Books to Read


Kate Atkinson, Transcription.

Gary Shteyngart, Lake Success. Funny/grim.

Joanne Freeman read her new book:  Field of Blood.

Washington Black by Esi Edugyan (giller shortlist)

Frederick Douglass:  Prophet of Freedom by David Blight

Middlemarch by George Eliot

French Exit by Patrick DeWitt (another giller shortlist)

Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson (at Jeff-Mad)

The Road Through Miyama by Leila Philip. UVa has it.

Island Home by Tim Winton. Audiobook.

The Beauties – Essential Stories by Anton Chekhov, trans. Nicholas Pasternak Slater. Tony’s review.

The Italian Teacher. New one by Tom Rachman.

All is Forgotten, Nothing is Lost by Lan Samantha Chang. Recommended by Jen. Jeff-Mad has.

Shell by Kristina Olsson. Lisa’s book of the year. Available in print and kindle.

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