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May 23, 2022

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#20BooksOfSummer22 Reading list

by N@ncy

 

 

Reading list:

  1. Thank You For Your Servitude  (2022)- M. Leibovich (NF) – REVIEW
  2. Devil in the Blue Dress – W. Mosley (CF) – REVIEW
  3. Portrait of an Unknown Woman – Daniel Silva – REVIEW
  4. Le Dernier Jour d’un Condamné   – Victor Hugo – REVIEW
  5. All the White Friends I Couldn’t Keep – A. Henry – REVIEW
  6. Le Dieu de Dostoïevski Marguerite Souchon (France)- REVIEW
  7. La Cousin Bette – Balzac – REVIEW
  8. Flyboy in the Buttermilk – Greg Tate (USA) REVIEW
  9. Unfollow Me – J. Busby – REVIEW
  10. Living By the Word – Alice Walker (USA) – REVIEW
  11. The Crown Ain’t Worth Much – (50 poems) Hanif Abdurraqib – REVIEW
  12. Stages of Struggle: Modern Playwrights – J. DiGaetani – REVIEW
  13. The Periodic Table – Primo Levi (Italy) REVIEW
  14. Invisible Storm – Jason Kander (memoir) – REVIEW
  15. Stony the Road (NF) – H.L. Gates jr. (USA) – REVIEW
  16. Mildred PierceJames M. Cain (USA)REVIEW
  17. Profession du père – Sorj Chalandon (France) – REVIEW
  18. Hooked: Art and Attachment – Rita Felski (USA) – REVIEW
  19. Beachmasters – Thea Ashley (Australia) REVIEW
  20. When Harlem Was In Vogue – D. Lewis (USA) – REVIEW
  21. Everything Flows – Vasily Grossman – REVIEW
  22. Gordo – J. Cortez (12 stories) – REVIEW
  23. Lungs – Duncan MacMillian (2011) play – REVIEW

 

 

 

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  1. May 23 2022

    I read the Periodic table many many years ago and loved Perfume. Keen to hear your thoughts on the Ukrainian books. And always happy to see another Astley on your list 🙂
    Cheers!

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    • May 23 2022

      Beachmasters….it took me a long time to find this paperback!
      Just 3 more novels to go…then I’ve read all 15 on Ashley’s books!

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  2. May 23 2022

    Thanks for taking part Nancy – perfume is one of my all time favourites!

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  3. tracybham
    May 24 2022

    This looks like a great list and some very nice covers. The only one I have read is Mildred Pierce, and it was very good.

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    • May 24 2022

      Tracy, I am glad I still have books (real paperbacks) still on the bookshelf!
      I hope to buy more of them instead of e-books this year.
      The Mildred Pierce one…has come all the way from Connecticut to Netherlands with me years ago! I have a few more paperbacks that were plucked from the home library as I packed my bags….those books hold many memories. “Forever Amber” (vol1 + 2)….took those and my sister never noticed!

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  4. May 24 2022

    Reblogged this on penwithlit and commented:
    The Periodic Table is very worthwhile reading.It is a little similar in its chemistry to Uncle Tungsten by Oliver Sacks. The biography of Stephan Zweig is on my list as well.

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  5. May 27 2022

    Nice list! I’ve only read The Bostonians from it. Enjoy reading them! I haven’t made my list yet as it will start with the start of my TBR and I’m not sure what I’ll take off it before then …

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    • May 27 2022

      Thanks for stopping by…good luck with your list!

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