Elaine Newton’s Summer Reading List 2010

Critic’s Choice 2010-2011 Summer Reading List

Paul Auster, Invisible*
Laura Barnum, Veracity*
Sarah Blake, The Postmistress
Tracy Chevalier, Remarkable Creatures
Chitra Banergee Divakaruni, One Amazing Thing
E.L. Doctorow, Homer and Langley*
Kim Echlin, The Disappeared*
Tan Twan Eng, The Gift of Rain*
Rebecca Newberger Goldstein, 36 Arguments for the Existence of God
Shilpi Somaya Gowda, Secret Daughter*
Robert Harris,, Conspirata
Adam Haslett, Union Atlantic
Zoe Heller, The Believers
Ann Hood, The Red Thread*
Nick Hornsby, Naked Juliet
Ward Just, Exiles in the Garden
Joseph Kertes, Gratitude: A Novel
Barbara Kingsolver, The Lacuna*
Jonathan Lethem, Chronic City
James A. Levine, The Blue Notebook*
Simon Mawer, The Glass Room*
Colum McCann, Let the Great World Spin*
Ian McEwan, Solar
Philip Meyer, America Rust
Anchee Min, Pearl of China
Lorrie Moore, A Gate at the Stairs
Lisa Moore, February*
Alice Munro, Too Much Happiness
Orhan Pamuk, The Museum of Innocence
Richard Powers, Generosity: An Enhancement
Cathleen Schine, The Three Weissmanns of Westport*
Lionel Shriver, So Much for That*
Helen Simonson, Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand
Mark Spragg, Bone Fire
Colm Toibin, Brooklyn*
William Trevor, Love and Summer

( starred titles are being considered for the lecture series)


4 thoughts on “Elaine Newton’s Summer Reading List 2010

  1. You have an interesting list. Can’t wait to get at it. Put “The Gift of Rain” at the top of your list – it’s one of the best books I’ve ever read. It’s beautifully written. – Joyce

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