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Wednesday, December 8: Books for Your Holiday Shopping List


Wednesday, December 8, 2004 – Author Austin Phelps suggested "Wear the old coat and buy the new book." Doug talks to local experts about the books that should be on your holiday list this season. He's joined by Catherine Weller of Sam Weller's Zion Bookstore, Ken Sanders of Ken Sanders Rare Books, and Betsy Burton and Janet Lund of The King's English Bookshop.

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From Catherine Weller, Sam Weller's Zion Bookstore

  • Andy Warhol: Red Books
  • Eggers, Dave: Created in Darkness by Troubled Americans
  • Gaiman, Neil: Marvel 1602
  • Goffman, Ken: Counterculture Through the Ages
  • Maroukian, Francine: Chef's Secrets
  • Moore, Christopher: Stupidest Angel
  • Nathan, Jean: Secret Life of the Lonely Doll
  • Robert, Gregory David: Shantaram
  • Yancey, Richard: Confessions of a Tax Collector
  • From Ken Sanders, Ken Sanders Rare Books

    From Archipelago Press:

  • Coulson, Joseph: The Vanishing Moon
  • Giono, Jean: The Serpent of Stars
  • Gombrowicz, Witold: Bacacay
  • Hao-jan, Meng: The Mountain Poems of Meng Hao-jan
  • Regional History

  • Bagley, Will: Blood of the Prophets: Brigham Young and the Mountain Meadows Massacre
  • Carlston, Jeffrey and Cynthia Furse: Emigration Canyon: Gateway to Salt Lake City
  • Keller, Charles L.: The Lady in the Ore Bucket: A History of Settlement and Industry in the Tri-Canyon Area of the Wasatch Mountains
  • Owens: Gold Rush Saints
  • Spangler, Jerry and Donna: Horned Snakes and Axle Grease
  • Wadsworth, Nelson B.: Set in Stone Fixed in Glass: The Mormons The West, and Their Photographers
  • Coffee Table Books

  • Grushkin, Paul and Dennis King: The Art of Modern Rock: the Poster Explosion
  • Nudie, Jamie Lee and Mary Lynn Cabral: Nudie the Rodeo Tailor
  • Other Titles

  • Basbanes, Nicholas A.: A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books
  • Bowden, Charles: Down by the River
  • Buehner, Mark and Caralyn: Niccolini's Song
  • Caldiero, Alex: Various Atmospheres
  • Carrier, Scott: Stories from the Green River (Audio CD)
  • Hartman, Sadakichi: A History of American Art
  • Hartman, Sadakichi: The Valiant Knights of Daguerre
  • Keeler, Greg: Waltzing with the Captain: Remembering Richard Brautigan
  • Southerton, Simon G.: Losing a Lost Tribe: Native Americans, DNA, and the Mormon Church
  • Ward, Lynd: God's Man A Novel in Woodcuts
  • Wilson, Keith: Night and Its Secret Songs
  • From Betsy Burton, The King's English

  • Atkinson, Kate: Case Histories
  • Bagley, Pat: 101 Ways to Survive the Next Four Years of George Bush
  • Cruz Smith, Martin: Wolves Eat Dogs
  • Goldman, Francisco: The Divine Husband
  • Lakoff, Geoge: Don't Think of An Elephant
  • Livesey, Margot: Banishing Verona
  • Manikoff, Robert: The Complete Cartoons of the New Yorker
  • Mortimer, John: Rumpole and the Penge Bungalow Murders
  • Oates, Joyce Carol: The Falls
  • Ozick, Cynthia: Heir to the Glimmering World
  • Parker, J Jefferson: California Girl
  • Robins, Marilynne: Gilead
  • Roth, Philip: The Plot Against America
  • Spragg, Mark: An Unfinished Life
  • Trevor, William: A Bit on the Side
  • Williams, Terry Tempest: The Open Space of Democracy
  • From Janet Lund, Children's Book Specialist for The King's English Bookshop

  • Hightman, Jason: The Saint of Dragons
  • Koons, Jon: A Confused Hanukkah
  • Little, Jean: Pippin the Christmas Pig
  • McBratney, Sam: You're All My Favorites
  • Scieszka, Jon: DaWild DaCrazy DaVinci
  • Sierra, Judy: Wild About Books
  • Teague, Mark: Detective LaRue - Letters from the Investigation
  • Waddell, Martin: Room for a Little One - A Christmas Tale
  • Wilcoxen, Chuck: Niccolini's Song
  • Listener's Suggestions

  • Card, Orson Scott: Ender's Game
  • Moorman, Margaret: Light the Lights! A Story About Celebrating Hanukkah and Christmas
  • Rhoads, Steven E.: Taking Sex Differences Seriously
  • Thomashauer, Regena: Mama Gena's School of Womanly Arts
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