Salon, the online magazine, asked several writers for their favorite books of 2009. It was interesting to read of the varied titles and the reasons writers had for choosing them. Check it out for yourself.
Here, without commentary, is the list of suggested titles:
Aridjis, Chloe. Book of Clouds.
Cohen, Alice Eve. What I Thought I Knew.
Crumb, R. Book of Genesis.
Eagleman, David. Sum: 40 Tales From the Afterlives.
Eggers, Dave. Zeitoun.
Eisler, Barry. Fault Line.
Holmes, Richard. Age of Wonder.
Hornby, Nick. Juliet, Naked.
Keegan, Nicola. Swimming.
Marlon, James. The Book of Night Women.
Munro, Alice. Too Much Happiness: Stories.
Olmstead, Robert. Far Bright Star.
Stuever, Hank. Tinsel: A Search for America's Christmas Present.
Walls, Jeannette. Half Broke Horses.
Walter, Jess. The Financial Lives of the Poets. (2 picked this title)
Welch, Amanda, Dan, Diana, and Liz. The Kids Are All Right: A Memoir.
Wray, John. Lowboy.
Have you read any of the titles? If so, do you think they'd be good for a discussion group?