Archives for: "January 2006"

The Knight - Gene Wolfe

January 31st, 2006
A novel in two volumes, THE WIZARD KNIGHT is in the rare company of those works which move past the surface of fantasy and drink from the wellspring of myth. Magic swords, dragons, giants, quests, love, honor, nobility -- all the familiar features of… more »

Book of the Month - February, 2006

January 20th, 2006
The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini This powerful first novel...tells a story of fierce cruelty and fierce yet redeeming love. Both transform the life of Amir, Khaled Hosseini's privileged young narrator who comes of age during the last peaceful days of… more »

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest - Ken Kesey

January 12th, 2006
In this classic novel of the 1960's, Ken Kesey's hero is Randle Patrick McMurphy, a boisterous, brawling, fun-loving rebel who swaggers into the world of a mental hospital and takes over. A lusty, life-affirming fighter, McMurphy rallies the other… more »

Blink - Malcolm Gladwell

January 6th, 2006
In his landmark bestseller The Tipping Point, Malcolm Gladwell redefined how we understand the world around us. Now, in Blink, he revolutionizes the way we understand the world within. Blink is a book about how we think without thinking, about choices… more »

January 3rd, 2006
There's something strange about a place where the men won't let themselves loose and laugh... more »