Picks and Pans Review: Great Reads
updated 03/03/2008 AT 01:00 AM EST
•originally published 03/03/2008 AT 01:00 AM EST
THE POST-BIRTHDAY WORLD by Lionel Shriver
Shriver imagines alternate lives with two very different men for her wandering-eyed heroine.
THE WILD TREES by Richard Preston
Like climbing? Preston's book about adventurers who scale California's immense redwoods will make you feel bush league.
NINETEEN MINUTES by Jodi Picoult
Picoult's gripping 14th novel illuminates both the victims and the shooter in a Columbine-like massacre.