Friday, January 13, 2012

My Favorite Book Event of the Year

The 2012 version of the The Morning News Tournament of Books begins 7 March.  If you are unfamiliar with this event, check out the website at the link above.  Flyleaf Books will have a special display of all of the books in the tournament.  Get your copies of these great reads now.  The judges will start discussing the books on 7 March.  Reading the judges opinions of the books is fun and enlightening. 

Nathacha Appanah, The Last Brother
Julian Barnes, The Sense of an Ending
Teju Cole, Open City
Helen DeWitt, Lightning Rods
Patrick deWitt, The Sisters Brothers
Jeffrey Eugenides, The Marriage Plot
Chad Harbach, The Art of Fielding
Alan Hollinghurst, The Stranger’s Child
Jesmyn Ward, Salvage the Bones
Haruki Murakami, IQ84
Téa Obreht, The Tiger’s Wife
Michael Ondaatje, The Cat’s Table
Ann Patchett, State of Wonder
Donald Ray Pollock, The Devil All the Time
Karen Russell, Swamplandia
Kate Zambreno, Green Girl

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