Loving Sabotage by Amelie Nothombe. Novella recommended by Tony's Book World, Belgian writer. At UVa library in French.
419 by Will Ferguson. Giller prize winner.
Mitsou by Collette. At UVa library.
A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra. Nat'l Book Award longlist, Tony's review, Ron Charles' favorite of the year.
On Agate Hill by Lee Smith
Questions of Travel by Michelle de Kretser
Book of Ages: Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin by Jill Lepore. About Ben's favorite sister who lived in poverty.
The Turning: a Novel by Tim Winton. Interwoven short stories, 2006. Has been made into a 2013 movie.
Still Foolin' 'em by Billy Crystal. Should be a fun audiobook.
By the Book by Ramona Koval. Reading Matters gave it 4 stars, author grew up in Australia, is a journalist and broadcaster. kindle version available.
proof of Heaven by Eben Alexander.
Love's Obession by Judy Powell. Biography of early archeologist couple in Australia, ANZ LitLovers loved it. Kindle book.