'Tis The Season ... For Books

Gift Ideas: Best Books
For the readers on your list, our friend Janet Maslin of The New York Times suggests these new tomes:

"Away" by Amy Bloom (Random House)

"Boom!" by Tom Brokaw (Random House)

"Her Last Death" by Susanna Sonnenberg (Scribner)

"I'll Sleep When I'm Dead: The Dirty Life and Times of Warren Zevon" by Crystal Zevon (Ecco)

"Journals 1952-2000" by Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr." (Penguin)

"The Letters of Noel Coward" (Knopf)

"One Drop: My Father's Hidden Life - A Story of Race and Family Secrets" by Bliss Broyard (Little, Brown)

"Person of Interest" by Theresa Schwegel (St. Martins Minotaur)