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Alan Cheuse's Holiday Picks: The Full List

Below, find the full list of author and book critic Alan Cheuse's holiday gift book recommendations. To print, choose the "print page" icon at upper right.

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Madeleine is Sleeping, by Sarah Shun-lien Bynum. Harcourt, 2004.


Agee: Let Us Now Praise Famous Men, A Death in the Family, and Shorter Fiction by James Agee. The Library of America, 2005.


Transcendent by Stephen Baxter. Del Rey, 2005.


The Color of Law by Mark Gimenez. Doubleday, 2005.


The Lost Painting by Jonathan Harr. Random House, 2005.


Melville: His World and Work by Andrew Delbanco. Knopf, 2005.


The Planets by Dava Sobel. Viking, 2005.


There and Then: The Travel Writings of James Salter. Shoemaker & Hoard, 2005.


Little Stevie Wonder by Quincy Troupe, Illustrated by Lisa Cohen. Houghton Mifflin, 2005.


Encyclopedia Prehistorica: Dinosaurs: The Definitive Pop-Up by Robert Sabuda and Matthew Reinhart. Candlewick, 2005.


Reading Rumi in an Uncertain World (DVD), performance by Robert Bly and Naomi Shihab Nye. Wings Press, 2005.



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