A compilation of books I’ve read and reviewed on my blog.

Literary Notes #18: a focus on classics and future classics

-The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving

-Dracula by Bram Stoker

-Beowulf: a comparison of editions translated by Kevin Holland-Crossley and Seamus Heaney

-The Maytrees by Annie Dillard

Literary Notes #17

Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese

The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris by David McCullough

The Paris Wife by Paula McLain

The Complete Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Love Wins by Rob Bell

The Millennium Trilogy by Stieg Larsson

Literary Notes #16

The Dressmaker of Khair Khana by Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

My Life in France by Julia Childs

Uncommon Decency by Richard Mouw

Literary Notes #15

Religious Literacy by Stephen Prothero

Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy by Erix Metaxas

-Book Lust to Go by Nancy Pearl

For You, Mom. Finally by Ruth Reichl

Burying the Bones: Pearl Buck in China by Hilary Spurling

Super Natural Cooking by Heidi Swanson

Wise Blood by Flannery O’Connor

Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson

Literary Notes #14

Literary Notes #13

-From Beirut to Jerusalem by Thomas Friedman

-The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel Spark

-How We Survived Communism and Even Laughed by Slavenka Drakulic

-The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls

Literary Notes #12

Literary Notes #11

-The Good Earth by Pearl Buck

-Burying the Bones by Hilary Spurling

The Amnesty International Imprisoned Writers Series

-No Child

Literary Notes #10

-The Island by Victoria Hislop

-Olive Kitteridge by Elisabeth Strout

-Nicholas and Alexandra by Robert K. Massie

-The 19th Wife by David Ebershoff

-The Girl with the Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier

-Howard’s End by E. M. Forester

Literary Notes #9

-The Shipping News by Annie Proulx

-Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides

-The Help by Kathryn Stockett

-Paris, The Biography of a City by Colin Jones

-St. Petersburg DK Eyewitness Guide

Literary Notes #8

-French Country Cooking by Elizabeth David

-A Table in Provence, Classic Recipes from the South of France by Leslie Forbes

-Graham Greene Country by Paul Hogarth

-David Gentleman’s London

Literary Notes #7

-The Shipping News by Annie Proulx

-Spice: The History of a Temptation by Jack Turner

-Sarah’s Key by Tatiana de Rosnay

-Abba’s Child by Brennan Manning

-Simple Sewing by Lotta Jansdotter

Literary Notes #6

-The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows

-In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez

-When We Were Romans by Matthew Kneale

-Bad Science by Ben Goldacre


Literary Notes #5

-In Defense of Food by Michael Pollan

-The Omnivore’s Dilemma by Michael Pollan

-Food, Inc.

-Dominion by Matthew Scully

-Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver

-Twilight by Stephenie Meyer

-Gilead and Home by Marilynne Robinson

-Rosie by Anne Lamott

-The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Burbery

Literary Notes #4

-The Brothers K by David James Duncan

-The River Why by David James Duncan

-The Rich are Different by Sosan Howatch

-A Town Like Alice by Nevil Shute

-The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne

Literary Notes #3

-The Omnivore’s Dilemma by Michael Pollan

-The Sewing Circles of Herat by Christina Lamb

-Crossing to Safety by Wallace Stegner

Literary Notes #2

Literary Notes #1

-Reaching Out by Henri J. M. Nouwen

Being Neighborly

-Three Cups of Tea

-A Hundred and One Days

-The Bookseller of Kabul

Out Stealing Horses by Per Petterson

Books! Books! Beautiful Books!

-1215: The Year of the Magna Carta by Danny Danziger and John Gillingham

-Fidelity, Five Stories by Wendell Berry

Back in Edinburgh

-Edinburgh, Picturesque Notes by Robert Louis Stevenson

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