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8/1/06: Dog Days of Summer Reading List


By Doug Fabrizio

Salt Lake City, UT – With the hottest days of the summer here, it's time to find a cool spot and enjoy a great read. Doug gets the details on favorite books from Ken Sanders of Ken Sanders Rare Books, Catherine Weller of Sam Weller's Zion Bookstore and The King's English owner Betsy Burton and children's book manager Margaret Brennan-Neville.

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Visit one of Salt Lake City's independent booksellers:
Ken Sanders Rare Books
The King's English
Sam Weller's Zion Bookstore
Or click the links to shop on-line at A portion of your purchase benefits KUER. Books without links are available through your local book stores.

From Ken Sanders, Ken Sanders Rare Books, 268 South 200 East in Salt Lake City, 521-3819.

From Catherine Weller, Sam Wellers Zion Bookstore, 254 S Main in Salt Lake City, 328-2586. From Betsy Burton, The King's English Bookshop, 1511 South 1500 East in Salt Lake City, 484-9100. From Margaret Brennan-Neville, Children's Room Manager for The King's English Bookshop, 1511 South 1500 East in Salt Lake City, 484-9100.
    Children's Poetry/Song
  • Boynton, Sandra: Dog Train- book w/cd
Listener's Suggestions

From Andy and Aubrey at Arches Book Company in Moab

  • Knecht, G Bruce: Hooked: Pirates, Poaching and the Perfect Fish
  • Meloy, Ellen: Eating Stone
  • Montgomery, Sy: The Good Good Pig
  • Marquart, Debra: The Horizontal World

    From Annemarie

    "Historical" Fiction

  • Willis, Connie: To Say Nothing of the Dog
  • Willis, Connie: Doomsday

    Middle East Fiction

  • Bromell, Henry: Little America

    Epic Cold War Novel

  • Herschensohn, Bruce: Passport

    From Nancy in Salt Lake City

  • Monk Kidd, Sue: The Secret Life of Bees
  • Talarigo, Jeff: The Pearl Diver
  • Bruce Jacobs, Molly: Secret Girl

    From Brad in Salt Lake City

  • McCarthy, Cormac: No Country for Old Men
  • Doig, Ivan: This House of Sky
  • Savage, Thomas: The Sheep Queenand The Power of the Dog
  • Proulx, Annie: Close Range

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