Author: E.B. Boatner

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Books Do Furnish a Room Leslie Geddes-Brown Merrell $39.95 Warning: You may lose yourself in wonder and awe at the myriad collections of books depicted. A Costa Rican library of 17,000 volumes is raised on stilts to protect it...

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Big Noise: A Jo Spence Mystery Jen Wright Clover Valley Press $15.95 Protagonist Jo Spence found her lover, Zoey, in Jen Wright’s first book, Killer Storm (2007). As Big Noise opens, the couple is ensconced in a friend’s cabin...

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The Children of Mother Glory C.M. Harris Spinster’s Ink $14.95 C.M. Harris’s riveting first novel (nominated for a Lambda Award) weaves family, fundamentalism, gender, and love through the lives of four members of the Midwestern...

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Cowboys Full: The Story of Poker James McManus Farrar Straus and Giroux $30 In My Little Chickadee, Mae West asks, “Poker—isn’t that a game of chance?” and W.C. Fields reassures her, “No, my dear, not the way I play it.” If this...

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Paris Photos ~ Paris Walks Peter J. O’Toole Artist Book Press $65 This is a striking work, 10 years in the making. O’Toole’s 150 black-and-white photographs, reminiscent of Atget’s work in their ability to convey the intimate...

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Animal Magnetism: My Life with Creatures Great and Small Rita Mae Brown Ballantine Books $25 Readers of Brown’s Sister Jane and Sneaky Pie Brown mysteries know her passion for animals—great and small. Along with country mayhem,...

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The Art of Harvey Kurtzman: The Mad Genius of Comics Denis Kitchen & Paul Buhle Abrams Comic Art $54 Bill Gaines, owner/publisher of MAD Magazine, said, “Harvey was looking for perfection in a 10-cent comic book.” In the...

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Blue Jesus Tom Edwards Academy Chicago Publishers $16.95 A neat mix of the obvious—people who are “different” often are treated badly; the facts—there are blue people (ethemoglobinemia); and a predictably odd rural Southern...

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Assisted Loving: True Tales of Double Dating With My Dad Bob Morris/Harper/Collins/ $14.99 If you think your old man can be an embarrassment when you’re 16, wait till you’re 46, he’s 80, and he’s urging you to give cringe-making...

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100 Houses: Modern Designs for Contemporary Living Cathy Strongman; Photography by VIEW Merrell $49.95 This is a handsome volume for browsing, while entertaining dreams. Beyond dreaming, however, use100 Houses as a source book...

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