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92 Books That Shaped Work In America List Honors Terkel, Friedan, And "i'm A Frog!"

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A few days later, LAPD Det. Mark Hahn's phone rang. McFarland was on the line from Monroe, La., with questions long unasked. These calls never got easier for Hahn, even after 14 years working homicide: families checking in on the anniversary of a killing or the victim's birthday, their grief renewed by a date on the calendar. Usually, answers would have been hard to come by, especially for a case so old.

Among these were 60 Little Golden Books -- exactly 60 -- which my wife stacked neatly in the corner of the hallway. What do you think we should do with them, she asked me. The coloring books, most of the crayons and a lot of the storybooks were destined either for the trash or the Goodwill. But the Little Golden Books were another matter, volumes to be saved, savored and protected for a new generation of children. Rather than leaving them to molder in the attic I decided to take all 60 of them down to my office at The Courier-Journal, where I kept them in a prominent place until the week I retired a year ago. You would be surprised how often I pulled one out, sometimes seeking inspiration for an editorial but more often looking to their pages for comfort and reassurance.

Judith and Steve don't just run a bookstore - they run an oasis of culture. An evening a week, they open their doors for jazz music performances that are free to anyone who wants to attend. Century Books also holds "meet the artist" nights for their visual masters and book signings for new authors. The store even has a free book club and literary lecture series. With locals connecting over cookies, buying books for other patrons, and striking up lasting friendships after bumping into each other between the stacks, Century Books isn't just a patron for books - it's a patron for community, too.

19) What it's about: The actress writes a memoir of her early years, including her relationship with her father, director John Huston. The buzz: A "brave account," says Publishers Weekly. 3. Takedown Twenty by Janet Evanovich (Bantam, fiction, on sale Nov. 19) What it's about: New Jersey bounty hunter Stephanie Plum must track down a Mob boss charged with murder. The buzz: Notorious Nineteen, the last Plum novel, made it to No.

Leaves of Grass? Im a Frog!? These books may have shaped America, but not exactly work in America. As for the 92: My guess is that the people putting together were going for an even 100 to mark the departments centennial but couldnt come up with enougheven reaching as far afield as they did.

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