Our Top Reads for 2010

1.  Verghese, Abraham (2009) Cutting for Stone (May Picks) 2.  Agassi, Andre (2009) Open (April Picks) 3 = Stockett, Kathryn (2009)  The Help (July Picks) 3 = Mawer, Simon (2009) The Glass Room (August Picks) HONOURABLE MENTIONS Lewycka, Marina (2010)  We are all made of glue (August Picks) Mitchell, David (2010) The thousand autumns of David… Continue reading Our Top Reads for 2010

Lynne Recommends

Osborne, Frances (2005) Lilla's Feast: One woman's true story of love and war in the Orient.  Random House.  At the end of her life, Frances Osborne’s one-hundred-year-old great-grandmother Lilla was as elegant as ever–all fitted black lace and sparkling-white diamonds. To her great-grandchildren, Lilla was both an ally and a mysterious wonder. Her bedroom was… Continue reading Lynne Recommends

September Picks

  Barb's been reading: Davies, Glyn & Kirstin Kennedy (2009) Medieval and Renaissance Art: People and Possessions. V&A Publishing.  This beautiful book accompanies the re-opening of the V&A's Medieval and Renaissance galleries. Presented thematically, it explores the social contexts responsible for some of the museum's most captivating objects, both commonplace and precious, to recover the… Continue reading September Picks

Watch List

Green, John, Levithan, David (2010). Will Grayson, Will Grayson.  Text Publishing. One cold night, in a most unlikely corner of Chicago, two teens—both named Will Grayson—are about to cross paths. As their worlds collide and intertwine, the Will Graysons find their lives going in new and unexpected directions.  Reviews are highly recommending.