The Beverly Hills Floating Sea: Coming Attractions

By Maryann Yin Comment

Here are some handpicked titles from our New Books section. Want to include your book? Just read our Facebook Your New or Upcoming Book post. Don’t forget to include your title’s exact release date and a link.

Hippopotamus Sea: My Viral Sobriety by Jared Bryan Smith: “A Hep C, Interferon, Insanity, Grateful Dead memoir, chronicling 15 years of addiction abuse, juvenile prison, and eventually the rooms of AA.” (October 2010)

From Jerusalem to Beverly Hills: Memoir of a Palestinian Jew by Eitan Gonen: “The British Empire crumbled as World War II ended. The ensuing turmoil in Palestine leads to Israel’s War of Independence and the Arab siege of Jerusalem that shaped Eitan’s childhood. This is the story of his journey for survival and overcoming poverty as a refugee, a journey he traveled as a construction laborer, shepherd in a kibbutz, ‘Top Gun’ fighter pilot in Israel Air Force, engineer for the Space Shuttle and a businessman in Beverly Hills.” (November 2010)

Floating Point: Endlessly Rocking Off Silicon Valley by Shelley Buck: “Imagine running away to sea without giving up your day job! In this book, the author and her family seek to shorten a daunting commute to Silicon Valley by moving to a boat.This travel memoir chronicles an adventure lived beneath the radar of suburban life as the new owners of the Egret learn the ropes and are transformed by their life on the water.” (November 2010)