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 Dangerous Crooked Scoundrels was released by Oxford University Press in March of 2020.
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