Books to Read


Testament of Mary by Colm Toibin.  Reading Matters. Book available in November, kindle version available now.

The Daughters of Mars by Thomas Keneally.  Reading Matters. Not listed in Amazon yet.

Master of the Mountain:  Thomas Jefferson and His Slaves by Henry Wiencek.  His other two books were wonderful, especially An Imperfect God:  George Washington, His Slaves, and the Creation of America. Available Oct. 16.

Tracks by Robyn Davidson.  Australian who crossed the desert with her friends, some camels.  Had a tempestuous relationship with Salmon Rushdie. Available at Jefferson-Madison.

Lovesong by Alex Miller.

Jasper Jones by Craig Silvey.  Coming of age story. Whispering Gums reviewed in 2009, in 2012 has been assigned to all students enrolled in any course at the University of Canberra.  What a concept.

The Round House by Louise Erdrich


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