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Literary Salon Picks for Feb 19, 2013

  • The Complete Idiot’s Guide to the Vietnam War by Ph. D.Timothy P. Maga.
  • Darwin’s Ghosts: the secret history of evolution by Rebecca Stott.
  • DaVinci’s Ghost: genius, obsession and how Leonardo created the world in his own image by Toby Lester.
  • Mrs. Queen Takes the Train: a novel by William Kuhn.
  • Dreaming in French: the Paris years of Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy, Susan Sontag and Angela Davis by Alice Kaplan.
  • The End of Illness by David B. Agus.
  • The Great A&P and the Struggle for Small Business in America by Mark Levinson.
  • China: a history by John Keay.
  • My Paper Chase: true stories of vanished times by Harold Evans.
  • Paris: a love story by Kati Marton.
  • Birds of the Pacific Northwest Coast by Nancy Baron and John Acorn.
  • Keeping a Nature Journal: discover a whole new way of seeing the world around you by Clare Walker Leslie and Charles E. Roth.
  • The Song of Achilles: a novel by Madeline Miller.
  • All of Us: the collected poems by Raymond Carver.
  • The Origin by Irving Stone.
  • The Paleo Solution: the original human diet by Robb Wolf and Loren Cordain.
  • Boomerang by Michael Lewis.
  • The Horse, the Wheel and Language: how Bronze-Age riders from the Eurasian Steppes shaped the modern world by David W. Anthony.
  • Civilization and Capitalism, 15th to 18th century, Vol. 1: the structure of everyday life by Fernand Braudel and Sian Reynold.
  • Waiting for Snow in Havana: confessions of a Cuban boy by Carlos Eire.
  • Season of the Witch: enchantment, terror and deliverance in the city of love by David Talbot.
  • Sex at Dawn: how we mate, why we stray and what is means for modern relationships by Christopher Ryan and Cacilda Jetha.
  • Sex at Dusk: lifting the shiny wrapping from Sex at Dawn by Lynn Saxon.
  • No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosvelt: the home front in World War II by Doris Kearns Goodwin.
  • Bess W. Truman by Margaret Truman.
  • 1066: the year of the Conquest by David Howarth.
  • Who Stole the American Dream? By Hedrick Smith.
  • A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Husseini.
  • The Trouble Ball: poems by artin Espada.
  • Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt
  • The Crowded Grave: a mystery of the French countryside by Martin Walker
  • Life and Death are Wearing Me Out: a novel by Mo Yan and Howard Goldblatt.