Sunday, May 20, 2012

Books & DVD's 2012

Stevii has compiled the diversion list:

1. The Tiger’s Wife by Tea Obreht
2. Nothing to Envy – Ordinary Lives in North Korea – by Barbara
Demick, Journalist

3. The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein –narrated by a wise & endearing dog
4. The Hare with Amber Eyes by Edmund deWaal
5. Chinese Lessons by John Pomfret
6. Leaving Mother Lake by Yang Erche Namu & Christine Mathier
7. The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh
8. The Painter from Shanghai by Jennifer Cody Epstein
9. The Invisible Bridge by Julie Orringer
10. The Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson
11. Swamplandia by Karen Russell
12. Glass Castle (book 1) and Half Broke Horses (book 2) by Jeannette

13. Moby Dick by Herman Melville
14. Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
15. These Is My Words by Nancy Turner
16. Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson
17. Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese
18. Trilogy: The Hunger Games (1), Catching Fire (2), Mocking Jay (3)
by Suzanne

19. Inspector Montalbano Mystery Novels by Andrea Camilleri (Italian
author). In

order: The Shape of Water, Terra-Cotta Dog, The Snack Thief, The
Vocie of the

Violin, The Excursion to Tindari, The Smell (Scent) of the Night,
Round the Mark,

Patience of the Spider, Paper Moon, August Heat, Wings of the Sphinx,
Track of

Sand, Patter’s Field, Age of Doubt. Also has a novel coming out in
2013 entitled

Hunting Season.
20. Anything by Lorrie Moore, Mona Simpson, Michael
Cunningham, Jeffrey Eugenides and Shirley Hazzard.

21. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
22. The Art of Detection by Laurie L. King. Set in the Point Bonita

23. Journey: Americans in Paris by David McCullough
24. Eighteen is Enough by Janet Evanovich. The whole series is great.
25. This Year I Will.... by M.J. Ryan
26. Sing Them Home by Stephanie Kallos
27. My Name is Mary Sutter by Robin Oliveira

1. The Artist
2. Margin Call
3. The Decendents
4. 50/50
5. Wasteland
6. Wolves Unleashed
7. Dolphin Tale
8. Becoming Santa
9. Hugo
10. The Warrior
11. The Help
12. The Guard
13. Brides Maid
14. The Separation (Iran)
15. The Vista
16. The Vicar of Dibley
17. Doc Martin

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