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Thanks to everyone who voted for their favorite book read in 2011!  I've listed the winners below, with links to the library catalog.

 

The warmth of other suns: the epic story of America's great migration by Isabel Wilkerson

State of wonder by Ann Patchett

A house with no roof by Rebecca Wilson

Better: a surgeon's notes on performance by Atul Gawande

The sweet life in Paris: delicious adventures in the world's most glorious -- and perplexing -- city by David Lebovitz

Habibi by Craig Thompson

The autobiography of Mark Twain, v.1

La seduction: how the French play the game of life by Elaine Sciolino

A game of thrones by George R. R. Martin

Mr. Rosenblum dreams in English by Natasha Solomons

The call by Yannick Murphy

Before I go to sleep by S. J. Watson

Sex at dawn by Christopher Ryan

Zeitoun by Dave Eggers

Bossypants by Tina Fey

Major Pettigrew's last stand by Helen Simonson

In the garden of beasts: love, terror, and an American family in Hitler's Berlin by Erik Larson

The age of innocence by Edith Wharton

 

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Julie Magnus is the branch manager of the Corte Madera and Marin City Libraries.

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Major Pettigrew's Last Stand

This book engaged me from the first page.  The characters are well drawn and engaging--some because I really liked and admired them as people, and others because of their portrayal exemplifying a shallowness of character that is all too prevalent in society.  I highly recommend it and hope we will see more works by this author. PTG

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