Thursday, December 04, 2008

December 2008 Highlights

DECEMBER has always been a lean month when it comes to new book releases. It is the month where there are more promotions to cash in on Christmas and the New Year season. Books, after all, do make the best Christmas gifts.

1. Lima Nights (The Dial Press, 2008) / Marie Arana
2. Last of the Old Guard (Houghton Mifflin, 2008) / Louis Auchincloss

First Novel
1. Miles from Nowhere (Penguin, 2008) / Nami Mun

1. The Book Lover (Anchor Books/Alfred A. Knopf, 2008) / Ali Smith (ed.)
2. In the Convent of Little Flowers (Simon & Schuster, 2008) / Indu Sundaresan

1. Shakespeare and Modern Culture (Alfred A. Knopf, 2008) / Marjorie Garber
2. Shakespeare Wrote for Money (McSweeney’s, 2008) / Nick Hornby
3. The Way of Herodotus: Travels with the Man Who Invented History (Da Capo, 2008) / Justin Marozzi
4. Things I’ve Been Silent About: Memories (Random House, 2008) / Afar Nafisi


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