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Carl Hiaasen, author of Bad Monkey

Andrew Yancy has a human arm in his freezer. There’s a logical explanation for that, but not for how and why it parted from its owner. Yancy thinks the boating-accident/shark-luncheon explanation is full of holes, and if he can prove murder, the sheriff might rescue him from his grisly Health Inspector gig. But first, he must negotiate an obstacle course of wildly unpredictable events with a crew of even more wildly unpredictable characters.

Week of June 2, 2014

Releases for the week of June 2nd include AND THE MOUNTAINS ECHOED, the highly anticipated new novel by Khaled Hosseini, who explores the many ways in which families nurture, wound, betray, honor and sacrifice for one another; THE SILVER STAR by Jeannette Walls, a heartbreaking and redemptive novel about an intrepid girl who challenges the injustice of the adult world; THE OCEAN AT THE END OF THE LANE, Neil Gaiman’s first new novel for adults since ANANSI BOYS, a bewitching and harrowing tale of mystery and survival, memory and magic; and LET'S EXPLORE DIABETES WITH OWLS, in which David Sedaris discusses his misunderstood love of owls, taxidermy, colonoscopies, the pains and pleasures of frequent travel, his remarkable family, and so much more.