Tuesday, July 31, 2012

July Reading Roundup

After a month of light reading, the brain is relaxed, just in time to knuckle down for the long 2-month stretch of Booker Prize longlisted novels. Here's how July went:


 crime fiction

odd/weird fiction 
Canada, by Richard Ford


other book-related stuff:
1) The book group is on hiatus until the end of September.

 2) Added to the Amazon wishlist this month:
Tea at the Grand Tazi, by Alexandra Singer
A Private Venus, by Giorgio Scerbanenco
Salvation of a Saint, by Keigo Higashino
The Whores' Asylum, by Kate Darby

 3) Books bought this month:
Swimming Home, by Deborah Levy
The Garden of Evening Mists, by Tan Twan Eng
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, by Rachel Joyce
No Sale, by Patrick Conrad
Hinterland, by Caroline Brothers

4) Currently reading: 
The Devil in Silver, by Victor Lavalle -- and LOVING it, by the way
No Sale, by Patrick Conrad

that's everything, I believe...

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