This is my book list for 2009. I also fill in the gaps with the New Yorker, Artforum, Mothering,  and Vogue – as far as print goes. To view my cyber reading habits, look under my Links page. You can see my Books Read 2008 list here. You can see my Books Read 2007 list here.

  1. The Road by Cormac McCarthy.
  2. Seven Days in the Art World by Sarah Thornton
  3. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
  4. You Are Your Child’s First Teacher by Rahima Baldwin Dancy (excellent inspirational reading for new mothers)
  5. Dreams From My Father by Barack Obama

Literary Blogs

The Elegant Variation - a blog written by LA-based writer Mark Sarvas. He has the reputation of being a jerk, but I don’t know yet if that rap is merited. His blog looks interesting and smart, and he covers substantial literary ground. His blog also been noticed and awarded things on both sides of the Atlantic.

3 Responses to “Read”

  1. Ann Bost Says:

    I can’t find where you wrote about it, but I think you recommended Revere, In Those Days by Roland Merullo. I’m enjoying it immensely. Thanks for the tip. I’m always looking for gook novels (that aren’t totally depressing).

  2. Candace Says:

    Good books: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl Who Played with Fire, People of the Book (wow).

  3. Candace Says:

    “Freedom” and “Cutting for Stone” both longggggg reads, but both excellent.

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