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Monday, November 7, 2016

Did you see the NYT By the Book interview with...

Image result for city of thieves benioffMegyn Kelly?
If not, here it is. 

Kelly mentions the "last great book she read" was City of Thieves by David Benioff.   We read that book back in 2013 as part of our Wednesday Afternoon Book Discussion. We read great books!  
To find out what we've read, see below:

2016 Titles  
The Hollow Ground, Natalie Harnett
If I Knew You Were Going... Judy Chicurel
Leaving Time, Jodi Picoult
A Remarkable Kindess, Diana Bletter
The Girl From the Garden, Parnaz Foroutan
Our Souls at Night, Kent Haruf
Orient, Christopher Bollen
The Book of Unknown Americans, Cristina Henriquez
Indiscretion, Charles Dubow
The Wonder Garden, Lauren Acampora
The Crooked Heart, Lissa Evans

2015 Titles
Burial Rites, Hannah Kent
Forgiving Maximo Rothman, AJ Sidransky
Olive Kitteridge, Elizabeth Strout
Museum of Extraordinary Things, A Hoffman
The Sweetness, Sande Bortiz Berger
Some Luck, Jane Smiley
Plainsong, Kent Haruf
The Children Act, Ian McEwan
Apple Tree Yard,  Louise Doughty
Benediction, Kent Haruf

2014 Titles
The Painted Girls, Cathy Marie Buchanan
The Dinner, Herman Koch
The Silent Wife, A.S.A. Harrison
Tender at the Bone, Ruth Reichl
Up From the Blue, Susan Henderson
And the Mountains Echoed, Khaled Hosseini
The Manor, Mac Griswold
Salvage the Bones, Jesmyn Ward
Mary Coin, Marisa Silver

2013 Titles
Dear Life, Alice Munro
Lessons in French, Hillary Reyl
Hypnotist’s Love Story, Liane Moriarty
Running the Rift, Naomi Benaron
Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk, B.Fountain
Rebecca, Daphne de Maurier
Sutton, J.R. Moehringer
Turn of Mind, Alice LaPlante
Zeitoun, Dave Eggers
City of Thieves, David Benioff
City of Women, David Gillham

2012 Titles
Cutting for Stone, Abraham Verghese
Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, Amy Chua
Beneath a Marble Sky, John Shors
In the Shadow of the Banyan, Vaddey Ratner
Invisible Wall, Harry Bernstein
Jerusalem Maiden, Talia Carner
Lost Wife, Alyson Richman
Mudbound, Hilary Jordan
Rules of Civility, Amor Towles
Submission, Ayelet Waldman
Unbroken, Laura Hillenbrand

 2011 titles and further back!
(in alphabetical order)
Aloft, Chang-re Lee
Art of Racing in the Rain. Garth Stein
Bel Canto, Ann Patchett
Big Fish, Daniel Wallace
Box Children, Sharon Wise 
Enemies: A Love Story, Isaac Bashevis Singer
Extremely Loud/Incredibly Close, JS Foer
Family Tree, Barbara Delinsky
Ghost at the Table, Suzanne Berne
Giant House, Elizabeth McCracken
Girls, Lori Lansens
Glass Castle, Jeanette Walls
Help, Kathryn Stockett
Home to Holly Springs, Jan Karon
I Don’t Want to Join a Book Club, Ironside
In the Shadow of the Banyan, V. Ratner
In the Woods, Tana French
Keeper of the Kid, Edward Hardy
Last Days of Ptolemy Grey, Walter Mosley
March, E.L. Doctorow
Mr. Pip, Lloyd Jones
Oxygen, Carol Cassella
People of the Book, Geraldine Brooks
Pilot’s Wife, Anita Shreve
Reading Lolita in Tehran, Azar Nafisi
Reliable Wife, Robert Goolrick
River of Doubt, Candice Millard
Rug Merchant, Meg Mullins
Saffron Kitceh, Yasmin Crowther
Sag Harbor, Colson Whitehead
Secret Kept, Tatiana de Rosnay
Senator’s Wife, Sue Miller
Shadow of the Wind, Carlos Ruiz Zafron
Sleeping Father, Matthew Sharpe
Someone Knows My Name, L. Hill
Someone Not Really Her Mother, Chessman
Space Between Us, Thrity Umrigar
Still Life With Chickens, C. Goldhammer
Syringa Tree, Pamela Glen
Tender Bar, J.R. Moehringer
They Did it With Love, K. Morgenroth
The Notebook, Nicholas Sparks
Those Who Save Us, Jenna Blum
Trespass, Valerie Martin
Uncommon Reader, Alan Bennett

Uses of Enchantment, Heidi Julavits 
Vanishing Acts of Esme Lenox, O’Farrell
Visible World, Mark Slouka
Wait Till Next Year, Doris Kearns Goodwin
When All is Said and Done, Robert Hill
When the Emperor Was Divine, J. Otsuka
When the White House Was Ours, P. Shreve

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