22 December 2014

Seattle Times Best Books

Gleaned from the 14 December 2014 Seattle Times, books to read:

  • Let Me Be Frank With You, by Richard Ford
  • The Stories of Jane Gardam
  • The Peripheral, by William Gibson (requested from PCL)
  • The Museum of Extraordinary Things,  by Alice Hoffman
  • Station Eleven, by Emily St. John Mandel
  • The Paying Guests, by Sarah Waters (M. requested from PCL)
  • Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption, by Bryan Stevenson (non-fiction, by a lawyer who defends the most hopeless of criminals) 
From the Crime Fiction List: 

  • Destroyer Angel,  by Nevada Barr
  • Love Story, With Murders,  by Harry Bingham
  • Jack of Spies, by David Downing
  • Darkness, Darkness,by John Harvey (this is described as the last in a series about a detective named Charlie Resnick, in Nottingham -- might be good to read some of the earlier ones in the series)
  • Day of Atonement, by David Liss (author of Conspiracy of Paper,  read and entered recently in here. The main character is one Sebastian Fox, a young, Jewish "thief taker." This reminds me of things in Conspiracy.)
  • Red Joan, by Jennie Rooney

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