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Fall into a Great Read!

Sep 22, 2010 10:51 AM | 0 comments

With the sunny beach days behind us, there’s no better time than the crisp fall months to get comfy with a great new book. Publishers have been waiting all summer to roll out the big literary guns: captivating novels, scandalous autobiographies, political tomes. We’re all just as eager to snatch them up and read!


Grab a hot drink, adjust your sofa cushions and take a peek at what’s in store for you on the shelves this season:


The Wall Street Journal recommends…

Fall of Giants by Ken Follett

Great House by Nicole Krauss

The Wake of Forgiveness by Bruce Machart


Time Out New York thinks you should read…

Nemesis by Philip Roth

Palo Alto: Stories by James Franco

Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk: A Modest Bestiary by David Sedaris


Library Journal loves…

Exley by Brock Clarke

Let's Take the Long Way Home: A Memoir of Friendship by Gail Caldwell


Notables from The New York Times are…

By Nightfall: A Novel by Michael Cunningham

Freedom by Jonathan Franzen

Obama's Wars by Bob Woodward


New York magazine’s Top 20 features…

Ape House by Sara Gruen

Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self by Danielle Evans

How to Read the Air by Dinaw Mengestu

Check out more lists and recommendations from your Library.

What books are you currently reading or anticipating this fall?

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