Books to Read


The History of Love by Nicole Krauss. 2005. two distinct voices. Kim rec.

Too much Lip by Melissa Lucashenko. Lisa enthusiastic. 330 pages, stella shortlist.

In the Shadow of Statues by Mitch Landrieu. Audiobook.

Thomas and Beal in the Midi by Christopher Tilghman. Avail. April 16.

Bowlaway by Elizabeth McCracken.

The Siege of Krishnapour by J.G. Farrell. audiobook.

Madame Foucade’s Secret War by Lynne Olson. A woman in the French Resistance. Audiobook.

A Life of My Own by Claire Tomalin. British biographer writes about herself. NYT.

Travels in Siberia by Ian Frasier. Audiobook. 529 pages.

One Good Turn by Kate Atkinson (Jackson Brody).

Gate of the Sun by Elias Khoury. 550 pages.

The Great Wave:  Gilded Age Misfits, Japanese Eccentrics and the Opening of Old Japan by Christopher Benfey. kindle.

Leonard and Hungry Paul by Ronan Hessian. Review in Irish Times. “Up-lit.”

Boy Swallows Universe by Trent Dalton. Whispering Gums review. And NYT.

The South by Colm Toibin, his first. Reading Matters enthusiastic.

Travelling in a Strange Land by David Park. Won the Kerry Group Novel of the Year, according to Reading Matters.

Lost and Wanted by Nell Freudenberger reviewed by Maureen Corrigan in the Post

The Heart’s Invisible Furies by John Boyne. reviewed in The Guardian.

The Body in Question by Jill Cement. Another Maureen Corrigan review.

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