Alyson's Selections

Here's my list of twelve and a few alternates, in case I finish early:
1. Michael Cunningham's The Hours (1999 Pulitzer)
2. Albert Camus' The Plague (1957 Nobel)
3. Cormac McCarthy's All The Pretty Horses (1992 National Book Award)
4. Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale (1985 Governor General's Award)
5. Marilynne Robinson's Gilead (2004 NBCC Award)
6. Ann Patchett's Bel Canto (2002 Pen/Faulker Award)
7. Gabriel Garcia Marquez's One Hundred Years of Solitude (1982 Nobel)
8. T.S. Eliot's The Wasteland (1948 Nobel)
9. Ann Tyler's The Accidental Tourist (1985 NBCC Award)
10. Yan Martel's The Life of Pi (2002 Man Booker Prize)
11. Michael Ondaatje's Anil's Ghost (2002 Governor's General)
12. Sarah Dunant's Birth of Venus (2005 Book Sense Adult Fiction Honor Book)

Reading Lolita in Tehran (2004 Book Sense Adult Nonfiction Winner)
Anita Diamant's The Red Tent (2001 Book Sense Adult Fiction Winner)
Barbara Kingsolver's The Poisonwood Bible (2000 Book Sense Adult Fiction Winner)

As I read them, I'll post reviews at my blog Bibliophiles Anonymous. Can't wait to get started!


    Welcome, Alyson!

    Thanks! I can't wait to get started!