09/2013

These are the books I read in September, 2013:

13 books,    5 contemp fiction,  4 mysteries,  3 non-fiction,  1 classic,  2 women,  1 translated –

The Door
by Magda Szabo (Hungarian)
1995 /260 pages
rating 9.5 / contemp lit

The Orphan Master’s Son
by Adam Johnson (Pulitzer)
2012/443 pages (Kindle)
rating  9 / contemp fiction

The Metaphysical Club: A History of Ideas in America
by Louis Menand
2002 / 546 pages
rating 10 – US history

The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth
by Reza Aslan
2013 / 213 pages (Kindle)
rating:  8  /non-fict- biography -religion

The Dark Winter (Det. Aector McAvoy #1)
by David Mark
2012 / 304 pages
rating  A- / crime- procedural

Bleeding Edge
by Thomas Pynchon
2013/477  pages (Kindle)
rating 10 / literary cyber-crime

Oliver Twist
by Charles Dickens (England)
1837 – 600 pages (varies)
rating:  8.5 /classic

Love Medicine
by Louise Erdrich
1984/4o0 pages  (rev. 1993, 2009)
Rating:  9  / contemp Native American fiction

How To Read Literature
by Terry Eagleton
2013/ 232 pages
rating  9 /nonfict –  lit criticism

MaddAddam
by Margaret Atwood  (Canada)
2013/ 418 pages
read by Bernadette Dunne and 2 males 13h 23m
rating:  7.5 / literary sci-fi (dystopian)

Evil and the Mask
by Fuminori Nakamura (Japan)
2013/356 pages
rating:  9 / literary thriller

Retirement Homes Are Murder
by Mike Befeler
2007/291 pages
read by Jerry Sciarrio 7h 37m
rating  B+ /  light crime

Wolfy and the Strudelbakers
by Zvi Jagendorf (German/British/Israeli)
2001 / 187 pages
rating 8.75 /historical fiction

Sandrine’s Case
by Thomas Cook
2013/352 pages
read by Brian Holsopple / 10h.
Rating: A  /literary legal crime

Frozen Solid
by James Tabor
2013/336 pages
read by Paul Mitchell 9h 20m
rating B+ / crime-thriller

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