the important and the not-so-important, horribly conflated.

Read (Past Tense)

In books on December 11, 2010 at 7:38 pm

I put my Library Card through a workout this year (! = Really Good):

A Good Fall / Ha Jin

Blame / Michelle Huneven

Censoring an Iranian Love Story / Shahriar Mandanipour

The Unnamed / Joshua Ferris (!)

Changing my mind : Occasional essays / Zadie Smith

There once lived a woman who tried to kill her neighbor’s baby : Scary
fairy tales / Ludmilla Petrushevskaya

Remainder / Tom McCarthy

The Privileges / Jonathan Dee (!)

Brief Interviews with Hideous Men / David Foster Wallace (!)

Chronic City / Jonathan Lethem

2666 / Roberto Bolano

The Imperfectionists / Tom Rachman

Saving God: Religion after Idolatry / Mark Johnston (!)

Freedom / Jonathan Franzen (!)

C / Tom McCarthy

Room / Emma Donaghue

The Thousand Autumns of Jacob DeZoet / David Mitchell

Collected Stories / Lydia Davis (!)



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