Fall Books

Nov 3, 2010

'Tis the season for great new books. IPR's Charity Nebbe will talk to three of Iowa's independent booksellers about the books they're most excited about this fall: Jan Weismiller and Paul Ingram of Prairie Lights Bookstore in Iowa City and Alice Meyer of Beaverdale Books in Des Moines.Among the selections discussed:Non-fiction:The Made Up Self Carl KlausThe Sound of a Wild Snail Eating Elizabeth Tova BaileyAt Home: A History of Private Life Bill BrysonGrowing Roots: The New Generation of Sustainable Farmers, Cooks, and Food Activists Katherine LeinerThe Mind's Eye Oliver SacksMemories of a Farm Kitchen Bob and Rob ArtleySelf Comes to Mind: Constructing the Conscious Brain Antonio DamasioPacking for Mars Mary RoachDeadly Kingdom: The Book of Dangerous Animals Gordon GriceVintage Notions: An Inspirational Guide to Needlework, Cooking, Sewing, Fashion and Fun Amy BarickmanBiography/ Autobiography:Grant Wood: A Life R. Tripp EvansLife Keith RichardsAutobiography of Mark Twain Mark TwainFiction:Possum Trot J. Harley McIlrathCity of Tranquil Light Bo CaldwellBy Nightfall Michael CunninghamThe Quickening Michelle HooverNemesis Philip RothThe She-Devil in the Mirror Horacio Castellanos MoyaStork Wendy Delsol (Young adult fiction)The Squirrel and the Chipmunk David SedarisMy Hollywood Mona SimpsonCutting For Stone Abraham VergheseFreedom Jonathan FranzenThe Reversal Michael ConnellyPoetry: On Tact and The Made Up Word Michele Glazer