"I Couldn't Put It Down!"

Nov 16, 2012

Long dark evenings are turning chilly, and we are tucking into piles of great new books coming out during this, the fall publishing season. Tell us what books you're reading,recommending and buying as gifts.

Books recommended on today's show.

Jane:

Lie Down in Darkness- William Styron
Ashes to Dust- Yrsa Siguroardottir
The Beautiful Myster- Louise Penny
This is How You Lose Her- Junot Diaz

Linda:

Far From the Tree- Andrew Solomon
We the Drowned- Carsten Jensen
Song of the Vikings- Nancy Marie Brown
Art of Fermentation- Sandor Katz
Pickled Pantry- Andrea Chesman
Saga- Brian K. Vaughan
True Colors- Natalie Kensey-Wainock
My Bookstore- Ronald Rice
Privacy- Garret Keizer

Claire:

Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk- Ben Fountain
Gone Girl- Gillian Flynn
Smitten Kitchen- Deb Perelman
Jerusalem- Yotan Attolenghi
Barefoot Contessa Foolproof- Ina gerter
Homemade Winter- Yvette van Boves
Vermont Wild, vol 3- Megan Price
Elsewhere: A Memoir- Richard Russo

Listeners:

The Round House- Louise Erdrich
Divergent Series- Veronica Roth
The Richest Woman in America- Janet Wallach
Tiny Houses- Lloyd Kahn
The Expeditioner and the Treasure of the Drowned Man's Canyon- S.S. Taylor
In Sunlight in a Beautiful Garden- Kathleen Cambor
The Light Between Oceans- M.L. Stedman
The Bartender's Tale- Ivan Doig
Waging Heavy Peace- Neil Young
May All Be Forgiven- A.M. Homes
Cold Midnight- Beth Kanell
Angelmaker- Nick Harkaway
The Dog Stars- Peter Heller
The Drowned Cities- Paolo Bacigalupi
Control Point- Myke Cole
A Gentle and Curious Path- Ginger Wallace
Caleb's Crossing- Geraldine Brooks
The Last Crossing- Guy Vanderhaeghe
The Change Series- S.M. Sterling
A Feast of Ice and Fire- R.R. Martin
The Shadows of the Apt- Andrian Tchaikovsky
Rules of Civility- Amor Towles
Brothers Boswell- Philip Baruth
The Rook- Daniel O'Malley
Beyond the Beautiful Forevers- Katherine Boo
Tales of a Female Nomad- Rita golden Gelman
In the Garden of Beasts- Erik Larson
Goblin Secrets- William Alexander
Into the Beautiful North- Louis Alberto Urrea