|Amazon.com Books Editors Announce Fall Books Preview|
SEATTLE, Aug 08, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --
(NASDAQ: AMZN)--Amazon.com Inc., today announced their Fall Books Preview (www.amazon.com/fallbooks). In anticipation of a season of blockbuster authors and dazzling new voices, the Amazon.com Books Editors have picked the best fall titles for readers of all tastes across literature, mysteries, science fiction, nonfiction, children's books and more.
"This is one of the best seasons for literary novels to come along in several years," said Chris Schluep, a Senior Editor at Amazon.com books. "We've highlighted Murakami and Eugenides in our Amazon Editors' Top 10, as well as three of the finest debuts--by Amy Waldman, Erin Morgenstern, and Chad Harbach--to come across our desks in a long time. We love connecting readers with books we hope they'll love, whether it's a masterly literary debut, the perfect holiday cookbook, or the latest page-turner for those first chilly autumn nights. We hope our customers are as excited about our Fall Books Preview list as we are."
Below are the Amazon Books Editors' Top 10 Picks, listed alphabetically by author:
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