Books that will soon go to the used book store unless someone wants to adopt them:
Ed Regis, Who Got Einstein's Office? (see my February 3 post for details)
Terry Gross, All I Did Was Ask: Conversations with Writers, Actors, Musicians, and Artists. This is a really interesting read -- interviews from NPR's "Fresh Air" with people ranging from Johnny Cash to John Updike.
Leslie Brody, Irrepressible: The Life and Times of Jessica Mitford. Not very well written, but the Mitford girls are so fascinating that I kept reading; also, lots of details on the Communist party in America in the 1950s. (Walt Kelly had it right about Simple Joe Malarkey -- I'm sure there were people who wanted to overthrow the U.S. government, but HUAC was way out of line.)
Jefferson Bass, The Bone Thief. The 5th (I think) Body Farm book. Good quick read, local color; the plot is on the flimsy side, but who cares?
Mary Karr, The Liars' Club. Exceedingly gritty -- the woman had a perfectly ghastly childhood, worse than Jeannette Walls (if you've read The Glass Castle) -- but I wanted to know what all the fuss was about. She's a good writer, but it's pretty horrendous.
Lynn Harris, Death by Chick Lit. No idea where this came from (maybe Laura passed it along?); moderately amusing mystery about a young woman whose friends/acquaintances get book deals but then wind up dead.
Lauren Weisberger, The Devil Wears Prada. Picked up at the second-hand store in the first place; I read the whole thing wondering why in the WORLD anyone with even a vestige of a backbone would allow herself to be treated the way the protagonist is treated.
The first three are hardcover, the last three are paperbacks, if that matters. I'm happy to ship via USPS Media Mail.