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Books 2011. Books 2012?

Posted in Uncategorized by m.snowe on January 3, 2012

Books M.Snowe read (i.e. that she remembers reading) in 2011, unranked, randomly listed, and without comment:

The Marriage Plot, Jeffrey Eugenides

The Virgin Suicides, Jeffrey Eugenides

A Game of Thrones, George R. R. Martin

A Clash of Kings, George R. R. Martin

A Storm of Swords, George R. R. Martin

Bossypants, Tina Fey

Cleopatra, Stacy Schiff

The Uncoupling, Meg Wolitzer

A Short History of Women, Kate Walbert

The Metropolis Case, Matthew Gallaway

Mission Street Food, Myint and Leibowitz

Slammerkin, Emma Donaghue

The Pursuit of Love, Nancy Mitford

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, Rebecca Skloot

A Visit from the Goon Squad, Jennifer Egan

Anywhere but Here, Mona Simpson

The Collected Short Stories of Roald Dahl

Wonder Boys, Michael Chabon

Veronica, Mary Gaitskill

Foreign Bodies, Cynthia Ozick

Alice James: A Biography, Jean Strouse

The Dud Avocado, Elaine Dundy

Suggestions for 2012?

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  1. m.snowe said, on January 3, 2012 at 9:51 am

    See, it’s not hard to read a reasonable proportion of women in a year. You hear that, The Millions, and your “Most Anticipated 2012” list with only 25% lady authors?

  2. Brian Hurley said, on January 3, 2012 at 10:08 am

    May I suggest you read “Brothel,” a forthcoming novel by J. Boyett?

    It’s about ladies and sex and friendship and rebellion, and it’s written by a… well, J. So it could be anyone.

  3. m.snowe said, on January 3, 2012 at 10:32 am

    You may, and you did!

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