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Recent Books for People Who Enjoy Literary Reads
. . And Others Who Enjoy Literary Reads
The Zookeeper's Wife by Diane Ackerman. (940.5318)
Garden Spells by Sarah Addison Allen.
Double Bind by Chris Bohjalian.
The Savage Detectives by Roberto Bolaño .
Moloka'i by Alan Brennert.
Cataloochee by Wayne Caldwell. Five Skies by Ron Carlson. Yiddish Policemen's Union by Michael Chabon. The Great Man by Kate Christensen. An Arsonist's Guide to Writer's Homes in New England by Brock Clarke. Yellowcake by Ann Cummins. Brother I'm Dying by Edwidge Danticat. (813) The Welsh Girl by Peter Ho Davies.
Varieties of Disturbance: Stories by Lydia Davis.
The Gathering by Anne Enright. Bitter Sweets by Roopa Farooki. Then We Came to the End by Joshua Ferris.
Staff recommendation World Without End by Ken Follett. The Lay of the Land by Richard Ford. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz.
Eat, Pray, Love: by Elizabeth Gilbert. (910.4)
The Whole World Over by Julia Glass.
Intuition by Allegra Goodman.
Spot of Bother by Mark Haddon.
The Master Bedroom by Tessa Hadley. Once in a Promised Land by Laila Halaby. Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohsin Hamid. North River by Pete Hamill. The Lazarus Project by Aleksandar Hemon. Barefoot by Elin Hilderbrand Infidel by Ayann Hirsi Ali (B Hirsi Ali) Skylight Confessions by Alice Hoffman.
The Mistress's Daughter by A.M. Homes. (B Homes)
The Knitting Circle by Ann Hood.
Loving Frank by Nancy Horan. A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini. Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro.
The Year of Living Biblically by A.J. Jacobs. 220.6 The Girl Who Stopped Swimming by Joshilyn Jackson
Tree of Smoke by Denis Johnson.
All Aunt Hagar's Children by Edward P. Jones.
Mister Pip by Lloyd Jones. Mudbound by Hillary Jordan. The Uses of Enchantment by Heidi Julavits. No One Belongs Here More Than You: Stories by Miranda July. Sirens of Baghdad by Yasmina Khadra. Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver. (641.0973) The History of Love by Nicole Krauss.
Staff recommendation The God of Animals by Aryn Kyle. The selected works of T.S. Spivet by Reif Larsen The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Steig Larsson. (Mystery)
Lost Hearts in Italy by Andrea Lee. Free Food for Millionaires by Min Jin Lee. What the Dead Know by Laura Lippman. (Mystery) Waiting to Surface by Emily Listfield. Charity Girl by Michael Lowenthal After This by Alice McDermott.
Staff recommendation On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan. Down the Nile: Alone in a Fisherman's Skiff by Rosemary Mahoney. 916.2 Far Country by Daniel Mason. Trespass by Valerie Martin. Michael Tolliver Lives by Armistead Maupin. Of Men and their Mothers by Mameve Medwed. Dear American Airlines by Jonathan Miles. The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears by Dinaw Mengestu.
Last Empress by Anchee Min. The Big Girls by Susanna Moore. The Last Town on Earth by Thomas Mullen. The View from Castle Rock: Stories by Alice Munro. Channeling Mark Twain by Carol Muske-Dukes.
Staff recommendation Gravedigger's Daughter by Joyce Carol Oates. The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox by Maggie O'Farrell. Last Night at the Lobster by Stewart O'Nan.
Staff recommendation Divisadero by Michael Ondaatje. Songs Without Words by Ann Packer. Snow by Orhan Pamuk.
Strange as This Weather Has Been by Ann Pancake.
Run by Ann Patchett.
Consumption by Kevin Patterson. The Abstinence Teacher by Tom Perrotta. Out Stealing Horses by Per Petterson. Nineteen Minutes by Jodi Picoult. The Omnivore's Dilemma by Michael Pollan. (394.12) The Saturday Wife by Naomi Ragen. Exit Ghost by Philip Roth. Bridge of Sighs by Richard Russo. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer. Almost Moon by Alice Sebold. Peony in Love by Lisa See. Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See.
The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield.
Staff recommendation The Bastard of Istanbul by Elif Shafak. Black & White by Dani Shapiro. Like You'd Understand, Anyway: Stories by Jim Shepard. Testimony by Anita Shreve. Warm Springs: Traces of a Childhood at FDR's Polio Haven by Susan Richards Shreve. (616.835) The Post-Birthday World by Lionel Shriver.
Ten Days in the Hills by Jane Smiley. Septembers of Shiraz by Dalia Sofer. The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein. Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout. Confessions of a Wall Street Shoeshine Boy by Doug Stumpf. Street of a Thousand Blossoms by Gail Tsukiyama.
A Woman in Jerusalem by Abraham B. Yehoshua.
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