Monday, January 12, 2009

Books Read This Past, Um, Quarter

I hope this post is more enjoyable reading than your most recent quarterly statements!

But first, the Netherlands froze over! And the whole population converged on our little village.

John Le Carré
: The Russia House
Dai Sijie: Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress

Margaret Atwood: Cat’s Eye

Marilynne Robinson: Housekeeping

Maggie O’Farrell: After You’d Gone


Susanna Jones
: The Earthquake Bird
Richard Powers: The Echo Maker

John Le Carré: The Mission Song

Haruki Murakami: Kafka on the Shore

Kate Atkinson:
One Good Turn
Lois Duncan: Gallows Hill

Beryl Bainbridge: Watson’s Apology

Jacqueline Winspear: Birds of a Feather

Jostein Gaarder: The Solitaire Mystery

Nicole Krauss: The History of Love

Ruth Rendell
: The Veiled One
James Meek
: The People’s Act of Love
Ursula Hegi
: Intrusions
Marjorie Reynolds
: The Starlite Drive-in

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