

Steven Bach

American popular song -- and songwriters -- of the golden age: super!

Extremely lively and incisive condemnation of the push to Iraq

The best overall account of how we wound up in Iraq.

Just what it says

A dual and mercifully slim biography of Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas.

Falling down brilliant

A stunning novel, especially if you've ever read and enjoyed Oliver Sacks.

Karen Gover

Joe Holt

Joe Kravitz

Chris Miller

Robert Ransick

Allen Shawn

Kerry Woods

Ron Cohen

Liz Deschenes

Bryan Duff

Jean-Frederic Hennuy

Mary Lum

Geoffrey Pigman

Sue Rees

Mark Wunderlich