Summer Reads
July 14, 2013
recommended books
showing author, title, publisher and (in parentheses) contributor
Achebe, Chinua - Things Fall Apart, Anchor, 1994 (Nancy Garst)
Barr, Nevada - A Superior Death (An Anna Pigeon Novel), Berkley, 2003 (Anne Urbanski)
Carrell, Jennifer Lee - The Speckled Monster: a Historical Tale of Battling Smallpox, Plume, 2004 (Susan Hagstrom)
Drapkin, Martin - Ten Nobodies (and their somebodies), Dog Ear Publishing, 2011 (Martin Drapkin)
Evans, Nicholas - The Horse Whisperer, Delacorte Press, 1995 (Bob Park)
Gabaldon, Diana - Outlander, Dell, 1992 (Erin Bosch)
Galligan, John - The Wind Knot (A Fly Fishing Mystery), Tyrus Books, 2011
Guterson, David - Snow Falling on Cedars, Vintage, 1995 (Karen Deaton)
McKinley, Robin - The Blue Sword, Greenwillow Books, 1982 (Jessie Garst)
McKinley, Robin - The Hero and the Crown, Greenwillow Books, 1984 (Jessie Garst)
Ozeki, Ruth - A Tale for the Time Being, Viking Adult, 2013 (Orange Schroeder)
Shreve, Anita - Strange Fits of Passion, Mariner Books, 2005 (Barbara Chatterton Frye)
Stegner, Wallace - The Big Rock Candy Mountain, Penguin Books, 1991 (Galen Smith)
Updike, John - Rabbit at Rest, Random House Trade Paperbacks, 1996 (Martin Drapkin)
Galeano, Eduardo - Genesis: Memory of Fire, Volume 1, W. W. Norton & Company, 1998 (Rick Ruecking)
Gibbs, Nancy & Michael Duffy - The Presidents Club: Inside the World's Most Exclusive Fraternity, Simon & Schuster, 2013 (Mary Frantz)
Grilley, Robert - Return from Berlin: The Eye of a Navigator, UW Press, 2003 (Kent Wenger)
Larson, Erik - In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin, Broadway Books, 2012 (Ruth Calden)
Lee, Laurie - The Illustrated Cider With Rosie, Cresset Press, 1999 (Rose Smith)
Lende, Heather - If You Lived Here, I'd Know Your Name: News from Small-Town Alaska, Algonquin Books, 2006 (Kathy Heesan)
Marshall, Megan - Margaret Fuller: A New American Life, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013 (Robin Proud)
Moffett, Mark W. - Adventures among Ants: A Global Safari with a Cast of Trillions, University of California Press, 2011 (Metje Butler)
Musonera, François - Rwanda: Surviving the Genocide. A story of the Extermination of more than 800,000 people as told by one who survived, copies of his 117-page book are available by e-mailing or from Gary & Pam (Gary & Pam Gates)
Sever, Al - Xin Loi, Viet Nam: Thirty-one Months of War: A Soldier's Memoir, Presidio Press, 2005 (Dan Proud)

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.