Recommended

December 14, 2003

The Baltimore County Library's most recommended books:

Fiction

Kiss Them Goodbye, by Stella Cameron

The Hornet's Nest: A Novel of the Revolutionary War, by Jimmy Carter

Isle of Palms: A Lowcountry Tale, by Dorothea Frank

The Namesake, by Jhumpa Lahiri

The Pleasure of My Company, by Steve Martin

Nonfiction

Consumer Joe: Harassing Corporate America, One Letter at a Time, by Paul Davidson

George Gershwin: A New Biography, by William G. Hyland

Giving Up the Ghost: A Memoir, by Hilary Mantel

African-American Entertainment in Baltimore, by Rosa Pryor-Trusty

Riding the Dragon: 10 Lessons for Inner Strength in Challenging Times, by Robert J. Wicks

Powers of the Presidency

I sit here all day trying to persuade people to do the things they ought to have sense enough to do without my persuading them. That's all the powers of the President amounts to.

-- Harry S. Truman

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