How Can I Keep from Reading?
August 12, 2007
books recommended by contributors
Homer, The Iliad (trans. by Robert Fagels). Pat Watkins
Noddings, Nel, Critical Lessons: What Our Schools Should Teach (2006). Mary Frantz
Niven, Jennifer, Ada Blackjack: A True Story of Survival in the Arctic (2003). Mary Mullen
Gildiner, Catherine, Too Close to the Falls: A Memoir (1999, 2002). Rose Smith
Pullman, Philip, Golden Compass Trilogy. Amy Armstrong
Dickens, Charles, Great Expectations. Amy Armstrong
Pollan, Michael, The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals (2006). Galen Smith
Brennan, Tom, Cold Crime: How Police Detectives Solved Alaska's Most Shocking Cases (2005). Galen Smith
Gelman, Rita Golden, Tales of a Female Nomad
Tsukiyama, Gail, Women of the Silk (1991). Sonya Sidky
Tsukiyama, Gail, The Language of Threads (1999). Sonya Sidky
Sayers, Dorothy, Strong Poison. Anne Urbanski
Sayers, Dorothy, Have His Carcase. Anne Urbanski
Fergus, Jim, One Thousand White Women: The Journals of May Dodd (1998). Heidi Hughes
Gruen, Sara, Water for Elephants (2006). Jean Matos
Yann, Life of Pi (2002). Jim Cunningham & Martel
The Epic of Gilgamesh (most recent translation). Kathy Ducat
Grogan, John, Marley and Me (2006). Kathy Ducat
Eugenides, Jeffrey, Middlesex (2002). Anne Lundin
Peck, Richard, A Long Way from Chicago (2000). Mary Lou Diehl
Peck, Richard, A Year Down Yonder (2001). Mary Lou Diehl
Nesbitt, E., Five Children and It. Robin Proud
Eager, Edward, Half Magic. Robin Proud
Kingsolver, Barbara, Prodigal Summer. Gennifer Lawrence
Kingsolver, Barbara, Animal, Vegetable, Miracle (2007). Gennifer Lawrence
Mortenson, Greg, Three Cups of Tea (2005)
Ferguson, Niall, The War of the World: 20th Century Conflict and the Descent of the West (2006). KK Anderson
LA Theater (sound rec), Proof and Going to St. Ives. Erin Bosch