Archives for: "September 2006"

Book of the Month - October, 2006

September 20th, 2006
Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk An underground classic since its first publication in 1996, Fight Club is now recognized as one of the most original and provocative novels published in [that] decade. Chuck Palahniuk's darkly funny first novel tells the… more »

The 2006 Man Booker Prize (Shortlist)

September 15th, 2006
The Man Booker Prize for Fiction represents the very best in contemporary fiction (from the UK, Ireland, and the Commonwealth). One of the world’s most prestigious awards, and one of incomparable influence, it continues to be the pinnacle of ambition… more »

The Twelfth Card - Jeffery Deaver

September 8th, 2006
Unlocking a cold case with explosive implications for the future of civil rights, forensics expert Lincoln Rhyme and his protegee, Amelia Sachs, must outguess a killer who has targeted a high school girl from Harlem who is digging into the past of one… more »

Mitch Albom

September 6th, 2006
Mitch Albom has captivated readers with his earlier novels Tuesdays with Morrie and The Five People You Meet in Heaven. At the end of September, 2006 he will begin his book tour for his latest novel, For One More Day. The book is on sale now and will be… more »

September 1st, 2006
Why ... were adults so insistent that kids be polite? The ones who were most polite always seemed fundamentally untrustworthy. more »