Monday, June 6, 2011
Recommended Reading
Since I'm often asked for book recommendations, I've put together a list of my all-time favorites. Please feel free to comment with your own suggestions:

The Tiny One by Eliza Minot
Evening by Susan Minot
Await Your Reply by Dan Chaon
Breathing Lessons by Anne Tyler
The Accidental Tourist by Anne Tyler
Feast of Love by Charles Baxter
Plainsong by Kent Haruf
Eventide by Kent Haruf
Abide with Me by Elizabeth Strout
Olive Kittredge by Elizabath Strout
Oral History by Lee Smith
Fair and Tender Ladies by Lee Smith
The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
Tracks by Louise Erdrich
Snow Falling on Cedars by David Guterson
A Parchment of Leaves by Silas House
Terms of Endearment by Larry McMurtry
Ellen Foster by Kaye Gibbons
A Virtuous Woman by Kaye Gibbons
The Dollmaker by Harriette Arnow
She's Come Undone by Wally Lamb
Eva Moves the Furniture by Margot Livesey
The House on Fortune Street by Margot Livesey
One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey
Beloved by Toni Morrison
Jazz by Toni Morrison
Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison
Sula by Toni Morrison
The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
East of Eden by John Steinbeck
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
1984 by George Orwell
The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
All the Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthy
The Road by Cormac McCarthy
Suttree by Cormac McCarthy
It by Stephen King
The Hunters by Claire Messud
Lark and Termite by Jayne Anne Phillips
The Last Good Time by Richard Bausch
A Gracious Plenty by Sheri Reynolds
Peace Like a River by Leif Enger
Gilead by Marilynne Robinson
Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson
The Hours by Michael Cunningham
Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver
Father and Son by Larry Brown
Jim the Boy by Tony Earley
The Typist by Michael Knight
Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
History of Love by Nicole Krauss
Great House by Nicole Krauss
Room by Emma Donoghue
The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje
Midnight’s Children by Salman Rushdie
One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Foreign Affairs by Alison Lurie
One Foot in Eden by Ron Rash
Heroic Measures by Jill Ciment
The Long Home by William Gay
Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro
This Gone Place by Lisa Parker
To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf
The Woman Warrior by Maxine Hong Kingston
The Color Purple by Alice Walker
Bastard Out of Carolina by Dorothy Allison
The Stone Diaries by Carol Shields
Pilgrim at Tinker Creek by Annie Dillard
The Shipping News by Annie Proulx
Walden by Henry David Thoreau
The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
The Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
Tinkers by Paul Harding
All the Living by C.E. Morgan
Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton
Howard’s End by E.M. Forrester
Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
A Visit from the Good Squad by Jennifer Egan
Winter’s Bone by Daniel Woodrell
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