Books
12:34 pm
Thu December 2, 2010

Book Doctors Recommended Reading

The Book Doctors, aka, Mark Luce of the Barstow School, Kaite Stover of the Kansas City Library, and Steve Paul of The Kansas City Star share their recommendations for new and old books that make good winter reads.

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Recommendations from Mark Luce:

Fantomas, Marcel Allain

Life, Keith Richards

The Killer Inside Me, Jim Thompson

The Good Soldier: A Tale of Passion, Ford Maddox Ford

Quartet, Jean Rhys

Return of the Soldier, Rebecca West

Mrs. Dalloway, Virginia Woolf

Recommendations from Steve Paul:

New Granta issue No. 113: Anthology of Young Spanish-language Novelists.

Four Fish: The Future of the Last Wild Food, by Paul Greenberg

The Last Boy: Mickey Mantle and the End of America's Childhood, by Jane Leavy.

Autobiography of Mark Twain Vol 1

Just Kids, Patti Smith

Elegies for the Brokenhearted, by Christie Hodgen of UMKC

Recommendations from Kaite Stover:

Moonlight Mile, Dennis Lehane

Head Games, Craig McDonald

101 Places NOT to See Before You Die, Catherine Price

Plus, if you'd like to give a Librarian a Book ....

Read This Next, Sandra Newman and Howard Mittelmark

62 Projects to Make with a Dead Computer, Randy Sarafan

The Heroines Bookshelf , Erin Blakemore

Recommendations from Listeners

Rick in Independence?Death of the Liberal Class by Chris Hedges

Michael in Kansas City?A God Who Hates: The Courageous Woman Who Inflamed the Muslim World Speaks Out Against the Evils of Islam by Wafa Sultan; Heaven: Our Enduring Fascination with the Afterlife by Lisa Miller

Karen in Kansas City, North?Medium Raw: A Bloody Valentine to the World of Food and the People Who Cook by Anthony Bourdain

Kristen via email?The Rehearsal by Eleanor Catton

Jane in Kansas City?Ransom by David Malouf

Amy in Blue Springs?Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot