2012 favorites

I asked some Literary Ashlanders about their favorite books of 2012. Here are some of their replies:

Patty Wixon: We the Animal s by Justin Torres.

Vince Wixon: The Richard Pevear/Larissa Volokhonsky translation of Anna Karenina.

Don Morris: favorite non-fiction: Rachel Maddow’s Drift; favorite fiction was Wolves Eat Dogs by Martin Cruz Smith.

Molly Beth Tinsley: Cologne, by Sarah Pleydell.

Geoff Ridden: The Weird Sister s by Eleanor Brown.

Bill Gholson: About a Mountain by John D’Agata.

Maggie McLaughlin: Under the Glacier by Halldor Laxness.

Bobby Arellano: The Sisters Brothers by Patrick deWitt.

Marianne Golding: Un Heureux événement (A Happy Event) by Eliette Abecassis

Mine was Babel No More: The Search for the World’s Most Extraordinary Language Learners by Michael Erard.

How about you?

About Ed Battistella

Edwin Battistella’s latest book Sorry About That: The Language of Public Apology was released by Oxford University Press in June of 2014.
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