25 Books to Remember from 2007
Annotation:This story of a buccaneer’s attacks on Spanish colonies in the New World is an adventure that reveals the dangerous realities of the golden age of piracy.
Annotation:Myriad examples of shocking abuses committed in the name of science are adeptly examined by journalist and bioethicist Washington.
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Books to Remember is an annual list of 25 titles chosen for their ability to provide an informative or transformative reading experience for adults. Selection criteria include literary excellence, uniqueness of concept and command of subject matter. These books were selected by the following committee from the staff of The New York Public Library: Matthew Baiotto, Tracy Crawford (Chair), Abigail Dreyer, Sarah Jewell, Billy Parrott, Jessica Pigza, Lisa Piraino, Joseph Vissers, with Adele Bellinger, Advisor. Selected titles appearing on this booklist may be available in recorded, braille or large print versions.