Books to Read


Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson. Jefferson-Madison has it.

Gilliam Mears, The Mint Lawn. Review by Reading Matters, available at Alderman.

Careful, He Might Hear You by Sumner Locke Elliott. Australian novel from 1963, made into a movie, available at Alderman.

The Pages by Murray Bail, Tony's review. Available at Clemons.

The Warmth of Other Suns by Elizabeth Wilkerson. Pam from the pool recommended.

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins. ??

The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

Mothering Sunday by Graham Swift. Tony loved it. At Jefferson-Madison.

We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler

Commonwealth by Ann Patchett. Ron Charles' review.

Gilled by Marilynne Robinson audiobook. Time to read it again. 

Tim Winton's Island Home. Essays about the environment: Kim says it could have been grim, but was optimistic and hopeful.

Peacock & Vine by A.S. Byatt. Non-fiction about two unrelated artists: William Morris and Mariano Fortuni. Tony said these artists didn't slap paint on canvas, but were artists nevertheless.

Peter Ho Davies, The Fortunes. Loved his book The Welsh Girl. This one published Sept 6.

Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson. Set in 70s Brooklyn. Mariflo says it's "that good."

American Heiress by Jeffrey Toobin. 

everywhere i look by Helen Garner.  Essays. Kim's review makes it sound wonderful.

Jan Morris books: Venice is an audiobook. Trieste and the Meaning of Nowhere (available at the public library)

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