If you can't beat 'em

Since everyone else is flooding the blogosphere with ‘Year’s Best’ I figured I’d let spill a little. These aren’t the years best, perhaps not even all from this year, just whatever i can remember from the books that happened to catch my eye and get a free ride home from the library:

the Worst Person in the World: And 202 Strong Contenders by Keith Olbermann
Death by Pad Thai: And Other Unforgettable Meals by Douglas Bauer
Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography by Nicholas Rennison
Schott’s Almanac 2007 Ben Schott
Schott’s Original Miscellany by Ben Schott
Talking with My Mouth Full: Crab Cakes, Bundt Cakes, and Other Kitchen Stories by Bonny Wolf
The Jigsaw Puzzle: Piecing Together a History by Anne D. Williams
Shadows Over Baker Street: New Tales of Terror! by Michael Reaves and John Pelan
by Tim Cahill
Don’t Try This At Home: Culinary Catastrophes from the World’s Greatest Chefs by Kimberly Witherspoon
by Mark Bailey and Edward Hemingway
Kafka’s Soup: A Complete History of World Literature in 14 Recipes by Mark Crick
The Last Witchfinder: A Novel by James Morrow
by Anthony Bourdain
They Call Me Naughty Lola, a collection of personal ads from the London Review of Books.
The Rejection Collection: Cartoons You Never Saw, and Never Will See, in The New Yorker by Matthew Diffee and Robert Mankoff
Sister Bernadette’s Barking Dog: The Quirky History and Lost Art of Diagramming Sentences by Kitty Burns Florey
The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid: A Memoir by Bill Bryson
the Joke’s Over/Bruised Memories: Gonzo, Hunter Thompson and Me by Ralph Steadman

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