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?