Books to Read


Kristin Lavrinsdatter by Sigrid Undset. Jen is enjoying it. Audiobook.

Swallowing Mercury by Wioletta Greg. Coming of age novel set in Poland in the 1970s and 80s. Man Booker long list. Described here.

Ties by Domenico Starnone. Trans. by Jhumpa Lahiri. NYT review.

If the Oceans Were Ink by Carla Power. Nonfiction about Islamic faith. Available at the public library.

The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen.

Lovers at the Chameleon Club, Paris 1932 by Francine Prose. Audiobook.

Non-fiction by Francine Prose.

P.D. James audiobooks

A Faithful Loving Animal by Josephine Rowe. ANZ LitLovers, available in September.

Purple Threads by Jeanine Leane. Kindle version available. Reviewed by Whispering Gums.

My Darling Detective by Howard Norman. Recommended as an audiobook by Tony.

Al Franken, Giant of the Senate. Audiobook.

mohsin Hamid's Exit West. ANZ LitLovers review.

The Cold Eye of Heaven by Christine Dwyer Hickey, a favorite of Reading Matters. Available at Alderman.

House of Names Colm Toibin

The Free World by David Bezmozgis (2011 book), available at the public library.

Modern Romance: An Investigation by Aziz Ansari, library audiobook.

Marguerite Duras, The Lovers

Sixpenny Song by Jennifer Johnston. Irish author, favorite of Reading Matters.

Thornton McCamish's biography of Alan Moorehead: Our Man Elsewhere.

Restoration by Rose Tremaine, audiobook.

One Fine Day by Mollie Panter-Downes. JackieWine reveiwed. UVa library has it.

michael wallis.  history, audiobooks

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