Friday, September 25, 2015

Some Unusual Novels That Deserve to Be Re-Read


  • The Thousand Autumns of Jacob De Zoet by David Mitchell
  • Tom Jones by Henry Fielding
  • The Road Home by Rose Tremain
  • Life with a Star by Jiri Weil
  • Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • Tai-Pan by James Clavell
  • Jayber Crow by Wendell Berry
  • The Edge of Sadness by Edwin O'Connor
  • The Last Hurrah by Edwin O'Connor
  • The Wall by John Hersey
  • The Balkan Trilogy by Olivia Manning
  • Clockers by Richard Price
  • I, Claudius by Robert Graves
  • East of Eden by John Steinbeck
  • Winter's Tale by Mark Helprin
  • Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry
  • The Time of the Assassins by Godfrey Blunden

2 Comments:

At 5:04 AM, Blogger David Kanigan said...

Michael, thought you would enjoy this:

http://www.texasmonthly.com/the-culture/larry-mcmurtry-minor-regional-novelist/

 
At 9:00 AM, Blogger Michael Wade said...

David,

Thanks for passing that along. I recently started reading "The Sisters Brothers" by Patrick DeWitt and it reminds me of the humor in "Lonesome Dove."

Best,

Michael

 

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