New TBR Pile for Summer Days


  • Dancing Girls – Margaret Atwood (short stories) (F)DNF
  • Swallows and Amazons – Arthur Ransome (F)
  • The Lizard Cage – Karen Connelly (F)
  • August – Gerard Woodward (F)Read. (Updated 06/19/2013.)
  • Bitchfest – anthology (excerpts from decade of Bitch magazine)
  • Methland: The Death and Life of an American Small Town – Nick Reding (how meth affected one small community in US)
  • Sea of Poppies – Amitav Ghosh (F)
  • A Passage to India – Forster (F)Read. (Updated 06/06/2013.)
  • The Devil’s Highway – Luis Alberto Urrea (issue of illegal immigration)Read. (Updated 06/19/2013.)
  • Maphead – Ken Jennings (the lure of maps)
  • Classics for Pleasure – Michael Dirda (book about books)
  • Going to Extremes – Joe McGiniss (Alaska travel)
  • The Bite of the Mango – Mariatu Kamara/Susan McClelland (NF about refugee from African nation rife with instability)
  • The Social Animal – David Brooks (sociology/anthro)Read. (Updated 06/06/2013.)
  • Like One of the Family – Childress (Af-Am domestic history)
  • Coasting – Jonathon Raban (UK travel by boat)
  • Wesley the Owl – Stacey O’Brian
  • The Sex Lives of Cannibals – J. Maarten Troost (travel narrative)
  • Color: A Natural History of the Palette – Victoria Finlay
  • Foreign Friends – Jojo Moyes (F)

So – that should set me up for the next month or three… 🙂

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