Friday, January 01, 2010

My Favorite 15 Novels Read in 2009

The Housekeeper and the Professor by Yoko Ogawa (2003 in Japan, translation 2009)
A Short History of Tractors in Ukranian by Marina Lewycka (2005)
A Lesson Before Dying by Earnest Gaines (1993)
Offshore by Penelope Fitzgerald (1979)
A Month in the Country by J. L. Carr (1980)
As She Climbed Across the Table by Jonathan Lethem (1997)
Death With Interruptions by Jose Saramago (2005 in Portugal, translation 2008)
Out Stealing Horses by Per Petterson (2003 in Norway, translation 2005)
The Ox-Bow Incident by Walter Van Tillburg Clark (1940)
A Woman in Jerusalem by A. B. Yehoshua (2004 in Israel, translation 2006)
Dance Night by Dawn Powell (1930)
Hullabaloo in the Guava Orchard by Kiran Desai (1998)
My Antonia by Willa Cather (1918)
Dreamland by Kevin Baker (1999)
The Good Fairies of New York by Martin Millar (2006)


Blogger Eva said...

I'm ashamed to say I've only read A Lesson Before Dying. I could plan my whole year's reading around all of the wonderful lists book bloggers post this time of year!

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