Books Reviewed

13, rue Therese by Elena Mauli Shapiro
The Painted Veil by W. Somerset Maugham
Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me (And Other Concerns) by Mindy Kaling
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel Spark
The Sportswriter by Richard Ford
The Lower River by Paul Theroux
The Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides
Bad Marie by Marcy Dermansky
Main Street by Sinclair Lewis
The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood
The Paris Wife by Paula McLain
American Boy by Larry Watson
A Meaningful Life by L.J. Davis
The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes
You Deserve Nothing by Alexander Maksik
The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides
The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach
When We Were Orphans by Kazuo Ishiguro
Freedom by Jonathan Franzen
Last Night in Montreal by Emily St. John Mandel
Turn of Mind by Alice LaPlante
Runaway by Alice Munro
Brooklyn by Colm Tóibín
The Professor’s House by Willa Cather
The Financial Lives of the Poets by Jess Walter
The Privileges by Jonathan Dee
Tolstoy and the Purple Chair by Nina Sankovitch
The Solitude of Prime Numbers by Paolo Giordano
A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan
The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera
Persuasion by Jane Austen
The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake by Aimee Bender
Bossypants by Tina Fey
The Love of my Youth by Mary Gordon
Desperate Characters by Paula Fox
Union Atlantic by Adam Haslett
A Handful of Dust by Evelyn Waugh
The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Runner by Alan Sillitoe
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
Everyday Icon: Michelle Obama and the Power of Style by Kate Betts
The Girl Who Fell From the Sky by Heidi Durrow
The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen
Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand by Helen Simonson
The Heart is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers
Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter by Tom Franklin
The Street by Ann Petry
Gryphon: New and Selected Stories by Charles Baxter
Bel-Ami by Guy de Maupassant
The Lotus Eaters by Tatjana Soli
My Booky Wook by Russell Brand
The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton
Beneath the Lion’s Gaze by Maaza Mengiste
Running the Books: The Adventures of an Accidental Prison Librarian by Avi Steinberg
The End of the Affair by Graham Greene
Man in the Woods by Scott Spencer
Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
How to Read the Air by Dinaw Mengestu
Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh
The Ghost Stories of Edith Wharton by Edith Wharton
The Shipping News by Annie Proulx
The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro
A Novel Bookstore by Laurence Cossé
Nocturnes by Kazuo Ishiguro
Cakes and Ale by W. Somerset Maugham
Bliss, Remembered by Frank Deford
Medium Raw by Anthony Bourdain
Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky
Last Night at the Lobster by Stewart O’Nan
The Imperfectionists by Tom Rachman
The Good Soldier by Ford Madox Ford
The Best of Everything by Rona Jaffe
From Those Wonderful Folks Who Gave You Pearl Harbor: Front-Line Dispatches from the Advertising War by Jerry Della Femina
Breakfast at Tiffany’s by Truman Capote
One Foot in Eden by Ron Rash
Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout
The Group by Mary McCarthy
For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway
Private Life by Jane Smiley
Love, Lucy by Lucille Ball
The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky
Making Toast by Roger Rosenblatt
Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
Coffee at Luke’s: An Unauthorized Gilmore Girls Gabfest edited by Jennifer Crusie
Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
One Amazing Thing by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
Shadow Tag by Louise Erdrich
Latte Trouble by Cleo Coyle
Ruins by Achy Obejas
A Sun for the Dying by Jean-Claude Izzo
Herzog by Saul Bellow
Through the Grinder by Cleo Coyle
Bright-Sided: How the Relentless Promotion of Positive Thinking has Undermined America by Barbara Ehrenreich
The Passport by Herta Muller
On What Grounds by Cleo Coyle
Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri
Circle of Friends by Maeve Binchy
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Holiday Grind by Cleo Coyle
Christmas in Plains by Jimmy Carter
Old Filth by Jane Gardam
The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery
The Man in the Picture by Susan Hill
A Christmas Memory, One Christmas, & The Thanksgiving Visitor by Truman Capote
The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears by Dinaw Mengestu
Happens Every Day by Isabel Gillies
Death with Interruptions by Jose Saramago
The Book of Chameleons by Jorge Eduardo Agualusa
The Fifth Child by Doris Lessing
Bombay Time by Thrity Umrigar
The Prospector by J. M. G. Le Clezio
The Emigrants by W.G. Sebald
Homer & Langley by E.L. Doctorow
Tender is the Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald
The Long Dream by Richard Wright
East of Eden by John Steinbeck
Books by Larry McMurtry
Methland by Nick Reding
A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway
A Mercy by Toni Morrison
Ultra Marathon Man: Confessions of an All Night Runner by Dean Karnazes
American Pastoral by Philip Roth
Other Voices, Other Rooms by Truman Capote
A Cafecito Story by Julia Alvarez
Nazi Literature in the Americas by Roberto Bolaño
Ann Vickers by Sinclair Lewis
Brazil-Maru by Karen Tei Yamashita

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