Books to Read


Autumn by Ali Smith. Rec by Jen. Public library

Sharon Begley: Train Your Mind, Change Your Brain. Dorothy mentioned Begley. Public Library

Gabrielle Zevin:  Young Jane Young reviewed by Ron Charles here. The video review is a good one, especially the tweet storm.

Golden Hill by Francis Spufford reviewed by Tony. Bad reviews for audiobook production. 

Books by Mollie Panter-Downes. Letters from London (columns from the New Yorker) at the Jeff-Mad, others at UVa.

terra Nullius by Claire Coleman. reviewed by ANZ Litlovers.  Kindle version available.

Sargent's Women:  Four lives behind the canvas by Donna Lucey. Reviewed in the NYT and the Wash. Post.

The Body in the Clouds by Ashley Hay. Reviewed in the NYT.

The Boy Behind the Curtain by Tim Winton. Short fiction and essays. Reviewed in the Guardian. Audiobook read by Winton.

The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey. Recommended by Mariflo, reviewed by Ron Charles.

The Ninth Hour by Alice McDermott. Reviewed by Lily King in the Post.

Five new Australian books listed by Kim.

Mary Beard. Audiobook narrator is not good.

1947 When Now Begins by Elisabeth Asbrink

Real American: A Memoir by Julia Lythcott-Haims. Jenna Wortham endorsed.

The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion. Public Library. Warmly endorsed by Laura.

Belleview Square by Michael Redhill. Winner of the Giller AND Shadow Giller Prize. Kim's review.

The Easter Parade by Richard Yates. Recommended by Tony.

Museum of Modern Love by Heather Rose

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