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<p>Adam Johnson, author of <cite>The Orphan Master’s Son</cite></p>

Adam Johnson, author of The Orphan Master’s Son

What we're reading

Posted by Rhonda Hughes on 16 Nov 2012

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We haven’t done one of these installments for a while (here’s what we were reading last February) so we’re coming at you with one now that the days are shorter and colder and as a result reading time is often cozier and more plentiful. We really like lists and hope you do too. Read any of these or anything else lately that’s great?

The Sea, John Banville
The Orphan Master’s Son, Adam Johnson
May We Be Forgiven, A.M. Homes
Cloud Atlas, David Mitchell
Talent is Overrated, Geoff Colvin
Catching up on my Harper’s subscription
Winding down my election obsession—mostly read,,, and polls like for the past few months
Waging Heavy Peace, Neil Young
Letters to Wendy’s, Joe Wenderoth
The Art of Fermentation, Sandor Ellix Katz
Wild, Cheryl Strayed
The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business, Charles Duhigg
The Castle, by Franz Kafka
A Very Minor Prophet, James Bernard Frost
This is How You Lose Her, Junot Diaz
The Year of Magical Thinking, Joan Didion
Reality Hunger, David Shields

Smoky Mountain Magic by Horace Kephart. Enjoying it so far.

Patrick from Chattanooga, TN on 16 Nov 2012

Crazy Brave by Joy Harjo, The Gretchen Lowell series by Chelsea Cain, and Zazen by Vanessa Veselka.

Matthew from Portland, OR on 16 Nov 2012

It’s time for me to get bloggier.  My current reading list:
Fun Home by Alison Bechdel
Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
Taking the Leap by Pema Chodron

After I finish these, I’ll start on…
The Great Unexpected by Sharon Creech
Appetites by Caroline Knapp
The Bird Saviors by William Cobb

Kyla from New York on 16 Nov 2012

Compulsive book-starter, I’m reading The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami, The Street of Crocodiles by Bruno Schulz, and a story by Roddy Doyle called ‘The Pram’ in the Granta Book of Irish Short Stories.

Deborah Reeves from Portland, Oregon on 16 Nov 2012

Currently reading Richard Russo’s memoir, Elsewhere.

Andrew Scott from Indianapolis on 16 Nov 2012

Fresh off the boat hilarious!

rhonda Lomazow on 16 Nov 2012

The Passage by Justin Cronin.

Brent Lank from Portland, OR on 16 Nov 2012


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