Sunday, November 30, 2008


December 2008
How the Mind Works - Steven Pinker
Henry and Cato - Iris Murdoch
Lunar Park - Bret Easton Ellis
The Book Thief - Markus Zusak
The Death of Artemio Cruz - Carlos Fuentes
Love - Toni Morrison
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie - Muriel Spark
The Tenderness of Wolves - Stef Penney
The Diving Pool - Yoko Ogawa
The Debt to Pleasure - John Lanchester
Daphne - Justine Picardie
Offbeat bride - Ariel Meadow Stallings
The Story of a Marriage - Andrew Sean Greer
Born Standing Up - Steve Martin
Scoop - Evelyn Waugh

November 2008
The Swallows of Kabul - Yasmina Khadra
The zookeeper's wife - Diane Ackerman
Revolutionary Road - Richard Yates
The Echo Maker - Richard Powers
Come to me - Amy Bloom
The war of the roses - Warren Adler
Snow flower and the secret fan - Lisa See
Lipstick Jungle - Candace Bushnell
The darkness of Wallis Simpson - Rose Tremain
Living to tell the tale - Gabriel Garcia Marquez

October 2008
The tenant of Wildfelll Hall - Anne Bronte
The Siege of Krishnapur - JG Farrell
Rebecca - Daphne Du Maurier
One perfect day - Rachel Mead
The clothes on their backs - Linda Grant
My mother's wedding dress - Justine Picardie
Master class: lessons from leading writers - Nancy Bunge
A joss stick for my mother - Lienfung Li
Global religions: An introduction - Mark Juergensmeyer
Idea of Perfection - Kate Grenville
20 Fragments of a Ravenous Youth - Xiaolu Guo
The Well-Educated Mind: A Guide to the Classical Education You Never Had - Susan Bauer Wise

September 2008
the library at night - Alberto Manguel
In the Country of Men - Hisham Matar
Changing Places - David Lodge
When you are engulfed in flames - David Sedaris

Carry Me Down - M J Hyland
A Good Year - Peter Mayle
A Long Long Way - Sebastian Barry
Gabriel's Gift - Hanif Kureishi
Three cups of tea: One Man's mission to promote peace - Greg Mortenson
At Large and At Small, Confessions of a Literary Hedonist - Anne Fadiman
Sea of Poppies - Amitav Ghosh

August 2008
The City of Falling Angels - John Berendt
The Raw Shark Texts - Steven Hall
Music and Silence - Rose Tremain
Paris Stories - Mavis Gallant
Housekeeping - Marilynne Robinson
Infidel - Ayaan Hirsi Ali
The Geographer's Library - Jon Fasman
Under the Banner of Heaven - Jon Krakauer
Gilgamesh - Joan London
The Maytrees - Anne Dillard
The ministry of special Cases - Nathan Englander

July 2008

The Blue Flower - Penelope Fitzgerald
The Once and Future King - T.H. White
Magical Thinking - Augusten Burroughs
The Moviegoer - Walker Percy
The Sea - John Banville
The Queen of Attolia - Megan Whalen Turner
The Lottery and other stories - Shirley Jackson
When the Emperor was Divine - Julie Otsuka
The Abstinence Teacher - Tom Perrotta
Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant - Anne Tyler
Mister Pip - Lloyd Jones
Signed, mata Hari - Yannick Murphy
The Story of My Face - Kathy Page
Like you'd understand anyway - Jim Shephard
Eva Trout - Elizabeth Bowen

June 2008 (19)
The Wood Wife - Terri Windling
Bitter Sweets - Roopa Farooki
A Winter Book - Tove Jansson
Close Range: Wyoming Stories- Annie Proulx
Special Topics in Calamity Physics - Marisha Pessl
The Gangster we are all looking for - Le Thi Diem Thuy
Civilwarland in Bad Decline - George Saunders
Hope and other dangerous pursuits - Laila Lalami
Loving - Henry Green
The Color Purple - Alice Walker
Night - Elie Wiesel
The Maltese Falcon - Dashiell Hammett
84, Charing Cross Road - Helene Hanff
Farenheit 541 - Ray Bradbury
Autobiography of a face - Lucy Grealy
Brave New World - Aldous Huxley
Brave New World Revisited - Aldous Huxley
The Colour - Rose Tremain
Amy and Isabelle - Elizabeth Strout

May 2008 (14)
First Snow on Fuji - Yasunari Kawabata
Ex Libris - Anne Fadiman
The Picador book of Contemporary Chinese Fiction- David Su
Lust/Caution - Eileen Chang
A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian - Marina Lewycka
Saving Agnes - Rachel Cusk
The Complete Borrowers - Mary Norton
Schindler's Ark - Thomas Keneally
La Cucina - Lily Prior
The Migrant Painter of Birds - Lidia Jorge
Morvern Callar - Alan Warner
The Commissariat of Enlightenment - Ken Kalfus
Martin Dressler: The Tale of an American Dreamer - Steven Millhauser
Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman - Haruki Murakami

April 2008 (12)
The Falls - Joyce Carol Oates
This Side of Brightness - Colum McCann
Purple Hibiscus - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
So I am Glad - A.L.Kennedy
Comfort Woman - Nora Okja
Reading like a Writer - Francine Prose
The Translator - Leila Aboulela
A Family Daughter - Maile Meloy
Like Life - Lorrie Moore
Travels of Jamie McPheeters - Robert Taylor
Water For Elephants - Sara Gruen
The keepers of the house - Shirley Ann Grau

March 2008 (13)
Oh the glory of it all - Sean Wiley
The Last Unicorn - Peter S. Beagle
Gossip Girl - Cecily von Ziegesar
Edwin Mullhouse: The Life and Death of an American Writer, 1943-1954 by Jeffrey Cartwright - Steven Millhauser
Quicksand and Passing - Nella Larsen
The Passion - Jeanette Winterson
The Thief - Megan Whalen Turner
Breakfast of Champions - Kurt Vonnegut
Hexwood - Diana Wynne Jones
The Ladies of Grace Adieu and Other Stories - Susanna Clarke
All Aunt Hagar's Children - Edward P Jones
The Mistress's Daughter - A.M. Homes
As Nature Made Him: The Boy Who Was Raised as a Girl - John Colapinto

February 2008 (6)
Louise Erdich - The Master Butchers Singing Club
Barbara Kingsolver - Animal, Vegetable, Miracle
Karen Joy Fowler - The Jane Austen Book Club
Jim Crace - The Pesthouse
Anthony Kiedis - Scar Tissue
Marjane Satrapi - The Complete Persepolis

January 2008 (11)
The Glass Castle - Jeannette Walls
Reluctant Fundamentalist - Mohsin Hamid
The Gathering - Anne Enright
Enduring Love - Ian McEwan
Gateway - Frederik Pohl
The Kite Runner - Khaled Hosseini
The Stolen Child - Keith Donohue
Good in Bed - Jennifer Weiner
The Indian Clerk - David Leavitt
Into the Wild - Jon Krakauer
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao - Junot Diaz

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