michaelMichael recommends:

The Island of Knowledge: The Limits of Science and the Search for Meaning, by Marcelo Gleiser, from The Perseus Group, ISBN# 9780465031719, $29.99.

Claire of the Sea Light, by Edwidge Danticat, from Random House, ISBN# 9780307472274, $15.00.

Sugar Skull, by Charles Burns, from Pantheon Books, ISBN# 9780307907905, $23.00.

Your Face in Mine, by Jess Row, from Riverhead Books, ISBN# 9781594488344, $27.95.