Quick Links to Book Reviews

2009

Heroic Measures (Jill Ciment)

The People of the Book (Geraldine Brooks)

Beach Music (Pat Conroy)

Return of the Screw (Henry James)

Little Bird of Heaven (Joyce Carol Oates)

City of Thieves (David Benioff)

14 Cows for America (Carmen Agra Deedy)

Friend of the Family (Lauren Grodstein)

Too Much Happiness (Alice Munro)

2010

The Year of the Flood (Margaret Atwood)

“Nawabdin Electrician” from In Other Rooms, Other Wonders (Daniyal Mueenudin)

Wolf Hall: A Novel (Hilary Mantel)

The Heretic’s Daughter (Kathleen Kent)

Game Change: Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the Race of a Lifetime (John Heilemann and Mark Halperin)

“About a Burning Girl” from In Other Rooms, Other Wonders (Daniyal Mueenudin)

Still Alice (Lisa Genova)

And Then We Came to the End (Joshua Ferris)

In Other Rooms, Other Wonders (Daniyal Mueenudin)

The  Imperfectionists (Tom Rachman)

American Rust (Philipp Meyer)

The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest (Steig Larssen)

Paris Trout (Pete Dexter)

The Thirteenth Tale (Diane Setterfield)

Someone at a Distance (Dorothy Whipple)

A Visit from the Goon Squad (Jennifer Egan)

Zeitoun (Dave Eggers)

Freedom (Jonathan Franzen)

Room (Emma Donoghue)

The Privileges (Jonathan Dee)

The Reversal (Michael Connelly)

Skippy Dies (Paul Murray)

Nemesis (Philip Roth)

By Nightfall (Michael Cunningham)

Fall of Giants (Ken Follett)

Moonlight Mile (Dennis Lehane)

Full Dark, No Stars (Stephen King)

The Wolves of Andover (Kathleen Kent)

Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption (Laura Hillenbrand)

Big Rock Candy Mountain (Wallace Stegner)

Winter’s Bone (Daniel Woodrell)

The Invisible Bridge (Julie Orringer)

2011

Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand (Helen Simonson)

Wild Child (TC Boyle)

Wild Child Part Deux (TC Boyle)

Blood Meridian (Cormac McCarthy)

Agnes Grey (Anne Brontë)

The Civilized World (Susi Wyss)

Notes on a Scandal (Zoë Heller)

Iphigenia in Forest Hills: Anatomy of a Murder Trial (Janet Malcolm)

In the Garden of Beasts (Erik Larson)

The Sisters Brothers (Patrick DeWitt)

The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (Anne Brontë)

Dreams of Joy (Lisa See)

Faith: A Novel (Jennifer Haigh)

Turn of Mind (Alice LaPlante)

33 Men (Jonathan Franklin)

The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne (Brian Moore)

The Rogue: Searching for the Real Sarah Palin  (Joe McGinness)

Last Man in Tower (Aravind Adiga)

2012

The Submission (Amy Waldman)

The Orphan Master’s Son (Adam Johnson)

Defending Jacob: A Novel (William Landay)

Bring Up the Bodies (Hillary Mantel)

The Sandcastle Girls (Chris Bohjalian) – Guest review by Aline Ohanesian

Winter of the World  (Ken Follett)

The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving (Jonathan Evision)

2013

A Wild Surge of Guilty Passion (Ron Hansen)2013

Where’d You Go, Bernadette? (Maria Semple)

The Dinner (Herman Koch)

Benediction (Kent Haruf)

The Abundance (Amit Majmudar)

Eventide (Kent Haruf)

The Whistling Season (Ivan Doig)

The Long Goodbye (Raymond Chandler)

The Son (Philipp Meyer)

Thank You for Your Service (David Finkel)

2014

A Tale for the Time Being (Ruth Ozeki)

We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves (Karen Joy Fowler)

May We Be Forgiven (A.J. Homes)

 

Responses

  1. Great reference list – thanks!

    • I belong to a local book club and read a couple of new books almost every month. The suggestions for books to read you have offered seems interesting. Some of them I have read and watched movie adaptations of others. Thankyou for providing such a varied list.


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