What books have you read in 2008 that you can recommend?

Reading books is the pastime I spent far less time on in 2008. I use to get through two or three books a week. Now I have a hard time getting to that many in a month.

I am currently reading “Parallel Worlds”, by Physicist Michio Kaku, for my science book club. It is a very good introduction to current theories in cosmology. The strange world of bubble universes, M-theory, quarks, gluons and bosons.

http://www.amazon.com/Parallel-Worlds-Journey-Creation-Dimensions/dp/0385509863

On the other end of the literary spectrum one of favorite characters is Sheriff Dan Rhodes, a sheriff in a small Texas County. A quick, fun, read with many interesting characters:

http://www.amazon.com/All-Words-Sheriff-Rhodes-Mysteries/dp/031234810X/ref=rcx_ser_title?ie=UTF8&s=books

I have found the Christian Science Monitor has good recommendations. The following is a link to their “Best of 2008”:

http://features.csmonitor.com/books/

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