Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Books to curl up with as the days grow dark earlier

Book prizes have been announced (see lists in the right hand column), holiday reads will be suggested, and gifts purchased. Here is my list of recently reviewed books to add to the stack already awaiting on the living room floor.
*A Sea of Poppies by Amitav Ghosh
*My Father's Paradise: A Son's Search for His Jewish Past in Kurdish Iraq by Ariel Sabar
*The Wasted Vigil by Nadeem Aslam
*Other Rooms, Other Wonders: Connected Stories by Daniyal Mueenuddin
*To Siberia by Per Petterson
*Carolina Clay: The Life and Legend of the Slave Potter Dave by Leonard Todd
*Blonde Roots by Bernadine Evaristo
*Our Story Begins by Tobias Wolff
*The Imposter by Damon Galgut
*An Atlas of Impossible Longing by Anuradha Roy
*The Lazarus Project by Aleksandar Hemon
*The Wild Places by Robert McFarlane
*Origins by Amin Maalouf

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