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Book Swap: Aug. 5, 2011

EW recommends books to suit your particular palate

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Cowboys & Aliens
Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford
In this best-of-both-genres tentpole, extraterrestrial invaders find themselves in a showdown with grizzled Wild West gunslingers played by Craig and Ford.
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The Griff
Christopher Moore and Ian Corson
Cowboys & Aliens was originally a graphic novel, like this aliens-run-amok one-off about New Yorkers battling a plague of flying lizards from outer space.

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Midnight in Paris
Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams
The City of Light shimmers in Woody Allen’s nostalgia trip to Paris, thanks to his depiction of a constellation of intellectual and literary luminaries like Fitzgerald and Hemingway.
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The Greater Journey
David McCullough
Two-time Pulitzer winner McCullough traces the long and storied history of Americans living in Paris, way before Gene Kelly soft-shoed his way down the boulevards.