Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Book Recommendations

It occurred to me that if I created a post where I could list book recommendations people have given me, that would help me remember them when I am at the library or bookstore! So here goes. If you have one for me, please let me know so I can add it!

5. South of Superior - Ellen Airgood 
6. The Danish Girl and Pasadena - David Ebershoff
7. The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie - Alan Bradley
10. Wither - Lauren DeStefano
11. Glimpse and Miles from Ordinary - Carol Lynch Williams
12. A Man in Uniform - Kate Taylor
13. Camera Obscura - Lavie Tidhar
14. The Clothes They Stood Up In - Alan Bennett
15. Sixpence House - Paul Collins
16. Singer in the Shadows: The Strange Story of Patience Worth - Irving Litvag
17. No Regrets: The Life of Edith Piaf - Carolyn Burke
18. The Archaeology of Home: An Epic Set on a Thousand Square Feet of the Lower East Side - Katharine Greider
20. The Great Typo Hunt:  Two Friends Changing the World, One Correction at a Time - Jeff Deck and Benjamin D. Herson
23. Necropolis: London and Its Dead - Catharine Arnold
24. No Way Down: Life and Death on K2 - Graham Bowley
28. There Once Lived A Woman Who Tried To Kill Her Neighbor's Baby - Ludmilla Petrushevskaya
30. Brother to Dragons, Companion to Owls - Jane Linskold
31. Lost Sounds: Blacks and the Birth of the Recording Industry, 1890-1919 - Tim Brooks
33. James Morrow
36. Anno Dracula - Kim Newman
37. City of Thieves - David Benioff
39. Nicola Griffith
40. Finding Nouf and City of Veils - also Kingdom of Strangers (summer 2012) - Zoe Ferraris
41. Daughter of Smoke and Bone - Laini Taylor
42. The Boy with the Cuckoo Clock Heart - Mathias Malzieu
43. The Children's Blizzard - David Laskin
45. Nothing Lasts Forever - Roderick Thorp
46. Parisians: An Adventure History of Paris - Graham Robb
48. The Opposite of Chocolate - Julia Bertagna
49. Rogue Warrior - Richard Marcinko
50. The Girl with All the Gifts - M.R. Carey
52. The Miniaturist - Jesse Burton
53. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes - Anita Loos
54. Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk - Ben Fountain
55. Three Men in a Boat - Jerome K. Jerome
56. A Short Border Handbook - Gazmend Kapllani
57. If This Is a Woman - Sarah Helm
58. Helga's Diary: A Young Girl's Account of Life in a Concentration Camp - Helga Weiss
59. Mars trilogy - Kim Stanley Robinson (Red Mars, Green Mars, Blue Mars)
60. Auntie Mame - Patrick Dennis
61. Shadow of the Wind - Carlos Ruiz Zafon
62. The Kommandant’s Girl - Pam Jenoff
63. The Wild Truth: The Untold Story of Sibling Survival - Carine McCandless
64. Without You, There Is No Us - Suki Kim
65. The Ragged-Trousered Philanthropists - Robert Tressell
66. Last Night at the Lobster - Stewart O’Nan
68. What is the What - Dave Egger
70. Cloud Atlas - David Mitchell
71. Delancey: A Man, A Woman, A Restaurant, a Marriage - Molly Wizenberg
72. Sous Chef: 24 Hours on the Line - Michael Gibney
73. Waiter to the Rich and Shameless: Confessions of a Five-Star Beverly Hills Server - Paul Hartford
74. Before I Go To Sleep - S.J. Watson
75. Diana Wynne Jones (Howl's Moving Castle, etc.)
76. Mr. Penumbra's 24 Hour Bookstore - Robin Sloan
77. Bel Canto - Ann Patchett
78. The Golem and the Jinni - Helene Wecker
79. Mr. Peanut - Adam Ross
80. The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Aged 13 3/4 - Sue Townsend
81. The Fox and the Star - Coralie Bickford-Smith
82. Loving Day - Mat Johnson
83. The Sympathizer - Viet Thanh Nguyen
84. The Beautiful Bureaucrat - Helen Phillips
85. The Poser - Jacob Rubin
86. The Librarian - Mikhail Elizarov
87. Swallows and Amazons - Arthur Ransome
88.  Small World - David Lodge
89. Lies, Incorporated: The World of Post-Truth Politics - Ari Rabin-Havt
90. The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry - Gabrielle Zevin
91. All Our Wrong Todays - Elan Mastai
92. Company - Max Barry

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