Tuesday, November 1, 2011

New release Tuesday: Gregory Maguire, Niall Ferguson, Ally Condie, Téa Obreht

Maguire
Condie
Gregory Maguire has been reworking the Oz mythos since his 1995 novel Wicked. With Out of Oz he draws the series to a close... Crossed is the second installment in the popular YA fantasy trilogy that began with Matched.... Top-flight historian Niall Ferguson, author of The Ascent of Money, ponders the rise and rise (and coming fall?) of the West in Civilization... Some great titles now out in paperback: Téa Obreht Balkan drama, The Tiger's Wife... Humorist Nora Ephron declares I Remember Nothing... Cooks and spooks:She unraveled the story of Roald Dahl's dabblings in spycraft in The Irregulars, Now Jennet Conant sheds light on another dark corner of espionage history in  A Covert Affair: When Julia and Paul Child Joined the OSS.

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