Tuesday, September 15, 2009

book club voting lists (1 of 4)

This post explains what the lists are all about...

Biographies & Memoirs:
  1. Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life by Barbara Kingsolver
  2. Beautiful Boy: A Father's Journey Through His Son's Addiction by David Sheff
  3. Bitter is the New Black: Confessions of a Condescending, Egomaniacal, Self-Centered Smartass, Or, Why You Should Never Carry A Prada Bag to the Unemployment Office by Jen Lancaster
  4. Buffalo Gal by Laura Pedersen
  5. The Caliph's House: A Year in Casablanca by Tahir Shah
  6. Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything across Italy, India and Indonesia by Elizabeth Gilbert
  7. Feeding a Yen: Savoring Local Specialties, from Kansas City to Cuzco by Calvin Trillin
  8. Infidel by Ayaan Hirsi Ali
  9. Letter to My Daughter by Maya Angelou
  10. She's Not There: A Life in Two Genders by Jennifer Finney Boylan
  11. Tweak: Growing Up on Methamphetamines by Nic Sheff
Classics and Contemporary Classics:
  1. 1984 by George Orwell
  2. Beloved by Toni Morrison
  3. The Book of Salt by Monique Truong
  4. Breakfast at Tiffany’s by Truman Capote
  5. Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh
  6. Hamlet
  7. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
  8. The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  9. Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
  10. Wings of the Dove by Henry James
General Fiction (non-genre):
  1. The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein
  2. Astrid & Veronika by Linda Olsson
  3. The Beach House by Mary Alice Monroe
  4. Buffalo Lockjaw by Greg Ames
  5. The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery
  6. Ella Minnow Pea by Mark Dunn
  7. Eureka by Jim Lehrer
  8. The Falls by Joyce Carol Oates
  9. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows
  10. The Help by Kathryn Stockett
  11. Love Medicine by Louise Erdrich
  12. Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout
  13. People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks
  14. Plain Truth by Jodi Picoult
  15. Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver
  16. Stones from the River by Ursula Hegi
  17. The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski
  18. Those Who Save Us by Jenna Blum
  19. Trans-Sister Radio by Chris Bohjalian
  20. The Various Flavors of Coffee by Anthony Capella
  21. We Need to Talk about Kevin by Lionel Shriver

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