Monday, December 13, 2010

Reading List...

We've been seeing lots of "best" FICTION lists as the year comes to a close—many have been mentioned in this blog, so I thought we'd recap the ones we are seeing listed on at least more than one "best" list (alphabetical by author):

The New Yorker Stories by Ann Beattie (see December 6th)
Room by Emma Donoghue (see September 10th)
A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan (see July 14th)
Freedom by Jonathan Franzen (see August 31st)
The Cookbook Collector by Allegra Goodman (see July 21st)
Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand (see December 2nd)
Saving CeeCee Honeycutt by Beth Hoffman (see February 28th)
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest by Stieg Larsson (see May 28th)
Matterhorn by Karl Marlante (see May 7th)
The Thousand Autumns of Jacob De Zoet by David Mitchell (see July 3rd)
What Is Left The Daughter by Howard Norman (see September 13th)
The Invisible Bridge by Julie Orringer (see May 19th)
Every Last One by Anna Quindlen (see April 12th)

Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand by Helen Simonson (see December 12th)