Books and Authors


1.  Finding Your Inner Fish — Neil Shubin

2.  The Greatest Show on Earth — Richard Dawkins

3.  Consider the Lobster — David Foster Wallace

4.  Nurture Shock — Po Bronson and Ashley Merriman

5.  The Nutshell Mysteries of Unexplained Death — Corinn May Botz

6.  Complications – Atul Gawande

7.  Blink, What the Dog Saw – Malcom Gladwell

8.  Seabiscuit, Unbroken – Laura Hillenbrand

9.  Look Me in the Eye – John Elder Robinson

10. Remember Me — Lisa Takeuchi Cullen

11.  Eats, Shoots and Leaves — Lynn Truss

12.  The Professor and the Madman — Simon Winchester

13.  Microworlds —Margherita Dessanay and Marc Valli


1.  The Shipping News — Annie Proulx

2.  Shibumi — Trevanian

3.  The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, Played With Fire, Hornet’s Nest — Steig Larson

4.  Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, Emma… — Jane Austen

5.  Graceling, Fire — Kristin Cashore

6.  Twilight series — Stephanie Meyer

7.  The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time — Mark Haddon

8.  The Elegance of the Hedgehog — Muriel Barbery

9.  Pride and Prejudice and Zombies — Eth Grahame Smith

10.  Out of My Mind — Sharon Draper

11.  Metzger’s Dog — Thomas Perry

12.  Toujours Provence, Encore Provence — Peter Mayle

13.  The Game of Thrones series – Robert Martin

14.  Mink River – Brian Doyle

15.  The Book Thief – Marcus Zusak

Children/Young Adult

1.  Harry Potter series — J.K. Rowling

2.  Septimus Heap series — Annie Sage

3.  The Secrets of the Immortal Nicolas Flamel series — Michael Scott

4.  The Invention of Hugo Cabret, Wonderstruck — David Selznik

5.  Inkheart series — Cornelia Funke

6.  The Tale of Despereaux, The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane — Kate DiCamillo

7.  Hunger Games series — Suzanne Collinns

8.  Gregor the Overlander series — Suzanne Collins

Mystery writers I like

1.  Dorothy L. Sayers

2.  P.D. James

3.  Arthur Conan Doyle


One response to “Books and Authors

  1. Celia Abrams

    Have you read the Samurai’s Garden by Gail Tsukiyama? I also loved Shibumi and the Curious incident book.

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