Friday August 19, 2011

Read These Books

The following list was given out at the funeral of Kim Ricketts last May. Thought I'd pass it along and encourage others to 1) read these books, and 2) come up with their own list. I double-down on Willa Cather:

  • My Antonia by Willa Cather“The Bunny Planet” by Rosemary Wells
  • “Little Women” by Louisa May Alcott
  • “The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe” by C.S. Lewis
  • “I Capture the Castle” by Dodie Smith
  • “A Tree Grows in Brooklyn” by Betty Smith
  • “The English Patient” by Michael Ondaatje
  • “Pilgrim at Tinker Creek” by Annie Dillard
  • “My Antonia” by Willa Cather
  • “The Shipping News” by Annie Proulx
  • “Birds of America” by Lorrie Moore
  • “A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius” by Dave Eggers
  • “The Silver Palate Cookbook” by Julee Rosso & Sheila Lukins

What's on your must-read list?

Posted at 06:35 AM on Friday August 19, 2011 in category Books  
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