A Few of My Favorite Books



Beck, Martha, Expecting Adam

Chabon, Michael, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay

Desai, Kiran, The Inheritance of Loss

De Bernieres, Louis, Corelli’s Mandolin

Diamond, Jared, Guns, Germs, and Steel

Dickens, Charles, Bleak House

                            Great Expectations

Doria Russell, Mary, Sparrow

Eliot, George, Middlemarch

Eugenides, Jeffrey, Middlesex

Fadiman, Anne, The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down

Garcia Marquez, Gabriel, Love in the Time of Cholera

Gold, Michael, Jews Without Money

Gordon, Mary, Spending

Heller, Joseph, Catch-22

Hijuelos, Oscar, Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love

James, Henry, Portrait of a Lady

James, P.D., The Children of Men

Kidder, Tracy, Mountains Beyond Mountains

Kingsolver, Barbara, Animal Dreams

                                Poisonwood Bible

Lahiri, Jhumpa, The Namesake

Maguire, Gregory, Wicked

Mas Masumoto, David, Epitaph for a Peach

McCourt, Frank, Angela’s Ashes

McCullough, Colleen, First Man in Rome

McEwan, Ian, Atonement

Naslund, Sena Jeter, Ahab’s Wife

O’Brien, Tim, The Things They Carried

Ondaatje, Michael, The English Patient

Roth, Philip, American Pastoral

                   Plot Against America

Rushdie, Salman, Midnight’s Children

Sacks, Oliver, The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat

Stegner, Wallace, Angle of Repose

Sterne, Laurence, Tristram Shandy

Vidal, Gore, Lincoln

Villasenor, Victor, Rain of Gold

Walker, Alice, The Color Purple

Winchester, Simon, The Professor and the Madman