The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. For more information call 461-0295.
On Account of Conspicuous Women by Dawn Shamp. An amazing portrait of four suffragette-era women struggling to find their way in 1920s rural North Carolina.
The Charlemagne Pursuit by Steve Berry. The former Justice Department operative Cotton Malone searches for the truth about his father’s death on a secret submarine mission to the Antarctic.
No Limits by Michael Phelps. Secrets of the swimmer’s success.
Wishful Drinking by Carrie Fisher. A memoir based on Fisher’s one-woman show.
President Obama Obama’s path to the White House, with reporting by Time magazine’s political team and photographs by Callie Shell-Aurora.
Deciding the Next Decider by Calvin Trillin. The 2008 presidential race in rhyme.
Why We Suck by Denis Leary. Sardonic essays from the actor and comedian, currently the co-creator and star of the TV series “Rescue Me.”
The Ascent of Money by Niall Ferguson. A financial history of the world, stressing the link between politics and economics.
Annie Leibovitz at Work by Annie Leibovitz. Memorable photographs, and a text- part memoir, part commentary- based on conversations with the book’s editor.