GET HAPPY: THE LIFE OF JUDY GARLAND
Gerald Clarke (Delta, $14.95, first published in 2000)
An unflinching biography of the all-American sweetheart who came to us in gingham but went to hell in a handbasket with her addictions, divorces, and personal demons.
Jane Smiley (Ballantine, $14.95, 2000)
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of A Thousand Acres takes readers on a romp through the high-stakes world of horse racing.
Patrick McCabe (Perennial, $13, 2000)
The two-time Booker Prize finalist turns tabloid with 10 fairy tales set in the fictional Irish burg of Barntrosna.