Thursday, April 02, 2009
Must. stop. checking. out. books. . .
Brad Gooch's Flannery: A Life of Flannery O'Connor. I should have this one finished by the weekend.
Gerald Koplan's Etta. Should be great fun. Maybe I'll follow it up with another viewing of Butch and Sundance.
Stefan Zweig's Beware of Pity. Zweig's first novel. Danielle's already reading it.
Matt Bondurant's The Wettest County in the World. I thought I was from the Moonshine Capital of the World, but Bondurant claims that ignomy goes to Franklin County, Va.
Alexander Waugh's The House of Wittgenstein. The Anthony Gottleib review has me eager to read this biography.
Laurie Graham's The Importance of Being Kennedy. Litlove put this on her favorites list last year.
Tom Piazza's City of Refuge. I'd not heard of this before the Tournament of Books.
Steven Johnson's The Invention of Air. A bio of scientist Joseph Priestley, friend of both Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson.
The Complete Novels and Selected Writings of Amy Levy edited by Melvyn New. I've already read The Romance of a Shop from the collection; a review is to follow.
Sherman Alexie cancels book tour for memoir about his mother.
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