Tuesday, November 1, 2011

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

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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