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Some of MUG's All-Time Favorite Books (Gift Wisely)
Every Person in New York

THE MORNING LINE How to help the Newtown families: Newtown Parent Connection, Newtown Youth & Family Services, Sandy Hook School Support Fund.

An admittedly quirky roundup, presented in no particular order, of some of our all-time favorite books, with an emphasis on the less widely known. Reserve for someone who deserves them.

Home Boy
by H. M. Naqvi

Moon Tiger
by Penelope Lively

Little Follies
by Eric Kraft

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down
by Anne Fadiman

Time and Again
by Jack Finney

The Last Life: A Novel
by Claire Messud

The Auberge Of The Flowering Hearth
by Roy Andries de Groot

The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay
by Michael Chabon

Make Way for Lucia
by E. F. Benson

The Emperor of All Maladies
by Siddhartha Mukherjee

All Souls: A Family Story from Southie
by Michael Patrick MacDonald

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
by Mark Haddon

Rough Music
by Patrick Gale

Mister Sandman
by Barbara Gowdy

The Caveman's Valentine
by George Dawes Green

Riddley Walker
by Russell Hoban

We wish to inform you that tomorrow we will be killed with our families
by Philip Gourevitch

The Book of Ebenezer Le Page
by G. B. Edwards

Jason Polan started Every Person in New York in March of 2008. He plans on working on the project until it is finished. Look for Every Person in New York on Tuesdays in MUG and daily at Jason's site.

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