Displaying articles for: May 2012

Peter Cameron

The Coral Glynn author attempts the impossible: picking three favorite books.

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Bhi Bhiman

Favorites from the singer-songwriter's shelves.

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Graham Swift

Imaginative classics from the novelist's bookshelf.

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Rachael Sage

The singer recommends three moving reads.

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Amanda Quick

The author of Crystal Gardens on haunting works of Victorian mystery.

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Susan Vreeland

A treasure trove of good reading from the author's shelves.

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Vanessa and Helen Williams

Inspiring reading recommendations from a mother-daughter duo.

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Hari Kunzru

The novelist highlights three modern classics from around the world.

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July 23: Jessica Mitford died on this day in 1996.

Crime fiction legends Dennis Lehane and Michael Connelly discuss the new book that unites their beloved sleuths Patrick Kenzie and Harry Bosch.

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Paradise and Elsewhere

Canadian short story marvel Kathy Page emerges as the Alice Munro of the supernatural from these heartfelt tales of shapeshifting swimmers, mild-mannered cannibals, and personality-shifting viruses transmitted through kisses.

Pastoral

When a persuasive pastor arrives in a sleepy farm town, his sage influence has otherworldly results (talking sheep, a mayor who walks on water). But can he pull off the miracle of finding kindly local Liz Denny the love of her life?  Small wonder looms large in this charmer from Andre Alexis.

The Hundred-Year House

When a poetry scholar goes digging through the decrepit estate of his wife's family to uncover a bygone arts colony's strange mysteries, he awakens a tenacious monster: his mother-in-law. A wickedly funny take on aging aristocracies from author Rebecca Makkai (The Borrower).