Summer Reads
August 5, 2012
recommended books
showing author, title, publisher and (in parentheses) contributor
Anthony, Piers - For the Love of Evil, Harper Voyager, 1990 (Gary Gates)
Boyle, TC - Talk Talk, Viking Adult, 2006 (Linda Colletti)
Drapkin, Martin - Ten Nobodies (and their somebodies), Dog Ear Publishing, 2011 (Rick Ruecking)
Duffy, Erin - Bond Girl: A Novel, William Morrow, 2012 (Lorry Bond)
Dykewomon, Elana - Beyond the Pale, Raincoast Books, 2003 (Lorry Bond)
Faulkner, William - Light in August, Vintage International/Random House, 1991 (Vera Cunningham)
Fellowes, Julian - Snobs, St. Martin's Press, 2005 (Robin Proud)
Ghosh, Amitav - Sea of Poppies, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008 (Karen Deaton)
Hanif, Mohammed - A Case of Exploding Mangoes, Knopf, 2008 (Anne Pryor)
Howard, Elizabeth Jane - The Light Years (Cazalet Chronicle), Washington Square Press, 1995 (Robin Proud)
Iyer, Pico - Cuba and the Night: A Novel, Vintage, 1996 (Wayne Hammerstrom)
Maathai, Wangari - Unbowed: A Memoir, Anchor, 2007 (Rose Smith)
Peril, Lynn - Swimming in the Steno Pool: A Retro Guide to Making It in the Office, W. W. Norton & Company, 2011 (Lorry Bond)
Pynchon, Thomas - Mason & Dixon: A Novel, Henry Holt and Co., 1997 (Al Nettleton)
Rubio, Gwyn Hyman - Icy Sparks, Penguin Books, 2001 (Anne Urbanski)
Steinbeck, John - Burning Bright, Penguin Classics, 2000 (Marcia Johson)
Thain, Judith - Alien Charm, iUniverse, Inc., 2004 (Rick Ruecking)
Walker, Margaret - Jubilee, Mariner Books, 1999 (Bob Park)
Winspear, Jacqueline - Maisie Dobbs, Penguin Books, 2004 (Robin Proud)

Braestrup, Kate - Here if you Need Me: A True Story, Little, Brown and Company 2007 (Gordon Cunningham)
Brown, Lester R. - World on the Edge: How to Prevent Environmental and Economic Collapse, W. W. Norton & Company 2011 (KK Anderson)
Dray, Philip - There is Power in a Union: The Epic Story of Labor in America , Anchor 2011 (Ken Haydock)
Larson, Erik - In the Garden of the Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin, Crown 2011 (Gordon Cunningham & Pat Watkins)
Mann, Charles C. - 1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created, Knopf, 2011 (Galen Smith)
Scholinski, Daphne - The Last Time I Wore a Dress, Riverhead Trade, 1998 (Anne Urbanski)
Stanger, Margaret A. - That Quail, Robert, William Morrow Paperbacks, 1992 (Metje Butler)
Wallace, Carol McD. - To Marry An English Lord or, How Anglomania Really Got Started, Workman Publishing Company, 1989 (Robin Proud)
Weatherford, Jack - Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World, Crown, 2004 (Nancy Garst)

Compiler's note: in most cases a recent publisher listed by is shown above. The same book may have been published earlier by a different publisher.