Wednesday, August 18, 2010
Latest stack of books
I decided to go on and take a picture of my latest book stack instead of waiting until the new Kate Atkinson arrives.
From the top:
David Quammen's The Soul of Viktor Tronko. A Nancy Pearl recommendation.
Molly Keane's Queen Lear. From Kathleen.
Georges Simenon's Pedigree. Spotted this on Danielle's wish list and had to have it.
Pat Conroy's South of Broad. From the publisher.
Nancy Mitford's The Blessing. Another Mitford for the collection.
Rafael Yglesias's A Happy Marriage. Heard about this on NPR. Haven't read Yglesias since Dr. Neruda's Cure for Evil.
Mary Lee Settle's Choices. Because I want to read more Settle.
Donald Lystra's Season of Water and Ice. Because of the cover.
Belle Boggs' Mattaponi Queen. Another because of the cover.
Howard Jacobson's The Finkler Question. Long-listed for the Booker.
Jon Clinch's Kings of the Earth. Because of all the love at BookBalloon.
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