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Fiction:J.K. Rowling - Harry Potter (box set)

Achebe, Chinua - Things Fall Apart  US  UK
Anderson, Sherwood - Winesburg, Ohio  US  UK
Atwood, Margaret - Alias Grace  US  UK
Auster, Paul - Moon Palace  US  UK
Banks, Russell - The Sweet Hereafter  US  UK
Binchy, Maeve - Evening Class  US  UK
Clarke, Arthur C. Kubrick, Stanley - 2001 A Space Odyssey Frank McCourt - Angela's ashes  US  UK
Cornwell, Patricia - Cruel and Unusual  US  UK
Flaubert, Gustave - Madame Bovary  US  UK
Gilman-Perkins, Charlotte - Herland  US  UK
Johnson, Diane - Le Divorce  US  UK
Kingsolver, Barbara - Homeland and other Stories  US  UK
McCourt, Frank - Angela's Ashes  US  UK
McCullers, Carson - The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter  US  UK
McInerney, Jay - The Last of the Savages  US  UK
McMillan, Terry - How Stella Got Her Groove backAnnie Proulx - Close Range  US  UK
Miller, Henry - Colossus of Maroussi  US  UK
Morrison, Toni - Beloved: A Novel  US  UK
Proulx, Annie  - Close Range - Wyoming Stories  US  UK
Pynchon, Thomas - Mason & Dixon  US  UK
Rowling, J.K. - Harry Potter (box set)   (UK only)
Spiegelman, Art - Maus: A survivor's Tale  US  UK
Wallace, David Foster - Infinite Jest  US  UK
Irvine Welsh - Trainspotting  US  UK
Williams, Tennessee - A Streetcar Named Desire  US  UK

Non-Fiction:David Sedaris - Me Talk Pretty One Day

Berendt, John - Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil  US  UK
Broude, Norma (editor) - Feminism and Art History  US  UK
Dyer, Christopher - Everyday Life in Medieval England  UK only
Eco, Umberto / Fentress, James (Translator) - The Search for the Perfect Language (The Making of Europe)  US  UK
Fitch, Noel Riley - A Sylvia Beach and the Lost Generation : A History of Literary Paris in the Twenties and Thirties  US only
Karnow, Stanley - Vietnam: A History  US only  
Krakauer, Jon - Into Thin Air : A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster  US  UK
Sedaris; David  - Me Talk Pretty One Day  US  UK
Theroux, Paul - The Kingdom by the Sea : A Journey Around the Coast of Great Britain  US  UK
Howard Zinn - A People's History of the United States


Atkins, Beryl T. (Editor), Duval, Alain - Collins Robert French-English English-French Dictionary/Le Robert & Collins Dictionnaire Francais-Anglais Anglais-Francais  US  UK
Boyer, Paul S. - The Enduring Vision : A History of the American People  US  UK
Knox, Helen (Editor), Marks, Georgette A. - Harrap's Slang Dictionary Strunk and White - The Elements of StyleEnglish-French: Francais-Anglais (UK only)
Strunk, William / White, E. B. - Elements of Style  US  UK
Zinn, Howard - A People's History of the United States :1492-Present  US  UK

American Library Author Series: Authors who have presented their works at the Library include the following:

Edwards, Anne - Streisand: A Biography
Ellroy, James - American Tabloid: A Novel
Ford, Richard - Independence Day
Gaines, Ernest J. - A Lesson Before Dying
Huggan, Isabel - You Never Know
Platt, Polly - French or Foe?
Thorpe, Adam - Ulverton

James Ellroy - American Tabloid Anne Edwards - Streisand Richard Ford - Independence Day Isabel Huggan - You Never Know Ernest J. Gaines - A Lesson Before DyingPolly Platt - French or Foe


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