Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Best Books of 2012

Still hanging around greensboro? Looking for some books to read now that those finals are over with? Here a selection of books from various "best of" lists that we have in our University libraries. Happy Holidays and happy reading!

NPR's best books of 2012:

Canada by Richard Ford

The Brontes: Wild Genius on the moors: The story of a literary family by Juliet Barker

Behind the beautiful forevers by Katherine Boo

The art forger: a novel by B.A Shapiro

The lifeboat: a novel by Charlotte Rogan

NW by Zadie Smith

Blown covers: New Yorker Covers you were never meant to see by Francoise Mouly

Publishers Weekly best books of 2012

Bring up the bodies by Hilary Mantel

The round house by Louise Erdrich

All we know: three lives by Lisa Cohen

The New Yorker: Best Books of 2012

The constant heart by Craig Nova- A UNCG PROFESSOR!

Fear of music by Jonathan Lethem

Bewilderment: new poems and translations by David Ferry

Gone to the Forest by Katie Kitamura

Amazon best books of 2012: Editors picks

The yellow birds by Kevin Powers

Gone girl by Gillian Flynn

The Fault in our stars by John Green

The age of miracles by Karen Thompson Walker

Quiet: The power of introverts in a world that can't stop talking by Susan Cain

1 comment:

Cristina Monny said...

Books mentioned above are very interesting books. Now I have decided to read these books. Reading is a very good habit. People should try to adopt this habit be updated and to improve their knowledge. So blogs like this are very helpful for them. We can gain knowledge about new books. You can also get this information about new books through online search. I found a very interesting and useful book called The Little Brown Handbook by searching online. This is a great book and I hope you will, too.