Books I Love

I read. A lot. Most of what I read is OK, a diversion of sorts. Some of what I read grabs me hard and makes my list of bests.  Maybe you'll agree with my picks and maybe you'll find a new favorite. Or, perhaps not.

Before I start, I want to list the worst book in the world (according to me, of course). More about why in a blog post (perhaps)

The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane

With that little factoid out of the way, here goes (in no specific order)

The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver

The Magus by John Fowles

Midwives by Christopher Bohjalian

Angle of Repose by Wallace Stegener

The Hours by Michael Cunningham

The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy

All the Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthy

Empire Falls by Richard Russo

A Lesson Before Dying By Ernest Gaines

Unbroken by Lauren Hillenbrand