Up to Date
1:00 pm
Wed December 14, 2011

The Book Doctors' Top Picks For 2011

Tablets and readers might soon supplant the printed word, but there's nothing quite like snuggling up with a great book on a cold winter day. In the interest of keeping you cooped up in just that condition, the Book Doctors share their favorite page-flippers from the past year on Wednesday's Up to Date. Whether you're looking for literature for yourself or your loved ones, our panel of readers is sure to find something that fits just right.

Our Book Doctor's Best of 2011 List

Mark Luce, senior dean at the Barstow School:

Jeffrey Anne Goudie, freelance writer and reviewer:

  • State of Wonder by Ann Patchett
  • Blue Nights by Joan Didion
  • Bent Road by Lori Roy

Steve Paul, Kansas City Star senior writer and editor:

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