Books of 2008 12/11/2008 20:22
from the New York Times: Neitherlands, Forever War
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/12/14/books/review/10Best-t.html?_r=1

from the Washington Post - only two i am interested to read:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/artsandliving/features/2008/holiday-guide/gifts/10-best-books-of-the-year/gallery.html

From NPR on point guests:

Kris Kleindienst:

- American Wife, by Curtis Sittenfeld
- The Story of Edgar Sawtelle, by David Wroblewski
- American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House, by Jon Meacham (hear the On Point interview)
- The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family, by Annette Gordon-Reed
- The Wordy Shipmates, by Sarah Vowell
- The Art of Racing in the Rain, by Garth Stein
- The Hour I First Believed, by Wally Lamb
- The Oxford Project, by Peter Feldstein and Stephen Bloom
- Annie Leibovitz at Work, by Annie Leibovitz (hear the On Point interview)
- Books: a Memoir, by Larry McMurtry

Mark Sarvas:

- Netherland, by Joseph O’Neill
- Nobility of Spirit: A Forgotten Ideal, by Rob Riemen
- Reappraisals, by Tony Judt
- How Beautiful It Is And How Easily It Can Be Broken, by Daniel Mendelsohn
- The Journal of Jules Renard, by Jules Renard
- Paris Review Interviews, Volume III, edited by Philip Gourevitch
- Immovable Feast: A Paris Christmas, by John Baxter
- Stray Dog Winter, by David Francis
- State by State: A Panoramic Portrait of America, by Matt Weiland and Sean Wilsey
- The Complete Robuchon, by Joel Robuchon

Liesl Schillinger:

Novels and short stories:

- Black Flies, by Shannon Burke
- The Sacred Book of the Werewolf, by Victor Pelevin
- Family Planning, by Karan Mahajan
- Beautiful Children, by Charles Bock (hear the On Point interview)
- Unaccustomed Earth, by Jhumpa Lahiri
- Our Story Begins, by Tobias Wolff
- Playing with the Grown-ups, by Sophie Dahl
- The Grift, by Debra Ginsberg

Non-fiction:

- Stalin’s Children, by Owen Matthews
- Thrumpton Hall, by Miranda Seymour
- The Three of Us, by Julia Blackburn
- Going Hungry, edited by Kate Taylor
- Thin Is the New Happy, by Valerie Frankel

Of interest:

- His Illegal Self, by Peter Carey
- Atmospheric Disturbances, by Rivka Galchen
- The Road Home, by Rose Tremain
- The House on Fortune Street, by Margot Livesey
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