"The Curse of the Pharoahs: My Adventures With...07/22/06
Dr. Zahi Hawass, the author of numerous books, has been called the "Rock Star" of Egyptology. Dr. Hawass talks about his career, his critics, and his most recent book, "The Curse of the Pharoahs: My Adventures With Mummies."
"Mockingbird: A Portrait of Harper Lee" by Charles Shields
To Kill A Mockingbird is one of the best known and most loved novels of all time. Forty six years after its publication, it still draws nearly a million readers a year. Less well known is its author, the very private Harper Lee. Now writer Charles...
"The Art of Detection" by Laurie R. King
If you love a good mystery, then you'll probably fall hard for writer Laurie R. King. She's written 15 books, including her Mary Russell-Sherlock Holmes series, and her Detective Kate Martinelli series. In her latest, "The Art of Detection", Laurie...
"Stumbling on Happiness" by Daniel Gilbert
Daniel Gilbert is a professor of psychology at Harvard, and he's won numerous awards for his teaching and research. He's written a new book on how the mind works titled, "Stumbling on Happiness."
"The Guests of the Ayatollah" by Mark Bowden
Mark Bowden, author of Black Hawk Down, has a new book called "The Guests of the Ayatollah", and it's being praised everywhere as the definitive account of America's first battle with militant Islam.
Shannon Ravenel of Algonquin Books
Shannon Ravenel, a native of Charleston, South Carolina, is the founder of Algonquin Books and former editor of Best American Stories. She has edited Algonquin's annual New Stories from the South anthology since 1986.
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