Shree's Bunch of Books

Mostly done, a few books still to be added
1) Native American Writers
*Skins – Adrian Louis
*Almanac of the Dead – Leslie Marmon Silko
*Perma Red – Debra Earling 2/08
*Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian – Sherman Alexie 1/08
*Solar Storms – Linda Hogan
*Fool’s Crow – James Welch
*Why I Can’t Read Wallace Stegner – Elizabeth Cook-Lynn
*Ravensong - Lee Maracle
2) Historical Fiction
*Life Mask – Emma Donoghue
*Coffee Trader – David Liss
*Game of Kings – Dorothy Dunnett
*Royal Flash – George MacDonald Fraser
*Fanny – Erica Jong
*Lamplighter – Anthony O’Neill
*Dissolution – C.S. Sansom
*Ex-Libris – Ross King
3) Women Writers
*Lady Audley’s Secret – M.E. Braddon
*Brief Lives – Anita Brookner
*Less Than Angels – Barbara Pym
*High Tide in Tucson – Barbara Kingsolver
*Peppered Moth – Margaret Drabble
*Minor Characters – Joyce Johnson
*Oblivion Seekers – Olivia Eberhardt
*Suspension of Mercy – Patricia Highsmith
4) Scottish Writers
*Resurrection Club – Christopher Wallace
*Not Knowing – Cathy Unsworth
*Quite Ugly One Morning – Christopher Brookmyre
*Everything You Need – A.L. Kennedy
*Negative Space – Zoe Strachan
*Field of Blood – Denise Mina
*Tumulus – Andrew Scott
*Women Talking Dirty - Ilsa Dewar
5) Non-Fiction
*Hell on Horses and Women – Alice Lee Marriott
*Letters of a Woman Homesteader – Elinore Pruitt
*Hidden West – Rob Schultheis
*Smashed – Koran Zailckas
*In the Rose Garden of the Martyrs – Christopher de Bellaigue
*I Didn’t Do it for You – Michele Wrong
*Coyote Woman – Tina La Marque
*Women Pirates - Ulrike Klausman
6) In Translation
*Landscape Painted with Tea – Milorad Pavic
*My Mother’s House – Colette
*Family Album – Claribel Alegria
*Ultraviolet Sky – Alma Villanueva
*Platform – Michel Houellebocq
*My Sister Guard Your Veil – ed. Lila Azam Zangeneh
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7) Mysteries
*Killing Kind – John Connolly 3/08
*Lazybones – Mark Billingham
*Tutankhamun Affair – Christian Jacq
*Winter House – Carol O’Connell
*Blood Orchid – Stuart Woods 3/08
*Stranger House – Reginald Hill
*Black Echo – Michael Connelly
*Blind to the Bones – Stephen Booth 2/08
8) Real Life Book Group
*Round Heeled Woman – Jane Juska 1/08
*Lies – Enrique de Heriz
*Practice to Deceit – Elizabeth Benedict 2/08
*Delirium - Laura Restrepo 1/08
*Last Night at the Lobster - O'Nan 2/08
*Bay of Angels - Anita Brookner 3/08
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Posted by Shree at 11/13/2007 07:57:00 PM

2 comments:

tinylittlelibrarian said... November 20, 2007 at 2:33 PM  

I really liked Life Mask! I've enjoyed all of Donoghue's books that I've read. My real-life book club read A Round-Heeled Woman a few years ago. And I love your Scottish writers list - I think I'll be getting some ideas from you...

Shree said... November 27, 2007 at 6:18 AM  

Glad to share the ideas, I'm looking forward to reading this list, and I'm glad you liked Life Mask, I've heard mixed things.

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