arts 12.18.12

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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